Division Event Calendar

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Monday, May 29, 2017
St. Matthew Catholic School - Middle School Track Day
Location: West Central High School (5506, 50th Street, Rocky Mountain House, AB T4T 1W7)

All Grade 6-8 students will compete in track and field events at the Curtis Football Field on this date.

Please contact Kelsey Whitesell at 403-845-2836 for more details. 

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.

Monday, May 29, 2017
École Mother Teresa School - Sacred Space Assembly
Time: 2:10 pm - 3:10 pm
Location: École Our Lady of the Rosary School (4520 Ryders Ridge Blvd, Sylvan Lake, AB T4S 0E1)

EMTS’ Sacred Space assembly is a student-centered, joyously spiritual celebration featuring the gifts and talents of our school community! This assembly features a special book reader, a teaching by the Division's First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Support Team, and some of our students sharing their own God-given gifts! It will be held in the Gathering Area from 2:10-3:10 p.m.

Please contact Ken Meraw or Maria King at 403-887-6371 for more information.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Canada's 150 Birthday Celebration
Location: All Schools

To celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, every school in the Division will celebrate on the 150th day of the year. To see what our schools are doing click here.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Grade 8 Red Deer Students Track & Field Day
Location: École Secondaire Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School (4204 - 58 Street, Red Deer, AB)

Grade 8 students in Red Deer will participate in a Track & Field Day at École Secondaire Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School.

For more information, please contact Evan Whitecotton at 403-343-3238

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. 

Click here to see what our schools are doing.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
École Our Lady of the Rosary School - FNMI Artifacts
Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Location: École Our Lady of the Rosary School (4520 Ryders Ridge Blvd, Sylvan Lake, AB T4S 0E1)

The Division's First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Suppor Team will bring artifacts to the school to show to Grade 1 students on this date. 

Please contact Janelle Gates at 403-343-2568 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. 

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Grade 9 Red Deer Students Track & Field Day
Location: École Secondaire Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School (4204 - 58 Street, Red Deer, AB)

Grade 9 students in Red Deer will participate in a Track & Field Day at École Secondaire Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School.

For more information, please contact Evan Whitecotton at 403-343-3238

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Holy Family School - Cappella Group (HOJA) Presentation
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Holy Family School (69 Douglas Ave Red Deer, AB)

A Canadian a cappella group named HOJA will present to the entire school community. Through music, they will give students some concrete tools for helping to shape their lives and achieve their dreams. This event will take place in the gymnasium.

For more information, please contact Gary Gylander at 403-341-3777.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
École Our Lady of the Rosary School - Exhibition Of Learning
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: École Our Lady of the Rosary School (4520 Ryders Ridge Blvd, Sylvan Lake, AB T4S 0E1)

Mrs. Tighe and Mrs. Ulseth's Kindergarten class will host their PBL, based on the question, "What do I want to be when I grow up?" All families are welcome.

Please contact Lila Tighe or Andrea Ulseth at 403-343-2568 for more information.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
École Secondaire Notre Dame High School - Rugby Zones
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Red Deer Titans Field (74 Waskasoo Ave, Red Deer County, AB T4S 1Y2)

Girls will play in Rugby Zones beginning at 5:00 p.m. with the Boys' team to follow at 6:30 p.m. 

Please contact Jon Mauro for more information at 403-342-4800. 

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
École Secondaire Notre Dame High School - K&E Celebration
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: École Secondaire Notre Dame High School (50 Lees St, Red Deer, AB T4R 2P6)

Knowledge and Employability students from all grades, along with their families, are invited to celebrate their year-end accomplishments and personal achievements. There will be speeches, a video presentation and many students will be personally recognized. 

Please contact Jennifer Smith for more information at 403-342-4800. 

Thursday, June 1, 2017
École Mother Teresa School - Jersey or Twin Day
Location: École Mother Teresa School (79 Old Boomer Rd, Sylvan Lake, AB T4S 1Z4)

The school community in encouraged to wear a jersey or dress the same as a friend and be "twins" on this date. This fun spirit day is a way to is a great way to have fun together. 

Please contact Heather Weaver at 403-887-6371 for more information. 

Thursday, June 1, 2017
St. Elizabeth Seton School - Entomologist Presentation
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: St. Elizabeth Seton School (35 Addinell Avenue, Red Deer, AB)

In alignment with the Grade 2 science curriculum, an entomologist will be coming into the school to teach students all about bugs, those that creep, crawl and fly. This will occur in various Grade 2 classrooms throughout the morning.

For more information, please contact Meagan Moser at 403-343-6017.

