EMTS WAAG November 20-24, 2017Posted on Nov 17 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 ClassPosted on Nov 17 2017
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 CarterPosted on Nov 17 2017
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!Posted on Nov 17 2017
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!Posted on Nov 17 2017
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!Posted on Nov 16 2017
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 4-4Posted on Nov 16 2017
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 ClassPosted on Nov 15 2017
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!Posted on Nov 15 2017
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…
EMTS WAAG November 13-17, 2017Posted on Nov 8 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 StudentsPosted on Nov 7 2017
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!Posted on Nov 7 2017
They are creating a life-size model for a science project.
Grade 4's Introduced to Gears by a Power EngineerPosted on Nov 7 2017
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 SurveyPosted on Nov 7 2017
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!Posted on Nov 6 2017
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!Posted on Nov 6 2017
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!Posted on Nov 6 2017
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, 2017Posted on Nov 3 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 DayPosted on Nov 2 2017
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!Posted on Nov 2 2017
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 ClassPosted on Nov 2 2017
Finding, height, circumference, and weight of our class pumpkin.
Who Knew You Could Do Math with Pumpkins in Mrs. McGaw's Class Today!Posted on Nov 2 2017
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!Posted on Nov 2 2017
Grade 5's are making circuits in Science!
Mme. Tamalyn's Students Display Attributes of Mother TeresaPosted on Nov 2 2017
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 9ePosted on Nov 2 2017
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 9ePosted on Nov 2 2017
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!!Posted on Nov 2 2017
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 OctoberPosted on Nov 1 2017
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!Posted on Nov 1 2017
Our Pumpkin Alley vote tallying is in process! We have learned lots about collecting, displaying & analyzing data!
Elementary Dance-A-Thon!!Posted on Oct 31 2017
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 FossilsPosted on Oct 31 2017
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!Posted on Oct 31 2017
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.
Math in Action!!!Posted on Oct 30 2017
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 AssemblyPosted on Oct 27 2017
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!!Posted on Oct 27 2017
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, 2017Posted on Oct 27 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!Posted on Oct 25 2017
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!Posted on Oct 25 2017
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!!Posted on Oct 25 2017
Drama6/7 practices their salesmanship skills as they tried to sell an item for 1$ that is free.
Mrs. McGaw's Class Make Pumkins!!Posted on Oct 24 2017
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.Posted on Oct 24 2017
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!!Posted on Oct 23 2017
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!
It's Flashlight Friday in Mrs. McMullen's ClassPosted on Oct 20 2017
5-4 is getting in the spooky spirit with our Flashlight Friday routine.
WAAG October 23-27, 2017Posted on Oct 20 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 ProgramPosted on Oct 19 2017
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!Posted on Oct 19 2017
Students in 4-2 use manipulatives to represent numbers and increase their number sense.
Science with Miss Klassen's Grade 4's!Posted on Oct 19 2017
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!Posted on Oct 19 2017
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!Posted on Oct 19 2017
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!Posted on Oct 16 2017
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 ProcessPosted on Oct 13 2017
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, 2017Posted on Oct 13 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…
École Mother Teresa Students Advance to Sylvan's Got Talent Finale!Posted on Oct 12 2017
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 CelebrationPosted on Oct 12 2017
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 TripPosted on Oct 12 2017
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!Posted on Oct 11 2017
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!Posted on Oct 10 2017
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 2017Posted on Oct 10 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 InnisfailPosted on Oct 10 2017
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 StudentsPosted on Oct 5 2017
Grade 5 students enjoyed the electrical safety program sponsored by Fortis Alberta.
Week at a Glance October 9-13, 2017Posted on Oct 5 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!!Posted on Oct 5 2017
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!Posted on Oct 4 2017
Working hard to learn songs for Remembrance Day.
We are Learning About Levers in Miss Cardinal's Class!Posted on Oct 3 2017
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!Posted on Oct 2 2017
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!!Posted on Oct 2 2017
A big thank-you to Mr. Cann for donating safety glasses for Ecole Mother Teresa's construction 8/9 option.
Terry Fox RunPosted on Sep 29 2017
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, 2017Posted on Sep 28 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!Posted on Sep 28 2017
Grade 8-1 engage in Who's Coming to Dinner?
