MDY Well-a-Thon Kicks off April

Posted on Apr. 9, 2024

Welcome To Mother D’Youville’s first WELL-A-THON!  To align with board priorities and our desire to support our student's whole person wellness we are partnering with EVERACTIVE to allow our students…

March At A Glance

Posted on Mar. 8, 2024

Check out our events for March.

Volunteer at MDY

Posted on Feb. 16, 2024

Parents and Guardians, Are you interested in helping out at MDY? Please check out our sign up genius link and connect with our volunteer coordinator Susan.   For opportunities and sign up click here.

Lent Begins Feb. 14th

Posted on Feb. 12, 2024

Please join us for our Ash Wednesday Liturgy of the Word on Wednesday, Feb. 14th at 9:00am. Lent runs from Feb. 14th-March 28th (Holy Thursday)

MDY Fundraising Society Fundraiser Opportunities

Posted on Jan. 26, 2024

FUNDrive Please support the 23/24 MDY School Council fundraiser. Why wait until spring break to declutter? Check out our dates and see if we can take your old stuff off your hands. We kindly ask that…

Lunch on Leadership Opportunity

Posted on Jan. 17, 2024

We are hosting Leadership on Lunch on Friday, January 19th, from 12:05pm-12:45pm where your children will have the chance to share their suggestions, concerns, and aspirations through open discussions…

Join us for Mass at MDY January 18th

Posted on Jan. 11, 2024

Parents, Caregivers, and Community Members... Please join us for mass at MDY on Thursday, Jan. 18th at 9:00am. Fr. Les is saying mass in our gym and Louis Kloster is leading the MDY community in music.…


Happy New Year and Merry Christmas!

Posted on Dec. 25, 2023

Dear MDY Community, Have a Merry Christmas and blessed New Year. Classes are back on Monday, January 8th.

Advent Retreat Dec. 7th

Posted on Nov. 30, 2023

Please consider joining us for our annual Advent Retreat on December 7th. Parents have been sent a google form for registration.   Our Advent Retreat is open to all students grade 5-9.

Help MDY collect for Beaumont/Nisku Elves Christmas…

Posted on Nov. 18, 2023

Help MDY support the Beaumont Nisku Elves... a donation box is available just outside our main office.   Learn more about our partnership with Beaumont/Nisku Elves: We are a non-profit charitable organization…

Catholic Education Sunday Nov. 5th 11:00am Mass...…

Posted on Nov. 4, 2023

Please join us Sunday, November 5th for Catholic Education Sunday at the 11:00am mass. 

Sign up for Parent Teacher Interviews (Nov. 7th &…

Posted on Oct. 27, 2023

Please sign up for parent teacher interviews here. The interviews will take place on November 7th and 8th from 4pm-7pm.    

MDY House Clothing

Posted on Oct. 5, 2023

Get your House and Defenders SWAG: Our pop-up shop with Alice’s Embroidery is now ready. You will be able to purchase clothing with Defenders or your house logo. Where possible, please match the colour…

Food Drive for Leduc Food Bank

Posted on Sep. 27, 2023

Please consider joining us in bringing in food items for the Leduc District food bank. Please check out their list of "much needed" items and bring them to the front office at MDY. Canned meat (tuna,…

Run for Terry and Donate Today

Posted on Sep. 20, 2023

Our Terry Fox Run is this Friday, September 22nd. Please consider donating to the cause... our MDY school link for donations is here.

BBQ and Awards Night

Posted on Sep. 6, 2023

Please see our attached Honour Roll and Awards list for recognition of last year's accomplishments.Please consider joining us for our Night of the Defenders (BBQ and Awards) Thursday September 14th. BBQ…

Backstage Pass Weds. Aug 30th

Posted on Aug. 24, 2023

Students can drop off supplies and check in with their homeroom teacher to make the first day of school a little easier. Please come at the scheduled time for your grade level and staff will have class…

4 Houses of Mother d'Youville

Posted on Jun. 29, 2023

Starting for the 2023-2024 school, students and staff will be sorted into our four houses: Bears, Foxes, Owls, and Wolves. Watch in September 2023 for opportunities to purchase House and MDY swag through…

School Supply Lists 2023-2024

Posted on Jun. 29, 2023

Click on the picture for more information or follow the link below:

Summer's Here

Posted on Jun. 29, 2023

The office will re-open for phone contact on Aug. 29th, 2023. For more information or to visit STAR Division's registration page click below:

Sign up for Defenders Rec

Posted on Jun. 2, 2023

Do you enjoy sports and get excited about moving your body? Our Defenders Rec program offers an opportunity for students in elementary and junior high to experience sports and recreation off-site in a…

Exam Schedule 2023 Released

Posted on May. 5, 2023

Please check out the important information for Exam Week 2023. Click the link to our schedule.

