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May 2018

  • May
    3

    Ridley Volunteer Recognition Reception

    Ridley Volunteer Recognition Reception
    Thursday May 3, 2018
    KLH at 6:00 to 8:00pm
    Invitations will be sent out from the Development Office.
    Contact: Susan Hazell
  • May
    5

    Scholastic Aptitude Testing (SAT)

    Ross E. Morrow Theatre & SH Rm 22/23 (unless numbers are high, then SH Rm 25/26)
    Scholastic Aptitude Testing (SAT)
    Organizer: Kay Johnson
    8:00 am to 1:00 pm
    Ross E. Morrow Theatre & SH Rm 22/23 (unless numbers are high, then SH Rm 25/26)
    Dates:
    Saturday October 7th, 2017
    Saturday November 4th 2017
    Saturday December 2nd, 2017
    Saturday March 10th, 2018
    Saturday May 5th, 2018
    Saturday June 2nd, 2018
  • Ridley College Saturday Program

    Ridley College Saturday Program
    Saturday May 5: 9:00 - 10:15am. Locations will be sent out via Outlook Email to the students.
    Grade 9: CAS Spring Event Participation
    Grade 10: CAS Spring Event Participation
    Grade 11: CAS Spring Event Participation
    Grade 12: Final Exam Preparations. Individual study time.
    Contact: Kathy Anderson
  • Flourish: A Gala to Support Ridley College

    The Arcadian Court, Toronto
    Ridley Gala 2018
    The Arcadian Court
    Toronto, Ontario
    6:00 Cocktails and Hors D'oeuvres
    6:30 to 1:00am
    7:30 Dinner

    For tickets please contact Susan Hazell at 905-684-1889 Ext. 2211
  • May
    9

    Cappies Teacher Appreciation

    Matthews Library
    Cappies Teacher Appreciation
    Matthews Library
    Organizer: Rob Lockey
    Wednesday May 9th, 2018
    4pm - 6pm
  • May
    10

    Family Guild Executive Meeting

    Family Guild ExecutiveMeeting
    Thursday May 10, 2018
    School House Room A
    6:15 to 8:00pm
    Organizer: Marie Richie (weritchies@gmail.com)
  • May
    11

    Stratford Festival Grade 10 English Trip

    Stratford Festival Grade 10 English Trip
    Friday May 11, 2018
    Depart at 11:00am and return at ~6:30pm
    To Kill a Mockingbird at 2:00pm
    The grade 10 English class has studied this novel and this will serve as an excellent end of year follow-up.
    Contact: Andrew Hitchcox
  • Family Guild Lost and Found

    Great Hall Foyer
    Family Guild Lost and Found
    Location: Great Hall Foyer
    Organizer: Marie Ritchie (weritchies@gmail.com)
    Friday November 3rd, 2017
    Friday March 2nd, 2018
    Friday May 11th, 2018
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • May
    12

    Ridley Hockey Showcase

    Arena & Mandeville Theater
    Ridley Hockey Showcase 
    Location: Arena & Mandeville Theater
    Organizer: Mike McCourt
    Saturday May 12th, 2018
    8:00am - 3:00pm
    Arena 8:00am - 11:30am
    Theatre 11:30am - 3:00pm
  • Ridley College Saturday Program

    Ridley College Saturday Program
    Saturday May 12: 9:00 - 10:15am. Locations will be sent out via Outlook Email to the students.
    Grade 9: 7 Habits: Sharpening the Saw.
    Grade 10: No Saturday Program for the Grade 10s
    Grade 11: University Planning with the Guidance Dept.
    Grade 12: Final Exam Preparations. Individual study time.
    Contact: Kathy Anderson
  • May
    16

    Lower School PYP Exhibition / Spring Student Led Conferences

    Lower School
    Lower School PYP Exhibition / Spring Student Led Conferences
    Lower School
    Organizer: Marcie Lewis
    Wednesday May 16th, 2018
    12:30-6:00 p.m.
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  • May
    17

    Victoria Day Break - Early Dismissal/Special Schedule

    US Schedule
    Period 1: 8:15am - 9:00am
    Period 2: 9:05am - 9:50am
    Period 3: 9:55am - 10:40am
    Period 4: 10:45am - 11:30pm
    Lunch: 11:30am - 12:30pm
    Faculty PD: 12:30pm - 4:00pm followed by Faculty/Staff Social 

