School News

2018

Celebrating the Successes of Iron Ridge Campus in Blackfalds

Please click on our link to read some of our program highlights and successes. 

Author Visit with Corky Larsen-Jonasson

IRIC is pleased to have “Corky” Larsen-Jonasson, author of the children’s book, The Sharing Circle, visit our school on Monday, January 22, 2018, from 9:45-10:30am. Introductions, welcome and protocol of gifts Reading of Land Acknowledgement Student…

Cold Weather

Brrrr! Please make sure you are sending your students to school dressed for our Alberta weather! When it is -25 or colder (with windchill) school doors will open at 8:20am and we will have inside recess. Cold mornings do not always mean inside recesses…

PIRIS Board Needs You!

Please consider joining the PIRIS board at our AGM on February 12, 2018, at 6:30 at IRIC. A few key positions need to be filled in order for the board to continue running. The time commitment is minimal and you will get to help make decisions in fundraising…

2017

Pizza Friday

Lacombe Ford is Fueling Extraordinary Learners on Friday, December 15, 2017. All students will be treated to a slice of pizza and a juice box. (Students are reminded to pack snacks for first recess.) Any students wanting to pay it forward are asked…

Hot Lunch and Milk Orders

Hot Lunches and milk are available for order through Acorn Online Payments until December 19, 2017.  

Cans for Canes and show your Christmas spirit!

CANS FOR CANES Bring a food bank donation, and receive a candy cane! Let’s fill the gingerbread house, IRIC! Collection Dates: Dec, 7, 14, 21     IRIC - show your Christmas spirit Dec. 7 - Christmas Hats Dec. 14 - Red and Green Dec. 21 - Ugly Christmas…

PIRIS is hosting their 2nd annual Bake Sale

Baked good will be priced from $0.25 to $2.00. All items will be sold on December 14 during lunchtime. PIRIS is asking for baked items to be donated to this sale.

Santa Day at Lacombe Ford in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters Lacombe

Lacombe Ford is doing free photos with Santa and the Grinch, as well as treats and crafts for the families to enjoy. This year they have a professional photographer and instant printer to make things even better for their guests (just like the malls).…

URStrong

We are hosting the two extraordinary workshops for students and parents in our community.   The Language of Friendship - For students in grades 3 to 6 and parents - Tickets are free for Iron Ridge families (Tickets are normally $15 per person) Monday,…

Blanket Exercise

The KAIROS Blanket Exercise is an interactive learning experience that teaches Indigenous rights history. The Blanket Exercise explores the nation-to-nation relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada. Blankets arranged on the…

Lifetouch Retakes

Lifetouch is just about finished all of our in-school retake dates, we are now opening up some studio days for any students who missed retakes. The dates are as follows: Nov. 20th, Nov. 22nd, Nov. 23rd, and Nov. 29th. The appointments begin at 5:00…

Eagle Wear has Landed!

IRIC is once again offering “Eaglewear” T-shirts, Hoodies, Zip-Up Hoodies and Jackets for purchase. Orders must be placed ONLINE ONLY in advance. As per IRIC policy, optional items such as Eaglewear are available on all student accounts that do not…

New Year's Eve Family Skate

The Town of Blackfalds is hosting a New Year’s Eve Free Skate on December 31 from 6-8pm.  Please see poster attached.  The Abbey Centre has a special contest for IRIC - a snowflake design contest.  We encourage all students to participate and…

Blackfalds Christmas Bureau

Deadline to apply is December 6, 2017.   This collaborative community effort helps low-income Blackfalds families and residents celebrate and enjoy the holidays through the distribution of Christmas hampers. To donate, please send your contribution…

Parent Teacher Interviews

Interviews are coming up on Oct 24 and 26 from 4:00 - 7:30. To book a time, please go to this website. The event code is: g4dy9 www.schoolinterviews.ca/code   

Scholastic Shopping Schedule

Scholastic Book Fair is next week.  The book fair will be open during recesses and during the Parent Teacher Interviews. Each class is assigned 2 shopping times during the school recesses.  All students and parents are welcome to come and shop during…

Indoor Soccer

Master your soccer abilities with our skills and drills programs this indoor season! Learn new skills to help you become the best soccer player you can be. Experienced technical trainers in each week. The first session starts Oct. 17th U10 and U12, 2x…

Scholastic Volunteers Needed

Parent volunteers are needed to help run the scholastic book fair. The book fair generates lots of excitement for our students and generates funds we can use for our school and class libraries. In previous years, thanks to our extraordinary parents,…

School Canteen

Our school canteen has kicked off for the year! I have 38 extraordinary students that have applied to volunteer and help run the canteen. We will be selling a variety of snack items each day at lunch. The menu is linked here for you to read. Please note…