On this 41th year, committees from G.H. Dawe School and St. Patrick’s Community School have joined forces to organize this fall run for students in grades four through twelve. This organized Run, which…
Elementary give your money to your teacher. Middle School sale @ lunch in St. Pat's Place. If leftover popcorn, sales will continue on September 12.
We use an online reporting program called Edsby for grades 1-5. The main reason is so parents can see their child’s progress on an ongoing or “live” basis. Our teachers will be adding information…
Youth, kindergarten to grade 12, are invited to join a youth choir. James Eidem is attempting to form a Youth Choir for the Sunday evening 5:00 pm mass (new time) at Sacred Heart Parish. First practice…
On Monday, August 26, we hosted our School Council Establishment meeting. We were able to fill the Executive Position of Treasurer. We are still looking for interested parents to fill: Chair/Co-Chair…
CSD 1 6/7 Hand Sewing: This class is designed to develop sewing skills and techniques to construct a home or personal accessory. Students learn how to safely use and care for sewing equipment and tools..…
Doors Open at 8:25 a.m. Classes Start at 8:35 a.m. School End at 3:15 p.m. EXCEPT for Monday, Classes End at 2:05 p.m.
Construction of Phase 3 closes access to our regular front door. Please use first door on the west side to access the school.
Please see the following letter from our principal, Mrs. Mundorf, on our new practice involving microwave use: No Microwaves
Your teachers at St. Patrick's Community School are excited to offer you the opportunity to purchase your school supplies through School Start for 2019/2020 school year. Please check out our website to…
New little visitors give students hands on learning about new life. more pictures
Our school community and families celebrated with our Grade nine students yesterday. We send prayers and blessings with each student as they prepare to travel to new schools next year. May the strength…
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They went through 3 tasks at the farm near Innisfail, including making pies, learning about local plant life and exploring the grounds (greenhouses and farm animals). The favourite part of the visit for…
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All parents welcome.
Grade 3 had a visit from DiscoverE science today. We talked about Building and Structures with some U of A engineering students!!Successful bridge building happened too!
Jump Rope for Heart is a fundraising and physical activity program built around the idea of skipping. The program is designed to teach students the how and why of physical activity, while raising…
Don't forget to wear blue!
Congratulations to all who participated! John Contreras and Kevin Basangan won Gold in boys doubles. Way to go!
Wear a special hat to school on May 1, 2019, to raise awareness of the importance of good mental health!
WF Kindergarten paper mache-ing and painting their Easter Eggs...we love to make messes! Kindergarten Grade One
April 19 - 28. Classes resume on Monday April 29. Have a lovely break!
Today is about playing with fraction blocks. Tomorrow we will use them to compare fractions!
Grade 5 Nett class travelled to the Michener Extendicare on Thursday to help make beautiful Easter wreaths with the residents to hang in their rooms. Lots of cooperation and love went into those wreathes.
Ms. Crook has a group of students who are enjoying a fun active time together, 3 days a week.First run day was a huge success!! They happily ran a full kilometer in under 9 minutes! Big smiles at the…
What a lovely gift it was! They sent a message of "You are Loved" along with a beautiful song. To view click on picture!
Students lined up to get their hotdog yesterday and helped raise funds for the Miurine Primary School in Africa. Next chance to help out and enjoy a yummy hotdog is Wednesday, April 10!
Watch for hot dog sales coming up and your chance to support the Gr. 8 Social Justice cause. Message from Miurine Primary School
Ms Crook’s Kindergarten class is enjoying their day at Discovery school with Mr. Sia.Discovery Learning Centre is a nature based and inquiry based program that our kinders get to experience all week…
One of the priorities in our school division is to focus on literacy. Our grade ones are working hard and enjoying reading, reading, and more reading! check out more pictures on Facebook
Come check out all the great books during St. Teresa's Book Fair. March 27 & 28 - 3:00 - 7:00 pm.
