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Board of Trustees Newsletter

September 08, 2020
Greetings from the Regina Catholic School Division Board of Trustees! We are Regina Catholic Schools. Know, Love, Serve. With prayers for continued good health, we welcome you back to school for the first time in many months. A summer of planning and preparing has come to an end and we begin...
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Classroom Tours

September 03, 2020
​ ​ We welcome you to take a tour of your classroom! Click "Read More" and select the video you want.

Pre-K/K- Mrs. Wenaus
 
Grade 1- Miss Li pp
 

Grade 2- Miss Pringle  

Grade 3/4- Mrs. Holland  

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Parent Back to School Wellness Session

August 31, 2020
​Back to School Safety and Reducing Anxiety
Please see attached poster for details and instructions on joining through Zoom. St. Michael Community School parents are invited to attend the session on Thursday September 3rd.
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2020-2021 School Supplies List

August 07, 2020
​ Below is an updated school supply list, current as of August 26.  In the event that you are unable to find certain items (example: antibacterial wipes), please do not worry.  The school will help to provide such items.  
Please ensure that ALL supplies are clearly marked with your child's name...
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Board of Trustees Newsletter

June 01, 2020
​ Greetings from the Regina Catholic School Division Board of Trustees!
We are Regina Catholic Schools. Currently closed. Continually learning. Constantly praying.
We greet June knowing we will not be able to gather as a school community again during the 2019-2020 school year. This news brings both disappointment and relief as...
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Controlled Return of Mass

May 15, 2020
​ Please see the letter below from the Archdiocese of Regina. It outline careful plans to begin celebrating Mass once again. Masses will be limited to ten people, as outlined in provincial guidelines. 
Letter to Clergy re- allowing Mass during COVID-19 - May 14 2020.pdf
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Board of Trustees Newsletter

May 05, 2020

Greetings from the Regina Catholic School Division Board of Trustees!
We are Regina Catholic Schools. Currently closed. Continually learning. Constantly praying.
With Easter season comes the hope and promise of new life. During this unprecedented time of school closures and self-isolation, we embrace that hope.
And he said...
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Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 8 Registration for 2020-2021

April 27, 2020
​ This Registration Form is part of the application process. Completing this registration does not guarantee acceptance . Once your form is received, an appointment will be booked with the school administration.   Please do not phone the school to verify your submission as you will receive a confirmation email or phone...
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Easter Message

April 08, 2020
We are Regina Catholic Schools. Currently Closed. Continually Learning. Constantly Praying. When Jesus had received the wine, he said, "It is finished." Then he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. John 19:30
Click to view video message.
We entered Holy Week during what has undoubtedly been one...
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Supplemental Learning

March 30, 2020

As the operational "pause" in our schools comes to an end, our school administration and staff are busy working on supplemental learning opportunities for your child. You can expect your child's classroom teacher to reach out to your family early this week to provide more information about the learning...
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Learning Update

March 27, 2020

March 27, 2020
Dear Families;
Thank you all for your patience this week as we took a "pause" in educational operations as directed by the provincial government. We hope you are well. We pray our collective efforts have made a difference, and continue to help stop the spread...
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Help Available

March 26, 2020

If you or someone you know needs help during this pandemic, please know that there are places you can go. The City of Regina is working with the provincial government and many non-profit organisations to address critical needs in our city. The primary concerns are food security and safe shelter. 
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Theodore Court Case Appeal Decision

March 25, 2020

On March 25, 2020, we received some very good news: the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal ruled in  favour  of the appeal of the Theodore case in a unanimous decision. This decision overturns the 2017 ruling that sought to restrict public funding for students who choose to attend Catholic schools in Saskatchewan...
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Update on School Closures

March 25, 2020

Dear Families;
Thank you for staying informed and keeping us in your prayers. We appreciate that so many of you joined us as we watched faith leaders in Regina share scripture and pray together at noon today.
We are still in 'pause' mode until Friday, and looking forward to working...
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Playgrounds

