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Opening Mass

Please join us as we celebrate Feast Day of St. Francis in our opening mass at St. Mary's Parish on Friday, September 29 at 10:00 a.m.  

No School (PD)

The first teacher PD of the school year is on Friday, September 22, 2017.  There will be NO SCHOOL for students.  

School Cafeteria

The school cafeteria is under renovations and will be closed until further notice.  Please ensure your student brings a lunch to school.  A notice will be sent out when the cafeteria will open.  

Dawe Run

The Dawe Run will be happening for all grades on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at Great Chief Park. The finish line will be just behind the Bower Ponds Pavilion.  The running times are as follows:  12:00 noon Grade 6 Girls 12:15 p.m. Grade 7 Boys 12:30…

Meet the Teacher

Everyone is welcome to come out and Meet the Teacher Tuesday, September 12 @ 7:00 p.m. in the gymnasium.  

School Council September Meeting

The first school council meeting will be on Monday, September 11 @ 7:00 p.m. in the Learning Commons.  Everyone is welcome to attend this meeting. 

Admazing Coupon Books

School Council will be once again offering the Admazing Coupon Books for purchase.  Each student will be receiving information regarding fundraising the first week of school.

School Bus Registration

Please see the instructions for school bus registration.  Click HERE

School Supply List

Please see the link on this page for school supply lists 2017/2018.  

Exemption Letters (Grade 7 & 8)

Please read our Division Policy on Rules for exemption here

Cafeteria closing

The last day for the cafeteria will be on Thursday, June 22, 2017.  

Hot Dog Lunch

Parent Council will be hosting a hot dog lunch for all students and staff on Thursday, June 15, 2017.  

Grade 7 Year End Field Trip

All grade 7 students will be heading to the Royal Tyrell Museum in Drumheller on Friday, June 16, 2017 

Parent Council

The last Parent Council meeting will be held on Monday, June 12 @ 7:00 p.m. in the Learning Commons.  

Fine Arts Showcase

Our Fine Arts showcase will be happening on Thursday, June 8, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m. in the gymnasium.  Student art work will be showcased along with the band will be playing and a slide presentation of the Lion King will be shown.  

Year End Mass

Please join us for our Year End Mass celebration at St. Mary's Parish on Friday, June 9 @ 10:30 a.m. Christian Spirit awards and Confirmation students will be recognized after the mass.  

June Newsletter

Click here for our June Newsletter 

Confirmation St. Mary's & Sacred Heart Parishes

Confirmation will be celebrated this Saturday, June 3, 2017 at both Parishes.  Congratulations to those being confirmed 

Grade 9 Farewell

Grade 9 Farewell will be celebrated at St. Mary's Parish at 4:00 p.m. followed by fellowship in the Parish Hall.  

Rob Melenchuk will be Assistant Principal starting September 2017

As Stefan LaBrecque transitions to Vice-Principal for 2017-2018 school year, we would like to congratulate Rob Melenchuk on being appointed our Assistant Principal.  Rob has been with Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools for the past 11 years obtaining…

Red & White Day

On Tuesday, May 30th is Red & White day at St. Francis to celebrate Canada's 150th and is also the 150th day of the school year 

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

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…

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…