Walla Walla Public Schools
Saturday, 20 September 2014

Blue Ridge News, Events & Reminders

September Harvest of the Month

Local peaches and nectarines from Don LeFore Farms in Milton-Freewater will be served in the fruit and salad bars in our cafeteria on September 18th. 

Slow Down in School Zones

Motorists are reminded that school started Tuesday, September 2. The speed limit in school zones is 20 mph. Additional police patrols will be in place in school zones to start the year. Please stay off your cell phones and don’t text while driving. We appreciate your support as we work together to keep everyone safe.

Open House This Thursday!

Come meet your child's teacher Thursday, September 18th at 6:00 pm. Please plan on joining us at 5:30 pm for a potluck dinner (we ask you to bring a favorite dish to share). Parking will be in the back parking lot (near the playground) and Blue Ridge shirts will be on sale. We look forward to seeing you there!

Morning Exercise

Every morning at 7:50 a.m., students and staff participate in Morning Exercises. We dance, we move to the music, and we get our brains ready to learn. Parents and families are wlecome to join us. Please sign in at the office. 

Upcoming Important Dates

Sept. 18th - Open House/Potluck from 5:30-7:00 pm

September 26th - Goal Setting Conference Schedule forms to go home with students

October 1st - Goal Setting Conference Schedule forms must be returned to school

October 7th - Picture Day

October 8th - Music Concert - Time to Be Determined

October 6th, 8th, 9th - Goal Setting Conferences/Scholastic Bookfair

October 9th & 10th - No School for students

SOAR Guidelines

At Blue Ridge, our SOAR Guidelines help everyone understand how to behave at school. Each student and staff member are committed to:

S- Solving problems

O- making Outstanding decisions

A- striving for Academic excellence

R- being Respectful

Help Us Help You

When possible, we ask that you phone prior to 2:00 pm to inform us of changes to your child's transportation routine. 


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.

Journeys Chow House, 119 W. Alder (in the Garden City Plaza),386-2586

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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Blue Ridge Mission Statement

We are: Welcoming, Safe, Innovative, Supportive with Community Pride.