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EIPS 2020-21 Division Calendar: Now available!

Posted on January 8 2020

The 2020-21 EIPS calendar is now available online. The calendar includes important dates during the 2020-21 school year, such as school-closure days; breaks; the first and last day of classes; professional…

Returning Student Registration for 2020-21

Posted on January 8 2020

Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) will once again conduct an online returning student registration process to confirm student registrations for the 2020-21 school year. Families of all returning students…

Inclement Weather

Posted on January 8 2020

With the winter season well underway, we want to remind families to dress children appropriately for the weather when getting ready for school or the bus. The weather often changes unexpectedly throughout…

2019

Winter Break

Posted on December 19 2019

A.L. Horton will close for the winter break at the end of the day on Dec. 20, 2019. The school will reopen on Jan. 6, 2020. During this time, if you have any school-related questions or concerns, contact…

Kindergarten Registration Starts Soon!

Posted on December 9 2019

Is your child turning five on or before Dec. 31, 2020? If so, it’s almost time to register for kindergarten. Starting school is an exciting time, for both children and parents. Although exciting, it…

Returning Student Registration for 2020-21

Posted on December 9 2019

Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) will once again conduct an online returning student registration process to confirm student registrations for the 2020-21 school year. Families of all returning students…

Christmas Concerts

Posted on December 5 2019

Our Christmas Concerts are taking place on the evening of December 12, 2019: A to L - 5:30 pm M to Z - 7:00 pm Doors will open 30 minutes before each performance at 5:00 pm and 6:30 pm, respectively. …

Term 1 - CSL Report Cards

Posted on November 27 2019

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…

School Council Meeting

Posted on November 22 2019

Our next School Council Meeting takes place this upcoming Monday, November 25, beginning at 6:30 pm. All parents/guardians are welcome to attend.

First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Family Gathering and…

Posted on November 18 2019

Please RSVP to the First Nations, Métis and Inuit Family Gathering and Dinner. November 26, beginning at 6:00 pm.

FCC Drive Away Hunger

Posted on November 18 2019

The FCC Drive Away Hunger Campaign kicks off today at ALH. It will run until November 28th. Students and staff are encouraged to fill their paper bags with food items and return it to the school. All…

Little Caesar Pizza Orders

Posted on October 23 2019

Little Caesar Pizza orders will be ready for pick up on Monday, October 28th, from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm. They will be stored near the gym doors.

School Council Meeting - October 28th

Posted on October 23 2019

Our next Friends of ALH/School Council Meeting takes place this upcoming Monday, October 28th. It begins at 6:30 pm, in the school library. All parents/guardians are welcome and encouraged to attend.

SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR

Posted on October 16 2019

A.L. Horton will be hosting their fall Scholastic Book Fair from Monday, October 21th, through Thursday, October 24, 2019, 8:30a.m. - 3:30p.m.. The theme for the book fair this fall is “Arctic Adventure/Ultimate…

Parent-Teacher-Interviews

Posted on October 15 2019

Parent-Teacher-Interviews take place October 23 and 24. Bookings can be made through www.schoolinterviews.ca. The event code for parents is: fam75 Please call the office if you're having difficulty booking…

Read In Week - October 7-11

Posted on October 4 2019

Read In Week 2019 returns, marking its 30th anniversary, on October 7-11. The theme this year is “30 Years of Read In: Celebrate with Stories/Célébrons avec des Histoires 30 Anniversaire de Read In.”…

School Council Meeting

Posted on September 26 2019

Our first School Council/Friends of ALH meeting takes place this upcoming Monday, September 30, beginning at 6:30 pm. We would love to see you there.

Sync the School Calendar to Your Calendar

Posted on September 16 2019

Did you know you can sync the school calendar to your own calendar? You can. Simply, visit https://www.alhorton.ca/about/calendar and click on one of the following calendar options you want to subscribe…

Pay School Fees Online!

