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Aurora Elementary School

Grades: K - 6

Murray Carefoot - Principal 

John Proctor - Vice-Principal

3901 - 55 Ave
Drayton Valley, AB
T7A 1N9
Phone: 780-542-9355
Fax: 780-542-7315

School Supply Lists

KS Supply List 2016-2017

KMW Supply List 2016-2017

KTT Supply List 2016-2017

Grade One Supply List 2016-2017

2DS Supply List 2016-2017

Grade 2ZC & 2JS Supply List 2016-2017

Grade 3 Supply List 2016-2017

4G Supply List 2016-2017

4L Supply List 2016-2017

Grade 5 Supply List 2016-2017

Grade 6 Supply List 2016-2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Introduction

Aurora is a K-6 school of approximately 385 students. It was built in 1992. We are located in Drayton Valley, Alberta, 100 km. southwest of Edmonton. Our school division is Wild Rose Public Schools, whose central office is located in Rocky Mountain House. Our special programs include: Aurora Watch, after school P.E., hot lunch program, annual concerts, monthly assemblies, after school care, choirs, drum club, cultural performances, daily P.E., D.A.R.E., enrichment, house leagues, gr. 5 outdoor education, reading expedition, Safe & Caring Schools, French program, after school science club, running/walking club, road runners, archery, cooking club and health champions

Mission

To provide the best well-rounded education to the Aurora School community within a caring environment.

Beliefs

Safe & Caring

  • a place where all children feel accepted by everyone
  • a family atmosphere promoting enjoyment of learning by everyone
  • staff friendliness and high staff morale
  • clear, strong, consistent discipline procedures
  • safe, clean, facility and grounds

Learning

  • involved parents and an effective School Council
  • a broad program exposing students to a variety of learning opportunites that promote emotional, academic, social and physical well-being
  • high academic standards revolving around literacy and numeracy
  • assessment for learning emphasis
  • strong but judicious, use of technology, including Smart Boards
  • strong, collaborative school leadership
  • effective, focused Professional Learning groups
  • enrichment opportunities for students to stretch themselves usning Multiple Intelligences

Fun

  • regular recreational activities for everyone
  • regular opportunities to laugh together