School News

2018

Alberta Health: Changes to the School Immunization Program

Changes and Updates to the School Immunization Program Alberta Health has made changes to school immunization program that will take effect in the 2018/19 school year. Please click here to read more.

Accepting Donations for the Food for School Program

The Food for School program supplies healthy snacks and lunches for students in need due to financial or family crisis, or other emergent concerns. The Food for School program is completely funded by community agencies, private donors, and the IREC Hot…

Terry Fox School Run - Sept 26st

This year Iron Ridge Elementary Campus will be participating in the 2018 Terry Fox School Run on September 26st. We are proud to work with the Foundation towards Terry’s vision of ‘a world without cancer’. We also look forward to encouraging our…

Junior Community Choir

Melody Makers studio under the tutelage of Tracey Twa will be having a junior choir this year.  It is open for children ages 6 to 12 and is $15 per week.  We will be beginning on Monday, September 10 at 6 pm at Faith Community church on mainstreet…

Community Warmth Fall Fundraiser

After the Grind invites you to the Community Warmth Fall Fundraiser - Helping kids stay warm this winter! September 27, 2018 Blackfalds Community Centre 4810 Womacks RD   Beer Tasting at 6:00pm Dinner at 6:30 pm Live Music & Dessert Auction to follow…

Pre-K Parent Information Night Sept 4th

We will be hosting a Pre-K Parent Information Night on Tuesday, September 4th from 6 to 7pm at IREC We will:  ✓ Share important program and school year information✓ Drop off school supplies ✓ Sign-up for a staggered entry class✓ Ask any questions…

Pre-K to Grade 3 Registration is Open On-line

We are excited to welcome new and returning students to our school for the 2018-19 school year. Please click here to access our registration page. There are 2 different processes for registration. One is for students new to the school and Wolf Creek…

School Supply Lists 2018-19

School supply lists for the 2018-19 School Year. Pre-K  Kindergarten Grade 1-3    

Meet Your Teacher

On August 30th from 3:00pm to 6:00pm Iron Ridge Elementary Campus will be open for you to stop by the school to meet your teacher and drop off your school supplies. We are looking forward to seeing all the students back in the fall. 

Playground Fundraiser - Operation Eucation Fundraiser

Just a reminder that FIRES has partnered with Boston Pizza restaurants in Alberta to help IREC earn 5% cash back on submitted receipts. Here's how it works: Eat at Boston Pizza Save your receipts Submit all receipts to the IREC office by June 22nd Operation…

Open House - Communication Partners in Play

You are invited to attend the Open House for Communication Partners in Play: Parent-child Intervention classes. When: Wednesday, June 13, 2:00pm to 7:00pm.  Where: 5123-48 Street (Back alley entrance- paid parking lot) Children Welcome

2018-19 Kindergarten Parent Orientation Meeting

We are looking forward to a brand new bunch of children starting with us in Kindergarten next year. Please join us for the Kindergarten Orientation meeting on June 5th at 6:30. You will have a chance to meet the Kindergarten teachers, find out which…

Provincial Curriculum Development - Parent/Guardian Information Sessions

K-4 Draft Provincial Curriculum DevelopmentSpring 2018 Parent/Guardian Information Sessions Alberta Education and the Alberta School Councils’ Association (ASCA) are working with the Association of Independent Schools and Colleges in Alberta (AISCA),…

Blackfalds Bike Rodeo

Calling all young bike enthusiasts: The Town of Blackfalds will be hosting a Youth Bike Rodeo on June 8, 2018. This is a bicycle safety workshop for ages 5-10 which includes free activities such as bicycle safety training, safety practice, a bbq and…

Hot Lunch Available to Purchase

Hot lunch is available to order for the last week of May until June 20, 2018. Please go to Parent Portal Online Payment to buy online.  Thank you for supporting our School through this great fundraiser. Hot Lunch dates are: May 30th - Piccolos…

School Council Meeting

Everyone is welcome to join us for our School Council meeting on Tuesday, May 1sst at 7:00pm in the staff room.    The mission of the school council is to work with the school community to enrich our students quality of education in a caring environment…

Scholastic Book Fair

Please join us for our Scholastic Book Fair during our Celebration of Learning on Tuesday, April 24th from 300-6:30 pm and Thursday, April 26th from 4:00 to 7:30 pm. All purchases benefit our school by helping us purchase books for our classrooms. 

Celebration of Learning

You are invited to join us to celebrate your child's learning at our April Celebration of Learning. Celebration of Learning is a drop-in event where you come to your child's classroom and they will be your guide to show you what they have been learning…

Welcome to Pre-K & Kindergarten

Come join us for this event April 16th, 2018 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Iron Ridge Elementary Campus in the Olive Freeman Gymnasium Located at 4710 Broadway Ave You will have a chance to: meet the Pre-K and Kindergarten teachers do fun activities for children…

Memorial for the Humboldt Broncos

On Friday April 6th, the hockey world suffered a tragic loss, when 15 members of the Humboldt Broncos family lost their lives in a tragic accident. A memorial is being organized in the Blackfalds Multiplex on Friday April 13th from 6.30pm to 8pm to…