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June 17-21, 2019

We just cannot believe that there are only 9 days left to this school year! It has gone by so quickly! We have accomplished so much and yet, there is still so much to do! Our newsletter Have a wonderful week and God Bless!

June 10-14, 2019

With three weeks left to the school year, things are still busy as we try to finish up all the learning we need to do. It's a busy week this week: Monday: Fun day Tuesday: Assembly 1pmWednesday: Thursday: Grade 4s at Camp FrancophoneFriday: Grade 3…

June 3-7, 2019

We are nearing the end of the 2018-2019 school year. Please remember that there is still a lot of things to learn this year. We will be busy with field trips and special days, but teachers will still be hard a work teaching important lessons for the…

May 25-31, 2019

Last week of May! Where has this year gone? Here's a quick preview of what is going on this week. Smore

May 21 - 24, 2019

Hope everyone had a relaxing long weekend. Here is what is happening this week. Smore

May 13 - 17, 2019

Here is our newsletter for this week:  Smore

May 6-10, 2019

Our weekly newsletter is here. Also keep up to date with our calendar.  

April 29 to May 3rd, 2019

Here is our newsletter for this week. Smore

April 22-26, 2019

Happy Easter! He Is Risen! Here is this week's newsletter.   

Quoi de neuf? April 8-12, 2019

Smore for this week

April 1-5, 2019

Here is our weekly newsletter.  Smore

March 18-22, 2019

This week's Smore Did you know that on Wednesday, March 20, French speakers around the world celebrate the French language in all its diversity. At École ÉPK, everyday with week will include a special activity to celebrate the fact that we are all…

February 11-15, 2019

Another short, but very cold, week.  Here is a quick note from our new Vice-principal Mme Dargis-Boucher.  Smore Stay warm everyone!

À la prochaine...

Today I mark my official retirement after many years in education. Thank you so much to the staff, students and parents of École Père Kenneth Kearns Catholic School for the beautiful celebration in the gym. Two by two students from each class presented…

ÉPK Weekly for Jan. 28- Feb.1

Bonjour, With Mme Lafrance away, for family reasons, and Mme MacPherson retiring this week, it's a little hectic around the school. We had a lot going on last week with the wonderful Mme. Anita (from Tradansa) coming in and teaching us some wonderful…

Happy New Year

Welcome to 2019! So glad to see all the smiling faces.  Here is a quick look at what is going on at ÉPK this week.  What's New at ÉPK - Smore


Third week of Advent

The holidays are almost upon us. But there is still a bunch more to learn before we get to take a break. Here is our schedule for this week: Quoi de neuf? Joyeux Noël from all  of the ÉPK staff to all of our ÉPK students and families!

First week of Advent

A message from Mme Lafrance. What's New at ÉPK?  

November 5-9, 2018

Lots going on this week: 3-way conferences (Monday & Wednesday) French Scholastic Book Fair (Monday Night, Tuesday, Wednesday Night & Thursday morning) Early Dismissal/Spirit Day - Wendesday Rememberance Day Celebration on Friday. Check out Mme Lafrance's…

Happy Halloween

A happy and safe Halloween to the ÉPK Family. Quoi de neuf?

Quoi de neuf? - October 15-19, 2018

A full and busy week. Have a look. Quoi de neuf?  

Newsletter for Oct. 8-12, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving! Hope everyone had a family and food filled weekend or a weekend filled with things you are thankful for! Have a look at what's happening this short wintry week. Keep an eye on the school website/calendar for more details. What's New?…

Quoi de neuf?

Welcome to October! A short but busy week this week (Oct. 1-5, 2018) Quoi de neuf?

September 24-28, 2018

Here's a quick view of what's happening this week  Smore

A belated welcome!

Welcome to ÉPK School! If you're returning or a first time student here we wish you a great big BIENVIENUE! We're running a bit behind this week, but here is the newsletter for this week (you should have received it as an email, but if not please contact…

ÉPK Connection - June 25-29, 2018

Last week of school for the 2017-2018 year. Such a mixed feelings time. Happy that summer is here and holidays are on the way, but sad that friends will be moving on and it will be two months before we see each other again. Here's (a little late) what's…

ÉPK Connection - June 18-25, 2018

Here we go, the last full week of school (albeit a very busy week with lots of trips & activities). ÉPK Connection - June 18-25, 2018 Have a great (and very warm, sunny) week!

