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Welcome from the Admissions Office

It has been a pleasure getting to know you throughout the admissions process. We are eager to ensure that your family's transition to our school community is a smooth one.

This web page will provide important information to you as a new SR family. We will update this page regularly with information about the 2015-16 school year and upcoming opportunities to return to campus this spring and summer (welcome events, orientation, Grades 7-9 placement assessments).

We hope you will use this page as a handy resource, but please also do not hesitate to reach out to our office directly if you have any questions over the coming months.  

Warmly,

The SR Admissions Team 301.657.4322
Mary B. Tobias

Director of Admissions, ext. 321

Mary Ruppe Nash
,
Asst. Director of Admissions, Lower & Middle School, ext. 431
Lisa Zingone

Asst. Director of Admissions, Upper School, ext. 302

Lower School Key Dates
Sunday, May 3, 4:30-6:00 pm: Lower School (LS)/Middle School (MS) Welcome BBQ, SR Athletics Center 

Wednesday, August 19 or Tuesday, August 25, 6:30-8:30 pm: Cocktail Reception for new parents at the home of Head of School Catherine Ronan Karrels '86

Thursday, August, 27: Opening Day of School (noon dismissal)

Used uniforms will be available for purchase and Extended Day registration will take place.

Friday, August, 28: Full day of school; Extended Day begins

Middle School Key Dates

Sunday, May 3, 4:30-6:00 pm: Lower School (LS)/Middle School (MS) Welcome BBQ, SR Athletics Center 

Friday, May 8, 8:30-10:00 am:  "LS to MS Move Up" Breakfast for current SR Grade 4 students/parents and newly admitted Grade 5 students/parents

July 30: Health Forms must be submitted in order to participate in SR athletics tryouts

Grade 5 Laptop Training Sign Up

Grade 8 Laptop Training Sign Up

Wednesday, August 19 or Tuesday, August 25, 6:30-8:30 pm: Cocktail Reception for new parents at the home of Head of School Catherine Ronan Karrels '86

Study Skills Workshop for Grade 5 and 6 students (optional):

  August 24, 25, 26, 27 from 4:00 to 5:30 pm

  September 13, 20, 27 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm
  Learn more.

Thursday, August 27: Opening Day of School (noon dismissal)

Friday, August 28: Full day of school, MS Picture Day

Monday, September 8: MS (Grades 7/8) Athletics tryouts 

Upper School Key Dates

Sunday, April 19, 10:00 am: Welcome Liturgy and Brunch for the Class of 2019 and new US students and their families. Register.

Monday, April 27, 2015: Deadline for submitting online class registration form (www.stoneridgeschool.org/2019registration)

Class of 2019 and New Student Placement Assessments, May 2, 8:00 am Math, 9:30 am Language. Makeup test date May 13, 3:30 pm.

Monday, June 1, 6-7:30 pm: Casual get- together/party for 1st and 3rd Academic students (Classes of 2016 and 2019) 

July 30: Health Forms must be completed in order to participate in SR athletics tryouts

Thursday, August 20, 6:30-8:30 pm: Cocktail Reception for new parents at the home of Head of School Catherine Ronan Karrels '86

August 24-26: US Fall Athletics tryouts 

Thursday, August 27 and Friday, August 28 - Orientation for all students. Attendance required.

Monday, August 31: First Day of Classes and Picture Day

Cross Country: If you are interested in running X- Country in the fall, please email Coach Peter Rook. You will be included in the summer training plan and hear from the captains. Cross Country is a no-cut sport; athletes of all levels of experience are welcome.

Summer 2015 Information/Assignments

Summer Studies classes are open for registration. Please find more information and registration on the Summer CampUs page.

Information regarding summer assignments, school supplies/book buying, etc. will be available in May.

Quick Contacts

Lower School
Scott Lawrence
, Head of Lower School, ext. 323
Paula Warner, Administrative Assistant to Head of LS, ext. 323
Bridget Launi, LS Administrative Assistant, ext. 319

Middle School

Anabelle Morgan, Head of Middle School, ext. 309
John Blakeslee, Administrative Assistant to Head of MS, ext. 309
Margaret Bollo, MS Office Assistant, ext. 334

Upper School
Kate Morin, Head of Upper School, ext. 385
Malcolm McCluskey, Assistant Head of Upper School, ext. 341
Laura Fries, Upper School Dean of Students ext. 384
Brenda Wendel, Administrative Assistant to Head of US, ext. 385
Michelle Cofino
, Registrar, ext. 405

All School
Eric Osberg
, Director of Finance & Operations, ext. 308
Jason McGhee, Director of Athletics, ext. 339
Mary Burke Tobias
, Director of Admissions, ext. 321
Alana Pitcher, RN, Director of Health Services, ext. 347
Deanne Ciatto
, Director of Parent Relations, ext. 403
Patty Lynch, E-Communications Manager, ext. 459

Visit the All School Directory

Resources

Preliminary Academic Calendar for 2015-16

To learn more about Inside SR (the internal parent and student portals), click here for a Reference Guide. Inside SR will be available to our new families this spring. New students will receive their access information at the start of school from the Ed Tech team.

Health Forms
To print health forms for your physician, visit the Health Forms web page.

Transportation
To learn more about Stone Ridge's transportation, safety, and campus information, please visit the transportation web page for information about our current bus service, carpooling, and Metro access.

School Uniform Guidelines 
Please visit www.stoneridgeschool.org/uniform to learn more about the current school uniform. There will be some minor changes made for 2015-2016; please stay tuned for an update. 

The Gator Gallery is our school store located on the 400 level of Hamilton House (available online too!). Team apparel, gym uniforms, and spirit gear are available for purchase here. Hours: Tuesday & Thursday, 9:15 am - 4:15 pm.

SR Parents Association (SRPA) - Volunteer Opportunities
You will receive an electronic sign up form in May. 

Afterschool Options

Stone Ridge provides several supervised afterschool activities.

Lower School Extended Day

Middle School Supervised Study

Afterschool CampUs

Afterschool CampUs provides enrichment classes for Stone Ridge students in Pre-K through Grade 8, including those who attend Extended Day. Classes may include swimming, Imagination Stage, Girls on the Run, Keyboarding, Tiny Chefs, and more. Registration for fall classes will open in August.

Music Lessons

After school music lessions for students in Pre-K through Grade 12 are offered in bass guitar, woodwinds (flute, clarinet, saxophone), brass (trumpet and trombone), piano, and vocal. Registration will take place in September. Please contact Jamie Golembiewski for more information.

Suzuki Violin training is also offered after school for students in Pre-K through Grade 12 through Silver Strings Suzuki Studio. Registration is ongoing. Please contact Elizabeth Cunha for information about this program.

The Upper School Library is open from 7:00 am-6:30 pm, Monday through Friday.

Summer Office Hours

The Lower School Office will close Friday, June 19 and reopen Monday, August 17. If you need assistance, please email lsoffice@stoneridgeschool.org

The Middle School Office will close Friday, June 19 and reopen Monday, August 17. If you need assistance, please email msoffice@stoneridgeschool.org

The Upper School Office will be closed July 24 and will reopen Monday, August 17. If you need assistance, please email usoffice@stoneridgeschool.org.

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