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Ashley Ridge High School is Palmetto’s Finest!

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District Announcements
Durham School Bus Services
Please contact Durham School Bus Services at DD2businfo@durhamschoolservices.com with any questions or concerns regarding bus transportation for your student.á

Durham is hiring bus drivers! Click here for more information!

Welcome to Ashley Ridge High School
COMPASS testing will take place on Tuesday, November 25th. See guidance to sign up for the test. COMPASS is necessary for all students who are interested in taking dual credit courses through Trident Tech. COMPASS testing is offered each month.
Thanksgiving Holidays
Dorchester School District Two schools will be closed from Wednesday, November 25th - Sunday, November 30th. Students will return to school on Monday, December 1st.
Chorus Concert
The Ashley Ridge Chorus will have their holiday choral concert on Tuesday, December 2nd at 7:00 PM. Come out and get into the holiday spirit!
2nd Quarter Interims
All students will receive 2nd quarter interim reports in homeroom on Thursday, December 4th. If you do not receive an interim report, please contact Ashley Ridge - 695-4900.
Piano Concert
The piano students at Ashley Ridge will have their concert on Thursday, December 4th at 7:00 PM. You don't want to miss the incredibly talented Ashley Ridge students.
AR Fall Festival
Parents - We need you! Buick and the McElveen car dealership will be at Ashley Ridge on Saturday, December 6th. This is a fundraiser that will benefit the entire school. Buick will pay Ashley Ridge $20.00 for every adult over the age of 21 who test drives a Buick at Ashley Ridge on December 6th. During the day, we will have various clubs and organizations selling spirit items, vegetables, food, and other items. You don't want to miss this event. We have an opportunity to make over $10,000.
Band Concert
The Ashley Ridge Band will present their holiday concert on Tuesday, December 9th at 7:00 PM in the auditorium. Come out and enjoy the sounds of the holidays and get into the holiday spirit!
Dance Recitals
The Ashley Ridge Dance students will have have two dance recitals. They are scheduled for Thursday, December 11th at 7:00 PM and Friday, December 12th at 7:00 PM in the auditorium. You don't want to miss the amazing talent!
Financial Aid Night
Parents, if you have a senior that is interested in going to college, you don't want to miss this meeting. The Financial Aid Night is scheduled for Tuesday, December 16th at 6:30 PM in the auditorium.
Midterm Exams
Midterm exams begin on Monday, December 15th and end on Friday, December 19th. All classes will have a midterm exam scheduled.
Early College Program
Applications for entry to the Early College Program 2015-2016 cohort will be taken from November 1st through December 1st. This program is for rising sophomores who are interested in taking college classesá to earn an Associate's degree while still in high school. Click here to access the online application.
Proposed Bell Schedule Community Meetings
Parents and community members are invited to attend one or more of seven scheduled meetings on proposed changes in the school bell and bus schedules for Dorchester District Two Schools.á All meetings are from 6:30 - 7:30 pm.á Participants will have the opportunity to learn more about the proposed changes and to provide input.á Public feedback will play an important role in finalizing the proposal to be presented to the Board of Trustees in December.

Click here for meeting dates and locations

ARHS Bus and Bus Stop Information
Click on the link below to view bus stop information for Ashley Ridge High School

Bus Stop Information

Online Blended Learning

Dorchester 2 is pleased to once again offer Online Blended Learning classes for students in grades 7-12 in keyboarding and computer applications, which are 1/2 credit courses. Keyboarding is a prerequisite for computer apps, and one course can be taken per semester. The work is rigorous and self-paced; students should be self-directed and accountable. Classes will include opportunities for instructional assistance. Certified teachers will electronically monitor student progress and communicate progress with parents electronically. Registration is August 5-22, and classes begin on September 3rd. Click below to read more about this program.á

Blended Learning Flyer
Frequently Asked Questions
Blended Learning Contract
2014-15 Parking Information

We will begin selling parking tags on Monday, July 21st in the Ashley Ridge front office.  The cost of a parking tag is $50.00.  In order to purchase a parking tag, there should be no outstanding financial obligations.  The parking regulations and automobile registration forms are attached.  Please complete the forms, make sure there is a parent and student signature provided and there is a copy of the student’s driver’s license and vehicle registration.  We will also sell parking at student registration on August 5th and August 6th

Parking Regulations and Application

Important Dates 2014-15 School Year
Follow the link below to view important dates for the 2014-15 ARHS school year:

Important Dates

Dorchester School District Two Calendar - 2014-2015
Click the links below to view the 2014-2015 Dorchester School District Two calendar:


Information Side of Calendar

Career Ready 101
Students, do you have the skills you need to get the job you want? Work Keys offers a national Career Readiness Certificate to students that more and more companies are looking for. Students can earn platinum, gold, silver, and bronze certificates. Next year, our juniors and some seniors will take the Work Keys test, and students can get ahead by reviewing online through Careerready101.com. The student login is arhs plus their ID number, and the password is password. Click here to read more about the program.

Finally a Fox Night Presentation
Follow the link below to view the presentation shared at the ARHS Finally a Fox Night for rising 9th graders:

Finally a Fox Night Presentation

2014-2015 Early Release Days
Click the link below to view the early release day schedule for the 2014-2015 school year.

Early Release Days 2014-2015

Electronic Device Trial Pilot Program
Please click the link below to view information concerning the Electronic Device Trial Pilot.

ARHS Electronic Device Trial Pilot

TCA Test Prep
DD2 is pleased to announce that TCAáTest Prep is now available.ááThe site providesáPSAT/SAT/ACT reviewáto aidáin test preparation. Students can use this site at school and from home. It provides links to study guides, practice questions, and offers tips for taking the tests. Teachers are also able to see which students are utilizing the site and offer additional support. The website is password protected; studentsáshould use their student ID number as the login and the password.á

Parents and Students Click Here for a video tutorial of how to navigate the TCA webpage for practicing the ACT.á The link for Ashley Ridge students is below.á The school code for ARHSáis 1628136424.

ARHS TCAáTest Prep Link


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