ÉPK Connection

A wet and rainy start to the week, but we're not letting that dampen our spirits! We're preparing for so much fun over the next 3 weeks.  There are a lot of volunteer opportunities, please contact your child's teacher or any of the emails mentioned…

ÉPK Connection

So running a bit behind this week... oops...  but here we go, a fun filled first week of June.   ÉPK Connections for June 4-8, 2018  

ÉPK Connection - May 28- June 1, 2018

Wow! The last week of May already!  Here comes June! ÉPK Connection for May 28 to June 1, 2018   I miss posted last week's newsletter on our website... So here it is. Welcome back! Wow! Wasn't that an amazing long weekend! And the temperature doesn't…

Name the Foal

The RCMP are asking for student's help to name their new foal. Check here for more information.

ÉPK Connection - May 14 to 18, 2018

Here we go.  A short but busy week. Newsletter for May 14-18, 2018

Transportation survey

The department of Education with the Alberta government would like to get Alberta families views on student transportation and the student transportation eligibility criteria. To do so, they are conducting an online survey that will close on June…

ÉPK Connection - May 7 to 11, 2018

Happy Monday!

ÉPK Connection - April 30 to May 4, 2018

Wow, it's May already? How did that happen? ÉPK Connection  Have a look at our newsletter (link above) and see what's happening at ÉPK and how you can help out (or just come and have a peek at what we're doing).

ÉPK Connection - April 23-27, 2018

Quick reminder - No School this Friday (April 27th) and students from ÉPK and Holy Redeemer are celebrating their First Communions this Saturday at the 5pm mass at OLPH Church (please come and celebrate with them). April 23-27, 2018  

ÉPK Connection - April 16-20, 2018

Have a peek at our newsletter for this week.

ÉPK Weekly - Apr. 9-13, 2018

Here we go, a day late... don't forget that this newsletter is also available on our Facebook page and by email through your Parent Portal. Newsletter for April 9-13, 2018

ÉPK Weekly - April 3-6, 2018

Happy Easter! Thank you for the great success of the Bookfair - we raised over $2000 for new books for the library (hope you enjoyed your new books over the break) and the amazing conversations that were had during the 3-way-conferences. A short but…

ÉPK Weekly - March 19-22, 2018

A short but busy week. ÉPK Weekly  

ÉPK Weekly - March 12-16,2018

Off to a bit of a late start this morning. I'm blaming daylight savings... ;-)  A quiet week at ÉPK, but there are still many things happening in and around the school.  ÉPK Weekly for March 12-16, 2018

ÉPK Weekly - March 5-9, 2018

A very snowy start to the week! Here's this week's news letter. ÉPK Weekly March 5-9, 2018

ÉPK Weekly - Feb. 26-Mar. 2, 2018

Another short week... goodness February is almost over? How did that happen? Thank you to everyone who came to watch our options presentations last week. If you have photos of the plays could you please email Mme Heather ( a couple…

ÉPK Weekly - Feb 19-23, 2018

Wow, what a weekend! Great job to everyone who attended the Oil Kings game. We heard everyone had lots of fun. On to another short, but busy week. ÉPK Weekly

Oil Kings Anthem Singers

Here is some important information for those singing at the Oil Kings game on Family Day (Feb. 19). All tickets (for those who ordered) should be in backpacks today (Feb. 14). 3:00pm - Roger Place doors open 3:15pm - Meet on concourse outside section…

ÉPK Weekly - Feb. 12-19, 2018

The winter Olympics are underway, Carnival & St. Valentine's day are coming up. Lots going on during this second week of February. During the Olympics, wear red and white or the Canadian flag so you can earn un jeton for your house. Tomorrow (Tuesday)…

