Monday, January 21, 2019

Tuesday, January 22nd

DAY 2
MORNING PRAYER 
Loving God, 
we pray for unity amongst believers.  
We pray that you will inspire us to look at the problems our world faces, 
and be given the desire to work to make our world a better place for everyone.  
Help us to work for peace, respect for human dignity and justice,
as we pray for unity. 
Through Christ our Lord.  
Amen
CAFETERIA  
Spaghetti, Sauce & Garlic Bread $2.50
SCHOOL SUPERVISION
Main Entrance - Admin
North Entrance - Watt
South Entrance - Mr. Welter
SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS
“THE PINK BASKETBALL GAME”: SWISHING FOR A CURE
Players and coaches of the Senior Girls Basketball team share who they are dedicating their personal performance to during the Pink Basketball Game and how cancer has affected their lives.


“THE PINK BASKETBALL GAME”  
"The Pink Basketball Game" is an annual fundraising game to raise awareness and money to fight cancer. Our Senior Girls basketball team will be hosting the game this year on TODAY vs Carlton. The goal of this event is to raise funds for the purchase of CADD (computer aided drug design) pain pumps for the Victoria Hospital. One of the many ways you can help to achieve our goal is the purchase of a Swish for a Cure t-shirt. The t-shirts are available for $25 and can be purchased at the main office.   

SWISH-FOR-A-CURE QUILT RAFFLE

By purchasing a $1.00 ticket, you can support a wonderful cause and possibly win a very pink quilt at the same time.  The quilt is on display in the library. Tickets can be purchased in the library or in Rm 138 from Ms. Chan.

SEMESTER-END SCHEDULE: Grade 10 – Grade 12
Friday, January 25th – Regular classes in the morning; Period 1 Exam starting at 1:14 p.m.
Monday, January 28th – Period 2 Exam starting at 8:50 a.m.
Tuesday, January 29th – Period 3 Exam starting at 8:50 a.m.
Wednesday, January 30th – Period 4 Exam starting at 8:50 a.m.
Thursday, January 31st – Period 5 Exam starting at 8:50 a.m.
Friday, February 1st – No Classes

SEMESTER-END SCHEDULE: Grade 9
Friday, January 25th – Regular Classes
Monday, January 28th – Regular Classes
Tuesday, January 29th – Regular Classes
Wednesday, January 30th – Regular Classes in the morning; Exam starting at 1:14 p.m.
Thursday, January 31st – Ski Trip (Buses load at 7:45 a.m. and return 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
Friday, February 1st – No Classes

WORLD YOUTH DAY AT HOME

The Diocese of Prince Albert invites young adults (15 years and up) to attend the “World Youth Day at Home” on Saturday, January 26th from 1:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at St. Joseph Parish. This event will correspond with the World Youth day in Panama. The event is an opportunity to join in the spirit and prayer of World Youth day.  Activities include speakers, NET, and a live-streaming of Pope Francis at the event. There is no charge for the event and registration packages are available on the Diocese of Prince Albert website. 

JUNO 75 PILGRIMAGE FOR STUDENTS
On the occasion of the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings and the Battle of Normandy, the Juno Beach Centre is sponsoring a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for high school students from across the country. Students will travel on a tour of Canadian battlefields of the First and Second World Wars, following in the footsteps of thousands of men and women who came before them. The Juno 75 Pilgrimage is a heavily subsidized trip. Successful applicants are asked to contribute $1000 towards the cost of the trip, with the Juno Beach Centre covering the remainder. This includes airfare to Europe from the selected participants nearest commercial airport, as well as ground transportation, accommodation, entry fees and most meals in Europe. Some meals, as well as any personal spending, are the responsibility of individual participants. Fundraising tools and support will be provided to successful applicants. Each participant of the pilgrimage is expected to complete a research project on a member of their community who was in involved in the Canadian war effort during the Second World War. This project will be presented to the group at the Juno Beach Centre during the trip. Further information will be provided to successful applicants.
    To apply, students must meet the following requirements:
§  Canadian high school student at the time of application
§  Between the age of 15 and 18 years old in July 2019
§  Will have completed at least one Canadian history class prior to the summer of 2019
§  Must be in possession of a valid Canadian passport by the spring of 2019
An application must include the following:
§  A letter of motivation (no more than 500 words) explaining why you feel you deserve to be included in this pilgrimage, and what you hope to take away from the experience
§  One (1) of: an essay (no more than 1000 words) or a video statement or a digital project or a piece of art which answers the question: “How do you personally feel connected to the experiences of Canadians during the Second World War?”
§  A resume detailing academic, volunteer, community, and/or professional accomplishments.
    Two (2) letters of reference. One from a school official: teacher, counsellor or principal, and one from a member of the community not related to the applicant.


