Welcome to Pleasant Ridge Middle School!
Up coming events:
The Student Council has partnered with the Department of Veterans Affairs of Leavenworth to acquire supplies needed for the local veterans. The drive will run from October 29th through November 9th. Supplies will be turned in to the student's first hour teacher and the class with the most items will earn a breakfast provided by the Student Council. Below you will find a list of items needed.
The annual Booster Club Family Fun Night is scheduled for Tuesday, November 6th, beginning at 6:00 pm.
We will be holding all activities inside the gym and the commons. The following activities will be held:
Face Painting (sponsored by StuCo)
Donut Eating Contest
We will also be having a Pie-in-the Face raffle. Students may purchase a raffle ticket for .25 or 5 tickets for $1 during lunch. We will hold the drawing on November 5th, to make sure the student will be present the night of the pie throw.
Booster Club will also be holding a raffle for a volleyball, football and cross country banner signed by the teams. Tickets will be .25 a piece or 5 for a $1.
We will be selling popcorn for .50, water for $1 and Powerade for $2 throughout the evening.
If any parents would like to help out that evening, please contact April Herken at firstname.lastname@example.org or 913-306-0268.
The 6th grade created Anti-Bullying videos over the past week. I have added the link below.
Also, 6th grade will begin the Stone Age Unit in History next week.
The 8th grade Career Exploration class will be taking a trip to visit Highland Community College Technical Center during the morning of November 2nd, to explore the different programs that are offered.
The 2018 football team brought home hardware this football season, winning half of the league championship with the ACCMS Tigers. The Rams went 8-1 on the season with their only loss coming at the hands of Atchison Middle School in a non-league match-up. Congratulations to this year's Football squad on their outstanding season!
The volleyball team wrapped up their season at the Northeast Kansas League tournament at McLouth on Saturday, September 29th. The girls went 2 and 1 in pool play and finished the season with an 8-8 record. I appreciate all the time and effort the new coaches, Andrea Coppinger and Abby Stephan have put in working with our girls to help them improve their skills.
The Cross Country team finished their season on Thursday, September 27th, when the runners participated in the meet at Perry Lake. All the student-athletes had an outstanding first season and showed tremendous growth.
Middle School wrestling kicked off on Monday, October 15th, with a total of twenty boys out this year. Their first meet is a tournament that begins at 9:00 am at Doniphan West on Saturday, October 27th.
The girls basketball started their season on Monday, October 15th, when they traveled to Oskaloosa to take on the bears. The A, B, and C teams dropped all three games, but bounced back when they took on the McLouth Bulldogs on the 18th. Their first home game was verses the Valley Falls Dragons on Thursday, October 25th. The game scheduled on November 1st, at Xavier has been CANCELED. New to the team this year, Mr. Jim Sloan has joined Mrs. Nicole Yunker as the assistant girls coach.
10/27 - Wrestling Tournament at Doniphan West 9:00
10/29 - Wrestling at Warren 4:00
10/29 - Girls Basketball at Everest 4:30
10/31 - Halloween Parade 2:00
11/1 - Girls Basketball at Xavier - CANCELED
11/1 - Wrestling at Perry-Lecompton 4 pm
11/5 - Girls Basketball vs ACCMS 4:30
11/6 - Booster Club Family Fun Night 6:00
11/7 - Wrestling at Bonner Springs 4:00
11/8 - Girls Basketball at St. Benedict's 4:30
11/12 - No School
11/12 - Veterans' Day Parade 10:30
11/12 - Girls Basketball vs Jackson Heights 4:30
11/12 - Wrestling at Atchison 4:00
11/14 - BOE Meeting 6:00
11/15 - Girls Basketball vs Oskaloosa 4:30
11/16 - First Dance of the Year 6:00 - 8:00
11/17 - Wrestling Tournament at ACCMS 9:00
11/19 - Girls Basketball vs McLouth (Wrestling Parents Night) 4:30
11/21 - 11/23 - No School Thanksgiving Break
11/26 - Girls Basketball vs JCN (Parent's Night) 4:30
11/26 - Wrestling at ACCMS 4:00
11/28 - Wrestling at Patton 4:00
11/29 - Girls Basketball at Valley Falls 4:30