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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.

Graduation Information

Wednesday, 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

Future U of S Students: Math Placement Test

Friday, May 4th, 2018

The University of Saskatchewan is pleased to offer Prince Albert and area students the opportunity to write the Math Placement Test (MPT) in Prince Albert. Future U of S students who register in Math 110, 121, 123, and 125 are required to write the MPT. Traditionally, U of S students had to travel to Saskatoon to write this test. The Prince Albert date and time are yet to be confirmed (possibly second week of June at U of S Prince Albert Campus). Any students who think they want to write the Math Placement Test in Prince Albert are asked to reply by email to [email protected] with the following information by Friday, May 18, 2018:

  • First Name (as it appears on your PAWS account)
  • Middle Initial (as  it appears on your PAWS account)
  • Last Name (as  it appears on your PAWS account)
  • USask NSID (abc123)
  • USask Student ID (8 digits)
  • USask Email Address (abc123&mail.usask.ca)
  • Other Personal Email Address
  • School you are currently attending

See Mrs. Rapin in Student Services if you have any questions.

Grade 12: St Mary Major and Minor Fine Arts Award

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Grade 12 students who have been involved in Fine Arts at St. Mary throughout their high school years are encouraged to apply to be presented with a crest at the June awards. The application form, available at the main office or at http://bit.ly/2pwyYEC on the Pursue Online career website, must be submitted to the main office by Friday, May 19th at 3:30 p.m.

Grade 12: St Mary Major and Minor Sports Award

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Grade 12 students who have been involved in sports at St. Mary throughout their high school years are encouraged to apply to be presented with a crest at the June awards. The application form, available at the main office or at http://bit.ly/2pwyYEC on the Pursue Online career website, must be submitted to the main office by Friday, May 19th at 3:30 p.m.

U of S Registration Workshop

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

The U-Start registration workshop for new U of S students will be held May 25, 2017 at St. Mary High School. The workshop will give new students an introduction to the tools and information they need to prepare for university. The following topics will be presented:

  • How to choose and register for classes
  • How to use online tools like PAWS and course/program catalogue
  • How to pay tuition, find a place to live & buy textbooks

Students who have been admitted to the U of S are encouraged to sign up online for the workshop or a webinar that works best for them! For more information, and to sign up, students can visit students.usask.ca/ustart. Please see a Guidance Counsellor in Student Services if you have any questions.

Grade 9-11: General Proficiency Award

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Students in Grade 9-11 are encouraged to apply for the General Proficiency Award to be presented at the awards presentation in June. “The General Proficiency Award will be presented to the student who makes the most complete contribution to the whole life of St. Mary High School. Participation in all aspects of school life  academics, religious life, and school-sponsored activities  will be considered.” The application form, available at http://bit.ly/2oQeNhR on the Pursue Online career website, must be submitted to the main office by Monday, May 15th at 3:30 p.m.