Accountability Survey information Video 4 January…Posted on January 18 2019
Parents and guardians of students in grades 4 and 7 please take a moment to watch this video on the importance of completing the Alberta Education Accountability Survey that was mailed to you in January. …
Read & Win! Family Literacy Day Facebook contest...Posted on January 17 2019
Take part in the Read for 15 Challenge for Family Literacy Day! Send a picture of your student reading to firstname.lastname@example.org All pictures will be posted on St. Pat's facebook page and on January…
Accountability Survey information Video 3 January…Posted on January 17 2019
Parents and guardians of students in grades 4 and 7 please take a moment to watch this video on the importance of completing the Alberta Education Accountability Survey that was mailed to you in January. …
Register Now for Pre-K and Kindergarten next school…Posted on January 17 2019
Online registration for 2019-2020 school year is now available! Please visit https://rdcrs.ca/schools/registration-information
Alberta Accountability Survey V2 January 16Posted on January 16 2019
Parents and guardians of students in grades 4 and 7 please take a moment to watch this video on the importance of completing the Alberta Education Accountability Survey that was mailed to you in January.
Accountability Survey information Video 1 January…Posted on January 16 2019
Parents and guardians of students in grades 4 and 7 please take a moment to watch this video on the importance of completing the Alberta Education Accountability Survey that was mailed to you in January.
School Council Meeting - January 28, 2019Posted on January 15 2019
Basketball This WeekPosted on January 14 2019
Pre K and Kindergarten Registration 2019/2020Posted on January 13 2019
Online registration for 2019-2020 school year starts today! For more information and to register, please visit https://rdcrs.ca/schools/registration-information
Christmas Break - December 22 - January 13Posted on December 21 2018
Merry ChristmasPosted on December 21 2018
What's better than Pajama Day? Reading with your friends…Posted on December 20 2018
What's better than Pajama Day? Reading with your friends on Pajama Day!
Pre K and Kindergarten Registration 2019/2020Posted on December 20 2018
Next draw for student update forms is Dec 19.....…Posted on December 19 2018
If you have not filled out your Student Update Form online, please click on the video below for instructions and your chance to win! Please call the school office or stop in for any help with this important…
St. Patrick's Advent Mass - Wed. Dec. 19 - 9:30 amPosted on December 17 2018
All families welcome to join in our Advent Mass on Wednesday, Dec. 19 at 9:30 am.
Elementary School Success Assembly - We celebrate…Posted on December 14 2018
First Christmas In CanadaPosted on December 14 2018
No School On Friday - Staff Division Faith Day!Posted on December 6 2018
Popcorn Sale! Dec. 6 - $1.00/bagPosted on December 5 2018
Family Advent Activity Night - December 6 - 6:00 -…Posted on December 5 2018
Families are encouraged to attend the School Council sponsored Family Advent Activity Night. There will be cookie decorating, photo booth, karaoke, crafts and games. Don't miss it!
Gr. 2 Family Math Night - Great Success!Posted on December 5 2018
Red Deer Fire Dept visited our grade 3s to teach fire…Posted on December 4 2018
School Modernization Construction UpdatePosted on December 4 2018
Twin and Triplet Day!Posted on November 30 2018
Face2Face Retreats November 29 & 30Posted on November 30 2018
Elementary and Middle school students spent a full day with Face2Face Ministries to learn how God and His will can be part of our everyday lives through prayer and the sacraments.
Gr. 2 Math Night - Tues. Dec. 4Posted on November 30 2018
Parents Friday Coffee - Nov. 30 8:15 amPosted on November 28 2018
Volleyball Wind Up Game vs. Staff!Posted on November 27 2018
Twin & Triplet Day! Fri. November 30Posted on November 26 2018
Kindergarten students enjoyed an adventurous walk…Posted on November 22 2018
Video about student update forms.Posted on November 19 2018
Please watch this video about how to access our digital student update forms. We will have help at the school tonight from 3:45 until 6:00 pm to help you if you need it.
Friday, November 23 - No Classes - Staff Professional…Posted on November 19 2018
November 21 - Middle School Awards AssemblyPosted on November 14 2018
All parents and families are invited and welcome to attend! Come celebrate our students.
Monday Nov. 19 - School Council Meeting 4:30 pmPosted on November 13 2018
Remembrance Day Break - Friday Nov. 9 - Sunday Nov.…Posted on November 7 2018
Remembrance Day Liturgy - Thursday, November 8 - 10:45…Posted on November 7 2018
Red Deer Rebels came for a floor hockey game! A great…Posted on November 7 2018
Building Day in Grade 3Posted on November 5 2018
Sciencenetwork out of Edmonton came to build log houses to support our Structures unit in science.
We Celebrate our October Terrific Kids at Elementary…Posted on November 1 2018
St. Pat's Halloween Dance A "Boo-tiful" time was had…Posted on October 31 2018
Ms. Cote's Kindergarten class had a spooky good time…Posted on October 31 2018
October Elementary Success AssemblyPosted on October 30 2018
Volleyball Games This Week!Posted on October 30 2018
Halloween Dance - Tues. Oct 30 6:00 - 7:30 pm.Posted on October 30 2018
$5.00 per familyThe canteen will be selling: Water, Hot Dogs, Chips, Green Ice Cream, and GLOW STICKS! Help is needed to work in the canteen. If you can help out, please contact the school office. Sponsored…
Picture Re-take Day at Mini St. Pat's - Gr.1 & KPosted on October 26 2018
St. Pat's Students enjoy 'Take Me Outside Day' and…Posted on October 25 2018
All parent's welcome to attend Parent's Friday Coffee!Posted on October 24 2018
Grade 3 Construction Zone!Posted on October 22 2018
Grade 3 Building unit in science. Looking to discover what base is the most stable and be ready to state your purpose of your structure.
Adopt a Grandparent - Grade 5Posted on October 18 2018
On October 18 the Grade 5.3 kicked off the Adopt a Grandparent program by making witch hats. The craft and conversation was enjoyed by all!
ReminderPosted on October 18 2018
No School - Friday, October 19
St. Patrick's 2018 Turkey TrotPosted on October 4 2018
The turkey came to visit today at our annual Turkey Trot and we are thankful!
