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Alex Prytula Award

Monday, 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

Monday, 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

Monday, 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!

Monday, 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

Monday, 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 http://bit.ly/SMHSGradAwards 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.

Global Youth Institute (Gr 8 – 11)

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

Two students, currently in Grade 8 to 11, and their teachers or mentors have the opportunity to receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Des Moines, Iowa to represent Saskatchewan at the Global Youth Institute from October 17th – 19th , 2019. Students will explore pressing food security and agricultural issues with international experts, tour innovative industrial and research facilities, and explore exciting ways to make a difference in their community and around the world. Selected students will be required to research a global challenge and write a five-page essay under the supervision of their teacher or mentor. The application deadline is Monday, April 15th. For more information, as well as to complete an application form, please visit the website at https://aitc.sk.ca/news-events/whats-new/global-youth-institute or contact Chandra Gusikoski at 1-900-844-393-2345.

Rotary Adventure in Citizenship

Friday, January 11th, 2019

This annual event provides a unique opportunity for a select group of young Canadians to come together in Ottawa and gain a better understanding of our country. Through meetings with political leaders, senior officials and others, students learn about the workings of our democratic institutions. Through meeting one another and having discussions among themselves, students learn to appreciate the diversity of Canada and the privileges and responsibilities of citizenship.  Students who are interested in this opportunity are encouraged to contact a guidance councillor or any of the following teachers: Ms. Khan, Mrs. Lohneis, Mrs. Trumier or Mr. Joncas. The deadline for application is January 25, 2019. Students can apply by sending an email to [email protected]

JUNO 75 Pilgrimage For Students

Friday, January 11th, 2019

On the occasion of the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings and the Battle of Normandy, the Juno Beach Centre is sponsoring a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for high school students from across the country. Students will travel on a tour of Canadian battlefields of the First and Second World Wars, following in the footsteps of thousands of men and women who came before them. The Juno 75 Pilgrimage is a heavily subsidized trip. Successful applicants are asked to contribute $1000 towards the cost of the trip, with the Juno Beach Centre covering the remainder. This includes airfare to Europe from the selected participants nearest commercial airport, as well as ground transportation, accommodation, entry fees and most meals in Europe. Some meals, as well as any personal spending, are the responsibility of individual participants. Fundraising tools and support will be provided to successful applicants. Each participant of the pilgrimage is expected to complete a research project on a member of their community who was in involved in the Canadian war effort during the Second World War. This project will be presented to the group at the Juno Beach Centre during the trip. Further information will be provided to successful applicants.

To apply, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Canadian high school student at the time of application
  • Between the age of 15 and 18 years old in July 2019
  • Will have completed at least one Canadian history class prior to the summer of 2019
  • Must be in possession of a valid Canadian passport by the spring of 2019

An application must include the following:

  • A letter of motivation (no more than 500 words) explaining why you feel you deserve to be included in this pilgrimage, and what you hope to take away from the experience
  • One (1) of: an essay (no more than 1000 words) or a video statement or a digital project or a piece of art which answers the question: “How do you personally feel connected to the experiences of Canadians during the Second World War?”
  • A resume detailing academic, volunteer, community, and/or professional accomplishments.
  • Two (2) letters of reference. One from a school official: teacher, counsellor or principal, and one from a member of the community not related to the applicant.

Complete applications, including letters of reference, must be submitted to the Google form linked on this page no later than midnight (PST) on Friday, January 25th. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. For more information and to submit an application, go to https://www.junobeach.org/pilgrimage/

SHAD 2019 Enrichment Program

Monday, 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 www.shad.ca/apply 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.  

U of S Open House

Monday, 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 explore.usask.ca. After registering, please see Mrs. Rapin or Mrs. Dauk in Student Services if you need to book a spot on the bus.