Today’s prayer was written by an Ecole St. Mary High School student. The theme of the prayer is perseverance.
As you sent your
son down to earth
you gave him many
but instead of
your son persevered
Help us to have the
strength of will and faith
more like your son,
and help us triumph over whatever we are struggling with.
We thank you, Lord,
for all the
strength that you have given us,
and we ask that you
continue to do so as well.
We ask this through
Christ our Lord.
Main Entrance - Mr. Hunko
North Entrance - Mrs. Gareau
South Entrance - Mrs. Zurakowski
Thursday - Chicken Caesar Salad $2.50
SOLSTICE TRACK MEET: Tuesday, June 7th 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
The Solstice Track Meet is a volunteer opportunity for any students interested in helping out at a fun youth track meet. The track meet is for Grades 2-Grade 7 students from Prince Albert and area. This is a great way to give back to the community while, at the same time, building leadership skills and maybe even getting volunteer hours for a PE class. Duties would either be as a group leader or running an event. There are 3 age categories for each male and female group. We will be running sprint races, distance races, ball throw, long jump, and standing long jump. If you are interested in helping out, please see Mr. Noble in room 144 on Wednesday, June 1st or Thursday, June 2nd or send an Edsby message to indicate you are interested.
SCHOOL REGISTRATION FORM 2022-2023
The registration form is now open for the 2022-2023 school year. Please have your parent/guardian click on the link in Edsby and fill out the registration form. If you have any questions, please stop by the main office.
GRAD AWARDS APPLICATION
Grade 12 students are encouraged to view the information on Edsby about applying for Grad Awards. There is a document describing the awards and the required criteria, as well as link to the Grad Awards Application form. The deadline to apply for the awards is Wednesday, June 1st at 11:59 pm. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Morhart, Mr. Quintal or Mr. Gareau.
MUSIC PERFORMANCE: A Night at the Theatre
The École St. Mary High School Choir and Concert Band are proud to present an evening filled with music from your favourite musicals, movies, and more! A Night at the Theatre will take place on Wednesday, June 8th, 2022 at 7:00 PM at the E. A. Rawlinson Centre. Admission is by donation. Come on out to support live music in your school and your community!
General Proficiency Awards: Grade 9 - 11
The General Proficiency Award for students in Grade 9 - Grade 11 is to be given to the student who makes the most complete contribution to the whole life of École St. Mary High School. It is based on the following criteria: academic achievement 50%, extra-curricular contributions 40%, and religious life contributions 10%. Application forms are available on Edsby. Applications will be accepted until Friday, June 3rd.
John M. Cuelenaere Public Library Scholarship
A $250 scholarship will be awarded to a Grade 9 - 12 student who has been enrolled full-time in the academic year of 2021-2022 and has distinguished themselves by being an advocate for literacy in their school or the community and clearly demonstrates a love of reading. While high academics is not a requirement for applying, the student must have a JMCPL card and plans for post-secondary education. Preference will also be given to former or current employees of John M. Cuelenaere Library, as well as a current Grade 12 student of École St. Mary High School. An application form is available on Edsby. Applications will be accepted until Friday, June 3rd.
FRENCH STUDENTS: SUMMER CAMP JOB OPPORTUNITY
French-speaking students who are interested in summer employment are encouraged to apply for summer camp positions. Information about the job positions and how to apply is available on the document: Document pour les animateurs de camp WOMEN IN TRADES AND TECHNOLOGY (WITT)
Females aged 12 – 15 who are interested in trades and technology are encouraged to register for a week-long day camp where they will build and assemble a variety of projects, explore careers in trades and technology, and connect with women in those careers. The camp also highlights the importance of course choices, such as science, math and industrial arts at the high-school level. The camp is available as follows: Prince Albert July 11 – 15, Saskatoon July 4 – 8 and Regina July 11 – 15. Space is limited so register early. For more information, visit https://saskpolytech.ca/programs-and-courses/part-time-studies/course/girls-exploring-trades-techn/CEXP-1601/
2022/2023 SLC APPLICATIONS
SLC application forms are available for the 2022-23 school year. There are a wide variety of roles available for any grade level. All interested students are encouraged to apply. Application forms are available at the office, room B21 or online at http://pa.pursueonline.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/SLC-application-form-2022-2023.docx . Applications must be handed in to room B21, the office or emailed, as indicated on the application form, by Tuesday, May 31st.
