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2017

Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day is fast approaching. As in other years, we will have a Power Point presentation of relatives of our students who have served in any of the wars or in any of Canada’s armed forces (past or present). If you would like to submit a photo,…

2017-2018 Parent Advisory Committee

Your new PAC executive for the 2017-2018 school year: Chair: Jen Sinclair Co-Chair: Megan Hicks Secretary: Kristy Pyrch Treasurer: Jenni Peters Casino Rep: Open Hot lunch Coordinator: Lora Gerber, Amanda Grue, Annette Cartwright Event Coordinator: Jenise…

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  PD DAY – There is no school for students as teachers have a professional learning day on Friday 19th and Monday is a statutory holiday (Victoria Day).  Have a great and safe May long weekend. LIBRARY NEWS – Thank you to all students, staff and…

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SCHOOL CASH ONLINE:  To make paying school fees easier, Wild Rose School Division will soon be accepting online payments. School Cash Online allows parents and community members to pay school-related fees online safely, quickly and easily. With School…

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   BATTLE OF THE BOOKS – Best of luck to our Aurora team in the Battle of the Books, sponsored by the Drayton Valley Library.  Teams must read several novels and be prepared to answer questions on them. EDUCATION WEEK – May 1 to 5 is Education…

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GRADE 5 CAMP -  Please mark Thursday, April 20th on your calendars for parents of children who will be attending Grade 5 Camp this year. The information night will be held at 6:00 pm at Evergreen School. 2017-2018 STUDENT INTENT FORMS - Students who…

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SPIRIT DAY:  Holy Cow Batman, this Friday Jan. 20 is Aurora Super Hero Spirit Day.  Let’s see everyone dressed as their favorite super hero and using their super powers in class. SCHOOL FEES:  All School Fees are now due. Please pay the office $40.00/student.…

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SANTA’S ANONYMOUS – Thank you to everyone who donated to Santa’s Anonymous this year!  This was the best collection year ever. CHRISTMAS CONCERT AND SILENT AUCTION – Thank you to Miss Barry, students and staff for another amazing Christmas concert…

2016

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CURLING – A big thank you to Mike Lambert and fellow Curling Association members for volunteering to teach a few lessons to some of our students.  The experience was valuable to the boys and girls, exposing them to the sport and generating interest…

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SANTA’S ANONYMOUS: It’s that time of year!  We are accepting non-perishable food items and new, unwrapped toys and clothing articles for Santa’s Anonymous!  We have a box for collections sitting outside of the office. The last day for drop off…

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FLEA MARKET – The aurora flea market is on for 3 days in the gym, Nov. 29 to Dec. 1.  Students are buying small donated items for their family members.  All items will be gift wrapped and ready to put under the tree.  Students should remember to…

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PAC – The PAC is meeting Tues. 22 at 7:00 in the library.  All parents are welcome.  Also there will be a 3-day Flea Market in the gym for students to purchase Christmas presents for their families.  They will be gift wrapped as well.  PAC is asking…

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 REMEMBRANCE DAY - Parents are invited to attend our Remembrance Day Ceremony at 10:30 on Thursday 10th in the gym. NO SCHOOL - This Friday 11th school will be closed to observe Remembrance Day.  DENTAL CHECKS – Annual school dental checks will be…

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NO CLASSES – STAFF PD DAY: There will be no classes on Friday, October 21st for students due to Staff Development Day.  Enjoy the long weekend HALLOWEEN:  In keeping with our school spirit, please do not send your child(ren) in any Halloween costumes…

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The Thanksgiving Weekend is coming up.  We hope you have a great holiday with your loved ones and that you play safe.   LIBRARY NEWS:  Mrs. Legeas is thrilled to announce that the Book Fair raised a little over $900.00 to go towards the purchase of…

Division II Track & Field

Grades 4 through 6 had a great day at the inter-school track & field held yesterday at Frank Maddock High School. Students participated in a variety of events through out the day culminating in the competitive relay races. The close races saw Aurora…

Check out the June 2016 Newsletter!

June 2016 Newsletter

Literacy Day!

Staff and students celebrated literacy today with a Read-in. Staff and students filled the halls to share a book with a buddy!

Kindergarten Registration

We invite children who will be five years old on or before December 31, 2016, to register for kindergarten for the 2016-2017 school year. All of the WRSD elementary schools are now accepting kindergarten registrations. To register your child, you…

April Newsletter Now Available!

Click here for the 2016 April Newsletter

Pink Shirt Day

Aurora was a sea of pink today, spreading the message that "Kindness is one size fits all". Our staff and students standing up against bullying!

