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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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News

Trustee Elections November 2nd

The Post Falls School District has three board seats on the November 2nd ballot. Trustees in zones 1, 4, and 5 are up for election.  (To determine the zone in which you reside, click here.)  The Post Falls School Board of Trustees Election Forum is available for all parents and patrons to view.  Click this link to hear about each of the candidates and their responses to questions posed by the Post Falls Chamber of Commerce.  For more information on the upcoming election, visit the Kootenai County Elections website, 

October District Newsletter

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Enjoy the Post Falls School District Fall 2021 quarterly newsletter! This edition includes information related to student enrollment, the upcoming election, Veterans Day activities, homecoming events, and more.  Click on the picture above or this link to access the full newsletter.

School Messenger

The Post Falls School District has joined the School Messenger emergency notification system. The system allows the district to communicate via SMS text messages to parents regarding important matters such as a school lockdown, school closure (weather or otherwise) or other issues that affect their students.

To receive school notifications you must opt in to school messenger and your students school has to have your current cell number entered in their system.

Please follow the steps below to opt in:
**Send a text message to 68453 with the word “subscribe” in the body of the text.
**You will receive a confirmation text reply that you are Registers with School Messenger.

Back-to-School Information 2021-2022

picture of flyerWelcome to the new school year!  The first day of school is Tuesday, September 7, 2021. General back-to-school and August registration information for the school district and specific schools can be found at this link.

Parents of returning students should complete the "Skyward Information Verification" process.  See detailed information at the bottom of this webpage.

 

Events & Calendar

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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