School News

2018

Elk Island Public Schools 2019-20 Registration Drive

All student registrations for the 2019-20 school year—including kindergarten registration, returning student registration and new student registration—will take place online commencing on Feb. 1, 2019. Kindergarten: Your child is eligible to enrol…

FCC Drive for Hunger

Our front foyer is quite crowded this week. Staff and students brought in 2019.8 pounds of food items as part of the FCC Drive for Hunger. Thank-you very much to our generous families! All of the items you see below will be donated directly to our local…

2019 Vegreville Malanka - St. Joseph's General Hospital

Covenant Foundation will be organizing the 2019 Vegreville Malanka in support of the St. Joseph’s General Hospital! The event will be held on Saturday, January 12th, 2019, at the Vegreville Social Centre to ring in the new year Ukrainian style. There…

Concert Seat Raffle

Win a pair of seats to your child’s concert!!!! As you know, we are having two Christmas Concerts this year and are raffling pairs of tickets for the front three rows of seats at each concert. Our concert dates and classes performing are as follows:Concert…

Christmas Concert

The A. L. Horton Christmas Concert will be held on Thursday, December 13, 2018.  Performance #1 for students whose surnames begin with A-L will be at 5:30 p.m.  Doors will open at 5 p.m.  Surnames M-Z will perform at 7 p.m.  Doors to open at 6:30…

Report Cards

It's that time of the year again! Term 1 CSL (Communicating Student Learning) report cards will be handed out today. Every student will receive a one page, condensed, paper version. The full version can be found online through your PowerSchool portal.…

School Council Meeting

Our next School Council Meeting takes places this upcoming Monday, November 26, beginning at 6:30 pm. All parents and guardians are welcome to attend. Hope to see you there!

Math Fun!

Are you looking to avoid going crazy over the holidays? ALH is piloting a new initiative to help foster math skills, in a format that the whole family will enjoy. Please see the graphic below for more information. We are also collecting data to help…

Bear Tracks Fundraiser

Our Bear Tracks fundraiser is back by popular demand. Pails are $20 each. Check for order forms in your child's backpack in the next couple of days. Orders are due on November 21, 2018 with an expected pick-up date of November 29th. Please make cheques…

No Child Without: Free MedicAlert for students

In our ongoing effort to provide safe and caring schools for our students, ALH is once again participating in the Canadian MedicAlert Foundation’s No Child Without program. The program is a national initiative that provides no-cost MedicAlert services…

New SchoolMessenger Call-display Number

Effective November 1, all phone calls going out through SchoolMessenger will display one of the following toll-free numbers rather than the school or Division number. Messages programmed from Student Transportation: 1-833-298-5234 Messages programmed…

Caregiver Education Series

The Division, in partnership with Strathcona County and Elk Island Catholic Schools, is hosting a series of caregiver information sessions focused on ways to support students’ mental health. The free sessions provide parents, caregivers, teachers and…

Inclement Weather

With the winter season already here, we want to remind parents to dress children appropriately for the weather when getting ready for school or the bus. The weather often changes unexpectedly throughout the day, so please select suitable outerwear and…

School Council Meeting

Our next Friends of ALH/School Council meeting takes place this upcoming Monday, October 29th, beginning at 6:30 pm. All parents/guardians are welcome to attend. We hope to see you there!

Book Fair!

The Enchanted Forest Book Fair begins on Monday, October 22nd and runs until October 26th. It will also be open during Parent-Teacher Interviews. We look forward to seeing you there!

ALH Canteen!

The ALH Canteen is up and running. We have a variety of food and drink options available for purchase. This includes fresh salads and wraps from the amazing chefs at VCHS! Proceeds help fund school initiatives. 

Parent Teacher Interviews - October 24th and 25th

Parent Teacher Interviews are scheduled for the evenings of October 24th and 25th. Bookings can be made online through www.schoolinterviews.ca. The event code is 9dm3w.Bookings can also be made through the office at 780-632-3113.

Picture Day!

Picture Day is almost here! Mark your calendars: Tuesday, October 9th.

Bus Zone

Just a friendly reminder: The bus zone at the front of the school cannot be used for stopping or parking. This zone is in effect all day. Vehicles can be ticketed or towed. Thank-you for your consideration.

