Month: December 2015

Girls on the Run @ PR!

Girls on the Run is coming to Pleasant Ridge this Spring! 

Registration opens on December 7th, 2015  and is open to all 3rd – 6th grade girls. The team will meet after school every Tuesday and Thursday from 4-5:30 March 8 – May 17th.  All  registered participants will receive a healthy snack at each lesson, along with a program t-shirt and water bottle, a parent guide book, Girls on the Runcinch sack and entry into the incredible Girls on the Run Celebratory 5k (3.1 miles) on Sunday, May 15th through UofM’s beautiful North Campus.  

Register today at :

Girls on the Run‘s curriculum based program is MUCH more than a running program. Lesson topics include resisting peer-pressure, making healthy decisions, and contributing to the community. Click here to learn more and to register.  Space is limited and registration ends February 15thThe early bird discount is valid only through December 18th, so please register soon and join in the excitement of this amazing program!  **Financial assistance is available: email for more information.

The Pleasant Ridge team will be: Karyn Bloch (site lead & Co-Coach), Stephanie Groneman (Co-Coach), Nichole Dell’Orco (Co-Coach) and Emilie Lange (Co-Coach).  They bring years of running, inspirational and educational experience to this wonderful program who are looking forward to inspiring young girls at Pleasant Ridge!

For inspiration, watch the 2014 Girls on the Run video:
For more information, visit the school site at or contact PR lead, Karyn Bloch at
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Help needed at the Book Fair!


We need volunteers to help with the Book Fair – for all shifts including set up, during school hours and during Pancake Supper.  We need assistance with the following shifts:

Please sign up if you can, we (and the children) appreciate your help.


Thank you for joining us at the Parade

Wow! What a turnout for the parade! Largest group ever to walk for our school. That’s some PR Pride! The wheels are already in motion for next year. But let’s pause and say thank you to Jill Stacy, Natalie & Chris Samp, and Carmen Woods for executing a great appreciation event. Thanks to Busch’s for sponsoring our hot chocolate tailgate and to Lindsay Winkler of Be Our Guest Events  for donating the cool, tall balloon Xmas tree. 

More pictures on Facebook at: