School News

2018

Important Dates and Information

Friday, June 29, 2018 Office closes for the summer Monday, August 20, 2018 Office reopens for the 2018-2019 School Year and new registrations Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Meet the Staff - Drop by the school to meet your child's…

Year-End Picnic with our Bethany Buddies

Our Leadership Team hosted a year-end picnic with our Bethany Buddies. They shared their talents by performing for our buddies, enjoyed a picnic with them, and then showed our buddies around the school and playground. Our Leadership Team was recognized…

RDCRS READS Summer Reading Program Reminds You to Read this Summer

Check out the cool backpacks our students received to take their Summer Reading Program books home in. These will be returned to the school in August and will be their Library bag for the 2018-2019 school year. Have fun reading this summer!

Week At A Glance June 25 - 28

Week at A Glance June 25-28, 2018   He is able to save completely those who come to God through Him. HEBREWS 7:25 NIV   NO SCHOOL FRIDAY, JUNE 29   Monday, June 25 - Wednesday/Friday Kindergarten students have school Monday, June 25 - 8:45 a.m. -…

Grade Three Book Swap

Our Grade Three students brought in an old book to swap with a new book to read over the summer. Reading through the summer supports and builds on students' reading and language skills. A variety of books will develop a love of reading which is a lifelong…

Moving on Up Winners

When a student moves up a level/niveau in our Home Reading Program, they qualify to submit their name in our "Moving On Up" monthly draw. This year, Chopped Leaf in Sylvan Lake is generously supporting this event by donating a "free kids meal coupon"…

RDCRS READS Summer Reading Program

This week our PreK to Grade Two students received their brand new Summer Reading Program bag and chose the library books that they get to borrow for the entire summer break. You will also find a bookmark in the new backpack with all of the information…

Week At A Glance June 18 - 22

Week at A Glance June 18-22, 2018   Fight the good fight of faith; take hold of the eternal life to which you were called. TIMOTHY 6:12 NASB   Monday, June 18 - Tuesday/Thursday Kindergarten students have school Monday, June 18 - All books returned…

Mme Masikewich's Class Celebrated Social Studies

Our class recently had a Social Studies celebration day. We played the spoons to celebrate Meteghan music, played games from Iqaluit, ate Ukrainian food, and decorated Pysanky eggs. --submitted by Mme Masikewich  

Grade One French Immersion Students Build

Our grade one French Immersion students focussed on building for their PBL projects this year. Check out the amazing playgrounds and mazes they created.

Miss Eleniak's Class Learned About Sun Safety

Thank you to Rupan for joining Miss. Eleniak's grade 1 class to present to us all about how we can take care of our skin and protect it from the sun. We learned about what SPF means, how we can protect our skin, what we can do to prevent sunburns and…

Sports Day 2018

Sports Day was a huge success because of our amazing staff, volunteers, EOLRS School Council and community sponsors! Many thanks to all the volunteers, School Council, Tim Hortons and Olymel for making this day great for our students!

Celebrating Sacraments

Congratulations to our students who received the sacraments of Reconciliation, First Communion and Baptism this year! May God be with you as you continue on in your faith jouney!

Hidden Valley Field Trip

Our Kindergarten students made the annual field trip to Hidden Valley Farm last week. Every year our Kindergarten students go to Hidden Valley and Famer Jim helps them plant vegetables and takes them on a tractor ride around the farm. Farmer Jim takes…

Week At A Glance June 9 & 10

Week at A Glance June 11-15, 2018   Serve wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not people. EPHISIANS 6:7 NIV   Monday, June 11 - Wednesday/Friday Kindergarten students have school Monday, June 11 - All books returned to the library and…

Thank you Big Moo!

Our PreK classes had a community day this week. They enjoyed the sping weather down at the lake. They topped off their activities with a tour and treat at the Big Moo.

Grade Three students had a visit from Kvitka - Red Deer Ukrainian Dance Club

Our grade three students have been studying Ukraine as part of the social studies curriculum. They had a special visit from some of the members of Kvitka, the Red Deer Ukrainian Dance Club, this week. Thanks so much to the dancers for taking the time…

Grade One Students Learn About Plants

Nick Hawla, who is currently studying Horticulture at Olds College, had joined our Grade 1 classes to present about the parts of plants, different types of flowers and how to plant. Students explored hands-on learning with different types of flowers…

Week At A Glance June 4 - 8

Week at A Glance June 4 - 8, 2018   Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. DEUTERONOMY 6:5 NIV   Monday, June 4 - Tuesday/Thursday Kindergarten students have school Monday, June 4 - Home Reading…

The Breadlady Visited Again

We were fortunate to have The Breadlady at our school again this week. Those grade three students who did not attend her in-school field trip last week were able to attend this week. Much fun was had while preparing ingredients for and then making bread!

Summer Reading Program News

We have started preparing for our award-winning Summer Reading Program - RDCRS READS. By the end of June, our Pre-Kindergarten to Grade Two students will choose up to eight books to take home and read over the summer. Students who read throughout the…

Grade One English Students Teach Us About Our Senses

Last week our grade one students shared what they learned about the five senses during their Project Based Learning showcase on Friday. Students created a slideshow presentation that they proudly showed the guests that stopped by their stations. They…

Week At A Glance May 28 - June 1, 2018

Week at A Glance May 28 - June 1, 2018   The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. THESSALONIANS 5:28 NASB   Monday, May 28 - Wednesday/Friday Kindergarten students have school Monday, May 28 - Home Reading books returned - Home Reading and Library…

The Breadlady Visited Grade Threes

Our grade three students are fortunate to experience an in-school field trip this month. The Breadlady was here this week and will be here again next week for the remainder of our grade three students. Our students really enjoyed the whole experience,…

Pre-Kindergarten Project Based Learning

Our Pre-Kindergarten students have been learning about their bodies, including how to get them stronger through exercise and eating healthy foods. They shared what they learned last week during two showcases that were attended by parents and students.…

Mlle Bulger's Class's Pizzarific Tuesday

Mlle Bulger’s class had a pizzarific day Tuesday. We wrote recipes for how to make pizza, found out the most popular kind of pizza and graphed our results, and finished off by making our own delicious pizzas. The smiles were wide and the pizzas gave…

Celebration of Excellence

Congratulations to the following staff for receiving their 10 Year Service Award: Lila Tighe Angela Fercho Pearl O'Gorman Sherri Lavalle Lynda Gamroth Congratulations to Nicole Eleniak for being inducted into RDCRS and congratulations to Josee Lakeman…

PreK Visited Sylvan Family Chiropractic

Our PreK students are learning about their bodies and how to keep them healthy. They had a great field trip to Sylvan Family Chiropractic where Dr. Lance taught them how to keep their bodies healthy through food and exercise. Thanks so much for being…

Week At A Glance May 21 - 25

Week at A Glance May 21 - 25, 2018   Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.  Matthew 5:9 NIV   No School Friday May 18 & Monday May 21   Monday, May 21 - No School Tuesday, May 22 - Home Reading and Library books returned…

Mme Campbell's Grade Three Students Researched the History of EOLRS

On May 16 we celebrated EOLRS’s 10th birthday! In honour of this special event, our class researched the history of our school. This is what we learned:   In 2006 they started the sod turning to build our school and it was completed in November 2007.…

2017-2018 Religion Retreat

A huge thank you to Mrs. Hebert for organizing this year's Religion Retreat. Our school community came together in our Gathering Area in the morning for a staff led liturgy. Students were then placed in groups and attended various stations where they…

Super Readers

As many of you are aware, Chopped Leaf in Sylvan Lake generously donated coupons for kid's meals to our Library again this year. Each class will have an opportunity to win kid's meals for each student by being Super Readers. We have seen a great improvement…

Miss. McMillan's Class is Learning about Boats and Buoyancy

Boats and Buoyancy is such a fun unit. Miss. McMillan's students are really enjoying all of the fun activities Miss. McMillan uses to teach her students about this subject!

Week At A Glance April 14 - 18

Week At A Glance May 14 - 18, 2018 Cast all your anxiety on Him because He cares for you. I PETER 5:7 NIV   No School Friday May 18 & Monday May 21 Monday, May 14 - Wednesday/Friday Kindergarten students have school Monday, May 14 - Home Reading books…

Mental Health Awareness Week

The theme for Mental Health Awareness Week this year was "Natural Ways to Well Being." On Monday, our Leadership Team visited all of our classrooms to teach our students what Mental Health Week is all about. Each day of the week we focussed on one of…

First Eucharist

Congratulations to our students who received the sacrament of First Communion on Sunday!  Ryden D. Cameron D. Jax D. Barrett G. Mckaela H. Hudson K. Jace L. Presley L. Milana P. Paisley R. Tenley S. Jaxon S. Aidan S. Oceana S. Angelie M. Carter W-O.…

Call to Protect Workshops

Mayor Sean McIntyre Kicked Off the Summer Reading Program

We love it when Mayor Sean McIntyre comes to visit our school! Our students enjoyed the two books he chose to read, Click, Clack, Moo Cows That Type and We're All Wonders. Mayor McIntyre spoke to our students about the importance of literacy which…

April Moving On Up Winners

When a student moves up a level/niveau in our Home Reading Program, they qualify to submit their name in our "Moving On Up" monthly draw. This year, Chopped Leaf in Sylvan Lake is generously supporting this event by donating a "free kids meal coupon"…

Seven Sacred Teachings - Wisdom

Once again this year our students are learning about The Seven Sacred Teachings. The Seven Sacred Teachings are values based in First Nations cultural tradition that reinforce the teachings of our Catholic faith. Each teaching honours one of…

Week At A Glance May 7 - 11

Week at A Glance May 7 - 11, 2018   Hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out within our hearts through the Holy Spirit. ROMANS 5:5 NASB   Mental Health Week May 7 - 11, 2018 Students will be learning about 5 natural ways…

Mrs. Gamroth will be at EMTS Next Year

It is bittersweet to share the news that I will be leaving our EOLR family at the end of June to start a new adventure at EMTS in September. I have absolutely loved my time at this amazing school over the last three years. I am blessed to have had the…

Mlle Bulger is Heading to EMTS

It is with bittersweet emotions that I announce that I will be transferring schools for next year. I have accepted a grade 5 French Immersion position at École Mother Teresa. EOLR is truly a school that is a piece of heaven. From the amazing, welcoming…

Miss Eleniak's Class Focuses on Nutrition and Mental Health

April was deemed "April Apples" in Miss. Eleniak's Grade One class. All of April there was a focus on healthy eating and mental health. Students worked together to make healthy choices and eat foods that were filled with nutrition. In order to help with…