Be a Wee Read volunteer!

ALH is pleased to announce that we are again offering an exciting program called wee read. This eight-week program was designed by Alberta Reads (www.albertareadsnetwork.com) to help Kindergarten and Grade One children strengthen the foundations for…

Celebrating World Teachers’ Day: October 5

October 5 is World Teachers’ Day! Launched in 1994 by the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), World Teachers’ Day is celebrated annually around the world as a way to recognize teachers and the integral role they…

School Bus Safety Week: October 22-26

Schools throughout Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) are celebrating School Bus Safety Week October 22-26. The theme: School Bus…Bully Free Zone, which is all about promoting the importance of healthy relationship among students, staff and school bus…

No Child Without: Free MedicAlert for students

In our ongoing effort to provide safe and caring schools for our students, ALH continues to be registered in the Canadian MedicAlert Foundation’s No Child Without program. The program is a national initiative that provides no-cost MedicAlert services…

Head Lice

REMINDER: Make head checks for lice a regular routine! Head lice is one of the most common problems faced by school-aged children and their families. Typically, head lice are tiny, greyish-brown insects that live on the scalp and lay their eggs, or nits,…

Ukrainian Bilingual Meeting

Our first Ukrainian Bilingual meeting of the year takes places this upcoming Monday, October 1st, beginning at 6:00 pm. Any parents of Ukrainian Bilingual students are welcome and encouraged to attend. We look forward to seeing you there!

Read In Week - October 1 to 4

Read In Week begins next week - October 1-4. The theme is 'Bringing Stories to Life.' Some of the week's events are as follows: Monday - Kick off Read In Week - Constable J will read to the entire school in the gym. Wednesday Dress up as your favorite…

School Council - September 24th

New to the school or interested parents: Want to meet new people and have input in decision making at the school level?  A.L. Horton's first school council meeting takes places this upcoming Monday, September 24th, beginning at 7:00 pm.  We usually…

Hot Lunch Coordinator

Our October hot lunch menu is Boston Pizza and pancakes/sausage. The forms will be coming home early this week. We are currently looking for a hot lunch coordinator. The main duties will be on hot lunch days which are Thursdays and Fridays (Only 2-3…

Ukrainian-Canadian Heritage Day

Tomorrow, Friday, September 7th is Ukrainian-Canadian Heritage Day. The date marks the day in 1891 when the first documented settlers from Ukraine, Ivan Pylypiw and Vasyl Eleniak, came to Alberta. Students, please help us celebrate by wearing blue and…

Pay School Fees Online!

School fee information for the 2018-19 school year is expected to be posted on the PowerSchool Parent Portal by the end of September. All fees are due within 30 days of being posted. To access your fee information, simply log in to the PowerSchool Parent…

Caregiver Education Series

The Division, in partnership with Strathcona County and Elk Island Catholic Schools, is hosting a series of caregiver information sessions focused on ways to support youth mental health. The free sessions provide parents, caregivers, teachers and community…

Quick Facts: EIPS buses are all equipped with video surveillance

Did you know each EIPS bus is equipped with video surveillance? The video surveillance and equipment helps: ensure the safety of all students, drivers and property; and deter from destructive acts. On a regular basis, EIPS Student Transportation reviews…

Enhancing literacy and numeracy

As part of Elk Island Public Schools’ (EIPS) ongoing efforts to enhance the literacy and numeracy of students in all grade levels, the Division is once again administering the STAR 360 and Math Intervention/Programming Instrument (MIPI) assessment…

Meet the Staff BBQ/Welcome Letter

Welcome! We trust everyone had a wonderful, restful, relaxing summer and is ready for another exciting year at A.L. Horton! Our school has a few new changes this year and some reminders.   Welcome New Staff Staff in New Roles Olena Hartsula - Grade…

Improving Home-School Communication

To enhance communication between families and schools, Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) has developed a how-to guide entitled, “Communication Protocol for Schools.” Topics include appropriate channels to use, standard formats and structures, timing…

