|Sock Drive |
Dec 1 - 17
How nice would it be to give the homeless socks to keep their hands and feet warm during the cold harsh winter? North Ridge SOS Team will be collecting socks the month of December. All socks must be NEW. They’ll be distributed through the soup kitchen of Raleigh. Donation bags will be in each classroom. If you have questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
|New Spirit Wear Available |
North Ridge Sweatshirts and Long-Sleeve T-Shirts are available! Click here for more information.
North Ridge is hosting two math competition teams this year! These students meet and work on problem solving skills. Four time a year we put our problem solving skills to the test and compete with not only our school, but with students all around the United States! Congratulations goes out to the following North Ridge students for the first round of completion!
Our top finishers are:
The Mathletes*: Elsie Schlid, Max DeAngelo, Hampton Jones, Nick DeAngelo, Preston Perillard, and Lily Thorpe
Math League Team: Ajay Wallack, Tyler Swisher, Ava Joyner, Carly Makgill, Kaitlyn Yeatts, Nathan Londe
*Mathletes is for 4th and 5th grade students and meets Thursday mornings at 8:00 in the media center.
|CoGAT Test Informational Meeting |
On December 2, 3rd grade parents are invited to attend an informational meeting with Dr. Wolford as she discusses the CoGAT test. This presentation has been prepared by the AIG department and will provide parents with an overall picture of the test and its different sections. The meeting will be in room 11. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Wolford at email@example.com.
|FRIDAY Spirit Days |
Show your NRE Pride by wearing your Spirit Wear or school colors (blue and white) each Friday!
|Lost & Found Is Overflowing |
Our Lost & Found is full and we need your help to clear it out. Please click here to see pictures of the items in Lost & Found.
|Crayon Initiative |
The SOS team is starting a crayon recycling drive for broken crayons. Each year over 75,000 pounds of broken crayons are thrown into landfills. Crayons are not biodegradable and become a waxy sludge in our landfills for centuries.
Crayon collection boxes have been placed around the school. Once the boxes are full, these crayons will be sent to The Crayon Initiative. These crayons will be melted, recycled, and given away to hospitals for children. For more information contact the SOS team (firstname.lastname@example.org) or check out the website http://thecrayoninitiative.org.
Drop off boxes are located 5th Grade Hallway, Main Office, Office Breezeway, Art Room, NRE Cafeteria, and Media Center.Thank you for supporting our efforts to recycle crayons!
|PTA Meeting Minutes |
Did you miss the last PTA Meeting? The draft minutes are available here.
|Volunteer Registration |
Wake County Public School System has made the decision to leave volunteer registration open everyday all year. You can register at any Wake County public school. If you have already registered or renewed, thank you. If you have not yet registered or renewed, please do. It can take up to a couple of weeks to complete the background check.
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