Congratulations to all the recipients at the Middle School Awards today! Check out more pictures on Facebook
Our kindergarten students became architects today! They assessed their materials, made a plan of what they needed and how to put it together, and then assembled their house! Making their own creation…
Lunch Hour in the 1300 wing!
Each member had to be an expert on a certain topic for their tribe. We are very proud of their hard work. More pictures in Facebook
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Our school community gathered together with St. Joseph High School for our Ash Wednesday Liturgy and the beginning of Lent.
Today is Shrove Tuesday! This day is marked by feasting and celebration, which traditionally precedes the observance of the Lenten fast. Other names for this day are Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) or Pancake…
Online registration for 2019-2020 school year is now available! Please visit https://rdcrs.ca/schools/registration-information
St. Patrick's grade 5 boys basketball teams travelled to St. Elizabeth Seton on Wednesday for some friendly competition. Thank you St. Elizabeth Seton school for hosting!
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. …
Pink Shirt Day is a way for schools to show solidarity against and raise awareness about bullying. This year St. Pat's will wear pink on Friday, Feb. 22 to show that we, as a school community, committ…
This is an information evening just for parents/guardians who are new to the high school experience. It will be an overview of the credit system, courses and the social aspect for those students who…
More pictures of Gr. 9 Discovery Days on Facebook
Help Gr. 9 students raise money for their Social Justice project and enjoy sweet treats! Thurs. Feb 14 and Fri. Feb 15 at lunch.
More Pictures of Gr. One 100 Day Celebration on Facebook
Check our Athletics calendar to see when all the St. Pat's teams practice and have games! Gr. 5 Basketball Facebook Pictures!
More pictures of Gr. 7 Project on Facebook
More Pictures of Faith Buddies on Facebook # 1 More Pictures of Faith Buddies on Facebook #2
Parents can tour the classrooms tomorrow Feb 5 at 3:30 pm Thanks to all staff for their hard work getting classrooms moved.
No classes for students.
Take a look at the latest Modernization update. Teachers will be on the move very very soon!
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. …
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. …
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…
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.
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.
Online registration for 2019-2020 school year starts today! For more information and to register, please visit https://rdcrs.ca/schools/registration-information
What's better than Pajama Day? Reading with your friends on Pajama Day!
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…
All families welcome to join in our Advent Mass on Wednesday, Dec. 19 at 9:30 am.
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!
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.
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.
All parents and families are invited and welcome to attend! Come celebrate our students.
Sciencenetwork out of Edmonton came to build log houses to support our Structures unit in science.
$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…
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.
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!
No School - Friday, October 19
The turkey came to visit today at our annual Turkey Trot and we are thankful!
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…
Mrs. Cej's grade one class learned all about gratitude when Mrs. Rolheiser visited.
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-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…
Don't miss the Elementary Success Assembly on Friday!
Grade One students were so excited with the visit of Zero the Hero!
Please pick up your orders on time. Thank you for your support!
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!
Gr. 3 Hearing and sound unit. Making instrument that changes pitch.
Our Pre-K students learned all about the Dawe Public Library.
We welcomed new students to our St. Pat's school community with a pizza party!
Picture Day is coming! Kindergarten and Grade One pictures are Wednesday, September 12 and Thursday, September 13.
All parents are welcome and encourage to come and be involved in school council this year.
Wednesday, September 12 & Thursday, September 13 - School Pictures (at St. Teresa)
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…
Students and guests enjoyed an afternoon of ABC Yoga, creating strawberries and eating strawberries!
Ms. Day’s grade three class is hard at work learning about where their community fits into the world.
Our class learned all about primary and secondary colors the fun way!
Sacred Heart Parish Friday, August 24 9:30 am Students, staff and families will gather together to celebrate the new school year.
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.
All parents are welcome and encouraged to attend! Meeting to take place in the bandroom.
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 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…
Our Kindergarten and Grade One students enjoy recess and playing on new playground!
Mrs. Bishop joins our staff as our new Grade 3 teacher!
