Photo orders due Friday, Oct. 24.  Photo Retake Day is Tuesday, Oct. 28.

Photo orders due Friday, Oct. 24. Photo Retake Day is Tuesday, Oct. 28.

What's New This Week:

October Hot Lunch Program - Hot lunch for Tuesday, Oct. 21 is Mac & Cheese.  Thursday, Oct. 23 Tacos in a Bag will be served & hot lunch for next Tuesday, Oct. 28 is hot dogs.  The November Hot Lunch Program pre-order forms will be distributed Tuesday, Oct. 21 & are due Thursday, Oct. 30.

Annual Pumpkin Contest - We received many very interesting entries for the Annual Pumpkin Contest.  Thank you to everyone who participated in the contest & thank you to Mrs. J. Bohning for organizing the event.  Prizes were donated by Alder Flats Elementary School Parent Council & Veseys Seeds. A list of winners & categories will be available in the November newsletter & is also listed on this week's Monday note home.

Milk Block #2 - If you would like your child to participate in Milk Block #2, please complete & return your child's form by Tuesday, Oct. 21.

Parent Council Meeting - The next Parent Council meeting will be held Monday, Oct. 20 at 2:00 p.m. in the school library.

Kindergarten Friday - Friday, Oct. 24 is a Kindergarten Friday.  There will also be Kindergarten on Friday, Oct. 31

Lifetouch Photo Orders - Please remember to return your photo orders to school by Friday, Oct. 24.  Photo Retake Day is next Tuesday, Oct. 28, beginning at 8:45 a.m.  Retake pamphlets with choice of background & pose are available at the school office.

Alder Flats Elementary School Parent Council Fundraisers - The Alder Flats Elementary School Parent Council will be hosting a 'Jumble Sale' on Friday, Nov. 14 from 3:30 - 7:30 p.m. in the Alder Flats Elementary School gym.  For more information about this event, or to book a table, please contact Susan @ 780-388-0003.  Parent Council will also be holding a Poinsettia fundraiser & a Little Caesars Pizza Kit fundraiser.  Information will be distributed to students Tuesday, Oct. 21, at which time both fundraisers will begin. All orders & funds for both fundraisers are due Thursday, Nov. 6 & order pick up date from school will be Wednesday, Nov. 26.  Please remember to make all cheques payable to 'Alder Flats Elementary School Parent Council'.  For more information about these two fundraisers, please contact Kylee @ 780-388-2389.

Hoja CD's - There are a few CD's & posters left for sale & are available at the school office. The CD's are $15 each & posters are $1.00 per poster.

October is 'Fire Prevention Month' - As part of 'Fire Prevention Month', the Buck Lake/Alder Flats Fire Department would like to remind everyone to change the batteries in your smoke alarms.

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.

School Fees - School fees were due September 30.  Fees for students in Kindergarten to Grade 6 are $35 per student. 

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