Ms. Dankel and the Grinch Santa and a Book Event Eli at the Santa and a Book! The Title ladies that worked so hard to put the book drive thru together! Allie getting a candy cane from Mrs. Claus Mrs. White giving a student a book. Santa and Mrs. Haas Santa and Mrs. Claus at the book drive thru West Ridge Strong Getting in the Holiday Spirit!

Principal's Message

Lisa Hoffeld, Principal

Lisa Hoffeld, Principal

West Ridge has a highly dedicated, enthusiastic and well-trained staff.  Student learning and being successful is West Ridge Elementary’s number one goal.  We work collaboratively with families and the community to develop school pride and to realize academic success for all students.

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Supplemental Levy March 9th

On January 11, the Post Falls School District Board of Trustees unanimously approved a resolution for a supplemental levy election to be held on March 9, 2021.  The proposed levy amount will remain at $4.955 million per year for two years for a total of $9.91 million. The current levy expires on June 30, 2021. This proposal, if approved March 9, will not increase school district taxes of the average Post Falls taxpayer.

For more information please see the attached Supplemental Levy flier (link to flier).

For information on registering to vote, here is a link to Kootenai County elections office 

To look up your polling site, here is a link to Kootenai County Polling Place Look-up

Math is Cool for 4th and 5th grade students

Please follow the link to register on line for math is cool for 4th and 5th grade students.

Math is Cool Registration and Competition

K-12 Students will Attend School 4 Days a Week

The Post Falls School District will continue to hold classes face-to-face 4 days a week, Monday – Thursday with Friday as a remote learning day.  The Board of Trustees approved the district’s new operational plan at the board meeting December 14th.  To view the new operational plan click here.

Reminders:

  • Face shields and/or masks are strongly recommended unless mandated by Panhandle Health, state, local or other governmental agency mandates.   
  • Late start Mondays are suspended for the rest of the school year regardless of the color of operation.
  • Boys and Girls Club will have childcare available on Fridays.  Please contact them at 208-457-9089. 

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Parents, In order to make certain all our students receive appropriate educational supports, Post Falls School District 273 conducts a mid-year residency verification. Residency is defined as where your family sleeps at night. Has your residency changed since September 8, 2020? If yes AND if any of the following statements are true for your family, please contact your school counselor or the Post Falls School District McKinney-Vento Liaison, Dawn Mackesy at 208-773-3541 or dmackesy@sd273.com for more information about educational services that may be available to your student(s) and family. · We are doubled up with friends, grandparents, or other family due to economic condition. · We are living at a motel / hotel because other housing is unattainable. · We are living in a domestic violence shelter. · We are living in transitional housing. · We are sleeping in public places or abandoned buildings. · We are living in a car, trailer or campground. · We are living in a home for pregnant or unwed mothers without another place in which to live. · I am a student not in the physical custody of my parents or guardian. Dawn Mackesy, Principal New Vision High School McKinney-Vento Liaison, Post Falls School District