    LS Schedule
    Period 1:  8:40-9:30 AM
    Period 2:  9:35 - 10:25 AM
    Recess:  10:25-10:40 AM
    Period 3:  10:40-11:30 AM
    Lunch:  11:30 AM - 12 PM (7/8 lunch, K-6 recess), 12 PM -12:30 PM (K-6 lunch, 7/8 recess)
    Pickup:  anytime between 11:30 and 12:30
    Aftercare:  12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    Faculty PD: 12:30pm - 4:00pm followed by Faculty/Staff Social
  • D of E Horseback Riding Trip

    Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
    D of E Horseback Riding Trip
    Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
    Organizer: Giles Campbell
    4 teacher chaperones + trail guides
    Thursday May 17th, 2018 - Monday May 21st, 2018
    Depart 2:30pm
    Return 6pm Monday May 21st, 2017 
    10 male students, 10 female students (Travel via Ridley bus)
    This is the final D of E trip for the year. The trip is organized through Ray and Terrie Smith, organizers and owners of Scenic Riders Inc, 1161 Scott Drive, Clarion, PA. 16214. www.patrailride.com. The group will travel camping in tents and preparing their own meals over camps stoves and fires. There will be a one-day 'practice', two full days of back-country trail rides and one shorter ride morning ride before departure on Monday. This trip is offered to students in Grades 9 through 11 only.
  • May
    18

    D of E Horseback Riding Trip

    Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
    D of E Horseback Riding Trip
    Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
    Organizer: Giles Campbell
    4 teacher chaperones + trail guides
    Thursday May 17th, 2018 - Monday May 21st, 2018
    Depart 2:30pm
    Return 6pm Monday May 21st, 2017 
    10 male students, 10 female students (Travel via Ridley bus)
    This is the final D of E trip for the year. The trip is organized through Ray and Terrie Smith, organizers and owners of Scenic Riders Inc, 1161 Scott Drive, Clarion, PA. 16214. www.patrailride.com. The group will travel camping in tents and preparing their own meals over camps stoves and fires. There will be a one-day 'practice', two full days of back-country trail rides and one shorter ride morning ride before departure on Monday. This trip is offered to students in Grades 9 through 11 only.
  • Victoria Day Break

  • May
    19

    D of E Horseback Riding Trip

    Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
    D of E Horseback Riding Trip
    Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
    Organizer: Giles Campbell
    4 teacher chaperones + trail guides
    Thursday May 17th, 2018 - Monday May 21st, 2018
    Depart 2:30pm
    Return 6pm Monday May 21st, 2017 
    10 male students, 10 female students (Travel via Ridley bus)
    This is the final D of E trip for the year. The trip is organized through Ray and Terrie Smith, organizers and owners of Scenic Riders Inc, 1161 Scott Drive, Clarion, PA. 16214. www.patrailride.com. The group will travel camping in tents and preparing their own meals over camps stoves and fires. There will be a one-day 'practice', two full days of back-country trail rides and one shorter ride morning ride before departure on Monday. This trip is offered to students in Grades 9 through 11 only.
  • Victoria Day Break

  • May
    20

    D of E Horseback Riding Trip

    Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
    D of E Horseback Riding Trip
    Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
    Organizer: Giles Campbell
    4 teacher chaperones + trail guides
    Thursday May 17th, 2018 - Monday May 21st, 2018
    Depart 2:30pm
    Return 6pm Monday May 21st, 2017 
    10 male students, 10 female students (Travel via Ridley bus)
    This is the final D of E trip for the year. The trip is organized through Ray and Terrie Smith, organizers and owners of Scenic Riders Inc, 1161 Scott Drive, Clarion, PA. 16214. www.patrailride.com. The group will travel camping in tents and preparing their own meals over camps stoves and fires. There will be a one-day 'practice', two full days of back-country trail rides and one shorter ride morning ride before departure on Monday. This trip is offered to students in Grades 9 through 11 only.
  • Victoria Day Break

  • May
    21

    D of E Horseback Riding Trip

    Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
    D of E Horseback Riding Trip
    Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
    Organizer: Giles Campbell
    4 teacher chaperones + trail guides
    Thursday May 17th, 2018 - Monday May 21st, 2018
    Depart 2:30pm
    Return 6pm Monday May 21st, 2017 
    10 male students, 10 female students (Travel via Ridley bus)
    This is the final D of E trip for the year. The trip is organized through Ray and Terrie Smith, organizers and owners of Scenic Riders Inc, 1161 Scott Drive, Clarion, PA. 16214. www.patrailride.com. The group will travel camping in tents and preparing their own meals over camps stoves and fires. There will be a one-day 'practice', two full days of back-country trail rides and one shorter ride morning ride before departure on Monday. This trip is offered to students in Grades 9 through 11 only.
  • May
    22