March 24, 2020

Dear Families;
We pray you are all well and making family memories to bring a bright light into a somewhat dark time. It's important to remember our playgrounds should be as empty as our classrooms. Playground equipment is not cleaned regularly and the COVID-19 virus could be present on...
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Family Letter from Response Planning Team

March 22, 2020
As we settle into this new reality, we thank you for following the guidelines for health and safety. In general, thorough hand washing and social distancing are highly recommended by the Saskatchewan Health Authority.
It's important to remind all families that the term "social distancing" means to stay away from others....
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Help Available

March 20, 2020

​It's okay to not be okay. These are difficult times. Here are some places you can reach out to for support if needed.

Kids Help Phone Kids Help Phone is Canada's only 24/7, national support service. We offer professional counselling, information and referrals and volunteer-led, text-based support to young...
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School Closures: Update March 19 4:30PM

March 19, 2020

March 19, 2020, 4:30 PM
With prayers for health and safety, beginning tomorrow, Friday, March 20, 2020, at the direction of the Saskatchewan Government, we will close our schools to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.
From Friday, March 20 until Friday, March 27, we will pause all school...
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From the Archdiocese of Regina

March 19, 2020

March 18, 2020
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ of the Archdiocese of Regina,
Grace and peace to you in our Lord Jesus Christ.
In this challenging time, it is as important as ever for the Church to be close to the People of God, and I want to...
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School Closures: Update March 18

March 18, 2020

March 18, 2020, 12:30 PM
Thank you for your patience and understanding as we prepare for our schools to close indefinitely beginning Friday, March 20, 2020 to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.
The Saskatchewan Government instructed us to pause all educational operations from Friday, March 20 to Friday, March...
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Update on COVID – 19 and School Closures

March 16, 2020

March 16, 2020, 2:40 PM We thank you for your patience and understanding as we work through this rapidly changing environment. You have likely heard the latest news outlining restrictions and guidelines for COVID – 19 for the country and the province. Please visit www.Saskatchewan.ca/Coronavirus for more details, including directions for...
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School Closures

March 16, 2020

March 16, 2020, 11:20 AM
Dear Families and Staff;
We thank you for your continued calm, and for staying informed. We are in regular communication with the Ministry of Education, Saskatchewan Health Authority, and the Chief Medical Officer. Please check www.Saskatchewan.ca/Coronavirus for the most current information.
The government announced school closures...
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Updates in Reaction to COVID-19

March 13, 2020
​ March 13, 2020
We thank everyone for remaining calm with the frequently changing information regarding the COVID-19 virus. Please continue to rely on the Saskatchewan Health Authority website (www.saskatchewan.ca/coronavirus) for accurate and up to date information as we move forward. The Regina Catholic School Division's Pandemic Team will provide updates...
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Response to COVID-19

March 12, 2020

March 12, 2020
While there are currently no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in our city, or in our schools, Regina Catholic Schools is working on its planning to minimize any potential impact on our student and staff. Our Pandemic Planning Team is working with public health officials and the...
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Important: Restriction of Services

March 09, 2020

March 9, 2020
The Government of Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation (STF) have been unable to negotiate a new agreement. The Regina Catholic School Teachers' Association (RCSTA) and STF have given us notice that teachers will withdraw their voluntary services.  The notice given to the Regina Catholic School Division...
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Our weekend Mass Helpers

March 04, 2020

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St. Michael - After School Curling Program

March 04, 2020
​Some of our students participated in the After School Curling Program at the Callie Curling Club.  Everyone had fun and learned a little more about curling!
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Board of Trustees Newsletter

March 02, 2020
Greetings from the Regina Catholic School Division Board of Trustees!

We are now in the season of Lent, and we look forward to journeying with all our students and families toward the miracle of Easter and the Resurrection of our Lord, Jesus Christ.
"Lent is a time of grace, a...
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Aboriginal Storytelling

February 26, 2020
​St. Michael was fortunate to have Rhonda Donais attend our school on Monday February 24th, facilitated by the Regina Public Library.

