Elk Island Catholic Schools (EICS) recognizes that parents are a child's first and most important teachers. At EICS, therefore, parents play an integral role in their child's education - both at home and at school. We welcome and encourage parent participation in all areas of their child's education.

Letter to Parents March 2014

Information from Alberta Education

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Supply Lists

Lined paper, binders as needed (minimum 1 for each core subject)

Math: Calculator
**Grade 10-12 TI Nspire (preferred) or 84 Plus
**Grade 9 – any calculator with basic operations plus square root
Ruler, compass, protractor

Clean indoor pair of non-marking runners and a change of clothing for Physical Education

There may be specific items specified by teachers in their course outlines as well.

Support Services

Alberta Education – Back to School Toolkit

Alberta Education – Guide to Education

Alberta Education – Services for Students and Children

Alberta Education - Tips for Parents

Preparing for School - Things to Consider Before the First Day of School - Going to a New School - Homework - Reading with Your Child - Safe Internet Use - Avoiding Conflict - Helping Your Child Prepare for High School - Helping Your Child Plan for the Future.

FCSS - Family and Community Support Services (in your respective communities)
Strathcona County Family and Community Services