ÉPK Connection

Défi Accepté / Challenge Accepted

Le 7 au 11 mai, 2018

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Cette Semaine à ÉPK

  • Faith in Action (8:53am) Everyone is welcome to join us in the gym to start the week.


  • ÉPK ATB Bank - Last chance to deposit money at our bank this year. Open at lunch in the library.



  • Wear Blue for Catholic Education Day
  • Grades 1 & 3 - Environment Club (at lunch recess)
  • Mme Alisa's Kindergarten Mother's Day Tea

  • Mme Monique & Mme Lisa's Kindergarten Mother's Day Tea



  • Mother's Day

Lundi (le 14 mai)

  • Faith in Action (8:53am in the gym)

Faith, French, Family!

La Foi, Le Français, La Famille!

School Council Corner

Next School Council Meeting:
  • Tuesday, May 22nd at 7:00pm. Meet ÉPK's Principal for the 2018-2019 school year! Attend the Annual General Meeting and participate in an awesome gardening and landscaping workshop with our very own Dora Berry
Club MooCall for Volunteers
  • Can you help lighten our load? Check out the parent's section of our website for more information.

Chromebook Program - Year 3

Technology Program

With the successful implementation of the One to One technology program, EICS is excited to enter into year 3 of the initiative.

  • Existing lease participants will have the option to buy-out their existing Chromebook at a nominal fee. All the information on this is within Powerschool, including steps on how to pay online. This will be open until May 31, 2018.
  • For new participants, the option to purchase (or lease to own) a Chromebook will be offered by Staples and not through the school board.
  • Because of the positive feedback we’ve received from you about the service and support provided by Staples, we continue to recommend them to our parent community.
  • Here is a link to their most recent offer, which now includes payment options.
  • We will continue to maintain a small inventory of Chromebooks at the school in the event that the student forgets to bring or charge their own device.
  • Any further questions, please contact your school administration.

Can you help in the library?

Mme Heather is looking for volunteers to help shelve books in the library. If you have a couple of minutes to spare, please come visit the library and ask where to start.

Champions de la Santé (Health Champions)

Help your child win points for their house! Any time they celebrate their birthday and bring in a healthy or non-food treat to share, they will receive 10 points for their house!

Nutrition AP (Administrative Procedure)

Frequently asked questions & answers

Keeping After School Pick-Up Safe and Efficient

Our drop off and pick up "Drive Thru" consistently receives rave reviews for its efficiency and safety. Please help us keep it that way. As spring has sprung, finally!, we remind students to keep their eyes open for their parents when they pull up and we are asking for your help. Should your child not be ready when you pull up, you will be asked to loop around or park and come and get your child. Thank you for having conversations with your child about their responsibilities to keep this procedure safe by not playing tag (running around), and by watching when new vehicles pull up so they can head to their cars. As an incentive, when children do this well, they will receive jetons for their houses! Thank you for your help to keep this procedure safe and efficient.

Come and Play! PreKindergarten and Kindergarten Evening and Play!

Spread the news and bring the kids! We are excited to host a Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Information Evening filled with fun activities for children and parents to play together. This evening is designed for families newly registered at ÉPK or families who are thinking about giving their child the advantage and benefits of a Catholic French Immersion education.

Our open house will be held May 15 at École Père Kenneth Kearns Catholic School (8 Sandpiper Drive) from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. Our amazing and welcoming French Immersion staff will be on hand to answer all of your questions and inspire much enthusiasm for your child's excellent education.

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As a close-knit community, we know many children, parents and community members are dealing with trauma, directly or indirectly related to the recent Humboldt Broncos tragedy. It is during these times that connections and support become increasingly important. While everyone reacts to and deals with traumatic events differently, please know Strathcona County’s professional support services are available for anyone who needs to talk.

No appointment is needed, and this is a “pay what you can afford” service (starting at $0). Services are available at various times, Monday through Friday. Visit www.strathcona.ca/counselling or call 780-464-4044 for more information. Attached is a poster sharing these services, for your use.

Please consider sharing this information with your network as a reminder of the community resources available to residents during this difficult time.


Family and Community Services

Upcoming Events

12 mai

14 mai

  • Faith in Action (8:53am in the gym)

15 mai

  • Grade 4 field trip to Camp Francophone (all day)
  • Grades 2 & 4 Environment Club (at lunch recess)
  • Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten information evening (6pm)

16 mai

  • Grade 4 field trip to Camp Francophone (all day)
  • Hot dog lunch for K-3 students

17 mai

  • Hot dog lunch for grade 4 students

18 mai

  • No School (Staff professional development day)

21 mai

  • No School (Victoria Day)

22 mai

  • Faith in Action (8:50am in the gym)
  • Grade 1 & 3 Environment Club (at lunch recess)
  • School Council Meeting (7pm in the library) Come and meet the principal for next year & landscaping workshop.

23 mai

  • Mounted Rider Program visit (a RCMP Mounted Constable will be coming to visit)
  • Mayor's Run/Walk - Grade 4 field trip

25 mai

  • Bottle Drive - Drop off your empty bottles this morning
  • Grade 4 field trip to BenCalf Robe School
  • Volunteer Appreciation 9:00-10:30am in the library at ÉPK for all those who have volunteered once, twice or many times at ÉPK.

28 mai

  • Faith in Action (8:50am in the gym)
29 mai
  • Grade 2 & 4 Environment Club (at lunch recess)

31 mai

  • Peer partners at lunch