Mme Masikewich's Class Visited Our Bethany Buddies

Mme Masikewich's class walked over to Bethany Care on Wednesday to spend some time with our Bethany Buddies. Her students taught the seniors how to make tissue paper butterflies using clothespins and pipe cleaners. They also read to our Bethany Buddies…

Week At A Glance April 30 - May 4

Week at A Glance April 30 - May 4, 2018   Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up. EPHESIANS 4:29 NIV   Monday, April 30 - Wednesday/Friday Kindergarten students have school Monday, April…

EOLRS History Scavenger Hunt hosted by 3CF

Mme Campbell's Grade Three French Immersion students have been researching the history of EOLRS to mark our tenth anniversary. They used the information they learned to create a scavenger hunt as a fun way for other students to learn the history of our…

EOLRS Leadership Team

This year is the first year with Grade Three students at EOLRS. Mrs. Gamroth, our School Counsellor, had a wonderful idea - create a Grade Three Leadership Team. Students who were interested in this group applied and had the great opportunity to experience…

Litterless Lunch Results

To celebrate Earth Day, Mrs. O'Gorman and Mrs. Stewart organized Litterless Lunch again this year. Students were asked to bring a Litterless Lunch and the class that produced the least amount of garbage wins a prize. This activity gets both parents and…

Week At A Glance April 23 - 27

Week at A Glance April 23 - 27, 2018 Watch the path of your feet and all your ways will be established. PROVERBS 4:26 NASB   Monday, April 23 - Tuesday/Thursday Kindergarten students have school Monday, April 23 - Library and Home Reading books returned…

Tacky Tourist Theme Day

Our students had fun dressing up for our Tacky Tourist theme day. Mrs. Tighe's students were all smiles while they showed off their costumes.

Grade One Lenten Social Justice Project

Our grade one classes collaborated on a Lenten Social Justice project - a Food Donation Challenge. They collected donations of snack items that we will be using for students at EOLRS. This project was linked to both the Religion and Math curriculums…

Seven Sacred Teachings - Honesty

Once again this year our students are learning about The Seven Sacred Teachings. The Seven Sacred Teachings are values based in First Nations cultural tradition that reinforce the teachings of our Catholic faith. Each teaching honours one of…

Mrs. Stewart's Class Created Travel Brochures

It was Tacky Tourist day today. Mrs. Stewart’s Grade 1 class was dreaming of the perfect vacation and creating travel brochures during Language Arts. They have been working hard on their writing skills! 

Congratulations Jayda

Some of our classes participated in the 23rd Annual CWL Edmonton Diocesan Poster Contest. The theme of the contest was "Unwrapping and Using the Gifts of the Spirit" and there were 330 entries in total. We are so happy to share that Jayda S. in Mrs.…

Week At A Glance April 16 - 20

Week at A Glance April 16 - 20, 2018 He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one Can fathom what God has done from beginning to end. ECCLESIASTES 3:11 NIV   Monday, April 16 - Wednesday/Friday…

March Moving On Up Winners

When a student moves up a level/niveau in our Home Reading Program, they qualify to submit their name in our "Moving On Up" monthly draw. This year, Chopped Leaf in Sylvan Lake is generously supporting this event by donating a "free kids meal coupon"…

Mrs. Belcher's Class Made Ukrainian Easter Eggs

Mrs. Belcher's class is learning about Ukraine in social studies and had an opportunity to make Ukrainian Easter Eggs before Easter. 

Second Sunday of Easter

A big thank you to Mrs. Fercho's Kindergarten class for the great job leading Second Sunday of Easter Liturgy. They did a great job!

Mrs. Tighe's Class Decorated Easter Eggs

Mrs. Tighe's students had lots of fun getting messy while being creative on Monday!

We Celebrated Carnival de Quebec

The Carnival de Quebec, a winter carnival, started in 1890 as a way to celebrate winter. The first modern winter carnival happened in the year 1955 to encourage people to visit Quebec. This is a French-Canadian festival that happens every year. This…

Congratulations Sage!

All of our student's names were entered into a draw to win twenty-five dollars worth of books for themselves and their teacher from the Scholastic Book Fair. Congratulations to Sage, who won books for herself and Mme Fader's classroom!

Miss Gervais' class had a Salad Party

Miss. Gervais brought in her Tower Garden and students planted seeds in the rockwool. Seeds included dill, tomato, kale, lettuce, celery, peas, swiss chard, basil, broccoli and chives.  Once the seeds sprouted they were transferred to the hydroponic…

Week At A Glance March 26 - March 29, 2018

Week at A Glance March 26 - 29, 2018   Be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble. I PETER 3:8 NIV   NO SCHOOL Friday March 30 (Good Friday) & Monday April 2 (Easter Monday), 2018 SPRING BREAK April 3 - 6, 2018  …

Career Day

Last week our students had an opportunity to dress up as a person in the job/profession they hope to have when they grow up. This ignited conversations about future goals and steps students need to take in order to reach those goals.

Week At A Glance March 19 - 22

Week at A Glance March 19 - 22, 2018   In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He will make your paths straight. PROVERBS 3:6 NASB   NO SCHOOL Friday March 23, 2018 Monday, March 19 - Wednesday/Friday Kindergarten students have school Monday, March 19…

February Moving On Up Winners

When a student moves up a level/niveau in our Home Reading Program, they qualify to submit their name in our "Moving On Up" monthly draw. This year, Chopped Leaf in Sylvan Lake is generously supporting this event by donating a "free kids meal coupon"…

Miss McMillan's Class Celebrates Pi Day

Miss McMillan's Class celebrated Pi Day and Albert Einstien's birthday today with pies and Oreos. 

Safer Winter Highways Team Visited EOLRS

We were very blessed to be a part of the 11th Annual Safer Winter Highways campaign. This campaign is sponsored by Alberta Transportation and the Alberta Roadbuilders & Heavy Construction Association, and is designed to provide students with a learning…

Seven Sacred Teachings - Respect

Once again this year our students are learning about The Seven Sacred Teachings. The Seven Sacred Teachings are values based in First Nations cultural tradition that reinforce the teachings of our Catholic faith. Each teaching honours one of…

Easter Triduum Poster

Week At A Glance March 12 - 16

Week at A Glance March 12 - 16, 2018   We know that when He appears, we will be like Him, because we will see Him just as He is. I JOHN 3:2 NASB   Monday, March 12 - Tuesday/Thursday Kindergarten students have school Monday, March 12 - 8:45 a.m. -…

Third Week Lent Liturgy

Mrs. Tighe's Kindergarten class led the Third Week Lent Liturgy on Monday and did a great job!

Week At A Glance March 5 - 9

Week at A Glance March 5 - 9, 2018   Thanks be to God, who always leads us in triumph in Christ. 2 CORINTHIANS 2:14 NASB   Please note - There is NO SCHOOL March 8 & 9 Monday, March 5 - Wednesday/Friday Kindergarten students have school Monday, March…

Second Week of Lent Liturgy led by Mrs. Delaurier's Class

Mrs. Delaurier's class did a wonderful job leading our Second Week of Lent Liturgy on Thursday.

100 Days of School

Check out the fun that was had by our Grade One students on the 100th day of school.

Week At A Glance February 26 - March 2, 2018

Week at A Glance February 26 - March 2, 2018   We are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works. EPHESIANS 2:10 NIV   There is NO SCHOOL February 19 - 23 Friday, February 23 - Last day to order March Hot Lunch and Milk Monday, February…

Book Chatter "The Fabulous Friend Machine"

Book Chatter is a new idea for a blog, in which we will talk about books recommended by parents/guardians or ourselves. If you have any chatter you would like to add, please feel free to do so by emailing pearl.ogorman@rdcrs.ca.  The Fabulous Friend…

Ash Wednesday Service

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Breakfast

Our annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Breakfast was a huge success again this year! Many thanks to Olymel for donating sausage, Tim Horton's for donating coffee, School Council for providing the funds for food and supplies, all of our staff for cooking and…

Day of Confessions

Seven Sacred Teachings - Love

Once again this year our students are learning about The Seven Sacred Teachings. The Seven Sacred Teachings are values based in First Nations cultural tradition that reinforce the teachings of our Catholic faith. Each teaching honours one of…

Week At A Glance February 12-16

Week at A Glance February 12 - February 16, 2018   God saw all that He had made, and behold, it was very good. Genesis 1:31 NASB   Monday, February 12 - Tuesday/Thursday Kindergarten students have school Monday, February 12 - 8:45 a.m. Awards Celebration…

Postcards for Peace Response

Over the past six years, our students have participated in the veterans postcard program, called "Postcards for Peace,"  in conjunction with Remembrance Day. In October, I order free postcards and other informational material from the Government of…

Our Lady of Victory Camp and Camp Encounter Survey

Over the years, Our Lady of Victory Camp and Camp Encounter have offered young people in the Archdiocese unique Catholic experiences in beautiful natural settings. Both have played important roles in the Church’s ministry to our precious young people.…

Moving On Up January Winners

When a student moves up a level/niveau in our Home Reading Program, they qualify to submit their name in our "Moving On Up" monthly draw. This year, Chopped Leaf in Sylvan Lake is generously supporting this event by donating a "free kids meal coupon"…

Ash Wednesday Services

Celebrating Family Literacy Day

To celebrate Family Literacy Day our students dressed up as their favourite book character and read, or were read to, for at list fifteen minutes on Friday.

Week At A Glance February 5 - 9

Week at A Glance February 5 - February 9, 2018   Conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ. Philippians 1:27 NASB Monday, February 5 - Wednesday/Friday Kindergarten students have school Monday, February 5 - Awards Celebration rescheduled…

Fun in Mrs. Fercho's Class

Mrs. Fercho's class had a blast colouring the snow with food colouring and water this week. --submitted by Mrs. Fercho

Week At A Glance January 29 to February 1

Week at A Glance January 29 - February 1, 2018   Every good and perfect gift is from above, Coming down from the Father James 1:17 NIV   No School Friday February 2 due to Professional Development   Monday, January 29- Tuesday/Thursday Kindergarten…

Thank you Father Les!

We were blessed to have Father Les at the school for two days this week. All of our classes had an opportunity to meet with Father and participate in a discussion about prayer. Following all of the visits with our students Father took the time to bless…

Mme Fader's French Kindergarten Students Go Skating

Thank you to the volunteers for helping Mme Fader's Kindergarten students enjoy a great time skating!  A big thank you as well to the Town of Sylvan Lake for creating and maintaining the many outdoor rinks around town.

