Thursday, November 07, 2019

Tuesday, November 12th

DAY 2

MORNING PRAYER
Loving God, 
we believe that every person is created in your image and that all life is sacred. 
May we always work to eliminate poverty and injustice 
so all people can live a life equal to their dignity.  
Help us to see the dignity in all your children.  
We ask this in the name of Jesus, 
Amen
CAFETERIA  
Pizza $2.50   
Booster Juice: small - $4.00 and large - $6.00
                 * Limited number available
SCHOOL SUPERVISION
Main Entrance - Mrs. Meckelborg
North Entrance - Mrs. Morhart
South Entrance - Mrs. Ouellet
SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS
SLC FUNDRAISER: Mom's Pantry
Support the SLC by purchasing Mom's Pantry products. Please make cheques payable to "École St Mary High School"Pick up dates: Tuesday, November 12th and Monday, November 18th. Prizes for top sellers: End of first week - $50 gift card, End of second week - $50 gift card, End of fundraiser - $200 gift card to Best Buy.

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/

DEBATE CLUB
Debate Club will meet on Tuesday, November 12th at 12:15 p.m. in Room 206.  Please let Ms. Khan know if you are unable to attend.

CURLING PRACTICE
The first Curling practice will be on Thursday, November 14th after school until 5 p.m. at the Prince Albert Golf and Curling Club. Students who need a ride are to meet at the glass wall in front of the main gym at 3:30 p.m.

UNIVERSITY OF REGINA - La Cité Presentation
Come learn about what you can do in French at the University of Regina with La Cité! The U of R will be at École St. Mary High School on Thursday, November 14, 2019 during Period 5 to present to students. The U of R has the largest selection of study options in French in Saskatchewan, with programs in French and Francophone Intercultural Studies, Education and Nursing. Other opportunities for students include studying abroad, internships, residence, scholarships, and more. Discover why La Cité is the place to live and learn in French. Students can see Mrs. Rapin in Student Services to sign up if they are interested in attending. 

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

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.

SASKTEL SEARCH FOR THE STARS
Auditions for Search for the Stars will be Saturday, November 9th and audition registration is online from October 21st to November 4th. Additional information about age categories, important dates, and cash prizes is available at www.earc.ca

USASK EXPRESS: ADMISSIONS WORKSHOP & INFORMATION SESSIONS
Already know that you want to be a University of Saskatchewan student? Want help with submitting your application? Join us at one of our USASK EXPRESS Admissions Workshop & Information Sessions to apply on the spot! We will have USask admissions staff help you with your application and answer any questions you may have. We will process your application within two weeks; you could be the first of your friends to get into university! There are two sessions available at Ecole St. Mary High School on Saturday, November 23rd, 2019. 
Prince Albert a.m.   https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/78486084993

SPECIAL OLYMPICS VOLUNTEERS
Special Olympics organizers are looking for volunteers to assist bowlers at the Minto Bowl on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm.  Please see Mrs. Kopchynski for additional information.

U of S: "WHAT IS ENGINEERING?"
The event will be on the U of S campus on Friday, November 15th from  9:00 am – 3:30 pm. Students will learn what an engineer does, why engineering is about more than math and science, and why employers want to hire USask engineers. As well, students will experience hands-on activities; discussions with engineering students, current engineers, and our professors; a building tour; and a sample engineering lecture from an award-winning professor. Guidance counsellors, parents, and other advisors are invited to attend a special question-and-answer session to learn more about USask Engineering. You can learn more and register at  https://engineering.usask.ca/events-calendar/2019/11/what-is-engineering-2019.php or contact the Engineering Student Centre at 306-966-5274 or esc@usask.ca

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. 

2019 CANADIAN LIVES THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE ESSAY CONTEST
Students in Grade 5-12 are encouraged to enter by writing an essay of 300 words or less about someone they think made the biggest impact on Canadian society in 2019. Prizes are awarded in two grade levels: Grade 5 - Grade 8 and Grade 9 - Grade 12. Two winners ($3000, $2000) will be selected for each level with the classroom of the teacher also receiving a $1000 cash prize. The contest begins September 17, 2019 and ends December 31, 2019. Entries must be postmarked no later than December 31, 2019. For additional information, please visit https://www.livesthatmakeadifference.com/

                                                      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                                 
Tuesday - Pizza $2.50   
                 Booster Juice: small - $4.00 and large - $6.00
                 * Limited number available
Wednesday - Cheesy Naan Bread & Caesar Salad $2.50             
Thursday - Chicken Cordon Swiss & Rotini Salad $3.00  
Monday - Sausage & Egger $2.50  


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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