Category Archives: Upper School Events

Snake Dance 2013

Are you still finding orange and black paint in the oddest of places? If you are, it must mean you participated in Snake Dance. The longstanding Ridley tradition took place on Friday night.  Orange and black blanketed the campus and … Continue reading

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Ridley College Orientation Week

The great outdoors, adventurous experiences and bonding what better way to start off the school year. For many years now, the Upper School girls and Grade 7 & 8 students travel to Camp White Pine while the boys go to … Continue reading

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Ridley College Opening Day 2013

                  It has been a very eventful couple of days on the Ridley College campus. On Tuesday we welcomed over 200 new students to campus for move-in day and orientation. The field … Continue reading

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Ridley College Prize Day 2013

The class of 2013 has crossed the stage and graduated from Ridley College.  As the name of each graduate was read so were the names of the universities they will be attending in the fall.  From Imperial College London, to … Continue reading

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Pulse 2013: A Celebration of the Arts

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life” this Pablo Picasso quote was the basis for the celebration of the arts this year.  Students showcased their incredible talent in the arts yesterday afternoon. They showed us how … Continue reading

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Ridley College Chimes Challenge & Sports Day 2013

The clock struck twelve and they were off!  The annual Chimes Challenge took place at high noon with four girls running in the female race and six in the boys.  The race is a Ridley College tradition where students try to … Continue reading

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Ridley College Upper School Public Speaking Contest

It takes a lot of courage to get up on a stage and perform a speech, in fact as we heard in one speech it is one of the most common fears.  Nine students braved the stares of the audience … Continue reading

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5th Annual Ridley Independent Film Festival – RIFF

Students in Ms. Thomas’ Grade 12 Film Studies Course recently showcased a collection of their films in the 5th Annual RIFF – Ridley Independent Film Festival. The festival is the culmination of months of hard work in pre-production, production and … Continue reading

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IB Business & Management Students Catch Entrepreneurial Spirit

It’s like a challenge straight out of the reality TV show The Apprentice.  The IB Business and Management students have been competing this week to see who can do the best job of marketing a product. Today six groups set up … Continue reading

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House Reach Competition: The Houses of Ridley College

Yesterday, the ladies of Ridley were decked out in their house colours for the annual Reach competition. Points for Bradley Shield were on the line!  (The house with the most points from various competitions throughout the year – house olympics, … Continue reading

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