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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…

Transportation Changes for the 2015-2016 School Year

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