Friday, February 15, 2019

Monday, February 25th

DAY 1
MORNING PRAYER 
Loving God, 
Help me not to be afraid of the work you ask me to do. 
Help me not to be afraid to show my faith.  
Help me not to be afraid to help those in need around me.
Amen
CAFETERIA  
Pizza $2.50 
SCHOOL SUPERVISION
Main Entrance - Ms. Chan
North Entrance - Ms. Hawryluk
South Entrance - Mrs. Constant
SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS
MATH COMPETITIONS
The students in Grade 9 - Grade 11 who have signed up for the math competitions will write the contests on Tuesday, February 26th:  
Grade 9 (Pascal) - Period 1 in Room 141
Grade 10 (Cayley) - Period 2 in the Conference Room
Grade 11 (Fermat) - Period 3 in the Conference Room
Practice exams are available on the University of Waterloo website:

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS FREE THROW COMPETITION
A free throw competition for École St. Mary High School students, age 14 and under as of January 1st, will take place in the small gym after school on Wednesday, February 27th.

PRINCESS OF WALES AND DUCHESS OF CORNWALL SCHOLARSHIP (Gr. 11)
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall Scholarship ($500) is awarded to a Grade 11 student to assist in finishing their Grade 12 school year. Four student qualities will be considered: school and/or community-based leadership, responsibilities outside of school, financial support needed and academic performance. École St. Mary High School can nominate one candidate and nomination is competitive. Please provide a list of school/community-based leadership, responsibilities outside of school, and a statement about financial need to Mrs. Rapin in Student Services by Tuesday, February 26, 2019 to be considered for nomination.

QUEEN’S DIAMOND JUBILEE SCHOLARSHIP (Gr. 12)
The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Scholarship ($1000) is awarded to a Grade 12 student who will be attending a post-secondary institution in the fall. Four student qualities will be considered: school and/or community-based leadership, responsibilities outside of school, financial support needed and academic performance. École St. Mary High School can nominate one candidate and nomination is competitive. Please provide a list of school/community-based leadership, responsibilities outside of school, and a statement about financial need to Mrs. Rapin in Student Services by Tuesday, February 26, 2019 to be considered for nomination.

CANADIAN PARENTS FOR FRENCH – PA CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIPS
Canadian Parents for French is offering 4 scholarships for French Immersion students, one per grade level. The Grade 9 to Grade 11 scholarships are $100 and the Grade 12 is $300.Students who are  interested in applying for these scholarships may contact the main office or Mr. Joncas in Rm 238.  The deadline for applications is on May 3, 2019.

BEAVERBROOK VIMY PRIZE
The Beaverbrook Vimy Prize, is a prestigious two-week-learning experience during which youth, 15-17 years of age, study the interwoven First and Second World War history of Canada, Great Britain, and France. Scheduled for August 2019 in Belgium and France, students will attend lectures, visit former battlefields, trenches and underground tunnels, as well as visit museums and cemeteries, and explore monuments such as the Canadian National Vimy Memorial.  Canadian, British, and French prize recipients will also participate in commemorative ceremonies and meet a few of the remaining veterans and members of the French Resistance. Applicants are required to submit the following: 1) an essay in response to a specific question, 2) a reflection piece based on artwork in the Beaverbrook Collection of War Art, 3) a personal statement video, 4) a resume and 5) a reference letter. The submission deadline is March 3rd, 2019. For additional information about the Beaverbrook Vimy Prize and how to apply, please visit www.vimyfoundation.ca/programs/beaverbrook-vimy-prize

CANADIAN CLASSICS VIDEO COMPETITION: Grade 9 - 12
The University of Ottawa video competition aims to highlight topics from the Graeco-Roman world. Students in Grades 9-12 who are between the ages of 14 and 18 are encouraged to submit a video in English or French. Possible subjects include: ‘Why did the Persians invade Greece?’, ‘A day at the racetrack in ancient Rome’, a work of literature (a play by Euripides, a poem by Ovid) or a work of ancient art (vase, coin, statue). A prize of $500 will be offered for the best entry, with two runner-up prizes of $200. The best entries will also be posted on the website dedicated to the annual competition. The entry deadline is February 15th, 2019. For more information, please visit https://arts.uottawa.ca/cla-srs/en/video-contest

SEEKING TRADE SHOW VENDORS
The SMHS music department is hosting a trade show on Saturday, April 6th, 2019 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. in the main gym.  We are accepting applications/registrations from various home-based businesses, crafters, artists, etc. who would like to participate.  Registration includes a table, as well as a lunch on the day of the trade show.  Please contact Mrs. Lohneis for more information or for a registration form.