Posted on September 16 2019

School fee information for the 2019-20 school year is expected to be posted on the PowerSchool Parent Portal by late September. All fees are due within 30 days of being posted. To access your fee information,…

EIPS Launches New Cellphone Policy

Posted on September 16 2019

Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) Board of Trustees has approved a new policy regarding cellphones. Policy 24, Personal Communication Devices outlines how students and staff use cellphones and personal…

Caregiver Education Series

Posted on September 12 2019

The Division, in partnership with Alberta Health Services and Elk Island Catholic Schools, is hosting a series of caregiver information sessions focused on ways to support students’ mental health. The…

Quick Facts: Video Surveillance

Posted on September 12 2019

Did you know each EIPS bus is equipped with video surveillance? Video surveillance and equipment helps: ensure the safety of all students, drivers and property; and discourage destructive acts. On a regular…

Enhancing Literacy and Numeracy

Posted on September 12 2019

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…

Term 3 Report Cards

Posted on June 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…

Summer Hours at Elk Island Public Schools

Posted on June 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…

Tools for School

Posted on June 21 2019

A.L. Horton has once again partnered with the United Way for the 2019-20 Tools for School campaign. Annually, Tools for School provides backpacks and school supplies to students in kindergarten through…

Student Transportation 2019-20

Posted on June 21 2019

Planning to use Student Transportation in the 2019-20 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…

Little Elk Island Adventure: Registration

Posted on June 21 2019

Elk Island Public Schools is once again running Little Elk Island Adventure, a fun and informative program for first-time school bus riders. Annually, Student Transportation offers the Little Elk Island…

Get Read for Kindergarten 2019!

Posted on June 7 2019

Please see the attached graphic for more information.

School Council Meeting

Posted on May 22 2019

Our Friends of ALH and School Council Meetings take place this upcoming Monday, May 27, beginning at 6:30 pm. All parents/guardians are welcome to attend.

Friends of ALH Hot Dog Sale

Posted on May 9 2019

Come join us at Co-op on May 17th for a Friends of ALH fundraiser.

Parent Survey Results 2018/19

Posted on May 3 2019

2018-19 EIPS Parent Survey Results Report 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…

Popcorn Fundraiser

Posted on May 3 2019

If you love popcorn this fundraiser is for you! Your child has brought home or will be bringing home a popcorn fundraiser form. Orders are due on Wednesday, May 8. Proceeds will directly benefit our…

Student Transportation: 2019-20 registration is now…

Posted on May 2 2019

Planning to use Student Transportation in the 2019-20 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…

Little Elk Island Adventure: Registration

Posted on May 2 2019

Elk Island Public Schools is once again running Little Elk Island Adventure, a fun and informative program for first-time school bus riders. Annually, Student Transportation offers the Little Elk Island…

Driver Appreciation Day

Posted on May 2 2019

THANK YOU! Driver Appreciation Day is May 6Join us on May 6 as we recognize and thank our school bus operators for keeping the safety of our students their first priority. We encourage you, and your children,…

Education Week 2019 - May 6-May 10

Posted on April 29 2019

Education Week 2019: May 6 to May 10 Education Week takes place May 6 to May 10. Throughout the week, students and staff from ALH, are showcasing and celebrating the role education plays in shaping the…

Family Gathering

Posted on April 9 2019

Our next First Nation, Métis and Inuit family gathering will be held on Wednesday, April 24. Please RSVP

Kindergarten Information Night

Posted on April 3 2019

Is your child attending Kindergarten in the 2019-20 school year? Please join us for an evening of information on April 25, 2019. You’ll have an opportunity to meet our Kindergarten teachers, ask questions…

Report Cards

Posted on March 20 2019

Term 2 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…

School Council Meeting

Posted on March 15 2019

Our Friends of ALH and School Council Meetings take place this upcoming Monday, March 18, beginning at 6:30 pm. All parents/guardians are welcome to attend.

2018-19 EIPS Parent Survey: We Want to Hear from You

Posted on March 12 2019

Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) is committed to ensuring all parents and guardians of students within the Division have a chance to share their thoughts on the overall performance of their school and…

Ukrainian Bilingual Meeting

Posted on March 11 2019

Our next Ukrainian Bilingual Parents' Council Meeting will take place this Wednesday, March 13, beginning at 6:00 pm. All parents/guardians are welcome to attend.

