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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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St. Andrew’s Art Club Encourages You to Keep Awake – ADVENTure Contest Week 1

Posted on December 4, 2017

The first entry in the ADVENTure Contest is from the grade 5/6 art club St. Andrew’s School.  The first week of Advent begins on Sunday December 3rd, and the theme is Keep Awake!  St. Andrew’s and HFCRD invite you to reflect on this theme: are you keeping awake and watching for the many ways that…

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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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St. Andrew’s Saints Raise $4500 for Kelsi Smith

Posted on October 19, 2017

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) would like to recognize the St. Andrew’s School community for raising $4509.50 to support St. Andrew’s Saint Kelsi Smith as she goes through cancer treatments.  Kelsi was diagnosed with osteosarcoma in May 2017 and is currently in her 4th of 6 chemotherapy…

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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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Summer Hours at HFCRD & Back-to-School Information

Posted on June 30, 2016

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division is pleased to provide the following summer hours for our central office in Peace River. Monday – Thursday7:45am – 12:00pm12:00pm – 12:30pm Lunch Break12:30pm – 5:00pm Closed Fridays  Summer hours will commence on Monday July 4th, 2016.Regular hours will…

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HFCRD Welcomes Carlo Poretta as Vice Principal of St. Andrew’s School

Posted on June 24, 2016

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to welcome Carlo Poretta as the Vice Principal of St. Andrew’s School, commencing in the 2016/17 school year.  Carlo has been in school administration for five years and brings a wealth of experience in elementary and secondary schools. …

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By-Election Called in Grimshaw Ward 4, Voted by Board of Trustees Submitted by hfadmin on Wed, 04/27/2016 - 2:01pm At the Tuesday April 19th Regular Board Meeting, the Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) Board of Trustees unanimously voted t

Posted on April 20, 2016

St. Andrew’s School grade six students are featured in this week’s South Peace News.  Editor Chris Clegg, who has nearly 30 years of experience in journalism, facilitated the process and gave students the rare opportunity to be hands-on from start to finish.  The four-page feature has nine articles…

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St. Andrew’s Grade 11 Student Ramona Bokhout earns Green Certificate for Sheep Production

Posted on April 11, 2016

Congratulations to St. Andrew’s School grade 11 student Ramona Bokhout who earned her Green Certificate for Sheep Production in Semester One. Ramona completed the certification outside of her regular studies. “Ramona has worked very diligently to earn this certification and we are so proud of her…

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St. Andrew’s School Adds First Aid to Grade 10 Workplace Safety Course

Posted on April 5, 2016

Congratulations to the 38 St. Andrew’s School grade 10 students, who are the first class at the school to earn their First Aid Certificates through the Workplace Safety Course.  The school expanded the course in the 2015/16 school year to include First Aid Training to give students a tremendous asset…

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St. Andrew’s Student Catherine Marzotko Scores 100% on Math 30-1 Diploma Exam

Posted on February 29, 2016

Congratulations to St. Andrew’s School grade 12 student Catherine Marzotko who scored 100% on the Math 30-1 Diploma Exam.  Catherine earned an outstanding 93% course mark, making her total Math 30-1 grade 97%.  She says this accomplishment was thanks to the support of her family and a thorough study…

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Congratulations St. Andrew’s School Alumni Billy-Ray Belcourt, Winner of 2016 Rhodes Scholarship

Posted on November 25, 2015

Congratulations to Billy-Ray Belcourt, the 2012 St. Andrew’s School Valedictorian who was recently named one of three Canadian Rhodes scholars from the University of Alberta, and one of eleven in Canada.  Belcourt is also the first ever First Nations recipient of a Rhodes scholarship, one of the…

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