PADDY O’ROURKE POETRY SCHOLARSHIP ($1000)
The Paddy O’Rourke Poetry Scholarship was established in 2018 to recognize and encourage young Saskatchewan poets. It is named in honour of Patrick (Paddy) O’Rourke, a teacher, literary editor, mentor and prominent friend of Saskatoon’s and Saskatchewan’s arts community. The Paddy O’Rourke Poetry Scholarship will be awarded annually, at the discretion of the Scholarship judges and administrators. The amount awarded will be determined in part by donor support. The 2019 scholarship will be for $1,000 CDN. Applications will be accepted from April 1 to April 30, 2019.  Applications must be submitted by mail or courier. Incomplete applications will not be considered. For more information, and to submit an entry, please visit http://www.orourkepoetryscholarship.ca/

WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS
OPEN BASKETBALL SHOOTING
The gym will be open every Wednesday at 7:00 a.m. for basketball players from all teams who are interested in improving their skills.
OPEN SHOP FOR PAA STUDENTS
Students who are currently taking PAA classes that involve construction or drafting are invited to use the shop equipment, under teacher supervision, during lunch hours every Tuesday and Thursday. Please contact Mr. Thalheimer or Mr. Welter for more information.
ART CLUB
Monday in the Art Room (B18) from 3:25 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
WRESTLING PRACTICE
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday from 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
PEP BAND
Monday at 3:30 p.m. in the Band Room. 
JUNIOR CHOIR
Tuesdays at 8:00 a.m. and Thursdays at lunch in the Chapel.
GIRLS CHAMBER CHOIR
Wednesday at 8:15 a.m and Friday at 12:30 p.m. in the Chapel
JAZZ BAND
Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. in the Band Room.
BOARD GAME CLUB
Tuesday and Thursday at lunch in the Lecture Theatre.
SPIRITUAL CLUB  
Thursdays at lunch in the Faith Formation room. 

                                                   COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
BASEBALL REGISTRATION
Royals online-registration (Rally Cap to Midget) opens Friday, February 1st at www.paminorbaseball.com In-person registrations will be held at Source for Sports in Prince Albert on Thursday, March 28th, Thursday, April 4th, and Thursday, April 18th. Additional information is available on the website.

CURLING LEAGUE & PRACTICE
Prince Albert Curling Junior League is every Monday, during November – March, from 3:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The cost is $30 per player for the season. The regular practice time is Thursday from 3:45 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. All events are at the PA Golf and Curling Club. Students are asked to meet at the glass wall after school on Mondays and Thursdays, if they need a ride. Please see Mr. Quintal or Mr. Joncas, if you have any questions.

PRINCE ALBERT WRESTLING CLUB

Practices are on Sunday from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., as well as Tuesday and Wednesday from 7:00 p.m.  9:00 p.m. For more information, contact Ms. Richards in B27.

SUNDAY SERVICES
Sacred Heart Cathedral
Sunday - 8:00 a.m.; 9:30 a.m. (French); 11:00 a.m.
Weekdays - 12:10 p.m. (Check with the office to confirm.)
St. Michael Church
Sunday - 9:30 a.m.
St. Joseph Church
Saturday - 7:30 p.m
Sunday - 10:00 a.m.; 7:30 p.m.
Weekdays - 7:00 p.m. (Check with office to confirm.)
St. Mark Church
Sunday - 11:00 a.m.
St. George Byzantine Ukrainian Catholic Church
Sunday - Divine Liturgy 10:00 a.m.
St. James Church (Albertville)
Sunday - 9:00 a.m.
Wednesday - 7:00 p.m.
Our Lady of Czestochowa
Sunday - 9:00 a.m.
Friday Devotions - 7:00 p.m. (with Adoration until 11:00 p.m.)

                             CAFETERIA MENU                                
Monday - Pizza $2.50    
Tuesday - Hamburger in a Bun $2.50     
Wednesday - BBQ Chicken & Hashbrowns $3.00             
Thursday - Tator Tot Casserole $2.50 
Friday - Pancakes & Sausage $2.50 

