School News


Exam schedule has been posted!

Thinking about exams in January already?  Of course you are!  The latest Semester I Exam Schedule has now been posted so you have plenty of time to plan ahead.  

Meet the Teacher and Grad Parent Info Meeting!

On Tuesday, Sept 10 at 6:30 pm in our Student Gathering Area, St. Dominic Catholic High School will have a "Meet the Teacher" event for all parents and students to have a chance to meet our staff.  A bit of our mission, vision, and how we operate will…

Radon Testing Report

Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools, in partnership with Radon Care, tested all facilities earlier last school year to determine levels of radon gas using "Alpha Track Detectors" and were placed in most rooms for 90-100 days. Radon gas is a naturally…

Bus Safety Tips

Here is a quick guide to some important Bus Safety reminders to help ensure everyone is able to travel safely to and from school. 

Welcome back!

First day of classes for all students, grade 9 - 12, is Tuesday, September 3rd. First bell rings at 8:35 am.   New students: Come on in, and we'll help you figure out where you need to go.  You will be given a timetable with your scheduled classes…

Grad Mass Change

Change in date! Our Grad Mass has been moved two days earlier and will now be on Tuesday, June 25th at 6:30pm.

Bottle Drive for Grad

For our Grad Service Project this year, we are collecting bottles at the school this upcoming Monday and Tuesday, May 27th, and 28th after 4 pm.  Feel free drop off your empties and help us to support our two chosen charities: STARS Air Ambulance (…

Grad Dates & Times

Starting to plan for grade 12 graduation ceremonies yet? Need to know the latest info?  Remember you can find the most up-to-date details here:

June 2019 Exam Schedule Dates

For those of you who simply cannot wait to start preparing for final exams, a list of dates and times can be found here.    Remember that the secret to getting ahead is getting started - school work can be tough, but so are you. 

Homestay Hosts Needed for International Students in Rocky Mountain House

Dear Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools Parents, Colleagues and Friends, Red Deer Catholic International requires homestay families for the 2019-2020 school year. A specific need is in Rocky Mountain House as a few of our International students have…

Help us Support Catholic Education in Alberta!

We would like to request your support in signing an electronic petition in support of Catholic education that is growing in momentum.  This petition states a position in favor of continuing policies and legislation to support Catholic schools in Alberta. …

Community Session

Do you remember March 1, when Premier Rachel Notley announced that Red Deer College has been given approval to begin the journey to become a university?  The energy was electric.   We are preparing now for the next big moment in our journey to become…


Christ is King!

As a reminder to students, staff and parents; we welcome a break from all school related activities starting after school Friday, December 21st.  Our first day back is Monday, January 7th.   Please take time to enjoy the nativity of our Lord and our…

Homestay Hosts Needed for International Students in Rocky Mountain House

Dear Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools Parents, Colleagues and Friends,   When we welcome international students into our schools, our programs benefit, our community benefits and local students get life-changing experiences that positively shape their…

Interested in Coaching?

St. Dominic is currently looking for a community coach to help us run our JV Boys Basketball program.  If you think you might be interested, please contact the school; we would love to have a chat with you!  

Parent Teacher Interviews

Reminder to students and parents:  our Parent Teacher Interviews take place this Wed. and Thurs., November 7th and 8th, from 4:30 -7:30 pm. Set a path for graduation and come explore course progress, expectations, and learning with us!  See you there!

News Release: Cannabis Legalization

News Release: Cannabis Legalization

Message from the Deputy Minister of Education

I’m writing to inform you that the Alberta Supports Contact Centre has been expanded to include a centralized abuse helpline. Albertans can now call 1-855-4HELPAB to report abuse or neglect and receive support, information and referrals. The purpose…

Movie Day

St Dominic's School Council is hosting a movie day at Rocky Cinemas on March 24, 10am start. Pre sale tickets only. Please Buy your tickets at the school office. $5 - with 100% of sales going to support our activities! 

Purple Day

Wear purple on Monday March 26th to join St. Dominic Catholic High School in this cause. Purple Day is an international grassroots effort dedicated to increasing awareness about epilepsy worldwide. On March 26th annually, people in countries around…

Information Regarding Smudging in our Schools

The following letter is to assist with informing the reasons why we are smudging and the process our team uses to ensure we have the correct protocol. Click here for the letter.

Youth Ambassadors Program with Canada

Applications for the Youth Ambassadors Program with Canada, a three-week summer exchange program in the United States for highly motivated students and responsible adult mentors, are now open. The Youth Ambassadors Program with Canada brings together…

Minister's Youth Council

A message for students from Alberta's Minister of Education; Student voice is important for our education system, and I am proud of how the members of this year’s Minister’s Youth Council are sharing their education experiences and making their voices…

Report Cards

Semester 1 report cards will be handed out to students at the end of the day on Thursday, February 1, 2018.

