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EMTS WAAG August 30-31, 2018

God, let them see You in me! Dieu, laisse-les Te voir en moi!   August 22-August 28, 2018 School Office Open from 8:15-4:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 29-No School Office Closed 12:00-4:00 p.m. for Staff Opening Mass Thursday, August 30-Day 1 First Day…

Farewell Mr. Choi

It was such a blessing to work at École mother Teresa this school year. I have learned a lot from wonderful staff members and admin this year. Als,o it was an amazing experience to teach and coach all EMTS students. I hope more students participate…

Grade 4 Math PBL Finale

The Grade 4 English classes were eager to showcase their learning with their classmates, guests and Mayor Sean McIntyre.  The students worked on a Math PBL to learn about 2D shapes, 3D objects and measurement.  They worked in team to design, construct…

Information for Grade 9 Students Attending NDHS for Grade 10

NEW Student Letter for Grade 10

Project Based Learning in Mrs. McMullen's & M. Corbiere's Grade 5 Classes

Grade 5 students have been working hard for over a month on their First Nations PBL presentation. Today 5-1 and 5-4 presented to members of the school community and family members were invited as well. The presentations were a huge success! Us teachers…

EMTS WAAG June 25-29, 2018

You shall do what is right and good in the sight of the Lord. Deuteronomy 6:18   Monday, June 25 -Day 5 Hot Lunch-Sobey’s Grade 6 & 9 Science PAT Science Final Exam   Tuesday, June 26-Day 6 Grade 6 & 9 Math PAT Math Final Exam   Wednesday, June…

Elementary Sports Day!

Math PBL Kickoff

The grade 4s kicked off their Math PBL with a visit from the regional manager of Melcor, Mr. Greg Broks. He taught the students about what goes into planning, designing and building neighbourhoods. The students used this knowledge to then go and plan…

EMTS Staff Farewell

Project Based Learning in Mrs. Hick's Grade 4 Class

Students in grade 4-2 are learning what it takes to develop a town or a city, through a PBL Math project. Students had to plan and develop quarter sections with roads, green spaces and infrastructure. We will have our Exhibition of Learning tomorrow…

Wetlands Walk

On Monday, June 18, Grade 5 students explored a wetland ecosystem. The goal was to examine wetland animals, insects, and plants. Using nets and buckets, students were able to have a close-up view of various insects found in the pond. Afterwards, they…

EMTS WAAG June 18-22, 2018

And what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, to love kindness and to walk humbly with your God. Micah 6:8   Monday, June 18 -Day 6 Hot Lunch-Taco Time   Tuesday, June 19-Day 1 11:15-13:00 pm-Staff Farewell Celebration   Wednesday, June…

Welcome, Mr. Shane Chisholm, as Our New Principal!

Greetings parents and students of Ecole Mother Teresa School. My name is Shane Chisholm I have been most recently appointed Principal of Ecole Mother Teresa. A bit about myself. I am from Antigonish, Nova Scotia and my wife Leigh is from Canning, Nova…

Elementary Retreat at OLVC

Middle School Year End Awards

Middle School Term 3 & Year End Awards

Final Sacred Space

Final Sacred Space activity was for each child in grade 4 and 5 to complete a leaf for the "Fruits of the Spirit" tree to share 1 way they used the fruits of the spirit this year in or out of school.  Miss. King, Mr. Gaudet, Mr. Reinhart and Miss Klassen…

Year End Elementary Awards

Celebrating the achievements of our Elementary Students today through our year-end awards celebration!

Mrs. Reynold's Class has a Book Club!

The past couple of weeks Mrs. Reynold's 4-4 Class was doing a book club. Every day when we have Language Arts they get in their groups and to read and discuss the book.   By: Jake MacLeod

EMTS WAAG June 11-15, 2018

Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. Deuteronomy 6:5   Monday, June 11 -Day 1 Hot Lunch-Wok Box   Tuesday, June 12-Day 2 8:00am-6:30pm-Grade 9 Year End Field Trip   Wednesday, June 13-Day 3…

Au revoir Mme. Smith, tu me manquera!

It is with bittersweet emotion that I share with the families of École Mother Teresa School that I will no longer be the principal here next year. I have been incredibly blessed to serve the students, staff, and parents as the leader of this amazing…

Mrs. McGaw's 5-2 Social Project

We are full into our PBL (project based learning) with an FNMI focus. Looking forward to seeing how they showcase all their learning! 

Mrs. McGaw's 5-2 Class Book Club

We are loving learning cooperatively while studying non-fiction articles! We all have leader roles, goals to meet and are reading too! 

EMTS WAAG June 4-8, 2018

The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. 1 Thessalonians 5:28   Monday, June 4 -Day 2 Hot Lunch-Subway Grade 8/9 Track and Field   Tuesday, June 5-Day 3 Grade 7 track and Field   Wednesday, June 6-Day 4 Grade 8/9 Track and Field Rainout Date…

Elementary Awards for May

Today, we celebrated the Elementary students who in the month of May received awards in Faith, Physical Education, Music, Spanish, Growth Mindset and School Spirit.

Tristan Cormier is the BOSS of his hearing loss!

May has been Speech and Hearing Month!!  Grade 4-3 had an amazing presenter, their very only Tristan Cormier, who explained how he has become the "Boss of his Hearing Loss".   

We are jumping off beams & flipping off bars in gym this month!!

Mrs. McMullen's class is enjoying the gym equipment today that is on tour at our school this month!

Light & Shadows in Mrs. Reynolds 4-4 Class by guest blogger, Jake MacLeod

Today, in 4-4, we made an aluminium foil figurines, put them in the sun and drew their shadow. All of us thought it was a fun activity! Jake MacLeod

Makerspace has arrived at EMTS!

Makerspaces provide hands-on, creative ways to encourage students to design, experiment, build and invent as they deeply engage in science, engineering and tinkering. A makerspace is not solely a science lab, woodshop, computer lab or art room, but it…

Learning about First Nations Culture in Mrs. Myette's Class

Students have begun research for their collaborative PBL project on the First Nations. Each group found clues to a different tribe. Now they must learn all they can about that tribe and present what they know in a fun way. 

We are Growing Vegetables in 4-2 with Miss Klassen!

We have radishes!  4-2 Science (Klassen) has been growing radishes.  We started them in a CD cover with a wet paper towel.  They had started to sprout within 24 hours.  After 5 days, we looked at them and saw a very good growth of the actual plant…

Learning New Technology with our Buddies

Mrs. McMullen's 5-4 Class has begun learning about short stories. We used the expertise of Mrs. Maynard and her 7-3 class to teach us how to use the new-to-us technology called Story Bird. Over two different days, they helped us learn the program and…

Elementary Assembly May 25, 2018

Today, our Grade 4 & 5 students shared their gifts with our school. Thank you to all the parents and grandparents who attended and supported these talented students.

Sharing Your Gift!

Jayden McLeod in grade 5 came to Mrs. Hick’s class, 4-2 to share his gift: the skill of origami. Students learned how to make a cross with a square piece of paper. Thank you, Jayden! 

EMTS WAAG May 28-June 1, 2018

The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control Galatians 5:22   Monday, May 28 -Day 3 Hot Lunch-Sobey’s 7:45 am-4:30 pm-Grade 7 Fieldtrip SIffleur Falls   Tuesday, May 29 -Day…

Triple HS rocks out at Mother Teresa School! 

Triple HS is a Rock Band option group from Hunting Hills High school in Red Deer.  They brought 20 students to entertain us with songs from the 70's, 80's and current pop songs.  This 1 hour performance ending with a standing ovation during the final…

Todd Nivens Career Presentation to Grade 4 & 5's

On Thursday Todd Nivens visited the grade 4 and 5 students as part of our line up of guest speakers talking about careers.He spoke to the students about the many roles he has taken on and how he has learned many new skills throughout the jobs he’s…

EMTS WAAG May 21-25, 2018

In everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:18   Monday, May 21 -No School Victoria Day   Tuesday, May 22 -Day 5   Wednesday,  May 23 -Day 6   Thursday,  May 24 - Day 1 10:30-11:30 am- Hunting…

Plastercraft Sculpture Art Class

This years art exploratory, the students have been creating plaster craft sculptures.  Some students are casting their hands and others are creating inanimate objects.  The results have been amazing!

Grade 5 Go Girls and Go Boys!

Light & Shadows in 4-3

The students in 4-3 are learning about Light and Shadows in Science right now.   This week, they traced their shadows in order to observe the movement of the sun and how it affects the size, shape and location of shadows.  Four observations were done…

Mrs. Reynold's Class Gets Help from their Grade 7 Buddies on Storyboarding!

Brandon Kohlert-Auger reports that today in Mrs. Reynold's 4-4 class they are working on a storyboard. They made their own stories and poems with support from their Grade 7-2 buddies.  

Help EMTS Start an Aquaculture Club!

EMTS WAAG May 14-18

Cast all your anxiety on Him because He cares for you. 1 Peter 5:7   Monday, May 14 -Day 1 Hot Lunch- Boston Pizza 5:30-7:00 pm-ABA Band Festival Grade 6 Band   Tuesday, May 15 -Day 2 7:30 am-4:30 pm-Grade 8 Field Trip to Drumheller 9:00-12:00 pm-…

The NED Show arrived at EMTS today!!

Today we had the NED show perform to all grade 4, 5 and 6 classes. It really inspired our students to never give up, encourage others and to always do your best. The NED Show was free because we're hosting a Pay-It-Forward sale. Students will have…

Check out what Mrs. Hick's Grade 4-2 class has been doing this week!!

Students in grade 4-2 have put their creativity to work, creating crafts as they crochet.  All grade 4’s in Spanish class created “Alebrijes” to celebrate learning about the traditions of the Mexican culture. We found out in the process that Madame…

Grade 5 Rosary Mass at St. Mary's in Red Deer

Grade 5 had the honour of being gifted a blessed Rosary at Mass on Tuesday. After travelling to Red Deer to St. Mary's parish, we prayed the ROSARY led by other students. Father Les presided over the lovely mass and we were pleased to have local Knights…

2018 Leaders of Tomorrow Awards Night

The following students were recognized at the community "Leaders Of Tomorrow" evening for their contributions to the community, our school or church.  Jensen Nielsen, Jacobi Wannop, Izzy Prete, Connor Cunningham, Kyan Martin, Sebastian Reinhart, Pheobe…

Grade 5's Kick-Off Their Project Based Learning with an FMNI Day on Friday!!

The Grade 5 students had a wonderful and enriching cultural experience on Friday. The FNMI (First Nations, Metis, Inuit) team came and led us in four unique sessions. We learned about Indigenous games and created a craft based on a traditional folktale we…

God Bless You, Jayden, on Your First Holy Communion

Jayden Moore received his First Eucharist on May 6th, 2018 and Our Lady of the Assumption Parish. May you always know the peace of Jesus, the light of His love, and the joy of His life within you.

EMTS WAAG May 7-11, 2018

Whatever is born of God overcomes the world; and this is the victory that has overcome the world-our faith. 1 John 5:4 Parents, we are part way through Term 3 and this is a great time to check in on how your student is doing Middle School use the PowerSchool…

Grade 8 Badminton Tourney at EMTS

Welcome Guest Blogger Brandon Kohlert-Auger from Mrs. Reynold's Class

As part of our PBL on Everest, we made prayer flags. They are to promote peace, compassion, strength and wisdom. By: Brandon Kohlert-Auger

Grade 6 Badminton Finals at St. Joseph High School

Students in Mrs. Myette's Class presented their Significant Events that Shaped Canada timelines.

Creating our own priceless masterpieces in Mrs. McGaw's 5-2 class!

Artist study: Vincent Van Gogh and oil pastels techniques. 

