Join Us for Our Veterans Day Ceremony on Nov 12 at 8:40am

Our Veterans Day Celebration on Monday Nov. 12th at 8:40 am will start outside at the flagpole. (Temperatures are predicted to be in the teens so bundle-up!)  We will begin with the flag-raising, an Honor Guard 21-gun salute and taps. Following that, there will be a ceremony in the Large Gym with student and guest speakers, honored guest introductions, as well as band, choir and orchestra performances. Families are welcome to attend, and are requested to extend the invitation to all military family members and friends to join us as honored... Continue reading Join Us for Our Veterans Day Ceremony on Nov 12 at 8:40am

Volunteer Opportunity for the 6th gr. Ellis Island Experience

Attention 6th grade families. On January 25, 2019 Pioneer Ridge Middle School will be transformed into Ellis Island. On that day middle school students from West and throughout District 112 will travel to Ellis Island and experience the challenges of entering through the busiest immigration center of the United States at the turn of the century. To make this simulation a great learning experience we need around 200 volunteers. As a volunteer your commitment on that day would be from about 8:30am – 11:40am. If you are interested in volunteering please click on the link below for more information and to sign up.  Ellis Island Information and Volunteer Sign Up   George Peoples, 6th Grade U.S. History Teacher —... Continue reading Volunteer Opportunity for the 6th gr. Ellis Island Experience