IBAS YOUNG COMMUNITY LEADER BURSARY: $7,000
The 2022 Insurance Brokers Association of Saskatchewan (IBAS) Young Community Leader Bursary — presented in partnership with Red River Mutual — recognizes one graduating Saskatchewan high school student who exemplifies outstanding dedication to making their community a better place. This year, in celebration of IBAS's 70th anniversary, the successful applicant will receive a one-time cash award in the amount of $7,000, to be announced no later than Thursday, June 30, 2022.
Regarding Eligibility & Selection Criteria, the recipient of the Young Community Leader Bursary will:
- Be a Grade 12 student in Saskatchewan, graduating between May 1, 2022, and July 31, 2022, with an intent to pursue some form of recognized post-secondary education within the next two years (apprenticeship or trades program, college, university, etc.)
- Demonstrate an exceptional commitment to their community through volunteerism and leadership of civic, school-based, and/or extra-curricular activities.
- Be a role model for their peers and the next generation of young leaders
- Demonstrate academic achievement with a minimum cumulative Grade 11 average of 80%.
To submit your name for consideration, you must complete a short online application form, which requires 250 – 750 words explaining how you have made a meaningful difference in your community, and how that involvement has helped shape your life and future ambitions. The deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. sharp on Friday, June 3, 2022. For further information visit https://www.ibas.ca/bursary.html
AGRICULTURE/RURAL COMMUNITY AWARD
The District 32 Agriculture, Development and Diversification Board (ADD Board) is offering a $1,000 award to a Grade 12 student graduating in 2022. Students must be pursuing post-secondary education (university or technical) that will serve a rural agricultural community. Applicants must reside within one of the Rural Municipalities (RM’s) that are members of the ADD Board. This includes farm/acreage/town/cities within the RM of Prince Albert, RM of Buckland, RM of Garden River, RM of Paddockwood, RM of Duck Lake, RM of Kinistino, RM of Birch Hills, RM of St. Louis and RM of Invergordon. Students are asked to prepare a submission that addresses the following theme: “How will your post-secondary education make agriculture or your rural community a better place?” Submissions should be a minimum of 300 words and maximum of 500 words with a cover letter including:
· Applicant’s name, address, phone number, email
· High school – name, location
· RM, town, village, or city of residence (as outlined above)
· Post-secondary information – name of institution and program of study
The selection process may include a phone interview. The award will be paid when enrollment has been confirmed. For further information, contact the ADD Board at (306) 960-5299. The cover letter and submission is to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org The application deadline is Wednesday, June 15, 2022.
ROTARY YOUTH LEADERSHIP TRAINING
Youth Leadership is a primary focus of Rotary International. The Rotary Club of Prince Albert is offering sponsorship of two Leadership training opportunities, this spring and summer, for high school students in Prince Albert and area, based on teacher recommendations and student interviews. Students who are interested in being recommended for these leadership training opportunities are to contact Mr. Joncas in Rm 246. A preview of the events, with a link to the District Rotary Website for more detailed information, is available at https://rotary5550.org/50018/Page/ShowSitePage?ClassCode=SitePage&Slug=ryla
U of A REGISTRATION 101 WORKSHOPS
Registration 101 Workshops are now available at the University of Alberta. Students will learn how to navigate the Bear Tracks system for course selection and registration, chat with an advisor and get advice on which courses to take, and explore the next steps on their journey at the U of A. Students can view the full schedule and register at uab.ca/reg101. While all admitted students are welcome to attend, students must have accepted their admission offer to build a draft schedule.
RCMP RECRUITMENT PRESENTATIONS
CHAT WITH USask
1) Book a Chat with USask every Wednesday and Friday afternoon (12 pm - 6 pm, CST). During the booked appointment students will be able to connect with a USask representative.
2) Join a Drop-in Q&A session on Wednesday evenings from 6 pm-8 pm (CST). Students can join by Zoom at any time during the drop-in and chat one-on-one. Students will be admitted from the waiting room on a first-come, first-serve basis.
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:
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
Monday - Sweet & Sour Meatballs with Rice $3.00
Tuesday - Chicken Souvlaki & Rotini Salad $3.00
Wednesday - Smokies & Perogies $3.00
Thursday - Chicken Caesar Salad $2.50
Friday - Grilled Cheese $2.00
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