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Ardrossan Jr. Sr. High Course Registration Information

Posted on: Feb 2 2024

ATTENTION ATTENTION!!! Ardrossan Jr. Sr. High School course information is now available!! See the links below to see what courses are being offered for the 2024-25 school year at AJS. We are excited…

Diploma Exam Prep Sessions: Registration opens April…

Posted on: Apr 11 2024

Courses are designed for preparing students to write their Grade 12 diploma exams.  The material presented is based on a 12-hour schedule over a weekend. Courses will run from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.…

AJS Mother's Day Plant Potting

Posted on: Apr 9 2024

On May 7th, at 6:00 p.m., the AJS Cafeteria and Student Council will be hosting a plant and herb potting event. Bring any mother figure in your life and enjoy a night with snacks, drinks and fun! You…

Download the new My Ride K-12 app

Posted on: Apr 2 2024

The student transportation routing and planning software used by the Division is getting an app update! The new My Ride K-12 app, which is replacing Ride 360, helps families stay up to date on your child’s…

Do more this summer! EIPS Summer School: Register…

Posted on: Jan 26 2024

Registration for EIPS Summer School is now open. The program, organized through Next Step, offers more than 40 senior high courses. Students can earn credits, upgrade marks, lighten workloads or finish…

EIPS Annual Education Results Report

Posted on: Jan 26 2024

Every year, Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) publishes an Annual Education Results Report, which outlines the Division’s Four-Year Education Plan, opportunities for growth and how it’s supporting…

2023

Cybersecurity Update: Important information for families

Posted on: Dec 15 2023

As part of EIPS’ ongoing commitment to maintaining a secure and effective digital learning environment for students, the Division is implementing an important update to its cybersecurity protocols Jan.…

EIPS Annual Education Results Report 2022-23: Now…

Posted on: Dec 15 2023

EIPS’ Annual Education Results Report 2022-23 is now available online. The report details how EIPS is doing relative to Alberta Education’s performance measures; how it’s supporting students to…

Yearbooks - 2023/2024 - Order Now!

Posted on: Nov 29 2023

Yearbooks for 2023-2024 You can purchase a yearbook for this school year through your Power School Parent Portal, then go to "Student Fees". Cost of yearbooks are $43.00. You must pre-order yearbooks…

Calling All Grade 9 to 12 Students!

Posted on: Nov 16 2023

It’s not too late to join Student Council! You can join any time throughout the year, talk to Mme. Parker-Young, Mr. Pretzlaff, or Mr. Gordulic to join.

Student Registration Handbooks 2023-2024

Posted on: Feb 21 2023

Junior High Registration Handbook 2023-2024   Senior High Registration Handbook 2023-2024

Where to Find the Information You Need

Posted on: Jan 12 2023

Elk Island Public Schools and Ardrossan Jr. Sr. High use a handful of key systems to share information with students and families. Depending on the information you’re looking for, it’s important to…

Provincial Achievement Test (PAT) information for…

Posted on: Jan 5 2023

Please use the link to the Grade 9 Parent Guide for information about the Provincial Achievement tests. This guide contains general information about the PATs in addition to specific information, including…

2022

Student Parking

Posted on: Aug 30 2022

Use the QR code to complete the form for student parking.  

Student Transportation: 2022-23 Registration

Posted on: Jun 16 2022

Planning to use Student Transportation in the 2022-23 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…

Accessing User Accounts: Students Leaving EIPS

Posted on: May 30 2022

Is your child graduating from or leaving EIPS at the end of the school year? If so, they must ensure any information they want to retain from their school cloud accounts is downloaded onto a personal…

Ardrossan Music Parents Society Update - May 2022

Posted on: May 11 2022

AMPS has not been able to fundraise much the last couple of years due to COVID restrictions. As this school year is drawing to a close, the AMPS board wanted to host a quick and easy fundraiser to benefit…

AJS Junior High Track & Field Day

Posted on: May 9 2022

The AJS junior high track and field day will be held on Friday, May 13. There will be a concession stand set up with snacks, hotdogs and drinks. Accepting cash only. Rain out date is scheduled for the…

AJS Graduation Ceremony Update

Posted on: May 9 2022

Grad Ceremony details: When:  Tuesday June 28th 4:30p.m. to 7:30pm Where: Sherwood Park Alliance Church                 1011 Clover Bar Road, Sherwood Park What:    Graduation Commencement…

Love the Outdoors?