January Super Readers

Chopped Leaf in Sylvan Lake has generously donated coupons for kid's meals to the Library again this year. Each class will have an opportunity to win kid's meals for each student by being Super Readers. This month our super readers were in Mrs Belcher,…

Miss McMillan's Students Learn Some French

Miss McMillan’s class had one of EOLR’s French experts to come in and teach them French! Our Grade Two English students are studying the Canadian community of Meteghan, where you’d find a lot of French speaking Canadians!   --submitted by Miss…

Mrs. Gates' Class Learns About Winter

Mrs. Gates' students have been learning about winter. You can see her students being hibernating bats and making snowflakes with pattern blocks in the photos. --submitted by Mrs. Gates

Week At A Glance January 22 - 26

Week at A Glance January 22-26, 2018   All things have been created through Him and for Him. Colossians 1:16 NASB   Monday, January 22- Wednesday/Friday Kindergarten students have school Monday, January 22 - 12:05 p.m. - Basketball Intramurals for…

Mrs. Fader's English Kindergarten Class went Skating

Mrs. Fader's students had a lot of fun skating on the outdoor rink near the school. Thanks to the volunteers and of course the Town of Sylvan Lake for creating and maintaining all of the outdoor rinks in town.

Lost and Found is Out of Control

Our Lost and Found items have been laid out and teachers have been taking classes to look through the items. Any items left unclaimed by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 18 will be donated.

Congratulations to our Students who Received the Sacrament of Reconciliation

Congratulations to our Grade Two students who received the sacrament of Reconciliation on December 2.  These students were recognized during our Celebration this morning. May God be with you as you continue your faith journey to receiving your First…

Seven Sacred Teachings - Courage

Once again this year our students are learning about The Seven Sacred Teachings. The Seven Sacred Teachings are values based in First Nations cultural tradition that reinforce the teachings of our Catholic faith. Each teaching honours one of…

Week At A Glance January 15 - 19

Week at A Glance January 15 - 19, 2018   Like the Holy One who called you, be holy yourselves also in all your behaviour. Peter 1:15 NASB   Monday, January 15- Tuesday/Thursday Kindergarten students have school Monday, January 15 - 8:45 a.m. - Mrs.…

Basketball Intramurals

Mrs. Hebert started basketball intramurals this week and the students are loving it!

3C Science-a-palooza

Ms. Cowie’s challenged themselves on this frigid day to make a sound producing instrument using materials found in our classroom. We named them and demonstrated the sounds they made! --submitted by Ms. Cowie

The Giving Tree Success

Mme Fader's two Kindergarten classes set up The Giving Tree in the Gathering Area at the beginning of December. The purpose of The Giving Tree was to collect winter clothing for local families and the goal was to have the tree full of winter items. Thanks…

Learning about Courage

Today we were blessed with a visit from Mrs. Norman and Mrs. Taylor from The Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Support Team. Each class received a visit from either Mrs. Norman or Mrs. Taylor and learned more about courage…

December Super Readers

Chopped Leaf in Sylvan Lake has generously donated coupons for kid's meals to the Library again this year. Each class will have an opportunity to win kid's meals for each student by being Super Readers. This month our super readers were in Mrs. Scherrens,…

Moving on Up December Winners

When a student moves up a level/niveau in our Home Reading Program, they qualify to submit their name in our "Moving On Up" monthly draw. This year, Chopped Leaf in Sylvan Lake is generously supporting this event by donating a "free kids meal coupon"…

Central Alberta Brain Injury Society Visited Us

Thank you to the Central Alberta Brain Injury Society for visiting our school on Tuesday and teaching our students about the brain. Students visited the five stations during their class' time slot and learned about how important our brains are, how to…

Miss. Gervais' Students Play Angry Birds

Before the break, Miss. Gervais's class took over the Gathering Area playing Angry Birds. Many laughs and cheers could be heard as students shot the slingshot at the angry birds and even Miss. Gervais. So much fun!

Registration is now open!

Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten registration is now open!  To fill out the form, click here. Please have a copy of your child's birth certificate, legal and immigration documentation for registration.

2017

Week At A Glance January 8 -12

Week at A Glance January 8 - 12, 2017   God has not given us a spirit of timidity, But of power and love and discipline. II TIMOTHY 1:7 NASB Welcome back   Monday, January 8 - 8:00 a.m. - Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Online Registration for the…

Mrs. Neilly's PreK Students

PreK was especially fun this week!  Mrs. Neilly's students had a "snowball fight" while all other students were at EMTS rehearsing for the Advent Concert.  They also baked and decorated cookies and participated in Christmas shirt day and pj day.  

Santa Claus Visited EOLRS

Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten Registration (2018-2019)

Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten online registration for the 2018/2019 school year starts on Monday, January 8, 2018, at 8:00 a.m.  You will be able to fill out the online form; however, you will not be able to submit your application until Monday,…

We Were Blessed With a Visit From Our Bethany Buddies

Our Bethany Buddies made the trip to our school this week.  Their arrival time was perfect as it coincided with a visit from Santa Claus.  Our Buddies watched our students rehearse their Christmas songs in preparation for our Advent Concert while they…

Mrs. Belcher and Miss. Eleniak's Classes Collaborated to Create Gifts for our Bethany Buddies

In preparation for our Bethany Buddies visiting us at the school this week, Mrs. Belcher's class hand wrote recipes, which they then followed, to make treats for our guests.  Miss. Eleniak's class painted gift boxes and made cards and bookmarks prior…

Mme Masikewich's Class Utilizing our New Technology

Our school just purchased "Osmo" for each class. Osmo is an interactive, hands-on way to play with words, numbers and shapes. Essentially, there is a mirror in which the camera of an iPad picks up what your child places in front of it. The app registers…

Mme Masikewich's Class Explored Iqaluit

We have begun our study on Iqaluit, Nunavut. Last week, we explored the town and walked around using Google maps, we even dropped ourselves into school and were able to walk around the hallways looking at art. We noticed that most of the art had igloos,…

Mrs. Fader's Students Led Third Week Advent Liturgy

Thank you to Mrs. Fader's Kindergarten students for leading Third Week Advent Liturgy on Monday!  Great job!

Mme Campbell's Class Delivered Cards to Bethany Buddies

The Christmas Spirit was alive and well when the Grade Three French class walked to the Bethany Centre to deliver 61 handmade Christmas cards to every resident. The smiles of appreciation were heartwarming! Students also had the chance to read some Christmas…

Week At A Glance December 18 - 22

Week at A Glance December 18-22, 2017   You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength MARK 12:30 NASB   Our students will be delivering handmade Christmas cards to our…

Important Advent Concert Information

Dear Parents/Guardians, We are so excited for our upcoming Advent Concert. The concert will be on Wednesday December 20th at 6:30pm, with doors opening at 5:45pm. As we will be at Mother Teresa School for our concert there is some important information…

PreK Advent Family Session

On Monday our PreK classes were together with their families for the Advent Family Session.  Families participated in Advent themed activities, made ornaments, had a snack, sang songs and ready about baby Jesus and the Nativity story.   --Submitted…

Mrs. Scherren's PreK Class Learned How to Use an Alphabet App This Week

How Mme Campbell's Class Starts the Day

Students enjoy starting their day with play! In French Immersion, that play happens tout en Français, bien sur, building vocabulary in a fun and calming way! ---Submitted by Mme Campbell

Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten Registration

Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten online registration for the 2018/2019 school year, starts on Monday, January 8, 2018, at 8:00 a.m. The application form will be made available on Friday, December 22, 2017. You will be able to fill out the online form;…

Mlle Bulger's Class Juice Sale

Mlle Bulger’s class raised $318 from their juice sale. They had a great time counting money and delivering the juice. A huge thank you goes out to our parent volunteers who helped make the juice and all those who were able to donate. That money will…

Miss. Gervais' Students Led the Second Week of Advent Liturgy

Thanks to Miss. Gervais' class for leading Liturgy on Monday!  Great job!

An Elf Arrived in Miss. Eleniak's Classroom

An elf arrived in Miss. Eleniak's classroom from the North Pole.  With the focus now on Christmas, her class has been reading a Christmas story daily and loving it.  

Week At A Glance December 11-15

Week at A Glance December 11 - 15, 2017   Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. ROMANS 12:9 NIV    Monday, December 11 - Tuesday/Thursday Kindergarten students have school Monday, December 11 - 12:05 p.m. - Extra choir practice…

Introducing Bookella, our Mobile Library Cart

Mrs. O'Gorman held a contest for the PreK and Kindergarten classes to name her mobile library cart. Mrs. Tighe's class was the winner of the contest with their submission of Bookella. They won a book for their classroom library.  Thanks to all of the…

Moving on Up November Winners

When a student moves up a level/niveau in our Home Reading Program, they qualify to submit their name in our "Moving On Up" monthly draw. This year, Chopped Leaf in Sylvan Lake is generously supporting this event by donating a "free kids meal coupon"…

Mlle Mueller's Class Led Our First Week of Advent Liturgy

Thank you to Mlle Mueller's Class for leading our First Week of Advent Liturgy on Monday. A special thank you to Miss. Kurtz's class for joining in during the songs.

Our November Super Readers

Chopped Leaf in Sylvan Lake has generously donated coupons for kid's meals to the Library again this year. Each class will have an opportunity to win kid's meals for each student by being Super Readers. This month our super readers were in Mrs. Neilly,…

2D Participates in The Hour of Code

Students in Mrs Delaurier’s class participated in the Hour of Code.  The Hour of Code is where students learn about computer programming.  --submitted by Mrs. Delaurier

What has Mme Masikewich's Class Been Learning About?

This month, we explored how geography, language, culture, and economics—among other things—help to make each community unique. Using the Chromebooks, we examined the importance of history in shaping each community’s values, beliefs, and situations.…

White Elephant Sale Success

Our students had a great time shopping for gifts for their family during our annual White Elephant sale!  A heartfelt thank you to our volunteers who organized this event and to everyone who donated items and money.    

Mrs. Gates' Class is Learning About Colours

Ms. Cowie's Class "Catching Snowflakes"

Ms. Cowie's Class used oil pastels to create some beautiful art that has been used to decorate the school.

