News & Announcements

New Drama Program

Our new drama program if off to an exciting start at ESMS! This month, we are working on improvisational and team building skills. We are learning how to be an attentive and supportive audience members as well as the center of the stage! We are learning these skills through games like ‘The Hot Seat’, ‘Pass the Clap’, ‘The Word Game’ and ‘The Name Game’. Ask your child for a demonstration!

Nutrition Menu for September 26-29

Monday- Ham and swiss on a heated bun, side of carrot sticks DAIRY FREE OPTION
Tuesday- Soft Turkey Tacos (whole wheat wrap, turkey meat, cheese and lettuce) DAIRY FREE OPTION
Wednesday- Pizza Pasta Bake (pepperoni, pasta, pizza sauce, cheese) DAIRY FREE OPTION
Thursday- Healthy apples and oats, yogurt topping available DAIRY FREE OPTION
Friday there is NO School!!!
Last weeks totals
Monday-Wednesday 312 lunches were served and 225 of the school wide snacks were served
Thursday-Friday 443 breakfasts were served
Please remember to continue to pack your child with a lunch and snack, in case they do not want the lunch provided when asked. If you have any questions or concerns, please email me at [email protected]

Parent Council / M.O.O.S.E. Meeting

Join us for our first in-person parent council meeting tonight at 6:30pm. We’re meeting in the staffroom at ESM. Our MOOSE SOCIETY- Whitecourt meeting will follow.

Terry Fox Run/Walk

Today at ESMS, we participated in the Terry Fox Run to support and raise money to fund cancer research. Terry Fox was a Canadian hero and an inspiration to us all! Thank you to families for helping us reach our goal of $3500!
Check out our video of today's activities!
"Even if I don't finish, we need others to continue. It's got to keep going without me." - Terry Fox
Song: I Lived by One Republic (we do not own the rights to this song)

Student and Staff Wellness

This year, at Ecole St. Mary School, one of our areas of focus is on Wellness for our staff and students. Every month we will start our day with a minute of movement: this month it is wall sits. Additionally, we will be discussing mental health and its importance for kids and adults.

Nutrition Menu for September 19-23

Monday- Hamburger Soup
Tuesday- School-wide veggies and dip. M.O.O.S.E will be providing our school with Hot Chocolate and a banana (Terry Fox walk)
Wednesday- Shepherd's pie
Thursday- Cereal (served in the mornings) pizza day orders are taken on Mondays, pizza cards can be purchased online)
Friday- Fruit cup with chia seed pudding (DAIRY FREE) (served in the mornings) M.O.O.S.E LUNCH
We started off our first week (September 5-9) of Nutrition with a BANG!!
Monday-Wednesday 525 lunches were served
Thursday-Friday 417 breakfasts were served
Please remember to continue to pack your child with a lunch and snack, in case they do not want the lunch provided when asked. If you have any questions or concerns, please email me at [email protected]

A Day of Mourning

Today is a day of mourning for Her late Majesty, Queen Elizabeth the second. Our schools will be taking time today to learn about and to remember her dedication and her legacy.

Welcome Back Assembly & Crazy Hair Day

Our Welcome Back Assembly & Crazy Hair Day had to be rescheduled until September 29 due to the Queen’s passing.
We will participate in the Provincial Day of Mourning on September 19 as per the memo below.
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