Division Event Calendar

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Monday, February 27, 2017
St. Elizabeth Seton School - Career Week
Location: St. Elizabeth Seton School (35 Addinell Ave, Red Deer, AB T4R 1V5)

Monday kickstarts the school's week-long Career Week with a fun "dress as your future career" day. There will be an assortment of presentations and classroom events throughout the week ending with a Career Expo on Friday, March 3. 

Please contact Rachel Peters at 403-343-6017 for more information. 

Monday, February 27, 2017
École Secondaire Notre Dame High School - Grad Service Project
Location: École Secondaire Notre Dame High School (50 Lees St, Red Deer, AB T4R 2P6)

The graduating class of 2017 will take part in activities all week long to raise funds for the RCMP Victim Services unit through their annual Grad Service Project. The goal is to raise enough funds to purchase a trauma dog. Events will take place in the morning and at lunchtime throughout the week, culminating in a day-long scavenger hunt beginning on Friday, March 3.

Please contact Shannon Nivens at 403-342-4800 for more information. 

Monday, February 27, 2017
St. Francis of Assisi Middle School - High School Counsellor Visit
Time: 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: St. Francis of Assisi Middle School (321 Lindsay Ave, Red Deer, AB T4R 3M1)

Counsellors from École Secondaire Notre Dame High School and St. Joseph High School will present to Grade 9 students regarding the transition to high school.

Please contact Twila Moline at 403-314-1449 for more information.

Monday, February 27, 2017
St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School - BEAR Awards
Time: 9:20 am - 10:20 am
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. 

Monday, February 27, 2017
St. Teresa of Avila School - Red Deer Rebels Visit
Time: 11:30 am - 12:50 pm
Location: St. Teresa of Avila School (190 Glendale Blvd, Red Deer, AB T4P 2P7)

The Red Deer Rebels will play floor hockey with Grade 4 students on this date and then join them for a Subway lunch. All are welcome to come and cheer on the teams.

For more information, please contact Randi Iverson at 403-346-0505.

Monday, February 27, 2017
Father Henri Voisin School - Bucket Filler Awards
Time: 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Location: Father Henri Voisin School (60 Clearview Dr, Red Deer, AB T4P 0K4)

Students will come together as a community to celebrate their achievements and successes for the month of February. Students will be recognized for being a Bucket Filler.

For more information, please contact Lorelei Whittemore at 403-341-4548.

Monday, February 27, 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, February 27, 2017
St. Teresa of Avila School - Bucket Fillers/Terrific Kids Awards
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: St. Teresa of Avila School (190 Glendale Blvd, Red Deer, AB T4P 2P7)

Students will come together as a school community to recognize and celebrate students at the Bucket Filler for Jesus Awards Assembly in conjunction with the Kiwanis Terrific Kids Awards. Students will be recognized for filling people's buckets and displaying the virtue and Sacred Teaching of Love.

Terrific Kids is a student recognition program that promotes character development, positive self-esteem, and perseverance. Teachers will recognize students this month who have demonstrated these character traits. Members of the local Kiwanis will be in attendance to present the awards.

Please contact Rori-Lynn Daniel for more information at 403-346-0505.

Monday, February 27, 2017
St. Dominic Catholic High School - Work Wild
Time: 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: St. Dominic Catholic High School (5502 50 St, Rocky Mountain House, AB T4T 1W6)

A representative from Alberta Forestry will talk about conservation efforts and careers opportunities with Grade 9 students on this date. 

Please contact Aaron Helmer at 403-845-5313 for more information. 

