Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Monday, November 16th


At Mass this past Sunday, the church commemorated the day dedicated to remembering the poor in our world. It is a day when we think of loving and compassionate ways we can share with the less fortunate in the our community and in the world. As we embrace the gospel value of Love, let us remember to always work to help the poor.       

Loving God, 

Your son told us to remember the poor in our world. 

Help us to follow that advice,

by sharing our resources with those who are less fortunate. 

Guide us, as we embrace the gospel value of love

and work to help the poor.   

Through Christ our Lord. 


Main Entrance - Mrs. Meckelborg

North Entrance - Mrs. Morhart
South Entrance - Mrs. Ouellet


U of R EARLY ADMISSIONS: November 25th – December 2nd

Early Admission Days is a special application period to help high school students fill out their University of Regina application. Students who send in their unofficial transcript and reduced application fee by Wednesday, December 2 will have their application processed within a week, and if admissible, will receive conditional acceptance. Students will also be contacted to choose a virtual appointment time in order to 'pick up' their admission package and discuss their admission decision! For additional information, please go to https://urconnected.uregina.ca/events/eadays.ezc

The Prince Albert Optimist Toppers Volleyball Club will offer a modified program for the 2020-2021 season, with the focus being athlete training and skills development. The number of players and teams for this year's club season will be significantly reduced due to both proper social distancing measures and lack of available facilities in which to practice.  Mini-league play cannot be guaranteed at this time due to the changing Saskatchewan Health Authority guidelines. Please go to www.patoppers.com for complete try-out information for the 2020-2021 Club Volleyball Season! The try-out video submission is time-sensitive: November 15th, no later than 5pm.

St. Mark Parish in Prince Albert is looking for a part time secretary. The candidate must: 1) be Roman Catholic and actively living their faith, 2) hospitable, 3) have strong communication, computer and bookkeeping skills, and 4) be strongly motivated. The position is half-time (20 hours a week).  For a complete job description, please contact Fr. Jim at 306 764 4637.  A resume must be dropped off at St. Mark Parish Office prior to December 13, 2020.  

BLOCK 2 BEGINS: Grade 10 - Grade 12
a) LOGGING INTO EDSBYUse the Google Chrome Browser
The steps required to log into Edsby (desktop, laptop, mobile code: PACSD) are available at http://pa.pursueonline.com/index.php/community/ 
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 http://pa.pursueonline.com/index.php/community/


Band students, with at least one year of experience, are invited to register to participate in a free virtual holiday band concert. After registering, students will be provided with access to the music so they can begin practicing. All performances must be recorded and submitted no later than Monday, November 23. For more information about the music options, as well as to register, please go to https://www.saskband.org/page-18206

The College of Engineering is hosting a virtual edition of “What is Engineering?” on Tuesday, November 17th from 3 pm to 7 pm. The presentation will include a virtual tour of the Engineering Building and a talk with the dean of engineering, faculty and instructors about what engineers do and how versatile an engineering degree is. As well, participants will learn about the completely redesigned first-year engineering program called RE-ENGINEERED with key priorities of student success and wellness. For additional information, or to register, please go to https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/what-is-engineering-learn-about-first-year-engineering-at-usask-tickets-124339664283


Canadian Parents for French Prince Albert is looking for new board members. Any parents and/or staff members who would like to take part in this organization can contact Mr. Rémi Joncas (remi.joncas@pacsd.ca). There will be an AGM on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 1 pm. The AGM will be hosted virtually on Zoom and will be opened to all who are interested.

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 (meta.rapin@pacsd.ca) 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 http://www.schulichleaders.com or info@uja.schulichleader.com


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 http://informed.chatterhigh.com/l/lets-talk-careers/?inf_contact_key=8cf4b41b06725a6c60ba40b5b77a778c09c74070ac2bf3cfa7869e3cfd4ff832

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 https://lacite.uregina.ca/en/uni/programs

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