Chinook's Edge School Division

News Archive

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Dec 1 - Volleyball Team

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Oct 28 - Pumpkin Carving

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

Oct 14 - First Nations Conference

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

Oct 10 - Socktober

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Apr 12 - First Nations Day

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

Apr 6 - DARE Program

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

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...

Mar 14 - Slime!

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

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...

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...

Feb 12 - Happy Valentine's Day!

Happy Valentine's Day from the grade 2 class!

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...

Jan 17 - MLA Visit

Don MacIntyre, our MLA, came to speak to the grade 6 students about his roles and responsibilities as a member of the Le...

Jan 8 - Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten Registration is now on! If you have a child who is 5 years old by December 31, 2016, please register at the...

Jan 4 - Pies for Pancreatic Cancer

Claire, her friends and volunteers worked hard to bake pies. They sold the pies and raised over $800 for research for pa...

Dec 17 - Christmas Concert

All students participated in the Christmas Concert entitled, "It All Happened in the Country." Thank-you to all the pare...

Dec 13 - Gingerbread Houses

Parent helpers were recently in the grade 2 classroom to help decorate gingerbread houses. We appreciate all of our p...

Dec 9 - Choir

The grade 4, 5, 6 choir sang for the recent School Council/PTA meeting in the staffroom.  

Dec 2 - Reading Buddies

Grade 6 students read with the kindergarten students each Thursday in the Learning Commons.

Nov 20 - Shoebox Donations

105 Shoeboxes were donated to Samaritan's Purse. Students helped loaded the boxes to be delivered for their new destinat...

Nov 12 - Telus World of Science

Students enjoyed the classroom presentations and the school wide assembly from the Telus World of Science. A special tha...

Nov 6 - Remembrance Day Assembly

The choir sang beautifully at the Remembrance Day Assembly. Thank-you to our legion members for joining us at this speci...

Nov 4 - RDC Volleyball Visit

Members of the Red Deer College Kings Volleyball team came to visit all of the students today. They shared personal stor...

Oct 30 - We Scare Hunger

The Me to We Club raised 325 pounds of food and $100 for their "We Scare Hunger" Campaign. They donated all of the food...

Oct 19 - French Pet Parade

The grade 5 students were able to introduce their own pets in French to their classmates. Cats, dogs, birds and a hor...

Oct 15 - Student Vote

With the federal election approaching, students were able to participate in "Student Vote". The grade six students becam...

Oct 6 - Fire Safety Presentation

Students in kindergarten - grade 4 were able to engage with the fire fighters from the Red Deer County Fire Department....

Sep 24 - Terry Fox Run

All students participated in the Terry Fox Run today! We raised over $350 dollars towards cancer research. Thanks for yo...

Sep 17 - Camp Evergreen

Our grade five and six students had a successful day developing team and leadership skills at Camp Evergreen this year....

Sep 17 - Update

We wanted to let you know that our Chinook's Edge schools in Sylvan Lake kept students inside for a period of time today...

Sep 11 - Forest Clean Up

Thanks to the grade 6 students and parents who cleaned up the trail through the forest.

Sep 1 - Welcome Back BBQ

Our students were able to show their parents their new classroom and meet their new teacher at the Welcome Back BBQ.

Sep 1 - Welcome Back Students!

Our students were excited to come back to school on August 31st! Our gym floor has a shiny new look! Come and take a...

Aug 28 - Welcome Back Staff!

Poplar Ridge Staff Members joined the Sylvan Lake Community for a back to school breakfast. We are working collaborat...

Jun 26 - Year End Carnival

Students enjoyed our year end carnival with face painting, games, water fun and candy!

Jun 23 - Healthy Me Week

The grade 4 students, along with Mrs. Chu and Miss Reed, were recently recognized for their commitment to embracing heal...