School News

2017

Picture Day

School Picture Day is this Friday, October 20th

ELAA

This afternoon St.Mary's welcomes ELAA presenters and participants to our school. The (ELAA) Educational Liaison Association of Alberta consists of Alberta post-secondary colleges, universities and technical institutes. Grades 10-12 students from Vegreville…

November 10, 2017 Is Award Night!

St.Mary's students are supporting Farm Credit Canada Drive Away Hunger Campaign

FCC Drive Away Hunger works with schools and communities to collect food for food banks • Hunger affects Canadians everywhere, from all backgrounds, of all ages • The demand for food is so high that sometimes food banks run out of food to give •…

Student Information

Please ensure your information is updated on Powerschool https://powerschool.eics.ab.ca/guardian/home.html  This includes emergency contact information, email addresses, etc. It is essential that we have accurate information for your child. This can…

Thursday's Mass

Junior High Volleyball

Congratulations to our Junior High Volleyball teams who both finished runners up on the consolation side in the Fort Christian Volleyball tournament, this past Friday and Saturday! A big thank you to Mr. Paulichuk and Mr. McFayden for sharing their volleyball…

Post-Secondary Application Night

Canadian Student Leadership Conference

St.Mary's Canadian Student Leadership Conference attendees are enjoying the warm temperatures of Toronto! The group will move on to Waterloo tomorrow to experience more student leadership networking and training.

Italy Anyone?

Junior High Volleyball Home Opener

Come Out To Witness Some Incredible Junior High Volleyball Action on September 28 at 4:00pm St.Mary’s Hosts RJH

Student Council

St.Mary's Student Council conquered the Escape Room last evening! This team bonding activity was a complete success. An enormous thank you to Student Council's amazing adviser Ms.Stuart.

Golf Team

St.Mary's Golf Team represented our school well yesterday at the Golf Club in Cold Lake. A big thank you to Mr.Paulichuck who coached them to their great success. 

Saints' Volleyball Teams Are Road Warriors

Great job this weekend to all of our volleyball teams! Congratulations to our Sr. boys who came in 2nd place in the Cold Lake tournament. The Sr. Girls were also fierce competitors at the St. Jerome tournament in Vermilion. Our junior teams represented…

Senior High Volleyball

The First Swing Tournament hosted by St.Mary's last weekend was an enormous success. The Sr. Boy's team competed well but lost a hard fought battle to the silver medalist tournament winners Plamondin. The Sr. Girls Volleyball team participated in a Vermilion…

Volleyball Season Is Now Upon Us

St.Mary's Senior Boys' Volleyball team host the First Swing Tournament this weekend. Come on out to St.Mary's Gym to Cheer on the Saints!  

Student Council's Week One Thursday Activity

Week One Photo Booth Fun At St.Mary's

Canadian Tuxedo Day At St.Mary's

SWAG GROUP IS BACK!

The best way to start your day at St.Mary's is with a breakfast provided by the SWAG group. Thank You SWAG volunteers!

NCYC

Mr Walker is extending an invitation to all interested students to join him in attending NCYC in Indianapolis. This conference will allow students to come together in unity of faith to receive the sacraments of the Eucharist and penance. NCYC participants…

Ready For School?

Who Is Ready For School? St.Mary's Student Council, that's who. They have been extremely busy preparing and planning for back to school week activities. Check out these photos to view their handy work! They have also planned back to school week activities.…

Kananaskis Trip

Attention Parents/Guardians with Grade 7 students there will be a meeting to discuss the Kananaskis trip September 5th at 7 pm in the St.Mary's School Theatre. Please note the Kananaskis trip is scheduled for September 18-22, 2017.

School Starts on Wednesday!

Registration

August 23, 2016 Junior High Registration Day 10am -2pmAugust 24, 2016 Senior High Registration Day 10am -2pm  

Mrs.Thiessen Farewell Letter

Please click the following link to view Mrs.Thiessen's Farewell message: Mrs.Thiessen's Farewell Letter

Report Card Pick up Date June 30

Last Day of Class Breakfast

A delicious breakfast was provided this morning for St.Mary's Staff and Students. A big Thank You to our volunteer chefs and servers. 