School InterviewsPosted on October 3 2018
Parent/ Teacher Interviews will be held Wed. Oct. 17 & Thurs. Oct. 18 - 4-7 pm. To set up an interview for your student, please go to http://schoolinterviews.ca/ Use the code bj4r9 An interpreter…
GratitudePosted on September 28 2018
Mrs. Cej's grade one class learned all about gratitude when Mrs. Rolheiser visited.
Bible PresentationPosted on September 27 2018
Our Grade 4 students gathered together with all the grade 4 students in Red Deer Catholic schools and were presented with their very own bibles.
Pre-K class visits 95.5 Radio StationPosted on September 25 2018
Pre-Kindergarten was very grateful today to have the opportunity to learn all about Radio! Thank you to Chelsea at 95.5/98.9 radio station for the amazing tour and thank you to all other employees for…
Friday, September 28 - 10:45 amPosted on September 24 2018
Don't miss the Elementary Success Assembly on Friday!
Special Guest visits Grade One Classes!Posted on September 24 2018
Grade One students were so excited with the visit of Zero the Hero!
Apple Fundraiser Pick-up Friday September28, 8:30…Posted on September 24 2018
Please pick up your orders on time. Thank you for your support!
St. Pat's / Dawe RunPosted on September 18 2018
Today is the 40th Anniversary of the St.Pat’s / Dawe run! Each year close to 5500 students from across Red Deer participate.
Terry Fox Run!Posted on September 18 2018
St. Pat’s Grade One and Kindergarten students joined St. Teresa students in the Terry Fox Run this morning to raise awareness and funds for cancer research!
Make a joyful noise unto the Lord!Posted on September 17 2018
Gr. 3 Hearing and sound unit. Making instrument that changes pitch.
Pre-K’s first visit to the library!Posted on September 14 2018
Our Pre-K students learned all about the Dawe Public Library.
New Student Pizza Party!Posted on September 11 2018
We welcomed new students to our St. Pat's school community with a pizza party!
Kindergarten & Grade One School Pictures (Mini St.…Posted on September 11 2018
Picture Day is coming! Kindergarten and Grade One pictures are Wednesday, September 12 and Thursday, September 13.
School Council Meeting - Monday September 10 - 4:30…Posted on September 7 2018
All parents are welcome and encourage to come and be involved in school council this year.
Mini St. Pat's - Kindergarten and Grade One Students!Posted on September 7 2018
Wednesday, September 12 & Thursday, September 13 - School Pictures (at St. Teresa)
Junior Volleyball TryoutsPosted on August 29 2018
Junior Girls - Tuesday, September 04 - 7:30 am and Wednesday, September 05 - 3:30 pm Junior Boys - Tuesday, September 04 - 3:30 pm and Wednesday, September…
PRE K classPosted on August 29 2018
Students and guests enjoyed an afternoon of ABC Yoga, creating strawberries and eating strawberries!
Today we learned about symbols that represent Red…Posted on August 24 2018
Ms. Day’s grade three class is hard at work learning about where their community fits into the world.
Hands on learning in Grade One!Posted on August 23 2018
Our class learned all about primary and secondary colors the fun way!
St. Patrick's Opening School MassPosted on August 22 2018
Sacred Heart Parish Friday, August 24 9:30 am Students, staff and families will gather together to celebrate the new school year.
First Rider Bus ProgramPosted on August 21 2018
St Pat’s Kindergarten classes participated in the First Rider bus program this morning.This interactive program helps students few more comfortable riding the bus.
Get Involved! School Council Meeting - Tuesday August…Posted on August 17 2018
All parents are welcome and encouraged to attend! Meeting to take place in the bandroom.
Alberta Health Services Oral Health ProgramPosted on August 16 2018
Central Zone Oral Health Program School Oral Health Services The Oral Health Program will be coming to your child’s school to offer free fluoride varnish for all children from kindergarten…
Dental CarePosted on August 16 2018
Dental Outreach of Red Deer (Alberta Health Services) Free urgent dental treatment for children 5-8 years of age having difficulty accessing dental care. Services are provided at the Red Deer Johnstone…
St. Patrick's Kindergarten & Grade One at St. Teresa…Posted on August 16 2018
Our Kindergarten and Grade One students enjoy recess and playing on new playground!
Welcome Mrs. Bishop!Posted on August 14 2018
Mrs. Bishop joins our staff as our new Grade 3 teacher!
Meet our new Grade 6 teacher, Mr. Glover.Posted on August 14 2018
He has returned as part of our staff after completing his school practicum in our school last year,
Meet Ms. Cote!Posted on August 13 2018
Ms. Cote is our new Kindergarten teacher. She will be teaching a Tuesday/Thursday class this year.
Meet our new Pre-Kindergarten teacher Ms. VandenBrink.Posted on August 13 2018
She is excited to meet her new students and to a great school year!
St. Patrick's bell times:Posted on August 7 2018
Monday: start 8:45am; end 2:10pm Tuesday - Friday: start 8:45am; end 3:20pm
St. Teresa bell times: (Kindergarten & Grade One)Posted on August 7 2018
Monday: start at 8:30am; end 1:57pm Tuesday - Friday: start at 8:30am; end 3:05pm
Busing RegistrationPosted on August 7 2018
if you have not yet registered for busing, please call our Transportation Dept. @ 403-309-8801. If you require bussing for your child going to St. Teresa, please register under 'St. Patrick's Community…
Lost and FoundPosted on June 28 2018
Please pick up any missing belongings from our lost and found. Any unclaimed items will be donated on Friday June 29th.
Elementary Fun DayPosted on June 28 2018
Elementary Students are winding up the school year with a Fun Day outside filled with activities.
Mrs. Willms’ class read the book “The Invention…Posted on June 27 2018
First Rider - Tuesday August 14 1:00-3:00 pm and 6:30-8:00…Posted on June 25 2018
Please join us for a great learning experience for first-time school bus riders, as well as parents/guardians who would like to know the general safety rules, etiquette and guidelines of their child's…
Kindergarten field trip fun at Bower Ponds, Recreation…Posted on June 25 2018
Congratulations St. Pat's!!Posted on June 22 2018
OUR SCHOOL RAISED $1796.45 FOR THE HEART ASSOCIATION IN OUR JUMP ROPE FOR HEART THIS YEAR! CONGRATULATIONS TO MS. FLECKENSTEIN’S GRADE ONE CLASS FOR RAISING $467.00 THEY WIN A CLASS SET OF OUTDOOR EQUIPMENT!