EICS's future configuration in Sherwood Park

You're invited to participate in the plan for EICS's future configuration in Sherwood Park. At the February 6th Coffee House Chat and Open House at Archbishop Jordan Catholic School, EICS Board of Trustees and EICS Central Learning Services Administration…

ÉPK Weekly - Feb. 5-9, 2018

Wow! Lots of things happening in February! Have a look at our newsletter this week for all the details on:  Oil Kings Tickets Due Coffe House Meeting on Tuesday Early Dismissal & Spirit day on Wednesday No School Thursday & Friday Mardi Gras/St.Valentines…

ÉPK Weekly Jan 29, 2018

We're off to a slow start this week. It's a short week with there being no school this Wednesday (Jan. 31). And we're about to start February where it seems there are more days off school than there are in school. Well, it will make the month go by faster…

ÉPK Weekly - Jan. 22-26, 2018

Here's this week's newsletter. Quick Reminders: Oil Kings game ticket form to be returned before Feb. 8th School Council Meeting Tuesday at 7pm Kindergarten Registration is open for the next school year

Oil Kings Hockey Game

Join us in watching our students sing the National Anthem to open the Oil King's game on Family Day (February 19th). This is a fundraising event for the school as well (a portion of the tickets sold through the school will come back to the school). Please…

ÉPK Weekly - Jan. 15-19, 2018

We're not quite as busy as last week, and the weather seems to be improving (although anything is better than -35C right?). But still lots of learning and fun going on at ÉPK this week. Newsletter for Jan 15-19, 2018  

Welcome to 2018

Here we go the second half of the school year is about to start (we have a few days to the actual halfway point, but who's counting?). We were all so happy to see smiling faces this morning. Here is our Newsletter for this week. PS: Don't forget to…


ÉPK Weekly - Dec. 18-22, 2017

Lots to learn and do during this last week of school before Christmas Break. Be ready to learn, laugh and sing your way through this week. ÉPK Weekly

ÉPK Weekly - Dec. 11-15, 2017

It's here! The week of the Advent Celebrations! Can't wait to hear all the songs that will be sung! (check out the previous blog about the Celebrations for more information.) So here's the weekly newsletter with what else is happening this week.  ÉPK…

Advent Celebrations

Chers Parents, We are diving into the joyful and hopeful season of Advent.  This first purple candle of hope is lit!  During our morning announcements and assemblies, we are kicking off new Advent Calendar prayers to learn about and celebrate the many…

ÉPK Weekly - Dec. 4-8, 2017

Have a look at this week's newsletter. Please fill out the quick survey about Kindergarten programming options for next school year. For background information on the survey questions click here. Don't forget to mark your calendars with next week Advent…

ÉPK Weekly - Nov. 27-Dec.1, 2017

Is it the last week of November already? Wow, how this year has disappeared! Christmas is coming and the lead up to Advent concerts is beginning.  It's a fairly quiet week (well quiet for ÉPK in comparison to previous weeks).  ÉPK Weekly for November…

2017 Advent Celebration

Advent Celebration  Tickets Issued We are very grateful to celebrate with you the upcoming birth of Christ. This will give us the opportunity to bring our families together, to celebrate as a faith community and proclaim “Challenge Accepted” as…

Nov. 20-24, 2017

Welcome back! Hopefully, everyone is ready to learn after a well-deserved break from school.  Here's what's happeing at ÉPK this week: Nov. 20-24, 2017 Nominations for the 2018 Prime Minister's Awards for Teaching Excellence and for Teaching Excellence…

Nov. 6-10, 2017

A busy week for staff and students. Late nights and long days this week will make next week's time off a welcome break. Nov.6-10, 2017  

Superintendent's Blog

Have a look at what our Spuerintendent Michael Hauptman has to say about the media's portrayal of the Catholic community's direction with the Alberta's new health curriculum.

Halloween Challenge

Halloween Challenge: We are gathering extra Halloween candy for the non-profit group "Beyond the Streets". We want to pay it forward to those who are less fortunate than us. Bring your extra Halloween candy to the office at recess or lunch to be counted.…

Oct. 31 - Nov. 3, 2017

What a busy week! Halloween Early dismissal Spirit Day Tuesday/Thursday Kindergartens have Friday Classes Daylight savings ends Catholic Education Mass at OLPH Church Check out all the details in our newsletter and on our calendar.