Week At A Glance December 4 - 8

Week at A Glance December 4 - 8, 2017   Praise the Lord in song, For He has done excellent things; Let this be known throughout the earth. Isaiah 12:5 NASB    Monday, December 4 - Wednesday/Friday Kindergarten students have school Monday, December…

Lemonade Sale - Mlle Bulger's Class's Social Justice Project

Mrs. Trieber's Gym Students Learn About Broomball

The Giving Tree

Mrs. Scherren's PreK Class Built Bridges

Our PreK students have been learning about fairy Tales.  Mrs. Scherren's PreK class built bridges today to go along with Three Billy Goats Gruff.

Jersey Day

Jersey Day was Thursday.  Jersey Day helped our students make connections, build relationships and promoted school spirit.

Celebrating the First Canadian Teacher

Thursday our school celebrated the Franco-Canadian feast day of Sainte Marguerite Bourgeoys. It actually takes place on November 25th, but we wanted to celebrate here at EOLRS. We learned that Sainte Marguerite was the first teacher in Canada and it’s…

Week At A Glance November 27 - December 1

Week at A Glance November 27-December 1, 2017   Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, And I will give you rest. Matthew 11:28 NASB     Monday, November 27 - Wednesday/Friday Kindergarten students have school Tuesday, November 28 - 8:30 a.m.…

Seven Sacred Teachings - Humility

Once again this year our students are learning about The Seven Sacred Teachings. The Seven Sacred Teachings are values based in First Nations cultural tradition that reinforce the teachings of our Catholic faith. Each teaching honours one of the…

Advent Penitential Services

Math Centres in Ms. Kurtz's Class

Ms. Kurtz's class is working on subitizing and numbers from 1 - 20.  Here they are during math centres.  

December 1st - Family Dance and Cake/Cookie Walk

Week At A Glance November 20-23

Week at A Glance November 20-23, 2017   All things for which you pray and ask, Believe that you have received them, And they will be granted you. Mark 11:24 NASB   NO SCHOOL Friday, November 24th due to Professional Development for staff     Monday,…

We Continue to Collect Donations for the White Elephant Sale

If you haven't already done so please take the time to read the letter that went home about the White Elephant Sale.  The letter can be found here. This is an annual social justice project that has always been successful because of the generosity of…

Congratulations Olivia

Thank you to Tandy from Usborne for holding a draw for a free book during the book fair last week. Olivia's name was drawn and she won a great book titled, The Usborne Very First Dictionary in French. Congratulations Olivia - we hope you enjoy your…

Rosary Recess

A number of our students made the decision to join Mlle Bulger in the chapel to deepen their understanding about praying the rosary during recess today.

Mlle Bulger's Class Enjoying Science

Mlle Bulger’s class enjoyed learning about magnets and their polarity in science class. They had a great time making toy cars move with just a magnetic wand and a magnet taped to a car. They didn’t even need to touch the cars to make them move. Very…

Mme Campbell's Class Visited Our Bethany Buddies

Mme Campbell's class had a lot of fun spending time with our Bethany Buddies this morning.  They read the Bethany residents a prayer they wrote, did a word search and then read the residents an English story.    

Lost and Found Overflowing

Our Lost and Found is overflowing and taking over a large part of our Gathering Area. While at the school please take a moment to look through the Lost and Found to see if any of your child's belongings are there. If you are unable to make it to the…

Learning about Humility

Val Norman, one of the First Nations, Metis and Inuit Support Team members, spent the day teaching our students about Humility on Wednesday.  We will be having an awards celebration Monday morning during which Mme Masikewich's students will be reviewing…

Math Centers

Check out Mme Masikewich's class enjoying math centers in these photos.

Grade Twos Learn About Inukshuks and Sled Dogs

Our Grade Two students were fortunate to have Tracy Meneen come and do a presentation about Inukshuks and sled dogs. The grade twos learned there are different types of Inukshuks, some some words in the Inuit language and even got to pretend they were…

Ms. Cowie and Mrs. Gates' Classes are Reading Buddies

Ms. Cowie's students partnered up with Mrs. Gates' students and took the time to read them a story last week. Some of the Reading Buddies were siblings, which made this special opportunity even better.

Mrs. Trieber's Gym Students Love Handball

Week At A Glance November 13-17

Week at A Glance November 13-17, 2017   Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. Luke 11:9 NASB     Monday, November 13 - Wednesday/Friday Kindergarten students have school Monday, November 13…

Reporting Your Child Late or Absent

Dear Parents and Guardians, We are asking that you call the office AND inform the teacher if your child is going to be late or absent from school.  We have an attendance line that can be accessed 24/7.  Please call 403-343-2568 and press 1 to leave…

Remembrance Day Ceremony

Thank you to our honoured guests for being a part of our Remembrance Day Ceremony this morning and for your service!  Our grade two students did a fantastic job leading the ceremony - thank you!

Usborne Book Fair

Thank you to Mrs. Tandy from Usborne for holding a Book Fair to coincide with Parent Teacher Interviews.  Book fairs help to build our Library resources and we appreciate all of your support!

Fun in the Snow

Our students really enjoyed playing in the snow this week during recess!

Purdy's Field Trip Fundraiser

Mrs. Delaurier's Class Went to Iqaluit

Mrs. Delaurier's class is learning about Iqaluit in Social Studies and enjoyed taking a "trip" there as part of their lessons!

Week At A Glance November 6 - 8

Week at A Glance November 6 - 8, 2017   Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see. Hebrews 11:1 NIV   NO SCHOOL Thursday & Friday (November 9 and 10th)     Monday, November 6 - Tuesday/Thursday Kindergarten…

Mme Masikewich's Class Learning About Magnets

Mme Masikewich's class had a blast exploring magnets and finding things that are magnetic during science class.

Mme Campbell's Class Working on Writing Skills

Students in Grade 3 French are working on writing skills using their dictionaries, reading a play script with a friend and reading to self.

White Elephant Sale

Mrs. Gates' Class led our All Saints Day Celebration

Thank you to Mrs. Gates' class for doing an excellent job leading our All Saints Day Celebration this afternoon!

Halloween Fun

A big thank you to all of the parents who volunteered their time to help with Halloween activities and to those parents who donated food or supplies!  Our students had a lot of fun!  

PreK at the Seniors Center

Mrs. Neilly and Mrs. Scherren's PreK classes were at the Nexsource Center spending time with seniors.  They played games, did crafts and played at the Nexsource Play Space.  It was a very fun day!

Mrs. Neilly's PreKs Exploring Nature

On Friday both of Mrs. Neilly's PreK classes went on a nature walk to collect items for their Loose Part Play.

Week At A Glance October 30 - November 3

Week at A Glance October 30 - November 3, 2017   Jesus said, “With people it is impossible, but not with God; for all things are possible with God.” Mark 10:27 NASB   Monday, October 30 - Wednesday/Friday Kindergarten students attend school Tuesday,…

What Day Does Your Child Have Library?

Students are expected to bring their Library books (all grades) and Home Reading books (grades one to three) to school on the day they have Library class to exchange for new books. When Library class falls on a stat holiday the students will be expected…

EOLRS Terry Fox Run

The weather was beautiful and the students had great spirit during the Terry Fox Run in September.  The whole school gathered at 1:15 p.m. and talked about Terry Fox and the importance of the annual run.  As a school we raised $596.15.  Thanks to…

Grade Ones Working Together

Mrs. Stewart and Mlle Mueller's classes teamed up to build school community as well as to create an opportunity to build friendships by building monsters together. Great idea Ms. Kurtz and Mlle Mueller!

Mme Masikewich's Class Having Fun and Learning

Check out these photos of Mme Masikewich's students enjoying Math and French writing.  Great job boys and girls!

Thank You Mrs. O'Gorman from Miss. Eleniak's Class

Miss. Eleniak's class was lucky enough to have our Librarian, Mrs. O'Gorman, join our class to share what good book care looks like and how students can take part in taking care of their library and home reading books!  Mrs. O'Gorman also read the class…

Miss. Eleniak's Class is Cross-Curricular Learning

Miss. Eleniak's class is cross-curricular learning! They had so much fun exploring the season of Fall we decided to connect it with our math! We explored outside by going on a walk around our school community and brought it back into our classroom to…

Miss. McMillan's Class Build's Igloos

Yesterday, Miss. McMillan’s class spent the afternoon learning about Iqaluit’s past. For art, they created and took home an Igloo!

Grade One French Immersion Students Loving Gym Class

Week At A Glance October 23 - 27

Week at A Glance October 23-27, 2017   The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it. Corinthians 10:26 NASB     Monday, October 23 - Tuesday/Thursday Kindergarten students attend school Monday, October 23 - 8:45 a.m. - School Council Meeting in…

Mrs. Stewart's Class Loving Our New Move & Play Games

Miss. McMillan's Class Goes to Iqaluit

Miss.McMillan's class collected their boarding passes and took off on an airplane to Iqaluit, Nunavut. The learnt about the colourful houses, the wildlife and the plants in that community. They returned to Sylvan Lake shortly after lunch. 

Community Reading Area

Some of Miss. Gervais' students were using our Community Reading Area this week.  The Community Reading Area was kindly funded by Brian and Kathy Inglis and is an area for our students to utilize, as well as EOLRS families to use while waiting for students…

Library Classes Have Started

Library classes began this week. Our PreK and Kindergarten students had the opportunity to hear Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons read by none other than, Penelope, Pete the Cat's sister.  Students were laughing and singing along as Mrs. O'Gorman…

Mrs. Delaurier's Class

Mrs. Delaurier's students had a blast writing as many words as they could on the classroom whiteboard table this week.  

Book Donations

As always, the school library continues to accept book donations throughout the year. At present, we are looking for donations of chapter books for our classroom libraries. Any books not used by the school will be donated to the Women's Shelter in Red…

Usborne Book Fair

We are happy to share this year Usborne Books will be the vendor for our Book Fair.  Please see the attached poster for more information.      

Seven Sacred Teachings - Truth

Once again this year our students are learning about The Seven Sacred Teachings. The Seven Sacred Teachings are values based in First Nations cultural tradition that reinforce the teachings of our Catholic faith. Each teaching honours one of the…

Literacy Rocks!

