Latest News


Father Mercredi teacher Tom MacIsaac wins Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence!


Next FMCSD Board Meeting November 24th, 7pm at District Office on Main Street.


My School Bus Monitor available for most routes. See details on Transportation Tab


Registration available online at


The approved 2014/15 District Calendar can be found under the Parents tab.

About Father Turcotte

Father Turcotte O.M.I. School is located in downtown Fort McMurray close to the Hospital and St. John’s Catholic Church.   It has approximately 200 students ranging from Early Entry, Kindergarden and Grades 1 to 6.  The school is named for Father Turcotte, an Oblate of Mary Immaculate that ...

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What's New?

BP A+ Grant!
June 2, 2014

Congratulations to Mrs. Doleman who received the BP’s A+ for Energy Program grant in the amount of $10 000. The grant helps teachers to bring energy education ideas to life and teach students about energy and energy conservation in innovative and engaging ways.


Father Turcotte School was fortunate to receive a learning garden from the RMWB and the money from the grant will go towards expa...

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Education News

Global Classroom!

The grade 4′s participated in their first Classroom Energy Diet Challenge, “Track Your Trash” as the 2014 Global Classroom. Global Television was also on hand to film them as they sorted and weighed the school trash and to conduct interviews about ways to conserve energy. 

Three commercials will be produced here at Father Turcotte School and will be aired on Global Television...

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Get In Touch

Fr. J.A. Turcotte O.M.I. School
8553 Franklin Ave
Fort McMurray, AB, T9H 2J5
Phone: 780-799-5772
Fax:  780-799-5781

Principal:  Mrs. Lisa Hilsenteger

Upcoming Events

    • Parent- Teacher Interviews
    • Tuesday, November 25th, 2014
    • Healthy Schools Symposium
    • Tuesday, November 25th, 2014
    • Parent Teacher Inverviews
    • Thursday, November 27th, 2014
    • Success Assembly AM
    • Thursday, November 27th, 2014
    • No School - Spiritual Development
    • Friday, November 28th, 2014
    • No School - Professional Learning
    • Friday, December 5th, 2014
    • Christmas Concert 7PM
    • Thursday, December 18th, 2014
    • No School - Professional Learning
    • Friday, December 19th, 2014
    • Christmas Holidays
    • Monday, December 22nd, 2014 - Friday, January 2nd, 2015
    • Merry Christmas
    • Thursday, December 25th, 2014
    • School Resumes
    • Monday, January 5th, 2015