Scenario 1: In-school classes

All students are required to complete the COVID-19 Alberta Health Daily Checklist before coming to school each day and follow the direction provided in the document if they answer "Yes" to any of the questions.

Our School

Grades Taught

K-9

Principal

Mrs. K. Draycott - Principal

Mission

“With Enthusiasm and Support
We Challenge Learners to Achieve Their Highest Potential
And Develop into Responsible and Caring Citizens.”

 

Philosophy

Vision:

“Improving our world, one student at a time.”

Values:

At Iron River School, we Value:
Passion for Learning,
Accountability,
Mutual Respect,
Collaboration.

At Iron River School we value the essential virtues of: 
 

  • Respect,
  • Empathy,
  • Kindness,
  • Fairness,
  • Self-Control,
  • Tolerance,
  • Conscience.

Beliefs

At Iron River School, we Believe:
Each and every person can learn and has the opportunity to learn; 
Students and staff are entitled to a safe and caring learning environment;
Stakeholders should have opportunities for meaningful involvement;
Education is everyone’s responsibility.

Our Mandate 
At Iron River School we provide our students with a broad educational program that helps them:

  • Develop knowledge, skills and attitudes in all subject areas;
  • Demonstrate critical and creative thinking skills in problem solving and decision making;
  • Demonstrate competence in using information technologies;
  • Know how to learn and work independently and as part of a team;
  • Develop desirable personal characteristics and the ability to make ethical decisions;
  • Demonstrate initiative, leadership, flexibility and persistence;
  • Realize the need for lifelong learning.

We also prepare students to make positive contributions to society through communities, the workplace, and/or post-secondary studies.
(From Curriculum Handbook for Parents, 2007-2008, Alberta Education pg. 31)

In addition to these learning goals we believe it is important for our students to:

  • Read for information, understanding, and enjoyment;
  • Write and speak clearly and accurately;
  • Learn about the history and geography of Canada and the global community;
  • Recognize the importance of responsibility and take pride in accomplishments;
  • Evaluate their own endeavors and continuously strive to better them by showing that they live the essential virtues of Respect, Empathy, Kindness, Fairness, Self-Control, Tolerance, and Conscience.