HFCRD News


Congratulations Alysia Sharpe – Principal, École Providence School

  May 12, 2023

(May 12, 2023) The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to announce that Alysia Sharpe will be the Principal of École Providence School in McLennan starting in the 2023-24 school

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Congratulations Stéphane Gaudreau – Vice Principal, Good Shepherd School

  May 12, 2023

(May 12, 2023) The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to announce that Stéphane Gaudreau will be a Vice Principal at Good Shepherd School in Peace River starting in the 2023-24

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Congratulations Matthew Morrisey – Vice Principal, St. Andrew’s

  May 11, 2023

(May 11, 2023) The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to announce that it has found its next member of the St. Andrew’s administration team. Matthew Morrisey will be a Vice Pr

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HFCRD Board Meeting Highlights – April 19, 2023

  April 22, 2023

Here is a list of highlights from the most recent Regular Board Meeting Trustees reviewed priorities for the Board for the current school year.  Trustees approved all school calendars for the

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Congratulations Krista Veitch – Principal, St. Andrew’s School

  April 17, 2023

(April 17, 2023) The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to announce Krista Veitch will assume the role of Principal of St. Andrew’s School in the fall of 2023. She joined HFCR

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Joint statement from the HFCRD and PRSD

  April 5, 2023

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Welcome Cam Geddes – Maintenance Technician, North

  April 4, 2023

(April 4, 2023) The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to announce that Cam Geddes is joining our working family. Cam’s role will be as a Maintenance Technician for our northe

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HFCRD to host a meeting on Disaster Planning in Schools

  March 31, 2023

(March 31, 2023) The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) will be hosting a Peace River Community Emergency Disaster Plan (EDP) Review for Health and Safety in Schools. The purpose of the me

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HFCRD Board Meeting Highlights – March 15, 2023

  March 16, 2023

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division help its Regular Board Meeting for March at the Central Office. Here are some of the highlights: Trustees reviewed areas of emphasis for the Board for 2

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Value Scoping Project will Determine if St. Andrew’s School Building will be Renewed or Replaced

  March 9, 2023

(March 9, 2023) Following a request-for-proposals process, The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is excited to announce that it has chosen a firm to conduct a value scoping of St. Andrew

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Glenmary Student Earns a Perfect Grade on diploma exam

  March 6, 2023

A big congratulations to Glenmary's Norbert Kovacs, who scored 100 percent on his Math 30-1 Diploma Exam. We did a short interview with Norbert and the Q & A is below. When you finished writ

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Congratulations Paul Marceau, Temporary Vice-Principal of Holy Family School in Grimshaw

  February 27, 2023

(February 27, 2023) The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to announce that Paul Marceau will be assuming a temporary Vice-Principal role at Holy Family School in Grimshaw. Paul

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HFCRD Board Meeting Highlights – February 15, 2022

  February 23, 2023

(February 23, 2023) The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) held its regular board meeting on February 15 at the division central office. Here are the highlights of the meeting. Truste

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HFCRD provides funds to Support Ukrainian Students

  January 31, 2023

(January 31, 2023) The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) has provided support to schools that have Ukrainian students enrolled. The HFCRD is supporting 11 students in the Division who are

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HFCRD is seeking Requests for Proposal for value scoping sessions of St. Andrew’s School

  January 19, 2023

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HFCRD January Board Meeting Highlights

  January 19, 2023

(January 19, 2023) The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) held its regular board meeting on January 18 at the division central office. Here are the highlights of the meeting. Trustees

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HFCRD seeks feedback for 2023-2024 draft school calendar

  January 17, 2023

With the Peace River School Division (Transportation provider), the Holy Family Catholic Regional Division is looking for feedback on the proposed 2023-2024 calendar for our north-end schools (Good Sh

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HFCRD Participating in Mental Health Pilot Project

  January 12, 2023

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) will be piloting a mental health and wellness project at St. Stephen’s School in Valleyview. The division learned it was successful in a grant appl

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Items for sale

  January 6, 2023

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division is selling some of its excess items. If you are interested in purchasing any of the items below, please call us at 780-624-3956. We also accept e-transfer

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HFCRD publishes its 2021-22 AERR

  December 23, 2022

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division completed its Annual Education Results Report. Click here to read the full report. Click here for the report's summary.

