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June 20, 2017
Orchard Notices
Summer Reading Lists

Community
Ridgewood Arts Council



June 13, 2017
Orchard Notices
2017 Graduating Families will be Missed!
Show Your Love for Orchard with Accessories!!
Fun Day Volunteers Needed
Orchard School Vegetable Garden
Vegetable Garden Sign-up Sheet

HSA
Volunteers Needed for 2017-2018
TicToc Rep and Committee Duties

Community
Ridgewood Youth Flag Rugby




June 6, 2017
**Photos needed for End of the Year Video!! - If you have any photos from the 2016-2017 school year that you'd like to contribute, please email them to Ms. Chicas at orchardvideopics@gmail.com with the subject line "2016-2017". Thank you!**

Orchard Notices
Breakfast Days--The Pantry Needs Your Donations This Week
5th Grade Parent Notice- Graydon Pool (6/9)
Frozen Pizza Order Form (extended to 6/9)
Orchard School Vegetable Garden
Orchard Vegetable Garden Summer Harvest & Weed Sign-Up Sheet


Community
Artbeat 2017
Ridgewood Public Library ESL Info
Summer ESL Student Application
Makerspace
Summer Music Academy



May 30, 2017
Orchard Notices
Frozen Pizza Order Form (due 6/2)
5th Grade Parent Notice-Graydon Day

HSA
HSA Volunteers Still Needed
Orchard TicToc Chairperson Needed

Community
KinderKicker Soccer Registration



May 23, 2017
Orchard Notices
Spring Book Fair (May 24th & 25th)
Frozen Pizza Order Form (due 6/2)
5th Grade Parent Notice- Graydon Day
Friends of Orchard Fundraiser
Friends of Orchard Contribution Form
Grocery Gift Cards-Last Fundraiser for GGC (due 5/30)
Orchard T-Shirts for $10

HSA
*Meeting this Friday, 5/26, Spotlight on Grade 1*

HSA Volunteers Still Needed
Orchard TicToc Chairperson Needed

Community
District Asbestos Removal Notice
Michael Feeney's Best Day Ever!
Ridgewood Early Achievement for Children (REACH) Program Info



May 16, 2017
**Garden Help Needed - Mrs. Malhotra & Ms. Chicas will be refreshing the Art Garden for spring. If you'd like to help, come by the garden between 10am and noon on Saturday, May 20th.  Dress to get messy!

**Attention all decorators and designers! May 23rd is OMA- Orchard Museum of Art.  Ms. Chicas, our Art Teacher, needs volunteers, class parents and friends to help decorate the school between 8:30am and 1:30pm with art made by our kids.  We can all enjoy strolling the school with our kids that afternoon.  Please confirm with Ms. Chicas that you will be there.  THANK YOU!

Orchard Notices
Orchard Garage Sale This Saturday (May 20th)
Garage Sale Donation Info (May 19th)
Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt Pre-Order (for May 18th)
Orchard Spring Book Fair (May 24th & 25th)
Spring Book Fair Volunteers Needed


Community
Ridgewood Junior Cheerleading



May 9, 2017
**Please remember to complete the Parent District Survey.  Check your email for the link**

Orchard Notices
Change Drive-Send a Child to Camp (ends May12th)


HSA
**Deadline for Casting your Ballot for the HSA Executive Board is this Friday, May 12th. Click here for the Link**

HSA April Minutes


Community

For 5th Grade Parents--GWMS Volunteer Opportunities
Breakfast Days--June 5th-9th
Ridgewood Community School-Summer Adventure 2017
RHS Party in the Park Anniversary Celebration



May 2, 2017

**Please click here for an Important Notice from the Principal regarding Class Placement and Staffing for the 2017-2018 School Year**

Orchard Notices
Change Drive-Send a Child to Camp This Summer (ends May12th)

HSA
Cast Your Ballot for the HSA Executive Board, 2017-2018 (ends May 12th)
TicToc Chairperson Needed

Community
Recycle-A-Bike Event
BFMS Memorial Day T-Shirt Order Form
Ridgewood Girls Basketball Summer Camp
Ridgewood Jewelry Sale to Support PG17
Maroons Soccer Club Tryouts



April 25, 2017
** Don't forget the Friends of Orchard Fundraiser.  You can contribute either through the form below or this Community Pass link!**

