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Welcome Back to School!

Posted on September 4, 2018

On behalf of the Board of Trustees, I wish students, parents, staff and community members a fantastic 2018/19 school year!  We are very excited to welcome new and returning families to our schools.  I hope you all had a restful summer break and are ready to go back to school.  As the Board Chair…

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By-Election Called in Grimshaw Ward 4, Nomination Day Set for Monday September 17th

Posted on August 30, 2018

At the August 28th Regular Board Meeting, the Board of Trustees unanimously voted to call a by-election in Grimshaw Ward 4.  The vote came after the Board received the resignation of Ward 4 Trustee George Chuckvar.  Nomination Day has been set for Monday September 17th, 2018. Interested candidates…

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Trustees Whalen and Fisher Re-Elected as Board Chair and Vice Chair

Posted on August 28, 2018

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division No. 37 (HFCRD) is pleased to announce the re-election of Kelly Whalen as Board Chair and Gary Fisher as Vice Chair.  The nominations and elections took place at the 2018/19 HFCRD Board of Trustees Organizational Meeting earlier today.  Both nominations were uncontested. …

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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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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 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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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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Whalen Re-Elected Board Chair and Fisher Elected as Vice Chair

Posted on October 31, 2017

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division No. 37 (HFCRD) is pleased to announce the re-election of Kelly Whalen as Board Chair and Gary Fisher as Vice Chair.  The nominations and elections took place at the 2017/18 HFCRD Board of Trustees Organizational Meeting earlier today.  Both nominations were uncontested. …

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HFCRD Welcomes Minister of Education David Eggen to Holy Family School

Posted on October 26, 2017

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) was pleased to welcome Minister of Education David Eggen to Holy Family School in Grimshaw this morning.  Minister Eggen toured the school for the first time, met two of HFCRD’s new Trustees, and mingled with staff and students throughout the school. …

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Official Election 2017 Results

Posted on October 20, 2017

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to provide the official election results of the Ward 4 Sub 3 Peace River/Nampa Catholic School Trustee Election.  HFCRD thanks all candidates for their interest in serving as a Catholic School Trustee.     Official Results John Kuran 449…

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HFCRD Board of Trustees Votes to Eliminate Use of FNMI Acronym

Posted on October 18, 2017

At the October 10th Regular Board Meeting, the Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) Board of Trustees unanimously voted to eliminate the use of the acronym FNMI.  The full version First Nations, Métis and Inuit will now be used across the division.  This motion was created keeping in spirit…

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Carmelle Lizee Returns as Ward 1 High Prairie Trustee

Posted on September 26, 2017

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to announce that the Ward 1 High Prairie seat at the Board Table has been filled by incumbent Trustee Carmelle Lizee.  Although Trustee Lizee had intended not to serve again as a Trustee, she said she could not leave the seat vacant. “My…

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Nomination Results for Catholic School Trustee Election 2017

Posted on September 18, 2017

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to announce the official nomination results as follows.   Official Nomination List Ward 1 - High Prairie                                                                                *Carmelle Lizee -…

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Regular Board Meeting Date Change

Posted on September 15, 2017

Please be advised that the next Regular Board Meeting date has been changed from Friday September 22nd to Tuesday October 10th beginning at 10:00am at the Catholic Conference Centre (10307 - 99 St) in Peace River.  All Regular Board Meetings are open to the public - please join us!

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Notice of Nomination Day

Posted on September 7, 2017

LOCAL AUTHORITIES ELECTION ACT (SECTION 26) LOCAL JURISDICTION: Holy Family Catholic Regional Division, Province of Alberta   Notice is hereby given that Nomination Day is September 18, 2017 and that nomination for election of candidates for the following office will be received at the location of…

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Whalen Elected Chair and Arcand-Lavoie as Vice-Chair

Posted on August 30, 2016

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division No. 37 (HFCRD) is pleased to announce the election of Board Chair Kelly Whalen and Vice Chair Dianne Arcand-Lavoie.  The nominations and elections took place at the 2016/17 HFCRD Board of Trustees Organizational Meeting on Friday August 26th.  Both nominations…

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HFCRD Board of Trustees Approves Inclusive Catholic Communities Providing Safe and Caring Learning Environment Policy

Posted on March 16, 2016

At the March 15th Regular Board Meeting, the Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) Board of Trustees approved Policy 18: Inclusive Catholic Communities Providing Safe and Caring Learning Environment.  The Policy focuses on the Board’s continued commitment to provide inclusive learning…

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HFCRD, HPSD & GPCSD Switch to Wind Energy

Posted on February 1, 2016

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD), High Prairie School Division (HPSD) and Grande Prairie Catholic School District (GPCSD) are pleased to announce that effective January 2016, all three divisions’ schools and central offices are now powered by wind energy.   HFCRD, HPSD, and GPCSD are…

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Board of Trustees Moves Forward with International Travel

Posted on December 16, 2015

At the Tuesday December 15th Regular Board Meeting, the Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) Board of Trustees unanimously voted to approve international field trips to locations where the Government of Canada Foreign Affairs Travel Advisory advises to “exercise normal security precautions.”…

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