Our students were blessed by a captivating and energetic presentation by famous author, Sigmund Brouwer, on Wednesday morning. Mr. Brouwer had our students, also known as "story ninjas," dancing and laughing while they were learning about literacy.…

Mme Fader's Class Learns about Truth, one of The Seven Sacred Teachings

Our school is focusing on one of The Seven Sacred Teachings each month this school year.  The Seven Sacred Teachings are values based in First Nations cultural tradition that reinforces the teachings of our Catholic faith.  Each Teaching honours one…

Congratulations Lexi

October 8 - 14, 2017 is Fire Prevention Week.  Lexi Marsh sent the Sylvan Lake Fire Department a picture of her family's fire escape plan showing two ways out of their home in case of a fire and won a trip to school in a fire truck.  The fire department…

Week At A Glance October 16 - 20

Week at A Glance October 16-20, 2017   I am the Good Shepherd; The Good Shepherd lays down His life for the sheep. John 10:11 NASB     Monday, October 16 - School Photos - Mrs. Fader’s Kindergarten, Mrs. Tighe’s Kindergarten, all Grade Two and…

Sylvan Lake Lions Club Vision Screening

Thank you once again to the Sylvan Lake Lions Club for screening our Kindergarten students for vision problems!  The Lion's Club does this every year for our school and we sure appreciate it!

Kindergarten Classes Enjoying a Fall Walk

Our Kindergarten students had fun collecting leaves and other treasures on a fall walk.

Thank you God for creating us differently!

God created each and everyone of us differently. Miss. Eleniak's class created a picture of how they are thankful to God for each student being different from others. No matter how different we are, All are Welcome and All Belong.

Gift of Play

Mrs. Gamroth seized an opportunity for our school to be a part of "The Gift Of Play" and as a result we have some beautiful new interactive games for our students to play at recess.  Thank you to the Gift of Play team, Mrs. Gamroth and our fabulous…

Mlle Bulger's Class Enjoying a Thanksgiving Math Game

Mlle Bulger's class had a great time playing a Thanksgiving Math game. Students were practicing addition facts and laughing as they tried to have the most circles colored on the page.

EOLRS is Grateful

With Thanksgiving being celebrated this weekend a common theme heard throughout the school this week was being thankful.   Mrs. Fercho's Kindergarten class used sidewalk chalk to write a prayer and thank God for all that they have.  Each student drew…

Library News

We love Mrs. O'Gorman! She created a mobile library that she will take to Mrs. Neilly's PreK classes and our Kindergarten classes.  We are excited to get library exchange started this month!

Week At A Glance October 10 - 13

Week at A Glance October 10-13, 2017   If you confess with your mouth Jesus as Lord, And believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, You will be saved. ROMANS 10:9 NASB     Monday, October 9 - NO SCHOOL - Happy Thanksgiving Wednesday,…

Miss. McMillan's Class

Hard work, self confidence and a love for writing, can be seen in these pictures of Miss. McMillan’s grade twos! 

Mrs. Tighe's Class Enjoyed a Fall Walk

Mrs. Tighe shared the following with me about her Friday Kindergarten class: We had a wonderful day learning about fall today! We read stories, talked about the sounds, smells and colours of fall and then enjoyed a beautiful walk. We collected some treasures…

Moving Day

There was a lot of excitement in the air today as our grade three teachers moved their classrooms from the gym and library to the classrooms in the new addition.  Also, Mrs. Scherren's PreK classroom was moved from École Mother Teresa School to our…

Week At A Glance October 2 - 5

Week at A Glance October 2-5, 2017 “If you can?” said Jesus. “Everything is possible for one who believes.” Mark 9:23 NIV     Monday, October 2 - Wednesday/Friday Kindergarten classes have school Tuesday, October 3 - 1:00 p.m. - Grade One students…

Mlle Bulger's Class Utilizing AIM

Our French Immersion students have been using AIM Language Learning as a classroom tool.  The AIM Language Learning website states:   Authentic learning is achieved through scaffolding techniques which use story-telling, gestures, active collaboration…

Grade One Hidden Valley Field Trip

In June our Kindergarten students went to Hidden Valley Garden U-Pick and planted vegetables.  This week, those same students, now in Grade One, went back to visit Farmer Jim and pick the vegetables that grew.  To our surprise, Farmer Jim made a beautiful…

Apple Day in Mrs. Tighe's Class

We had a wonderful day learning about apples in Kindergarten! We did math and literacy activities, read apple stories, learned all about the life cycle of an apple tree and even learned how an apple is like the Holy Trinity! We also took all the apples…

Mrs. Stewart's Class Enjoying Math

Mrs. Stewart's class enjoyed working on patterns and numbers today during math centers with Miss. Kurtz.

QSP Kickoff

On Tuesday, we had our QSP kickoff.  QSP is a fundraiser EOLRS is doing in order to raise money for field trips.  During the kickoff, Kyle, from QSP, told our students all about the "Blind Bags" students will receive for every two magazine subscriptions…

Mrs. Belcher's Class Welcomes Mrs. Neilly's Pre-K Classes

In focusing on our Division's theme, All Are Welcome, All Belong, Mrs. Belcher's Grade 3 class made and personally delivered greeting cards to Mrs. Neilly's Pre-K classes. Students spent some time getting to know each other and helping one another to…

PreK Lake Day

Today the PreK classes enjoyed the nice fall weather down at the lake. They did a scavenger hunt, played at the park, explored the lake and chased seagulls. They had a great day!

Mrs. Gates' Class Received Free Books

Mrs. Gates' class returned their Summer Reading Program books and each student got to choose a free book from the library.  Please ensure your children return their Summer Reading Program books as soon as possible in order to receive their free book.

Mrs. Tighe's Class Enjoying Play Centers

Miss. McMillan's Class Learning About Technology

Miss. McMillan's Class spent some time using Chromebooks this week, as did many of the other classes in the school. 

Week at A Glance September 25 - 29

Week at A Glance September 25-29, 2017   But Jesus turning and seeing her said, “Daughter, take courage; your faith has made you well.” Matthew 9:22 NASB   Monday, September 25 - Wednesday/Friday Kindergarten classes have school. Tuesday, September…

Indoor PE Classes

With the rainy weather today our students have been having PE classes inside.  The parachute and What Time is It Mr. Wolf? have been popular this morning.

Mrs. Neilly's Pre-K Class Learned about Zacharias This Morning

Summer Reading Program Update

Many of our students have returned their Summer Reading Program bags to the library.  As a reward for participating in the Summer Reading Program, students who bring their books back get to choose a free book.  A big thank you to School Council for…

Week At A Glance September 18 - 22

Week at A Glance September 18-22, 2017   Thanks be to God for His indescribable gift! II Corinthians 9:15 NASB     Monday, September 18 - Tuesday/Thursday Kindergarten Program attends school Monday, September 18, 6:00 p.m. - School Council Meeting…

Learning About Language, Cultures and Experiences Within Groups

Mrs. Hebert is teaching Mrs. Stewart's class about different languages, cultures, experiences within groups and how we all belong to groups that enrich our individual identity. They read the book Chian Chiang and the Dragon Dance and learned about the…

Our Lady of the Assumption Parish - September Festival

First Communion Registration

Mrs. Tighe's Class' First Day of Kindergarten

Mrs. Tighe's class was all smiles on their first full day of Kindergarten this week.

Week at A Glance September 11-15

Week at A Glance September 11-15, 2017   Give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. II Corinthians 9:7 NIV   Monday, September 11 - W/F Kindergarten Students attend school…

Criminal Record Check Facts

We have been having a lot of questions about Criminal Record Checks at the office and wanted to ensure all parents are receiving information about the Criminal Record Check Process. All parents who are new to the Red Deer Catholic School Division who…

Student Update Forms

This week we sent home Student Update Forms for parents to review.  We cannot stress how important it is for us to have accurate information about your children!  Please ensure you take the time to review the information on the form and make any necessary…

Physical Education Class Safety

Please note EOLRS's Dress Code indicates that students are NOT permitted to wear flip flops to school for safety reasons.  Please see the letter below from our PE Teacher, Mrs. Hebert regarding gym class safety:   Dear Parents/Guardians, We have many…

Our Lady of the Assumption Parish - September Festival

Week At A Glance September 5-8

Week at A Glance September 5-8, 2017   2017-2018 Division Faith Theme: All are welcome.  All Belong.  Soyez tous les bienvenus. Vous appartenez ici.   No School Monday September 4th - Stat Holiday

First Day of School - August 31, 2017

Thursday, August 31st is the first day of the 2017-2018 school year.  We are looking forward to seeing our grades one to three students in the morning for the new 8:18 a.m. bell time.  We will be happy to see our Pre Kindergarten and Kindergarten students…

Meet the Staff

Today we held our Meet the Staff event.  It was so great to see our students and their families and of course meet our new students and families!  Thank you so much to all who attended this event!  

Important Dates and Information

Please make note of the following important dates: Friday, June 30 - Office closes for the summer Wednesday, August 23 - Office opens for the 2017-2018 School Year Tuesday, August 29 - 6:00 p.m. - PreK Parent Information Night at École Our Lady of the…

EOLRS's Got Talent

Tuesday was a spectacular day seeing many  students shine on the stage.  God has truly demonstrated that he's blessed many of our students here with incredible talents. We got to witness a whole bunch of different talents like singing, dancing, cheer…

Week At A Glance June 26-30

Week at A Glance June 26-30, 2017   Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. Deuteronomy 6:5     Tuesday, June 27-11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. EOLRS’s Got Talent in the Gathering Area - All are welcome…

Sports Day 2016-2017

Much fun was had during our annual Sports Day this week!

RDCRS READS Summer Reading Program Bags

Our students have started bringing home their RDCRS Summer Reading Program books in their new green or blue bags this week.  In the bag you will find a pamphlet about the RDCRS Reads Summer Reading Program, the books your child chose to borrow from…

Christian Leadership Awards

Every year a student from each class is chosen to receive the Christian Leadership award.   Criteria for this award: A student who earns the Christian Leadership award demonstrates many or all of the following Christ-like qualities: ¨ Helping…

Kindergarten Graduation

Our Wednesday/Friday Kindergarten students graduated on Monday.  Congratulations to all of them!

Mr. Aimoe's Class-Boats and Buoyancy

Mr. Aimoe's class was busy building boats for the Boats and Buoyancy science unit last week.

Grade One Exhibition of Learning

After visiting the Calgary Zoo our grade one english students researched zoo animals and created an animal habitat.  They shared their creations and knowledge during an Exhibition of Learning.  Great job grade ones!

Week At A Glance June 19-23

Week at A Glance June 19-23, 2017   The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you.   I Thessalonians 5:28     Monday, June 19-Noon-Choir practice in the Gathering Area.  All students who are interested in singing at the year-end mass are invited…

Pre-K Visit Ellis Bird Farm

Mrs. Neilly and Mrs. Scherrens's PreK classes headed out to Ellis Bird Farm for a morning of exploring. We learned about owls, bats and the most favorite part - pond dipping where we found dragonfly nymphs, leeches, and lots of scuds. 

