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April Elementary Awards

Mrs. Belcher's Grade 3 Class

As part of the Grade 3 Social Studies curriculum, students learn about children in India, Peru, Tunisia and the Ukraine.  After celebrating Easter, an important Festival in the Ukraine, Mrs. Belcher's Grade 3 class made paska (Easter Bread) and pierogies…

Its all about Gears, Wheels and Axels in Grade 4 French!

Grade 4 French: hands on learning by discovery all about gears wheels and axels. 

Week at a Glance April 24-28, 2017

    And my God will supply all your needs according to His riches in glory to Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:19     Monday, April 24-Day 6 Hot Lunch-McDonald’s Period 4 GEAR 12:00-1:00 p.m. Grade 7 Badminton Tuesday, April 25-Day 1 9:00 a.m. Elementary…

Building Switches and Rice Krispie Nests in Mrs. Johannesson's Grade 5 class!

Mrs. Johannesson's class has been building switches in Science class this week. They were also busy in the kitchen making Rice Krispie Easter nests for Easter.

Central Alberta Refugee Effort Visits EMTS

On Thursday, Mr. Ribeiro invited the Central Alberta Refugee Effort to visit our school to speak to our Grade 4 and 5 students.  Within Religion, the students learn about welcoming all those around us and we focused on this welcoming attitude while…

Winners of the Move Your Mood Challenge 2017!!

Congratulations to the winners for École Mother Teresa Catholic School Move Your Mood Family Challenge. Prizes are now available to pick up in the office! 1st Baker Family (True & Nash Baker) 2nd Detharet-Crooks Family (Nicolas Crooks) 3rd (tie) Shannon-Venardos…

Scavenger Hunting in Miss Cardinal's Grade 4 Class!

Today, Miss Cardinal's Grade 4 class kicked off their New Science unit on Light and Shadows.  They searched for sources of light throughout the school and then had a discussion about luminescent and natural sources of light.

Hip Hop For Muscular Dystrophy

DJ Sabatoge & DJ Rico were teaching hip hop moves this afternoon to our elementary students to raise awareness for Muscular Dystrophy.

Holy Thursday Celebration

Our school community gathered to celebrate together on Holy Thursday. Twelve students had their feet washed to reenact Jesus' actions during the Last Supper.

Easter Egg Decorating!

Band Camp 2017

Band students spent 2 days at Camp Caroline perfecting their craft!  Professional musicians were on hand to hone students skills and sound quality.  St. Margurite (Innisfail) and Holy Trinity (Olds) joined us.  When asked what the best thing about…

Week at a Glance April 16-21, 2017

Jesus said: I am the resurrection. Anyone who believes in me, even though that person dies, will live, and whoever lives and believes in me will never die… -John 11:25-26 Sunday, April 16 Easter Sunday!  He is risen! Monday, April 17 Easter Monday…

Lake Louise Ski Trip 2017

On Thursday, April 6, grade 6-9 Ski Club students capped off their ski and snowboard season with our annual Lake Louise day trip. All students had a great time on this warm, spring skiing day! 

Ukranian Day in Mme. Tamalyn's Grade 3 French Class

Thank you Kathy Yaremchuk, Baba and Guido, for the amazing, delicious Ukrainian centers!  Our Grade 3 Immersion class made perogies, cabbage rolls, Ukrainian Easter Eggs and Easter bread as part of their SS PBL and even had Ukranian guest dancers perform…

Flower Fundraiser Order Form

Easter Triduum

Good Friday Prayer Walk

Data Collection in Miss Cardinal's Grade 4 Class

Today, in Miss Cardinal's class, the students worked with teacher and tech coach, Mrs. Griffin. Mrs. Griffin taught the students how to use Google Classroom to display the data they collected in a class survey. The students also used Google Sheets and…

EMTS is on Instagram!

Week at a Glance April 9-14, 2017

Blessing We are all great rivers flowing to their end. Swirling inside us is the silt of ages and creatures and lands and rain that has fallen for millions of years. All this makes us cloudy with mud, unable to see God. As we struggle for clarity and…


HOJA has entertained and energized over 900,000 students across Canada with their music, humor, and audience participation, demonstrating the amazing sounds that can be made using just the human voice. These young singers take a lot of pride in using…

Positive Mental Health & Wellness Fair

Our Elementary students learned to take care of their mental health through Yoga & Mindfulness, Exercise, Nutrition,  Praise & Worship, and Art at our Positive Mental Health & Wellness Fair. Wellness committee at École Mother Teresa School would like…

