March 28, 2021
Mark Your Calendars
Friday, March 26 - Tuesday, April 6 - Spring Break (no school for Staff & students)
Friday, April 2 - Good Friday (no school)
Sunday, April 4 - Easter Sunday
Monday, April 5 - Easter Monday (no school)
Tuesday, April 6 - Back to School
Wednesday, April 7 - Early Dismissal - Community Clean Up
Friday, April 9 - Easter Mass 1:00 olph.ca
Basketball Skills Development Schedule
- Every Tuesday, March 16 to April 27, 2:45 - 4:00 Grade 5-6 Tuesday Group and 7-8 Boys
- Every Thursday, March 18 to April 29 2:45 - 4:00 Grade 5-6 Thursday Group and 7-8 Girls
There will no Raiders Weekly for the week of April 4, 2021
This is a very special week. On Thursday we celebrate the day that Jesus ate the Last Supper with His Apostles. This was the first Mass, when He gave His Body and Blood to them in what still looked like bread and wine. He also made them priests by giving them the power to turn bread and wine into His Body and Blood to offer them to the Father.
On Good Friday we remember the suffering and death of Our Lord. He was beaten and made fun of, and had to carry the heavy cross. He was nailed to the cross, where He hung for hours before He gave up His life to God for us.
On Holy Saturday we remember the day that Mary and the apostles and Jesus’ other friends were very sad and upset by what had happened. Their best friend and leader had just been killed.
Break the Rules Day Fundraiser
WAY TO GO RAIDERS !!
This Week at Holy Redeemer
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN
Below is a link for frequently asked questions for Kindergarten and all other registrations. We offer Kindergarten classes full days on Tues/Thurs, alternating Fridays ONLY. Please note, if your child is already attending our school, there is no need to register for the coming school year as they automatically roll over in the summer.
If you have any questions about the upcoming school year. please call the school at 780-922-4522.
OUR VIRTUAL HOLY REDEEMER BOOK FAIR IS ON NOW!!
And there is still Time to Shop!
It’s here! Our school’s Scholastic Virtual Book Fair is on now, and there is one more day to shop!!! Our very own shopping site will be open from MARCH 22nd - 29th.
Experience the joy of a Book Fair online by joining us at our Virtual Family Event! Make your favourite snacks, and come together as a family to view the fun, exciting and inspiring titles by clicking this link
Shipping will be free for orders over $35 before taxes, and items will be shipped to their homes.
Share this link with Grandparents and friends, too! Extended family can participate in the
Virtual Book Fair from the comfort of home.
Remember, all purchases benefit our school and earn Rewards that can be redeemed for books and Education Resources for our school’s classrooms and library.
Congratulations to Ben Boorse who won the Guess How Many contest!!
There were 638 candies in the jar.
Liza Chizhova and Westen Fontaine were runners up
Great job everyone!!
Holy Redeemer Parent Advisory Council (PAC)
Virtual meeting dates are:
Tuesday, April 20 , 2021 at 6:30 pm
Tuesday, May 18 , 2021 at 6:30 pm
Please use the following Google Meet link for all of our meetings this school year:
Nutrition Program Menu for April 2021
Working Parents Benefits Information
Choose Joy !
Elk Island Catholic Schools is invited to help bring joy to vulnerable women at Lurana Shelter as they take the first steps in building a violence-free life.
In just a couple of short months, Lurana Shelter will join Catholic Social Services' (CSS) portfolio of Sign of Hope funded programs, marking a critical shift in CSS' capacity to help women in crisis. We're thrilled to invite our partners at Elk Island Catholic Schools to be among the first to support Lurana as a Sign of Hope program!
Lurana is a 21-day crisis shelter operating 32 beds for women and children escaping domestic violence. By donating to your school's team, staff, students, and family of EICS are helping provide food, shelter, and security to women and children as they rebuild after violence.
We encourage staff, students and families to make a donation.
Here is the link for the fundraiser page:
Alberta Health Services - COVID Guidelines
Alberta Health Services has updated their Daily Checklist and stay at home requirements when your child falls ill. Please refer to these documents for daily screening or should your child become ill, particular to the highlighted areas.
We recommend you print off the above list to use daily before your child leaves for school.
PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE DIRECTLY WITH ABSENCES AND INDICATE THE REASON FOR THE ABSENCE IF LEAVING A MESSAGE. THANK YOU
Message from Paul Corrigan - Assistant Superintendent
On April 7th, live at 3 p.m, EICS will be hosting an online event kicking off the new direction of our ongoing partnership with Catholic Social Services supporting vulnerable women and children.
Check out this video for an explanation of the event and a reminder of our Lenten call.
Elk Island Catholic Schools
"Let your religion be less of a theory and more of a love affair."
-G. K Chesterton