3-Way-Conference booking information.

Here are the instructions on how to book an interview time with your child's teacher for next week's 3-way conferences.  

Dr. Jody Carrington - Power of Relationships with our Children

We will spend an evening together talking about the power of the relationship with our children and how connection—no matter what age— can be the most powerful tool we have and (sometimes) the hardest thing to do. Expect an evening of laughter and…

Oct. 23-27, 2017

Last full week of October and we're doing great things at ÉPK! Where has the time flown? We've grown so much. Check out our Newsletter to see what's happening at ÉPK in the near future. Don't forget to keep an eye on the calendar and on the "snippets"…

Oct. 16-20, 2017

Newsletter for this week.  Bottle Drive Information Faith formation opportunites at OLPH Parish

Challenge Accepted & Newsletter for Oct. 9-13, 2017

We have been challenged by - Mr. Michael Hauptman, Superintendent for EICS schools - to pray the rosary. See his challenge here November is the month of the Rosary   This week's newsletter Oct. 9 - 13, 2017  

Oct. 2 - 6, 2017

What a snowy start to October!  Here's our newsletter for this week. Keep up to date with our online calendar.

Grade 4 Faith Event

At Mass on Wednesday, the grade 4 students received bibles.

Sept. 25-29, 2017

Sept 25-29, 2017 Don't forget to check the photo gallery and calendar.

Recycling Heroes!

Look at what we did last year! By recycling bottles at ÉPK we saved 280kg from going to the dump. We also saved 1870kWh of energy by recycling! Think of how much more we saved from going to the dump by recycling and composting at ÉPK too! Congratulations!…

Sept. 18 - 22, 2017

Smore's newsletter for this week.

Family Night

Dear Parents, Our Welcome Back Family Night is just over a week away. We are excited with the great response we have had and look forward to seeing all of you there. The weather looks to be a cooler than the warmth we have been enjoying so be sure…

Alpha is Back!

Wednesdays, 9:00 – 11:00 am EPK Chapel Alpha is a practical exploration of the Christian faith. Each session includes snacks, video talk and small group discussions. Alpha is absolutely FREE and all are welcome! For information and to register, contact:…

Sept. 11 - 15, 2017

Back into the swing of things? Well here's to another fun week! Sept. 11-15, 2017 Hot Lunch (open now for orders, closes Sept. 20) Fun Night (Sept. 22 6pm)

Meet the Staff

Meet the Staff Wednesday, September 6, 2017   5:00PM - Welcome Presentation in the gym for all Pre-K to Grade 4 families   5:30PM - In-Class Presentations for Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten and Grade 1 - Grades 2, 3 & 4 are invited to enjoy the BBQ…

And we're back for another wonderful school year

Here we go with a busy and eventful year.  Have a look at our current newsletter. Don't forget to like us on facebook and twitter

EPK Weekly - End of June 2017

Wow, what a year! So much learning, growing, and playing... and not just by the students.  MERCI to everyone who came to volunteer, who donated time, money, objects, effort, support... the list just goes on and on. THANK YOU!!! One last ÉPK Weekly…

Drama Option Videos

Videos of the drama presentations are up on youtube. They are un-serchable through youtube. Use the following links to access the videos: Grade 1 Les petites chaperons jumelles (9:30min)Les trois boucs (5:45min)Les trois petits cochons  (5:45min)End…

Epk Weekly June 26-30, 2017

Here we go. Last week of school for the 2016-2017 school year. How time flies!  June 26-30, 2017

ÉPK Weekly - June 19-23, 2017

Here we go, second last week of school this year. Lots still happening! ÉPK Weekly

ÉPK Weekly - June 12-16, 2017

Busy week again this week. So much to get done before the end of the year!  Check out our newsletter  

Summer Camps

Lots of available summer camps out there, here are a couple of French ones:  CAVA - French website, English posters here

ÉPK Weekly - June 5-9, 2017

Wow, we've made it to the last month of school. We've made lots of good memories, learned lots of new things, and had lots of fun this year. To keep it going this week is a busy week, and there are lots of opportunities for new memories and learning.…

ÉPK Weekly - May 29 - June 2, 2017

ÉPK Weekly May 29 - June 2, 2017  

One to One Devices

Grade 3 & 4 families: With the successful implementation of the One to One technology program, EICS is excited to enter into the next phase of the initiative.  During Phase 2,  we will continue the leasing program for those who have participated in…

ÉPK Weekly - May 22-26, 2017

ÉPK Weekly for this week :)  Short but busy!