Aurora Relay Teams Compete at Running Room Indoor Games

    The Aurora Relay teams competed at the Running Room Indoor Games, held at the University of Alberta Butterdome on February 16th. Coach and teacher Dayna Landry formed three teams, two girls and one boys, to train and compete at the Indoor Games.…

Power School - Parent Letter

For the 2015-­2016 school year WRSD will be changing our Student Information System (SIS) to a system called PowerSchool. This change will mean the look of our standardized forms including our report cards and student registrations will be different.…

New Lunch Menu Now Available!

  The long anticipated Winter menu is now Live and ready to for orders to be placed.  Please note that next week there will only be a select few days to order and as of January 18 lunch will be able to be ordered every day again. :) Milk is now available…

New Bus Hub Opening

On January 4, 2016 the new Evergreen Elementary Bus Hub will be opening, click here for more information. 

2015

Drayton Valley Bus Hub Confirmed

The Evergreen Elementary Drayton Valley Bus Hub will be opening on January 4, 2016.  At the December 15 Board Meeting, senior administration and the Board of Trustees reviewed feedback from trial run. Based on this feedback no significant problems were…

Christmas Concert Dec. 8, 2015 Video

Halloween - School Spirit Day

Students were showing off their school spirit today by dressing up in a wide variety of costumes. Staff also got into the mood by treating the students to a "Monster Mash" flash mob!

Aurora PAC 2015-2016

Please welcome our 2015-2016 Parent Council!  Chair- Tania Bouchard Co-Chair- Jen Sinclair Secretary- Kristy Pyrch Treasurer- Tamara Lockhart Event coordinastors- Nicole Derenowski/Michelle Thompson Casino-coordinator- Tracy Landers Casino treasurer-…

Canadian NASP National Tournament

Congratulations to our Aurora Archers! Aurora was well represented with 43 archers divided into two teams at the Canadian NASP National Tournament. They were able to enjoy the activities and booths set up as well as competing. Both teams did well with…

Pink Shirt Day

On February 25, students and staff wore their pink shirts with pride as they stood up against bullying! For more photos check out our Photo Gallery.

Growing Hope Project Update

The Grade one's Growing Hope project raised money from the sales of homemade greeting cards at our Christmas concerts in December.During our school assembly on Thursday, we were proud to present the Warming Hearts Soup Kitchen Society with a cheque for…

2014

Growing Hope Project

As part of our year long project, "Growing Hope" the grade ones are growing vegetables and herbs in their indoor gardens. They will be learning the benefits of growing food locally and how they can make a difference by contributing to the wellness of…

Grade 4 Powerful Learners Project

Powerful Learners PowerPoint The grade fours have been working on a project designed to share information about how Aurora students can become Powerful Learners. The have researched, written a podcast and created a poster that describes how such things…

WWII Veteran Ira Haight Visits 5R

How lucky is 5R to have Ira Haight, a WWII veteran come in to speak to us today? What an amazing man!!! 

LOOKING FOR A QUALITY PROGRAM TO CARE FOR YOUR CHILD?

  LOOKING FOR A QUALITY PROGRAM TO CARE FOR YOUR CHILD?   Look no further!  Boys & Girls Club of Drayton Valley offers quality programming in our licensed Out of School Care program, run by caring and qualified staff.  What will your child do in…

"We Scare Hunger" Update

Aurora Elementary and Drayton Valley Ford continue to tackle hunger during the month of October. So far students at the school have collected 1309 food items for the Drayton Valley Food Bank in three weeks and we still have two weeks left. If you…

We Scare Hunger

Aurora grades 4, 5 & 6 have partnered with Drayton Valley Ford to conduct a food drive for the Drayton Valley Food Bank. During the month of October students are encouraged to bring in items to donate to the food bank. Reps from each class have toured…

New Parent Council Elected

The new parent cooucil executive was elected at the AGM on September 23, 2014. The next council meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 28th at 7pm in the library.  President - Tania Bouchard Vice-President - Jen Sinclair Secretary - Open Treasurer…

Terry Fox Run

Aurora staff, students, and parents took part in the annual "Terry Fox Run" today. $592.00 was raised and will be donated to the "Terry Fox Foundation" on behalf of Aurora School. Thank you to everyone who participated.

Playground Opening

There is excitement in the air today at Aurora. The new playground has opened. We are still waiting on a few pieces to be put in at a later date. Thank you to the Aurora Parent Council and the Aurora Playground Committee for all of their hard work in…

Crazy Hat Day 2014

The first spirit day of the year was enjoyed by students and staff as they wore their "Crazy Hat" creations!

Grade 5 students drop in to see Grandpa Ira

Grade 5 students stopped in to wish veteran Ira Haight a very special happy birthday! After singing Happy Birthday to the 91 year old vet students were able to spend some time listening stories and experiences shared by Mr. Haight.

Family BBQ

We would like to thank Conoco Phillips for supplying all of the burgers and spending the morning preparing for our annual "Aurora Family Barbeque". It was great to see so many Aurora families in attendance. Thank you to everyone who made it today and…