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Christine O'Leary's Zoom Stand Up Comedy Workshop at The Ridgefield Playhouse Begins on January 2501/16/2021

Christine O’Leary’s Zoom Stand Up Comedy Workshop at The Ridgefield Playhouse Begins on January 25

Think you’re funny? Let award-winning comedian Christine O’Leary teach you how to take your comedy to the stage! The Ridgefield Playhouse is bringing back Christine O’Leary’s Zoom Stand Up Comedy Workshop returns on Mondays – January 25 through March 15 from 6:30 – 8:30pm. O’Leary will share her secrets and help you economize your written READ MORE.
Let 109 Cheese and Wine put COZY in your winter01/16/2021

Let 109 Cheese and Wine put COZY in your winter

63 days until spring. “Which translates into 63 days of fondue, raclette, mac ‘n cheese, grilled cheese and tomato soup, cheese/charcuterie boards, amazing fireside meals, beautiful wines, and awesome sweaters,” says 109 Cheese and Wine owner, Todd Brown. 109 family favorites: Grilled Cheese 4-packs Flatbread Pizzas Chicken Potpie Housemade Soups And…109’s Cabin Platter is the READ MORE.
RPS Superintendent Previews 2021-22 Budget; Invites Participation01/15/2021

RPS Superintendent Previews 2021-22 Budget; Invites Participation

Ridgefield Public Schools Superintendent, Dr. Susie Da Silva, presented her proposed budget to the Board of Education on Monday, January 11. She highlighted the importance of continuity and solidifying structures in being able to innovate and support the District’s Mission: “to provide engaging, relevant, and personalized learning experiences so all students can pursue their interests READ MORE.
RHS Senior Kenneth Choi Named Regeneron Scholar01/15/2021

RHS Senior Kenneth Choi Named Regeneron Scholar

Congratulations to Ridgefield High School senior Kenneth Choi for being named one of 300 Top High School Scholars in the 80th Regeneron Science Talent Search! Choi and RHS will each receive $2000 to use toward STEM-related activities. Choi’s research concerns quantum computers that have the potential to accurately model complex systems that classical computers cannot. READ MORE.
COVID Cases Reported at Ridgebury and RHS01/15/2021

COVID Cases Reported at Ridgebury and RHS

This morning, Aaron Crook reported that an individual at Ridgebury Elementary School tested positive for COVID-19. This individual was in the RES building while potentially infectious to others on Monday, January 11, and Tuesday, January 12th. Crook said, “Contact tracing for this case is currently underway and will only affect Cohort A and Cohort D READ MORE.
The Ridgefield Playhouse invites you to celebrate Valentine's Day with Broadway stars Jarrod Spector and Kelli Barrett, LIVE and Stay at Home Tix Available!01/15/2021

The Ridgefield Playhouse invites you to celebrate Valentine’s Day with Broadway stars Jarrod Spector and Kelli Barrett, LIVE and Stay at Home

The Ridgefield Playhouse returns with its first live show of 2021 – Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Broadway stars Jarrod Spector and Kelli Barrett Love is in the air at The Ridgefield Playhouse and even a pandemic won’t stop us from celebrating Valentine’s Day! Whether you want to get out and paint the town red (socially READ MORE.
Ridgefield Academy Teaches Problem Solving and Critical Thinking Through Art01/15/2021

Ridgefield Academy Teaches Problem Solving and Critical Thinking Through Art

With faces and expressions obscured by protective masks, young students in a year of COVID-19 can have difficulty connecting with others. Ridgefield Academy art teacher Michelle Manning created a self-portrait lesson featuring the innovative art of Matisse and Picasso to inspire her students to learn about themselves and their classmates, and develop critical problem-solving and READ MORE.

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