• 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.

       Chess  |  Chorus  

      Safety Patrol  



    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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    The North Ridge Show Choir is an auditioned group of fourth and fifth graders. We meet for an hour after school every Monday. We will audition for Wake County's Pieces of Gold the first week of December. We will perform for parents on December 7th at 7:00 pm in the North Ridge Gym. If we are chosen to be in Pieces of Gold, that performance will be in March at Memorial Auditorium.

    For more information, contact Mrs. Ferri at Pferri@wcpss.net.

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    Art Club


    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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