Christmas is the feast that commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ. For Christians, it is not just a single day, but an extended liturgical season of joy and celebration involving many different symbols and traditions, special music, and activities which vary significantly among different countries and cultures. No matter how we celebrate, we all come together to celebrate the joy that the birth of the Christ Child brings us.
Remind us, during this sacred season,
of our collective story in God’s plan of salvation for the world.
May we spread the good news of the coming of the Christ Child.
Help us to focus our attention,
so that we remain in the joy and hope of this season.
Through Christ our Lord,
To continue spreading cheer, Communities Building Youth Futures (CBYF) Prince Albert is promoting a Poetry Contest for youth ages 14 – 30. Poems must be original, have a New Year's theme, and be submitted by Friday, January 8th, 2021. The winner will receive a $50 gift card from #Propaganda. Poems are a great way of expressing yourself! They can be short and sweet, don't need to be grammatically correct, words can be spelled however you want, and sentences can flow all over your page. Take a chance and put your creativity out there to possibly win a prize. Local artist John McDonald will be judging the contest! Winners will be announced January 12th. For additional information, please contact assistant coordinator, Danielle Castle on Facebook or by email at email@example.com
PRINCESS OF WALES & DUCHESS OF CORNWALL SCHOLARSHIPS: Gr 11
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall Scholarship ($500) is awarded to a Grade 11 student to assist in finishing their Grade 12 school year. Four student qualities will be considered: school and/or community-based leadership, responsibilities outside of school, financial support needed and academic performance. École St. Mary High School can nominate one candidate and nomination is competitive. Please email a description of school/community-based leadership (up to 300 works), responsibilities outside of school (up to 300 works), a statement about financial need (up to 300 works), and a statement that highlights your academic performance (up to 300 works) to Mrs. Rapin in Student Services by Friday, February 1, 2020 to be considered for nomination. The nominated application deadline is March 15, 2021.
QUEEN’S DIAMOND JUBILEE SCHOLARSHIP: Gr 12
The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Scholarship ($1000) is awarded to a Grade 12 student who will be attending a post-secondary institution in the fall. Four student qualities will be considered: school and/or community-based leadership, responsibilities outside of school, financial support needed and academic performance. École St. Mary High School can nominate one candidate and nomination is competitive. Please email a description of school/community-based leadership (up to 300 works), responsibilities outside of school (up to 300 works), a statement about financial need (up to 300 works), and a statement that highlights your academic performance (up to 300 works) to Mrs. Rapin in Student Services by Friday, February 1, 2020 to be considered for nomination. The nominated application deadline is March 15, 2021.
The main U of R campus scholarship portal will be open in mid-January. Workshops pertaining to U of R scholarships, the Student Awards Management System (SAMS), as well as Campion College Scholarships will be offered from mid-February to early March. Scholarship information, including the dates for the various Zoom workshops, is available at https://www.uregina.ca/safa/announcements-workshops.html. The deadline to apply for awards is March 15th, 2021.
The Holiday Break Scholarship List hotlink leads to scholarships that are currently available, as well as the scholarships that will be available over the holidays. To create a customized list of scholarships and a weekly email reminder of deadlines, students are encouraged to create a profile on ScholarTree. Students can use the filter "Applications Open" only to see those scholarships currently accepting applications at the top left of their scholarship list.
Students going into first year can enter for a chance to win free tuition for 1 year. York University offers leading programs, groundbreaking research projects and endless career opportunities. Students who are interested in participating in the tuition contest can enter by going to https://scholartree.ca/scholarship/right-the-future-year-of-free-tuition/NIr0gLEGza
DRIVER EDUCATION SESSIONS 2020 – 2021
Session #5 January 5th – January 25th (Class is filled)
Canadian Parents for French - Prince Albert Chapter would appreciate support to raise scholarship funds for École St Mary High School students in the Gr. 9 to 12 French Immersion program. A Sarcan bottle drive fundraiser has been set up: leave bottles/cans at the Drop & Go area at Sarcan and use the code “French is fun!” so the funds are allocated to CPF-PA. To learn more about Drop & Go, please go to https://www.sarcan.ca/dropandgo.html
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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