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Grade 5 Classes Visit Michener Extendicare CentrePosted on Feb 16 2018
Grade 5s participated in the Adopt a Grandparent program as their Social Justice project. This is a partnership between Michener Extendicare Centre and schools in Red Deer. The goal of the program is to foster communication and relationship building…
Flag DayPosted on Feb 15 2018
Grade 3 classes celebrated Flag Day with the story of Canada's flag and their very own miniature flags and pins from Canadian Heritage.
February 27, 2018 - 7:00 p.m. High School 101Posted on Feb 15 2018
For Grade 9 parents only who are new to the high school experience. There will be an overview of the credit system, courses and the social aspect. Ecole Secondaire Notre Dame High School and St. Joseph High School
Shrove Tuesday Pancake BreakfastPosted on Feb 13 2018
Staff and Students gathered together and celebrated Shrove Tuesday with pancakes this morning!
Ash Wednesday Mass - February 14Posted on Feb 12 2018
Sacred Heart Church 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Families Welcome.
Spring Family DancePosted on Feb 9 2018
Families Welcome! Come join the fun! Volunteers Needed! http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090548a5ab28a0f49-shrove
Grade 9 Service ProjectPosted on Feb 8 2018
This year the Grade 9's donated shoeboxes with toiletries and consumable items that people need on a daily basis. Completing this activity allows them entry into the annual Grade 9 Wake a thon. The employees at the Salvation Army were delighted to…
Grade 5 Boys Basketball!Posted on Feb 8 2018
Grade 5 Boys Basketball kicked off their season this week at St. Teresa of Avila School. The boys demonstrated skill and sportsmanship. Well done!
Volunteers Needed for Shrove Tuesday Family Dance!Posted on Feb 8 2018
St. Patrick's Shrove Tuesday Family Dance is next Tuesday from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. and we are in need of parent volunteers to help in the concession and at the admission table. Easy to do and would be very much appreciated especially if you were already…
House BuildingPosted on Feb 6 2018
The grade seven students built houses to demonstrate their understanding of temperature and heat, and how heating systems work. Students from other classes around the school came to see the houses and listen to the presentations
Wednesday, February 7, 5:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart ChurchPosted on Feb 5 2018
First Eucharist Class Please bring a 2" X 3" photo if you have not already submitted one. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Koopmans at St. Pat's.
DATE CHANGEPosted on Feb 1 2018
Open House Knowledge & Employability (K&E) Notre Dame High School Thursday, March 1 - 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. This evening is students and parents who have been referred to the K&E program at Notre Dame.
Pre-K Classes enjoyed Teddy Bear Picnic and a visit to the Dawe Library!Posted on Jan 30 2018
For Community Day on Jan. 29, we had a story by the fireplace and a special story hour, received free library cards and enjoyed our tour of Dawe Library.
St. Pat's students learn about mental healthPosted on Jan 29 2018
"We want to make sure students know what it means to feel sad, happy and all the other emotions, and that they understand their friends' emotions as well"
Mass Band Clinic and Concert - Jan. 30 12:00 noon with concert to follow at 5:00 p.m.Posted on Jan 29 2018
ALL PARENTS ARE WELCOME! The concert and all activities will take place at Crossroads Church - 38105 Range Road 275, Red Deer, AB T4S 2N4. Students can leave after they perform, but please let Mrs. Shippelt know! Students will be bussed from St. Patrick's…
Our School Community Celebrates Family Literacy Day today!Posted on Jan 26 2018
Students and staff came dressed as a favorite character or as they would as they read. Classes will be reading with buddies and have special guests, including DJs from Big 105 radio station, read to them.
Red Deer Rebels play floor hockey with excited students and share Subway lunch.Posted on Jan 26 2018
Gr. 5 students attend Michener Extendicare and participate in Adopt a Grandparent program.Posted on Jan 26 2018
A wonderful time was had by both students and seniors with crafts and visiting.
Notre Dame - Grade 10 Orientation and RegistrationPosted on Jan 22 2018
Please click on link below for Activities and Dates for Transition from Grade 9 to Grade 10 at Notre Dame. Schedule of Activities 2018
St. Joseph High School Grade 10 Orientation and RegistrationPosted on Jan 22 2018
Please click on the link below to find activities and dates for Transition from Gr. 9 to Grade 10 at St. Joseph High School. Schedule of Activities
St. Pat's Celebrates Family Literacy Day with a Photo Contest!Posted on Jan 17 2018
Win a Chapter's Gift Card by posting your family/student reading photos! Here’s how to enter: Post your pictures of your family/child reading on your facebook page and TAG St. Patrick's Community School. Post your picture on Twitter with the hashtag…
Fatih & Fun Day at Rogers PlacePosted on Jan 15 2018
The Archdiocese is sponsoring an afternoon game between the Edmonton Oil Kings and Red Deer Rebels at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 10. Tickets are $18 a ticket (regular $29). The first 400 ticket buyers will be rewarded with an invitation to…
Registration is now open!Posted on Jan 8 2018
Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten registration is now open! To fill out the form, click here. Please have a copy of your child's birth certificate, legal and immigration documentation for registration.
Merry Christmas! St. Pat's will be closed from Dec. 23 - Jan. 14th inclusive.Posted on Dec 22 2017
Classes will resume on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. Enjoy your break!
Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten Registration (2018-2019)Posted on Dec 22 2017
Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten online registration for the 2018/2019 school year starts on Monday, January 8, 2018, at 8:00 a.m. You will be able to fill out the online form; however, you will not be able to submit your application until Monday,…
Elementary Success AssemblyPosted on Dec 21 2017
This week we gathered together to celebrate some Terrific Kids! Terrific Kids is a student-recognition program that celebrates character development, self-esteem and perseverance. Congratulations to all!
Grade 7 students brighten the day of the many seniors at Points West Living facilityPosted on Dec 20 2017
They were beyond respectful, listened to the seniors tell stories, told their own, helped make cookies, played cards and games, plus brought each and everyone of the 118 residents a door hanger for their door. Check the link below.. https://goo.g/Gdsm4J…
PreK Community Day - Health & WellnessPosted on Dec 19 2017
PreK kiddos and parents had a great time learning all about Fitness Circuits with Char Andrew, Red Deer Catholic Health and Wellness Coordinator.
St. Patrick's School Improvement PlanPosted on Dec 18 2017
Please click here to see St. Patrick's School Improvement Plan
Milk Cards available to officePosted on Dec 15 2017
Milk cards are no longer on Hot Lunch Forms but can be purchased at office in the amounts of $5, $10, $20.
Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten RegistrationPosted on Dec 13 2017
Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten online registration for the 2018/2019 school year, starts on Monday, January 8, 2018, at 8:00 a.m. The application form will be made available on Friday, December 22, 2017. You will be able to fill out the online form;…
First Christmas in CanadaPosted on Dec 13 2017
St. Pat's Place was full of celebration Tuesday! All students who were new to Canada in 2017 came together and celebrated their First Christmas in Canada. There was pizza, crafts and even a surprise visit by Santa.
Congratulations to the Sr. Boys Basketball team for their victory over Hunting Hills Last Night!Posted on Dec 12 2017
The boys displayed excellent team work and hustle to pull out the 1 point win.Notable mention to Jesse Starchuk who earned player of the game for his excellent offensive game. Go Celtics!!
Red Deer Titans Winter Flag Rugby RegistrationPosted on Dec 11 2017
For registration or more info contact: Titansrugby.com
Grade Two students wrote and made Christmas cards to spread Christmas cheer!Posted on Dec 8 2017
Their messages come from the heart and are sure to bring a smile to the community members that will receive them. Merry Christmas from Gr. 2!
Snap Immigrant Youth ProgramPosted on Dec 7 2017
Snap Immigrant Youth Program provides FUN extracurricular activities and events Wednesdays at 3:20 p.m. at our school. This fun, free program's vision is that all immigrants and refugees feel welcomed, valued and enjoy a sense of belonging and personal…
A wonderful time was had by all ages!Posted on Dec 7 2017
Yesterday 5 Nett travelled to the Michener Extendicare. Students were paired with a resident senior, engaged in dialogue and a Christmas craft. This program reinforces our Christian compassion and teaches the kids the worthiness of volunteering and…
3W already has a great start to our Kindness initiative to decorate our school with kindness!Posted on Dec 6 2017
As a way to highlight the spirit of the season, we will be starting a school-wide activity that focuses on kindness for the month of December. Christmas bulbs are used to encourage students to recognize when kindness is shown by their peers. When they…
School Advent MassPosted on Dec 6 2017
Staff & students will gather at Sacred Heart Catholic Church to celebrate the Advent season. Family are welcome.
Volleyball Pep Rally - December 1Posted on Dec 5 2017
What a fun way to finish the Volleyball season with our medal winning teams vs school staff!