He has returned as part of our staff after completing his school practicum in our school last year,
Ms. Cote is our new Kindergarten teacher. She will be teaching a Tuesday/Thursday class this year.
She is excited to meet her new students and to a great school year!
Monday: start 8:45am; end 2:10pm Tuesday - Friday: start 8:45am; end 3:20pm
Monday: start at 8:30am; end 1:57pm Tuesday - Friday: start at 8:30am; end 3:05pm
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…
Please pick up any missing belongings from our lost and found. Any unclaimed items will be donated on Friday June 29th.
Elementary Students are winding up the school year with a Fun Day outside filled with activities.
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…
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!
Come celebrate the success of our Middle School Students! Parents and Families are welcome.
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…
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!
Playing First Nations, Metis, and Inuit games. These games used skills that were used in their every day lives.
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.
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.…
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.
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.
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
The grade 6s received a presentation on Flight from the Alberta Science Network. Students have been studying flight, air and aerodynamics.
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…
This event was a celebration of multiculturalism. There was henna tattoos, ethnic cuisine, traditional dances and games.
On our Community Day on May 28th we had fun in the sun and at the park.
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…
Classes were guided through the museum and the area surrounding the museum.
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…
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,…
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 students learned about pioneer life and participated in activities with pulleys, winches and levers at Sunnybrook Farm Museum.
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…
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.
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.…
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 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.
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…
PreK students doing their part to keep Red Deer clean and green in Red Deer's annual Green Deer Challenge.
Our grade ones took home a seedling to plant and grow and benefit our community.
Our school community will gather together at Sacred Heart Parish and celebrate Easter Mass. All families are welcome to attend.
Our Grade 5 students were each presented with their very own rosary at St. Mary's Parish yesterday.
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…
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…
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…
Lunch will be supplied by Burger Boy.
Our school community is raising awareness today for the importance of positive mental health.
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…
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 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.…
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…
Our students love it when Father Tom comes for a visit. It is always a great time and definitely one of our favourite people!
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!
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!
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 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.
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…
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…
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.
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.
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…
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.
All parents and families are welcome!
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
He placed first in the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Competition! Well Done!
What could be more fun and delicious than learning fractions using chocolate bars!
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!
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…
Pink Shirt Day aims to raise awareness of bullying.
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.
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 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…
Grade 3 classes celebrated Flag Day with the story of Canada's flag and their very own miniature flags and pins from Canadian Heritage.
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…
Staff and Students gathered together and celebrated Shrove Tuesday with pancakes this morning!
Sacred Heart Church 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Families Welcome.
Families Welcome! Come join the fun! Volunteers Needed! http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090548a5ab28a0f49-shrove
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 kicked off their season this week at St. Teresa of Avila School. The boys demonstrated skill and sportsmanship. Well done!
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…
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…
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.
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.
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.
"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"
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…
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…
A wonderful time was had by both students and seniors with crafts and visiting.
Please click on link below for Activities and Dates for Transition from Grade 9 to Grade 10 at Notre Dame. Schedule of Activities 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
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.…
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…
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.
Classes will resume on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. Enjoy your break!
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…
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!
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 kiddos and parents had a great time learning all about Fitness Circuits with Char Andrew, Red Deer Catholic Health and Wellness Coordinator.
Please click here to see St. Patrick's School Improvement Plan
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 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,…
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…
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!!
For registration or more info contact: Titansrugby.com
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 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,…
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…
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…
Staff & students will gather at Sacred Heart Catholic Church to celebrate the Advent season. Family are welcome.
What a fun way to finish the Volleyball season with our medal winning teams vs school staff!
From Office staff and Admin of St. Pat's Community School
Congratulations to Chariz DeCastro from 1F who was the winner of a piggybank in the Brush to Win contest.
Ms. Crook's Kindergarten class was so excited to attend St. Joseph High School's production of You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown.
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.
What a fun way to raise money for our school Health Champions. Every moustache cookie sold earned votes for the best Teacher moustache.
