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2nd Annual GrACE Summit - Registration Opens March 22, 2021

Spend an engaging afternoon celebrating the future of Catholic Education in Alberta with our GrACE committee, Elk Island Catholic Schools, and engaging Catholic voices leading the conversation.  This…

Posted on Mar 19th, 2021

2nd Annual GrACE Summit - Registration Opens March 22, 2021

Media Release - EICS Enrolment Numbers for 2020-2021 School Year

EICS has released school enrolment numbers for the 2020-2021 school year.  Click on the following document to read the entire release.    To see the individual class size reports based on school and…

Posted on Oct 6th, 2020

World Teacher's Day 2020

In 2020, World Teachers’ Day will celebrate teachers with the theme “Teachers: Leading in crisis, reimagining the future”. The day provides the occasion to celebrate the teaching profession worldwide,…

Posted on Oct 5th, 2020

EICS Acknowledges Orange Shirt Day - Wednesday, September 30

EICS Division stands in support with Orange Shirt Day as a day of remembrance and an act of reconciliation. It is an opportunity for First Nations, Métis and Inuit; local governments; schools; and communities…

Posted on Sep 30th, 2020

September 2020 Board Highlights

The latest EICS Board of Trustee Board Highlights are now available by clicking here. ...

Posted on Sep 24th, 2020

EICS Building Through the Summer to Better Serve our Division

Check out the latest EICS news release highlighting the busy summer projects that were completed to get ready for the 2020-2021 school year.     ...

Posted on Sep 22nd, 2020

School Re-Entry - Government of Alberta Resources

The Government of Alberta has launched its K-12 school re-entry website that contains numerous resources and a recent letter from Dr. Hinshaw, the Chief Medical Officer of Health to parents.   The website…

Posted on Sep 9th, 2020

EICS Board of Trustees Welcomes Federal Funding to Schools

The EICS Board of Trustees released a statement acknowledging the federal funding to schools that was announced on August 26, 2020.  To read the entire release, please click here.   ...

Posted on Sep 2nd, 2020

Welcome Back to EICS - Choose Joy!

A warm welcome to all of our EICS staff, students, and families as we embark on another educational year beginning with a staggered entry on September 1, 2020.  While this year is unique compared to…

Posted on Aug 27th, 2020

ONLINE PROGRAMMING FOR EICS - FALL 2020

Our first priority is ensuring that our schools and classrooms are a safe and welcoming place for students and staff.  For various reasons, some families may not feel ready to send their children back…

Posted on Aug 10th, 2020

Message from Superintendent Haggarty on School Re Entry

Please find below a message from Superintendent Shawn Haggarty to the EICS community on the plans for school re-entry for the upcoming school year.  As well, you can find more information, including…

Posted on Aug 5th, 2020

Alberta Education - In Class Schooling to Resume September 2020

On Tuesday, July 21st the Premier of Alberta and Minister of Education announced that Scenario One of the relaunch strategy would be in place for September 2020.  This means that classes will resume…

Posted on Jul 22nd, 2020

EICS Board of Trustees June Board Highlights

The EICS Board of Trustees Board Highlights from the June 17, 2020 meeting have been posted.  To have a read, please click here.    ...

Posted on Jul 7th, 2020

National Indigenous Peoples Day - June 21, 2020

June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day. This is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.…

Posted on Jun 20th, 2020

Join our EICS Team!

EICS is now accepting applications for a 1.0 FTE Secondary Humanities Teacher at Archbishop Jordan Catholic High School. Please access postings at http://jobs.eics.ab.ca Come join our amazing team!...

Posted on Jun 17th, 2020

Alberta Education - Getting Ready for School 2020-2021

On Wednesday, June 10th, Minister of Education LaGrange released a number of documents that will guide the decision on whether classes will resume within our schools in September 2020. A decision will…

Posted on Jun 16th, 2020

EICS Board of Trustees Highlights May 2020

To read the latest EICS Board of Trustee Highlights, please click here: May 2020 Board Highlights...

Posted on Jun 8th, 2020

Catholic Education Week 2020 - May 18-22

Catholic Education Week in Alberta will be celebrated during the week of May 18-22, 2020.  Catholic Education week is an opportunity to publicly celebrate our mission, our successes, our students, and…

Posted on May 12th, 2020

EICS Board Highlights for April 22, 2020

Check out the latest edition of the EICS Board of Trustees Meeting Highlights from the April 22, 2020 meeting.  Click here to download. ...

Posted on May 6th, 2020

Update on student learning and school re-entry engagement

Statement from Minister of Education Adriana LaGrange - Wednesday, May 6, 2020 While teacher-directed at-home learning continues for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year, the province is engaging…

Posted on May 6th, 2020

Statement from Alberta Education on Return to In-School Classes

Statement from Minister of Education LaGrange  - May 1, 2020 As announced yesterday by Premier Kenney during the release of Alberta’s Relaunch Strategy, the province has made the decision to not have…

Posted on May 1st, 2020