Division Event Calendar

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Holy Trinity Catholic School - Smudging Lessons
Location: Holy Trinity Catholic School (6610-57 Street, Olds AB)

Students and staff will learn about the First Nations practice of smudging and then participate in classroom smudges.

Please contact Jayme Locke or Valerie Norman Organ for more information at 403-556-9444.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
March Break

All schools, except Holy Trinity Catholic School and St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School will be closed from Monday, March 27 to Friday, March 31 for March Break. 

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Holy Trinity Catholic School - Archery
Time: 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location: Olds Scout Hall (4802 49 St, Olds, AB T4H 1E3)

Middle school students will travel to the Olds Scout Hall as part of their physical education class to learn about and practice archery.

Please contact Joe Faught at 403-556-9444 for more information. 

Thursday, March 30, 2017
March Break

All schools, except Holy Trinity Catholic School and St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School will be closed from Monday, March 27 to Friday, March 31 for March Break. 

Thursday, March 30, 2017
St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School - BEAR Awards
Time: 1:50 pm - 2:50 pm
Location: St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School (4453 - 51 Avenue Innisfail, AB T4G 1A7)

This monthly award celebration recognizes student successes in academics and athletics. Students are also awarded for demonstrating being part of the St. Marguerite community by developing positive virtues and interactions. This event will take place in the school's gymnasium.

Please contact Adam Sia at 403-227-2123 for more information. 

Friday, March 31, 2017
March Break

All schools, except Holy Trinity Catholic School and St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School will be closed from Monday, March 27 to Friday, March 31 for March Break. 

Monday, April 3, 2017
St. Patrick's Community School - Spring Break

St. Patrick's Community School will be closed from March 27 until Friday, April 7 for Spring Break. Classes will resume on Monday, April 10. 

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Middle School Band Camp
Location: Camp Caroline (354040 Range Road 61, Caroline, AB T0M 0M0)

Middle School Band students from École Mother Teresa Catholic School and St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School will have the opportunity to collaborate and take part in sessions with clinicians at Camp Caroline on April 4 and 5. 

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

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
St. Patrick's Community School - Spring Break

St. Patrick's Community School will be closed from March 27 until Friday, April 7 for Spring Break. Classes will resume on Monday, April 10. 

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
St. Patrick's Community School - Spring Break

St. Patrick's Community School will be closed from March 27 until Friday, April 7 for Spring Break. Classes will resume on Monday, April 10. 

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Father Henri Voisin School - Ukrainian Easter Egg Decorating
Time: 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Location: Father Henri Voisin School (60 Clearview Dr, Red Deer, AB T4P 0K4)

Grade 3 students will decorate Ukrainian Easter eggs as part of their social studies unit on this date. 

Please contact Samantha Clark at 403-341-4548 for more information. 

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
École Secondaire Notre Dame High School - Grade 10 Orientation
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: École Secondaire Notre Dame High School (50 Lees St, Red Deer, AB T4R 2P6)

Incoming Grade 10 students for the 2017-2018 school year are invited to attend this special event to help orientate them with their new school. Parents are also encouraged to attend. 

Please contact Mandy Reed at 403-342-4800 for more information. 

Thursday, April 6, 2017
St. Patrick's Community School - Spring Break

St. Patrick's Community School will be closed from March 27 until Friday, April 7 for Spring Break. Classes will resume on Monday, April 10. 

Thursday, April 6, 2017
École Mother Teresa School - HOJA
Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Location: École Mother Teresa School (79 Old Boomer Rd, Sylvan Lake, AB T4S 1Z4)

HOJA, a Canadian a cappella group, will present a powerful message through music on this date. This group will give students some concrete tools for helping to shape their lives and achieve their dreams. This event will take place in the gymnasium.

Please contact Trevor Reinhart at 403-887-6371 for more information. 

Friday, April 7, 2017
St. Patrick's Community School - Spring Break

St. Patrick's Community School will be closed from March 27 until Friday, April 7 for Spring Break. Classes will resume on Monday, April 10. 

Friday, April 7, 2017
St. Elizabeth Seton School - Friday Coffee
Time: 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Location: St. Elizabeth Seton School (35 Addinell Ave, Red Deer, AB T4R 1V5)

School Council members will sponsor "Friday Coffee" on the first Friday of the month as a way to help build community. This event will take place in the Gathering Area. 

Please contact Erika Pottage at 403-343-6017 for more information. 

Friday, April 7, 2017
St. Francis of Assisi Middle School - That's Danger Presentation
Time: 9:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: St. Francis of Assisi Middle School (321 Lindsay Ave, Red Deer, AB T4R 3M1)

Students will listen to the That's Danger presentation which is geared towards occupational health and safety information targeted towards teens in the workplace.

Please contact Ryan Birch at 403-314-1449 for more information. 

