Division Event Calendar

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018
St. Thomas Aquinas Middle School - Political Cartoons
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: St. Thomas Aquinas Middle School (3821 39 St, Red Deer, AB T4N 0Y6)

Fred Curatolo, a political cartoonist, will talk with students about the process of creating and analyzing political cartoons.

Please contact Patrick Charlong for more details at 403-346-8951.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
St. Joseph High School - Junior Achievement
Time: 10:07 am - 10:47 am
Location: St. Joseph High School (110, 2700 67 Street, Red Deer, AB T4P 1C2)

A representative from Junior Achievement will be at the school on this date to sign interested students up for their program. Junior Achievement offers students an opportunity to collaborate in creating and experiencing the entire cycle of owning a business. Teams are mentored by local business owners at the Donald School Business throughout an eighteen-week duration.

Please contact Janet Spafford at 403-341-4423 for more information.

Thursday, October 18, 2018
St. Thomas Aquinas Middle School - Breaking Brita Grade 8 PBL
Time: 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: St. Thomas Aquinas Middle School (3821 39 St, Red Deer, AB T4N 0Y6)

Grade 8 students have diligently worked on a Project-Based Learning (PBL) assignment where they developed a water filtration system and a plan for treating water within various areas of Red Deer.

Student teams will pitch their ideas to a panel of judges, Dragon's Den style. The judges will include staff from the RDCRS board office, St, Mary's Church, staff from St. Thomas, as well as representatives from The City of Red Deer Water Treatment Plant.

Please contact Brianna Findlay at 403-346-8951.

Thursday, October 18, 2018
Maryview School - Passionate Leaders Planetarium Program
Time: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Kerry Wood Nature Centre (6300 45 Ave, Red Deer, AB T4N 3M4)

The school's Passionate Leaders will explore the night sky in the planetarium at Kerry Nature Wood Centre.

Please contact Tammy Davis for more details at 403-347-1455.

Thursday, October 18, 2018
St. Thomas Aquinas Middle School - Air Olympics Egg Drop
Time: 2:40 pm - 3:40 pm
Location: St. Thomas Aquinas Middle School (3821 39 St, Red Deer, AB T4N 0Y6)

Grade 6 students will kick-start their Air Olympics Project-Based Learning (PBL) assignment in Science class with an egg dropping event on this date. Students always enjoy this activity and this year a representative from the mayor's office will be in attendance.

Please contact Debra Geertsma at 403-346-8951 for more information.

Friday, October 19, 2018
Rocky Mountain House Schools Closed

St. Matthew Catholic School and St. Dominic Catholic High School will be closed today as teachers participate in a day of professional development.

Friday, October 19, 2018
St. Patrick's Community School Closed
Location: St. Patrick's Community School (56 Holt Street, Red Deer)

St. Patrick's Community School will be closed on this date in acknowledgment of Parent/Teacher Interviews.

Friday, October 19, 2018
École Camille J. Lerouge School - Alberta Wilderness Association
Time: 8:45 am - 10:15 am
Location: École Camille J. Lerouge School (5530 42a Ave, Red Deer, AB T4N 3A8)

Last June, Grade 3 students, with the help of the Alberta Wilderness Association (AWA), took on the challenge to create flags to help bring awareness to Alberta's declining caribou population. 

A representative from AWA will visit current Grade 3 students to teach them the importance of recognizing habitat preservation and how it helps animal populations to survive. AWA wants to engage with students on ways that they can take action to help save caribou in Alberta. It is important that students identify examples of environmental conditions that threaten caribou survival.

Please contact the school for more details at 403-347-7830.

Friday, October 19, 2018
Maryview School - Murray Hollman Reads to Students
Time: 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: Maryview School (3829 39 St, Red Deer, AB T4N 0Y6)

RDCRS School Trustee, Murray Hollman will share a picture book with Grade 5D students and explain his role as a trustee.

Please contact Tammy Davis for more information at 403-347-1455.

Friday, October 19, 2018
St. Thomas Aquinas Middle School - Volleyball Tournament
Time: 1:30 pm
Location: St. Joseph High School (110, 2700 67 Street, Red Deer, AB T4P 1C2)

Grade 9 students from St. Thomas will host a Volleyball Tournament at St. Joseph High School on this date. 

Please contact Dana Van Zandt at 403-346-8951 for more information. 