Posted on: Apr 21 2022

Looking for Property Maintenance Assistant for 10 Acre Recreational Acreage / Hobby Farm – property located East of Sherwood Park.  Seeking continued maintenance help on an annual basis for approximately…

Zone 3 Drama Festival

Posted on: Mar 23 2022

For the first time since 2019, as part of the Alberta High School Drama Festival Association, AJS is proud to present the Zone 3 Drama Festival on April 20-22, 2022. Follow @zone3dramafest on Instagram…

Ardrossan Music Parents Society (A.M.P.S) Update

Posted on: Mar 23 2022

AMPS has been pretty quiet the last couple of years as we haven't been able to fundraise due to COVID restrictions. We are pleased to see restrictions lifting finally so things like fundraising and field…

Power Engineering Dual Credit

Posted on: Mar 17 2022

Grades 10-12 EIPS Career Pathways is now accepting student applications for the Power Engineering Dual Credit opportunity. Successful applicants will enroll in the Power Engineering program with Northern…

Jazz Band Night

Posted on: Mar 16 2022

Ardrossan Jr. Sr. High presents Jazz Band Night on March 18 from 7-8:30 p.m. Tickets are $10. 

Semaine de francophonie

Posted on: Mar 16 2022

La journée internationale de la francophonie est le 20 mars et nous célébrons la semaine de la francophonie le 21 à 24 mars! Le lundi 21 mars, nous distribuons des tatouages du drapeau franco-albertain.…

Parent/Caregiver Virtual Presentation

Posted on: Mar 15 2022

Lakeland Ridge is once again partnering with the Saffron Centre to deliver a free parent/caregiver session on Monday, March 21 from 6:00-7:30 pm. EIPS parents are invited to join us the presentation titled,…

Jr. High Badminton and Handball Tryouts

Posted on: Mar 11 2022

The Jr. High Badminton and Handball tryouts start March 16. Check out our Instagram page for the posters and QR code to signup.

Senior Varsity Women's Basketball Team Wins City Championship

Posted on: Mar 9 2022

Congratulations to our senior varsity women's basketball team in defeating Mother Margaret Mary 76-67 for the Division 3 city championship. Students and staff came out to cheer and enjoyed the nail biter…

Grad Portrait Retakes

Posted on: Mar 3 2022

The schedule for grad portrait retakes is now online. They are scheduled for April 11 & 12. Please follow these instructions to book your timeslot: Go to www.iconexp.com Click Book Now Select the event…

Chatterhigh Pilot Project

Posted on: Mar 1 2022

Throughout Semester 2, Ardrossan Jr. Sr. High is one of six schools within the Division piloting ChatterHigh—piloted in the junior high Health classes and senior high CALM classes. ChatterHigh is an…

HAVE YOUR SAY! The 2022 EIPS Parent Survey Opens March…

Posted on: Mar 1 2022

Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) wants to hear from you. Make sure to complete the 2022 EIPS Parent Survey—open from March 14-27. Annually, EIPS conducts a parent survey to gauge its progress toward…

Cyberworld: What Happens When Youth Press Send?

Posted on: Feb 17 2022

Lakeland Ridge is partnering with Saffron Centre to deliver a free parent/caregiver session on February 24, 2022 at 6:00-7:30 p.m. that focuses on internet safety and awareness. All EIPS parents are invited…

AJS Virtual Open House

Posted on: Feb 14 2022

AJS is hosting a virtual open house on Tuesday, February 15 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. for future students and families to meet the staff, virtually tour the school and learn about the curriculum and courses…

High School Culinary Challenge

Posted on: Feb 14 2022

March 12 Online Submission Grades 10-12 This year’s High School Culinary Challenge is an individual based culinary and baking competition designed to challenge a student’s culinary and baking expertise.…

AJS Course Handbooks for 2022-2023

Posted on: Feb 2 2022

JUNIOR HIGH  Junior High Registration Handbook for 2022-2023 SENIOR HIGH Senior High Registration Handbook 2022-2023

Level Up! Virtual Career Exploration Event

Posted on: Feb 1 2022

Level Up! is a national, free, one-day interactive virtual career exploration event for high school and post-secondary students, apprentices, teachers, guidance counsellors, parents and anyone interested…

Girl's Exploring Trades and Technology

Posted on: Feb 1 2022

The 2022 Girls Exploring Trades & Technologies (GETT) program has a new format this year—a month-long celebration of women in trade and technology careers taking place in March 2022. Registration…

Let's Raise Some Dough!

