General Proficiency Awards: Grade 9 – Grade 11

April 16th, 2019

GENERAL PROFICIENCY AWARDS: Grade 9 – Grade 11

The General Proficiency Award for students in Grade 9 – Grade 11 is to be given to the student who makes the most complete contribution to the whole life of St. Mary High School and is based on the following criteria: academic achievement 50%, athletic contributions 20%, school life contributions 20%, and religious life contributions 10%. Application forms are available at the library, or online at http://bit.ly/AwardsGrade9-11 and must be returned to the LIBRARY by Thursday, May 23rd at 3:30 p.m. These awards will be presented at the school celebration/awards assembly on Wednesday, June 5th.

 

Rotary Citizenship Award: Grade 11

April 16th, 2019

Grade 11 students are encouraged to apply for the Rotary Citizenship Award to be presented at the awards presentation in June. This $300 award is presented to a Grade 11 student who is involved in the school, community, and parish. The application forms are available at http://bit.ly/AwardsGrade9-11 on the school’s career website and must be submitted to the LIBRARY by Thursday, May 23rd at 3:30 p.m. The student’s academic transcript and attendance will also be given to the awards selection committee. This award will be presented at the school celebration/awards assembly on Wednesday, June 5th.

 

Major/Minor Sports Award

April 16th, 2019

Students in Grade 12 may be eligible for a Major/Minor Sports Award that will be presented at the school celebration/awards assembly on Wednesday, June 5th.  The application forms are available at the LIBRARY or at http://bit.ly/AwardGrade12 on the school’s career website. Completed forms must be returned to the LIBRARY by Thursday, May 23rd. Please contact Mr. Quintal if you have any questions.

 

Major/Minor Fine Arts Award

April 16th, 2019

Students in Grade 12 may be eligible for a Major/Minor Fine Arts Award that will be presented at the school celebration/awards assembly on Wednesday, June 5th.  The application forms are available at the LIBRARY or at http://bit.ly/AwardGrade12 on the school’s career website. Completed forms must be returned to the LIBRARY by Thursday, May 23rd. Please contact Mrs. Skomorowski, Mr. Van Otterloo, or Ms Hawryluk if you have any questions.

 

John M. Cuelenaere Public Library Scholarship

April 16th, 2019

This $250 scholarship will be awarded to a Grade 9-12 student who has been enrolled full-time in the academic year of 2018-2019 and has distinguished herself/himself by being an advocate for literacy in her/his school or the community and clearly demonstrates a love of reading. While high academics is not a requirement for applying, the student must have a JMCPL card (providing a photocopy with the application) and plans for post-secondary education. Preference will also be given to former or current employees of John M. Cuelenaere Library, as well as a current Grade 12 student of École St Mary High School. An application form is available at http://bit.ly/AwardGrade12 on the school’s career website and must be submitted to the LIBRARY by Thursday, May 23rd at 3:30 p.m. This award will be presented at the school celebration/awards assembly on Wednesday, June 5th.

 

Candace Bernier Memorial Scholarship

April 15th, 2019

This $500.00 scholarship is offered in the memory of Mrs. Candace Bernier, a long-time English Language Arts teacher at École St Mary High School and will be presented during the Grad 2019 program at the Art Hauser. Mrs. Bernier was passionate about teaching English. She recognised that attaining a high grade in an ELA class was noteworthy, but more importantly, to her, was using your English Language Arts skills in other areas of interest. Mock Trial, Model UN, Debate, Creative Writing, and Drama were some of the areas Mrs. Bernier deemed as challenges for strong language arts skills.

Applicant Criteria- Grade 12 graduates wishing to apply for the Candace Bernier Memorial Scholarship must possess the following attributes:

  • Respectable grade in ELA 30 – 80 percent average or better
  • Active in Mock Trial and/or Model UN, and/or Drama
  • Be considering a career in Education, Law, Politics, Writing, or Drama

The application deadline is Tuesday, May 14th at 3:30 p.m., as part of the Graduation Awards application package, and students are to add this award as 2.27 Candace Bernier Memorial Scholarship on the SMHS Grad 2019 Awards Application Cover Page and indicate with “X” that they are applying for it.

 

Alex Prytula Award

April 1st, 2019

A male and a female student will be presented with a $2,000 award at Grad 2019. The criteria for the award is as follows: outstanding contributions, financial need, and academics. The deadline to apply is Thursday, April 4th at 12:45 p.m. Application forms are available online on the career website http://bit.ly/SMHSGradAwards and must be submitted at the library. Please note that a high-resolution digital photo (2-4 megabyte JPG, not PNG), of the applicant doing an activity this year must be submitted on a USB. (Do not copy the JPG onto a word document, use a JPG sent in a text message, or use a JPG sent in an email with other photos as these scenarios compress the size of the JPG.) As well, proof of acceptance (letter, email) into a post-secondary program must also be submitted with the completed application form.

 

Les and Irene Dube Service and Justice Scholarship

April 1st, 2019

A student will be presented with a $2,000 scholarship at Grad 2019. To apply for this scholarship, a student must be enrolling as a full-time student in an Arts and Science program at the University of Saskatchewan through St. Thomas More College for their first year of study. The student must also agree to participate fully in the Service and Justice program, administered by the Engaged Learning Coordinator, which requires two hours of community volunteer work per week, excluding holiday and exam periods. As well, the student must have a minimum 80% average based on the following classes: Christian Ethics 20 or 30, ELA A30 or B30, three 30 level electives (but not PAA30 or Phys. Ed. 30), have demonstrated outstanding leadership and Christian service during their high school years, and be recommended by a Christian Ethics teacher. An application form must be submitted to the library by Thursday, April 4th at 12:45 p.mThe application form is available online on the career website http://bit.ly/SMHSGradAwards .

 

SMHS/PAGC Career Fair

April 1st, 2019

On Friday, April 5th, École St Mary High School will host the SMHS/PAGC Career Fair. Students are encouraged to bring a resume since Lakeland Coop will be accepting applications for potential summer employment opportunities. 

 

Canadian Parents for French – Bénévoles recherchés!

April 1st, 2019

Nous recherchons des bénévoles pour le mini-rendez-vous qui aura lieu le samedi 13 avril prochain de 9 h à 3 h à l’École Vickers School. Le travail consiste de s’occuper d’ateliers pour les enfants (arts, cuisine et éducation physique). Veuillez communiquer avec M. Joncas pour plus d’information. Date limite : 5 avril.