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Night of the Defenders September 26th

Posted on Sep. 9, 2019

Please join us for our Open House and Awards night on Thursday, September 26th at 6:30pm (with awards starting at 7:00pm. In addition, lists for honour roll and major award winners are listed below. Honour…

Sensory Room Donations Needed

Posted on Sep. 19, 2019

Mother D’Youville Community,  We are in the midst of creating a Sensory Room at our school. Sensory rooms can help develop, support, and grow student’s visual processing abilities as well as their…

Hot Lunch for October 4th

Posted on Sep. 18, 2019

Hot Lunch Oct. 4th Menu:   Beef Donair $5.00 Chicken Donair $5.00 Chicken Fingers (3) $5.00 Chicken Caesar salad $5.50   Add juice and chips: $3.00 Orders due by Sept. 30th. No cash, all orders are…

Toonies for Terry

Posted on Sep. 16, 2019

From September 16th to September 30th, EMDYS is collecting donations for the Terry Fox Run. Our official run is September 19th at 2:00pm. Please help donate today if you are able.

September Newsletter...Welcome back Defenders!

Posted on Sep. 5, 2019

Have a fabulous start to the school year. Our September Newsletter is available here.    

Back Stage Pass Aug 30th

Posted on Jun. 28, 2019

Check out the new school year a little earlier, before Labour Day Long Weekend. Students and parents are welcome between 9:00am to 10:30am to drop off school supplies, find their lockers, and check out…

Get your supplies for 2019-2020

Posted on Jun. 25, 2019

EMDYS provides a convenient, optional service that delivers all materials needed for the 2019-2020 school year right to your door. Please click here to see the supply list and ordering details if you…

EMDYS June 2019 Update Available Now!

Posted on Jun. 3, 2019

Check out our June 2019 update here.

Yearbooks Sale Extended due to June 27th!

Posted on May. 30, 2019

2018-2019 yearbooks can be purchased for $25 now until June 27th through School Cash online.

Coffee's on Us!

Posted on May. 28, 2019

Stop by EMDYS with your child and have a coffee, muffin, donut, and some quality time. Join us for two events over the next two Fridays sponsored by School Council: Muffins with Mom Friday, May 31st 8:00am-8:30am…

Hot Lunch for May

Posted on May. 1, 2019

Check out our hot lunch option for the month of May. Cheese and Pepperoni options will be available from Dominoes.   Click here for more information. https://mdy.starcatholic.ab.ca/programs/hot-lunch

Defenders Spirit Wear Spring Sale!

Posted on May. 1, 2019

Our online clothing store for Defenders gear is open until May 15th. Please take a look at our clothing options from hoodies, t-shirts, long sleeve shirts, and shorts. $2 from every purchase from our…

Yearbook Cover Contest

Posted on Apr. 17, 2019

Click here for contest details. http://mdy.starcatholic.ab.ca/download/169860

Telus Wise Parent Evening

Posted on Apr. 15, 2019

Please join us for a parent internet session hosted by Telus Wise at EMDYS. Click here for more information or copy and paste the link below. http://mdy.starcatholic.ab.ca/download/169120

April 2019 Newsletter Update

Posted on Apr. 3, 2019

Check our newsletter update here.     https://mdy.starcatholic.ab.ca/parents/notices-newsletters

Hot Lunch for May

Posted on Feb. 22, 2019

Check out our hot lunch option for the month of May. Cheese and Pepperoni options will be available.   Click here for more information. https://mdy.starcatholic.ab.ca/programs/hot-lunch

Book Fair Opens Friday!

Posted on Feb. 19, 2019

Come join us to celebrate literacy and purchase books for our young adult readers here at EMDYS. Students will have the opportunity to peruse books during their flex block. Cash and cards are accepted.…

Shrove Tuesday Volunteers Needed

Posted on Feb. 11, 2019

Bork ! Bork! Hardy Day... Translation: We need your help for Shrove Tuesday. This year, we cook pancakes for all students on March 5th starting at 9:30am. Our foods lab will be closed that day with a…

Pink Shirt Day Order Form

Posted on Jan. 16, 2019

Check out information on our upcoming Pink Shirt Day and opportunities to order a student designed shirt from last year's contest.   Or copy and paste the link here:  http://mdy.starcatholic.ab.ca/download/149961…

Hockey Night At EMDYS

Posted on Jan. 14, 2019

Student Council is hosting an Oilers game in our gym on Wednesday, January 16th at 8pm. The event is free and there will be snacks available for purchase from the canteen.    

Happy New Year! Check out our January Newsletter

Posted on Jan. 8, 2019

https://mdy.starcatholic.ab.ca/parents/notices-newsletters

2018

Check out our Student Council Led Events this week...

