Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Thursday, October 20th



Today’s prayer was written by an École St. Mary High School student. 

Heavenly Father,

Thank you for everything you have done for us. 

Help us to follow your footsteps,

and to treat others the way we want to be treated. 

Guide us towards you, 

and help us thought out the day in Jesus’ name.  



Main Entrance - Mr. Phalen
North Entrance - Mr. Olver
South Entrance - Ms. Ouellett


Thursday - Pork BBQ Souvlaki & Caesar Salad $3.50


Students who are searching for scholarships are encouraged to use the databases that are on the SMHS Career website at 

Schulich Leader Scholarships are the largest and most prestigious undergraduate Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) scholarships in Canada. This scholarship was established to encourage the best and brightest students to be the next generation of entrepreneurial-minded, technology innovators. Schulich Leader Scholarships are open to all Canadian high schools with graduating students planning to pursue an undergraduate degree in an eligible STEM program at one of our 20 partner universities. This year the foundation is awarding 50 engineering scholarships valued at $120,000 each and 50 science, technology or math scholarships valued at $100,000 each. It is important to note that students who are planning for a career as a medical practitioner/researcher (doctor, dentist, nurse, psychologist, pharmacist, optometrist, etc.) are NOT eligible to applyÉcole 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 ( in Student Services by Friday, December 16, 2022, before 12:00pm to be considered for nomination. To find out more about the Schulich Leader Scholarship visit or .

Saskatchewan Library Week is October 16th – October 22nd. This year, the theme of the week is "Libraries Expand Horizons"To celebrate, students are to receive a bookmark (with a 4-digit number) from their Period 1 teacher on Monday, October 17th. Each day this week, a range of numbers will be announced. Based on their bookmark digits, students will be invited to come to the library to claim a treat. Any teachers, support staff or students who do not receive a bookmark may come to the library to get one.

The École St. Mary Boys Soccer team will play their Regional Final playoff game this Friday, October 21st at 4:30 PM vs. Carlton. The game will be played at PMP Soccer (the field beside the Carlton parking lot and main school entrance). Come show your school spirit and support this talented team!

HALLOWEEN SPIRIT WEEK: October 24th - October 31st

Monday, October 24th - Flannel Day 
        ** Music at lunch
Tuesday, October 25th - Twin Day
Wednesday, October 26th - Candy Corn Day
        Grade 9 - Wear white
        Grade 10/Staff - Wear yellow
        Grade 11/12 - Wear orange
        ** Games at lunch on the stage
Thursday, October 27th - Spooky Hat/Hair Day
Friday, October 28th - Backwards Day
Monday, October 31st - Halloween Costume Day
        ** Contest at lunch on the stage

The SaskPolytech PA Open House is on Thursday, October 27th from 1 pm to 3 pm and from 5 pm to 8 pm at the Saskpolytech Technical Building. There will be tours, display booths (Career Counselling, Accessibility, Indigenous Strategy Team, etc.) program information including admission requirements, hands-on demonstration for programs, information about services and support for students, as well as raffles and giveaways. For additional information, visit

Are you interested in curling? There will be having a short meeting on Wednesday, October 26th at 12:30 pm in Rm 238 (Mr. Joncas) for all students who are interested in curling this year. The purpose of this meeting is to give information about practice times and events. No experience or team is required. Please register in advance at or join the Curling Team group on Edsby for more information. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. or Mr. Abbs, Mr. Quintal or Mr. Joncas.


This $500 Scholarship is provided by the Cosmopolitan Foundation of Canada, in partnership with the Prince Albert Cosmopolitan Club. You are eligible for this program if: 
      1. you reside in Alberta, Saskatchewan or Manitoba; 
      2. you are a Type 1 Diabetic; 
      3. you are in your High School Graduating Year and have been accepted to Post Secondary Institution or are currently enrolled in a Post-Secondary Institution returning for another year of study; 
      4. you have been an active volunteer in the Diabetic Community;  
      5. a Volunteer Coordinator (or similar) from a related organization supports your scholarship application; and
            6. you provide one other written reference in support of your activities.

** If you are eligible see Mrs. Rapin in Student Services for an application. 

Lifetouch will be at the school on Monday, October 24thfor students who want retakes or have yet to have their photo taken. Starting at 9:00 am, students will be called down by grade. School photos are for identification purposes and for the yearbook. Every student will receive a free ID card.


