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                                                                 Home of “The Royals”                                             
                                Our Lady Queen of Peace School, Airdrie
The Administration Team
Michael Panić – Principal
Anthony D’Alfonso – Vice Principal
Joan Lingelbach – Assistant Principal 
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School Supplies and School Fees

School Supplies: If you wish to purchase your own supplies, click here for the PDF of the supply list for each grade level. Print off the page that only applies to your grade level (remember to check if you are printing off the English or French list): 2014-2015 All OLQP SCHOOL SUPPLIES LIST
Fee Sheets: A fee sheet will be sent home to all students on September 9, 2014. To pay on line, click on the top right hand widget (Online Fee Payment) of this page and follow the directions. You will require your child’s school id number that is found at the top of the fee sheet.
Gym Strip for grade 5-8 can be purchased on line through the Online Payment system. The order will be filled in at OLQP. You can also purchase at the school with cash/cheque. T-shirts are $13 and shorts are $17 each.
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Week-at-a-Glance

September Newsletter: September 2014 Newsletter
Master Calendar for 2014-2015: OLQP Master Calendar September 2014 to June 2015 Update Sept 12
Please remember to fill in your QR Code Letter Sept 2014 - the link for the QR code is: http://goo.gl/uEi8yb
Monday, September 22: Cross Country Run at Pop Davis Park at 11:30 am, School Council meeting at 6 pm in Learning Commons.
Tuesday, September 23:
Wednesday, September: Earth Rangers presentation for grade K-4; Terry Fox Run in the afternoon.
Thursday, September 25:  Grade 5 HPV vaccinations for boys and girls.
Friday, September 26: Flex Periods for middle school students begin; Grade 3 choir to Artember and Grade 7 and 8 band to Artember in Airdrie.
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School Registrations 2014-2015: Kindergarten and French Immersion

Kindergarten Information:  We have moved additional  information for the kindergarten program to the tab located at the top of this Home Page. Kindergarten registrations are year round as of this fall. When registering, please remember to bring you child’s birth certificate and baptismal certificate  (or a Catholic baptismal certificate of one of the parents). Please click on the following link for your copy of the Kindergarten Registration/Orientation Package: Kindergarten 2014 15 Orientation Package  Kindergarten Bus registration 2014-15
1. Please click on the following link to watch a video about the kindergarten program offered through Calgary Catholic School District: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNk-73Yfzto&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1&safe=active
2. Our Lady Queen of Peace School is the ONLY French Immersion Catholic School in Airdrie! We serve all of Airdrie and area. Bussing is available from all quadrants of the city for families that qualify. Please click on the following link to our French Immersion page: http://schools.cssd.ab.ca/olqp/french-immersion/french-immersion-program/
 Click here for French Immersion Handbook for ParentsFrench Immer Handbook 2013 2014 Version
3. From The Globe and Mail: French immersion enrollment skyrockets as a new linguistic category emerges – http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/french-immersion-enrollment-skyrockets-as-a-new-linguistic-category-emerges/article7935100/?utm_source=Shared Article Sent to User&utm_medium=E-mail: Newsletters / E-Blasts / etc.&utm_campaign=Shared Web Article Links
4. The benefits of learning a second language (University of Calgary):  http://arts.ucalgary.ca/lrc/research/advantage-life 
5. Please click on the following link for a wonderful presentation from Canadian Parents for French: Introducing French immersion 
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School Council: Partners in Education

 Our next meeting  is scheduled for  Monday, September 22, 2014 at 6:00 pm in the library. Our School Council – Janine Arscott, Chair; MJ Bransfield, Vice-Chair; Monica Grela, Secretary; and Lisa Chadwick, Treasurer.
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Community of Airdrie News           

French Immersion Pre-School in Airdrie for September 2014. Click on the following link for more information: French Immersion Preschool in Airdrie. Phone Jackie at 403-512-3921.
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 Calendars: OLQP, Airdrie and so many more….

OLQP Master Calendar for 2014-2015 :OLQP Master Calendar September 2014 to June 2015 Update Sept 12
OLQP and District Athletics Calendar: Calendar of Events Athletics 2014-15
 2014-2015 Airdrie Schools Calendar: CCSD Airdrie Calendar 2014-15 03.19.14
Our Lady Queen of Peace School Liturgies:
District Healthy Choices Newsletter: http://schools.cssd.ab.ca/default.asp?V_ITEM_ID=1457
District Connections Newsletter: Connections-CCSD_newsletter_Sept2014
Our Lady Queen of Peace Student Agenda introductory pages (school codes of conduct and general information): OLQP Student Handbook 
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Weather Up-date: Please click on the following link provided by Rocky View Transportation regarding possible bus cancellations and/or school closure:  http://www.rockyview.ab.ca/
Please click on the following link provided by Calgary Catholic School District regarding a safety reminder for all our families: Safety Reminder for Calgary Catholic Schools  and Transportation Safety for Winter Months 2012-13
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Progress Reports

Please click on the following links to the Elementary and Junior Progress Reports (How to Read your Child’s new Progress Report) – Elementary Progress Report and Junior High Progress Report Support Document
Other helpful parent links:  Google Learn Parent Information    Reading with your Child at Home
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On-line Communication: D2L and E-Board 

 Desire-to-Learn (D2L) for grade 7 and 8 parents and students: Parents of students in Grade 7 and 8: Our D2L (Desire-to-Learn) website is in service. D2L is a flexible online environment used to support student learning through collaboration, engagement, and meaningful communication between teachers, students, and parents.
For more information please click on the following link: D2L Pamphlet 2012-2013
Parents of students in Grade 1 to 6: e-Board is up and running. The password is OLQP.
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Google Chrome at OLQP: We are very excited to inform you of your child’s ability to access innovative technology for the 21st  Century learner. This year CSSD has enabled every student to have access to email and applications in Google.  Google applications is web based, meaning that stored documents can be accessed from any computer.  There is 5 GB of free space for storage. Please click on the following link for a copy of the two page brochure - Google Brochure for Parents of OLQP 2013
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Remember to bring in your Airdrie Co-op receipts – we receive 1% in cash from all receipts collected….
 Keep shopping at Airdrie Co-op 
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