Division Event Calendar

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Friday, May 27, 2016
Maryview School - Bottle Drive
Location: Maryview School (3829-39 Street, Red Deer, AB T4N 0Y6)

School Council will organize a bottle drive to help raise money for the school with half the proceeds donated towards people affected by the wildfires in Ft. McMurray and surrounding areas. 

Please contact Colin Fedoruk at 403-347-1455 for more information. 

Friday, May 27, 2016
St. Patrick's Community School - Fancy Dress-up Day
Location: St. Patrick's Community School (#300, 56 Holt Street, Red Deer, AB T4N 6A6)

Students and staff are encouraged to show their school spirit by dressing in their "Sunday Best" fancy clothes on this special day.

Please contact Isabel Bolhuis at 403-343-3238 for more information. 

Friday, May 27, 2016
St. Martin de Porres School - Plant Sale Fundraiser
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: St. Martin de Porres School (3911 - 57A Avenue, Red Deer, AB T4N 4T1

School Council will hold a one day plant sale on this date. Hanging baskets are $25.00 and patio planters are $35.00. This event will take place in the school's parking lot.

Please contact Cathy Cameron at 403-347-5650 for more information. 

Friday, May 27, 2016
Maryview School - Happy Assembly
Time: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Maryview School (3829-39 Street, Red Deer, AB T4N 0Y6)

The school community will celebrate the past month's success stories during this Happy Assembly. It will also be Farm Day at the school, and students that received their Sacraments, as well as winners of the poetry contest will be recognized.

For more information, please contact Natalie Surridge at 403-347-1455.

Friday, May 27, 2016
St. Patrick's Community School - Elementary Success Assembly
Time: 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: St. Patrick's Community School (#300, 56 Holt Street, Red Deer, AB T4N 6A6)

This event will celebrate the success of the school's elementary students and terrific kids! 

For more information, please contact Kate MacLean at 403-343-3238.

Friday, May 27, 2016
École Secondaire Notre Dame High School - Rugby Zone Finals
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Red Deer Titans Rugby Football Club (74 Range Road 275A, Red Deer County, AB T0M 1R0)

The Senior Girls Rugby team will play in the final Zone Championship game against École Secondaire Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School on this date. The winner will advance to provincials.

For more information, please contact Gino Castellan at 403-342-4800.

Friday, May 27, 2016
École Mother Teresa School - Family Dance with DJ Sabotage
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: École Mother Teresa School (79 Old Boomer Road, Sylvan Lake, AB T4S 1Z4)

All are welcome to École Mother Teresa School's Family Dance! Dress in your favourite neon wear as DJ Sabotage provides the music. The dance is free of charge, and there will be snacks and drinks for sale (however all snacks need to remain outside of the gym). Money raised from snacks/drinks will support school initiatives such as field trips, cafeteria tables and replacing gym equipment.

Please contact Amy Cunningham for further information at 403-887-6371.

Saturday, May 28, 2016
St. Dominic Catholic High School - Grad Service Project
Time: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location: St. Dominic Catholic High School (5502 - 50 Street, Rocky Mountain House, AB T4T 1W6)

Eight new Ford vehicles will be available to test drive on this date with $20.00 per test drive being donated to the Mountain Rose Women's Shelter and the Roar Society. All are welcome come for a day of fun, games and food! This event will take place in the school's parking lot.

For more information, please contact Tracy Sugden at 403-845-5313.

Monday, May 30, 2016
École Our Lady of the Rosary School - Gathering and I am a Leader Awards
Time: 8:45 am - 9:15 am
Location: École Our Lady of the Rosary School (4520 Ryder's Ridge Blvd, Sylvan Lake, AB T4S 0E1)

This special Gathering will be led by Mme Tamalyn's Grade 1 French Immersion class and will be based on Habit #7, Sharpen the Saw. This event will take place in the school's Gathering Area.

Please contact Tamalyn Tardiff for more information at 403-343-2568.

Monday, May 30, 2016
Holy Family School - Bucket Filler Awards
Time: 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Location: Holy Family School (69 Douglas Ave Red Deer, AB T4R 2L3)

Students will come together as a large community to celebrate their achievements and successes for the month of May. Students will be recognized for living the virtue of Citizenship and being a Bucket Filler.

