• Extracurricular Activities

    There are many great extracurricular programs at North Ridge Elementary for which students can participate. Below is a list of these activities and a brief description of each. If your child is interested in any of these, please have them contact the program coordinator for more details.

    Membership and participation in all student clubs and organizations is open to all students without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or other protected classifications.


       Chess  |  Chorus  

      Safety Patrol  


     

    Chess

    The Chess Club is open to any student in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade regardless of knowledge of the game. Parent volunteers are welcomed! Please make sure you are registered as a volunteer with the school.

    If you have any questions please contact Erica Penny epenny@wcpss.net for more information. No dues or regular attendance is required. Just show up with your interest in playing the game!!

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    Chorus

    The North Ridge Show Choir is an auditioned group of fourth and fifth graders. Mrs. Ferri rehearses with this group for an hour after school every Monday. There is no fee to be part of this group. The North Ridge Chorus auditioned for a panel of judges in hopes of being selected to perform in Pieces of Gold on March 5th, 2022. Pieces of Gold is a performance of the top performing Arts Groups in Wake County Schools held at the Duke Progress Energy Center. The NRE Chorus and 24 other groups from Wake County High Schools, Middle Schools and Elementary schools were selected to perform in the 2022 Pieces of Gold. The North Ridge Chorus will perform 42nd Street as our part of the program. Tickets for this performance will go on sale in January through TicketMaster. Proceeds from this performance go to grants for classrooms throughout Wake County.

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    Safety Patrol

    Safety Patrols assist the school's staff in morning arrival and afternoon dismissal of students. The goal of Safety Patrol is to allow its members to explore and develop important leadership skills such as responsibility, dependability, and cooperation. As a member of the Safety Patrol, you are expected to consistently follow the rules.

    The Safety Patrol is made up of current 5th graders. Students apply to become a safety patrol during the summer before their fifth grade year. Students complete an application process that includes both parent and teacher recommendations. Please contact Ms. Jakara Heyward (jheyward@wcpss.net) for more information.

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