Registration is open for Kindergarten!

Posted on: Feb 2 2022

Call us at (780) 467-7135 to register or go to Quick Links for Kindergarten Registration! EICS School Registration Site  Here is a video of our teacher Mme Janelle showing us A Day In The Life of a…

Thanks for a great school year!

Posted on: Jun 28 2022

From all of us at EPK, thanks for a wonderful year. We made many great memories and learned a lot. See you for the 2022-23 School Year after the summer break!

Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten OPEN HOUSE

Posted on: Mar 3 2022

EPK invites all parents to our IN PERSON Open House! Come see our newly renovated facility. March 21st 2022 6:30pm to 7:30pm 8 Sandpiper Drive Sherwood Park, AB  

EPK Virtual Tour

Posted on: Feb 2 2022

Come explore! Take a glimpse! See why EPK is right for you! Should you have any inquiries, please do not hesitate to contact us. CLICK HERE TO VIEW VIDEO    



Posted on: Aug 30 2021

Greetings ÉPK families, It's hard to believe that we are once again at the beginning of a new school year; you can definitely hear a buzz in the air, yes wasps but also anticipation. This time of year…

OLPH Church banner

A message from OLPH Parish

Posted on: May 6 2021

My dear OLPH friends,By now you will be aware that we are limited to a maximum of 15 people attending Mass in the parish. This includes priest, musician, etc. This is effective today, May 5, 2021. I…

Question & Answer Video

Posted on: Feb 10 2021

Mme Lafrance answering your most FAQ. If you have any further question please contact the school at 780-467-7135. We will be delighted to help in any way.  


2021-2022 School Registration

Posted on: Dec 21 2020

2021-2022 School Registration Registration opens February 1st 2021 Catholic French Immersion - Kindergarten to Grade 4 Stay tuned for more information regarding registration and our virtual tour. Click…

AHS Student Illness Guideline

Posted on: Oct 30 2020

Student illnessIf a student has COVID-19 symptoms: Click here to view document (Updated Nov 2nd 2020) Students with symptoms must not attend school. If a child develops symptoms that could be caused…

Student Absence Covid-19 Information

Posted on: Oct 30 2020

Do you foresee your child being absent for an extended period of time? Your child whereabouts and safety is our number one priority. It is important to notify both the office & your child’s homeroom…

3 Way Conferences (Fall 2020)

Posted on: Oct 25 2020

Dear Parents, 3 Way Conferences Letter Fall 2020 We are going virtual! Given the times, this year we will be hosting our 3 Way Conference virtually via google meets. Three-Way Conferences, which includes…

September 2020 Starter Pack

Posted on: Sep 4 2020

Cher Parent(s) Welcome & Bienvenue to an exciting school year. We are looking forward to re-opening École Père Kenneth Kearns and to welcome back our students. During the past few weeks, we have been…

EICS School Re-Entry

Posted on: Sep 1 2020

EICS has released the 2020 School Re-Entry Plans and FAQs for our parent community. Check it out on the EICS School Re-Entry webpage located here.

2020-2021 School Supplies

Posted on: Jun 24 2020


EPK Weekly - March 9-13, 2020

Posted on: Mar 9 2020

Have a look at what is happening this week at ÉPK with our Quoi de Neuf newsletter.

3 Way Conferences

Posted on: Mar 2 2020

Three-Way 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…

EPK Weekly - Mars 2-5, 2020

Posted on: Mar 2 2020

Have a look at what is happening this week at ÉPK with our Quoi de Neuf newsletter.

EPK Weekly - February 24-28, 2020

Posted on: Feb 24 2020

Have a look at what is happening this week at ÉPK with our Quoi de Neuf newsletter.

EPK Weekly - February 18-21, 2020

Posted on: Feb 18 2020

Have a look at what is happening this week at ÉPK with our Quoi de Neuf newsletter.

EPK Weekly - February 10-13, 2020

Posted on: Feb 10 2020

Have a look at what is happening this week at ÉPK with our Quoi de Neuf newsletter.

EPK Weekly - February 3-7, 2020

Posted on: Feb 3 2020

This week we pray family effect by sickness & disease. Have a look at what is happening this week at ÉPK with our Quoi de Neuf newsletter.

EPK Weekly - January 27-31, 2020

Posted on: Jan 27 2020

Have a look at what is happening this week at ÉPK with our Quoi de Neuf newsletter.    

