Bison Tales - September 13, 2019

Posted on September 13 2019

This week I've been thinking a lot about Habit 1: Be proactive. This is my very favourite of the 7 Habits. Why Habit 1?  Be proactive is the super power of the Habits. This is the Habit that proudly…

Ardrossan Outdoor Movie Night This Friday!

Posted on September 17 2019

Join us for a double feature outdoor movie sponsored by Three Seasons Landscaping in partnership with Ardrossan Elementary Parent Support Association (AEPSA) and Elk Island Public Schools! Concession…

Meet the Staff & School Council/AEPSA Meetings Tonight!

Posted on September 10 2019

We are looking forward to seeing you tonight at 6 p.m. for our annual Meet the Staff evening.  Meet your child's teacher, see the school, and then stay for our first School Council meeting of the year…

Welcome to Bison Tales - Our Weekly Blog!

Posted on September 5 2019

Bison Tales - September 6, 2019 Welcome back to another exciting year at Ardrossan Elementary! We were thrilled to see those smiling faces on the first day of school! We were so proud of our entire community…

Come to Our Habit 1 Assembly Tomorrow!

Posted on September 5 2019

Our Grade 1 students cannot wait to teach you all about the 7 Habits of Happy Kids tomorrow morning at 9:30!  Join us in the gym as our Grade 1 leaders teach us how to sit in a rainbow circle, how to…

An Amazing First Day!

Posted on September 4 2019

What a difference a year can make! We had such a smooth start up this week. We were thrilled to see the smiling faces, contagious laughter and boundless energy of our students! We are grateful to work…

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Getting Ready for the First Day!

Posted on September 2 2019

Welcome back to all of our Bison Families! Ardrossan Elementary staff are excited to see our students on the first day of school, Tuesday, September 3, 2019. In order to make the first day back to school…

Year End June 2019

Posted on June 27 2019

How did this first year in the new school fly by so quickly?  Perhaps it was the nonstop learning in an action-filled year of family events, student clubs and a variety of classroom projects and activities.…

Year End Review 2018-19

Posted on June 24 2019

Check out our review here.


Posted on June 7 2019

June is here!  The countdown to the last day of school is upon us.  Students still have much to accomplish in their learning.  Grade Six students are also completing the Provincial Achievement Tests…


Posted on May 3 2019

Our school community is indeed remarkable in so many ways. On Friday, April 26th students, parents, staff and community members thanked our magnificent volunteers. We also said "Farewell" to our former…

AEL Parent Survey Results

Posted on May 2 2019

EIPS Parent Surveys The results are now available for the 2018-19 EIPS Parent Survey conducted in March. Thank you to all families who took the time to share their feedback with the Division. The survey…


Posted on April 5 2019

The long anticipated spring has finally arrived greeted by a very happy school community. In fact, one of the most beautiful days so far, was the outstanding Carnaval organized and sponsored by the Ardrossan…


Posted on March 1 2019

March already? After such a cold February, the longer, sunny days are most welcome. Here's to outdoor recess!  Daylight Savings Time is just around the corner! Remember to "Spring forward" on March 10th.…

MONTHLY UPDATE - February 2019

Posted on February 1 2019

Fabulous February, while the shortest month of the year, is one of the busiest! February includes Habit 4 "Think Win-Win" our student led assembly, Teachers' Convention, Valentine’s Day, Gr. 4-6 ski…

AEL Mid-Point Review

Posted on January 14 2019

Check out the 2018-19 Mid-Point Review of Ardrossan's Initiatives

MONTHLY UPDATE: January 2019

Posted on January 11 2019

Happy New Year and Best Wishes for Health and Happiness in 2019! It is with excitement and delight that I return to Ardrossan Elementary to again share our collective focus on student learning and to…


MONTHLY UPDATE - December 2018

Posted on December 7 2018

You only have to walk through our front doors to get into the holiday spirit! Christmas trees, ornaments and other seasonal decor have popped up all over the school. The holiday spirit has not only taken…

MONTHLY UPDATE: November 2018

Posted on November 2 2018

It is hard to believe that we have spent two full months in our new building! As I watched our little ghosts and goblins walk through the school during our annual Halloween parade, I was overcome with…

AEL Provincial Achievement Tests and Pillar Survey…

Posted on October 31 2018

Recently released PAT and Accountability Results (October 2018) for Ardrossan Elementary.  Please take a peek at our new 2018-2022 School Education Plan: AEL School Education Plan Year 1.