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
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 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.
Grade 7 students participated in a body image program that included a half-hour play, followed by group discussion and activities.
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…
Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 8:00 a.m. Sr. Girls & Sr. Boys Volleyball Tournament at Mother Teresa School, Sylvan Lake.
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…
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.
Grade 2 students learned about Inuit culture, geography and customs.
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! November 15. Lunch will be provided by Burger Boy.
Red Deer Catholic Transportation is looking for part time bus drivers. School Bus Driver
Come celebrate our Terrific Kids success and achievements! 11:15 - 11:45 a.m.
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…
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…
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!
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.…
Get your smiles ready for Picture Day - Thursday, August 31!
School Council meeting - Thursday, August 31 at 4:15p.m. All are welcome, hope to see you there!
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.…
Wednesday, August 30 is a PD Day and Opening Mass for staff only. No school for students!
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…
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!
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!
Join us on Wednesday, August 16 for a Welcome back/Meet the staff family barbeque!
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.…
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.
** Please note year-end CHANGES: June 29 - TEACHER ADMIN DAY (staff only) June 30 - LAST STUDENT DAY
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!
Come cheer on students and staff in our 7th Annual Aquathon competition on Friday June 16 at 1:00! Run, swim, run!!
Please join us for year-end Mass June 13 at 9:30a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, all are welcome!
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!!!
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…
Elementary students get to join Tim Johnson, performer for a yoyo presentation today!
Come out to celebrate the successes of our Elementary students on May 31 at 2:30p.m. in the gym!
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…
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…
On May 26, show your school spirit and dress up for Twin/Triplet Day!
May 25 is World Catholic Education Day! Various activities will be going on in our classrooms throughout the day to celebrate!
**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!
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…
Reminder there is no school Friday, May 19 and Monday, May 22 for Victoria Day long weekend.
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…
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!
On May 11, Grade 5 boys and girls participate in a day of activities to promote happy, healthy growth and development.
All are welcome to join us for our School Council Meeting, Monday, May 15 at 6:30. Childcare available.
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…
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…
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.
Reminder that May 5 is a PD Day and there is no school for students.
Come and support the Elementary students in their successes at the assembly April 28 at 2:30p.m. in the gym!
Fertilizer Fundraiser info is now available on the Hot Lunch page. Second order due by May 4.
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!
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.
Monday, April 24 and Tuesday, April 25 are Spring Photos!
On April 25, there is a drop-in event at Parkland Mall for new Kindergarten students starting in the fall.
All are welcome to join us at Sacred Heart Church on April 25, 9:30a.m. for celebration of Easter Mass!
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.
Reminder that Easter Break is April 14 - 17 inclusive. Have a blessed long weekend!
Spring Break from March 24 - April 9 inclusive. Enjoy your rest.
Province announces modernization of St. Patrick’s Community School.
Come and see what your child has been learning in parent teacher interviews! If you need to book, please click the link for instructions.
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…
Reminder that there is no school this Thursday, March 9 and Friday, March 10. Enjoy the extra long weekend!
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…
Please see our Family Calendar for ideas your family may participate in for Lent.
Students will gather in an assembly in the gym on March 1 at 9:00a.m., for Ash Wednesday. Parents welcome!
Come out tonight, Feb. 28 with your family for our FREE pancake and sausage supper for Shrove Tuesday!
Elementary students celebrate their successes today in an assembly at 2:30, parents welcome!
Feb 20, 23 and 24 there is no school for students. Enjoy your short week!
Wear a PINK shirt in support of anti-bullying on Feb. 22.
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…
We hope to see everyone at the School Council meeting tonight, Monday, February 13 at 6:30p.m. Childcare available.
Wear Red and White for Valentine's Day on Feb. 14 and show your school spirit!
The next hot lunch order is due on Tuesday, Feb 14.
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…
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.
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.
Friday is "Fandom Day" - wear anything you are a fan of, books, movie characters, sports, show your school spirit!
