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Bison Tales - October 16, 2020

Posted on October 16 2020

When I looked out my window to discover snow on the ground this morning, I was not a happy camper! How could there be snow already? I love fall with the pumpkin spice, the cozy sweaters and the pretty…

Bison Tales - October 9, 2020

Posted on October 9 2020

What a fun week! We spent time reading, thinking about heroes and even dressing up as one! Frederick the Bison visited many classrooms with a good book for the class to read. We listened to read alouds…

Bison Tales - October 2, 2020

Posted on October 2 2020

This week I've had some time to think about Mr. Frederickson and to enjoy some memories of him. I remember one day in particular when I sat in his classroom in the old building and we were talking about…

Bison Tales - September 25, 2020

Posted on September 25 2020

The first three weeks of school have been full of many exciting moments from the first day of having kids back in the building to getting used to the many new procedures involved in safely sharing our…

Bison Tales - September 18, 2020

Posted on September 18 2020

Another week is in the books and we are becoming even better at having fun while staying safe at school! Students have mastered the art of mask wearing as well as following the directional arrows and…

Bison Tales - September 11, 2020

Posted on September 11 2020

As I walked back to the school after the buses left today I was filled with a profound sense of happiness. I'd be lying if I told you I wasn't tired! We are all experiencing that kind of tired that you…

Bison Tales - September 4, 2020

Posted on September 4 2020

Today was a special day for our staff as we welcomed back all of our students at the same time! We are so proud of each and every student who came to school with a positive attitude and a willingness…

Special Edition Bison Tales: Ardrossan Elementary…

Posted on August 27 2020

Dear Bison Families, Welcome back to another exciting year of learning at Ardrossan Elementary. This school start up will definitely be a memorable one as we learn new ways of having fun at school while…

Back to School 2020

Posted on August 24 2020

Find everything you need for back-to-school planning! Supply lists School calendars Registration details Busing information And more! Back to School 2020

Bison Tales - Year End June 2020

Posted on June 26 2020

It is finally here! The last Bison Tales of the 2019-2020 school year! We have enjoyed this last week at school seeing many of our students as they returned materials or got their graduation certificates…

Bison Tales June 19, 2020

Posted on June 19 2020

It hard to believe that we have finished our last week of learning for the school year! Who would have guessed that we would end the school year online? In this edition of the Bison Tales, we have included…

Bison Tales - June 12, 2020

Posted on June 12 2020

Hello Bison Families! Did you know that the month of June is National Indigenous History Month? This month allows us to honour the history, heritage and diversity of Indigenous peoples in Canada. In this…

Bison Tales - June 5, 2020

Posted on June 5 2020

Hello Bison Families! As the year comes to a close, I've been thinking a lot about traditions and the impact of this pandemic on the many rituals and routines we enjoy as we end a school year. One person…

Bison Tales - May 29, 2020

Posted on May 29 2020

Hello Bison Families! Can you believe that June is already upon us? This week, we have been thinking about how quickly time passes and about how important it is to stop and appreciate the little moments…

Bison Tales - May 22, 2020

Posted on May 22 2020

Hello Bison Families! This week, Mrs. Harding and I have been thinking a lot about all of our families and wondering about how you are holding up? We have heard stories of how many of you are making the…

Bison Tales - May 15, 2020

Posted on May 15 2020

Hello Bison Families! We hope that life at home is becoming more enjoyable now that the weather is warming up! We are getting easily distracted by seeing the birds outside or the students riding bikes…

Bison Tales - May 8, 2020

Posted on May 8 2020

Hello Bison Families! We hope that you have enjoyed another week of mostly sunny weather! To all of our fabulous mothers, we'd like to wish you a huge Happy Mother's Day! We hope that your children make…

Bison Tales - May 1, 2020

Posted on May 1 2020

Hello Bison Families! This week has been a mix of emotions. We have enjoyed the sunny weather and the opportunities to connect with our students online. It was also a sad week as we said goodbye to some…

Bison Tales - April 24, 2020

Posted on April 24 2020

Hello Bison Families! Thank you to all families who participated in our #AELWellnessChallenge this week. We hope you enjoyed seeing some of our families having fun exploring a body of water!  Remember…

Bison Tales - April 17, 2020

Posted on April 17 2020

Hello Bison Families! We hope that this message finds everyone well and safe at home! Have you had a chance to scroll down and watch our Bison Tales video yet? Did you enjoy listening to our rendition…

Bison Tales - April 9, 2020

Posted on April 9 2020

We hope you enjoy our first ever video episode of our Bison Tales at the end of this post!  We miss you! Love, Mme Hewitt & Mrs. Harding (on behalf of the Ardrossan Elementary Staff) Action Watch for…

Bison Tales - March 26, 2020

Posted on March 26 2020

Another week has gone by in the blink of an eye and our staff is still adjusting to a "new normal" of working through video meetings and online communication. Even at my busiest times, I have never had…

Alternative Learning

Posted on March 23 2020

While in-school classes are cancelled because of the provincial health emergency, Elk Island Public Schools is providing alternative instruction to students through Google Classroom. Visit eips.ca for…

Bison Tales - March 20, 2020

Posted on March 20 2020

I would never have guessed that I would spend this week learning all about how to best set up distance learning opportunities for our students. I'm happy to report that I am now an expert at using Google…

COVID-19 Information

Posted on March 13 2020

Dear Ardrossan Elementary families, As information about COVID-19 is continually expanding, we to ensure all families are provided with up-to-date information from Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS). Please…