Welcome Back!
Are You Ready for the 2018-2019 School Year at Ridgetop Middle School?
Posted on 08/20/2018

We're excited to welcome many of you back! We also look forward to meeting new students and families!

First Day of School

school iconThe first day of school is Wednesday, Sept. 5 

  • Visit our calendar for important dates through the school year.

  • Visit our hours page (under Info) for hours and bell schedules

6th  Graders Meet the WEB Team!

web iconImportant meeting for all 6th graders on Tuesday, Sept. 4:

Our WEB team of eighth graders will greet the newest members of our school community! All 6th graders should plan to join us for our very important WEB program on Tuesday, September 4, 7:30-11 a.m. You can bring your 6th grade student directly to RMS, or buses are available to bring them to RMS from a nearby elementary and then drop them off after the program at the same elementary they were picked up from:

WEB bus pickup locations: Buses will pick students up from Emerald Heights, Clear Creek, Brownsville and Cottonwood Elementary schools and drop them off after WEB is over. Please be at the pick up site by 6:45 AM to ensure you are there in time to catch the bus.

Raider Rush

logoPick up your schedule and find out where your classes are, pick up your Chrome book if you do not have one checked out to you already (checked out to you for the whole year), purchase PE clothes, get a free planner, and get your year book photo taken at Raider Rush days. Please come on your grade's day:

New Student Registration

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Parents new to the district can register new students on these days:

  • Aug. 20 & 21, 7  – 11 a.m. and 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.

The district is now using online registration to complete needed forms you will bring with you. You can do this from home, or at RMS using one of our computers. If you are unable to scan documents at home, we can do this for you at RMS.

If you need to find out which school your child should attend, please call 360-662-1610.

Sports Turnout

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Want to try out for sports? Get your athletic eligibility paperwork filled out and turned in, then come to turnouts for fall sports:

  • Fastpitch: Sep. 5, 2:15 – 4 p.m. 
  • Track & Field: Sep. 5, 2:15-4 p.m.

School Photos

camera iconSchool photos will be taken during Raider Rush. Students not at Raider Rush can take photos Sept. 13. October 11 will be our retake day. 

Photo packages can be prepaid

We'll use this photo  for yearbook, ID cards and portrait orders. Order forms will be available on photo day during the event. 

Returning Student Registration

Laptop with CheckmarkParents will receive an email on August 1 with instructions “check-in” returning students. This replaces forms filled out at the beginning of the school year, such as emergency contacts and annual forms and agreements.

Lockers & Fees

lockerLockers for all grade levels will be assigned the first week of school. Students must turn in a signed student expectation form before being assigned a locker. Ridgetop will provide locks. Students may not use their own locks.

School Supplies

pencilWe put all schools' supply lists  in one convenient place.


busWe assign students routes and bus stops based on their home addresses. You can find bus stops and times through our online route service. 

TIP: You will need to enter your full and exact address, as it would appear on a property assessment. For example: 1234 NW Mystreet. (Entering 1234 Mystreet or 1234 Mystreet NW would not work).

Lunch and Breakfast


Newsletters and Notifications

newspaperParents and guardians will automatically receive emergency phone calls. Please update your contact information with your school.