Thursday, February 07, 2019

Friday, February 8th

DAY 1
MORNING PRAYER 
Loving God, 
Give us the graces to live as your disciples.  
Help us to live our faith and not be shy to give you thanks.  
Bless us so that we may do and say the things that demonstrate our faith.   
Through Christ our Lord,
Amen
CAFETERIA  
Poutine $2.50 
SCHOOL SUPERVISION
Main Entrance - Mr. Carriere
North Entrance - Mrs. Barrett
South Entrance - Mrs. Diehl
SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS
SCHOOL PHOTOS 
On Monday, February 11th, a photographer from Lifetouch will take photos of students who are new to the school, as well as students who did not get their photo taken in Semester One. Photo sessions will begin at 9:00 a.m. 

SPORTS TEAM & CLUB PHOTOS
Photos will be taken on Monday, February 11th in the small gym. Please arrive, dressed as per coaches' instructions, 10 minutes prior to the scheduled time.

Time
Team
Coach/Advisors
10:45 am
Wrestling Team
C. Olver, R. Richards, M. Gaumond
10:45 am
Sr. B Boys Basketball
D. Regel
10:55 am
Sr. B. Boys Basketball
M. Henry, M. Phaneuf
10:55 am
Gr.9/10 Boys Basketball
S. Hunko
11:05 am
Gr.9/10 Boys Basketball
J. Carriere
11:05 am
Gr.9/10 Boys Basketball
Z. Strong
11:15 am
Sr. B Girls Basketball
L. Rissling , D. Kopchynski
11:15 am
Sr. A Girls Basketball
D. Gareau, E. Hudon
11:25 am
Gr.9/10 Girls Basketball
J. & T. Zurakowski
11:25 am
Gr.9/10AGirls Basketball
L. McLeod, C. Fetch
11:30 am
Gr.9/10 Girls Basketball
P. Diehl S. Gibson
11:30 am
Gr.9/10 Girls Basketball
P. Joy
11:40 am
Sr. A. Boys Basketball
D. Seto

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-long learning experience during which exceptional 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

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. 


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 -  Tourtiere, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy & Carrots $3.00    
Tuesday - Beef Dip Au Jus $2.50     
Wednesday - Chicken a la King & Noodles $3.00             
Thursday - Quiche & Salad $2.50 
Friday - Poutine $2.50 


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