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100th Day of School

February 26, 2020
​Some of our teachers took the bait and came in their 100 year old attire... watch out for this Geriatric Line!


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Skating at the Staples Arena!

February 26, 2020

Some of our St. Michael Students had a fun-tastic afternoon!  
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Family Literacy Night!

February 04, 2020
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Board of Trustees Newsletter

February 03, 2020
Greetings from the Regina Catholic School Division Board of Trustees!
As we enter February, we look forward to more learning, honouring St. Valentine by showing love and friendship to one another, and spending Family Day with those closest to us! "Beloved, since God loved us so much, we also ought to...
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Outside Fun!

January 29, 2020
​Our Kindergarten class was enjoying the amazing weather and had some fun in the sun!  
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Artist visit to St. Michael Community School

January 29, 2020
​We were very fortunate to receive a visit from the artist - Lloyd Dubois to our school.  He shared his artistic talents with the class!  
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Extreme Weather

January 15, 2020

Regina Catholic Schools' policy is to cancel all transportation services when the temperature hits -45 or colder according to Environment Canada as of 6:00 am.  That means yellow school buses, paratransit, and cabs.  If this is the case, all extra curricular activities are also cancelled for the day. 
We anticipate...
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Advent Lunch

January 07, 2020
​The staff and students at St. Michael Community School feel incredibly blessed by the generosity of the Knights of Columbus and Parish team at Resurrection Parish.  Thank you so much for providing our school community with a delicious lunchtime meal on Tuesday, December 17th to celebrate the Advent Season.  
You filled...
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Board of Trustees Newsletter

January 03, 2020
Greetings from the Regina Catholic School Division Board of Trustees!

A new year is here, and we welcome 2020 with excitement as we enjoy the Christmas season. Welcome back to school!
"Ask, and it will be given you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be...
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Santa Store another Success!

December 20, 2019
A BIG heartfelt St. Michael THANKS​   to SaskEnergy and other community volunteers for another successful Santa Store that was held on Friday December 13th!  
We are so blessed to have such overwhelming support to provide this wonderful opportunity for our students and their families.  There was such a sense of joy...
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Family Literacy Night!

December 20, 2019
We had a wonderful time with our students and their families at our Family Literacy Night!  We enjoyed reading, crafting, and fun photo booth, and delicious treats.   The next Literacy Night will be held in February.  We hope to see you there!
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Board of Trustees Newsletter

December 02, 2019
Greetings from the Regina Catholic School Division Board of Trustees!  
This month, as Advent begins, so too does a new liturgical calendar. We now enter Year A, and four weeks of reflection and waiting.
The beginning of the good news about Jesus the Messiah, the Son of God, as...
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Board of Trustees Newsletter

November 03, 2019
​ Greetings from the Regina Catholic School Division Board of Trustees! This month we remember those who have left this earth for everlasting life as we mark All Saints Day and All Souls Day. I pray that you may have the power to comprehend, with all the saints, what is the...
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Family Literacy Night (Thursday, Oct 24 - 6:00 pm)

October 21, 2019
​Please join us for the first Literacy Night of 2019-2020.  Ms. Hammond is working on the storybook pumpkin patch & each story read will help to grow the patch & be entered for our prize draws.
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St. Michael is celebrating Education Week

October 21, 2019
'Working & Learning Together' is the theme of this week's Education Week celebrations.  At St. Michael our students are learning about indigenous history through storytelling & traditional crafts.  Our thanks to Kakwa for sharing their knowledge.  Later in the week Face to Face Ministries will be hosting our annual student retreat...
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September in Review / Principal's Report

October 01, 2019
            Communities of Faith Open House/Meet the Teacher Night –  held on Wednesday, September 11 th  (approx. 40 families in attendance) School Picture Day   – Thursday, September 12 th   (organized locally to ensure cost effectiveness) School Photo –  St. Michael t-shirts were distributed and photo...
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Board of Trustees Newsletter