Celebrate Catholic Education Week May 15-19th!

Posted on May. 5, 2023

Join us next week for mass on Tuesday, May 9th at 9am  and wear blue for Catholic Education on Thursday, May 18th.

Community Wellness Night Apr. 4th

Posted on Mar. 30, 2023

Ecole Mother D’Youville and Saint-André Academy along with support of our Parent Councils are very excited to be hosting our first Community Wellness Night on April 4th.  Out of the overwhelming success…

Spring Spirit Week!

Posted on Mar. 21, 2023

Join our student council volunteers in celebrating the week before spring break. Check out the following days organized by our students: March 20 Jersey Day March 21 Celebrity Day March 22 Meme Day March…

Support our Sister School Kandubai Primary during…

Posted on Feb. 28, 2023

Cheese pizza orders will be posted for every Friday during Lent. You can order food on school cash until the Wednesday of the same week or bring cash for in-person sales. $2 a slice. All proceeds go to…


Junior Ski Club starts Jan. 12th

Posted on Dec. 21, 2022

Students can still register for our JH ski club on starting on January 12th. All evenings are at Rabbit Hill in Leduc County. Check out school cash for more information.

Families Join Us for Polar Express Night Dec. 16th

Posted on Dec. 1, 2022

Please sign up your family for Polar Express Night on Friday December 16th from 6pm-8pm. Hot Chocolate and other treats will be served. Activities such as cookie decorating, snowflake making, and more…

Sign up for Parent Teacher Interviews!

Posted on Nov. 4, 2022

The link for parent/teacher sign ups is below: sign up for November 16 will open Nov. 3 at 4 pm, and for November 17 will open Nov. 4 at 4 pm.

Yearbooks for Sale

Posted on Oct. 18, 2022

2021-2022 Yearbooks are now for sale. Please click on the link included to download the pdf for ordering information.

Defenders Clothing Store...Open until October 28th

Posted on Sep. 23, 2022

Check out our great Defenders clothing option through Alice Embroidery. Access our online store here:

Open House and Awards Night

Posted on Sep. 2, 2022

Let’s celebrate the hard work of students in the 2021-2022 school year! Below is a list of our Honour Roll and Major Award Winners.   Please join us on Wednesday, September 14th from 6:00pm-6:45pm…

Backstage Pass! August 25th (Check Schedule)

Posted on Aug. 18, 2022

This Thursday, August 25th stop by MDY to drop off school supplies at your homeroom/locker. Please click the schedule here to come at your assigned time:

School Supply List for 2022-2023

Posted on Jul. 4, 2022

Check out our detailed supply lists here:  

National Indigenous Peoples Day June 21

Posted on Jun. 21, 2022

June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day. This is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.…

Grade 4 Orientation

Posted on Jun. 1, 2022

A special welcome this week to our grade 4 students and parents. ASAA grade 4's will be visiting June 1st in the afternoon for fun with our grade 8 leaders. Next, in the evening, at 6:00pm parents are…

Celebrate Catholic Education Week May 22-28

Posted on May. 13, 2022

Join in celebrating Catholic Education week in May. We have two events scheduled including a concert with Chris Bray both at the school and at St. Vital Parish. Please check out the poster for more information. You…

Exam Schedule May/June Posted

Posted on Apr. 8, 2022

Check out our exam schedule for May/June especially if you are in a PAT year (Gr. 6 and Gr. 9).

Help fundraise for Pangwe Primary during Lent

Posted on Mar. 11, 2022

Students can collect a baby bottle (to store change) or drop off change at the jar we have at the office. Proceeds will go to desk purchases for our sister school Pangwe Primary in Tanzania. Chalice also…

Pink Shirt Day Contest Winners

Posted on Feb. 28, 2022

Congratulations to Charlize O (3rd place) , Molly M (2nd place), and Erin P (1st place) for their contest entries in our MDY Pink Shirt Day Contest. We are so proud of all of our students and the submissions…

Celebrate PI Day and help our sister school!

