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What does the 'Theodore' decision mean for St. Michael ?

February 13, 2018
​​​​​St. Michael Community School has, for some time, welcomed non-Catholic families seeking a faith-filled education for their children.  Our community needs to be aware of the potential impact of the 'Theodore' court case  ...
 Each student, Catholic or non-Catholic, is currently funded by the government, allowing us to create a diverse, sustainable  community reflecting the inclusive values of our Catholic...

Trustee Newsletter

February 01, 2018
​ Greetings from the Regina Catholic School Division Board of Trustees! We would like to send our gratitude for all who are speaking up to promote Catholic education in our province. We are truly blessed by your support. We most graciously accept your conversations, as well as your generous donations to...

Safety First

January 29, 2018
Student safety is always our number one priority, and we're blessed to have support from our friends at Regina Public Schools and the Regina Police Service, who created a video sharing an important message. Special thanks for Regina Police Chief Evan Bray for sharing these important words.
Motorists, please remember to pay...

Regina Youth Sports

January 16, 2018
​ The Winter 2018 edition of "Regina Youth Sports" is available below. Regina Youth Sports Winter 2018.pdf

Gr. 2/3 class embodies the spirit of our school

December 21, 2017
​A​ll of our classrooms have been busy with Advent activities​.   The grade 2/3 classroom led the school in ticket sales for parent council's 50/50 fundraiser, went skating, attended Student Conferences (100%), worked hard on their  Christmas Concert performance, visited the Eden Care home to spend time with the residents, enjoyed a Classy Christmas live...

FREE Microsoft Office 2016

December 13, 2017
​Giving someone a new laptop this Christmas?  You'll need this link.
The Regina Catholic School Division provides all its staff and students with Microsoft Office 365 accounts for as long as anyone is part of the division. Office 365 provides access to important Microsoft Office programs – such as Word,...

Bikes for Kids continues spreading joy in Regina

December 12, 2017
​St. Michael again hosted the media & dignitaries  at an event to recognize the good work of Powerhouse Mortgages DLC and the United Way while awarding 24 bikes for St. Michael students.  The students earned ballots for attendance, attitude and work habits which were entered for the draws.  More than 80 bikes...

Here's what happened in November

December 07, 2017
School Climate and Culture – Safe and Caring Schools Current enrollment of students – 159 students Term 1 Progress Reports – Term 1 Conferences – 99% of families attended – 97% of students attended. School Christmas lunch – Tuesday, Dec. 19 th  at Resurrection Parish – After Advent Mass at Our...

$10,000 in books for St. Michael's Library

December 07, 2017
​Our school is a 2017 recepient of a $10,000 Indigo Love of Reading grant & WOW are we ever excited about $10,000 worth of news books for our Library.  Ms. Laursen, who submitted the successful grant application, will now have the work & joy of ordering hundreds of new books for...

Student Involved Conferences a SUCCESS

December 06, 2017
​ Thank-you St. Michael families for a 99% turn out for Term 1 conferences.  We would be 100% if we were wheel-chair accessible.  Of our 108 families, 107 came through the doors to discuss progress reports, goals & student accomplishments.  As promised, Ms. Appleyard, in appreciation of your timely help with conference...

Board of Trustees Newsletter

December 04, 2017
Greetings from the Regina Catholic School Division Board of Trustees! Thank you to all who were a part of our student-involved conferences last month. The growth of our students is amplified when we sit with them to reflect on past work, and set goals for the future. Support at home is...

Students Involved Conferences

November 27, 2017

  This week parents will be invited to a Student Involved Conference or Celebration of Learning to discuss your child's progress so far this school year.  The approach we have used to report student learning is one that is a multi-faceted process. The Student Involved Conference is an important and...

96.74 % First Term Attendance at St. Michael

November 23, 2017
​Congratula​tions to students & families for your continued committment to attendance.  Our goal for school-wide attendance (95 % monthly) has been exceeded once again.   We all win when we work  together to achieve our goals.

Here's what happened in October

November 03, 2017
​Mr. Schwebius prepares a monthly review of school activities & highlights.  We will post these messages in our Annoucements eac h month.  It will also be stored permanently in the "About Our School" tab under "Principal's Message".  Please contact us if you have any questions or comments. School Climate and Culture – Safe...

New Report Cards ?

November 03, 2017
​Education has changed and so has the way we look at evaluating student learning.  When you open the progress report envelope on November 28, the report will look different.  The attached letter from Regina Catholic Schools describes the new process and we of course look forward to seeing our families at...

Board of Trustees Newsletter

November 02, 2017
​ Greetings from the Regina Catholic School Division Board of Trustees! We approach November and Remembrance Day with appreciation and gratitude. We keep in our hearts and prayers this month all those who have sacrificed for our freedom. It is because of the sacrifices of others that we have so many...