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Shrove Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday, or Pancake Day, is the last day of feasting before Lent begins on Ash Wednesday. Schools participating in this event include: 

  • École Camille J. Lerouge School, Red Deer - School Council members will serve pancakes in the morning on this date. Parents are welcome to join their child. 
  • École Mother Teresa School, Sylvan Lake
  • École Secondaire Notre Dame High School, Red Deer - Starting at 8:15 a.m., a toonie will get you pancakes, sausages and a juice box. All proceeds go to support Notre Dame's Foster Child in Ghana.
  • École Our Lady of the Rosary School, Sylvan Lake - Families welcome to join the pancake breakfast from 7:30 - 8:15 a.m. Food will be prepared by staff and supplied by School Council, Olymel and Tim Hortons.  
  • Father Henri Voisin School, Red Deer
  • Holy Family School, Red Deer
  • Holy Trinity Catholic School, Olds
  • Maryview School, Red Deer - Students will attend a Pancake Lunch at St. Mary's Catholic Church put on by School Council.
  • St. Dominic Catholic High School, Rocky Mountain House
  • St. Elizabeth Seton School, Red Deer
  • St. Francis of Assisi Middle School, Red Deer
  • St. Gabriel Learning Centre, Red Deer
  • St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School, Innisfail - Parent council will sponsor a pancake breakfast from 8:15 - 9:00 a.m. 
  • St. Martin de Porres School, Red Deer 
  • St. Matthew Catholic School, Rocky Mountain House - A pancake/sausage breakfast will be prepared for students by staff members. 
  • St. Patrick's Community School, Red Deer
  • St. Teresa of Avila School, Red Deer
  • St. Thomas Aquinas Middle School, Red Deer

 

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
St. Teresa of Avila School - Grade 3 Science Presentation
Location: St. Teresa of Avila School (190 Glendale Blvd, Red Deer, AB T4P 2P7)

The Alberta Science Network will visit the Grade 3 classrooms and present on Building Materials. Students will have the opportunity to construct a building project using a variety of materials and designs, and compare the effectiveness of the various materials and designs for their intended purposes.

Please contact Cathy O'Neill at 403-346-0505 for more information. 

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
St. Teresa of Avila School - Shopping for Letter Food
Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Location: Save On Foods (6720 52 Ave, Red Deer, AB T4N 4K9)

The Physical Literacy Community Connections (PLCC) program brings together Grade 1-5 students in the Foundations Program on a grocery shopping trip to pick up letter-related foods to assist with their literacy development. The PLCC program provides a variety of opportunities for these students to actively participate in both the school and throughout the community to enhance their in-classroom learning experiences.

Please contact Randi Schmidt or Tobi Langlois at 403-346-0505 for more information.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
St. Patrick's Community School - Jump Rope for Heart Kick-off
Time: 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: St. Patrick's Community School (#300, 56 Holt St, Red Deer, AB T4N 6A6)

Jump Rope for Heart is a fund raising and physical activity program built around the idea of skipping. The program is designed to teach students the how and why of physical activity while raising funds for research programs and those affected by serious heart conditions. This event will be held in the school gymnasium.

Please contact Connor Johnston at 403-343-3238 for more information.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Maryview School - Shining Star Assembly
Time: 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Maryview School (3829 39 St, Red Deer, AB T4N 0Y6)

The school community will come together to celebrate the gifts and talents of their students on this date. 

Please contact Jeff Tuchscherer at 403-347-1455 for more information.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
St. Patrick's Community School - Elementary Success Assembly
Time: 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: St. Patrick's Community School (#300, 56 Holt St, Red Deer, AB T4N 6A6)

This special assembly celebrates the various successes of the school's elementary students and terrific kids!

For more information, please contact Sharla Lord at 403-343-3238. 

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent and occurs 46 days before Easter.

Schools participating in this event include:

  • École Camille J. Lerouge School, Red Deer - A celebration will begin at 11:00 a.m. in the school gymnasium.
  • École Mother Teresa School, Sylvan Lake
  • École Secondaire Notre Dame High School, Red Deer
  • École Our Lady of the Rosary School, Sylvan Lake - All families welcome to join the Ash Wednesday service in the Gathering Area at 10:10 a.m.
  • Father Henri Voisin School, Red Deer
  • Holy Family School, Red Deer
  • Holy Trinity Catholic School, Olds
  • Maryview School, Red Deer
  • St. Dominic Catholic High School, Rocky Mountain House
  • St. Elizabeth Seton School, Red Deer
  • St. Francis of Assisi Middle School, Red Deer
  • St. Gabriel Learning Centre, Red Deer
  • St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School, Innisfail
  • St. Martin de Porres School, Red Deer
  • St. Matthew Catholic School, Rocky Mountain House - Father Leon will lead the Ash Wednesday mass at the school beginning at 10:45 a.m. 
  • St. Patrick's Community School, Red Deer 
  • St. Teresa of Avila School, Red Deer
  • St. Thomas Aquinas Middle School, Red Deer
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Father Henri Voisin School - Métis Presentation
Time: 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Location: Father Henri Voisin School (60 Clearview Dr, Red Deer, AB T4P 0K4)

