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Aurora Announcement for School Closure

Posted on March 17 2020

Here is today's announcement and a link to the retrieval schedule for student supplies for this Thursday and Friday. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1xkGa8z1YidQ5h3Txv-jTyvzmfxVAIk-v8cSxW5pohLU/edit?usp=sharing…

The Aurora Daily with Mrs. D

Posted on March 17 2020

Happy St. Patrick's Day to our Aurora Lads and Lassies! Check out our home challenge for you today! Send Mrs. D. your poems and pics so we can share them. Watch the video here! Also parents please go…

March 16 Aurora Announcement for Parents

Posted on March 16 2020

We are hoping that our families and students are safe and healthy at home. The staff of Aurora are thinking of you all. https://www.canva.com/design/DAD2ucG5i4s/AvHbe6H7pTUQmFF3ihq8AA/view?utm_content=DAD2ucG5i4s&utm_campaign=designshare&utm_medium=link&utm_source=sharebutton

2019

Aurora Parent Advisory Council E-News Update

Posted on December 2 2019

  Hello everyone! We wanted to send out an email with a few reminders: 'SNOWDAYS'/'COLD DAYS - There is no lunch program on snowdays/cold days.  If the buses are not running, it is unsafe for our volunteers…

Annual Fundraiser at Aurora

Posted on November 1 2019

November is our annual fundraising drive. We do not sell ANYTHING! Parents did not like the idea of their children selling door to door. We simply request that parents, families and/or business owners…

2019-2020 Parent Advisory Committee

Posted on September 2 2019

Your new PAC executive for the 2019-2020 school year: Chair: Jen Sinclair Co-Chair: Megan Hicks Secretary: Jenni PetersTreasurer: Laurie PollardCasino Rep: Open Hot lunch Coordinator: Michelle Tate, Brittney…

2017

School Notebook

Posted on May 16 2017

  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…

School Notebook

Posted on May 9 2017

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…

School Notebook

Posted on May 2 2017

   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…

School Notebook

Posted on April 11 2017

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.…

School Notebook

Posted on January 17 2017

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 Notebook

Posted on January 10 2017

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,…

2016

School Notebook

Posted on December 12 2016

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,…

School Notebook

Posted on December 5 2016

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…

School Notebook

Posted on November 28 2016

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…

School Notebook

Posted on November 21 2016

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. …

School Notebook

Posted on November 8 2016

 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…

School Notebook

Posted on October 12 2016

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…

School Notebook

Posted on September 28 2016

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…

Division II Track & Field

Posted on June 1 2016

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…

Check out the June 2016 Newsletter!

Posted on June 1 2016

June 2016 Newsletter

Literacy Day!

Posted on April 22 2016

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

Posted on April 20 2016

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…

April Newsletter Now Available!

Posted on April 1 2016

Click here for the 2016 April Newsletter

Pink Shirt Day

Posted on February 24 2016

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…

Posted on February 16 2016

    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…

Power School - Parent Letter

Posted on February 15 2016

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…

New Lunch Menu Now Available!

Posted on January 7 2016

  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…

New Bus Hub Opening

Posted on January 1 2016

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

2015

Drayton Valley Bus Hub Confirmed

Posted on December 16 2015

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.…

Christmas Concert Dec. 8, 2015 Video

Posted on December 8 2015

Halloween - School Spirit Day

Posted on October 30 2015

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

Posted on September 17 2015

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…

Canadian NASP National Tournament

Posted on March 16 2015

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…

Pink Shirt Day

Posted on February 25 2015

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

Posted on January 31 2015

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…

2014

Growing Hope Project

Posted on November 28 2014

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…

Grade 4 Powerful Learners Project

Posted on November 27 2014

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…

WWII Veteran Ira Haight Visits 5R

Posted on November 17 2014

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?

Posted on October 27 2014

  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…

"We Scare Hunger" Update

Posted on October 21 2014

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…

We Scare Hunger

Posted on October 1 2014

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…

New Parent Council Elected

Posted on September 24 2014

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…

Terry Fox Run

Posted on September 24 2014

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…

Playground Opening

Posted on September 23 2014

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…

Crazy Hat Day 2014

Posted on September 12 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

Posted on June 24 2014

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…

Family BBQ

Posted on June 23 2014

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.…