Mrs. Voswinkel’s grade two class learned about and…Posted on June 22 2018
Middle School Awards - Friday June 22, 9:00 amPosted on June 21 2018
Come celebrate the success of our Middle School Students! Parents and Families are welcome.
The grade 5's visited the Telus Spark (Calgary Science…Posted on June 15 2018
The feature exhibit was about whales. It is a travelling exhibit that students were able to learn more about the different types of whales, sizes, diets, and migration patterns. Other exhibits in the…
Recognizing all of those who made their First Eucharist…Posted on June 14 2018
Recognizing all of those who made their Confirmation…Posted on June 14 2018
Grade 3 Butterflies!Posted on June 13 2018
The grade 3 students finally got to have their “butterfly release party”! Some students were lucky enough to be able to hold one of these amazing creatures!
Grade 5 gym classPosted on June 11 2018
Playing First Nations, Metis, and Inuit games. These games used skills that were used in their every day lives.
The Grade 1’s had fun re-living history at the Dickson…Posted on June 11 2018
PreK Classroom Transformed into Working Pet ClinicPosted on June 8 2018
PreK classroom is a busy place this morning. It has become a Vet’s clinic, complete with Dr. bags, x-rays, waiting room and of course little doctors busy working on pets.
Grade 1 classes experienced science in a new way today…Posted on June 8 2018
Grade 5 Adopt a Grandparent Visit at Michener ExtendicarePosted on June 8 2018
Today we concluded our Adopt A Grandparent by flying the kites we decorated with our senior friends. The weather was fantastic! Everyone had a great time. We had to say good bye to our senior friends.…
NEWCOMER ORIENTATION WEEKPosted on June 7 2018
For immigrant students who will be starting high school for the first time. FREE! August 22, 23 & 24. Central Alberta Refugee Effort. Check poster for more details.
Grade 9 Farewell was celebrated on Tuesday, June 5th.Posted on June 7 2018
May the strength of God pilot you. May the wisdom of God instruct you. May the hand of God protect you. May the word of God direct you.
School Bus Registration for 2018-2019 DeadlinePosted on June 6 2018
The deadline for registration has been extended until Tuesday, June 12 for 2018/2019 school bus service. Please register today by visiting https://rdcrs.ca/schools/school-bus-information/school-bus-registration
Grade 6 students learn about flight!Posted on June 6 2018
The grade 6s received a presentation on Flight from the Alberta Science Network. Students have been studying flight, air and aerodynamics.
Fang the Skunk visits Grade One Classes!Posted on June 4 2018
Grade One students have enjoyed learning about animals and what they need to survive. Medicine River Wildlife Centre visited our classroom with "Fang" the skunk. They told us all about animal adaptations…
Our grade 5 students had a blast at the Cultural Street…Posted on May 31 2018
This event was a celebration of multiculturalism. There was henna tattoos, ethnic cuisine, traditional dances and games.
Mrs. H's Pre-K students enjoyed some playtime at Kin…Posted on May 30 2018
On our Community Day on May 28th we had fun in the sun and at the park.
PreK Students "On Air" at Big 105 Radio StationPosted on May 29 2018
On Monday May 28th Mrs. H.'s Pre-K classes had a special Community Day. We were invited to have a tour at Big 105 and we met the morning crew: Jamie, Allysa. The afternoon class met Carla Rider. It was…
Grade 7 students Visit Royal Tyrrell Museum in DrumhellerPosted on May 28 2018
Classes were guided through the museum and the area surrounding the museum.
Grade 5 Adopt a Grandparent Visit at Michener ExtendicarePosted on May 28 2018
The goal of the program is to foster communication and relationship building skills between students and senior residents. Aside from communication and relationship building, the Catholic students learn…
RCMP Forensics visits Grade 6 classes.Posted on May 24 2018
Joe Towers and Jeff Lunder from Global Forensics came to Grade 6 Science classes to review with key concepts from their Evidence and Investigation Unit. They spoke to students about footprint, handprint,…
We Celebrate our Terrific Kids at Elementary Success…Posted on May 23 2018
Terrific Kids are students who are Thoughtful, Enthusiastic, Respectful, Responsible, Inclusive, Friendly, Inquisitive and Capable. We are thankful that our students are so TERRIFIC!
Grade 4 Classes Visit Sunnybrook Farm MuseumPosted on May 23 2018
Grade 4 students learned about pioneer life and participated in activities with pulleys, winches and levers at Sunnybrook Farm Museum.
Grade 6 Class Field Trip to Our Lady of Victory Camp.Posted on May 23 2018
On Tuesday, May 22, the sixth grade went on a field trip to Our Lady of Victory retreat. Students participated in activities such as games, sessions, skits, music and opportunities for prayer. They were…
Grade 9 classes experiment with Discover E from U…Posted on May 22 2018
Thursday May 17th the Grade 9 G class was treated to awesome demonstrations and activities from Discovery E. Great way to review Matter and Chemical Change.
Grade 2 classes experience pioneer life at Sunnybrook…Posted on May 17 2018
Our grade 2 students travelled back in time and visited Sunnybrook Farm Museum. They learned what pioneer life in Central Alberta was like, got to see farm animals, do farm chores and see old farm equipment.…
Gr. 5 Boys attend Grow Boys!Posted on May 17 2018
Grade 5 boys attended Grow Boys. Gr. 5 boys from across Red Deer come together and participate in many new skills and activities. It was a fun day by all who attended.
Grade 5 girls attend Go Girls!Posted on May 17 2018
Grade 5 girls attended Go Girls Conference at the Collicutt Centre. Girls from all over Red Deer come together and are encouraged to move and be active. It wa a fun time to try out new healthy activities.
Kindergarten classes visit City HallPosted on May 14 2018
The Kindergarten class enjoyed learning about our City counsel and what it means to vote and be a part of our community. Students then challenged themselves with a mini fitness class and enjoyed a picnic…
Being good stewards of our world!Posted on May 14 2018
PreK students doing their part to keep Red Deer clean and green in Red Deer's annual Green Deer Challenge.
