What's New This Week:

Hot Lunch Program - Hot lunch this week, for those who pre-ordered, is as follows: Tuesday, April 8 - Lasagna, Thursday, April 10 - Perogies & Sausages & Tuesday, April 22 - Mac & Cheese.  Please note: The May Hot Lunch Program pre-order forms are due Thursday, April 10 (not April 24 as stated on the April calendar).  The forms are being sent home early this month due to the Spring/Easter Break.  Parents/Guardians, also please note: There will no longer be credits/refunds for missed hot lunches. 

FNMI Tea - This month, the FNMI Tea will be held Tuesday, April 8 at 10:30 a.m. in the school milk room.

Spring Book Fair - The annual Spring Book Fair will be held in the Alder Flats Elementary School Library.  The last day of the Book Fair is Tuesday, April 8.  The Book Fair will be open during regular school hours.  Our goal is to encourage reading among children & adults, while raising funds to purchase library books for the school library.  Come check out our selection of quality books & do a bit of Easter shopping while you are here!  Everyone is welcome!

'Playful Learning' Pre-School Registration & Meeting - Pre-school registration for the 2014/2015 school year will be held Thursday, April 10 at 7:15 p.m. in the Alder Flats Elementary School Library. Pre-school is for 3 & 4 year old children.  For more information, please contact Shawna at 780-388-2130.

Birdhouse Building/Easter Activities - On Friday, April 11, all students will participate in a bluebird building project & Easter  activities. At approximately 10:15 a.m., students will start building birdhouses.  At 11:30 a.m. they will participate in an Easter egg hunt.  After lunch, at 12:30 p.m. Ellis Bluebird Farm will do 2 simultaneous presentations.  Following the presentations, students will finish up their birdhouses.  VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED TO HELP BUILD BIRDHOUSES.  If you are able to help out, please bring your hammer & your lunch. 

Easter/Spring Break - Our break will be from April 14 - 21.  Classes commence April 22.  Have a great Easter Break!

Grade 3/4 Swim Program - Grade 3 & 4 students will be participating in the Grade 3/4 Swim Program at Park Valley Pool in Drayton Valley.  The Swim Program will begin the first day back after our Easter Break. Swim days are April 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30, May 1 & 2.  Swim times will be from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon. Students will leave Alder Flats Elementary School at approximately 10:00 a.m. & will return at about 1:00 p.m. The Swim Program is subsidized by Parent Council funds raised through their various fundraisers during the school year.

Yearbook Meeting/Workbee - Thursday, April 24 there will be a Yearbook meeting & workbee.  It will start after school & will go until about 5:30 p.m.  If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Leeder at 780-388-3881.

Summer Reading Camp - We are all ready to have some fun in the sun, so bring on summer!  The Alder Flats/Buck Lake Public Library is checking to see if there is enough interest to start a summer reading camp this year. The library would offer storytime, crafts & games.  Please email alderflatslibrary@yrl.ab.ca or call Linda Volk at 780-388-2397, or just drop by the library to let us know. 


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