Tracy Meneen from the First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Support Team will speak to Grade 4 students to teach them more about the Métis people, and their impact on the history of Alberta. 

For more information, please contact Landen Ames or Laurie Gallant at 403-341-4548.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
École Camille J. Lerouge School - High School Counsellors Visit
Time: 9:45 am - 10:45 am
Location: École Camille J. Lerouge School (5530 42a Ave, Red Deer, AB T4N 3A8)

Grade 9 students join together and welcome high school counsellors and hear about the first visit towards their transition in the fall. This event will take place in Room 1103.

Please contact Christy Magill or Miguel Deschenes for more information at 403 347-7830. 

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
St. Teresa of Avila School - Fun with Music
Time: 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: St. Teresa of Avila School (190 Glendale Blvd, Red Deer, AB T4P 2P7)

Wendy Bownes, a music specialist, with the MusicKidz program will visit students in the Foundations Program on this date. Wendy will deliver engaging and interactive music that allows all learners of all abilities to participate, enjoy music and express themselves through music.

MusicKidz is part of Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools' Physical Literacy and Community Connections (PLCC) programming. The PLCC program provides a variety of opportunities for these students to actively participate in both the school and throughout the community to enhance their in-classroom learning experiences.

For more information, please contact Randi Schmidt or Tobi Langlois at 403-346-0505.

Wednesday, March 1, 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, March 1, 2017
St. Martin de Porres School - Canada 150 Celebration
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: St. Martin de Porres School (3911 57a Ave, Red Deer, AB, AB T4N 4T1)

As part of the school's monthly CREATE (Children Regularly Engaging Actively to Excel) session, the school community will celebrate Canada's 150th birthday. Opening Ceremonies will begin at 1:00 p.m. with the honourable Earl Dreeshen MP speaking, as well as a member of the Royal Canadian Legion and other dignitaries from the community. All students will participate in various Canadian themed activities, led by community members and staff throughout the afternoon.

Please contact Kristie McCullough at 403-347-5650 for more information. 

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
St. Teresa of Avila School - Grade 5 Basketball Team 2
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: St. Teresa of Avila School (190 Glendale Blvd, Red Deer, AB T4P 2P7)

The Grade 5 Basketball Team 2 will play a game against Gateway School in the school gymnasium. All are welcome to attend and cheer on the teams.

Please contact Robert Lamy at 403-346-0505 for more information. 

Thursday, March 2, 2017
St. Francis of Assisi Middle School - Learning about FNMI
Time: 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: St. Francis of Assisi Middle School (321 Lindsay Ave, Red Deer, AB T4R 3M1)

The Division's First Nation, Métis, and Inuit Support Team will present to students and discuss collective rights and treaties.

Please contact Miranda Tonery at 403-314-1449 for more information. 

Thursday, March 2, 2017
St. Teresa of Avila School - Breathing Room Yoga
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: St. Teresa of Avila School (190 Glendale Blvd, Red Deer, AB T4P 2P7)

Kyrstin, a yoga instructor with Breathing Room Yoga Studio will visit students in the Grade 1-5 Foundations Program to share her gift of yoga. Students will learn some alternative methods of relaxation and mindfulness. Kyrstin also brings a unique flare to her yoga classes and is especially sensitive to our diverse learners. Breathing Room Yoga is a part of Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools' Physical Literacy and Community Connections (PLCC) programming.

The PLCC programming provides a variety opportunities for students in Grades 1-5 of the Foundations Programs to actively participate in a variety of activities both in their classrooms and throughout the community to enhance their in-classroom learning experiences.