Returning Student Registration

Posted on February 25 2019

The deadline for returning student registration for the 2019-20 school year is quickly approaching. All current families must complete their Returning Student Registration Forms through the PowerSchool…

Demonstration of Learning

Posted on February 25 2019

Our Demonstration of Learning evenings are coming up on March 5 (3:30-7:30 pm) and 6 (3:30-5:30 pm)! Bookings can be made online through www.schoolinterviews.ca. The event code is: 5fpdzBookings can…

Saving for Your Child’s Education

Posted on February 25 2019

It’s no secret, post-secondary education comes with significant costs. In fact, many families wonder how much they need to save and how soon they need to begin. To help get started, the Government of…

School Council Meeting

Posted on February 21 2019

Our Friends of ALH and School Council meetings take place this upcoming Monday, February 25, beginning at 6:30 pm. All parents/guardians are welcome to attend.

SCHOLASTIC “DINO-MITE & STONE AGE BOOK FAIR” –…

Posted on February 14 2019

A.L. Horton will be hosting our Spring Scholastic Book Fair from Monday, March 4TH, 2019, through Thursday, March 8th 2019, from 8:30a.m. to 3:30p.m. The theme for the book fair this SPRING is “DINO-MITE”…

Returning Student Registration

Posted on February 12 2019

Returning student registration for the 2019-20 school year is open. All current families must complete their Returning Student Registration Forms through the PowerSchool Parent Portal by Feb. 28, 2019. https://www.eips.ca/registration/returning-students #registration #eips

Skiing Canceled - February 5, 2019

Posted on February 4 2019

Please be advised: Our ski trip planned for tomorrow, February 5 has been canceled due to the cold weather conditions. We are in the process of booking a new date. Please stay tuned. Thank-you for your…

Accountability Pillar

Posted on January 25 2019

As an annual check-up on the education system, the Accountability Pillar provides an opportunity for Alberta Education and school authorities to ensure that we are equipping students for success. The…

School Council Meeting

Posted on January 25 2019

Our School Council/Friends of ALH/Ukrainian Bilingual Meeting takes place this upcoming Monday, January 28, beginning at 6:30 pm. All parents/guardians are welcome to attend.

Fundraising Association Workshop

Posted on January 14 2019

The Alberta School Councils' Association, in partnership with A.L. Horton School Council invite you to an interactive and informative workshop explaining the Fundraising Association Partnership Purpose. It…

Returning Student Registration for 2019-20

Posted on January 10 2019

Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) will once again conduct an online returning student registration process to confirm student registrations for the 2019-20 school year. Families of all returning students…

EIPS 2019-20 Division Calendar: Now available!

Posted on January 8 2019

The official 2019-20 EIPS calendar is now available online. The calendar includes important dates during the 2019-20 school such as school-closure days; breaks; the first and last day of classes; professional…

Another way to stay connected: Follow EIPS on Twitter…

Posted on January 8 2019

With 42 schools and close to 17,150 students there’s a wealth of events, activities and stories taking place across the Division every day. You can find these stories and more by following Elk Island…

Inclement Weather

Posted on January 8 2019

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…

2018

Winter Break

Posted on December 21 2018

A.L. Horton will close for the winter break at the end of the day on Dec. 21, 2018 and will reopen on Jan. 7, 2019. During this time, if you have any school-related questions or concerns, contact Central…

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the Board…

Posted on December 21 2018

As the holiday season approaches and we prepare for the winter break, I want to take the opportunity to extend warm wishes to all our students, staff and families on behalf of the Elk Island Public Schools…

Elk Island Public Schools 2019-20 Registration Drive

Posted on December 18 2018

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,…

FCC Drive for Hunger

Posted on December 17 2018

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…

2019 Vegreville Malanka - St. Joseph's General Hospital

Posted on December 4 2018

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…

Concert Seat Raffle

Posted on December 4 2018

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…

Christmas Concert

Posted on November 30 2018

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…

Report Cards

Posted on November 29 2018

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…

School Council Meeting

Posted on November 23 2018

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!