ÉPK Weekly - May 15-19, 2017

Short week (no school on Friday and Monday), but lots going on. Lots of photos from last week's events. Keep checking our Photo Gallery for new photos. ÉPK Weekly for May 15-19, 2017.

ÉPK Weekly - May 8-12, 2017

A full week full of fun activities.  

May 1 - 5, 2017

A full week, busy and fun! Beware of the puddles in the fields still.  News for May 1 - 5, 2017

ÉPK Weekly - Apr.24 - Apr. 28

Another short, but busy week. Stay dry and warm! Maybe a change of clothes in backpack would be a good idea with all the snow and mud about! News for this week

EPK Weekly - April 17 - 21, 2017

We're moving a little slow this morning... :)  Hoping everyone had a good Easter weekend.  

Author Visit by Mr. Tyler Enfield

Thank you to the grade 3 & 4s who were very quiet and respectful when Mr. Enfield was talking. Thank you also to those who purchased books.  If you would still like to purchase an autographed copy of one of Mr. Enfield's books, bring a purchase order…

EPK Weekly - April 10-14, 2017

Newsletter for the short week. 

Fundraising Pick-Up

If you ordered from VIP Meats Salisbury Greenhouse, and/or Purdy`s Chocolates, Pick up with be Friday, April 7th, from 3:45pm to 5:45pm. In the front parking lot & entrance way of the school.  

Rite to Learn Center (RLC) – Sherwood Park & Area

Is your child diagnosed with a Learning Disability in reading and/or writing (dyslexia/dysgraphia)? The Rite to Learn Center is a complete volunteer based Center which offers free one-on-one tutoring for students in grades 3-6 with reading and or spelling…

EPK Weekly April 3 - 7, 2017

Here we go! A new month and lots happening. EPK Weekly  

Country Nuts Photography

This is our 6th year holding this fundraiser for A Safe Place in Sherwood Park.  It has been so popular, that we've added an extra day this year; and the best part is that 100% of the money raised is donated directly to A Safe Place.  Yep, that's right,…

EPK Weekly - Mar. 20 - 24, 2017

Here we go, another busy, but short, week. Be kind to our teachers this week as they have two late nights with 3-way conferences. EPK Weekly - March 20-24, 2017

3 Way Conferences

IMPORTANT CHECKPOINT IN YOUR CHILD'S LEARNING. Three-Way Conferences next week. Sunday, an email was sent out to all parents with instructions on how to book a time most convenient for you and your child to meet with the teacher. Please click the link…

ÉPK Weekly - Mar. 13 - 17, 2017

ÉPK Weekly - March 6-10, 2017

Thanks again to everyone who made La Carnaval such a great success! And to those who came out to celebrate Mass with us on Ash Wednesday. Not as much happening this week, but we're going to have a great week! March 6-10, 2017


Like Father Pierre taked about during the Ash Wednesday Mass, Lent is a time to sacrifice and give to those less fortunate.  We will be having a Dictée-a-thon, just like a spell-a-thon, but in French! Ask your aunts, uncles, parents, grandparents &…

Carnaval 2017

Un Gros Merci! To everyone who helped make this day possible. Students, teachers, volunteers, and visitors had so much fun. Check out our photo gallery for lots of photos from Carnaval.  Check out some of the videos (more will be added to this post…

Soirée Canadienne Française - Cancelled

Unfortunately, we have had to cancel this evening event from a lack of interest. We will be refunding all tickets. We will also try to reschedule for 2018.  