Sync the School Calendar to Your Personal Calendar

Did you know you can sync the school calendar to your own personal calendar? You can. Just visit http://alhorton.ca/about/calendar and click on one of the following calendar options you want to subscribe to:•Add to Google Calendar•Subscribe to…

Stay Connected: Subscribe to our news

As of the 2018-19 school year, Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) is moving to a new service provider for sending phone and email notifications to families, School Messenger. Families won’t notice much of a difference—all email subscription are being…

SCHOLASTIC “STOP THE SUMMER SLIDE” BOOK FAIR

A.L. Horton will be hosting their FINAL Scholastic Book Fair from Tuesday, June 12th, through Thursday, June 14th, 2018, 8:30a.m. - 3:30p.m..  Your chance to get some wonderful reading material for the summer!!! This book fair is the ½ price, or buy…

School Council

Our next School Council meeting takes place this upcoming Monday, May 28, beginning at 7:00 pm. Friends of ALH begins at 6:00 pm.All parents/guardians are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Track and Field

Our Track and Field Day takes place tomorrow, Friday, May 25th (weather permitting). Thank-you VCHS for the use of your grounds. Please remember to bring a hat, water, sunscreen, bug spray and plenty of energy.

Trickster Theatre Performance

Dear Parents, The big night is coming up! Our school will be working hard during the week of May 28-June 1st to create a performance. This amazing show will be created in one week! Come see what your child will create! Please keep the evening of June…

ENERGY CLUB NEWS

Our enthusiastic, Grade 6 Energy Club, has planned their next spirit for Thursday, May 24, 2018.  Our students have decided CAREER DAY as the spirit day. What career paths will our students choose to pursue.  We would also like to thank everyone for…

PALS Screening

Do you have a child between the ages of 3 and 5? Do you have questions or concerns about his or her development? If so, please come attend a fun and play based screening session this spring. The team will include a speech language pathologist, occupational…

VCHS Bottle Drive

Please support the VCHS Grad class. 

Hot Dog Sale!

Friends of ALH would like to invite you for a Hot Dog Sale this Friday, May 18th at the Vegreville and District Co-op. It will run from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. Hot Dogs - $2.00Pop - $1.00 Proceeds will help fund initiatives at our school! We are looking…

2017-18 EIPS Parent Survey Results Report

The results are now available for the 2017-18 EIPS Parent Survey conducted in March. Thank you to all families who took the time to share their feedback with the Division. The survey included 20 questions related to the three priorities outlined in the…

Welcome to Kindergarten Fair!

The Welcome to Kindergarten Fair takes place on May 29, 2018 (2:00-6:00 pm), at the Vegreville Centennial Library.  

Ukrainian Bilingual Meeting

Our next Ukrainian Bilingual meeting takes place this upcoming Monday, May 7th, beginning at 6:00 pm. All parents/guardians are welcome to attend!

Education Week: April 30 to May 4, 2018

Education Week takes place April 30 to May 4. Throughout the week, students and staff from ALH, are showcasing and celebrating the role education plays in shaping the future of our province. Led by the Alberta Teachers' Association and Alberta Education,…

Trickster Theatre

Trickster Theatre is an artist-in-residency company based in Calgary, Alberta. They tour across Alberta, creating 35+ original shows a year in all kinds of communities based on a theme chosen by the school and developed with the assistance of Trickster.…

ENERGY CLUB NEWS

Spring Time Raffle!!!!  On Friday, May 4, 2018, the A.L. Horton Grade 6 Energy Club will be hosting their annual raffle to raise funds for the Grade Six year-end field trip to West Edmonton Mall Water Park.  The Spring Time Raffle prizes are displayed…

Student Transportation: 2018-19 Registration Is Now Open

Planning to use Student Transportation in the 2018-19 school year? If so, make sure your child is registered so Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) can plan routes and send your child a bus pass before the first day of school. All students who indicated…

Vesna 2018!

If you're thinking about a bilingual program for your child, please join us for our Ukrainian Bilingual Vesna Concert this Thursday, April 12th, beginning at 5:30 pm.

Walking Together - Kairos Blanket Exercise

Everyone is welcome!  Please contact Ms. Galandy at 780-632-3113.