Posted on November 21 2018

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…

Bear Tracks Fundraiser

Posted on November 6 2018

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…

No Child Without: Free MedicAlert for students

Posted on November 5 2018

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…

New SchoolMessenger Call-display Number

Posted on November 5 2018

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…

Caregiver Education Series

Posted on November 5 2018

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…

Inclement Weather

Posted on November 5 2018

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…

School Council Meeting

Posted on October 25 2018

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!

Posted on October 19 2018

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!

Posted on October 16 2018

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

Posted on October 15 2018

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…

Picture Day!

Posted on October 3 2018

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

Bus Zone

Posted on October 3 2018

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!

Posted on October 1 2018

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…

Celebrating World Teachers’ Day: October 5

Posted on October 1 2018

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…

School Bus Safety Week: October 22-26

Posted on October 1 2018

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…

No Child Without: Free MedicAlert for students

Posted on October 1 2018

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…

Head Lice

Posted on October 1 2018

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…

Ukrainian Bilingual Meeting

Posted on September 28 2018

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…

Read In Week - October 1 to 4

Posted on September 27 2018

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…

School Council - September 24th

Posted on September 19 2018

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,…

Hot Lunch Coordinator

Posted on September 17 2018

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…

Ukrainian-Canadian Heritage Day

Posted on September 6 2018

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,…

Pay School Fees Online!

Posted on September 5 2018

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…

Caregiver Education Series

Posted on September 5 2018

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…

Quick Facts: EIPS buses are all equipped with video…

Posted on September 5 2018

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…

Enhancing literacy and numeracy

Posted on September 5 2018

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…

Meet the Staff BBQ/Welcome Letter

Posted on September 4 2018

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…

Improving Home-School Communication

Posted on August 29 2018

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…

Sync the School Calendar to Your Personal Calendar

Posted on August 28 2018

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…

Stay Connected: Subscribe to our news

Posted on August 28 2018

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…

SCHOLASTIC “STOP THE SUMMER SLIDE” BOOK FAIR

Posted on June 5 2018

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…

School Council

Posted on May 24 2018

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

Posted on May 24 2018

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…

Trickster Theatre Performance

Posted on May 23 2018

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…

ENERGY CLUB NEWS

Posted on May 22 2018

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…

PALS Screening

Posted on May 22 2018

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…

VCHS Bottle Drive

Posted on May 22 2018

Please support the VCHS Grad class. 

Hot Dog Sale!

Posted on May 14 2018

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…

2017-18 EIPS Parent Survey Results Report

Posted on May 8 2018

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…

Welcome to Kindergarten Fair!

Posted on May 7 2018

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

Ukrainian Bilingual Meeting

Posted on May 1 2018

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

Posted on April 30 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…

Trickster Theatre

Posted on April 30 2018

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…

ENERGY CLUB NEWS

Posted on April 26 2018

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…

Student Transportation: 2018-19 Registration Is Now…

Posted on April 23 2018

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…

Vesna 2018!

Posted on April 10 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

Posted on April 9 2018

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

School Council

Posted on April 6 2018

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!

Posted on April 5 2018

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…

Report Cards

Posted on March 20 2018

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…

St. Joseph's General Hospital Radiothon

Posted on March 13 2018

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…

Energy Club News!

Posted on March 12 2018

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,…

VCHS Open House Thursday, March 8

Posted on March 5 2018

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…

APEGA Science Olympics

Posted on March 1 2018

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.…

Have your say! EIPS Parent Survey Opens March 5

Posted on March 1 2018

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…

Watch for Thin Ice

Posted on March 1 2018

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…

Pre-Enrolment Process

Posted on March 1 2018

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…

Demonstration of Learning

Posted on February 27 2018

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…

Scholastic "Paws for Books" Book Fair!