Grade 9 French Immersion Students Showcase Expertise in ELA!Posted on Sep 28 2017
Grade 9-1 showcase their expertise!A true baker with oatmeal cookies!!
Static Electricity in Mrs. McMullen's Grade 5 ClassPosted on Sep 27 2017
Grade 5-4 McMullen has been exploring static electricity.
Tourism Exploratory with Mr. ChoiPosted on Sep 26 2017
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?Posted on Sep 26 2017
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 ImmersionPosted on Sep 25 2017
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…
Learning Moments in Mrs. McGaw's Grade 5 Class!Posted on Sep 25 2017
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, 2017Posted on Sep 21 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…
Today is National Reading Day!Posted on Sep 20 2017
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!!!Posted on Sep 20 2017
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!Posted on Sep 18 2017
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!Posted on Sep 18 2017
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, 2017Posted on Sep 15 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!Posted on Sep 13 2017
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 SchoolPosted on Sep 13 2017
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!Posted on Sep 11 2017
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 ProjectPosted on Sep 11 2017
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!Posted on Sep 8 2017
Mrs. Hick's class working on levers in Science today. They built devices using the Knex.
Week at a Glance September 11-15, 2017Posted on Sep 8 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!Posted on Sep 7 2017
Miss Cardinal's class started their unit on Patterning by exploring patterns in the world around us.
Parent Information Session September 7, 2017Posted on Sep 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.Posted on Sep 7 2017
Exploratory A Options Exploratory B Options
Changes in Assessment 2017-18Posted on Sep 7 2017
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!Posted on Sep 5 2017
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 2017-18Posted on Sep 5 2017
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!Posted on Sep 1 2017
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, 2017Posted on Sep 1 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!Posted on Aug 30 2017
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, 2017Posted on Jun 29 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 ShowPosted on Jun 28 2017
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.Posted on Jun 28 2017
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 ElementaryPosted on Jun 27 2017
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!Posted on Jun 26 2017
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!Posted on Jun 26 2017
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 AwardsPosted on Jun 23 2017
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 26-30Posted on Jun 23 2017
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 TripPosted on Jun 22 2017
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…
Grade 4's at Fort NormandeauPosted on Jun 22 2017
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 JuhwanPosted on Jun 21 2017
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 2017Posted on Jun 21 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,…
Denconstruction Exploratory Class Term 3Posted on Jun 20 2017
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!Posted on Jun 19 2017
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!!
Congratulations to Mrs. Andrea Gringhuis on her Appointment to Vice PrincipalPosted on Jun 16 2017
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, 2017Posted on Jun 16 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…
Choir Year-End Party!Posted on Jun 15 2017
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!Posted on Jun 14 2017
Fishing trip on June 14th. The students had some great luck on this rainy day with several BIG catches!
Grade 9 Farewell-Embrace ChangePosted on Jun 14 2017
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. MerawPosted on Jun 14 2017
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…
Cracking the Code with Sylvan Learning CentrePosted on Jun 14 2017
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…
Wish Upon a Butterfly in Mrs. Belcher's Grade 3 ClassPosted on Jun 13 2017
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 ResultsPosted on Jun 13 2017
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 WrapsPosted on Jun 9 2017
Grade 6 & 7 Foods Exploratory were cooking up some tasty lentil & turkey wraps with Mme. Boyd on Friday!
Aboriginal Day in ElementaryPosted on Jun 9 2017
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!Posted on Jun 9 2017
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, 2017Posted on Jun 9 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!Posted on Jun 8 2017
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 FinalePosted on Jun 7 2017
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!Posted on Jun 6 2017
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!Posted on Jun 6 2017
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!Posted on Jun 6 2017
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 4-2Posted on Jun 5 2017
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 OLVCPosted on Jun 2 2017
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!Posted on Jun 2 2017
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, 2017Posted on Jun 2 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 RetreatPosted on Jun 1 2017
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 TripPosted on Jun 1 2017
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 TripPosted on Jun 1 2017
Our Grade 9's spent today on an adventure to Deer Valley Meadows!
La pièce de théâtre 4-1Posted on Jun 1 2017
La pièce de théâtre, 'Chat Angora'. Performed with incredible expression and enthusiasm!