School Council

Our next School Council Meeting takes place this upcoming Monday, April 9th, beginning at 7:00 pm. All parents and guardians are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Crazy Hat Day!

Our Grade 6 Energy Club is hosting another A.L. Horton Spirit Day on  Friday, April 20, 2018.  This spirit day will be Spring Bonnet or Crazy Hat Day.   Use your imagination and be creative with some wild, cray, and exciting bonnets and hats!!! Let’s…

Report Cards

Our report cards, for term 2, go out tomorrow, March 21st. All students will receive a condensed, one page version (paper). The full version can be found online, after 3:30 pm. Please contact your child's teacher if you have any questions about your…

St. Joseph's General Hospital Radiothon

From March 14-20, AL Horton will be collecting toonies to be donated to the  St. Joseph’s General Hospital radiothon. This year's event will be in support of a project aimed at improving the quality of care for seniors in Vegreville. Support our…

Energy Club News!

Our Grade 6 Energy Club is hosting another A.L. Horton Spirit Day on  Thursday, March 15, 2018.  This spirit day will be Crazy Hair Day.   Use your imagination and be creative with some wild, crazy, and exciting hair styles!!!  Also, Friday, is…

VCHS Open House Thursday, March 8

5:45 Doors Open 6:00 Band performance in gym 6:30 Presentation in the gym 6:40-8:15 Exploring VCHS   Open House is a great opportunity for potential families to explore the school, ask questions, meet staff and familiarize yourself with the diverse…

APEGA Science Olympics

Annika, Grace, Lane, Samantha and Zander represented A.L Horton at the APEGA (Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta) Science Olympics at the University of Alberta last Saturday. The students were given a research project…

Have your say! EIPS Parent Survey Opens March 5

Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) wants to hear from you. Make sure to complete the 2018 Parent Survey—open from March 5-23.   Annually, EIPS conducts a parent survey to gauge its progress towards meeting the goals and priorities outlined in its Three-Year…

Watch for Thin Ice

Elk Island Public Schools, along with our community partners, want to remind families about the dangers of thin ice during this time of year. Depending on changing temperatures, ice can form and melt to varying degrees on outdoor bodies of water. Please…

Pre-Enrolment Process

Complete the Pre-Enrolment Process: March 1-15 Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) is launching a new pre-enrolment process to simplify the way it registers students for the upcoming year, collects information and manages requests to attend a non-designated…

Demonstration of Learning

Bookings are now open for our Demonstration of Learning evenings on March 7 (3:30-7:30 pm) and March 8 (3:30-5:30 pm). Bookings can be made online through www.schoolinterviews.ca The event code is 3e5krPlease call the office if you are unable to book…

Scholastic "Paws for Books" Book Fair!

A.L. Horton will be hosting our Spring Scholastic Book Fair from Monday, March 5, 2018., through Friday, March 9th. 2018,  from 8:30a.m. to 3:30p.m..  The theme for the book fair this fall is “PAWS FOR BOOKS” – COME. STAY. READ A GREAT TALE !!!!!!!”…

February School Council Meeting

Please note, our next School Council meeting has been moved to this Thursday, February 22nd, beginning at 6:30 pm in the school library. All parents and guardians are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Hockey Day in Vegreville!

On Thursday, February 15th, 66 ALH students will play in the ‘Hockey Day in Vegreville’ event. 40 brave and amazing hockey players are challenging the Guinness World Record and playing The World’s Longest Hockey Game. This 10-day hockey game is…

ENERGY CLUB NEWS!

At our last meeting, our Energy Club students decided to host Teddy Bear Day on February 15, 2018.  We felt that having a loyal, trusting friend, such as a Teddy Bear or another stuffy, would help students and staff stay on course in spite of difficulties. …

VCHS Open House!

Mark your calendars! For any students and families interested in attending VCHS.

NEW SKI DATE!

