Meadow Ridge Elementary School

SCHOOL BEAT

May 10, 2012 // 0 Comments

Early Childhood Success by SHARON WELLS Principal, Meadow Ridge Elementary School What happens when you take 185 developmental kindergarten students and all of their teachers and put them in one school for the first time? Amazing collaboration and magical results! The 2011-2012 school year was the maiden voyage for having all of our youngest learners come together at [...]

Meadow Ridge Elementary School’s Nate Kolenda is Example in Excellence

July 28, 2011 // 0 Comments

‘Quiet leader’ understands importance of helping others Nate Kolenda, 11, is the son of Kevin and Stacey Kolenda and brother to Owen, 8. Nate is known as a student who always gives his personal best. He is described by his teachers at Meadow Ridge as “a quiet leader” and one who leads by example. He is always eager to help other students, and teachers have often [...]

Student art on display

April 21, 2011 // 0 Comments

Bishop Hills has hosted a local art show for many years in April. The winners from every elementary school in Jim Bodener interviews Joshua Haskell, a third-grader from Our Lady of Consolation School. the Rockford area are on display. The residents are always impressed with the extraordinary talent of these young art students. Thursday, April 14, a reception was held. The [...]

Meadow Ridge Elementary’s Jake Fath, an Example in Excellence

April 8, 2010 // 0 Comments

Self-determined young man a quiet leader in classroom Jake Fath, 11, is the son of A.G. and Amy Fath and brother to Ryan, 3. Jake is a caring student, who is eager to help his classmates. This self-determined young man is a quiet leader in the classroom who motivates others by his example. His teachers say he is an inspiration to work with and is a person who peers [...]

Michigan author visits Meadow Ridge Elementary

March 18, 2010 // 0 Comments

Jeffrey Schatzer started off March is Reading Month by presenting writing strategies and samples of his books to the kids at Meadow Ridge Elementary School. The students were entertained by Schatzer on March 3, when he presented at two assemblies, one for upper elementary and one for the early elementary. Schatzer is a Michigan author who has won several awards for his [...]