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Wear Blue to Support Catholic Education on World Catholic Education Day May 30th

Posted on May 7, 2019

As part of Catholic Education week, the Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) encourages all supporters of Catholic education to show their support by wearing blue on World Catholic Education Day on Thursday May 30th. This special day, which annually falls 40 days after Easter, is a worldwide…

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HFCRD Schools Will Participate in Share the Journey, a Walk in Support of Migrants and Refugees

Posted on May 3, 2019

In celebration of Catholic Education Week from May 6th to 10th, Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) schools will be participating in Share the Journey, an international campaign introduced by Pope Francis. Pope Francis has challenged the faithful to embrace the experience of migrants and…

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Join us for our NET Team Farewell May 15th

Posted on April 30, 2019

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) invites our school and parish communities to say farewell to our NET Ministries Team on Wednesday May 15th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at Glenmary School in Peace River. The informal evening will begin at 5:30pm with light snacks, and then an acknowledgement…

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HFCRD Celebrates Education Week 2019 – Learning is a Journey

Posted on April 29, 2019

Monday April 29th to Friday May 3rd is Education Week across Alberta. The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) would like to take this opportunity to encourage all staff, students and community members to reflect on this year’s theme Learning is a Journey. Alberta is very blessed to have…

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HFCRD Board of Trustees Approve 2019/20 School Calendars

Posted on April 18, 2019

At the April 16th Regular Board Meeting, the Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) Board of Trustees approved the 2019/20 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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Announcing the St. Andrew’s School Breakfast Program for Grades K-4

Posted on February 27, 2019

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to announce the new Breakfast Program for grades K-4 at St. Andrew’s School in High Prairie. The program will provide 214 free breakfasts each morning for every student in grades K-4 starting on Monday March 4th and ending Wednesday June…

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Thank you to the St. Andrew’s School Community

Posted on September 25, 2018

In times of strife, we must come together to maintain the strong bonds that exist in our schools.  St. Andrew’s School has done that this week. When faced with a threat to student safety yesterday, they supported each other and overcame obstacles together. We understand that re-entering a school…

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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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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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Summer Hours at HFCRD & Back-to-School Information

Posted on July 4, 2018

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division is pleased to provide the following summer hours for our central office. Monday - Thursday8:30am - 12:00pm12:30pm - 4:00pm Closed Fridays Summer hours commenced on Tuesday July 3rd, 2018.Regular hours will resume on Monday August 20th, 2018. Helpful Links 2018/19…

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HFCRD Welcomes Robert Nieman as Vice Principal of St. Andrew’s School

Posted on June 27, 2018

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to welcome Robert Nieman as the Vice Principal of St. Andrew’s School, commencing in the 2018/19 school year.  Robert is currently a Math and Science Teacher at Kehewin Community Education Centre, a school dedicated to promoting and preserving…

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St. Andrew’s Student Lezane Okimaw Awarded Honourable Mention for the 2018 Honouring Spirit: Indigenous Student Award

Posted on June 18, 2018

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) proudly congratulates St. Andrew’s School student Lezane Okimaw who has been selected as an Honourable Mention for the 2018 Honouring Spirit: Indigenous Student Award.  This award is given by the Alberta School Boards Association and recognizes First…

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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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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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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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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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