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Citrus Tasting at Cottage Hill

Sierra Harvest volunteers will be providing samples of local citrus from Sunset Ridge Fine Fruits, an organic farm located in Newcastle. Cottage Hill is one of 25 schools in Nevada County that will be participating in a tasting of "Cara Cara" and "Blood Orange" varieties. This fruit will also be included in the school lunch menu that day.

Second Chance at PPP Parenting Class!

Did you miss the opportunity to sign up for the PPP Parenting Class at Cottage Hill? You can still sign up for the upcoming class at Alta Sierra! This is a highly regarded program that offers parents realistic strategies for easing parenting struggles at home. Click on the title to be linked to the flyer for details and sign up information.

Harvest of the Month!

Harvest of the Month this time is POMEGRANATES! Click on the title to find interesting facts about this Wonder Fruit!

Holiday Free Shop

There's no better way to get into the spirit of the holidays than to clean out your closets and garage to find those hidden treasures for the annual Holiday Free Shop!

This event has become an important part of our community, and the Pleasant Ridge School District families and community members are a key part of this event’s success year after year.

Families who can use a little extra help for the holidays are invited to come and shop for FREE on December 10 from 8:30 am-12 pm.

How can you help?

1. Donate your gift worthy items by bringing them to Cottage Hill School between 2:30 and 6:00pm on Friday 12/9
2. Donate your time volunteering to set up on Friday afternoon, 12/9
3. Donate your time to work the event on Saturday morning 12/10. Follow the link below to sign up for a volunteer shift!
4. Share the flyer/email with your family, friends, church and others who may be interested in supporting or benefiting from this great event.


We can also use donations of gift boxes, gift bags, bows and large boxes to hold gifts in our staging/check out area. Bring them on Friday 12/9 after 2:30 to Cottage Hill School.

4th and 5th grade Band Concert (Thursday, Jan 19)

Attention 4th and 5th grade band families! The 4th and 5th grade band will be having their first band concert next week on Thursday, January 19 at 6:00pm in the Magnolia Multi-Purpose Room. The call time for band members is 5:15pm.

The dress rehearsal will be during the regular band time on that Thursday (so all band members should attend...not just the brass students).

Mr. Richardson will discuss proper dress with the students during band.

Mistletoe Mall

Mistletoe Mall starts tomorrow... We are in need of a few more parents to help the students with their shopping. If you can share an hour with us, please go to or click on Mistletoe Mall to sign up!

School Closed Wed, Jan 11; Will Re-Open Thursday, Jan 12

After the torrential downpours of the past few days, the mudslides, downed trees, electricity outages, and flooding made it unsafe for many of our students to come to school on Wednesday (via bus or traditional means).

After touring the district's boundaries mid-morning on Wednesday, we have determined that we will be safe to resume school at all three sites on Thursday. While we recognize that many families are still without power, the school sites' electricity has been unharmed and the sites are safe for students to return.

School is OPEN - Tuesday, January 3

School will be OPEN today, Tuesday, January 3. The weather appears to be more than safe for our students to return. We look forward to seeing everyone back today!
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