Sunridge is able to accommodate us on March 8, 2018 due to our missed date yesterday. This date has been added to our calendar at http://alhorton.ca/about/calendar This applies to the following classes: 1V, 2K, 3P, 4L, 4S, 5W, 6H, 6D

Ukrainian Bilingual Meeting

The wrong date for the Ukrainian Bilingual Parent Council meeting was posted last week. It will take place this evening, February 5th at 6:00 pm, in the school library. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Measuring our Success: Complete the Accountability Pillar Survey

Once again, Alberta Education is conducting its Accountability Pillar Survey—an annual check up on the province’s education system. Every year, Alberta Education conducts the survey to gather information about the quality of education provided by…

Parent Council

Our next Parent Council Meeting takes place this upcoming Monday, January 29th at 7:00 pm, in the library. The Friends of A.L. Horton meeting begins at 6:00 pm. All parents and guardians are welcome to attend.

New Canteen Options!

Dear Parents/Guardians:   With the new year we are bringing some exciting new fresh food choices to our school canteen! Beginning Monday, January 15th, the following is a sample of what we will offer on a daily basis –   Large Cheese Bun                                    …

ENERGY CLUB NEWS

December was a hectic, but very gratifying month.  The busy Energy Club made placemats for the Meal on Wheels recipients, sold decorated and plain candy canes at our school, assisted with the Food Bank collection, hosted PJ Day and coordinated pop and…

Inclement Weather

With the winter season well underway, we want to remind parents to dress children appropriately for the weather when getting ready for school or the bus. The weather often changes unexpectedly throughout the day, so please select suitable outerwear and…

EIPS 2018-19 Division Calendar: Now available!

The official 2018-19 EIPS calendar is now available online. The calendar includes important dates during the 2018-19 school such as school-closure days; breaks; the first and last day of classes; professional learning days; and early dismissal days.…

REQUEST TO ATTEND A NON-DESIGNATED SCHOOL

Effective for the 2018-19 school year, Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) is changing the way in which students apply to attend a non-designated school. From March 1 to 15, 2018, parents of all EIPS students are being asked to pre-enrol their children…

2017

Enjoy the Winter Break

A.L. Horton will close for the winter break at the end of the day on Dec. 22, 2017 and will reopen on Jan. 8, 2018. During this time, if you have any school-related questions or concerns, contact the Central Administration office at Elk Island Public…

Kindergarten Registration Starts Soon!

Is your child turning five on or before Dec. 31, 2018? If so, it’s almost time to register for Kindergarten. Kindergarten registration opens for the 2018-19 school year on Jan. 15, 2018. To register, simply complete the online registration form at…

Christmas Concert Memo

A quick reminder our Christmas Concerts are this week: Wednesday, December 13 at 5:30pm – Students with the surname A-L Thursday, December 14 at 5:30pm – Students with the surname M-Z Please be sure to have your children at the school no later than…

FCC Hunger Drive

Thank-you for contributing to our FCC Drive Away Hunger Campaign. Families at ALH have donated 2139.8 pounds of food items which will be donated to our local Food Bank. Tis' the season of giving!

ENERGY CLUB NEWS

We have a very busy December planned – hope we don’t run out of ENERGY!!!!  Thanks to all the students and staff who have participated in our fun spirit days thus far this year. As we start December off, the Energy Club, will be selling candy canes…

Vegreville Canada 150 Winter Festival

Click on the graphic for more information.

Christmas Concert

Dear Parents or Guardians, The Christmas Season is rapidly approaching and so is the ALH Christmas Concert. Students at ALH have been diligently working on the performance this year and are getting very excited to showcase their talents. We have decided…

Report Cards

Our CSL (Communicating Student Learning) report cards go live this afternoon.  All students from grade 1-6 will bring home an abridged, paper version.  You will be able to access your child's full report card through the PowerSchool portal.  Kindergarten…

Parent Council Meeting

Our next Parent Council meeting takes place this upcoming, Monday, November 27th at 7:00 pm in the ALH library. Friends of ALH begins at 6:00 pm. All parents and guardians are welcome to attend.

FCC Drive for Hunger!

