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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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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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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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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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