Posted on Feb. 28, 2022

McDonald's Apple Pies are available for $2 on school cash until March 7th. Pies will be delivered on PI Day March 14th. All proceeds will go to our sister school in Tanzania- Pangwe Primary.

Purdy's Fundraiser for MDY Kids. Order by March 7th

Posted on Feb. 16, 2022

Click the link to help fundraise for our kids at MDY. These funds are used for teacher classroom and school requests. Deadline to order is March 7th

2nd Shipment of Rapid Tests and Masks (Feb. 1st)

Posted on Jan. 31, 2022

Students will receive a second set of 5 rapid tests and 20 masks in a bag starting Tuesday, February 1st. Staff will deliver bags to classrooms for students to take home. Thank you for your patience as…

Masks and Rapid Tests Delivered to Students (Jan.…

Posted on Jan. 20, 2022

Our shipment of masks and rapid tests have arrived. Students have a ziploc bag with 20 masks and a box of rapid tests (5). Students have been informed to give the bag to their parents. If your child…

Return to School Postponed until January 10th...

Posted on Jan. 4, 2022

Following the Alberta Education Minister's announcement on Thursday, Dec. 30th, MDY will return to school on Monday, January 10th. Work will not be provided from Jan. 3-7. Please stay tuned for more information.…


We wait expectedly... Christmas Mass Schedule

Posted on Dec. 7, 2021

St. Vital has added pre-registration for their Christmas masses. Please check out the schedule here:   MDY will celebrate Christmas Mass on January 7th via zoom with sister school…

Recorded Beaumont Community Consultation & Feedback…

Posted on Nov. 19, 2021

This week, the Division held two virtual group consultations about the current progress on a Catholic high school in Beaumont and a discussion about the implications of reconfiguring our two existing…

Join us for our Read-a-Thon Nov. 15-29

Posted on Nov. 15, 2021

Donate and sign up here or use the link:

Fall Break starts November 8th

Posted on Nov. 4, 2021

Fall Break runs from November 8 to November 12 with students coming back Monday, November 15th. Enjoy your break and get recharged!

November Parent Teacher Interviews

Posted on Oct. 26, 2021

Parent teacher interviews are via phone on November 1st and 2nd from 4pm-7pm. To sign up for them click here at our bookings site.

Sacrament of Confirmation Registration Packages Available…

Posted on Oct. 21, 2021

Registration packages are available now at both the school and St. Vital Parish. For more information, click here for our Sacrament Prep page featuring important dates, programming sessions, and a welcome…

Kids Kudos for October

Posted on Oct. 19, 2021

Congratulations to our Kids Kudos recipients for October. We are so proud of all of our Defenders!

National Truth and Reconciliation Day

Posted on Sep. 28, 2021

Please join us on September 30th to acknowledge National Truth and Reconciliation Day. Wear orange. Remember those lives lost in the tragedy of the Residential School system in Canada. Classrooms will…

Terry Fox Run September 15th

Posted on Sep. 7, 2021

Join us in collecting funds for our Terry Fox Run on September 15th. This  year, we are not accepting cash or cheques but you can donate directly to our school donation link through the Terry Fox Foundation:…

My Child Has Symptoms; What Do I Do?

Posted on Aug. 31, 2021

If your child is displaying symptoms, please refer to the Alberta Health Daily Checklist. Depending on the symptoms, you may be directed to complete the AHS Self-Assessment to determine if they should…

Get Defenders Gear for Fall 2021 (Opens Aug 20)

Posted on Aug. 17, 2021

Check out the great Defenders gear available for children and adults through Alice Embroidery. The sale runs from Aug 20th to September 20th. Check out the styles and items early on our FB page.    

Backstage Pass August 30th

Posted on Jun. 25, 2021

Come by MDY to drop off supplies and get to know your homeroom. Click the schedule to see when to come to the school. We can't wait to see you. 

