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Kaitlyn Coen of Glenmary School Wins Engineering Innovation Award at Canada-Wide Science Fair

Posted on May 17, 2018

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) proudly congratulates Kaitlyn Coen, a Glenmary School student, who won the Engineering Innovation Award at the 2018 Canada-Wide Science Fair in Ottawa.  This award, sponsored by the Engineering Institute of Canada, is awarded for an outstanding project…

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Families Encouraged to Take Student Transportation Survey from Alberta Education

Posted on May 16, 2018

The Government of Alberta is seeking feedback from families regarding upcoming updates to the student transportation eligibility criteria.  Student transportation is an essential part of the education system and HFCRD encourages all families to take this opportunity to voice their opinions. According…

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HFCRD Announces Orange Shirt Day Contest

Posted on May 7, 2018

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to announce the 2018 HFCRD Orange Shirt Day Contest.  Orange Shirt Day is a national movement that recognizes the experience of survivors of residential schools, honours them, and shows a collective commitment to ensure that every child matters. …

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HOSTS Introduces Difference Maker Project

Posted on May 1, 2018

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) and High Prairie School Division (HPSD) are pleased to announce the launch of HOSTS’ new program the Difference Maker Project for the High Prairie community.  The Difference Maker Project provides financial assistance for students of all ages to participate…

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Education Week – What Do You Love About Your Catholic School?

Posted on April 30, 2018

This week, April 30 – May 3th, we are celebrating Education Week.  The Board of Trustees would like to take this opportunity to encourage all staff, students and community members to reflect on what you love about your Catholic school.  In Alberta, we are very blessed to have the gift of Catholic…

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On World Catholic Education Day May 10th, HFCRD Encourages All to Wear #BlueforCatholicEd

Posted on April 25, 2018

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) Board of Trustees invites all students, staff and supporters of Catholic Education to wear blue on World Catholic Education Day on Thursday May 10th.  This special day, which annually comes 40 days after Easter Sunday, is a worldwide celebration of…

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HFCRD Board of Trustees Approve 2018/19 School Calendars

Posted on April 25, 2018

At the April 17th Regular Board Meeting, the Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) Board of Trustees approved the 2018/19 School Calendars.  Decisions about the school calendars were made to best meet student learning needs, as well as the needs of families and communities.  Due to the transportation…

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Peter Jasinsky Named 2018 HFCRD Edwin Parr Award Nominee

Posted on April 17, 2018

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to announce Peter Jasinsky has been named HFCRD’s 2018 Edwin Parr Award Nominee.  Jasinsky was selected at the March 20th Regular Board Meeting after being nominated by Ecole Providence School Principal Krista Veitch.  Jasinsky, a first year…

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Rosary Perfect Peguins and St. Andrew’s People of the North Teams Win 12th Annual HFCRD Hand Games

Posted on April 13, 2018

Congratulations to the Rosary Perfect Penguins and the St. Andrew’s People of the North who are the winners of the 12th Annual HFCRD Hand Games.  The Rosary Perfect Peguins won the elementary division after a close win against the Holy Family Spirit Wolves. The St. Andrew’s People of the North…

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HFCRD Welcomes Michael Chiasson for 2018 Faith Day

Posted on April 13, 2018

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to welcome Michael Chiasson as the keynote speaker for the 2018 Division Faith Day on Monday April 23rd, student Faith Days on April 24 and 25, and a parent night on April 24th.  Michael Chiasson is a student-engagement expert who has spoken…

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St. Andrew’s School to Host 12th Annual HFCRD Cultural Hand Games Tournament

Posted on March 28, 2018

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to announce that St. Andrew’s School in High Prairie will host the 12th Annual HFCRD Cultural Hand Games Tournament on Friday April 13th.  Each year, elementary and junior high students from across the division form teams and compete in this…

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2018 HFCRD Kindergarten Open Houses

Posted on March 19, 2018

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) invites our school communities to our 2018 Kindergarten Open House and Registration Nights.  We invite you to use this opportunity to visit our schools, tour our classrooms, meet our teachers and register your child.  To make the transition to school…

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St. Andrew’s School Update: RCMP Declare School Safe to Open Tomorrow as Usual

Posted on February 12, 2018

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to share that the RCMP has declared St. Andrew’s School safe and that the school will be open as usual tomorrow Tuesday February 13th, 2018.  St. Andrew’s School staff received the call at 4:00pm after all students had safely gone home. …

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Verbal Bomb Threat Received at St. Andrew’s School

Posted on February 12, 2018

St. Andrew’s School was evacuated this afternoon after a verbal bomb threat was received.  School administration ordered the evacuation immediately and then promptly contacted the RCMP.  After ensuring all students and staff were safely evacuated, all parents and guardians were notified using the…

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School Bus Driver and First Responders Recognized for their Courageous Actions in December 11th School Bus Collision

Posted on February 7, 2018

Yesterday, Board Chair Kelly Whalen and Superintendent Betty Turpin recognized School Bus Driver Anna Enns and Glenmary First Responders Clayton Diesel and Amber-Lynn Boone for their courageous actions after the school bus collision on December 11th.  The special ceremony was at Glenmary School in…

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Valentine’s Day in HFCRD

Posted on January 24, 2018

For the first time since 1945, Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday will fall on the same day and this means school Valentine’s parties and festivities, in our division, will see some changes. This year school Valentine’s Day activities will be held on Tuesday February 13th, 2018.  Ash Wednesday…

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Accountability Pillar Surveys Out Now!

Posted on January 24, 2018

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) reminds parents that the annual Accountability Pillar survey from Alberta Education is being distributed this month.  Parents of grade 4, 7 and 10 students are highly encouraged to use this opportunity to have their say in their child’s education. …

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Congratulations Ecole Providence School, Winner of the ADVENTure Contest!

Posted on January 15, 2018

Congratulations to the grade 5/6 class at Ecole Providence School who won HFCRD’s ADVENTure Contest!  The school earned 176 likes on their entries on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram combined.  As the rules stated at the beginning of the contest, the enrolment of the school was factored in when selecting…

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Rosary Grade 4 Celebrate the Epiphany! – Week 6 of the ADVENTure Contest!

Posted on January 8, 2018

The seventh and final entry in the ADVENTure Contest is from grade 4 at Rosary School. As we move from Advent and Christmas into Epiphany and a new year, Rosary School students reflected on the themes of Advent in their own lives and what it means for them moving forward into 2018.  Rosary School and…

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Central Office Hours Over Christmas Break

Posted on December 21, 2017

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division Central Office will be closed from December 25, 2017 to January 1st, 2018, and will reopen on Tuesday January 2nd, 2018.  We wish you a very merry Christmas with family and friends.  Please remember to keep Christ in Christmas!

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