Grade Ones receive trees on Arbor Day!Posted on May 11 2018
Our grade ones took home a seedling to plant and grow and benefit our community.
Easter Mass - Friday May 11 9:00 amPosted on May 9 2018
Our school community will gather together at Sacred Heart Parish and celebrate Easter Mass. All families are welcome to attend.
Grade 5 Rosary PresentationPosted on May 9 2018
Our Grade 5 students were each presented with their very own rosary at St. Mary's Parish yesterday.
WELLNESS WEDNESDAY - May 9, 2018Posted on May 7 2018
All Parents are invited to attend. Come join us for discussion 7 strategies on how to build healthy relationships with your children. Wednesday, May 9, 5:45 - 6:00 p.m for refreshments with presentation…
Kindergarten learn First Nation culturePosted on May 4 2018
THe Kindergarten class was blessed to have Mrs. Valerie Norman-Organ come to teach the students about First Nations culture. Students learned about the sacred medicine wheel and the importance of respecting…
Green DeerPosted on May 3 2018
Our students and staff are participating in the Green Deer Challenge organized by the City of Red Deer. This week, each class will clean a portion of our school grounds to help make Red Deer clean and…
Hot Lunch Forms Due May 8thPosted on May 3 2018
Lunch will be supplied by Burger Boy.
Hats On for Mental Health DayPosted on May 2 2018
Our school community is raising awareness today for the importance of positive mental health.
First Friday Coffee - St. Pat's PlacePosted on May 1 2018
Parents, you are invited to St. Patrick's Place this Friday, May 4, from 8:30 am to 9:30 am for our School Council sponsored morning coffee event. Come for some free coffee, meet and chat with other parents…
Assembly - Wednesday May 2Posted on April 30 2018
Our school community will be participating in Jump Rope for Heart. This month our students will be jumping and skipping to promote heart health!
Grade 9 Wake-A-ThonPosted on April 30 2018
Grade 9 Students participated in this year's Wake-A-Thon to celebrate their successful service project. The service project this year was collecting items to go into shoeboxes to donate to Salvation Army.…
Classroom Prayer WallsPosted on April 25 2018
Teachers have been asked to begin having open conversations about faith, prayer and sharing personal stories. Students have been guided to write their own personal prayers as a way to develop a personal…
Father Tom Visits our Classrooms.Posted on April 19 2018
Our students love it when Father Tom comes for a visit. It is always a great time and definitely one of our favourite people!
Hallelujah! Christ is Risen!Posted on April 19 2018
Grade 8 & 9 Band Students Travel to Band FestivalPosted on April 18 2018
St. Pat's Band showcased their talent and hard work at the Kiwanis Band Festival at Red Deer College yesterday. Well done band students and Mrs. Shippelt!
Basketball Pep RallyPosted on April 17 2018
St. Pat's Basketball Teams wrapped up a successful season with a Students vs Staff game. Both staff and students and spectators enjoyed the fast paced game!
The Grade 1's were learning about different cultural…Posted on March 29 2018
Grade 4 Prayer WallPosted on March 28 2018
This is our prayer wall in grade four. We display our faith in many different ways and our prayer wall is the newest addition to the classroom. We use a concise formula called "GTAPA" to write reverent…
Kindergarten classes visit Red Deer Regional HospitalPosted on March 27 2018
Kindergarten students toured and had a hands on tour of the Pediatrics Ward at Red Deer Regional Hospital. They even got a chance to make a cast for their bears that came along on the field trip.
Grade 3s celebrated Jesus’ triumphal entry into…Posted on March 27 2018
St. Patrick's Face2Face Faith RetreatPosted on March 22 2018
Students and staff at St. Pat's are participating in a school-wide 2 day faith retreat with Face2Face Ministries, where we will be challenged to live a life of holiness and to proclaim the fullness of…
Grade 9 students travel to Red Deer College MakerspacePosted on March 22 2018
The students explored measurement concepts in the math curriculum through real-life application. Students used measurement skills as they created their own keychain using computer technology and a laser…
First Eucharist ClassPosted on March 21 2018
Students who are participating in their First Eucharist celebration this year have a class on Saturday, March 24 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church.
Alberta Science Network visits Gr. 1F and presents…Posted on March 21 2018
St. Pat's Got Talent ShowPosted on March 19 2018
On Friday, March 16, we gathered and were treated to a show of some very talented students. We are thankful for all the different gifts God has given our school community.
St Pat's celebrates St. Patrick's Day with traditional…Posted on March 16 2018
Gr 9 students visit Try-A-Trade at St. Joseph High…Posted on March 16 2018
On March 14th grade 9 students who will be attending St. Joseph High school in the fall were treated to a sneak peek at the available CTS courses. Our students had a great time and we would like to…
Pre-K Classes Lenten ActivityPosted on March 14 2018
On Monday March 12, the Pre K classes had a Community Day and the children participated in a Lenten Activity where they learned about Prayer and then made pretzels together.
St. Patrick's Day Liturgy - Friday March 16 - 9:15…Posted on March 14 2018
All parents and families are welcome!
High School Parent Student Orientation and Open House…Posted on March 13 2018
Hosted at Ecole Secondaire Notre Dame High School and St. Joseph High School. For more information, contact Notre Dame High School at 403-342-4800 or St. Joseph High School 403-341-4423
Congratulations to Jezreel Clitar!Posted on March 13 2018
He placed first in the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Competition! Well Done!
Learning fractions in Ms. Pawluk's grade 3 classroomPosted on March 7 2018
What could be more fun and delicious than learning fractions using chocolate bars!
Gr. 1 class had fun using ten frame to make ten partners!Posted on March 6 2018
First Friday Coffee - St. Pat's PlacePosted on March 2 2018
Parents gathered together this morning in St. Pat's Place for School Council's morning coffee event. Stay tuned for more coffee events in the future!
Grade 8K dissected eyeballs in science class to learn…Posted on March 2 2018
Notre Dame Cougars Football SeasonPosted on March 2 2018
If you have a son or daughter that is interested in playing football for the JV (gr.7-9) or SR (gr.10-12) Cougars Football team in the 2018 season, we would invite you to come to Notre Dame High School…
St. Pat's students and staff wear pink today!Posted on February 28 2018
Pink Shirt Day aims to raise awareness of bullying.
