Division Event Calendar

Friday, August 17, 2018
Central Office is Closed
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
St. Patrick's Community School - First Rider Bus Program
Time: 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: St. Teresa of Avila School Parking Lot (90 Glendale Blvd, Red Deer)

Representatives from the Transportation Department will be at the school on August 21 from 10:30 - 11:00 a.m. and August 22 from 9:00 - 9:30 a.m. to introduce Kindergarten students on riding the school bus safely.

For more information, please contact Teresa Janzen at 403-343-3238.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018
St. Patrick's Community School - First Rider Bus Program
Time: 9:00 am - 9:30 am
Location: St. Teresa of Avila School Parking Lot (90 Glendale Blvd, Red Deer)

Representatives from the Transportation Department will be at the school on August 21 from 10:30 - 11:00 a.m. and August 22 from 9:00 - 9:30 a.m. to introduce Kindergarten students on riding the school bus safely.

For more information, please contact Teresa Janzen at 403-343-3238.

Thursday, August 23, 2018
Rocky Mountain House Schools - Registration Opens
Location: Rocky Mountain House

New student registration starts on August 23, 2018. 

For more information and to register online:

St. Matthew Catholic School
Pre-Kindergarten - Grade 8
www.stmatthewcatholic.ca

St. Dominic Catholic High School
Grade 9 - 12
www.stdominicschool.ca

Friday, August 24, 2018
Red Deer, Sylvan Lake, Blackfalds, Olds and Innisfail Schools - Registration Opens
Location: Red Deer, Sylvan Lake, Blackfalds, Olds and Innisfail

New student registration starts on August 24, 2018. 

For more information and to register online, please visit www.rdcrs.ca/schools/registration-information

Thursday, August 30, 2018
Red Deer, Sylvan Lake and Blackfalds - First Day of School

Our Red Deer, Sylvan Lake and Blackfalds schools begin the 2018-2019 school year on this date. Please click here to access the school's calendar.  

Please note that all Grade 11-12 students will start school on Friday, August 31, as August 30 is Grade 10 Orientation day at our high schools in Red Deer.

Friday, August 31, 2018
First Day for Grade 11 and 12 Students
Location: St. Joseph High School (110, 2700 67 Street, Red Deer) & École Secondarie Notre Dame High School (50 Lees Street, Red Deer)

Friday, August 31 is the first day of the 2018-2019 school year for all Grade 11-12 students in Red Deer.

Monday, September 3, 2018
Labour Day

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

Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Innisfail, Olds and Rocky Mountain House - First Day of School

Our Innisfail, Olds and Rocky Mountain House schools begin the 2018-2019 school year on this date. Please click here to access the school's calendars.  

Thursday, September 13, 2018
St. Elizabeth Seton School - Playground Grand Opening
Time: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location: St. Elizabeth Seton School (35 Addinell Avenue, Red Deer)

The school will host a grand opening for their new playground. There will be a barbeque lunch for all attendees.

For more information, please contact Sinead Armstrong at 403-343-6017.

Friday, September 14, 2018
Most Schools Closed

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

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
St. Patrick's Community School/Dawe Run
Location: Great Chief Park (5202 Farrell Ave, Red Deer)

On this 40th year, committees from St. Patrick’s Community School and G.H. Dawe School have joined forces to organize this fall run for students in Grade 4-12.

This annual run usually has 4,000-5,000 runners. The date of the annual event is Tuesday, September 18 with an alternate rain-out date of Tuesday, September 25. 

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

Friday, September 21, 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.

Monday, September 24, 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.

Sunday, September 30, 2018
Orange Shirt Day

Today is Orange Shirt Day. Please join us in this national movement by wearing an orange shirt today (September 30) to recognize the experience of survivors of residential schools, to honour them, and to show a collective commitment to ensure that every child matters.

Friday, October 5, 2018
All Schools Closed

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

Friday, October 5, 2018
World Teachers' Day
Monday, October 8, 2018
St. Patrick's Community School - Fall Break
Location: St. Patrick's Community School (56 Holt Street, Red Deer)

This year-round school will be closed the week of October 8-12 for their Fall Break. Classes will resume on Monday, October 15.

Monday, October 8, 2018
Thanksgiving

All schools and central office will be closed on this date for Thanksgiving. 

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
St. Francis of Assisi Middle School - Literacy Week
Location: St. Francis of Assisi Middle School (321 Lindsay Avenue, Red Deer)

The school will host a week to explore and celebrate all the facets of literacy in addition to the foundational literacy of reading and writing.

For more information, please contact Micaela Wasylik at 403-314-1449.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
St. Patrick's Community School - Fall Break
Location: St. Patrick's Community School (56 Holt Street, Red Deer)

This year-round school will be closed the week of October 8-12 for their Fall Break. Classes will resume on Monday, October 15.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
St. Francis of Assisi Middle School - Literacy Week
Location: St. Francis of Assisi Middle School (321 Lindsay Avenue, Red Deer)

The school will host a week to explore and celebrate all the facets of literacy in addition to the foundational literacy of reading and writing.

For more information, please contact Micaela Wasylik at 403-314-1449.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
St. Patrick's Community School - Fall Break
Location: St. Patrick's Community School (56 Holt Street, Red Deer)

This year-round school will be closed the week of October 8-12 for their Fall Break. Classes will resume on Monday, October 15.

Thursday, October 11, 2018
St. Francis of Assisi Middle School - Literacy Week
Location: St. Francis of Assisi Middle School (321 Lindsay Avenue, Red Deer)

The school will host a week to explore and celebrate all the facets of literacy in addition to the foundational literacy of reading and writing.

For more information, please contact Micaela Wasylik at 403-314-1449.

Thursday, October 11, 2018
St. Patrick's Community School - Fall Break
Location: St. Patrick's Community School (56 Holt Street, Red Deer)

This year-round school will be closed the week of October 8-12 for their Fall Break. Classes will resume on Monday, October 15.

Friday, October 12, 2018
St. Francis of Assisi Middle School - Literacy Week
Location: St. Francis of Assisi Middle School (321 Lindsay Avenue, Red Deer)

The school will host a week to explore and celebrate all the facets of literacy in addition to the foundational literacy of reading and writing.

For more information, please contact Micaela Wasylik at 403-314-1449.

Friday, October 12, 2018
St. Patrick's Community School - Fall Break
Location: St. Patrick's Community School (56 Holt Street, Red Deer)

This year-round school will be closed the week of October 8-12 for their Fall Break. Classes will resume on Monday, October 15.

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 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.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
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, December 7, 2018
All Schools Closed

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

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

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.

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.

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 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. 

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.

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.

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