What's New This Week:
January Hot Lunch Program - The following is a list of hot lunches, for those who pre-ordered, for the month of January - Jan. 27 - Tacos in a Bag & Jan. 29 - Hot Dogs. Next Tuesday, Feb. 3 is Sub Day for those who pre-ordered. The February Hot Lunch Program pre-order forms are due Thursday, Jan. 29/15.
Kindergarten Skating - Alder Flats Elementary School Kindergarten students will be going skating at the Alder Flats rink (providing the ice has not yet melted) on Tuesday, Jan. 27 from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Helmets are mandatory. They also plan to go skating Feb. 10 & 24, weather permitting. Parents are welcome!
One Book One School - The final activity for 'Because of Winn Dixie' will be this Thursday, Jan. 29.
Red Cross Babysitter's Course - Ms. Wynia has arranged for a Babysitter's Course for Grade 6 students to be held on Friday, Jan. 30/15. For more information, please contact Ms. Wynia at 780-388-3881.
'Backwards' Day - Thursday, Jan. 29 is 'Backwards' Day at Alder Flats Elementary School. Let's have some fun - wear everything backwards!
No School - There will be no school for students Friday, Jan. 30 due to a Professional Development Day for staff. Have a great long weekend!
'Snow Angel' Performance - Monday, Feb. 2 Alder Flats Elementary School students will be going to Winfield Elementary School for the 'Snow Angel' performance. Students will leave Alder Flats School at about 1:00 p.m. The performance ends at approximately 3:00 p.m. Students will return by regular dismissal time or shortly thereafter. Please be aware that students may be a bit late returning from Winfield School, so please expect that students may be late arriving home on the bus that afternoon.
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.firstname.lastname@example.org.
ACOL School Performance Survey - Parents/Guardians of students in Grades 4 to Grade 6 will be receiving a School Performance Survey, which will be sent directly from Alberta Education. It is important that you complete the survey to help evaluate school performance & to help make any needed improvements to your children's education program.
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
'Snow Angel' Performance at Winfield School Monday, Feb. 2.
Jan 26 2015
The performance begins at 2:00 p.m. & ends at approximately 3:00 p.m. Students may be a bit late returning from the performance, so please expect that students may be late arriving home on the bus that afternoon.
Red Cross Babysitter's Course
Jan 26 2015
The Babysitter's Course is for Grade 6 students. It will be held on Jan. 30. Please contact Ms. Wynia at 780-388-3881 for more information.