2015-2016 Humanities Supply List

Dear Parents, Here is a list of supplies for my Integrated Humanities classes. Under the Integrated Humanities umbrella, the main focus in our classroom will be on English/Language Arts and Social Studies. I will be post more curricular information as the year progresses. General Supplies: Pencils (Ticonderoga Preferred) Pens – blue, black 8-12 DARK EXPO […]

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Picture Book a Day

I am a voracious reader who considers himself a reading warrior. I love children’s literature and devour it at all times of the day. I hope to translate that love and passion for reading to your child. In the spirit of flattening my classroom walls and empowering you all, I am going to try to […]

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Learning to Look

Ripp5 is very fortunate to be able to participate in Learning to Look again this year. It is a year long art appreciation study. The trip ends with a grade level trip to the MET! We are looking for volunteers. Please email Beth St. James at divinebat@mac.com for more details!

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First Day: Grade 5 Orientation

The first day for #Ripp5 students will be on Friday, August 28th. I will post the times when they are confirmed. This is a SHORT orientation and not a full school day for students. Students will meet both Mrs. Racioppa and I and we will walk them around the building to get familiar with their […]

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Welcome Letter

Dear Fifth Grade Parents and Students, I hope you’ve had a wonderful summer vacation and are now ready to begin the most educational, exciting, and engaging year your child has ever been a part of. To achieve success, we must work together. Parents, students and teachers, as a TEAM. In order for this to happen, […]

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Stepping Up Information

The #ripp5 “Moving Up” Ceremony will be held on Monday, June 15th at 9 am in the cafeteria. The ceremony should run about 30 minutes or so. You will hear brief remarks from Mr. Martin, Mrs. Racioppa, and Mr. Sapia. We will present students with certificates as well. At the conclusion of the ceremony, Chartwells […]

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