Please contact Chris McCullough at 403-341-3777 for more details.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
École Our Lady of the Rosary School - Premier Cheer Sessions
Location: École Our Lady of the Rosary School (4520 Ryder's Ridge Blvd, Sylvan Lake, AB T4S 0E1)

All students will be able to participate in a cheer session hosted by Premier Academy Cheerleading & Tumbling during gym class on this date. 

For more information, please contact Stephanie Hebert at 403-343-2568.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
St. Patrick's Community School - Red Deer Museum
Time: 9:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery (4525 47a Ave, Red Deer, AB T4N 6Z6)

Grade 4 students will visit the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery on this date.

Please contact Maria Sacha at 403-343-3238 for more information. 

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
École Our Lady of the Rosary School - Volunteer Luncheon
Time: 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
Location: École Our Lady of the Rosary School (4520 Ryder's Ridge Blvd, Sylvan Lake, AB T4S 0E1)

In appreciation of the school's volunteers, staff will provide a potluck lunch for all parent volunteers who dedicate their time in supporting students and the school. This event will take place in the school's Gathering Area.

Please contact Tamara Neilly at 403-343-2568 for more information. 

 

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
École Secondaire Notre Dame High School - Soccer Game
Time: 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Location: H. J. Cody School (4520 50 St, Sylvan Lake, AB T4S 1A4)

The Boys soccer team play an away game against H.J. Cody School on this date. Let's go, Cougars!

Please contact Gino Castellan for more information at 403-342-4800.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Grade 9 Track and Field
Location: École Secondaire Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School (4204 58 Street Red Deer, AB T4N 2L6)

Grade 9 students from our Division will compete in track and field events on this date.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
École Secondaire Notre Dame High School - Car Smash Fundraiser
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: École Secondaire Notre Dame High School (50 Lees Street Red Deer, AB T4R 2P6)

The Notre Dame school community will host a fundraiser on June 1 in support of the Fort McMurray relief effort. Activities that will take place that day include a hot dog sale, a car smashing event (12:05 - 12:50 p.m.), an opportunity for students to donate money to wear a hat for the day, and a bottle drive.

Please consider donating your empty bottles to this worthy cause between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Please contact Rose McQuay at 403-342-4800 for more information. 

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
École Mother Teresa School - Final Band Concert
Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: École Mother Teresa School (79 Old Boomer Rd, Sylvan Lake, AB T4S 1Z4)

The school's final Band Concert will include all Grade 5-9 band students, as well as Grade 4 recorder students. All are welcome to join the school for this final performance of the 2015-2016 school year. This event will be held in the school's Fine Arts Room. 

For more information, please contact Kim Klassen at 403-887-6371.

Thursday, June 2, 2016
St. Thomas Aquinas Middle School - Grade 9 Science at Kerry Wood
Time: 12:45 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Kerry Wood Nature Centre (6300 45 Ave, Red Deer, AB T4N 3M4)

Grade 9 students will present their PBL project on the topic of diversity at the Kerry Wood Nature Centre on this date. The driving questions for this project was: How can we reverse human impact and destruction on a specific animals habitat? The hope is that students will gain from presenting to a more authentic audience and the location houses several experts in this area. This will also provide students with an opportunity to present the issues surrounding their animal as well as their projected solution to their animals endangerment.

Please contact Ryley Adams at 403-346-8951 for more information. 

Thursday, June 2, 2016
St. Dominic Catholic High School - In A Room Somewhere
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: St. Dominic Catholic High School ( 5502 50 St, Rocky Mountain House, AB T4T 1W6)

The Drama 9-30 class presents "In A Room Somewhere" on West Central Stage (part of Confluence Campus) on Thursday June 2 at 2:00 p.m. and Friday June 3 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door and are $5 for students and $10 for adults.

