Walla Walla Public Schools
Sunday, 29 May 2016

Blue Ridge News, Events & Reminders


There is no school Monday, May 30th in observance of Memorial Day. School is back in session Tuesday, May 31st.

Upcoming Important Dates

5/30/16 - No School - Memorial Day holiday

6/3/16 - Early Dismissal - 12:00 p.m.

6/9/16 - Last Day of School - Early Dismissal - 12:00 p.m.

5th Grade Field Trip

Each year, Blue Ridge 5th Graders visit the Ice Harbor Dam and stop for lunch at McDonald's on the return trip.

Pet Etiquette

 All pets must be on leash on all WWPS properties. Please also clean up after your pet.

Eagle Explorer Summer Program

BR will be hosting summer school this year in conjunction with the TALENT Program. Students will attend from 8:00-1:00 Monday-Thursdays June 20th-30th for the first session, and from July 11 - 28th for the second session. We have had an amazing number of students sign up, and look forward to a summer of learning and fun!

End of Year Events

6/6 - Movie Day - 9:00 a.m.

6/6 - Staff v. Student Basketball Game - 1:00 p.m.

6/7 - Field Day - 8:30 a.m.

6/7 -  5th Grade Picnic - 11:00 a.m.

6/8 - Kindergarten Celebration - 12:00 p.m.

6/8 - Staff v Student Soccer Game - lunchtime

6/9 - Concert and 5th Grade Graduation - 10:00 a.m.

6/9 - Early Dismissal - 12:00 p.m.



Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program

This month students and staff tried cucumbers for the USDA's Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program. The program provides the opportunity to try a new fruit or vegetable several times per week. Please ask your child which new foods they've tried recently.


Other News . . .

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.


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Carnegie Picture Lab - http://carnegiepicturelab.com

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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