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All Aboard!  Our first graders had their first traditional field trip to Safety Town located at the Harlem and Irving Plaza. The first responders of Norridge and Harwood He...

The girls' softball team had a good season going 3-3-1.  We made it through the first round of playoffs for the first time since 2002 and ended up 4th place in the Leyd...

Go Huskies and Go Rebels!

October 10, 2018

The girls JV and Varsity Volleyball teams went to support the Ridgewood volleyball team. Coach Russ and Coach Malicki think it's so important for the girls to see how the ne...

We recently received a visit from a former Union Ridge School student, Mary Moyer.  She walked the building and shared many happy memories of her time here. Mrs. Moyer-Barr...

First Day of School Hours – August 23, 2018 Early Childhood Special Education AM class – 8am-10:30am, Midday class – 10:30am-1pm, NO PM class Early Chil...

Last week representatives from Eisenhower Library came to visit Union Ridge School students to promote their summer reading program.  Attached is a list of books that we wo...

On  Wednesday, March 28, Union Ridge School celebrated the Boosterthon Fun Run!  This year, Boosterthon partnered with Medieval Times and sent a Medieval Times Knight ...

Union Ridge School had 3 middle school students recognized for academic excellence at the WSCAE special awards ceremony on Wednesday, May 2nd, at Park Junior High School in LaGr...

WSCAE Art Expo 2018

May 3, 2018

Union Ridge art students along with other students from school districts within the West Suburban Consortium of Academic Excellence had their artwork on display at the WSCAE Art...

Through donating clothing and other textiles to the Union Ridge Usagain bin, the community has already helped the earth.  Union Ridge received a certificate from Usagain wh...

AND how amazing it is!!!   Mrs. Rudel's amazing Second Graders have been studying National Monuments and connecting with their significance and wonder.  We had ...

7th and 8th grade students were randomly placed into “Sweet Sixteen” teams to construct chairs out of newspapers. Each group was given a roll of masking tape and a s...

Union Ridge School Boosterthon 2018 - Husky Fun Run! CASTLE QUEST! We're excited to raise funds for "A Recess Makeover" and we're hosting a Fun Run to make...

A class of 8th grade students were visited by our local State Representative Robert Martwick.  The students listened to Representative Martwick and asked some great questio...

Boosterthon is back! Our Husky Fun Run Program kicked off today with an exciting Pep Rally, and we are thrilled about this year’s program! Our school goal this year ...

Pi Day

March 19, 2018

The 7th grade participated in studying about the number pi and all of it's uses.  They researched about pi, found their birthday in the digits of pi, measured various c...

Character Dress Up Day

March 15, 2018

The Young Authors Committee hosted Character Dress Up Day on March 14th.  Students in grades K-8 dressed up as their favorite book character and showed off their love of re...

The Scholastic Bowl Tournament was held on March 8 at East Leyden High School.  Each neighboring school in our division participated in the tournament.  Questions are ...

Sleeping Freshmen Day

February 22, 2018

How can a brand new freshman possibly know what path to follow when entering the doors of high school? So many clubs, so many sports, so many new people...what to do?! Union ...

After studying the Periodic Table of Elements, the 7th grade Science students had an opportunity to research an element and create a 3-D atomic model. The atom is made of proton...

Won’t You Be My VALENTINE?

February 14, 2018

Mrs. Rudel's young engineers were at it again! This time they were given the engineering challenge of building a Valentine Village. These young engineers worked in small gro...

Mrs. Rudel's young engineers were given the engineering challenge of building a structure that met the criteria of being 30 cm tall and must stand on its own for 15 seconds....