Catholic Women's League and EMTS Grade 5 Students Make Rosaries for the Less Fortunate

Sylvan Lake's Catholic Women's League have been partnering with EMTS for many years to make rosaries to then share with those unfortunate. Over the years the rosaries are sent many places: orphanages, prisons, churches in persecuted areas etc. Our…

Elementary Awards for the month of April!

Today, we celebrated the Elementary students who in the month of April received awards in Faith, Physical Education, Music, Spanish, Growth Mindset and School Spirit.

Welcome Mrs. Lynda Gamroth

Thank-you for the warm welcome to the Ecole Mother Teresa School community. I am excited to start my new adventure as one of your school counsellors in the Fall, working alongside Mr. Reinhart. I have taught for Red Deer Catholic Schools for twelve years;…

Bonjour Mme. Amanda Bulger

I'm absolutely ecstatic to be joining the staff of EMTS next year.  This is my 5th year with Red Deer Catholic.  I am currently teaching grade 2 French Immersion and have been in that role my whole time with Red Deer Catholic. I can't tell you how…

EMTS WAAG April 30-May 4, 2018

  Monday, April 30 -Day 3 Hot Lunch- Sobey’s 9:00-10:00 am- Elementary Awards  Tuesday, May 1 -Day 4 4:00-8:30 pm- Grade 6 Badminton Finals @STJHS Wednesday,  May 2 -Day 5 Hats on for Mental Health 3:30-5:00 pm-Grade 7 Badminton Practice 3:30-5:00…

Summiting Everest with Phil Bota!

Today, our staff and students were very honoured to have Phil Bota visit us once again.  Phil summitted Mount Everest in 2011, at the age of 22!  He told us about his training, his preparation, and his motivation for the climb.  He also shared his…

St. Hilda Catholic School Band Tour Performs at EMTS

A group of band and choir students from St. Hilda Catholic Junior High travelled from Edmonton to Sylvan Lake as part of their school tour.  Under the direction of their teacher, Brandise Fehr, they entertained our grade 4, 5 and 6-8 band students…

Family Groups

5-4 has been researching members of the Famous Five and creating presentations. We were able to meet with our buddies in our 8-2 Family Group to perfect our presentations. Our buddies helped us with things such as spelling, grammar, punctuation, and…

So long Mr. Koopmans....

It is with a heavy heart that I announce I will be departing the Ecole Mother Teresa School at the end of this school year. Mother Teresa has been a huge blessing as I began my education journey as a student teacher at Mother Teresa 5 years ago. Since…

Grade 5 Spanish Class with Mrs. Hick

For the last month, students in all grade 5 Spanish classes have been learning about the traditions that surround the Day of the Dead or "Dia de Los Muertos".  Students conducted research, created posters and Slide presentations. Today, April 25,…

Good-Bye Mrs. Weaver....

I helped open the doors of EMTS in 2000 wearing a hard hat and all. My youngest daughter was baptized in the chapel at this school in 2002 and I have been teaching middle school and some elementary as well as counselling at EMTS since I began here. My…

It's Admin Assistant Appreciation Day!

Today is a special day, we are blessed beyond measure to have the opportunity to celebrate two amazing staff members. Leigh and Corinne who are called upon each and every day to wear many hats; nurse, psychologist, greeter, lunch lady, cheerleader, keeper…

pH Testing in Mrs. McMullen's Grade 5-4 Class

Today, 5-4 experimented with acids and bases! We used pH paper to test ten different substances and classify them as acids or bases. Based on the colour of our results, we plotted them on the pH scale. We double tested our results with both blue and…

Farewell M. Corbiere

It is with a touch of sadness and a heavy heart that I will be leaving the community of École Mother Teresa School at the end of this school year. I have been extremely blessed and very privileged to have taught grade 5 French Immersion for the past…

Guest Blog Post Collaboration from 4-4 Katie & Jayden!

Today 4-4 in Science class were wondering does light travel in a straight line? We have index cards that have a hole in it and we are going to shine a light through the holes and see if it will travel in a straight line. By: Katie Muir Photo Credits:…

Easter Celebration (4th Sunday of Easter) led by 4-3 and 7-3

7-3 and 4-3 led the celebration today for the Fourth Sunday of Easter.  We were blessed to have Father Tom join us and share his wisdom and humour with us.  The students shared their talents and gifts and made the celebration a wonderful, reverent…

EMTS WAAG April 23-27, 2018

And this commandment we have from Him, that the one who loves God should love his brother also. 1 John 4:21 Monday, April 23 -Day 4 Hot Lunch- Wok Box   Tuesday, April 24 -Day 5 9-10:30 am-  4-1 Exhibition of Learning Regions of Alberta   Wednesday,…

Storyboarding with Norma Jean

We had a guest author, Norma Jean, who visited our students and worked on Storyboarding with our Grade 4 - 6 students.  Her energy and passion for writing was a joy to listen to!  The students enjoyed her visit very much!


Whenever we are able to, we love opening up all 3 of the gyms!  Yesterday, students in Grade 4 and Grade 6 joined together for a massive badminton tournament.  This gave the Grade 6s an opportunity to teach the Grade 4 students more about badminton…

Stations of the Cross in Grade 4 English

Before Easter, the Grade 4 students in 4-2, 4-3, and 4-4 worked through the Stations of the Cross together. They learned about Holy Week and the events of Jesus’ life leading up to and including Easter.

Badminton Teams Compete at Hunting Hills

Badminton Team Photos from the Wildrose Tournament at Hunting Hills Congrats to Peyton and Shelby who took gold and Morgan and Seth who won silver.

Band Camp Rocks!

Band Camp 2018 was a blast!  82 students from 3 schools (MTS, St. Marguerite's (Innisfail) and Holy Trinity (Olds)) joined together on April 10th and 11th at Camp Caroline for another year of making wonderful music.  We were joined by 6 professional…

EMTS Parent WAAG April 16-20, 2018

I can do all things through Him who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13 Monday, April 16 -Day 5 Hot Lunch- Subway   Tuesday, April 17 -Day 6 3:30-5:00 pm-Grade 7 Badminton Tryouts 3:30-5:00 pm-Grade 8 Badminton Tryouts   Wednesday,  April 18 -Day 1 8:40-11:55…

Discovery Day at SJHS for Grade 9

Grade 9 English students engaged in a Discovery Day at SJHS on Wed. April 11, 2018. Students selected various CTS courses to explore and enjoyed interacting with high school students who assisted with the teaching. Courses included art, fabrication,…

Our 4-1 French Fairy Godmother and Her Princess Assistant

La fée des adjectifs and La princesse qui décrit visited 4-1 and engaged the students in an interactive lesson to learn about French adjectives.  The students not only learned a lot, they took risks in becoming a part of the presentation!

Mr. Choi's Math 8

In Mr.Choi's Math 8 class, the students demonstrated an understanding of Cartesian coordinate system with designing image on x and y plane. The students design various image related to their interests and created beautiful Arts piece. It helped them…

EMTS WAAG April 9-13, 2018

Walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called. Ephesians 4:1   Monday, April 9 -Day 6 Hot Lunch- Taco Time Tuesday, April 10 -Day 1 6:30am-Band Camp Leaves for Camp Caroline Wednesday,  April 11 -Day 2 12:00pm-3:00pm- Grade…

Science & Relgion in Mrs. Reynold's Class by Patric Sanderson

Religion-In preparation for Easter Mrs. Reynold's 4-4 Class made wreaths. In Science, we made cars for vehicles that move unit. Our final race was today!! By. Patric Sanderson

Holy Week Celebrated in Mme. Tamalyn's Class

The Grade 4 French class used Bible passages to put the events of The Passion and Easter in order.   Some chose to work alone while others worked independently. Everyone gained a deeper understanding and appreciation of this most Holy week of our Christian…

Middle School Term 2 Awards

Elementary March Awards

Mme. Tamalyn's Class Learn to Work Together!

The Grade 4 French class learned that working together and outside was the best way to understand how our shadows change throughout the day.  Mlle Haley's lesson plan was super engaging and tons of fun!  The students could not believe the change in…

Miss Cardinal's 4-3 Class & Miss Land's 7-3 Class Participate in Their Family Group Today!

Our Family Group with 4-3 and 7-3, joined together to share in fellowship and talk about how they share their light with the world.The family groups are a wonderful opportunity for the younger students to get to know older students and for the older…

The Stations of the Cross in Mrs. Myette's Class

The Stations of the Cross are also known as “Way of Sorrows” or simply “The Way”. It reminds us of the Passion of Jesus.  In grade 5-3 as we read each station, we picturize Jesus and his agony in our minds. As we meditate on each station…

Miss Klassen's 4-2 Social Studies Class is Learning about our First Nations Culture

Miss Klassen's grade 4-2 Social Studies class is learning about our First Nations culture in Alberta.  Today, we learned that the Indigenous People had a great deal of respect for everything they used to help them live.  When they hunted, they would…

Edsby - Parent Portal Information & Simple Steps

We have gone live on Edsby! If you have set up your PowerSchool you should be receiving an email from Red Deer Catholic Regional School Division. Please check your junk/trash folders if the email is not in your inbox.   Edsby - Parent Portal Information…

EMTS WAAG March 26-30, 2018

Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to do it. Proverbs 3:27 Monday, March 26 -Day 2 Hot Lunch-Sobey’s   Tuesday, March 27-Day 3 6:00am- Lake Louise Trip   Wednesday, March 28 -Day 4 9:00am-Grade 9 Mock Interviews…

École Mother Teresa School Enrollment Intentions 2018-2019

École Mother Teresa School Enrollment Intentions 2018-2019   Wow - another amazing year is flying by and SPRING is in the air! As we start to make plans for the 2018-2019 school year please take a few minutes to complete the form below for your students…

Family Groups!!!

8-2 and 5-4 are paired as Family groups. We have been learning about Matthew 5:14-16  “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead, they put it on its…

"Little Mermaid Jr."

Foods 8/9 with Mme. Boyd Finish Term 2 with a Masterchef Challenge!

Basketball Pep Rally

EMTS WAAG March 19-23

Whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus. Colossians 3:17 Monday, March 19 -Day 4 Hot Lunch-Tim Horton’s Term 3 begins Festival du Livre & Scholastic Book Fair in LLC Tuesday, March 20-Day 5 Festival du Livre & Scholastic…

Welcome Guest Blogger Patric Sanderson Reporting on their Tipi Study

The grade 4-4 class is learning about Indigenous Canadians in Social Studies. We made tipi's with symbols and tortillas. By: Patric Sanderson 4-4

March Madness

The students in Miss Cardinal's class are taking advantage of March Madness happening right now, to learn about statistics and probability! Today, the students and Miss Cardinal looked over the teams who made it to the "show".  We looked over wins and…

Wampum Belts

Bound on strings, wampum beads were used to create intricate patterns on belts. These belts are used as a guide to narrate Haudenosaunee history, traditions and laws. Wampum served as a person’s credentials or a certificate of authority. It was…

STOMP in Grade 4 Music with Miss Klassen

Another successful STOMP year in grade 4 music.  We definitely made a joyful noise!  Students worked hard to create songs using a variety of challenging rhythm patterns as well as trying to create a different sound from different "instruments"!  They…

Bucket Drumming in Grade 5 with Miss Klassen

Bucket Drumming for grade 5 music is a "HIT"!  Students enjoyed learning proper sticking techniques and challenging rhythm patterns.  We began our unit as 1 larger group and created a song that all were able to play.  Then, with our newly acquired…

EMTS WAAG March 12-16, 2018

Be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble. 1 Peter 3:8   Monday, March 12 -Day 5 Hot Lunch-Boston Pizza 12:00 pm- Cast Photos for The Little Mermaid Jr. Tuesday, March 13-Day 6 March 13: Grade 7 Stations of the Cross…

Join us "Under the Sea" for Our Production of The Little Mermaid

Journey "under the sea" with Ariel and her aquatic friends in Disney's The Little Mermaid JR., adapted from Disney's Broadway production and the motion picture (featuring the enormously popular Academy Award-winning music and delightfully charming book…

Exploratory Term 3 A & B

EMTS Term 3 Exploratory A    EMTS Term 3 Exploratory B

Grade 7 & 8 Students Attend the Science Olympics!!

