A.L. Horton Elementary is now closed for the summer break
Our office will reopen on Aug. 26, 2019. If you have questions about registration, call the school office when we reopen.
Back to School 2019-20
Classes for the 2019-20 school year begin on Tuesday, September 3. Learn everything you need to know about getting ready for the new year by visiting our back to school page.
When Can My Child Start Kindergarten?
To register for kindergarten in the 2019-20 school year, your child must be five years old on or before Dec. 31, 2019.
Families are invoiced for school fees at the beginning of every school year. Fees are due within 30 days of the invoice date. The simplest, and most convenient, way to pay schools fees is by logging in to the PowerSchool Parent Portal and clicking on "Student Fees." If circumstances exist where you are unable to pay your students fees, you can apply to have fees waived by submitting an Application for a Waiver of Fees.
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Term 3 Report Cards
Posted on Jun 27 2019
Term 3 CSL (Communicating Student Learning) report cards were handed out today. Every student will receive a one page, condensed, paper version. The full version can be found online through your PowerSchool portal. If you have any questions regarding…
Summer Hours at Elk Island Public Schools
Posted on Jun 24 2019
Throughout the summer break, A.L. Horton is closed and will reopen on August 26 from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. If you have any school-related questions or concerns while the school is closed, contact EIPS Central Services—the office is open all summer to…
Artwork Depicting Seven Sacred Teachings Unveiled at Pine Street Elementary
Posted on Jun 21 2019
Sherwood Park, AB. — The Grade 6 students of Pine Street Elementary unveiled a new art piece that will be displayed on their library wall for all future students and visitors to contemplate and admire. The oil painting, a creative…
EIPS Board Approves New Policy: Responsible use of digital technology in schools
Posted on May 27 2019
Sherwood Park, AB. — Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) Board of Trustees has approved a new policy regarding cellphones. Policy 24, Personal Communication Devices, passed at a regular Board Meeting on May 22, 2019, outlines how students…
EIPS Celebrates Learning During Education Week 2019
Posted on Apr 29 2019
Sherwood Park, AB. — Students and staff across Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) are showcasing the important role education plays in shaping their future as part of Education Week 2019, from April 29 to May 3. Led by the Alberta…