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Mark Your Calendars!

On Tuesday, September 15th 6:00 – 7:15 pm, we will have our first virtual PTA meeting of the year! All parents and teachers are welcome and encouraged to join!

MEETING LINK:  https://meet.google.com/mzm-ciri-zab

Come hear how your support impacts the school and get a sneak peak of what is coming this year. Principal Schutte will give a brief update and one of our wonderful ARES counselors will share perspective on taking care of your child’s mental health during this unusual time. We will also hold our official election for the 2020-21 PTA Board (slate of candidates is listed below) and vote to approve our budget for the year.

2020 Slated PTA Board Member Candidates *

  • President: Erica Watson 
  • Secretary: Ryan Rodriguez
  • Treasurer: Nick Yates
  • Vice President of Communications: Rachel Jordan
  • Vice President of Programming: Jennifer Eggiman
  • Vice President of Ways and Means: Amy Holcomb

* Individuals may also self-nominate for these positions. Anyone interested should indicate their intention to run from the floor when they join the meeting. They will be given time to share their platform and a vote will be taken during the meeting.

Welcome Packet for New Gator Families

The PTA put together a Welcome Packet for new Alston Ridge families. It was created with the following question in mind: “What do I wish someone had explained to me when my child first started school at Alston Ridge?” Given that this is an unusual year, there are many things that may not apply and/or work differently. Based on initial conversations with the school in August, we made some notes in the Welcome Packet in green to indicate things that may be different this year. We hope you find this resource helpful!

New! 2020-21 Version: 2020-21 Welcome Packet 

Time to Link (or Relink)!

Harris Teeter’s Together In Education is an easy way for you to give back to our school. When you shop Harris Teeter brands, a percentage of your purchase is donated to our school. Did you know they require you to relink you card each year? Sign up here! ARE’s code is 8396.

Did you know you can sign up for the Publix Partners program to help benefit ARE? Sign up using your Publix account and then just enter your phone number at check out!
Details here!