It's Advent! Wishing you a season of warmth and love as you wait for the coming of the Lord!Posted on Dec 5 2017
From Office staff and Admin of St. Pat's Community School
Brush to Win ContestPosted on Dec 4 2017
Congratulations to Chariz DeCastro from 1F who was the winner of a piggybank in the Brush to Win contest.
Field Trip for Kindergarten ClassPosted on Dec 1 2017
Ms. Crook's Kindergarten class was so excited to attend St. Joseph High School's production of You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown.
These are some Terrific Kids!Posted on Nov 29 2017
Today's Elementary Success Assembly celebrated students who are great examples of being a responsible citizen and student. Congratulations! Thanks to the Kiwanis Club who generously support these awards.
Health Champions raise funds during MovemberPosted on Nov 28 2017
What a fun way to raise money for our school Health Champions. Every moustache cookie sold earned votes for the best Teacher moustache.
Giving Tuesday at The Mustard Seed.Posted on Nov 28 2017
The Mustard Seed gives 22 lunches every day at our school - that's over 4000 lunches every year! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cJbQ1jBBIdI
Junior Boys Win Silver Medal this weekend!Posted on Nov 27 2017
It has been a very successful Volleyball season... Congratulations to our 3 Jr. Volleyball Teams who have won GOLD, SILVER and BRONZE! Thanks to Mr. Lynch, Mr. Kuehne, Ms. Sagan, and Ms. Oberg for coaching. Well Done!
Fish Tales PlayPosted on Nov 23 2017
Fish Tales Musical, performed by RDCRS Home Education group, was a Christian story of some young fishers enjoying their sport while listening to some fish tales - Bible stories about fish.
Under My SkinPosted on Nov 23 2017
Grade 7 students participated in a body image program that included a half-hour play, followed by group discussion and activities.
Confirmation Registration Now Open - for students registering at St. Mary's ParishPosted on Nov 16 2017
Please register online at www.stmarysparishreddeer.com under Sacraments/Confirmation PARENT/STUDENT ORIENTATION SESSION: Monday, Nov 27, 2017 @ 6:30 pm in the church at St. Mary's Parent(s) and students please attend Please remember to bring a copy…
CWAJHAA Volleyball TournamentPosted on Nov 16 2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 8:00 a.m. Sr. Girls & Sr. Boys Volleyball Tournament at Mother Teresa School, Sylvan Lake.
Confirmation Registration Now Open - for students registering at Sacred Heart ParishPosted on Nov 16 2017
Please register online at www.sacredheartrd.ca under Sacraments/Confirmation PARENT/STUDENT ORIENTATION SESSION: Monday, Nov 16, 2017 @ 6:30 pm in the church at St. Mary's Parent(s) and students please attend Please remember to bring a copy of your…
Most Sales for Apple FundraiserPosted on Nov 14 2017
Kindergarten student Zaiden Schultz had the most sales in our Apple Fundraiser this fall. Zaiden sold $420 worth of apples. Congratulations Zaiden! Thanks to everyone who participated.
Gr. 2 Inuit PresentationPosted on Nov 8 2017
Grade 2 students learned about Inuit culture, geography and customs.
Remembrance Day AssemblyPosted on Nov 8 2017
Students, staff and families will gather together to remember and honor the courage and sacrifice for those who went to war to protect our freedom. The assembly will take place in gymnasium 10:45 - 11:45 a.m.
Hot Lunch Day!Posted on Nov 7 2017
HOT LUNCH DAY! November 15. Lunch will be provided by Burger Boy.
School Bus DriverPosted on Nov 2 2017
Red Deer Catholic Transportation is looking for part time bus drivers. School Bus Driver
Success AssemblyPosted on Oct 31 2017
Come celebrate our Terrific Kids success and achievements! 11:15 - 11:45 a.m.
Family School DancePosted on Oct 24 2017
School Council is hosting a family dance on Monday, Oct.30/17 from 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. in the gymnasium. $5.00 per family. *Please do not drop your children off. Please enter/exit the school through the west middle school doors. We need your help with:…
Apples are ready for pickup!Posted on Oct 23 2017
Thank you to those people who ordered apples from St. Patrick's School Council. Apples can be picked up: Monday, Oct. 23 9am-4pm Tuesday, Oct.24 9am-4pm Wednesday, Oct.25 7:30am-5:30pm Please come to the west gymnasium doors.
Fall BreakPosted on Oct 5 2017
St. Patrick's School will be closed October 6-15. We pray that our families will enjoy time together and be blessed with a safe and joyful holiday!
Apples FundraiserPosted on Sep 13 2017
Our school council is having an apples fundraiser with proceeds going towards school spirit activities. This year the school council has decided to do something very different for our primary fundraiser. We have chosen to have our students sell apples…
School Council MeetingPosted on Aug 29 2017
School Council meeting - Thursday, August 31 at 4:15p.m. All are welcome, hope to see you there!
All Are Welcome. All Belong.Posted on Aug 28 2017
Our 2017-2018 Division Faith Theme is All are welcome. All belong (Soyez tous les bienvenus. Vous appartenez ici.). We are pleased to reveal this year's faith theme poster by Grade 6 student, Sophia Rolheiser. Click the poster to read what about what…
PD DAY - No School Aug. 30Posted on Aug 25 2017
Wednesday, August 30 is a PD Day and Opening Mass for staff only. No school for students!
Family Enrichment ProgramPosted on Aug 24 2017
The Family Enrichment Program at Catholic Social Services is offering a series of free educational workshops for parents and caregivers that focus on enhancing family relationships through increased awareness and understanding of fundamental relational…
Trade Fair - Save the Date!Posted on Aug 23 2017
St. Pat's annual Trade Fair is being held on Tues., October 3, 3:20 - 7:00p.m. Christmas shopping! Food trucks! Come on out and have some fun!
Opening MassPosted on Aug 22 2017
All are welcome to join us for Opening Mass on Thursday, August 24 at 9:30am at Sacred Heart Church as we welcome the new school year!
Welcome Back/Meet the Staff BBQPosted on Aug 10 2017
Join us on Wednesday, August 16 for a Welcome back/Meet the staff family barbeque!
First Time RiderPosted on Aug 10 2017
Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools proudly partners with First Rider to introduce students to riding the school bus safely. With a focus on Kindergarten and Grade 1 students as well as students who are new to taking the bus, this interactive event helps…
Welcome Back August 10!Posted on Aug 9 2017
STUDENTS return for a full day on Thurs., Aug. 10 Doors open at 8:30a.m., First bell at 8:40a.m. Bring all your supplies with you on the first day.
Registration opens today!Posted on Aug 3 2017
Register now for the upcoming school year. Please have a copy of your child's birth certificate, legal and immigration documentation for registration. For more information and to register, click here.
NEW! Changes to School & Playground zonesPosted on Aug 2 2017
Student safety is our top priority. Please note on August 1, 2017 Red Deer school and playground zones times will change. See the City of Red Deer website for more information.
New Vice-Principal for 2017-2018 school yearPosted on Aug 1 2017
We would like to congratulate Adam Sia on being appointed Vice-Principal for the 2017-2018 school year. Adam graduated from the University of Alberta a Bachelor of Education, focusing on the middle years. In 2016, he also obtained a Masters in Educational…
Family Summer Fun!Posted on Jun 27 2017
RDCRS sponsors Family Pizza and Game Night July 5 as well as a Family Picnic and Bike Parade August 9! Join us for some fun this summer! Click poster for details on both events.
END OF SCHOOL YEAR CHANGESPosted on Jun 21 2017
** Please note year-end CHANGES: June 29 - TEACHER ADMIN DAY (staff only) June 30 - LAST STUDENT DAY
Welcome to Kindergarten!Posted on Jun 19 2017
Tonight, June 19 at 4:00 we are holding our Welcome to Kindergarten information session for parents and your kindergarten child. Come and meet the teacher and see your classroom!
AquathonPosted on Jun 13 2017
Come cheer on students and staff in our 7th Annual Aquathon competition on Friday June 16 at 1:00! Run, swim, run!!
Year-end MassPosted on Jun 12 2017
Please join us for year-end Mass June 13 at 9:30a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, all are welcome!
Grade 9 Farewell MassPosted on Jun 8 2017
Grade 9 students will celebrate their final year at St. Pat's with a Mass and celebration at Sacred Heart Church on June 9, 5:00p.m. CONGRATULATIONS!!!
Grade 8/9 Poetry SlamPosted on Jun 4 2017
On June 7 at 9:30a.m. we are holding the 3rd Annual Poetry Slam event for Grade 8 and 9 students in which original poetry is created and performed for an audience and a panel of judges. Parents are welcome!
Yoyo PresentationPosted on Jun 1 2017
Elementary students get to join Tim Johnson, performer for a yoyo presentation today!
Elementary Success AssemblyPosted on May 31 2017
Come out to celebrate the successes of our Elementary students on May 31 at 2:30p.m. in the gym!
