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About Iron Ridge Elementary Campus

For further information about our school and our school goals please click on ACE Plan link

 

Our Mission:  Empowering Learners to Lead and Succeed

Our Vision: I.R.E.C.: A Culture of Excellence, A Community of Learners, A Community of Leaders - - A School of Choice

 

  • Creating a collaborative environment

    • focused on student learning

    • based on assessment for learning and instructional design

  • Empowering students for success

  • Creating a safe and caring community through the principles of the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (Covey).

A Community of Learners

  • Preparing independent learners for:

    • Critical thinking

    • Problem solving

    • Collaborating

    • Working in diverse teams

    • Applying technology

    • Leadership

. . . in the 21st  Century and for a Changing World             by Trilling and Fadel (2009)

A Community of Leaders

  • Be Proactive

  • Begin with the end in mind

  • First Things First

  • Think Win Win

  • Seek First to Understand, Then To Be Understood

  • Synergize

  • Sharpen the Saw

                                                                                               by Stephen  Covey (2008)

 

A 7 Habits School

Iron Ridge Elementary Campus offers K-gr. 4 programs. Students with special needs are successfully included into regular classrooms. IREC offers early entrance and half day kindergarten programs. IREC focuses on the 7 Habits of Highly Effective people for students.

Literacy

Based on literacy learning and motivation research, The Daily 5/CAFÉ structures are practiced in our classrooms. The Daily 5/CAFÉ structures are a series of literacy tasks which students complete daily while the teacher meets with small groups or confers with individual students.

Parents and Volunteers

Parents are actively involved in classroom and school activities. School Council Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of most months. Check the calendar on this website for specific dates and time. Parents are most welcome to attend our meetings.

Technology

Staff purposefully integrates technology into the regular curriculum. Each classroom is equipped with a Smartboard.

Student Care

During the lunch hour supervision is provided for by our staff. Students may also participate in the milk and hot lunch program.

School Tours

Please contact our school for more information about our programs. We can arrange at time for a school tour, as well as discuss the programs we offer.

Transportation

There is “in-town” bussing available to our students. To find out more about this visit Registration/Fee under the Quick Links section of our homepage.

How does IREC challenge and inspire each student to achieve their dreams and become a passionate learner prepared to adapt and contribute to a rapidly changing world? By providing learning experiences to support every child to embody the skills and characteristics of our mission statement. Whether benefitting from an IREC education for one year or five, every student is prepared for the future in the following areas:

  •        Critical Thinking

  •         Problem  Solving

  •        Collaborating

  •        Working in diverse teams

  •        Applying technology

  •        Leadership

Student will also graduate from IREC with developing skills in the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People:

  •          Be proactive-I can choose my responses to others and take responsibility for myself.

  •          Begin With the End In Mind-I can make a plan and set goals.

  •          First Thinks First-I can be organized

  •          Think Win-Win-I can cooperate and share with others.

  •          Seek First to Understand, then to be Understood-I can see more than one point of view and be a problem solver.

  •          Synergize-I can learn from others and work in a group.        

  •          Sharpen the  Saw-I can learn my whole live, not just in school and fill my life with positive experiences