Red Deer APEGA Science Olympics took place on Saturday, March 3.  EMTS student participants included Anwyn Rubletz, Corissa Crowther, Claire Carnegie, Karla Oxner, Dakota Trimper, Stryder Hamilton and Julianna Banez.  Although they didn't win, they…

EMTS WAAG March 5-9, 2018

There is a time for everything and a season for every activity under the heavens. Ecclesiastes 3:1   Elementary Parents:   If you haven't completed your PowerSchool account activation, please do so or contact the school for assistance.  We will be…

Senior Boys Basketball End the Season this Week!

Senior Boys had an intense week of basketball to end their season with a game at home on Tuesday and games in Innisfail and Spruceview on Monday and Thursday.  The boys and coaches should feel proud as the boys demonstrated a ton of  heart and…

Canadian Math Contest

In every year, Waterloo University holds Canadian Math Contest for Grade 7 to 12 students. Over 30,000 grade 9 students participate the Canadian math contest from all of the provinces and overseas. In this year, 14 Ecole Mother Teresa Students participate…

Term 3 Exploratory Summary

TERM 3 EXPLORATORIES 7-9 Exploratory A Visual Arts 7-8 Come join the world of visual arts.  This fine art will allow you to explore your creativity to the fullest by covering a number of disciplines.  From drawing, painting and sculpting, and much…

Mrs. McGaw's Class had a Guest Scientist!!

GUEST SCIENTIST: Manuel Juarez from Alberta Science Network. Outstanding hands on chemical reactions today.

Cougars Football 2018 Season

If you have a son or daughter that is interested in playing football for the JV (grade 7-9) or SR (grades 10-12) Cougars Football team in the 2018 season, we would invite you to come to Notre Dame High School at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. …

Pink Shirt Day!

Duffelbag Theatre

The “Nearly World Famous” Dufflebag Theatre has become one of the most celebrated companies at festivals and schools across the country. The Dufflebag actors begin the retelling of original adaptations of select fairy tales and Shakespearean…

Elementary Awards for February

Today, we celebrated the Elementary students who in the month of February received awards in Faith, Physical Education, Music, Spanish, Growth Mindset and School Spirit.

EMTS WAAG February 26-March 2, 2018

  Give! Give the love you have received to those around you. You must love with your time, your hands, and your hearts. You need to share all that you have. Mother Teresa   Monday, February 26 -Day 3 Hot Lunch-Sobey’s 1:45 pm- NDHS Football Meeting…

Cooking Class with Miss Cardinal and the Grade 8/9 Foods Exploratory!

The students in 4-3 joined the Grade 8/9 Foods class this week!  They chose lettuce and herbs from the Tower Garden that the Grade 4s have been taking care of, and used them with Mrs. Parsons' recipe for Lettuce Rolls - delish!  The Grade 8s and 9s…

VALENTINE's Activity in 5-2 Understanding GOD's Love.

We covered our 'sin' and showed His love to be 'all-encompassing/never-ending/eternal" by covering a few of us in streamers to represent His love. 

Happy Valentine's Day from 4-4

Alexys Gajardo's Mom made 4-4 a beautiful cake for our class. Then Mrs. Reynold's class decorated paper bags for our Valentine's cards. We had a few treats and made beautiful memories. By: Johannah Garrett 

Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travelling Exhibition Program: ON THE GRID

  DISPLAY DATES: February 28-April 4, 2018 VENUE: Learning Commons-EMTS ADDRESS: 79 Old Boomer Road Sylvan Lake, AB CONTACT: Jacquie Heuhn TEL: 403-887-6371 “Grids surround us every day. They are the steel, timber, brick and mortar foundation of our…

Mindstorm Robotics Kit with Mr. Choi

In Mr.Choi's Robotics class, the students start creating their own style robot with Mindstorm robotics kit. They also demonstrate an understanding of the application of basic drag and put coding method to operate their own robots. 

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Breakfast

As our school community gathered today to celebrate Shrove Tuesday before the beginning of our Lenten fast. We are so thankful to the many parent volunteers for their support in cooking so many PANCAKES!! Thank you to our School Council for providing…

5-2's Junior Achievement Program Complete!

Thanks to Dave, Jordan & Rylie for volunteering and presenting the J.A. " Our Business World" program to us. We learned loads about entrepreneurship and had fun too!

Welcome Guest Blogger, Jake MacLeod from Mrs. Reynolds 4-4 Class

Today, in 4-4 almost everyone finished their Social Studies project on the 6 regions of Alberta.   By: Jake MacLeod

EMTS WAAG February 12-16, 2018

Walk in Him, having been firmly rooted and now being built up in Him and established in your faith, just as you were instructed. Colossians 2:6-7   Monday, February 12 -Day 4 Hot Lunch-Taco Time 9:00-11:00 am- Junior Achievement Presentations in Grade…

Mrs Hicks class had fun Friday morning baking Valentines cookies!

A Whole Lotta Valentine Love!!

Spanish Class in Grade 4 & 5 this week with Mrs. Cunningham

Grade 4 and 5 students in Mrs. Hick's Spanish classes had a guest teacher, Mrs. Cunningham, and had great fun creating “Ojo de Dios” or God’s Eye Crafts.  Ojo de Dios are artifacts that were originally created by the Indigenous people of Mexico…

Junior Achievement Presenters in Grade 5

Junior Achievement is a great display of local businesses (like bankers etc.) partnering with a non-profit organization (Junior Achievement) to take time away from their "regular' work day to volunteer and be trained by JA in order to deliver their program…

Update on Junior Boys Team 1 Basketball Season

Last week our Jr. Boys team 1 played back to back games Wednesday and Thursday. Our home game on Wednesday was against Normandeau. It was a very close game but we came up short by 6 points. These two teams have played so well together and seem pretty…

Welcome Back, Katie Muir, Guest Blogger from 4-4

Today, 4-4 are making fixed and moveable pulleys and pulleys are one part of simple machines that we are learning about.   By: Katie Muir

Senior Boys Basketball Team Take Second Place in Penhold Tourney!

Congratulations to the Senior Boys basketball team for their awesome performance at the SkyHawks Tournament in Penhold last weekend Jan. 26 & 27.  Despite having a short bench and a few injuries the boys worked hard, under the direction of Mr. Giroux…

Mr. Choi's Math 8 Class Create Tessellations!

In Mr.Choi's math 8 class,  the students learned how to create a 2D tessellation with translation and rotation of polygon. The students demonstrate their understandings of the outcome by project-based learning. In the project, the students designed…

Grade 9 French Immersion Parents...You are Invited!!

Mrs. Hick is Teaching her Spanish Students about Christmas in Mexico!

Grade 5-3 students were so excited to take their piñatas home. This was a project they completed while learning about the Christmas traditions in Mexico.

Middle School Band Students Attend Massed Band Workshop

Massed Band Workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 30th at Crossroads Church was a smashing success. Students had a blast making music. Awesome work, Band students. You rocked the stage!

Science 4-2 is studying light and shadow with Miss Klassen

Happy Ground Hog Day! We (Science 4-2) saw our shadows! Spring is on the way! What do you mean, it has to be a groundhog that sees it's shadow?

Grade 9 French Students Organize School-Wide Food Bank Drive

Students in 9-1 organized a food drive that involved all students and staff of EMTS. 683 items of food were collected and taken to the Sylvan Lake Food Bank by school bus on February 1st. It was deemed important to donate the food after the Christmas…

Free “Friday” on a "Thursday"!!

4-3 and 4-4 enjoyed a Free “Friday” in gym class today. Although it isn’t Friday really, the students don’t have school tomorrow, so a free day was had today. The students enthusiastically took part in soccer or floor hockey, giving it their…

EMTS WAAG February 5-9, 2018

God saw all that He had made, and behold, it was very good. Genesis 1:31   Monday, February 5 -Day 5 Hot Lunch-Wok Box 3:30-5:00 pm-Junior Boys Basketball Home Game VS Gateway 3:30-5:00 pm-Junior Girls Basketball Game @ St. Thomas Tuesday, February…

Welcome, Johannah Garrett, as our guest blogger from Mrs. Reynold's class this week!

Today, 4-4 wrote on the whiteboard how much they love Mrs. Reynold's. And everyone wrote their name! I love Mrs. Reynold's! By: Johannah Garrett

Our Lady of the Victory Camp Survey Invitation

As the Archdiocesan youth camps prepare for our upcoming 2018 camp season we would like to share anticipated changes affecting Camp Encounter and Our Lady of Victory Camp that were announced late last week. We invite you to read the announcement made…

Elementary Awards January

Today, we celebrated the Elementary students who in the month of January received awards in Faith, Physical Education, Music, Spanish, Growth Mindset and School Spirit.

Order Your Pink Shirt Now!!

ORDER YOUR 10TH ANNIVERSARY SHIRTS.  To support Pink Day in Alberta, the  Canadian Red Cross is offering schools the opportunity to purchase Pink Day shirts at low cost for students, staff, and parents to wear on February 28, 2018.   HERE’S…

Please Sign-up to Volunteer for the Shrove Tuesday Pancake Breakfast


Read for 15 at EMTS

443 members of the EMTS community Read for 15 this afternoon for a combined total of 6645 minutes!!! Join the community and the Sylvan Lake Municipal Library's initiative for Family Literacy Day tomorrow!!

Students from M. Corbiere’s Grade 5-1 Class Learn How to Multiply Using Math Manipulatives

We had fun learning how to multiply by using math manipulatives such as using sticky notes, tape and Base 10 blocks. Ecole Mother Teresa School lets your child have fun while learning. Here are a few photos of us having fun. By Brody. R, Dane. K and…

EMTS WAAG January 29-February 2, 2018

Conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ. Philippians 1:27   Monday, January 29 -Day 1 Sobey’s Hot Lunch 3:30-5:00 pm-Senior Boys Basketball Practice Tuesday, January 30 -Day 2 9:00 am- Elementary Awards 12:00-1:00 pm- NDHS Grade…

Mrs. McGaw's 5-2 PICASSO Art study

Attempting a Picasso style abstract self-portrait with watercolours. 

Mrs. McMullen's 7-3 Social Studies Class Continue Their Studies into the Canadian Fur Trade

7-3 took the opportunity to change history. Each student was randomly assigned a group's perspective (British Fur Traders, French Fur Traders, French Missionaries, Anishinabe First Nation, or Haudenosaunee First Nation) and adopted their goals. They…

Reminders for ÉMTS Wake-A-Thon 2018 This Friday January 26 8:00 pm ~ Saturday January 27 8:00 am

Thank-you so much to all of our awesome students & families for participating in our Grade 6/7 Wake-A-Thon fundraiser! Together we have raised almost $5000! In order to continue with the success of this event here are a few reminders for the big night:…

Former EMTS Student Raising Funds for his Grad Service Project for Aspire Special Needs Resource Centre

Ethan West,  a grade 12 student at Notre Dame High School and EMTS Alumni and is involved in the grad service project to raise money for Aspire Special Needs Resource Centre. His team is coming to Mother Teresa during the lunch hour on January 30th…

Junior Girls Basketball Team Update

The Jr Girls had a busy week so far with two great games! Monday they travelled to Eastview Middle School. It was such a close game and the girls played hard but ended in a loss 24-22. Last night they hosted their first home game against St. Pat’s…

Mrs. McGaw's 5-2 Class are Learning Extraordinary Things in Science

The 5-2 class participated in a Science Lab of Data collection and Homemade slushies! Through testing our hypothesis, group collaboration, design and constructing in preparation for our lab and along with charades- of acting out NUCLEATION.