First Friday Coffee - St. Pat's PlacePosted on February 27 2018
All Parents welcome to attend our first School Council sponsored morning coffee event. Come for a free coffee, meet and chat with other parents and help us build a stronger parent community at St. Pat's.
Pre-K Classes attend Discovery School.Posted on February 26 2018
Discovery School empowers children to discover, play, engage, and embrace their natural curiosities about the world that surrounds them. It was an awesome time to experience the state of the art classroom…
Grade 5 Classes Visit Michener Extendicare CentrePosted on February 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…
Flag DayPosted on February 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 February 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…
Grade 5W create candy dispensers!Posted on February 14 2018
Shrove Tuesday Pancake BreakfastPosted on February 13 2018
Staff and Students gathered together and celebrated Shrove Tuesday with pancakes this morning!
Ash Wednesday Mass - February 14Posted on February 12 2018
Sacred Heart Church 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Families Welcome.
Spring Family DancePosted on February 9 2018
Families Welcome! Come join the fun! Volunteers Needed! http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090548a5ab28a0f49-shrove
Grade 9 Service ProjectPosted on February 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…
Grade 5 Boys Basketball!Posted on February 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 February 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…
Grade 1 Classes Celebrate 100th Day of School!Posted on February 7 2018
House BuildingPosted on February 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…
Wednesday, February 7, 5:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart ChurchPosted on February 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 February 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…Posted on January 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 January 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…Posted on January 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…
Our School Community Celebrates Family Literacy Day…Posted on January 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…
Red Deer Rebels play floor hockey with excited students…Posted on January 26 2018
Gr. 5 students attend Michener Extendicare and participate…Posted on January 26 2018
A wonderful time was had by both students and seniors with crafts and visiting.
Notre Dame - Grade 10 Orientation and RegistrationPosted on January 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 January 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…Posted on January 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.…
Fatih & Fun Day at Rogers PlacePosted on January 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…
Registration is now open!Posted on January 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.…Posted on December 22 2017
Classes will resume on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. Enjoy your break!
Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten Registration (2018-2019)Posted on December 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…
Elementary Success AssemblyPosted on December 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…Posted on December 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…
PreK Community Day - Health & WellnessPosted on December 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 December 18 2017
Please click here to see St. Patrick's School Improvement Plan
Milk Cards available to officePosted on December 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 December 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,…
First Christmas in CanadaPosted on December 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…
Congratulations to the Sr. Boys Basketball team for…Posted on December 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 December 11 2017
For registration or more info contact: Titansrugby.com
Grade Two students wrote and made Christmas cards…Posted on December 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 December 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,…
A wonderful time was had by all ages!Posted on December 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…
3W already has a great start to our Kindness initiative…Posted on December 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…
School Advent MassPosted on December 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 December 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…Posted on December 5 2017
From Office staff and Admin of St. Pat's Community School
Brush to Win ContestPosted on December 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 December 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 November 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 November 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 November 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 November 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.…
Fish Tales PlayPosted on November 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 November 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…Posted on November 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…
CWAJHAA Volleyball TournamentPosted on November 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…Posted on November 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…
Most Sales for Apple FundraiserPosted on November 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 November 8 2017
Grade 2 students learned about Inuit culture, geography and customs.
Remembrance Day AssemblyPosted on November 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 -…
Hot Lunch Day!Posted on November 7 2017
HOT LUNCH DAY! November 15. Lunch will be provided by Burger Boy.
School Bus DriverPosted on November 2 2017
Red Deer Catholic Transportation is looking for part time bus drivers. School Bus Driver
Happy HalloweenPosted on October 31 2017
Success AssemblyPosted on October 31 2017
Come celebrate our Terrific Kids success and achievements! 11:15 - 11:45 a.m.
Family School DancePosted on October 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…
Apples are ready for pickup!Posted on October 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…
Fall BreakPosted on October 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 September 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.…
Picture Day!Posted on August 30 2017
Get your smiles ready for Picture Day - Thursday, August 31!
School Council MeetingPosted on August 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 August 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.…
PD DAY - No School Aug. 30Posted on August 25 2017
Wednesday, August 30 is a PD Day and Opening Mass for staff only. No school for students!
Family Enrichment ProgramPosted on August 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…
Trade Fair - Save the Date!Posted on August 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 August 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 August 10 2017
Join us on Wednesday, August 16 for a Welcome back/Meet the staff family barbeque!
First Time RiderPosted on August 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…
Welcome Back August 10!Posted on August 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 August 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 August 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 August 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.…
Family Summer Fun!Posted on June 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 June 21 2017
** Please note year-end CHANGES: June 29 - TEACHER ADMIN DAY (staff only) June 30 - LAST STUDENT DAY
Welcome to Kindergarten!Posted on June 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 June 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 June 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 June 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 June 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…
Yoyo PresentationPosted on June 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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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 April 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 April 26 2017
Fertilizer Fundraiser info is now available on the Hot Lunch page. Second order due by May 4.
Family Dance - School CouncilPosted on April 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 April 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.
Spring PhotosPosted on April 24 2017
Monday, April 24 and Tuesday, April 25 are Spring Photos!
Kindergarten Here I Come!Posted on April 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 April 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 April 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 April 11 2017
Reminder that Easter Break is April 14 - 17 inclusive. Have a blessed long weekend!
Spring Break!Posted on March 23 2017
Spring Break from March 24 - April 9 inclusive. Enjoy your rest.
School Project AnnouncementPosted on March 21 2017
Province announces modernization of St. Patrick’s Community School.
Parent Teacher Interviews Spring 2017Posted on March 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 March 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…
No SCHOOLPosted on March 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 March 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…
Lenten IdeasPosted on March 1 2017
Please see our Family Calendar for ideas your family may participate in for Lent.
Ash Wednesday LiturgyPosted on February 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 February 28 2017
Come out tonight, Feb. 28 with your family for our FREE pancake and sausage supper for Shrove Tuesday!
Success AssemblyPosted on February 28 2017
Elementary students celebrate their successes today in an assembly at 2:30, parents welcome!
NO SCHOOLPosted on February 15 2017
Feb 20, 23 and 24 there is no school for students. Enjoy your short week!
