Help us Support Catholic Education in Alberta!Posted on Jan 28 2019
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 SessionPosted on Jan 15 2019
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!Posted on Dec 19 2018
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 HousePosted on Dec 14 2018
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?Posted on Nov 7 2018
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 InterviewsPosted on Nov 5 2018
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!
Message from the Deputy Minister of EducationPosted on May 29 2018
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 DayPosted on Mar 20 2018
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 DayPosted on Mar 16 2018
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 SchoolsPosted on Mar 2 2018
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 CanadaPosted on Feb 8 2018
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 CouncilPosted on Feb 6 2018
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 CardsPosted on Jan 30 2018
Semester 1 report cards will be handed out to students at the end of the day on Thursday, February 1, 2018.
Semester 2 StartPosted on Jan 25 2018
As we draw near to the end of exams, just a reminder that Semester 2 starts on Wednesday, January 31, 2018.
Open House Event!Posted on Nov 23 2017
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?Posted on Nov 20 2017
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 classPosted on Oct 11 2017
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.
Writer-in-ResidencePosted on Sep 25 2017
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!Posted on Sep 19 2017
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…
Looking for a homestay family for an international studentPosted on Jun 1 2017
Please contact the office for more information.
First Nations, Métis, and Inuit LiturgyPosted on May 16 2017
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 HomestayPosted on May 16 2017
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 2017Posted on May 4 2017
If your child requires school bus service for the 2017-2018 school year, please register at wrsd.ca/parents/transportation-information
13 Reasons WhyPosted on Apr 27 2017
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 MeetingPosted on Apr 25 2017
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 NoticePosted on Apr 11 2017
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…
Register now for 2017-2018 school yearPosted on Mar 22 2017
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 InterviewsPosted on Mar 20 2017
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 EventPosted on Mar 15 2017
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 MeetingPosted on Feb 9 2017
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 MeetingPosted on Jan 18 2017
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 http://www.albertaschoolcouncils.ca/default.asp?page=AGM…
Semester 2 Course ChangesPosted on Jan 13 2017
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 ContestPosted on Jan 10 2017
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 DiabetesPosted on Dec 19 2016
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 HousePosted on Dec 15 2016
Come join St. Dominic's Thursday Dec 22 from 7pm-10 for a Coffee House event. Coffee, Snacks, and More!
Final Exam SchedulePosted on Dec 5 2016
Please follow the link here to view the exam schedule for January 2017.
Grad Photos Sign-UpPosted on Nov 23 2016
Hey Grads, Head to www.lifetouch.ca/southernalberta and select Red Deer to register for grad photos held at the school on December 20th. (More dates will open up soon).
Practice Lock DownPosted on Nov 16 2016
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.
EvacuationPosted on Nov 8 2016
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 InterviewsPosted on Nov 1 2016
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 SundayPosted on Nov 1 2016
Please click here for information regarding Catholic Education Sunday 2016 this coming Sunday November 6, 2016.
Bake Sale for the Breakfast ClubPosted on Oct 25 2016
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 SurveyPosted on Oct 24 2016
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 curriculumsurvey.alberta.ca,…
Conversation with Education Minister David Eggen Tonight!Posted on Oct 18 2016
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 DrillPosted on Oct 18 2016
Our Practice Fire drill has ended safely and efficiently. Have a blessed day!
Practice Fire DrillPosted on Oct 18 2016
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 TeacherPosted on Aug 30 2016
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 RegistrationPosted on Aug 18 2016
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 YearPosted on Aug 8 2016
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 2016-2017Posted on Jun 7 2016
All current students who will be attending St. Dominic Catholic High School must fill out the google form http://goo.gl/forms/e32SSZwfJF5S6jtH3 This form will ensure that their student account will be activated next year. Thank You.
St. Gabriel's - Summer SchoolPosted on Jun 2 2016
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: http://stgabrielschool.ca/summer-school-2015 To register for this course have…
World Catholic Education DayPosted on Apr 13 2016
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 WeekPosted on Apr 13 2016
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 4pmPosted on Apr 11 2016
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 2016-2017Posted on Mar 14 2016
Are you interested in being a Homestay Family for the 2016-2017 school year? Click here for more information!
French Immersion Parent / Student ForumPosted on Feb 22 2016
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 CompletedPosted on Feb 12 2016
We have now completed our Lock Down Drill all is back to normal at St. Dominic High School.