In a Room Somewhere by: Suzan Zeder 
Suddenly, five adults find themselves in a room somewhere; a room with no windows, no doors and only the vastness of space where the ceiling ought to be. When they begin to find relics from their own childhoods, they discover that the only way out of the room is to journey through their own pasts. This powerful play of great humour, warmth and emotional intensity is the result of a three-year collaboration between this award-winning playwright and the gifted Metro Theatre Circus ensemble. Come join the characters as they search to solve their problems where through excepting themselves for who they are and forgiveness they are set free.  

Please contact Naomi Gaertner at 403-845-5313 for more information. 

Thursday, June 2, 2016
École Secondaire Notre Dame High School - Soccer Game
Time: 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: École Secondaire Lacombe Composite High School (5628 56 Ave, Lacombe, AB T4L 1G6)

The Girls soccer team play an away against École Secondaire Lacombe Composite High School on this date. 

Please contact Gino Castellan at 403-342-4800 for more information. 

Thursday, June 2, 2016
St. Martin de Porres School - Welcome to Kindergarten
Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: St. Martin de Porres School (3911 - 57A Avenue, Red Deer, AB T4N 4T1)

This event is an evening of orientation for Kindergarten students and their parents enrolled at the school for the 2016-2017 school year. This event will held in the school's gymnasium.

Please contact Cathy Cameron at 403-347-5650 for more information. 

Friday, June 3, 2016
St. Martin de Porres School - Geophysics Presentations
Location: St. Martin de Porres School (3911 - 57A Avenue, Red Deer, AB T4N 4T1)

Delila Wolkowski, a Geophysical Technologist from Calgary, will give presentations about Rocks & Minerals to Grade 3 students and a presentation about Fossils to Grade 4 students. Presentations will take place throughout the day in various classrooms.

For more information, please contact Cathy Cameron at 403-347-5650.

Friday, June 3, 2016
St. Thomas Aquinas Middle School - Grade 9 Field Trip
Location: Calgary Zoo (1300 Zoo Rd NE, Calgary, AB T2E 7V6)

Grade 9 students will visit the Calgary Zoo on this date. This field trip will help to wrap up their science unit on biodiversity. Students will be able to see animals they did their projects on and speak with seek answers from professionals.

For more information, please contact Ryley Adams at 403-346-8951.

Friday, June 3, 2016
St. Elizabeth Seton School - Friday Coffee
Time: 8:30 am - 9:00 am
Location: St. Elizabeth Seton School (35 Addinell Ave, Red Deer, AB T4R 1V5)

Parent Council will sponsor the school's first Friday Coffee event. All parents and families are welcome to join the school for a morning coffee and have a visit with staff as they drop students off. Friday Coffee will occur on the first Friday of each month. 

Please contact Janphia Gigliotti for more information at 403-343-6017.

Friday, June 3, 2016
St. Dominic Catholic High School - MADD Presentation
Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Location: St. Dominic Catholic High School ( 5502 50 St, Rocky Mountain House, AB T4T 1W6)

The school will host a MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) presentation for all students and staff on this date. 

Please contact Tracy Sugden for more information at 403-845-5313.

Friday, June 3, 2016
École Secondaire Notre Dame High School - Year-end Celebration
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: École Secondaire Notre Dame High School (50 Lees Street Red Deer, AB T4R 2P6)

Students and staff will gather to celebrate as a school for the last time of the 2015-2016 school year. There will be a mass and a celebration comprised with a slide show and videos of memories from the past year. This event will take place in the school's gymnasium. 

Please contact Rose McQuay at 403-342-4800 for more information. 

Friday, June 3, 2016
St. Dominic Catholic High School - In A Room Somewhere
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: St. Dominic Catholic High School ( 5502 50 St, Rocky Mountain House, AB T4T 1W6)

The Drama 9-30 class presents "In A Room Somewhere" on West Central Stage (part of Confluence Campus) on Thursday June 2 at 2:00 p.m. and Friday June 3 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door and are $5 for students and $10 for adults.

In a Room Somewhere by: Suzan Zeder 
Suddenly, five adults find themselves in a room somewhere; a room with no windows, no doors and only the vastness of space where the ceiling ought to be. When they begin to find relics from their own childhoods, they discover that the only way out of the room is to journey through their own pasts. This powerful play of great humour, warmth and emotional intensity is the result of a three-year collaboration between this award-winning playwright and the gifted Metro Theatre Circus ensemble. Come join the characters as they search to solve their problems where through excepting themselves for who they are and forgiveness they are set free.  

