The Gold Ridge office will be closed for the summer beginning on Monday, June 11th. The office will reopen on Thursday, July 26th. To register a student during our summer break, please visit the FCUSD Education Services Center (District Office) in Rancho Cordova. Click on the link for detailed information about the registration process.
The new school year is almost here and we are excited to welcome you back! The Gold Ridge PTA will be hosting our Back to School Kick-Off event on WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8TH from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM in the Multipurpose Room. During the event families will be able to pick up teacher/classroom assignments, order Spirit Wear and yearbooks, and gather information about the PTA and school programs. A variety of orientation activities are planned. Details will follow in August.
Click on the link to view the dates and times of our Kindergarten Parent Orientation and Meet & Greet events. The times of these events will be determined by the teacher/classroom that is assigned, so be sure to attend the Kick-Off event on Wenesday, August 8th between 4 - 6 PM in the Multipurpose Room to pick up your student's teacher/classroom assignment. If you cannot make it to the Kick-Off event, visit or call the office on Thursday, August 9th between 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM.
FOR THE FIRST 2 WEEKS OF THE SCHOOL YEAR all 1st-2nd grade students attend school from 8:25 AM-1:52 PM. During this time teachers will administer reading assessments that will be used to assign students to Early Bird and Late Bird reading groups. Teachers will send home early/late placement notifications before the Early/Late Bird schedule begins on Monday, August 27th. Early Birds attend school from 8:25 AM-1:52 PM. Late Birds attend school from 9:10 AM-2:37 PM. Placing students in early and late reading groups allows teachers to provide differentiated instruction. To learn more, be sure to attend Back to School Night on Thursday, August 16th.
Back to School Night will take place on Thursday, August 16th. Parents of 1st-2nd grade students, including parents of students in Mrs. Fowler's 2/3 combination class, will attend from 6-7 PM. Parents of 3rd-5th grade students will attend from 7-8 PM. For both sessions, parents will FIRST report to the Multipurpose Room for a brief meeting with the principal and PTA president. After the meeting, parents will go to their student's classroom. This is a great opportunity to meet your child's teacher and to learn about classroom, grade level, and school expectations. Thursday, August 16th is NOT a Minimum Day. All students attend school on their regular schedule.
Gold Ridge Elementary has established procedures to ensure student safety and an orderly transition during arrival and dismissal. Click on the link for detailed information, including our "Freeze for Fifteen" Multi parking lot rule, designed to help alleviate congestion during 2:37 PM dismissal. Also, please observe the NO LEFT TURN signs when entering and exiting the Multi parking lot.
There are many benefits associated with traveling to and from school by bike, scooter, or foot - alleviates traffic congestion, encourages independence and builds confidence, and is good for the environment and your physical/mental well-being. If your child would like to ride a bicycle or scooter to school please complete a Bicycle/Scooter Permission Form and submit it to the school office. Permission slips are available in the office or you can click on the link to download and print the form at home.
Daily, on-time attendance is crucial for your student's success. If, however, your student will be absent from school due to illness or another reason, please notify the office as soon as possible. Although we strongly recommend taking vacations during school holidays, Independent Study Agreements are available for planned absences of at least 5 consecutive school days. Click on the link or visit the school office to learn more about Independent Study requirements and reporting daily absences.
Help us save paper. Click on the link to sign up to receive the Elementary Lunch Menu via email or to learn about the district's Mobile Menu App that offers an easy way to view menus and nutrient information for products right from your smart phone. You can also view the monthly lunch menu by clicking on the "What's for Lunch?" icon on the top of the Gold Ridge homepage. Click on the link for more information.
Create an EZSchoolPay.com account to deposit money electronically into your student's lunch account! PAYMENTS ARE CREDITED WITHIN 10 MINUTES. You will also be able to monitor your student's account balance and purchase history and opt to receive low-balance email alerts. Click on the link for complete details. Even with an EZSchoolPay.com account, you can still pay for lunch with cash or check. Lunch money needs to be turned in directly to the office at the start of the day, before classes begin. Please place money in an envelope labeled with your student's first and last name and their teacher's name.
Did you know that Gold Ridge offers a preschool program for children ages 3-4? Email our teacher, Raechele McNeel, for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration is handled online through the FCUSD Adult Education webpage. Click on the link for more information.
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7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Gold Ridge Office Reopens for the 2018-2019 School Year
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM School Kick Off Event
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Board Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Room G2 Kindergarten Parent Orientation
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Room G3 Kindergarten Parent Orientation
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Kindergarten (A.M. Sessions) Meet & Greet in Rooms G2/G3
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM Kindergarten (P.M. Sessions) Meet & Greet in Rooms G2/G3