Lock Down DrillPosted on Feb 12 2016
St. Dominic is involved in a Lock Down Drill. All is OK at the school, this is just a drill.
Guidelines for Best PracticesPosted on Jan 20 2016
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 ReminderPosted on Jan 18 2016
Please click link here for more information regarding protection against measles.
Invest in the Future SurveyPosted on Dec 18 2015
Please click here to view information in the attached letter from the Minister of Education.
January 2016 Exam SchedulePosted on Dec 14 2015
Please click here for a copy of the January 2016 Exam Schedule.
Grad Photos - Grade 12'sPosted on Dec 9 2015
Grad Photos - Please sign up! All grads must sign up for grad photos through www.lifetouch.ca/southernalberta 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 OperationsPosted on Dec 8 2015
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 & SecurePosted on Nov 27 2015
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 SurveyPosted on Oct 27 2015
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 SessionPosted on Oct 19 2015
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 ChangePosted on Oct 14 2015
Notice: The upcoming parent council meeting is no longer on October 16th. It has been changed to October 23.
Novena for Catholic EducationPosted on Oct 13 2015
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 DonationPosted on Sep 24 2015
A big thank you to Taqa for their generous donation of $3000 towards our wonderful Breakfast Program.
Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Outbreak InformationPosted on Sep 10 2015
Please click here for an announcement from Alberta Health Services.
RegistrationPosted on Aug 1 2015
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 2015Posted on Jun 26 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 SoulPosted on Jun 17 2015
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 CoursePosted on Jun 17 2015
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 ForcePosted on Jun 3 2015
Please click here for more information regarding the Parent Engagement Task Force.
Our School Division Reserves, what are the facts.Posted on May 22 2015
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…
Parent School Climate SurveyPosted on May 12 2015
Parents Please follow the link here to complete the Parent School Climate survey.
2015-2016 Budget Parent LetterPosted on Apr 28 2015
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 GreetPosted on Apr 14 2015
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…
Transition MeetingsPosted on Apr 13 2015
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 EntertainmentPosted on Apr 10 2015
Please click here for information regarding the French Evening of Entertainment.
March 2015 Board NotesPosted on Apr 8 2015
The Board Notes are now available for the March 31, 2015 meeting here.
Our Lady of Victory Camp Annual Gala DinnerPosted on Apr 8 2015
Please click here for information regarding the Our Lady of Victory Camp Annual Gala Dinner.
Parent Teacher InterviewPosted on Mar 13 2015
Parent Teacher Interviews will be held March 25th and 26th from 4:30pm-7:30pm.
ACSTA Happenings March 2015Posted on Mar 2 2015
Click Here for the ACSTA Happenings March 2015 Newsletter
Alberta Health Services says to "Walk like a Penguin" to avoid injury this winterPosted on Feb 13 2015
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: www.penguinwalk.ca
We want your input on naming the new K-9 Blackfalds SchoolPosted on Feb 9 2015
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 ResolutionsPosted on Jan 27 2015
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 AlbertaPosted on Dec 18 2014
Alberta Health Services has declared a whooping cough outbreak across Central Alberta. For more information, CLICK HERE.
Temporary Part Time Maintenance Position AvailablePosted on Nov 27 2014
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 UpdatePosted on Nov 25 2014
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 YouPosted on Nov 19 2014
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 WeekPosted on Nov 17 2014
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 http://www.bullyfreealberta.ca/ for…
RDCRS Progress Report for November 2014 is Now AvailablePosted on Nov 13 2014
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 DonationPosted on Nov 5 2014
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 FundraiserPosted on Nov 4 2014
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 FairPosted on Oct 27 2014
Click here to see poster for more details.
Catholic Education Sunday 2014Posted on Oct 24 2014
Click Below for more Information English French
Progress ReportsPosted on Oct 8 2014
Progress reports will be headed home with students on October 14, 2014.
CRCIA parent information.Posted on Sep 29 2014
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 LetterPosted on Sep 24 2014
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 TournamentPosted on Sep 15 2014
Congratulations to our Senior Girls Volleyball teams performance last weekend in Camrose!
School Bus Drivers Wanted!Posted on Sep 15 2014
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 AppPosted on Sep 10 2014
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 17thPosted on Sep 9 2014
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 ProcessPosted on Sep 9 2014
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 CurriculumPosted on Sep 9 2014
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…
SUPERINTENDENT ANNUAL EVALUATION/BOARD SELF-EVALUATIONPosted on Sep 4 2014
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…