Monday, August 8, 2022

2022-2023 Beginning of school information

 Greetings Unicorn Families,


The 2022-2023 school year is quickly approaching. We look forward to seeing your family in the coming weeks. Below you will find helpful information to start the school year.


First day of School

The first day of school for 1st through 5th graders is Monday, August 29. Kindergarten families should have received a letter via email about their assigned staggered entry date which will take place the Week of August 29. 


Bell Schedule

The academic day will run from 9:15am-3:45pm. Morning arrival will run from 8:45am-9:15am and dismissal is from 3:45pm-4:15pm. We recommend that students arrive at school by 9:05 so they are ready for learning at 9:15.  


Meet the Teacher

We are excited to welcome families back to campus for Meet the Teacher. During this time you will have the opportunity to…

  • Meet your child’s teacher

  • Pick up carpool tags

  • Get bus information

  • Sign your child up to be a walker (if you live in the walk zone)

  • Sign up for Before and/or After School Care

  • Join PTA

  • Purchase spirit wear

  • Pick up pre-ordered supply kits (if you ordered them)

  • Possibly purchase food on the back lawn (August 25th only)

  • Build relationships with other Unicorn families


Date: Thursday, August 25 

1st & 2nd grade - 12:15-1:30pm

3rd grade - 12:45-2:00pm

4th & 5th grade - 1:15-2:30pm


Date: Thursday, September 1

Kindergarten - 5:00-6:00pm


School Supplies

Click here to view the student supply list for each grade level. 



Before and After School Care

Our Before and After School Care Program will return this school year. Families will be able to sign up for BASC at Meet the Teacher on August 25 and September 1. Click the link below to access the program cost, hours, interest form and applications. https://www.wcpss.net/domain/13064 


Kindergarten Staggered Entry

Staggered Entry will take place August 29-September 1. Kindergarten families should have received a letter from the data manager the week of August 1 informing you of your child’s staggered entry day. Your child will attend school one day during the week of the 29th and complete various assessments. All kindergarten students will start attending school daily on September 6.


Closing

We thank you for entrusting us with your children and look forward to partnering with you.  Please let us know how we can serve your family this year.  


Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Popsicles with the Principal Shillings

Dear North Ridge Families,


It has been exciting to start to serve as your principal and to be given the opportunity to work beside all of you to continue the great traditions which make North Ridge Elementary special! 


I would love to meet families prior to the start of school. I will be hosting a Popsicle with the Principal for families. 

Thursday August 4, 2022 - 5:00-6:30 - k-2 families

Tuesday August 9, 2022 5:00-6:30 - 3-5 families

We will be at the North Ridge Playground weather permitting, I hope to see many of you there, if not I look forward to seeing you all during the school year. 


Wishing you well,



Travis Shillings, VERY Proud Principal of North Ridge Elementary




2022-2023 Beginning of school information

  Greetings Unicorn Families, The 2022-2023 school year is quickly approaching. We look forward to seeing your family in the coming weeks. B...