Parent Appreciation

On Tuesday staff extended their gratitude to parents for all they do for our students by handing out cookies and a water in the morning and having these items available in the gathering area during pick up.  We want all of our parents and guardians…

Fun in Gym Class

Miss. Hebert caught some great videos of our students having fun in gym class!  Thanks Miss. Hebert!

Bridging the Gap Picnic

Our school's Positive Mental Health Project is a collaboration between our students and seniors in our community to "Bridge the Gap" between generations.  Our goal of this project is to help improve the mental well-being for all those involved by showing…

Miracle Has Arrived

We are happy to announce one of our eggs hatched last week and the chick is doing great!  Mrs. O'Gorman named the chick Miracle.  The chick really is a miracle as there have been many eggs that have unsuccessfully rested in our incubator up until last…

Kindergarten Graduation

Mme Nermine and Mme Theresa's French Kindergarten classes along with Mrs. Holst's Tuesday/Thursday Kindergarten Class celebrated their Kindergarten Graduation on Monday.  Congratulations to all these kindergarten students!

Grade Twos Visit Telus Spark

Our grade two students attended Telus Spark on June 9th.  All classes attended a Workshop called Floating and Boating and then were free to explore the rest of Telus Spark, including an outdoor playground.  

Week At A Glance June 12-16

Week at A Glance June 12-June 16, 2017   The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.   Galatians 5:22   Monday, June 12-Noon-Choir practice in the Gathering Area.  All students…

Around the World YoYo Entertainment

Thank you to Around the World YoYo Entertainment for sending YoYo Performer, Tim Johnson, to entertain our students with a great YoYo presentation!

Backwards Day

Some of our students dressed backwards for a fun theme day on Thursday.

Mme Frolick & Mme Glynn's Classes Exhibition of Learning

Bravo Mme Frolick & Mme Glynn's classes on an energetic, fun and informative Exhibition of Learning!

Ebooks Online

Library Classes wrapped up this week.  All library books should be returned.  If your child has any outstanding books, they will be bringing home a reminder. During library times this week, classes listened to an ebook after checking in their books.…

Mrs. Sopracolle & Mr. Aimoe's Classes Exhibition of Learning

Congratulations to Mrs. Sopracolle & Mr. Aimoe's classes on a successful Exhibition of Learning! 

Mrs. Sopracolle's Class Visits Sylvan Lake Lodge

Mrs. Sopracolle's class enjoyed their visit at the Sylvan Lake Lodge on Tuesday!

Looking for Book Donations

Do you have any books you would like to donate to our school? We accept any age appropriate books except Disney and Encyclopedias. Any books we cannot use in the library or in our classroom libraries will be donated to the Women's Shelter in Red Deer. Mrs.…

Week At A Glance June 5-9

Week at A Glance June 5-June 9, 2017   In everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. I Thessalonians 5:18     Monday, June 5-Noon-Choir practice in the Gathering Area.  All students who are interested in singing at…

English Kindergarten Classes Exhibition of Learning

Our English Kindergarten Classes held their Exhibition of Learning presentations this week.  The Project Based Learning (PBL) question they presented on was What do I want to be when I grow up? The students did a great job presenting to students, staff…

First Eucharist Celebration

This week we celebrated our First Communion students with a First Eucharist Celebration.  During the celebration we watched a beautiful slide show created by Mlle Bulger and students received some gifts.  The students received a certificate and a Sacraments…

Grade One FNMI Artifacts Presentation

Today we had Tracy Meneen, a member of the Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools First Nations, Métis, and Inuit (FNMI) Support Team,  join our learning community.  She taught all of the grade one students about Aboriginal culture in Canada.  She brought…

Happy 150th Birthday Canada

We celebrated Canada's 150th Birthday on the 150th day of school.  It was a busy day full of red and white and celebration!   In the morning Miss McMillan's class planted a maple tree at the front of the school.   In the afternoon we began the celebrations…

I Am A Leader - Habit #7

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…

Grade One Calgary Zoo Field Trip

All of our grade one classes attended the Calgary Zoo on Friday, May 26th.  The weather was great for a day outside learning about animals.  Thank you to all of the staff who organized this event, School Council for covering the costs and of course…

Father Les Answers Questions

We were very blessed to have Father Les come to the school and meet with each classroom in the Chapel to answer our students' questions!  

Week at A Glance May 29 - June 2

Week at A Glance May 29-June 2, 2017   Encourage one another and build up one another. I Thessalonians 5:11     Monday, May 29-8:45 a.m.-Gathering & I Am A Leader Awards Habit #7 led by Mr. Aimoe’s Class Tuesday, May 30-Wear Red & White to Celebrate…

World Catholic Education Day

Thursday, May 25th was World Catholic Education Day.  On Thursday each class held an in class liturgy to celebrate Catholic education.  Mlle Bulger's class gathered with other students and staff from the Division at St. Mary's Parish to celebrate being…

May 23rd French Kindergarten Hospital Tour

Mme Nermine's French Kindergarten Class attended the Red Deer Hospital this week for a field trip.  Getting to see how many germs were left on hands when they aren't washed well was a highlight of the trip.  As you can see from the pictures, the students…

2016-2017 Religion Retreat

Our 2016-2017 Religion Retreat began with a staff led liturgy and was followed by a variety of activities focused on this year's theme of kindness.  The main message of the day was the importance of following in Jesus' footsteps by being kind to one…

Pre-K Learning About Constellations

Mrs. Neilly's morning Pre-K class is learning about constellations and having lots of fun doing so!

Mlle Bulger's Class Exhibition of Learning

Mme Bulger's class taught us about Festivals this week during their Exhibition of Learning.  Each student used a Chromebook to create a presentation about the festival they designed.  They did a fabulous job!  Bravo!

Week at A Glance May 22-26

Week at A Glance May 22-26, 2017   Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. Matthew 5:9     Monday, May 22-NO SCHOOL - Victoria Day Tuesday, May 23-Mrs. Holst’s class visits Safety City Tuesday, May 23-Mme Nermine’s…

Miss McMillan's Class Saves the World

Miss.McMillan's class applied their knowledge of Magnets to save the world ! Her class worked in groups of three collecting clues leading to the codes needed to unlock the locks. The class gathered clues and broke through all four locks! They have shown…

May 16th French Kindergarten Hospital Tour

Mme Theresa's French Kindergarten Class attended the Red Deer Hospital this week for a field trip.  One of the highlights of the trip was putting a cast on a stuffie.  As you can see from the pictures, the students had fun and learned a lot. 

EOLRS Slideshow

Thank you Miss McMillan for creating this lovely slideshow that showcases some of the great things that have happened at EOLRS so far this year!  

Rosary Recess

Thursday, May 11th was our last Rosary Recess of this school year. Five times throughout the year, Mlle Bulger and Mrs. O'Gorman teach one decade of the rosary to students who attend.  This year we had 246 visitations. The students yesterday each received…

RCMP Boat

Our grade two students explore boats as part of their curriculum.  They were fortunate to have an exciting visit from Cst. Mike Lee and Cst. Mark Pillsworth on Wednesday!  Cst. Lee and Cst. Pillsworth brought the RCMP boat to the school and talked…

Congratulations Mrs.Halwa and Mrs.Garrett

On Thursday evening Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools held their Celebration of Excellence 2017.  Mrs. Halwa, one of our Pre-K Educational Assistants, was awarded an Excellence Award.  Congratulations Mrs. Halwa!  Mrs. Garrett, one of our bus drivers,…

Week at A Glance May 15 - 19

Week at A Glance May 15-19, 2017   Cast all your anxiety on Him because He cares for you.    I Peter 5:7     Monday, May 15-Spring/Grad Photos-Mrs. Holst, Pre-K classes, Miss. Kinsella, Mrs. Gates, Mrs. Tighe, Mme Frolick & Mme Glynn Monday, May…

Exhibition of Learning - French Kindergarten Classes

Our French Kindergarten Classes did a great job teaching us about Noah's Ark yesterday afternoon during their Exhibition of Learning!

Bridging the Gap

As part of our Bridging the Gap program Mrs. Neilly's Pre-K morning class visited Bethany Care and Miss. Kinsella's class visited the Sylvan Lake Lodge this week.  Mrs. Neilly's class really enjoyed making a daffodil craft and reading with the residents…

Kindergarten Here I Come

On May 2nd we hosted Kindergarten Here I Come for our 2017/2018 Kindergarten students and their families.  Many families attended and much fun was had!  Mrs. O'Gorman was kind enough to take pictures of our future students and staff who ran the centers…

I Am A Leader - Habit #6 Synergize

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…

Bringing Escape Rooms into Classrooms

Yesterday staff participated in Professional Development with Dave Martin, RDCRS's Math/Science Lead Teacher.  The staff were very busy breaking out of boxes when I captured these photos.  

Mrs. Holst's Class Visited the Paediatric Unit

Thank you to the Red Deer Hospital for allowing Mrs. Holst's class to tour the paediatric unit!  Highlights included putting casts on stuffies, weighing and measuring them and listening to heart beats with a stethoscope.

Firefighter Bob Visits Mrs.Holst's Class

Firefighter Bob came to visit KEA on May 2nd and taught us all about what it's like to be a firefighter.  Some students even got to try on his gear! He also talked a lot about fire safety and invited the kids to visit the station whenever they wanted.

