Tag Archives: Alberta Rider Elementary School

Classroom news!

It’s been a busy Spring out in the ARE garden, filled with a lot of construction!  Our classroom structure is now nearly complete-only a few finishing touches remain.  The next major step is to have the concrete flooring poured and … Continue reading

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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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HUGE Thanks!

  Our McMenamins Restaurant fundraiser was a huge success.  Your support dining at McMenamins in Sherwood last Tuesday earned the ARE garden and outdoor classroom over $1100.00!  Those funds will be directly invested in the development of our dynamic outdoor … Continue reading

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There’s wisdom in the forest

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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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Environmental Education (EE) makes a difference

Time spent learning in nature can have a profound effect on a child’s state of mind and depth of learning.  Studies have shown that time spent outside can reduce stress and anxiety in children and can help deepen student’s understanding … 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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Kindergarten rules!

What could be more fun that getting out into a woodland garden and getting your hands dirty when you’re in Kindergarten?  Not much!  Last year all of our students had the opportunity to explore the Alberta Rider Memorial Garden.  It … 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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