Celebrating Canada's 150th Birthday!Posted on May 30 2017
On May 30, (150th day of school) Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools is extremely proud and honoured to participate in Canada's 150th Birthday celebrations. The colours red and white symbolize Canada's rich diverse heritage and as a school division we…
Alberta Education SurveyPosted on May 26 2017
Parents, we need your input. In fall 2016, we asked Albertans to help confirm the direction of our work and provide feedback on the current K–12 provincial curriculum. Since then, Alberta Education has used input gathered from the fall curriculum survey…
Twin/Triplet Day - School SpiritPosted on May 25 2017
On May 26, show your school spirit and dress up for Twin/Triplet Day!
World Catholic Education DayPosted on May 23 2017
May 25 is World Catholic Education Day! Various activities will be going on in our classrooms throughout the day to celebrate!
Family Play in the Park - CANCELLEDPosted on May 17 2017
**CANCELLED - due to weather** School Council is hosting "Play in the Park" on May 25, 3:30 - 5:00. Come join us outside to play and have fun!
New Vice-Principal for 2017-2018 school yearPosted on May 17 2017
We would like to congratulate Brandon Heck on being appointed Vice-Principal for the 2017-2018 school year. Brandon is a University of Alberta graduate, who received his Bachelor of Education degree in 2008 and obtained a Masters of Arts in Counselling…
Victoria Day long weekendPosted on May 16 2017
Reminder there is no school Friday, May 19 and Monday, May 22 for Victoria Day long weekend.
A World of FlavoursPosted on May 16 2017
International Appetizer/Dessert Event – A WORLD OF FLAVOURS. All students and families of St. Pat’s are invited to attend. The event will take place on Wednesday, May 17th from 5:30 to 7:30 pm, in the school gym.
Spring Band ConcertPosted on May 11 2017
Please join us on May 16, at 6:30p.m. in the St Patrick's gym for our annual Spring Band Concert - students in grades 4 through 9 are performing!
Grow Boys/Go GirlsPosted on May 10 2017
On May 11, Grade 5 boys and girls participate in a day of activities to promote happy, healthy growth and development.
School Council MeetingPosted on May 9 2017
All are welcome to join us for our School Council Meeting, Monday, May 15 at 6:30. Childcare available.
Commemorative Tree PlantingPosted on May 9 2017
On May 10 as part of an Arbour Day celebration, the City of Red Deer has chosen St. Patrick's School to plant a tree on the West side of the school. The mayor has been invited as well as City Councillors to join our Grade one and two students for this…
13 Reasons WhyPosted on May 8 2017
The Netflix series 13 Reasons Why is trending nationally, as well as in our school community. It is generating controversy and concern amongst mental health authorities and school officials. While we are unaware of any specific incidents related to…
Grade 5 Rosary PresentationPosted on May 8 2017
On May 9, all Grade 5 students will go to St. Mary's at 10:30am and each be presented with a Rosary of their own.
PD Day - May 5Posted on May 4 2017
Reminder that May 5 is a PD Day and there is no school for students.
Elementary Success AssemblyPosted on Apr 27 2017
Come and support the Elementary students in their successes at the assembly April 28 at 2:30p.m. in the gym!
Fertilizer FundraiserPosted on Apr 26 2017
Fertilizer Fundraiser info is now available on the Hot Lunch page. Second order due by May 4.
Family Dance - School CouncilPosted on Apr 26 2017
School Council is hosting a Spring Family Dance on April 27, 6:00 - 7:30p.m.! $5.00 per family. Concession, cake walk, DJ - come on out and have some fun!
Register now for 2017-2018 school yearPosted on Apr 25 2017
Are you new to Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools and wanting to register your child for the 2017-2018 school year? Grade 1-9 registration is now open.
Kindergarten Here I Come!Posted on Apr 24 2017
On April 25, there is a drop-in event at Parkland Mall for new Kindergarten students starting in the fall.
Easter MassPosted on Apr 24 2017
All are welcome to join us at Sacred Heart Church on April 25, 9:30a.m. for celebration of Easter Mass!
Garage Sale!Posted on Apr 19 2017
Come one! Come all! Check out our community garage sale on April 21, 3:30 - 7:00p.m. Items may be donated April 18 - 21 (no mattresses). All proceeds to charity.
Easter BreakPosted on Apr 11 2017
Reminder that Easter Break is April 14 - 17 inclusive. Have a blessed long weekend!
Spring Break!Posted on Mar 23 2017
Spring Break from March 24 - April 9 inclusive. Enjoy your rest.
School Project AnnouncementPosted on Mar 21 2017
Province announces modernization of St. Patrick’s Community School.
Parent Teacher Interviews Spring 2017Posted on Mar 20 2017
Come and see what your child has been learning in parent teacher interviews! If you need to book, please click the link for instructions.
SpotlightPosted on Mar 14 2017
This event will showcase student talent and passion. The community is invited to tour the newly built St. Joseph High School and watch live student entertainment and see art displays beginning at 7:00 p.m. on March 16. Tickets available at the door…
No SCHOOLPosted on Mar 6 2017
Reminder that there is no school this Thursday, March 9 and Friday, March 10. Enjoy the extra long weekend!
Minister's Youth CouncilPosted on Mar 6 2017
All junior and senior high students in Alberta are invited to apply to be part of the Minister’s Youth Council! Students on the Minister's Youth Council will provide their perspectives to the Minister and Alberta Education on educational issues.…
Lenten IdeasPosted on Mar 1 2017
Please see our Family Calendar for ideas your family may participate in for Lent.
Ash Wednesday LiturgyPosted on Feb 28 2017
Students will gather in an assembly in the gym on March 1 at 9:00a.m., for Ash Wednesday. Parents welcome!
Shrove TuesdayPosted on Feb 28 2017
Come out tonight, Feb. 28 with your family for our FREE pancake and sausage supper for Shrove Tuesday!
Success AssemblyPosted on Feb 28 2017
Elementary students celebrate their successes today in an assembly at 2:30, parents welcome!
NO SCHOOLPosted on Feb 15 2017
Feb 20, 23 and 24 there is no school for students. Enjoy your short week!
Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten Registration for 2017-2018Posted on Feb 15 2017
Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten online registration will start this upcoming Monday, January 9, 2017 at 8:15 a.m. Please note that parents/guardians are able to access online registration to start filling out the application for: Pre-Kindergarten…
School Council Meeting TONIGHT!Posted on Feb 13 2017
We hope to see everyone at the School Council meeting tonight, Monday, February 13 at 6:30p.m. Childcare available.
Red and White DayPosted on Feb 13 2017
Wear Red and White for Valentine's Day on Feb. 14 and show your school spirit!
Spotlight AuditionsPosted on Feb 6 2017
Talented students are needed to perform for sponsors and the general public at the Red Deer Regional Catholic Education Foundation's Spotlight event on March 16, 2017. We are looking for current students who excel in the following areas, but not limited…
Celebration of LightPosted on Jan 26 2017
Our students will come together on Jan. 27 to celebrate that Jesus is the Light of the World and how we are called to share His light with others.
National Family Literacy DayPosted on Jan 26 2017
January 27 is National Family Literacy Day. Since we are a school family, our reading buddies will be together that day to share in an activity.
School Spirit - "Fandom Day"Posted on Jan 26 2017
Friday is "Fandom Day" - wear anything you are a fan of, books, movie characters, sports, show your school spirit!
Grade 9 Field Trip to Notre DamePosted on Jan 24 2017
Grade 9's get to "Try-A-Trade" at Notre Dame High School on Jan 25! Have fun! :-)
Christmas HolidaysPosted on Dec 21 2016
Our school is closed for Christmas holidays from Dec. 24 - Jan. 15 inclusive. Blessings to you and your family over the break - enjoy your rest!
Pyjama Day or Red and GreenPosted on Dec 20 2016
Show your school spirit and wear your pyjamas or red and green Christmas colours for the last day of school on Friday, Dec. 23!
Success AssemblyPosted on Dec 14 2016
Join us in the gym as elementary students celebrate their successes and terrific kids on Dec. 15 at 9:00a.m.!
School Council Meeting - CANCELLEDPosted on Dec 12 2016
School Council is cancelled for tonight Dec. 19 at 6:30. It is rescheduled for Jan. 30 as a budget meeting, hope to see you there!
Archbishop Smith's Christmas MessagePosted on Dec 12 2016
Archbishop Richard Smith has a special Christmas message to our school communities. Please click below in this blog post to read it in full. The message includes a letter and prayer for all our families, both of whom were inspired by this season, and…
Wake-A-Thon - POSTPONED until JanuaryPosted on Dec 9 2016
Due to extreme cold weather, the Grade 9 Wake-A-Thon has been postponed until January.
School FundraiserPosted on Dec 8 2016
Bear Tracks Ice Melter is a school fundraiser - final orders due Dec 12 for pick-up Dec. 16 Bear Tracks cover letter Bear Tracks info letter Bear Tracks order sheet
Brad Glynn presenter!Posted on Dec 5 2016
Middle School students hear from Brad, Youth Ministry Coordinator, in presentations throughout the week about the Sacraments and how they relate in our everyday lives.
