News

2018

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…

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…

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…

Hot Lunch Available to Purchase

Posted on May 7 2018

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.…

Memorial for the Humboldt Broncos

Posted on April 11 2018

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…

Jersey Day in Support of the Humboldt Broncos

Posted on April 9 2018

Please join us in showing our support for the families and friends of the Humboldt Broncos. A group of hockey parents in Langley, B.C. have come together to organize a national wear-your-jersey day to…

Kindergarten and Pre-K Event

Posted on March 13 2018

Come and Play With Us! 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…

SPARC - Simple Connections Strong Families

Posted on March 12 2018

Be the first to discover Simple Connections Stronger Families and come celebrate with us! Sunday, March 18 Dawe Centre - 56 Holt Street Drop in between 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  10 free fun family activities…

FCSS - Family Easter Event

Posted on March 12 2018

Blackfalds FCSS will be hosting a Family Easter Event on March 24, 2018 at the Community Centre, 4810 Womacks Rd.  12:00 pm Big Brothers Big Sisters Charity BBQ 12:00 pm Free Family Activity Booths 1:45…