Strathcona Christian Academy Elementary is now closed for the summer break
Our office will reopen on Aug. 26, 2019.
If you have questions about registration, call the school office when we reopen.
Back to School 2019-20
Classes for the 2019-20 school year begin on Tuesday, September 3. Learn everything you need to know about getting ready for the new year by visiting our back to school page.
On Friday, May 24th, the school transformed into the Wild West! A hoot hollerin' time was had by one and all! Take a peek at the video below to see of glimpse of our special day.
2019-2020 School Calendar
The calendar for the 2019-2020 school year has been approved. Please click here to view.
2018-19 EIPS Parent Survey Results Report
The results are now available for the 2018-19 EIPS Parent Survey conducted in March. Thank you to all families who took the time to share their feedback with the Division. The survey included 21 questions related to the three priorities outlined in the EIPS 2018-22 Four-Year Education Plan:
- Priority 1: Promote growth and success for all students
- Priority 2: Enhance high quality learning and working environments
- Priority 3: Enhance public education through effective engagement, partnerships and communication
The overall Division results represent 3,713 responses from parents and guardians across the Division. This was an increase in responses from 2,918 in the previous year.
The feedback gathered will help our school and the Division measure its progress toward meeting the priorities and goals outlined in the EIPS 2018-22 Four-Year Education Plan and develop strategies to better serve students and the wider community moving forward.
Beginning February 1, all students entering kindergarten will be required to register with Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) through the online registration process. Please visit https://www.eips.ca/registration/kindergarten for more information.
Kindergarten Sibling Enrollment for 2019-20
If you have a preschooler in your home who will be entering kindergarten in September 2019, a link to an online kindergarten sibling enrollment form will be emailed to you on January 14 for completion by January 25.
If you do not receive the email, please contact the Society office at 780-467-4752 or firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance. Your kindergarten student will be included in your family's DocuSign Enrollment Package you will receive via email by February 1.
When Can My Child Start Kindergarten?
To register for kindergarten in the 2019-20 school year, your child must be five years old on or before Dec. 31, 2019.
SCA Elementary Library
Visit our school's library website to see what's new or to access TumbleBooks. Click here to head there now!
Families are invoiced for school fees at the beginning of every school year. Fees are due within 30 days of the invoice date. The simplest, and most convenient, way to pay schools fees is by logging in to the PowerSchool Parent Portal and clicking on "Student Fees." If circumstances exist where you are unable to pay your students fees, you can apply to have fees waived by submitting an Application for a Waiver of Fees.
Artwork Depicting Seven Sacred Teachings Unveiled at Pine Street Elementary
Posted on Jun 21 2019
Sherwood Park, AB. — The Grade 6 students of Pine Street Elementary unveiled a new art piece that will be displayed on their library wall for all future students and visitors to contemplate and admire. The oil painting, a creative…
EIPS Students Gather Donations for Treaty 8 Wildfire Evacuees
Posted on Jun 13 2019
Sherwood Park, AB. — In the wake of the recent wildfires raging across Treaty 8 territory in northern Alberta, Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) teacher Darlene Gillis began looking for ways that she and her class could reach out…
EIPS Board Approves New Policy: Responsible use of digital technology in schools
Posted on May 27 2019
Sherwood Park, AB. — Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) Board of Trustees has approved a new policy regarding cellphones. Policy 24, Personal Communication Devices, passed at a regular Board Meeting on May 22, 2019, outlines how students…