Bienvenue à l'École Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School
At OLPH, our students' academic experience comes first!
École Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School (OLPH) resides within the family of Elk Island Catholic Schools (EICS) and is part of Alberta's publicly-funded education system. OLPH is a French Immersion middle school, providing 21st century, quality Catholic education in both official languages, for students in Grades 5 to 8. At OLPH, we work in community to ensure the success of each learner and to foster respect for life and learning. We value the positive benefits of acquiring a second language in a safe, orderly and caring environment where each individual’s qualities and uniqueness are nurtured and enhanced.
École Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School offers a faith filled, safe and caring environment for young adolescents. Our students enjoy authentic French culture activities, participate and lead social justice initiatives, are presented with many leadership opportunities and can get involed in Sports Teams and Intramurals.
Next year, during the 2019-2020 school year, OLPH will be becoming a dual-track, welcoming many more students and providing new opportunities such as the Sports For Life Program, a Performing Arts program, as well as many more options. We are also going to be offering new CTF options, such as Foods and Construction with the addition of our brand new Foods and Construction classrooms.
Why chose French Immersion?
- French Immersion provides students with opportunities to acquire and maintain language skills in French and English.
- Develop language and literacy skills in French and English, and use both to communicate
- Learn about French culture, traditions and celebrations
- Proficiency in English and French
- Improved academic achievement
- Improved communication skills in a student's first language
- Knowledge and appreciation of different cultures
- International language certification apportunities
In addition to French for Life, OLPH offers exciting programs such as:
|Grade 5 & 6 Options||Grade 7 & 8 Options|
|Sports Programs:||Sports Experience||Sports Performance & Outdoor Education|
|Fine Arts:||Media Arts & Visual Arts, Band, Musical Theater & Painting||Media Arts & Visual Arts|
|Innovation & Technology:||Robotics (Beginner), Coding, Healthy Eating||Robotics (Beginner & Advanced)|
Come and visit our Games Room, new Learning Commons and Chapel!
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École OLPH ~ Info Night
Posted on Feb 1 2018
Dear Parents, It is with great excitement that we invite future students & parents to the École OLPH ~ INFO NIGHT on Thursday, March 7th, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Could we please request all of our current parents to please share this information…
EICS School Supplies and Transportation Fees - Changes for September 2019
Posted on Jun 5 2019
As we prepare for another school year at Elk Island Catholic Schools (EICS), there will be a number of changes to our division within the context of the anticipated budget in the Fall of 2019. We want to ensure that our budget is…
EICS Transfer Site at ABJ - Moving to Better Serve our School Community
Posted on May 13 2019
EICS Transportation is pleased to announce that beginning in September of 2019 for the 2019/2020 school year, the ABJ Transfer site will be relocated from Archbishop Jordan Catholic School (ABJ) to the Strathcona County Bethel Bus…