Staff Appreciation


Mark your calendar for Staff Appreciation week:

May 6-9 (Tr 1 &2), May 13-16 (Tr 3 & 4)

Join us to decorate classroom doors and hallways on Saturday, May 4th – just in time for Staff Appreciation weeks. Sign up here to ensure your child’s classroom door is decorated! More details coming soon in your child’s folder for daily teacher treats as well.

Prefer to make a monetary donation for Staff Appreciation events? 

You can do this via check in the PTA Mailbox or here. Please ensure to indicate on the check or in the comment field online that the donation is for Staff Appreciation events. Please note if we have any funds remaining at the end of the year, they will be used for general PTA needs.

2019 – 2020 PTA Information Session

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Thank you so much for coming out tonight to support the PTA interest meeting. We invite anyone who couldn’t make it to still review the available roles and submit a non-binding interest form if they’d like to learn more about any area.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to make a difference in your kids school lives!


Upcoming Spirit Events

  • Brixx Pizza: April 16 (1111 Parkside Main St.) All Day Event
  • Chick-fil-a:  April 24 from 5-8pm (Park side Town Commons)

Bring your friends and family to enjoy these restaurants and support your ARE PTA!  Just let them know you are there for the ARE Spirit event.


Alston Ridge staff currently have 2 fundraisers running on  DonorsChoose.org

Thank you so much to everyone who donated! The color ink has been totally funded!

Ms. Craver is raising money for IPad covers. If you would like to donate, it would greatly appreciated!

Donate for IPAD Covers!

Art to Remember

Thanks to all Tracks 1&4 families who submitted orders for Art to Remember items. Finished products should arrive at the school soon and will be shared with students in the coming days. Tracks 2&3 families who submitted art will receive an order form in their student’s folder the week of April 8th and orders need to be submitted by April 15th. Finished products for Tracks 2&3 should arrive the week of May 8th.

Field Day


Tracks 1 & 2: Tues, May 7 (rain date May 9)

Tracks 3 & 4: Thurs, May 16 (rain date May 17)

Alston Ridge students enjoy a Field Day each spring, supported by our PE teacher and staff. This includes a couple of hours completing fun activities such as bean bag toss, parachute toss, and other activities. We need parents to assist with these stations so that each class can enjoy the activities safely. To volunteer for a Field Day, please sign up here.

Thank You!

Thank you so much for all the help parents! Checkout Here for details!

Morning Yoga

Morning Yoga starts again from Mon Feb 4. Sign up here for Monday morning yoga. Spots are very limited!

Did you know?

Did you know you can link your Harris Teeter VIC card directly to ARE? When you shop Harris Teeter brands, a percentage of your purchase is donated to our school. ARE’s code is 8396. Sign up here!

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!

April Newsletter

Check out the latest Gator Gazette!

2018-19 School Year

Welcome all families to the new 2018-19 school year at Alston Ridge!

  • Meet the PTA Board!
  • Check out a calendar of upcoming events along the right side of this website. –>
  • Our newsletters are available on the Gator Gazette page.
  • Join this year’s PTA in support of the school, teachers, students and families!
  • Check out other easy ways to help the PTA raise funds necessary for all the events and programs we support.
  • Looking for more information about what we do? Check out our programs.

We look forward to partnering with all families to make this year great!