Spring Break - April 3 - 12.  Classes commence April 13.  Have a Happy Easter!

Spring Break - April 3 - 12. Classes commence April 13. Have a Happy Easter!

What's New This Week:

Lincoln County Oilfield Services Ltd. Donation - Alder Flats Elementary School staff, students & Parent Council would like to say THANK YOU to Lincoln County Oilfield Services Ltd. for their very generous donation of $10,000 to go towards a new sound system!  Words can not begin to express our appreciation!

March & April Hot Lunch Program - The following is a list of hot lunches, for those who pre-ordered, for the month of March:  March 31 - Chicken Noodle Soup.  April hot lunches are as follows:  April 1 - Pizza, April 14 - Mac & Cheese, April 16 - Subs, April 21 - Spaghetti & Meatballs, April 23 - Tacos in a Bag, April 28 - Chicken Noodle Soup & April 30 - Hot Dogs.

Grade 3/4 Swim Program - Students in Grades 3 & 4 will be participating in the Grade 3/4 Swim Program at Park Valley Pool in Drayton Valley once again this year.  They will have swim lessons from April 20 - 23 (Monday to Thursday) & April 27 - 30 (Monday to Thursday). Please remember to return your completed 'Park Valley Pool Registration/Permission' form & your signed 'Informed Consent', along with the $30 per student fee by Tuesday, March 31.  Thank you to A & R Grader Service Inc. for their donation to cover pool/instructors & bussing costs for the program.

Spring Book Fair - The Spring Book Fair is here - Monday & Tuesday, March 30 & 31 in the school library during regular school hours.  The Book Fair proceeds enable us to purchase books for the school library.  This will be a great opportunity to do some Easter shopping!  Come join us at the Book Fair.  Everyone is welcome!

John Howard Society Presentations - The John Howard Society will visit Alder Flats Elementary School on Wednesday, April 1.  They will be doing presentations for students in Grades 1 - 4.  Their schedule is as follows:  Period 3 (10:16 a.m.) - Grade 1 - Stealing & Responsibility, Period 4 (10:58 a.m.) - Grade 2 - Stealing & Responsibility, Period 5 (12:25 p.m.) - Grade 3 - Vandalism & Period 6 (1:07 p.m.) - Grade 4 - Conflict Resolution. 

Yearbook Meeting - A yearbook meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 1.  For more information, please contact Mrs. Leeder at 780-388-3881.

Easter Activities - Starting in period 6 (1:07 p.m.) on Thursday, April 2, students will participate in cross-grade Easter activities.

Spring Break - Spring Break at Alder Flats Elementary School will be from April 3 - April 12.  Classes will commence Monday, April 13.

Parent Council Meeting - The April Parent Council Meeting will be held Monday, April 13 at 1:30 p.m. in the Alder Flats Elementary School Library.

Alder Flats Elementary School Parent Council has started a new Facebook page.  Like their page & see the latest Parent Council news events!

Kindergarten Registration - If you missed Kindergarten Registration Night for 2015/2016, it's not too late to register your child.  Registration packages are available at the school office.  To be eligible for Kindergarten, your child must be 5 years of age by December 31, 2015.  Please remember to include a copy of your child's birth certificate & your legal land location (ie: NW 35 46 7 W5) when you return your registration package.

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.  For more information, please contact Mrs. Leeder or Ms. Wynia @ 780-388-3881. Thank you to Carla Mackinaw for her donation of granola bars to the Breakfast Program.

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. Thank you to Lincoln County Oilfield Services Ltd. for their generous donation to go towards a new sound system & thank you to Emma Kellgren for her donation to the Music Program.  Your donations are greatly appreciated!



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