Principal Update

September 4- October 8

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Thanksgiving Celebration

Today we came together as a Faith community and celebrated all of the many blessings that God has bestowed upon us.

The Grade 1A and 1B classes lead the celebration today. As part of our schoolwide social justice project this month, our community received $550 from the families at JPI for families in need. We thank you for your generosity!

We wish all of you a safe and happy Thanksgiving full of all of God's love.

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This week our students engaged in many activities that celebrate the gift of reading and literature. We had some remote visitors read to us! The Edmonton Public Library did a remote presentation for all the students. As well, on Friday, MLA Christina Grey read to both Grade 6 classes!

Senora Figueroa and Mr. Wawkrykowicz planned a fun filled week with virtual guest readers, book trivia, door decorating and ending up with dressing up as your favorite book character.

Below are some photos that capture the fun!


Hello parents & guardians! Did you know you no longer have to wait for a report card to find out how your child is learning at school? Find out how to track your child' progress by watching this video. To learn more about assessment and reporting in Edmonton Catholic Schools, please visit the ECSD website. If you have questions specific to your child's learning and progress, please contact your child's teacher.

We at John Paul I acknowledge and continue to learn....

We continue to learn and grow in our understanding so that we see reconciliation. Our students and staff continue on this journey by dedicating time to build a stronger understanding through stories. As well, we pray for a nation that represents the values of Indigenous Peoples and provides truth, justice, peace, unity and equity for all.

As we honoured Truth and Reconciliation Week, we know that our learning must continue throughout the days, weeks and months ahead. Our staff and students show their commitment to continue learning this week.

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School Fees and Bus Pass Fees

All fees can be paid online through PowerSchool or in the office. We thank you for your support with this.

Assessment and Reporting

In Edmonton Catholic Schools, we report to parents and students on an ongoing basis. Gone are the days when parents and students would have to wait for a report card to come out just three times a year. We use a gradebook program that integrates with PowerSchool, called PowerTeacher Pro, into which teachers input assessment information as it happens. Parents and students are encouraged to check PowerSchool “Grades and Attendance” regularly to keep up to-date on student progress. If your child is on an individualized program plan, please check the IPP for updates regarding student progress.

Please click on the image above for more information on assessment and reporting.

For Parents | Tracking Your Child's Learning [UPDATED VERSION]

Parent Guide to Google Classroom

For more detailed information on how to access Google Classroom, please click on the image below.

Parent Guide to Microsoft Teams

Please click on the image below for more details.

Healthy Hunger

We want to thank Heather and Amy our hot lunch coordinators and all of the parents who donate their time and energy for our children!

Here is some information on our Hot Lunch Program:

  1. Orders MUST be placed and paid online a week prior to the hot lunch through Healthy Hunger website. After this time, there are no cancellations or refunds. (No cash refunds available in the office)
    1. If your child is absent, you can make arrangements to pick-up or give the order to another student. If we do not hear from you, your child’s lunch will be kept in the fridge until the next time they are at school.
    2. If a field trip is booked, we will always do our best to inform you and give you the opportunity to cancel and get a refund but we do not guarantee that we will be able to accommodate.
    3. If you cancel your order one week in advance, you will receive a credit through Healthy Hunger.
  2. Below is the link on how to sign your child up for Hot Lunch Program. Please make sure to select your child's correct classroom.

Please note that if you registered your child in the previous years, you will still have to register again through this link.

Thank you!

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Parish News

First Reconciliation & First Holy Eucharist

Fall Session 2021

The Catholic Parish of Corpus Christi

2707 34 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta T6T 1P5

Phone: 780.466.7576 Fax: 587.754.1670


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Requirements for Registration

1. Registration for First Reconciliation & First Holy Eucharist form

2. PIPA Registration and Participation Form – Appendix 907B

3. Participation Consent Form and Release – Appendix 907C

The first 3 requirements are available at the parish office,
or online at

4. a copy of your child’s Baptismal certificate

5. $20 for each sacramental preparation book & materials ($40 for both)

6. a copy of your child’s First Reconciliation certificate (if received)

¬ Ensure your email address is clearly written on the registration form.

¬ Once you have all the requirements, meet with Sister Delia at the parish office to finalize your child’s registration.

Preparing for Lessons

Your child will receive the following workbook(s):

· Reconciliation/Confession: My Booklet about God’s Love and Forgiveness

· First Holy Eucharist/Communion: My Booklet about the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist

Ensure your child has completed the readings and activities in the workbooks before attending each lesson, so your child is able to participate and answer questions.

Escuela John Paul I School Council...

On Wednesday, we held our first Parent Council Meeting. Despite the restrictions, we were able to meet on Teams and we had 26 parents join us remotely!

All parents are welcome to join our meetings and the link is always shared out to our parent community via SWIFT messaging.

This year we welcome a new Parent Council Chair, Fayaz Kaba who son is in Grade 1!

Please look for information on our next meeting, held on November 3 at 6:00 PM. Please use this link to join us.

Upcoming Dates

October 10

Place your Orders for Healthy Hunger by midnight

October 11

  • Thanksgiving Day No School today

October 13

Jersey Day - wear your favorite jersey to school - it's the Season Opener for the Edmonton Oilers

October 15

  • Healthy Hunger Hot Lunch - Edo
  • Pope John Paul I Student Faith Day

October 18

  • Staff Faith Formation Day - No School for Students