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Student Nutrition a Major Focus for the HFCRD

  December 22, 2022

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) will be offering hot meals to students in its seven schools as well as fully supporting a milk program in three schools. This is possible due to cont

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HFCRD Board of Trustees Approves Audited Financial Statements

  December 1, 2022

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) held a Special Board Meeting at the Central Office in Peace River on November 28. The highlights are listed below. The Holy Family Catholic Regi

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November Regular Board Meeting Highlights

  November 16, 2022

(November 16, 2022) The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) held its regular board meeting on November 15 at the division central office. Here are the highlights of the meeting. The Holy

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Partners meet to discuss the hold-and-secure situation at Holy Family School and Grimshaw Public School in Grimshaw on October 28

  November 2, 2022

(November 2, 2022) Senior administrators and Occupational Health and Safety personnel from the Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) and Peace River School Division (PRSD) held an After Actio

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Holy Family Catholic Regional Division Board Highlights

  October 21, 2022

(October 21, 2022) The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) held its regular board meeting on October 19 at the division central office. Among the highlights were positive evaluations for

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HFCRD Excited to Join ‘Toonies for Tuition’ Fundraiser

  October 11, 2022

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is excited to join the Toonies for Tuition fundraising campaign. The campaign is an initiative of the Canadian Catholic School Trustees’ Association (C

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HFCRD Central Office Closed on Friday, September 30

  September 29, 2022

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division's Board of Trustees and senior administration team would like to remind everyone that our central office will be closed on Friday, September 30 to observe th

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HFCRD Board of Trustees Meets with Alberta Education Minister, Adriana LaGrange

  September 23, 2022

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division’s (HFCRD) Board of Trustees met with Education Minister, Adriana LaGrange. Trustees had an opportunity to ask the minister about the possibility of additio

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HFCRD Board Meeting Highlights – September 23, 2022

  September 23, 2022

HFCRD Board Meeting Highlights - September 23, 2022 The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously to give a 1.25 percent salary increase to support staff in t

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HFCRD Congratulates Tammy Novak on Nomination for Friends of Education Award

  September 20, 2022

(September 20, 2022) The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to announce that Tammy Novak with Alberta Health Services as its nominee for the Alberta School Boards Association’

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HFCRD to remain open on September 19 with Day of Mourning planned in schools

  September 16, 2022

(September 16, 2022) The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) has decided that there will be classes on Monday, September 19, the National Day of Mourning for Her late Majesty, Queen Elizabe

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Invitation to Lease – St. Andrew’s School Industrial Kitchen Facility

  September 9, 2022

INVITATION TO LEASE  INDUSTRIAL KITCHEN FACILITY St. Andrew’s School is now looking to lease the Industrial Kitchen Facility from as soon as possible to June 2023 for the purpose of supplyin

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HFCRD welcomes back staff for 2022-23 school year: celebrates long-term employees at mass

  August 26, 2022

For the first time in a couple of years, staff from all schools in the Holy Family Catholic Regional Division gathered to open the new school years, celebrate our long-term employees, and His Grace, A

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Trustee Kelly Whalen Re-appointed as Board Chair of Holy Family Catholic Regional Division

  August 25, 2022

(August 25, 2022) The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division #37 (HFCRD) held its organizational meeting on August 24. Peace River/Nampa Trustee, Kelly Whalen was unanimously re-elected as Board Chair

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Final Exams Cancelled for Grades 10-12 Students in Semester One

  January 13, 2022

In response to the Government of Alberta’s decision to extend the Christmas break by one week and to cancel the January Diploma exams, the Holy Family Catholic Regional Division will not have final

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Updated Return to School – Message to Parents and Guardians

  January 10, 2022

To all parents and guardians, The Government of Alberta released the new guidance document for schools in the evening of  Friday January 7th, 2022. We appreciate the patience and understanding fro

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Return to School – Message to Parents and Guardians

