Elk Island Catholic Schools (EICS) recognizes that parents are a child's first and most important teachers. At EICS, therefore, parents play an integral role in their child's education - both at home and at school. We welcome and encourage parent participation in all areas of their child's education.
Go to the links to find more specific information for parents.
Have you subscribed to receive school emails? If you are not receiving our school emails, and would like to subscribe please click on the link below:
Information on how to register your child is found on our division EICS website at www.eics.ab.ca/parents-and-students/school-registration.
Grade 7 & 8 parents, make sure to visit Powerschool on a regular basis to keep up to date on your child's marks. If you do not have your login information, please contact the school.
First term report cards for the 2018-2019 school year will be available on Powerschool on February 1st 2019.
Middle School Research
- Manitoba Education- Engaging Middle Years Students in Education
- Association for Middle Level Education
- Calgary Board of Education - Middle Years Learners
Alberta Education Links
- Programs of Study
- Tips for Parents
- Inspiring Education
- Career and Technology Foundations- CTF
- Student Learning Assessments
- Provincial Achievement Exams
Check out what our local Strathcona County Library has to offer for homework help. These sites can be accessed anywhere with a Strathcona County Library card.
Solaro is 24/7 homework help and test prep for Gr. 3-12. Math, Science, and English Language Arts. Based on the Alberta curriculum, from the publishers of the Key study guides.
Muzzy (language learning for kids) is Interactive language learning for kids with vocabulary lessons, videos and activities. Includes English (American or British), French, Spanish (Castillian or Latin-American), German, Portuguese (Brazilian), Chinese (Mandarin), Russian and Italian.
Mango Languages (language learning for adults) is interactive language learning (72 languages) geared towards adults, but can certainly be used by students. Includes ESL specific learning for speakers of the following languages (instruction is in these languages): Arabic (Egyptian), Arabic (MSA), Armenian, Bengali, Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese, (Mandarin), French, German, Greek, Haitian Creole, Italian, Japanese, Ukrainian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, Spanish (Latin American), Turkish, Vietnamese.
For the 2018-2019 school year, EICS will again be supplying all the basic school supplies for your students. Please provide your student with a back pack, clothing and clean shoes for phys ed, and a device such as a chromebook or laptop for use in the classroom. Staples has partnered with our division to provide a lease-to-own option for parents needing to purchase a chromebook.
Invoices for school fees for the 2018-2019 school year are available via your parent powerschool account, under the Student Fees tab. Fees may be paid online via powerschool or with cash/cheque brought to the school office. Fees for this school year are now due.
Inclement Weather Policy
The most up-to-date information on bus cancellations will be posted via the bus information below.
Clic here for information on how to obtain busing for your child.