Wednesday's Bell Schedule

Wednesday June 21st Bell Schedule Period 1 8:34-9:05 Period 2 9:05-9:35 Break: 9:35-9:40 Period 3 9:40-10:10 Period 4 10:10-10:40 Break 10:40-10:45 Period 5: 10:45-11:15 Period 6 11:15-11:45 Lunch 11:45-12:30 Period 7 12:30-1:00 Period 8 1:00-1:30 1:30-3:02…

Drama Class Fun

Chemistry 30

The Chemistry of Ice Cream

PE 20/30 Self Defence Warriors

PE 20/30 Self Defence Warriors

Support Val Sweeting

    Val Sweeting is competing for a spot in the Everest Challenge Curling Tournament in August. She needs as many votes as we can get her, go to Everest Curling Challenge and Vote for Val Sweeting…    

Year End Pep Rally and Halo Awards

Today's Year End Pep Rally included house competition, tributes to leaving staff and Halo Awards. Thank you to Student Council and to Ms.Stuart for planning this fun event.

Senior's Week Pancake Breakfast

St.Mary's students volunteered today at the annual Seniors' Week Pancake Breakfast. Students were honored to serve a delicious breakfast to our community's wisest.

Drama Club Production

Photo Highlight from last night's St.Mary's drama production "You Can't Be Too Careful". There are two more showings, tonight and tomorrow night at 7:00pm. Everyone is welcome to attend!

Tropical Tuesday

Tuesday Is Tropical Tuesday!

"You Can't Be Too Careful"

St.Mary's Drama Club Presents, "You Can't Be Careful"

Track and Field Provincial Meet

Congratulations to all of our athletes who competed at the Provincial Track and Field Meet last weekend.

Growing Saints

These two St.Mary's Saints planted, grew, nourished and donated these plants to Heritage House. Way to go Saints!

ELL Conference

Our St.Mary's Saints attended the ELL Conference today.

Dance and Cheer Team

Parent Information Night for St.Mary's 2017-2018 Dance and Cheer Team, Tonight, May 30, 5:00pm.

KD Hot Lunch Thursday

KD Hot Lunch Thursday  $2 Bring Your Own Bowl $3 If you need a Bowl

Sr.Track and Field Zones Competition

Dance and Cheer

Parent Information Night for the NEW St. Mary's Dance and Cheer TeamTuesday,May 30th 5:00pmCome and meet Pauline Halina! Former professional dancer and CFL/NFL Cheerleader who will be our dance.cheer team coach.No experience required, just an attitude…

Social Justice Project

St.Mary’s social justice campaign has begun for St. Joseph's Home on behalf of Catholic Social Services. We are collecting toiletries, bath/body soaps and financial donations. The house with the most items will win a pizza lunch sponsored by Catholic…

Senior High Track Meet

Congratulations to all Senior High Track Meet Athletes. Way to represent!

Final Exam Schedule 2017 Grades 9-12

Please click the link for the exam schedule: St.Mary's 2017 Exam Schedule

Adoration Week Rock Activity

As part of Adoration Week the staff and students were asked to bring a rock to lay at the feet of Jesus. The rock was to symbolize a burden or hardship we are carrying or a blessing we are thankful for. The rocks are now on their way to EICS to be placed…

Superintendent at St.Mary's School Council Meeting

Superintendent at St. Mary's School Council Meeting Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Michael Hauptman will be at St. Mary's during their regularly scheduled School Council meeting on Tuesday May 16 at 6:00 pm in the library. Mr. Hauptman will be discussing…

Young Scientist Conference

This past Saturday students attended the Young Scientist Conference 2017. The Young Scientist Conference is an annual event held at the University of Alberta. This event sponsored by Agrium includes students from junior high school students from the…

Trades' Field Trip

Wednesday May 10, 2017, St.Mary's Students interested in possibly perusing a trade traveled to Northlands to the Skills Canada Alberta Competition. Skills Canada presents trade and technical careers as an option for Alberta Youth.  

