School News

2017

Mrs. Sopracolle's Class Visit Our Bethany Buddies

Week at a Glance January 22-27, 2017

Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father. JAMES 1:17 NIV       Monday, January 23-Noon-Intramurals-Floor Hockey-Grade 1 Tuesday, January 24-Noon-Intramurals-Floor Hockey-Grade 1 Wednesday, January 25-Noon- Choir-Mme.…

Inukshuk Building in Mr. Aimoe's Grade 2 Class

Mr. Aimoe's class was busy building Inukshuks and Igloos for their Iqaluitaluit unit this week! 

Sensei Doug Visits EOLRS

On Wednesday January 18th, 2017 Sensei Doug Smith came to EOLR and taught the students about Karate. The student had fun learning some self-defense techniques and even had the chance to learn some Japanese! The students learned the importance of respect…

Grade 2 Scientists!

Moving on Up Winners

Our 'Moving on Up' program is a sponsored incentive for students in our Home Reading program.  If they accelerate in their reading level during the month, they can enter their name for a draw for a free Boston Pizza Kid's Meal. This is an initiative…

Family Movie Night

Using Math While Playing Games 1F & 1G

Mme. Frolick and Mme. Glynn's grade 1 classes are starting a project that explores using math while playing games.  We are hoping that students will create their own games to solve the problem of not knowing what to do at recess.  Tracy and Valerie…

Week at a Glance January 15-20, 2017

    All things have been created through Him and for Him.  Colossians 1:16     Sunday, January 15-5:30-6:30 p.m.-1st Communion/Reconciliation class at Our Lady of the Assumption Parish Monday, January 16-Noon-Intramurals-Floor Hockey-Grade 1 Tuesday,…

Elementary Family Math Night

  Confused at how your child is learning math?  Did you learn it differently?   Want to know alternate ways to understand and retain math skills?   On January 25, from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm, together we will explore the connection between understanding…

Author Shane Hitchcock Coming Soon!

SAVE THE DATE: Local Author, Shane Hitchcock, will be presenting at our school on January 27, 2017 from 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. for Family Literacy Day!       Shane loves performing high energy readings that allow children to participate and escape into…

Move Your Mood Challenge

Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten Registration for 2017-2018

Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten online and in-school registration will start this upcoming Monday, January 9, 2017 at 8:15 a.m. Please note that parents/guardians are able to access online registration to start filling out the application for: Pre-Kindergarten…

2016

Last School Day of 2016!

What a wonderful last day shared together for the 2016 calendar year! Our staff and students dressed in Christmas sweaters and pyjamas today! Our Kindergarten students delivered more Christmas cards around to our neighbours, we had parties in all our…

Week at a Glance January 9-13, 2017

Christmas Prayer-We rejoice with all the angels of Heaven and earth to celebrate your birth, Lord Jesus, Let our hearts and voices announce your arrival, as we share with the world your glorious grace. May we never stray far from remembering the grace…

Pyjama and Movie Day

We all gathered in the gym to watch a Christmas movie in our pyjama's! The best school day EVER!

Advent Concert 2016

What an amazing evening! Thank you to everyone who had a hand in making it such a success and enjoyed by all! The students were confident, enthusiastic and eager to showcase the performance they had prepared and they all looked so darling in their holiday…

Advent Concert-Last Minute Details!

Dear Parents, We are so excited to once again to be hosting our Advent Concert at École Mother Teresa School this year.The concert will be on Wednesday, December 21 at 6:30 p.m., with doors opening at 6:00 p.m. for entrance to the concert venue. The…

Intramurals Students versus Teachers

This week our Grade 1 and Grade 2 students are playing floor hockey in intramurals against their teachers! How fun!

Celebration-4th Week of Advent-Miss Kinsella's Grade 1 Class

Miss Kinsella's class led us in the 4th week of Advent celebration on Monday afternoon. We lit the candle of love.  The students had been focusing on showing love to others as this is their gift to Jesus during Advent.

Dr. Paul Stewart Shares Stories with Our Students

Dr. Paul Stewart from our Division Office attending Mass with us this morning at Our Lady of the Assumption Parish.  After Mass, Dr. Stewart came to École Our Lady of the Rosary School to read to our students a winter story and a Christmas story complete…

Week at a Glance December 19-23

Since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood through what has been made. Romans 1:20 Monday, December 19- 1:15 p.m.- Celebration 4th Week of Advent- 1K Monday,…

Catholic Women's League Visit December 15

Today, when the ladies of the Catholic Women's League visited our school they taught the students about St. Francis and the Nativity.  We sang Little Drummer Boy and We Wish You a Merry Christmas! What a joy to have these ladies share their knowledge,…

Mrs. Sopracolle's Class Discovers Equalities and Inequalities

Mrs. Sopracolle's Grade 2 English class has been working on equalities and inequalities with their addition problems this week! Way to go 2S!