Orchard Notices
Friends of Orchard Contribution Form

HSA
HSA March Minutes

Community
Mayfair Spring Carnival
Encore Music Studio Mini-Sessions
Ridgewood Junior Football Programs
Saylestock Music & Arts Festival
Toiletry Tuesday
Abrakadoodle Paint & Draw
Acrylics/Drawing
Creative Cooking with Education Explorers
Garden Arts for Kids
Tech Titans Education Explorers
Young Inventors with Explore Science




April 18, 2017
Reminders:
* This Thursday, April 20th is the New Kindergarten Family Orientation at 7pm in our Library.  All parents of incoming students are welcome!
* Tonight the Community Outreach Program is presenting "Protecting Family Relationships in the Digital Age" at GWMS at 7pm.


Orchard Notices
Friends of Orchard Fundraiser
Friends of Orchard Contribution Form
Orchard T-Shirts- $10 Sale
Yearbook Photos Needed (revised deadline 4/21/17)

Community
BFMS Remember Memorial Day T-shirt Order Form
Junior New Players Weekend
Toiletry Tuesday
Ridgewood Earth Day Celebrations
Ridgewood Fall Soccer Registration
Ridgewood Indian Community--HOLI in the Village



April 4, 2017

Orchard Notices
Orchard T-Shirts--$10 Sale
Author Visit Info
Author Visit Book Order Form (deadline 4/5/17)
Friends of Orchard Fundraiser
Friends of Orchard Contribution Form
Yearbook Photos Needed (deadline 4/14/17)


Community
Ridgewood LAX Day
RHS 1st Annual Youth Lacrosse Clinic
RHS Softball Scoop Night Fundraiser
RHS Alumni Assn. Party in the Park Event
Ridgewood Arts Council Event
RBSA Special All-Stars Program
RBSA Opening Day



March 28, 2017
Orchard Notices
Celebrate Learning Day Schedule--Join us this Friday, March 31st
Author Visit Info
Author Visit Book Order Form (deadline 4/5/17)
Spring Chess Club Beginners
Spring Chess Club Advanced Beginner/Intermediate

Community
Community Outreach Program-Least Restrictive Environment/Transitions
Harlem Wizards Basketball Camp
RHS Softball Car Wash and Clothing Drive
RBSA Pitch, Hit & Run Competition
Conservancy Happenings
Twinney Pond Park Event



March 21, 2017
Orchard Notices
Celebrate Learning Day Schedule on March 31st
Friends Of Orchard Fundraising Campaign
School Supplies (due March 25th)
Spring Chess Club Beginners
Spring Ches Club Advanced Beginner/Intermediate

HSA
LSHSA Lord & Taylor Day
LSHSA Social Fundraiser

Community
RHS Anniversary Party in the Park!
Ridgewood Girls Lacrosse Wants to Watch Your Kids
Thielke Arboretum Spring Story Walk
Ridgewood Public Library Tapped
Twinney Pond Park Event



March 15, 2017
Orchard Notices
Spring PEP Club Registration (starts today)
SkyZone Day (March 16th)
School Supplies (due March 25th)
Color Week Celebration
Spring Chess Club Beginners
Spring Ches Club Advanced Beginner/Intermediate

Community
RHS DECA Online Fundraiser
Soccer-Mini Maroons U7 & KinderKickers U4-U6



March 7, 2017
**At CBA this Thursday, TIC TOC will give away 5 tickets to the famous kids’ Shakespeare show on Sunday, March 12th! One child per grade will win!  Please email your child's name to Mrs. Ferreri:  mkferreri@ridgewood.k12.nj.us to have your name entered in the raffle.**

Orchard Notices
INTERNATIONAL NIGHT is this Friday, from 5:30 - 7:30 PM!  Come and visit the wonderful countries we will have on display.  The theme this year is Inventions!  One of our students will also be selling some items ($2-3) to support our sister school in Cambodia.  We hope to see you all there!