EPK Weekly - Feb 27 - March 3, 2017

Another short, but busy week!  Please dress appropriately for outdoor activities on Tuesday as we celebrate Carnaval with outdoor activities, pancakes and a presentation in the afternoon.  EPK Weekly

EPK Weekly - Feb. 20-24 , 2017

Hope everyone had a great Family day long weekend. Here is what's happening for the rest of the week.

ÉPK Weekly - Feb 13 - 17, 2017

Check out all that's happening this short week at ÉPK.

Soiree Canadienne Francaise

Come out an enjoy an evening of amazing Canadienne Francaise food and entertainment with fellow EICS French Immersion families and staff!  The event will take place on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Archbishop Jordan Catholic School at 4001 Emerald Drive,…

EPK Weekly - Feb 6 - 10, 2017

EPK Weekly - Jan. 30 - Feb 3, 2017

Sorry it's so late! Jan. 30 - Feb. 3, 2017

Faith Day featuring Face2Face Ministries

Friday, January 27, 2017 Our overall theme for this year is “The Moment”. Throughout the day we will be doing different activities, games, songs, and talks that explore and open up the truth that God is with us in every moment and that we should…

ÉPK Weekly - Jan. 23 - 27, 2017

What's happening at ÉPK this week.

EPK Weekly - Jan. 16-20, 2017

Check out what's happening at school this week.

Hot Lunch Orders

Our hot lunch ordering system for session 2 will open on January 13, 2017. Please be sure to complete your order before MONDAY, JANUARY 23rd. Please place your children’s hot lunch order ONLINE at You will be able to pay by credit…

Beginners French Course

Elk Island Catholic Schools and Canadian Parents for French are proud to present a 9-week beginners french course.  Thursday nights from 7-9pm here at ÉPK School, from January 26th to March 23rd. Registration Information here

Bible Study

Have you ever had a desire to know your faith better or to have a greater appreciation and love for Scripture? Do you like getting tough questions answered and interacting with other parents? Do you enjoy food and friendship? Please plan to join the…

EPK Weekly - Jan. 9 - 13, 2017

Check out what's happening this week


Report Absences

EPK is piloting a new way for parents to report absences using 'Safe Arrival' software.  You can access through the APP for mobile devices, phone access, or web site.  Please click on the link for more detailed information. Safe Arrival Letter Report…

EPK Weekly Dec 19-23, 2016

So much fun stuff going on this last week before Christmas. EPK Weekly

Chrome Books

Attention current participants in the Chromebook Leasing Program. As part of EICS' leasing service, it has decided to offer parents the option to purchase their child(ren)'s currently leased Chromebook for an additional $120 above the $65 fee that has…

EPK Weekly - Dec 12 to 16, 2016

Events happening this week. (Dec 12-16) News from last week (oops). (Dec. 5-9)

Advent Food Bank Challenge

During this advent season, our school family would like to give back to the community that we all live in. We are having a friendly, in school, competition to stock the shelves of the Strathcona County Food Bank with their most needed non-perishable…

December 5-9, 2016

Nov. 28 to Dec 2, 2016

So much going on in the next couple of weeks. Keep checking the website for more information about all the activities happening at the school. Check our Newsletter

Weekly Events Nov. 21 to 25, 2016

There is so much going on this week!  

Weekly Events Nov. 7 to 11, 2016

Competencies webinar for parents

Alberta’s Kindergarten to Grade 12 provincial curriculum is designed to engage students in exploring, developing and applying competencies in relevant subject content and contexts.  As part of curriculum development, there will be a shift from an…

Weekly Events Oct. 31 to Nov. 4

We might be missing a couple of events. Keep an eye on the calendar for the most up-to-date information.  

Weekly Events October 24-28

EICS Sponsored Parent Information Night

  When: Wednesday, November 2 Time:   6:30 p.m. Where: EICS Central Learning Services Boardroom: 160 Festival Way, Sherwood Park Beside St. Theresa Catholic School - plenty of parking behind building Saffron’s Internet Safety presentations for elementary…

Weekly Events October 11-14

Waste Reduction Week - October 17-21

We would like to encourage students to bring Waste Free lunches for the week. This will encourage them to eat fruits and vegetables and hopefully no packaged snacks.  This goes great with the Health Champions Rainbow Lunch! EPK will participate in a…

Weekly Events September 26-30

Check out our newsletter

EICS App - Download Now!