White Elephant Sale

Thank you to our amazing parent volunteers and our School Council members for supporting this shopping extravaganza! We so appreciate all your help in setting this event up in the Learning Commons and then supporting each one of our students in making…

Mme. Frolick's Class Recreates the Nativity Scene

Mme. Frolick's Grade 1 French class is learning about people, places and maps. They have listened to the story of the Nativity and decided to re-create the story in the library. In preparation, they compared Sylvan Lake to Bethlehem (clothing, animals,…

First Reconciliation Sacrament

Congratulations to our Grade 2 students who received the Sacrament of First Reconciliation this past Sunday. May the Lord bless you as you continue to seek Him, May you always know the peace of Jesus, the light of His love and the joy of  His life within…

Family Dance

What an AMAZING night we had with our École Our Lady of the Rosary School students and their families! We raised $309.80 for families in need and lots of food donations for our local Food Bank! D. J. Sabotage shared his musical and dance talents with…

Week at a Glance December 11-16, 2016

Praise the Lord in song, for He has done excellent things; let this be known throughout the earth. Isaiah 12:5   Sunday, December 11-5:30 p.m.-Reconciliation Classes-Our Lady of the Assumption Parish- Grade 2 candidates Monday, December 12- Noon- Basketball…

Archbishop Smith's Christmas Message to Catholic School's

Holy Family of Nazareth,grant that our familiesmay become schools of mercy,where the sting of condemnationis replaced with the tenderness of forgiveness.Joseph, husband and father,grant that all mensee in women and childrenthe dignity that is theirs,…

2B's Social Justice Project Update

Our cheque for $420 was dropped off yesterday at the Sylvan Lake Christmas Bureau.  The lady working was near tears and was so touched by the generosity shown by our school.  Madame Bulger's class had a great time delivering fruit cups for everyone…

Pre-Kindergarten Angel Family Session

Our Pre-Kindergarten students and their parents were invited to our Angel Family Session on Tuesday where they played gingerbread games, sorted Christmas bows and made beautiful angel ornaments together.  Luke 2:9,10 An angel of the Lord appeared to…

Bonjour Mme. Basta

We welcome Mme. Nermine Basta to our French Kindergarten team and our school community. She will join Mme. Theresa and Mme. Josée and our Tuesday/Thursday classes. “Therefore welcome one another as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God.”…

The Magic of Magnetism

This afternoon Mrs. Holst and Miss McMillan's classes came together to join in the magic of magnetism. Miss M's Grade 2 class worked hard to build fishing magnetic games with filled with fish containing kind words. They brought their buddies from Kindergarten…

2M Flying to Iqaluit

Miss McMillan's Grade 2 class took a virtual trip to Iqaluit during Social Studies class! They even arranged their chairs as if they were on a real plane!  The city of Iqaluit is located on Baffin Island at the northern end of Frobisher Bay near the…

St. Nicholas Day

Mme. Frolick's grade one French class listened to the story of St. Nicholas today and the joy of giving. The were so surprised to discover candy canes in their shoes this morning.  They are all wearing miters to reflect that St. Nicholas was a bishop.…

White Elephant Sale is coming Next Week!

Kindergarten students in Mrs. Tighe's class have been sorting, counting and bagging jewelry for the White Elephant sale. They are very excited to sell these items and raise money for families in need. The White Elephant Sale will be December 13 & 14th…

Week at a Glance December 5-9, 2016

Lord, Be with us in our school community as we prepare for your arrival. As we journey together over this Advent season, ready our hearts and minds to celebrate the coming of Our Saviour. Grant us the patience that you gave to Mary and Joseph who also…

Visiting with Father Les

Our students so enjoy their visits with Father Les and our Kindergarten students were affectionatley calling him Father Bless...what a blessing to have him a part of our school community!

Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten Information for 2017-2018

Registration for the 2017-2018 school year:       Pre-Kindergarten RegistrationOn December 21, 2016, parents/guardians will be able to access online registration to start filling out the application. The registration application cannot be submitted…

Pajama Day-Social Justice Project 2B

Dear: Parents          Madame Bulger’s class has decided to do a Social Justice project and wants to include the whole school.  We are looking to raise money for the Sylvan Lake Christmas Bureau to sponsor a family or two and assist them with…

Christmas Story Time

Today, Mrs. Tighe's Kindergarten class and Mr. Aimoe's Grade 2 class had a wonderful time sharing Christmas stories together in the Learning Commons.