November Calendar (old school format)

October 31, 2017
​The November calendar was printed & sent home today (amid the excitement of Halloween) so please check backpacks for your copy.  The PDF is attached here as well.   Calendar 2017.11.pdf

Equity Head to Toe

October 20, 2017
​Join us to learn how you can support your children at home in a changing world.​ Our population is changing  as we welcome many different people to Canada. This impacts all students. We are building an approach that is both practical and meaningful, and want to share this will all our families....

Reading is fun & rewarding

October 19, 2017
​The Library has become Halloween Central for October activities & played host to another well attended Family Literacy Night on the 18th.  Literacy Nights help families to engage in student literacy & learning while having fun in the school.  Thanks to Ms. Zuck & Ms Laursen for snacks & give-aways enjoyed by all.

Here's what happened in September

October 05, 2017
Mr. Schwebius prepares a monthly review of school activities & highlights.  We will post these messages in our Annoucements each month.  It will also be stored permanently in the "About Our School" tab under "Principal's Message".  Please contact us if you have any questions or comments.
September 2017  ​​​Catholic Distinctiveness RCSD School...

FCC Food Drive

October 03, 2017
​Thanks to all the families & staff who have donated items to our food drive, sponsored by Farm Credit Credit.  All donations will be picked up by FCC & delivered to the Regina Food Bank to resupply their non-perishables for winter.

October Calendar (old school format)

October 03, 2017
​We sent home the old school St. Michael Calendar for the month of October today (also attached here) as 100% of our community is not yet digital.  People also called to say they really like to post the paper calendar on the refridgerator door because it's handier at 6:30 am than the cell phone.   Hope...

From Our Board of Trustees

October 02, 2017
​ Greetings from the Regina Catholic School Division Board of Trustees!
With the hustle and bustle of September behind us, our three new schools, St. Elizabeth, St Kateri Tekawitha and St. Nicholas, are now officially opened and blessed by Archbishop Don Bolen. It has been a wonderful celebration for our...

Equity Head to Toe

September 22, 2017

Melissa Mikel  will speak with Regina Catholic School Division staff on  Thursday, November 16.  We have opened up her session to an open invitation for our parents to attend as well. Equity Head to Toe introduces a practical and meaningful approach to equity in the classroom: engaging students with their head (knowledge), heart...

Assisted by officers from the Regina Police Service ...

September 21, 2017
​ we held our first Lockdown Drill of 2017-2018.  Practicing for emergencies is an important aspect of a safe & orderly school.   Having police officers in the school for special drills and regular visits from our Resource Officer Constable Greg helps students develop a positive relationship with the police.   We...

Thank-you Farm Credit Canada

September 20, 2017
​Each year we participate in FCC food collection for the Regina Food Bank.  It is part of the larger Farm Credit Canada Drive Away Hunger program which supports local nutrition programs in schools & organizations.  This year St. Michael was honoured to receive $1,000 in sponsorship from Farm Credit towards our nutritional...

Our thanks to the University of Regina HOPE Student Association

September 20, 2017
​ The Health, Outdoor, and Physical Education Student Association is a group of education students who believe that a students education is not complete unless they are physically literate, have an understanding and connection to nature, and are able to understand how they relate to the world around them. HOPE donated $700...

Our thanks to Cobs Bread

September 20, 2017
​Cobs Bread (Rochdale Blvd) has been a generous supporter of St. Michael's Nutrition Program for several years now.   In addition to bread donations, Cobs has a fundraising plan for schools.  When you make a purchase at Cobs just mention you're a member/supporter of the St. Michael community and 5% of...

Family Literacy Night (Wednesday, Sept 20, 6:00 pm)

September 19, 2017
​ In keeping with our school theme this year "May the Knowledge be with You" our first Family Literacy Night will feature a Star Wars flavour.  Come join us for reading, snacking & prize winning.  Wookiees, droids & ewoks welcome.  The learning starts at 6:00 pm in the Library.

Community Threat Assessment & Support Protocol

September 15, 2017
​A safe & orderly school is the hallmark of St. Michael Community School.  As a small school we have been able to work closely with our families to resolve problems & address issues in our community.  Regina Catholic Schools has asked that we share information from the Director about the Protocol...

Treaty 4 Days (Sept 13 field trip to Fort Qu'Appelle)

September 07, 2017
Tansi, Parents and Guardians! ​St. Michael Community School students are very lucky! This year all grades at St. Michael Community School, with the exception of the Pre-K and K, will attend Treaty Four Days in Fort Qu'Appelle on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. Students will be provided with a basic brown-bagged lunch....

Greetings from the Board of Trustees!

September 01, 2017
​ Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year! Our theme for this year is “ Let Your Light Shine ,” and we are confident that the Light within the Regina Catholic School Division will shine very brightly.
We are very blessed to have the gift of Catholic education in Saskatchewan. The...

Registration Dates for New Students

August 11, 2017
​Are you new to the St. Michael area & looking for a really good school.  We will be making appointments for new registrations prior to the start of the school in September.  If you'd like more information about our school or to make an appointment, please give us a call beginning...