Open House

St.Mary's Catholic School will be hosting an Open House May 15, 2017 5:30-7:30. Students and families of all ages are invited to tour areas of interest or to explore the entire school to see what is available to students. Being in our halls and meeting…

Important Dates

Important Dates: May 8-12, 2017-Adoration in our school chapel May 12th , 2017-KD Hot Lunch Fundraiser $2 if you bring a reusable container and $3 without. May 15, 2017-St. Mary’s Open House 5:30-7:30pm Join us for a free BBQ! May 16, 2017-Parent Council…

Open House

St.Mary's Catholic School will be hosting an Open House May 15, 2017 5:30-7:30. Students and families of all ages are invited to tour areas of interest or to explore the entire school to see what is available to students. Being in our halls and meeting…

Spring Football

Interested in playing Vortex Football? May 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, & 18 drop in skill development sessions 4:00pm -5:00pm (no equipment)

Important Dates

Important Dates: May 4th, 2017-St. Mary’s Girl Retreat 3:30-6pm presented by MODEL ALL G 7-12 STUDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO PARTICIPATE May 4th, 2017-G.12 “no stress” afternoon 12:30-3pm in the drama theatre. May 8-12, 2017-Adoration in our school…

Law Club

Last weekend St.Mary's Law team competed in a Mock Trial competition in Calgary. The Law Club was competitive and their coaches were extremely proud of their accomplishments. Thank you to Mr. & Mrs. Thiessen and Mr. Himsl for volunteering their time…

Senior Badminton

Senior Badminton Zone Single's competition at St.Mary's today. Doubles' teams are competing at Vegreville Composite. Good Luck to all of the athletes!

Important Dates

Important Dates: April 18, 2017-Parent Council Meeting at 6pm in our library April 19, 2017-Three-way conference (teacher, parent, student) 4pm-8:30pm. April 19, 2017-Grade Nine Parent Info Session 7:30-8:30 in the drama theatre. April 19th, 2017-Religion…

Robb Nash Presentation

This afternoon St.Mary's students had an opportunity to attend Robb Nash's Mental Health presentation. The presentation of the value of life and positive choices was well received by all. A big thank you to Robb Nash and his band, to all our students…

Happy Easter

St.Mary's Catholic School would like to extend the hope that this Easter celebration will bring joy and hope for goodness to everyone.

Important Dates

Important Dates: April 12, 2017-School Mass at St. Martin’s Parish April 14-17-School Closed for Easter weekend. April 18, 2017-Parent Council Meeting at 6pm in our library April 19, 2017-Three-way conference (teacher, parent, student) 4pm-8:30pm.…

Grad Meeting

Parents of Grade 12 Students: There will be a Grad Meeting to pick tables on April 20 at 7:00pm in the school library.

Last Friday's Junior High Badminton Players Attended a Badminton Tournament in Fultonvale.

***Three-Way Conferences (Parents, Students, Teacher) April 19 4:00pm-8:30pm ***

***Three-Way Conferences (Parents, Students, Teacher) April 19 4:00pm-8:30pm ***The online site to book your interview is now open. Please visit:https://www.schoolinterviews.ca/Login Code: 7vn2aOur appointment time slots are for ten minutes each. Please…

Vortex Football

Mr.Paulichuk and his Phys-Ed 20/30 Minions

Creative Saints

Tsunami House Hot Wheel Car Races

Peer Mentorship

Today was child development day at St. Mary's. Our high school Peer Mentorship class developed learning centers for each age groups, ages 18 months-4 years. A big thank you to the moms and bravo to our students!

Spring Break Celebratory Pep Rally

To celebrate the last day of school before Spring Break 2017, St.Mary's Student Council organized a pep Rally. Students had a blast participating in activities like Camel Race, Plunger Pull and a potato relay. 

Jersey Day Tomorrow

Science 30 Acids and Bases Lab

Today, Science Thirty students are participating in an Acids and Bases Lab. 

St.Mary's March Madness Results

St.Mary's March Madness Competition Round One Results       Marissa 50 Manderson 48 Tracy 47 Jason T 44 Matt 43 Cheryl 43 Zach 42 Will 42 Daniette 37 Sarah T 37 McFayden 36 Nolan 35 Thiessen 33  

St.Mary`s Leprechaun Bingo Winners

Congratulations to Jayden, Chelsea, Teresa and kamdym who won the Leprechaun Bingo Contest! (Missing from photo Jayden)

Impact of the Vegreville Case Processing Centre Closing Facts

Please see the following link to view this details of this issue: Facts About Economic Social Impact

MP Shannon Stubbs

A huge thank you to MP Shannon Stubbs for the outstanding presentation this afternoon.