Pep RallyPosted on Nov 29 2016
Middle School boys and girls volleyball teams will play the teachers in a pep rally Wed, Nov. 30 afternoon! Good luck all!
School Spirit - Jersey DayPosted on Nov 29 2016
Wear your favourite jersey to show your school spirit on Friday, Dec. 2!
Introduction to MassPosted on Nov 27 2016
All students will go to Sacred Heart for a lesson "Introduction to Mass" by Father Jozef on Nov. 29.
PD Day ReminderPosted on Nov 21 2016
** Reminder there is no school on Friday, Nov. 25 for PD - teachers only.
Provincial Curriculum SurveyPosted on Nov 13 2016
Last week, Education Minister David Eggen and Premier Rachel Notley announced the launch of our online curriculum survey as part of our broad engagement to hear feedback from Albertans in every corner of the province. The survey can be accessed at curriculumsurvey.alberta.ca,…
November BreakPosted on Nov 2 2016
November 5 - 13 (inclusive) - Remembrance Day and break - NO SCHOOL!
Remembrance Day CeremonyPosted on Nov 1 2016
Parents are welcome to join us for our Remembrance Day Ceremony at 10:45a.m. on Friday, Nov. 4 in the gym.
Picture Re-take DayPosted on Oct 27 2016
Reminder that picture re-takes will be done on Tuesday, November 1, bring your smile!
RDCRS Reads - SurveyPosted on Oct 27 2016
Parents, plesae do our 2-minute survey by October 30 for the summer reading program. Take Survey
Living RosaryPosted on Oct 26 2016
On Oct 26, the Grade 5 classes will host the Living Rosary in our gym and lead other classes through this liturgy celebration.
Halloween Family DancePosted on Oct 25 2016
Come out with your ghouls and goblins to our Family Halloween Dance on Oct 26, 6:00-7:30pm. $5 per family. DJ! Cakewalk! Glow sticks! Cantina with hot dogs and other snacks! Let's have some halloween fun!
Field TripsPosted on Oct 25 2016
Oct 25 - Grade 9 social studies class to the Red Deer Court House, Grades 2-4 go to the Memorial Centre for a fire safety presentation.
School Council MeetingPosted on Oct 24 2016
School Council meeting on Monday, Oct 24 at 6:30p.m. Childcare is available. All are welcome to join!
Crazy Hair Day!Posted on Oct 19 2016
Show your school spirit and wear your craziest hairdo on Friday, October 21!
Trade Show 2016Posted on Oct 17 2016
"Falling into Christmas" our Food Truck and Trade Show is coming up! October 18, 3:30 to 7:00p.m. For more info, click here.
October Break!Posted on Oct 6 2016
No school from October 7 - 16 (inclusive) for our October break! Have a Happy Thanksgiving and a wonderful rest!
Parent Teacher InterviewsPosted on Oct 6 2016
Come and meet the teacher in our parent/teacher interviews on Oct 5 and 6, from 4:00 - 7:00p.m.
Thanksgiving MassPosted on Oct 6 2016
Come join us as we celebrate Thanksgiving Mass at Sacred Heart Parish on Oct. 6 at 9:30a.m.
Grade 4 Bible PresentationPosted on Oct 5 2016
Today the Grade 4's go to St. Mary's Parish where they are each presented with a bible.
Turkey TrotPosted on Oct 4 2016
On Oct 5 our Pre K to Grade 3 students will run in the annual Turkey Trot while the turkey mascot cheers them on!
Success AssemblyPosted on Oct 1 2016
Great to see all of our elementary students gathered in the gym and wearing orange. Congratulations to all our award winners.
Orange Shirt DayPosted on Sep 30 2016
Thank you to all students who wore an orange shirt to honour this important day.
Orange Shirt DayPosted on Sep 27 2016
Please join us in this national movement by wearing an orange shirt on September 30th to recognize the experience of survivors of Indian residential schools, to honour them, and to show a collective commitment to ensure that every child matters.
Parent Teacher InterviewsPosted on Sep 26 2016
It's that time of year again! Parent/Teacher Interviews are set for October 5th and 6th. See link on the right to click and book yours!
Read and Write-A-ThonPosted on Sep 24 2016
Students are reminded to bring in your donations by Sept 26th for our fundraiser! Prizes awarded to top students and classes!!
School Council MeetingPosted on Aug 19 2016
Please join us - everyone welcome - to our first School Council meeting on Monday, August 22nd at 6:30 p.m. in the band room. Child care provided for the meeting! Fundraising meeting, Thursday, August 25th at 6:30 in the band room.
School Opening MassPosted on Aug 12 2016
All are welcome to join us for our first Mass of the school year. Our liturgy will be held at Sacred Heart Church Wed., August 24 at 9:30a.m. Students are asked to wear GREEN to support this year's district theme Rooted, Nourished and Growing.
First Time Bus RiderPosted on Aug 12 2016
If you have a first-time bus rider, or need a refresher, please attend this free event! August 16 from 1:00 - 3:00p.m. OR also 6:30 - 8:30p.m. Westerner Grounds Parking Lot. Parents and students are welcome to attend.
Welcome back/Meet the staff BBQ!Posted on Aug 4 2016
Come out on August 11th at 5:30-7:00 to meet our staff and have a bbq together! For more info, click here!
AUG. 4 - FIRST DAY BACK!Posted on Aug 1 2016
See you back for the first day of school on August 4th! School office re-opens July 27th.
New student registration starts July 27!Posted on Jul 19 2016
New student registration for the 2016-2017 school year starts July 27! For registration information and to download forms needed to register at St. Patrick's Community School, please click on the links below: Pre-Kindergarten/Kindergarten Registration…
Summer Activities 2016Posted on Jun 30 2016
For some great free or low-cost ideas to do this summer, click here
RDCRS READS Summer Reading ProgramPosted on Jun 29 2016
Our school is excited to participate in the 2016 RDCRS READS Summer Reading Program! This award-winning program is designed to eliminate summer reading loss and foster a love of reading through continued access to books. Kindergarten to Grade 5 students…
LAST DAYS OF SCHOOL!Posted on Jun 28 2016
June 28th - Last full day of classes Thurs. June 30th - Report card pick-up!
Elementary Success AssemblyPosted on Jun 27 2016
Join us June 28th at 11:30 to celebrate our elementary students in their Success Assembly!
Track & Fun Day!Posted on Jun 22 2016
Elementary students participate in Track and Fun Day races and games on Friday June 24th!
Staff/Student Soccer Game!Posted on Jun 22 2016
Come and cheer on staff vs. students in a soccer game on June 23rd at 1:45!
Kindergarten FarewellPosted on Jun 20 2016
Kindergarten students will celebrate their achievements in their first year of school with a small ceremony on June 23 at 6:30.
Field Trips!Posted on Jun 20 2016
Kindergarten goes to the Jungle Farm on June 22, have a great day everyone!
Middle School AwardsPosted on Jun 18 2016
Join us to celebrate the year-end awards for our Middle School students on June 22 at 1:30!
AquathonPosted on Jun 13 2016
Students and teachers participate in the annual Aquathon on June 16th - run, swim, run! We're proud of you!
Field Trip!Posted on Jun 13 2016
Kindergarten to Innisfail Jungle Farm on June 16 - enjoy your day exploring the farm!
Track & FieldPosted on Jun 13 2016
Grade 6 students compete in track and field events at Lindsay Thurber on June 15th! Good luck everyone!
Year-End MassPosted on Jun 9 2016
Join us at Sacred Heart Church on June 10th for year-end mass liturgy at 9:30 a.m.
Welcome to KindergartenPosted on Jun 8 2016
June 9th, Kindergarten Orientation at 6:30p.m. for our new fall Kindergarten parents and students! Look forward to seeing you there!
DiscoverE presentationsPosted on Jun 8 2016
Grades 1 - 3 and 5 & 9 will participate in hands-on, curriculum-based science workshops on June 8th & 9th presented by U of A.
School Council MeetingPosted on Jun 6 2016
Join us at 5:30 on Tuesday, June 7th at Moxies for the last school council meeting of the year!
Grade 9 Farewell MassPosted on Jun 2 2016
Please join us at Sacred Heart at 5:00 on June 3rd, as we celebrate the Grade 9 students moving up to high school.
Field Trips!Posted on May 30 2016
On May 31st, Grade 4's enjoy your time at the Red Deer Museum and Band students take a trip to Jubilations in Calgary!
Fancy Dress-up Day! School SpiritPosted on May 26 2016
Show your school spirit and dress in your "Sunday best" on May 27th!
Living RosaryPosted on May 26 2016
There will be a liturgy celebration with the Grade 5's hosting the Living Rosary on May 27.
Spring Band ConcertPosted on May 20 2016
We welcome families to join us for our Spring Band Concert on Tuesday, May 24th at 6:30 p.m. in the gym. Our students in middle school will showcase their talents for us!
