What's New This Week:
December Hot Lunch Program - Hot lunch for Tuesday, Dec. 16 is a free Turkey Dinner for all students & staff, & Thursday, Dec. 18 - Chicken Noodle Soup with a Bun. Hot Lunch Program pre-order forms for January are due Thursday, Dec. 18. Tuesday, Jan. 6 will be sub day for those who pre-ordered.
'Happy Holiday' Dress Up Day - Alder Flats Elementary School students & staff will be participating in a 'happy holiday' dress up day Tuesday, Dec. 16. Dress up as a snowman, Santa, a reindeer, etc. or just dress festive!
Santa's Anonymous Food Collection - Students & Staff at Alder Flats Elementary School will be collecting non-perishable food items for those in need until Dec. 19. Each grade is collecting a different type of food item - Kindergarten - pancake mix &/or syrup, Grade 1 - pasta &/or sauce, Grade 2 - canned fruit/veggies, Grade 3 - soups, Grade 4 - crackers &/or cookies, Grade 5/6 - cereal of any kind & Staff - canned meats. If you are able to donate to the collection, but are unable to supply the suggested items, Santa's Anonymous will put to use any non-perishable food items or unwrapped new gifts that are received. Thank you for your support!
Family Christmas Craft - Once again this year, staff/students & their families will be decorating a Christmas shape to decorate the gym walls for the Christmas Concert. Each family will be given a Christmas ornament shape to decorate together. Please remember to return your decorated ornament by Thursday morning, Dec. 18. If you have any questions, or for more information, please contact Mrs. Kress at 780-388-3881.
Christmas Concert & Annual Bake Sale - The Christmas Concert will be held Thursday, December 18 at 7:00 p.m. in the Alder Flats Elementary School Gym. Students who are part of the cast are asked to be at the school at 6:30 p.m. Santa will visit after the concert. The annual Christmas Bake Sale will follow the concert. If you are able to donate baked goods, please have your items to school by 9:00 a.m. the morning of December 18. Volunteers are needed to prepare the trays for the sale & also to sell the trays after the concert. For more information or if you are able to help, please contact Coralynn at 780-388-3881.
Grade 5/6 Fun Swim - Alder Flats Elementary School Grade 5 & 6 students will be going to Rocky Mountain House on Friday, Dec. 19 for a fun swim & a pizza lunch. Parents/Guardians please remember to return your child's signed 'Informed Consent' form prior to the field trip.
Last Day of School & Christmas Break - The last day of school before the Christmas Break is Friday, Dec. 19. Classes will commence Monday, Jan. 5/15. Have a wonderful holiday season!
Breakfast Program - Research shows that ultimate learning potential occurs when students are not hungry. Apples, oranges, granola bars & cereal bars will be available to students who need that extra little 'pick-me-up' to get them through morning classes. Donations of the above items or cash donations would be greatly appreciated. Thank you to Jason & Jennifer Miller for their regular donations to the Breakfast Program. For more information, please contact Mrs. Leeder or Ms. Wynia @ 780-388-3881.
Music Program Fundraiser - Our sound system is very old & tired & is in dire need of replacement. A new system will cost about $12,000. We would also like to add to our instruments for the music program, by purchasing bass xylophones & metalophones. These instruments will cost approximately $5,000. If you are able to help, any donations would be greatly appreciated. For more information, please contact Mrs. Borzel at 780-388-3881.
grade 5/6 science
How does air travel? Can you blow out a candle AROUND a large can?
Crazy hat and hair day nov 2014
Ever had a bad hair day? On Nov. 27th students and staff were encouraged to create any type of hair day or wear a crazy hat to hide "bed head"!
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Family Christmas Craft
Dec 15 2014
Have fun decorating a Christmas ornament with your family! The decorations will be used to decorate the gym walls for the Christmas Concert. Please send your decorated ornament to school by Thursday morning, Dec. 18.