Friday, November 29, 2019

Monday, December 2nd

DAY 1

MORNING PRAYER 
Loving Father, 
As we begin our Advent journey,
 help us to look at the things we are doing 
and changing the things that are hurtful. 
Help us to prepare our hearts during Advent 
so we can truly welcome the Christ Child at Christmas.  
Through Christ our Lord, 
Amen

CAFETERIA  
Sweet 'n' Sour Meatballs & Rice $3.00  
SCHOOL SUPERVISION
Main Entrance - Mr. Olver
North Entrance - Mr. Phalen
South Entrance - Mr. Rapin
SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS
ÉCOLE ST MARY CHRISTMAS DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT
Sign-up sheets are available at the office for all grade levels to sign up for École St. Mary Christmas Dodgeball Tournament. You can submit your own team of five players or be put on a list as a single player to be placed on a team. ALL are welcome!

MODEL UN
All students who are in Model UN will participate in a Model UN simulation on Monday, December 2nd and Monday, December 9th at 12:20 p.m. Please see Ms. Khan, Mr. Joncas, Mr. Ogrodnick or Mr. Watt. if you have any questions.

UPSTAGE PRODUCTIONS MUSICAL
Are you interested in trying out for the musical? The audition meeting will be Friday, December 6th at 12:30 p.m. in the Lecture Theatre. If you are not able to attend, please see Mr. Van Otterloo sometime after the meeting.

MOCK TRIAL
The sign-up sheet for Mock Trial is on Mrs. Daniel-Minier's classroom door (B21). Please contact Mrs. Daniel-Minier if you have any questions.

SCOREKEEPERS NEEDED
The Sr. B Girls Basketball Team will be hosting tournament on December 6th - December 7th. Please contact Mrs. Rissling in Room 136 if you are able to assist with scorekeeping.

ÉCOLE ST MARY HIGH SCHOOL CLOTHING
School clothing can now be ordered online! Size samples are available at the main office.  Orders are to be made by Sunday, December 1st and are scheduled to arrive at the school by Wednesday, December 18th. To order online using a credit card, please go to https://northstarscreen.itemorder.com/sale (password - stmary2019)If you need assistance, have any questions, or have a cash order, please call Mrs. Kopchynski at 306-953-7544.

ST MARY MUSIC PROGRAMS TRADE SHOW
St Mary Music Programs Trade Show is a fundraiser for the music programs at École St Mary High School on Sunday, December 8th from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Admission is by donation and a canteen is available on site. To book a table, please call 306-953-7544 or e-mail kayleigh.skomorowski@pacsd.ca. Come support the music program at SMHS while getting your Christmas shopping done!

LIVES THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE ESSAY CONTEST
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, 2019. For more information, as well as rules and teacher resources, please visit http://www.livesthatmakeadifference.com/

VIMY PILGRIMAGE AWARD
The Vimy Pilgrimage Award consists of a fully funded week-long educational program in Belgium and France to study Canada’s tremendous First World War contribution. The program, scheduled for April 2–10, 2020, is offered by the Vimy Foundation and features daily visits to important First World War sites including museums, cemeteries, and historic battlefields. A total of 20 students will be selected for the 2020 program. Applicants are required to submit a 500-word essay describing their volunteer work; a 500 word essay on a specific question or subject posted in the application form; a personal statement video; a resume detailing achievements, awards, and notable activities; and a reference letter from a teacher, guidance counselor or principal, service club, volunteer organization, etc. In choosing Award winners, the Award Committee will take into consideration all elements submitted for the application with special emphasis placed on the applicant’s volunteer work and service to their communities. For additional information, please go to https://www.vimyfoundation.ca/programs/vimy-pilgrimage-award/

JEUX DE LA FRANCOPHONIE CANADIENNE
  • Ce sont des compétitions nationales ouvertes à tous les jeunes francophones et en immersion française du Canada. Plusieurs disciplines sont offertes, comme les sports et les arts, la musique, etc. C'est une occasion de compétitionner en français et de connaître des gens de partout au pays.
  • Les jeux auront lieu à Victoria (Colombie-Britannique) du 14 au 18 juillet 2020. Si vous êtes intéressés à faire partie de l'équipe Sask, visitez le site www.ajf.ca . Les essais sont bientôt (Badminton - 16 nov; Basketball - 17 nov; Athlétisme - 14 déc.; Volleyball - 15 déc; Arts - 31 janvier au 2 février). Consultez le site pour plus d'information.

PARLEMENT JEUNESSE FRANSASKOISE  
Si vous êtes intéressés à faire partie d'une simulation de parlement, veuillez vous inscrire sur le site de l'Association jeunesse fransaskoise - www.ajf.ca. Le coût de participation est 100 $. Le Parlement aura lieu à Regina du 6 au 8 décembre 2019.

OFFICIAL LANGUAGES PROGRAMS
Explore Youth Initiative (13-15 years old), Explore (16 years and older) and Destination Clic,offer youth the opportunity to travel and learn French. The deadlines to apply are February 15, 2020 (Explore) and March 31, 2020 (Destination Clic)Information brochures are available on the websites https://www.myexplore.ca/en/ and https://www.destinationclic.ca/fr/

U of S APPLICATIONS FOR 2020-2021
Applications for the 2020-21 academic year are now open! Visit the admissions website to explore the academic programs that USask offers in more than 150 areas of study. Review the step-by-step instructions on how to apply and direct any questions to the Prospective Student Services Office at admissions@usask.ca or (306) 966-5788.

U of S EARLY ADMISSIONS
Students applying to earn a Bachelor of EducationBachelor of Science in Kinesiology and a Bachelor of Science in Animal Bioscience are encouraged to apply by December 1st, 2019 for early admission for the 2020 Fall Term in September. Students must submit transcripts and supporting documents by December 1 for early admission.

U of S 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. 

                                                      COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
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. See Ms. Richards in B27 for more information.

TOPPERS VOLLEYBALL TRYOUTS
Tryouts for 13U & 14U will be on the following Sundays: November 17th, November 24th and December 1st. Tryouts for all other age groups will be Sunday, November 24th and Sunday, December 1st. All tryouts are at Carlton Comprehensive High School CPAC and Red Gyms. Additional information about registration, fees and tryout times is available at www.patoppers.com

CLUB BADMINTON
Students who are interested in joining Club Badminton are encouraged to contact Mr. Van Otterloo in the Theatre for information.
WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS
ART CLUB
Monday from 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the Art Room (B18). 

CHEER TEAM PRACTICE
Monday and Thursday at 12:35 p.m. in the small gym

PEP BAND 
Mondays from 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. in the Band Room. 

CHOIR 
Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 8:00 a.m. and Wednesdays at 12:35 p.m. in the Chapel. 

BOARD GAME CLUB  
Tuesday and Thursday at lunch in the Lecture Theatre.

JAZZ BAND 
Wednesdays from 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. in the Band Room

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 - Sweet 'n' Sour Meatballs & Rice $3.00  
Tuesday - Beef Dip Au Jus $2.50   
Wednesday - Chicken Quesadilla & Salad $2.50             
Thursday - Beef Teriyaki & Rice $3.00  
Friday - Farmer Sausage & Perogies $3.00  


Bell Schedule
Period
Starts
Ends
1
8:50
9:53
2
9:58
11:01
3
11:11
12:14
4
12:14
1:14
5
1:14
2:17
6
2:22
3:25

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