Our French Grade 4's are Dancing up a Storm!!Posted on Jun 1 2017
Mme. Campbell's Grade 4-1 dancers performing their group dances to end our dance unit in Phys Ed!
Flight Day in Grade 3Posted on Jun 1 2017
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 MountainPosted on May 30 2017
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 150Posted on May 30 2017
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 ConfirmationPosted on May 27 2017
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 DisastersPosted on May 26 2017
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!Posted on May 26 2017
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, 2017Posted on May 26 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…
Grade 9 Retreat at Our Lady of the Victory CampPosted on May 25 2017
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!Posted on May 25 2017
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!
Plant Growth and ChangePosted on May 25 2017
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 RecipientsPosted on May 24 2017
Today, we celebrated those elementary students who received Awards for the month of May.
Congratulations Miss Gervais' Grade 3 Class!Posted on May 18 2017
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 FrenchPosted on May 18 2017
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, 2017Posted on May 18 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 2017Posted on May 16 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 CommunionPosted on May 16 2017
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, 2017Posted on May 12 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. GarrettPosted on May 11 2017
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 ClassPosted on May 11 2017
Mrs. Hick's Grade 4 class was planting strawberries yesterday.
May's PLAY LeadersPosted on May 11 2017
They played a variety of icebreaker games that lead into a game of everybody kicks the ball.
Science 7-3 Rock Cycle PresentationsPosted on May 11 2017
The different types of rocks can go from one form to another within the Rock Cylce.
Shadows in Miss Cardinal's Grade 4 class!Posted on May 9 2017
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 StudentsPosted on May 8 2017
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 TomorrowPosted on May 8 2017
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.Posted on May 8 2017
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. CarlosPosted on May 5 2017
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 WinnerPosted on May 5 2017
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 AwardPosted on May 4 2017
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.Posted on May 4 2017
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 ClassPosted on May 4 2017
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!Posted on May 4 2017
Grade 4 French building and testing their simple machine vehicles.
Week at a Glance May 8-12, 2017Posted on May 4 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!Posted on May 3 2017
The students in Ms. King's Ukrainian exploratory class were making Pysanky (Easter eggs) today!
Grade 3 French Won an Art Lesson!Posted on May 1 2017
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 NicaraguaPosted on May 1 2017
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!Posted on Apr 28 2017
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, 2017Posted on Apr 28 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 WhyPosted on Apr 27 2017
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…
Patterns, Patterns Everywhere in Grade 4!Posted on Apr 27 2017
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 7-3Posted on Apr 27 2017
In Social Studies, classes 7-2 and 7-3 reenacted the Plains of Abraham battle in our school field.
Mrs. Belcher's Grade 3 ClassPosted on Apr 24 2017
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!Posted on Apr 21 2017
Grade 4 French: hands on learning by discovery all about gears wheels and axels.
Week at a Glance April 24-28, 2017Posted on Apr 21 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!Posted on Apr 20 2017
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 EMTSPosted on Apr 20 2017
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!!Posted on Apr 20 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!Posted on Apr 18 2017
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 DystrophyPosted on Apr 13 2017
DJ Sabatoge & DJ Rico were teaching hip hop moves this afternoon to our elementary students to raise awareness for Muscular Dystrophy.
Holy Thursday CelebrationPosted on Apr 13 2017
Our school community gathered to celebrate together on Holy Thursday. Twelve students had their feet washed to reenact Jesus' actions during the Last Supper.
Band Camp 2017Posted on Apr 13 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, 2017Posted on Apr 13 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 2017Posted on Apr 13 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 ClassPosted on Apr 11 2017
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…
Data Collection in Miss Cardinal's Grade 4 ClassPosted on Apr 7 2017
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…
Week at a Glance April 9-14, 2017Posted on Apr 7 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…
HOJAPosted on Apr 6 2017
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 FairPosted on Apr 6 2017
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 DesignPosted on Apr 5 2017
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 RallyPosted on Apr 5 2017
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 PeoplePosted on Apr 4 2017
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…
Special Guest in Grade 3 today!Posted on Mar 23 2017
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, 2017Posted on Mar 23 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…
Beauty and the Beast Jr.Posted on Mar 23 2017
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 ClassPosted on Mar 22 2017
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. ReinhartPosted on Mar 22 2017
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 FourPosted on Mar 22 2017
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 yearPosted on Mar 22 2017
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 MadnessPosted on Mar 17 2017
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!Posted on Mar 17 2017
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, 2017Posted on Mar 17 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…
Grace 6 Field TripPosted on Mar 15 2017
Our Grade 6 classes visited the Alberta Legislature and the TELUS World of Science yesterday on their field trip to Edmonton.
