Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Thursday, October 27th



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

Loving God, who loves all his children,

Bless your precious children

with grace on love on this wonderful day. 

May God’s children be blessed with the Holy Spirit
and know the hope of Jesus’ promises. 
Through Christ our Lord. 



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


Thursday - Alfredo Pasta & Garlic Bread $3.50


The 5A Girls City Final is Thursday, October 27th at 7 pm at Carlton.


CurlSask is hosting an Open House for youth and parents on Sunday, October 30th from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM at the Prince Albert Golf and Curling Centre. For more information, or to register, contact Pat Bibby ( or 306-961-5353).

** To Sign Up, go to Edsby or use the QR code below and posted by the gym.
Tuesday, November 22nd  
Grade 9/10 Girls: 3:30-4:45 pm                                            
Grade 11/12 Girls: 4:45-5:45 pm
Wednesday, November 23rd  
Grade 9/10 Girls: 5:45-6:45 pm                                    
Grade 11/12 Girls 6:45-7:45 pm
Thursday, November 24th      
Grade 9/10 Girls: 3:30-4:45 pm                                              
Grade 11/12 Girls: 4:45-5:45 pm

VERNA J. KIRKNESS SCHOLARSHIPS: Indigenous Grade 11 & 12

The one-week, in-person Verna J. Kirkness Education Foundation (VJKF) Program for Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, and Inuit) Grade 11 and 12 students will be taking place on campus at universities this May! Successful applicants will receive full VJKF Program Scholarships to participate in the VJKF Program to learn about science, engineering, technology and math. This year’s program is offered in partnership with six universities from across Canada, offering Indigenous high-school students an opportunity to learn directly from professors and their teams about the exciting research (science, engineering, technology and math) happening on campuses across Canada. Students accepted to the VJKF Program can choose which research area they want to learn more about. To apply online go to The website will be updated as professors confirm this year’s topics. 



Residence applications for the University of Saskatchewan Fall 2023/2024 are scheduled to open in November! In an effort to assist new applicants, first year applicants are guaranteed a spot in Voyageur Place Residence when they apply prior to the deadline of January 31, 2023. Visit or see Mrs. Rapin in Student Services for more information. 

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 Thursday, October 27th 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, Mr. Noble or Mr. Joncas.

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 .


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. 


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.


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 - Pizza Bun  $3.00
Tuesday - Beef Dip (Au Jus) $3.50
Wednesday - Breaded Chicken Strips & Fries OR Wedges $3.50
Thursday - Alfredo Pasta & Garlic Bread $3.50
Friday - Cheesy Naan Bread & Caesar Salad $3.50

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