About Ripona Elementary School

The mission of Ripona Elementary School is to create the best possible learning environment for all students. We will value and encourage each child by being competent, flexible, and sensitive to the needs and abilities of all learnings.  We will recognize diversity, growth and development needs of each individual. We will model an attitude of enthusiasm and positive self-image. Our school will be a haven for harmony, courtesy, safety, and a self-sense of belonging and family. We will teach in a way that addresses all modalities of learning. We will offer a variety of academic activities in an attempt to create an inclusive environment; so all students can be actively involved in learning. We will find ways to make learning enjoyable by appreciating creativity and having a good time in a respectful manner.

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  • Choose Your Attitude.  There are many things in life we cannot control. What we can control is our response to these and other challenges. Your outlook determines everything. When you look for the best, you will find possibilities you never imagined.

  • Be There. Be truly present in your work. Focus your full attention on what you are doing and the kind of student you are being. Support your friends and classmates with a kind word, gesture, deed, or shoulder to lean on.

  • Make Their Day. Think of others. Welcome them to join in. Think of ways to make someone else’s day positive. Make a difference.

  • Play. Be creative in your work. Make your learning fun by joining in and being a part of it all. Have a good time in a respectful way.