Week at A Glance May 8 - 12

Week at A Glance May 8-12, 2017   Hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out within our hearts through the Holy Spirit. Romans 5:5     Monday, May 8-8:45 a.m.-I am a Leader Awards led by Mrs. Sopracolle’s class in Gathering…

Mental Health Awareness Week

May 1 - 4th was EOLR Mental Health Week 2017.  Mrs. Gamroth, our School Counsellor, along with the help of our other amazing staff, organized activities that focussed on the mind, body, spirit and our emotions.  On Monday students watched the Inside…

Spring Family Dance, Cake Walk and Scavenger Hunt

Litterless Lunch

The results have been tallied and Mme Frolick's class had the highest percentage of students that brought Litterless Lunch event.  Miss Kinsella's class came in second place.  Thank you to everyone who participated in this event for caring for our…

Week at A Glance May 1-5

Week at A Glance May 1-5, 2017   He must labor, performing with his own hands what is good, so that he will have something to share with one who has need. Ephesians 4:28   May 1 - 4 is EOLRS Mental Health Week 2017  Monday, May 1-Bus Driver Appreciation…

Milk and Cookie Day

This week our students participated in Milk and Cookie Day.  Each class followed a recipe and worked together to make cookies with their teachers and our parent volunteers.  Club Moo, which is a milk program that encourages children to develop the…

13 Reasons Why

The Netflix series 13 Reasons Why is trending nationally, as well as in our school community. It is generating controversy and concern amongst mental health authorities and school officials. While we are unaware of any specific incidents related to…

Pen and Ink Art

All Grade 1 and 2 classes have successful completed a Pen and Ink project in which a variety of strokes and techniques were taught and then recreated on a card with a picture of Noah’s Ark. The students’ creations were unbelievable. I hope the art…

Miss. McMillan's Class Boats and Buoyancy Field Trip

Tuesday, Miss.McMillan's class got to pilot a new field trip experience in Central Alberta. Teacher's Pet is a company which offers in-school Field Trips. Yesterday's field trip was based around Boats and Buoyancy with the focus involving.... PIRATES!…

Mr. Aimoe's Class Led Second Sunday of Easter Celebration

Thank you 2A for a job well done!  We heard so many positive comments about your singing and of course all of the readers did an excellent job as well!

First Communion Rehearsal

Our First Communion candidates took time after mass on Sunday to rehearse for their upcoming First Communion.  You could feel the excitement in the air as the students practiced slowly walking in with their partner, genuflecting, holding lit candles,…

Exhibition of Learning - Grade One English Classes

Mrs. Gates and Ms. Kinsella's classes did a wonderful job teaching our students and guests about our five senses during their Exhibition of Learning event today!

Mini Golf

Ms. Hebert shared some pics of our students playing mini golf in the gym this week.  The whole gym was transformed into a mini golf course thanks to Ms. Hebert and her parents who volunteered their time while here visiting.  The students really had…

Week at A Glance April 24 - 28

Week at A Glance April 24 - April 28, 2017   And my God will supply all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus.  Philippians 4:19     Monday, April 24-Noon-Dodgeball Intramurals-Grade One Teams 1,2,3,4 Monday, April 24-1:15 p.m.-Celebration…

Mr. Aimoe's Class Learning About Meteghan

As Mr. Aimoe's class finishes up their unit on Meteghan they learned about some of the different music the community likes to participate in. Mrs. Warrener, being an East Coaster, brought in her accordion and fiddle for the kids try out. 

Teacher Appreciation Week

A huge thank you to everyone who helped School Council make Teacher Appreciation Week a success!  Parents were very generous with their donations of food and students did a great job colouring and completing the Thank You forms that went home!  Thanks…

The Eggs Have Arrived

We are excited to announce the chicken eggs have arrived and are safely tucked away in the incubator in the library.  The mother hens are Isa hens and the fathers are Barred Rock, Rhode Island Red and Easter Egger.  It typically takes 21 days for eggs…

Hip Hop for Muscular Dystrophy

We participated in the Hip Hop for Muscular Dystrophy with DJ Sabotage and Pound It Hip Hop Instructor Rico Martinez.  Our Students had a blast learning about Hip Hop and dancing the day away!  Our school raised $698.80 for this fundraiser.  Kim…

Week at A Glance April 18 - 21

Week at A Glance April 18 - April 21, 2017   Whoever confesses that Jesus is the Son of God, God abides in him, and he in God.  John 4:15   April 14th - Good Friday - No School April 17th - Easter Monday - No School     Wednesday, April 19-Chicken…

Ukrainian Dancers

A big thank you to the Kvitka Red Deer Canadian Ukrainian Dance Club students who attended the school this week and showed our Grade Two students some of their dance moves.  We also had a brief lesson about Ukrainian Dance.  Thank you so much!

Mr. Aimoe's Class Awarded Chopped Leaf Prize

Congratulations Mr. Aimoe's class for being awarded Chopped Leaf Kid's Meals for their great library skills! 

Moving on Up March Winners

Our “Moving on Up” program is sponsored by Sylvan Lake Boston Pizza.  It encourages our students to repeatedly read their Home Reading books so they effortlessly reach their reading potential. When this occurs, they are entitled to submit their…

Move Your Mood Challenge Winners

A big thank you to all of the families who participated in the Move Your Mood Challenge this winter!  Our winners have been drawn.  The Hodges Family won two day passes to Incline, the Hewson family won a one month membership to Best Body Fitness and…

Palm Sunday Liturgy

Our Kindergarten French Immersion students did a lovely job leading the Palm Sunday Liturgy Monday afternoon!  A special thank you to Mme. Nermine for sharing the beautiful cross made from woven palms by herself and other women at her church!  It was…

Library Cards

‘Card for Kids’ We are still collecting the ‘Card for Kids’ forms for our Summer Reading Program. We have reached the three-quarters mark of returned forms which will qualify students to receive a free public library membership for June, July…

Kindergarten Easter Parades

Mrs. Holst and Mrs. Tighe's Kindergarten classes sure had fun last week going to Bethany Care and The Lodge for Easter Parades.  Each student made a special Easter hat and wore it while they all sang Spring and Easter themed songs and paraded around.…

Week at A Glance April 10 - 17

Week at A Glance April 10 - April 17, 2017   I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.  Philippians 4:13   April 10-13 Teacher Appreciation Week     Monday, April 10-Noon-Dodgeball Intramurals-Grade One Teams 1,2,3,4 Monday, April 10-1:15…

Choir Spring Showcase

Our choir held an amazing performance on Wednesday night.  Much gratitude for all who attended the Spring Showcase to support our choir!   Thanks so much Mrs. Tighe and Mme Frollick for encouraging and expanding our students' love and knowledge about…

March Scholastic Book Fair

The March Book Fair was a great success.  Below is a message of gratitude from Mrs. O'Gorman...   Parents, Thank you does not express enough gratitude for your support and generosity at our book fairs. Our spring book fair rewarded us over $3200.00…

Mrs. Tighe's Class Visited Pathways Animal Clinic

A huge thank you to Pathways Animal Clinic for teaching Mrs. Tighe's Kindergarten class about caring for animals and the duties of a veterinarian!  Our students really enjoyed themselves!

Grade Two French Immersion Pen and Ink Drawings

In the Grade 2 Social Studies program, the children have been introduced to three different people groups: the Inuit of Iqaluit, the Acadians of Meteghan, and the Ukrainians who settled in the area we now know as Saskatoon.  These people groups, amongst…

Choir Spring Concert

Our choir has worked hard all year and will be showcasing their talent at a Spring Concert on Wednesday April 5, 2017 at 6:00pm in the Gathering Area.  There will be a light snack following the concert for families to have an opportunity to socialize. …

Easter Triduum 2017

2017 Prayer Walk

Staff Team Building

During the March 10, 2017 PD day our staff participated in a very fun team building activity organized by Lynda Gamroth and Toni Lassu.  We were put into teams with staff we didn't know very well and each team created a team name, which we wrote on…

Mrs. Tighe's Kindergarten Class Visits Sobeys

Mrs. Tighe's Kindergarten class has a blast visiting Sobeys on March 22!  Sobeys provided the students with an incredible experience visiting many departments!  At the bakery students watched a baker decorate a cake.  At the meat and seafood department…

First Communion Retreats

Our First Communion students attended a very fun and informative retreat on March 19 that was facilitated by Mr. Peter van Kampen.  There were many laughs and also time for reflection as the students participated in fun activities that taught them…

Pre-Kindergarten Exhibition of Learning

Each year our classes spend work hard using the Project Based Learning (PBL) model to research, study, and investigate a topic related to the curriculum.  The students then create a project and share their hard work with the school, parents, family, and…

Week at A Glance March 27 - April 7, 2017

"Whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus."  Colossians 3:17 Friday, March 24 - NO SCHOOL - Lieu Day   March 27-31-SPRING BREAK-NO SCHOOL Monday, April 3-Noon-Extra Choir Practice-Mme. Frolick’s classroom Tuesday, April…

Mme.Glynn's Class Led Celebration

Mme. Glynn's Grade One French Immersion class did a wonderful job leading Celebration this week!  We have some great public speakers and actors in that class that did a super job teaching us all about Habit #5.  Thank you Mme. Glynn's class!

Register now for 2017-2018 school year

Are you new to Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools and wanting to register your child for the 2017-2018 school year? Grade 1-3 registration is now open.

Lost and Found

Our Lost and Found is getting quite large.  With the new season upon us we are asking parents/guardians to ensure you take some time this week to look through the items in the lost and found to claim any of your child(ren)'s items.  We will be donating…

Scholastic Book Fair

There is a Scholastic Book Fair being held in the library this week, March 22 and 23rd from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Our students have had an opportunity to browse some of the items available and will be bringing a "wish list" home.  The book fair is…

St. Patrick's Day Celebrations

I Am A Leader - Habit #5 Seek First To Understand, Then To Be Understood

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…

Ms.McMillan's Class and Nova Scotia Lobsters

Ms. McMillan's class made a social studies connection by meeting lobsters from Nova Scotia on Friday.  A huge thank you to Sylvan Lake Sobey's for enriching our student's education!

Mrs. Gates' Class Walking to Bethany Sylvan Lake

Mrs. Gates' class enjoyed the walk over to Bethany Sylvan Lake this week.  Our students are really enjoying the opportunities they've had to connect with the residents of Bethany Sylvan Lake and the Sylvan Lake Lodge. 

Rosary Recess

Two leprechauns kindly presented our Rosary Recess program with lovely rosaries.  The program teaches students how to pray the rosary.  We appreciate and say thank you to all those involved. 

Recess Fun with Mrs. Lavallee

Week at A Glance March 20-March 24, 2017

For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.  John 3:16     Sunday, March 19-1 p.m.-4 p.m.-First Communion Retreat for First Communion Students at Our Lady of…

Practicing Emergency Procedure

Please note we will be practicing one of our Emergency Procedures today, March 17, 2017 at 9:50 a.m.  

Cards for Kids

Please ensure you return the "Cards for Kids" paper form your student(s) brought home ASAP if you haven't already done so. We ask that you return the form even if you already have a library membership.  If your student needs a new form they can get…

Lenten Penitential Services

First Communion Retreats

Attention First Communion Parents The First Communion Retreat for Students will be this Sunday, March 19, 2017, at Our Lady of the Assumption Parish from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Mr. Peter Van Kampen will be facilitating the Student Retreat.  Students…

Heavy Equipment Mechanic Visits Mrs. Holts's Kindergarten Class

Mr. Holst, a heavy equipment mechanic, visited Mrs. Holst's Kindergarten class today. He talked to the kindergarten students about the types of machines he works on, including combines, oversized haul trucks and construction equipment.  He brought…

Mrs. Sopracolle's Class Led Celebration

Mrs. Sopracolle's class did a wonderful job leading Celebration today!  Thank you to Mrs. Sopracolle and all your students and of course all of those who supported the students by being their audience!