Summer Success (sponsored by the United Way)

August 11, 2017
​Our little readers are reading every morning for two weeks with Ms. Laursen, Ms. Sayer & Ms. Norton.  The summer reading program is sponsored by the United Way to improve the literacy, engagement & cognition of the participants.  We are grateful for this second year of funding from the United Way....

Staff Changes for 2017-2018

June 30, 2017
​We are happy & sad to announce the following staff changes for 2017-2018. Ms. Turlock will be replacing Ms. Lipp as PreKindergarten & Kindergarten teacher.
Ms. Derkson will step into Ms. M. Fisher 's spot as Teaching Assistant for the little ones.
Ms. Whitehouse is taking on the Grade 2/3 class where...

Farewell 2016-2017 School Year

June 29, 2017
At St. Michael, staff & students work hard at the attributes of gratitude, compassion, generosity & respect.  This end of the year message on the Grade 5/6 white board reflects the connection we have with our school community.  HOW LUCKY we all are.   ​

Grade 1 ... here we come

June 21, 2017
​"Some of us like getting our picture taken, some of us don't ... but we are all ready for Grade 1"   A celebration of success was held June 20 for the outgoing class of Kindergarten students, families & staff.   They were so bright & shiny we all needed sunglasses !...

Kids Plus Accident Insurance

June 20, 2017
  For your convenience, we've made arrangements for families to voluntarily purchase student accident insurance through the Kids Plus™ Accident Insurance program, underwritten by Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc (iA Financial Group). Kids Plus™ Accident Insurance offers protection against the unexpected costs of injury from accidents, and is especially...

Digital Story Telling

June 20, 2017
​Congratulations to Ms. Dauphinais & her Grade 3/4 students for writing & presenting their stories at a special afternoon for family members.  Not only did they write the stories but students learned to use the technology to enahnce & present their wonderful words.  Thanks to Ms. Laursen, our Teacher-Librarian, for her...

A Day of Education for Truth & Reconciliation

May 29, 2017
​On June 8th students and staff within Regina Catholic Schools will embark on a journey towards truth & reconciliation.  This is a time of significant change as we journey to understand and acknowledge learning about the history of Residential schools.  This date is marked as an annual event as Regina Catholic Schools...

The school is humming with excitment ...

May 17, 2017
​ as our Mr. Gallagher & the students prepare for Thursday evening's Spring Carnival.  Much hard work as gone into providing a evening of fun for our children & families and we thank our Parent Council for their finacial support.  See you all tomorrow night (May 18) at 6:00 pm.

Easter Lunch 2017

May 10, 2017
​ Each year the school comes together for a traditional Easter Lunch of baked ham, buns, corn & potatoes.  Thanks for Ms. Simic for another highly enjoyed meal, followed by bubble blowing, chalk drawing & general merriment outdoors.

Family Literacy Night (May 11)

May 10, 2017
​Please join us at 6:00 pm Thursday for another Reading Superheroes Literacy Night.  Log miles on Reading Reward & earn more entires for the "Pick Your Prize" draws, enjoy a snack & win gift certificates.  Wear your costumes too.

An Invitation from Our Lady Of Peace Parish

May 09, 2017
​​We are invited to attend the Monthly Musical Rendezous on Sunday, May 14 featuring the Taroja Family, JJ & Ester, and Dale & Andre.  Stop by 425 Broad Street N at 2:30 with Mom to enjoy some fine entertainment & a Mother's Day favour for MOM. ​

Thank-you Regina Catholic Schools' decision makers

May 04, 2017
​ Regina Catholic Schools' decision makers have continued to fund Nurtrition Programs despite loss of provincial community school special funding several years ago.  Our students benefit from 2 healthy lunches & 3 snacks a week because Regina Catholic Schools makes vulnerable children & families a priority.

An Abundantly Good Evening

May 04, 2017
​ A lovely evening of abundant food & friendship was had at our Potluck Dinner (May 3).  In addition to foods highlighting the different cultures of our students, entertainment was provided by the   Anonas Family Filipino dancers.   Thanks again to our community. 

Annual Multicultural Potluck Dinner

May 02, 2017
​If you haven't sent back your RSVP for the May 3 dinner, we are preparing extra food so grab the family and come on over the school and join us for a meal & some fun. ​

St. Michael wins 2nd Place in City Finals

March 17, 2017
​We are so proud of our Battle of the Books team,​ senior students Diane, Jason, Shelby & Tanner.  The team took 2nd place in the Regina Catholic Schools City Finals.  Their knowledge of the smallest details of 8 selected books and their speedy responses were proof of the time & effort...

Fire Safety Training for K to Grade 3

February 03, 2017
​Regina Fire Services was on-site April 7 to work with our youngest students on Fire Safety & Preparedness.   The firefighters brought their fire truck & the students practiced evacuation with the smoke tunnel.  Learning important things can be fun too.