Archive for February, 2020

Affinity Credit Union: Elwood Harvey Co-operative Leadership Award

Monday, February 24th, 2020

Grade 11 students who are a member of Affinity Credit Union or have a parent or guardian who is a member are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Each student receives a $2500 award upon completion of the leadership program. Twenty students are accepted into the program. This award is offered by our District Councils, who have been elected to represent their communities within the Credit Union. The program gives recipients the opportunity to participate in their local District Council meetings and a variety of other events during their grade 12 year! The deadline to apply is April 15,2020. For additional information, as well as an application form, please go to

Affinity Credit Union: Build a Better World Scholarship

Monday, February 24th, 2020

Grade 12 students who are a member of Affinity Credit Union or have a parent or guardian who is a member are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Students must be enrolling for post-secondary education. This year, 30 scholarships of $1000 will be awarded. The deadline to apply is April 15, 2020. For additional information, as well as an application form, please go to

RE/MAX of Western Canada Quest for Excellence 2020 Bursary Program

Monday, February 24th, 2020

RE/MAX is offering sixteen $1000 bursaries to Grade 12 students in Western Canada. Students are to submit an online essay (max. 1,250 words) which conveys personal motivation, leadership and communication skills in connection with their community efforts: have you led a group of volunteers, raised funds for a worthwhile cause, helped special needs children or cared for seniors? The Quest for Excellence Program deadline is March 9th, 2020. For more information go to > about RE/MAX > In the Community > Quest for Excellence.

Red Deer College: Entertainment Industry Bachelor of Applied Arts

Friday, February 14th, 2020

Red Deer College is offering a new Bachelor of Applied Arts in Film, Theatre and Live Entertainment degree program. This exciting new degree is built on a foundation of communication, storytelling, directing, and business skills, and offers students the choice of three majors: Acting, Film Production or Live Entertainment Production. Graduates will be well-prepared to work in the ever-evolving film, theatre and live entertainment industry, or to create their own business opportunities. During the fourth year of the program there are no formal classes, instead students will be guided and supported by faculty to find experiences within industry or in the creation of independent projects. They are currently accepting applications for the fall of 2020 in all three majors. Students can complete the application process online. For information regarding applying to Red Deer college, please see Mrs. Rapin in Student Services. 

SaskTel Scholarships

Thursday, February 13th, 2020

Every year, SaskTel awards 7 scholarships of $3,000 to students attending post-secondary Institutions in Saskatchewan who are studying in a field directly related to information and communication technology. The deadline for scholarship applications is March 31, 2020.


  • Be a Saskatchewan resident (defined by eligibility for Saskatchewan Health Services).
  • Be enrolled in full time studies in the fall of 2019 at a post-secondary educational institution in Saskatchewan.
  • Be enrolled in a degree, diploma, or certificate program directly related to telecommunications. Programs include, but are not limited to, the following: Computer Science, Engineering (i.e. electrical, electronic or telecommunications), Accounting and Business Administration.
  • Have achieved a minimum 75 per cent grade average in their most recent educational standing.

** SaskTel specifically encourages Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and women interested in non-traditional careers to apply.

** For more information, visit for more information.

Class of 2020 Grad Photo Appointments

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

Grad photos will be taken Monday, March 9th – Thursday, March 12th. While students are not required to purchase grad photos, the cap and gown photo is needed for the yearbook and large photo composite that will be placed in the school. Students are also invited to have photos taken in sport uniforms or with accessories such as band instruments. Students are encouraged to contact Mrs. Kopchynski for an information brochure or if they require assistance or access to a computer.

Students are to book their own photo appointment by following the steps below:

1) Visit 

2) If this is your first time scheduling an appointment, see “No Code?/Locate your school” and select the province & city.

3) Select your individual school.

4) Click on – “Schedule Now” and create an account:

Step 1 – Select your school

Step 2 – Enter your legal name (listed the way the school has it recorded).

Step 2 – Click – “Schedule your appointment”
Step 3 – Enter your email address . Add another email address if you want (ie: parent’s email)

Step 4 – Include your mobile phone number to receive reminders (optional)
Step 5 – Pay for Grad proofs in advance, if purchasing proofs. (This makes check-in easier at your grad photo session.)

Step 6 – Retain your Appointment Code in the event changes are required. (The Appointment Code will be emailed.)

Step 7 – A confirmation notice and information will be sent to your email address.

** Prepare for the photo session by reviewing the information that is emailed to you.

** If you have questions, or your name does not appear, please contact the Saskatoon office at 306-956-3040.

Class of 2020 Scholarship Databases

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

February to June is the peak scholarship period for grade 12 students. Students are encouraged to visit the links under the “Scholarships” tab on the SMHS Career website.