heard about the Catholic Social Teachings. Today, we will look at the first Catholic Social Teaching: Life and Dignity. This teaching helps us to remember that all life is precious and that all humans have dignity because they are created in the image of God.
We are all your
yet we don’t
always treat others equally.
Help us to show
dignity to everyone we meet today
and in the
May we always
embrace social justice
so that we may
live as one body of Christ.
We ask this in
the name of Jesus,
Main Entrance - Mr. Halyk
North Entrance - Mr. Gotidoc
South Entrance - Mrs. Daniel-Minier
Chicken Caesar Wrap $2.50
UPSTAGE PRODUCTIONS: 12 Angry Jurors
École St Mary High School invites the community to Upstage Productions' two-act play, "12 Angry Jurors". Show times at the École St Mary High School Lecture Theatre are from Wednesday, November 24th to Saturday, November 27th, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the door on performance evenings: $10.00 for adults (ages 19 and over) and $5.00 for students (ages 18 years and under). Actors on stage will not be wearing masks during performances. Based on consultation with the local Chief Medical Officer and Public Health, the following measures will be implemented:
- Masks are required for all audience members.
- Proof of vaccination is required for those in attendance ages 12 and over.
- Seating is limited to 75% capacity.
U of A GETAWAY
U of A Getaway is a whirlwind weekend of exciting events from May 27 - May 29, 2022. Twenty Grade 11 students will be selected for this unique experience. Students will stay in residence, explore state-of-the-art facilities, learn about our 200+ programs, discover hidden gems on campus, and experience all the U of A has to offer! Students can learn more and apply at uab.ca/getaway. The application deadline is January 28, 2022. U of R HIGH SCHOOL ACCELERATED PROGRAM
The University of Regina’s High School Accelerated (HSXL) program allows grade 11 & 12 students to take U of R courses while still in high school. The U of R Centre for Continuing Education (CCE) is hosting an information night about HSXL on Wednesday, November 17th from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Benefits, deadlines, course offerings, requirements, dual credit, and more will be discussed. To register for the information night and to access more information, please go to https://www.uregina.ca/cce/flexible-learning/hsxl/index.html or contact CCE Student Services at 306-585-5807 or CCE.StudentServices@uregina.ca
INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD
Any students interested in getting involved with indoor track and field can find more information on the PA Athletics website at www.paathletics.ca. The registration deadline is Friday, November 19th. Become an athlete or coach and train with other athletes from Prince Albert and area.
Students who plan to join the wrestling team are to attend a meeting in Room 236 at 12:00 pm on Thursday, November 18th OR Friday, November 19th. Students are also reminded to complete the sign-up form on Edsby. The first mat practice is Monday, November 22nd. Please contact Ms. Richards or Mr. McDougall if you have any question.
Students who are interested in attending Olds College in Olds, Alberta are encouraged to visit oldscollege.ca/programs to learn more about programs in the following areas: Agriculture, Agriculture Technology, Animal Science, Business, Equine, Horticulture, Land & Environment, Tourism, Brew & Meat, Trades & Apprenticeships. As well, check out the website oldscollege.ca/visit for more details about personalized visits or events.
SPORTS SIGN UP: Basketball, Wrestling, Curling
Students who are interested in participating in the extracurricular sports of basketball, wrestling and curling are encouraged to locate the sign-up messages on the River of Edsby and select the forms link to register.
CUELENAERE LIBRARY PAGE JOB
Students are invited to apply for the library page job (12 hours per week) by dropping off a brief resume and completing an application form at the public library. A proof of vaccination (card, QR code) or negative COVID test will also be required, as well as completion of the Young Workers Readiness Certificate.
U of T VIRTUAL PRESENTATION FOR SK STUDENTS
The “University of Toronto Presentation for Students in Saskatchewan” webcast on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at 7:00 PM until 8:00 PM (CST) will feature an overview of U of T, the three campuses, 700+ academic program options, and the wealth of opportunities offered inside and outside the classroom. Students will also learn all about the application process and have a chance to ask all of their questions. To register, please go to the Registration link can be found here. After submitting the registration, a confirmation email will be sent with more details about how to access our webcast.