Guest Presenter in Grade 3 on Testing, Building, and Design

Nat Kanaplianik presented to the Grade 3 Students about Testing, Building, and Design. Using the idea of a crane and how it worked students used the information she gave them to build their own cranes. Groups then tested their structure to see whose…

Basketball Pep Rally

Today, we celebrated our Girls and Boys Basketball teams after an amazing season. The players from both our Junior and Senior teams ran in being recognized by their school for all their hard work. We followed this up with our annual Senior Teams (Girls…

M. Corbière's Grade 5 Class Exploring as First Nations People

The students from M. Corbière's Grade 5 class were imagining to be First Nations Peoples exploring the lands. There were bags hidden in the treeline. As each group found a bag they were able to discover different items in the bag. Inside the bags were…

École Mother Teresa School Enrollment Intentions 2017-2018


Special Guest in Grade 3 today!

Ed Kusmirski from the Alberta Science Network delivered a hands-on, experiment-based presentation about Sound and Hearing to each of the Grade 3 classrooms today.  

Week at a Glance April 3-7, 2017

When we honestly ask ourselves which persons in our lives mean the most to us, we often find that is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand.  Henri…

Elementary Awards for March

EMTS Foyer Renovation!!

Beauty and the Beast Jr.

École Mother Teresa School was proud to present Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr. for four amazing (and packed!) shows on March 14th and 15th.  The classic tale was brought to life by the grade 8/9 Performance Theatre option class, led by directors…

M. Corbiere's Grade 5 French Immersion's Science Class

In Grade 5 French Immersion the students are working through the electricity unit in Science. They are moving around the school in small groups to test various objects to see whether they are conductors or insulators.

Co2 Exploratory with Mr. Reinhart

Mr. Reinhart's Co2 cars exploratory:Students are racing their Co2 cars in the friendly battle of air and aerodynamic racing! More racing to come after spring​​ break.

Fab Five in Four

Last week in Gr. 4 French Immersion, the students effectively used the 5 reciprocal teaching reading comprehension strategies in a collaborative group.  Teachers circulated to provide support and were very proud of their ability to manage their learning…

Register now for 2017-2018 school year

Are you new to Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools and wanting to register your child for the 2017-2018 school year? Grade 4-9 registration is now open.

Middle School Madness

On Friday, March 17th, 2017, middles school students who raised a minimum of $5 had the chance to participate in an afternoon of fun activities. Students had the option to go to different sessions. Some of their choices were skills competition in the…

Expert in Travel-Jordana Simms-Visits Grade 3 Today!

Local expert, Jordana Simms, an Expedia travel agent, spoke to the Grade 3's about how to plan a great trip. Our Grade 3 students are researching about and planning "trips" to Peru, Ukraine, India and Tunisia in April. Her presentation deepened the students'…

Week at a Glance March 20-24, 2017

There are two ways of exerting one’s strength. One is pushing down, the other is pulling up.   Booker T. Washington Sunday, March 19 1:00-4:00 First Communion Retreat at Our Lady of the Assumption 1:15-3:15 Parent Retreat at Our Lady of the Rosary…

Lenten Penitential Services

Grace 6 Field Trip

Our Grade 6 classes visited the Alberta Legislature and the TELUS World of Science yesterday on their field trip to Edmonton.

This week's PLAY Leaders

Crazy Hair and Hat Day!

Juhwan Jeong International Student

This morning Dr. Paul Stewart, International Program Coordinator, presented a welcome letter from the Education Minister to Juhwan Jeong. Juhwan is a grade 4 student from South Korea studying at École Mother Teresa Catholic School for the 2016-17 school…

First Communion Retreat

First Communion Retreat will be on Sunday, March 19 from 1 to 4 pm at Our Lady of the Assumption Parish.Candidates will be drop off at the Church and retreat will start at 1:00 pm. Mr. Peter Van Kampen will be running the children's retreat.Parents…

Everest: To Climb or Not to Climb

Everest: To Climb or Not to Climb... that is the question that Miss Cardinal's Grade 4 class will be exploring in their new PBL. Younger people are climbing Everest now and in the last year, an 11 year old was denied his request to climb with the local…


All are welcome to attend Spotlight on March 16. This event will showcase student talent and passion. Come tour the newly built St. Joseph High School, watch live student entertainment and see art displays beginning at 7:00 p.m. on March 16. Tickets…

Jesse Manibusan Presentation

Jesse Manibusan is a composer, singer/songwriter, storyteller, humorist, catechist, evangelizer and encourager. Working with any and every age group, Jesse has that knack to build instant rapport, connect to his audience, and create life-giving memories…

Indy 500 Race Day in Miss Cardinal's Class!

