School News

2018

Farewell/Au revoir

It's that time of the year... today is our last staff day, and we would like to thank all of the students and staff at École Queen Elizabeth School for all of their hard work and effort that they put into this building year of our school. We would like…

New Principal of École Queen Elizabeth School

We are pleased to announce that Mr. Kristien Holtby will be joining the staff of École Queen Elizabeth School as Principal beginning August 2018. Mr. Holtby is currently the Principal of Falun Elementary School, and has also been the Principal of Lakedell…

Kindergarten Registrations Still Being Accepted

Registrations for both French Immersion and English Kindergarten classes are still being accepted. Come by the school office to pick up a registration package. *Please note that English Kindergarten classes will be offered on the regular school calendar…

Gr 1-2 Telus World of Science

The Grade 1-2 classes will be going to the Telus World of Science in Edmonton, AB on June 11th.  Attached is the permission form should you require an additional one.  Forms and fees are due back by June 1st.   Students will be leaving at 8:45 am…

Hats on for Mental Health!

On Wednesday, May 2, EQES has relaxed its no hat policy and will allow staff and students to wear hats to show support and raise awareness for Mental Health. 

Maskwacis Wahkotowin Liaison Message

Tansi/ Hello, Spring is finally here! Harrah! I was gone in April for a few weeks to New Zealand for my daughter’s wedding.  Wonderful experience! We have only a few lessons of the Tipi teachings left, I’m hoping to have a tipi set up before school…

Chocolate Almond Money is now due

  Chocolate Almond Money is now due.  Any unsold/unopened chocolate almonds should be returned to the school as soon as possible in order to tally up our sales.

ECS Registration

We are currently accepting registrations for our ECS Programs!  If you have a child who will be 5 years of age by December 31st or if you know of a family that is looking to register their child for Kindergarten we would be most happy to meet with you.…

Life’s Challenges in Secondary School Presentation by Mr. Dwayne Peace of Life Synergy for Youth

Presentation to Students: Dwyane Peace from the organization “Life Synergy for Youth” will be at Ecole Queen Elizabeth School on Monday, April 23.   He will provide an assembly for grade 8 students. Schools in Wetaskiwin, and Gwynne, have been invited…

Welcome to New Staff Members

École Queen Elizabeth School is pleased to welcome two new staff members to our team:  Ms Sarah Murray will take over homeroom duties of the Grade 5/6 Classroom for the balance of the year, and Ms. Brenda Goode will join our Kindergarten (Year Round…

Grade 1/2 Year Round Students are kept busy!

Where did February go in such a hurry? We are in disbelief that February has come and gone so quickly. We celebrated our 100th day at school on February 5th. All year, we anticipated our 100th day at school party and kept track of our school days attended…

French Immersion ECS February Activities

Our month of February was filled with many festivities.  We celebrated 50 days of being in school this month!  We collected items for the food bank and counted them each day to see if we had reached our goal of 50 items.  We were able to deliver them…

Band Workshop - Sleepover

Band Class sleepover is on March 16th, please have permission slips in by March 9th.  If you do not have a form, please get one from Mr. Tindall or at the office.

Grade 1 2 French Immersion News

During February in the grade 1/2 French class, we were busy learning about the environment in Iqaluit, how it impacted the people's way of life and how to protect it. We were fortunate enough to have a guest speaker come into the class to share her knowledge…

Kindergarten Registration March 8, 2018

Kindergarten registration takes place on Thursday, March 8th at 6:30 pm.  We are accepting registrations for the Year Round Program and our French Immersion Program this evening.  We look forward to seeing many of you here and would love to welcome…

Royal Winter Carnaval 2018

The Royal Winter Carnaval was a huge success! Students participated in a variety of winter activities such as snowshoeing, bean bag toss, tug of war, and cooperative skis. Other activities include dancing, storytelling, and making Metis bracelets.…

Gr 1-2 French Immersion

The Gr 1-2 French Immersion Class will be very busy in February! In Math, we will continue our unit of measurement along addition and subtraction  In Social we will be finishing our unit on Iqaluit and beginning the Meteghan unit. In Science, we are…

Tansi! Happy Heart Day!

Happy Heart Day! This month we will learn Cleanliness, Thankfulness, Sharing & Strength; Each Tipi pole teaches children how important these virtues are and why they are in the Tipi and why they are important to use every day of our lives. There are…

No kids in Action this week

There will not be any Kids in action this week.

February Assembly

Message: You are never too young to change the world! KINDNESS was the theme at today's assembly. Students learned that a simple compliment or a hello can brighten another person's day! Students created cards that will be sent to our local senior centre with…