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Affinity Credit Union: Elwood Harvey Co-operative Leadership Award

Monday, February 24th, 2020

Grade 11 students who are a member of Affinity Credit Union or have a parent or guardian who is a member are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Each student receives a $2500 award upon completion of the leadership program. Twenty students are accepted into the program. This award is offered by our District Councils, who have been elected to represent their communities within the Credit Union. The program gives recipients the opportunity to participate in their local District Council meetings and a variety of other events during their grade 12 year! The deadline to apply is April 15,2020. For additional information, as well as an application form, please go to www.affinitycu.ca

Red Deer College: Entertainment Industry Bachelor of Applied Arts

Friday, February 14th, 2020

Red Deer College is offering a new Bachelor of Applied Arts in Film, Theatre and Live Entertainment degree program. This exciting new degree is built on a foundation of communication, storytelling, directing, and business skills, and offers students the choice of three majors: Acting, Film Production or Live Entertainment Production. Graduates will be well-prepared to work in the ever-evolving film, theatre and live entertainment industry, or to create their own business opportunities. During the fourth year of the program there are no formal classes, instead students will be guided and supported by faculty to find experiences within industry or in the creation of independent projects. They are currently accepting applications for the fall of 2020 in all three majors. Students can complete the application process online. For information regarding applying to Red Deer college, please see Mrs. Rapin in Student Services. 

Class of 2020 Grad Photo Appointments

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

Grad photos will be taken Monday, March 9th – Thursday, March 12th. While students are not required to purchase grad photos, the cap and gown photo is needed for the yearbook and large photo composite that will be placed in the school. Students are also invited to have photos taken in sport uniforms or with accessories such as band instruments. Students are encouraged to contact Mrs. Kopchynski for an information brochure or if they require assistance or access to a computer.

Students are to book their own photo appointment by following the steps below:

1) Visit  https://prestigeportraits.ca 

2) If this is your first time scheduling an appointment, see “No Code?/Locate your school” and select the province & city.

3) Select your individual school.

4) Click on – “Schedule Now” and create an account:

Step 1 – Select your school

Step 2 – Enter your legal name (listed the way the school has it recorded).

Step 2 – Click – “Schedule your appointment”
Step 3 – Enter your email address . Add another email address if you want (ie: parent’s email)

Step 4 – Include your mobile phone number to receive reminders (optional)
Step 5 – Pay for Grad proofs in advance, if purchasing proofs. (This makes check-in easier at your grad photo session.)

Step 6 – Retain your Appointment Code in the event changes are required. (The Appointment Code will be emailed.)

Step 7 – A confirmation notice and information will be sent to your email address.

** Prepare for the photo session by reviewing the information that is emailed to you.

** If you have questions, or your name does not appear, please contact the Saskatoon office at 306-956-3040.

Class of 2020 Scholarship Databases

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

February to June is the peak scholarship period for grade 12 students. Students are encouraged to visit the links under the “Scholarships” tab on the SMHS Career website.

U of S Residence Applications Now Open

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

Applications to live in the University of Saskatchewan (USask) Residences for Fall 2020 are now open. Students should apply to live in Residence as early as possible. Applications are considered on a first come, first served basis, regardless of students’ admission status.
First year students
Students entering their first year of studies at USask will receive guaranteed placement at Voyageur Place Residence if they apply for Residence before January 31, 2020.
How to apply for Residence
1) Log into PAWS using your NSID and password that you receive when you apply for admission.
2) Type Residence into the PAWS search bar. The Residence PAWS channel will appear.
3) Create a Residence account. Once your account is complete, you will be redirected to the Residence Housing Portal to compete your application.
Questions
If you or your students have any questions about Residence, please contact the Residence Services Office at residence@usask.ca.

Lives That Make a Difference Essay Contest

Thursday, November 7th, 2019

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, 2019. For more information, as well as rules and teacher resources, please visit http://www.livesthatmakeadifference.com/

U of R Open House

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

Explore your options as a future University of Regina student! On Saturday, October 19, 2019 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. See Mrs. Rapin in student services for more information.

Saskatchewan Universities & Technical Institutes (SUTL)

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

SUTL will be at École St. Mary High School on Thursday, October 24, 2019 to present to all grade 12 students in period 3. The hour-long presentation includes admissions information from U of S, and U of R, Sask Polytechnic, Sask Apprenticeship, and Lakeland College. SUTL will also have information booths set up in the Common over the lunch hour to meet with students individually.

Official Languages Programs

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

Explore Youth Initiative (13-15 years old), Explore (16 years and older) and Destination Clic,offer youth the opportunity to travel and learn French. The deadlines to apply are February 15, 2020 (Explore) and March 31, 2020 (Destination Clic). Information brochures are available on the websites https://www.myexplore.ca/en/ and https://www.destinationclic.ca/fr/

U of S Scholarships & Awards

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

Students entering the U of S are eligible for numerous scholarships and awards. Students can see Mrs. Rapin in Student Services if they have any questions.

1)     Guaranteed Entrance Scholarships – Students will be considered for a Guaranteed Entrance Scholarship when they apply for admissions. These scholarships recognize academic achievements and are awarded based on the calculated admission average.

2)     Best and Brightest Entrance Scholarships – (Apply for admissions by Dec 1 & Apply for awards by Dec 15) These include USask’s highest valued, renewable entrance scholarships and are awarded based on academics, leadership and contributions to school and community life. These scholarships require the submission of a separate awards application after students apply for admissions.

3)     Competitive Entrance Awards – (Apply for admissions by Feb 15 & Apply for awards by March 1) These include numerous scholarships and bursaries that can be accessed by many students with diverse experiences. Applicants can be considered based on academic achievement, financial need and/or contributions to school and community life. All entering students are encouraged to apply.