Notre Dame News

September 13-17

Gracious is the Lord, and righteous; our God is merciful. (Psalm 116.5)

IMPORTANT DATES:

September 13: CANCELLED: Meet the Staff

September 15: Opening Liturgy

September 24: No school (PD Day)

Youth Ministry Blitz Sign up Day

Monday September 13th at lunch outside the main doors of Notre Dame. Sign up for various activities such as High School Youth Group, Edge Middle School group leaders, Alpha, retreats, etc. Come say hi and check things out!

Faith: Trip to the Rockies Annual Trip with the High Schools of Red Deer Catholic

Friday September 17th: Join Notre Dame, St. Joseph's and St. Dominic's for a hike at Crescent Falls, along with Mass.


Permission forms available at the Youth Ministry office or contact jeannette.manser@rdcrs.ca to have the form emailed. Permission forms are due by Tuesday, September 14th

Learning Commons

Textbook Deposit Refunds (2020-2021 School Year):


If you haven't received your textbook deposit refund from last school year yet, please bring your student ID to the textbook window before 11:30 am on Thursday, September 16th to claim it.


Student Programs in the Learning Commons at LUNCH

  • Tuesday, September 14th - Tech Tuesdays
  • Wednesday, September 15th - D & D Club Kick-Off
  • Friday, September 17th - Board Game Cafe

International Travel: Croatia, Slovenia, Italy

Interested in travelling to Croatia, Slovenia and Italy in the summer of 2022?!


Come to an information session on Wednesday, September 8 at lunch in room 2103. A parent meeting/sign up night will be held on September 16th at 7:00pm at St. Joe's High School..


If you have questions please see or contact Mr. Unland.

International Travel: Amsterdam, Paris, London

Time to take off and explore the world! We are excited to be joining @stjosephrd on a trip to Amsterdam, Paris and London during spring break.


There is a student info meeting at noon on Thursday, September 9th in room 1505 and a parent information/signup meeting at St. Joseph on Thursday, September 16 at 7:00 pm.


See Mr. Lerouge for more info. Grab your passport and let’s go! ✈️

Fine Arts: Musical Theatre

The ND Musical Theatre team for 2021-22 presents is FREAKY FRIDAY!! When an overworked mother and her teenage daughter magically swap bodies, they have just one day to put things right again. It will make you laugh, make you dance, and make you remember how good it feels to be understood.


Information meeting for anyone interested in trying out for this year's musical will be on September 14 after school in the Drama Room.

Work Experience

Do you have a part time job? Did you know that you can receive credits while you earn your regular wage? Our Work Experience program provides you with valuable job skills, employment experience, and high school credits! Reach out to your grade administrator/counsellor for more information to register!

Graduation 2022

Heh Grads 2022 - Grad Committee has started! Join in every Tuesday in the Amphitheatre at lunch. It's your year, get involved! See you Tuesday.

Apply Alberta Sessions - Grade 12 students - sign up is required!

Apply Alberta Account Set Up All grade 12 students planning to go to college or university in Alberta next fall will need to set up an “Apply Alberta” account before applying to post secondary. Ms. Halter will be hosting sessions in person and online to help students do this.


The current schedule is as follows:

  • Session 1: Monday, September 20: 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Session 2: Tuesday, September 21: 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Session 3: Tuesday, September 28: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm


All sessions will take place in the Learning Commons AND online. Students must sign up in advance as space will be limited to 20 students per session. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1M1t5geUoG_Oze4am9lfKU1l6n2qBdVsskOHnyaF1rZg/edit?usp=sharing Once you have signed up for a session, for those students planning to participate on line, the Google meeting ID will be emailed to you. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Halter (jill.halter@rdcrs.ca). Most post secondary applications open on October 1!

Grade 12 Scholarship Information Session

For grade 12 students considering post secondary, NOW is the time to start researching scholarships. If you would like a bit of direction to get started EARLY and INCREASE your chances of being successful, there will be a scholarship session taking place on Wednesday, September 22 from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm in the Learning Commons and online. Please sign up in advance to participate: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1V2dV0rkbbcpc4lx8UMC0yYjH9wMp1T9BI7_JYMUqe8A/edit?usp=sharing Once you have signed up for a session, for those students planning to participate on line, the Google meeting ID will be emailed to you. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Halter (jill.halter@rdcrs.ca).

Red Deer Polytechnic’s Building on Excellence: Fall 2022

For grade 12 students planning to attend Red Deer Polytechnic (formerly RDC), consider applying early to be considered for the Building on Excellence award! High school students with an average of 80% or higher in five 5-credit grade 11 or grade 12 subjects could be awarded $1,000 towards their tuition!


To apply, email your Detailed Academic Record or transcript and an up-to-date email address and phone number to studentconnect@rdc.ab.ca starting October 1, 2021. These awards are limited - students are encouraged to apply early!

Applying to Nursing Programs in Alberta

If you are in high school (any grade) and considering a career in nursing, this session is for you! Ms. Halter will be providing an overview of information about applying to both the Licensed Practical Nurse and Registered Nurse programs in our province.


This session will take place on Friday, September 17 from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm in the Learning Commons and online. Please sign up in advance to participate: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1ENkOtHq_AnNqupncSFH1me6Ym4lc013oTCe_SLLfFjY/edit?usp=sharing Once you have signed up for a session, for those students planning to participate online, the Google meeting ID will be emailed to you. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Halter (jill.halter@rdcrs.ca).

My Pass Accounts

Have you set up your myPass account yet? It is important for all high school students to have a myPass account prior to graduation. myPass is used to order your Alberta High School Transcripts, to view Diplomas and much more.



Note: It is VERY IMPORTANT that you use a PERSONAL email for myPass. After June, your rdcrs student account will not longer be active for graduates. Using a personal email ensures you will continue to have access to key information moving forward.

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