Elk Island Catholic Schools now has an app on the Apple (IOS) and Google Play stores.     This exciting new tool will allow parents and students with instant access to critical resources and information on their hand­held phone or device.  A few…

Weekly Events Sept. 19-23, 2016

Check out what's happening at ÉPK this week

Transportation News

The Transportation Office is requesting that parents refrain from sending a note giving permission to their child to ride another child's school bus. The buses within the Hamlet of Sherwood Park, Fort Saskatchewan, and Camrose are almost at capacity…

Weekly Events - Sept 12 to 16

Check out our new newsletter here:    

Un Gros Merci!

Thank you to everyone who came out and broke bread during our Welcome back BBQ.  Mme Beyer would also like to say Merci Beaucoup to the Hunter family who donated a beautiful Ukelele to the music room. 

Photo Days

Country Nuts will be here on September 29th to take our photos. Retakes and Sibling Photos will be taken on October 27th. Parents can register at or call Della Tufty at 780-922-4622

Welcome Back BBQ & Meet the Staff

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 5:00 - 7:00pm You are invited to join around the dinner table and break bread together as family @ ÉPKThis year's Meet the Staff and Welcome Back BBQ format will include a 30 minute meet and greet in your child's classroom…

Welcome Back!

Welcome back to the new school year at École Père Kenneth Kearns Catholic School.   - Bus passes will be handed out this afternoon to all students who have signed up to take the bus. - First Assembly/Faith in Action will be held Wednesday morning…

Recognition for helping Fort McMurray

Thank you to each of you for truly being the light of Christ! Thank you for opening your hearts to these families! Each of them have found a new direction to continue their lives, and the hope to do so was kept alive by you! EPK parents, staff and students…

How to Have a Great Vacation Tips from Dr. Norman Vincent Peale to prepare your spirit for the best summer yet!

This is the season for time off to rest, to have a good time, enjoy a change and uplift your spirit. Let’s learn now to live with zest and delight and make this vacation the starting mark of a better life. Here are some tips to help you face this year’s…

This week at EPK

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EPK Fun Day

FUN DAY - June 27, 2016 The Student Leadership Team is planning a full day of fun activities for your children. They require the assistance of several parents to make this day a possibility. We are looking for parents who would like to run activities…

Planning Ahead Survey Results

Merci to the 106 parents who responded to the Planning Ahead Survey.  Please click HERE to review the results.  We invite you to the School Council meeting on June 21 at 7pm where these results will be reviewed, and parents will have an opportunity…

Presentation of Drama Options

Please join us in the gym as our students perform their Drama Options. Grade 1 on June 10Grade 2 on June 8Grade 3 on June 7Grade 4 on June 15 Doors open at 2pm for each presentation.   

One-to-One Device FAQs Below are the questions raised: If the battery isn't capable of lasting the full day, will they be exchanged for one that does free of charge? Yes, if it is a defect with the unit, it will be exchange…

Sobey's BBQ for Camp Francophone - Message from ÉPK School Council

Here's a message from your VolunteerSpot organizer, ÉPK School Council, Scott Endres or Alison Cabay: Good Afternoon Parents of ÉPK, Please note that due to participation on Sunday for the BBQ, ÉPK School Council as had to cancel the Sobey's BBQ for…

2016-2017 School Supplies

School Supplies DO NOT need to be purchased from Staples. EPK School ran a fundraising program through them - which is now over. *edited July 23, 2016* Kindergarten supply lists can be found in the Welcome to Kindergarten Package.   Grade 1 School Supplies…

GEEP E-Waste Challenge

Our wonderful school EPK will be participating the GEEP (Global Electric Electronic Processing) E-Waste collection starting in May 2016.  The purpose of the E-Waste Collection School Challenge is to educate students about electronics recycling and preventing…