Spring PEP Club Registration (due March 14th)
Color Week Celebration (March 13-17)
International Night Info (March 10th)

HSA

LSHSA Lord & Taylor Charity Day
LSHSA Social Fundraiser

Community
Ridgewood Teacher Recognition Program Information
Teacher Nomination Form
Education Services Professional Nomination Form

GWMS 5th Grade Stepping Up Celebration
Tic Toc An Afternoon of Shakespeare for Kids
RBSA Kindergarten Instructional Program
Ridgewood Girls Lacrosse Wants to Watch your Kids K-6


February 28, 2017
**Our first Science Fair is this Thursday, please click here for details.**

Orchard Notices
Spring PEP Club Registration (due March 14th)
Reading Marathon Forms (due March 2nd)
Drama Club Registration (due March 2nd)
International Night on March 10th
Orchard Skyzone Day on March 16th

HSA
HSA Executive Board Nominations for 2017-2018
Orchard Dads Night Out

Community
RHS Asian Festival Benefit
Ridgewood Public Library Birds of Prey
Ridgewood Public Library Volunteer Info
Super Science Saturday
RBSA 1st and 2nd grade Softball

Abrakadoodle Paint it
Art Enrichment Classes

Chemical Engineering
Garden Arts
Green Kids
Pony Share
Skyhawks Golf Instruction
Story Book Science
Tech Titans
Tennis
Tic Toc An Afternoon of Shakespeare for Kids
Tic Toc Order Form



February 14, 2017
**New Student Registration for September 2017 has been re-scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday 2/15/17 from 3:30-4:30pm in the Orchard Library**

Orchard Notices

Orchard Science Fair (Due February 16th)
Reading Marathon Form (due 3/2/17)
No Cook Night (due 2/16/17)

HSA
Orchard Dads Night Out (due 3/3/17)

Community
Tic Toc--An Afternoon of Shakespeare for Kids
Project Cicero-Girl Scout Annual Book Drive



February 7, 2017
**New Student Registration for September 2017 takes place today and this Thursday, 2/9/17 from 3:30-4:30pm in the Orchard Library**

Orchard Notices
Jump Rope for Heart Info (Event 2/14/17)
Orchard Science Fair (Due February 16th)
Invent & Launch Digital Gadgets (3-5)
Drama Club Sign-up
Reading Marathon Form (due 3/2/17)

HSA
Orchard Dads NIght Out (due 3/3/17)

Community
Super Science Saturday
Creative Collage
Denim Dreams
Lego Camp
RBSA Kindergarten Instructional
RBSA Travel Softball Try-outs




January 31, 2017

*Please be advised that any valentines sent into school should be paper only. No food, treats, or candy will be allowed.  Thank you!*

Orchard Notices
Orchard Science Fair (Due February 16th)
Cambodia School Fundraiser (Due 2/10)
Reading Marathon Kick-Off Event (2/1, 4 PM)
Reading Marathon (Due 3/2)
Jump Rope for Heart (2/14)

HSA
Final Box Tops Contest for 2017 (Due 2/16)

Community
Super Science Saturday
Little Ivy Coding Workshops

The following workshops are offered during February Break:

Creative Collage
Denim Dreams
Lego Camps


January 24, 2017
Orchard Notices
Orchard Science Fair (Due February 16th)
Cambodia School Fundraiser (Due February 10th)
Chess Club-Beginner
Chess Club-Intermediate
Reading Marathon Kick Off Event
Reading Marathon Fundraiser Info (February)

HSA
HSA November Minutes

Community
Junior New Players Weekend
Ridgewood Crew-Super Party
RHS New Players Rock the Town
Super Science Saturday



January 17, 2017

5th Grade Parents:  There are two overview sessions for any parents interested in discussing the end of year activities for fifth graders.  Please choose one to attend this Thursday, 2:15 PM or 6:30 PM. this 0

Long Range Planning Team:  As a reminder, the Long Range Planning Team at Orchard is meeting this Thursday at 7:30 PM.  Please feel free to join us for our first meeting of this school year.  All are welcome!