    Family Guild AGM Meeting

    Williams Hall
    Family Guild AGM Meeting
    Williams Hall
    Organizer: Marie Ritchie (weritchies@gmail.com)
    6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • May
    25

    Class of 2018 - Awards Assembly (G. 12 Awards)

    Fieldhouse
    Class of 2018 - Awards Assembly (G. 12 Awards)
    Fieldhouse
    Friday May 25th, 2018
    Organizer: Suzanne Tisi and Michele Bett
    8:45am - 10:15am
    Awards Assembly  (Gr. 12 Awards)
    All Upper School Students and Faculty to attend
    Grad Parents will be invited to attend.

    Special Schedule to follow for Grade 9-11.
    10:45 to 11:45 in advisory (followed by Sports Day)
  • 2018 Graduation Rehearsal

    Fieldhouse
    2018 Graduation Rehearsal
    Fieldhouse
    Organizer: Matt Bowie
    Friday May 25th, 2018
    Organizer: Guidance Department
    10:30am - 11:30am
    Grade 12 Graduation Rehearsal. Students will meet Guidance Counsellor team.
  • Upper School Sports Day

    Sports Fields
    Upper School Sports Day
    Organizer: Jay Tredway
    Friday May 25th, 2018
    Ridley Playing Fields
    1pm - 4:45pm
    Chimes Challenge 1:00pm - 1:30pm
    Sports Day 1:30pm - 4:45pm
  • May
    26
  • Graduation Ceremony & Events

    Graduation Prize Day: Class of '18

    Chapel Service A:  10:30a.m. to 11:15a.m. 
    Location: Memorial Chapel
    Houses: Arthur Bishop West, Arthur Bishop East, Dean's, Merritt South & Gooderham West
    Brunch and House gathering in the Great Hall from 11:15a.m. to 12:15p.m.

    Chapel Service B: 11:30a.m. to 12:15p.m.
    Location: Memorial Chapel
    Houses: Leonard, Mandeville, Merritt North & Gooderham East
    Brunch and House gathering in the Great Hall from 10:15a.m. to 11:15a.m.

    Prize Day Ceremony: 1:00p.m. to 3:00p.m.
    Location: Fieldhouse

    Celebratory Reception: 3:00p.m. to 4:00p.m.
    Location: School House

    Graduate Prize Day Dinner: 6:30p.m. to 11:00p.m.
    Location: Fieldhouse
    Graduates and family members must purchase a ticket for this evening event. Ticket information will be available from the Development Office. 

  • Ridley College Saturday Program

    Ridley College Saturday Program
    Saturday May 26: 9:00am depart
    Grade 9: Canada's Wonderland. Mandatory for all Boarders. Optional by sign-up for Day Students
    Grade 10: Canada's Wonderland. Mandatory for all Boarders. Optional by sign-up for Day Students
    Grade 11: Canada's Wonderland. Mandatory for all Boarders. Optional by sign-up for Day Students
    Grade 12: Class of '18 Graduation at Ridley College.
    Contact: Kathy Anderson
  • Canada's Wonderland Trip

    Canada's Wonderland Trip
    Saturday May 26: 9:00am depart
    Grade 9: Canada's Wonderland. Mandatory for all Boarders. Optional by sign-up for Day Students
    Grade 10: Canada's Wonderland. Mandatory for all Boarders. Optional by sign-up for Day Students
    Grade 11: Canada's Wonderland. Mandatory for all Boarders. Optional by sign-up for Day Students
    Contact: Margaret Lech and Alyssa Toffolo
     

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With more than 700 students from over 50 countries, the largest boarding programme in Ontario and the third largest in Canada, Ridley College is a truly international, co-educational, day and boarding school of the world that prepares students for the world. It has provided enriching learning and life-shaping experiences focused on the arts, academics, and athletics since 1889. Ridley’s Lower School offers JK-Grade 8, its Upper School consists of Grade 9-PG, and Ridley graduates attend some of the top universities and colleges around the world. Ridley is the only co-ed independent boarding school in Canada and one of only three in North America authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) continuum programme.