ALH is once again kicking off our FCC Drive Away Hunger Campaign. It begins today (November 20th) and will run until November 30th. Bags and letters were sent home with your child today. All donations will be donated to our local food-bank.Thank-you…

Twin/Triplet Day

ENERGY CLUB NEWS  At our last meeting, the Energy Club decided to host our third school spirit day.  On Wednesday, November 29, 2017 it will be twins and or triplet day. Find a buddy, sibling, adult to become your twin or triplet for the day.  Wear…

EIPS Calendar Survey

EIPS is looking for your input for the 2018-19 calendar. This survey will close on November 27th. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/M8HHDPR

Report Card Information

We are pleased to be sharing your child’s report card with you on  November 24: “Communicating Student Learning”, or “CSL” was created by Elk Island teachers, administrators, parents, students, and central office personnel. To digitally access…

Ukrainian Bilingual Parent Council Meeting

Our next Ukrainian Bilingual Parent Council Meeting is this upcoming Monday, November 6th at 6:00 pm. It will take place in the ALH library. All parents/guardians are welcome to attend.

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween from the staff and students at ALH!

No Child Without: Free MedicAlert for students

In our ongoing effort to provide safe and caring schools for our students, A.L. Horton is once again participating in the Canadian MedicAlert Foundation’s No Child Without program. The program is a national initiative that provides no-cost MedicAlert…

Inclement Weather

With the winter season already here, we want to remind parents to dress children appropriately for the weather when getting ready for school or the bus. The weather often changes unexpectedly throughout the day, so please select suitable outerwear and…

Book Fair!

Mrs. Menzak has got our Book Fair up and running. Come and check it out this evening during Parent Teacher Interviews from 3:30-7:30 pm or tomorrow October 26 from 3:30-5:30 pm. The Book Fair ends this Friday, October 27th.

Parent Council

Parent Council Meeting takes place this upcoming Monday, October 23rd at 7:00 pm in the ALH library. Friends of ALH will begin at 6:00 pm. All parents are guardians are encouraged and welcome to attend.

ALH on Twitter!

A.L. Horton is now on Twitter.  Follow us @ALHortonSchool

Western Day!

WANTED ALL STAFF AND STUDENTS OF A.L. HORTON SCHOOL Howdy A.L. Horton Students and Staff Our second Grade 6 Energy Club school spirit day will be October 24, 2017. “Giddy-up” to our school in your western duds, and support our Western Day!!! We…

SCHOLASTIC “WILD WEST” BOOK FAIR – SADDLE UP AND READ!!

A.L. Horton will be hosting their fall Scholastic Book Fair from Monday, October 23RD., through Friday, October 27, 2017, 8:30a.m. - 3:30p.m..  The theme for the book fair this fall is “WILD WEST” –“ SADDLE UP AND READ!!!!” The library will…

Parent Teacher Interviews

Parent Teacher Interviews will be held on October 25 (3:30-7:30 pm) and October 26 (3:30-5:30 pm). This first round will be a traditional format. Bookings are now open and can be made in 15 minute blocks online through www.schoolinterviews.ca. The…

Chili Supper

The Vegreville Music Parents Association has their chili supper coming up on Tuesday October 24 from 5:00-7:00pm. $8 child (12 & under) and $12 general tickets.

School Bus Safety Week: October 15–21

Schools throughout Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) are celebrating School Bus Safety Week October 15–21. The theme: Rider Rules = Safe to School, which is all about teaching children about proper school bus safety. Throughout the week, various activities…

Pay School Fees Online!

School fee information for the 2017-18 school year is now posted on the PowerSchool Parent Portal. All fees are due within 30 days of being posted. To access your fee information, simply log in to the PowerSchool Parent Portal and go to “Student Fees.”…

Literacy and Learning Day

This year’s Literacy and Learning Day Conference takes place at the Northlands Expo Centre on October 28. The event is a fun-filled day for both parents and teachers, and includes various keynote speakers and free workshops. Participants are guaranteed…

REMINDER: Make head checks for lice a regular routine!

Head lice is one of the most common problems faced by school-aged children and their families. Typically, head lice are tiny, greyish brown insects that live on the scalp and lay their eggs, or nits, in the hair close to the scalp—itching is the main…

Reezdvo/Vesna Survey

The Ukrainian Bilingual Parents Council and ALH staff are considering a possible change in regard to our traditional Reezdvo celebration. Staff and Council have felt that with the Christmas concert and a large Reezdvo celebration in early January it…

Pizza Orders

Just a reminder that Little Caesars Pizza Kit orders are due on October 10th at noon. Unfortunately, no late orders will be accepted. Please make cheques payable to: Friends of A.L. Horton. You may also place your orders online. The last day for online…

Picture Day

Get your biggest, brightest smiles ready!  Picture Day is coming!

