Fast Friday Facts

Friday May 26th, 2023

Sneak Peek of the Week!


Next week we welcome the month of June, and a whole lot of field trips, learning and fun! Watch for continued correspondence from teachers and the office for the most up-to-date information.

Please take a quick peek at the week to come:

Tuesday May 30

-Saints Science Fair! Future scientists from grades 4-9 will showcase learning and the scientific method in our annual science fair!

-Our grade 6 will once again be hosting a lunch hour canteen, with all proceeds going to their year end trip! See info below, including an easy pre-order slip for elementary students to pre-order on Tuesday morning to skip the line up!! Please note, KD cups and chips are sold out and will not be replaced. Thank you for your continued support of this fundraiser.

Wednesday May 31

-Blessings galore to our grade 2 students who will receive the Holy Sacrament of Reconciliation at 5:00pm at the Immaculate Conception Church.

-Red Shirt Day! Wear RED to show support for persons and families who are living with disabilities, celebrate their achievements and show commitment to creating a fully accessible and inclusive society!

-Pre-orders for Hot Dog day to the office please.

Thursday June 1

-Hot Dog Day! Three loud cheers for our fantastic volunteers!

Friday June 2

-PD Day. No school for students as our teachers focus on their own professional development.

If your child rides a First Student bus (R41, R42), please be sure to see the information below regarding bus pass applications for the 2023-2024 school year. Deadline is approaching!

Please note that all outstanding fees are due to the office. Watch for emailed statements to be coming home. If you're unsure if you have any fees due, please contact the office.

Wishing you a safe weekend in the sun!

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Final Munch A Lunch of the Year: Pizza Hut!

Our next Munch-A-Lunch is now open for online ordering, with lunch to be served by crowd favorite, Pizza Hut on Tuesday June 20th.Parents/ guardians can log in to order and pay for lunch before Monday June 12th at midnight!

Follow this link to log in with your existing information or create a new account if new to the online ordering program.

District Level Winners from St. Mary's!

Congratulations to Jayce and Gerrit whose entries for the Legion's Remembrance Day contest have won on the district level! Jayce won first place in the Junior Poem division, and Gerrit's won second in the Junior Essay division.

Way to go, Saints!

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Learning Beyond the Classroom!

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First Student Bus Applications for the 2023-2024 School Year

All new and returning students requesting to ride a First Student bus this coming year must apply for a 2023-2024 bus pass by June 30th, 2023.

Did you know?

Only some students qualify for government-funded bussing. Those who do not qualify may or may not be eligible to purchase a yearly bus pass ($320.00 per student/year), and there are some situations where a bus pass is unavailable.

Does your child qualify to apply for a bus pass?

To find out if your child qualifies to apply for bussing CLICK HERE.

  • The information in this tab is broken down into “eligible to ride,” “may or may not be eligible to ride,” and “not eligible to ride.”

If you qualify to apply, DO NOT DELAY! Apply for your child’s bus pass TODAY!


  • Application step-by-step instructions are also attached.


  • Deadline: Applying for a bus pass AFTER June 30th may cause a delay in receiving your bus pass this September.
  • Grace Period: After a short grace period in September, all riders are required to have a valid bus pass when boarding the bus.
  • Payment: Bus Pass payment (if applicable) is included in your fall school fee statement that is issued early in October.
  • Additional Information: All other information regarding Busing can be found in our Busing & Transportation website tab by CLICKING HERE.
  • Need Help? For immediate assistance, contact your child's school office, or you can also contact our busing and transportation department at

Celebrating May Virtue Awards!

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Grade 6 Canteen

This will likely be the final time our Grade 6 class will be operating our canteen in effort to raise funds for their year end trip! Grades K-4 are invited to pre-order on Tuesday morning to ensure that lunch is heated and delivered in time for their lunch break.

Thank you for supporting our students!

*PLEASE NOTE- we are sold out of Kraft Dinner and chips. Special this week: Hot Rods $1.00

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Grade 4 & 5 Wax Museum Brought History to Life!

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School Related Fees

All school related fees, including JH Options, Camp Warwa fees, PreK, Kinder+, extracurricular fees including sports, and transportation fees must be paid by June 15th.

Please watch for emailed fee statements soon, or contact the office if you're unsure of your student's current fee standing.

All fees can easily be paid online through the PowerSchool Parent Portal or in the office via debit, credit or cash. Please contact the office if you need assistance with PowerSchool Parent Portal.

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Monitor attendance and grades as well as complete forms and pay fees online!

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St. Mary's Catholic School is proudly located on Treaty 8 Territory. We honour and acknowledge all of the First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples who have lived, traveled and gathered on these lands for thousands of years. We respect the histories, languages and cultures of First Nations, Metis, Inuit and all First Peoples of Canada, whose presence continues to enrich our community.