School News


Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten Registration for 2017-2018

Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten online registration will start this upcoming Monday, January 9, 2017 at 8:15 a.m. Please note that parents/guardians are able to access online registration to start filling out the application for: Pre-Kindergarten…


Register for the 2016-2017 School Year

Register now for the 2016-2017 school year! To see the school boundary map, click here. Click on the links below to download the forms needed to register: Pre-Kindergarten Kindergarten Grade 1-5 Once you have completed filling in the forms, please…

Last Day of School

The last full day of school is Tuesday, June 28.  There is NO SCHOOL on Wednesday, June 29 (Teacher Organizational Day). Report Card Pick Up is on Thursday, June 30 from 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.   Have a wonderful summer!

No Strings Attached

Come out and support No Strings Attached this Thursday, May 26 at 6:30 p.m.   

Long Weekend

Please note there will be no school on Friday, May 20 and Monday, May 23. Classes will resume on Tuesday, May 24. 

Bike Roadeo

Our annual Bike Roadeo for our Grade 1-5’s will take place this Friday, May 13, 2016!  The Roadeo consists of a number of stations that students ride their bikes through. Each rider is evaluated and receives points based on the level of bike control…

PJ Day

On Tuesday, May 3, students are invited to participate in PJ Day as we kick off Education Week. 

Hats On For Mental Health

Students are encouraged to wear a special hat on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, to raise awareness of the importance of good mental health. 

Education Week

Education Week   May 2nd – May 6th “Literacy Week” Throughout the week of May 2nd – 6th, students at St. Teresa of Avila will be taking part in various activities focusing on literacy.  A variety of activities, and presentations, have been…

Bucker Filler Awards

The April Bucket Fillers for Jesus Awards will take place on Monday, April 25 at 1:00 p.m. in the gym.  The theme for the day is Superhero Day! Students will be recognized for exemplifying the Virtue of the Month (Respect). The Kiwanis Club will also…

Parent Council Bake Sale/Childcare

Parent Council will be hosting a bake sale during Student Led Conferences: April 13 & 14  4:00-7:00 p.m. Those who wish to donate baked goods, please label the items and drop off at the school office. All proceeds will benefit our Breakfast Program.…

School Wide Learn-a-thon

The school wide Learn-a-thon test will occur this Thursday, April 14. Students can practice their curriculum at home to be prepared for the Learn-a-thon. Each child is asked to collect pledges from family members and/or friends (they are not expected…

Lifetouch Spring Photos

Lifetouch will be at our school on Thursday, April 14. Only students who return forms will have photos done.  There will be no class pictures taken at this time.  Parents of W/F Kindergarten students wishing to have their child’s photos taken will…

RDCRS READS Summer Reading Program

Our school is excited to participate in the 2016 RDCRS READS Summer Reading Program! This award-winning program is designed to eliminate summer reading loss and foster a love of reading through continued access to books. Grade 2 students will be able…

Parent/Teacher Interviews

Student Led Conferences and Parent/Teacher Interviews will be held on the evenings of April 13 & 14, 4:00-7:00 p.m.

Welcome To Kindergarten

Welcome to Kindergarten is taking place this Wednesday, April 6 at 6:30 p.m. in the gymnasium. If you have registered your child for Kindergarten at St. Teresa, please plan to attend this event. 

Easter New Life Celebration

Our Easter New Life Celebration will be held this Wednesday, April 6 at 1:00 p.m. in the gymnasium. All are welcome to come and celebrate with us!  

Easter Break

Easter Break begins tomorrow (Good Friday) and ends on Sunday, April 3. Classes will resume on Monday, April 4. Have a wonderful Easter!

Learn-a-thon Kick-Off

Today we held our Learn-a-thon Kick-Off Assembly! 

April Hot Lunch Orders

April Hot Lunch order forms are due this Wednesday, March 23.  If you prefer, you can order online and pay at the school office.

Holy Thursday Celebration

St. Teresa will be celebrating Holy Thursday on March 24. Holy Thursday falls on the Thursday before Good Friday, and commemorates Jesus' last supper and the initiation of the Eucharist. This celebration will take place in the gymnasium at 1:00 p.m.…

Fifth Week of Lent

We will be celebrating the Fifth Week of Lent tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. in the gymnasium. Feel free to join and celebrate with us!

