Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Thursday, November 19th

 MORNING PRAYER

This week we are hearing about the Catholic Social Teachings. Today we will look at the Catholic Social teaching of rights and responsibilities.  This teaching reminds us that a healthy community can be achieved, only if human rights are protected and responsibilities are met. Therefore, every person has a fundamental right to life and a right to those things required for human decency. Corresponding to these rights are duties and responsibilities—to one another, to our families, and to the larger society.  

Loving God,

You call us to look beyond our own interests

to what is good for all people.

May we work towards a world

where everyone has their fair share

in order to live life to the full. 

Help us to value the rights of all people

and to embrace the responsibility

of making this world a better place for others. 

Through Christ our Lord. 

Amen

SCHOOL SUPERVISION
Main Entrance - Mrs. Martin

North Entrance - Mrs. Nelson
South Entrance - Mrs. Mcleod

ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

VIRTUAL HOLIDAY BAND CONCERT

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

CANADIAN PARENTS FOR FRENCH

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.
PROGRAMMES DESTINATION CLIC, EXPLORE et ODYSSÉE
Vous aimeriez voyager et mieux apprendre le français? Si oui, les programmes Destination Clic, Explore et Odyssée sont pour vous. Il y aura une présentation le jeudi 19 novembre en après-midi sur les programmes Destination Clic, Explore et Odyssée donnée par le Gouvernement de la Saskatchewan. La présentation aura lieu virtuellement. Si cela vous intéresse, vous pouvez envoyer un message à M. Joncas (remi.joncas@pacsd.ca). Une inscription est requise. Le programme Destination Clic est pour les 8e et les 9e années qui veulent perfectionner leur français. Ça se passe en Ontario, au Québec ou au Nouveau-Brunswick. Le programme Explore s'adresse aux 13-15 ans et permet aux élèves d'apprendre le français et découvrir la culture locale d'une autre province. Le programme Odyssée s'adresse aux étudiants post-secondaire et permet aux jeunes de travailler comme assistant en éducation en anglais dans une école du Québec ou du Nouveau-Brunswick. Cela permet d'échanger entre francophones et anglophones. Pour plus d'informations sur les programmes offerts, consultez le site web suivant : https://englishfrench.ca/

TOPPERS VOLLEYBALL
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 SECRETARY
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.  


SCHULICH LEADER SCHOLARSHIP
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


LET’S TALK CAREERS COMPETITION

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

LA CITÈ: U of R FRENCH-LANGUAGE PROGRAMS
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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