Grade 9's get to "Try-A-Trade" at Notre Dame High School on Jan 25! Have fun! :-)
Welcome back to school on January 16th!
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!
Show your school spirit and wear your pyjamas or red and green Christmas colours for the last day of school on Friday, Dec. 23!
Join us in the gym as elementary students celebrate their successes and terrific kids on Dec. 15 at 9:00a.m.!
Join us for Advent Mass on Dec. 14 at 9:30a.m. at Sacred Heart.
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 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,…
Due to extreme cold weather, the Grade 9 Wake-A-Thon has been postponed until January.
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
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.
Middle School boys and girls volleyball teams will play the teachers in a pep rally Wed, Nov. 30 afternoon! Good luck all!
Wear your favourite jersey to show your school spirit on Friday, Dec. 2!
All students will go to Sacred Heart for a lesson "Introduction to Mass" by Father Jozef on Nov. 29.
** Reminder there is no school on Friday, Nov. 25 for PD - teachers only.
Next hot lunch orders are due Tuesday, November 22.
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 5 - 13 (inclusive) - Remembrance Day and break - NO SCHOOL!
Parents are welcome to join us for our Remembrance Day Ceremony at 10:45a.m. on Friday, Nov. 4 in the gym.
Reminder that picture re-takes will be done on Tuesday, November 1, bring your smile!
Parents, plesae do our 2-minute survey by October 30 for the summer reading program. Take Survey
On Oct 26, the Grade 5 classes will host the Living Rosary in our gym and lead other classes through this liturgy celebration.
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…
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 meeting on Monday, Oct 24 at 6:30p.m. Childcare is available. All are welcome to join!
Show your school spirit and wear your craziest hairdo on Friday, October 21!
"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.
No school from October 7 - 16 (inclusive) for our October break! Have a Happy Thanksgiving and a wonderful rest!
Come and meet the teacher in our parent/teacher interviews on Oct 5 and 6, from 4:00 - 7:00p.m.
Come join us as we celebrate Thanksgiving Mass at Sacred Heart Parish on Oct. 6 at 9:30a.m.
Today the Grade 4's go to St. Mary's Parish where they are each presented with a bible.
On Oct 5 our Pre K to Grade 3 students will run in the annual Turkey Trot while the turkey mascot cheers them on!
Great to see all of our elementary students gathered in the gym and wearing orange. Congratulations to all our award winners.
Thank you to all students who wore an orange shirt to honour this important day.
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…
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!
Students are reminded to bring in your donations by Sept 26th for our fundraiser! Prizes awarded to top students and classes!!
Students best of luck in the Dawe Run today!!
Dress up nice for Sept 8th & 9th picture day!
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…
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…
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…
Come out on August 11th at 5:30-7:00 to meet our staff and have a bbq together! For more info, click here!
See you back for the first day of school on August 4th! School office re-opens July 27th.
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…
For some great free or low-cost ideas to do this summer, click here
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…
June 28th - Last full day of classes Thurs. June 30th - Report card pick-up!
Join us June 28th at 11:30 to celebrate our elementary students in their Success Assembly!
Elementary students participate in Track and Fun Day races and games on Friday June 24th!
Come and cheer on staff vs. students in a soccer game on June 23rd at 1:45!
Kindergarten students will celebrate their achievements in their first year of school with a small ceremony on June 23 at 6:30.
Kindergarten goes to the Jungle Farm on June 22, have a great day everyone!
Join us to celebrate the year-end awards for our Middle School students on June 22 at 1:30!
Students and teachers participate in the annual Aquathon on June 16th - run, swim, run! We're proud of you!
Kindergarten to Innisfail Jungle Farm on June 16 - enjoy your day exploring the farm!
Grade 6 students compete in track and field events at Lindsay Thurber on June 15th! Good luck everyone!
Join us at Sacred Heart Church on June 10th for year-end mass liturgy at 9:30 a.m.
