Notre Dame News

April 19-23

Let the light of your face shine on us, O Lord! (Psalm 4.6)

Spirit Week!

Join the Fun!!


  • Monday: Lazy Day - wear your sweats or coziest oversized hoodie
  • Tuesday: Twin Day - find a friend, dress the same
  • Wednesday: Decade Day - celebrate the looks from 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's - your choice!
  • Thursday: Tacky Tourist Day - loud colours, cameras, socks and sandals... break out all the classic looks
  • Friday: Jersey Day - rep your team!

Spring Sports

Please check the school for QR Codes to sign up for:


  • Badminton
  • Handball
  • Track and Field
  • Football Skills and Drills

Basketball

GIRLS Basketball Skills and Drills will continue to run every Monday from until June 21st from 3:45-4:45 pm. See Coach Rattan to sign up.

Learning Commons News

Are you looking for volunteer/service hours? The Learning Commons is looking for volunteers to help out with general daily tasks, as well as potentially design our next window display if you are feeling artistic. See Ms. Dinan for more details!


Sylvan Lake Municipal Library is looking for youth to write YA book reviews for their website, with potential to earn 1 volunteer hour for each review. Click this link for more info or to start reviewing today! https://sylvanlibrary.prl.ab.ca/events/teens/youth-book-reviews


Hogwarts House Cup Reading Challenge Individual Draw #3 is happening on Monday, April 19th! If you are participating don't forget to scan the QR code for your House and input your pages before then to be included in the draw.

Radius Productions

Radius Productions has their next meeting on Tuesday, April 20th during NDHS in room 1403. First time? No problem! Pop in to see what it's about.


Have any creative writing, art work, or photography you'd like to submit for a chance to be published? Submit via your school division email to: radiusproductions@rdcrs.ca

GRAD LIST 2021

First Grad list of the year is out by the front office and Student Services. Please check the list to see if you are on it. You must have or know your school student ID number. Please see Mr. Lansing or Mr. Deschenes if you have any questions.

Grad Service Project 50/50 Draw

Please support our Grade 12 Service Project (Smiles Thru Lindsey Foundation) through our 50/50 draw. Get your tickets before April 28! (Draw date April 30).

Grad Service Project 50/50 Draw

Blood Donor Challenge

The high school blood donor challenge is on now! Parents, neighbours, friends, alumni - we need your help! Sign up to save a life and donate through this link. Any donors in Canada can credit ND if they register through this link!

Need Religion Hours - Alpha: The Next Level!

Alpha Film Series is every Wednesday in Room 1910 at noon from until May 5! Participation will give you a gift card to the cafeteria.

To register please click here or email Miss J-net at jeannette.manser@rdcrs.ca

High School Small Group Series - Religion Hour opportunity

Small groups is an opportunity to have conversations with other high school students from both Notre Dame and St. Joe's. Join us every 1st and 3rd Tuesday evening over Zoom from 7-9 pm. Join the link, or be added to the weekly updates of events Zoom Link: Meeting ID: 847 5105 8892 Password: 463988 For weekly updates-contact Miss J-net: jeannette.manser@rdcrs.ca

Prayer and Praise

Register to join us for prayer and praise in person in the chapel, or join us on instagram @rdcrsym at 8:10 am Thursdays!! Everyone welcome!

Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) Star Award

Are you an outstanding grade 11 girl with high academic standing and strong leadership, volunteerism, and excellence in sports, music or other endeavours? If this sounds like you, please see Ms. Halter in the Career Center (jill.halter@rdcrs.ca) about applying. For more information, visit: http://www.peointernational.org/star-eligibility-requirements

Canadian Scholarship Trust Foundation & myBlueprint Bursaries

The Canadian Scholarship Trust Foundation’s $150,000 investment is being divided into 25 bursaries, each worth $6,000 each. Students attending post secondary programs in Canada with FINANCIAL NEED, where this FINANCIAL NEED is a huge barrier to attending post secondary, are eligible to apply.