Posted on: Jan 24 2022

Shop at Cobs and 5% of your purchase will be donated back to our school. #fundraiser #bisonherd #bisonpride

EIPS Secondary French Immersion Info Night

Posted on: Jan 12 2022

Secondary French Immersion Info Night Presentation   Elk Island Public Schools is proud to present Secondary French Immersion Information Presentation.  Join us to learn more about the how and where…

ATTENTION!! New Bus Monitor - No Access to Front Parking…

Posted on: Jan 5 2022

A friendly reminder when dropping off or picking up students, please do not use the front of the school between the hours of 8:20 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. which is designated for buses…

Returning Student Registration for 2022-2023

Posted on: Jan 3 2022

Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) will once again conduct an online returning student registration process to confirm student registrations for the 2022-23 school year. Families of all current students—with…

2021

Inclement Weather

Posted on: Dec 20 2021

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…

CPF Tutoring Program

Posted on: Dec 15 2021

Join Our Virtual Tutoring Program Waitlist! The next session begins January 24, 2022! Are you a CPF member looking for help with your child's French as a second language (FSL) studies? Look no further!…

Reminder: Bring Your Mask

Posted on: Dec 15 2021

Just a friendly reminder to students, please ensure to bring a mask or two to school. It is always good practice to keep a couple of extra masks in your bag in case you need to replace it during the day.…

Entrance scholarship applications close soon at the…

Posted on: Dec 8 2021

Our application-based entrance scholarship competition closes on January 12, 2022. Please note, a campus computing ID (CCID) is required in order to apply for entrance scholarships. In order to receive…

U of A New Scholarships

Posted on: Dec 8 2021

Applications for the Discover University of Alberta Award and the Turtle Spirit Pathway Award for First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Students are now open until February 15, 2022. The awards are available…

AJS Jr. Sr. High Staff Recognition 2021-2022

Posted on: Nov 29 2021

AJS School Council is excited to begin a weekly staff recognition initiative! The staff at AJS go above and beyond to care for our kids every single day. What better way to say "thank you" than with a…

Métis Memories Virtual Art Mural

Posted on: Nov 19 2021

Please take a moment and see the Rupertsland Institute’s Virtual Art Unveiling of “Métis Memories of Residential Schools, A Testament to the Strength of the Métis” Mural. A powerful time of…

Inclement Weather

Posted on: Nov 3 2021

With the winter season almost here, 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…

Time to Order Your Yearbook for 2021-2022

Posted on: Oct 22 2021

This year's yearbook (2021-2022) is now available to purchase on the PowerSchool Parent Portal under Fees. PowerSchool Parent Portal

AJS Jr. and Sr. High Awards Recognition

Posted on: Oct 9 2021

If you missed the livestream for October 19 and 20, please email Michelle Hothem-Bumbry at michelle.hothem-bumbry@eips.ca to receive the link. ================================================ Ardrossan…

Canadian Parents for French (CPF) Membership

Posted on: Oct 6 2021

You and your family can join our network of supports and resources for youth, parents, and educators such as: Funding support French school events and materials Tutoring Programs Virtual Career Fair Contests…

Thanksgiving Food Drive

Posted on: Sep 27 2021

Student Council needs your help in giving less fortunate families the opportunity to have a delicious Thanksgiving dinner. Please place any non-perishable food items that you would like to donate in any…

Welcome Week - September 13-17

Posted on: Sep 10 2021

Next week is WELCOME WEEK for all of our Bisons.  MONDAY- GUESS THE STAFF MEMBER (INSTAGRAM) AND VIRTUESCAVENGER HUNT TUESDAY- COOKIES AND VIRTUES, VIRTUES SCAVENGER HUNTAND GUESS THE STAFF MEMBER (INSTAGRAM)…

Welcome Back!