Pink Shirt Day!Posted on February 15 2017
Wear a PINK shirt in support of anti-bullying on Feb. 22.
Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten Registration for 2017-2018Posted on February 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…
School Council Meeting TONIGHT!Posted on February 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 February 13 2017
Wear Red and White for Valentine's Day on Feb. 14 and show your school spirit!
Hot lunch duePosted on February 13 2017
The next hot lunch order is due on Tuesday, Feb 14.
Spotlight AuditionsPosted on February 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…
Celebration of LightPosted on January 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 January 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 January 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 January 24 2017
Grade 9's get to "Try-A-Trade" at Notre Dame High School on Jan 25! Have fun! :-)
Welcome Back!Posted on January 12 2017
Welcome back to school on January 16th!
Christmas HolidaysPosted on December 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 December 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 December 14 2016
Join us in the gym as elementary students celebrate their successes and terrific kids on Dec. 15 at 9:00a.m.!
Advent MassPosted on December 13 2016
Join us for Advent Mass on Dec. 14 at 9:30a.m. at Sacred Heart.
School Council Meeting - CANCELLEDPosted on December 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 December 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,…
Wake-A-Thon - POSTPONED until JanuaryPosted on December 9 2016
Due to extreme cold weather, the Grade 9 Wake-A-Thon has been postponed until January.
School FundraiserPosted on December 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 December 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 November 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 November 29 2016
Wear your favourite jersey to show your school spirit on Friday, Dec. 2!
Introduction to MassPosted on November 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 November 21 2016
** Reminder there is no school on Friday, Nov. 25 for PD - teachers only.
Hot Lunch DuePosted on November 14 2016
Next hot lunch orders are due Tuesday, November 22.
Provincial Curriculum SurveyPosted on November 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…
November BreakPosted on November 2 2016
November 5 - 13 (inclusive) - Remembrance Day and break - NO SCHOOL!
Remembrance Day CeremonyPosted on November 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 October 27 2016
Reminder that picture re-takes will be done on Tuesday, November 1, bring your smile!
RDCRS Reads - SurveyPosted on October 27 2016
Parents, plesae do our 2-minute survey by October 30 for the summer reading program. Take Survey
Living RosaryPosted on October 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 October 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…
Field TripsPosted on October 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 October 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 October 19 2016
Show your school spirit and wear your craziest hairdo on Friday, October 21!
Trade Show 2016Posted on October 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 October 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 October 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 October 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 October 5 2016
Today the Grade 4's go to St. Mary's Parish where they are each presented with a bible.
Turkey TrotPosted on October 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 October 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 September 30 2016
Thank you to all students who wore an orange shirt to honour this important day.
Orange Shirt DayPosted on September 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…
Parent Teacher InterviewsPosted on September 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 September 24 2016
Students are reminded to bring in your donations by Sept 26th for our fundraiser! Prizes awarded to top students and classes!!
Dawe Run today!Posted on September 20 2016
Students best of luck in the Dawe Run today!!
Picture Day!Posted on September 8 2016
Dress up nice for Sept 8th & 9th picture day!
School Council MeetingPosted on August 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…
School Opening MassPosted on August 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…
First Time Bus RiderPosted on August 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 back/Meet the staff BBQ!Posted on August 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 August 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 July 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…
Summer Activities 2016Posted on June 30 2016
For some great free or low-cost ideas to do this summer, click here
RDCRS READS Summer Reading ProgramPosted on June 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…
LAST DAYS OF SCHOOL!Posted on June 28 2016
June 28th - Last full day of classes Thurs. June 30th - Report card pick-up!
Elementary Success AssemblyPosted on June 27 2016
Join us June 28th at 11:30 to celebrate our elementary students in their Success Assembly!
Track & Fun Day!Posted on June 22 2016
Elementary students participate in Track and Fun Day races and games on Friday June 24th!
Staff/Student Soccer Game!Posted on June 22 2016
Come and cheer on staff vs. students in a soccer game on June 23rd at 1:45!
Kindergarten FarewellPosted on June 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 June 20 2016
Kindergarten goes to the Jungle Farm on June 22, have a great day everyone!
Middle School AwardsPosted on June 18 2016
Join us to celebrate the year-end awards for our Middle School students on June 22 at 1:30!
AquathonPosted on June 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 June 13 2016
Kindergarten to Innisfail Jungle Farm on June 16 - enjoy your day exploring the farm!
Track & FieldPosted on June 13 2016
Grade 6 students compete in track and field events at Lindsay Thurber on June 15th! Good luck everyone!
Year-End MassPosted on June 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 June 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 June 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 June 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 June 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"…
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.
PD DAY - NO SCHOOL!Posted on April 29 2016
MONDAY, May 2 is a PD Day - No school - Have a great day!
Elementary Success AssemblyPosted on April 28 2016
Join us on April 29th at 2:30p.m. to celebrate the successes of our Elementary students!
International Dessert Event 2016Posted on April 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 April 26 2016
Easter Mass at Sacred Heart on April 27th, 9:30a.m. - all are welcome!
Spring PhotosPosted on April 23 2016
Get your best spring outfit on for photos on Monday, April 25th!
Litterless LunchPosted on April 21 2016
For Earth Day, April 22, try to bring a lunch that leaves no garbage.
Middle School AwardsPosted on April 20 2016
Join us to celebrate Middle School awards on April 22 at 2:00pm.
Kindergarten Here I Come!Posted on April 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 April 14 2016
Dollars with Sense presentation today for Grade 7 students.
Parent Teacher InterviewsPosted on April 13 2016
Join us for Parent Teacher Interviews on April 13th and 14th. 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
No School April 15thPosted on April 13 2016
Due to Parent Teacher Interviews, there will be no school on Friday, April 15th.
Presentations TodayPosted on April 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 April 7 2016
We look forward to seeing you back from Spring Break on Monday, April 11th!
Spring BreakPosted on March 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 March 24 2016
Wear your pink and purple in school spirit for Cancer Awareness Day.
Pep RallyPosted on March 24 2016
On March 24 cheer on our Basketball players in the pep rally!
Stations of the CrossPosted on March 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 March 23 2016
We welcome Father Tom to bless our prayer centres in classrooms today!