May Long WeekendPosted on May 19 2016
Reminder that there is no school on Friday May 20 and Monday May 23 for the Victoria Day long weekend!
Field Trip & PresentationPosted on May 19 2016
Kindergarten to Safety City today! Grade 9's hear presentations about Economics for Success.
Field Trips!Posted on May 18 2016
Grade 8's have fun on your trip today to Telus Science Centre in Edmonton and Kindergarten is off to Safety City!
District Band ClinicPosted on May 15 2016
Grade 6 - 9 Band students participate in a Band clinic on May 17th with an evening concert at Crossroads Church at 5:00 pm.
Welcome Author G.C. McRaePosted on May 12 2016
We welcome Alberta author to our school on May 13th to engage elementary students in a reading! Parents welcome!
Go Girls and Grow Boys!Posted on May 12 2016
Enjoy your time today Grade 5 girls and boys as you learn about all you can do as healthy, active individuals!
Spring Fling DancePosted on May 9 2016
Our "Spring Fling" Dance will be held May 12th from 6:00 - 7:30p.m. There will be a concession, glow sticks and a cake walk! Come have some fun with us and dance the night away!
Grade 5 to Grade 6 OrientationPosted on May 8 2016
Parent Orientation evening 7:00 tonight, May 11 for those students moving up to Grade 6 Middle School! Grade 5 students are welcome to come!
Grade 5 Rosary PresentationPosted on May 8 2016
Grade 5's go to St. Mary's for a liturgy and Rosary presentation May 10th!
Popcorn Sale!Posted on May 6 2016
At lunch on May 6th, there will be popcorn for sale $1.00 per bag!
World Catholic Education Day!Posted on May 4 2016
Our school will be celebrating in many ways today, May 5th! We are having a litterless lunch as well as hot dog day for the students to help reduce waste. Other activities of the "Caring for Creation" theme are: used battery collection, thank-you…
Hats On for Mental HealthPosted on May 2 2016
Wear your hat and donate a toonie to support Mental Health on May 4th!
Father Tom - visitPosted on May 1 2016
Welcome Father Tom as he visits our school to bless our classroom prayer tables on May 3rd.
Elementary Success AssemblyPosted on Apr 28 2016
Join us on April 29th at 2:30p.m. to celebrate the successes of our Elementary students!
International Dessert Event 2016Posted on Apr 28 2016
Come and join us for an evening of International Dessert on April 28, 5:30 - 6:30p.m. International Dessert Event 2016
Easter MassPosted on Apr 26 2016
Easter Mass at Sacred Heart on April 27th, 9:30a.m. - all are welcome!
Spring PhotosPosted on Apr 23 2016
Get your best spring outfit on for photos on Monday, April 25th!
Litterless LunchPosted on Apr 21 2016
For Earth Day, April 22, try to bring a lunch that leaves no garbage.
Middle School AwardsPosted on Apr 20 2016
Join us to celebrate Middle School awards on April 22 at 2:00pm.
Kindergarten Here I Come!Posted on Apr 18 2016
See our postcard for the Kindergarten Here I Come, April 19th event information! Kindergarten Here I Come poster
Presentation for Grade 7'sPosted on Apr 14 2016
Dollars with Sense presentation today for Grade 7 students.
Parent Teacher InterviewsPosted on Apr 13 2016
Join us for Parent Teacher Interviews on April 13th and 14th. 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
No School April 15thPosted on Apr 13 2016
Due to Parent Teacher Interviews, there will be no school on Friday, April 15th.
Presentations TodayPosted on Apr 12 2016
Grade 7's hear a presentation about Dollars and Sense, Grade 9's see a play about workplace safety.
Welcome Back!Posted on Apr 7 2016
We look forward to seeing you back from Spring Break on Monday, April 11th!
Spring BreakPosted on Mar 24 2016
Spring Break, March 25 - April 10th - Have a wonderful Easter everyone! Here is an Easter video for you to watch.
School Spirit - Pink and Purple DayPosted on Mar 24 2016
Wear your pink and purple in school spirit for Cancer Awareness Day.
Stations of the CrossPosted on Mar 23 2016
Join us for our Stations of the Cross liturgy in the gymnasium on Wed. March 23 at 9:15 a.m.. This year it is an interactive journey through Jesus' eyes from the last supper until his resurrection.
Father Tom - visitPosted on Mar 23 2016
We welcome Father Tom to bless our prayer centres in classrooms today!
Elementary Success AssemblyPosted on Mar 22 2016
Please join us to celebrate the successes of our elementary students on March 22 at 11:30!
Parent Information NightPosted on Mar 21 2016
Welcome Grade 9 parents (and students) to an information evening at St. Pat's about Notre Dame on March 21 at 7:00.
Saint Patrick Liturgy CelebrationPosted on Mar 16 2016
Students will gather in assembly on March 17th to celebrate Saint Patrick, the namesake of our school!
St. Pat's has talent!Posted on Mar 16 2016
March 17 is our annual St. Pat's Talent show! Elementary at 11:15, Middle School at 1:00.
Happy St. Patrick's Day!Posted on Mar 15 2016
Wear green and white to show your school spirit for St. Patrick's Day on March 17!
Stations of the CrossPosted on Mar 14 2016
Grade 6 classes go on March 16 to Camille to participate in Stations of the Cross.
PD DAY - NO SCHOOL!Posted on Mar 9 2016
March 10 and 11 are both PD days, teachers only... enjoy your long weekend!
Family Movie NightPosted on Mar 9 2016
On Wed., March 9th our School Council is hosting a Family Movie Night in the gym! Movie is a surprise. School will be open at 6:00 p.m. and movie begins at 6:15 p.m.
Father Tom - visitsPosted on Mar 2 2016
Father Tom will be here to bless our classroom prayer centres on March 2.
School Council MeetingPosted on Feb 29 2016
All are welcome to join us for our next School Council Meeting on Tuesday, March 1st. at 6:30 p.m.
Grade 8 Poetry SlamPosted on Feb 24 2016
The grade 8's will be reading or reciting original poetry on morning of Feb 25 for their peers and a panel of judges.
Anti-bullying Pink Shirt DayPosted on Feb 18 2016
Wear a pink shirt on Feb. 24th in support of anti-bullying!
Community Movie EveningPosted on Feb 17 2016
CATCA is presenting a FREE movie Feb 17th evening - click for details. Central Alberta Teacher's Convention Association's (CATCA's) community night on Wednesday, February 17th. Time: 7:00 - 9:15 p.m. Place: Margaret Parson's Theatre, Red Deer College…
Teacher's ConventionPosted on Feb 16 2016
There will be no school on Thursday, Feb. 18 or Friday Feb 19th due to the Teacher's Convention. Have a great extra-long weekend!
Family Day!Posted on Feb 15 2016
Monday is Family Day - enjoy your day off to spend with family and friends!
Red and White Day - school spiritPosted on Feb 11 2016
On Friday, Feb. 12th, show your school spirit for Valentines Day and wear red and white!
Ash Wednesday MassPosted on Feb 10 2016
Please join us at Sacred Heart for Ash Wednesday Mass at 9:30, February 10th.
Grade 3's Science ProjectPosted on Feb 10 2016
Grade 3's have fun with science and constructing large structures from cardboard and masking tape!
Privilege Day!Posted on Feb 9 2016
A fun day Feb. 9th. for students to make a donation to get a privilege of their choice ie. wear your p.j.'s, chew gum, buy lunch at the Dawe etc.
Shrove Tuesday - Pancake SupperPosted on Feb 8 2016
Please join us Tuesday, February 9th for pancake & sausage supper hosted by School Council. Volunteers needed. All families are welcome!
Read for 15 ChallengePosted on Jan 26 2016
Help Red Deer to be the provincial champions! Read for 15 minutes on January 27 - see link for more. Read for 15 Challenge
Jump Rope for HeartPosted on Jan 25 2016
Jump! Jump! Jump! All students participate in a challenge on Jan 26th for the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Elementary Success AssemblyPosted on Jan 20 2016
On Tues., Jan 26 we're celebrating our terrific kids in Elementary!
School Council MeetingPosted on Jan 12 2016
School Council meeting on Tuesday, January 19th at 6:30 - all are welcome!
Welcome back!Posted on Jan 10 2016
Welcome back to school - January 11, 2016! Hope you are well-rested and ready to start the new year!
Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten RegistrationPosted on Jan 4 2016
New! Parents/Guardians wishing to register their child for our 2016-2017 Pre-Kindergarten or Kindergarten program now have the option to do so online or in person. Registration at our school will begin on Monday, January 11, 2016 at 8:15 a.m. Online…
Christmas breakPosted on Dec 19 2015
Enjoy your Christmas break with friends and family. We welcome you back January 11th!
Sock hopPosted on Dec 18 2015
A little dance celebration Dec. 18th in the afternoon before our Christmas holidays begin!
Pyjama & Christmas colours day!Posted on Dec 18 2015
Wear your pyjamas or dress in Christmas colours to show your school spirit on this last day before our holiday break!
