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 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 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 .


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.


Grad 2019 Awards

April 1st, 2019

Students who are interested in applying for awards that will be presented at Grad 2019 must submit a Grad 2019 Awards Application Checklist Cover Page and a Grad 2019 Awards Application. These forms, as well as application forms for the General ProficiencyRoyal Canadian Legion Award, and The Sisters of Our Ladies of the Cross Scholarship are available at An awards package containing the description of the awards is available at the library. The checklist cover page, awards application, and other required documents, such as reference letters (not a relative, contact information etc.) must be submitted to the library no later than Tuesday, May 14th at 3:30 p.m.


Junior Citizen of the Year Scholarship ($3000)

March 14th, 2019

The Junior Citizen of the Year Scholarship has honoured the youth of Saskatchewan for over 40 years. The program is sponsored by The Saskatchewan Weekly Newspapers Association, in partnership with SaskPower, and the Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan.  These prestigious awards are given to kids who: have a positive lifestyle, are dedicated to community and school, have a strong sense of caring and responsibility, have the ability to overcome life’s challenges, inspire others, and are between ages 8 to 18.  Four award recipients are chosen each year and receive a $3,000 bursary provided by SaskPower, to be used for their post-secondary education. For more information, please go to The call for nominations is now open. The deadline for nominations is March 31st, 2019.


U of S Academic Advisor at Ecole St Mary High School

March 5th, 2019

Grade 12 students who have registered to attend the U of S this fall will have the opportunity to meet with a U of S Academic Advisor on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. She will be here from 9:00 a.m. to 3:25 p.m. The advisor will help students with course selection and any other questions they may have about registering for classes. Students must sign up to meet with the advisor. Please see Mrs. Rapin in Student Services if you are interested in booking an appointment.


National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) Scholarships

March 5th, 2019

This $1,500 scholarship is open to Grade 12 students who are planning to attend a post-secondary educational institution full-time in 2019 – 2020 and who are the children, grandchildren, or foster children of a NUPGE member. Go to for information and application forms. The deadline to apply is July 4th, 2019.