St.Patrick's Day

Saints, are you gearing up for St.Patrick's Day?

Biology 20 Stem Cell Conference

Friday, March 10 St.Mary's Biology 20 Students attended a Stem Cell Conference at the University of Alberta.

Senior Basketball Winds Up

Congratulations to our Sr. Basketball teams that played in the Zone Tournament this past weekend. Our girls took the consolation prize and our boys placed third. Thank you to Ms. Stuart and to Mr. Kobelsky for coaching our young athletes. An extra thank…

Saints Basketball

Good Luck to the boys and girls senior basketball teams as they compete in zones this weekend. If you happen to be in the Cold Lake/Glendon area, it's time to Cheer! Go Saints!

Biology 20

Biology 20 is in the lab testing for organic substances!

St.Mary's Ski Club was tearing up the slopes this past weekend!

St.Mary's Saints are in Texas

A Texas sized hello from St.Mary's Catholic Youth Conference attendees! Today's events include a day of service at St Mary of Carmel a Dallas inner city K-8 school.

Foods Class Scavenger Hunt

Thank you to Walmart for allowing our Junior High Foods class to embark on a scavenger hunt today. Our winners were Erica, Sarah, and Jade! Great etiquette and communication everyone!

Kananaskis Grade 9 Field Trip is Coming Up!

March 6, 2017-G.9 Kananaskis Trip (return March 10, 2017 at approximately 4pm)  

Shrove Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Breakfast  Delish!!!

Senior Girls & Senior Boys B-Ball Tournament

Would you like to cheer on the senior boys' and girls' basketball teams? Come out Friday at 2:10pm to either the Vegreville Composite or St.Mary's Catholic School to cheer on the Saints.

Happy Valentine's Day

Saints' Basketball

Saints' Basketball Action This Weekend! Jr Girls in Red Deer Sr.Girls & Sr.Boys in Vermilion

Father Michael Mireau Faith Day

Grade eight students participated in Father Michael Mireau Faith Day on Monday. 

Science Ten

Science Ten students were in the lab Thursday.

Exam Week

Important Dates

Important Dates: January 23, 2017-Social 30-1/30-2 Diploma Breakfast for G. 12 Students January 24, 2017-Parent Council Meeting at 6pm in our Library January 20, 2017-Last Day of Classes Grades 9-12 January 30, 2017-Waterpark Grade 7 & 8 Students January…

Friday Fun!

Student council provided inflatables Friday for stress relieve before finals. Fun was had with every bounce!

Comfort Friday

Kananaskis Grade 9 Field Trip Meeting

Important Dates

Important Dates: January 10, 2017-Texas Religious Education Trip Meeting 6pm in the Library January 11, 2017-Early Dismissal January 16, 2017-English 30-1/30-2 Diploma Breakfast for G. 12 students January 23, 2017-Social 30-1/30-2 Diploma Breakfast for…

Back to School Monday, January 9, 2017

Exam Schedule

Exam Schedule  (January, 2017)    Date Time Exam Mon. Jan 16 9:00-12:00 Eng 30-1 Part A   9:00-12:00 Eng 30-2 Part A       Tues. Jan 17 9:00-12:00 Social 30-1 Part A   9:00-11:30 Social 30-2 Part A       Thurs. Jan 19 9:00-10:50 Language …

Science 9 Circuit fun

2016

Pajama Day

Last day of school before Christmas break=Pajama Day at St.Mary's

Spaghetti Lunch

Spaghetti  Lunch at St.Mary's today. Thank you to East West Dining at The Train Station who donated delicious spaghetti sauce for the meal.

Selfies with Santa

Student Council has been busy planning activities for students and staff. 

Travel Club Meeting

2018 Travel Club Meeting Dec 15, 6pm in St.Mary's LibraryEF Tours Italy March 29 - April 9, 2018

SaintsBasketball

Our Junior High Basketball teams will being playing at the Vegreville Composite High School on Thursday evening, beginning at 4:00pm. Please come out to support our teams.