Please contact Randi Schmidt or Tobi Langlois at 403-346-0505 for more information. 

Thursday, March 2, 2017
St. Teresa of Avila School - Grade 5 Basketball Team 1
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: St. Teresa of Avila School (190 Glendale Blvd, Red Deer, AB T4P 2P7)

The Grade 5 Basketball Team 1 will play a game in the school gymnasium against St. Patrick's Community School. All are welcome to attend and cheer on the teams.

Please contact Robert Lamy at 403-346-0505 for more information. 

Friday, March 3, 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, March 3, 2017
École Mother Teresa School - Sacred Space Assembly
Time: 2:10 pm - 3:10 pm
Location: École Mother Teresa School (79 Old Boomer Rd, Sylvan Lake, AB T4S 1Z4)

EMTS’ Sacred Space Assembly is a student-centered, joyously spiritual celebration featuring the gifts and talents of our school community! This assembly will feature: a special book reader, our Division's First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Support Team teaching students about the 7 Sacred Teachings, and some of our students sharing their own God-given gifts! This event will be held in the Gathering Area. 

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

Friday, March 3, 2017
École Secondaire Notre Dame High School - Junior Basketball Zones
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: École Secondaire Notre Dame High School (50 Lees St, Red Deer, AB T4R 2P6)

Junior Basketball Zones will take place starting Friday at 4:00 p.m. Games will take place at Notre Dame as well as Lindsay Thurber High School. Please check Notre Dame's website for game times and locations.

Please call Gino Castellan at 403-342-4800 for additional information. 

Friday, March 3, 2017
École Secondaire Notre Dame High School - Grad Service Project
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: École Secondaire Notre Dame High School (50 Lees St, Red Deer, AB T4R 2P6)

The graduating class of 2017 will begin a 20-hour extreme scavenger hunt throughout the city of Red Deer in an effort to raise funds for the RCMP Victim Services Unit. This event is part of their Grad Service Project where each team must raise $2,017. A short orientation session will begin at 6:00 p.m. with the Scavenger Hunt starting at 7:00 p.m., and ending at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 4. There are 2017 items on the scavenger hunt list and participants cannot use a vehicle to obtain the items. All participants must walk, bike, run, or use public transit to complete their tasks. 

 

This event is sure to be memorable, and all for a good cause.

Please contact Shannon Nivens at 403-342-4800 for more information. 

Friday, March 3, 2017
École Secondaire Notre Dame High School - Snowball Jazz Dinner and Dance
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Festival Hall (4214 58 Street, Red Deer, AB T4N 2L6)

Students are invited to participate in this special event for $35 (for both the dinner and dance) or $15 (dance only) through the school office. The dinner begins at 6:00 p.m. with the dance at 7:00 p.m. 

Please contact Tim Brehaut at 403-342-4800 for more information. 

 

Friday, March 3, 2017
St. Francis of Assisi Middle School - The Lion King Jr.
Time: 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Memorial Centre (4214 58 Street, Red Deer)

St. Francis of Assisi Middle School is pleased to showcase the musical production The Lion King Jr. at the Memorial Centre on March 3 and 4. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. with the show beginning at 7:15 p.m.

Come for an enjoyable evening of over 150 students singing and acting!

Tickets are $10 per person or $25 for a family, which can be purchased at the door on the evening of the show.

The musical is based off on the movie The Lion King. There will be memorable songs, such as I Just Can’t Wait to be King, Circle of Life, Hakuna Matata and Can You Feel the Love Tonight. For more information on the performance, please visit http://www.broadway.com/shows/the-lion-king/story/

Saturday, March 4, 2017
St. Francis of Assisi Middle School - The Lion King Jr.
Time: 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Memorial Centre (4214 58 Street, Red Deer)

St. Francis of Assisi Middle School is pleased to showcase the musical production The Lion King Jr. at the Memorial Centre on March 3 and 4. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. with the show beginning at 7:15 p.m.

Come for an enjoyable evening of over 150 students singing and acting!

Tickets are $10 per person or $25 for a family, which can be purchased at the door on the evening of the show.