  January 7, 2022

As you may be aware, the Government of Alberta has confirmed that students are returning to school on Monday January 10, 2022 for in-class learning. We are thrilled to welcome students back to the cla

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2021 Official By-Election Results

  December 21, 2021

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to provide the official by-election results of the Ward 2 McLennan Catholic School Trustee Election. The results below include the vote count

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Christmas Hours at the HFCRD Central Office

  December 20, 2021

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division Central Office will be closed for Christmas break starting December 24th at 12:00pm and will reopen on Monday January 3rd, 2022 at 8:30am and will resume reg

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Unofficial Ward 2 McLennan By-Election Results

  December 16, 2021

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to provide the unofficial election results of the Ward 2 McLennan Catholic School Trustee By-Election. The results below include the vote coun

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Congratulations Kelly Whalen, Vice Chair of the Alberta Catholic School Trustees’ Association

  November 22, 2021

Congratulations to Kelly Whalen who was elected as the Vice Chair of the Alberta Catholic School Trustees’ Association (ACSTA) on Saturday November 13 at the association’s Annual General Meeting.

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Official Nomination Results – Ward 2 McLennan

  November 19, 2021

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to announce the official nomination results for the Ward 2 - McLennan By-Election. Official Nomination List – Ward 2 McLennan Henihan, Tom

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Unofficial Nomination Results – Ward 2 McLennan By-Election

  November 18, 2021

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division is pleased to announce the unofficial nomination results for the Ward 2 - McLennan By-Election. Unofficial Nomination List - Ward 2 McLennan Henihan, Tom

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Trustee Whalen Re-Elected as Board Chair and Trustee Kuran Elected as Vice Chair

  November 10, 2021

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to announce that Trustee Kelly Whalen has been re-elected as Board Chair and Trustee John Kuran has been elected as Vice Chair at the Frid

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By-Election Called in Ward 2 McLennan, Nomination Day Set for Thursday November 18th

  November 4, 2021

At the October 29th Regular Board Meeting, the Board of Trustees unanimously voted to call a by-election in Ward 2 McLennan. The vote came after the Ward 2 Trustee seat remained vacant after the Octob

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2021 Official Election Results

  October 22, 2021

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to provide the official election results of the Ward 4 Sub 3 Peace River/Nampa Catholic School Trustee Election. The results below include the

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Further Information: HFCRD Introduces Mandatory Vaccinations

  October 19, 2021

Arising from the unfortunate increasing strain that the COVID-19 pandemic is placing on our education and health care systems, and the recent letter to all School Divisions from the Ministers of Healt

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2021 Unofficial Election Results

  October 19, 2021

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to provide the unofficial election results of the Ward 4 Sub 3 Peace River/Nampa Catholic School Trustee Election. The results below include t

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2021 Unofficial Election Results

  October 19, 2021

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to provide the unofficial election results of the Ward 4 Sub 3 Peace River/Nampa Catholic School Trustee Election.  HFCRD thanks all candidat

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HFCRD Introduces Mandatory Vaccinations for Adults Entering HFCRD Buildings

  October 15, 2021

At a Special Board Meeting on October 14th, the Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) Board of Trustees passed the following motion regarding mandatory COVID-19 vaccines: That the Board of

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Introducing SafeArrival, an Online Student Absence Management System for HFCRD Schools

  October 13, 2021

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to introduce SafeArrival, an online student absence management system for HFCRD schools. Starting November 1st, parents and guardians will

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Official Nomination Results

  September 21, 2021

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to announce the official nomination results as follows.   Official Nomination List Ward                           

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Flag Raising Ceremony for Grimshaw Shared School Facility

  September 21, 2021

With great excitement, Holy Family Catholic Regional Division, Peace River School Division and the Town of Grimshaw, in partnership with Duncan’s First Nation and Métis Region VI, are proud to anno

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2021 Unofficial Nomination Results

  September 20, 2021

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to announce the unofficial nomination results as follows. Unofficial Nomination List Ward  Nominee Ward 1 - High Prair

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HFCRD Board of Trustees Vote to Honour the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation, and Make September 30th a Non-Operational Day