EMTS WAAG January 22-26, 2018

Like the Holy One who called you, be holy yourselves also in all your behaviour. 1 Peter 1:15   Monday, January 22 -Day 2 Taco Time Hot Lunch 4:00-6:00 pm-Junior Girls Basketball Game @ Eastview School 3:30-5:00 pm-Senior Boys Basketball Practice Tuesday,…

Mrs. Myette's 5-3 Class Had a Guest Speaker Today!

Grade 5-3 enjoyed learning all about opening businesses today with Mr.Broks from Junior Achievement. 

It's Time for Quesadilla's in Mrs. Hick's Class!

Students in Mrs. Hick’s class, 4-2, got to learn about traditional foods in Mexico while enjoying a tasty “quesadilla”. Mrs. Hick had promised her students to cook the quesadillas if food donations came to the classroom. Thank you to all parents…

The Canadian Fur Trade in Grade 7-2 and 7-3 Social Studies

7-2 and 7-3 have been learning about the Canadian Fur Trade. Students completed a project where they needed to create their own fur trading post. Students were given the choice to create a drawing or a physical representation as part of the assignment.…

Robotics Exploratory "Construct Your Dreams" with Mr. Choi

The Robotics class introduce programming various microcontrollers inducing the MBot kit. The students learn how to build robot with manual and how to do coding with a simple drag and drop format programming language in Mr.Choi's Robotics class 

Jr Boys Basketball Team 1 Game Report by Guest Blogger Coach Weik

January 15, 2018 Bus cancellations due to extreme cold temperatures last Thursday had our Junior Boys basketball (Team 1) were feeling stranded. After a few phone calls and the generous offer from our opponents to come to us - the game was back on and…

Red Cross two-day session - Beyond the Hurt, Youth Facilitation

In the last two days students at Ecole Mother Teresa School who were selected to take part in Beyond the Hurt training workshop learned about bullying awareness, conflict resolution, and interventions in promoting healthy peer relationship just to…

EMTS WAAG January 15-19, 2018

He who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus. Philippians 1:6  Monday, January 15 -Day 3 Chopped Leaf Hot Lunch 3:30-5:00 pm-Junior Girls Basketball Practice 3:30-5:00 pm-Senior Boys Basketball Practice Tuesday, January…

Welcome Kheler Wannop as this Week's Blogger!

We began the New Year building samples of levers with K'Nex in Science class. #neverforget #buildingisfun   By: Kheler Wannop


EMTS WAAG January 8-12, 2018

For we have seen His star in the East and have come to worship Him." Matthew 2:2 Monday, January 8 -Day 4 Boston Pizza Hot Lunch 2:00-3:30 pm- Jr Girls Basketball Practice 3:30-5:00 pm-Senior Boys Basketball Practice   Tuesday, January 9 -Day 5 3:30-5:00…

Mrs. McGaw's 5-2 Classes Last Day of 2017 Together

Gumdrop Christmas tree build challenge, Christmas Math challenges and then beautiful fellowship with a movie and snacks. Looking forward to 2018!

Christmas Movie Time in Grade 4

Garde 4's are enjoying a must needed movie and snacks before we break for Christmas!

Mr. Choi's Gingerbread Contest Winners!

Connor Cunningham and Tosh Marshall won the contest by 1 vote!!! Runner-ups were Shelby Battenfelder and Izzy Prete!

Hands of Mother Teresa Ambassadors​

Last night, the ambassadors handed out hot chocolate packets to all families that came out to enjoy the beautiful advent concert. The ambassadors just wanted to encourage everyone through the holidays to spend time with someone you care about while…

Christmas Candy Jar Guessing Contest!!

Winners :Jar #1 : Matthew Schwartz 5-1Jar #2: Jack Orich 4-2Jar #3: Korbyn Pollock 4-1Jar #4: Grady Johannesson 5-1Jar #5: Addy Penny 6-1Jar #6: Heather Williams 7-1

5-2 ADVENT fun while still learning!

From eating candy canes while solving 12 days of Christmas MATH riddles; to designing our mural; to creating surprise custom gifts for someone special; to  practicing our gift wrapping skills... oh what fun we've had together in 5-2. What a blessed…

Exhibition of Learning in Mrs. Hick's & Mrs. Reynold's Grade 4 Classes

Today, 4-4 and 4-2 showed the school and Parent's what they have been working on for about 3 weeks and it was our PBL!! We were studying about "Christmas Around the World" and got to make a snack for everybody and a poster board.  By: Katie Muir…

Christmas Activites Sign-Up for Friday!!


Royall Tyrell Museum Distance Learning in Grade 4

Today, all the Grade 4's took part in the Royall Tyrell Museum Distance Learning.

Exhibition of Learning in Miss Cardinal's Classroom

Miss Cardinal's class finished their PBL project by hosting 2 exhibitions of learning. Parents, family members and some VIP guests joined the students as they showcased their learning about Christmas traditions around the world. This project involved…

Middle School Awards Term 1

December Elementary Awards

Today, we celebrated the Elementary students who in the month of December received awards in Faith, Physical Education, Music, Spanish, Growth Mindset and School Spirit.

Project Based Learning in Grade 4-2 with Miss Klassen!

Mrs. Hick's grade 4 class is preparing to present their PBL's for parents this week. To practice and fine-tune their presentation they warmed up with Mr. Locke's middle school buddy groups.

Escape the Band Room!!!

Grade 6 and 7-9 band students celebrated the end of the term with an incredibly successful concert and then they got to "Escape the Band Room".  This activity is based on the new escape rooms that are popping up all over Red Deer.  They had to work…

We are Studying Levers in 4-4!

In 4-4 we are learning about levers and today we are building samples of levers! By: Katie Muir

Junior Boys Basketball has a Great Start to the Season!

Last Thursday marked the start of the junior boy's basketball season and we are so excited! The boys played three games in the tiering tournament at Camille J Lerouge. Despite coming up short in all three, they played with heart and never gave up! Based…

Welcome Back, Guest Blogger Katie Muir from Mrs. Reynold's Class

During Advent, Mrs. Reynold's 4-4 class made wreaths for Advent. Today, we put up our 3rd candle which is JOY!    

Mrs. Sugden's Grade 8 English Class Explore Edgar Allan Poe!

The grade 8 ELA class was busy performing Edgar Allan Poe's short story, The Tell-Tale Heart last week.  It was a lot of fun!

Mme. Boyd's Grade 6/7 Foods Exploratory

We are decorating cookies today!! YUM!

EMTS WAAG December 18-22, 2017

Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. Romans 12:12 Monday, December 18 -Day 5 Candy Kisses Contest Planned by School Council Subway Hot Lunch 2:15-3:15pm- Junior Girls Basketball Practice 3:30-5:00 pm-Senior Boys Basketball Practice…

Welcome Parent Guest Blogger, Barbie Nielsen, Reporting on Jr. Girls Basketball!

What a great way to start the basketball season! The Jr Girls worked so hard at their first tournament at Camille J Lerouge last night. They played 4 games and won 2!! First win was against St. Patrick's Celtics 20-13 and a 28-18 against Normandeau.…

EMTS 6/7 Wake-A-Thon Volunteers Needed!

Parents, we need your support on this upcoming School Council Fundraiser Friday, January 26 and Saturday, January 27, 2018! See photo for more information.     CLICK HERE to volunteer for the EMTS Wake-A-Thon!   Contact Bobbi Laitila for any questions 

Guest Blogger from 4.3- PBL work continues by Lily Steuart

We are finishing up our PBL projects on Christmas Around the World, which is going to create Global Awareness.  We have each chosen a country and we are learning about Christmas there.  We need a bit more time to do touch-ups and make them our best…

Welcome Our Newest Blogger from 4-4 Katie Muir!

Today, in 4-4 we are working on our PBL. We are studying about Christmas in different countries, this group is studying Christmas in Turkey. By: Katie Muir 4-4

Scavenger Hunt Excitement

Students were introduced to a Christmas Scavenger Hunt this morning and were eager to get started!!  The students in Miss Cardinal and Mrs. Myette's class set out right away and were quick to use teamwork and a keen sense of observation to find as many…

Grade 4 Experts in Miss Cardinal's and Mme. Tamalyn's Classes

The students in 4-1 Tardif and 4-3 Cardinal came together to share their expertise and learning in Science.  4-3 built vehicles after learning about friction, wheels, and axles and 4-1 will be working on this unit now. So Miss Cardinal's class shared…

Hour of Code in Mrs. McGaw's 5-2

We keep "trying on" different occupations; this week we tried the computer science field by trying coding and computer programming. Thankful for a district that provides resources like this international program called HOUR of CODE to keep our learning…

EMTS Week At A Glance (WAAG) December 11-15, 2017

Praise the Lord in song, for He has done excellent; let this be known throughout the earth. Isaiah 12:5 Monday, December 11 -Day 6 Scavenger Hunt Planned by School Council Freshii Hot Lunch 3:30-5:00 pm-Senior Boys Basketball Practice   Tuesday, December…

Blanket Excercise in Grade 4 Today!

Today Miss Tracy and Mrs. Taylor visited our Grade 4 classes.  They are part of our FNMI (First Nations, Metis and Inuit) team and they were here to share an activity called the Blanket Exercise.  This activity was adapted to be shared with younger…

Mrs. Sugden's Grade 6-7 Dance Exploratory Showcase What They Learned Week 1!

Today in Mrs. Sugden's dance option they were learning Spanish dances. They invited a few guests to watch them and were excited to showcase what they had learned.

Ambassaders Community Rudoulph Secret Mission

Storytime in the Learning Commons with Miss Cardinal's Class

Today in Library, Miss Cardinal's class enjoyed story time with Mrs. Huehn and special guest, Mrs. Johannesson. Both staff shared Christmas stories with the students while sitting around the fireplace. What a beautiful way to spend part of a Friday!

Mr. Choi's Grade 8 Students find the Christmas Spirit with Math

In Mr.Choi's Math 8 class, the students learned how to draw and construct nets for 3-D objects. Math 8 students demonstrate their understanding of outcomes with Christmas Spirit to build gift package which one of the students can be fit in the 3D objects.

We are like a Snowflake all Different in our own Beautiful Way

We made Snowflakes in Art class today!! By Sage Moos 4-4

Check out the Brilliant & Resilient Show at EMTS Today!

The students in grade 4, 5 & 6 were treated with an inspirational show by Steve Harmer that used magic to help our students relate to themselves called Brilliant and Resilient. The presentation focused on the7 - C’s that will help empower the students…

Our Advent Play "The Christmas Chronicles" is Coming.....

Elementary music students are working hard??? Believe it or not, they are! The countdown is on to the Advent Play "The Christmas Chronicles" by John Jacobson and Roger Emerson. All are welcome! Thursday, December 21, 2017, at 6:30 pm in the MTS gym.…

Advent Band Concert

Super proud of the grade 6 and 7-9 band students. They brought down the house with their awesome performances. We even included Canada's 2nd National anthem "The Hockey Night in Canada Theme Song". Way to go! Now prepare to Escape the Bandroom!!

