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In the Ridge cafeteria

Join us for our next meeting! Can't come in person, no problem join us on zoom

Meeting and Membership Information:

Box Tops: 

​Congratulations to Ms. McKinley's class! For the second time this year, they clipped the most Box Tops (147 this quarter) and won another Box Tops party.  Thank you everyone for scanning your receipts this year!  You made a big difference for our school!
PTA Box Tops

Win a Box Top Party for your class!

In a competition that will run throughout the entire school year, the class that has the most Box Tops scanned at the end of each grading period will get to have a Box Top Party in their classroom! That means FOUR chances to win! 

Helping your child's class earn a Box Top Party is simple:

1.) Please download the Box Tops for Education app on your phone or go to  

2.) After your regular in-person or online shopping, scan in your receipt. 

3.)  At the end, make sure to select your child's classroom teacher so they get credit! 


That's it!  Our school earns actual CASH for every Box Top scanned!


Find Ridge PTA on Facebook:

The PTA can be found on Facebook at
There is also a private Facebook group page that can be accessed upon approval.  This is a great way for families to stay up to date on PTA events and how to get involved! 


PTA Board 2023-2024

Last meeting we nominated our PTA Board for next year. Thank you to our nominating committee for helping with this process and thank you to the parents who volunteered to take on these important roles. Some board members are staying in their current positions, others are changing roles. We are also welcoming one new board member, Parthena Walker, to be a vice president. Thank you, Parthena, for volunteering to join the board!

The PTA Board for the 2023-2024 school year will be:


Heather Higham - President

Christina Skrout - Vice President 

Parthenon Walker - Vice President 

Shelley DiFlavio - Treasurer

Brittany Lachina - Recording Secretary 

Rachel Meeks - Communication Secretary



If you would like to be a volunteer at Ridge Elementary School, you must be fingerprinted at the Board of Education office. You can be fingerprinted on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. You must be fingerprinted each school year. Starting June 6, you can be fingerprinted for the 2022-2023 school year.


Background checks are run at the Mentor Board of Education office Door 1. 

Located at 6451 Center Street,  Mentor, OH 44060     No appointment needed. 

Office hours are Mon-Weds-Fri from 11:30am-4:30-pm. 

****Photo ID required to run the background check****

You will be asked to provide your Social Security number.

Minors must have a consent form signed by a parent or guardian.

Results will be emailed to you at the email address provided on the waiver. 

 Results may take up to 30 business days

Background checks will NEED to be done every school year


Thank you Ridge Families!

To all of you who got involved on planning committees, volunteering for events and with fundraising for the PTA this year, your support is more valuable than you know. Thank you so much for helping to make this year's PTA events successful! Have a safe and happy summer break and we hope to see you again next year!  


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