No School Thursday and Friday

There will be no school for students on the following days this week: Thursday, March 10 - Division Faith Day  Friday, March 11 - P.D. Day 

Fourth Week of Lent Celebration

Our Fourth Lenten Celebration will be held next Tuesday, March 8 at 1:00 p.m. Grade 1M will be leading the Liturgy in our gymnasium. Please join us as we celebrate the Fourth Week of Lent!

Second Lenten Celebration

St. Teresa celebrated the Second Week of Lent today in the gym. Mrs. Cote's and Mrs. Eden's grade one classes prepared and led us in this liturgy. Thank you to everyone who joined us and helped out!

First Week of Lent Celebration

Our First Week of Lent Celebration will take place on Wednesday, February 17. It will be held in the gym at 1:00 p.m. 

Short Week Next Week

Reminder that next week is a two day week for students.  Monday, February 15 (Family Day) - No School Thursday, February 18 and Friday, February 19 (Teacher Convention) - No School

Ash Wednesday

We will be celebrating the first day of Lent at our Ash Wednesday Celebration this Wednesday, February 10. Staff will be leading the celebration in the gym at 11:30 a.m. Please note there will be no hot lunch on this day. 

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Lunch

Shrove Tuesday is this upcoming Tuesday, February 9, and The School Advisory Council will once again be supplying a free pancake and sausage lunch for all students and staff. It will be served in the classrooms during regular lunch hour. If anyone wishes…

Upcoming Epiphany Celebration

Our Epiphany celebration is this upcoming Wednesday, January 6 at 1:00 p.m. All are welcome. 

Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten Registration

New! Parents/Guardians wishing to register their child for our 2016-2017 Pre-Kindergarten or Kindergarten program now have the option to do so online or in person. Online registration application can be submitted today! Also, registration can be completed…


Final Advent Concert

St. Teresa of Avila's Final Advent Concert will be held at the school in the afternoons of December 15, 16 & 17.  The full program will run each day.  Pre-K students will perform on Wednesday, December 16 only. Tuesday/Thursday Kindergarten, Grade…

Bucket Filler Awards

Mustache Day! Monday,November 30, 2015 St. Teresa of Avila - Bucket Fillers for Jesus Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmLocation: St. Teresa of Avila School (190 Glendale Boulevard, Red Deer, AB T4P 2P7) Students will be recognized for exemplifying the Virtue of…

Transportation Alert

Transportation Alert   Registration required for School Bus Service   Access our website Click on the Menu square (top right corner) Under the “Parents” column click on “School Bus Info” In the green highlighted area click “How…


New student registration starts August 24 at St. Teresa of Avila School. See links below for registration information and to download forms needed to register: Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten Grades 1 - 5 Classes start on September 1.

Transportation Changes for the 2015-2016 School Year

In response to the budget constraints for the 2015-2016 school year, the transportation department is making some changes to their current practices. A summary of the changes are provided below: Fees: A new fee has been approved by the Board of Trustees…

Thank You!

Thank You! The students of St. Teresa raised $467.00 For the Alberta Ride to Conquer Cancer. Wow! Thank you for your support! Six staff members from St. Teresa of Avila will be shaving their heads to raise money for Mrs. Spencer’s participation in…

School Attendance Boundaries for 2015-2016

The Board of Trustees approved the Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools (RDCRS) school attendance boundaries and transition protocols at their meeting on March 31. These boundaries will take effect September 2015. As you may be aware, Alberta Education…

Staff - Student Basketball Game

Our Grade 5 boys and girls finished an amazing basketball seaon!  We will be celebrating by holding a staff-student basketball game on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 11:30 in our gymnasium!  Come and cheer on your favorite team!

Holy Thursday Celebration

We will be celebrating Holy Thursday with a celebration in our school gymnasium. Please join us on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 1:00pm.  Our Grade 1 CN class will be hosting.

No School Friday, March 27th

There will be no school on Friday, March 27th.  This is an interview lieu day.


St. Teresa of Avila School will have a Book Fair from Wednesday, March 25 - Thursday, April 2nd.  The book fair will be open during the day and will close at noon on the last day.  It will also be open during Parent-Teacher interview times on Wednesday,…

Fifth Week of Lent Celebration

Our fifth week of Lent celebration will take place on Thursday, March 26th.  The Kindergarten Martel class will be hosting this celebration at 1:00pm in our school gymnasium. 

