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    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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    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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    Principal's Message Update

    Families and community members always have access to the latest information & reminders impacting Alston Ridge ES through the Principal's Message at https://www.wcpss.net/Page/25322. Updates will include information on upcoming events, district policies and updates, and the goings on at Alston Ridge. Not receiving the Principal Message? Confirm your contact information is correct by speaking to the school's Data Manager--919-544-2474 or jtang@wcpss.net. You can manage SchoolMessenger by following the directions available at http://bit.ly/sm-infocenter.

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  • School Messenger TXT/Email Messages

    The School Messenger phone message system used by WCPSS is expanding to include text messaging and e-mail. "Opt-In" to text messages when you receive a text. Or, you can simply opt-in to receive text messages by texting YES to the number 67587 now. The expanded service calls multiple phone numbers for all associated parents/guardians. You can choose how you would like to be contacted by using the new SchoolMessenger infoCenter website or infoCenter mobile app for Android and iOS. Review the Parents Guide to infoCenter (http://bit.ly/sm-infocenter) for instructions.

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  • Tour

    School Tours at Alston Ridge Elementary School

    Families interested in learning more about Alston Ridge Elementary School and the chance to walk the school building, please register to join one of our upcoming tours (ARES School Tour Sign-up). Tours will be led by an Alston Ridge administrator or school counselor with some of our school's student-leaders. The tour will answer questions and share with families how we are achieving a vision of excellence. Tours begin at 9:30 a.m. for 2022-2023 starting 9/14, 10/19, 11/16, 1/11, 2/8, 3/15, 4/19, 5/17. If you are unable to attend a tour, consider viewing our virtual tour: https://tinyurl.com/y6tw47wz, or if you have a question about our school, please contact the main office so that we may assist you: 919-544-2474

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Updates for Families