Elementary Success AssemblyPosted on Dec 16 2015
Elementary students will celebrate their successes in an assembly on Dec. 17th.
Student/Teacher Hockey GamePosted on Dec 16 2015
On Dec. 17, we will have our annual Student/Teacher Hockey game at the Dawe arena!
Chase the ChillPosted on Dec 15 2015
Miss Steeves Grade 6 class is taking donations of scarves, (touques and mitts too) for a social justice project Thurs. Dec. 17. Garments will be tied to trees with a note to "Take Me if you Need Me".
Advent MassPosted on Dec 15 2015
December 16, 9:30am at Sacred Heart, join us for our Advent Celebration!
First Christmas in CanadaPosted on Dec 14 2015
Students who are new to Canada and are celebrating their first Christmas here, learn about Canadian Christmas traditions and get to take a picture with Santa!
Grade 9 Wake-A-ThonPosted on Dec 10 2015
Our Grade 9 classes will have their annual Wake-A-Thon December 11th and raise funds for the Red Deer Food Bank!
Middle School AwardsPosted on Dec 8 2015
Please join us at 1:15, Dec 8th for our Term 1 awards ceremony for Middle School!
Syrian Refugee Info SessionPosted on Dec 8 2015
The info session for Syrian Refugee resettlement to Red Deer is tonight at St. Thomas Aquinas, 7:00p.m. See attached link for more details. http://rdcrs.ca/parents/whats-new/post/incoming-syrian-refugees
St. Nicholas Feast DayPosted on Dec 7 2015
Grade 1 classes learn about and celebrate St. Nicholas Feast Day with crafts and stories!
St. Patrick's School Production: ScroogePosted on Dec 3 2015
Tickets selling fast for our school production of Scrooge on Dec 3rd & 4th. Click on image for details.
Praying the Rosary for AdventPosted on Dec 1 2015
In this first week of Advent, we will be praying the Rosary together as a school community each day with morning prayer.
Jersey Day!Posted on Nov 25 2015
Show your school spirit and wear your favorite jersey Friday Nov 27th!
Hot Lunch orders DUE NOV 24Posted on Nov 24 2015
To order, please see our hot lunch page: Hot Lunch
Pep RallyPosted on Nov 24 2015
Come on out and cheer on the Volleyball game between teachers and students!
PD DAY - No schoolPosted on Nov 23 2015
There is no school on Monday, November 23 due to PD Day for teachers only.
Elementary Success AssemblyPosted on Nov 16 2015
November 18th, 11:30 Our Terrific Kids will celebrate their successes!
Remembrance Day CeremonyPosted on Nov 5 2015
Students will gather in an assembly in honor of Remembrance Day.
Know-A-Thon & Dance-A-Thon!Posted on Nov 5 2015
Today is the wrap up for our school fundraiser! Elementary will participate in their Know-A-Thon and Middle School in their Dance-A-Thon!
Annual Christmas Trade Fair!Posted on Nov 2 2015
Our 5th Annual Christmas Trade Fair 2015 is on Nov 3rd! Click to see poster!
Daylight Savings TimePosted on Oct 30 2015
**Remember to set your clocks back an hour Nov 1st for Daylight Savings Time!
Photo Retakes Nov 3Posted on Oct 27 2015
A reminder that photo retakes are on Tues, Nov 3rd in the morning only.
Halloween Dress-up Day!Posted on Oct 27 2015
Friday, Oct. 30th is Halloween Dress-up Day or wear orange & black to school! No costumes depicting violence, no weapons or masks please.
Fire Drill PracticePosted on Oct 22 2015
There will be a fire drill practice this afternoon, Oct. 22nd.
Family Halloween DancePosted on Oct 20 2015
Thurs, Oct 22nd, 6:30 - 8:00pm! All ghouls & boys welcome! Costumes welcome, spooky cake walk, hot dogs & snack concession, photo booth. $5 per family OR Food Bank donation.
October BreakPosted on Oct 9 2015
Happy Thanksgiving! Hope everyone enjoys the break, see you back on the 19th!
Parent Teacher InterviewsPosted on Oct 8 2015
Looking forward to seeing many families tonight at Parent Teacher Interviews!
Turkey TrotPosted on Oct 8 2015
Run! Run! Run! Grade 3 to Grade 1! Have fun at your Turkey Trot today.
Grade 4 Bible CelebrationPosted on Oct 7 2015
Our best to the Grade 4's as they are each presented with Bibles today!
Parent Teacher InterviewsPosted on Oct 7 2015
Looking forward to seeing many families tonight or tomorrow at Parent Teacher Interviews!
Thanksgiving MassPosted on Oct 1 2015
Students, enjoy the Mass on Friday, Oct. 2nd and be thankful everyone!
Fire SafetyPosted on Oct 1 2015
Grades 2 - 4's attend a fire safety presentation! Learn and be safe!
School Council MeetingPosted on Sep 28 2015
All parents welcome to our School Council Meeting on Tues, Sept 29th at 6:30 pm
Elementary Success AssemblyPosted on Sep 28 2015
We will celebrate all of our Terrific Kids at the Success Assembly on Wed, Sept. 30th. Congratulations!
Garage Sale TONIGHT, Sept 24th!Posted on Sep 24 2015
Grade 8/9 students are holding a garage sale for charity. Donations accepted Sept 18-23. Open to the public from 3:30 - 7:30 pm. See calendar for more details!
Crazy Hair Day!Posted on Sep 23 2015
Show your school spirit on Friday, Sept 25th and wear your craziest wacky hair-do!
Student Pictures Available OnlinePosted on Sep 22 2015
Your child's school picture is available online. Simply go to mylifetouch.ca to view your school pictures. Use the Portrait ID & Access Code on your proof sheet to claim your school pictures online. To redeem your complimentary digital Pictures2Protect®…
RDCRS Reads! Summer Reading SurveyPosted on Sep 18 2015
Here are the links to the RDCRS Reads! surveys for students. Teachers will be having students complete these surveys before the end of September. Thanks to everyone for your support of this program! Gr. 4-9 Studentshttps://www.surveymonkey.com/r/59WWCPBGr.…
St. Pat's/Dawe RunPosted on Sep 18 2015
Grade 4 - 9's across Red Deer participate in our annual St. Pat's/Dawe Run.
Picture DayPosted on Sep 2 2015
St. Patrick's Community SchoolPicture Day: Wednesday, September 9 Picture Day ID: QW485745YP Get ready for Picture Day, Mark your calendar. See our tips for Picture Day at lifetouch.ca After Picture Day, you will receive a proof of your child's…
School Opening MassPosted on Aug 24 2015
All students will attend Opening Mass on August 26th ~ parents welcome!
Welcome Back/Meet the Staff BBQ!Posted on Aug 17 2015
All families please join us for our annual BBQ on Wednesday, August 19th, 6:00-7:30. We look forward to seeing you there!
School Council MeetingPosted on Aug 11 2015
Join us for the first School Council meeting of the year on Wednesday, August 12th! It is at 6:30 in the forum. All parents welcome!
We're Back!Posted on Aug 6 2015
Classes start today!!! Welcome back to all our returning students and welcome to all our new families joining us for the 2015-16 school year. We are extremely excited about the year ahead. Make it a great year everybody!
RegistrationPosted on Jul 20 2015
New student registration starts July 29 at St. Patrick's Community School. See links below for registration information and to download forms needed to register: Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten Grades 1 - 9 Classes start on August 6.
Report Card pick-upPosted on Jun 30 2015
Report cards are ready for pick-up today! Have a great summer!
Elementary Fun Day!Posted on Jun 26 2015
A well-deserved fun day of sports for Elementary students today - great work all year!
LAST FULL DAY of SCHOOLPosted on Jun 26 2015
Students, enjoy your last full day of classes as we wrap up the school year!
Elementary Success AssemblyPosted on Jun 25 2015
Join us as we celebrate our terrific kids for our final success assembly this year. Great job everyone!
Staff/Student football gamePosted on Jun 25 2015
The staff are back for more vs. students in a football game! Play on!
Grade 6 Track DayPosted on Jun 24 2015
Best of luck Grade 6's as you compete in the Track and Field Meet.
Kindergarten FarewellPosted on Jun 24 2015
Way to go kindergarteners! A celebration, and farewell for your first year of school.
Staff/Student soccer gamePosted on Jun 23 2015
This time, it's staff vs. students in a soccer game - GOOD LUCK ALL!
Middle School AwardsPosted on Jun 19 2015
Let's celebrate our amazing Middle School students' successes this year! Way to go everyone!
St. Pat's Annual AquathonPosted on Jun 16 2015
Run! Swim! Run! Some people would do anything for a free t-shirt! Have fun and best of luck to all competitors in our annual Aquathon today!
Year-End MassPosted on Jun 12 2015
We will celebrate the year-end in our final school-wide Mass today.
Elementary Talent ShowPosted on Jun 12 2015
Elementary kids will show their talents in our fun competition today!