2020-2021 Kindergarten Registration

Posted on: Jan 22 2020

In the 2020-2021 school year, we will be offering three choices of Kindergarten programs. Morning Kindergarten: 5 days a week  Full Day Kindergarten: Tuesdays, Thursdays and alternating Fridays as well…

ÉPK Weekly - January 20-24, 2020

Posted on: Jan 15 2020

This week we pray for the environment and climate change. Have a look at what is happening this week at ÉPK with our Quoi de Neuf newsletter.  

ÉPK Weekly - January 13-17, 2020

Posted on: Jan 10 2020

This week we pray for those in suffering in other countries. Have a look at what is happening this week at ÉPK with our Quoi de Neuf newsletter.

ÉPK Weekly - January 6-10, 2020

Posted on: Jan 6 2020

Its the new year! Take a leap of faith and begin this wondrous new year by believing. Have a look at what is happening this week at ÉPK with our Quoi de Neuf newsletter.


ÉPK Weekly - December 16-20, 2019

Posted on: Dec 16 2019

"The first Noël, the angel did say,Was to certain poor shepherds in fields as they lay;In fields where they lay keeping their sheep,On a cold winter's night that was so deep.Noël, Noël, Noël, Noël,Born…

New for December 9-13 2019

Posted on: Dec 9 2019

Winter is coming... Winter is here. Be sure to dress warmly this season. Have a look at what is happening this week at ÉPK with our Quoi de Neuf newsletter.

2019 Advent Concert

Posted on: Dec 6 2019

2019 Advent Concert - Click Here It is with great excitement and anticipation that we share with you details about École Père Kenneth Kearns Catholic School’s Advent Celebration that will be held…

New for December 2-6 2019

Posted on: Dec 2 2019

"Oh the weather outside is frightfulBut the fire is so delightfulSince we've no place to goLet it snow, let it snow, let it snow" Quoi de Neuf newsletter

News for November 25-29, 2019

Posted on: Nov 25 2019

We have certainly been blessed with wonderful winter weather and the children are enjoying the snow  left behind from fall break. Have a look at what is happening this week at ÉPK with our Quoi de Neuf…

News for November 18-22, 2019

Posted on: Nov 18 2019

Hope everyone had a wonderful break. It was great to see everyone's smiling faces this morning.  Here is Mme Lafrance's newsletter from over the break.  An unusually normal week this week, there are…

News for November 4-8, 2019

Posted on: Nov 4 2019

Lots of events happening this week at ÉPK Parent Letter Conferences (November 2018)  Please go to  and follow these simple instructions. School…

Newsletter for October 28 - November 1, 2019

Posted on: Oct 28 2019

The last week of October already? Wow. We have lots to celebrate from the month of October and looking into the month of November, it promises to be a full month. Here is our newsletter Booster Juice…

newsletter for October 21-25, 2019

Posted on: Oct 22 2019

We are gearing up for Halloween and Three-Way-Conferences. Please keep your eyes open for information from Mme Sarah on booking your interviews.  Here is this week's newsletter. Mme Lafrance & Mr. Graham…

Fundraising for our Loose Parts Play

Posted on: Oct 10 2019

Do your kids love smoothies? Help us purchase a shed to store our Loose Parts Play equipment! Our current fundraiser is Booster Juice vouchers! We are selling Booster Juice Vouchers!!  Each voucher costs $5.50 (regular…

Newsletter for October 7-11, 2019

Posted on: Oct 10 2019

Here is our newsletter for this week.   

Newsletter for September 30 to October 4, 2019

Posted on: Oct 3 2019

What a busy month full of students learning and wonderful activities.  Here is our newsletter for this week.  

Newsletter for September 23-27, 2019

Posted on: Sep 23 2019

Wow, we're almost done September. What an awesome month we've had so far. Here is our newsletter for this week. EPK September Update from Jen-Col Construction Loose parts play letter

OLPH Young Disciples Registration Night

Posted on: Sep 18 2019


Newsletter for September 16-20, 2019

Posted on: Sep 16 2019

A quick note from our Principal. Have a good week.

Newsletter for September 9-13, 2019

Posted on: Sep 10 2019

Bonjour, We were so excited to see all our kiddos return to school this week and to greet all our new students. What a blessing it is to see their excitement and wonderful smiles as they are starting…

Loose Parts Play

Posted on: Sep 10 2019

Bonjour ÉPK families, As you already know, during the modernization, we will not have access to our school gym. Thankfully, we are very excited to receive the sponsorship of Ever Active Schools this…

Carnaval & L'Épluchette

Carnaval & L'Épluchette

Posted on: Sep 6 2019

Parent Council is planning a Carnaval & Épluchette night on Friday, September 20th.  Every year we host a welcome back family night at ÉPK. Bring your coins of any denomination to play some fun games.…

Photo Day is Coming October 3rd.