Posted on February 21 2018

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…

February School Council Meeting

Posted on February 20 2018

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!

Posted on February 12 2018

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…

ENERGY CLUB NEWS!

Posted on February 7 2018

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…

VCHS Open House!

Posted on February 7 2018

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

NEW SKI DATE!

Posted on February 7 2018

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:…

Ukrainian Bilingual Meeting

Posted on February 5 2018

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…

Measuring our Success: Complete the Accountability…

Posted on January 29 2018

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…

Parent Council

Posted on January 26 2018

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…

New Canteen Options!

Posted on January 16 2018

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…

ENERGY CLUB NEWS

Posted on January 12 2018

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…

Inclement Weather

Posted on January 8 2018

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…

EIPS 2018-19 Division Calendar: Now available!

Posted on January 8 2018

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…

REQUEST TO ATTEND A NON-DESIGNATED SCHOOL

Posted on January 8 2018

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…

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Enjoy the Winter Break

Posted on December 18 2017

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…

Kindergarten Registration Starts Soon!

Posted on December 18 2017

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,…

Christmas Concert Memo

Posted on December 12 2017

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…

FCC Hunger Drive

Posted on December 11 2017

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

Posted on December 6 2017

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…

Vegreville Canada 150 Winter Festival

Posted on December 5 2017

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Christmas Concert

Posted on November 29 2017

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…

Report Cards

Posted on November 24 2017

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…

Parent Council Meeting

Posted on November 23 2017

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!

Posted on November 21 2017

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…

Twin/Triplet Day

Posted on November 20 2017

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…

EIPS Calendar Survey

Posted on November 9 2017

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

Posted on November 8 2017

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,…

Ukrainian Bilingual Parent Council Meeting

Posted on November 1 2017

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!

Posted on October 31 2017

Happy Halloween from the staff and students at ALH!

No Child Without: Free MedicAlert for students

Posted on October 30 2017

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…

Inclement Weather

Posted on October 30 2017

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…

Book Fair!

Posted on October 25 2017

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…

Parent Council

Posted on October 19 2017

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!

Posted on October 17 2017

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

Western Day!

Posted on October 12 2017

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…

SCHOLASTIC “WILD WEST” BOOK FAIR – SADDLE UP…

Posted on October 11 2017

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”…

Parent Teacher Interviews

Posted on October 10 2017

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…

Chili Supper

Posted on October 10 2017

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

Posted on October 10 2017

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…

Pay School Fees Online!

Posted on October 10 2017

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…

Literacy and Learning Day

Posted on October 10 2017

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…

REMINDER: Make head checks for lice a regular routine!

Posted on October 10 2017

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,…

Reezdvo/Vesna Survey

Posted on October 4 2017

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…

Pizza Orders

Posted on October 4 2017

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…

Picture Day

Posted on October 3 2017

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

Amanda Lamothe

Posted on October 3 2017

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

Ukrainian Bilingual Meeting

Posted on October 2 2017

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

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Terry Fox Walk

Posted on September 28 2017

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…

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Orange Shirt Day

Posted on September 25 2017

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

Thank-you!

Posted on September 25 2017

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…

School Fees Update!

Posted on September 21 2017

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…

Terry Fox Walk

Posted on September 20 2017

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…

Welcome Elder Wilson

Posted on September 19 2017

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…

Traditional Gathering

Posted on September 19 2017

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

School Oral Health Services

Posted on September 15 2017

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…

Parent Council

Posted on September 13 2017

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,…

Interested in Becoming a Trustee?

Posted on September 11 2017

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

Sync the School Calendar to Your Personal Calendar

Posted on September 1 2017

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…

Improving Home-School Communication

Posted on September 1 2017

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…

Quick Facts: EIPS buses are all equipped with video…

Posted on September 1 2017

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…

Enhancing Literacy and Numeracy

Posted on September 1 2017

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…

Guide to Reporting Student Achievement

Posted on August 31 2017

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…

Welcome Back!

Posted on August 28 2017

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…