Schools/Search
eNews
Willard eNews
Posted on 12/10/2019
eNews


 



Willard eNews - December 10, 2019

Please click on the links below for important information and upcoming events.

For lots of fun after-school activities, visit the Ridgewood Recreation page here


Willard Notices

Willard's Green Team
Concert Schedules
Toiletries for Charity

Thank you to all who participated in our Ugly Sweater Day and donating to Social Services. We raised $627.05! BRAVO! The ugliest teacher sweater went to Ms. Dodd for her homemade design. Congratulations, Ms. Dodd!

Important Reminders:

If there is a delayed opening tomorrow due to inclement weather, please note that the Grade 5 Concert will take place at 1:45.

All students should enter the building through their assigned grade level door. The Morningside Road entrance is only used after 8:45 for students who are tardy to school. Thank you for your cooperation.  There is absolutely no parking on California and Morningside Road from 8:00 - 9:00 and 2:30 - 3:30. 

We continue to see dogs at dismissal. Please remember that NO DOGS are allowed on school property. Thank you for abiding by this policy. 

Delayed Opening Reminders
When we have a two hour delayed opening, it will be a GREEN FLAG DAY. Students are welcome to enter the building via California Street or Morningside Road no earlier than 10:25, as the first bell rings at 10:35. Thank you!

Be in the loop, and follow us on Twitter! @RPS_Willard 

HSA

Please visit the Willard HSA website for events, news, and school happenings.

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT DATES & EVENTS

Final days to purchase your 2019-2020 Willard Online Directory, available now through 12/15- for more information, click HERE.

Lynch Creek Farm: LAST WEEK TO ORDER!!!  Last day to order with free shipping is Dec 13th. Don't miss the opportunity to decorate for the autumn and winter holidays with these beautiful, fresh, handmade wreaths and centerpieces and support Willard at the same time! Please visit HERE for full details.

Willard Auction, 2020 **Do you have any special talents that could create an exciting auction item, such as a cooking class, craft party, or tutoring? If you have any ideas please contact willardauction2020@gmail.com. Thank you for your support!

If you would like to be part of this exciting event, please email willardauction2020@gmail.com for more info.  Also, if you own a business and would like to donate a product/service, AND/OR use this as an advertising opportunity for your company, please contact willardauction2020@gmail.com

Save the date, Willard Bingo Night- Wednesday, February 12th and Wednesday, March 25th- two nights due to popular demand.  Come to one night or both for great family fun! For additional information, click HERE.  Buy your tickets on the Willard store HERE.

Click HERE to see the Willard Green Team Newsletter.

***Don't forget to download the NEW BoxTops app and scan your receipts- an easy way to fundraise for Willard!!*  Details HERE

WE COULDN’T DO IT WITHOUT YOU! Parent Volunteers are an important part of the Willard community. If you are interested in helping, please click here for more information.  THANK YOU!

The Willard HSA website is your go to for all the latest events, our current calendar, and to make purchases from the school store.  

QUESTIONS? Don’t hesitate to reach out to the HSA; we’re happy to help!

Community
Special Needs Ridgewood Biddy Basketball
Mini New Players
The Annual Friends of Music Concert
Baseball Equipment Drive





Willard eNews - December 3, 2019

Please click on the links below for important information and upcoming events.

For lots of fun after-school activities, visit the Ridgewood Recreation page here


Willard Notices

SSA Holiday Flyer
Willard's Green Team
Concert Schedules
Toiletries for Charity

Important Reminders:

All students should enter the building through their assigned grade level door. The Morningside Road entrance is only used after 8:45 for students who are tardy to school. Thank you for your cooperation.  There is absolutely no parking on California and Morningside Road from 8:00 - 9:00 and 2:30 - 3:30. 

We continue to see dogs at dismissal. Please remember that NO DOGS are allowed on school property. Thank you for abiding by this policy. 

Delayed Opening Reminders

When we have a two hour delayed opening, it will be a GREEN FLAG DAY. Students are welcome to enter the building via California Street or Morningside Road no earlier than 10:25, as the first bell rings at 10:35. Thank you!

 

Be in the loop, and follow us on Twitter! @RPS_Willard 

 

HSA

Please visit the Willard HSA website for events, news, and school happenings.

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT DATES & EVENTS

The 2019-2020 Willard Online Directory is available now through 12/15- for more information, click HERE.