Photo Day

Posted on: Sep 6 2019

We are happy to have CountryNuts Photography back to take our photos this year. Photo day will be Thursday, October 3rd. Sibling Photos will be taken on photo day during lunch hour Class Photos and Staff…

2019-2020 Modernization Access

Posted on: Aug 30 2019

During the Ecole Pere Kenneth Kearns Modernization, for the next three weeks, access to the school by teachers, students and the public will be as follows: (please open PDF attachment for more details)…

June 24 - 28, 2019

Posted on: Jun 24 2019

It's the last week of school. A happy and sad time of the year. We wish the best for our grade 4 students and all those moving away from our school. We can't wait to see everyone else back here (in our…

End of June letter

Posted on: Jun 20 2019

A the school years comes to an end we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your participation in your child's education throughout the year. Your children experience more success at school…

June 17-21, 2019

Posted on: Jun 17 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…

June 10-14, 2019

Posted on: Jun 10 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:…

June 3-7, 2019

Posted on: Jun 3 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…

May 25-31, 2019

Posted on: May 27 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

Posted on: May 21 2019

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

May 13 - 17, 2019

Posted on: May 13 2019

Here is our newsletter for this week:  Smore

May 6-10, 2019

Posted on: May 7 2019

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

April 29 to May 3rd, 2019

Posted on: Apr 29 2019

Here is our newsletter for this week. Smore

April 22-26, 2019

Posted on: Apr 23 2019

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

Quoi de neuf? April 8-12, 2019

Posted on: Apr 8 2019

Smore for this week

April 1-5, 2019

Posted on: Apr 1 2019

Here is our weekly newsletter.  Smore

March 18-22, 2019

Posted on: Mar 18 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…

February 11-15, 2019

Posted on: Feb 12 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...

Posted on: Feb 1 2019

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…

ÉPK Weekly for Jan. 28- Feb.1

Posted on: Jan 28 2019

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…

Happy New Year

Posted on: Jan 8 2019

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

Posted on: Dec 18 2018

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…

First week of Advent

Posted on: Dec 3 2018

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

November 5-9, 2018

Posted on: Nov 6 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…

Happy Halloween

Posted on: Oct 30 2018

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

Quoi de neuf? - October 15-19, 2018

Posted on: Oct 15 2018

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

Newsletter for Oct. 8-12, 2018

Posted on: Oct 9 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…

Quoi de neuf?

Posted on: Oct 1 2018

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

September 24-28, 2018

Posted on: Sep 24 2018

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

A belated welcome!

Posted on: Sep 13 2018

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…

ÉPK Connection - June 25-29, 2018

Posted on: Jun 27 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…

ÉPK Connection - June 18-25, 2018

Posted on: Jun 18 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

Posted on: Jun 11 2018

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…

ÉPK Connection

Posted on: Jun 5 2018

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

Posted on: May 28 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…

Name the Foal

Posted on: May 24 2018

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

Posted on: May 14 2018

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

Transportation survey

Posted on: May 9 2018

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…

ÉPK Connection - May 7 to 11, 2018

Posted on: May 7 2018

Happy Monday!

ÉPK Connection - April 30 to May 4, 2018

Posted on: Apr 30 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…

ÉPK Connection - April 23-27, 2018

Posted on: Apr 23 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…

ÉPK Connection - April 16-20, 2018

Posted on: Apr 17 2018

Have a peek at our newsletter for this week.

