Virtually Together @ OLA

Learning & Faith - April 5, 2020

Love. First, Last & Always!

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What is Palm Sunday?

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Celebrating Holy Week at Home

Thank you to our OLA Parish and our Archdiocese, resources have been prepared so that you can celebrate Holy Week at home, deepen your understanding of the importance of this week, and develop a stronger connection with Christ our Saviour. Please click here for the link to resources to help you observe and celebrate Holy Week.

Celebrating Holy Week with your Faith Community

Thank you to Father Kris and Father Daniel, and the OLA Parish team for making it possible to live stream the following masses. Please tune in and we look forward to meeting you there!
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This week's focus...

Holy Week, Connecting, Literacy & Numeracy

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Planting Bean Seeds with Mrs. Lukie

Here is how to plant your bean seeds. With such a small container, you might need to water it lightly only every second day.

Seeds of Love Success!

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Spring Break - What Did You Do?!

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Mme Gravelle

Enjoying outdoor fun in the sun and snow on sleds!

Mrs. Latreille

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A Few More PJ Pics!

Learning and Connecting

Events & Connects will be updated daily.


Monday, April 6
  • 4E Google Meet @ 10:00am
  • 3K Google Meet @ 10:00am
  • 2C Google Meet @ 11:00am
  • OLA Staff Connect @ 1:00pm
  • 1Oi Google Meet @ 2:30pm
  • 2C Google Meet @ 2:30 pm


Tuesday, April 7

  • PreKindergarten Google Meet @ 9:00am
  • 4E Google Meet @ 10:00am
  • 3K Google Meet @ 10:00am
  • 1/2KS Google Meet @ 10:00am
  • OLA Staff Connect @ 1:00pm


Wednesday, April 8

  • OLA School Spirit Theme: Crazy Socks: Autism Awareness Month - Send us pictures of YOUR crazy socks at ola@eics.ab.ca or on our OLA Facebook Page
  • Educational Assistant Weekly Check In @ 9:00am
  • 4E Google Meet @ 10:00am
  • 3K Google Meet @ 10:00am
  • 1/2KS Google Meet @ 10:00am
  • 2C Google Meet @ 11:00am
  • Secretary Conference Call @ 11:00am
  • OLA Staff Connect @ 1:00pm
  • 1Oi Google Meet @ 2:30pm


Thursday, April 9

  • 4E Google Meet @ 10:00am
  • 3K Google Meet @ 10:00am
  • 1/2KS Google Meet @ 10:00am
  • 2C Google Meet @ 11:00am
  • OLA Staff Connect @ 1:00pm
  • 1Oi Google Meet @ 2:30pm
  • Holy Thursday 7:00pm Mass


Friday, April 10


Saturday, April 11


Sunday, April 12

April is Autism Awareness Month

Animated Explanation of Autism

Excellent listening for parents . . .

DYI Science Experiments -- Science at Home!

Thanks to Telus World of Science, you can do science at home! Try some of these and post your learning on OLA's Facebook Page!


Click here for the Telus World of Science At Home Page!

Help for Parents

Being the voice of calm for our children is key to helping them successfully navigate all the information around them. Below are a few links to help you talk with your child, and best practices to help keep them calm while navigating the facts.


Click here for a simple video for children about what a coronavirus is and how to stop the spread. Please ensure you talk with your child after the video to answer any questions.


Click here for 5 tips on how to help children deal with disturbing news, and ways you can help minimize the emotional impacts. Please consider limiting children's access to news and media. Developmentally they are not yet able to decipher what is fact and what is fiction and it becomes very overwhelming.


Consider these tips from Common Sense Media


COVID19HOPE

text COVID19HOPE to 393939 - a free service providing 3 months of daily Cognitive Behavioural Therapy text messages written by mental health therapists
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LearnAlberta's Online Reference Centre

Alberta Education, via the LearnAlberta website, has resources available for Alberta students. Please check out their Online Reference Centre.

"Jesus experienced total abandonment in a situation he had never before experienced in order to be one with us in everything. He did it for me, for you, to say to us: “Do not be afraid, you are not alone. I experienced all your desolation in order to be ever close to you”."

Pope Francis

Twitter, April 5, 2020

EICS Calendar Approved for 2020 - 2021

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