Tuesday, May 15, 2018


Land O’ Lakes, FL – (May 15, 2018) – Ridgewood High School will celebrate 40 years of history at the school’s closing ceremonies event from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22.

Current and past students and staff are encouraged to gather and walk the halls together, regardless of when they attended. More than 1,000 attendees are expected.

During the event, trophies, pictures, and other awards will be distributed to students and staff who earned them. Other memorabilia, such as athletic and band uniforms, will be for sale at a low price. A family fun area will include bounce houses and music. After the fun and open house portion, a closing ceremony presentation will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the gymnasium.

Ridgewood is converting to a technical high school beginning in the 2018-2019 school year. In August, the school will re-open as Wendell Krinn Technical High School, with opportunities to earn industry certification and college credits in 14 subject areas.

Many local businesses and families are providing financial and in-kind assistance, including Winghouse, which is providing food for the entire event. Winghouse and Third Lake Capital are Presenting Sponsors. AirFun Games, Rollin James Custom Jewelers, Publix, and Anclote Restoration are Platinum Level Sponsors. Ed’s Shoe Repair, Faupel Funeral Home, Inc., Mancini Automotive, true focus eyecare, and Walmart are Gold Level Sponsors.

Former faculty and staff who are planning to attend should call Cathy Tezber at (727) 774-3901, email her at ctezber@pasco.k12.fl.us, or complete the online RSVP form at http://rhs.pasco.k12.fl.us/mform/view.php?id=76855. Ridgewood High School is located at 7650 Orchid Lake Rd., New Port Richey.