Thursday, April 13, 2017
P.D. Day

St. Mathew Catholic School and St. Dominic Catholic High School in Rocky Mountain House will be closed on this date as teachers participate in a day of professional development. 

Friday, April 14, 2017
Good Friday

All schools will be closed on this date in observance of Good Friday. Our central office will also be closed. 

Monday, April 17, 2017
Easter Monday

All schools will be closed on this date in observance of Easter Monday. Our central office will also be closed. 

Monday, April 17, 2017
Spring Break

Holy Trinity Catholic School and St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School will be closed from Monday, April 17 to Friday, April 21 for Spring Break (in lieu of March Break). Classes will resume on Monday, April 24. 

Tuesday, April 18-20, 2017
Red Deer Festival of Performing Arts
Time: 12:00 am

The Red Deer Festival of Performing Arts (formally known as the Kiwanis Festival) runs April 3-7, 18-22, 2017. Our students will perform from April 18-20. Please stay tuned for more information. 

 

 

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Spring Break

Holy Trinity Catholic School and St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School will be closed from Monday, April 17 to Friday, April 21 for Spring Break (in lieu of March Break). Classes will resume on Monday, April 24. 

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Spring Break

Holy Trinity Catholic School and St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School will be closed from Monday, April 17 to Friday, April 21 for Spring Break (in lieu of March Break). Classes will resume on Monday, April 24. 

Thursday, April 20, 2017
Spring Break

Holy Trinity Catholic School and St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School will be closed from Monday, April 17 to Friday, April 21 for Spring Break (in lieu of March Break). Classes will resume on Monday, April 24. 

Friday, April 21, 2017
Spring Break

Holy Trinity Catholic School and St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School will be closed from Monday, April 17 to Friday, April 21 for Spring Break (in lieu of March Break). Classes will resume on Monday, April 24. 

Monday, April 24, 2017
St. Elizabeth Seton School - Bucket Filler Assembly
Time: 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Location: St. Elizabeth Seton School (35 Addinell Ave, Red Deer, AB T4R 1V5)

Please join the school community in celebrating the gifts and talents of their students during their Bucket Filler Assembly. All visitors are welcome to join.

Please contact MaryKate Kelly for more information at 403-343-6017.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Kindergarten Here I Come - Red Deer Schools
Time: 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Parkland Mall (4747 - 67 Street, Red Deer)

Families are invited to participate in a rainforest adventure and meet community partners that will help your child's school readiness skills for Kindergarten. All children registered for Kindergarten in 2017 at either Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools or Red Deer Public Schools are invited to attend and receive a free learning bag.

Parents of students attending St. Gregory the Great Catholic School in Blackfalds are invited to attend this event as well. 

Please plan at least two hours for all activities.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
St. Martin de Porres School - CREATE
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:14 pm
Location: St. Martin de Porres School (3911 57a Ave, Red Deer, AB, AB T4N 4T1)

CREATE (Children Regularly Engaged Actively to Excel) is the name of the new fine arts infused, flexible scheduling that St. Martin de Porres School is engaging their students in once a month. Staff, community partners and parents offer seventeen different engaging sessions for students to choose from, such as: making prayer beads, juggling, art, puppetry, costume makeup, Lego car racing, cats cradle, finger knitting, ukulele, cooking, zumba, poetry and more. All students, from Kindergarten to Grade 5 have a voice in their sessions. Once students choose their three sessions for the afternoon, they complete a passport to learning and are then immersed in a variety of hands on learning experiences.

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

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School - BEAR Awards
Time: 1:50 pm - 2:50 pm
Location: St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School (4453 - 51 Avenue Innisfail, AB T4G 1A7)

This monthly award celebration recognizes student successes in academics and athletics. Students are also awarded for demonstrating being part of the St. Marguerite community by developing positive virtues and interactions. This event will take place in the school's gymnasium.

Please contact Adam Sia at 403-227-2123 for more information. 

Thursday, April 27, 2017
Family School Supper
Time: 5:30 pm
Location: St. Francis of Assisi Middle School (321 Lindsay Ave, Red Deer, AB T4R 3M1)

Come one, come all. It's pizza making time!

All families of Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools are invited to attend a Family School Supper on this date, hosted by our Family School Enhancement Counsellors at St. Francis of Assisi Middle School. Come prepare and enjoy a meal with your family. Bring an ingredient, and everyone will create a tasty meal. This month's theme is: pizza.

All ages are welcome. Supervision is not provided.

Please contact Mallory at 403-872-3993 for more information. 

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
École Our Lady of the Rosary School - Kindergarten Here I Come
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: École Our Lady of the Rosary School (4520 Ryders Ridge Blvd, Sylvan Lake)

The school will host Kindergarten Here I Come to show families what Kindergarten is all about. Those who will be in Kindergarten at École Our Lady of the Rosary School in the 2017-2018 school year are encouraged to attend. 