Last Days for Social Services Gift Card Drive!!!  Help spread holiday cheer and good will!  Now through December 6th, the Ridgewood Social Service Association is collecting Target gift cards and other monetary donations to help support those in need in our community. All donations can be brought to the main office. Click HERE for additional details.

Lynch Creek Farm: ONLY A COUPLE WEEKS LEFT!!!  Last day to order with free shipping is Dec 13th. Don't miss the opportunity to decorate for the autumn and winter holidays with these beautiful, fresh, handmade wreaths and centerpieces and support Willard at the same time! Please visit HERE for full details.

Willard Auction, 2020 **The Auction Team is looking for donations of time at Vacation Homes for our "Project Playground" Fundraiser.  If you own a vacation home and can help, please contact willardauction2020@gmail.com!  Your generosity and support is greatly appreciated!!

If you would like to be part of this exciting event, please email willardauction2020@gmail.com for more info.  Also, if you own a business and would like to donate a product/service, AND/OR use this as an advertising opportunity for your company, please contact willardauction2020@gmail.com

Willard’s Green Team is starting a monthly newsletter to keep our community in the loop with all recycling efforts, updates and contests at Willard.  Click HERE to see the Willard Green Team Newsletter which includes a recycling tip for the month.

***Don't forget to download the NEW BoxTops app and scan your receipts- an easy way to fundraise for Willard!!*  Details HERE

WE COULDN’T DO IT WITHOUT YOU! Parent Volunteers are an important part of the Willard community. If you are interested in helping, please click here for more information.  THANK YOU!

The Willard HSA website is your go to for all the latest events, our current calendar, and to make purchases from the school store.  

QUESTIONS? Don’t hesitate to reach out to the HSA; we’re happy to help!

Community
Biddy Basketball
Ridgewood Softball Pre-Winter Workouts
Historic House Tour
Mini New Players
The Annual Friends of Music Concert
Baseball Equipment Drive










Willard eNews - November 26, 2019

Please click on the links below for important information and upcoming events.

For lots of fun after-school activities, visit the Ridgewood Recreation page here


Willard Notices

SSA Holiday Flyer
Willard's Green Team
Concert Schedules
Toiletries for Charity

Important Reminders:

All students should enter the building through their assigned grade level door. The Morningside Road entrance is only used after 8:45 for students who are tardy to school. Thank you for your cooperation.  There is absolutely no parking on California and Morningside Road from 8:00 - 9:00 and 2:30 - 3:30. 

We continue to see dogs at dismissal. Please remember that NO DOGS are allowed on school property. Thank you for abiding by this policy. 

Be in the loop, and follow us on Twitter! @RPS_Willard 

 

 

HSA

Please visit the Willard HSA website for events, news, and school happenings.

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT DATES & EVENTS

The 2019-2020 Willard Online Directory is available now through 12/15- for more information, click HERE.

Lynch Creek Farm: ONLY A FEW WEEKS LEFT!!!  Last day to order with free shipping is Dec 13. Don't miss the opportunity to decorate for the autumn and winter holidays with these beautiful, fresh, handmade wreaths and centerpieces and support Willard at the same time! Please visit HERE for full details.

 

Willard Auction, 2020 **The Auction Team is looking for donations of time at Vacation Homes for our "Project Playground" Fundraiser.  If you own a vacation home and can help, please contact willardauction2020@gmail.com!  Your generosity and support is greatly appreciated!!

 

If you would like to be part of this exciting event, please email willardauction2020@gmail.com for more info.  Also, if you own a business and would like to donate a product/service, AND/OR use this as an advertising opportunity for your company, please contact willardauction2020@gmail.com

Help spread holiday cheer throughout our community. Now through December 6th, the Ridgewood Social Service Association is collecting Target gift cards and other monetary donations to help support those in need in our community. All donations can be brought to the main office. Click HERE  for additional details.

 

Willard’s Green Team will be starting a monthly newsletter to keep our community in the loop with all recycling efforts, updates and contests at Willard.  Click HERE to see the Willard Green Team Newsletter which includes a recycling tip for the month.

 

**REMINDER** To 5th Grade Parents!!!  Please purchase your 5th Grade events package at the Willard Store Willard HSA

 

***Don't forget to download the NEW BoxTops app and scan your receipts- an easy way to fundraise for Willard!!*  Details HERE

 

November 27th: Minimum Day - 12:45pm dismissal (no lunch)

November 28-29th: School Closed, HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!!