"Fandom" DayPosted on Jun 11 2015
For our final spirit day, students will dress in their favorite outfit to show what they are a "Fan" of!
St. Pat's has Talent!Posted on Jun 11 2015
Middle Schoolers show their talent in this fun competition today!
Grade 7 Track DayPosted on Jun 9 2015
Best of luck Grade 7's as you compete in the Track and Field Meet.
Grade 9 FarewellPosted on Jun 5 2015
Farewell mass and celebration for Grade 9's moving on to high school!
PLAY in the PlaygroundPosted on Jun 3 2015
PLAY in the Playground is this Thursday June 4th from 6-7pm. Take this opportunity to connect through activity and enjoy some wonderful family time. Simply show up to the school playground and please bring cookies to share. School Council will provide…
Grade 9 Track DayPosted on Jun 3 2015
Grade 9's, we wish you well with your Track & Field competition today!
Parent Council MeetingPosted on Jun 2 2015
Our final Parent Council Meeting tonight ~ all are welcome!
Grade 8 Track DayPosted on Jun 2 2015
Grade 8's, we wish you well with your Track & Field competition today!
Grade 1 Field TripPosted on May 29 2015
Hoping for good weather Grade 1's, enjoy your field trip adventure!
Last Chance for YearbooksPosted on May 28 2015
Friday, May 29th is the deadline to order 2014-2015 yearbooks. Make sure you get yours before it's too late!
Kindergarten Field TripPosted on May 28 2015
Have fun and enjoy your field trip today Kindergarteners!
Field TripsPosted on May 27 2015
Lots of field trips are occurring these days. Today we wish the grade 3 & 7 students and staff blessings on their outings. Have fun and learn lots!
Living RosaryPosted on May 20 2015
Students prayed the rosary together yesterday in a student led prayer gathering. Very powerful experience for everybody.
Victoria Day WeekendPosted on May 15 2015
Wishing everybody a safe and blessed long weekend. See you back at school on Tuesday!
World Catholic Education DayPosted on May 14 2015
Today we took a few moments to celebrate the gift of Catholic education. We have a wonderful faith community at our school and we are proud of our faith. The students at our school all helped make a Solidarity Flag that now hangs in our corridor to remind…
Transportation Changes for the 2015-2016 School YearPosted on May 11 2015
In response to the budget constraints for the 2015-2016 school year, the transportation department is making some changes to their current practices. A summary of the changes are provided below: Fees: A new fee has been approved by the Board of Trustees…
RDCRS Reads - Summer Reading ProgramPosted on May 5 2015
'RDCRS Reads' - our district Summer Reading Program - is taking place again this summer, with more schools and more students accessing books and libraries. Have a look at the various programs that will be operating throughout our school district. Brochures…
Upcoming DancesPosted on Apr 27 2015
St. Patrick's Community School family dance is this Wednesday, April 29th from 6:00 - 7:30. Food and refreshments will be on sale. It is a spring formal. Come and socialize, dance and enjoy the St. Pat's community! All families and all ages…
Band FestivalPosted on Apr 22 2015
Over 80 Band students performed wonderfully yesterday at their festival performance. Congratulations students on your fantastic efforts this year. Thanks to Mrs. Shippelt for her dedication to the Band program.
Back to SchoolPosted on Apr 20 2015
First day back from holidays and right back into the swing of things. 8S volunteered to help prepare for 'Kindergarten Here I Come' which occurs tomorrow. They stuffed 1200 bags to make sure we're taking care of those kids coming to our schools next…
Meet and Greet with Provincial Election CandidatesPosted on Apr 14 2015
The Alberta Teachers Association would like to invite all stakeholders in our education system to a drop-in “meet and greet” event with Provincial Election candidates, on Monday April 20 between 6-9pm at the Red Deer Lodge. Enjoy light refreshments…
Save the Date - Around the World with C.A.R.E.Posted on Apr 14 2015
Please see the invitation to join in a wonderful event occurring April 24th. Save the Date - Around the World with C.A.R.E.
Confirmation Retreat - Sacred Heart ParishPosted on Apr 14 2015
Just a reminder that this Saturday is the Confirmation Retreat at Sacred Heart Parish. See the poster for details. Confirmation Poster - Sacred Heart
Happy Easter HolidayPosted on Apr 2 2015
Wishing everybody a wonderful, blessed Easter. We look forward to seeing everybody on April 20 when classes resume.
Happy Easter - from the ArchbishopPosted on Apr 2 2015
Here is an Easter message from Archbishop Smith.
Long weekendPosted on Mar 26 2015
Just a reminder that there will no school tomorrow so there is a 3-day weekend for students. We will see you all back here on Monday, March 30. Enjoy the extra day off!
Parent Teacher Ineterviews / Showcase of LearningPosted on Mar 24 2015
Interviews will be from 5-8pm Wednesday March 25 and Thursday March 26. Various student work will be on display in conjunction with our Parent Teacher Interviews on Wednesday for all to peruse. Please make sure to check out the wonderful work our students…
Eva Olsson - Holocaust survivor presentationPosted on Mar 12 2015
We are bringing Eva Olsson, a Holocaust survivor, to St. Patrick’s Community School for a presentation to Grade 5 - 9 students, on Friday, March 20th, at 1:30 p.m., please see the letter (attached) for information about her presentation “A Legacy…
Parents Night Out at Notre DamePosted on Mar 10 2015
As part of their fund raiser for Cystic Fibrosis, the Notre Dame grads are hosting a Parents Night Out this Friday, March 13. Click here for more info.
Staff Faith PDPosted on Mar 8 2015
Just a reminder that there is no school Monday, March 9 as we have our district Faith PD taking place. Enjoy the extra day off! See you Tuesday.
Pre-Kindergarten is now offered at our schoolPosted on Feb 26 2015
Pre-Kindergarten is a half-day language rich play-based program for children with special learning needs to build a strong foundation for learning success. Children who take part in Early Childhood Learning often benefit in several ways including…
Teacher's ConventionPosted on Feb 18 2015
Just a reminder that Teacher's Convention is upon us so there is no school for students on Feb. 19 & 20. Enjoy the extra long weekend. We'll see you all on Monday, Feb. 23. God Bless!
Pancake SupperPosted on Feb 16 2015
Tomorrow is Shrove Tuesday and we will be hosting a pancake supper here at the school for all St. Patrick's School families. Free sausages, pancakes, and fellowship as we gather in Jesus' name. 5:30pm - 7:00pm. We hope to see you there!
Alberta Health Services says to "Walk like a Penguin" to avoid injury this winterPosted on Feb 13 2015
This winter, Alberta Health Services is encouraging all Albertans to leave the hibernating to the bears, and to "walk like a penguin" to avoid injury due to slipping on ice. For more information please visit Alberta Health Services at: www.penguinwalk.ca
St. Patrick's Community School is still accepting Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten registrationsPosted on Feb 12 2015
St. Patrick's Community School is still accepting Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten registrations! Please visit http://stpatsschool.ca/parents-students/pre-kindergarten-and-kindergarten-registration for registration information and forms. Then bring…
Stepping Out from the ShadowsPosted on Feb 10 2015
A powerful presentation is taking place on Feb. 18. Please see the attached document for details. Stepping Out from the Shadows Poster
Interested in Becoming a Host Family?Posted on Feb 9 2015
For more information please see: http://whyihost.ca/apply-to-be-a-homestay-host-in-red-deer-alberta.html
We want your input on naming the new K-9 Blackfalds SchoolPosted on Feb 9 2015
We want your input to help us name our new K-9 school in Blackfalds. When naming the school, please review the following guidelines:• The name should be upheld as a role model to students, instead of honouring individuals• Canonized saints are acceptable•…
Commitment Ceremony for ConfirmationPosted on Feb 6 2015
This weekend our Confirmation candidates will take part in a Commitment Ceremony during mass at Sacred Heart Parish. We are very proud of you. May God bless the wonderful journey these young men and women are embarking upon.
100 DayPosted on Feb 4 2015
Yesterday was 100 Day and the 1F class was celebrating. Everybody was having fun and learning lots!
Confirmation InformationPosted on Feb 3 2015
The final time to register for Confirmation at St. Mary's Parish is this Thursday, Feb. 5 at 6pm. Please contact the parish or the school if you have any questions about your child receiving this sacrament.
Parish EventsPosted on Feb 2 2015
This Friday evening St. Mary's Parish is having a youth bowling night for kids grade 6 and up. Sacred heart Parish is having a used book sale this Saturday. See the links below for details. St. Mary's Parish Youth Bowling Night Sacred Heart Parish Used…
Sacred Heart Parish Used Book SalePosted on Jan 28 2015
Sacred Heart Parish is having a used book sale on Feb. 7. See the attachment for details. Sacred Heart Parish Used Book Sale
St. Mary's Parish Youth Bowling NightPosted on Jan 28 2015
St. Mary's Parish is hosting a youth bowling night on February 6. See the attached document for more information. St. Mary's Parish Youth Bowling Night
Celebration of LightPosted on Jan 27 2015
Please be aware that we have had to change the time of our Celebration of Light tomorrow. The celebration will begin at 10:00am. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Ralph Cervi VisitPosted on Jan 22 2015
Ralph Cervi from the Crisis Center spent some time with our middle school students this week to discuss making positive and safe life choices. His topics covered subjects such as online safety, relationships, etc. Thanks to Ralph for a fantastic week!
