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Letter from the Superintendent of Schools

Dear Parents and/or Guardians:

I hope everyone is having a great start to the school-year and it was nice meeting so many of you at Back to School Night! 

As the school-year goes on, there are many other important events we want to make sure you are aware of including concerts, art shows, and a host of other opportunities to learn more about our educational programs and celebrate our students’ successes.  To that end, both the school and district calendars on our website are now updated with parent events through the end of the school-year, which are available for you to view. 

Simply visit, find Upcoming Events on the front page, and click View Calendar to see all of our events posted by month.  For Ridgefield Memorial High School athletic events, please go to the website, but this time select Ridgefield Memorial High School – Programs –Athletics – View the Athletics Game Schedule.

Finally, don’t forget to follow us on Twitter, which provides an easy way to stay connected as a community to some of the great teaching and learning happening in our schools.  Just go to to set up an account and then “follow” Ridgefield High School at @RMHSridgefield, Slocum at @SlocumSkewes, Bergen/Shaler at @bergenshaler, or myself at @mccourtrory.  Then, simply download the Twitter app onto your mobile device from the app store. Twitter is a quick, easy way for the District to share news and updates and celebrate our students’ accomplishments – please follow us if you are able to.

We look forward to continuing our partnership with you as we work together to provide our students with the world-class education they deserve.


Rory McCourt, Superintendent of Schools