Chinook's Edge School Division

News Archive

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Sep 15 - Kilometer Club

The Kilometer Club is up and running again during our lunch hours. Each day, students in kindergarten up to grade six ca...

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Sep 11 - Earth Rangers

A huge thank you to Nova Chemicals for bringing Earth Rangers to Poplar Ridge School! Our students learned about wild an...

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Aug 31 - First Day of School

Thursday, August 31, 2017 is the first day of school at Poplar Ridge School. We look forward to welcoming our students!...

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Jun 28 - Canada Day Celebrations

Students and staff celebrated Canada's 150th birthday by participating in Canadian games. Happy Birthday, Canada!

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Jun 20 - French Pet Parade

The grade 5 students brought their pets and introduced them to their class in French. Thanks to Mrs. Chu for organizing...

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Jun 16 - Science in Motion

Telus World of Science came to Poplar Ridge School today. All students were able to participate in science activities re...

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Jun 14 - Cookies and Milk

Each student received a cookie and milk today. Thanks to Mrs. Schalkwyk and the many ladies who baked cookies for the ev...

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Jun 7 - Bike Rodeo

Students learned many valuable bicycle safety skills today.Thank you to Kerri Orriss and our many volunteers who organiz...

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May 19 - Fun Run 2017

Congratulations to the moms and students who ran in the Fun Run! Poplar Ridge School had the highest number of participa...

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May 14 - Happy Mother's Day!

The kindergarten moms enjoyed a day at the spa! Moms were treated to special hair-dos, make-up, manicures, pedicures, an...

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May 12 - Tech Ninja Team

The Tech Ninja Team demonstrated their creations to Mr. Harvey and Mr. Doupe from Chinook's Edge School Division. Roboti...

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May 7 - Bus Driver Appreciation Week

A special thank you to our bus drivers - Ron, Jackie, Doug, Lisa and Shane. We appreciate your diligence in getting our...

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May 3 - Hats On for Mental Health!

The grade three students are wearing their hats to raise awareness and to support mental health.

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Apr 28 - Read-A-Thon

Thank you to all our students who participated in the Read-A-Thon. The money raised went towards the traverse wall in th...

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Apr 27 - Career Expo

The grade five and six students recently attended the Career Expo at Red Deer College. They learned about diverse career...

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Apr 7 - Spring is here!

The kindergarten students were able to watch baby chicks being hatched in their own classroom.

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Apr 3 - Les Bucherons

The students enjoyed a maple sugar treat from the Sugar Shack when Les Bucherons came to Poplar Ridge School!

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Mar 23 - Student Led Conferences

Student Led Conferences are on March 23. Please book a time with Ms. Salomons to come and see evidence of your child's l...

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Mar 7 - Making Icecream

The kindergarten students made ice cream today at one of their centres. They had fun shaking the milk, sugar and ice tog...

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Feb 21 - Traverse Wall

Thank you to the School Council/PTA for raising money towards our traverse wall. Once students get their consent form si...

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Feb 15 - Jump Rope for the Heart and Stroke Foundation

Today we had an assembly to raise awareness for the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Kim came to share important facts about...

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Feb 3 - 3 Pigs in a Canoe

Thank-you to the School Council/PTA for providing educational enhancement funds to our students. Today the students were...

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Jan 27 - Literacy Day

Students and staff dressed up as their favorite character in a book or their favorite author to celebrate Literacy Day....

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Jan 18 - School Board Trustee Visit

The Chinook's Edge School Division board trustees came to visit Poplar Ridge School. They toured the building and visite...

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Dec 23 - Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Christmas holidays are Dec. 24th to Jan. 8th inclusive. The first day back to school...

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Dec 15 - Christmas Concert

We are proud of each of our students for performing their best at our Christmas Concert. Special thanks to Mrs. Klassen,...

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Dec 15 - Turkey Lunch

Thank-you to our School Council/PTA hot lunch moms for cooking the delicious turkey dinner for the entire school! We app...

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Dec 2 - The grade 3 BFGs

The grade 3 students participated in a Global Read of the BFG (Big Friendly Giant). They read the same novel with other...

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Dec 1 - Volleyball Team

The Poplar Ridge volleyball team went to Innisfail last week to play the Innisfail Middle School volleyball team! Congra...

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Nov 25 - Operation Christmas Child

Thank you for your generousity to Operation Christmas Child this year! We were able to donate 85 boxes to children in ne...

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Nov 22 - Parent Teacher Interviews

Please call Michelle at 403-343-8821 to set up a time to meet with your child's teacher. Parent Teacher Interviews are o...

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Nov 11 - Remembrance Day Assembly

The Poplar Ridge School choir sang two peace songs and the grade 5 class played the bells for the Remembrance Day Assemb...

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Nov 3 - Division 6 Councillor Visit

Christine Moore, our Division 6 Councillor from the Red Deer County, came to speak to the grade 6 students on the roles...

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Oct 31 - DJ Slappy Pappy

A special shout out to our famous DJ on Halloween day for making our parade and "Sock-Hop" a success! Steve Cole, aka, D...

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Oct 28 - Pumpkin Carving

The grade 2 and grade 4 reading buddies carved pumpkins together. 

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Oct 14 - First Nations Conference

Chinook's Edge School Division held their first ever First Nations Conference in Olds, Alberta. Music, activities and sp...

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Oct 10 - Socktober

, It’s SOCKTOBER!! What is Socktober you say?  For the month of October we will be collecting new pairs of sock...

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Oct 7 - Fire Safety Week

This week is Fire Safety Week. Mary Lambert and the Red Deer County Fire Fighters came to Poplar Ridge School to present...

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Oct 5 - Division Run

93 students from grades 1-6 participated in the Division Run in Innisfail. Congratulations to all of our students! We ar...

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Oct 5 - World Teacher's Day on October 5

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016 is World Teacher's Day. Thank-you to our dedicated, committed and hard working teachers at...

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Apr 25 - SPCA Dog Kennel

The Me to We Club sponsored the "Passport to Fun Week" to raise awareness and funds for a dog kennel at the SPCA. Thanks...

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Apr 18 - Read-A-Thon

Thanks to our students for participating in our Read-A-Thon! Several businesses donated prizes to our School Council in...

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Apr 12 - First Nations Day

Students learned about the culture of the First Nations peoples today. They participated in a traditional dance, hand ga...

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Apr 6 - DARE Program

Each Wednesday, our grade 6 students participate in the DARE program with Constable Luke Lichty. After the lesson this w...

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Mar 23 - Student Led Conferences

Please call the school at 403-343-8821 to book a time to come into the school for Student Led Conferences. This is a won...

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Mar 14 - Slime!

The grade one students went outside to enjoy the warm weather and make slime!

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Mar 2 - School Council/PTA Presentation

A few of the grade 4 students presented their creative simple machines to the School Council/PTA parents at the recent m...

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Feb 24 - Pink Shirt Day

We encourage everyone to wear pink today to raise awareness and take a stand against bullying and to show one another we...

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Feb 12 - Happy Valentine's Day!

Happy Valentine's Day from the grade 2 class!

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Feb 4 - Lee and Sandy Paley Concert

The grade 3 students were asked to join the stage and sing with Lee and Sandy Paley. All students from kindergarten t...