Thursday, October 08, 2020

Thursday, October 8th


The theme of our prayers this week has been gratitude and giving thanks for what we are given by God. This weekend, as we share in thanksgiving with family and friends, let us remember to say thank you to those who prepare our food and who care for us. Let us also be thankful to God for the many gifts around us that should his love for us.   


God of Love, 

You sent your son Jesus to teach us to share your love 

with those in our family, neighbour and community.  

As we celebrate Thanksgiving, 

help us to show gratitude to those who help us so much in life.  

Thank you for your many blessings in our life.  

Through Christ our Lord.  


Main Entrance - Mr. Burkart

North Entrance - Mr. Gotidoc
South Entrance - Mrs. Matheson


The Schulich Leader Scholarship is a prestigious entrance scholarship awarded to a high school graduate enrolling in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) program at one of 20 partner universities. The nominated student can win one of 25 engineering scholarships at $100,000 or one of 25 science, technology, or math scholarships at $80,000. The criteria include academic excellence, leadership, and financial need. It is important to note that students who are planning for a career as a medical practitioner or researcher (doctor, dentist, nurse, psychologist, pharmacist, optometrist, etc.) are NOT eligible to apply.  This scholarship is for entrepreneurial-minded innovators outside of the medical community. St. Mary High School can only nominate ONE candidate and nomination is competitive. If you are interested in being considered for nomination please email a list of school/community involvement, leadership activities, and a statement about financial need to Mrs. Rapin ( in Student Services by Friday, December 11, 2020 before 9:00 am to be considered for nomination. To find out more about the Schulich Leader Scholarship visit or


SUTIL (Saskatchewan Universities and Technical Institute Liaison) will be hosting Virtual Booths, Presentations and Drop-in Conversations for Saskatchewan high school students about the post-secondary options within Western Canada and the US.  The event date for the Saskatchewan Rivers School Division, Prince Albert Catholic School Division, and PAGC is Thursday, October 22nd, 2020. To participate, students will need to download the FREE Zoom App to their desktops or phones, but are not required to have a Zoom account. For more information about the virtual Booths, Presentations and Drop-In Conversations, as well as planning for the October 22nd event at , please go to


Each year, the House of Commons Page Program recruits 40 students who are graduating from high schools and CEGEPs from across Canada. Students who maintain a minimum average of 80%, can speak both official languages, and have been accepted into a full‑time program at a university in the National Capital Region, are encouraged to apply. More information is available on the website and promotional material is available at recruitment campaign for the 2021-2022 academic year is from September 21 to November 8, 2020.


École St Mary students who are 16 to 20-years-old are invited to apply to work on Election Day – October 26, 2020. (Schools will be closed on this day.) Students who are interested in this employment opportunity are to email the Prince Albert Northcote Election Clerk at


The Noon Hour Drivers Education class will be held from Tuesday, October 13th – Monday, November 30th. Instruction will be from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. in Room 236. Students must wear a mask and not eat in the classroom.

ChatterHighSkills Canada and Let’s Talk Science have joined together to provide an opportunity for students to virtually explore a wide array of occupations and post-secondary programs of study with the fourth annual Let’s Talk Careers: Canada’s Most Informed School Competition. This career exploration opportunity also includes two national competitions (Fall 2020: October 26 to December 4 and Spring 2021: April 12 to May 21). Once registered, students will answer a ten-question quiz each day to earn points towards their personal leaderboards and the school wide totals. These quizzes encourage them to research and explore thousands of higher education and career options that they may not have been exposed to any other way. The schools with the highest ranking at the end of each round will win a cash prize, and the students who answered the most questions right in the time period will also win personal cash bursaries! For more information about this career exploration opportunity, please go to


The Horatio Alger Association of Canada will be awarding 160 scholarships of $5000. The deadline to apply is Sunday, October 25th 2020, 11:59 PM EST. Applicants must be a Grade 12 student with plans to enter university in the fall of 202, demonstrate critical financial need ($65,000 or less annual net income per family is required), be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, and maintain a minimum grade percentage of 65. For additional information and to apply for the scholarship, go to


Office 365 Education is a collection of services that is available, for free, to  a student who is currently attending a school in Prince Albert Catholic school division and has a Microsoft Outlook email student account. (Once logged into email, go to Apps "dots square" in top left corner, then Office 365 and then Install Office.) Office 365 Education allows a student to access Microsoft applications, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote, as well as OneDrive online storage (1 TB). These applications work on PC and Mac platforms and have apps that can be activated on an iPad, iPhone and Android Phone. Office 365 Education allows a student the opportunity to install Office 365 on 5 personal computers and 5 tablets owned by the student. For additional information, including installation instruction, go to

The steps required to log into Edsby (desktop, laptop, mobile code: PACSD) are available at


Are you interested in becoming a Catholic School Board Trustee? For more information about becoming a Trustee with the Board of Education, go to “Our Board: Elections 2020” on the division website. A Notice of Call for Nominations, nomination criteria information, as well as how to submit a nomination form, is available at . Election Day is Monday, November 9th, 2020.

Registration is now open for the following sessions:
Session #1   September 21th – October 13th (Class is filled)
Session #2   October 19th – November 9th
Session #3   November 16th– December 7th    
       ** All other sessions will be set at a later date.  
To participate in a session, a student must be 15 years old by the start of the session. For more information and to download a registration form, please go to

The University of Regina offers the following French-language academic programs: Intercultural Studies (Bachelor Degree, Certificate, Masters), Education (Bachelor Degree, Masters), and Nursing (Bachelor Degree). For more information, please contact La Cité universitaire francophone at 306-585-4828 or visit the website at

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