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Try TumbleBooks at Home

Lydia Rippey's library has a subscription to The TumbleBookLibrary.  You can use it at home for free.  This website has a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles. 

Click the icon above to get started or go to:


Username:  lydiares

Password:  books

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Mission Statement

The Lydia Rippey Elementary Staff will collaborate with colleagues to ensure student success, teach the adopted curriculum with rigor and relevance, and foster positive relationships with our students.

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Help our school

Join PVG! e-mail or call Marcy Montoya for more information.

marcy.d0228@gmail.com or call at 334-5148.

Common Core State Standards

To view the Common Core State Standards:

  • Click on the Common Core State Standards Folder in the Locker (look on the left hand side of this webpage)
  • Select the grade and subject you would like to view (for example: 3rdgrade math standards are listed as Common Core MA_3) 

Our Daily Schedule

8:00                  Class Begins 

9:25-9:40           K-1 Recess

9:45-10:00         2-3 Recess

11:05-11:45       Second Grade Lunch

11:25-12:05     Kindergarten Lunch 

11:45-12:25       First Grade Lunch

12:05-12:45      Third Grade Lunch

1:35-1:50           1-2 Recess

2:00-2:15           K-3 Recess

3:00                  Students Dismissed


**Students are dismissed at 1:30 pm every Monday

Supply Lists


Lydia Rippey Elementary Kindergarten Supply List

Please purchase the recommended brand names as indicated. 

They may be a little more expensive but the quality of these brands will last longer.  Please put your child’s name on all supplies except pencils and crayons.

·         12 wooden pencils #2 (Ticonderoga or USA Gold)

·         2 Large pink erasers

·         1 Pair blunt scissors (Fiskars)

·         4 boxes of 24 Crayola crayons

·         2 bottles of Elmer’s White school glue (No glitter, gel, colored, or no run glue)

·         20 Elmer’s glue sticks

·         1 package water colors (Crayola or Prang)

·         2 boxes of Kleenex

·         1 large bag of Wipes (minimum 96 count)  (Girls only)

·         1 box of ziplock bags-girls bring sandwich size and boys bring gallon size

·         1 backpack

·         1 bottle of hand sanitizer (boys only)

·         1 package Crayola watercolor markers


First Grade  supply list

24 Yellow #2 Pencils (Ticonderoga preferred)                 

1Roll Paper Towel

1 Pair scissors (Frisker)                                                       

1 Pkg. gallon size Ziploc bags (Boys only)

2 Small bottles white glue (Elmer’s)                                  

1 Pkg. sandwich Ziploc bags (Girls only)

2 Boxes 24 count crayons (Crayola)                                  

1 Box water colors (Not Rose Art)

2 Large boxes facial tissue                                                  

1 Ruler with inches and centimeters

2 Spiral notebooks (at least 70 sheets)                             

1 Backpack

1 Supply Box                                                                         

1 Ream white copy paper


Wipes, sanitizer and classroom snacks (optional)

Recommended Supplies for homework

1 Box crayons for math homework





Certain brand names are suggested for their durability

Please put your child’s name on all supplies, thanks!


Second Grade Supply List 2014-2015


40- Yellow #2 Pencils (Ticonderoga)

2 large pink erasers OR 1 box pencil toppers

1 pr. Scissors

2- 4 oz. bottles of glue

2 boxes of (24-36 count) crayons (Crayola)

1 ruler w/ inch and centimeter markings

3 pocket folders (not plastic)          

3 spiral notebooks

4 dry erase markers

1 set of watercolor paints (Crayola)

1 containers of disinfectant wipes (Lysol or Clorox)

3 large boxes of facial tissue (Kleenex)


Boys Only                                                                   Girls Only

1 roll of paper towels                                                 1 box Ziploc bags (gallon size)

1 ECONOMY Size Bottle of Hand Sanitizer                 1 packages baby wipes



1 box of thick washable markers

1 small supply box (small enough to fit in desk)

1 small pencil sharpener


Third Grade Lydia Rippey Elementary Supply List

48 yellow #2 wooden pencils

1 large pink eraser

1 package of pencil top erasers

1 pair scissors (Fiskar)

1 bottle white glue

2 glue sticks

1 box 24 count crayons (Crayola)

1 box of washable colored Markers

1 small pencil/supply box (8” x 5”)

1 box water colors

3 large boxes facial tissue

1 ruler with inches and centimeters (wooden rulers preferred)

2 spiral notebooks – wide ruled (at least 70 sheets)

1 package wide ruled loose-leaf paper

2 folders with pockets and prongs

1 bottle hand sanitizer (12 oz)

2 Large Clorox Wipes

Girls – 1 box of Ziploc bags - sandwich size

Boys – 1 box of Ziploc bags - quart OR gallon size

Certain brand names are suggested for their quality and durability.

Please put child’s name on all supplies

Practice reading at home with Lexia

You child can practice reading skills at home with Lexia.  Go to the following website to play the same reading games that we use at school.  If you need your child’s username and password – please ask your child’s teacher.

Getting started is easy!

1. Launch a web browser and go to www.lexiacore5.com.

Create a bookmark for this web address or add it as a favorite.

You will see a link to download Adobe Flash Player if you do not have it.

Flash Player 11 or higher is required.

Note: iPad and iPad Mini users can download the Core5 app from the App store.


2. The first time you go to www.lexiacore5.com, you must set up your device:

Click the Student/Parent button.

Type in your teacher’s email and click the arrow button to continue.

You will not have to set up again unless you delete the browser’s “cookie” files.


Important! Please allow your child to work independently at his or her own pace.  Provide encouragement, but don’t give away the answers!

Parent Portal


Important Dates




August 15th

First Day of School



PLC's at work at Lydia Rippey

Click on the link below to see our third grade PLC (Professional Learning Community) in action.


What is RtI?

The letters stand for Response to Intervention.  However, if you ask your child, they will probably tell you it is one of their favorite things to do at school.  Your child has had the chance to work with different staff members at Lydia Rippey - focusing on their specific learning strengths and needs.

RtI is an intervention method we are implementing for the first time this school year.  It is a time where students receive instruction based on their personal academic needs.  Teachers give all students a pre-test to determine what students already know and what they do not know with a particular skill.  Then, the teachers analyze each student’s assessment to see what their learning needs are and group them with other students who have similar needs.  Student groups and subject areas change approximately every two or three weeks.  RtI is fun, engaging, and most importantly it meets the needs of all learners.  Thank you for making sure your child is at school every day for their RtI time.