Taco in a Bag for Lunch Thursday, Dec 15, 2016

$5 Taco In a Bag tomorrow, Dec 15 at Lunch! Please support the Sr.Boys' Basketball Team.

Saints' Senior Basketball Action Dec 9-10

St.Mary's Senior Basketball Teams are competing in Vegreville Composite's Basketball Tournament this weekend, Dec 9 & 10. If you wish to watch Saints' Basketball please feel free to come out for the following games:Senior Girls Friday 4pm Veg Composite…

Taco in a Bag for Lunch Friday Dec 9, 2016

Taco In a Bag Dec 9, 2016

Christmas Chaos at St.Mary's

St.Mary's Student Council has been busy planning Christmas themed fun.

Bingo

The first ever St. Mary’s Ham Bingo was an incredible success. We are so grateful to the St. Mary’s Education Foundation and to our Parent Council members that planned and organized this great fundraiser. We would also like to acknowledge all the…

Student Health and Wellness Group

St.Mary's Students, are you hungry this morning? St.Mary's Breakfast Nook is Open for Business!  

2018 Travel Club

2018 Travel Club Meeting Dec 7, 6pm in St.Mary's Library. Travel is scheduled for the Spring of 2018. 

Basketball Anyone?

Basketball Anyone? Sr. High Girls' practice Monday/ Wednesday 6pm-8pmSr.Boys' Practice Monday/Wednesday 3:15pm-5pmJr. High Boys' and Girls' Practice 3:15pm-5pm Tuesday/Thursday

Science 9

Science Nine is in the lab creating experiments with Ionic Compounds.

Religion 25 Field Trip

Religion 25 students traveled to Edmonton today to visit Sacred Heart Church of the First Nations Peoples.

Ham Bingo

St.Mary's Family Ham Bingo

Scholarship Information Package

Please open the following attachment to see Scholarship Information.   Scholarship Information Package

Life Touch Photo Proofs

Students' Photo Proofs are back from Life Touch and issued to the students! The date on the proofs is incorrect. It should read: please return order forms to the school before, Nov 24.

Remembrance Day Nov 11

Important Dates

Important Dates:November 10, 2016-Award’s Evening St. Mary’s School 6:30pm. Light refreshments will be served.November 11-November 18-Fall Break NO SCHOOLNovember 22 Parent Council MeetingNovember 25, 2016-Photo Re-Take Day

St.Mary's Awards' Night

Please join us in celebrating our incredible past and present students on Nov 10, 2016, at 6:30 pm. 

Remembrance Program

On Thursday this week we will be celebrating Remembrance Day at 10:30a.m. in our school gymnasium. We invite and encourage parents to attend if possible. We are lucky to have a member of the military joining us to speak. We know it will be a beautiful…

ELL Fellowship Retreat

St.Mary's students traveled to Sherwood Park for the ELL Fellowship Retreat Nov 4, 2016. Learning, relationship building and other skills were taught to participants. Thank you Mrs. Thiessen, who accompanied the students and provided transportation. 

Parent/Teacher/Student Conference

***Tomorrow and Thursday, November 2 &3 from 4pm-7pm Three-Way Conferences (Parents, Students, Teacher)***The online site to book your interview is now open. Please visit:https://www.schoolinterviews.ca/Login Code XWU95Our appointment time slots are…

Happy Halloween

Wishing you all a Safe and Happy Halloween!

Grad Ring Order Day

Attention St.Mary's 2017 Grads: Jostens will be coming to the school Thursday, November 3. Please sign up at the office to book your fitting/shopping time between 9 am-11 am.