  September 17, 2021

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) Board of Trustees has voted to make September 30th, 2021 a non-operational day in all HFCRD schools in celebration of the National Day of Truth and R

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Trustee Fisher Not Seeking Re-Election

  September 17, 2021

To the Stakeholders of Ward 2 - McLennan,  With sadness, I share with you all that I have decided not to seek re-election in the upcoming School Board Election with the Holy Family Catholic Region

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Trustee Hill Not Seeking Re-Election

  September 10, 2021

To the Stakeholders of Ward 4 Sub 2 - Grimshaw,  I have made an important decision that I need to share with all stakeholders. I have decided not to seek re-election in the upcoming School Board E

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HFCRD Board of Trustees Changes Masking Requirement

  September 3, 2021

Glenmary School located in Peace River, Alberta requires a Full-time Temporary 1.0 Secondary Math Teacher to start immediately for a one year position. The teaching assignment will include primari

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Trustee Ochran Not Seeking Re-Election

  August 25, 2021

To the Stakeholders to Ward 1: High Prairie, I wish to announce that I will not be seeking re-election as the Ward 1 (High Prairie) Catholic School Trustee in the upcoming School Board Election wit

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2021/22 HFCRD Back-to-School Plan

  August 24, 2021

At the August 23rd Regular Board Meeting, the HFCRD Board of Trustees approved the 2021/22 Back-to-School Plan. The plan follows the current guidelines from Alberta Health Services, and ensures that H

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Congratulations Krystle Brulotte, Vice Principal of Holy Family School

  August 4, 2021

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) congratulates Krystle Brulotte who will be the Vice Principal of Holy Family School in Grimshaw in the 2021/22 year. She brings over 10 years of teac

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Summer Hours at HFCRD

  June 30, 2021

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division is pleased to provide the following summer hours for our central office. Monday – Thursday 8:30am – 12:00pm 12:30pm – 4:00pm (Closed 12:00pm – 12:30p

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Congratulations Jennifer Anderson, Acting Principal of Holy Family School

  June 30, 2021

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) congratulates Jennifer Anderson who will be the Acting Principal of Holy Family School in Grimshaw in the 2021/22 year. She brings 20 years of teachi

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Congratulations Krista Veitch, Principal of Good Shepherd School

  June 30, 2021

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) warmly congratulates Krista Veitch who will be the new Principal of Good Shepherd School in Peace River. Krista is transferring from Holy Family Scho

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Congratulations Victoria Cornick, Principal of Glenmary School and Holy Family CyberHigh

  June 24, 2021

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to announce that Victoria Cornick will be the Principal of Glenmary School and Holy Family CyberHigh in Peace River. Victoria, who is curr

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Congratulations Sadie Oberle, Vice Principal of Good Shepherd School

  May 28, 2021

 The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to announce that Sadie Oberle will be the Vice Principal of Good Shepherd School in Peace River. Sadie, who has been a Teacher at Good S

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HFCRD Students Return to School In-Person Tuesday May 25

  May 20, 2021

Dear Parents and Guardians, As announced by Minister of Education Adriana LaGrange yesterday, Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) schools together with almost all schools across the prov

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2021 World Catholic Education Day, a Message from Board Chair Kelly Whalen

  May 13, 2021

Today is World Catholic Education Day! Every year, 40 days after Easter on Ascension Thursday and on the Thursday of Catholic Education Week (May 10-14), Catholics across the globe give thanks for the

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Important Message for Parents and Guardians of Holy Family School

  May 10, 2021

To the Parents and Guardians of Holy Family School, We were notified today that one additional individual at our school has tested positive for COVID-19. All close contacts of this individual are i

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Important Message for Parents and Guardians of St. Stephen’s School

  May 7, 2021

To the Parents and Guardians of St. Stephen’s School, We have two important pieces of information to share with families: We have been notified that yesterday’s case in grade one is not po

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Important Message for Parents and Guardians of Holy Family School

  May 7, 2021

To the Parents and Guardians of Holy Family School, We were notified today that one individual at our school has tested positive for COVID-19. All close contacts of this individual are in grade 1 a

