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World Catholic Education Day

Today is World Catholic Education Day! This year our schools will focus on one of the seven themes of Catholic Social Teachings, which is rights and responsibilities. God wants every child to have a healthy and happy life. Loving and forgiving God, you…

Spring 2017 Curriculum Survey

Spring 2017 Curriculum SurveyIn fall 2016, we asked Albertans to help confirm the direction of our work and provide feedback on the current K–12 provincial curriculum. Since then, Alberta Education has used input gathered from the fall curriculum survey…

School Bus service for 2017 - 2018

If your child requires school bus service for the 2017 - 2018 school year, please register online by June 15, 2017.  To register, please visit

Thank you !!

Thank you to Parent Council for standing outside this morning in the wind handing out coffee to our parent(s) dropping off their students.  Also a huge thank you to Parent Council for the lovely cupcakes from Buttercream Blossoms for our staff to enjoy…

Grade 9 French Trip

Wishing our Grade 9 students, teachers and parents travelling to Quebec safe travels and lasting memories.  

Coffee Chat

Parent Council will be handing out hot chocolate and coffee on Wednesday, May 24 in the morning as you drop off your student(s).  Thank you to the volunteers for helping out and hoping the weather holds tomorrow morning.  

St. Gabriel Online School

Grade 9 Parents: St. Gabriel Online School is accepting registrations on Monday, May 1, 2017,  for online summer school classes.  Grade 9 students are eligible to register for Grade 10 courses!   Students may complete courses in three weeks: 3…

Victoria Long Weekend

There will be no school on Friday, May 19 and Monday, May 22.  School resumes on Tuesday, May 23, 2017.  Please have a safe and relaxing long weekend.  

Grade 5 Visits

The students who are attending St. Francis in the 2017-2018 school year will be invited to St.Francis during the morning of Wednesday, May 17, 2017 from 9:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. for a tour of the school, involvement in fun orientation activities, and…


The Grade 9 student's of St. Francis will be holding a Wake-a-Thon on Friday, May 12th at 7:00 p.m. to Saturday, May 13th @ 8:00 a.m. for the 49th Street Youth Shelter.  Please see the poster for more details.     Wake-a-thon

Grade 5 Parent Orientation Evening

On Tuesday, May 9 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., there will be a Parent Information Night at St.Francis of Assisi Middle School. All incoming grade five students, parents, and any potentialnew families are invited to attend the Parent Information Night. St.…

Stefan LaBrecque transitions to Vice-Principal for 2017-2018 school year

We would like to congratulate Stefan LaBrecque on being appointed Vice-Principal for the 2017-2018 school year. Stefan graduated from the University of Alberta with a major in Social Studies and minor in Special Education. He received his Masters in…

13 Reasons Why

The Netflix series 13 Reasons Why is trending nationally, as well as in our school community. It is generating controversy and concern amongst mental health authorities and school officials. While we are unaware of any specific incidents related to…

School Council Meeting

The next School Council Meeting will be on Monday, May 1 @ 7:00 p.m. in the Learning Commons 

Easter Mass

Please join us as we celebrate Easter Mass at St. Mary's Parish on Friday, April 28, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.  Christian Spirit awards for Term 2 will be handed out to students at the end of mass.  Parents will be notified if their student has received this…

Cosmos Blue Bin

Cosmos has provided St. Francis of Assisi with a blue recycling bin for bottles.  The bin is located in the south parking lot.  Please consider donating your bottles to the school.  All proceeds for the first while will go to support our classroom…

No School

There will be No School on Friday, May 5 (Teacher PD) 

Honour Roll Certificates

Honour Roll certificates will be handed out to students on Monday, April 24 during their TAG class.  The Honour Roll lists will be posted to the website on Tuesday. 

Easter Triduum at St. Mary's & Sacred Heart Parishes

Easter Triduum Celebrations   St. Mary's Parish Sacred Heart Parish    Holy Thursday (Thursday, April 13 @ 7:30 p.m.  Holy Thursday (Thursday, April 13 @7:00 p.m. 8:30 p.m. (Adoration until midnight)    Good Friday (Friday, April 14 @ 11:00 a.m.…


There will be NO SCHOOL Friday, April 14 to Monday, April 17 for Easter.  School resumes on Tuesday, April 18, 2017.  

Notre Dame & St. Joseph Parent Orientation Evening (Grade 9)

The next parent orientation evening will take place on Wednesday, April 5 at 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at each site specific high school. 

Register now for 2017-2018 school year

Are you new to Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools and wanting to register your child for the 2017-2018 school year? Grade 6-9 registration is now open.

Book Fair

The Book Fair has returned for the evenings of Parent Teacher Interviews.  Please drop by the Learning Commons and check it out !! 

Parent Teacher Interviews

Parent Teacher Interviews are Wednesday, March 22 & Thursday, March 23 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the school gymnasium.  No appointment is necessary.  Interviews are on a first come, first serve.  Please make sure to look at your student(s) PowerSchool…

Grade 7 PBL

The Grade 7 students will be hosting their PBL on Churches Wednesday, March 15 from 12:40 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Grade 7 Wing upstairs.