Please contact Naomi Gaertner at 403-845-5313 for more information. 

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
École Secondaire Notre Dame High School - French Soirée
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: École Secondaire Notre Dame High School (50 Lees Street, Red Deer, AB T4R 2P6)

The French Immersion Department of École Secondaire Notre-Dame High School would like to invite you to their French Soirée (French Immersion Graduation) on Tuesday, June 7 in the school's Gathering Area. This event will begin at 6:00 p.m. with a potluck supper at 6:30 p.m.

This event is the pinnacle of the French Immersion Program at Notre Dame, and the graduating students are very excited to commemorate their 13 years of hard work.

For more information, please contact Marie-Lyne Vienneau at 403-342-4800.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Maryview School - Literacy Assembly
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: Maryview School (3829-39 Street, Red Deer, AB T4N 0Y6)

This bi-weekly Literacy Assembly at Maryview School focuses on instilling a love of reading in all their students and helps to build strong literacy skills. There are numerous activities that support these assemblies:
1. Guest adult readers who do Read a-louds to the students
2. Big and little buddy reading time
3. Students who do Read-a-louds to the student body
4. Book sharing

For more information, please contact Ken Griffith at 403-347-1455.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Caring for Our Mother Earth Liturgy
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Sacred Heart Church (5508 - 48A Avenue, Red Deer, Alberta T4N 3V6)

Our First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) Support Team will host the Caring for Our Mother Earth Liturgy on this date. FNMI families in our school Division and staff have been invited to participate in our first ever First Nations, Métis and Inuit Liturgy. Students will lead this event and the evening will include smudging, drumming, prayer and reflection for our Mother Earth. Supper and fellowship to follow.

For more information, please contact Valerie Norman at 403-343-1055.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Organizational Day

There are no classes at any of our schools on this day.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
St. Dominic Catholic High School Graduation
Time: 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Lou Soppit Community Centre (4733 54th Ave. P.O. Box 1509, Rocky Mountain House, AB T4T 1B2)

Supper is at 5:30 p.m. at the Lou Soppit Community Centre. There will be speeches/tributes, dessert reception, refreshments and dance. Tickets are needed and reserved for the family of graduates and special guests.

The graduation ceremony starts around 7:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Lou Soppit Community Centre. There will be a celebration, Liturgy of the Word, valedictorian's address, presentation of certificates and tossing of the caps.

For more information, please contact Paige Sears at 403-845-5313 or check out the St. Dominic Catholic High School calendar or Grad 2016 page.

Thursday, June 30, 2016
Official Last Day of School

This is the "official" last day of classes for schools in Red Deer, Sylvan Lake, Innisfail and Olds, however no classes will run on this day. We encourage parents to pick up report cards on this day. 

Thursday, June 30, 2016
École Secondaire Notre Dame High School Graduation
Location: Westerner Park (4847A 19th Street Red Deer, AB, Canada T4R 2N7)

Graduation Ceremony is at 10:00 a.m. at Westerner Park. There will be a celebration, Liturgy of the Word, valedictorian's address, presentation of certificates and tossing of the caps. No tickets are needed.

Evening Gala is at 7:00 p.m. at Westerner Park. There will be a grand march, speeches/tributes, dessert reception, refreshments and dance. Tickets are need for graduates guests. 

For more information, please contact Shannon Nivens at 403-342-4800.

Friday, July 1, 2016
Canada Day

Our Central Office at Montfort Centre will be closed on this date in observance of Canada Day. 

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
First Rider - Red Deer
Location: Westerner Park (4847A 19 St, Red Deer, AB T4R 2N7)

First Rider is a fun introduction to riding the school bus safely. With a focus on Kindergarten and Grade 1 students as well as students who are new to taking the bus, this interactive event helps students feel more comfortable riding the bus on their first day of school and throughout the school year.