2M Reads to Sylvan Lake Bethany Residents

Thursday, Miss McMillan's Grade 2 English class walked over to Sylvan Lake's Bethany Care Centre.  Once there there they engaged with the residents by reading Christmas stories together. It was a wonderful morning sharing across the generations a love…

Mrs. Neilly's Pre-Kindergarten Morning Class Visits Sylvan Lake Lodge

Mrs. Neilly's morning class took a short walk to the Sylvan Lake Lodge this morning. Once there they met with many of the residents where they shared stories and made a Christmas craft.  The visit was thoroughly enjoyed by our students and the residents. 

Week at a Glance November 28-December 2, 2016

    All things for which you pray and ask, believe that you have received them, and they will be granted to you. Mark 11:24 NASB         Monday, November 28-1:15 p.m.-Celebration-1st Week of Advent- Led by 1GE Monday, November 28-Noon- Basketball…

I am a Leader Awards-Habit #2

At École Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic School, we recognize student leadership.  We announce the students names at an assembly and post their certificates on our I am a Leader Bulletin Board which can be seen in our Gathering Area.    This month…

Rabbit and Bear Paws Presentation

 Rabbit and Bear Paws is for the young and the young at heart. This series is set in 1750’s colonized North America and features the comical adventures of two brothers, Rabbit and Bear Paws. Using Traditional Native Teachings and humour, the stories…

Week at a Glance November 21-15, 2016

Teach [God's commands] to your children, talking about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. Deuteronomy 11:19 NIV     Monday, November 21-8:45 a.m.-I am a Leader Awards- Led by 2B Monday,…

Catholic Women's League Visit November 17

Today, the ladies of the Catholic Women's League from Our Lady of the Assumption Parish came to teach our students about Francis and the poor Claire's.

Celebration of Excellence Induction Ceremony, Retirement, Service and Awards

The ATA recognizes those teachers who are new to the profession or new to teaching in the province of Alberta. Lindsay Fader ATA Inductee Renee Frolick ATA Inductee Karen Glynn ATA Inductee Carmen Holst ATA Inductee           These award's recognizes…

Snowman Building at Recess

Do you want to build a snowman? Come on lets go and play! What a wonderful time all of our students had today playing in the snow and building frosty friends!

Sacred Teachings-RESPECT

Seven Sacred Grandfather TeachingsThe teachings originate from the legends of the Mohawk and represent the traditional concepts of respect and sharing that form the foundation of the Aboriginal way of life. Each teaching honors one of the basic virtues…

Mrs. Fader's Last Day & Welcome Mr. Aimoe

We are saying good-bye to Mrs. Fader today as she leaves our school community. Mrs. Fader's family will be growing from 3 members to 4 in the next few weeks! We extended many blessing to Mrs. Fader and look forward to welcoming her new addition to our…

Remembrance Day Service

Week at a Glance-November 14-18, 2016

Faithfully obey the commands I am giving you today-to love the Lord your God and to serve Him with all your heart and with all your soul.  Deuteronomy 11:13  ***We will be re-taking all class photos Monday & Tuesday due to a camera malfunction Monday,…

Moving On Up Reading Program October Winner

Boston Pizza in Sylvan Lake sponsors our ‘Moving On Up’ reading program.  When the students go up a level in their home reading, they submit a coupon and we have a monthly draw for a free Kids’ Meal personal pizza. Our first winner of the year…

Week at a Glance-November 7-11, 2016

By faith we understand that the worlds were prepared by the word of God, so that what us seen was not made out of things which are visible.  Hebrews 11:3     Sunday, November 6-Catholic Education Sunday-Our Lady of the Assumption Parish Sunday, November…

All Saint's Day Celebration

How to be an Influenza Champion

Our Librarian, Mrs. O'Gorman read books to classes this week regarding how to wash your hands and how to sneeze or cough into your arm in order to stop bad germs from making us get sick. Then they were asked to show those at home how to keep bad germs…

Happy Halloween

Week at a Glance-October 31-November 4, 2016

     Jesus said, “With people it is impossible, but not with God; for all things are possible with God.” MARK 10:27 NASB           Monday, October 31-Happy Halloween-Costumes All Day! Costume parade at 9:00 a.m. Monday, October 31-Soccer…

Habit #1- -I am a Leader Awards!

At École Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic School, we recognize student leadership.  We announce the students names at an assembly and post their certificates on our I am a Leader Bulletin Board which can be seen in our Gathering Area.     This month…

Catholic Women's League Visit EOLRS Students

The lovely ladies from the Catholic Women's League spent the day with us yesterday teaching our students through song and skits all about St. Francis of Assisi. We are honored to have these lovely ladies join us every few months during the school year…

Chromebooks have arrived!