Friday, October 19, 2018
École Secondaire Notre Dame High School - Senior Volleyball Games
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Hunting Hills High School (150 Lockwood Ave, Red Deer, AB T4R 2M4)

Both Senior Volleyball teams will take on Hunting Hills High School on this date. Boys begin at 6:00 p.m. with the Girls' team to follow.

Please contact Ian Rattan for more information at 403-342-4800.

Monday, October 22, 2018
School Bus Safety Week

The school division will recognize Alberta Student Transportation Advisory Council (ASTAC)'s school bus safety week. This year's theme is "school bus....bully free zone."

For more information, please visit https://astac.ca/safety-week/.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
School Bus Safety Week

The school division will recognize Alberta Student Transportation Advisory Council (ASTAC)'s school bus safety week. This year's theme is "school bus....bully free zone."

For more information, please visit https://astac.ca/safety-week/.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
School Bus Safety Week

The school division will recognize Alberta Student Transportation Advisory Council (ASTAC)'s school bus safety week. This year's theme is "school bus....bully free zone."

For more information, please visit https://astac.ca/safety-week/.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Healthy Active Schools Symposium (HASS)
Time: 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location: CrossRoads Church (38105 Range Road 275, Red Deer)

The Healthy Active School Symposium (HASS) is an event designed to provide school communities with the knowledge, skills and resources to enhance student wellness. The event focuses on inspiring student leadership by developing the competencies needed to become engaged thinkers and ethical citizens with an entrepreneurial spirit through a Comprehensive School Health approach. HASS empowers students to be active agents of change in building a school community that enhances their learning and fosters their personal growth and well-being.

This energetic, fun event helps promote health and wellness and gives students an opportunity to share their ideas and have their voices heard. Students from 5 school divisions will be in attendance and is hosted by Alberta Health Services and Ever Active Schools. 

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

Thursday, October 25, 2018
School Bus Safety Week

The school division will recognize Alberta Student Transportation Advisory Council (ASTAC)'s school bus safety week. This year's theme is "school bus....bully free zone."

For more information, please visit https://astac.ca/safety-week/.

Thursday, October 25, 2018
Maryview School - Passionate Leaders visit the Jungle Farm
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: The Jungle Farm (28120 Township Rd 362, Red Deer County, AB T4G 0M7)

Passionate Leader students will visit The Jungle Farm to experience what farms are like in the late Autumn months.

For more information, please contact Tammy Davis at 403-347-1455.

Thursday, October 25, 2018
St. Matthew Catholic School - Butt Ugly
Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Pioneer School (5516 54 St, Rocky Mountain House, AB T4T 1S7)

Butt Ugly combines a social issue drama created and performed by youth for youth with one-on-one peer mentoring to address the issues of youth tobacco use.

Please call Mr. Osczevski for more information at 403-845-2836. 

Thursday, October 25, 2018
St. Thomas Aquinas Middle School - Author Visit
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: St. Thomas Aquinas Middle School (3821 39 St, Red Deer, AB T4N 0Y6)

Grade 6 students will have the privilege of having local author, Robin Pawlak, speak to them about the writing process and his first novel and the writing process. 

Robin Pawlak was a teacher for 31 years in Red Deer and has published a book called, Space Cadets. 

Please call Kellie Verburg for more information at 403-346-8951. 

Friday, October 26, 2018
Olds/Innisfail Schools Closed

Holy Trinity Catholic School and St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School will be closed on this date as teachers participate in a day of professional development.

Friday, October 26, 2018
School Bus Safety Week

The school division will recognize Alberta Student Transportation Advisory Council (ASTAC)'s school bus safety week. This year's theme is "school bus....bully free zone."

For more information, please visit https://astac.ca/safety-week/.

Monday, October 29, 2018
Maryview School - Halloween Dance
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Maryview School (3829 39 St, Red Deer, AB T4N 0Y6)

Parent Council members invite the school community to have fun at the Halloween Dance. Admission is $5.00 per family. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. There will be water, popcorn, and glowsticks on sale for $1.00 each. 

Please contact the school office for more information at 403-347-1455.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Halloween
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
St. Martin de Porres School - CREATE
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: St. Martin de Porres School (3911 57a Avenue, Red Deer)

These CREATE sessions will celebrate Halloween.

Thursday, November 1, 2018
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.

