Virtually Together @ OLA

Learning & Faith - May 17, 2020

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Where in Canada is Mme Gravelle this week?

We are continuing our Cross-Canada tour! Watch the above video and find out!

Email us your guesses at ola@eics.ab.ca or share them on Facebook @OLASchoolFtSask! Families with correct guesses will be announced next week!

#IBelieveInCatholicEducation

Catholic Education Week - United in Prayer

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#EICSCatholic #IBelieveInCatholicEducation

Grace Newsletter

Special Catholic Education Week Edition

ABC of Catholic Education

What Pope Francis Has to Say

ACSTA Fact Sheet 2020

Alberta Catholic School Trustees' Association

Grace Contest Winners

Congratulatios Mateo from 1Oi!
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Registration at OLA for 2020-2021 is still OPEN!

Know of a family in the community ready for Kindergarten? Please invite them to come play, learn, and grow with us!

To register for Kindergarten in the 2020-2021 school year, your child must be five years old on or before December 31, 2020. Please visit our school website for more information about programming at Our Lady of the Angels Catholic School, and registration guidance.

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The Rosary with Fr. Kris

As May is the month we celebrate Mary and the Rosary, we are grateful to Father Kris for helping us understand the power of these prayers. :-)


For Catholic Education week, send us pictures of you praying the Rosary, as we are United in Prayer.

Our Lady of the Angels Parish

Did you know? Our Lady of the Angels Parish is open each day from 8:30 am - 8:00 pm for parishioners to come and spend time in prayer and reflection. We ask everyone coming into the church to please sanitize their hands first.


The church office is open Monday—Friday from 8:30 am-noon.

Alberta Bishops Plan for Reinstatement of Public Masses

From the Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton:

In preparation for the lifting of some restrictions on gatherings in public places in Alberta, the Catholic Bishops of Alberta are working to develop a plan for the eventual reinstatement of public celebrations of the Mass. The Bishops have established a task force under the direction of Archbishop Richard Smith of Edmonton and Bishop William McGrattan of Calgary. The mandate of this task force is to discern when and how this gradual reinstatement will be initiated.


Their consideration will continue to be informed by the advice of Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health and the provincial government’s staged COVID-19 recovery plan.


“We are acutely aware of our parishioners’ fervent desire to return to the Eucharist, and we share their concern,” said Archbishop Smith. “Our careful discernment now will ensure that when the time comes, we will be ready to begin inviting the faithful back to the churches they miss so much. We are extremely grateful to all those who have made great sacrifices in the common effort to protect our brothers and sisters by preventing the spread of COVID-19.”

Grandin Media: Catholic teachers find challenge and change in online learning

Growing Brains & Sharing Smiles

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Virtual Learning & Connecting

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This week's focus...

Learning and Connecting

Events & Connects will be updated daily.


May 19 - 22: Catholic Education Week & Outdoor Art Theme Week


Share with us why Catholic Education is important to you!

Thank you for emailing ola@eics.ab.ca


Monday, May 18

  • Happy Birthday Jesse in 3/4V!
  • Victoria Day - NO SCHOOL


Tuesday, May 19

  • Happy Birthday Adelaide in 3/4!
  • Catholic Education: Spotlight on our STUDENTS
  • OLA Teacher Google Meet @ 9:00am
  • Pre-K AM Google Meet @ 9:00am
  • 4E Google Meet @ 10:00am
  • 3K Google Meet @ 10:00am
  • 1/2KS Google Meet & Sing-a-long @ 10:00am
  • 2C Google Meet @ 11:00am
  • M/W Kinder Google Meet @ 11:00am
  • 3/4V Google Meet @ 11:30am
  • OLA Staff Team Connect Google Meet @ 1:00pm
  • Pre-K AM Google Meet @ 2:00pm
  • OLA Student Support Team Google Meet @ 3:00pm


Wednesday, May 20

  • Catholic Education: Spotlight on our STAFF
  • Educational Assistant Google Meet Check In @ 9:00am
  • Teachers Google Meet 9:00am
  • 4E Google Meet @ 10:00am
  • 3K Google Meet @ 10:00am
  • 1/2KS Google Meet @ 10:00am
  • 3/4V Google Meet @ 11:30am
  • 1Oi Google Meet @ 2:30pm


Thursday, May 21

  • Happy Birthday Amberley in 1Oi!
  • World Catholic Education Day - Wear Blue to Show you Support Catholic Ed!
  • OLA Teacher Google Meet 9:00am
  • 4E Google Meet @ 10:00am
  • 3K Google Meet @ 10:00am
  • 1/2KS Google Meet @ 10:00am
  • 2C Google Meet @ 11:00am
  • M/W Kinder Google Meet @ 11:00am
  • 3/4V Google Meet @ 11:30am
  • SLS Faith Team Virtual Meeting & Recording @ 11:30am
  • OLA Staff Team Connect Google Meet @ 1:00pm
  • T/Th Pre-K/Kinder Google Meet @ 2:00pm
  • 1Oi Google Meet @ 2:30pm
  • World Catholic Education Pub Night @ 7:30pm


Friday, May 15

  • Happy Birthday Violet in 1/2KS!
  • Catholic Education: Spotlight on our CLERGY & TRUSTEES
  • OLA Teacher Google Meet 9:00am
  • 4E Screen Free Friday
  • 1/2KS Google Meet @ 10:00am
  • T/Th Pre-K/Kinder Google Meet @ 10:30am
  • 2C Google Meet @ 11:00am
  • 3/4V Screen Free Friday


Tuesday May 26 @ 7pm

  • OLA School Council Meeting Google Meet - Mark your calendar and please join us! Google Meet Link and details will be shared next week.


Wednesday, May 27

  • Mother Mary Mass with OLA School & St. John XXIII Facebook Live @ 10:00am


Please share your photos with our OLA Family, we miss you!

Mrs. Lukie's Music Lab

The Chicken Coop, Lunchtime Playlists and more...stay connected with Mrs. Lukie!

Mrs. Lukie has prepared so many goodies for you! From Lunch Time Playlists you can listen with your family, to Sing-A-longs, Snap, Lap and Rap, Skips and Dip, and the awaited chicken eggs so we can watch them hatch and grow!! Check it out!


Stay connected with Mrs. Lukie and so much more!


Check out Mrs. Lukie's Music Lab website!

OLA May MakerSpace Challenge!

Mrs. Merrick has put together an awesome MakerSpace Challenge for students . . . can't wait to see what our students create. Game ON!
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Mental Health and Wellness Resources

Your EICS Wellness Team has created a huge array of resources and links that may be helpful during this challenging time. Please follow the link below to find assistance in any of the following areas:

Mark Your Calendars!

OLA School Council Meeting

Tuesday May, 26 @ 7pm


Please join us for our second Google Meet School Council meeting at 7pm on Tuesday May 26. Thank you to all the families who joined us in April for a very successful meeting! We look forward to another! We will be discussing transitioning students to next year's classes, celebrating our grade 4s, school re-entry, budgets and much much more. We look forward to your participation and contributions!


Google meet links will be shared next week along with further details about how to Google Meet. :-)

Math4Kids

Great page for parents and teachers to explore unique and engaging ways to learn math skills at home!

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