Category Archives: community support

Spring Flower Sale is on!

Our annual spring flower basket sale is on NOW!  We’re running things a little differently this year and we think you’re going to love it!    For $30.00 you will recive a voucher than you can take directly to the … Continue reading

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Come join us at McMenamins!

  Dine out at the Sherwood McMenamins on Tuesday, February 10th, from 5:00 pm until close and you will help the Alberta Rider Elementary School Garden grow! No need to bring a flyer or even declare your garden support, our … Continue reading

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School gardens around town

Alberta Rider is not unique in having a school garden.  Many other area schools have successfully incorporated gardens into the school grounds and the day to day life of the student body. One nearby example is at Charles F. Tigard … Continue reading

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History al fresco

In Spring of 2014 our 4th grade students delved deep into Native American history.  As part of their group project they wrote an original play.  Our woodland garden provided the ideal location for their presentations. Mrs. White’s class presentations were … Continue reading

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Last call for beautiful poinsettias!

  Your poinsettia orders are due tomorrow!  Download the ARE Poinsettia Sale flyer 2014 form here and return it to your child’s teacher OR the front office with your check made out to Alberta Rider Elementary (ARE).  6.5″ (pot size) poinsettias are … Continue reading

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Poinsettia orders due November 18

The annual Alberta Rider Memorial Garden poinsettia sale is on!  Download the ARE Poinsettia Sale flyer 2014 order form and return it with your payment, made out to Alberta Rider Elementary (ARE) by November 18, 2014 and you will receive a voucher … Continue reading

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Coming soon!

  Once again the ARE Memorial Garden will be offering beautiful poinsettia plants from Al’s Garden Center.  The order form will come home soon, and be available for download here. Your poinsettia voucher will be redeemable at Al’s Garden Center … Continue reading

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What’s next-and how can you help?

Last year was a remarkable year for the Alberta Rider Memorial Garden.  We made a lot of progress as a group, and community, to seeing the dream of our woodland garden and outdoor classroom a reality.  The final big piece … Continue reading

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Join us on Thursday!

  We are kicking off a new school year this Thursday, August 28th, at 3:30 with a garden dedication at our back to school Ice Cream Social!  Come join us in the garden and hear Mrs. Kintz share a story … Continue reading

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Bringing Art to the ARE garden

A quick search on the internet, or through Pinterest, will net you thousands of fantastic garden art ideas-just keep an eye on the clock, the hours have a way of disappearing!  Many of these projects can be done in groups … Continue reading

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