Complete applications, including letters of reference, must be submitted to the Google form linked on this page no later than midnight (PST) on Friday, January 25th. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. For more information and to submit an application, go to https://www.junobeach.org/pilgrimage/

VOLUNTEER SCOREKEEPERS FOR BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

The Jr. Boys basketball team is hosting a tournament on Friday, February 1st and Saturday, February 2nd and requires scorekeepers for both days. Supper and lunch will be provided, depending on the shifts. Please see Mr. Strong in Room 134A if you are interested in volunteering. 

GRADE 9 SKI TRIP
The Grade 9 ski trip to Wapiti is Thursday, January 31st. Students will load the buses at 7:45 a.m. and return to the school between 4:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Students must complete both ski trip forms and returned them to the main office or Mrs. Hansen as soon as you can.

ROTARY ADVENTURE IN CITIZENSHIP 2019
This annual event provides a unique opportunity for a select group of young Canadians to come together in Ottawa and gain a better understanding of our country. Through meetings with political leaders, senior officials and others, students learn about the workings of our democratic institutions. Through meeting one another and having discussions among themselves, students learn to appreciate the diversity of Canada and the privileges and responsibilities of citizenship.  Students who are interested in this opportunity are encouraged to contact a guidance councillor or any of the following teachers: Ms. Khan, Mrs. Lohneis, Mrs. Trumier or Mr. Joncas. The deadline for application is January 25, 2019. Students can apply by sending an email to rotaryclubofprincealbert@gmail.com

U of S RESIDENCE APPLICATIONS
Applications to live in the University of Saskatchewan (USask) Residences for Fall 2019 are now open. Students should apply to live in Residence as early as possible. Applications are considered on a first come, first served basis, regardless of a student's admission status.
First year students
Students entering their first year of studies at USask will receive guaranteed placement at Voyageur Place Residence if they apply for Residence before January 31, 2019.
How to apply for Residence 
1) Log into PAWS using your NSID and password that you receive when you apply for admission.
2) Type Residence into the PAWS search bar. The Residence PAWS channel will appear. 
3) Create a Residence account. Once your account is complete, you will be redirected to the Residence Housing Portal to compete your application.
Questions
If you or your students have any questions about Residence, please contact the Residence Services Office at residence@usask.ca.


IMAGINE A CANADA 2019: Student Reconciliation Project

The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation’s (NCTR) Imagine a Canada team is calling all K-Gr. 12 students from across the country to lead our nation through reconciliation and make the future of Canada a more respectful place. Understanding residential school history can be a challenging and difficult topic; learning through art can heal, transform and empower youth to make a difference in Canadian society. Students can share their vision of what reconciliation can be in a poem, a song, a painting, a sculpture, a rap, a drawing, an essay, anything! One student from each province and territory will be invited as reconciliation ambassadors to the National Leadership Workshop and Ceremony celebrating reconciliation. The submission deadline is January 31, 2019For more information about the project, the application process (individual or group), and to download the Imagine a Canada teacher’s guide, poster and social graphics, please visit: education.nctr.ca or contact the Imagine a Canada team at 1-855-415-4534.