Semester 2 Start

As we draw near to the end of exams, just a reminder that Semester 2 starts on Wednesday, January 31, 2018.  


Open House Event!

Please come join us for an informal gathering of staff, students, and teachers this coming Wednesday, November 29th, from 4 - 7 pm.  We will have some games, sports, and snacks for all to enjoy.  Hope to see you there!

Do we need a new logo?

St. Dominic Catholic High School is considering updating our school logos, and we want your help!  Currently, we only use our athletics logo, and we're wondering what you think about making some changes. Tell us what you think by completing this very…

Back in class

We had an unexpected fire drill at Confluence Campus this morning, which has now been safely resolved. All St. Dominic classes are now up and running as usual.  Thank you to our Emergency responders for investigating and keeping us all safe and secure. 


Sigmund Brouwer is the author of 20 novels for adults, and dozens of books for children. He visits over 150 schools per year to deliver his Rock and Roll Literacy presentation, reaching about 60,000 students per year. He is Writer In Residence for 80…

We are the Church!

Jesse Manibusan spent an hour at St. Dominic yesterday helping to kick-start this year's faith theme "All are Welcome! All Belong!" As a composer, storyteller, and humorist, Jesse introduced students to his own delightful style of Christ-centered leadership…

Welcome back!

Looking for a homestay family for an international student

Please contact the office for more information.

First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Liturgy

Our First Nations, Métis, and Inuit team is getting ready to host our Second Liturgy of the Word on June 6, 2017. Our theme is Rooted, Nourished and Growing. Please see click HERE for more information on the liturgy. Please sign up at the following…

International Student Seeking a Homestay

Red Deer Catholic Schools is looking for a homestay for the 2017-18 school year for an international student.  The student will be attending grade 11 at St Dominic Catholic High School from August 30, 2017 - June 30, 2018.  The homestay would be expected…

School Bus Registration for September 2017

If your child requires school bus service for the 2017-2018 school year, please register at  

13 Reasons Why

The Netflix series 13 Reasons Why is trending nationally, as well as in our school community. It is generating controversy and concern amongst mental health authorities and school officials. While we are unaware of any specific incidents related to…

Grade 9-10 Transition Meeting

Attention Grade 9 Parents and Guardians!  Please attend our Grade 9-10 Transition meeting Wednesday, April 26, 2017 from 6:30pm-7:30pm. See you then.  -God Bless

ELA 9 PAT Notice

Dear Grade 9 Parent or Guardian, The ELA 9 PAT exam is coming up on May 9, 2017. We have been preparing diligently for the exam over the last month. We believe that home preparation before the exam is extremely beneficial as well.  We have attached…

Semester 2 Exam Schedule

Check out this semesters exam schedule!

Register now for 2017-2018 school year

Are you new to Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools and wanting to register your child for the 2017-2018 school year? Grade 9-12 registration is now open.

Parent Teacher Interviews

Parent Teacher interviews take place this Wednesday and Thursday evening, Mar 22 & 23, from 4 pm to 7 pm.  We look forward to providing another opportunity to discuss curriculum, programming and your child's progress.  All are welcome, no appointments…

Spotlight Event

All are welcome to attend Spotlight on March 16. This event will showcase student talent and passion. Come tour the newly built St. Joseph High School, watch live student entertainment and see art displays beginning at 7:00 p.m. on March 16. Tickets…

French Programming Meeting

Parents and/or Guardians of French Immersion Students, We would like to invite you to attend an important meeting regarding the programming of French Immersion in Rocky Mountain House next Wednesday, February 15, from 5 - 6 pm For more information, please…

ASCA Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the Alberta School Councils’ Association (ASCA) is on April 30, 2017 at the Delta Edmonton South. Important member delegate materials are available on the ASCA website at…

Semester 2 Course Changes

Course changes for semester 2 will be done next week by grade during the exam break from 10am-3pm Grade 10- Monday Jan 23 Grade 11- Tuesday Jan 24 Grade 9- Wednesday Jan 25 Grade 12- Thursday Jan 26

Poster/Poem/Story/Essay Contest

Our Lady of the Angels Regional Council would like to invite children and youth to participate in our Poster/Poem/Story/Essay Contest.  We are choosing the theme “Who is Saint Francis of Assisi?” because we want young people to learn about the 800…


Clothesline Dropbox for Diabetes

The southwest corner of the St. Dominic parking lot now sports a nifty red bin!  By dropping off gently used clothing in this bin, you help to support the Canadian Diabetes Association in their efforts to provide research, education, and advocacy for…

Coffee House

Come join St. Dominic's Thursday Dec 22 from 7pm-10 for a Coffee House event. Coffee, Snacks, and More!