Join MDY in celebrating National Indigenous History…

Posted on May. 27, 2021

For the month of June, we will be hosting several special events to recognize and celebrate the history, heritage and diversity of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in Canada. For the first time…

Celebrate Catholic Education Week May 10-14

Posted on May. 7, 2021

Dear MDY Community, Join us in celebrating Catholic Education Week starting this Monday--especially consider wearing blue on Thursday, May 13th as we Celebrate Catholic Education Day. The theme of this…

Mental Health Supports

Posted on May. 6, 2021

If you, or someone you know, is struggling with substance use, addiction or a mental health problem, you may be wondering what you can do. Help is available, and there are many options to get it. The…

Trickster Theatre Week Begins!

Posted on Apr. 19, 2021

From April 19th to April 23rd, Trickster Theatre takes over MDY! With actors from across Alberta working with all of our homerooms, students will have the opportunity to create stories, brainstorm ideas,…

Support Laurana Shelter this Lent

Posted on Mar. 1, 2021

This Lent, we are raising funds for the Laurana Shelter through Catholic Social Services. Students can donate through school cash online, the Laurana Shelter website, or by bringing in gift cards for…

Pink Shirt Contest Winners

Posted on Feb. 26, 2021

Congratulations to Londyn, Kenadie, and Emily for their top designs for our 2021 Shirt Design Contest. We are so proud of our Defenders standing up to stop bullying.

Defenders Specialty Clothing Order Until March 10th

Posted on Feb. 22, 2021

Love Defenders Swag? Want the hassle removed and have everything delivered to the school?Check out our Mother d'Youville Clothing site open until March 10th through Alice Embroidery. All clothing orders…

Purdy's Fundraiser

Posted on Feb. 18, 2021

Help support our kids at Mother d'Youville. Join our the Mother d'Youville Fundraising Society in our Easter Purdy's Chocolate Fundraiser.All proceeds go to programs to support students at MDY. Click…

Valentine's Gift Baskets Service Project

Posted on Jan. 28, 2021

Don't forget to keep collecting for our Valentine's gift baskets for residents of Chateau Vitaline. Each homeroom will be putting together two baskets. Please check in with your child as to what they…


Safe and Merry Christmas Wishes

Posted on Dec. 18, 2020

From the Students and Staff of MDY, have a safe and blessed Merry Christmas. We have many gifts in our lives to be grateful for at MDY--from the care students have taken to keep our community safe from…

Beaumont Christmas Elves Toy Drive

Posted on Nov. 18, 2020

Beaumont Nisku Christmas Elves is non-profit charitable society which provides hampers to help individuals who require assistance during the holiday season. MDY has partnered with them as a toy drop off…

MDY Online Book fair Open Today

Posted on Nov. 16, 2020

Come check out our first ever online book fair. Open for the next two weeks until Friday, November 27th, purchases Christmas gifts, fun reading and challenge books for the family. Please share the link…

Mr. Movember Members

Posted on Nov. 6, 2020

Mr. Roth, Mr. Webb, Mr. Proudfoot, Mr. Mandrusiak and Mr. Robinson are all growing moustaches for the month of November. Check out the Mo Bros stache progress on our social media channels. The five are…

Kid Kudos for October

Posted on Oct. 8, 2020

A big thank you to our junior students that went above and beyond the call of duty as a Defender. Check out our social media platforms for more pictures.  @mdydefenders (Instagram) @EMDYSBeaumont (Facebook)…

Picture Day Info

Posted on Sep. 16, 2020

Please note our picture day is spread out over two days. Grade 5/6 will be September 23rd and Gr. 7-9 will be September 24th.   Check out this informative handout from our photography company.

September Startup 2020 Update

Posted on Aug. 28, 2020

Please check information from Principal Robinson that was shared via our school messenger. You can also download the letter here.

Welcome Back Letter EMDYS 2020-2021 Aug. 14

Posted on Aug. 14, 2020

Dear Parents and Guardians, Please see communication from Principal Robinson in regards to return to school at EMDYS from 2020-2021.

STAR Catholic School Re-Entry Reminder

Posted on Aug. 8, 2020

Parents, Please check out information from our division on STAR Catholic's division re-entry plan. In addition, please sign into our School Cash Online  to complete an important survey due Aug 15th regarding…

Summer Clothing Defenders Swag Sale! (July 26th-29th)

Posted on Jul. 26, 2020

Our current clothing supplier is offering a 3 day summer sale. Check it out.