Movie Night!Posted on Jan 22 2015
Thursday Jan. 22 is Movie Night at St. Patrick's School. Bring a bottle of water and whatever you need to be comfortable. Popcorn will be served along with an entertaining family movie. Doors open at 6pm and the movie will start at 6:15pm. Fun for the…
SCREAM is in the house!Posted on Jan 20 2015
SCREAM is here this week working with our grade 6 students as part of our Health and Life Skill program. Some of the topics covered include self-awareness, ethical decision making, and healthy relationships. The students are having a blast and learning…
Registration for ConfirmationPosted on Jan 14 2015
Registration for Confirmation is upon us. St. Mary's Parish is on January 15 at 7pm and Sacred Heart Parish is on Jan. 20 at 7pm. Parents are asked to bring a copy of the child's Baptism Certificate, sponsor's name, and a photo of the child (for St.…
Welcome back!!!Posted on Jan 12 2015
We are back in business. We hope everybody had a wonderful and blessed Christmas and look forward to a phenomenal second half of the school year.
Register Now!Posted on Jan 12 2015
Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Registration is now open. Please visit http://stpatsschool.ca/parents-students/pre-kindergarten-and-kindergarten-registration for registration information and forms. Then bring all forms to St. Patrick's Community…
Registration for Family Oriented Programming begins todayPosted on Jan 6 2015
Registration for Family Oriented Programming begins for all families in Pre-Kindergarten and those accessing Program Unit Funding in Kindergarten for the 2014/2015 school year. Click to view the program guide and to register online. Please note…
2015/2016 Kindergarten Registration Starts January 12Posted on Dec 29 2014
For families interested in year-round schooling, St. Patrick's Community School registration starts at 8:15 a.m. on January 12. Our Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten programs offers the following: Pre-Kindergarten Pre-Kindergarten is a play-based,…
MERRY CHRISTMAS!Posted on Dec 19 2014
Remember that classes resume on Monday, January 12. Have a blessed Christmas break everybody. MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!
Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten registration packages are now available online!Posted on Dec 19 2014
At St. Patrick's Community School we want your child to have a strong start. Come learn with us. Our welcoming Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten programs offer active learning experiences where children blossom. Registration starts at 8:15 on Monday, January…
Alberta Health Services has declared a whooping cough outbreak across Central AlbertaPosted on Dec 18 2014
Alberta Health Services has declared a whooping cough outbreak across Central Alberta. For more information, CLICK HERE.
Celebrations this week!Posted on Dec 8 2014
Lots of celebrating to do this week. Middle School Awards at 10:55 on Thursday. Elementary Success Assembly Friday at 11:30. Join us in celebrating the wonderful accomplishments of our kids!
Advent Is Here!Posted on Dec 3 2014
St. Patrick's School community celebrated the beginning of advent by participating in mass at Sacred Heart Parish this morning. Wishing everybody a blessed advent season!
Character DayPosted on Nov 26 2014
Friday is 'Character Day' so we hope to see as many people as possible dressed up like their favourite character from a book. Remember that we need to follow the school dress code and be appropriately dressed so that we don't scare or offend others in…
iPhone Bus App UpdatePosted on Nov 25 2014
A new version of the app will be released on Friday, November 28. The 1.1.0 update must be installed for you to continue to receive notifications about your bus status. Users MUST upgrade to continue receiving notifications about your bus status before…
Academic Programming for Elite AthletesPosted on Nov 23 2014
Blended Program for Elite Performers and Athletes Parent and Student Information Session Monday, November 24 at 6:30 Montfort Centre Are you a high level performer or athlete? Do you have a hard time balancing school work and training? Does your training…
We Want to Hear From YouPosted on Nov 19 2014
Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools wants to hear from you. We want your help planning for the next three years! We would appreciate if you would take a few minutes to complete this short survey by November 30, 2014. Please click on the following link: …
Bullying Prevention and Healthy Relationships WebcastPosted on Nov 17 2014
Each year, National Bullying Awareness Week provides an important opportunity to reflect on how each of us has a role in promoting welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning environments. To help kick off National Bullying Awareness Week (November…
RDCRS Progress Report for November 2014 is Now AvailablePosted on Nov 13 2014
Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools November 2014 Progress Report is now available. RDCRS continues to strive for excellence, as the Division remains above the provincial average in many categories. All information was gathered from the 2014 Accountability…
Remembrance Day Long WeekendPosted on Nov 6 2014
Just a reminder that this is a long weekend. We are back at it on Wednesday, Nov. 12. Have a restful and blessed long weekend everybody!
December Hot Lunch FormsPosted on Nov 6 2014
The latest Hot Lunch forms are on our web site and the deadline for submitting them has been extended to Thursday, Nov. 13 at 9:00am. We hope you take advantage of the opportunity to still get your orders in.
Final Notice: Nov. 4 - Christmas Trade FairPosted on Nov 3 2014
Come out to St. Patrick's 4th Annual Christmas Trade Fair. This event has over 45 vendors along with a silent auction and bake table. This year we have brought in vendors from all over Central Alberta. All proceeds from the silent auction and bake table…
Red Deer Catholic Education FoundationPosted on Oct 31 2014
Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools Education Foundation is seeking new board members. Note that Board members need not have children attending our schools The Education Foundation nurtures and promotes Catholic Education and provides funding for school…
Halloween DancePosted on Oct 28 2014
This Thursday from 6-7:30pm School Council is hosting a family dance! $5/family. We hope to see you there! See attached poster: Halloween Family Dance
Christmas Trade FairPosted on Oct 20 2014
The annual Christmas Trade Fair is approaching. See the attached poster for details. 2014 Christmas Trade Fair Poster
Halloween Is Almost Here...Posted on Oct 20 2014
Halloween can be a fun event for us but please remember that costumes have to meet the following guidelines: 1) Regular dress code expectations are still in place 2) No masks allowed 3) Weapons (including toys) are not allowed as part of any costume…
Active Parenting SessionPosted on Oct 9 2014
Family School Wellness is inviting people to register for Active Parenting Session 5-12. Click the link for further information.
School Newspaper Ready To ReadPosted on Oct 8 2014
Mrs. Herndier's class has created a school e-newspaper. Check out the work of our students and catch up on what's been happening. Click here to view.
Parent-Teacher InterviewsPosted on Oct 8 2014
Parent - Teacher Interviews are tonight and tomorrow from 5-8pm. We look forward to seeing everyone before we go on our fall break.
Bus App for Android PhonesPosted on Sep 30 2014
Click for instructions to get the bus app for android phones. Bus App for Android Phones
Fair Notice Letter - Safety ProtocolPosted on Sep 23 2014
Please read the 'Fair Notice Letter - Safety Protocol' for important information regarding safety protocols in our school Please contact us if you have any questions.
Dance-A-Thon & Know-A-ThonPosted on Sep 23 2014
The Dance-A-Thon and Know-A-Thon takes place this Thursday. Keep collecting those pledges for chances to win great prizes. We're going to have a lot of fun.
AED Training at St. Patrick's Community SchoolPosted on Sep 22 2014
All Grade 4 to 9 students received CPR/AED awareness training today. This is a very important component of our Safe and Caring Schools practices. To learn more about it, click here to view the RDCRS AED letter from our Superintendent of Schools.
School Bus Drivers Wanted!Posted on Sep 15 2014
Looking for a rewarding experience, one that impacts the lives of the students in our community? Do you love driving and being around students? This work is very popular with mothers who want a work schedule that matches the school calendar. A nice…
New School Bus AppPosted on Sep 10 2014
It's here! A school bus app for your iPhone that lets you know if your child's school bus in on schedule, delayed or cancelled. Just go to the iPhone app store and search rdcrs. You'll love it! Sorry folks, there is no app for non-Iphone users…
St. Pat's / Dawe Run Coming SoonPosted on Sep 10 2014
The annual St. Pat's / Dawe Run is approaching. This is an off site event for all grade 4-9 students that will take place on Sep. 16 (weather permitting.) Our students have been training hard and we know will represent our school wonderfully.
Picture DayPosted on Sep 1 2014
Picture day went great today! Lots of smiling faces. Thanks to the parents that came and helped organize things with the photographers in the gym. If your child missed school today there will still be an opportunity to get their pictures taken tomorrow.
PowerSchool NewsPosted on Aug 27 2014
There will be a disruption of service to our PowerSchool and Google mail accounts for students between August 28 and September 1 so that our IT department can address some needed updates. Service to both platforms should resume on September 3. Thank…