Final Exam Schedule

Please follow the link here to view the exam schedule for January 2017.

Grad Photos Sign-Up

Hey Grads, Head to and select Red Deer to register for grad photos held at the school on December 20th. (More dates will open up soon).

Practice Lock Down

St. Dominic Catholic High School will be holding a practice lock down this morning in conjunction with the rest of Confluence Campus at 11:15am as a part of our commitment to providing a safe and secure learning environment for all students. 


Students and staff at Confluence Campus, including St. Dominic Catholic High School, were evacuated calmly and safely this morning at approximately 10:30.  After careful investigation by our local fire department, we have returned to the building and…

Parent Teacher Interviews

We welcome all parents to come and discuss your child's progress, curricular content, and school policies with our staff. Parent Teacher Interviews are being held Tuesday, November 8 and Wednesday, November 9 from 4pm - 7pm. Hope to see you there. God…

Catholic Education Sunday

Please click here for information regarding Catholic Education Sunday 2016 this coming Sunday November 6, 2016.

Bake Sale for the Breakfast Club

St. Dominic's is planning on having a bake sale during Parent/Teacher interviews on November 8 & 9 from 4-7 pm. All proceeds will be donated to our Breakfast program. Please come out and help with this event by purchasing baked goods. Thank you in advance,…

Curriculum Survey

Last week, Education Minister David Eggen and Premier Rachel Notley announced the launch of the online curriculum survey as part of the broad engagement to hear feedback from Albertans in every corner of the province. The survey can be accessed at,…

Conversation with Education Minister David Eggen Tonight!

Dear Colleagues,  I would like to invite you and your school and parent communities to join a Conversation with Education Minister David Eggen to discuss curriculum development on Tuesday, October 18 at Father Henri Voisin School from 6:00 – 7:00…

Practice Fire Drill

Our Practice Fire drill has ended safely and efficiently.  Have a blessed day!

Practice Fire Drill

St. Dominic Catholic High School will be holding a practice fire drill this morning in conjunction with the rest of Confluence Campus at 9:30 as a part of our commitment to providing a safe and secure learning environment for all students. 

Meet the Teacher

Welcome Back! Meet the Teacher night is Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 5:30pm where Parent Council will be putting on a barbecue and then following at 6:30pm will be an opportunity to meet the staff of St. Dominics for the 2016-2017 school year!

2016-2017 School Bus Registration

Have you registered to attend St. Dominic Catholic High School this September? If you will be riding the bus to and from school this fall, please ensure you complete the School Bus Registration Form found on the Wildrose Division website. Click here…

Register for the 2016-2017 School Year

Register now for the 2016-2017 school year! To see the school boundary map, click here. Click on the link below to download the forms needed to register: Grade 9 - 12 Once you have completed filling in the forms, please bring the documentation to…

Student Accounts 2016-2017

All current students who will be attending St. Dominic Catholic High School must fill out the google form This form will ensure that their student account will be activated next year. Thank You.

St. Gabriel's - Summer School

It's that time of year when we start to register students for Summer School at St. Gabriel's Online School.  For a full listing of the courses that we are offering go to:   To register for this course have…

World Catholic Education Day

As part of our commitment to brining students closer to God our school community will be participating in World Catholic Education Day.  This year World Catholic Education Day will be hosted on May 5th.  Details about this day and the events we will…

Catholic Education Week

This year we are excited to announce the dates for Catholic Education week.  This exciting week highlighting our faith will run from May 1st to May 6th.  For more information and all the many activities that will be taking place during this week please…

Parent Teacher Interviews This Week Starting At 4pm

We would like to invite you to attend parent teacher interviews with your son/daughter.  These interviews will be Wednesday April 13th and 14th from 4pm to 7pm.  These interviews are very important to ensure students complete the year with the greatest…

Homestay Family 2016-2017

Are you interested in being a Homestay Family for the 2016-2017 school year? Click here for more information!

French Immersion Parent / Student Forum

St. Dominic High School in conjunction with the confluence campus will be conducting an open forum for French Immersion parents and students.  The forum will be held on March 2nd in room 3304 in the St. Dominic school starting at 6:30 pm.  This forum…

Lock Down Drill Has Completed

We have now completed our Lock Down Drill all is back to normal at St. Dominic High School.

Lock Down Drill

St. Dominic is involved in a Lock Down Drill.  All is OK at the school, this is just a drill.