Elementary Success AssemblyPosted on March 22 2016
Please join us to celebrate the successes of our elementary students on March 22 at 11:30!
Parent Information NightPosted on March 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 March 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 March 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 March 15 2016
Wear green and white to show your school spirit for St. Patrick's Day on March 17!
Stations of the CrossPosted on March 14 2016
Grade 6 classes go on March 16 to Camille to participate in Stations of the Cross.
PD DAY - NO SCHOOL!Posted on March 9 2016
March 10 and 11 are both PD days, teachers only... enjoy your long weekend!
Family Movie NightPosted on March 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 March 2 2016
Father Tom will be here to bless our classroom prayer centres on March 2.
School Council MeetingPosted on February 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 February 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 February 18 2016
Wear a pink shirt on Feb. 24th in support of anti-bullying!
Community Movie EveningPosted on February 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.…
Teacher's ConventionPosted on February 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 February 15 2016
Monday is Family Day - enjoy your day off to spend with family and friends!
Red and White Day - school spiritPosted on February 11 2016
On Friday, Feb. 12th, show your school spirit for Valentines Day and wear red and white!
Ash Wednesday MassPosted on February 10 2016
Please join us at Sacred Heart for Ash Wednesday Mass at 9:30, February 10th.
Grade 3's Science ProjectPosted on February 10 2016
Grade 3's have fun with science and constructing large structures from cardboard and masking tape!
Privilege Day!Posted on February 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 February 8 2016
Please join us Tuesday, February 9th for pancake & sausage supper hosted by School Council. Volunteers needed. All families are welcome!
PD DAY - NO SCHOOL!Posted on January 28 2016
Jan. 29 there is no school today!
"FAN-DOM" DayPosted on January 28 2016
Dress up as whatever you are a Fan of today for school spirit!
Read for 15 ChallengePosted on January 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
Celebration of LightPosted on January 25 2016
Celebrate God's light with us Jan 27th!
Jump Rope for HeartPosted on January 25 2016
Jump! Jump! Jump! All students participate in a challenge on Jan 26th for the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Elementary Success AssemblyPosted on January 20 2016
On Tues., Jan 26 we're celebrating our terrific kids in Elementary!
School Council MeetingPosted on January 12 2016
School Council meeting on Tuesday, January 19th at 6:30 - all are welcome!
Welcome back!Posted on January 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 January 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…
Merry Christmas!!Posted on December 24 2015
Merry Christmas to all!
Christmas breakPosted on December 19 2015
Enjoy your Christmas break with friends and family. We welcome you back January 11th!
Sock hopPosted on December 18 2015
A little dance celebration Dec. 18th in the afternoon before our Christmas holidays begin!
Pyjama & Christmas colours day!Posted on December 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 December 16 2015
Elementary students will celebrate their successes in an assembly on Dec. 17th.
Student/Teacher Hockey GamePosted on December 16 2015
On Dec. 17, we will have our annual Student/Teacher Hockey game at the Dawe arena!
Chase the ChillPosted on December 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 December 15 2015
December 16, 9:30am at Sacred Heart, join us for our Advent Celebration!
First Christmas in CanadaPosted on December 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 December 10 2015
Our Grade 9 classes will have their annual Wake-A-Thon December 11th and raise funds for the Red Deer Food Bank!
School Council MeetingPosted on December 8 2015
Budget meeting Tues, Dec. 8th at 6:30pm - all welcome!
Middle School AwardsPosted on December 8 2015
Please join us at 1:15, Dec 8th for our Term 1 awards ceremony for Middle School!
Syrian Refugee Info SessionPosted on December 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 December 7 2015
Grade 1 classes learn about and celebrate St. Nicholas Feast Day with crafts and stories!
St. Patrick's School Production: ScroogePosted on December 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 December 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 November 25 2015
Show your school spirit and wear your favorite jersey Friday Nov 27th!
Hot Lunch orders DUE NOV 24Posted on November 24 2015
To order, please see our hot lunch page: Hot Lunch
Pep RallyPosted on November 24 2015
Come on out and cheer on the Volleyball game between teachers and students!
PD DAY - No schoolPosted on November 23 2015
There is no school on Monday, November 23 due to PD Day for teachers only.
Elementary Success AssemblyPosted on November 16 2015
November 18th, 11:30 Our Terrific Kids will celebrate their successes!
School Council MeetingPosted on November 15 2015
November 17, at 6:30 all are welcome!
Return to School Nov 16thPosted on November 9 2015
November break 7 - 15th inclusive!
Remembrance Day BreakPosted on November 6 2015
School will break from Nov 7 - 15 (inclusive).
Remembrance Day CeremonyPosted on November 5 2015
Students will gather in an assembly in honor of Remembrance Day.
Know-A-Thon & Dance-A-Thon!Posted on November 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!
Kindergarten to Safety CityPosted on November 5 2015
Have fun on your field trip today to Safety City!
Kindergarten to Safety CityPosted on November 4 2015
Have fun on your field trip today to Safety City!
Annual Christmas Trade Fair!Posted on November 2 2015
Our 5th Annual Christmas Trade Fair 2015 is on Nov 3rd! Click to see poster!
Daylight Savings TimePosted on October 30 2015
**Remember to set your clocks back an hour Nov 1st for Daylight Savings Time!
Photo Retakes Nov 3Posted on October 27 2015
A reminder that photo retakes are on Tues, Nov 3rd in the morning only.
Halloween Dress-up Day!Posted on October 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 October 22 2015
There will be a fire drill practice this afternoon, Oct. 22nd.
Family Halloween DancePosted on October 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 October 9 2015
Happy Thanksgiving! Hope everyone enjoys the break, see you back on the 19th!
Parent Teacher InterviewsPosted on October 8 2015
Looking forward to seeing many families tonight at Parent Teacher Interviews!
Turkey TrotPosted on October 8 2015
Run! Run! Run! Grade 3 to Grade 1! Have fun at your Turkey Trot today.
Grade 4 Bible CelebrationPosted on October 7 2015
Our best to the Grade 4's as they are each presented with Bibles today!
Parent Teacher InterviewsPosted on October 7 2015
Looking forward to seeing many families tonight or tomorrow at Parent Teacher Interviews!
