Friday, January 22, 2016

January 22, 2016

District News:

  • Click HERE for the latest on the impending winter storm.  School closing and delayed opening information will be communicated on our district website, robo-calls, emails, Facebook, and TV Channels 3, 6, 10, 29.  Be safe.
  • The Board of Education will hold a special election on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 from 2:00 to 9:00 pm.  The election is for a bond referendum to finance improvements throughout the district.  Click HERE for more information.
  • Schools will be closed on February 12th and 15th.  
  • The next regular Board of Education meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 6:30 pm in the Ridgway Library.  

Magowan School News:
  • We will kick off the 3rd Marking Period on Wednesday, January 27th with a Ronald McDonald Assembly focused on Magowan’s Core Values… Be Responsible, Be Respectful, Be Caring and Be Safe.  
  • The Ring in the New Year Breakfast with Mighty Max is postponed to Saturday, January 30th. All are welcome to come out and enjoy some breakfast while socializing with friends and neighbors.  A big thank you to our staff and PBSIS Team for planning and sponsoring this event!
  • Magowan School is in need of support staff working in the classrooms and lunchroom.  Please call Magowan office at (609) 877-1430 if you are interested in learning more about the opportunities.  

Ridgway School News:
  • Ridgway’s Annual PBSIS Roller Skating Incentive trip will be held on January 29th for 5th - 6th grade students who have not had a disciplinary infraction from November 3rd - the day of the trip.  
  • Ridgway’s SweetHeart Dance for 7th and 8th grade students will be February 19th.

PTO News:
  • Our next meeting will be held on Monday, February 1st at 7pm in the Ridgway Library.
  • Please note that all board positions will be up for election for the 2016-17 school year.  If you are interested in filling any of the positions, please attend our meetings and email us at  Your help is needed to keep this wonderful organization going.
  • Box Tops are Due 2/19/16
  • We will be having a box top counting event on 2/23/16 in the evening at Magowan, more details to follow.  If you are interested in helping please email Any help you can provide is greatly appreciated
  • Students have started working on their Square One Art Pojects.  Order packets will be arriving and sent home in Early March.  
  • If anyone has any information for a Spring Fundraiser we want to hear from you!  

Recent Happenings:

Congratulations Ridgway Mathletes for a great season!

Congratulations to our First Grade Jump Into Reading participants!

Congratulations to our Middle School Leadership Summit participants!