June 9th, Kindergarten Orientation at 6:30p.m. for our new fall Kindergarten parents and students! Look forward to seeing you there!
Grades 1 - 3 and 5 & 9 will participate in hands-on, curriculum-based science workshops on June 8th & 9th presented by U of A.
Join us at 5:30 on Tuesday, June 7th at Moxies for the last school council meeting of the year!
Please join us at Sacred Heart at 5:00 on June 3rd, as we celebrate the Grade 9 students moving up to high school.
On May 31st, Grade 4's enjoy your time at the Red Deer Museum and Band students take a trip to Jubilations in Calgary!
Show your school spirit and dress in your "Sunday best" on May 27th!
There will be a liturgy celebration with the Grade 5's hosting the Living Rosary on May 27.
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!
Reminder that there is no school on Friday May 20 and Monday May 23 for the Victoria Day long weekend!
Kindergarten to Safety City today! Grade 9's hear presentations about Economics for Success.
Grade 8's have fun on your trip today to Telus Science Centre in Edmonton and Kindergarten is off to Safety City!
Grade 6 - 9 Band students participate in a Band clinic on May 17th with an evening concert at Crossroads Church at 5:00 pm.
We welcome Alberta author to our school on May 13th to engage elementary students in a reading! Parents welcome!
Enjoy your time today Grade 5 girls and boys as you learn about all you can do as healthy, active individuals!
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!
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's go to St. Mary's for a liturgy and Rosary presentation May 10th!
At lunch on May 6th, there will be popcorn for sale $1.00 per bag!
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"…
Wear your hat and donate a toonie to support Mental Health on May 4th!
Welcome Father Tom as he visits our school to bless our classroom prayer tables on May 3rd.
MONDAY, May 2 is a PD Day - No school - Have a great day!
Join us on April 29th at 2:30p.m. to celebrate the successes of our Elementary students!
Come and join us for an evening of International Dessert on April 28, 5:30 - 6:30p.m. International Dessert Event 2016
Easter Mass at Sacred Heart on April 27th, 9:30a.m. - all are welcome!
Get your best spring outfit on for photos on Monday, April 25th!
For Earth Day, April 22, try to bring a lunch that leaves no garbage.
Join us to celebrate Middle School awards on April 22 at 2:00pm.
See our postcard for the Kindergarten Here I Come, April 19th event information! Kindergarten Here I Come poster
Dollars with Sense presentation today for Grade 7 students.
Join us for Parent Teacher Interviews on April 13th and 14th. 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Due to Parent Teacher Interviews, there will be no school on Friday, April 15th.
Grade 7's hear a presentation about Dollars and Sense, Grade 9's see a play about workplace safety.
We look forward to seeing you back from Spring Break on Monday, April 11th!
Spring Break, March 25 - April 10th - Have a wonderful Easter everyone! Here is an Easter video for you to watch.
Wear your pink and purple in school spirit for Cancer Awareness Day.
On March 24 cheer on our Basketball players in the pep rally!
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.
We welcome Father Tom to bless our prayer centres in classrooms today!
Please join us to celebrate the successes of our elementary students on March 22 at 11:30!
Welcome Grade 9 parents (and students) to an information evening at St. Pat's about Notre Dame on March 21 at 7:00.
Students will gather in assembly on March 17th to celebrate Saint Patrick, the namesake of our school!
March 17 is our annual St. Pat's Talent show! Elementary at 11:15, Middle School at 1:00.
Wear green and white to show your school spirit for St. Patrick's Day on March 17!
Grade 6 classes go on March 16 to Camille to participate in Stations of the Cross.
March 10 and 11 are both PD days, teachers only... enjoy your long weekend!
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 will be here to bless our classroom prayer centres on March 2.
All are welcome to join us for our next School Council Meeting on Tuesday, March 1st. at 6:30 p.m.
The grade 8's will be reading or reciting original poetry on morning of Feb 25 for their peers and a panel of judges.
Wear a pink shirt on Feb. 24th in support of anti-bullying!
