Calamity day updates provided

Ridgemont Schools

District moves ahead with land lab plans

Ridgemont Local Schools Principal of Student of Life Jill Stover reported at the Thursday evening board of education meeting that the district has utilized its five calamity days this school year, along with two of its three allotted blizzard bag/E-days, because of inclement weather.

Another blizzard bag/E-day is available that the district could utilize. Blizzard bag assignments by grade level are available at and Students have two weeks to complete the lessons and return them to teachers, according to the district website. Pupils in grades K-6 who do not have access to the Internet will be given paper copies by their teachers and be given two weeks to complete the lessons and return them to school.

In the case that make-up days are needed this school year, a teacher professional day scheduled for March 26 could be utilized, according to the school calendar.

Also at the meeting, members approved a resolution with SHP Leading Design to begin the design process for the district’s land lab behind the school. The land lab will feature a classroom space and a maintenance shop.

In other operational matters, the board approved a $20,020 purchase from Elements IV Interiors for additional tables and chairs for the school building.

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