The Alston Ridge community provides a safe and welcoming environment in which students develop a true love for learning through challenging and enriching educational opportunities that advance their unique talents to meet and exceed diverse individual needs.
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Track 3 Track Out & Welcome Back Track 4
8:00 AM - 8:40 AM Student Council
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Read to Achieve Parent Information Night, Track 2 & 4
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM School Tour
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM General PTA Meeting
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Track 2 Track Out & Welcome Back Track 3
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Classroom & Individual Pictures, Tracks 1 & 4 (Strawbridge)
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM Alston Ridge Band Concert
8:10 AM - 8:45 AM Student Council
Interested families can register for the community-based TGA Golf and TGA Tennis programs hosted on the Alston Ridge campus from 4:15 PM-5:15 PM. Practices will begin on February 18th to support students developing their skills in the lifelong sports of golf and tennis. Sessions will run from 2/18-3/24 for Session 1, and 4/7-5/12 for Session 2. All equipment is provided by the program's experienced coaches. Programs are fee-based and occur on Tuesdays. Registration is available at http://www.playtga.com/wakecounty. Information on the spring programs is available on the TGA Spring Flyer. Additional information is also available by contacting the regional program director Becky Sadler email@example.com or (919) 389-0356
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)
WCPSS Before School Care will provide 2019-2020 fee-based early-arrival care for students in Grades K-5 beginning at 7 AM. WCPSS After School Care provides fee-based, end-of-day care for students in Grades 3-5, and the YMCA provides fee-based end-of-day care for students in Grades K-2. Additional information regarding the Before and After School care programs is available at http://alstonridgebeforeandafter.weebly.com/
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, TGA Tennis and Golf, KidzArt and Young Rembrandts Drawing. 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.
Online volunteer registration can be completed during school hours at any Wake County Public School building. All returning volunteers must re-register prior to October 31st to ensure that there is no break in eligibility. Prospective volunteers will submit to a background check prior to approval by WCPSS to volunteer. Volunteer clearance may take 2-3 weeks for final approval before a volunteer is eligible.
For Rising Kindergarten families, information about Kindergarten readiness and starting school at Alston Ridge is available in the 2019-2020 Orientation Presentation (click "Read More" below for active link). Registration for the upcoming school year is open for kindergarten and for incoming students who will be in grades 1-5. Please register as soon as possible to be ready for the first day of school in July! Registration for 2020-2021 can be started online through the WCPSS Office of Student Assignment, and completed in-person only on Mondays from 10 AM-2 PM.
The first is the 8-week GAPS program starting Feb. 29. The second is an online GIS mapmaking competition for students in grades 4-12.
Overall, only about 1% of Wake County Public School System students will be impacted in each of the two years of this plan.