Guidelines for Best Practices

Please click here for a letter to Parents and Guardians regarding the Alberta Education document "Guidelines for Best Practices: Creating Learning Environments that Respect Diverse Sexual Orientations, Gender Identities and Gender Expressions".

Protection against Measles - Vaccine Reminder

Please click link here for more information regarding protection against measles.


Invest in the Future Survey

Please click here to view information in the attached letter from the Minister of Education.

January 2016 Exam Schedule

Please click here for a copy of the January 2016 Exam Schedule.

Grad Photos - Grade 12's

Grad Photos - Please sign up! All grads must sign up for grad photos through There are time slots available on December 14, 15 & 16th. If you plan on ordering photos through LifeTouch, you need to bring a $40 deposit…

Disease Risk from Unconfirmed Student Tattooing and Piercing Operations

Please click here to view a letter for parents, students and staff concerning High School student tattoo and piercing operations from Alberta Health Services.

Temporary Hold & Secure

Update: The hold & secure is now over. Students will be let out to lunch at the regular time of 12:00pm. Thank you for your cooperation. The Rocky Mountain House RCMP has provided us with information that will result in all of our schools in Rocky going…

Blended Learning Survey

Please click the link to access our survey about blended learning.  Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.  Thanks so much for participating in the survey. Blended Learning Survey

High School Redesign Informational Session

St. Dominic would like to invite all of it's stakeholders to attend a High School Redesign informational session that will be held at St. Dominic. This event will be held October 27th 2015, in our Gathering area at 6:30 pm. This event will be facilitated…

Parent Council Meeting Change

Notice: The upcoming parent council meeting is no longer on October 16th. It has been changed to October 23.

Novena for Catholic Education

The need to support Catholic education in the Archdiocese of Edmonton has never been more urgent. We recognize Catholic education as a unique and excellent means of forming the hearts, minds and souls of our young people. Therefore, it is vital that…

Breakfast Club Donation

A big thank you to Taqa for their generous donation of $3000 towards our wonderful Breakfast Program.

Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Outbreak Information

Please click here for an announcement from Alberta Health Services.


New student registration starts August 24 at St. Dominic Catholic High School. CLICK HERE for registration information and to download forms needed to register. Classes start on September 1.

Congratulations to the Class of 2015

Grade 12 students will graduate this evening at the Lou Soppit Community Centre in Rocky Mountain House. We are very proud of all your accomplishments!

Smoothies for the Soul

The last "Smoothies for the Soul" student faith session was held on Wednesday, June 16. This group met once a week throughout the school year to discuss their faith and make smoothies with Mr. Kirtzinger. In their last session, students were reminded…

Chrome Academy Course

Dear Parents,This summer, starting July 1 st, 2015,  St Gabriel's is offering a three-week online course called the Chrome Academy.  This course prepares students on how to use Google Drive as well as how to complete an online course in Moodle. Upon…

Parent Engagement Task Force

Please click here for more information regarding the Parent Engagement Task Force.

Our School Division Reserves, what are the facts.

There have been some questions surrounding the recent Alberta Elections and our reserve funds. We believe in transparency. Please see the attached document (below) regarding information about our reserves.  Our School Division Reserves, what are the…

June 2015 Exam Schedule

Please click here for the June 2015 exam schedule.

Parent School Climate Survey

Parents Please follow the link here to complete the Parent School Climate survey.

2015-2016 Budget Parent Letter

Please follow the link HERE for a letter to parents concerning the Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools Budget for the 2015-2016 School Year.

Provincial Election Candidates Meet and Greet

The Alberta Teachers Association would like to invite all stakeholders in our education system to a drop-in “meet and greet” event with Provincial Election candidates, on Monday April 20 between 6-9pm at the Red Deer Lodge.  Enjoy light refreshments…

Recent photos - April

Transition Meetings

The Grade 8-9 Transition Meeting will be on April 21 at 7pm. The Grade 9-10 Transition Meeting will be on April 29 at 7pm.

French Evening of Entertainment

Please click here for information regarding the French Evening of Entertainment.

March 2015 Board Notes

The Board Notes are now available for the March 31, 2015 meeting here.

Our Lady of Victory Camp Annual Gala Dinner

Please click here for information regarding the Our Lady of Victory Camp Annual Gala Dinner.

Recent photos - March

Parent Teacher Interview

Parent Teacher Interviews will be held March 25th and 26th from 4:30pm-7:30pm.

