Walla Walla Public Schools
Thursday, 05 March 2015

Blue Ridge News, Events & Reminders

Celebration of Learning a Success

Thanks to all those who attended our annual Celebration of Learning event the night of Feburary 23rd. Guests enjoyed a bowl of pozole with all the fixings, dancing by the BR Dancing Eagles dance troupe, and the Scholastic Book Fair. Students and families were also able to meet with teachers to talk about their progress and their further goals for the year.








1st Graders Study States of Matter


Students in Ms. Garanzuay's 1st grade science class study states of matter. Led by Whitman College Science Outreach Coordinator, Heidi Chapin they explored the use of liquid nitrogen to make ice cream. Thanks to Whitman College and their continued support in making science fun and very real for our students!

Student of the Month

Student of the Month awards were presented the morning of February 24th at a schoolwide assembly. Students of the Month exhibit great behavior in all areas of their school life. Congrats to the February Students of the Month!

Share the Love Fundraiser Wraps Up

 Blue Ridge's 2nd Annual Share the Love Event wrapped up today. Over $700.00 was raised to benefit the Blue Mountain Humane Society. Special visitor, Blue was on hand to greet students this afternoon. Thanks to students, staff, families, and especially the Blue Ridge Leaership team who coordinated this fundraiser. 

Upcoming Important Dates

March 7th - Elementary Math Competition, 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

March 19th - Family Night, Music and Art, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

March 31st - Choir Festival at Wa-Hi, 7:00 pm



Assembly Relay a Hit!

BR held its first ever Assembly Relay the morning of the 24th. Teams comprised of student and staff members competed against one another to complete a series of funny tasks such as: wheeling through the gym on scooters, eating pickles and chocolate, and wearing silly accessories all the while! (Team Winner: The Supah-Stars - Mr. Eggart, Mr. Hubbard, and Ms. Brennan.)


Cadre Leadership

Blue Ridge's Cadre Leadership Team hosted a bubblegum blowing contest February 13th. Members of the Cadre Leadership Team were paired with a 3rd grader to show them how to blow bubblegum bubbles. Great fun was had by all. 


Other News . . .

NAEP Parent/Guardian Information Letter



Emerging School Parent Letter

Blue Ridge is an OSPI Emerging School. To find out more, please click the link below:


Common Core State Standards

For more information about the Common Core State Standards, please click the link below:


Community Partners

These local business and local organizations support Blue Ridge, and we hope you will return the favor as you do business, plan your charitable donations, or consider volunteering.We could not do what we do without their help. Thanks to them all.

Hepler's Big Cheese Pizza, 499 N. Wilbur Ave., 525-4422

YMCA - 340 S. Park St., 525-8863

Children's Home Society, 1612 Penny Ln., 525-3532

Coffee Cravings, 1607 E. Isaacs & 801 W. Poplar, 522-4713

Whitman College Science Outreach Program

Shoes That Fit - Whitman College Chapter

Joann Fabric and Craft Stores, 481 N Wilbur Ave, 529-6161


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