Guest Blogger Blake Hughes Reports on Christmas Around the World

Miss Cardinal asked Mr. Locke to come in and talk to us because he is one of our Faith Coaches. Mr. Locke came because we are studying Christmas Around the World and how to be understanding of others.   He told us about Saint Damien who went to an…

Advent Message from Father Tom our Division Chaplain

EMTS Week At A Glance (WAAG) December 4-8, 2017

Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. Matthew 11:28   Monday, December 4 -Day 1 Booster Juice Hot Lunch Term 2 Begins 3:30-5:00 pm-Senior Boys Basketball Practice   Tuesday, December 5 -Day 2 6:30-7:30 pm EMTS Band…

Mr. Choi Makes a Healthy Breakfast with 7-3

The students learned to make responsible and informed choices to maintain health and to promote safety for self and others in Mr.Choi's Heath 7-3 class. Health 7-3 students designed healthy breakfast menu for teenager and researched nutrition fact of…

Thank you for Supporting Operation Christmas Child

Thanks to:  Rylie Rescendes,  Jorja Moffat, Joey Sayers and Tony McLeod,  for minding the Christmas-box- ” Ideas” table during parent-teacher interviews.                                                                                                                                                                Phaedra…

Mr. Giroux's Movember!!

Winners 8-1 Movember challenge in Mr. Giroux's class. All classes combined raised $381.05 for Men's Health and Cancer Research.

Elementary Awards November

Today, we celebrated the Elementary students who in the month of November received awards in Faith, Physical Education, Music, Spanish, Growth Mindset and School Spirit.

Did you know we have a Ukulele club??

Students are learning to strum and play cords at lunch with Mrs. Sugden. We are still looking for used ukuleles that students may use.

Guest Blogger, Sage Moos, Reports Mrs. Reynold's 4-4 Art Class

We made perspective snowman in Grade 4-4 art class. They look awesome. By:Sage Moos

French Canadian "La Tire" (Pull Taffy)

On Wednesday,  Grades 4 and 5 French Immersion students enjoyed making traditional French Canadian pull taffy called, "La Tire de Ste. Catherine" in celebration of Canada's first teacher, Sister Marguerite Bourgeoys.  On November 25th each year we…

Advent Penitential Services

Advent Band Concert is Tuesday, December 5th!!

Grade 6 band working hard to prepare for our first Band concert on Tuesday, December 5th at 6:30 PM in the Fine Arts Room. All are welcome to come and celebrate the beginning of this festive season with us.

Christmas and New Year's Masses

EMTS Term 2 Exploratory

Exploratory A   Exploratory B

Grade 4 Students to Sing at Mass this Sunday!

Ann Falk and Anneloes Van Den Akker from Our Lady of the Assumption Parish practiced "Children of the Light" with 4-1 and 4-2 today. All EMTS Grade 4 students are invited to sing this at Mass on Sunday, December 3, 2017.

EMTS WAAG November 27-December 1, 2017

Keep this commandment which I am commanding you to do, to love the Lord your God, to walk in all His ways and hold fast to Him. Deuteronomy 11:22 Monday, November 27 -Day 2 Sobey’s Hot Lunch Tuesday, November 28 -Day 3 10:30 am- Parents Volunteers…


Exploratory A Visual Arts 6 Come join the world of visual arts.  This fine art will allow you to explore your creativity to the fullest by covering a number of disciplines.  From drawing, painting and sculpting, and much more, you will have the opportunity…

Guest Blogger from 4-4 Carter Fleming Reports on Robot Unit

The 4-4 class is showing their final robot that they made for science class. All of them are really good, mostly.  Just kidding. By: Carter

Mrs. McMullen's Grade 5's Explore Circuitry 

On Wednesday 5-4 students are all scientists! We used batteries, wires, and lightbulbs to create closed circuits. After we got the hang of it, we used more materials to create circuits "hands free"! After we got the hang of that, we tried using tinfoil…

Congratulations Admazing Savings Fundraiser Winners!

Top Seller Logan Donselaar 8-2 1st Place-$100 Amazon Gift Certificate Top Seller Rylee McCulloch 6-3 2nd Place-$50 Amazon Gift Certificate   Random Draw Winners for $25 Amazon Gift Certificate Deziree Hewson 4-1 Riley Therriault 4-1 Landon Lesmister 4-1…

Project Based Learning Research Begins for Miss Cardinal's Class

Miss Cardinal's class has started their first PBL of the year.  The students will be working on a PBL called: My Christmas, Your Christmas... let's understand each other.  The project is meant to encourage compassion and understanding through education. …

Senior Girls Volleyball Finish the Season Strong!

We finished 4th at CWAJHAAs this past weekend in our final tournament. Next game is against the teachers in the upcoming pep rally!

Miss Klassen's 4-2 Science Class are Off to the Races with Indy 500.2!!!

Miss Klassen's 4-2 science class has spent 2 weeks building our first draft race cars in our Building Devices and Vehicles that Move unit.  We have used all recycled material to create our racers and spent a class racing them.  Our next phase is to…

EMTS WAAG November 20-24, 2017

Teach (God’s commands) to your children, talking about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. Deuteronomy 11:19   Monday, November 20 -Day 4 Taco Time Hot Lunch   Tuesday, November 21 -Day…

Guest Blogger Carter Writes About Gym Class

In gym today all of the grade 4 classes had free time Friday. You can use skipping ropes, scoops, basketball and lots more! By: Carter

Guest Blog Post on Fossils by Carter

Today 4-4 class is writing about types of fossils. This is adding to when we all made clay fossils. By: Carter

Young Scientists at Work in Mrs. McGaw's Class!

5-2 Scientists at work creating circuits. Thankful our division provides these hands-on resource kits ("Little Bits" kits) for enhancing our classroom learning.

Mrs. McGaw's Grade 5 Class are Learning Mistakes are Okay!

HEALTH classes present research. Our take aways: mistakes are okay, part of growing and often result in amazing discoveries; like the accidental invention of post its! Thanks, Mrs. Weaver.

Every Day is Pink Shirt Day!

The Canadian Red Cross provided a unique opportunity to bring Travis Price, the co-founder of PinkDay to Ecole Mother Teresa School this year. A strong advocate of bullying prevention, this was Travis's 10th Anniversary of Pink Day.Travis Price’s Story:In…

Guest Blogger Carter Fleming from 4-4

Today, we in 4-4 class is trying to find books in the Bible. I found it fun learning the Bible. By: Carter Fleming

Indy 500 Race Day in Miss Cardinal's Class

The students in Miss Cardinal's class have been working through steps to build a vehicle/device that moves.  They have taken their learning about wheels and axles and used this to create a vehicle that would move 3 meters.  The students used their…

M. Corbière's Grade 5 French Immersion Science Class!

Today in M. Corbière's grade 5 French Immersion science class students took part in a science experiment. They are trying to create crystals. The students were extremely engaged and were very curious to determine whether different food colouring could…

Remembrance Day Celebration

Remembrance Day Celebration

EMTS WAAG November 13-17, 2017

However many years anyone may live, let them enjoy them all. Ecclesiastes 11:8   Monday, November 13 -Day 5 Chopped Leaf Hot Lunch 3:30-6:00 pm Senior Girls Volleyball Exhibition Game Vs. St. Marguerite School   Tuesday, November 14 -Day 6 4:00-6:00…

Butt Ugly Presents to Grade 6 Students

Butt Ugly combines a social issue drama created and performed by youth for youth with one-on-one peer mentoring to address the issues of youth tobacco use. The Butt Ugly Program involves post-drama interaction between the high school aged actors and…

Mme. Boyd's Grade 8.1 Science Students!

They are creating a life-size model for a science project.

Grade 4's Introduced to Gears by a Power Engineer

Mr. Ted Haist is a Power Engineer.He works in Fort MacMurray at one of the mines and volunteers for the Alberta Science Network.  He came in on Monday and Tuesday this week to talk to all of our Grade 4 students about simple machines, levers, pulleys…

Mme. Tamalyn's Grade 4-1 Class Participates in a Waste Management Survey

Leanne Bertram and Linlee Landsiedel  from Clean Conscience Recycling led our class in an interactive garbage digging activity.  A day's worth of trash was saved and this morning, we sorted it into various categories.  We were amazed at the amount…

PUMPKIN ALLEY Votes are done!

Our top 3 pumpkin creators received a gift card and each won $100 grand- which is actually a chocolate bar! :) We also had an honourable mention as the difference between them was ONE vote! Congrats Mercedes (5-1), Drake (5-1), Talena (5-2) and Gabby…

PUMPKIN ALLEY Votes are done!

Our top 3 pumpkin creators received a gift card and each won $100 grand- which is actually a chocolate bar! :) We also had an honourable mention as the difference between them was ONE vote! Congrats Mercedes (5-1), Drake (5-1), Talena (5-2) and Gabby…

Mrs. McGaw's 5-2 at work being EDITORS!

The power of the red pen was felt.Getting our writing from okay- to good- to our best-  takes work; and friendś help.

EMTS WAAG November 6-10, 2017

Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see. Hebrews 11:1   Monday, November 6 -Day 2 Tim Horton’s Hot Lunch 8:30 am Scholastic Book Fair Starts Retake for School Photos   Tuesday, November 7 -Day 3 Grade 9…

Mrs. Hick's Spanish Classes Celebrate All Souls Day

Students in Mrs. Hick's room set up an altar to learn about the "Day of the Dead" or "All Souls' Day"  in their Spanish class. The main teaching from this activity is for students to take time to remember those who have passed before them. These teachings…

Mrs. McMullen's Grade 5 Class are Building Circuits with Littlebits!

Today 5-4 got to experience Little Bits. We are learning about electricity and circuits and these gizmos are a fun and engaging challenge to grow our brains. We all had so much fun working together to design different creations.

PUMPKIN MATH Lab Part One in Mrs. McGaw's 5-2 Class

Finding, height, circumference, and weight of our class pumpkin.

Who Knew You Could Do Math with Pumpkins in Mrs. McGaw's Class Today!

Our FLOAT Test- surprised even Thad who joined us! Estimation and then grouping for our seed count. 530! Nice groupwork and problem-solving grade 5.Who knew we could do SO much Math with our own little Great Pumpkin.

Check out the Circuit Making in Mrs. Myette's Class!

Grade 5's are making circuits in Science! 

Mme. Tamalyn's Students Display Attributes of Mother Teresa

Sofia H was helping Lily cut out her symmetry monster this week. Not skipping a beat, Sofia exemplified the true loving and helpful nature of Mother Teresa when she helped our injured student, Lily, cut out her symmetry monster during Halloween centers…

Monstres et 9e

The Grade 4 French Immersion class described their monsters that they created during Art using mostly recycled and repurposed materials.  The Grade 9 FI students were such respectful listeners and asked the students questions to further their explications. 

Histoires des 9e

The Grade 9 French Immersion class read their Halloween stories that they wrote with Mme Michaud in FLA 9.   Their stories were well-written and fun to hear. The Grade 4 French Immersion class was in awe!

Grade 5 French are Mad Scientists in Studying Chemistry!!

M. Corbiere's Grade 5 class was busy learning about today! They were creating solutions and discovering whether solutions or mixtures could be separated. The students were having a blast mixing different liquids together to create their concoctions.…

Elementary Awards for October

Today, we celebrated the Elementary students who in the month of October received awards in Faith, Physical Education, Music, Spanish, Growth Mindset and School Spirit.

5-2 Becoming Statisticians!

Our Pumpkin Alley vote tallying is in process! We have learned lots about collecting, displaying & analyzing data! 

Elementary Dance-A-Thon!!

Congratulations to all our Elementary students! We have raised $2500.00 for the Elementary Dance-a-thon today!!! A big thank you to DJ Sabatoge, our parent volunteers and all you donated to our fundraiser!

Guest Blogger from Class 4.4 Leea Browning Writes on Fossils

In 4-4 we love making fun things! Like how we made fossils in Social Studies with molding clay! By: Leea Browning

It's Halloween!