WE COULDN’T DO IT WITHOUT YOU! Parent Volunteers are an important part of the Willard community. If you are interested in helping, please click here for more information.  THANK YOU!

 

The Willard HSA website is your go to for all the latest events, our current calendar, and to make purchases from the school store.  

QUESTIONS? Don’t hesitate to reach out to the HSA; we’re happy to help!

 

Community RHS Band Poinsettia & Amaryllis Sale Ridgewood Softball Pre-Winter Workouts
Kelly Creegan Coat Drive
Historic House Tour
Mini New Players
The Annual Friends of Music Concert
Baseball Equipment Drive


 


Willard eNews - November 19, 2019

 

Please click on the links below for important information and upcoming events.

For lots of fun after-school activities, visit the Ridgewood Recreation page here


Willard Notices

Willard Book Fair
Geography Bee/Spelling Bee - 4th & 5th Grades Only
Concert Schedules
Toiletries for Charity

Willard Pajama Day!
To promote Thursday evening's Book Fair from 6:00 - 7:00, students are welcome to wear their pajamas to school on Thursday! Please visit the Book Fair and hear a special bedtime story read by Mrs. Diorio.

Important Reminders:

All students should enter the building through their assigned grade level door. The Morningside Road entrance is only used after 8:45 for students who are tardy to school. Thank you for your cooperation.  There is absolutely no parking on California and Morningside Road from 8:00 - 9:00 and 2:30 - 3:30. 

Please remember that NO DOGS are allowed on school property. If your dog accompanies you to school, please stay on the sidewalk across the street from school.  Thank you for abiding by this policy. 


Be in the loop, and follow us on Twitter! @RPS_Willard 

 

 

HSA

Please visit the Willard HSA website for events, news, and school happenings.

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT DATES & EVENTS

The 2019-2020 Willard Online Directory is available now through 12/15- for more information, click HERE

Thanksgiving Food Drive for Ridgewood Social Services LAST DAYS!!: Willard is hosting their Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive. Donations are being collected now through tomorrow, Wednesday, November 20th outside of the main office. Click HERE for additional details including a list of requested goods (no grade specific items).  Grocery store gift cards are also welcome!! Any questions, please contact Deirdre Scali dsharkey27@yahoo.com.

Lynch Creek Farm: ONLY A FEW WEEKS LEFT!!!  Decorate for the autumn and winter holidays with these beautiful, fresh, handmade, wreaths and centerpieces and support Willard at the same time! Please visit HERE for full details.

Varsity Hues Holiday Capsule collection- store closes tomorrow, 11/20 and we will not be holding another sale until Spring.  Please visit HERE to shop.

Willard's Fall Book Fair starts tomorrow, Wednesday, November 20 - Friday, November 22nd.  Please join us on Thursday evening, for a special Bedtime Reading with Mrs. Diorio starting at 6:00! (Grades K-2 6:00, grades 3-5 6:30). Click HERE for full Book Fair details.

Willard Auction, 2020 **Do you have any special talents that could create an exciting auction item, such as a cooking class, craft party, or tutoring? If you have any ideas please contact willardauction2020@gmail.com Thank you for your support! 

If you would like to be part of this exciting event, please email willardauction2020@gmail.com for more info.  Also, if you own a business and would like to donate a product/service, AND/OR use this as an advertising opportunity for your company, please contact willardauction2020@gmail.com

Help spread holiday cheer throughout our community. Now through December 6th, the Ridgewood Social Service Association is collecting Target gift cards and other monetary donations to help support those in need in our community. All donations can be brought to the main office. Click HERE  for additional details.

**REMINDER** To 5th Grade Parents!!!  Please purchase your 5th Grade events package at the Willard Store Willard HSA

***Don't forget to download the NEW BoxTops app and scan your receipts- an easy way to fundraise for Willard!!*  Details HERE

WE COULDN’T DO IT WITHOUT YOU! Parent Volunteers are an important part of the Willard community. If you are interested in helping, please click here for more information.  THANK YOU!

The Willard HSA website is your go to for all the latest events, our current calendar, and to make purchases from the school store.  

QUESTIONS? Don’t hesitate to reach out to the HSA; we’re happy to help!