Friday, November 2, 2018
All Souls' Day

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

Sunday, November 4, 2018
Catholic Education Sunday
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Red Deer, Sylvan Lake and Blackfalds Schools Closed

Red Deer, Sylvan Lake and Blackfalds schools will be closed on this date in acknowledgment of Parent/Teacher Interviews, with the exception of St. Patrick's Community School.

Thursday, November 8, 2018
Most Schools Closed

Red Deer, Sylvan Lake and Blackfalds schools will be closed for a Fall Break, with the exception of St. Patrick's Community School.

Innisfail and Olds schools will be closed on this date as teachers participate in a day of professional development.

Friday, November 9, 2018
All Schools Closed

Red Deer, Sylvan Lake and Blackfalds schools will be closed for a Fall Break.

Innisfail, Olds and Rocky Mountain House schools will be closed on this date in acknowledgment of Parent/Teacher Interviews.

Sunday, November 11, 2018
Remembrance Day
Monday, November 12, 2018
Rocky Mountain House Schools Closed

St. Matthew Catholic School and St. Dominic Catholic High School will be closed today as teachers participate in a day of professional development.

Monday, November 19, 2018
International Education Week
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
International Education Week
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
International Education Week
Thursday, November 22, 2018
International Education Week
Friday, November 23, 2018
All Schools Closed

All schools will be closed on this date as teachers participate in a day of professional development. 

Friday, November 23, 2018
International Education Week
Friday, November 30, 2018
St. Martin de Porres School - CREATE
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: St. Martin de Porres School (3911 57a Avenue, Red Deer)

These CREATE sessions will celebrate Advent and Christmas.

Friday, December 7, 2018
All Schools Closed

All schools will be closed on this date as teachers participate in a day of professional development. 

Wednesday, December 19, 2018
St. Martin de Porres School - Straight Outta Bethlehem
Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Red Deer College Mainstage (100 College Blvd, Red Deer)

Kindergarten - Grade 5 students will present Straight Outta Bethlehem on the Red Deer College Mainstage on December 19, 2018.

For more information, please contact Kristie McCullough at 403-347-5650.

Monday, December 24, 2018
Christmas Break

All schools will be closed from Monday, December 24 to Friday, January 4 for Christmas Break. Please note that St. Patrick's Community School will resume classes on Monday, January 14, 2019 while other schools will return on Monday, January 7, 2019.

Monday, December 24, 2018
Christmas Eve
Tuesday, December 25, 2018
Christmas Break

All schools will be closed from Monday, December 24 to Friday, January 4 for Christmas Break. Please note that St. Patrick's Community School will resume classes on Monday, January 14, 2019 while other schools will return on Monday, January 7, 2019.

Tuesday, December 25, 2018
Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Boxing Day
Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Christmas Break

All schools will be closed from Monday, December 24 to Friday, January 4 for Christmas Break. Please note that St. Patrick's Community School will resume classes on Monday, January 14, 2019 while other schools will return on Monday, January 7, 2019.

Thursday, December 27, 2018
Christmas Break

All schools will be closed from Monday, December 24 to Friday, January 4 for Christmas Break. Please note that St. Patrick's Community School will resume classes on Monday, January 14, 2019 while other schools will return on Monday, January 7, 2019.

Friday, December 28, 2018
Christmas Break

All schools will be closed from Monday, December 24 to Friday, January 4 for Christmas Break. Please note that St. Patrick's Community School will resume classes on Monday, January 14, 2019 while other schools will return on Monday, January 7, 2019.

Saturday, December 29, 2018
Christmas Break

All schools will be closed from Monday, December 24 to Friday, January 4 for Christmas Break. Please note that St. Patrick's Community School will resume classes on Monday, January 14, 2019 while other schools will return on Monday, January 7, 2019.

Sunday, December 30, 2018
Christmas Break

All schools will be closed from Monday, December 24 to Friday, January 4 for Christmas Break. Please note that St. Patrick's Community School will resume classes on Monday, January 14, 2019 while other schools will return on Monday, January 7, 2019.

Monday, December 31, 2018
Christmas Break

All schools will be closed from Monday, December 24 to Friday, January 4 for Christmas Break. Please note that St. Patrick's Community School will resume classes on Monday, January 14, 2019 while other schools will return on Monday, January 7, 2019.

Monday, December 31, 2018, 2018
New Year's Eve
Tuesday, January 1, 2019
Christmas Break

All schools will be closed from Monday, December 24 to Friday, January 4 for Christmas Break. Please note that St. Patrick's Community School will resume classes on Monday, January 14, 2019 while other schools will return on Monday, January 7, 2019.