The musical is based off on the movie The Lion King. There will be memorable songs, such as I Just Can’t Wait to be King, Circle of Life, Hakuna Matata and Can You Feel the Love Tonight. For more information on the performance, please visit http://www.broadway.com/shows/the-lion-king/story/

Thursday, March 9, 2017
P.D. Day

All schools will be closed on this date with teachers participating in a day of professional development. Classes will resume on Monday, March 13. 

Friday, March 10, 2017
P.D. Day

All schools will be closed on this date with teachers participating in a day of professional development. Classes will resume on Monday, March 13. 

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
École Mother Teresa Catholic School - Beauty and the Beast Jr.
Time: 6:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: École Mother Teresa Catholic School (79 Old Boomer Road, Sylvan Lake)

École Mother Teresa Catholic School presents Beauty and the Beast Jr. in the Fine Arts Room. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. with the show beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Come for an enjoyable evening of Grade 6-9 students singing and acting! Tickets are $5 per person or $20 per family. Tickets are available at the door.

The Beauty and the Beast Jr. tells a story of an enchantress who turns cruel and turns the Prince into a hideous beast. To break the spell, the beast must learn to loved and be loved before the last petal falls from an enchanted rose.

For more information, please contact Joanne Michaud or Maria King at 403-887-6371.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
École Mother Teresa Catholic School - Beauty and the Beast Jr.
Time: 6:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: École Mother Teresa Catholic School (79 Old Boomer Road, Sylvan Lake)

École Mother Teresa Catholic School presents Beauty and the Beast Jr. in the Fine Arts Room. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. with the show beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Come for an enjoyable evening of Grade 6-9 students singing and acting! Tickets are $5 per person or $20 per family. Tickets are available at the door.

The Beauty and the Beast Jr. tells a story of an enchantress who turns cruel and turns the Prince into a hideous beast. To break the spell, the beast must learn to loved and be loved before the last petal falls from an enchanted rose.

For more information, please contact Joanne Michaud or Maria King at 403-887-6371.

Thursday, March 16, 2017
Spotlight
Time: 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: St. Joseph High School (#100, 2700 67 St, Red Deer, AB T4P)

This event will be a night to remember! The Spotlight is on Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools’ students and the new St. Joseph High School. The Red Deer Regional Catholic Education Foundation has planned Spotlight as a fundraising event in two parts:

  • On Thursday, March 16, St. Joseph High School will open its doors at 5:00 p.m. for sponsors only. Join us for a special reception. Enjoy designer appetizers prepared and served by École Secondaire Notre Dame School Foods students. Listen to the outstanding talents of our auditioned students performing live for you. Bid on silent auction items, check out the incredible displays of art throughout the school. As a sponsor, you will witness the talents of our students and get the first peek at the completed St. Joseph High School. Sponsors may be treated to a few surprises as well! This is a night not to be missed! 
  • Doors open at 7:00 p.m. for general admission ticket holders. The evening continues with student entertainment, art displays, school tours and silent auctions. Tickets are $5.00 per person and can be purchased online (stay tuned for the link) or at the door. 

Please note that there will be a VIP Lounge for sponsors to relax in for the duration of the event.

Established in 2009, The Red Deer Regional Catholic Education Foundation raises funds to support faith-based initiatives that are not provided by Alberta Education. These projects vary from an environmental focus to fine art projects, from spiritual leadership workshops to digital citizenship programs and scholarships helping students achieve their educational goals. Joining us as a sponsor will help to ensure our students continue to thrive in their Catholic education.

Friday, March 17, 2017
St. Patrick's Day
Monday, March 20, 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.

Friday, March 24, 2017
Schools Closed

All schools will be closed on this date in lieu of parent-teacher interviews. 

Monday, March 27, 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. 

Tuesday, March 28, 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
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
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
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. 

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. 

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. 

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, 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.

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. 

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.

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. 

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, 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
Saturday, March 17, 2035
St. Patrick's Day
Monday, March 17, 2036
St. Patrick's Day
Tuesday, March 17, 2037
St. Patrick's Day