Each year 40 bilingual students graduating from high schools across Canada are selected to participate in the House of Commons Page ProgramPages are first-year students registered at one of the eligible post-secondary institutions in the national capital region. Pages work on a part-time basis for one year. Pages support parliamentary democracy by providing a range of services to members of Parliament in the chamber and around Parliament Hill. Students who are interested in applying must be intending to enroll in their first year of university or college the following September. The final selection of the 40 pages is completed by the end of March each year. For eligibility requirements and details on the application process please visit

BÉNÉVOLES RECHERCHÉS: Canadian Parents for French Mini-Rendez-Vous
Canadian Parents for French - Prince Albert Chapter est toujours à la recherche de plusieurs bénévoles pour nous aider le samedi 29 octobre 2022 de 9 h à 3 h à l'école Holy Cross pour aider avec le Mini-Rendez-Vous (camp de jour). Cette occasion de bénévolat peut vous aider à obtenir des bourses! Nous acceptons les élèves de la 9e à la 12e année. Si ça vous intéresse ou si vous voulez en savoir plus, communiquez avec M. Joncas sur Edsby avant le 20 octobre.


The 2022 See Your Future - Education & Career Fair will be held Monday, November 7th in Saskatoon at TCU Place. The event is presented in a high-quality trade show approach with interactive display booths. The universities, colleges and organizations with in-house training bring expertise and innovation in a variety of fields. Students are provided with in-depth information in the form of literature, technological demonstrations, seminar presentations and one-on-one consultations. For additional information, and to register, please go to

TD Scholarships are open to students across Canada who are in Grade 12 and have demonstrated outstanding community leadership. There are 20 scholarships valued at up to $70,000. You can apply at .The application deadline is Tuesday, November 15th, 2022.


All Saskatchewan high school students are invited to submit poetry or prose (fiction and creative non-fiction) for a chance to be featured in Windscript Vol. 39, 2023 and earn $40. For important rules and guidelines, please visit The deadline to submit is Thursday, December 15th.


The 2023 Graduation store is open for purchases! The store is open for a limited time to ensure all stock is in for Christmas. All orders must be placed online by Wednesday, October 19th. The store will again open in early January (for a longer time period) and again quickly in the spring. All orders are placed through Source for Sports and payment is handled directly with the online store, or in person, if needed. The online store is available at


USask will be offering a series of virtual events throughout the fall. These will be listed on the Event webpage. USask will also offer both in-person and virtual campus tours every week. Students can register at the Campus Tour webpage 

Games Club is a fun drop-in activity available to all students every Tuesday & Thursday at lunch in the Lecture Theatre (B5).  If you enjoy playing board games or want to test your skill on the Switch then come by. There is a large variety of board games, ranging from card games, games of chance to strategy games. There is also a Nintendo Switch available with Super Smash Bros, Mario Kart or Rocket League. Bring your lunch and play some games! Come with a friend or by yourself.  

ABORIGINAL CRAFTS CLUB: Beading / Hand stitch

Students who are interested in participating in an Aboriginal Crafts Club are encouraged to join the Creativi-team. There are several sessions being offered. Students who are a part of the Bead Team can attend open times in room B26 before school, at lunch, and every Tuesday after school. All other students who are interested in participating can attend every Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. and the occasional Saturday from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 pm. For more information go to Aboriginal Crafts Club or talk to Mrs. Constant in room B26 or Ms. McLeod in room 206.

Poems (32-line max) deadline: November 21st, 2022
Short Story (450 words maximum) deadline: November 28th, 2022.
For more information, please visit

Art club is in the Art Room (B18/19) and will run every Monday after school from 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm. Come out to make some great art! Drop-ins are welcome!


Book spine poetry is a free verse poem composed using the titles written on the spines of physical books, and then stacking the books on top of one another. 

The Saskatchewan Library Association contest runs from September 6 to November 1, 2022 with $100 Indigo gift card prizes for each age category. Information about how to participate is available at

Information and instructional videos are available at


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

Students who are interested in enrolling in the 2022-2023 driver education program are to register online through Microsoft Forms. The form can be accessed by taking a photo of the QR code or by clicking the blue link posted below. Once the registration is complete, students will receive an Edsby message from Mr. Bourdon to confirm the start date for their driver education session.

Please note the following:

·       Students must be 15 years old by the start of the session.

·        Sessions will be in the Room 246. 

·        All sessions begin at 3:30pm and end at 5:30pm. (except for the summer/lunch sessions).

·        During the driver education class, students will need:

·        their birth certificate

·        their hospitalization card

·        their MYSGI account number(needed on the first day of class)

o   Students must go to SGI to get their MySGI customer number.

·        a pencil/pen and notebook

 Driver Training Registration Form 2022 - 2023 


Monday - Burger Steak with Mushroom Gravy & Rice  $3.50
Tuesday - Beef Greek Wrap $3.50
Wednesday - Poutine $3.00
Thursday - Pork BBQ Souvlaki & Caesar Salad $3.50

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