October 01, 2019
​ Greetings from the Regina Catholic School Division Board of Trustees! October brings us to a month of Thanksgiving. "You will say in that day: I will give thanks to you, O Lord, for though you were angry with me, your anger turned away, and you comforted me."   Isaiah 12:1...
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Safe & Orderly Schools & Buses

September 20, 2019
​Schools have many priorities but right at the top is what we call "safe & orderly."  For students to do their best learning & for parents to relax & be confident, children must be safe.  We practice fire & lock down drills, have orderly process when transiting into, out of &...
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Smart Wheels & MADD visit St. Michael

September 13, 2019
Our thanks to MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) and their facilitator for the excellent, interactive presentation in their fabulous RV known as SmartWheels.   After a presentation on how alcohol & cannabis effect the brain & the body, the Grade 4 to 8 students were able to use virtual reality googles and see how it looks &...
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Board of Trustees Newsletter

September 03, 2019
Greetings from the Regina Catholic School Division Board of Trustees!   Welcome back to school! We're so happy to begin another year of learning, praising God, and growing together. "For where two or three are gathered in my name, I am there among them."   Matthew 18:20 The start of a...
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Board of Trustees Newsletter

June 03, 2019
​ Greetings from the Regina Catholic School Division Board of Trustees! Welcome to the final month of the school year! We know June is coming, but every year, this month and all the many activities it brings seems to arrive as a surprise. "Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving...
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Moving in Faith 2019

May 06, 2019
Registration is on now for Moving in Faith 2019! This is our tenth annual Moving in Faith event, and we can't wait! Register h​ere, and join us for a 2K or 5K route, plus lots of family fun including face painting, dino bouncers, balloon animals, soccer, taekwondo, yoga, and a FREE...
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Parent Night: Guest Speaker Tony Dalton

May 06, 2019
​All parents ​and guardians are invited to hear from guest speaker Tony Dalton. He will speak on Wednesday, May 15, 6:00pm - 7:30pm at Miller Comprehensive Catholic High School. Please RSVP to 306-751-4647 or f.baht@rcsd.ca to confirm your attendance.  Tony Dalton - Poster FINAL.pdf

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Board of Trustees Newsletter

May 01, 2019
Greetings from the Regina Catholic School Division Board of Trustees!
  "Who then is the one who condemns? No one. Christ Jesus who died—more than that, who was raised to life—is at the right hand of God and is also interceding for us."   Romans 8:34 Our prayers were answered,...
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Grand Prize Winner!!

April 24, 2019
​ The Regina Catholic School Division was makes the 2019 Grand Prize Winner of the Follett Challenge!!! We can’t wait to celebrate more after the break, but took some time to share the news during the holiday! Congrats to the whole Tinker Tub team: Leader Sherry Chase, Genna Rodriguez, Jillian Laursen, Kyle Webb,...
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CEC Centralization Message

April 16, 2019
Please see the correspondence below from your Board of Trustees. CEC Centralization Message to Families April 16, 2019.pdf
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Education Engagement Survey

April 12, 2019

  Dear Partners in Education,
A new online survey has been launched inviting Saskatchewan residents to provide their input into the future of education. In addition to the meeting opportunities we are facilitating to gain input, we encourage all staff, students and parents to provide their input by taking...
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My Children, My Decision

April 05, 2019

A letter from one of our non-Catholic families on why they chose a Catholic, faith-based education for their children.
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Board of Trustees Newsletter

April 01, 2019
​Greetings from the Regina Catholic School Division Board of Trustees! ​​


Where should we fix our gaze along the journey of Lent? On the Crucifix. Jesus on the Cross is the compass of life that points us to H​eaven. ~ Pope Francis
We continue to journey through Lent,...
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My Children, My Decision

March 25, 2019
​ The following is a letter from a teacher and parent in the Regina Catholic School Division. Dear Director of Education Domenic Scuglia, The choice to move my children to the Catholic division was a conscious one, however, after comparing my own professional experience of both public and Catholic schools it...
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Board of Trustees Newsletter

March 01, 2019
Greetings from the Regina Catholic School Division Board of Trustees!   As the days get longer, we can sense the promise of spring. As Christians, we are hope-filled people. It is the hope that the cold winter weather breaks to allow our families and children to enjoy the outdoors. As a...
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Board of Trustees Newsletter

February 01, 2019
Greetings from the Regina Catholic School Division Board of Trustees! The church sometimes has locked itself up in small things, in small-minded rules. The most important thing is the first proclamation: Jesus Christ has saved you. ~Pope Francis
Through the darkness and cold of winter, the days are now becoming...
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Weather conditions: when are school buses cancelled?