Tuesday, January 1, 2019
New Year's Day
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Christmas Break

All schools will be closed from Monday, December 24 to Friday, January 4 for Christmas Break. Please note that St. Patrick's Community School will resume classes on Monday, January 14, 2019 while other schools will return on Monday, January 7, 2019.

Thursday, January 3, 2019
Christmas Break

All schools will be closed from Monday, December 24 to Friday, January 4 for Christmas Break. Please note that St. Patrick's Community School will resume classes on Monday, January 14, 2019 while other schools will return on Monday, January 7, 2019.

Friday, January 4, 2019
Christmas Break

All schools will be closed from Monday, December 24 to Friday, January 4 for Christmas Break. Please note that St. Patrick's Community School will resume classes on Monday, January 14, 2019 while other schools will return on Monday, January 7, 2019.

Sunday, January 6, 2019
Epiphany
Monday, January 7, 2019
St. Patrick's Community School - Christmas Break

The school will be closed from Monday, December 24 to Friday, January 11 for Christmas Break. Classes will resume on Monday, January 14, 2019.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019
St. Patrick's Community School - Christmas Break

The school will be closed from Monday, December 24 to Friday, January 11 for Christmas Break. Classes will resume on Monday, January 14, 2019.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019
St. Patrick's Community School - Christmas Break

The school will be closed from Monday, December 24 to Friday, January 11 for Christmas Break. Classes will resume on Monday, January 14, 2019.

Thursday, January 10, 2019
St. Patrick's Community School - Christmas Break

The school will be closed from Monday, December 24 to Friday, January 11 for Christmas Break. Classes will resume on Monday, January 14, 2019.

Friday, January 11, 2019
St. Patrick's Community School - Christmas Break

The school will be closed from Monday, December 24 to Friday, January 11 for Christmas Break. Classes will resume on Monday, January 14, 2019.

Thursday, January 31, 2019
Olds/Innisfail Schools Closed

Holy Trinity Catholic School and St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School will be closed on this date as teachers participate in a day of professional development

Thursday, January 31, 2019
St. Martin de Porres School - CREATE
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: St. Martin de Porres School (3911 57a Avenue, Red Deer)

These CREATE sessions will be on careers.

Friday, February 1, 2019
Most Schools Closed

Red Deer, Sylvan Lake, Blackfalds and Rocky Mountain House schools will be closed on this date as teachers participate in a day of professional development.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Winter Walk Day

Winter Walk Day encourages people across Alberta to be active outdoors in winter.

Friday, February 8, 2019
Olds/Innisfail Schools Closed

Holy Trinity Catholic School and St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School will be closed on this date as teachers participate in a day of professional development.

Thursday, February 14, 2019
Valentine's Day
Monday, February 18, 2019
Family Day

All schools, as well as our central office, will be closed on this date in observance of Family Day. 

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Olds/Innisfail Schools Closed

Holy Trinity Catholic School and St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School will be closed for winter break.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Olds/Innisfail Schools Closed

Holy Trinity Catholic School and St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School will be closed for winter break.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
St. Martin de Porres School - CREATE
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: St. Martin de Porres School (3911 57a Avenue, Red Deer)

These CREATE sessions will celebrate the Winter Games.

Thursday, February 21, 2019
Olds/Innisfail Schools Closed

Holy Trinity Catholic School and St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School will be closed for winter break.

Friday, February 22, 2019
Olds/Innisfail Schools Closed

Holy Trinity Catholic School and St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School will be closed for winter break.

Monday, February 25, 2019
Most Schools Closed

All schools in Red Deer, Sylvan Lake and Blackfalds are closed for winter break.

Rocky Mountain House schools will be closed on this date as teachers participate in a day of professional development.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Most Schools Closed

All schools in Red Deer, Sylvan Lake and Blackfalds are closed for winter break.

Rocky Mountain House schools will be closed on this date as teachers participate in a day of professional development.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Most Schools Closed

All schools in Red Deer, Sylvan Lake and Blackfalds are closed for winter break.

Rocky Mountain House schools will be closed on this date as teachers participate in a day of professional development.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Pink Shirt Day

Pink Shirt Day is a way for schools to show solidarity against, and raise awareness about bullying. To see what our schools are doing:

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Most Schools Closed

All schools in Red Deer, Sylvan Lake and Blackfalds are closed for winter break.

