What's New This Week:
February Hot Lunch Program - The following is a list of hot lunches, for those who pre-ordered, for the month of February - Feb. 24 - Tacos in a Bag & Feb. 26 - Mac & Cheese. March Hot Lunch Program pre-order forms are due Thursday, Feb. 26. Hot Lunch for Tuesday, Mar. 3 is Lasagna.
Kindergarten Skating - Kindergarten students will be skating at the Alder Flats rink Tuesday, Feb. 24, weather & ice conditions permitting. They will begin skating at 2:30 p.m. Please note: Helmets are mandatory.
Pink Shirt Day - Wear pink on Wednesday, Feb. 25th to show that 'Bullying Stops Here'. Pink Shirt Day is part of a district-wide anti-bullying awareness campaign.
Grade 3 - 6 Ski Field Trip - Reminder to parents/guardians that the 'Informed Consents' & field trip fees for the Grades 3 - 6 ski trip scheduled for Mar. 12th, are due Wednesday, Feb. 25th.
Kindergarten to Grade 2 Field Trip - Kindergarten to Grade 2 students are planning to visit the Leduc Recreation Center for a fun day of swimming & various other activities on Thursday, Feb. 26. Busses will leave Alder Flats Elementary School at 8:45 a.m. & will return at approximately 4:30 p.m.
Annual Photo Contest - The annual photo contest will take place during the month of February & March. Mrs. Leeder would like to remind students to continue taking pictures for the contest. Photos are due Thursday, Feb. 26. Categories are: People, Live Animals, Nature & Selfies. Grades 4 - 6 will also have two more categories: Black & White & Edit. Entries must be 4 x 6" in size & must be mounted on a 5 x 7" white paper. Please remember to write your name, grade & category on the back of your entry. For more information, please contact Mrs. Leeder @ 780-388-3881.
No School - There will be no school on Friday, Feb. 27th due to a Professional Development day for staff. Have a great long weekend!
Spring Fling Trade Show - Alder Flats Parent Council presents their 'Spring Fling Trade Show'. They are hosting both home businesses & crafty vendors alike. There will be a lasagna supper available at a cost of $5 per adult & $3 per child (10 yrs. of age & under). The trade show will be held March 12 from 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. in the Alder Flats Elementary School gym. To book a table, or for more information, please contact Susan at 780-202-3000 or email Alanna at Alanna.email@example.com.
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.
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 Keyera for their generous donation towards our Music Program.
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"!
Recent School News
Pink Shirt Day
Feb 23 2015
As part of a district wide Anti-Bullying Awareness Campaign to show that 'Bullying Stops Here', wear pink on Wednesday, Feb. 25th.
Annual Photo Contest
Feb 23 2015
Students are reminded to continue snapping those photos! Categories are: People, Live Animals, Nature & Selfies. Grade 4 - 6 also have 2 additional categories which are: Black & White & Edit. All entries are due Thursday, Feb. 26. For more…