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FINDING FOCUS, IN AND OUT OF THE WATER
RA'S dedication to empowering its students with a strong work ethic, a positive mental attitude, and a high degree of self-confidence, directly parallels those traits necessary to be a good competitive swimmer.
RA GRADUATES 23 OUTSTANDING STUDENTS
Twenty-three members of the Ridgefield Academy Class of 2016 graduated Wednesday morning, June 15, in the school’s Graduation Garden.
NEW BLOG POST!
Hannah G., Grade 6 student at RA, speaks about her experiences on a recent school trip and underscores RA’s commitment to developing good student citizens, and fostering civic responsibility and empowerment.
PLAYING WITH THE BAND
Two RA student musicians had an opportunity to perform with the Westport Community Band last week.
GRADE 2 CELEBRATES COMMUNITY
RA's Grade 2 learns about community firsthand during a recent trip to Ridgefield.
GRADE 3 HOSTS STATE FAIR
Recently, Ridgefield Academy’s Grade 3 students and their families travelled around the USA…and never had to leave the classroom.
RIDGEFIELD ACADEMY HOSTS FIRST MAKER FAIRE
Ridgefield Academy celebrated invention and creativity at its inaugural School Maker Faire this month.
TOUCH-A-TRUCK EVENT ENJOYS SUN, FUN, AND OVER 200 FRIENDS!
Everybody loves an excavator!
RIDGEFIELD RESIDENT KAITLIN CUNNINGHAM AWARDED U.S. FULBRIGHT GRANT
RA 2008 Grad, Kaitlin Cunningham, was just selected to receive a U.S. Fulbright Student Program Grant through Connecticut College.
RIDGEFIELD ACADEMY TO FOCUS ON FITNESS AND SERVICE
This year Run4RA is stepping things up to include service learning as part of the initiative - supporting the environment and rural African communities, too.
RA STUDENT MAKES A DIFFERENCE IN RURAL CAMBODIA
This past summer, RA student Elizabeth Weaver taught a classroom full of Cambodian students on the other side of the world. She continues to have an impact on their lives today.
UPPER SCHOOL PERFORMS "BEAUTY AND THE BEAST"
Recently, students took to the stage in Turner Hall to perform Beauty and the Beast. And what a spectacular performance it was!
HUNGER ISSUE HITS HOME AT RA
RA is dedicated to developing compassionate, community-minded individuals. Last month's Oxfam Hunger Banquet was an eye-opening experience, raising student awareness of world hunger. 
MARTIN LUTHER KING'S MESSAGE INSPIRES STUDENTS
Last month, Dr. Martin Luther King's legacy inspired students to examine their own lives and beliefs about everything from peace and courage to acceptance and service. 
RA STUDENT/ENTREPRENEUR FEATURED IN HAMLET HUB
Twelve-year-old Ella is a student here at RA, but she's also a talented baker and entrepreneur, whose work was featured in Ridgefield's Hamlet Hub.  
RA STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN GLOBAL HOUR OF CODE
Just before the winter break, RA students participated in the global event, Hour of Code, taking that hour to a whole new level. 
RA GRAD WALKS RUNWAY AS ROLE MODEL
What Chanel Cathey, RA grad and Director of Corporate Communications at Viacom, has learned about being a role model and runway model. 
FACULTY ENRICHMENT GRANT BENEFITS TEACHER AND STUDENTS
When Christine Hruska used her RA Faculty Enrichment Grant to recharge her passion for writing and the great outdoors, she also greatly enhanced her teaching and positively impacted her students.  
RA STUDENTS MAKE YOGURT - LEARN VOLUMES
Featured in The Daily Voice: Students at Ridgefield Academy (RA) learned how to make yogurt during a recent Nutrition Week lesson.
RA TO HOST ROBOTICS COMPETITION
On Saturday, November 21, Connecticut FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) will sponsor a robotics qualifying event at RA.

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