Sandy Ridge Visual and Performing Arts Elementary School

Visual & Performing Arts Magnet School Additionally, the school welcomes regularly scheduled visiting professionals and artists.

Sandy Ridge Visual and Performing Arts Elementary School features multiple theater performances, choral music performances and art gallery walks annually. Students also enjoy art-focused field trips, clubs and summer camp opportunities.

Operating as usual

02/28/2024

I spy several Sandy Ridge STARS in this video!

Photos from Sandy Ridge Visual and Performing Arts Elementary School's post 02/28/2024

We are showing off more beautiful crowns today in a BIG way!

02/27/2024

Registration is open now!

🍎✨ We’re ready to welcome the Class of 2037 to Durham Public Schools! Kindergarten registration is OPEN. 🎉 Visit welcome.dpsnc.net to learn more about our amazing schools, then visit www.dpsnc.net/kindergarten to learn about required documents. For assistance, contact the Office of Student Assignment at 919-560-2059 or Early Education at 919-560-3505. Excited to embark on this journey with your family! 📚👧👦

🍎✨ ¡Estamos listos para dar la bienvenida a la Clase de 2037 a las Escuelas Públicas de Durham! La inscripción para el jardín de infantes está ABIERTA. 🎉 Visita welcome.dpsnc.net para obtener más información sobre nuestras increíbles escuelas, luego visita www.dpsnc.net/kindergarten para conocer los documentos requeridos. Para obtener ayuda, comunícate con la Oficina de Asignación Estudiantil al 919-560-2059 o con Educación Temprana al 919-560-3505. ¡Emocionados de emprender este viaje con su familia! 📚👧👦

Photos from Sandy Ridge Visual and Performing Arts Elementary School's post 02/27/2024

Check out these crowns of color!

Photos from Sandy Ridge Visual and Performing Arts Elementary School's post 02/26/2024

| It’s Braids & Twists Day!
So many beautiful braids and twists at the Ridge!

Photos from Durham Public Schools's post 02/16/2024
02/15/2024

✨ HAIR-Stories Gallery! 📸 Your hair, your story. Let's celebrate the unique and beautiful hair stories in our community! Share a photo and the story behind your hair to be featured in a special gallery. 🎉 Share your HAIR-Story at https://bit.ly/CROWNHairStories24.

Photos from Sandy Ridge Visual and Performing Arts Elementary School's post 02/14/2024

We are feeling the love here today at the Ridge! Happy Valentine’s Day!

02/13/2024

Happy 100th day of school!

02/12/2024

DPS is celebrating CROWN Act Spirit Week February 26 - March 1! Wear your CROWN with pride and join the celebration using , celebrate the law promoting a respectful and open world for natural hair. Students and staff interested in being a CROWN Act Week Ambassador, join the team at bit.ly/CROWNAmbassador24! 👑✨

Timeline photos 02/11/2024

Durham Public Schools will be closed for students on Monday, February 12 due to absences within our transportation department that will prevent us from operating buses tomorrow. DPS afterschool programs will not operate; however, athletics and other afterschool extracurricular activities will operate as normal. Monday will be a workday for all employees. Bus drivers and safety assistants are asked to report to Hamlin Road at 10 a.m.

Las Escuelas Públicas de Durham estarán cerradas para los estudiantes el lunes, 12 de febrero debido a faltas dentro del departamento de transporte escolar que van a afectar que podamos operar los autobuses el día de mañana. Los programas después de la escuela de las Escuelas Públicas de Durham no operarán mañana; sin embargo las otras actividades extracurriculares después de la escuela operarán como un día normal. El lunes será un día de trabajo para todos los empleados. A los conductores de autobuses y a los asistentes de seguridad se les pide que se presenten en la calle Hamlin a las 10 de la mañana.

02/04/2024

The following schools will be closed on Monday, February 5.
Bethesda Elementary
Carrington Middle
Durham School of the Arts
Little River K-8 School
Morehead Montessori
EK Powe Elementary
Sandy Ridge Elementary

Las siguientes escuelas estarán cerradas el lunes, 5 de febrero.

Escuela Primaria Bethesda
Escuela Secundaria Carrington
Escuela de Artes de Durham
Escuela Little River
Escuela Primaria Morehead Montessori
Escuela Primaria E.K. Powe
Escuela Primaria Sandy Ridge

Photos from Durham PreK's post 01/25/2024
01/08/2024

🚨 Weather Alert: DPS to dismiss early tomorrow, Jan. 9, due to high winds, flooding, and tornado risk. Elementary schools at 10:45 am, middle and secondary schools at 11:50 am, and high schools at 12:45 pm. All afterschool programs, including athletics, canceled. Stay safe! 🌪️🌧️

🚨 Alerta Meteorológica: DPS saldrá temprano mañana, 9 de enero, debido a fuertes vientos, inundaciones y riesgo de tornados. Las escuelas primarias a las 10:45 a.m., las escuelas intermedias y secundarias a las 11:50 a.m., y las escuelas secundarias a las 12:45 p.m. Se cancelan todos los programas extracurriculares, incluyendo deportes. ¡Manténgase seguro! 🌪️🌧️

11/18/2023

We are still here until 2 o’clock! Come see us at the Showcase of Schools

11/18/2023

Come out and see us today at the Showcase of Schools at the from 10-2 today!