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.…
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!
Monday is Family Day - enjoy your day off to spend with family and friends!
On Friday, Feb. 12th, show your school spirit for Valentines Day and wear red and white!
Please join us at Sacred Heart for Ash Wednesday Mass at 9:30, February 10th.
Grade 3's have fun with science and constructing large structures from cardboard and masking tape!
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.
Please join us Tuesday, February 9th for pancake & sausage supper hosted by School Council. Volunteers needed. All families are welcome!
Jan. 29 there is no school today!
Dress up as whatever you are a Fan of today for school spirit!
Help Red Deer to be the provincial champions! Read for 15 minutes on January 27 - see link for more. Read for 15 Challenge
Celebrate God's light with us Jan 27th!
Jump! Jump! Jump! All students participate in a challenge on Jan 26th for the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
On Tues., Jan 26 we're celebrating our terrific kids in Elementary!
School Council meeting on Tuesday, January 19th at 6:30 - all are welcome!
Welcome back to school - January 11, 2016! Hope you are well-rested and ready to start the new year!
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 to all!
Enjoy your Christmas break with friends and family. We welcome you back January 11th!
A little dance celebration Dec. 18th in the afternoon before our Christmas holidays begin!
Wear your pyjamas or dress in Christmas colours to show your school spirit on this last day before our holiday break!
Elementary students will celebrate their successes in an assembly on Dec. 17th.
On Dec. 17, we will have our annual Student/Teacher Hockey game at the Dawe arena!
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".
December 16, 9:30am at Sacred Heart, join us for our Advent Celebration!
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!
Our Grade 9 classes will have their annual Wake-A-Thon December 11th and raise funds for the Red Deer Food Bank!
Budget meeting Tues, Dec. 8th at 6:30pm - all welcome!
Please join us at 1:15, Dec 8th for our Term 1 awards ceremony for Middle School!
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
Grade 1 classes learn about and celebrate St. Nicholas Feast Day with crafts and stories!
Tickets selling fast for our school production of Scrooge on Dec 3rd & 4th. Click on image for details.
In this first week of Advent, we will be praying the Rosary together as a school community each day with morning prayer.
Show your school spirit and wear your favorite jersey Friday Nov 27th!
To order, please see our hot lunch page: Hot Lunch
Come on out and cheer on the Volleyball game between teachers and students!
There is no school on Monday, November 23 due to PD Day for teachers only.
November 18th, 11:30 Our Terrific Kids will celebrate their successes!
November 17, at 6:30 all are welcome!
November break 7 - 15th inclusive!
School will break from Nov 7 - 15 (inclusive).
Students will gather in an assembly in honor of Remembrance Day.
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!
Have fun on your field trip today to Safety City!
Have fun on your field trip today to Safety City!
Our 5th Annual Christmas Trade Fair 2015 is on Nov 3rd! Click to see poster!
**Remember to set your clocks back an hour Nov 1st for Daylight Savings Time!
A reminder that photo retakes are on Tues, Nov 3rd in the morning only.
Friday, Oct. 30th is Halloween Dress-up Day or wear orange & black to school! No costumes depicting violence, no weapons or masks please.
There will be a fire drill practice this afternoon, Oct. 22nd.
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.
Happy Thanksgiving! Hope everyone enjoys the break, see you back on the 19th!
Looking forward to seeing many families tonight at Parent Teacher Interviews!
Run! Run! Run! Grade 3 to Grade 1! Have fun at your Turkey Trot today.
Our best to the Grade 4's as they are each presented with Bibles today!
Looking forward to seeing many families tonight or tomorrow at Parent Teacher Interviews!
Students, enjoy the Mass on Friday, Oct. 2nd and be thankful everyone!
Grades 2 - 4's attend a fire safety presentation! Learn and be safe!
All parents welcome to our School Council Meeting on Tues, Sept 29th at 6:30 pm
We will celebrate all of our Terrific Kids at the Success Assembly on Wed, Sept. 30th. Congratulations!