ÉPK Weekly - Apr. 9-13, 2018

Posted on: Apr 10 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

Posted on: Apr 3 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…

ÉPK Weekly - March 19-22, 2018

Posted on: Mar 20 2018

A short but busy week. ÉPK Weekly  

ÉPK Weekly - March 12-16,2018

Posted on: Mar 12 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,…

ÉPK Weekly - March 5-9, 2018

Posted on: Mar 5 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

Posted on: Feb 26 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…

ÉPK Weekly - Feb 19-23, 2018

Posted on: Feb 20 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

Posted on: Feb 14 2018

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…

ÉPK Weekly - Feb. 12-19, 2018

Posted on: Feb 12 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…

EICS's future configuration in Sherwood Park

Posted on: Feb 7 2018

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…

ÉPK Weekly - Feb. 5-9, 2018

Posted on: Feb 5 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…

ÉPK Weekly Jan 29, 2018

Posted on: Jan 30 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…

ÉPK Weekly - Jan. 22-26, 2018

Posted on: Jan 22 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

Posted on: Jan 15 2018

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…

ÉPK Weekly - Jan. 15-19, 2018

Posted on: Jan 15 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…

Welcome to 2018

Posted on: Jan 8 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…


ÉPK Weekly - Dec. 18-22, 2017

Posted on: Dec 18 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

Posted on: Dec 11 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…

Advent Celebrations

Posted on: Dec 7 2017

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…

Children on a slide

ÉPK Weekly - Dec. 4-8, 2017

Posted on: Dec 4 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…

Students in a gymnasium

ÉPK Weekly - Nov. 27-Dec.1, 2017

Posted on: Nov 27 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…

2017 Advent Celebration

Posted on: Nov 27 2017

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…

Nov. 20-24, 2017

Posted on: Nov 20 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…

bags of candy

Nov. 6-10, 2017

Posted on: Nov 6 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  

Man in a suit

Superintendent's Blog

Posted on: Nov 1 2017

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

Posted on: Oct 30 2017

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…

Oct. 31 - Nov. 3, 2017

Posted on: Oct 30 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…

3-Way-Conference booking information.

Posted on: Oct 29 2017

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…

Posted on: Oct 26 2017

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…

Students sitting on the f;oor looking at a whiteboard.

Oct. 23-27, 2017

Posted on: Oct 23 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…

Oct. 16-20, 2017

Posted on: Oct 16 2017

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

Brown wooden rosary

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

Posted on: Oct 5 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,…


Oct. 2 - 6, 2017

Posted on: Oct 2 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

Posted on: Sep 28 2017

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

Sept. 25-29, 2017

Posted on: Sep 25 2017

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


Recycling Heroes!

Posted on: Sep 21 2017

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…

Sept. 18 - 22, 2017

Posted on: Sep 18 2017

Smore's newsletter for this week.

Family Night

Posted on: Sep 13 2017

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…

Alpha is Back!

Posted on: Sep 12 2017

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…

Sept. 11 - 15, 2017

Posted on: Sep 11 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

Posted on: Sep 5 2017

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…

And we're back for another wonderful school year

Posted on: Sep 5 2017

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

Posted on: Jun 30 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…

Drama Option Videos

Posted on: Jun 27 2017

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…

Epk Weekly June 26-30, 2017

Posted on: Jun 27 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

Posted on: Jun 19 2017

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

ÉPK Weekly - June 12-16, 2017

Posted on: Jun 12 2017

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

Summer Camps

Posted on: Jun 5 2017

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

Posted on: Jun 5 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…

ÉPK Weekly - May 29 - June 2, 2017

Posted on: May 29 2017

ÉPK Weekly May 29 - June 2, 2017  

One to One Devices

Posted on: May 25 2017

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…

ÉPK Weekly - May 22-26, 2017

Posted on: May 23 2017

ÉPK Weekly for this week :)  Short but busy!

ÉPK Weekly - May 15-19, 2017

Posted on: May 15 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

Posted on: May 8 2017

A full week full of fun activities.  

May 1 - 5, 2017

Posted on: May 1 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

Posted on: Apr 24 2017

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

Posted on: Apr 18 2017

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

Author Visit by Mr. Tyler Enfield

Posted on: Apr 13 2017

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…

EPK Weekly - April 10-14, 2017

Posted on: Apr 10 2017

Newsletter for the short week. 

Fundraising Pick-Up

Posted on: Apr 5 2017

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

Posted on: Apr 3 2017

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…

EPK Weekly April 3 - 7, 2017

Posted on: Apr 3 2017

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

Country Nuts Photography

Posted on: Mar 23 2017

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…

EPK Weekly - Mar. 20 - 24, 2017

Posted on: Mar 20 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

Posted on: Mar 13 2017

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…

ÉPK Weekly - Mar. 13 - 17, 2017

Posted on: Mar 13 2017

ÉPK Weekly - March 6-10, 2017

Posted on: Mar 6 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…


Posted on: Mar 6 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!…

Carnaval 2017

Posted on: Mar 1 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…

Soirée Canadienne Française - Cancelled

Posted on: Feb 28 2017

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

Posted on: Feb 27 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

Posted on: Feb 21 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

Posted on: Feb 13 2017

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

Soiree Canadienne Francaise

Posted on: Feb 9 2017

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…

EPK Weekly - Feb 6 - 10, 2017

Posted on: Feb 6 2017

EPK Weekly - Jan. 30 - Feb 3, 2017

Posted on: Feb 2 2017

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

Faith Day featuring Face2Face Ministries

Posted on: Jan 25 2017

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…

ÉPK Weekly - Jan. 23 - 27, 2017

Posted on: Jan 23 2017

What's happening at ÉPK this week.

