School News

February 11-15, 2019

Dear Parents,

We have had tremendous interest regarding our new nature kindergarten program beginning this fall. Holy Redeemer will be hosting a Parent Information night this Wednesday, February 13 at 6:00pm in our gymnasium. Please help us spread the word.

The weather should be improving later this week, just in time for our grade 4-8 ski trip to Sunridge on Thursday.

Just a reminder there will be no school on Friday, February 15 (PD day) as well as Monday, February 18 (Family Day).

God bless,

Mr. Rachmistruk


Upcoming Important Dates:

  • February 11 - Susie Robinson visit (Indigenous Education)

  • February 13 - Saffron Presentations (Grades 4-6 Bullying presentation, Grades 7-8 Self-image presentation)

  • February 13 - Nature Kindergarten Parent Information Night 6:00pm at Holy Redeemer

  • February 14 - Grade 4-8 ski trip at Sunridge

  • February 15 - PD Day

  • February 18 - Family Day


  • Please find attached the February snack schedule for our nutrition program:
    *the hot snack for Thursday, February 14th will be served on Tuesday, February 12 because of the 4-8 ski trip*

Nutrition Snacks - February.pdf 

G Suite for Education

Did you know your child, as an EICS student, has access to G Suite for Education?  These tools allow students to access, share, and create knowledge that supports their learning. On Feb. 28 from 7:00-8:30pm, (Central Learning Services) come to learn what Google for Education tools your child has access to and explore how to use those tools to support them at home.  This session is for all learners, whether you are a beginner or have experience with technology. There are limited spaces so please register here or go to  Please come with your child's EICS login information (if you don't know how to access this please ask your child or your child's teacher).  If you don't have this, we will have alternative logins so all participants can participate.  Address: Central Learning Services, 310 Broadview Road, Sherwood Park

Faith Corner

February 14th is the Feast day of St. Valentine. St. Valentine was a priest from the third century. February 14th is dedicated to sending letters, gifts or other signs of affection. There is a Christian message that should be remembered. Never forget Jesus said, "This is my commandment: love one another as I have loved you. There is no greater love than this: to lay down one's life for one's friends" (Jn 15:12-13). St. Valentine fulfilled this command, and may we do the same.(


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