Community RHS Band Poinsettia & Amaryllis Sale Ridgewood Softball Pre-Winter Workouts
Kelly Creegan Coat Drive
Historic House Tour
Mini New Players
The Annual Friends of Music Concert
Biddy Basketball
Ridgewood Wrestling
Ridgewood Rebels Recreation Basketball
Ridgewood Baseball & Softball Registration










Willard eNews - November 12, 2019

Please click on the links below for important information and upcoming events.

For lots of fun after-school activities, visit the Ridgewood Recreation page here


Willard Notices

Toiletries for Charity

Staff News
P.E. teacher, Mrs. Dodd, is heading out on Maternity Leave on Wednesday, November 20. We wish her and her husband all the best and look forward to seeing her back at Willard in April. Welcome to Travell PE teacher, Livia Lauro, who is taking on Mrs. Dodd's classes.

Winter Weather
Well, we felt the cold outside today! Please be sure your child(ren) come to school dressed for the weather with coats hats, gloves, etc. as we will continue to go out for recess for as long as we can! 

Photo Retakes
Due to the rain this morning, photo retakes will be rescheduled for next week. Please check this Sunday's Week Ahead from the HSA for the new date. 

Lost & Found
Clothes and lunch boxes are on tables outside the main office.  If your child is missing something, please come in and take a look.  It will be donated on Friday, Nov. 15.

 

Important Reminders:

We are now asking for coin donations to support The Seeing Eye, an organization that came to visit Willard and taught us about the power of Seeing Eye dogs. Students are excited to donate coins to help provide funding for this amazing program! All donations can be placed outside the Main Office. Thank you!

All students should enter the building through their assigned grade level door. The Morningside Road entrance is only used after 8:45 for students who are tardy to school. Thank you for your cooperation.  There is absolutely no parking on California and Morningside Road from 8:00 - 9:00 and 2:30 - 3:30. 

Please remember that NO DOGS are allowed on school property. If your dog accompanies you to school, please stay on the sidewalk across the street from school.  Thank you for abiding by this policy. 


Be in the loop, and follow us on Twitter! @RPS_Willard 

 

HSA

Please visit the Willard HSA website for events, news, and school happenings.

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT DATES & EVENTS

The 2019-2020 Willard Online Directory is now available- for more information, click HERE

Thanksgiving Food Drive for Ridgewood Social Services: Willard is hosting their Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive. Donations are being collected now through November 20th outside of the main office.   Click HERE for additional details including a list of requested goods (no grade specific items).  Grocery store gift cards are also welcome!! Any questions, please contact Deirdre Scali dsharkey27@yahoo.com.

Lynch Creek Farm: ONLY A FEW WEEKS LEFT!!!  Decorate for the autumn and winter holidays with these beautiful, fresh, handmade, wreaths and centerpieces and support Willard at the same time! Please visit HERE for full details.

Save the Date!! Thursday, November 14: A special shopping and dining event is THIS WEEK!! Katie Diamond Jewelry and Collective and Catchy are generously donating back 15% to Willard HSA on purchases this entire day. Proceeds will go to the HSA educational programs our students enjoy throughout the year. We can't wait to see you this Thursday!!  Please see HERE for full details.

Willard's Fall Book Fair is November 20 - 22and we are looking for volunteers.  Click HERE to choose a time slot when you would like to help out.  Please feel free to choose as many different times as you would like, we greatly appreciate all the help we can get.  Thank you!

For a list of the classroom visiting times, click HERE

Willard Auction, 2020 **Are you a travel agent? Do you know a great local travel agent? The Willard Auction team is looking for travel-related donations for the upcoming "Project Playground" fundraiser on March 21, 2020. If you may be able to help out with this need, please contac willardauction2020@gmail.comWe also have several advertising opportunities for travel agents. Your generosity and support is greatly appreciated!!

The Auction Committee is still open for volunteers.  If you would like to be part of this exciting event, please email willardauction2020@gmail.com for more info.  Also, if you own a business and would like to donate a product/service AND/OR use this as an advertising opportunity for your company, please contact willardauction2020@gmail.com

**REMINDER** To 5th Grade Parents!!!  Please purchase your 5th Grade events package at the Willard Store Willard HSA

***Don't forget to download the NEW BoxTops app and scan your receipts- an easy way to fundraise for Willard!!*  Details HERE

WE COULDN’T DO IT WITHOUT YOU! Parent Volunteers are an important part of the Willard community. If you are interested in helping, please click here for more information.  THANK YOU!

The Willard HSA website is your go to for all the latest events, our current calendar, and to make purchases from the school store.  

