Wear pink on Wednesday, Feb. 25th as part of our District-wide Anti-Bullying Awareness Campaign.  Bullying stops here!

Wear pink on Wednesday, Feb. 25th as part of our District-wide Anti-Bullying Awareness Campaign. Bullying stops here!

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.kevin@gmail.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.

 

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