MONTHLY UPDATE - October 2018

Posted on October 4 2018

I will never forget the first time I stepped through the doors of Ardrossan Elementary school. Mrs. Whetstone had invited me to drop by the school so that I could meet her and see the school before starting…

MONTHLY UPDATE - September 2018

Posted on September 6 2018

As students walked into our new school for the first time on September 4th, we watched their faces light up with excitement. After many years of planning and preparing as well as many months of packing…

MONTHLY UPDATE: Year End June 2018

Posted on June 28 2018

As the dust settles on another incredibly productive year, we are so proud to see our Ardrossan students successfully complete a year of learning and growth. You don't have to look far to see evidence…


Posted on June 1 2018

We can hardly believe that we are now at the start of the month of June! This month is packed with field trips, special events and Grade Six Provincial Achievement Tests. Although it is a busy month it…


Posted on May 4 2018

The old adage, "April showers bring May flowers" seems particularly appropriate as we begin a new month full of hope and the possibility of blue skies ahead. In light of the many difficult events that…


Posted on April 1 2018

Welcome back! We hope that the break afforded you opportunities to rest, relax and to spend time with those you love. Now that we had a chance to catch our breath we are primed and ready for the next…


Posted on March 1 2018

How incredibly invigorating it is to feel the promise of warmer weather and to enjoy the longer days of sunlight. With much relief we appreciate, as do the students, the days when outdoor recess is the…

MONTHLY UPDATE: February 2018

Posted on February 2 2018

February, while the shortest month of the year, is one of the busiest! February embraces Valentine’s Day, Family Day, Habit 4 "Think Win-Win" student led assembly, student-led conferences, Teachers'…

Carnaval moved to March!

Posted on February 1 2018

Friday, Feb. 2nd is the Annual Carnaval Celebration at Ardrossan Elementary. Normally this event takes place outside. Given the current weather forecast, Canadian Parents for French, in consultation with…

Mid-Point Review 2017-18

Posted on January 26 2018

Replacement School Update

Posted on January 19 2018

 As you know, EIPS had originally planned to move students into Ardrossan Elementary’s replacement school this spring. After further discussion, however, we feel it would be far less disruptive for…

Free Parent Sessions January - May 2018

Posted on January 16 2018

See the following free sessions for parents, caregivers, teachers and community members: Breaking the Cycle of Anxiety Technology and the Teenage Brain Supporting Self-Regulation in Elementary School…

Save the date: APRIL 21st Galaxyland Family Night

Posted on January 15 2018

MONTHLY UPDATE: January 2018

Posted on January 5 2018

Happy New Year and welcome back!  We hope that students, parents and families had a relaxing break and an opportunity to both celebrate the season and strengthen the bonds of love and caring for others. …



Posted on December 1 2017

December has arrived already!  The weather seems almost balmy, doesn’t it?  This month is filled with learning as well as the excitement of the season including the Giving Tree, caroling and concerts…

The Giving Tree - An Ardrossan Tradition

Posted on November 12 2017

Once again, Ardrossan Elementary is collecting items for the Giving Tree in support of the Strathcona Christmas Bureau. Although any donation is much appreciated, the following list highlights items that…

Remembrance Day 2017

Posted on November 9 2017

MONTHLY UPDATE: November 2017

Posted on November 3 2017

Thank you to the many parents who attended the recent Student-Parent-Teacher conferences.  It is a pleasure to recognize the learning accomplishments of students and to jointly establish goals to assist…