Orchard Notices
Bingo Night Info
Bingo Night Donations
Cambodia
-School Fundraiser
Chess Club- Beginner
Chess Club-Intermediate

Kids Can Create Inventions & Code Video Games This Winter

HSA
Ladies Night Out

Community
Ridgewood Public Library Winter Programs



January 10, 2017
Orchard Notices
Orchard Fencing Classes
PEP Club Starts Today!
Talent Show Information Meeting
Talent Show Rules and Registration
Box Tops Contest This Week
Bingo Night Info
Bingo Night Donations
Kids Can Create Inventions & Code Video Games This Winter
Drama Club Spring Program Info

HSA
Grocery Gift Card Info
Garage Sale-Save the Date
Ladies Night Out

Community
RPL Making Math Magical
RHS DECA Alex & Ani Fundraiser
Super Science Saturday
Ridgewood Water--A Public Water Forum



January 3, 2017
Orchard Notices
Orchard Fencing Classes
Talent Show Information Meeting
Talent Show Rules and Registration

HSA
Orchard Ladies NIght Out!

Community
RHS DECA Cookie Fundraiser
RHS New Players In Concert
RBSA 8U Baseball
RPS Community Outreach Program-Just Talk About It (Suicide Prevention)



December 20, 2016
Orchard Notices
Fencing Club Registration

Community
Abrakadoodle Cartoon & Movie Art
Abrakadoodle Winter Wonderland
Art Enrichment Classes
Children's Crafts Workshop
Dinosaurs Rock
Education Explorers-Chemical Engineering
Education Explorers-Cooking
Education Explorers-Tech Titans
Explore Science
Garden Arts for Kids
Mr, Magico's Stranger Danger Magic Show
DECA Panera Fundraiser
DECA Chipotle Fundraiser
Region 1 Panel Presentations




December 13, 2016
Community
Harlem Wizards- Save the Date
Vineyard Vines Fundraiser



December 6, 2016

**Don't forget the Holiday Change Drive this week!**

Community
Harlem Wizards-Save the Date
DECA Fundraiser



November 29, 2016

Orchard Notices
Artsonia Holiday Shopping!
Sport Shirt Day

Community
RPS Inclusive Preschool Open House
Girl Scouts Winter Snowflake Party!


November 22, 2016
Orchard Notices
Delicious Apple Book Club News
Sport Shirt Day on December 1st!

Community
RHS New Players presents You Can't Take It With You


November 15, 2016

Orchard Notices
Jingle Bell Jog Food Drive
Online Book Fair through November 18th
Box Tops Class Fundraiser
Grocery Gift Card Deadline is November 21st!

Community
RHS DECA New Eyes Glasses Donation
6th Annual Kelly Creegan Coat Drive


November 8, 2016
Orchard Notices
Jingle Bell Jog Food Drive
Orchard Online Book Fair
TicToc Brain Wash Game Show Raffle
Grocery Gift Card Program

HSA
HSA October Minutes
LSHSA Evening Social

Community
RHS DECA New Eyes Glasses Donation
RBSA Early Bird Rates
Ridgewood Arts Council Presents Ariel Adkins
Backyard Living Holiday Open House
RHS Commemorative Brick Campaign
Ridgewood Junior Wrestling


November 1, 2016
**PLEASE DO NOT PARK IN THE HSA AUCTION SPACE. IT IS NOT AN OPEN PARKING SPOT. IT IS RESERVED FOR A SPECIFIC FAMILY.**
 

Don't forget to visit the Book Fair this week!
Orchard Notices
Picture Re-take Day!
Author Book Order Form
Chess Club
Fencing Club

Community
Junior New Players Fall Weekend/December Event
Kelly Creegan Coat Drive
Ridgewood Basketball Midnight Madness
Ridgewood Crew Fundraiser
RHS DECA Fundraiser
RPS Community Outreach Program


October 25, 2016
Orchard Notices
HALLOWEEN PARADE INFO
Book Fair Details/Volunteer Info
Chess Club
Directory Announcement
Fencing Club
Author Visit-Dan Gutman
Author Visit Book Order Form

HSA
Grocery Gift Card Deadline Extended to October 26th!
LSHSA Lord & Taylor Day

Community
Full-Day Kindergarten Presentations
FAQ Shifting to a Full-Day Kindergarten Program


October 18, 2016
Orchard Notices
Bag-a-Lunch, Help-A-Bunch Fundraiser--This Friday, October 21st
Halloween Parade/Sign Out Info
K/1st Grade Coffee with Principal
Book Fair Details & Volunteer Sign-Up
Jingle Bell Jog Info

HSA
Grocery Gift Card Info-Deadline October 20th
Grocery Gift Card Order Form

Community
RPS Full-Day Kindergarten Presentations
FAQ Shifting to a Full-Day Kindergarten Program
Ridgewood Basketball Programs
Junior New Players Weekend
Ridgewood Lacrosse K/1st Clinic
Ridgewood Historical Society--Cemetery Walk!


