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  • PTO Carnival Coming- Help Needed!

    Come one, come all! The PTO Carnival is fast approaching- Friday, Feb. 24, from 5:30-8:30! There will be lots of games for the kids, chance drawings for the adults, and food for dinner. But none of this can happen for our kids without volunteers, and thank goodness, CRES has the best! CLlick the headline to find out more and sign up!

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  • Parents of Students With Disabilities

    Your child may be eligible to participate in the John M. McKay Scholarship for Students with Disabilities Program for the 2017-18 school year. Please click the headline to read more.

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  • When Is That Test?

    We use a variety of standardized tests to see the progress of our students. KNOWING those test dates will help you to help your child be prepared with encouragement, rest, and a good breakfast. The testing schedule is available in two places: the PARENTS menu above and the SITE SHORTCUTS list below. Click the headline to download your copy.

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  • Congratulations to our Cypress Ridge Spelling Bee Winners!

    • 1st Place – Brian Redula from Mrs. Middendorf’s class• 2nd Place – Stephanie Akomeah from Mr. Abney’s class• 3rd Place – Kaleo Fornoles from Mrs. Olson’s class

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  • SMILE…Spring Pictures will be taken on Thursday, March 2nd!

    This is the one day that your children do not have to wear uniform clothes. Parents may choose appropriate clothing (following the Lake County School Dress Code) for these photos. NO BLUE JEANS. NO FLIP FLOPS or other BACKLESS SHOES. Again this year, proofs and ordering information will be sent home about three weeks after portraits are taken. You will have a choice of several different background scenes! Please mark your calendars.Click headline to view County Dress Code Policy

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  • Superintendent’s Reading Challenge

    ends on March 1st. Our goal is 100% student participation. Please encourage your children to read, read, read!

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  • Find, It, Fund It

    Do you know of a business that might be able to help provide funding for educational projects? The Lake County Education Foundation sponsors a site to match teachers' grant needs with potential donors. Check out to see what CRES and other Lake County Schools have requested.

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cres logo Cypress Ridge is committed to providing challenging, educational experiences through a basic curriculum emphasizing mathematics, engineering, and science in a technologically enriched environment. Parents, staff, and community, working together equip our students with the knowledge and skills needed to become responsible, successful citizens of the future.

Congratulations to our Cypress Ridge Robotics teams, Hypershock, Icewave and Raichus Robots! This past weekend, they competed in the Florida State Competition. It is such an honor to be invited to the state competition, only the highest ranked robotics teams are invited! All three teams were able to show their expertise in programming skills, driver control, teamwork and much more. Hypershock received the Elementary Excellence Award, finishing in 4th place!  Icewave and Raichus Robots were in the top 25! In other great news, Team Hypershock will be competing in the Vex IQ Robotics World Competition in Louisville, Kentucky! Great job CRES Robotics! 

2016-2017 Awards

Hypershock- Design Award, Excellence Award, Excellence Award, States Excellence Award, Incitation to world Competition
Raichus Robots- Excellence Award
Icewave- Design Award