Friendship Meal

St. Teresa of Avila SAC will be sponsoring the Friendship Meal on Sunday, March 22nd.  


St. Teresa School will be participating in the Big CRUNCH challenge on Thursday, March 19th.  Each class will create a big CRUNCH using ealthy food items.  Each class crunch will be recorded on a decibel reader and the winning class will be revealed…

Fourth Week of Lent Celebration

Our fourth week of Lent celebration will be held Tuesday, March 17th.  The grade 2BB class will be hosting the celebration at 1:00 in our school gymnasium.  Come and celebrate with us!

Bucket Filler for Jesus Celebration - Everything GREEN Day!

Our March Bucket Filler for Jesus and Terrific Kids celebration will be held on Monday, March 16th.  We will also be celebrating an EVERYTHING GREEN day!

SAC Meeting

Our March Student Advisory Council (parent council) meeting will be held Monday, March 16th.  Please join us at the school at 6:30pm.

Third Week of Lent Celebration

Our third week of Lent celebration will be held Wednesday, March 11.  Grade 4MB and Pre-K Kelly will be hosting the celebration in our school gymnasium starting at 9:00am. Please join us!

RCMP Alert

We have been advised by police that an attempted abduction of a student has been reported by one of our neighboring schools.  Police are actively investigating the situation and a media release has been sent out. The individual being sought in questioning…

Second Week of Lent Celebration

Our second week of Lent celebration will be held Thursday, March 5th at 1:00.  Grade 1M students will be hosting the celebration in our school gymnasium.  Please come and join us!

School Boundaries Meetings

We will be hosting several community meetings this upcoming March to discuss school boundaries, as the result of three projects: St. Francis of Assisi Middle School addition and the construction of Blackfalds Kindergarten to Grade 9 School and St. Joesph’s…

First week of Lent Celebration

St. Teresa of Avila celebrated the first week of Lent with a school-wide celebration in their gymnasium today. The Grade 4M and Pre-Kindergarten Ashcroft classes put together this special liturgy. Thank you to everyone who made this event memorable!

Alberta Health Services says to "Walk like a Penguin" to avoid injury this winter

This winter, Alberta Health Services is encouraging all Albertans to leave the hibernating to the bears, and to "walk like a penguin" to avoid injury due to slipping on ice. For more information please visit Alberta Health Services at:

St. Teresa of Avila School is still accepting Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten registrations

St. Teresa of Avila School is still accepting Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten registrations! Please visit for registration information and forms. Then bring all…

Welcome to Kindergarten Event

We want your input on naming the new K-9 Blackfalds School

We want your input to help us name our new K-9 school in Blackfalds. When naming the school, please review the following guidelines:• The name should be upheld as a role model to students, instead of honouring individuals• Canonized saints are acceptable•…

Winter Walk re-scheduled for 2:00 p.m. today

Due to the cold, our Winter Walk has been rescheduled for 2:00 p.m. today.  The forecast is for warmer temperatures and sunshine this afternoon.  Our forecast is for  fun and fresh air.

Winter Walk Day!

Wednesday, February 4th, the Province of Alberta will celebrate Winter Walk Day. St. Teresa of Avila School will be joining in this celebration by taking all students on a 45 minute walk in the school neighborhood. If you would like to join us, we will…

Tasty Treat Tuesday!

Tuesday, February 3 will mark the first time this year that St. Teresa celebrates Tasty Treat Tuesday This initiative, led by our Bucket Filler for Jesus Brigade students, aims at introducing healthy snacks and foods that might not be known to the students,…

Important Hot Lunch News

Due to Ash Wednesday, there will be NO HOT LUNCH on Wednesday, February 18.

Register Now!

Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Registration is now open. Please visit for registration information and forms. Then bring all forms to St. Teresa of Avila School. 

Epiphany Celebration

To conclude the Christmas season, St. Teresa of Avila students celebrated the day of Epiphany through song and prayer. God bless you all!

Registration for Family Oriented Programming begins today

Registration for Family Oriented Programming begins for all families in Pre-Kindergarten and those accessing Program Unit Funding in Kindergarten for the 2014/2015 school year. Click to view the program guide and to register online.  Please note…