Virtually Together @ OLA

Learning & Faith - March 22, 2020

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"This Little Light Of Mine"
March 17, 2020 message
Thank you for your patience, grace, forgiveness, celebration, laughter, assistance, communication, partnership and joy as we embark on this new journey with you, and our first steps into our new normal. Thank you for your mercy with the path's bumps and clumsy steps. We are joyfully stepping into vulnerability with open hearts, welcoming Christ to be our guide. Thank you for walking this journey with us to continue helping your child learn and grow.

Thursday March 26 is....

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Let's make Thursday, before Spring Break begins, our OLA PJ Day! Wear your PJs, take pictures to share with your OLA friends and post them on OLA's facebook page,

GSuite for Education

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Every EICS students has access to GSuite which includes Google Classroom. To learn more and help support your child in using google classroom, please click here. All classes from grades 1-4 are and will be using Google Classroom for online learning.

Fairytale Beginnings PreSchool @ OLA

As shared in last week's newsletter, we are delighted to share that we are beginning a beautiful partnership with a local independent organization who will offer a Play Based, Faith Centered PreSchool at OLA. Below is contact and registration information:

A Fairytale Beginning Preschool is very excited to be moving forward with a collaboration with Our Lady of the Angels School. Starting this fall we will be offering 4 day a week programs (am or pm option) for 4 year olds. Registration for these will begin on Wednesday March18th, at 8:45am and will be on a first come first serve basis. For more information or to receive a registration package please contact our office at 780-912-1167 or

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

EICS Calendar Approved for 2020 - 2021

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