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Mission Statement & Vision Statement:

At École Our Lady of the Prairies School, we foster a Christ-centered life where our children collaborate, explore, and communicate as 21st Century learners. 

School Vision:

We inspire in our children a sense of humility, fairness, and open-mindedness to support their: 

  • Love of God and Jesus
  • Bilingualism and appreciation of our community's multi-cultural mosaic
  • Journey as engaged and ethical learners who will become global citizens
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Love of learning
  • Social Justice awareness
  • Desire to celebrate success 

Highlights:

  • Programs offered 
  • Technology
    • 1:1 device school - iPads / Chromebooks 
    • Learning Commons/Makerspaces that include a variety of high-tech, low-tech and no-tech tools to promote STEM learning (Wind Tunnel, Magnet Wall, Lego Wall, Light Labs, Robotics, Dash & Dot Coding Robots, Cubelets®, Robot Blocks, Osmos, Tagoo Blocks and more)
  • Support for all students to achieve their personal academic best
    • Diverse learning spaces designed to meet a variety of student needs and offer student choice.
    • Flexibility in learning modalities based on a student's preferred learning style. 
    • Inquiry-based learning that offers a high level of student engagement.
    • Mathletics / Net Math / Raz Kids / L’Écture Enfant licenses for at home use 
    • School-wide Balanced Literacy Model designed to develop strong skills in both, reading and writing
  • Support for English Language Learners (ELL)
    • English as a Second Language Learners receive extra support in the classroom through their homeroom teacher and the Learning Coach 
    • SIOP and Imagine Language and Literacy Program for English Language Learners 
  • Support for Struggling Learners
    • Learning Coaches coordinate flexible approaches to learning, customized for individual student needs. 
    • Access to a Multiple Disciplinary Team (MDT) of Service Providers
    • Literacy Intervention Program for Struggling Readers
  • Support for our students' physical, social, emotional, and spiritual development
    • Comprehensive School Planning for Mental Health
    •  Apple Ally School 
    • Snack Program
    • Daily Physical Activity (DPA)
    • International PATHS Model School
    • School Chaplain
    • Celebrating Our Catholic Faith
      • Daily student-led prayer
      • Liturgical celebrations
      • Daily Catholic religion classes
      • Support of Good Shepherd Parish
      • Social justice projects

Extra-Curricular Activities:

  • Student-led Broadcast Team
  • Student Social Justice Club
  • Volleyball Teams
  • Intramurals
  • Running Club
  • Choir and Handbell Club
  • Annual School Christmas Concert


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