Monday, November 26, 2018

Tuesday, November 27th

DAY 2
MORNING PRAYER 
Loving Father,  
Thank you for always being there for us and for helping us.  
We know we are your children and you want to help us in the good times and the bad.  
Help us to understand more about you, 
as we learn the story of your life, death, and resurrection.  
Through Christ our Lord,
Amen
CAFETERIA  
Lunch Special $2.50 
SCHOOL SUPERVISION
Main Entrance - Ms. Phaneuf
North Entrance - Mrs. Zurakowski
South Entrance - Mr. Regel
SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS
OPEN BASKETBALL SHOOTING
The gym will be open Wednesday, November 28th at 7:00 a.m. for basketball players from all teams who are interested in improving their skills.

**DATE CHANGE** FOR CHEER SQUAD
The first rehearsal will be Tuesday, December 4th at lunch in the band room.

JR. BOYS BASKETBALL
Mr. Carriere’s team will have a meeting in room B14 at the start of lunch TODAY.

WRESTLING PRACTICE SCHEDULE
Wrestling practice will be every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday from 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Students who are interested in wrestling may contact Mr. Olver, Mr. Gaumond, or Mrs. Richards.

“GIVE A LITTLE LIFE DAY” BAKE SALE
On Thursday, November 29th and Friday November 30th, there will be a bake sale in the Commons. The proceeds will go to "Give a Little Life Day" for a NICU in Prince Albert. Come eat a treat and help newborn babies!"

SCHOOL CLOTHING FOR SALE: ONLINE or MAIN OFFICE
Browsing of all merchandise is available online while samples and a sizers of the school clothing are available at the main office. For orders with payment involving a credit card, go to the link https://northstarscreen.itemorder.com/sale and enter the Sale Code STMARY2018. For orders with payment involving cash or cheque, please go to the main office. All orders (online or at the main office) must be made by Friday, December 7th.  Please do not hesitate to contact Mrs. Kopchynski if you have any questions.

BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT VOLUNTEERS
The Junior A Girls basketball team will be hosting a tournament on Friday, November 30th  and Saturday, December 1st. Volunteers are needed to help with scorekeeping, and at the door.  If you are interested, please see Ms. McLeod in room 206 or Mrs. Fetch in room B24.

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)     Best and Brightest Entrance  Scholarships - (Apply for admissions by Dec 1 & Apply for awards by Dec 15 These include uSask's highest valued, renewable entrance scholarships and are awarded based on academics, leadership and contributions to school and community life. These scholarships require the submission of a separate awards application after students apply for admissions. 
3)     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. 

STEAM HORIZON AWARDS ($25,000)
The STEAM Horizon Awards invite Canada’s youth to promote positive changes throughout their community using science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM). Five Canadian students will be awarded $25,000 each, to attend a Canadian university or college to study in a STEAM field. Two of these awards will be given to Indigenous students. The winners will also be invited to Ottawa and recognized at an award ceremony in April 2019. To be eligible, students must be 16-18 years old, recognized for STEAM-related accomplishments, have a minimum academic average of 85%, and be preparing to enroll in Fall 2019 in their first year of post-secondary education in a STEAM field in Canada. More information about the prize program and how to apply can be found at steamhorizonawards.ca. The deadline for applications is January 16, 2019.

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/

LIVES THAT MADE A DIFFERENCE ESSAY CONTEST ($3,000; $1000)
Students in Grade 5- Grade 12 may enter the contest by writing an essay (300 words or less) based on someone they think made the biggest impact (positive or negative) on Canadian society in 2018. Prizes are awarded in two grade levels: Grade 5-8 and Grade 9-12. Two winners will be selected in each level: Grand Prize is $3,000 for the student and $1000 for the Department/Classroom of the teacher. First Prize is $2,000 for the student and $1000 for the Department/Classroom of the teacher. The deadline to enter is December 31st, 2018. For more information, as well as rules and teacher resources, please visit http://www.livesthatmakeadifference.com/

“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.   

WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS
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 - Ginger Beef & Rice $3.00    
Tuesday - Lunch Special $2.50    
Wednesday - Ham & Turkey Sub $2.50               
Thursday - Tater Tot Casserole $2.50 
Friday - Chicken Chow Mein $3.00 

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