Parent/Teacher/Student Conference

***November 2 &3 from 4pm-7pm Three-Way Conferences (Parents, Students, Teacher)***The online site to book your interview is now open. Please visit:https://www.schoolinterviews.ca/Login Code XWU95Our appointment time slots are for ten minutes each. Please…

Important Dates

Important Dates:November 2 and November 3, 2016-Three-Way Conferences 4pm-7pm (Student, Teacher, Parent).November 10, 2016-Award’s Evening St. Mary’s School 6:30pm. Light refreshments will be served.November 28, 29, 2016-Sr. Girls Volleyball Tournament…

Grad Fundraiser

Grad 2017 FundraiserPrime Cuts Meat & Deli Ltd has teamed up with St.Mary's 2017 Grad Class for a Fundraiser. Please see one of St.Mary's 2017 Grads or St.Mary's School office for details. Please have orders in on or before Nov 28, 2016. Meat will be…

Picture Day Oct 21, 2016

 

Home School Relations

According to Glenn Olsen and Mary Lou Fuller, authors of “Home-School Relations” the following are key benefits for parents being involved in their child’s school. Benefits for the Parents  Parents have a better understanding of the teacher's…

Youth Making a Change

Youth Making a Change: Rotary Club of Vegreville and The Vegreville and District Family & Community Support Services are offering a brand new program for youth in grade 10-12 looking to make a difference in their community. Youth will take part in interactive…

Important Dates

  Important Dates:  October 18th, 2016-Parent Council Meeting at 6pm in our Library. Please join us. Everyone is welcome. Grad Meeting to follow at 7pm.October 21, 2016-Picture DayNovember 2 and November 3, 2016-Three-Way Conferences 4pm-7pm (Student,…

Important Dates

Important Dates:September 19-23, 2016-Kananaskis Grade 7 Camping TripSeptember 22-October 13, 2016-FCC Drive Away Hunger Event. Our houses are competing to see who can fill the most bags of food! Be sure to send your donations with your son/daughter…

St.Mary's Food Drive

St.Mary's School is Participating in a Food Drive

Important Dates

September 13, 2016-5pm Meet the Teacher BBQ September 13, 2016-First Parent Council Meeting EVERYONE is welcome @ 6pm in the library September 14, 2016-Opening Mass at St. Martin’s Parish 9am September 16, 2016-PD Day No School September 19-23, 2016-Kananaskis…

Payment of School Fees

Pay School Fees Online School fee information for the 2016–2017 school year is available on the PowerSchool Parent Portal.  All fees are due within 30 days of being posted. To access your fee information, simply login to your PowerSchool Parent Portal…

Report Card Pick Up

Just a reminder St.Mary's Student Report Cards will be available for pick up Wednesday, June 29, 2016 from 12 pm-3 pm.

Last Day of Classes 2016

Student council planned super fun activities to celebrate the last day of classes.

Last Day of Classes

St.Mary's Halo Awards

St.Mary's Student Council created a Student Award's Program.  These nontraditional awards were a fun way to recognize a variety students.  Awards were given for example for best laugh, ultimate farmer or most likely to show up to school in a body…

Exam Schedule

    Exam Schedule - June, 2016   Dated May 5, 2016           Date Time Exam Supervisor(s)   Tues., May 10 9:00 - 11:30 Language 9 PAT - A Giebelhaus Comp           Mon., June 13 9:00 - 12:00 English 30-1/30-2 Part A Thiessen Comp    …

St.Mary's Drama Production

St.Mary's Drama Club Presents: Maid To Order

Final Parent Council Meeting of the Year

On June 13th St. Mary's Catholic School will be hosting their final Parent Council meeting of the year. As part of this meeting we wish to especially invite all grade six parents to come to the school to have any questions answered, to tour the school…

Ukrainian Lunch

A Traditional Ukrainian Lunch 

Staples One-to-One

Staples has presented an opportunity to lease Acer Chromebooks for a solution to the upcoming One to One device recommendation.   The deadline for ordering is May 31, 2016. For those who would like to complete a lease agreement through their powerschool…

St.Mary's Open House

Our Open House last Thursday was a complete success.  Thank you to all who participated.        

Student Council Fundraiser

St. Mary's Student Council is hosting a Paint Nite fundraiser to help our students be able to attend some amazing leadership conferences! These are amazing opportunities for our students to learn new skills to be an effective leader, as well as meet…

Photo Of The Week

The Spanish Class celebrated Cinco De Mayo last Friday!  

Student Transportation

TRANSPORTATION NEWS  Another year is approaching completion and our department is planning the 2016-2017 year. Please take the time to read through the bullets below. If you have any questions, please contact the Transportation Office by calling 780-449-6480,…