Rocky Mountain House schools will be closed on this date as teachers participate in a day of professional development.

Friday, March 1, 2019
Most Schools Closed

All schools in Red Deer, Sylvan Lake and Blackfalds are closed for winter break.

Rocky Mountain House schools will be closed on this date as teachers participate in a day of professional development.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Shrove Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday, or Pancake Day, is the last day of feasting before Lent begins on Ash Wednesday. Schools are celebrating this day by:

Thursday, March 14, 2019
All Schools Closed

The staff at all schools will participate in a day of professional development. No classes will run on this date.

Friday, March 15, 2019
All Schools Closed

The staff at all schools will participate in a day of professional development. No classes will run on this date.

Sunday, March 17, 2019
St. Patrick's Day
Monday, March 25, 2019
Rocky Mountain House Schools Closed

All schools in Rocky Mountain House are closed for winter break.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Rocky Mountain House Schools Closed

All schools in Rocky Mountain House are closed for winter break.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Rocky Mountain House Schools Closed

All schools in Rocky Mountain House are closed for winter break.

Thursday, March 28, 2019
Rocky Mountain House Schools Closed

All schools in Rocky Mountain House are closed for winter break.

Friday, March 29, 2019
All Schools Closed

All schools will be closed on this date in acknowledgment of Parent/Teacher Interviews, with the exception of Rocky Mountain House schools who are closed for winter break.

Thursday, April 4, 2019
St. Martin de Porres School - CREATE
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: St. Martin de Porres School (3911 57a Avenue, Red Deer)

These CREATE sessions will celebrate Easter.

Friday, April 12, 2019
All Schools Closed

The staff at all schools will participate in a day of professional development. No classes will run on this date.

Friday, April 19, 2019
Good Friday

All schools, as well as our central office, will be closed on this date in observance of Good Friday.

Sunday, April 21, 2019
Easter
Monday, April 22, 2019
Earth Day
Monday, April 22, 2019
Easter Monday

All schools, as well as our central office, will be closed on this date in observance of Easter Monday. 

Friday, May 3, 2019
Innisfail, Olds and Rocky Mountain House - Schools Closed

Innisfail, Olds and Rocky Mountain House schools will be closed on this date as teachers participate in a day of professional development.

Friday, May 3, 2019
St. Martin de Porres School - CREATE
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: St. Martin de Porres School (3911 57a Avenue, Red Deer)

These CREATE sessions will focus on mental wellness.

Friday, May 17, 2019
All Schools Closed

The staff at all schools will participate in a day of professional development. No classes will run on this date.

Monday, May 20, 2019
Victoria Day

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

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Student Wellness Leadership Workshop
Friday, June 7, 2019
Rocky Mountain House Schools Closed

Rocky Mountain House schools will be closed on this date as teachers participate in a day of professional development.

Friday, June 21, 2019
National Indigenous Peoples Day

Our schools are celebrating the heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of the First Nations, Métis, and Inuit this month.

The following schools will be participating in First Nations, Métis, and Inuit activities on this day:

  • École Our Lady of the Rosary School: The school community will get to experience an indigenous dance performance at 9:00 a.m. Then students will get the opportunity to listen to stories and create items that reflect indigenous culture.
  • Holy Trinity Catholic School: in the morning all students and staff will gather outside to smudge during recess. From 12:45 - 3:12 p.m., Kindergarten, Grade 1 and 2 students will participate in activities and indigenous games.
  • St. Elizabeth Seton School: will play the Cree version of O'Canada and there will be a morning prayer reflecting indigenous culture.
  • St. Joseph High School: staff will gather for a professional development session to learn more about the Sixties Scoop, as classes are done for the year.
  • St. Martin de Porres School: there will be a CREATE session from 1:30 - 3:15 p.m. Activities will include smudging, paper bag teepees, aboriginal games, west coast native art, jingle dress dancing, bannock making, eagle feather craft, totem pole painting, drumming, First Nations book and craft and aboriginal bingo.
  • St. Matthew Catholic School: students will be able to participate in First Nations, Métis, and Inuit activities during their elementary track and field day.

For more information, please visit the Government of Canada website.

Friday, June 21, 2019
St. Martin de Porres School - CREATE
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: St. Martin de Porres School (3911 57a Avenue, Red Deer)

These CREATE sessions will focus on Indigenous Peoples' Day.