In February 2016, School Council was asked to raise up to $11,000 to purchase 30 Chromebooks for EOLRS students.  They immediately got to work planning fundraisers with the sole purpose of raising money for Chromebooks. With the help of Brenda Moffatt…

Week at a Glance-October 24-28, 2016

    He is your praise and He is your God, who has done these great and awesome things for you which your eyes have seen. Deuteronomy 10:21             Monday, October 24-8:45 a.m.-Gathering & I am a Leader Awards Habit #1-Led by Miss McMillan’s…

Mrs. Tighe's Kindergarten Class' Fall Adventures

Please see our photos below: We haveMrs. Tighe's  Kindergarten (KEB2) class learning all about Thanksgiving with their Turkey Crowns. Layla Chernawski, Rylen Hoiland and Cooper Kowalla enjoying the beautiful fall weather on Mrs. Tighe's Fall Nature…

Week at a Glance-October 16-21, 2016

    Faith comes from hearing the message, and the message is heard through Word of Christ. ROMANS 10:17 NIV   Sunday, October 16- 5:30 p.m.Grade 2's Sacrament of Reconciliation First Meeting at École Our Lady of the Rosary School Monday, October…

Project Based Learning-Miss M's Grade 2 Class

Miss.McMillan's grade two class began their journey into Project Based Learning this year. They have begun by investigating three different types of communities. They looked at Urban, Rural and Suburban Communities, on maps, near-pod, google earth,…

Week at a Glance-October 10-14, 2016

 O Gracious God, we give you thanks for your overflowing generousity to us. Thank you for the blessing of the food we eat and especially this feast day. Thank you for our home, family and friends. Thank you for our health, our work and our play. Please…

Farewell Mrs. Miller & 2B Feast Day Celebration

Mme. Bulger's Grade 2 French Immersion class led our Feast Day celebration this morning.  It was wonderful to hear our students share what they are thankful for. We also said farewell to Mrs. Miller as she leaves our school community today to join St.…

Turkey Trot

The Turkey came to share in our Thanksgiving festivities again this year, although she is getting slower and showing signs of molting. We all met her in the gym to hear some of the cheers and do a little shaking of the drumsticks, thighs, tail and…

Kindergarten Apple Day!

Happy Apple Day! The children had a wonderful time on Apple Day!  We filled our day with apple crafts, apple counting and sorting, exploring our senses with apples and cinnamon, and we read some amazing apple themed literature.  Our classroom was also…

Terry Fox Run

Today the Students at École Our Lady of the Rosary School ran the Terry Fox Run! Every Student participated and it was a beautiful morning. All the students did an amazing job running. The staff at EOLRS are very proud of the students effort to raise…

Week at a Glance-October 3-October 7,2016

Please see below for what’s happening at École Our Lady of the Rosary School this week! Week at a Glance October 3-7     Monday, October 3-Soccer Intramurals-Grade 1 Tuesday, October 4-School Council Meeting at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday, October 4-Soccer…

FNMI-Seven Sacred Teachings

Today's celebration incorporated the concepts of respect and sharing that form the foundation of the Native American way of life.  This is built around the seven natural laws , or sacred reachings.  Each teaching honours one of the basic virtues intrinsic…

Week at a Glance-September 26-September 30, 2016

            Please see below for what’s happening at Ecole Our Lady of the Rosary School this week!  Week at a Glance-September 26th-September 30th.   Wednesday, September 28th- FNMI Sacred Teachings Celebration at 9:00 a.m. Friday, September…

Canadian Parents for French

AGM Notice Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 at 7:00pm École Camille J. Lerouge School Learning Commons The Red Deer Canadian Parents for French Chapter needs your help to stay in existance.  Board members are urgently required if parents want to have…

Week at a Glance-September 19-September 23, 2016

Please see below for what’s happening at Ecole Our Lady of the Rosary School this week!   Week at a Glance-September 19-September 23,2016.   Monday, September 19th-Stone Soup Celebration at 8:45 a.m. in the Gathering Area. All parents are welcome…

Crosswalk Safety!

Good Morning Parents...please drop off near the playground  when dropping off in the morning. Please have your children  use the crosswalk on the south side of the school in that location.  Our bus drivers and supervisors have expressed concern…

New Bell Times for 2016-2017 Year!

Welcome Back everyone! Just a gentle reminder for the 2016-2017 school year our bell time have changed: First Bell 8:20 a.m. Classes start 8:24 a.m. Outside supervision begins at 8:15 a.m.

Register for the 2016-2017 School Year

Register now for the 2016-2017 school year! To see the school boundary map, click here. Click on the links below to download the forms needed to register: Pre-Kindergarten Kindergarten Grades 1-2 Once you have completed filling in the forms, please…

2014

Welcome to École Our Lady of the Rosary!

Welcome to École Our Lady of the Rosary, a Pre-Kindergarten to Grade Two school located in Ryder's Ridge in the town of Sylvan Lake, Alberta. We offer: English Pre-Kindergarten French Immersion Programming Kindergarten to Grade 2 English Programming…