Taking what they learned about friction, wheels and rollers in their recent Science unit, the students in Miss Cardinal's class built devices that would move.  Through design, planning, modifying, evaluation, and discussion students were ready for the…

Week at a Glance March 13-17, 2017

Whatever Happens Whatever happens, those who have learned to love one another have made their way to the lasting world and will not leave, whatever happens. Wendell Berry   Week-at-a-Glance March 13-17, 2017 Monday, March 13- Day 2 Hot Lunch-Taco Time…

Explatory Term 3 B Courses


Exploratory Term 3 A Courses


Live Differently Presentation

The Live Different Presentation “Fix The Focus - Choosing Empathy First” aims to inspire students to adopt a lifestyle of empathy and compassion for others, introducing them to empathic skills that they can continue to practice and develop. Try…

Photon Torpedoes & Absolute Zeros Attend the Red Deer Science Olympics

Congratulations to the Photon Torpedoes for a great showing at the Red Deer Science Olympics.  This team consisted of Hailey Nixon, Rylee Resendes, AJ Wannop and Rachael Stauffer.  Special Congratulations to the Absolute Zeros made up of Sydney Nixon,…

Exploratory Term 3 A & B Options for Courses

    Exploratory A Options Exploratory B Options

Irish Stew Supper

Beauty & the Beast-Musical Theatre Performance

Miss Cardinal's Class had an Engineer Visit!

The students in Miss Cardinal's Grade 4 class, recently had an engineer visit them as part of the Central Alberta Science Network's programs to have scientists visit classrooms.  Ted Haist, who is an Engineer with Finning, came to talk to the students…

STOMPIN' the music room photos!

STOMPIN' the music room photos! Grade 4 students are putting the finishing touches on their very own creative STOMP routines. Miss Klassen is so proud of the results!

Cree Grass Dance

Ryan Leclerc's Cree Grass Dance, here are a few and a video from Sacred Space on Friday.​

Leo qui fait des liens

Leo visited the elementary French Immersion classes to help students learn to make connections from text to text, self and the world when reading.

Building Machines in Grade 4 French!

Grade 4 immersion kids getting creative working on building their own simple machine. Each group was given the same materials and it's up to them to plan and create any simple machine that can do a task of their choice. 

Week at a Glance March 6-11, 2017

We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ​​​​​​​ignore the small daily differences we can make ​​​​​​​which, over time, ​​​​​​​add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee.…

Alberta Health Services Message

Message about Mumps from AHS. Please read.    AHS - English  AHS - French

Week at a Glance February 27-March 3, 2017

     This is the promise which He Himself made to us: eternal life. 1 John 2:25 Rooted, Nourished and Growing - S'ancrer, se nourrir et s'épanouir       Monday, February 27 Hot Lunch - Wok Box Senior Boys BB  Playoffs-Innisfail 4:00-6:30 p.m.…

Hold and Secure

Hello Families, We are a safe and caring community, and in collaboration with Ecole Fox Run School and the Sylvan Lake RCMP, our school was placed in a hold and secure protocol today between 2:50-2:55 pm. This protocol was directed by the Sylvan Lake…

Big News!

This summer four portables will be installed at École Our Lady of the Rosary School. Students going into Grade 3 in September 2017 will remain at École Our Lady of the Rosary School, instead of proceeding onto our school.Therefore, École Our Lady…

Shrove Tuesday Volunteers


In our Classrooms

The grade 4 Students in Miss Cardinal's class have been working with Jolene Williams, Speech-Language Pathologist with Alberta Health Services. She has spent 6 classes with the students working on visualizing and verbalizing, as a strategy to deepen…

Beauty and the Beast Jr.

Beauty and the Beast Jr.

Literacy Day - January 27, 2017

Spotlight Auditions

Talented students are needed to perform for sponsors and the general public at the Red Deer Regional Catholic Education Foundation's Spotlight event on March 16, 2017. We are looking for current students who excel in the following areas, but not limited…

Alberta Education Survey - Rescheduled date - Please read

January 26, 2017 Dear parents,  Due to many families not yet receiving their access codes for the annual Alberta Education Survey, which was mailed out earlier this week, we have decided to postpone our Survey Information Parent Session, originally…

Parent Survey - Please Read

Parent Survey

Internet Concerns - Please Read

January 20, 2017   Dear Parents/Guardians: We are appreciative to Chinook’s Edge School Division for sharing their letter reminding families of the potential security risks when children use the internet. We are blessed to have a strong partnership…

Move Your Mood Family Challenge

Move Your Mood Family Challenge - Info Document

ÉOLRS/ÉMTS Family Movie Night

Renée qui résume

Renée qui résume visits 4-1 this morning!

