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2023-2024 School Year
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ATTENTION ALL GOLD RIDGE PARENTS WHO WORK AT INTEL: We are looking for volunteers to participate in PC Pals, a mentoring program where Intel employees email a student twice a week to encourage, inspire, and guide them to work hard and be successful in school. In addition to directly benefiting the participating students, the PC Pals program also brings money to Gold Ridge. Click on the link for more information, including how to become a PC Pals mentor.
ATTENTION ALL GOLD RIDGE PARENTS AND GUARDIANS! We are asking ALL parents and guardians to fill out a School Funding Form as soon as possible so our school will continue to receive important supplemental services and programs. Click on the link for details.
The Sanskrit New Age Indian Dine & Donate Fundraiser will take place on Wednesday, September 27th, from 5:00pm-9:30pm. Click on the link to view the flyer with all the details. Be sure to present the flyer or mention the Gold Ridge fundraiser to ensure that the PTO receives a percentage of the evening's sales.
Support Gold Ridge Elementary by joining the Gold Ridge PTO and contributing to the Eagle Fund. The objective of the PTO (Parent-Teacher Organization) is to provide our school with funds, programs, resources, and services that will enrich every student's experience at Gold Ridge. Click on the link to view the flyers with more informaton.
We are inviting all Gold Ridge parents, guardians, grandparents, and community members to partner with the PTO to make this school year great for all our students and staff. Join the PTO by September 30th and your child's class could win an ice cream party with bonus recess. Click on the link to view the flyer with all the details.
The Chick-fil-A Dine & Donate Fundraiser will take place on Wednesday, October 4th, from 2-8 PM. Gold Ridge PTO will receive a 20% donation if you mention Gold Ridge when placing your dine-in, drive-thru, carry out, or mobile order. Click on the link to view the flyer with all the details.
FCUSD is hosting a Cyber Safety & Drug Awareness Workshop on Tuesday, October 17th, from 5:30-7:30pm, at the FCUSD Education Services Center located at 1965 Birkmont Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95742. This event is for adults only. A light meal will be provided. Click on the link to view the flyer with more information and to RSVP for the workshop.
Picture retakes will take place on Thursday, October 19th. All students who did not have their photo taken on the original picture day will have their photo taken on 10/19/23. Students wishing to retake their photo MUST return their original pictures to the photographer. Click on the link for detailed information about picture retake day.
The 2023-2024 Coloma Field Trip for 4th Grade students is scheduled for November 6-8, 2023. This is an amazing experience for our 4th graders, and it is our hope that all students are able to attend. Click on the link to view the Coloma informational flyer with more information.
ATTENTION 4TH & 5TH GRADE STUDENTS: Gold Ridge is looking to form a team for MOEMS (Mathematical Olympiads for Elementary and Middle Schools), which is one of the most influential and fun-filled math competition programs in the US and throughout the world. The program will run from November 2023 - March 2024. The registration deadline is September 29, 2023. Click on the link to view the flyer with all the details.
Schools have an important role in communicable disease prevention and notification. We are committed to keeping students and our school community healthy. Click on the link to view the district's guidelines designed to help determine when students should stay home.
One of the most successful elements of learning is regular, on-time attendance at school. If your student must miss school, click on the link for detailed information on how to report daily absences and how to request an Independent Study Agreement for a planned absence that is 3-14 consecutive school days in length.
Click on the link for our office hours and detailed information on how to register a NEW student (TK-5th) for the 2023-2024 school year.
Every student is allowed one breakfast and one lunch per day at no cost. FCUSD Food Services is requesting that all families complete a school meal application; the information collected ensures that all district schools receive additional funding. Click on the link for more information about school meals.
Some familiar faces and some new faces....
2:55 PM - 3:55 PM Minecraft - Session A (Grades K-5)
2:55 PM - 3:55 PM Young Rembrandts - Elementary Drawing Fall 1 Session (Grades 1-5)
2:55 PM - 4:05 PM Honey Code - Session A (Grades 1-5)
5:45 PM - 8:00 PM Strengthening Families - SESSION 1 @ Cordova Meadows
2:50 PM - 3:50 PM Kassirer Sports - Tennis & Pickleball Fall Session (Grades 1-5)
2:55 PM - 3:55 PM Chess Academy - Session A (Grades 1-5)
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Intellibricks: Lego Robotics - Forest Friends (Ages 5-10)
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM Sanskrit New Age Indian Dine & Donate Fundraiser