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Hats on for Mental Health

May 6, 2020

You are invited to wear a hat to raise awareness of the importance of good mental health. Participating schools will encourage students to wear a hat at home and post a photo to social media…

French as a Second Language Programming for 2020-2021 school year

May 5, 2020

As we strive to provide our students with high quality and rich French as a Second Language experience, we will be moving the French Second Language program from Grade 4 and 5 and revitalizing…

Middle School Assessment Update

May 4, 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians,  We pray this letter finds you and your family safe and healthy. As mentioned over the past two months, we certainly are in unprecedented times. We are so proud of our…

It's School Bus Driver Appreciation Day!

May 4, 2020

We would like to thank our school bus drivers for transporting our students to and from school. We miss you and look forward to traditional schooling resuming again.

Summer School Registration is Now Open!

May 1, 2020

Summer School registration is now open for St. Gabriel Online School! 3 Credit Courses: July 6 - 21, 2020 5 Credit Courses: July 6 - 28, 2020 To learn more and to register: see St. Gabriel…

School Year Calendar Changes for 2020-2021

April 30, 2020

At the Board Meeting on April 28, Trustees approved the 2020-2021 school year calendars for Red Deer, Sylvan Lake, Blackfalds, as well as our year-round St. Patrick’s Community School. Please…

We Want Your Feedback

April 30, 2020

This past fall, the provincial government announced that we would be receiving a new middle school (Grade 6-9) with design funding. We would like your input to help us name our new middle school,…

It's Education Week

April 29, 2020

Share with us your at-home learning experience by tagging us @rdcrs or using the hashtag #rdcrs and #ABLearningAtHome!

Feast Day of St. Louis de Montfort

April 28, 2020

Today is the feast day of Saint Louis-Marie Grignion de Montfort, who was a French Roman Catholic priest and Confessor. As well as preaching, Montfort wrote a number of books, which became classic…

Sylvan Lake teacher is 2020 Distinguished Service Award recipient from the Youth Science of Canada

April 27, 2020

We would like to congratulate Mr. Daniel Moffet on being the 2020 Distinguished Service Award recipient from the Youth Science of Canada. The division would like to honour Moffet’s memory…

Building Resilient Families

April 24, 2020

Central Zone Addiction Prevention and Mental Health Promotion have developed an evidence-based resource to support families to build their resilience by learning ways to promote positive mental…

High school graduation ceremonies are postponed

April 23, 2020

Grade 12 is an exciting and pivotal year for our students, which ends with the ultimate celebration of achievement - graduation! It’s a milestone in a young adult’s life - the cap and gown,…

Happy Earth Day!

April 22, 2020

Earth Day is celebrated annually on April 22. Today will mark 50 years of Earth Day.

Embrace the Hope in the Risen Lord

April 21, 2020

Each year our students have been invited to participate in our Middle School Faith Week. This year marked our third annual event where our students have the opportunity to witness dynamic speakers…

Sunday of Divine Mercy

April 19, 2020

The Second Sunday of Easter–the final day of the Easter Octave–was inaugurated as Divine Mercy Sunday by Saint John Paul II during his homily for the canonization of St. Faustina Kowalska,…

Our Excellence in Catholic Education Award Nominee!

April 16, 2020

Congratulations to Mrs. Shari Sullivan from École Camille J. Lerouge School, who has been selected as our Division's 2020 nominee for the Excellence in Catholic Education Teacher Award! As…

École Our Lady of the Rosary School receives an additional two modulars

April 15, 2020

In the fall of each year, the Board of Trustees submits an application for modulars for schools facing spacing concerns or near/over capacity. Catholic education continues to grow in Sylvan…

Spring 2020 Poster Contest

April 14, 2020

We invite you and your family to participate in the SPARC Spring Poster Contest!  When you intentionally engage in asset-building activities like this, you are helping your child GROW UP GREAT…

Easter Break

April 13, 2020

All schools and Central Office are off today in celebration of Easter. Digital learning will resume on Tuesday, April 14.  Please note that schools in Innisfail, Olds and Rocky Mountain House…

We now begin the season of Easter!

April 12, 2020

We wish you and your family a wonderful and blessed Easter! Through this Easter season may the love of the resurrected Lord, Jesus Christ help us discover God's saving and sustaining grace.