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Bison Tales - November 8, 2019

Posted on November 8 2019

Today was such a special day at Ardrossan Elementary. I had the privilege of participating in our Remembrance Day program with our Bison community. I could not be more proud of our students today. They…

Bison Tales - November 1, 2019

Posted on November 1 2019

November is a month of remembrance. It offers us the opportunity to reflect upon those we love and value and to consider the important contributions made by those who came before us.  This year, Canada…

Bison Tales - October 25, 2019

Posted on October 25 2019

It was such a treat to see all of the smiling faces at our Parent/Student/Teacher Conferences this week. We heard many celebrations of student success as well as great conversations about ways in which…

Bison Tales - October 18, 2019

Posted on October 18 2019

This month we are focused on Habit 2: Begin With the End in Mind. This habit is all about setting a long term goal or vision that guides your day to day choices and helps you to focus your resources on…

Bison Tales - October 11, 2019

Posted on October 11 2019

This past week I was inspired by watching students helping other students. I saw parents consoling other parents, staff members and students. I witnessed staff members believing the best in each other…

Bison Tales - October 4, 2019

Posted on October 4 2019

This has been a very difficult week for our Bison community. No one could have predicted that we would experience the loss of a cherished teacher so unexpectedly.  Mr. Frederickson was a beloved colleague,…

New Kindergarten Assessment Tool

Posted on September 27 2019

Elk Island Public Schools is switching to a new assessment tool for kindergarten students! This tool will help gauge kindergarten children’s progress and development through the course of the year.…

Bison Tales - September 27, 2019

Posted on September 27 2019

As the first month of school draws to a close, I've been thinking a lot about student success. I wonder what factors are at the heart of success. Is it the raw talents and skills that students possess…

Bison Tales - September 20, 2019

Posted on September 20 2019

This week was special for many reasons!  Our Hot Lunch parents treated us to a day of corny fun! They purchased, cooked, and served each class in the school some delicious corn on the cob for our Épluchette…

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…

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…

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.

MONTHLY UPDATE - June 2019

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…

MONTHLY UPDATE: May 2019

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…