THE TERRY FOX HUMANITARIAN AWARD

The Terry Fox Humanitarian Award ($28,000 dispersed over four years) is open to students of all abilities who are pursuing a degree or diploma at a Canadian post-secondary institution. Recipients are selected for their dedication to the humanitarian ideals of Terry Fox to improve human welfare, make a difference, and have a positive impact on community and others, their courage in overcoming obstacles (physical, financial, etc.), and definite marks of distinction and persistence in the pursuit of excellence in academic, athletic, and civic life. The application deadline is February 1st, 2019. Additional information and application forms are available at www.terryfoxawards.ca

U of R ADMISSION-ON-THE-SPOT
The University of Regina is hosting an Admission-On-The-Spot and Info Night Tuesday, February 5th, 2019. The come-and-go event runs from 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Prince Albert Exhibition Ground (East Room & West Room). Complete your application and receive:
  • Waived application fee – you save $100.00
  • Admission on the spot – you must have a school transcript
  • Free limited edition U of R mittens
  • Campus housing scholarships and promotion information
To learn more visit www.urconnected.uregina.ca or see Mrs. Rapin in Student Services.

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

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. 

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 Monday - 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 GLEE CLUB & CHORAL 10
Tuesday and Thursday 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
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.

SERVICE/VOLUNTEER HOURS 

If you are looking for an opportunity to have some fun and get your service hours, Red River Roping and Riding Arena will be hosting a Christmas Gala and need volunteer help the week of November 12th.  For more information, contact Shelley at 306-980-5533 or Candice at 306-314-1337
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 -  Pork Bites & Macaroni Salad $3.00     
Tuesday - Spaghetti, Sauce & Garlic Bread $2.50     
Wednesday - Chicken Caesar Wrap $2.50             
Thursday - Beef Stew & Bun $3.00 
Friday - Farmer Sausage & Perogies $3.00 


Friday, January 18, 2019

Monday, January 21st

DAY 1
MORNING PRAYER 
Loving God,  
Thank you for the gift of social justice. 
Help us to embrace the differences in each other as we live together in unity.  
Help us to look at the things we have in common, rather than our differences. 
Help us to work for justice so that all people have your God-given dignity.  
Grant peace to your world as we pray for unity.
Amen
CAFETERIA  
Pork Bites & Macaroni Salad $3.00
SCHOOL SUPERVISION
Main Entrance - Mrs. Trumier
North Entrance - Mr. Van Otterloo
South Entrance - Mrs. Welter
SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS
“THE PINK BASKETBALL GAME”: SWISHING FOR A CURE
Players and coaches of the Senior Girls Basketball team share who they are dedicating their personal performance to during the Pink Basketball Game and how cancer has affected their lives.


“THE PINK BASKETBALL GAME”  
"The Pink Basketball Game" is an annual fundraising game to raise awareness and money to fight cancer. Our Senior Girls basketball team will be hosting the game this year on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 vs Carlton. The goal of this event is to raise funds for the purchase of CADD (computer aided drug design) pain pumps for the Victoria Hospital. One of the many ways you can help to achieve our goal is the purchase of a Swish for a Cure t-shirt. The t-shirts are available for $25 and can be purchased at the main office.   

SWISH-FOR-A-CURE QUILT RAFFLE

By purchasing a $1.00 ticket, you can support a wonderful cause and possibly win a very pink quilt at the same time.  The quilt is on display in the library. Tickets can be purchased in the library or in Rm 138 from Ms. Chan.