For more information, please contact the school at 403-343-2568.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School - Kindergarten Here I Come
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School

The school will host Kindergarten Here I Come to show families what Kindergarten is all about. Those who will be in Kindergarten at St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School in the 2017-2018 school year are encouraged to attend. 

For more information, please contact the school at 403-227-2123.

Friday, May 5, 2017
Most Schools Closed

All schools, except those in Rocky Mountain House, will be closed on this date in lieu of parent-teacher interviews.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
St. Matthew Catholic School - Kindergarten Here I Come
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: St. Matthew Catholic School (5735 - 58 Street, Rocky Mountain House)

The school will host Kindergarten Here I Come to show families what Kindergarten is all about. Those who will be in Kindergarten at St. Matthew Catholic School in the 2017-2018 school year are encouraged to attend. 

For more information, please contact the school at 403-845-2836.

Thursday, May 11, 2017
Go Girls
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Grow Boys
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Celebration of Excellence
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, May 12, 2017
St. Elizabeth Seton School - Friday Coffee
Time: 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Location: St. Elizabeth Seton School (35 Addinell Ave, Red Deer, AB T4R 1V5)

School Council members will sponsor "Friday Coffee" on the first Friday of the month as a way to help build community. This event will take place in the Gathering Area. 

Please contact Erika Pottage at 403-343-6017 for more information. 

Monday, May 15, 2017
Holy Trinity Catholic School - Kindergarten Here I Come
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Holy Trinity Catholic School (6610-57 Street, Olds AB)

The school will host Kindergarten Here I Come to show families what Kindergarten is all about. Those who will be in Kindergarten at Holy Trinity Catholic School in the 2017-2018 school year are encouraged to attend. 

For more information, please contact the school at 403-556-9444.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Student Leadership Workshop
Location: Sacred Heart Catholic Church (5508 48A Ave, Red Deer, AB T4N 3V6)

Health Champions from each school will connect and collaborate during this fun and challenging day devoted to student health actions team and physical literacy.

Please stay tuned for more details. 

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Student Leadership Workshop
Time: 8:45 am - 2:30 pm
Location: Sacred Heart Catholic Church (5508 48A Ave, Red Deer, AB T4N 3V6)

Teams made up of 4-6 students and 1-2 adults from each school will participate in this special workshop with the theme, "Ways to Wellness."

Please contact Char Andrew at 403-343-1055 for more information. 

Friday, May 19, 2017
Schools Closed

All schools will be closed on this date. Teachers in Olds and Innisfail will be participating in a day of professional development. Other schools are closed for the Victoria Day break. 

Monday, May 22, 2017
Victoria Day

All schools will be closed in observance of Victoria Day. Our central office will also be closed. 

Thursday, May 25, 2017
St. Martin de Porres School - CREATE
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:14 pm
Location: St. Martin de Porres School (3911 57a Ave, Red Deer, AB, AB T4N 4T1)

CREATE (Children Regularly Engaged Actively to Excel) is the name of the new fine arts infused, flexible scheduling that St. Martin de Porres School is engaging their students in once a month. Staff, community partners and parents offer seventeen different engaging sessions for students to choose from, such as: making prayer beads, juggling, art, puppetry, costume makeup, Lego car racing, cats cradle, finger knitting, ukulele, cooking, zumba, poetry and more. All students, from Kindergarten to Grade 5 have a voice in their sessions. Once students choose their three sessions for the afternoon, they complete a passport to learning and are then immersed in a variety of hands on learning experiences.

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

Monday, May 29, 2017
St. Elizabeth Seton School - Bucket Filler Assembly
Time: 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Location: St. Elizabeth Seton School (35 Addinell Ave, Red Deer, AB T4R 1V5)

Please join the school community in celebrating the gifts and talents of their students during their Bucket Filler Assembly. All visitors are welcome to join.

Please contact MaryKate Kelly for more information at 403-343-6017.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Red and White Day

In celebration of Canada's 150th birthday, our Division is encouraging all students and staff to wear red and white to school today, on May 30, the 150th day of the year. 

Please stay tuned for more information. 

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School - BEAR Awards
Time: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School (4453 - 51 Avenue Innisfail, AB T4G 1A7)

This monthly award celebration recognizes student successes in academics and athletics. Students are also awarded for demonstrating being part of the St. Marguerite community by developing positive virtues and interactions. This event will take place in the school's gymnasium.

Please contact Adam Sia at 403-227-2123 for more information. 

Friday, June 2, 2017
P.D. Day

Holy Trinity Catholic School and St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School will be closed on this date with teachers participating in a day of professional development. All other schools will be open with classes resuming as normal. 