Grades 4 and 5 Immersion students enjoyed Halloween centers.  In one center, students learned all about symmetry and created symmetrical monsters, owls, and other creepy Halloween themed creatures.  

5-2 SCIENTISTS Creating Electromagnets

Math in Action!!!

5-2 MATH in action: our first student-led # Talk by Jack and Kamrynne takes the lead in estimating the number of ballot slips needed for the Pumpkin Alley voting on Monday. Nice work.

Today's Share Your Gift Assembly

Kaiden Ross 'sharing his gift' of break-dancing for the Sacred Space assembly. Students learn how to appreciate and share their gifts. 

M. Corbière's Class Paint Pumpkins!!

Today, M. Corbière's grade 5 French class began painting their pumpkins for Halloween. All four grade 5 classes are painting pumpkins different colours, schemes, designs, and themes to show to the school. On Monday afternoon, the rest of the students…

EMTS WAAG October 30-November 3, 2017

The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it. 1 Corinthians 10:26   Monday, October 30-Day 3 Sobey’s Hot Lunch 3:30-5:30 pm Senior Girls Volleyball Practice   Tuesday, October 31-Day 4 Happy Halloween-Costumes can be worn all day! Dance-a-thon…

Grade 4's Were Visited by Otis the Owl!

Erin Young, from the Medicine River Wildlife Centre, visited the Grade 4 English classes today. The students have been reading Owls in the Family and have been researching owls in Canada. She taught us all about the amazing work that the Medicine River…

We are Brewing Halloween Recipes in Miss Cardinal's Class!

Miss Cardinal’s Grade 4 class brewed up some Halloween themed recipes.  Some recipes sound delicious, while others are more on the yucky side of things.  The students learned about some units of measurement, how to give directions/instructions for…

Mrs. Sugden & Miss Land's Drama 6/7 Class are Natural Salespeople!!

Drama6/7 practices their salesmanship skills as they tried to sell an item for 1$ that is free.

Mrs. McGaw's Class Make Pumkins!!

5-2 Pumpkin creations: sketching with thick lines of glue while trying to create depth by overlapping shapes; then finishing with chalk pastels to create beautiful shading on our black backdrop. They turned out fantastic, and we had fun getting our hands…

ELECTRICITY in Mrs. McGaw's 5th grade.

FORTIS Alberta presented to us and we learned so much about safety and later even attempted to be a FORTIS employee by reading our meters at home. Labs in the class saw some very static filled hairdos!

Flashlight Friday in Miss Cardinal's Grade 4 Class!!

Students in Miss Cardinal's class took part in Flashlight Friday! This is a way to further engage students in their reading... in a new, fun way! This will be a regular occurrence as it was a hit!

Pumpkin Pastel Art in Mrs. Myette's Grade 5-3 Class

It's Flashlight Friday in Mrs. McMullen's Class

5-4 is getting in the spooky spirit with our Flashlight Friday routine. 

WAAG October 23-27, 2017

He is your praise and He is your God, who has done these great and awesome things for you which your eyes have seen. Deuteronomy 10:21   Monday, October 23-Day 4 3:30-5:30 pm Senior Girls Volleyball Practice   Tuesday, October 24-Day 5 4:15-5:45 pm…

EMTS Tutoring Program

Mr.Choi's brilliant recommended Grade 8 and 9 students are providing free student tutoring this year.It will not only help the students get extra help but also give good opportunity to check student tutor's prior knowledge.Tutoring happens during…

We are having FUN in MATH with Mrs. Hick!

 Students in 4-2 use manipulatives to represent numbers and increase their number sense.

Science with Miss Klassen's Grade 4's!

Miss. Klassen's grade 4 science class building simple machines with gears and levers.  Shay-Lynn and Avery built an exercise bike.  Gracie and Kian built a Scale Balance.

Worms are Cool!

Grade 4 Immersion got our first peek at our red wrigglers hard work.  In 10 days, they have decomposed a lot of vegetables and created a lot of rich castings to use as natural fertilizer!   Thanks to Liam Schwab's mom, Tamie, for being our expert…

We are Growing Plants in Grade 4 French!

As an enrichment Science activity related to our Grade 4 study of plants, these Grade 4 French Immersion students learned how to transplant and see the intricate network of roots a plant grows!

Miss Cardinal's Class is Mapping the School!

Miss Cardinal's Grade 4 class was mapping the school the other day.  They were learning important skills to improve their ability to create and read a map.  Now they know where everything is in the school and have learned just how valuable mapping…

EMTS Students Vote & Engage in Our Democratic Process

Today, the student got to exercise their democratic right to vote in the municipal elections. Results will be announced next week! It’ll be our turn on October 16th!!

Week at a Glance (WAAG) October 16-20, 2017

Permit the children to come to Me; do not hinder them; for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these. Mark 10:14 Monday, October 16-Day 5 3:30-5:00 pm Senior Girls Volleyball Practice   Tuesday, October 17-Day 6 3:30-5:00 pm Junior Boys Volleyball…

Junior Boys Volleyball

École Mother Teresa Students Advance to Sylvan's Got Talent Finale!

Great News! Auditions are over for Sylvan's Got Talent and three of École Mother Teresa Catholic School's students are advancing to the Finale on Nov. 3, 7 pm at Gospel Chapel. Congratulation to Coryn, Sebastian and Stryder!Tickets are $10 and available…

Grade 4 Bible Celebration

Every year, the Grade 4 students in Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools come together to receive their very own Bible!  St. Mary's Church was full to the brim with students, staff and family members who celebrated mass and the passing out of the Bibles. …

Grade 4 Landfill Field Trip

Grade 4 students travelled to the Red Deer Waste Management Treatment Facility to learn about the landfill and concepts being taught in their Waste and Our World Science unit.  The students took part in a variety of learning centres and also got to…

Drama 6/7 are Practicing Skits Today!

Miss Land and Mrs. Sugden's drama class are practicing a skit called ITSA, where the prop in hand is not the prop in the skit.

Mr. Choi's Math Challenge September Winners!

Mr.Choi loves to challenge Grade 8 and 9 students with a Math question. In every month, there is math challenge question on Mr. Choi's classroom wall.It can be mathematical riddle question, high-level algebra question, special pattern question or logical…

Elementary Awards-September 2017

École Mother Teresa School honours our students monthly in recognition of their efforts to be a responsible citizen and student in the areas of Faith, Crusader, Music and Physical Education.

Running Club Attends Race in Innisfail

EMTS Running club attended the annual CENAA Championship race in Innisfail. Many students placed within the top 5. Isabella Pritchard placed 2nd for grade 6 girls and Asher Michael placed 1st for grade 7 boys. Everyone did their best and represented…

Fortis Alberta Presentation to Grade 5 Students

Grade 5 students enjoyed the electrical safety program sponsored by Fortis Alberta. 

Week at a Glance October 9-13, 2017

Monday, October 9-No School Have a Happy Thanksgiving!   Tuesday, October 10-Day 1 12:00-1:00 pm Junior Boys Volleyball Practice 4:00-6:00 pm Junior Girls Volleyball EMTS @ Camille 4:15-5:45 pm Senior Girls Volleyball Home Game vs Camille 7:00-9:00…

Mrs. McGaw's 5-2 Students are SOCIAL Cartographers!!

In 5-2 we have been practicing CARTOGRAPHY; a.k.a. map-making. Using our knowledge of Canada, its' capitals and other landmarks we made some fabulous maps that will be going home for bedroom wall art soon!

Miss Klassen's Band is Hard at Work!

Working hard to learn songs for Remembrance Day.

We are Learning About Levers in Miss Cardinal's Class!

Miss Cardinal's Grade 4 class has been learning about Levers. Today, they headed outside to practice using them in real life. By putting themselves with the levers, they were able to identify the fulcrum, effort and load, along with what class of lever…

Checkout What Our 7.3 Class is Learning in Science!

The grade 7 science class is learning about the human impacts on the schoolyards ecosystem. Students completed a quadrant analysis lab to figure out if the impacts of humans greatly affect certain areas.

Thank you Mr. Cann!!

A big thank-you to Mr. Cann for donating safety glasses for Ecole Mother Teresa's construction 8/9 option.

Terry Fox Run

Thank you to all the staff, students, and parents who helped out for such an awesome afternoon. We raised $3522.85 for the Terry Fox Cancer research Fund! We had an amazing effort by all our runners in the run for a cure. We look forward to beating this…

Week at a Glance October 2-6, 2017

I just wish people would realize that anything’s possible if you try; dreams are made possible if you try. Terry Fox   Monday, October 2-Day 3 Orange Shirt Day 12:15-1:00 pm Junior Boys Volleyball Practice   Tuesday, October 3-Day 4 9:00-10:00 am…

Guess Who is Coming to Dinner in Grade 8 French Immersion's ELA Class!

Grade 8-1 engage in Who's Coming to Dinner?

Grade 9 French Immersion Students Showcase Expertise in ELA!

Grade 9-1 showcase their expertise!A true baker with oatmeal cookies!!

Static Electricity in Mrs. McMullen's Grade 5 Class

Grade 5-4 McMullen has been exploring static electricity. ​

Tourism Exploratory with Mr. Choi

In Tourism the students are working on the first project which is designing an outbound tour package. The students chose the destination and they are to plan all aspects including flight, accommodation, activities, food, and the total budget.

Who is Coming to Dinner in Mrs. Sugden's Grade 8 Class?

The Grade 8 Language Arts Class participated in a "Who is Coming to Dinner" activity where they dressed as the person they wrote about and had dinner conversation with other characters.

Alberta Line Dancing in Grade 4 French Immersion

Learning about Alberta makes us get off our feet! In trying to figure out one of our themes for the year, students worked together to assemble a puzzle while Mme. Tamalyn played Albertan folk songs and Albertan country artist music. At one point, we…

5-2 Science Lab: Magnets & Compass Making

Learning Moments in Mrs. McGaw's Grade 5 Class!

LEARNING happens many ways- working together at an interactive map bulletin board or even sharing your flexibility skills at our closing circle time. Nice work Alexa, It Juhwan and Gabby!

Week at a Glance September 25-29, 2017

Those who run in a race all run, but only one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may win. 1 Corinthians 9:24 Monday, September 25-Day 4 12:15-1:00 pm Junior Boys Volleyball Practice 3:30-5:00pm Senior Girls Volleyball Practice Tuesday, September…

Mme. Boyd's French Science Labs in 9-1 & 8-1

Today is National Reading Day!

Today is National Science Reading Day! Miss Cardinal's Grade 4 class took part in this celebration by reading books and reading online using Epic Books!

EMTS Annual Coupon Fundraiser!!!

Don't forget to support our school Fundraiser and get your Admazing Savings Coupon Book Now!

Mrs. McGaw's 5-2 had 2 GUEST Speakers in their class last week!

Mrs. McMullen from 5-4 shared her passion for art and showed her samples of ZENTANGLES (along with best tips)  that we worked on later in Art.Our own, Jayden McLean, took over our morning meeting and showcased his talents with origami and paper creations.…

Chromebook Time in Mrs. McGaw's Grade 5 Class!

CHROMEBOOK time with partners in 5-2! We had fun while putting to work our class LEADERSHIP TEAM of the Tech. Crew to help get us ready for our provinces & capitals quiz coming up. 

Week at a Glance September 18-22, 2017

I have set My rainbow in the clouds, and it will be the sign of the covenant between Me and the earth. Genesis 9:13   Monday, September 18-Day 6   Tuesday, September 19-Day 1 Running Club attend the St. Pat’s Dawe Run 12:00-1:00 pm Junior Girls Volleyball…

Miss Cardinal's Grade 4 Class Welcomed our Newest PREK Students!

Miss Cardinal's Grade 4 students were invited outside to join our Pre-K students who are a part of EMTS for this month. We made new friends and had some play time too! We look forward to sharing more time together.

