Ranson Elementary School
600 North Preston Street
Ranson, WV 25438 
Tel:  304-725-7310
Fax: 304-725-1912
Debra Corbett, Principal 


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    APRIL 3 - APRIL 7


    Monday, April 3rd ~ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

    Tuesday, April 4th  ~ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

    Tuesday, April 4th  ~ 5:30 pm - 7:00pm

    Wednesday, April 5th  ~ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

    Thursday, April 6th ~ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

    Friday, April 7th ~ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm



    (online shopping available Mar. 29 - Apr. 11)





    contact Monica Addison at RES.Parent.Coordinator@Gmail.com


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    This year for American Education Week, Ranson Elementary is honoring grandparents by inviting them to come to school to enjoy lunch with their grandchild. 

    Children in grades Kindergarten and 5th may invite their grandparents for lunch on Monday, the 14th

    Lunch Menu: Fish Sticks, Macaroni and Cheese, BakedStewed Tomatoes, Green Beans, Fresh or Canned Fruit Choices, Milk

    Lunch Schedule: 11:00 - 11:30, 5th Grade & 12:25 - 1:00,Kindergarten


    Children in grades 1st & 4th may invite their grandparents to lunch on Tuesday, November 15th .

    Lunch Menu: Pulled Pork BBQ on W/W Bun, Coleslaw, Tater Tots, Fresh or Canned Fruit Choices, Milk

    Lunch Schedule: 11:00 - 11:30, 4th Grade & 11:40 - 12:10, 1st Grade


    Children in grades 2nd & 3rd may invite their grandparents to lunch on Friday , November 18h

    Lunch Menu: Pizza, Tossed Salad w/Dressing, Corn, Pudding Cup, Fresh or Canned Fruit Choices, Milk

    Lunch Schedule:11:40 - 12:10, 2nd Grade & 12:15 - 12:45, 3rd Grade



    The adult price for lunch is $4.25.  Please sign in at the office and proceed to your grandchild’s classroom.  You may pay Mrs. Viands your $4.25 when you get to the cafeteria for your lunch with your grandchild. You are welcomed to bring a packed lunch as well.


    *Because of limited cafeteria space, we will not be able to accommodate our parents to eat with their child for the week of November 14th - 18th only.  We have an open invitation for parents to eat with their child any day, with prior notice.  Thank you for respecting our wishes.


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  • Special Presentation By Sgt. W. R. Garrett

    Topic: A Parent's Guide to Internet Safety

    For Parents of Elementary School Students in Jefferson County

    (Hosted by Elementary School Counselors)


    When: Thursday, November 17

    Where: Wright Denny Auditorium, 209 W Congress St, Charles Town

    Time: 6:00  p.m.

    **Information most suitable for adult ears.**


    This presentation will focus on the latest trends in the use of the Internet and social media by children, and the effects on child safety.  Parents will be provided with information necessary to facilitate and foster a safe Internet learning environment for their family.  


    Sgt. W.R. Garrett 

    William R. Garrett is a Sergeant with the West Virginia State Police having served 12 years, and currently assigned to the Crimes Against Children Unit in the Eastern Panhandle.  Sgt. Garrett has been assigned to the Crimes Against Children Unit for over 6 years performing such duties as investigations involving  child sexual abuse, assault, neglect cases, and the exploitation of children through the Internet.  During Sgt. Garrett’s tenure with the Crimes Against Children Unit, he has received specialized training in forensic analysis of digital evidence, digital evidence collection, as well as advanced training from the Reid School of interview/interrogation of suspects in child assault cases.  Sgt. Garrett is also a trained child forensic interviewer in West Virginia, logging over 151 forensic interviews of children since his start in 2010. 


    Prior to his assignment to the Crimes Against Children Unit in 2010, Sgt. Garrett served as a Field Trooper in the Eastern Panhandle, with duty stations in Keyser, Martinsburg and Charles Town from 2005 until 2010.  Sgt. Garrett has a B.A. from West Virginia University as well as an Associate’s Degree in Police Science from Marshall University.  Sgt. Garrett is also an Adjunct Professor at BRCTC in the Criminal Justice Department teaching forensic investigation and police management.           


    Investigator, Troop 2

    Charles Town, WV

    (304) 552-4230 cell

    (304) 725-9779 office

    (304) 728-1136 fax


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  • Retired Kindergarten Teachers volunteering at Ranson Elementary.




    Mrs. Walls (left) & Mrs. Costello (right)






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    Ms. Shifflett stands with Mrs. Corbett after she received the Spirit of Jefferson Award for the month of September in the Professional category.


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    The latest donation in memory of Mayor Dave Hamill came from the Phytheaie Sisters of Shenandoah Junction Temple #131.

    We would like to thank them fro their generosity.



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    We would like to take this opportunity to thank The Bridge for their generous support to Ranson Elementary.  We are grateful, that Pastor Jim and Pastor Jake chose our school for their "Community Service Day" on Sunday, September 25th.

    More than 50 volunteers cane together and helped paint door frames, cleaned windows and rooms throughout the school, had helped with the much needed landscape.

    Again, our thanks to all the volunteers and staff who made this possible.


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  • Bank Day Kick Off Date



    Wednesday, September 28, 2016



    (CORRECTION: Due to a typing error, the Open House hand out "Letter to Students and Parents" stated "Our first bank day this year will be Wednesday, September 25, 2016" . An updated version of the letter is available in the office and on the website)


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    8:00 AM - Doors Open for Breakfast

    8:15 AM - Doors Open for Students NOT Eating Breakfast


    8:25 AM - Tardy Bell - School Begins



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  • 2015-2016

    Ranson Elementary Teacher and Service Personnel of the Year



    Ms. Kubic (Ranson Elementary Teacher of the Year)

    Mrs. Godfrey (Ranson Elementary Service Personnel of the Year)


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    new to

    Jefferson County Schools




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  • Early Dismissal Procedure


    If a student needs to be released early for appointments, or any other family related plans, parents/guardians are asked to notify the school no later than that morning. The procedure is for the student to bring a note to the teacher the morning of the early pick-up.

    If someone other than the parent/guardian will be picking up a student, the office will need to be notified ahead of time with the name of this person. This should be written in the note for early release.

    The parent/guardian will need to meet their student in the office to sign them out at the scheduled time.

    In the rare case that you are not able to send a note in the morning for an early pick up, we ask that you call at least 1 hour prior to the pick-up time.

    No Early Dismissal after 2:45 PM.

    The procedure is in place to help limit disruptions both in the office and in the classroom finding students.

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