October 11, 2016
**Dr. Fishbein will be at our HSA meeting this Friday at 8:45am to discuss Full-Day Kindergarten.  Please join us.**

Orchard Notices
2nd, 3rd & 4th Grade Parent Coffee with Principal
Bag-A-Lunch, Help-A-Bunch Fundraiser on October 21st
Arty Animals Lunch Club
Jingle Bell Jog Info
Orchard Sketchbook Club

HSA
Grocery Gift Card Info
Grocery Gift Card Order Form
HSA September Minutes
LSHSA Scholarship Fundraising Campaign

Community
RPS Right to Know Parent Info
RPS Full-Day Kindergarten Presentations
FAQ Shifting to a Full-Day Kindergarten Program
Ridgewood Historical Society-Apple Day
Ridgewood Hoops Club


October 4, 2016
Orchard Notices

5th Grade Coffee with Principal
Orchard Relief Team
Orchard Relief Team (Spanish)

HSA
Fun Day Volunteers Needed
LSHSA Events on 10/1016 and 10/20/16

Community
RPS Full-Day Kindergarten Presentations
FAQ Shifting to a Full-Day Kindergarten Program
Abrakadoodle
Acrylics & Drawing
Black Box Challenge
Explorer Engineers
Super Science Mash Up
Garden Arts for Kids
Goowin's Balloowins
RPL-Creating a Culture of Healthy Competition
RHS New Players Trunk or Treat
Ridgewood Hoops Club


September 27, 2016
Orchard Notices

Birthday Books
Box Tops
Health Notice
Homemade Frozen Pizza
Movie Event
Orchard is Seeking Volunteers to be OMNI the Osprey!!
Orchardwear
School Nurse Notification
Starting Next Week-After School Create & Code Video Games

HSA
**After School Bake Sale on Friday, September 30th outside of amphitheater--raindate is Oct 10th!**
Fun Day Volunteer Info
HSA's Google Calendar
Directory & Membership Info

Community
ACCESS Ridgewood Fashion Show
RPS Full-Day Kindergarten Presentations
FAQ-Shifting to a Full-Day Kindergarten Program
Ridgewood Roller Hockey
REF Oktoberfest



September 20, 2016
**Please make sure that your Emergency Contacts in Skyward are updated**

Orchard Notices
Annual Welcome Back Picnic this Thursday
Birthday Books
Box Tops
Fencing Classes After School
Real Science-Create & Code Video Games After School
KidsStuff Coupon Savings Books
Orchardwear
School Photos--Orders Due Back ASAP!

HSA
Grocery Gift Cards
HSA Directory Ads
Directory Order Form and HSA Membership Info

Community
RPS Full-Day Kindergarten Presentations
FAQ --Shifting to a Full-Day Kindergarten Program
Tic Toc Workshop
Brain Wash Game Show
RHS Gymnastics Clinic (K-8)
Ridgewood Lacrosse Registration


September 13, 2016
Orchard Notices

**Back-to-School Night Agenda (Tomorrow Night)**
Health Office Notice
Birthday Books
Grocery Gift Card 
Real Science-Create & Code Video Games After School
Fencing Classes
Drama Club Info
School Photos-Save the Date!

HSA
Back-to-School Night HSA Info
Orchard Directory Ads
Directory Order Form & HSA Membership Info
Library Volunteers Needed

Community
Abrakadoodle
Acrylics and Drawing
Black Box Cooking Challenge
Explorer Engineers
Super Science Mash Up
Garden Arts for Kids
Golf
Green Kids
KidsSafe
Lacrosse
PonyShare
Tennis
The Social Place


September 6, 2016
Orchard Notices

Notice from Mrs. Coates, our School Nurse/Teacher
Box Tops Fundraiser
Grocery Gift Cards
Orchard School Directory Ads
Fencing Classes
Tic Toc Needs Volunteers

HSA
HSA June Meeting Minutes

Community
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Info
Youth Soccer Clinic