Thanksgiving MassPosted on October 1 2015
Students, enjoy the Mass on Friday, Oct. 2nd and be thankful everyone!
Fire SafetyPosted on October 1 2015
Grades 2 - 4's attend a fire safety presentation! Learn and be safe!
School Council MeetingPosted on September 28 2015
All parents welcome to our School Council Meeting on Tues, Sept 29th at 6:30 pm
Elementary Success AssemblyPosted on September 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 September 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 September 23 2015
Show your school spirit on Friday, Sept 25th and wear your craziest wacky hair-do!
Student Pictures Available OnlinePosted on September 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.…
RDCRS Reads! Summer Reading SurveyPosted on September 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.…
St. Pat's/Dawe RunPosted on September 18 2015
Grade 4 - 9's across Red Deer participate in our annual St. Pat's/Dawe Run.
Picture DayPosted on September 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…
School Opening MassPosted on August 24 2015
All students will attend Opening Mass on August 26th ~ parents welcome!
Welcome Back/Meet the Staff BBQ!Posted on August 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 August 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 August 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…
RegistrationPosted on July 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…
First Day of SchoolPosted on June 30 2015
The first day of school is August 6th. Enjoy your summer!
Report Card pick-upPosted on June 30 2015
Report cards are ready for pick-up today! Have a great summer!
Elementary Fun Day!Posted on June 26 2015
A well-deserved fun day of sports for Elementary students today - great work all year!
LAST FULL DAY of SCHOOLPosted on June 26 2015
Students, enjoy your last full day of classes as we wrap up the school year!
Elementary Success AssemblyPosted on June 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 June 25 2015
The staff are back for more vs. students in a football game! Play on!
Grade 6 Track DayPosted on June 24 2015
Best of luck Grade 6's as you compete in the Track and Field Meet.
Kindergarten FarewellPosted on June 24 2015
Way to go kindergarteners! A celebration, and farewell for your first year of school.
Staff/Student soccer gamePosted on June 23 2015
This time, it's staff vs. students in a soccer game - GOOD LUCK ALL!
Middle School AwardsPosted on June 19 2015
Let's celebrate our amazing Middle School students' successes this year! Way to go everyone!
St. Pat's Annual AquathonPosted on June 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 June 12 2015
We will celebrate the year-end in our final school-wide Mass today.
Elementary Talent ShowPosted on June 12 2015
Elementary kids will show their talents in our fun competition today!
"Fandom" DayPosted on June 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 June 11 2015
Middle Schoolers show their talent in this fun competition today!
Grade 7 Track DayPosted on June 9 2015
Best of luck Grade 7's as you compete in the Track and Field Meet.
Grade 9 FarewellPosted on June 5 2015
Farewell mass and celebration for Grade 9's moving on to high school!
PLAY in the PlaygroundPosted on June 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…
Grade 9 Track DayPosted on June 3 2015
Grade 9's, we wish you well with your Track & Field competition today!
Parent Council MeetingPosted on June 2 2015
Our final Parent Council Meeting tonight ~ all are welcome!
Grade 8 Track DayPosted on June 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…
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…
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…
Upcoming DancesPosted on April 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…
Band FestivalPosted on April 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…
Back to SchoolPosted on April 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…
Meet and Greet with Provincial Election CandidatesPosted on April 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…
Save the Date - Around the World with C.A.R.E.Posted on April 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 April 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 April 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 April 2 2015
Here is an Easter message from Archbishop Smith.
Long weekendPosted on March 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 March 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…
Eva Olsson - Holocaust survivor presentationPosted on March 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)…
Parents Night Out at Notre DamePosted on March 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 March 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 February 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…
Teacher's ConventionPosted on February 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 February 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…
Alberta Health Services says to "Walk like a Penguin"…Posted on February 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…
St. Patrick's Community School is still accepting…Posted on February 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…
Stepping Out from the ShadowsPosted on February 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 February 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…Posted on February 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…
Commitment Ceremony for ConfirmationPosted on February 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…
100 DayPosted on February 4 2015
Yesterday was 100 Day and the 1F class was celebrating. Everybody was having fun and learning lots!
Confirmation InformationPosted on February 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 February 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…
Sacred Heart Parish Used Book SalePosted on January 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 January 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 January 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 January 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,…
Movie Night!Posted on January 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…
SCREAM is in the house!Posted on January 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.…
Registration for ConfirmationPosted on January 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,…
Welcome back!!!Posted on January 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 January 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.…
Information Session on Positive ParentingPosted on January 7 2015
Registration for Family Oriented Programming begins…Posted on January 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…
2015/2016 Kindergarten Registration Starts January…Posted on December 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:…
MERRY CHRISTMAS!Posted on December 19 2014
Remember that classes resume on Monday, January 12. Have a blessed Christmas break everybody. MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!
Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten registration packages…Posted on December 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…
Alberta Health Services has declared a whooping cough…Posted on December 18 2014
Alberta Health Services has declared a whooping cough outbreak across Central Alberta. For more information, CLICK HERE.
Celebrations this week!Posted on December 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 December 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 November 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…
iPhone Bus App UpdatePosted on November 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…
Academic Programming for Elite AthletesPosted on November 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…
We Want to Hear From YouPosted on November 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…
Bullying Prevention and Healthy Relationships WebcastPosted on November 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…
RDCRS Progress Report for November 2014 is Now AvailablePosted on November 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. …
Remembrance Day Long WeekendPosted on November 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 November 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…
Final Notice: Nov. 4 - Christmas Trade FairPosted on November 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.…
Red Deer Catholic Education FoundationPosted on October 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…
Halloween DancePosted on October 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 October 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 October 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…
Active Parenting SessionPosted on October 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 October 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 October 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 September 30 2014
Click for instructions to get the bus app for android phones. Bus App for Android Phones
Fair Notice Letter - Safety ProtocolPosted on September 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 September 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 September 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…
School Bus Drivers Wanted!Posted on September 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…
New School Bus AppPosted on September 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!…
St. Pat's / Dawe Run Coming SoonPosted on September 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…
Picture DayPosted on September 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…
PowerSchool NewsPosted on August 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…
We're Open!!!Posted on August 19 2014
Kids have been back in school since August 7 and we have lots going on already. Check out the Upcoming Events in our news or see the calendar.