ACSTA Happenings March 2015

Click Here for the ACSTA Happenings March 2015 Newsletter

Alberta Health Services says to "Walk like a Penguin" to avoid injury this winter

This winter, Alberta Health Services is encouraging all Albertans to leave the hibernating to the bears, and to "walk like a penguin" to avoid injury due to slipping on ice. For more information please visit Alberta Health Services at:

We want your input on naming the new K-9 Blackfalds School

We want your input to help us name our new K-9 school in Blackfalds. When naming the school, please review the following guidelines:• The name should be upheld as a role model to students, instead of honouring individuals• Canonized saints are acceptable•…

School Council Issue Resolutions

Proposed 2015 Issue Resolutions for the Alberta School Councils' Association Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held on April 26th are now available for review. Input on these draft resolutions are due by March 10, 2015, to incorporate into the final…


Alberta Health Services has declared a whooping cough outbreak across Central Alberta

Alberta Health Services has declared a whooping cough outbreak across Central Alberta. For more information, CLICK HERE. 

January 2015 Exam Schedule

Click Here for the January Exam Schedule

November 2014 Board Notes

Click HERE for November 2014 Board Notes

Temporary Part Time Maintenance Position Available

St. Dominic's High School and St. Mathews Catholic schools are looking for a part time maintenance person.  Some duties would include such things as small repair jobs associated with the needs of the school as well as contacting trades positions when…

iPhone Bus App Update

A new version of the app will be released on Friday, November 28. The 1.1.0 update must be installed for you to continue to receive notifications about your bus status. Users MUST upgrade to continue receiving notifications about your bus status before…

We Want to Hear From You

Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools wants to hear from you. We want your help planning for the next three years! We would appreciate if you would take a few minutes to complete this short survey by November 30, 2014. Please click on the following link: …

National Bullying Awareness Week

Each year, National Bullying Awareness Week (Nov 16 - 22) provides an important opportunity to reflect on how each of us has a role in promoting welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning environments. Check out for…

RDCRS Progress Report for November 2014 is Now Available

Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools November 2014 Progress Report is now available. RDCRS continues to strive for excellence, as the Division remains above the provincial average in many categories.  All information was gathered from the 2014 Accountability…

Books Donation

Thanks to the generous donation of Marlayne, the owner of Gently Used Books in Rocky Mountain House, St. Dominic has become a leader in the promotion of literacy and classroom libraries.  Marlayne, who recently closed her business, donated all of her…

School Council Fundraiser

Co-op Card Fundraiser School Council Order submitted every Tuesday after the 1st Sunday of each month until June 2014

St. Matthew's Catholic Church - Craft Fair

Click here to see poster for more details.

Catholic Education Sunday 2014

Click Below for more Information English French

Immunization Information

Immunization Information

Progress Reports

Progress reports will be headed home with students on October 14, 2014.

Sept 30 Board Notes

Click Here to view the September 30th Board Notes.

CRCIA parent information.

Dear Parents/Guardians, Gods Word is Your Family’s foundation As a Catholic School, We are very proud and passionate about our Christian Faith. We are very grateful to God we live in a country where we can freely worship and express our faith in Christ.…

Fair Notice Letter

Red Deer Catholic schools takes student safety very seriously.  Please read the attached letter to provide you with a detailed description of our school policies regarding student conduct.  If you have any questions please feel free to contact the…

Senior Girls Volleyball Tournament

Congratulations to our Senior Girls Volleyball teams performance last weekend in Camrose!

School Bus Drivers Wanted!

Looking for a rewarding experience, one that impacts the lives of the students in our community? Do you love driving and being around students? This work is very popular with mothers who want a work schedule that matches the school calendar. A nice…

New School Bus App

It's here! A school bus app for your iPhone that lets you know if your child's school bus in on schedule, delayed or cancelled. Just go to the iPhone app store and search rdcrs. You'll love it! Sorry folks, there is no app for non-Iphone users…

Picture Day September 17th

Picture day is fast approaching.  Be sure to put the date in your calendar so your prepared to smile for the camera.  We will be sending out information about ordering pictures closer to the big day.  Make a list of all those special people you want…

Alberta Health Services Changes in Student Immunization Process

Starting in the 2014-2015 year, the AHS Public Health program in Central Zone program will mail out consents to homes of students eligible for immunization.  Public Health will also mail out a return addressed and stamped envelope for the parent or…

Alberta's Math Curriculum

Alberta has been in the news recently about the many changes anticipated in the new curriculum.  To provide as much information as we can to all stakeholders please find information on the new math curriculum by clicking the link bellow.  We will continue…


Trustees worked with Alberta School Boards’ Association (ASBA) consultant Terry Gunderson on June 20, 2014 to complete an evaluation of the Superintendent, and to conduct a Board self-evaluation for the 2013-2014 school year. In keeping with the provisions…