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Friday, February 15th

DAY 2
MORNING PRAYER 
Teach us, good Lord, 
to give and not to count the cost; 
to fight and not to heed the wounds; 
to toil and not to seek for rest; 
to labour and to ask for no reward, 
save that of knowing that we do your will.
Amen
CAFETERIA  
Sweet 'n' Sour Meatballs & Rice $3.00 
SCHOOL SUPERVISION
Main Entrance - Mr. Bexson
North Entrance - Mrs. Gibson
South Entrance - Mrs. Cantin
SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS
UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS
Students entering the U of S are eligible for numerous scholarships and awards. Students can see Mrs. Rapin in Student Services if they have any questions. 
1)     Guaranteed Entrance Scholarships - Students will be considered for a Guaranteed Entrance Scholarship when they apply for admissions. These scholarships recognize academic achievements and are awarded based on the calculated admission average.
2)     Competitive Entrance Awards - (Apply for admissions by Feb 15 & Apply for awards by March 1) These include numerous scholarships and bursaries that can be accessed by many students with diverse experiences. Applicants can be considered based on academic achievement, financial need and/or contributions to school and community life. All entering students are encouraged to apply. 

MATH COMPETITIONS
The students in Grade 9 - Grade 11 who have signed up for the math competitions will write the contests on Tuesday, February 26th:  
Grade 9 (Pascal) - Period 1 in Room 141
Grade 10 (Cayley) - Period 2 in the Conference Room
Grade 11 (Fermat) - Period 3 in the Conference Room
Practice exams are available on the University of Waterloo website:

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS FREE THROW COMPETITION
A free throw competition for École St. Mary High School students, age 14 and under as of January 1st, will take place in the small gym after school on Wednesday, February 27th.

PRINCESS OF WALES AND DUCHESS OF CORNWALL SCHOLARSHIP (Gr. 11)
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall Scholarship ($500) is awarded to a Grade 11 student to assist in finishing their Grade 12 school year. Four student qualities will be considered: school and/or community-based leadership, responsibilities outside of school, financial support needed and academic performance. École St. Mary High School can nominate one candidate and nomination is competitive. Please provide a list of school/community-based leadership, responsibilities outside of school, and a statement about financial need to Mrs. Rapin in Student Services by Tuesday, February 26, 2019 to be considered for nomination.

QUEEN’S DIAMOND JUBILEE SCHOLARSHIP (Gr. 12)
The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Scholarship ($1000) is awarded to a Grade 12 student who will be attending a post-secondary institution in the fall. Four student qualities will be considered: school and/or community-based leadership, responsibilities outside of school, financial support needed and academic performance. École St. Mary High School can nominate one candidate and nomination is competitive. Please provide a list of school/community-based leadership, responsibilities outside of school, and a statement about financial need to Mrs. Rapin in Student Services by Tuesday, February 26, 2019 to be considered for nomination.

CANADIAN PARENTS FOR FRENCH – PA CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIPS
Canadian Parents for French is offering 4 scholarships for French Immersion students, one per grade level. The Grade 9 to Grade 11 scholarships are $100 and the Grade 12 is $300.Students who are  interested in applying for these scholarships may contact the main office or Mr. Joncas in Rm 238.  The deadline for applications is on May 3, 2019.

BEAVERBROOK VIMY PRIZE
The Beaverbrook Vimy Prize, is a prestigious two-week-learning experience during which youth, 15-17 years of age, study the interwoven First and Second World War history of Canada, Great Britain, and France. Scheduled for August 2019 in Belgium and France, students will attend lectures, visit former battlefields, trenches and underground tunnels, as well as visit museums and cemeteries, and explore monuments such as the Canadian National Vimy Memorial.  Canadian, British, and French prize recipients will also participate in commemorative ceremonies and meet a few of the remaining veterans and members of the French Resistance. Applicants are required to submit the following: 1) an essay in response to a specific question, 2) a reflection piece based on artwork in the Beaverbrook Collection of War Art, 3) a personal statement video, 4) a resume and 5) a reference letter. The submission deadline is March 3rd, 2019. For additional information about the Beaverbrook Vimy Prize and how to apply, please visit www.vimyfoundation.ca/programs/beaverbrook-vimy-prize

CANADIAN CLASSICS VIDEO COMPETITION: Grade 9 - 12
The University of Ottawa video competition aims to highlight topics from the Graeco-Roman world. Students in Grades 9-12 who are between the ages of 14 and 18 are encouraged to submit a video in English or French. Possible subjects include: ‘Why did the Persians invade Greece?’, ‘A day at the racetrack in ancient Rome’, a work of literature (a play by Euripides, a poem by Ovid) or a work of ancient art (vase, coin, statue). A prize of $500 will be offered for the best entry, with two runner-up prizes of $200. The best entries will also be posted on the website dedicated to the annual competition. The entry deadline is February 15th, 2019. For more information, please visit https://arts.uottawa.ca/cla-srs/en/video-contest

SEEKING TRADE SHOW VENDORS
The SMHS music department is hosting a trade show on Saturday, April 6th, 2019 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. in the main gym.  We are accepting applications/registrations from various home-based businesses, crafters, artists, etc. who would like to participate.  Registration includes a table, as well as a lunch on the day of the trade show.  Please contact Mrs. Lohneis for more information or for a registration form.

