Notre Dame News

March 6-10

Lord, let your mercy be on us, as we place our trust in you. (Psalm 33)

Important Dates:

  • Tuesday, March 7: 6:30 PM - Knowledge & Employability Open House @ ND
  • Tuesday, March 7 - Wednesday, March 8: PE 30 Overnight Ski Trip
  • Friday, March 10: NO SCHOOL for students - Division Faith Day

Notre Dame Events

Auditions for One Acts

Auditions for One Acts are taking place this week in the performing arts room on Tuesday March 7 and Wednesday March 8. Sign-up sheet is in the performing arts room. This year we are looking for actors and technicians for 6 exciting shows to compete against other high schools in zones at the end of April. If you are interested and have any questions please contact Ms. Cocolicchio.

Ice Cream Floats

Join Poulin's Grad Service group for Ice Cream Floats in the gathering area during NDHS/Lunch on Thursday, March 9th!

We will be serving Rootbeer, Orange Crush, and Cream Soda floats!
All floats are $3.00!! (Tap and Cash accepted)
All proceeds will be donated to a new service dog for the RCMP!

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Switzerland & Italy Trip 2023 IMPORTANT MEETING

Travellers going to Switzerland and Italy!

MANDATORY meeting in room 1405 at Lunch on Wednesday March 8th for our pre-departure meeting. Please reach out to Ms. Tessari if you cannot make it as there is important information that you will need.

Notre Dame Athletics


If you are interested in playing badminton and missed the meeting, please see Mrs. Woroniuk in the gym.

Team Handball Camp

For any and all that are interested in learning about Team Handball. This is a review camp for returning players, and a development of skills for beginners, all are welcome!!!!

March 10th - FRIDAY 4:00PM - 5:45PM
March 11th - SATURDAY 9:00AM - 10:45AM
March 11th - SATURDAY 1:00PM - 2:45PM

March 10th - FRIDAY 6:00PM - 7:45PM
March 11th - SATURDAY 11:00AM - 12:45PM
March 11th - SATURDAY 3:00PM - 4:45PM

The cost of the camp is $50 (includes a t-shirt)

Application forms can be found on the Notre Dame website and by clicking HERE

Student Services/Learning Commons

Peer Tutoring

If you are interested in becoming a peer tutor, please stop by Student Services and grab a referral form!

International Women's Day

Celebrate International Women's Day in the Learning Commons

When: Wednesday, March 8 @ 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM.

What: Make Your Own Button to celebrate Women's Day (bring your friends)

Where: Learning Commons

What to Bring: Bring your own design or use the supplies in the library!

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Youth Ministry Events

Edge Leader Training

What: Edge Middle School Youth Group High School leader training

When: Tuesday, March 7

Where: St. Joe's High School

Time: 7:00 - 9:00 PM

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Prayer and Praise

Prayer and Praise Mornings! Stations of the Cross during Lent.

Thursday mornings at 8:00am-ND Chapel

The Chosen Series Watch Party

Every Wednesday at Lunch in the Youth Ministry Room

Our Lady of Victory Camp

Summer Camp at OLVC is back!

Here’s what the summer will look like:

  • Saturday, July 8 – Grand Re-opening BBQ (All welcome! Details coming soon.)
  • July 9-13 – High School Camp (Grades 10-12. Youth who attend these weeks can volunteer as junior counselors at the elementary, jr high, and all ages weeks of camp.)
  • July 16-20 – Elementary Camp (Grades 4-6)
  • July 23-27 (Tentative) – Benedict XVI Institute “Great Books” Week
  • July 30-August 3 – Junior High Camp (Grades 7-9)
  • August 6-10 – All Ages Camp (Grades 4-9)


Career Centre

Attention Grade 12's

Keep an eye on your google classroom for scholarships, application deadlines for post secondary and other opportunities.

Red Deer Polytechnic

Red Deer Polytechnic GAME Society will be here March 7 during NDHS and Lunch in our Gathering Area. Come explore the amazing groups that RDP has to offer.

GAME Society having an open house at RDP to showcase them as well.
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Volunteer Opportunities

Penhold Elementary school is looking for student volunteers, specifically male and female hockey players, who would like to come skate with elementary aged students who are learning to skate and furthering their skills.

Volunteer responsibilities include: tying skates, skating with students, demonstrating skills, encouraging students and sharing your passion for skating and hockey.

Dates: Attend all dates or pick and choose what works best for you!
  • February 13th, 27th
  • March 13th, 20th, 27th
  • April 17th, 24th
  • May 8th, 15th
Time: 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Location: Penhold Multiplex

Contact: Kris Horrocks via email - if you are interested!

RCMPTalks Panelist Discussion for Parents

First Ever RCMPTalks Panelist Discussion for Parents!

WHO: The RCMP will be hosting its first-ever virtual RCMPTalks session for parents and guardians of children and youth across Canada.

WHAT: It will feature panelist expert speakers from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction, Bullying Canada, and the Canadian Centre for Child Protection.

WHY: The goal of this session is to give parents and guardians guidance on how they can help youth with regard to mental health, substance use, cyberbullying, and sextortion.

WHEN: It will be held on March 15th from 7PM to 8:30 PM (Eastern Standard Timezone). Please check the timing for your time zone.

WHERE: The event will be held virtually on MS Teams and will conclude with a question and answer period on

TO REGISTER: Parents, guardians, educators, and organizations can email

If there are any questions please contact the Red Deer RCMP – Youth and Community Engagement Team at (403) 406-2483 or by email at

Grow Kid Leaders

Spend the day on Wednesday, May 17 with hundreds of kids!! RDC’s Be Fit for Life Centre is once again encouraging young children to keep moving. The Annual Grow Kids event promotes health, confidence, and physical activity to Grade 5 children in Red Deer’s Public and Catholic school systems. ND student volunteers are needed to help lead and assist with activities throughout the day. Students will need to get signed permission from their teachers that they can miss classes that day. Contact Teacher: Mrs. Snow, Room 1805, Please fill out this form to sign up.

Community Information

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Red Deer Minor Football

Red Deer Minor Football (RDMF) is home to a NEW Central Alberta Fire (U18 Female Football) SPRING Football team/program!

Central Alberta Fire

This NEW Red Deer based team will be open to ALL Female players from Central Alberta, including all areas from Ponoka to Olds and Stettler to Rocky Mountain House. For this season, we will be playing teams from the South Division including Calgary, Airdrie and Okotoks, with regular season games IN Red Deer.

Girls aged 14 to 17, so under the age of 18 (U18) BEFORE December 31, 2023 are welcome to sign-up to play FULL CONTACT 6 vs 6 Football.

Girls aged 11-13, before December 31, 2023, are eligible to PRACTICE ONLY with the team to learn for this season.

For this season, all regular season games and practices will be in RED DEER. See below for more Game/Practice information and dates.

The season cost for each player will be $240 (plus girdle and concussion).

ALL Equipment will be provided, with the exception of a protective girdle and cleats. We do have SOME Cleats available in our donation bin if you need them. They will be out during Equipment Pickup.

REGISTRATION will be open from February 21 to March 27 for the Spring season!

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