Mme. Tamalyn's Grade 4 Students First Day of School

Grade 4 French Immersion made Apple Crisp from scratch after having reassembled a mixed up French recipe on the first day of school. They invited the Grade 5 French Immersion class to devour it! Délicieux!

First Day of Grade 5 in Mrs. McGaw's Class!

Class 5-2 on their first day in fifth grade at EMTS!! A couple of selfies, group shots and organizing the wonderful supplies parents sent for our year of learning!

Mrs. McGaw's 5-2 Marble Roller Coaster Collaboration Project

5-2 MARBLE ROLLER COASTER Collaboration Project. Given 5 items only- create & present your creation. Had fabulous ideas; some actually made it to the end of their ride with no crashes off the track.

We Are Learning About Levers in Grade 4!

Mrs. Hick's class working on levers in Science today. They built devices using the Knex. 

Week at a Glance September 11-15, 2017

God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work. 2 Corinthians 9:8 Monday, September 11-Day 1 Exploratory A begins for Middle School 3:30-5:15 Senior Girls Volleyball…

Patterns All Around Us!

Miss Cardinal's class started their unit on Patterning by exploring patterns in the world around us.

Parent Information Session September 7, 2017

Please click on the above photo to view last evening's important information.   Please click below links for the Ed Camps!   Study Hall and Honour Roll   PowerSchool Parent Information Session   Extracurriculars and Enhancement    Technology and…

Exploratory A & B Choices September 7, 2017 @11:30 a.m.

Exploratory A Options   Exploratory B Options

Changes in Assessment 2017-18

September 6th, 2017 Dear Parents/Guardians: On behalf of our middle school physical education, exploratory and health teachers, we would like to inform you of important assessment changes for these subject areas. This year, we are assessing your child’s…

Addition Bump in 4-3!

The students in 4-3 were enjoying learning a new math game to practice their facts in a fun way - Addition Bump!

Grade 6 Exploratory & Lunch Changes for 2017-18

Parents, Please take a moment to re-read the letter that was sent home in June about the changes in Exploratories for Grade 6 and their lunch hour changes. Please bring your questions to tomorrow night's Parent Information Session & BBQ.

Opening Assemblies Fun!

Our Opening Assemblies included a lot of information for our students but also a lot of FUN! Here are some photos of the Oreo Races!

Week at a Glance September 5-8, 2017

I will give thanks to the Lord with all my heart; I will tell of all Your wonders. Psalm 9:1 Monday, September 4-No School Labour Day Tuesday, September 5-Day 3 No Events Wednesday, September 6-Day 4 Parent Information Night & Welcome Back BBQ 4:45-7:00…

Welcome Back Students, Parents & Staff!

Our division theme this year is “All Are Welcome. All Belong. Soyez tous les bienvenus. Vous appartenez ici.” What a fitting theme for a school division - every single child who comes to us is a blessing and is welcomed. The School year at Ecole…

Week at a Glance August 28-September 1, 2017

Monday, August 28-No School Teacher Organizational Day Office open 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 29-No School Teacher Organizational Day Office open 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 30-No School Teacher Organizational Day Office open 8:00…

Elementary Talent Show

This morning our elementary students showcased their many talents!! Thank you, Miss Klassen, for organizing this wonderful opportunity for our students.

A Final Day in Mrs. Hick's Grade 4 Class.

Students in Mrs. Hick's class demonstrating their problem-solving skills as they go through Centers on the last day of school.

Final Fieldtrip for Elementary

The students in Grade 3-5 enjoyed a day out and about to help celebrate the end of the year!  The students toured the new Nex Source centre and then enjoyed a swim in the renovated pool! The students then enjoyed time at the park, had a picnic and…

Grade 4 French Show Off Their Acting Talents!

4-1 entertained 3-1 with their amazing acting skills en Français! Students presented 4 different plays, made all their costumes and designed the props and sets! Bravo mes amis!

Miss Cardinal's Class has an Outside Games Day!

As things wind down at school, Miss Cardinal's class headed outside to enjoy the beautiful weather, some physical activity, and some game time together. And are enjoying time with their friends having a picnic.

Year End Elementary Awards

We celebrated the many successes and accomplishments of our Elementary Students today! Thank you to all the parents and grandparents who joined us! We apologize for the camera malfunction as our pictures are a bit fuzzy.

Week at a Glance June 26-30

The Lord bless you and keep you. Numbers 6:24 Monday, June 26-Day 6 Hot Lunch-Sobey’s Pepperoni & Cheese 9:00 a.m. Grade 6/9 Social PAT 12:00-1:30 p.m. ELA Review Tuesday, June 27-Day 1 8:45-2:45 p.m. All Elementary at NexSource Centre 9:00 a.m. Grade…

TELUS Spark Grade 5 Field Trip

The Grade 5's had an incredible day visiting Telus Spark in Calgary yesterday to further their understanding of electricity and magnetism.  The classes took part in many activities from computer coding to building circuits and enjoying the many interactive…

EMTS Hockey Academy 2017-18

Grade 4's at Fort Normandeau

The Grade 4 students visited Fort Normandeau for their year-end field trip.  There they learned about the Buffalo, reenacted a buffalo hunt, learned about First Nations Metis and Inuit games, and took part in a Nature Scavenger Hunt.   Despite the…

A Great Canadian Experience! Our International Student Juhwan

Students in Miss Cardinal's class said good-bye and thank you for spending the year with them at École Mother Teresa Catholic School to Juhwan this week with Dr. Paul Stewart on Tuesday!

Staff Farewell 2017

On Wednesday, the staff and students of EMTS said farewell to 14 staff members!  A school assembly was had where staff and students said their goodbyes.  These staff will be moving onto other positions in our school district, returning home to work,…

Middle School Year End Awards

Denconstruction Exploratory Class Term 3

Our Deconstruction exploratory class has been working hard taking apart and learning how a number of electric devices work this term!  

Coffee & Muffins for Our Parents!

Thank you, parents, for all you do to support your children and our school community! We appreciate you all so very much! Thanks for coming to our Drive-Thru!! 

Elementary Sports Day was a Huge Success!

Congratulations to Mrs. Andrea Gringhuis on her Appointment to Vice Principal

Congratulations to Mrs. Andrea Gringhuis, who has been appointed Vice Principal, École Mother Teresa School replacing our current Vice Principal Ken Meraw, who is moving to a principalship at Holy Trinity Catholic School. Andrea will begin their administrative…

Week at a Glance June 19-23, 2017

Where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. Matthew 6:21  Monday, June 19-Day 1 Hot Lunch-Booster Juice 8:00-8:35 a.m. Drive-Thru Parent Appreciation Tuesday, June 20-Day 2 6:00-8:00 p.m. Middle School Awards Wednesday, June 21- Day 3 2:00-3:00…

First Nations Artifacts and Games in 5-3

Choir Year-End Party!

The year-end Choir party was a smashing success and even had a surprise appearance by a minion (cake). Thank you to all the students that gave up their lunches and an afternoon to make our Celebrations this year extra special. Your hard work and energy…

Happiness is.....a fishing trip with your friends!

Fishing trip on June 14th. The students had some great luck on this rainy day with several BIG catches!

Grade 9 Farewell-Embrace Change

The Grade 9 students of École Mother Teresa Catholic School celebrated through speeches, talents and gifts from the staff to bid farewell on June 14th. Over 200 family and friends joined in the celebration to honor the students. The students will be…

Sacred Space with Mr. Meraw

EMTS’ Sacred Space assembly is a student-centered, joyously spiritual celebration featuring the gifts and talents of our school community! This assembly features a special book reader, a teaching by the Division's First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Support…

Inuit Strings Games with Mr. Reinhart!

Cracking the Code with Sylvan Learning Centre

Miss Gervais's Grade 3 class were taught coding by the Sylvan Learning Centre yesterday.  Coding is what makes it possible to create computer software, apps and websites. Students learned how to program the characters to move for a computer game…

Making Inukshuk's in Mrs. Johannesson Grade 5 Class!

Wish Upon a Butterfly in Mrs. Belcher's Grade 3 Class

From caterpillar to butterfly, our grade 3 students have been fortunate to see the process of metamorphosis right in their own classrooms.  Here, Mrs. Belcher's class is releasing their little friends so that they can continue the life cycle and enjoy…

Grade 8 & 9 Track Meet Results

Grade 8: Girls: Mackenzie Siemens- 4th in 100m Hurdles Mackenzie Siemens, Jamie Poffenroth, Orla Briggs, Taylor Martin- 4th in 4x 100m Relay Boys: Aden Michael- 3rd in 800m, 2nd in 1500m Zoen Killorn- 1st in High Jump Ben Swanson 2nd in Discus  Grade…

Grade 6/7 Foods Exploratory Turkey and Lentil Wraps

Grade 6 & 7 Foods Exploratory were cooking up some tasty lentil & turkey wraps with Mme. Boyd on Friday!

Aboriginal Day in Elementary

Last week at EMTS students and staff celebrated Aboriginal Day in an effort to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.  The day kicked off with a First…

Grade 4 French are Growing Plants and Happiness!

Grade 4 French class growing their own vegetables in science. Here are the 4 tallest plants so far! 

Week at a Glance June 12-16, 2017

And what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God. Micah 6:8 Monday, June 12-Day 2 Hot Lunch-Chopped Leaf Tuesday, June 13-Day 3  9:00-11:00 a.m. Sylvan Learning Centre Coding Class for Miss…

Farewell Mr. Meraw!

It is with joy and a heavy heart that we share the following information! We would like to congratulate Mr. Ken Meraw on being appointed as Principal for the 2017-2018 school year at Holy Trinity School in Olds, Alberta.  Ken has a Bachelor of Science…

Spring Band Concert Finale

19 hours since our Spring Final Concert has ended and Miss Klassen is STILL beaming with pride for all the wonderful band students that participated in making this event such a wonderful and blessed evening!  66 students ranging from grade 5-9 wowed…

Fishing Field Trip 2.0!

Unfortunately, we have no great fish stories to tell this trip. We had no catches and very very few bites. We had a lot of lost lures and a pike that just ignored everyone! But we are inspired to try our skills again on June 14th!

Phil Bota Summits Everest!

Mrs. Hick and Miss Cardinal's class were lucky enough to listen to Phil Bota speak!  Phil summited Everest in 2011 and has shared his story with many people since then.  These Grade 4 students have been doing a PBL on Everest, with the guiding question…

Grade 7 Track Meet!

Our Grade 7 students competed in Track Meet at Lindsay Thurber School yesterday! Congrats to all our students for a job well done!

Flying Seeds with Miss Klassen in 4-2

Grade 4-2 Science learned how a seed can "fly" from 1 place to another, even if miles away! These are our versions of a glider, a rotocopter, and a spinner!

Elementary Faith Retreat at OLVC

Many fun-filled spiritual centers were planned to make this year's elementary faith retreat a wonderful success for all that took part in it. Students took turns going through centers for crafts, songs, games and art. It was a fantastic day for all. 

Jig Making in Fishing Exploratory!

In Fishing Option we had Mike and Corrine Olineck in helping us to make our own jigs! We will be putting these to good use on our next fishing on Tuesday, June 6th.

Week at a Glance June 5-9, 2017

Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. Deuteronomy 6:5 Monday, June 5-Day 3 Hot Lunch-Subway Grade 8 & 9 Track & Field Day Tuesday, June 6-Day 4 Grade 7 Track & Field Day 11:10-1:00 p.m. Fishing…

Grade 6 & 7 Our Lady of the Victory Camp Retreat

Thursday, June 1st Grade 6 and 7 students attended a faith retreat at Our Lady of Victory Camp. Students celebrated Mass with Father Les, improvised saint skits, took a nature walk, created crafts and played capture the flag all while learning lessons…

Grade 8 Drumheller Field Trip

On June 1, our grade 8 classes journeyed to Tyrell Museum in Drumheller.  They explored the museum galleries, participated in a Cretaceous Crime Scene lab, and enjoyed a short hike through the unique landscape of the badlands.  It was an engaging and…

Grade 9 Year End Field Trip

Our Grade 9's spent today on an adventure to Deer Valley Meadows!

