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Character Counts Assembly at Alta Sierra
2019-2020 E-Sports Teams

2019-2020 E-Sports Teams

Arete students learning about California.
Arete Outdoor Science Class
6th Grade Civilization Project
6th Grade Cell Project
Magnolia Choir during 8th Grade Promotion
Cottage Hill Mascot appears at the Jog-a-thon
Art from Alta Sierra
Arete Service Projects
Magnolia Art
Rachel's Challenge visits Magnolia

Magnolia has accepted Rachel's Challenge!  #chainreaction

STEM projects at Cottage Hill
2020-2021 Cross Country
2020-2021 8th Grade Promotion

2020-2021 8th Grade Promotion

Peace Wreath
6th Grade Science Awards Celebration
Arete Students are Dreamers
7th Grade Renaissance Day
T-K students showing off their moves.
Alta Sierra makes a splash at the County Art Show!
7th Grade Math Project
7th Grade Renaissance Day
Alta Sierra celebrating kindness.
Time away from the classroom to get fresh air.
Art winners
Law Day Field Trip
Garden workers after a long day of school.
Art from Alta Sierra
Farm assembly at Alta Sierra

News & Announcements


The pre-pandemic bus routes are back! Click the bus icon at the top of the page for all of the school route sheets.

Job Openings!

Pleasant Ridge School District has multiple part-time job openings needing to be filled for the 2021/22 school year. Please click the heading for details and spread the word!

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21-22 School Year Update

Pleasant Ridge Union School District Families,                                                             
We hope you've had an amazing summer and were able to enjoy time outside as a family! We realize that the start of school is just two weeks away and we wanted to provide a few essential updates since there continue to be state and local guidance and program changes related to COVID-19. Please note, this message is intended to be a quick summer update as we will provide additional detailed updates prior to the start of school.
1.   COVID-19 Health Guidelines - Linked here are the updated California Department of Public Health Guidelines (CDPH) for schools. Please note the Pleasant Ridge Union School District is required to continue to follow these health directives to ensure the safety of our staff, students, families, and community. Based on these guidelines, masks continue to be required on school campuses for everyone when indoors regardless of vaccination status. We will continue to monitor this guidance and will share essential updates as things change.
2.   Our state leaders passed AB 130 in July which requires school districts to offer an Independent Study (IS) option for school-aged students/families who have a health risk that will be impacted by in-person instruction during COVID-19. Due to the late notification from our state leadership, we are still designing our program; however, we do need to know how many families are interested. For that reason, we are asking families to log in to the Parent PowerSchool Portal and indicate whether or not you would like to attend in-person instruction that adheres to the CDPH guidelines listed above or participate in the currently being designed IS program.  Per state guidelines, the independent study model will include some daily live instruction for TK-3 students and daily check-in and monitoring for 4-8th grade students.  We are asking that families indicate their interest in Independent Study by Monday, August 9 at 8:00 AM so we can plan accordingly.
School offices are currently open to support the transition back to full-time in-person instruction. 
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Mid Trimester
Date: 9/29/2021
Minimum Day (Parent Teacher Conferences)
Date: 10/4/2021 10/8/2021, 11:59 PM
Board Meeting
Date: 10/12/2021, 6 PM 7 PM
Fall Recess
Date: 10/18/2021 10/22/2021, 11:59 PM
Board Meeting
Date: 11/9/2021, 6 PM 7 PM