Stone Ridge is proud of its long history of special, memorable and exciting traditions.
School Colors: Blue & Gold
School Mascot: Gator
School Motto: Hic et Nunc (Here & Now)
Congés are “play days” designated to build community while keeping a spirit of fun about school. Students take leave of their regular studies and channel all energy into entertaining activities and games!
Goûter is a special snack on feast days and holidays.
Grandparent's Day in Lower School
Grandparents’ Day is held the Tuesday before Thanksgiving. Lower School children welcome their grandparents with enjoyable activities and treats.
Feast of Mater Admirabilis
Feast of Mater Admirabilis is observed every October to celebrate the miraculous fresco of the Virgin Mary depicted by a young nun in the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1844.
Feast Wishes is an all-school gathering before the Christmas holidays where students present the gifts of song and cards to every member of the administration, faculty, and staff.
Field Day is celebrated the first week of June with the entire Stone Ridge community from 1st through 12th grade. Activities include Father-Daughter races, a cookout lunch, music, and prizes.
Mother’s Day is a special event planned to give mothers and daughters a chance to play and work together.
Primes is a special weekly assembly of the Lower School community for 1st through 4th grade. It reinforces the goals of a Sacred Heart education by recognizing students for good manners, excellent work, and leadership.
Prize Day is a formal assembly at the end of the school year for the distribution of certificates and awards recognizing special achievement.
In the spring, students in the junior class (Third Academic) receive their class rings from their Fourth Academic ring sisters at a ceremony presided over by the Head of School, the Head of the Upper School, and the Alumnae Board President. This is a formal ceremony for the Third and Fourth Academic students.
Très Bien Ball
Every spring the School hosts this black-tie event, beneﬁting the Agnes Barry Scholarship Fund, is sponsored by the Alumnae Association for the senior class (Fourth Academic students) and their families. During the evening, the students are presented as alumnae for the ﬁrst time. An honorary committee, under the supervision of the Alumnae Relations Office plans the event.