Our School

Grades Taught

K - 4

Principal

Murray Carefoot - Principal 

Kim Desmarais - Vice-Principal

 

 

 

Administration

 

 

Introduction

Aurora is a K-4 school of approximately 385 students. It was built in 1992. We are located in Drayton Valley, Alberta, 100 km. southwest of Edmonton. Our school division is Wild Rose Public Schools, whose central office is located in Rocky Mountain House. Our special programs include: Aurora Watch, after school P.E., hot lunch program, annual concerts, monthly assemblies, choirs, drum club, cultural performances, daily P.E., enrichment, house leagues,  reading expedition, Safe & Caring Schools, French program, after school science club, running/walking club, road runners, archery, and health champions

 

Motto

 

 

Mission

To provide the best well-rounded education to the Aurora School community within a caring environment.

 

Philosophy

 

 

Beliefs

Safe & Caring

  • a place where all children feel accepted by everyone
  • a family atmosphere promoting enjoyment of learning by everyone
  • staff friendliness and high staff morale
  • clear, strong, consistent discipline procedures
  • safe, clean, facility and grounds

Learning

  • involved parents and an effective School Council
  • a broad program exposing students to a variety of learning opportunites that promote emotional, academic, social and physical well-being
  • high academic standards revolving around literacy and numeracy
  • assessment for learning emphasis
  • strong but judicious, use of technology, including Smart Boards
  • strong, collaborative school leadership
  • effective, focused Professional Learning groups
  • enrichment opportunities for students to stretch themselves usning Multiple Intelligences

Fun

  • regular recreational activities for everyone
  • regular opportunities to laugh together

 

Education Plan

 

 

Supply Lists

 

KMW & KTT Mrs. Moberg

KS-FT          Mrs Solomon

KW-FT         Mrs. Wirstiuk

 

Grade 1

1M              Mrs. Mayowski    1M is using the same list as 1SC and 1E

1T               Mrs. Turner

1SC             Mrs. Cain

1E               Mr. Enyedy

 

                  

Grade 2

2DS            Mrs.Schmidt

2JS             Mrs. Snider

2ZC             Mrs Claffey

 

                   

Grade 3     

3B               Mrs. Bailey

3P               Mrs. Perry

3R               Mrs. Rosentreter

                     

Grade 4

4G              Mrs. Gressler

4L               Mrs. Landry

4BD            Mrs. Karlstrom (nee Barry)/Ms. Hammond

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Programs and Services

 

 

Facts and Figures