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Glenmary School Student Jodd Abundo Recognized with Senator’s Contribution Award

Posted on June 15, 2018

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) warmly congratulates Glenmary School student Jodd Abundo who has received the 2018 Senator’s Contribution Award.  This award is given to deserving graduating students who have made an important and meaningful contribution to the greater good of their…

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St. Andrew’s School Student Natonia Joanne Jay Giroux Wins HFCRD’s Orange Shirt Day Contest

Posted on June 14, 2018

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to announce that Natonia Joanne Jay Giroux, a grade 11 student at St. Andrew’s School, who has won HFCRD’s Orange Shirt Day Contest.  Natonia’s winning entry features a beautiful dream catcher with feathers hanging from it, and flowers…

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EvelineCharles Academy Officially Open in Peace River Attached to Glenmary School

Posted on June 13, 2018

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) was thrilled to take part in the grand opening of the new EvelineCharles Academy on Tuesday May 29th.  The new academy is located in Peace River attached to Glenmary School.  This facility is the first of its kind in Northern Alberta and will offer the…

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St. Andrew’s Alumni Billy-Ray Belcourt Wins $65,000 Griffin Poetry Prize

Posted on June 8, 2018

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) warmly congratulates St. Andrew’s School graduate Billy-Ray Belcourt of Driftpile Cree Nation who has won one of Canada’s most prestigious literary awards, the $65,000 Griffin Poetry Prize, for his debut book of poems “This Wound is a World.” …

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Rosary School Students Keana Patajo and McKayla Ambury Place 7th in Caring for Our Watersheds Competition

Posted on May 31, 2018

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division warmly congratulates Rosary School students Keana Patajo and McKayla Ambury who placed 7th in the Caring for our Watersheds Program. This program, which has been running in central Alberta for over 10 years, asks students to submit a project idea that will improve…

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All Invited to HFCRD’s 1st Annual Round Dance on June 21st at St. Stephen’s School in Valleyview

Posted on May 29, 2018

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) invites all to the 1st Annual Round Dance on Thursday June 21st, 2018 at St. Stephen’s School in Valleyview (4301-51 Avenue).  The theme of the Round Dance is “Celebrating Together” which is a reflection of our desire to bring together people of…

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HFCRD Seeking Members for Community NET Support Teams

Posted on May 24, 2018

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is thrilled to welcome NET Ministries to our division for the 2018/19 and 2019/20 school years.  NET Ministries is a national evangelization team whose mission is to challenge young Catholics, bring them to Christ and encourage them to embrace the…

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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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