Posted on: Aug 25 2021

Hello Bisons! Our office is now open and we can’t wait to welcome all of our students back next week for the 2021-2022 school year. School schedules and locker information can be found on the Powerschool Parent…

AJS Fall Football Camp

Posted on: Jun 22 2021

AJS will be offering a football camp starting August 18. Practices will run Monday to Friday from 4:00-6:00 p.m. We will have a jamboree on August 28 at M.E. LaZerte High School. For more information,…

Bison Summer 2022 Sports Camp

Posted on: Jun 18 2021

For more information on our Volleyball Summer Camp check out the athletics tab or click on the link below. Summer Sport Camp

AJS 2021 Convocation/Red Carpet Recognition

Posted on: Jun 17 2021

Please click on this Google Doc link for a important information and complete description of the AJS 2021 Convocation/Red Carpet Recognition, June 24 – 25, 2021.  Please read it carefully as it contains…

Grad News - Convocation Celebration and Guest List

Posted on: Jun 14 2021

Due to recent changes in Covid-19 protocols, we are pleased to inform you that our AJS 2021 Convocation/Red Carpet Recognition celebration has moved back indoors in the AJS Community Theatre on June 24…

Grad News - Speeches and Valedictorians

Posted on: Jun 4 2021

We are pleased to announce the following: Emmaline Gulde has been selected to provide the AJS Convocation/Red Carpet Recognition 2021 tribute to the parents speech, and her mother, Ms. Heather Normandeau,…

Summer Hours at Elk Island Public Schools

Posted on: Jun 2 2021

Throughout the summer break, Ardrossan Jr. Sr. High is closed. It reopens on August 25 at 8:30 p.m. If you have any school-related questions or concerns while the school is closed, contact EIPS Central…

Updating Your Contact Information

Posted on: Jun 2 2021

Have you recently moved, or has your contact information changed throughout the past year? EIPS encourages families to review the information it has on file to ensure it’s up to date. Using the Correction…

Accessing User Accounts: Students Leaving EIPS

Posted on: Jun 2 2021

Is your child graduating from or leaving EIPS at the end of the school year? If so, they must ensure any information they want to retain from their school cloud accounts is downloaded onto a personal…

What's Happening in June

Posted on: Jun 2 2021

Monday, June 7 - Ice Cream Sunshine Day Wednesday, June 16 - Beach Day Thursday, June 24 and Friday, June 25 - Convocation Red Carpet Recognition

AJS 2021 GRADS AND PARENTS

Posted on: May 31 2021

Convocation/Red Carpet Recognition We have received new guidance from the provincial government that will impact our Convocation Red Carpet Recognition to occur on June 24 and 25, 2021. Essentially, our…

What's Happening in May

Posted on: Apr 29 2021

What's happening in May from Student Council. May 3-6 - Poster Poacher Mystery May 5 - Hats On for Mental Health Day! May 5 - Early Dismissal May 6 - PL Day for staff (no classes) May 21 - School Closure…

2020-2021 YEARBOOKS - ORDER YOURS TODAY!

Posted on: Apr 14 2021

This year's yearbook (2020-2021) is available for you to purchase on the PowerSchool Parent Portal website. To order a copy, click on Fees and add the 2020/2021 Yearbook. You must pay the fee in full…

AJS Final Sitting - 3rd Q - 2020-21

Posted on: Mar 23 2021

Here is the AJS Final Sitting - 3rd Quarter for April not including diploma exams. Please note that there is no exam break. April 21 is the start of Quarter 4. Note: 30-level students who do not write…

AJS Diploma Exam Schedule - 3rd Q

Posted on: Mar 23 2021

For students in 30-level classes, here is the "optional" Alberta Education diploma exam schedule. Classes will proceed for all students until Tuesday, April 20. April 21 is the start of Quarter 4. Download…

What's Happening in April

Posted on: Mar 23 2021

What's happening in April from Student Council. Monday, April 5 - Easter Monday Wednesday, April 7 - Early Dismissal April 6-9 - Healthcare Appreciation Week Tuesday, April 20 - Scavenger Hunt Submissions…

La journée de la francophonie

Posted on: Mar 8 2021

Joignez-vous à nous et porter du bleu et du blanc le vendredi 19 mars pour célébrer la journée de la Francophonie. Le drapeau franco-albertain, créé en 1982 par jeunes albertains francophones, est…

BISON FOOTBALL 2021 RECRUITMENT FORM

Posted on: Feb 24 2021

Are you interested in playing Bison Football for one of the top teams in the province? We would love to connect with you to get you more information and will be sharing it with our volunteer outside head…

Thank you for joining us!