Thursday, June 1, 2017
St. Patrick's Community School - Yo-yo Performance
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: St. Patrick's Community School (#300, 56 Holt St, Red Deer, AB T4N 6A6)

Kindergarten to Grade 5 students will watch a Yo-yo Presentation by performer Tim Johnson in the gymnasium on this date.

Please contact Terri Lynn Mundorf at 403-343-3238 for more information. 

Thursday, June 1, 2017
Father Henri Voisin School - Grade 2 Poetry Cafe
Time: 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location: Father Henri Voisin School (60 Clearview Drive, Red Deer)

Grade 2 students have created three originals poems during literacy and will be reciting one piece during poetry cafe.

For more information, please contact Eva Ramsey at 403-341-4548.

Thursday, June 1, 2017
École Our Lady of the Rosary School - French Plays
Time: 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: École Our Lady of the Rosary School (4520 Ryders Ridge Blvd, Sylvan Lake, AB T4S 0E1)

Mme Bulger's Grade 2 French Immersion class will perform plays in French for all the students on this date.

Please contact Amanda Bulger at 403-343-2568 for more information.

Thursday, June 1, 2017
St. Elizabeth Seton School - Around the World Yo-yo
Time: 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: St. Elizabeth Seton School (35 Addinell Ave, Red Deer, AB T4R 1V5)

Students will participate in this interactive program that encourages kids to excel in school. This presentation will teach students that "School is cool" and fun because we learn, listen, laugh and make lasting friendships through perseverance, fairness, kindness and the brain.

Please contact Erika Pottage at 403-872-0162 for more information. 

Thursday, June 1, 2017
St. Thomas Aquinas Middle School - Year End Band Concert
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: St. Thomas Aquinas Middle School (3821 - 39 Street Red Deer, AB)

Grade 6 - 9 students will perform what they have learned this school year in a band concert.

For more information, please contact Kellie Verburg at 403-346-8951.

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. 

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Grade 7 Red Deer Students Track & Field Day
Location: École Secondaire Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School (4204 - 58 Street, Red Deer, AB)

Grade 7 students in Red Deer will participate in a Track & Field Day at École Secondaire Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School.

For more information, please contact Evan Whitecotton at 403-343-3238

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Liturgy
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Kerry Wood Nature Centre (6300 45 Ave, Red Deer)

Our school communities are invited to attend a First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Liturgy based on our theme Rooted, Nourished and Growing. If you are interested in attending, please sign up here. Food and fellowship to follow. All are welcome. 

For more information, please contact Valerie Norman-Organ and Tracy Meneen at 403-343-1055.

Thursday, June 8, 2017
Grade 6 Red Deer Students Track & Field Day
Location: École Secondaire Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School (4204 - 58 Street, Red Deer, AB)

Grade 6 students in Red Deer will participate in a Track & Field Day at École Secondaire Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School.

For more information, please contact Evan Whitecotton at 403-343-3238

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
National Aboriginal Day
Friday, June 23, 2017
École Camille J. Lerouge School - Pay Ahead for Daily Bread
Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Cool Beans Coffee Company (4740 50 St, Red Deer, AB)

On Friday, June 23, Grade 9 students will be at Cool Beans Coffee Company to serve coffee and lunch to its patrons while encouraging the citizens of Red Deer to “Pay Ahead for Daily Bread.”

Grade 9 students are working in conjunction with Kevin Traptow, owner of the “Cool Beans Coffee Company” to launch an initiative called “Pay Ahead for Daily Bread.” The aim of the project is to encourage Red Deerians to pre-pay for various food or drink items at the Cool Beans Coffee bus so that when someone in need stops by the coffee shop, there is a cup of warm coffee or a small snack available for them to have free of charge.

For more information, please contact Carrie Sawula at 403-347-7830.

 

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
Thursday, June 21, 2018
National Aboriginal 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
Friday, June 21, 2019
National Aboriginal 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
Sunday, June 21, 2020
National Aboriginal 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
Monday, June 21, 2021
National Aboriginal Day
Thursday, March 17, 2022
St. Patrick's Day
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
National Aboriginal Day
Friday, March 17, 2023
St. Patrick's Day
Wednesday, June 21, 2023
National Aboriginal Day
Sunday, March 17, 2024
St. Patrick's Day
Friday, June 21, 2024
National Aboriginal Day
Monday, March 17, 2025
St. Patrick's Day
Saturday, June 21, 2025
National Aboriginal 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
Saturday, March 17, 2035
St. Patrick's Day
Monday, March 17, 2036
St. Patrick's Day
Tuesday, March 17, 2037
St. Patrick's Day