Amanda Lamothe

Amanda Lamothe visited ALH yesterday. She was able to share aboriginal culture through stories, music and dance.

Ukrainian Bilingual Meeting

Just a reminder that our first Ukrainian Bilingual Parent Association Meeting takes place this evening at 6:00 pm, in the ALH library.

Terry Fox Walk

Our Terry Fox Walk took place today through the streets of Vegreville. ALH was fortunate to share this event with Vegreville Composite High School, St. Mary's and St. Martin's. All money raised will be donated to cancer research. A big thank-you to MODEL…

Orange Shirt Day

Wear orange this Friday, September 29th to honor families affected by residential schooling.  

Thank-you!

A big thank you to the Vegreville Dairy Queen! They have generously donated our school 400 ice cream coupons, for teachers to give out as reading incentive prizes. Your classroom teacher will be passing these out as children meet a reading goal, such…

School Fees Update!

2017-2018 School Fees are now online on the Parent Portal for parents to view.  Kindergarten students will have a zero balance due to no Kindergarten Fees.  If parents require a hard copy statement or require your Parent Portal Access to PowerSchool,…

Terry Fox Walk

We are currently collecting funds for the Terry Fox Foundation. Pledge forms should have already come home with your child. Our goal this year is to raise $5000.00! We will be collecting Toonies for Terry this Friday, September 22nd. Our Terry Fox Walk…

Welcome Elder Wilson

Elder Wilson made a visit to ALH today. Students sat on the edge of their seats as he told traditional stories, sang songs and invited students to dance. Elder Wilson Bearhead is Nakota and a member of the Wabamun Lake Indian Band in Treaty 6 territory,…

Traditional Gathering

We have planned a Traditional Gathering on October 3rd.  Please RSVP to attend.

School Oral Health Services

The Oral Health Program will be coming to your child’s school to offer free fluoride varnish for all children from Kindergarten to grade 2. We will also provide free dental sealants for all grade1and 2 students who need them. If your grade 3 child…

Parent Council

Looking to get involved in the decision making and aid in positive suggestions at ALH, then Parent Council is the place for you. Join us for our first council meeting this upcoming Monday September 18, 2017 at 6:30 pm in the school library.

Interested in Becoming a Trustee?

For more information visit:   http://www.eips.ca/trustees/election-2017

Sync the School Calendar to Your Personal Calendar

Did you know you can sync the school calendar to your own personal calendar? You can. Just visit www.alhorton.ca/about/calendar and click on one of the following calendar options you want to subscribe to:•Add to Google Calendar•Subscribe to Calendar…

Improving Home-School Communication

To enhance communication between families and schools, Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) has developed a how-to guide entitled, “Communication Protocol for Schools.” Topics include appropriate channels to use, standard formats and structures, timing…

Quick Facts: EIPS buses are all equipped with video surveillance

Did you know each EIPS bus is equipped with video surveillance? The video surveillance and equipment helps: ensure the safety of all students, drivers and property; and deter from destructive acts. On a regular basis, EIPS Student Transportation reviews…

Enhancing Literacy and Numeracy

As part of Elk Island Public Schools’ (EIPS) ongoing efforts to enhance the literacy and numeracy of students in all grade levels, the Division is once again planning to administer two assessment tools during the 2017-18 school year—STAR 360 and…

Guide to Reporting Student Achievement

Wish to know more about how we assess your child? Everything you need to know can be found in our 'Guide to Reporting Student Achievement.' It has been updated for the 2017/18 school year and can be found on the home page of our website: www.alhorton.caPlease…

Welcome Back!

Welcome back to the 2017/18 school year at ALH! Students begin classes this Wednesday, August 30th. Our first bell rings at 8:30 am. Classes end at 2:55 pm. We would like to invite everyone to our 'Meet the Staff BBQ.' This event takes place on Thursday,…