One-to-One Technology

Thank you to those parents who were able to attend the March 22th ÉPK School Council meeting where we discussed Elk Island Catholic School Division’s move to a One–to-One technology environment beginning in September of 2016. If you were unable…

Grade 2 & 4 Swimming Lessons

The grade 2s and 4s will be taking swimming lessons Thursday mornings from April 7th to May 26. 2A & 4H will have lessons from 9:15 to 10:00 2C & 4D will have lessons from 10:00 to 10:45 2D & 4R will have lessons from 10:45 to 11:30

Alpha Workshop

Please join us as we learn about Jesus  in this 8-week program. Please see the two brochures for more information. Alpha Workshop Alpha Discussion Schedule For more information or to register please call Billy at 780-467-1754 or email him at

Alberta health Services Phonological Awareness Workshops

Alberta Health Services is offering two different, free, workshops for parents. These workshops will be working on Reading and Spelling. Kindergarten & Grade 1 parents the workshop is April 7th from 1 to 3 pm. Please register before April 5th.Brochure…

English Book Fair

Join us in the library this week as we celebrate literacy with a book fair. Scholastic Canada is providing us with all sorts of things to spend our money on. (*Unfortunately* it's not just books) Up to 60% of the profits from the book fair will come…

Three-Way Conferences, March 2016

Dear Parents, Three-Way (Student/Parent/Teacher) Conferences, which include face-to-face conversations between your child, the teacher and parent(s), centered on learning, are vital checkpoints in assessment and learning success. Conversations guided…

EPK Bank Contest

The contest has been extended to March 22. Bring in your deposits to get an entry into the draw for prizes.

Garden Pots Needed

If anyone has any 5 or 6 inch pots from last year’s perennials or just sitting around and not being used, please do not throw them out.  The garden club will be able to use them. Please drop them off with Mme Auger.  If you have other gardening materials…

Grade 2 & 4 Swimming Lessons

The grade 2s and 4s will be taking swimming lessons Thursday mornings from April 7th to May 26. 2A & 4H will have lessons from 9:15 to 10:00 2C & 4D will have lessons from 10:00 to 10:45 2D & 4R will have lessons from 10:45 to 11:30 Swimming registration…

Thank You from Mme Auger

Mme Auger would like to Say "Thank You" to all the parents who helped to make the Grade 2 & 3 Drama Presentations a great big success. A special "Merci Beaucoup" to Mr. Peter Russell – for building and donating the materials for the school bus in…

Spirit Day - Sports Jerseys

We have changed the theme of this week's spirit day from School Colours to Sports Jerseys. Wear your team's logo with pride.   

Lowering of the Canadian Flag

Today, our Canada flag will fly at half mast to honour the passing of Mr. Donald Ross (Don) Getty, Former Premier of Alberta.  The flag will remain at half mast until the day of the memorial service.  Our compassionate prayers of healing and hope…

Used book Sale

Our used book sale is ready to go for tomorrow. Bring a couple of dollars and pick up a new-used book :) All Procedes go to Syrian Refugees.

Pre-School & Kindergarten Registration

We are accepting registrations for Pre-School, Kindergarten & all other grades for the 2016-17 school year.  For Pre-School registration information, click here . If you have any further questions, please contact Lisa at 780-340-0054 or email…

Allergy Aware School

Cher Parent(s), Our School, along with all Elk Island Catholic Schools, supports allergy aware environments where students, staff, and families share the responsibility of ensuring a safe and caring environment for all children.  Due to several severe…

Grade 2 Drama Presentations

The grade 2 option students presented their plays to family and friends in the gym.


Join us and Bonhomme Carnaval as we celebrate Mardi Gras at EPK. There will be pancakes, maple syrup taffy, skiing, painting, and other fun activites. If you can help, please email school council.

Winter Walk Day

Join us outside as we celebrate winter in Alberta  

Jump Rope For Heart

Wow EPK Family we have raised almost $8500 as of Jan. 29! We are #1 across Canada! If you register at (Join us: Ecole Pere Kenneth Kearns) and get online donations, you will receive a free skipping rope!…