Principal's Message

Ione McIntosh

Dear Students, Staff and Parents:

Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year! Ritzman remains a school of EXCELLENCE! We are pleased to have each of you to be part of our school community as we continue to provide Excellent Teaching and Learning experiences for your children. Ritzman staff and I are dedicated to our students, and we will provide an EXCELLENT, safe and caring learning environment.  I encourage each student to work to his/her full potential.  

Students’ Excellent Goals are the following:

Arrive to school on time and be present everyday

Be Positive and Friendly to classmates and all adults

Complete all in-class and homework assignments best to their ability

Show Excellent behavior at all times 

Staff's Excellent Goals are the following:

Provide high-quality curriculum and instruction in a supportive and effective learning environment that enables the participating children to meet Ohio’s student academic achievement standards.

Hold parent-teacher conferences on 10/5/17, 12/7/17, and 3/1/18 during which this compact will be discussed as it relates to the individual child’s achievement.

Provide parents with frequent reports on their children’s progress. RIMP updates, interim reports and report cards will be sent every 5 weeks.

Provide parents reasonable access to staff. Parents may call and schedule a conference with teachers at any time.

Provide parents opportunities to volunteer and participate in their child’s class, and to observe classroom activities. Parents may contact classroom teacher to schedule these volunteer opportunities..

In conclusion, I wish you all a wonderful school year. If I can be of any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me and know that my door is always open. I can be reached at or by calling the school at 330-761-7903. I am honored to serve as your principal.

Educationlly Yours,

Mrs. McIntosh

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