Juhwan Jeong International StudentPosted on Mar 14 2017
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 RetreatPosted on Mar 13 2017
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 ClimbPosted on Mar 13 2017
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…
SpotlightPosted on Mar 13 2017
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 PresentationPosted on Mar 8 2017
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!Posted on Mar 8 2017
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, 2017Posted on Mar 8 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…
Live Differently PresentationPosted on Mar 7 2017
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 OlympicsPosted on Mar 7 2017
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 CoursesPosted on Mar 7 2017
Exploratory A Options Exploratory B Options
Miss Cardinal's Class had an Engineer Visit!Posted on Mar 7 2017
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!Posted on Mar 6 2017
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 DancePosted on Mar 6 2017
Ryan Leclerc's Cree Grass Dance, here are a few and a video from Sacred Space on Friday.
Leo qui fait des liensPosted on Mar 3 2017
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!Posted on Mar 3 2017
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, 2017Posted on Mar 3 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 MessagePosted on Feb 27 2017
Message about Mumps from AHS. Please read. AHS - English AHS - French
Week at a Glance February 27-March 3, 2017Posted on Feb 24 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 SecurePosted on Feb 16 2017
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!Posted on Feb 15 2017
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…
In our ClassroomsPosted on Feb 3 2017
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…
Spotlight AuditionsPosted on Jan 27 2017
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 readPosted on Jan 26 2017
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…
Internet Concerns - Please ReadPosted on Jan 20 2017
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 ChallengePosted on Jan 18 2017
Move Your Mood Family Challenge - Info Document
Lost and FoundPosted on Jan 11 2017
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 ExchangePosted on Dec 23 2016
Several teachers drew names for a Fun Sock Exchange!
First Reconciliation SacramentPosted on Dec 14 2016
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!Posted on Dec 9 2016
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!Posted on Dec 7 2016
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! https://docs.google.com/document/d/19LuMv2uSBCC3RJwwi7eGop8b-KOplhqZjpzrIiaw3qI/edit…
Middle School Math Parent Night!Posted on Dec 4 2016
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! https://docs.google.com/document/d/19LuMv2uSBCC3RJwwi7eGop8b-KOplhqZjpzrIiaw3qI/edit?ts=583e09bc
Exploratory Sign-Up!Posted on Nov 28 2016
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 ClassesPosted on Nov 28 2016
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 PresentationPosted on Nov 25 2016
Great article from the Sylvan Lake News! http://www.sylvanlakenews.com/news/402888676.html
Literacy NightPosted on Nov 18 2016
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 NightPosted on Nov 18 2016
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 ParentingPosted on Oct 24 2016
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!Posted on Sep 20 2016
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)Posted on Sep 9 2016
Quick Facts for Parents/Guardians
Register for the 2016-2017 School YearPosted on Aug 8 2016
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 SafetyPosted on Jun 23 2016
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 CouncilPosted on Jun 2 2016
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.
RDCRS READS Summer Reading ProgramPosted on Apr 8 2016
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"Posted on Jan 21 2016
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 ReminderPosted on Jan 13 2016
Please click the link to the Provincial School Measles Immunity Reminder document, for information on keeping us all measles-free.
Calgary RoughnecksPosted on Jan 11 2016
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 FairPosted on Nov 9 2015
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 FinalsPosted on Nov 4 2015
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.
GEAR- Wheels are turning!Posted on Oct 15 2015
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…
Hold and SecurePosted on Sep 22 2015
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 ProtocolPosted on Sep 17 2015
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…
Transportation Changes for the 2015-2016 School YearPosted on May 11 2015
In response to the budget constraints for the 2015-2016 school year, the transportation department is making some changes to their current practices. A summary of the changes are provided below: Fees: A new fee has been approved by the Board of Trustees…