Lost and Found

Please have a look at the lost and found items below. Your child might be missing a hoodie, a lunch kit, toque, hat, mitts, prescription glasses....  


1st Annual Christmas Sock Exchange

Several teachers drew names for a Fun Sock Exchange!

First Reconciliation Sacrament

Congratulations to our students who received the Sacrament of First Reconciliation this past Sunday. May the Lord bless you as you continue to seek Him, May you always know the peace of Jesus, the light of His love and the joy of His life within you.…

Archbishop Smith's Christmas Message!

Please take a look at Archbishop Smith's Christmas message for us all! Archbishop Smith's Christmas Message

Middle School Math Parent Night- tomorrow night!

Calling all middle school parents! Beat the cold and enjoy learning some strategies to assist your children with their math! Mr. Dave Martin will be joining us tomorrow from 6-7 pm, for an entertaining and educational evening! Join us!…

Middle School Math Parent Night!

JOIN US!  EMTS is hosting a math parent night for middle school families this Thursday, December 8. Together we can make every child math wizards!    

Exploratory Sign-Up!

Welcome!  You will choose your A and B Exploratory courses for term 2 right here.   To choose your A exploratory course click here.   To choose your B exploratory course click here. 

Term 2 Exploratory Classes

You can check your choices for Term 2 exploratory classes here.  Check back at this very same location during period 4 tomorrow, Tuesday, November 29 to choose!      EMTS Exploratory Courses 2016-17

No Secrets Presentation

Great article from the Sylvan Lake News!

Literacy Night

Join us on Wednesday, November 30th from 6-7pm in the Learning Commons to learn ways to promote good literacy skills at home.   Literacy Night

Parent Math Night

Mark your calendars! For all our wonderful Middle School families-EMTS will be hosting a Parent Math Night, featuring the talented master teacher David Martin! It will be held on Thursday, December 8 ,from 6-7 in our Learning Commons. It's a great step…

Positive Parenting

You are your child's strongest role model and greatest influence! Attend an information session about Positive Parenting on November 15 from 6:30-8:30pm @ St. Francis of Assisi Middle School. Positive Parenting

Chris Padgett tomorrow afternoon!

Our grade 8 and 9 students have been invited to a very special event, happening tomorrow afternoon, September 21,  at St. Mary’s Parish in Red Deer.   Mr. Chris Padgett, a dynamic speaker, musician and top-notch entertainer, will be sharing his…

Grades 6 and 9 Provincial Achievement Test (PATs)

Quick Facts for Parents/Guardians

Register for the 2016-2017 School Year

Register now for the 2016-2017 school year! To see the school boundary map, click here. Click on the link below to download the forms needed to register: Grade 3-9 Once you have completed filling in the forms, please bring the documentation to our…

Your Children's Safety

Dear Parents, We found a helpful website to teach children to be safe without making them scared and we wanted to share this important information with you. Please review the document. We are met as a staff this morning to implement extra supervision…

School Council

School Council Meeting on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 @ 7pm. All are welcome to attend School Council Meetings at École Mother Teresa School. This event will take place in the Conference Room.

"Guidelines for Best Practices"

Dear Parents, To help address some of the questions and concerns regarding the "Guidelines for Best Practices: Creating Learning Environments that Respect Diverse Sexual Orientations, Gender Identities and Gender Expressions" set in place by Alberta…

Provincial School Measles Immunity Reminder

Please click the link to the Provincial School Measles Immunity Reminder document, for information on keeping us all measles-free.    


GEAR- Wheels are turning!

And it begins!  Middle school students must sign up for their first GEAR session selection.  The selection link is on the top of this webpage, it will open at 12:30 tomorrow, and will remain open until 8:30 Monday morning.  Our first GEAR session…

Kodak Moment

Hold and Secure

September 22, 2015 Dear Parent/Guardian: Today at 11:40 a.m. the RCMP directed school administration to issue a Hold and Secure protocol. Over lunchtime we were issued by the RCMP to lift the Hold and Secure protocol, allowing students to go home for…

Transportation Changes for the 2015-2016 School Year

In response to the budget constraints for the 2015-2016 school year, the transportation department is making some changes to their current practices. A summary of the changes are provided below: Fees: A new fee has been approved by the Board of Trustees…