English as a Second Language is provided to students who
are new to the English Language. Programs are teacher directed and are developed
to meet the needs of the students.
French as a Second Language is a program that is offered
to students from grade four to grade six.
100 VOICES - PRE KINDERGARTEN:
Learning program for 3 & 4 year olds (1 or 2 years prior to Kindergarten). This program offers rich oral language opportunities, learning through play and the integration of fine arts, literacy and numeracy with a certified teacher.
Kindergarten is a developmental program aimed at
enhancing the children's academic and social skills. In order to register in the
program, children must be 5 years old before December 31st of the following
Extra-Curricular Activities are scheduled throughout the year. All students have the opportunity to participate in various interests.
Upper elementary students are actively involved in
leadership programs, such as patrols, classroom supervision, lunchroom
supervision, office help, library help, etc.
All students have access to the school’s automated
library. Students have the opportunity to borrow books and are expected to be
considerate in returning books promptly. There will be a charge for lost or
damaged books. Library privileges will be suspended if books are not
Our Catholic tradition forms the basis of all
our teachings. In addition to receiving religious instruction, students
participate in a variety of celebrations throughout the course of the year.
Parents make the decision if their child will be
making his/her First Communion, First Reconciliation and/or Confirmation. The
school supports each sacrament with Religious Instruction. Please contact St.
Edmund Parish (780-455-8592) for further information.
Students from grade five and six are able to serve
as the school safety patrols. They are AMA trained to assist the younger
students to cross 117 Street. For the safety of all students, we ask everyone's
cooperation in helping the patrols to do their job.
The school has a well equipped, technology lab, as
well as smartboards, netbooks and an ipad in every classroom. Each classroom is
set up with one or more computers networked to the library. All computers are
student accessible. Each parent will be asked to sign an Acceptable Use Form
giving their children the right to use the Internet.
Throughout the year students are involved in theme
days on hot lunch days. These days are fun and develop school culture and pride.