Our School

Grades Taught

K - 4


Murray Carefoot - Principal 

Kim Desmarais - Vice-Principal








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






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






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


  • 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


  • 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