Division Event Calendar

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
Friday, June 28, 2019
St. Dominic Catholic High School - Graduation
Location: Lou Soppit Community Centre (5404 48 Street, Rocky Mountain House)

Graduation will be at the Lou Soppit Community Centre with the banquet starting at 5:00 p.m. and the ceremony to follow at 7:00 p.m.

Friday, June 28, 2019
St. Joseph High School - Graduation

The Graduation Day/Ceremony will be at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph High School. The Graduation Banquet will start at 6:00 p.m. at Cambridge Red Deer Hotel & Conference Centre.

Friday, June 28, 2019
École Secondaire Notre Dame High School - Graduation
Location: Westerner Park (4847A, 19 Street, Red Deer)

The Graduation Day/Ceremony will be at 9:00 a.m. and the Graduation Banquet will start at 7:00 p.m. at Westerner Park.

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.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019
St. Patrick's Community School - Registration Open

St. Patrick's Community School is our year-round school in the Highland Green neighbourhood of Red Deer. Please note the following dates for the 2019-2020 school year:

School Bus Registration

  • Parents were asked to register their child for school bus transportation in the spring of 2019
  • Late registrations for bus service will be processed as best we can. Service may be delayed.
  • Register here

School Year Calendars

 

Monday, August 12, 2019
St. Patrick's Community School - First Day of School

St. Patrick's Community School is our year-round school in the Highland Green neighbourhood of Red Deer. Their first day of school is August 12, 2019. 

School Bus Registration

  • Parents were asked to register their child for school bus transportation in the spring of 2019
  • Late registrations for bus service will be processed as best we can. Service may be delayed.
  • Register here

School Year Calendars

 

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
First Rider - Red Deer
Time: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This event will help introduce new students 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. This event is in partnership with Chinook's Edge School Division, Prairie Bus Lines Ltd., and Red Deer Public Schools. Read more here.

Parents/guardians must accompany their child throughout this event.

Red Deer & Area
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
3:00 - 7:00 p.m.
École Secondaire Notre Dame High School Parking Lot
50 Lees Street, Red Deer

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
First Rider - Olds
Time: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This event will help introduce new students 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. This event is in partnership with Chinook's Edge School Division, Prairie Bus Lines Ltd., and Red Deer Public Schools. Read more here.

Olds & Area
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
3:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Olds High School Parking Lot
4500 50 Street, Olds

Monday, August 26, 2019
School Offices Open

School offices will open on Monday, August 26 in preparation of the 2019-2020 school year. We invite new students to register at this time.

Already registered online?
Schools will review the student registrations they received while closed for the summer, and will process registrations in the order they arrived.

First day of school
The first day of school is Tuesday, September 3 (except for St. Patrick's Community School which opened on August 12).

Grade 11 and 12 students at École Secondaire Notre Dame High School and St. Joseph High School will begin on September 4, 2019. 

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
St. Patrick's Community School - Teacher P.D.

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

Monday, September 2, 2019
Labour Day

All schools and our central office will be closed in observance of Labour Day.

Tuesday, September 3, 2019
First Day of School

The first day of school is Tuesday, September 3, 2019.  Grade 11 and 12 students at École Secondaire Notre Dame High School and St. Joseph High School will begin on September 4. 

We wish all our staff and students an amazing year ahead! God bless. 

Friday, September 20, 2019
Schools Closed (P.D. Day)

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

Friday, October 4, 2019
Schools Closed (P.D. Day)

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

Friday, October 11, 2019
St. Patrick's Community School - School Closed

St. Patrick's Community School will be closed today in lieu of recent parent-teacher interviews. 

Monday, October 14, 2019
St. Patrick's Community School - Fall Break

Our year-round school, St. Patrick's Community School, will be closed from Monday, October 14-18 and will reopen on Monday, October 21, 2019.

Monday, October 14, 2019
Thanksgiving

All schools will be closed today in observance of Thanksgiving. 

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
St. Patrick's Community School - Fall Break

Our year-round school, St. Patrick's Community School, will be closed from Monday, October 14-18 and will reopen on Monday, October 21, 2019.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019
St. Patrick's Community School - Fall Break

Our year-round school, St. Patrick's Community School, will be closed from Monday, October 14-18 and will reopen on Monday, October 21, 2019.

Thursday, October 17, 2019
St. Patrick's Community School - Fall Break

Our year-round school, St. Patrick's Community School, will be closed from Monday, October 14-18 and will reopen on Monday, October 21, 2019.

Friday, October 18, 2019
St. Patrick's Community School - Fall Break

Our year-round school, St. Patrick's Community School, will be closed from Monday, October 14-18 and will reopen on Monday, October 21, 2019.

Friday, October 25, 2019
Some Schools Closed

Please note that the following schools will be closed on this date as teachers participate in a day of professional development.

  • Holy Trinity Catholic School, Olds
  • St. Dominic Catholic High School, Rocky Mountain House
  • St. Matthew Catholic School, Rocky Mountain House
  • St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School, Innisfail
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, 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
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