This event will take place two times in Red Deer in the west parking lot at Westerner Park on Tuesday, August 16 at 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. and 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Parents may enter Westerner Park from the south gates (across from Vellner Leisure Products Ltd.)

For more information, please contact Kelli Pickett at 403-309-8801.

 

 

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
First Rider - Olds
Time: 12:00 am
Location: Olds High School (4500 50 St, Olds, AB T4H 1P5)

First Rider is a fun introduction to riding the school bus safely. With a focus on Kindergarten and Grade 1 students as well as students who are new to taking the bus, this interactive event helps students feel more comfortable riding the bus on their first day of school and throughout the school year.

This event will take place two times in Olds (in the student parking lot, south of Olds High School) on Wednesday, August 17 at 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. and 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

For more information, please contact Kelli Pickett at 403-309-8801.

Monday, September 5, 2016
Labour Day

All schools will be closed on this day in observance of Labour Day. Our central office at Montfort Centre will also be closed on this date. 

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
St. Patrick's Community School - Annual St. Patrick's/Dawe Run

Stay tuned for more details. The rain out date for this event is Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016.

Monday, October 31, 2016
Halloween
Friday, November 11, 2016
Remembrance Day

All schools, as well as our Central Office, will be closed on this day in honour of Remembrance Day. 

Saturday, December 24, 2016
Christmas Eve
Sunday, December 25, 2016
Christmas Day
Monday, December 26, 2016
Boxing Day
Saturday, December 31, 2016, 2016
New Year's Eve
Sunday, January 1, 2017
New Year's Day
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Valentine's Day
Friday, March 17, 2017
St. Patrick's Day
Saturday, July 1, 2017
Canada Day

Our Central Office at Montfort Centre will be closed on this date in observance of Canada Day. 

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Halloween
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Remembrance Day

All schools, as well as our Central Office, will be closed on this day in honour of Remembrance Day. 

Sunday, December 24, 2017
Christmas Eve
Monday, December 25, 2017
Christmas Day
Tuesday, December 26, 2017
Boxing Day
Sunday, December 31, 2017
New Year's Eve
Monday, January 1, 2018
New Year's Day
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Valentine's Day
Saturday, March 17, 2018
St. Patrick's Day
Sunday, July 1, 2018
Canada Day

Our Central Office at Montfort Centre will be closed on this date in observance of Canada Day. 

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Halloween
Sunday, November 11, 2018
Remembrance Day

All schools, as well as our Central Office, will be closed on this day in honour of Remembrance Day. 

Monday, December 24, 2018
Christmas Eve
Tuesday, December 25, 2018
Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Boxing Day
Monday, December 31, 2018
New Year's Eve
Tuesday, January 1, 2019
New Year's Day
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Valentine's Day
Sunday, March 17, 2019
St. Patrick's Day
Monday, July 1, 2019
Canada Day

Our Central Office at Montfort Centre will be closed on this date in observance of Canada Day. 

Thursday, October 31, 2019
Halloween
Monday, November 11, 2019
Remembrance Day

All schools, as well as our Central Office, will be closed on this day in honour of Remembrance Day. 

Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Christmas Eve
Wednesday, December 25, 2019
Christmas Day
Thursday, December 26, 2019
Boxing Day
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
New Year's Eve
Wednesday, January 1, 2020
New Year's Day
Friday, February 14, 2020
Valentine's Day
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
St. Patrick's Day
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Canada Day

Our Central Office at Montfort Centre will be closed on this date in observance of Canada Day. 

Saturday, October 31, 2020
Halloween
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Remembrance Day

All schools, as well as our Central Office, will be closed on this day in honour of Remembrance Day. 

Thursday, December 24, 2020
Christmas Eve
Saturday, December 26, 2020
Boxing Day
Thursday, December 31, 2020
New Year's Eve
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
St. Patrick's Day
Thursday, March 17, 2022
St. Patrick's Day
Friday, March 17, 2023
St. Patrick's Day
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St. Patrick's Day
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St. Patrick's Day
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St. Patrick's Day
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St. Patrick's Day
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St. Patrick's Day
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St. Patrick's Day
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St. Patrick's Day
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St. Patrick's Day
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