BOE Election Candidate’s Night

The League of Women Voters and RHS students invite you to a

Bernards Township School Board

Candidate Forum

• October 7, 2021 •

• 7:00 to 8:30 PM •

• Ridge PAC •

Meet the candidates at this moderated question and answer session, learn their plans for Bernards Township Schools, and get your questions answered in advance of the upcoming school board election. The Candidate Forum will be moderated by the League of Women Voters. The forum is scheduled as an in-person event. Residents who are unable to attend may livestream the event using a link that will be posted on the district homepage on the evening of the event. Instructions for virtual audience members to submit questions via e-mail during the forum will also be provided.

Ridge High School Back to School Night – September 30, 2021 for all grades

Back to School Night Event will be held virtually for all grade levels on one night, Thursday, September 30, 2021 beginning at 6:00 p.m.

The goal of the evening is to provide you with the opportunity to meet your child(ren)’s teachers and get a better understanding of the scope and sequence for the course, the teacher’s expectations and grading policies.  Teachers will post links to Back to School night zoom sessions on their course pages. Teacher course pages can be found in the Genesis Student and Parent Portals. 

  • Parents will need to log-in to the zoom sessions using their student’s email and password. 
  • Please test your access as soon as possible. You can also test your access to the Zoom links beginning Tuesday evening.
    • Parents must  sign in using Google platform to enter zoom
    • Parents must not have another browser open to avoid causing a conflict with opening zoom
    • Teachers will post their Zoom beginning Wednesday after school.
  • For Parents using the same student login from different locations, Zoom has informed us that this is possible, however, each user needs to be on a different type of device (desktop/laptop, iPhone, tablet/Chromebook)
  • Please see this brief video which outlines how best to view your schedule and understand the rotation.



9/30/21 from  6:00 p.m. to 8:35 p.m.


Back To School Night Schedule – RHS
 Class                Time
     1 6:00 PM – 6:15 PM

5 min -BREAK

     2 6:20 PM – 6:35 PM

5 min -BREAK

     3 6:40 PM – 6:55 PM

5 min -BREAK

    4 7:00 PM – 7:15 PM

5 min -BREAK

     5 7:20 PM – 7:35 PM

5 min -BREAK

     6 7:40 PM – 7:55 PM

5 min -BREAK

     7 8:00 PM – 8:15 PM

5 min -BREAK

     8 8:20 PM – 8:35 PM


New Arrival Time at Ridge

As of Monday, September 20, students will be able to enter RHS beginning at 7:00 a.m.
● From 7:00 a.m. to 7:15 a.m., students must enter through the main entrance at the front
of the building. They will be able to wait in the cafeteria until 7:15 a.m.
● At 7:15, the normal entrance process will begin at all four doors (Main Entrance,
Canopy Entrance, PAC entrance, 700 Entrance).

Join the Ridge PTO

We invite you to join the Ridge High School PTO for the 2021-2022 academic year!  Donations to the Ridge PTO help fulfill school, teacher, and student needs. The PTO also sponsors insightful programs by expert guest speakers.

Ridge PTO dues for the school year 2021-2022 are $35.00 and include: One (1) printed copy of the 2021-2022 Student Directory and access to the online directory throughout this school year via smartphone, tablet, or computer.

Additional printed copies of the directory can be purchased for $5.00 per copy after paying PTO Membership.

Instructions to Join the PTO

1. Click on to Register/Login and “Create Account” Everyone must create an account even if you already have an existing one. You can use same login credentials to set up the new account.

2. Verify/change your family contact information for the 2021-2022 student directory.  This is REQUIRED to maintain accurate information even if you do not join the PTO. You must complete the verification wizard no later than September 10 to guarantee the printed copy of the directory contains accurate information.

3. After the verification process, you can Join the Ridge PTO using PayPal or Credit Card. Pay membership dues, purchase additional directories, and/or donate to support the PTO activities. Follow the online instructions to input payment information for your purchase. Once the transaction is complete, you may close the payment window to finish the verification process.

If you need additional help or have the school specific directory questions, please send an email to

PTO Members are granted online access to the directory via your smart device by visiting

All Ridge Families can access and update personal contact information at any time throughout the year using the username/ password assigned at the beginning of the year.

PTO members will be able to pick up the hard copy of the directory on Back-to-School Night scheduled for September 30 for Grades 9/12 and October 7 for Grades 10/11. We will keep you posted if the method of directory distribution changes due to any circumstances.

Thanks in advance for your support! We are looking forward to a great year at Ridge!