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Happy National Indigenous Peoples Day!

Happy National Indigenous Peoples Day!

Today is National Indigenous Peoples Day, a day dedicated to recognizing, celebrating, and learning more about the rich and diverse cultures, voices, experiences, and histories of First Nations, Inuit, and Metis peoples. The youngsters at our Ehrlo Early Learning Centres had the opportunity to take part in several activities to help recognize the day. A drumming circle led by Elder Frank…

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Early childhood educator receives provincial recognition

Early childhood educator receives provincial recognition

Jenna Ripplinger, an early childhood educator (ECE) at Ehrlo Early Learning Centre (EELC), recently won the Saskatchewan Early Childhood Association 2022 Award of Excellence. She was recognized for her exemplary commitment to children’s early years and innovation in the field. Karin Duff, director of early learning said, “The early learning educator is the heart of all high quality,…

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2021 Christmas concerts

2021 Christmas concerts

Welcome to our 2021 Christmas concerts as we continue our COVID-style programs!  Sit back and enjoy the wonderful holiday entertainment.  

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Celebrating Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day

Celebrating Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day

Staff and kids were celebrating Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day today at our Early Learning Centres.  Check out these great videos compiled by our staff! 

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Early Childhood Education Month 2021

Early Childhood Education Month 2021

It's official! May has been proclaimed Early Childhood Education Month and Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 has been proclaimed as Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day by the Minister of Education, Honourable Dustin Duncan.  This year it is especially important to recognize the hard work and dedication of all our early childhood educations. They have been on the front lines with added…

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Parent survey 2020-2021 report

Parent survey 2020-2021 report

Each year, parents whose children attend EELC fill out a parent satisfaction survey. These surveys cover everything from the quality of communication between parents and staff, to satisfaction with the variety of activities and games the children we serve have the opportunity to take part in. The results are compiled into an aggregate that encompasses each location. View the 2020-2021 Parent…

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Pink Shirt Day

Pink Shirt Day

The Ehrlo Early Learning Centres celebrated Pink Shirt Day on Feb. 24th. The EELC staff wore the pink shirts to encourage us all to work together and treat others with dignity and respect and speak out against bullying. Here is a photo from our Ruth Pawson and Gladys McDonald teams! Gladys McDonald Ruth Pawson staff  

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Christmas concerts

Christmas concerts

Welcome to our 2020 Christmas Concerts COVID-style!  Sit back and enjoy the wonderful holiday entertainment. WF Ready Imperial Ruth PawsonGladys McDonald

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EELC staff in PPE

EELC staff in PPE

Happy Holidays from your EELC staff! We wanted to show our photos in our full personal protective equipment as we are doing everything we can to keep your loved ones safe while continuing to provide high-level services to help children succeed.

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Happy Halloween 2020!

Happy Halloween 2020!

Halloween is a special time of year at EELC. While we had to make some changes to the way we celebrated this year to make sure everyone stayed safe, the spirit of the day remained the same – fun, first! Check out some photos from Imperial!

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Memory lane

Memory lane

The early learning centres were feeling nostalgic so they creating some videos of the activities over the past year. Enjoy!

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EELC programming updates

EELC programming updates

Things at EELC are different, but the same. You may have noticed some additions to our windows! When EELC staff Faron told our participants of essential workers how her children painted hearts on the windows of their home to share some love during a time of social distancing as part of #heartsofyqr, the children jumped at the chance to do the same at the Centres! (31,…

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Letters  from home(s)

Letters from home(s)

With the sudden shut down of Ehrlo Early Learning Centres earlier this month (recently re-opened for those in positions considered essential services) both staff and parents alike were left adrift, wondering what was next. In spite of this confusion and concern, many parents took the time to express their appreciation for all EELC has done for them. We wanted to share some of those notes like a…

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Newsletters

Newsletters

With so many of our regular participants being unable to attend our Centres for the foreseeable future, we wanted to take this opportunity to share our newsletters from Gladys McDonald, Imperial, Wilfrid Walker, and Ruth Pawson centres for March 2020. We encourage you to look over them with your children – find themselves, find their friends, and remember that the staff at EELC is…

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Centres to reopen for essential service workers

Centres to reopen for essential service workers

The Government of Saskatchewan has made the decision to re-purpose childcare centres located in schools to provide childcare for staff of essential services, beginning Monday, March 23rd. Our staff have stepped up in a big way - four of our five Early Learning Centres (W.F. Ready – 2710 Helmsing St., Gladys McDonald - 335 Garnet Street N, Imperial – 200 Broad Street, and Ruth Pawson…

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