Thursday, June 27, 2019
Last Day of School
Friday, June 28, 2019
Organizational Day
Monday, July 1, 2019
Canada Day

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

Monday, August 5, 2019
Heritage Day

Our central office will be closed for Heritage Day on this date.

Thursday, October 31, 2019
Halloween
Monday, November 11, 2019
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 Indigenous Peoples Day

Our schools are celebrating the heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of the First Nations, Métis, and Inuit this month.

The following schools will be participating in First Nations, Métis, and Inuit activities on this day:

  • École Our Lady of the Rosary School: The school community will get to experience an indigenous dance performance at 9:00 a.m. Then students will get the opportunity to listen to stories and create items that reflect indigenous culture.
  • Holy Trinity Catholic School: in the morning all students and staff will gather outside to smudge during recess. From 12:45 - 3:12 p.m., Kindergarten, Grade 1 and 2 students will participate in activities and indigenous games.
  • St. Elizabeth Seton School: will play the Cree version of O'Canada and there will be a morning prayer reflecting indigenous culture.
  • St. Joseph High School: staff will gather for a professional development session to learn more about the Sixties Scoop, as classes are done for the year.
  • St. Martin de Porres School: there will be a CREATE session from 1:30 - 3:15 p.m. Activities will include smudging, paper bag teepees, aboriginal games, west coast native art, jingle dress dancing, bannock making, eagle feather craft, totem pole painting, drumming, First Nations book and craft and aboriginal bingo.
  • St. Matthew Catholic School: students will be able to participate in First Nations, Métis, and Inuit activities during their elementary track and field day.

For more information, please visit the Government of Canada website.

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
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 Indigenous Peoples Day

Our schools are celebrating the heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of the First Nations, Métis, and Inuit this month.

The following schools will be participating in First Nations, Métis, and Inuit activities on this day:

  • École Our Lady of the Rosary School: The school community will get to experience an indigenous dance performance at 9:00 a.m. Then students will get the opportunity to listen to stories and create items that reflect indigenous culture.
  • Holy Trinity Catholic School: in the morning all students and staff will gather outside to smudge during recess. From 12:45 - 3:12 p.m., Kindergarten, Grade 1 and 2 students will participate in activities and indigenous games.
  • St. Elizabeth Seton School: will play the Cree version of O'Canada and there will be a morning prayer reflecting indigenous culture.
  • St. Joseph High School: staff will gather for a professional development session to learn more about the Sixties Scoop, as classes are done for the year.
  • St. Martin de Porres School: there will be a CREATE session from 1:30 - 3:15 p.m. Activities will include smudging, paper bag teepees, aboriginal games, west coast native art, jingle dress dancing, bannock making, eagle feather craft, totem pole painting, drumming, First Nations book and craft and aboriginal bingo.
  • St. Matthew Catholic School: students will be able to participate in First Nations, Métis, and Inuit activities during their elementary track and field day.

For more information, please visit the Government of Canada website.

Thursday, March 17, 2022
St. Patrick's Day
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
National Indigenous Peoples Day

Our schools are celebrating the heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of the First Nations, Métis, and Inuit this month.

The following schools will be participating in First Nations, Métis, and Inuit activities on this day:

  • École Our Lady of the Rosary School: The school community will get to experience an indigenous dance performance at 9:00 a.m. Then students will get the opportunity to listen to stories and create items that reflect indigenous culture.
  • Holy Trinity Catholic School: in the morning all students and staff will gather outside to smudge during recess. From 12:45 - 3:12 p.m., Kindergarten, Grade 1 and 2 students will participate in activities and indigenous games.
  • St. Elizabeth Seton School: will play the Cree version of O'Canada and there will be a morning prayer reflecting indigenous culture.
  • St. Joseph High School: staff will gather for a professional development session to learn more about the Sixties Scoop, as classes are done for the year.
  • St. Martin de Porres School: there will be a CREATE session from 1:30 - 3:15 p.m. Activities will include smudging, paper bag teepees, aboriginal games, west coast native art, jingle dress dancing, bannock making, eagle feather craft, totem pole painting, drumming, First Nations book and craft and aboriginal bingo.
  • St. Matthew Catholic School: students will be able to participate in First Nations, Métis, and Inuit activities during their elementary track and field day.

For more information, please visit the Government of Canada website.