"Moving On Up" February Winners

Congratulations to our February “Moving on Up” program winners! This program, sponsored by Sylvan Lake Boston Pizza, encourages our students to repeatedly read their Home Reading books so they effortlessly reach their reading potential. When this…

Reading Nonfiction

Mrs. O'Gorman wants to share some great tips for parents/guardians about Reading Nonfiction with their child(ren).  

Move Your Mood Week 5

The Great Big Crunch

Due to there being no school tomorrow, we celebrated The Great Big Crunch day today.  The Great Big Crunch day is a day when kids across Canada learn about healthy food and celebrate the day with a simultaneous apple crunch.  Thank you to Ms. McCarthy…

Mrs. Neilly's AM Pre-K Class Awarded Chopped Leaf Coupons

Mrs. Neilly's morning Pre-Kindergarten class were our February's winners for Chopped Leaf coupons.  Everyone in the class brought their books back for their library time. Great job students and parents!

Week at A Glance March 13-March 17, 2017

Be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble. 1 Peter 3:8     Sunday, March 12-Please Remember to change your clocks one hour ahead for Daylight Savings Monday, March 13-1:15 p.m.-Celebration-2nd Week of Lent-Led by…

Irish Stew Supper 2017

Day of Confessions 2017

Mrs. Holst's W/F Kindergarten Class Led 1st Week Lent Celebration

Mrs. Holst's M/F Kindergarten Class did a great job leading Celebration this week.  Thank you for all the effort you put in to make the celebration a success!

Reading Rocks Read-A-Thon Raised $4411

The Reading Rocks Read-A-Thon resulted in our students reading (or being read to) 18,240 minutes and raising $4411 for field trips.  Way to go!!  A big thank you to all of those who participated in this fundraising event!

Cpl. Halwa Visits Mrs. Holst's Kindergarten Class

Cpl. Halwa took time out of his busy schedule to visit our Kindergarten students this week.  Students were shown the tools on Cpl. Halwa's uniform and informed about what RCMP officers do.  Our students were very excited about the colouring books,…

Week at a Glance March 6-March 10, 2017

  We know that when He appears, we will be like Him, because we will see Him just as He is. 1 John 3:2  Monday, March 6-8:45 a.m. School Council Budget Meeting RESCHEDULED for Wednesday, March 22-1:00 p.m. Monday, March 6-1:15 p.m.-Celebration-1st…

Move Your Mood Week 4

Stations of the Cross

Farewell to Mrs. Baker and Welcome to Mrs. Spotter

This week we said farewell to Mrs. Baker as she left our school community and joined École Mother Teresa.  We are so grateful for all the work Mrs. Baker did at EOLRS and of course her warm smile!  We extend many blessings to her at her new school.…

Pre-K Science Family Session

The Pre-K hosted a science themed family session this week.  At the session the families explored different materials and tried many different experiments.  The favourite experiments were making a rainbow, creating a rain cloud and of course making…

Ash Wednesday Service

A big thank you to Father Les for taking time out of his very busy schedule to ensure our students had the opportunity to participate in an Ash Wednesday Service!  We are also grateful for our choir, the readers, our Faith Coaches and all the parents…

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Breakfast

Our annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Breakfast to mark the Lenten Season was a huge success!!  This year we were so happy to serve 270 plates of pancakes and sausage.  A very big thanks goes out to Olymel, Tim Hortons and EOLRS School Council for supplying…

Ash Wednesday 2017

I am a Leader-Habit #4 Think Win Win

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…

Big Daddy Pizza Visits Kindergarten!

As part of the Kindergarten PBL study on careers in the future, Big Daddies Pizzeria owners Craig and Trish Poirier came into to the Kindergarten English Wed/Fri classes to present to students all of the things that you need to do to run your own pizzeria. …

Pink Shirt Day

Week at a Glance February 27-March 3, 2017

This is the promise which He Himself made to us: eternal life. 1 John 2:25    Monday, February 27-8:45 a.m.-Gathering & Awards-Think Win Win Habit #4 Monday, February 27-Noon-Choir Practice-Mme. Frolick’s Classroom Tuesday, February 28-Noon-Intramurals-Handball-Grade…

Mrs. Holst's Kindergarten Class Visits the Hospital

Mrs. Holst's Tuesday/Thursday Kindergarten class visited the Pediatric Unit at Red Deer Regional Hospital. Here we are with our stuffies...each one has a hospital wristband with the stuffy's weight and length printed on it, and their stuffy also got…

Move Your Mood Week #3

Sylvan Lake Lodge Buddies visit with 1GF

Mme. Glynn's class walked to the Sylvan Lake Lodge today to play Bingo with our buddies there.

2017-2018 Enrollment Intentions École Our Lady of the Rosary School

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Learning Commons Buddies Mme. Bulger, Mme. Wiart & Mme. Basta Classes

Last week, Mme. Bulger's Grade 2 class read stories with their Learning Commons Buddies from Mme. Wiart and Mme. Basta's French Kindergarten class. Afterward, they collaborated on drawings of the stories they just read.

Mechanic Candy Lackie Visits Kindergarten

Mechanic Candy Lackie visited our English  Kindergarten classes last week. She spoke to the students and answered questions about what it's like to be a mechanic and why being a mechanic is an important job!

Zentangle Drawing in Mrs. Sopracolle's Grade 2 Class

The students in 2S had a lot of fun using form, relaxed hands and their creative minds drawing these beautiful pictures!

Week at a Glance February 20-24, 2017

We are God's handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works. Ephesians 2:10  Monday, February 20 -Family Day-NO SCHOOL Tuesday, February 21-8:45-11:40 a.m.-KEB visits Red Deer Regional Hospital Tuesday, February 21-10:00-11:00 a.m.-Sylvan Lake…

KEB2 Goes to the Dentist

Learning Common Buddies

Today, Pre-Kindergarten and Miss Kinsella's Grade 1 class we had an opportunity to meet with our Learning Common Buddies. This was our first time to meet so we got to know each other while we built puzzles.

Big News!

We are excited to announce that this summer four portables will be installed at our school. Students going into Grade 3 in September 2017 will remain at our school, instead of proceeding onto our sister-school, École Mother Teresa Catholic School. Therefore,…

Mr. Aimoe's Grade 2 Class Visit Our Bethany Buddies on Valentine's Day

Mr. Aimoe's Grade two class did not go without Valentine's this year as they got to spend an hour delivering Valentine's Day cards and reading to our friends at The Bethany Care Center. We even got a lovely performance on the piano from Ava Parker. The…

Sharing Love with our Friends!

And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love. 1 Corinthians 13:13

Firefighter Al Visits Kindergarten

Firefighter Allan Zimmerman came in to the Kindergarten English classes last Friday as part of their project based learning on careers and community helpers. Firefighter Al talked to the classes about fire safety and showed them all of the tools firefighters…

Our Grade 2 Canadian Travellers!

2M and 2A came together yesterday to share all their favourite things about Iqaluit ! Each class split into pairs and made slide shows. They took turns being presenters and audience members. Now we are off to our next Canadian stop..... stay tuned !…

Move Your Mood Week #2

Week 2 Challenges:Being physically active and playing active games helps your child learn basic fundamental movement skills which Being physically active and playing active games helps your child learn basic fundamental movement skills which enhances…

Reading Rocks Read-A-Thon 2017

École Our Lady of the Rosary School Council is excited to announce the start of our new fundraiser, the Reading Rocks Read-A-Thon!!!!     The proceeds from this fundraiser will be used to pay for field trips.  A few of the tentative field trips scheduled…

The 2M Scientists Are Back!!

Miss.M's scientists are back at it today! They used their knowledge of insulation and temperature to build a device to keep an ice cube frozen for two hours!! 

100 Days of School!!

Today, we celebrated 100 days of school!

Week at a Glance February 12-17, 2017

Do not merely look out for your own personal interests, but also for the interests of others. Philippians 2:4   Sunday, February 12-5:30-6:30 p.m.-First Communion Class at Our Lady of the Assumption Parish Monday, February 13-Read-A-Thon Continues-School…

Celebration led by Mme. Glynn's Garde One French Class

Our celebration was for the 5th Sunday of Ordinary time, we discussed the topic of light and where we see light in the world (sun, candles, lamps), the symbolism of light and how Jesus wants us to be the light and show His goodness and kindness to the…

RCMP Constable Smith Visits Kindergarten

Our Kindergarten classes enjoy a visit with one of our Red Deer RCMP members Constable Smith. We made police hats and sang police songs to him. We were able to hold his handcuffs, see his bullets for his gun, see his baton and it stretched out like…

Week at a Glance February 6-10, 2017

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, February 6-1:15 p.m.-Celebration 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time…

1GF and PREK PM Class Learning Commons Buddies

Pre-K afternoon class and Mme. Frolick's Grade 1 French class met in the Learning Commons this week and we worked on making puzzles together with our buddies.

It's Groundhog Day!

Mrs. Neilly's Pre-Kindergarten classes have been busy making their predictions on whether the groundhog sees his shadow today or not!

Move Your Mood Challenge Week 1

Our Week 1 of the challenge is off to a great start!

I am a Leader Habit #3 Put First Things First

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…

Spotlight Auditions

Talented students are needed to perform for sponsors and the general public at the Red Deer Regional Catholic Education Foundation's Spotlight event on March 16, 2017. We are looking for current students who excel in the following areas, but not limited…

Book Character Day

Week at a Glance January 30-February 3, 2017

      He brought forth the Word of truth, so that we would be a kind of first fruits among His creatures. James 1:18           Monday, January 30-8:45 a.m.-I am a Leader Awards Habit #3 Monday, January 30-Noon-Intramurals-Floor Hockey-Grade 1…

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…

Welcome Back Mrs. Shannon, Farewell Mrs. Smith

This week we said good-bye to Mrs. Smith who has been our Educational Assistant in Kindergarten English since September and welcomed back Mrs. Shannon to our school community! We wish Mrs. Smith all God's blessings as she leaves École Our Lady of the…

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,…

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…