SEMESTER-END SCHEDULE: Grade 10 – Grade 12
Friday, January 25th – Regular classes in the morning; Period 1 Exam starting at 1:14 p.m.
Monday, January 28th – Period 2 Exam starting at 8:50 a.m.
Tuesday, January 29th – Period 3 Exam starting at 8:50 a.m.
Wednesday, January 30th – Period 4 Exam starting at 8:50 a.m.
Thursday, January 31st – Period 5 Exam starting at 8:50 a.m.
Friday, February 1st – No Classes

SEMESTER-END SCHEDULE: Grade 9
Friday, January 25th – Regular Classes
Monday, January 28th – Regular Classes
Tuesday, January 29th – Regular Classes
Wednesday, January 30th – Regular Classes in the morning; Exam starting at 1:14 p.m.
Thursday, January 31st – Ski Trip (Buses load at 7:45 a.m. and return 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
Friday, February 1st – No Classes

WORLD YOUTH DAY AT HOME

The Diocese of Prince Albert invites young adults (15 years and up) to attend the “World Youth Day at Home” on Saturday, January 26th from 1:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at St. Joseph Parish. This event will correspond with the World Youth day in Panama. The event is an opportunity to join in the spirit and prayer of World Youth day.  Activities include speakers, NET, and a live-streaming of Pope Francis at the event. There is no charge for the event and registration packages are available on the Diocese of Prince Albert website. 

JUNO 75 PILGRIMAGE FOR STUDENTS
On the occasion of the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings and the Battle of Normandy, the Juno Beach Centre is sponsoring a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for high school students from across the country. Students will travel on a tour of Canadian battlefields of the First and Second World Wars, following in the footsteps of thousands of men and women who came before them. The Juno 75 Pilgrimage is a heavily subsidized trip. Successful applicants are asked to contribute $1000 towards the cost of the trip, with the Juno Beach Centre covering the remainder. This includes airfare to Europe from the selected participants nearest commercial airport, as well as ground transportation, accommodation, entry fees and most meals in Europe. Some meals, as well as any personal spending, are the responsibility of individual participants. Fundraising tools and support will be provided to successful applicants. Each participant of the pilgrimage is expected to complete a research project on a member of their community who was in involved in the Canadian war effort during the Second World War. This project will be presented to the group at the Juno Beach Centre during the trip. Further information will be provided to successful applicants.
    To apply, students must meet the following requirements:
§  Canadian high school student at the time of application
§  Between the age of 15 and 18 years old in July 2019
§  Will have completed at least one Canadian history class prior to the summer of 2019
§  Must be in possession of a valid Canadian passport by the spring of 2019
An application must include the following:
§  A letter of motivation (no more than 500 words) explaining why you feel you deserve to be included in this pilgrimage, and what you hope to take away from the experience
§  One (1) of: an essay (no more than 1000 words) or a video statement or a digital project or a piece of art which answers the question: “How do you personally feel connected to the experiences of Canadians during the Second World War?”
§  A resume detailing academic, volunteer, community, and/or professional accomplishments.
    Two (2) letters of reference. One from a school official: teacher, counsellor or principal, and one from a member of the community not related to the applicant.


Complete applications, including letters of reference, must be submitted to the Google form linked on this page no later than midnight (PST) on Friday, January 25th. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. For more information and to submit an application, go to https://www.junobeach.org/pilgrimage/

VOLUNTEER SCOREKEEPERS FOR BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

The Jr. Boys basketball team is hosting a tournament on Friday, February 1st and Saturday, February 2nd and requires scorekeepers for both days. Supper and lunch will be provided, depending on the shifts. Please see Mr. Strong in Room 134A if you are interested in volunteering. 

GRADE 9 SKI TRIP
The Grade 9 ski trip to Wapiti is Thursday, January 31st. Students will load the buses at 7:45 a.m. and return to the school between 4:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Students must complete both ski trip forms and returned them to the main office or Mrs. Hansen as soon as you can.

