Thursday, March 28, 2013
Fire officials said there was no sign of fire at the school.
Students had to evacuate Ridgely Middle School Thursday morning as a result of a waterflow alarm. Fire officials said the call for service was dispatched around 8:48 a.m. A reason for the call was a waterflow alarm, possibly caused by a damaged sprinkler head, according to police and fire spokeswoman Julia Hardgrove. Fire crews on the scene saw no sign of a fire, she said. Students returned to class.
Monday, December 3, 2012
The Lutherville-Timonium middle school exceeded its goal over a three-week food drive.
Three weeks ago, Ridgely Middle School students set out to collect 2,000 pounds of non-perishable food for needy families in Baltimore County. "But we largely surpassed that," said student council adviser Susan Smith. Smith stood by a county school bus today, after inviting community members to contribute to the students' haul. By 1 p.m., the school had collected 2,800 pounds for the Community Assistance Network Congratulations to the students, parents and faculty at Ridgely Middle School. ___________ Use Patch to Help Your Next Charitable Endeavour By Connecting With Your Community:
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Ridgely Middle School art teacher Angela Rountree won the public schools system's highest honor. Now find out why.
In Angela Rountree's classroom, art is more than just paints, clay and canvas. Art is the outlet, which Rountree uses to express the need for social change. Art is the catalyst for inspiring environmental conscience. Rountree, an Owings Mills resident, was named the 2012 Baltimore County Teacher of the Year Thursday for her work inside and outside of her Ridgely Middle School classroom. Watch the video to hear more from Angela Rountree. An introduction to multicultural education class at Ohio State—Rountree's alma mater—changed her perception about what it was to be an art teacher. "It allowed me to examine my own education and question how was I going to break the chain of tradition," Rountree said. "I've made it my mission to include all…
Finalists included teachers from New Town Elementary School, Hereford Middle School, Ridgely Middle School, Cockeysville Middle School and Estates Elementary School.
Editor's Note: Skip to the second video if you'd like to see right away who was named the 2012 Baltimore County Teacher of the Year. Or scroll down to see which teacher took home the schools system's highest honor. And the nominees for the 2012 Baltimore County Teacher of the Year: And the winner is... (drum roll please)... (Did you watch the second video?) Art teacher Angela Rountree from Ridgely Middle School! _____ Have you ever had Ms. Rountree as a teacher? Have your children? What can you say about the 2012 Baltimore County Teacher of the Year and the other five finalists? Start the conversation in the comments section below.
Thursday, February 16, 2012
The eight-year tradition was followed by a song from the middle school's best singers.
For eight years, Kepy Cyzyk has performed at her granddaughter Genevieve Cyzyk's class. Cyzyk is a member of a quartet called Charm City Sound, which is a part of The Pride of Baltimore Chorus, a chapter of Sweet Adelines International. Charm City Sound and other Pride of Baltimore Chorus quartets performed singing Valentine's Day messages across Baltimore and Harford counties Tuesday at businesses and homes. But for Cyzyk, singing for her granddaughter during a Ridgely Middle School honors chorus after-school practice is more than tradition. The 27-year Sweet Adelines veteran said she wanted to continuously instill the joys of singing to the now 12-year-old Genevieve. "I was so happy when she auditioned for the honors chorus," Cyzyk …
Thursday, July 14, 2011
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Four recently-graduated eighth-graders from Ridgely Middle School’s Gifted and Talented (GT) social studies program presented oral history projects at the Martha Ross Center for Oral History at UMBC. Their historical subject matter, which they spent the last six months of middle school researching and preparing, ranged from the Japanese internment to a biography of Elvis Presley. On June 28, when summer vacation had already begun and the eighth graders were preparing to enter high school, Emily Stubblefield, Ellie Mathey, Avalon Bonlie and Ashley Forthuber gave their 15-minute multimedia American history presentations to an audience of Baltimore County educators, students, administrators and department heads, along with UMBC’s Barry …