January 24, 2019
During the coldest winter months, please listen to the local radio stations in the morning for information about school bus cancellations. Our transportation provider relies on the local media to help them let parents know if buses are cancelled due to severe weather. Information will also be available through the Regina...
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Make the Regina Catholic School Division a Winner!

January 21, 2019
​The Regina Catholic School Division is in the running to win $60,000, and we need your support to win!   We entered the Follett Challenge, a program which rewards schools for applying technology, content and creativity in ways that engage students, foster literacy and promote critical thinking. As part...
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Board of Trustees Newsletter

January 03, 2019
Greetings from the Regina Catholic School Division Board of Trustees!
Happy New Year, and a very Merry Christmas to those who celebrate the birth of Jesus according to the Byzantine Rite! We pray 2019 brings our families peace, joy, and happiness as we continue to walk together with our Lord...
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Board of Trustees Newsletter

December 03, 2018
​Greetings from the Regina Catholic School Division Board of Trustees!
This month as Advent begins, so too does a new liturgical calendar. We now enter Year C, and four weeks of reflection and waiting. The days are surely coming, says the Lord, when I will fulfill the promise I made...
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Board of Trustees Newsletter

November 01, 2018
Greetings from the Regina Catholic School Division Board of Trustees!
As a school division, we spent October being grateful and celebrating Thanksgiving. In November, we remember and pray. November 1st is All Saints Day, when we honour and pray to our Saints in heaven; and November 2nd is All Soul’s...
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Distinguished Alumni Nominations

October 05, 2018
The Regina Catholic School Division theme is, "Let Your Light Shine." This theme is based on Matthew 5:16, which says, "In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven." We believe our almuni are...
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Board of Trustees Newsletter

October 02, 2018
Greetings from the Regina Catholic School Division Board of Trustees!   While September brought us a busy and happy start to the new school year, we now enter the month of Thanksgiving. Yes, it comes with a holiday and a wonderful opportunity to spend time with loved ones. It also provides...
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Do you know what "Orange Shirt Day" is all about ? Join us for our Liturgy on Friday, Sept 28 at 9:30 ...

September 27, 2018
​Orange Shirt Day is the legacy of Phyllis' account (a residential school survivor) ​of her shiny new orange shirt being ​taken away on her 1st day of school at the Mission. This is the time of year that First Nations children were taken from their homes to residential schools.  It is also an opportunity to set the stage for anti-racism &  anti-bullying policies...
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Board of Trustees Newsletter

September 07, 2018
Greetings from the Regina Catholic School Division Board of Trustees! Welcome to a new school year! We are thrilled to welcome back so many students, and honoured to welcome our new students to the Regina Catholic Schools family. For where two or three are gathered in my name, I am there...
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Elementary School Registration

August 20, 2018
​Welcome Back!
Office staff will be in schools beginning Wednesday, August 22 to prepare for the new school year. In person registration for the 2018-2019 school year will be on Wednesday, August 29 from 1:00 PM until 3:30 PM, and on Friday, August 31 from 9:30 AM until 12:00 noon. Please bring...
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Kids Plus Accident Insurance

July 05, 2018
​   For your convenience, RCSD has 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...
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First Ride 2018

July 04, 2018
If your child will be riding the school bus for the first time, don't wait until September 4 for that first ride... join us for First Ride! On August 21 and 22, we have four different times and places to let your child see a bus up close, learn about safety while...
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Student Involved Conferences

February 28, 2018
​ This March, 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 valuable part...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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...