What's Heating Up at Holy Spirit

Welcome Back

The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of His hands." - Psalm 19:1-

Important Information

We are excited to welcome students back next week! For your child's first day please send their labelled school supplies, labelled filled water bottle, and mask*. The government has provided each child with 2 masks. We will send one of them home with your child on the first day and keep the second in the event it’s needed. The school has be provided will sufficient hand sanitizer but you may want to send your child with their own. Your child will meet their teacher outside the school at 8:35 am on their staggered entry day. Each grade has a designated entrance/exit in the school. If you are picking up your child you can meet your child at their assigned door or at a meeting point of your choice.

*Masks are required for grade 4 students & strongly encouraged for Kindergarten to grade 3.

Tuesday, September 1

  • Staggered entry Last name: A-D
  • Kindergarten orientation - staggered entry as per summer mail out letter instructions

Wednesday, September 2

  • EARLY DISMISSAL - 2:10 p.m.
  • Staggered entry Last name: E-K
  • Kindergarten orientation - staggered entry as per summer mail out letter instructions

Thursday, September 3

  • Staggered entry Last name: L-Q
  • Kindergarten orientation - staggered entry as per summer mail out letter instructions

Friday, September 4

  • Staggered entry Last name: R-Z
  • Kindergarten orientation - staggered entry as per summer mail out letter instructions
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School Re-Entry Information

Please see the EICS website for re-entry information at https://www.eics.ab.ca/coronavirus-information-in-eics The parent handbook can be found here. We recommend that you print a copy of the Alberta Health Services screening tool below to use every morning.
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Wellness Corner

My name is Miss Danielle Bussiere in case we haven't met before, I am the Family Wellness Worker for Madonna and Holy Spirit Catholic Schools. I am here to provide support regarding social and emotional well-being, which during a year like this one, we know is incredibly important! Please contact me at danielle.bussiere@eics.ab.ca or call the school for anything you might need during this time. Please note that Elk Island Catholic Schools has also created a one-stop page of Alberta Health Services, Government aid, and community resources that may assist you and your family during this unprecedented time. https://www.eics.ab.ca/coronavirus-information-in-eics/parent-resources. Welcome back! We missed you, and can't wait to see your kiddos.
Ms. Bussiere reads Ruby Finds a Worry

Weekly Communication

In order to streamline communication Holy Spirit will be sending out a weekly newsletter with important information, upcoming activities and school events. Please look for these in your email every Sunday afternoon.

Medical Forms

Medical Packages are available on your PowerSchool Account. Please login to your account, select Student Engage Student Forms, then your child with medical needs. After selecting your child look for Medical Status Update / Request for Medical Treatment on the right side of the screen to complete the forms. Please complete these forms by September 11th. These forms need to be filled out annually. Without these forms we cannot administer any medications.
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Daily Time Schedule

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2020-2021 School Calendar

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Attendance Reporting Procedures

Your child’s safety is of paramount importance to us - If your child is absence for any reason, please use the safe arrival website, Safe arrival mobile APP, call

1-877-246-9970 or leave a message on our voice mail. Attendance Reporting Procedures

Picture Day

Bring your smiles it is picture day! There will be no class pictures at this time. We may look at doing them in the spring.

Picture Day - Individual student photos

- Monday , September 14, 2020

Picture Day - Tue/Thur Kindergarten and missing students

- Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Transportation Information

Please note that parents of students using EICS transportation need to create an account with BusPlanner This website will give you information on all bus cancellations and route changes. Please make sure you download the app.

Bus passes will be handed out the first week of school by the home room teachers. We ask parents to write down the routes on their child's bus pass.

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OLPH Parish News

OLPH Bulletin

Sacrament Preparation Information

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Upcoming Events

  • September 7 - No School - Labour Day
  • September 8 - First day back for whole school
  • September 14 - Picture Day - Whole school
  • September 15 - Picture Day - T-T Kindergarten and missed students

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