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PTA
*Please support our school and students by joining Ridgeview PTA = †$10/family.† Envelopes in school office.
Email us with any questions,
comments, or suggestions.†
respta2016@yahoo.com
Announcements
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PTA Meeting

Thank you to all our hard working Volunteers,
you are the best. Watch for future listings
of events.
Back to School night is August 10th!





PTA Board for 2016-2017 School Year
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(Displays 9/8/2015)
RIDGEVIEW ELEMENTARY 2016-2017 Board
PTA
POSITION NAME PHONE E-MAIL
President Jen Fries
VP Membership Vicky Ford
VP Fundraising Andrea Resler
Secretary Robin Good
Treasurer Suzzette Mace
Auditor Rebecca Gamble
Financial Secretary April Allstead
Historian Dan Wilsterman
Parliamentarian Jenney Arrington
COMMITTEES
AR Store Patricia Daniels
Book Fair Mrs. Dearmin RES
Box Tops Shelly Vitulli
Hospitality/Teacher Appreciation Andrea Resler
Red Ribbon Week Kate Daniels
Newsletter Rebecca Gamble
Script April Allstead/Suzzette Mace
T-Shirts Jenney Arrington
Volunteer Coor. Vicky Ford
Website Coor. Daniel Wilsterman
Yearbook Publication Rebecca Gamble
Yearbook Sales Dan Wilsterman
Teacher Rep Stacy Monnarrez
Emergency Prep Chair Jenney Arrington/Vicky Ford
Where does the money go?
RES PTA will be updating this page to inform you on where your donations/membership goes:
*End of year monentary gifts to The Music Teacher, Science materials, and Teachers for the 2016-2017 year.
*We sponsored this years Talent Show, what a great first time event. Ridgeview has lots of talent! This includes the award of gift cards, movie tickets and Bookfair gift certificates.
* First in Math, we pick up the difference, so every child has an opportunity to be a part of First in Math.
*Playground Balls: We have bought new tether balls, soccer balls, and jelly balls for the kids to enjoy!
*Assemblies: Just had the Storyteller Assembly on Character. Lamb's Theatre Assembly.Imagination Machine was a hit!
*We contribute to the playground fund, as the net funds from the Fall Festival Basket Raffle will be placed in that fund. Other money raised will be used towards the school and Teachers.
*PTA contributes to the Ballet club, Gardening club, science lab, music teacher, Odyssey of the Mind, GATE, and Miss DiSante's class for field trips.
*PTA gives two scholarships each year to 2 past RES students that been accepted to college. $250.00 each.
*PTA sponsors Red Ribbon Week for all the students with Anti-Drug and Anti-Bully themed items. Assembly too provided by local law and fire departments.
*PTA purchased Safety Awareness Cones and A Frame Parking Stands to help with pick-up and drop-off safety at the school.
*PTA has started a Yearbook club this year. Dan Wilsterman has purchased Cameras, batteries, and SIM cards so students (5th grade) can help develop the Yearbook.
*AR Store: PTA purchases prizes for their AR reading goals. Students go to the Library and Mrs. Dearmin has student's AR scores and they get to go shopping with their points. Fun stuff!
*Library: We helped purchase new Penworthy books for Mrs. Dearmin (Librarian), go check them out!!
*School: We purchased Discovery Education.Com for all staff and students to help in classroom teaching and student home use. Can't wait to see it in action.


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Odyssey of the Mind
The Odyssey of the Mind Teams had their tournament March 5th.
Team - Vehicle Problem:
**They placed 6th! There were 16 teams. Great Job!
Team- Aesop gone VIral
​**They placed 4th! Only 8 teams, great job!!

