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Our Lady Queen of Peace School, Airdrie
Faith Theme for 2014-2015 – Kindness is a Chain Reaction
The Administration Team
Anthony D’Alfonso – Vice Principal
Joan Lingelbach – Assistant Principal
St. Martin de Porres, OLQP and Good Shepherd schools invite you to a parent information evening on Thursday, April 16 from 7 pm to 8:30 at St. Martin. Practical strategies parents can draw upon to continue to build relationship with school and resiliency with their children: confidence, resiliency, strength, connections, character and adaptability. Dr. Wayne Hammond will outline strength-based growth approaches that will strengthen a child’s ability to meet life’s challenges with thoughtfulness, confidence, purpose and empathy. Please click here for the Parent Invitation.
Badminton Schedule and Dance Works Season
Parents, please note that students participating in the Dance Works club have weekly practices on Tuesdays at 7 am in the main gym. Our school will perform on Tuesday, March 24 at 4 pm at Father Lacombe High School in Calgary.
Hello Parents and Students, please see here for the OLQP 2015 Badminton Schedule (Note: The March 4 Grade 7 game has been moved to March 25).
The following dates are our OLQP Financial (ATB Financial) deposit days: Tuesday March 31st, Tuesday May 26th, Tuesday April 14th, Tuesday June 9th, Tuesday April 28th , Tuesday June 23rd, Tuesday May 12th
Monthly Newsletter: March 2015 Newsletter
Master Calendar for 2014-2015: OLQP Master Calendar September 2014 to June 2015 Update March 2015
2015-2016 Airdrie School Calendar: CCSD Airdrie Calendar 2015-16 03.16.15
Help Plan our Future (HPOF): update – HPOF Update Mar 20 revised March 26
Parent School Survey link will be open from March 15 to May 15: https://docs.google.com/a/learn.cssd.ab.ca/forms/d/1zgOL8X_CbCEdV2mk8ekP79onkrIEkqH5frXf45ijHjA/viewform
Monday, March 30: Railway Safety Presentation for grade 6 to 8 in the afternoon.
Tuesday, March 31: OLQP Financial Deposit Day
Wednesday, April 1: April Fool’s Day!
Thursday, April 2: Lenten Liturgy at 9 am in the main gym. All parents are welcome! Dismissal for Easter Holidays being at 11:45 am.
Friday, April 3: Good Friday – Easter Holidays are from April 3 to April 12. School begins after holidays on Monday, April 13, 2015
School Registrations 2015-2016: Kindergarten and French Immersion
How to Register: Registration is ongoing throughout the school year. A child who turns four years old on or before March 1 is eligible to attend kindergarten in the fall of that same calendar year. For example, this means to register for kindergarten in September 2014, a child must turn four years old on or before March 1, 2014. The child’s birth certificate should be presented at the time of registration. Contact your local elementary school for more information. All families are encouraged to inquire.
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 Orientation Package: 2015-2016 OLQP Kindergarten Orientation Package
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 Parents: French Immer Handbook 2013 2014 Version (valid for all years).
Canadian Parents for French Newsletter: CPF Airdrie Newsletter Fall 2014
School Council: Partners in Education
Our next meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 20, 2015 at 6:00 pm in the library. Our School Council – Janine Arscott, Chair; MJ Bransfield, Vice-Chair; Monica Grela, Secretary; and Lisa Chadwick, Treasurer.
Community of Airdrie News
French Immersion Pre-School in Airdrie for September 2015. Click on the following link for more information: French Immersion Preschool in Airdrie. Phone Jackie at 403-512-3921.
Airdrie Community Links Parenting Programs: April-June 2015 newsletter publisher
Calendars: OLQP, Airdrie and so many more….
OLQP Master Calendar for 2014-2015: OLQP Master Calendar September 2014 to June 2015 Update March 2015
OLQP Newsletter: March 2015 Newsletter
OLQP and District Athletics Calendar: Calendar of Events Athletics 2014-15
2014-2015 Airdrie Schools Calendar: CCSD Airdrie Calendar 2014-15 03.19.14
2015-2016 Airdrie Schools Calendar: CCSD Airdrie Calendar 2015-16 03.16.15
Our Lady Queen of Peace School Liturgies: February 18, March (none), April 2, May 1, June 19
District Healthy Choices Newsletter: http://schools.cssd.ab.ca/default.asp?V_ITEM_ID=1457
District Connections Newsletter: http://www.cssd.ab.ca/news-events/news/
Our Lady Queen of Peace Student Agenda introductory pages (school codes of conduct and general information): OLQP Student Handbook
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
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
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.
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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