Final Goodbye Video from the 2019-2020 School Year

Posted on Jun. 25, 2020

Mrs. Nordhagen put together a video with staff as a final goodbye to the school year. Take a look and enjoy!

Final Day of Learning at Home June 19 and Textbook…

Posted on Jun. 8, 2020

Stay tuned for more information on our schedule to return school items (e.g. library books, textbooks, and electronic equipment belonging to MDY). Staff will be on hand during the week of June 22-26 to…

Celebrate Catholic Education Week May 18-22

Posted on May. 19, 2020

Join EMDYS in celebrating Catholic Education Week. Consider some of these great ideas: Share a photo via social media saying what you are grateful for in Catholic Education with the hashtag #IBelieveinCatholicEd…

Mental Health Support Site for EMDYS Parents and Students

Posted on Mar. 25, 2020

Click here to access our parent mental health support site developed by Mrs. Bouchard.

Weekly Morning Announcements

Posted on Mar. 23, 2020

Every first day and last day of the week, from our current, "Learn from Home" model, Mr. Robinson will hop the airways for our Morning Announcements. Live streaming starts at 9:00am Mr. Robinson's You…

March School Events Postponed

Posted on Mar. 16, 2020

Parent Teacher Interviews, School Council Meeting, and all field trips are postponed until further notice. Rescheduled dates will be determined at a future date.

Babysitting and Home Alone Courses...Coming on PD…

Posted on Jan. 28, 2020

In partnership with Educaidtraining, EMDYS will be offering the babysitting, home alone, and first aid training courses at EMDYS on select professional development days. Several of the courses can be…

Survey Time

Posted on Jan. 15, 2020

Parents of EMDYS students, January and February are key survey windows for Alberta Education and for Star Catholic. Parents in grade 7 will also be receiving the Alberta Education survey in the mail and…


Food Drive for Beard Annihilation

Posted on Dec. 2, 2019

This week we will be starting our Food Bank drive- we are looking for both food and cash donations.  Help us raise $2000 so Mr. Robinson will shave off his beard or donate food and help us meet our goal…

Advent Retreat

Posted on Nov. 25, 2019

Advent Retreat!  We are excited to be having our second annual advent retreat on Thursday Dec. 5.  This will run from 4:30-8:30 pm with a pizza supper. Pick up your permission forms in the office. …

Collection for Society of St. Vincent De Paul This…

Posted on Nov. 19, 2019

Please support our collection drive to support SSVP. Homeroom classes will have jars all this week for coin or bill donation to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. Students are learning all this week…

Skiing and Snowboard Opportunities at EMDYS

Posted on Nov. 15, 2019

Watch out for permission forms coming home for two ski/snowboard opportunities:   Gr. 5/6 Ski Day Wednesday, December 18th Gr. 7-9 Ski Club Winter 2020   Get field trip forms returned to home room teachers…

Alberta Lacrosse at EMDYS

Posted on Nov. 6, 2019

A special thank you to Alberta Lacrosse for coming out for two days at EMDYS. All students received lacrosse instruction on Tuesday and Wednesday; as part of our larger PE program and healthy initiative…

Hot Lunch for November

Posted on Oct. 22, 2019

November Hot Lunch Nov. 8th Pizza Slices  CHEESE OR PEPPERONI  $2.50   Juice and Chips Combo $2.50   Proceeds go to the Gr. 9 Farewell Payments must be made on school cash for gr. 5/6 (delivered…

Thanksgiving Mass on Wednesday

Posted on Oct. 15, 2019

Please join us for Thanksgiving Mass and the Celebration of the Feast Day of St. Marguerite d'Youville. Fr. Arlan will be saying Mass at 9:30am in our school gym. All parishioners and guests are welcome.…

WIN Block Starts This Week...

Posted on Oct. 7, 2019

WIN Block (Whatever I Need) starts this week and will continue on day 2's and day 4's. Students need to sign up for a session through maplewood under "Flex Block". Teachers have signed them up in homeroom…

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.

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…

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.

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.

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.

April 2019 Newsletter Update

Posted on Apr. 3, 2019

Check our newsletter update here.

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.

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:…

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


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:

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