ROTARY ADVENTURE IN CITIZENSHIP 2019
This annual event provides a unique opportunity for a select group of young Canadians to come together in Ottawa and gain a better understanding of our country. Through meetings with political leaders, senior officials and others, students learn about the workings of our democratic institutions. Through meeting one another and having discussions among themselves, students learn to appreciate the diversity of Canada and the privileges and responsibilities of citizenship.  Students who are interested in this opportunity are encouraged to contact a guidance councillor or any of the following teachers: Ms. Khan, Mrs. Lohneis, Mrs. Trumier or Mr. Joncas. The deadline for application is January 25, 2019. Students can apply by sending an email to rotaryclubofprincealbert@gmail.com

U of S RESIDENCE APPLICATIONS
Applications to live in the University of Saskatchewan (USask) Residences for Fall 2019 are now open. Students should apply to live in Residence as early as possible. Applications are considered on a first come, first served basis, regardless of a student's admission status.
First year students
Students entering their first year of studies at USask will receive guaranteed placement at Voyageur Place Residence if they apply for Residence before January 31, 2019.
How to apply for Residence 
1) Log into PAWS using your NSID and password that you receive when you apply for admission.
2) Type Residence into the PAWS search bar. The Residence PAWS channel will appear. 
3) Create a Residence account. Once your account is complete, you will be redirected to the Residence Housing Portal to compete your application.
Questions
If you or your students have any questions about Residence, please contact the Residence Services Office at residence@usask.ca.


IMAGINE A CANADA 2019: Student Reconciliation Project

The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation’s (NCTR) Imagine a Canada team is calling all K-Gr. 12 students from across the country to lead our nation through reconciliation and make the future of Canada a more respectful place. Understanding residential school history can be a challenging and difficult topic; learning through art can heal, transform and empower youth to make a difference in Canadian society. Students can share their vision of what reconciliation can be in a poem, a song, a painting, a sculpture, a rap, a drawing, an essay, anything! One student from each province and territory will be invited as reconciliation ambassadors to the National Leadership Workshop and Ceremony celebrating reconciliation. The submission deadline is January 31, 2019For more information about the project, the application process (individual or group), and to download the Imagine a Canada teacher’s guide, poster and social graphics, please visit: education.nctr.ca or contact the Imagine a Canada team at 1-855-415-4534.

THE TERRY FOX HUMANITARIAN AWARD

The Terry Fox Humanitarian Award ($28,000 dispersed over four years) is open to students of all abilities who are pursuing a degree or diploma at a Canadian post-secondary institution. Recipients are selected for their dedication to the humanitarian ideals of Terry Fox to improve human welfare, make a difference, and have a positive impact on community and others, their courage in overcoming obstacles (physical, financial, etc.), and definite marks of distinction and persistence in the pursuit of excellence in academic, athletic, and civic life. The application deadline is February 1st, 2019. Additional information and application forms are available at www.terryfoxawards.ca

U of R ADMISSION-ON-THE-SPOT
The University of Regina is hosting an Admission-On-The-Spot and Info Night Tuesday, February 5th, 2019. The come-and-go event runs from 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Prince Albert Exhibition Ground (East Room & West Room). Complete your application and receive:
  • Waived application fee – you save $100.00
  • Admission on the spot – you must have a school transcript
  • Free limited edition U of R mittens
  • Campus housing scholarships and promotion information
To learn more visit www.urconnected.uregina.ca or see Mrs. Rapin in Student Services.

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

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. 

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 Monday - 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 GLEE CLUB & CHORAL 10
Tuesday and Thursday 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
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.

SERVICE/VOLUNTEER HOURS 

If you are looking for an opportunity to have some fun and get your service hours, Red River Roping and Riding Arena will be hosting a Christmas Gala and need volunteer help the week of November 12th.  For more information, contact Shelley at 306-980-5533 or Candice at 306-314-1337
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 -  Pork Bites & Macaroni Salad $3.00     
Tuesday - Spaghetti, Sauce & Garlic Bread $2.50     
Wednesday - Chicken Caesar Wrap $2.50             
Thursday - Beef Stew & Bun $3.00 
Friday - Farmer Sausage & Perogies $3.00