A Message from the President

    Happy October!
    It’s been a busy month on the Ridley College Campus. Family Guild is off to a great start and I hope that everyone has settled into a smooth routine for another exciting school year.
    Non-perishable food items would be appreciated as a new initiative this year in support of local food banks. Dads…don’t be shy. Please come out and participate in all the fun! All meetings start at 6:30pm.
    Monday, October 5th - Ross Morrow Theatre
    Monday, November 9th 
    Monday, December 7th - off site Holiday Dinner
    Monday, January 11th 
    Monday, February 8th 
    Monday, March 7th 
    Monday, April 25th - Annual General Meeting
    Monday, June 6th- - Changeover Meeting
    Ridley College Family Guild Cookbook
    Do you have a favourite family recipe? Family Guild invites students, parents, alumni, faculty and staff to participate in this school activity. We hope to have the cookbook ready to sell at the 2015 Christmas Market!! Stay tuned for details.
    Recycled Clothing Program: Are you looking for a few more uniform items? This program offers gently used clothing available at 50% off the retail price. Please email Marie Ritchie, Recycled Clothing Coordinator, weritchies@gmail.com 
    Hank’s Volunteers: It’s a great way to meet parents and learn more about the school. If you would like to volunteer and sign up for a 3 hour shift at Hank’s, our campus store, please email Maria Menechella, Hank’s Volunteer Coordinator mm8237@cogeco.ca 
    Decorating Committee: Family Guild has a lot of exciting events this year. To volunteer, please email Elizabeth Taliano, Decorating Coordinator edesignad@gmail.com 
    Parent Socials: please check the school calendar. A great way to meet Ridley families in your child’s grade and find out more about school programs. 
    Lower School Coffee Mornings: hosted by Head of Lower School Jim Milligan in the Lower School library.
    Thursday, October 15th
    Thursday, November 19th
    Thursday, February 4th
    Thursday, April 21st

    Christmas Market: Decebmer 4th, 2015 2:00pm-­-7:30pm
    Please contact co - chairs Heather Charlton, heather@freeforceinc.com and Elaine Jenkins, elainejenkins44@gmail.com for vendor applications and Fil Stabile, cbrown162@gmail.com for volunteer opportunities.

    Laura Menechella
    RCFG President
    Family Guild Committees
    Family Mentor Program

    Recycled Clothing

    Lost & Found


    Sports & Hospitality

    Ridley Reads

    Baking for Boarders

    Chapel Committee

    Hank's Co-op Store

    Christmas Market

    Seasonal Events & Fundraisers
    Fall (Michaelmas Term)
    •Parents’ Weekend
    •Fall Play Reception
    •Christmas Market
    •Carol Service Reception
    Winter (Lent Term)
    •Winter Homecoming
    •Parents’ Weekend
    Spring (Trinity Term)
    •Staff and Faculty Appreciation Day
    •Cadet Ball
    •Church Parade Reception
    •Cadet Inspection Reception
    •IB Exam Proctors
    •Interguild AGM
    •Upper School Graduation/Prize Day
    •Grade 8 Graduation
    •Lower School Prize Day

    •Christmas Market
    •Hank’s-School Store