La pièce de théâtre 4-1

La pièce de théâtre, 'Chat Angora'. Performed with incredible expression and enthusiasm!

Our French Grade 4's are Dancing up a Storm!!

Mme. Campbell's Grade 4-1 dancers performing their group dances to end our dance unit in Phys Ed!

Flight Day in Grade 3

FLIGHT DAY!  As a culmination of their group PBLs, "How can we appreciate the culture and people of Peru, India, Tunisia and Ukraine?" , the Grade 3 students had the experience of flying to another country.  Passports in hand, students entered the…

Coliseum Mountain

On May 30th the Grade 8/9 Outdoor Ed Class went hiking to the top of Coliseum Mountain. The trip was 15 km round-trip with a gain of 680 m of elevation! Students enjoyed one of the best panoramic views at the start of the Rocky Mountains and the Closest…

Canada 150

In Celebration of the 150th day of the 150th year of the Confederation of Canada our school celebrated in many different ways. We all wore red & white, enjoyed a hot dog bbq and cupcakes, created beautiful murals and decorated our school in Canada's…

The Sacrament of Confirmation

Congratulations on your Confirmation Day to all 33 of our École Mother Teresa Catholic School students who received the Sacrament of Confirmation on Saturday at Our Lady of the Assumption Parish. We are most grateful for the attendance of our Most…

Grade 5 Project Based Learning on Natural Disasters

The grade 5's have been researching natural disasters and shared their learning today at an exhibition of their projects! Well done grade 5!!

Brain Walk-Love your Brain!

Today, the grade 3 and 4 classes experienced an interactive approach to learning about the brain. It was called the Brain Walk and the students were engaged in this interactive presentation as they walked through 10 different stations.The purpose of…

Week at a Glance May 29-June 2, 2017

The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Galatians 5:22 Monday, May 29-Day 4 Hot Lunch-McDonald’s 2:10-3:10 p.m. Sacred Space Tuesday, May 30-Day 5 150th day if the 150th…

Confirmation-One Step in a Lifelong Adventure of Faith

Grade 9 Retreat at Our Lady of the Victory Camp

Some of the Grade 9s at EMTS participated in the overnight retreat at Our Lady of Victory Camp this past Thursday and Friday with several other groups from RDCRS. This was an energetic and Faith-filled event that many will remember! #OLVC #YouthRetreat

Spin to Win Contest from Blue Imp!

Please vote for our school to have a chance win an Ocean Wave for our playground from Blue Imp! Please vote every day for our school until May 31! Cast your vote here!

World Catholic Education Day!

Plant Growth and Change

4-2 created root viewer as a part of our "Plant Growth and Change".  We learned that plants don't need dirt to grow...they need the minerals in the dirt OR water.  We also learned that the plant and root will change direction if the root viewer was…

May Elementary Award Recipients

Today, we celebrated those elementary students who received Awards for the month of May.

Congratulations Miss Gervais' Grade 3 Class!

Congratulations to Mrs. Gervais's grade 3 class from École Mother Teresa Catholic School for winning a free lunch from Parkland Mall. They also won a free coding class from us Sylvan Learning Red Deer plus more goodies from 100.7 CRUZ FM and Staples…

First Nations Smudging Ceremony in Grade 5 French

On Thursday, May 18, 2017 M. Corbiere's grade 5 French class spent a full day with Mrs. Tracy Meneen learning about the First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples. We had learned about and participated in a Smudging ceremony. We created some Tipi patches…

Week at a Glance May 22-27, 2017

In everything give thanks: for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 1Thessalonians 5:18   Monday, May 22 - No School No School-Victoria Day Tuesday, May 23-Day 6 Grade 9 Final Immunization 11:07-11:55 GEAR Wednesday, May 24- Day 1 9:00 a.m.…

Notre Dame Band Tour 2017

This morning the MTS elementary and middle school band students were treated to a wonderful 40 minute performance by the Notre Dame High School Concert Band with Mr. Tim Brehaut.  They played selections from a broadway play "Les Miserables" (Mrs. Cunningham's…

Students from École Mother Teresa Catholic School Receive First Communion

I am the bread of life.  Whoever comes to me will never be hungry and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.  John 6:35 Many blessings and congratulations to our students who received their First Communion this month.   Simon Dela Cruz Lance…

Week at a Glance May 15-19, 2017

Encourage one another and build up one another. 1 Thessalonians 5:11 Monday, May 15 - Day 2 Hot Lunch-Taco Time 12:05-12:50 p.m. Choir Practice Tuesday, May 16-Day 3 Grade 5 Final Immunization 9:00-10:15 a.m. Notre Dame Band Tour 3:30-4:15 p.m. Choir…

Congratulations Mme. Smith, Mme. Fontaine, Mrs. Huehn & Mrs. Garrett

On Thursday evening Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools held their Celebration of Excellence 2017. Mme. Jodi Smith, Principal of  École Mother Teresa Catholic School, was recognized with an Award for Distinguished Leadership from the Alberta Teachers…

Planting Spring Flowers in Mrs. Hick's Class

Mrs. Hick's Grade 4 class was planting strawberries yesterday.

May's PLAY Leaders

They played a variety of icebreaker games that lead into a game of everybody kicks the ball.

Grow Boys and Go Girls!

Science 7-3 Rock Cycle Presentations

The different types of rocks can go from one form to another within the Rock Cylce.

Grade 5's Receive their Rosary's at St. Mary's Parish

Shadows in Miss Cardinal's Grade 4 class!

The students in Miss Cardinal's class were learning about shadows this past week.  By tracing their shadows at various times throughout the day, the student were able to observe how the sun moves and how it affects the shape and size of their shadows

Mock Accident Presentation to Grade 4 & 5 Students

Today's mock accident in support of NAOSH (North American Occupational Safety & Health) week was a successful event where our students witnessed a scenario of a student being struck by a vehicle due to being distracted. The key messages were road safety,…

EMTS Nominees for the Leaders of Tomorrow

École Mother Teresa Catholic School is very proud of all of our students nominated for a Leader of Tomorrow Award.  This event is a celebration of our community's youth leaders! Schools, businesses, sports organizations, and community members cnominate…

Siffleur Falls Hike for our Grade 7 students.

Our Grade 7 hiked the Siffleur Falls on Thursday for our end of the year field trip. Fun filled, action packed hiking adventure. Siffleur Falls are a series of three separate waterfalls on the Siffleur River, an early tributary of the North Saskatchewan…

Farewell Mrs. Griffin and Welcome Mr. Carlos

We also said farewell to Mrs. Griffin as she leaves our school community today as her family grows from 2 to 3 in the next few weeks!.  We will miss her greatly but wish her many blessings and look forward to welcoming her new addition to our school…

Excellence in Catholic Education Award Winner

Mme.Corinne Fontaine, our Administrative Assistant in Finance, here at École Mother Teresa Catholic School and will be receiving the Excellence in Catholic Education Award this week at our Division Celebration of Excellence. Congratulations Mme. a…

Mme. Jodi Smith is the Recipient of the CSL Distinguished Leadership Award

The CSL Distinguished Leadership Awards creates a learning community of outstanding principals and assistant principals throughout Alberta who can share professionally, interact collegially and act as mentors to new colleagues.  It provides avenues…

Royal Tyrrell Museum Presentation to Grade 4's.

All grade 4's had the opportunity to experience a live conference with an expert from the Royal Tyrrell Museum. Students engaged in a very active conversation about geography, geology, and paleontology. In addition, students learned about the origin…

Yoga in Grade 3 Belcher's Class

Grade 3 Belchers class doing a special reading class outside with Mrs. Masikewich. Reading and yoga workshop in the sun. 

Simple Machines today in Grade 4 French!

Grade 4 French building and testing their simple machine vehicles. 

Week at a Glance May 8-12, 2017

  “Remember, God doesn’t expect you to become wise and learn to make great decisions all on your own. He gives you guidance.”      Monday, May 8- Day 3 Hot Lunch-Wok Box 12:00-1:00 p.m. Mock Incident Grade 4 & 5’s 4:00-9:00 p.m. Grade 9 Badminton…

Pysanky-Easter Eggs- were being created today!

The students in Ms. King's Ukrainian exploratory class were making Pysanky (Easter eggs) today!

Grade 3 French Won an Art Lesson!

Our Grade 3 French Immersion class won an art lesson from Teachers' Pet.  The talented Tiana taught us art techniques to create a "Rooted, Nourished, and Growing" inspired "Wheat Fields" canvas painting.  She provided all of the supplies as well as…

Connecting with students from Nicaragua

Students in Mrs. Hick's and Mrs. Belcher's class connected live with to students in Nicaragua through "Students Rebuild." Our students created hands made out of paper to fundraise for youth in Nicaragua to help them achieve their dreams. They raised…

Miss Gervais had a Guest Presenter today!

 Charlotte Gervais from MEGlobal Canada came to talk about on how to become an engineer and what engineers do

Week at a Glance May 1-5, 2017

Monday, May 1- Day 5 Hot Lunch-Sobey’s Tuesday, May 2-Day 6 Period 4 GEAR 12:00-1:00 p.m. Grade 6 badminton practice 4:00-8:00 p.m. Grade 6 Girls badminton singles/doubles @St. Francis Assisi 3:30-4:15 p.m. Choir Practice Wednesday, May 3- Day 1 9-10:00…

13 Reasons Why

The Netflix series 13 Reasons Why is trending nationally, as well as in our school community. It is generating controversy and concern amongst mental health authorities and school officials. While we are unaware of any specific incidents related to…

Term 2 Middle School Awards

Patterns, Patterns Everywhere in Grade 4!

Mrs. Pawlak and Miss Cardinal prepared centres for their Grade 4 students to learn about patterns! The students took part in learning through online pattern games, practice pages, patterns in art, multiplication chart patterns, writing pattern rules…

Battling on the Plains of Abraham 7-2 and 7-3

In Social Studies, classes 7-2 and 7-3 reenacted the Plains of Abraham battle in our school field.

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.

Parent Appreciation Drive-Thru Friday Morning, June 3!

RDCRS READS Summer Reading Program

Our school is excited to participate in the 2016 RDCRS READS Summer Reading Program! This award-winning program is designed to eliminate summer reading loss and foster a love of reading through continued access to books. Grade 3 students will have…

"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.    

Calgary Roughnecks

On Wednesday, January 13 the Calgary Roughnecks and Alberta Lacrosse Association will be coming to École Mother Teresa to work with students from grades 5-9. They will be teaching and running students through various drills to help improve students…


Parent/Teacher Conference - Scholastic Book Fair

Parent/Teacher Conferences are November 9 and 10 from 5pm - 8pm. Come and meet your child's teachers and discuss their marks and achievements. Scholastic Book Fair is November 9 and 10 from 9am - 8pm in the Library Learning Commons.

Senior Girls Volleyball Finals

Come and cheer for the ÉMTS Crusaders! Senior Volleyball finals are November 2 to 5 starting at 3:00pm. Wear our school colours: Blue and Gold! Everyone is welcome.    

Halloween Fun!

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…

Hold and Secure Protocol

September 17, 2015 Dear Parent/Guardian: Today at 11:50 a.m. the RCMP directed school administration to issue a Hold and Secure protocol. All students were safely inside the school throughout this time.   Those students who normally go home for lunch…