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. École 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) in Student Services by Wednesday, December 15, 2021 before 9:00 am to be considered for nomination. To find out more about the Schulich Leader Scholarship visit http://www.schulichleaders.com or email@example.com TERRY FOX HUMANITARIAN AWARD
The Terry Fox Humanitarian Award ($28,000 dispersed over four years) is open to students of all abilities who are pursuing a degree or diploma at a Canadian post-secondary institution. Recipients are selected for their dedication to the humanitarian ideals of Terry Fox to improve human welfare, make a difference, and have a positive impact on community and others, their courage in overcoming obstacles (physical, financial, etc.), and definite marks of distinction and persistence in the pursuit of excellence in academic, athletic, and civic life. The application deadline is December 1st, 2021. Additional information and application forms are available at www.terryfoxawards.ca
POLAR EXPRESSIONS STUDENT CONTESTS
Poetry (32 lines maximum) deadline: November 26, 2021
Short Story (450 words maximum) deadline: December 3, 2021.
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 2021. 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, 2021. For more information, as well as rules and teacher resources, please visit http://www.livesthatmakeadifference.com/
PADDY O’ROURKE POETRY SCHOLARSHIP ($1000)
The Paddy O’Rourke Poetry Scholarship was established in 2018 to recognize and encourage young Saskatchewan poets. It is named in honour of Patrick (Paddy) O’Rourke, a teacher, literary editor, mentor and prominent friend of Saskatoon’s and Saskatchewan’s arts community. The Paddy O’Rourke Poetry Scholarship will be awarded annually, at the discretion of the Scholarship judges and administrators. The amount awarded will be determined in part by donor support. The 2022 scholarship will be for $1,000 CDN. Applications will be accepted from April 1 to April 30, 2022. Applications must be submitted by mail or courier. Incomplete applications will not be considered. For more information, and to submit an entry, please visit http://www.orourkepoetryscholarship.ca/
DRIVER EDUCATION 2021-2022
Students who are interested in 2021-2022 driver education program are encouraged to register online for a session by completing a Microsoft Forms at http://pa.pursueonline.com/index.php/community/. Once the registration is complete, students will be contacted, through Edsby, by Mr. Bourdon to confirm the start date for your driver education session. The sessions are as follows:
September 7 - 28 (after school); October 4 - 26 (after school); October 25 - December 8 (lunch hour); November 16 - December 6 (after school); January 6 - January 26 (after school); January 28 - February 18 (after school); March 1 - March 23 (after school); March 28 - April 25 (after school); May 2 - May 24 (after school); July 4 - July 12 (9:00 am - 1:00 pm).
ACCESS TO SCHOOL LIBRARY
A document that outlines how to access and request material at the library is available at http://pa.pursueonline.com/index.php/community/ . Please note that students cannot take out more than 4 books at a time. (This does not include classroom textbooks/novels). Happy reading everyone!
FREE MICROSOFT 365 FOR STUDENTS
Students enrolled in the Prince Albert Catholic School Division have the opportunity to install Microsoft Office 365 on their desktops, laptops and mobile devices. Instructions and additional information is available at http://pa.pursueonline.com/index.php/community/
STUDENT LEADERSHIP COUNCIL EDSBY PAGE
Welcome to École St. Mary! To keep up to date on student initiatives and activities, students of École St. Mary High school can join the Edsby page by searching for the name: École St. Mary High School SLC in the Edsby search area along the top of your Edsby page or follow the link posted here and click to join. https://pacsd.edsby.com/p/Place/15319724
Tuesday - Baked Pasta & Garlic Bread $3.00
Wednesday - Pork Bites & Macaroni Salad $3.00
Thursday - Chicken Caesar Wrap $2.50
Friday - Chili & Biscuit $2.50
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