Bienvenue à Ardrossan!!
The French Immersion department is pleased to welcome Mme. Isabelle Chanoine-Caplan to Ardrossan the week of April 3rd. She will be working on literacy and writing skills with the grade 8, 9 and 11 students. A focus will be placed on expanding students understanding of poetry and further develop their essay writing skills. Mme. Chanoine-Caplan comes to us from Calgary where she has many years of experience in the field of education, both in and outside of the classroom. Additionally, she will also be aiding our grade 12 students as they prepare for the international DELF examination to take place in April.
Bienvenue Mme. Chanoine-Caplan!
DELF sessions- Grade 12s please sign up with Mr. Dunn
Grade 12 can sign up for 1, 2 or all 3 sessions. They will be working on different areas.
Tuesday, April 3- 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 4- 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 5 – 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Academics at AJS
Our school offers a wide range of academic programs to meet diverse students’ needs:
- French Immersion
- Modern Languages (French & Spanish)
- Knowledge and Employability Courses
- Career & Technology Studies
- Communication Technology/ Construction/Foods/Fashion/ Mechanics/Fabrication (Welding)
- Environmental Education
- Personal Fitness
- Learning Commons (Library)
- 3 Computer Labs
- Off Campus Education
- Registered Apprenticeship Program
- Wellness Centre
- 2 Large Gymnasiums
- 275 Seat Theatre
Accountability Pillar Overall Summary for AJS
Ardrossan students were above in both the acceptable and excellence categories compared to the Province and Elk Island Public Schools in our Provincial Achievement Tests and Diplomas overall.
High School Completion Rate
French Immersion at AJS
Ardrossan Jr. Sr. High School offers a French Immersion (FI) Program for Grades 7 through 12. A full program is offered at the junior high level and a variety of core courses at the senior high level. The junior high program includes French Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, Math and English Language Arts. Students in the FI Program can take advantage of cultural activities and exchanges, important educational aspects of the program. We offer the following courses in French. French Language Arts, Biology, Chemistry, Social Studies, Math at all levels as well as Science 10. We have a great retention rate from Jr. High to Sr. High year after year.
Grade 7 Point of Aim Trip
Please click here to view the Equipment List for the Point of Aim trip.
If you have any questions please contact Dave McKinnon at Dave.McKinnon@eips.ca
Drama 10/20/30 Presents
FESTIVAL OF ONE ACT PLAYS
Thursday April 12th
12:30 pm – Doors open at 12:15 pm
6:00 pm – Doors open at 5:45 pm
Information from the EIPS High School Information Night
Please click here to view the Powerpoint from the EIPS High School Information Night which was held on February 27, 2018. In addition you can view the live stream below:-
Please click here to view more information on the upcoming grad portraits.
Grade 7 Orientation - August 30, 2018
There will be an orientation evening for those Grade 7's entering AJS for the 2018-2019 school year on August 30th, 2018 at 6PM in the school theatre. Please keep checking our website for further details closer to the time.
Talk on Power of Relationship
You're invited to the "Power of Relationship" by Dr. Jody Carrington
on Friday, April 27, 2018. Please click here to view more information.
myPass is an Alberta Education secure self-service website for high school students to order transcripts, view diploma results, view credits and progress towards graduation and print detailed academic reports.
View the easy step-by-step guide to help you sign up for myPass. For more information visit the Alberta Government myPass page.
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Sync the School Calendar to your personal calendar
For a complete list of holidays and school-closure days during the 2017-18 school year, refer to the EIPS Division Calendar.
In the event of an emergency, Elk Island Public Schools and Ardrossan Jr. Sr. High School have procedures in place. View a message from EIPS Superintendent and see the Emergency Preparedness & Response Guide for different situations.
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School News View All
Safety Drill - March 22, 2018
Posted on Apr 3 2018
One of our safety drills (Hold and Secure) was conducted today. The drill was just before our lunch break, at 11:35 am. A Hold and Secure does not permit any person from entering or exiting the building. Students are able to return to their class from…
Class of 2018 Baby Photos
Posted on Dec 4 2017
ATTENTION GRADS! We need your baby photos. Please email one baby photo or any favorite photo (0-4 years old) for your Grad ceremony slideshow.Email photo to Mrs. Richardson at AJSGrad@eips.ca NOTE: 1. Send photo in .jpg format 2. In email…
Safe Riders! Ride with Respect.
Posted on Nov 6 2017
Our high school students will participate today, November 6th, 2017, in this interactive seminar that will help to educate Alberta’s youth on safe and sound riding practices, riding and environmental safety and awareness and proper environmental respect. The…
Ardrossan Drama Company Presents Cyrano De Bergerac
Posted on Mar 13 2018
Sherwood Park, AB. — Ardrossan Junior Senior High’s theatre group, Ardrossan Drama Company (ADC), is proud to present Cyrano de Bergerac, a romantic comedy written by Edmond Rostand, on March 14-17. Cyrano de Bergerac is a classic…
What’s Your Story? Students Tap the Power of Storytelling
Posted on Feb 23 2018
Sherwood Park, AB. — More than 400 student writers and artists will master the art of storytelling at the 2018 Young Authors’ Conference this Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. The Young Authors’ Conference is a long-standing collaborative…