Board of Trustees


Education Week and Mental Health Week 2021, a Message from Board Chair Kelly Whalen

  May 4, 2021

May 3 - 7, 2021 is Education Week and Mental Health Week at HFCRD and across Alberta! This year’s Education Week theme is Learning is a Journey. Wow, what a journey this year has been! With this yea

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2021/22 HFCRD School Calendars Approved

  April 28, 2021

At the April 20th Regular Board Meeting, the Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) Board of Trustees approved the 2021/22 School Calendars.  Similar to previous years, the calendars were cre

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HFCRD Will Not Pilot New Draft Curriculum

  April 23, 2021

At the April 20th Regular Board Meeting, the Holy Family Catholic Regional Division Board of Trustees passed a motion to not participate in the pilot for the new draft curriculum. The unanimous vote c

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Lakota Testawich Named Honouring Spirit: Indigenous Student Award Winner

  March 1, 2021

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) warmly congratulates Lakota Testawich, a grade 11 student at Glenmary School, who is one of only 12 students in Alberta to receive the Honouring Spir

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Ward 1 High Prairie By-Election Results

  November 20, 2020

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to provide the results of the Ward 1 High Prairie Catholic School Trustee By-Election. One candidate Rosanne Ochran came forward to submit her

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By-Election Called in Ward 1 High Prairie, Nomination Day Set for Thursday November 12th

  October 30, 2020

At the October 19th Regular Board Meeting, the Board of Trustees unanimously voted to call a by-election in Ward 1 High Prairie. The vote came after the recent passing of long-time dedicated Trustee C

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Congratulations Ernest Patenaude, Winner of the 2020 Excellence in Indigenous Education Award

  October 26, 2020

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) warmly congratulates Ernest Patenaude who has won the 2020 Excellence in Indigenous Education Award. Ernest was named the recipient of this award aft

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In Loving Memory of Trustee Carmelle Lizee

  October 15, 2020

With great sadness, we share the news of the passing of Trustee Carmelle Lizee, a dedicated member of the Holy Family Catholic Regional Division, St. Andrew’s School and St. Paul’s Catholic Church

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Whalen and Hill Re-Elected as Board Chair and Vice Chair

  August 31, 2020

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to announce that Trustees Kelly Whalen and Brian Hill were re-elected as Board Chair and Vice Chair respectively at the Monday August 24th

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HFCRD Welcomes New Secretary-Treasurer Nick Masvikeni

  July 30, 2020

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) warmly welcomes Nick Masvikeni as the new Secretary-Treasurer. Nick is joining HFCRD as the Secretary-Treasurer effective Aug 17, 2020. Nick is a Cha

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Congratulations HFCRD 2019/20 Long Service Award Recipients

  June 23, 2020

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) warmly congratulates the 2019/2020 Long Service Award recipients. As a small token of appreciation, staff members who complete 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30,

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HFCRD Seeking Feedback for School Re-Entry Planning

  June 8, 2020

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is seeking feedback from students, parents, and staff members about the re-entry process for the 2020/21 school year. Now is the perfect time for HFC

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2020 Catholic Education Week, a Message from Board Chair Kelly Whalen

  May 19, 2020

This week is Catholic Education Week! Across Alberta, Catholic school divisions together with their school communities are celebrating the gift of publicly-funded Catholic education. This year’s Cat

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Education Week 2020, a Message from Board Chair Kelly Whalen

  April 27, 2020

This week we are celebrating Education Week at HFCRD! This year’s theme is Learning is a Journey. Wow, what a journey this year has been! With this year’s COVID-19 pandemic, I think we would all s

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HFCRD Board of Trustees Approve 2020/21 School Calendars

  April 24, 2020

At the April 21st Regular Board Meeting, the Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) Board of Trustees approved the 2020/21 School Calendars. Decisions about the school calendars were made to b

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HFCRD Welcomes Appointed Trustee Donna Duda

  December 13, 2019

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) warmly welcomes new appointed Trustee Donna Duda, who was sworn in at the Regular Board Meeting on Tuesday November 12th. Trustee Duda was appointed by t

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HFCRD Board of Trustees Approves 2019/20 Revised Budget

  December 6, 2019

On Wednesday December 4th, the Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) Board of Trustees held their annual Special Board Meeting where the Audited Financial Statements, the 2019/20 Revised Budg

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Welcome Back to School!

  September 3, 2019

A new school year has begun and excitement is in the air! On behalf of the Board of Trustees, I wish students, parents, staff and community members a fantastic 2019/20 school year! We are very excited

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HFCRD Board of Trustees Approve 2019/20 School Calendars

  April 18, 2019

At the April 16th Regular Board Meeting, the Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) Board of Trustees approved the 2019/20 School Calendars. Decisions about the school calendars were made to

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Board of Trustees Vote to Add Grades at École Providence School

  April 18, 2019

At the Tuesday April 16th Regular Board Meeting, the Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) Board of Trustees voted to add grades seven and eight at École Providence School in McLennan. The

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Board of Trustees Exploring Viability of Adding Grade Levels at École Providence School

  March 1, 2019

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) Board of Trustees has passed a motion to explore the viability of adding grades seven, eight and/or nine to Ecole Providence School for the 2019/2020

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Welcome Back to School!

  September 4, 2018

On behalf of the Board of Trustees, I wish students, parents, staff and community members a fantastic 2018/19 school year!  We are very excited to welcome new and returning families to our schools. 

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By-Election Called in Grimshaw Ward 4, Nomination Day Set for Monday September 17th

  August 30, 2018

At the August 28th Regular Board Meeting, the Board of Trustees unanimously voted to call a by-election in Grimshaw Ward 4.  The vote came after the Board received the resignation of Ward 4 Trustee G

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Trustees Whalen and Fisher Re-Elected as Board Chair and Vice Chair

  August 28, 2018

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division No. 37 (HFCRD) is pleased to announce the re-election of Kelly Whalen as Board Chair and Gary Fisher as Vice Chair.  The nominations and elections took place at

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St. Andrew’s School Student Natonia Joanne Jay Giroux Wins HFCRD’s Orange Shirt Day Contest

  June 14, 2018

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to announce that Natonia Joanne Jay Giroux, a grade 11 student at St. Andrew’s School, who has won HFCRD’s Orange Shirt Day Contest.  Nat

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