Friday, June 2, 2017
St. Elizabeth Seton School - Friday Coffee
Time: 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Location: St. Elizabeth Seton School (35 Addinell Ave, Red Deer, AB T4R 1V5)

School Council members will sponsor "Friday Coffee" on the first Friday of the month as a way to help build community. This event will take place in the Gathering Area. 

Please contact Erika Pottage at 403-343-6017 for more information. 

Monday, June 26, 2017
St. Elizabeth Seton School - Bucket Filler Assembly
Time: 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Location: St. Elizabeth Seton School (35 Addinell Ave, Red Deer, AB T4R 1V5)

Please join the school community in celebrating the gifts and talents of their students during their Bucket Filler Assembly. All visitors are welcome to join.

Please contact MaryKate Kelly for more information at 403-343-6017.

Thursday, June 29, 2017
Last Day of School

This is the official last day of the 2016-2017 school year. 

Friday, June 30, 2017
Organizational Day

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

Friday, June 30, 2017
École Secondaire Notre Dame High School - Graduation
Location: ENMAX Centrium (4847A 19 St, Red Deer, AB T4R 2N7)

The morning ceremony begins at 10:00 a.m. This part of the day includes The Liturgy of the Word, Valedictorian Address, presentation of certificates and tossing of the caps. No tickets are needed. All are welcome. 

The evening ceremony begins at 7:00 p.m.  This part of the celebration includes the Grand March, speeches and tributes, dessert reception, refreshments and a dance.  Tickets are needed for this part of the evening.  

Tickets will be sold online beginning June 2 until June 22. Graduates do not need a ticket, but guests do. There is not a limit as to the number of tickets available for purchase.

Please contact the school at 403-342-4800 for more information. 

Friday, June 30, 2017
St. Dominic Catholic High School - Graduation
Time: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Grade 12 students will graduate on this day. Please see the order of events:

5:00 p.m. - Graduating students photo

5:30 p.m. - Supper

7:00 p.m. - Ceremony 

Please stay tuned for further details, or contact the school office at 403-845-5313.

Saturday, July 1, 2017
Canada Day

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

Monday, August 7, 2017
Civic Holiday

Our central office will be closed on observance of the Civic Holiday on this date. 

Thursday, August 10, 2017
St. Patrick's Community School - First Day of School

Today is the first day of the 2017-2018 school year for St. Patrick's Community School. 

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
First Rider - Red Deer
Location: École Secondaire Notre Dame High School (50 Lees St, Red Deer, AB T4R 2P6)

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.

Where & When

Red Deer & Area
Tuesday, August 15  

1:00 - 3:00 p.m. & 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
École Secondaire Notre Dame High School
Parking Lot 
50 Lees Street , Red Deer

Olds & Area
Wednesday, August 16
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. & 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Olds College South Parking Lot
4500 50 Street, Olds


Rain or Shine! Please plan to spend about 45 minutes with us.

Parents must accompany their child throughout this event.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
First Rider - Olds and Area
Location: Olds College (4500 50 St, Olds, AB T4H 1R6)

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.

Wednesday, August 16
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. & 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Olds College South Parking Lot
4500 50 Street, Olds

Rain or Shine! Please plan to spend about 45 minutes with us.

Parents must accompany their child throughout this event.

 

Thursday, August 31, 2017
First Day of School

Today is the first day of the 2017-2018 school year for all schools (except St. Patrick's Community School). 

Monday, September 4, 2017
Labour Day

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

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
St. Pat's/Dawe Run

The date of the annual St. Patrick's/Dawe Run will be Tuesday, September 19 with an alternate rain-out date of Tuesday, September 26. Please stay tuned for more information. 

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Halloween
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
All Saints' Day

All Saints' Day is a solemn holy day of the Catholic Church celebrated annually on November 1. The day is dedicated to the saints of the Church, that is, all those who have attained heaven.

Thursday, November 2, 2017
All Souls' Day

This day is observed annually on November 2, and is a day to honour those who have passed away.

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, 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
Sunday, March 17, 2024
St. Patrick's Day
Monday, March 17, 2025
St. Patrick's Day
Tuesday, March 17, 2026
St. Patrick's Day
Wednesday, March 17, 2027
St. Patrick's Day
Friday, March 17, 2028
St. Patrick's Day
Saturday, March 17, 2029
St. Patrick's Day
Sunday, March 17, 2030
St. Patrick's Day
Monday, March 17, 2031
St. Patrick's Day
Wednesday, March 17, 2032
St. Patrick's Day
Thursday, March 17, 2033
St. Patrick's Day
Friday, March 17, 2034
St. Patrick's Day
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St. Patrick's Day
Monday, March 17, 2036
St. Patrick's Day
Tuesday, March 17, 2037
St. Patrick's Day