News

2018

IREC's Loonie Toonie Christmas

Posted on November 21 2018

It’s a giving time of year and students and staff at Iron Ridge Elementary Campus are ready and willing to participate in the Blackfalds Christmas Bureau. Each class from Pre-K to Grade 3 will accept…

2nd Annual IREC Food Drive

Posted on November 16 2018

For the month of November, Mr. Webb’s grade 2s are holding a food drive to support the Blackfalds Food Bank.   We need your help to reach our goal of 700 items by November 30, 2018!!!!     Please…

Remembrance Day Poppies

Posted on November 2 2018

Did you know that your child receives a poppy from the Legion every year?  The school passes out these poppies on the day of our Remembrance Day Assembly.  The school is collecting donations on…

Date Change -School Council - November 5, 2018

Posted on October 23 2018

Everyone is welcome to join us for our School Council meeting on Monday, November 5th  at 7:00pm in the library.  The mission of the school council is to work with the school community to enrich our…

Parent Teacher Interviews

Posted on October 17 2018

We will be hosting Parent Teacher Interviews Tuesday, October 23th from 3:00pm to 6:00pm and on Thursday, October 25th from 3:30pm to 7:00pm. We encourage all parents to schedule an appointment using…

Hot Lunch

Posted on October 17 2018

The first round of hot lunch is now available on your parent portal account for all Grade 1-3 students.  Orders are DUE by Oct 24 at NOON. Please remember that optional items are available to students…

Education Minister Hosting Telephone Town Halls to…

Posted on October 16 2018

Minister Eggen is hosting two telephone town hall meetings to discuss the latest drafts of the Kindergarten to Grade 4 curriculum. These meetings are open to Albertans who want to know more about what…

Alberta Health: Changes to the School Immunization…

Posted on September 17 2018

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

Posted on September 7 2018

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…

Terry Fox School Run - Sept 25st

Posted on September 7 2018

This year Iron Ridge Elementary Campus will be participating in the 2018 Terry Fox School Run on September 25st. We are proud to work with the Foundation towards Terry’s vision of ‘a world without…

Junior Community Choir

Posted on September 6 2018

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…

Community Warmth Fall Fundraiser

Posted on September 6 2018

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…

Pre-K Parent Information Night Sept 4th

Posted on September 3 2018

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…

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

Posted on June 21 2018

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…

School Supply Lists 2018-19

Posted on June 21 2018

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

Meet Your Teacher

Posted on June 21 2018

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…

Playground Fundraiser - Operation Eucation Fundraiser

Posted on June 21 2018

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…

Open House - Communication Partners in Play

Posted on June 7 2018

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-…

Provincial Curriculum Development - Parent/Guardian…

Posted on June 1 2018

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…

Blackfalds Bike Rodeo

Posted on May 16 2018

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…