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  •  Change

    Track Change Request

    Track Change Requests are accepted annually during the month of February for the following school year. All requests will be reviewed after the end of the Track Change Request Period. Track Changes should be submitted via the online form--https://tinyurl.com/ARESTrackChange. Final assignments will be communicated to families who request a Track Change by May 1.

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  • SSA

    Single-Subject Acceleration

    The nomination window for SSA for next school year in WCPSS is now open. Single Subject Acceleration (SSA) is a practice through which students meeting qualifying criteria in grades K‐7 can take advanced academic content in mathematics or English/Language Arts. Requests come from parents via this ARES 2023 SSA Test Request form during their request window. For more information, please review this slide show: ARES 2023 SSA Parent Information and WCPSS AIG SSA Page. Parent test requests must be sent before the window closes for their track, or the student will not be tested.  

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  •  TGA

    After-School Programs (Community-Based)

    In addition to the school's Before School and After School programs, community-based programs offer fee-based afterschool programming for Alston Ridge students. Programs include the Alston Ridge Band and TGA Tennis and Golf. Information about registration is available on each program's website. All students who participate dismiss directly to the private programs at the end of the school day, and parents are responsible for arranging pick-up and transportation home at the conclusion of program-days.

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  • Bus

    WCPSS Bus Registration

    To register for the school bus, families must have a student identification number for an eligible student to use the WCPSS Transportation Bus Rider Registration (https://www.wcpss.net/Page/51640). All bus registration is managed by the school district's WCPSS Transportation Department.

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  • Here Comes the Bus! The App from WCPSS Transportation

    WCPSS Transportation uses an app for smartphones/devices to allow parents to track their assigned bus on its route. Download "Here Comes the Bus": from the App Store or Google Play. Register at https://bit.ly/2AuW9Sd with School Code 67500 and your child's Student ID. You can watch a video (https://bit.ly/2HNar7g), and view FAQ on the WCPSS Transportation site (https://www.wcpss.net/transportation)

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  •  ymca

    Before School & After School Care Registration

    Through a partnership with the NW Cary YMCA, all families K-5 have access to Before School and After School care on-site at Alston Ridge. The program exclusively serves Alston Ridge Elementary School students. The program is fee-based; however, financial assistance is available for those families who qualify. Before School Care drop-off begins at 7 a.m. and After School Care begins immediately following the school day and proceeds until final pick-up at 6 p.m. https://www.ymcatriangle.org/schools/alston-ridge-elementary-after-school

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Updates for Families