School News


IRIC 2017-2018 Yearbooks

Did you know that your school yearbook will someday be your strongest link to your memories of being a student here at IRIC?  This year’s yearbook is on sale, and Mr. Libby will soon be visiting your classroom to tell you how to make sure you have…

Provincial Curriculum Development - Parent/Guardian Information Sessions

K-4 Draft Provincial Curriculum DevelopmentSpring 2018 Parent/Guardian Information Sessions Alberta Education and the Alberta School Councils’ Association (ASCA) are working with the Association of Independent Schools and Colleges in Alberta (AISCA),…

Community Fair - May 27 from 1-3pm

Central Alberta Victim and Witness Support Services, in conjunction with Kids Konnection Approved Family Day Home, Blackfalds FCSS and the Town of Blackfalds are hosting a Victims and Survivors of Crime Community Fair on Sunday, May 27, 2018, from…

#TBT - Throw Back Thursday on May 31

Show us your best outfit from way back when!

Tools for School

Please click on the link for information on Tools for School for the upcoming year.

Grade 3 Open House

Save the Date!! Iron Ridge Intermediate Campus is hosting an Open House for current Grade 3 parents and students that will be attending IRIC in 2018-19. Please mark Tuesday, June 12th at 6:30 pm on your calendar and plan to attend.

D.A.R.E. graduation

On May 17th, 2018, all Grade 5 parents are welcome to attend our D.A.R.E. graduation of 2018!  Our ceremony runs from 1:30 to approximately 2:30 pm in the IRIC gymnasium.  Each D.A.R.E. officer will be presenting the graduation certificates to…

Super Kids Triathalon

July 7, 2018 Please register at

Hot Lunch and Milk - 2 deadlines

May and June Hot Lunch and May Milk orders are now online and available for purchase. Look for the tabs at the bottom of the page on your Acorn student account. Milk orders are available until April 25th and Hot Lunch orders until April 30th. Thank…

Compassion Fatigue and Burnout Workshop

Suicide Information & Education Services is hosting a workshop on compassion fatigue and burnout on May 31. Please contact 403-342-4966 for more information.

Concussion Workshop

Suicide Information & Education Services is hosting a workshop on concussions on April 26. Please contact 403-342-4966 for more information.

Humboldt Broncos Memorial in Blackfalds

On Friday, April 6th, the hockey world suffered a tragic loss, when 15 members of the Humboldt Broncos family lost their lives in a tragic accident. A memorial is being organized in the Blackfalds Multiplex on Friday, April 13th from 6:30 pm to 8:00…

WE Walk for Water

$25 gives one person CLEAN WATER FOR LIFE! Please join us after school on Wednesday, April 25 for our WALK FOR WATER. Students can be picked up at 4:30. Together, WE make doing good doable! Donations will be collected in the office or online. 

Blackfalds Spring Market

Sunday, April 8th from 11 am - 4 pm at the Multi-Plex.

Knock Your Socks Off!!

Our SWAT has FUN Sock Events planned for April 30. Bring a new pair of socks into IRIC during the month of April. All socks will be donated to needy feet at The Mustard Seed! We will be having a great day planned with sock events, sock themed assembly…

Florissa Flowers

Our parent group, PIRIS is having a spring flower sale. Please click on THIS LINK to download the order form. This promises to be an extraordinary school fundraiser. All orders need to be into the school by March 21, 2018. Deadline has been extended…

Musical Monday

It was a wonderful day of music for our IRIC choir. Students travelled to Lacombe to be a part of the Lacombe Music Festival. They performed with the IRJC students and had an opportunity to watch the IREC choir perform.  Please click the following links…

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…