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Learning Values and Norms

Learning can be just as fun as playing! Our students learn our Ridgecrest values through play and fun.

A person in a fuzzy brown ram costume and a man in a blue jersey stand next to each other in front of a stage.
Rocky the Ram

Our principal, Daniel Natividad, and our school mascot, Rocky the Ram, are the best of friends.

Five staff members with their arms around each other stand in front of a small cart of food and drinks.
Celebrating Staff

We celebrate and support everyone at Ridgecrest. Our staff are an important part of the community– giving back to them is how we say 'thank you'!

Two 5th grade students an one kindergarten student sit at a table in the library. They are reading a book together.
5th Grade Buddies

At Ridgecrest, we strive to foster a sense of community and understanding between all grades. Our Buddies program pairs 5th grade students with Kindergarten students as they complete activities and work together.

Three students and an adult sit at a lunch table. The student on the left is leaning back, and the two other student smile.

Parents are an important part of our school and community. Our parent volunteer WatchDOGS help keep our school and students safe!

Ridgecrest PTA

The Ridgecrest PTA is a core pillar of the Ridgecrest community! Their dedication to our school and our students make them our forever Rocky Rockstars.

Four students stand inside large, inflatable, donut-shaped tubes. Several other students and adults are in the background.
Field Day Fun

Field Day celebrates the end of another ramtastic school year, and is every student's second favorite day– right behind the first day of school, of course!

Two teachers stand behind several students who are seated. They are all holding certificates and smiling.
Multilingual Learning

The Multilingual Learner (MLL) program at RC celebrates the diversity of our students, and gives all students a chance to achieve to the best of their abilities. 

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Since Time Immemorial and Native American Heritage Month

The Since Time Immemorial curriculum was developed to provide educators with materials that were endorsed by all 29 federally recognized tribes of Washington State. During this year’s Native American Heritage Month, many classrooms across Shoreline School District are deepening their learning and appreciation for indigenous culture, history, and contributions to our communities. A recent visit to Highland Terrace Elementary School showcased the power that learning about Native Americans can have on our youngest learners, as they learn from the lesson “Stories and Histories of Our Place.”

Find Out More about Since Time Immemorial and Native American Heritage Month