It's not a class. It's not sitting still for an hour doing busy work. It's more than this. It's an opportunity for students of all levels to work on meaningful, real-world projects. These projects are then tied into the standards for a collection of classes to complete the credits.
How do I know if RidgeWRX is the right fit for me?
I want to use my time in school for more purposeful work
I find traditional classrooms disengaging and/or boring
I want to knock out a bunch of graduation requirements without taking the rather boring classes
I learn much better when I am able to work with my hands
What's in it for me?
30 class credits.
Students are automatically enrolled in a grade-appropriate English class, then choose one business class and one social studies class per semester
PROS & CONS
Obtain real world skills that can be used for future jobs and professions
The possibility to stand out on college resumes
Work on projects you are passionate about
Work with other hard-working students
Find new passions
Gain problem-solving skills stronger than other students
Take charge of your own learning
Students must provide their own transportation
Students commit to having 1st, 2nd and 3rd period filled