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!
Show your school spirit on Friday, Sept 25th and wear your craziest wacky hair-do!
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.…
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.…
Grade 4 - 9's across Red Deer participate in our annual St. Pat's/Dawe Run.
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…
All students will attend Opening Mass on August 26th ~ parents welcome!
All families please join us for our annual BBQ on Wednesday, August 19th, 6:00-7:30. We look forward to seeing you there!
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!
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…
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…
The first day of school is August 6th. Enjoy your summer!
Report cards are ready for pick-up today! Have a great summer!
A well-deserved fun day of sports for Elementary students today - great work all year!
Students, enjoy your last full day of classes as we wrap up the school year!
Join us as we celebrate our terrific kids for our final success assembly this year. Great job everyone!
The staff are back for more vs. students in a football game! Play on!
Best of luck Grade 6's as you compete in the Track and Field Meet.
Way to go kindergarteners! A celebration, and farewell for your first year of school.
This time, it's staff vs. students in a soccer game - GOOD LUCK ALL!
Let's celebrate our amazing Middle School students' successes this year! Way to go everyone!
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!
We will celebrate the year-end in our final school-wide Mass today.
Elementary kids will show their talents in our fun competition today!
For our final spirit day, students will dress in their favorite outfit to show what they are a "Fan" of!
Middle Schoolers show their talent in this fun competition today!
Best of luck Grade 7's as you compete in the Track and Field Meet.
Farewell mass and celebration for Grade 9's moving on to high school!
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's, we wish you well with your Track & Field competition today!
Our final Parent Council Meeting tonight ~ all are welcome!
Grade 8's, we wish you well with your Track & Field competition today!
Hoping for good weather Grade 1's, enjoy your field trip adventure!
Friday, May 29th is the deadline to order 2014-2015 yearbooks. Make sure you get yours before it's too late!
Have fun and enjoy your field trip today Kindergarteners!
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!
Students prayed the rosary together yesterday in a student led prayer gathering. Very powerful experience for everybody.
Wishing everybody a safe and blessed long weekend. See you back at school on Tuesday!
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…
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' - 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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Please see the invitation to join in a wonderful event occurring April 24th. Save the Date - Around the World with C.A.R.E.
Just a reminder that this Saturday is the Confirmation Retreat at Sacred Heart Parish. See the poster for details. Confirmation Poster - Sacred Heart
Wishing everybody a wonderful, blessed Easter. We look forward to seeing everybody on April 20 when classes resume.
Here is an Easter message from Archbishop Smith.
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!
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…
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)…
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.
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 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…
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!
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…
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 Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten registrations! Please visit http://stpatsschool.ca/parents-students/pre-kindergarten-and-kindergarten-registration for…
A powerful presentation is taking place on Feb. 18. Please see the attached document for details. Stepping Out from the Shadows Poster
For more information please see: http://whyihost.ca/apply-to-be-a-homestay-host-in-red-deer-alberta.html
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…
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…
Yesterday was 100 Day and the 1F class was celebrating. Everybody was having fun and learning lots!
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.
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 is having a used book sale on Feb. 7. See the attachment for details. Sacred Heart Parish Used Book Sale
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
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 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,…
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 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 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,…
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.
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.…
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…
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:…
Remember that classes resume on Monday, January 12. Have a blessed Christmas break everybody. MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!
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 outbreak across Central Alberta. For more information, CLICK HERE.
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!
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!
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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. …
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!
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…
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 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…
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
The annual Christmas Trade Fair is approaching. See the attached poster for details. 2014 Christmas Trade Fair Poster
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…
Family School Wellness is inviting people to register for Active Parenting Session 5-12. Click the link for further information.
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 Interviews are tonight and tomorrow from 5-8pm. We look forward to seeing everyone before we go on our fall break.
Click for instructions to get the bus app for android phones. Bus App for Android Phones
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.
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.
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…
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…
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!…
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 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…
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…
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.