EPK Weekly - Jan. 16-20, 2017

Posted on: Jan 16 2017

Check out what's happening at school this week.

Hot Lunch Orders

Posted on: Jan 12 2017

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…

Beginners French Course

Posted on: Jan 10 2017

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…

Bible Study

Posted on: Jan 9 2017

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…

EPK Weekly - Jan. 9 - 13, 2017

Posted on: Jan 9 2017

Check out what's happening this week


Report Absences

Posted on: Dec 20 2016

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…

EPK Weekly Dec 19-23, 2016

Posted on: Dec 19 2016

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

Chrome Books

Posted on: Dec 13 2016

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…

EPK Weekly - Dec 12 to 16, 2016

Posted on: Dec 12 2016

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

Advent Food Bank Challenge

Posted on: Dec 7 2016

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…

December 5-9, 2016

Posted on: Dec 7 2016

Nov. 28 to Dec 2, 2016

Posted on: Nov 28 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

Posted on: Nov 21 2016

There is so much going on this week!  

Weekly Events Nov. 7 to 11, 2016

Posted on: Nov 7 2016

Competencies webinar for parents

Posted on: Nov 2 2016

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…

Weekly Events Oct. 31 to Nov. 4

Posted on: Oct 31 2016

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

Posted on: Oct 24 2016

EICS Sponsored Parent Information Night

Posted on: Oct 14 2016

  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…

Weekly Events October 11-14

Posted on: Oct 11 2016

Waste Reduction Week - October 17-21

Posted on: Oct 11 2016

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…

Weekly Events September 26-30

Posted on: Sep 25 2016

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EICS App - Download Now!

Posted on: Sep 21 2016

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…

Weekly Events Sept. 19-23, 2016

Posted on: Sep 19 2016

Check out what's happening at ÉPK this week

Transportation News

Posted on: Sep 14 2016

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…

Weekly Events - Sept 12 to 16

Posted on: Sep 12 2016

Check out our new newsletter here:    

Un Gros Merci!

Posted on: Sep 9 2016

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

Posted on: Sep 8 2016

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…

Welcome Back BBQ & Meet the Staff

Posted on: Aug 30 2016

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…

Welcome Back!

Posted on: Aug 30 2016

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…

Recognition for helping Fort McMurray

Posted on: Jul 7 2016

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…

How to Have a Great Vacation Tips from Dr. Norman…

Posted on: Jun 27 2016

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…

This week at EPK

Posted on: Jun 20 2016

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EPK Fun Day

Posted on: Jun 8 2016

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…

Planning Ahead Survey Results

Posted on: Jun 6 2016

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…

Presentation of Drama Options

Posted on: May 31 2016

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

Posted on: May 18 2016 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,…

Sobey's BBQ for Camp Francophone - Message from ÉPK…

Posted on: May 5 2016

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…

2016-2017 School Supplies

Posted on: Apr 18 2016

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…

GEEP E-Waste Challenge

Posted on: Apr 13 2016

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…

One-to-One Technology

Posted on: Apr 11 2016

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…

Grade 2 & 4 Swimming Lessons

Posted on: Mar 25 2016

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…

Alpha Workshop

Posted on: Mar 24 2016

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…

Alberta health Services Phonological Awareness Workshops

Posted on: Mar 23 2016

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…

English Book Fair

Posted on: Mar 17 2016

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…

Three-Way Conferences, March 2016

Posted on: Mar 15 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…

EPK Bank Contest

Posted on: Mar 7 2016

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

Garden Pots Needed

Posted on: Mar 4 2016

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…

Grade 2 & 4 Swimming Lessons

Posted on: Mar 3 2016

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…

Thank You from Mme Auger

Posted on: Feb 29 2016

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…

Spirit Day - Sports Jerseys

Posted on: Feb 29 2016

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

Posted on: Feb 26 2016

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…

Used book Sale

Posted on: Feb 23 2016

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

Posted on: Feb 19 2016

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,…

Allergy Aware School

Posted on: Feb 18 2016

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…

Grade 2 Drama Presentations

Posted on: Feb 16 2016

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


Posted on: Feb 2 2016

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

Posted on: Jan 31 2016

Join us outside as we celebrate winter in Alberta  

Jump Rope For Heart

Posted on: Jan 28 2016

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…