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Celebration of Learning April 23 & 25

Posted on April 18 2019

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 into your child's classroom and they will…

Wee Worriers Program - Parent Link Centre Lacombe

Posted on March 29 2019

The Parent Link Center in Lacombe is running a Wee Worriers Program for four sessions in the months of April and May. Please check out the link below for more information.     Wee Worriers 2019 Parent…

Friends of Iron Ridge Meeting Thursday, March 28th…

Posted on March 26 2019

Our next meeting is Thursday, March 28th at 6:30 PM in the Alice Grigg library at IREC. All parents are encouraged and welcome to join us!  Friends of Iron Ridge Elementary Society (FIRES) has been…

Pre-K & Kindergarten Orientation Event April 3rd 2:00pm-7:00pm

Posted on February 19 2019

Come join us for our Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Orientation Event April 3rd, 2019 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Iron Ridge Elementary Campus in the Olive Freeman Gymnasium Located at 4710 Broadway…

Red Deer Rebels Family Night Out February 8th, 2019

Posted on January 15 2019

IREC Family and Friends please join us on Friday, February 8th, 2019 when the Red Deer Rebels take on the Regina Pats at the ENMAX Centrium.   To take advantage of this great offer, simply go to www.ticketsalberta.com and…

Blackfalds Winterfest Celebrations February 18th

Posted on January 7 2019

Blackfalds Winterfest is looking for Penquin Dippers. Please find the registration package here. The deadline to register is February 8th, 2019.  Also, be sure to come out and enjoy the activities including…

2018

Wishing you a Happy & Healthy Holiday Season

Posted on December 21 2018

We wish all of our families a VERY happy & healthy holiday season! School will resume on January 7th! We look forward to seeing you all back in the New Year.     

Thank You Food For Schools Supporters

Posted on December 7 2018

We would like to send out a huge thank you to the businesses and families in our community that have been helping support our Food for School Program. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.   Thank…

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…

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…