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Save the Date – Spring Benefit

We’re getting the band back together for another rockin’ night in support of Ruffing! Saturday, April 21 Music Box Supper Club 7 pm – midnight The Ruffing box office opens in March. For more information, visit our event page.


International Week is Coming!

International Week is from February 20 – 24, with a special fun-filled event on February 24 from 11:00am – 2:00 pm at the school. During International Week, students will have the opportunity to: listen to a Native American storyteller, play games from around the world, make crafts from various countries, sample dishes from many cultures, learn a […]


Lace Up Your Skates!

Hit the ice and join us for a special all-family winter event. Come enjoy ice skating, hot chocolate and cookies with the Ruffing community. Free admission. Bring your own skates, or we’ll provide a pair. Sunday, February 11 5 – 6:30 pm Cleveland Heights Community Center 1 Monticello Boulevard, Cleveland Heights RSVP to Ashley Gelman […]


Parent Open Houses January 3 and 4: 9-11 am

Please join us to learn more about Ruffing’s Montessori curriculum for children ages 18 months – 8th grade at one of our Parent Open Houses for prospective parents on January 3 & 4, from 9-11 am. Meet current parents, tour Ruffing’s LEED certified building, observe in classrooms and hear from Ruffing’s Head of School! Registration is required and […]


#GivetoRuffing on #GivingTuesday

In honor of #GivingTuesday, please consider a gift to the Ruffing Fund and support the people and programs that make our School special. Make a difference. Make your gift to Ruffing today.


Ruffing’s Educational Speaker Series presents Dr. Lisa Damour’s Talk: Bounce — Helping Children Build Intellectual and Emotional Resilience

Join us Tuesday, October 24, 7-8:15 pm for an insightful presentation on how all parents can: • Help children manage stress. • Equip children to address intellectual and emotional challenges. • Find a healthy balance between being a “helicopter” or “hands-off” parent. Dr. Lisa Damour is a psychologist, best-selling author, monthly New York Times columnist, […]


Welcome Back

Look for the first issue of Ruffing Weekly which will be published & emailed on August 31, 2017.  Ruffing Weekly comes out on the Thursday of each week and will keep you informed of all things Ruffing for the upcoming week.


Join us at the Ruffing Family Festival: Saturday, August 19

Come One, Come All.  Enjoy an afternoon of family fun with treats and activities as we kick off another successful school year. We look forward to seeing you! Saturday, August 19, 2017, 2 – 4 pm, Ruffing Montessori School


Ruffing Holiday Book Fair

The Ruffing Holiday Book Fair is this Saturday, December 3 from 11 am – 3 pm in the Gym!


Welcome Barry Wadsworth, New Head of School

It is with great excitement that we formally welcome Barry Wadsworth as Ruffing Montessori’s new Head of School. Since taking his post on July 1, 2016, Barry has been busy getting to know the Ruffing community and preparing for the new school year. Through his summer-long “listening tour,” Barry had the opportunity to meet and […]


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