QUESTIONS? Don’t hesitate to reach out to the HSA; we’re happy to help!


Community RHS Band Poinsettia & Amaryllis Sale
Ridgewood Softball Pre-Winter Workouts
Kelly Creegan Coat Drive
Historic House Tour
Mini New Players
Biddy Basketball
Ridgewood Wrestling
Ridgewood Rebels Recreation Basketball
Ridgewood Baseball & Softball Registration




















Willard eNews - November 5, 2019

Please click on the links below for important information and upcoming events.

For lots of fun after-school activities, visit the Ridgewood Recreation page here


Willard Notices

48th Annual Election Day Run
Toiletries for Charity

Photo Day Retake – Tuesday, November 12 at 9:30 AM – for students who were absent on the first photo day, 9/25 or if you think your child needs a retake due to a technical flaw (you must return all the photos you received except the class photo).  Please contact Kelly McKay at kellymoromckay@gmail.com to be placed on the list or for any questions.

Important Reminders:

We are now asking for coin donations to support The Seeing Eye, an organization that came to visit Willard and taught us about the power of Seeing Eye dogs. Students are excited to donate coins to help provide funding for this amazing program! All donations can be placed outside the Main Office. Thank you!

All students should enter the building through their assigned grade level door. The Morningside Road entrance is only used after 8:45 for students who are tardy to school. Thank you for your cooperation.  There is absolutely no parking on California and Morningside Road from 8:00 - 9:00 and 2:30 - 3:30. 

Soles for Souls - Please consider donating your old shoes to Soles for Souls. Children can drop shoes off in the box outside the Main Office.  DEADLINE is October 31st.

Please remember that NO DOGS are allowed on school property. If your dog accompanies you to school, please stay on the sidewalk across the street from school.  Thank you for abiding by this policy. 

Be in the loop, and follow us on Twitter! @RPS_Willard 

 

HSA

Please visit the Willard HSA website for events, news, and school happenings.

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT DATES & EVENTS

The 2019-2020 Willard Online Directory is now available- for more information, click HERE

Starting this week- Thanksgiving Food Drive for Ridgewood Social Services: Willard is hosting their Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive. Donations are being collected starting Monday, November 4th through November 20th outside of the main office.   Click HERE for additional details including a list of requested goods (no grade specific items; please include canned sweet potatoes).  Grocery store gift cards are also welcome!! Any questions, please contact Deirdre Scali dsharkey27@yahoo.com

11/6-11/8:  SCHOOL CLOSED- NJEA Teacher Convention

Lynch Creek Farm: Decorate for the autumn and winter holidays with these beautiful, fresh, handmade, wreaths and centerpieces and support Willard at the same time! You can shop ahead and delay shipping to a later date if preferred. Please visit HERE for full details.

Save the Date!! Thursday, November 14: A special shopping and dining event is just around the corner!! Katie Diamond Jewelry and Collective and Catchy are generously donating back 15% to Willard HSA on purchases this entire day. Mark your calendars for what will be a fun event for a great cause-the proceeds will go to the HSA educational programs our students enjoy throughout the year.  Please see HERE for full details.

Willard Auction, 2020 **Are you a wine enthusiast/collector? Would you consider donating a bottle(s) of wine to the  "Project Playground" Auction?  If you are able to help out with this need, please contact willardauction2020@gmail.com!  Your generosity and support is greatly appreciated!!

The Auction Committee is still open for volunteers.  If you would like to be part of this exciting event, please email willardauction2020@gmail.com for more info.  Also, if you own a business and would like to donate a product/service AND/OR use this as an advertising opportunity for your company, please contact willardauction2020@gmail.com

**REMINDER** To 5th Grade Parents!!!  Please purchase your 5th Grade events package at the Willard Store Willard HSA

***Don't forget to download the NEW BoxTops app and scan your receipts- an easy way to fundraise for Willard!!*  Details HERE

WE COULDN’T DO IT WITHOUT YOU! Parent Volunteers are an important part of the Willard community. If you are interested in helping, please click here for more information.  THANK YOU!

The Willard HSA website is your go to for all the latest events, our current calendar, and to make purchases from the school store.  

QUESTIONS? Don’t hesitate to reach out to the HSA; we’re happy to help!


Community RHS Band Poinsettia & Amaryllis Sale Ridgewood Youth Ice Hockey Bergen Coalition - Hidden in Plain Sight