So proud of our Odyssey Kids.
Science Fair Winners
Congratulations to all the participants at the District Science Fair!!
Here are the Winners:

1st Place:
Alec Balzer
James Mace
Ethan Scribner
Lucy Wilsterman (She is also going to County Science Fair!!!!!)
2nd Place:
Ilene Arellano
Kennedy Cole
Zoie Wilson
Giovanni Vitulli
Anijah Cupples
3rd Place:
Uma Ebrahim
Kellie Laughlin
Lia Mcintosh
Donny Nelson
Haylee Nelson
Breanna Winn
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Scrip - Support your school!!!
Purchase Gift Cards Support Ridgeview Students
1. Purchase scrip (gift cards) in the school office.
A percentage of each card goes back to our students to help pay for field trips.
One of our 5th grade moms earned $634 for our school
last year by using scrip cards to pay for her familyís
gas, groceries, and other needs.
She purchased cards through Ridgeview for Arco, Vons,
Amazon,
and El Pollo Loco just to name a few.
Scrip cards look and act like gift cards,
that when purchased by families at our school allow our school
to receive rebates from retailers ranging from 4 to 14 percent.
Last year $5900 was raised for field-trips for our students.
Below is a list of some of the cards usually available in the office,
and some examples of how much we get back.
$8 Krikorian ticket = .50 $25 Starbucks = $1.75
$20 Little Ceasars = $1.60 $5 Joseís = $1.00
$10 Del Taco = .50 $25 Vons = $1.25
You get the idea! Also in the office are El Pollo Loco,
Arco, Shell, Ross, Kohlís, JC Pennyís, Bath and Body Works,
Chiliís, Red Robin,
Mimiís, Carlís Jr., Wal-Mart, Jack in the Box, Target,
Gap/Old Navy, Michaels, JoAnneís, Staples, Rite Aid,
Smart and Final, Walgreens, Barnes and Noble,
Jamba Juice, Lowes, and I Tunes.
When you purchase in the office let them know what grade
you would like the profits to go to and please use cash
to purchase them.
2. The other option is to visit www.shopwithscrip.com.
There are many, many other retailers with cards
available that we do not keep in stock, and these
can be seen at the website above. Here are the steps to order online.
-create a family account on www.shopwithscrip.com
-enter the Ridgeview code when asked 116F6E2C1L656
-If you would like to pay online you may sign up for the
Presto Pay option, which
means on the date the coordinator
places the order your checking account gets debited.
-If you do not want to pay online, place your order.
-Print your receipt and bring cash payment to the
school office prior to order deadline, no later than the morning of.

ORDER DUE DATES ARE THE FIRST MONDAY OF EACH MONTH
September 8th, October 5th, November 2nd, December 1, January 4th 2016
**THIS MONEY IS ONLY USED TO SEND STUDENTS ON FIELD TRIPS,
MAKE SURE TO TELL THE OFFICE WHAT GRADE YOU WANT YOUR
SCRIP TO GO TOWARDS!!!

If you have any questions about this program or need
any help please text or call
Erin Estey at (909)289-3872 or email at erinesteydds@gmail.com.
Scrip is such a great easy
program and I will walk you through it if you need any help!
Ridgeview Pride T-Shirts
Show your Ridgeview Pride! T-Shirts available in school office.
Youth and Adult T-Shirt: $10.00
Ridgeview "Bling" shirts: $10.00 / Ridgeview Glitter Shirts: $15.00
Ridgeview Sweatshirts: $25.00
**Wear your Ridgeview shirts on Fridays and on Spirit Days!
What is PTA?
Parent/Teacher Organization (PTA) is the largest volunteer child advocacy association in the nation. It provides parents and families with a powerful voice to speak on behalf of every child while providing the best tools for parents to help their children be successful students.  What PTA stands for:

Collaboration:
We work in partnership with a wide array of individuals and organizations to accomplish our agreed-upon goals.

Commitment: We are dedicated to promoting children’s health, well-being, and educational success through strong parent, family, and community involvement.

Accountability: We acknowledge our obligations. We deliver on our promises.

Respect: We value our colleagues and ourselves. We expect the same high quality of effort and thought from ourselves as we do from others.

Inclusivity: We invite the stranger and welcome the newcomer. We value and seek input from as wide a spectrum of viewpoints and experiences as possible.

Integrity: We act consistently with our beliefs. When we err, we acknowledge the mistake and seek to make amends.

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