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Student artwork represents Orange Shirt Day

Benjamin Eklund, a Grade 9 student from St. Thomas Aquinas Middle School artwork will represent Orange Shirt Day this upcoming September 30. Here is an explanation of his artwork: To Indigenous peoples,…

Posted on Jun. 30, 2021

Superintendent Message - National Indigenous History Month

As National Indigenous History Month comes to a close, our Superintendent, Kathleen Finnigan sends greetings and well wishes.

Posted on Jun. 30, 2021
Student holding her award with a mask on

The Honouring Spirit: Indigenous Student Award goes to nine students from across the Division

Nine First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students from across the Division were recognized for their strength and commitment to their education. The following students received an honourable mention for…

Posted on Jun. 29, 2021

Congratulations to our Graduates

We would like to congratulate the Class of 2021 at École Secondaire Notre Dame High School, St. Joseph High School, St. Dominic Catholic High School and St. John Paul II Outreach School.

Posted on Jun. 28, 2021

Administration Appointments for 2021-2022 School Year

We would like to congratulate the following individuals on their new administrative appointments for the 2021-2022 school year.  May God continue to bless their work as they begin their new roles in…

Posted on Jun. 25, 2021
Alberta Municipal Election Information

Interested in becoming a Catholic school board trustee?

Becoming a Catholic School Board Trustee is a great opportunity to represent the communities (Blackfalds, Innisfail, Olds, Red Deer, Rocky Mountain House, and Sylvan Lake) and the governance of Red Deer…

Posted on Jun. 25, 2021
A bright future for our kids

Child and Youth Well-Being Review Town Halls

COVID-19 hasn’t been easy on kids and youth. The Alberta Government wants to hear how it’s affected the young people in your life so they can better support them now and into the future. There are…

Posted on Jun. 24, 2021

Division Theme Art Contest Winners

We are grateful to our educators and parents who supported our students in sharing their artistic talents for our Division Faith Theme Art Contest. Next school year's theme is: “Be Strong, Be Brave,…

Posted on Jun. 22, 2021
First Nations, Métis, and Inuit

It's National Indigenous Peoples Day

Today, we celebrate the heritage, diverse cultures, and outstanding achievements of the First Nations, Métis, and Inuit. It is held around the time of the summer solstice - the longest day of the year…

Posted on Jun. 21, 2021
Child holding carrots of her eyes

Child and Youth Well-Being Review Survey

The Child and Youth Well-being Review were established to better understand the full scope of the psychological, social, educational and physical effects related to the COVID-19 pandemic on children and…

Posted on Jun. 18, 2021
Orange Shirt Day Design Contest Poster

Orange Shirt T-Shirt Contest: Deadline is Today

We would like to welcome all students in the Division to participate in creating the Orange Shirt Day 2021 design.  Deadline for Entries: Today (June 17, 2021) Criteria: Theme: Artwork must depict the…

Posted on Jun. 17, 2021
Photo of School Bus

Interested in becoming a school bus driver?

Have you considered a career as a Professional Part-Time School Bus Driver? Now’s your chance! We offer FREE School Bus License Training!We need professional school bus drivers to safely transport some…

Posted on Jun. 14, 2021
Summer School

Today is the deadline for summer school registration!

Our Division offers a Summer School program to allow students to continue their learning and upgrade their courses during the month of July. The deadline for registration is today at 12:00 p.m. We offer:…

Posted on Jun. 14, 2021

The Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Today we celebrate the Immaculate Heart of Mary. The love of her heart is meant to be a model for the way we should love God. The fact that her heart is immaculate, which is sinless, means that she is…

Posted on Jun. 12, 2021
Photo of Jesus

The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

The Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus recalls Christ’s eternal love for us and brings the mystery of the Incarnation close to us. Jesus loved with a human heart and from the moment of…

Posted on Jun. 11, 2021
School bus registration

School Bus Registration is Now Open for September 2021

Registration is now open for the 2021-2022 school year. Please register prior to Tuesday, June 15, 2021. Parents/guardians need to register their child(ren) to access this service. Late registrations…

Posted on Jun. 10, 2021
Students in front of the school presenting the cheque

St. Martin de Porres School - Youth in Philanthropy Project

With guidance and support from the Red Deer and District Community Foundation and their Youth in Philanthropy Project, St. Martin de Porres School Grade 5 classes learned about what it means to be a philanthropist.…

Posted on Jun. 10, 2021
Letter from Dr. Deena Hinshaw

Information on Vaccines - Message from the Chief Medical Officer of Health

Please read the letter from the Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw.

Posted on Jun. 9, 2021
Division Theme Art Contest Poster

Division Theme Art Contest

We are holding our annual Division Theme Art Contest to acquire the art for next year's division faith theme: “Be Strong, Be Brave, Be Fearless. You Are Never Alone. / Sois fort, sois courageux…

Posted on Jun. 8, 2021
Corpus Christi

It's Corpus Christi

Today we celebrate The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ or Corpus Christi. It is a solemn commemoration of the institution of the Sacrament of the Eucharist. It is, moreover, the Church's…

Posted on Jun. 6, 2021