Posted on: Feb 11 2021

Thank you to all the future bison families who were able to join our open house. If you missed it, you can view the welcome video and presentation on our Ardrossan Jr. Sr. High Open House web page. Departments…

EIPS Secondary French Immersion Information Night

Posted on: Jan 21 2021

Thank you for joining us virtually for the EIPS Secondary French Immersion Information Night. Below is the presentation. EIPS Secondary French Immersion Information Night Presentation For more information…

First Nations, Métis and Inuit - Parent Engagement…

Posted on: Jan 11 2021

The First Nations, Métis and Inuit education team is offering two online parent information and engagement series for EIPS families. Series #1: Developing Foundational Knowledge of First Nations, Metis…

Ardrossan Jr/Sr High Re-entry January FAQ Sheet

Posted on: Jan 8 2021

Welcome back Bison Students and Parents! We are back in person. We are so excited to be able to open our doors again! For everyone to remain safe, please review the following document as you prepare to…

2020

AJS Final Sitting - 2nd Quarter

Posted on: Dec 28 2020

Here is the AJS Final Sitting - 2nd Quarter for January not including diploma exams. Please note that there is no exam break. *Note: 30-level students who do not write the Alberta Education Diploma Exam,…

Diploma Exam Schedule - 2nd Quarter

Posted on: Dec 21 2020

For students in 30-level classes, here is the "optional" Alberta Education diploma exam schedule. Classes will proceed for all students until Thursday, January 28. February 1 is the start of Quarter 3.…

Grad Portraits

Posted on: Dec 18 2020

You can now book appointments for Grad portraits! Go to http://www.iconexp.com/ and click on the BOOK NOW link. Click on “Select Event” and choose either Ardrossan Jr-Sr Portraits (taken at the school),…

Jr. and Sr. High Virtual Counsellor's Offices

Posted on: Dec 9 2020

Please check out our interactive Jr. and Sr. High Virtual Counsellor’s Offices! These will be updated regularly and highlight a variety of topics. A Jr. or Sr. high office will be found in your child’s course…

Cyberworld: What Happens When Youth Press Send

Posted on: Dec 4 2020

December 8, 2020 at 7:00pm via Zoom  Presented by SAFFRON Centre, supported by Strathcona County Mental Health Capacity Building Program  In this presentation, we provide parents and caregivers with…

SCHOLASTIC VIRTUAL BOOK FAIR

Posted on: Nov 23 2020

Start your Christmas shopping and build your home library with new books to inspire and engage the reader in your home. We are hosting a virtual book fair with Scholastic Canada from November 30 - December…

How long to stay home from school.

Stay at Home Guide for Parents

Posted on: Nov 2 2020

Use the following chart to find required and recommended actions to take if a student shows symptoms. How long to stay home from school

UPDATED: COVID-19 Screening Questionnaire

Posted on: Nov 2 2020

Effective November 2, 2020, there is a new COVID-19 Screening Questionnaire for students that applies to all children in pre-kindergarten to Grade 12, including individuals 18 and over who are attending…

Out-of-School Learning Information

Posted on: Sep 8 2020

The following information was sent out to parents of students doing the out-of-school learning. Parents: Brightspace for Parents: https://eips.brightspace.com/d2l/local   Username: You will ALWAYS use…

Year End

Posted on: Jun 29 2020

As we close out the school year, I look back fondly on the memories that the #Bisonherd created in the first two-thirds of the year with the learning together, the kindness and care for each other was…

Student Parking

Posted on: Jan 28 2020

NEW- Please fill in the form below online in order to receive your pass. Passes will be available at the lunch hours in Grad Hall the first 2 weeks of school. Please click the link below to access the…

2019

Junior High Interim Digital Report Card

Posted on: Nov 20 2019

Post Secondary Information - myPass

Posted on: Sep 3 2019

myPass is an Alberta Education secure self-service website for high school students to:View and print diploma exam results statements, or order transcripts and more.We have created an easy step-by-step guide…

Changes to the Speed Limit In Front of the School

Posted on: Sep 2 2019

  IMPORTANT CHANGES TO THE SPEED LIMIT ON RANGE ROAD 222: The speed limit on the road is now 60km/h (reduced from 80km/hr). The crosswalk by the old student parking lot on the west side of the road has…

Blessing Bags

Posted on: Jun 19 2019

   

Cafeteria Last Day is June 18th

Posted on: Jun 7 2019