Posted on Dec. 17, 2018

Tuesday Twin Day Wednesday 80s/90s Thursday Ugly Sweater Friday PJ Day

Advent Retreat Fri. Dec. 14th

Posted on Nov. 26, 2018

Are you a student in grade 5-9? Yes? Do you like Pizza? Yes? Well do we have an event for your. The first annual EMDYS Advent Retreat is Friday, Dec. 14th from 4pm-8:30pm. The evening will feature pizza,…

December Hot Lunch-Tacos in A Bag

Posted on Nov. 26, 2018

In recognition of Our Lady of Guadalupe in December, EMDYS will be selling Tacos in A Bag for $5 on Friday December 14th. All Tacos will need to be pre-ordered on school cash online by Monday, Dec. 10th…

Bus Survey Contest Reminder!

Posted on Nov. 19, 2018

Parents don't forget! Our bus survey provides us with important information pertaining to the need for a Catholic High School in Beaumont, and the desire for busing to Christ the King in Leduc, in the…

November Newsletter

Posted on Nov. 8, 2018

Click here to access the link: https://mdy.starcatholic.ab.ca/parents/notices-newsletters

Defenders Spirit Wear

Posted on Nov. 7, 2018

Our online clothing store for Defenders gear is open until May 15th. Please take a look at our clothing options from hoodies, t-shirts, long sleeve shirts, and shorts. $2 from every purchase from our…

Hot Lunch November

Posted on Nov. 6, 2018

November's hot lunch will be provided by Old Montreal Hot Dogs and Poutine. Students will have a choice of the following menu option: Hot Dog, Fries, and Drink $6 Hot Dog, Poutine, and Drink $7 Chicken…

Catholic Education Sunday

Posted on Nov. 5, 2018

Thank you to all our staff, students, and community member that participated in our November 3rd 5pm mass for Catholic Education Sunday. Your gift of service strengthens our community and sincerely helped…

Halloween Costume Reminders

Posted on Oct. 29, 2018

Students have been provided with these reminders over the past week during the morning announcements. Reminder about Halloween costumes:No hidden identities. For the purpose of safety, no person is allowed…

Lego Sets Needed!

Posted on Oct. 25, 2018

Imagine DIY Meets Education! Play and imagination are an important and engaging part of learning at any age.  We are excited to offer a new program where our students will be encouraged through collaborative…

October's Hot Lunch

Posted on Oct. 15, 2018

Pizza will be served this month to support the Gr. 9 Farewell. Please click here or "Hot Lunch" under programs to learn more information on order for the Oct. 26th Hot Lunch.

Defend This House!

Posted on Oct. 3, 2018

Ecole Mother D'Youville proudly announced our team name today to the student body: The Defenders. We are currently soliciting designs for our logo, alternate logo, and font. Once those designs are confirmed…

Purdy's Chocolate Fundraiser

Posted on Oct. 2, 2018

Short on Christmas gift ideas? Want to get an early start? EMDYS is offering a Purdy's Chocolate fundraiser to help support our playground build in the Spring. Please check out the following link for…

Fall Food Round Up!

Posted on Oct. 1, 2018

Please join us this week as we collect for the Leduc and District Food Bank Fall Food Roundup. Students are being asked, if they are able, to bring in non-perishable food items and to place them by the…

Playground Survey

Posted on Sep. 24, 2018

As we put together our request for proposals for our playground we are commencing a final solicitation of students to gain insight into student needs and wants for a playground. Last year, our current…

Orange Shirt Day Sept. 28

Posted on Sep. 21, 2018

Orange Shirt Day is a legacy of the St. Joseph Mission (SJM) residential school commemoration event held in Williams Lake, BC, Canada, in the spring of 2013.  It grew out of Phyllis' story of having…

Toonies for Terry!

Posted on Sep. 18, 2018

Our Terry Fox Walk is fast approaching on Thursday, September 20th in the afternoon. We invite and encourage all families to bring a toonie for Terry to support the Terry Fox foundation and complete his…

School Council AGM for MDY

Posted on Sep. 17, 2018

Please join us for our Annual General Meeting for our EMDYS School Council. Several positions are available for school council and we encourage would your participation and support. Wednesday, September…

The Journey of another School Year Begins in STAR…

Posted on Sep. 17, 2018

In St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Schools we speak of a journey in our Vision Statement, a foundational focus for the Division: Souls seeking Christ on a journey of faith, learning and love. The Camino…

School Picture Day Monday!

Posted on Sep. 13, 2018

Just a friendly reminder to gel your hair and wear your best duds for our School Picture Day on Monday, September 17th. In addition, the photographers have reminded us to not be like Kermit: don't wear…

Help Choose the EMDYS Mascot

Posted on Sep. 11, 2018

We are soliciting feedback for naming our mascot and we have dwindled the list down to five names: The Defenders, The Guardians, The Hawks, The Greyhounds, and The Moose.   Please cast your vote and…

Join Us for Meet The Teacher

Posted on Sep. 10, 2018

Please join us on Thursday, September 13th at 6pm for our EMDYS Meet The Teacher and Open House. In addition to seeing your child's classroom, you can also help us out by giving your input on our mascot…

Welcome Back!

Posted on Aug. 23, 2018

School is back in session on Tuesday, September 4th. We can't wait to see you. Our warning bell is at 8:40 am with dismissal at 3:10pm. See you then!   Welcome Back Letter