Lives That Make a Difference Essay Contest ($3,000; $1,000)

November 7th, 2018

Students in Grade 5- Grade 12 may enter the contest by writing an essay (300 words or less) based on someone they think made the biggest impact (positive or negative) on Canadian society in 2018. Prizes are awarded in two grade levels: Grade 5-8 and Grade 9-12. Two winners will be selected in each level: Grand Prize is $3,000 for the student and $1000 for the Department/Classroom of the teacher. First Prize is $2,000 for the student and $1000 for the Department/Classroom of the teacher. The deadline to enter is December 31st, 2018. For more information, as well as rules and teacher resources, please visit


Paddy O’Rourke Poetry Scholarship ($1000)

November 7th, 2018

The Paddy O’Rourke Poetry Scholarship was established in 2018 to recognize and encourage young Saskatchewan poets. It is named in honour of Patrick (Paddy) O’Rourke, a teacher, literary editor, mentor and prominent friend of Saskatoon’s and Saskatchewan’s arts community. The Paddy O’Rourke Poetry Scholarship will be awarded annually, at the discretion of the Scholarship judges and administrators. The amount awarded will be determined in part by donor support. The 2019 scholarship will be for $1,000 CDN. Applications will be accepted from April 1 to April 30, 2019.  Applications must be submitted by mail or courier. Incomplete applications will not be considered. For more information, and to submit an entry, please visit


SHAD 2019 Enrichment Program

November 5th, 2018

SHAD is a 27-day STEAM and entrepreneurship based enrichment program for students in grade 10, 11 and 12. Participants live at a host university campus outside their hometown while engaging in experiential learning, sociocultural activities and community building. The SHAD 2019 program will take place from Sunday, June 30 to Friday July 26, 2019. Students can apply by visiting Applications must be submitted by Monday, November 19, 2018 and applicants will be notified of their application status in February 2019. See Mrs. Rapin in Student Services if you have any questions.  


What is Engineering?

November 5th, 2018

Registration for the annual “What is Engineering?” event is now open. The event will be held at the University of Saskatchewan on Friday, November 16th, 2018. Students will connect with professional engineers, university professors, administrators and current students for an exciting snapshot of engineering, what engineers do and the exceptional variety of engineering educational programs offered in Saskatchewan by U of S and U of R. Students must register for the event before Wednesday, November 14th  at For more information, see Mrs. Rapin in Student Services.


Saskpolytech Information Night

October 12th, 2018

Do you want more information about Saskatchewan Polytechnic? Attend an informative evening session at a campus near you. Pre-registration is required, register at myPath. This event is happening Thursday, October 18, 2018, 6:30 – 8:00 pm. in all campus cities – Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon. See Mrs. Rapin in Student Services for more information.


Loran Award

October 5th, 2018

The Loran Award seeks to recognize well-rounded students who demonstrate character, promise of leadership, and strong commitment and service in the community. Up to 32 Loran Awards are available, valued at $100,000 over four years. The application deadline is October 17th, 2018 for sponsored applications and October 24th, 2018 for direct-pool applications. École St. Mary High School can sponsor up to three candidates and sponsorship is competitive. Students who are interested in being considered for sponsorship must submit a list of school/community involvement and leadership activities to Mrs.Rapin in Student Services by Wednesday, October 10, 2018. Students who are not selected for school sponsorship may still apply through the direct-pool. For more information go to


U of A Fall Presentation

October 4th, 2018

Any students interested in information about the University of Alberta are invited to attend an informational session on  Wednesday, October 31, 2018 during Period 3. The session will be presented by a U of A Student Recruiter and will provide students an opportunity to learn about what the U of A has to offer. See Mrs. Rapin in Student Services to sign up for this presentation.


U of R Open House

October 4th, 2018

Explore your options as a future University of Regina student! On Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. check out the U of R campus, win prizes, learn about programs, visit with academic advisors, and best of all, have the opportunity to be admitted to the U of R that day! No more waiting for weeks in anticipation! ADMISSIONS ON THE SPOT – Eligible students can be admitted to the University of Regina ON-THE SPOT and will receive a $30 discount ($70.00) on the application fee. See Mrs. Rapin in student services for more information.

Students must register online at


U of S Open House

September 10th, 2018

The University of Saskatchewan Open House will be on Friday, September 28th. Throughout the day, students will explore the campus and faculties, take part in hands on activities, meet University Staff and faculty, and speak with current students about their U of S Experience. Grade 12 students who are interested in attending must pre-register online at After registering, please see Mrs. Rapin or Mrs. Dauk in Student Services if you need to book a spot on the bus.


Graduation Information

June 20th, 2018

Friday, June 22nd  Meeting at 11:30 p.m. in the Lecture Theatre.  All graduates must attend.

Tuesday, June 26th – Cap & Gown pick up at 3:30 p.m.

                                – Grad 2018 photo at 4:00 p.m. on the steps of Sacred Heart Cathedral

Wednesday, June 27th – Grad Mass & Commencement at the Art Hauser Centre

                                     – 8:00 a.m. Graduands arrive dressed in Cap & Gown

                                     – 8:15 a.m. Graduands line up in north hallway 

                                      – 9:00 a.m. Ceremony begins with entrance of Graduands

                                      – Graduates return gown before leaving the ceremony

Wednesday, June 27th – Grad Parent Committee Evening Program

                                       – 6:30 p.m. Graduates and escorts arrive for Grand March

                                       – pick up quotations along the north corridor and sit in designated area

                                        – 7:00 p.m. Graduates and escorts are seated

                                         – 7:30 p.m. Grand March begins