John R. Whitner, Principal
Contact me at 276-835-1601 or


Welcome to Ridgeview Middle School
 Home of the Wolfpack!

March 29, 2017

Dear students, parents and guardians:
Due to the last missed snow day, our present last day of school is now Tuesday, May 23rd. As of today, there are only thirty-seven days of school left.

 Below are some of our upcoming plans:

 The 7th grade students are scheduled to go on a nine weeks reward trip to Bristol Caverns, with the south quad going on Thursday, March 30th and the north quad going on Friday, March 31st.

 The 7th grade students will be involved in the Drug Prevention program by Operation Unite, "On The Move!" on Thursday, April 6th. The activities that day will be held in the gym with an outside Interactive Mobile Classroom. The State Police Drug Task force is sponsoring this event.

 Club meetings are scheduled for Friday, April 7th.

 This is middle school baseball and softball season, so several games have been scheduled. Weather permitting, the following home games are scheduled as follows: Thursday, March 30th, baseball game with Lee and softball game with Eastside; Tuesday, April 11th, softball game with Rye Cove; Monday, April 17th, softball game with Central; Wednesday, April 19th, softball game with Union; and Friday, April 21st, softball game with Gate City.

 “I Can Day” is scheduled for Thursday, April 13th.

 Easter break begins Friday, April 14th and continues through Monday, April 17th. There will be no school on those days. School is scheduled to begin again on Tuesday, April 18th.

 An eighth grade Health Expo is scheduled for Tuesday, April 18th at Ridgeview Middle School. Students who have expressed an interest in the health field will have an opportunity to attend.

 A band concert is scheduled for Thursday, April 27th, at 6:30 in the auditorium.

 SOL testing for the middle school is scheduled to begin on Monday, May 1st.

 With sincere thanks,

 John R. Whitner