Photos from Durham Public Schools's post 10/30/2023

Come see us!

Photos from Durham Public Schools's post 10/17/2023

Hope to see you there!

10/10/2023

Informational meetings for our 2024-25 Elementary Student Assignment Plan begin on Monday, Oct. 16. Visit dpsnc.net/possibilities to register for an upcoming session.

Jordan High School – Oct. 16, 6-7 p.m.
Southern School of Energy and Sustainability – Oct. 18, 6-7 p.m.
Shepard Middle School – Oct. 19, 6-7 p.m.
Northern High School – Oct. 24, 6-7 p.m.
Brogden Middle School – Oct. 25, 6-7 p.m.

Las reuniones informativas para nuestro Plan de Asignación Estudiantil para las escuelas de primaria en el 2024-25 comienzan el lunes 16 de octubre. Visite dpsnc.net/possibilities para inscribirse en una de las próximas sesiones.
Jordan High School – 16 de octubre de 6 a 7 p.m.
Southern School of Energy and Sustainability – 18 de octubre de 6 a 7 p.m.
Shepard Middle School – 19 de octubre de 6 a 7 p.m.
Northern High School – 24 de octubre de 6 a 7 p.m.
Brogden Middle School – 25 de octubre de 6 a7 p.m.

09/25/2023

Sandy Ridge Visual and Performing Arts Elementary School is proud to announce that we have been selected to receive $4,500 as a 2023-24 DPS Foundation Whole Schools Fund Grant recipient for our project “Building a LGBTQ and Gender Inclusive School”! We will be working with Rainbow Collective for Change to offer family workshops in English and Spanish, staff training, and an after school Rainbow Club for students. 🏳️‍🌈🏳️‍⚧️

Photos from Durham Public Schools's post 09/06/2023

Check it out! Sandy Ridge Visual and Performing Arts Elementary School again ranked in the top 20% of schools in the state for academic growth!
Way to go, STARS! 💫

Photos from Sandy Ridge Visual and Performing Arts Elementary School's post 08/29/2023

Welcome back, Sandy Ridge STARS! We were so happy to see each one of you today. A big thank you goes out to Dollar Tree #6035 at North Duke Mall for their generous donation of school supplies to our school! We had a fabulous first day and this donation is just icing on the cake!

See What It’s Like to Be a Camp Invention Camper 07/05/2023

There are a few more spots left for Camp Invention July 17-21 9:00-3:30. Extended camp is also available 7:30-5:30. This is a hands-on learning experience camp. Here is a video about what it is like to be a Camp Invention camper:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWiflzvRmJM
Register today at invent.org/camp. Any questions can be directed to Lena Deskins.
DPS Advanced Academics Durham Public Schools Camp Invention

See What It’s Like to Be a Camp Invention Camper Want to get a camper’s point of view? Dive into the fun of our all-new, hands-on Camp Invention® adventure and see how kids get to learn by playing as they c...

Archives: Events | Brick Scholars 06/18/2023

You can still register for Comic Book Super Hero camp held at Sandy Ridge this week, June 19-22. Campers will have access to thousands of legos, super hero action mini-figures (DC and Marvel) to create epic comic book sagas and stop motion films.

This camp is for rising K-6 graders.
If you have any questions, lemail [email protected].

https://www.brickscholars.com/events/category/camps/ (https://www.brickscholars.com/events/category/camps/)

Archives: Events | Brick Scholars June 19 @ 8:00 AM - June 22 @ 11:00 AM Sandy Ridge K-2 Super Heroes Comic Book Camp Sandy Ridge Elementary School 1417 Old Oxford Rd,, Durham, NC, United States Super Heroes Comic Book and Stop Motion Camp Super villains plotting? Forces of evil set to strike? Is it a city in peril or the neighbor.....

06/09/2023

Spark your child’s creativity and confidence with our new Camp Invention® program! At Sandy Ridge Elementary the week of July 17th-21st, children in grades K-6 will team up and take on fun, hands-on STEM challenges. They’ll build their own mini skate park, turn a robot into a stuffie and more! Visit invent.org/mylocalcamp to secure your spot!

06/01/2023

Happy Pride Month! 🌈

Durham Public Schools values its students and staff for who they are and honors them for their limitless potential, without exception. We celebrate the diversity, intellect, and lived experiences that contribute to our schools’ rich, cultural tapestry. We appreciate and seek to support every person we educate and employ. In the spirit of LGBTQ+ Pride Month, we uphold an environment that is unbiased, welcoming, and educationally enlightening for people of all sexual orientations and gender identities.

Photos from Sandy Ridge Visual and Performing Arts Elementary School's post 05/25/2023

Sandy Ridge PreK team showing their school spirit!

05/23/2023

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1417 Old Oxford Road
Durham, NC
27704

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Monday 7:45am - 2:15pm
Tuesday 7:45am - 2:15pm
Wednesday 7:45am - 2:15pm
Thursday 7:45am - 2:15pm
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