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The annual 6th Grade Outdoor Education trip took place this past May 8, 9, and 10. Once again it was a huge success!  The kids had an amazing time.  One student said &...

WSCAE Award Winners

May 2, 2019

Eleven Union Ridge middle school students were recognized for their outstanding scholastic achievement on the SAT and ACT tests at the WSCAE Award Ceremony held at Park Junior H...

The Sixth Grade recently visited The Meditation Center of Chicago.  It was an introduction to meditation and mindfulness.  Both the teachers and students found the cal...

RidgExpo 2019

April 16, 2019

RidgExpo 2019 is a student art show and competition at Ridgewood High School in which  local middle schools are invited to enter student artwork.  Union Ridge student ...

WSCAE Art Expo 2019

April 16, 2019

Fourteen Union Ridge art students along with students from other school districts within the West Suburban Consortium of Academic Excellence will have their artwork showcased at...

A Wonderful Fine Art Fair

April 15, 2019

As always, our Fine Arts Fair was a wonderful event that showcased and recognized the achievement of all of our students. It was clearly evident through each performance and pie...

Congratulations to the Junior Varsity Scholastic Bowl Team for taking first place in the Leyden-Norwood Scholastic Bowl Tournament. The students worked really hard and did an am...

Hoops for Heart

March 8, 2019

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Family Bingo Night

February 26, 2019

Kids Heart Challenge End Soon!

February 25, 2019

New This Year: 5th - 8th graders can purchase a $10 raffle ticket for a chance to play in the Teachers vs. Students Basketball Game.  See your P.E. teacher to purchas...

La Storia di La Befana

January 7, 2019

This past December, 8th-grade Italian students performed a play on La Befana for the younger grades. According to the Italian legend, La Befana lived on the road the three wise...

Happy Last Day Everyone!! As we push through our day (with plenty of coffee in hand!) and make memories with our kids, let us remember to be thankful for all that we have...i...

The Hour of Code started as a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify "code", to show that anybody and everybody can learn the basics, and to ...

The Union Ridge Service Committee along with Desi Lemvig in 5th grade are hosting two Toy Drives this year.  The fifth graders in room 206 have been assisting Desi in getti...

Look - I Made My Own Webpage!

November 20, 2018

Students in 6th grade have been learning about computer science. They have been learning the programming language know as html. They learned the language and created their very ...

On Tuesday, November 13th, Union Ridge School hosted the musical, Rosie Revere and Friends, through Theatre Works USA.  The Young Authors committee helped promote this even...

Facciamo La Pizza

November 13, 2018

The 8th grade Italian class had a creative experience making pizza from scratch with Mrs. Hesslau’s dad, Mr. Iannotta. On Thursday, November 8, the students met in the lun...