The deadline to apply for the bursary program is May 7. For more information visit http://education.myblueprint.ca/cstf/

Rotary Career Opportunity Award

Are you planning to attend college or university in Alberta this fall? Do you have significant financial need where the cost of tuition is a huge barrier to you actually attending your program? Have you demonstrated leadership and motivational skills through participation in student, community, and/or business activities? Are your marks good enough to gain you admission into the program you want to study?


If yes, please consider applying to the Rotary Career Opportunity Fund. The deadline to apply is 4:30 pm on Monday April 26. Please see https://www.notredamehigh.ca/student-services/scholarships for more information.

U of L Registration Workshops

Advisors at the U of L will walk future students through the registration process to ensure that students have everything they need to be prepared for the Fall term.

Date/Time: May 3, 4, 5, 6 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Audience: Students who have accepted an Offer of Admission with uLethbridge for Fall 2021

Advanced registration is not required, but to join a session, click visit: https://www.uleth.ca/future-student/registration-support

Internship Program (HIP) - University of Alberta

Do you love computing and want to learn more about it as a career? Are you a high school student in grades 10, 11 or 12? Would you like to earn real money over your summer break?

The Computing Science High School Internship Program (HIP) is a great way to learn about computing, make new friends and earn money. Plus you'll have a great job to include on your resume.

This year, HIP will be delivered remotely, so U of A is able to expand their program offering to any interested high school students living within Alberta. For more information, please visit our HIP website

ELAA Spring 2021 - Virtual Post Secondary Fair

ELAA is the post secondary information fair where students can research all post secondary institutions and programs available in Alberta. ELAA is planning a virtual two-week Spring 2021 post-secondary recruitment season, taking place April 20-22 and April 27-29. Notre Dame students in all grades are encouraged to sign up to attend. There are several dates and times that ELAA will be running, so if you are planning to attend a session that falls within the school day, you must attend during a spare or during lunch. There is no need to miss class to attend ELAA. The Spring ELAA dates and times are as follows:



  • Tuesday, April 20: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Wednesday, April 21: 11:00am - 2:00pm
  • Thursday, April 22: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Tuesday, April 27: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Wednesday, April 28: 3:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Thursday, April 29: 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Students, parents, guardians are all welcome to join the event. Please register in advance by visiting https://elaa.6connex.com/event/alberta/student/login and clicking on the “Click Here to Register” button. It is recommended that folks register in advance, to receive reminders and additional information about the virtual ELAA events.

Destination UBC (Virtual)

Canadian students admitted to UBC for Fall 2021 are invited to the virtual Destination UBC. Going to University is a big decision. This event is designed to help students identify whether UBC is the right fit for them. The two-week long event will run from April 24 to May 7 and will feature a series of social activities, faculty sessions, campus tours, info sessions and events for parents.

US College Expo - Virtual - May 1, 2021

For students considering attending post secondary in the US, the US College Expo will provide great information on admissions process, timelines & eligibility requirements for International Students. The virtual event is taking place on May 1 and registration is free. For more information visit: https://uscollegeexpo.com/docs/Spring2021-US-College-Expo-Invite.pdf

RDC's General Awards Application is Now Open!

By completing this application, students are assessed for all RDC entrance awards with the exception of the Building on Excellence Award. In order to complete the General Awards Application, students must first apply to RDC and receive their Loop credentials. To Access RDC's General Awards Application: https://rdc-ab.academicworks.ca/users/sign_in The deadline to apply is May 31, 2021.

Raise the Grade

RTG is a social support and academic support program that focuses on career development and learning for life, all while creating a fun and relaxed environment for youth. A typical RTG session includes one life-skill discussion and then homework help on Zoom. We also have been offering ONE ON ONE tutoring available upon request and please refer to the attached program calendar for all details!

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6-8PM (right now over Zoom due to covid gathering restrictions).

Youth can register here: https://bgcreddeer.campbrainregistration.com/

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