PADDY O’ROURKE POETRY SCHOLARSHIP ($1000)
The Paddy O’Rourke Poetry Scholarship was established in 2018 to recognize and encourage young Saskatchewan poets. It is named in honour of Patrick (Paddy) O’Rourke, a teacher, literary editor, mentor and prominent friend of Saskatoon’s and Saskatchewan’s arts community. The Paddy O’Rourke Poetry Scholarship will be awarded annually, at the discretion of the Scholarship judges and administrators. The amount awarded will be determined in part by donor support. The 2019 scholarship will be for $1,000 CDN. Applications will be accepted from April 1 to April 30, 2019.  Applications must be submitted by mail or courier. Incomplete applications will not be considered. For more information, and to submit an entry, please visit http://www.orourkepoetryscholarship.ca/

WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS
OPEN BASKETBALL SHOOTING
The gym will be open every Wednesday at 7:00 a.m. for basketball players from all teams who are interested in improving their skills.
OPEN SHOP FOR PAA STUDENTS
Students who are currently taking PAA classes that involve construction or drafting are invited to use the shop equipment, under teacher supervision, during lunch hours every Tuesday and Thursday. Please contact Mr. Thalheimer or Mr. Welter for more information.
ART CLUB
Monday in the Art Room (B18) from 3:25 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
WRESTLING PRACTICE
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday from 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
PEP BAND
Monday at 3:30 p.m. in the Band Room. 
JUNIOR CHOIR
Tuesdays at 8:00 a.m. and Thursdays at lunch in the Chapel.
GIRLS CHAMBER CHOIR
Wednesday at 8:15 a.m and Friday at 12:30 p.m. in the Chapel
JAZZ BAND
Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. in the Band Room.
BOARD GAME CLUB
Tuesday and Thursday at lunch in the Lecture Theatre.
SPIRITUAL CLUB  
Thursdays at lunch in the Faith Formation room. 

                                                   COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
BASEBALL REGISTRATION
Royals online-registration (Rally Cap to Midget) opens Friday, February 1st at www.paminorbaseball.com In-person registrations will be held at Source for Sports in Prince Albert on Thursday, March 28th, Thursday, April 4th, and Thursday, April 18th. Additional information is available on the website.

CURLING LEAGUE & PRACTICE
Prince Albert Curling Junior League is every Monday, during November – March, from 3:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The cost is $30 per player for the season. The regular practice time is Thursday from 3:45 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. All events are at the PA Golf and Curling Club. Students are asked to meet at the glass wall after school on Mondays and Thursdays, if they need a ride. Please see Mr. Quintal or Mr. Joncas, if you have any questions.

PRINCE ALBERT WRESTLING CLUB

Practices are on Sunday from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., as well as Tuesday and Wednesday from 7:00 p.m.  9:00 p.m. For more information, contact Ms. Richards in B27.

SUNDAY SERVICES
Sacred Heart Cathedral
Sunday - 8:00 a.m.; 9:30 a.m. (French); 11:00 a.m.
Weekdays - 12:10 p.m. (Check with the office to confirm.)
St. Michael Church
Sunday - 9:30 a.m.
St. Joseph Church
Saturday - 7:30 p.m
Sunday - 10:00 a.m.; 7:30 p.m.
Weekdays - 7:00 p.m. (Check with office to confirm.)
St. Mark Church
Sunday - 11:00 a.m.
St. George Byzantine Ukrainian Catholic Church
Sunday - Divine Liturgy 10:00 a.m.
St. James Church (Albertville)
Sunday - 9:00 a.m.
Wednesday - 7:00 p.m.
Our Lady of Czestochowa
Sunday - 9:00 a.m.
Friday Devotions - 7:00 p.m. (with Adoration until 11:00 p.m.)

                             CAFETERIA MENU                                
Monday -  Baked Spaghetti & Garlic Bread $3.00    
Tuesday - Pulled Pork Sandwich $2.50     
Wednesday - Ham, Scalloped Potatoes & Corn $3.00             
Thursday - Sausage & Egger OR Lazy Cabbage Roll Casserole $2.50 
Friday - Sweet 'n' Sour Meatballs & Rice $3.00