Friday, March 17, 2023
St. Patrick's Day
Wednesday, June 21, 2023
National Indigenous Peoples Day

Our schools are celebrating the heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of the First Nations, Métis, and Inuit this month.

The following schools will be participating in First Nations, Métis, and Inuit activities on this day:

  • École Our Lady of the Rosary School: The school community will get to experience an indigenous dance performance at 9:00 a.m. Then students will get the opportunity to listen to stories and create items that reflect indigenous culture.
  • Holy Trinity Catholic School: in the morning all students and staff will gather outside to smudge during recess. From 12:45 - 3:12 p.m., Kindergarten, Grade 1 and 2 students will participate in activities and indigenous games.
  • St. Elizabeth Seton School: will play the Cree version of O'Canada and there will be a morning prayer reflecting indigenous culture.
  • St. Joseph High School: staff will gather for a professional development session to learn more about the Sixties Scoop, as classes are done for the year.
  • St. Martin de Porres School: there will be a CREATE session from 1:30 - 3:15 p.m. Activities will include smudging, paper bag teepees, aboriginal games, west coast native art, jingle dress dancing, bannock making, eagle feather craft, totem pole painting, drumming, First Nations book and craft and aboriginal bingo.
  • St. Matthew Catholic School: students will be able to participate in First Nations, Métis, and Inuit activities during their elementary track and field day.

For more information, please visit the Government of Canada website.

Sunday, March 17, 2024
St. Patrick's Day
Friday, June 21, 2024
National Indigenous Peoples Day

Our schools are celebrating the heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of the First Nations, Métis, and Inuit this month.

The following schools will be participating in First Nations, Métis, and Inuit activities on this day:

  • École Our Lady of the Rosary School: The school community will get to experience an indigenous dance performance at 9:00 a.m. Then students will get the opportunity to listen to stories and create items that reflect indigenous culture.
  • Holy Trinity Catholic School: in the morning all students and staff will gather outside to smudge during recess. From 12:45 - 3:12 p.m., Kindergarten, Grade 1 and 2 students will participate in activities and indigenous games.
  • St. Elizabeth Seton School: will play the Cree version of O'Canada and there will be a morning prayer reflecting indigenous culture.
  • St. Joseph High School: staff will gather for a professional development session to learn more about the Sixties Scoop, as classes are done for the year.
  • St. Martin de Porres School: there will be a CREATE session from 1:30 - 3:15 p.m. Activities will include smudging, paper bag teepees, aboriginal games, west coast native art, jingle dress dancing, bannock making, eagle feather craft, totem pole painting, drumming, First Nations book and craft and aboriginal bingo.
  • St. Matthew Catholic School: students will be able to participate in First Nations, Métis, and Inuit activities during their elementary track and field day.

For more information, please visit the Government of Canada website.

Monday, March 17, 2025
St. Patrick's Day
Saturday, June 21, 2025
National Indigenous Peoples Day

Our schools are celebrating the heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of the First Nations, Métis, and Inuit this month.

The following schools will be participating in First Nations, Métis, and Inuit activities on this day:

  • École Our Lady of the Rosary School: The school community will get to experience an indigenous dance performance at 9:00 a.m. Then students will get the opportunity to listen to stories and create items that reflect indigenous culture.
  • Holy Trinity Catholic School: in the morning all students and staff will gather outside to smudge during recess. From 12:45 - 3:12 p.m., Kindergarten, Grade 1 and 2 students will participate in activities and indigenous games.
  • St. Elizabeth Seton School: will play the Cree version of O'Canada and there will be a morning prayer reflecting indigenous culture.
  • St. Joseph High School: staff will gather for a professional development session to learn more about the Sixties Scoop, as classes are done for the year.
  • St. Martin de Porres School: there will be a CREATE session from 1:30 - 3:15 p.m. Activities will include smudging, paper bag teepees, aboriginal games, west coast native art, jingle dress dancing, bannock making, eagle feather craft, totem pole painting, drumming, First Nations book and craft and aboriginal bingo.
  • St. Matthew Catholic School: students will be able to participate in First Nations, Métis, and Inuit activities during their elementary track and field day.

For more information, please visit the Government of Canada website.

Tuesday, March 17, 2026
St. Patrick's Day
Wednesday, March 17, 2027
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Friday, March 17, 2028
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Saturday, March 17, 2029
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Sunday, March 17, 2030
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Thursday, March 17, 2033
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Friday, March 17, 2034
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