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Important Message to Parents and Guardians of St. Stephen’s School

  May 6, 2021

To the Parents and Guardians of St. Stephen’s School, We were notified today that two individuals at our school have tested positive for COVID-19. All close contacts of this individual are in gra

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Temporary Transition to At-Home/Online Learning for HFCRD Schools

  May 6, 2021

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to provide more information about the upcoming temporary transition to at-home/online learning, as announced by the Government of Alberta

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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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Message from Superintendent Betty Turpin

  April 16, 2021

Dear Parents and Guardians, Spring has arrived and the end of the school year is near. Although we have bright days ahead, today I would like to remind everyone that COVID-19 protocols and guidelin

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Students Return to School In Person January 11th

  January 8, 2021

Dear Parents and Guardians,   As many of you are already aware, Premier Jason Kenney announced yesterday that K-12 students will return to school in person on Monday January 11th. While we

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Christmas Hours at HFCRD Central Office

  December 18, 2020

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division Central Office will be closed for Christmas break starting December 24th at 12:00pm and will reopen on Monday January 4th,2021 at 8:30am and will resume regu

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Important Information for St. Andrew’s Parents and Guardians

  December 17, 2020

To the Parents and Guardians of St. Andrew’s School, We were notified today that one additional individual in our school has tested positive for COVID-19. To date, our school has had two positive

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Important Message for St. Andrew’s School Families

  December 13, 2020

To the Parents and Guardians of St. Andrew’s School, We were notified today that one confirmed case of COVID-19 was at our school while contagious. St. Andrew’s administration immediately start

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New Public Health Measures

  November 24, 2020

To all HFCRD families, As you are likely aware, today the Government of Alberta announced new targeted health measures to slow the spread of COVID-19. Division administration is reviewing the new m

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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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Glenmary School Added to Provincial Outbreak List

  November 13, 2020

Hello Parents and Guardians,   AHS has notified us that Glenmary School will be added to the provincial school outbreak list tomorrow. The letter from AHS confirming our outbreak status can

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COVID-19 Update for Glenmary Families

  November 13, 2020

To the Parents and Guardians of Glenmary School, We have two important pieces of information to share with our school community.  Due to the large number of junior high students who are curre

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Ward 1 High Prairie Unofficial By-Election Results

  November 12, 2020

Nominations for the Ward 1 High Prairie By-Election closed at 12:00pm noon today. No candidates have come forward to submit their nomination which has left the seat vacant. As per section 31 the Local

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COVID-19 Update for Good Shepherd Families

  November 11, 2020

November 11, 2020 To the Parents and Guardians of Good Shepherd School,  We have been notified that we have 1 additional confirmed case of COVID-19 at our school. We immediately started our con

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COVID-19 Update for Glenmary Families

  November 9, 2020

To the Parents and Guardians of Glenmary School, We were notified that we have 3 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 at our school, bringing our total to 9 positive cases within the last 9 days.

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Important COVID-19 Update for Good Shepherd Families

  November 9, 2020

To the Parents and Guardians of Good Shepherd School, We have been notified that we have 2 confirmed cases of COVID-19 at our school. We immediately started our contact tracing process and have alr

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All Extracurricular Athletics Suspended Until Further Notice

  November 6, 2020

Effective immediately, all extracurricular athletics are suspended in all schools across the Holy Family Catholic Regional Division. Athletic teams add a significant risk of transmission of COVID-19 i

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Glenmary School Transitioning to Online Learning

  November 5, 2020

To the Parents and Guardians of Glenmary School, Further to our letters to parents and guardians sent Sunday, November 1st and Monday, November 2nd, we are making another change to our education

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Glenmary Senior High Classes Temporarily Transition to Home Learning

  November 2, 2020

To the Parents and Guardians of Glenmary School, Further to our letter to parents and guardians sent yesterday Sunday, November 1st, we are making a temporary change to our education delivery model

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Glenmary School COVID-19 Update

  November 1, 2020

Dear Parents and Guardians of Glenmary School, We were informed today that we have 2 confirmed cases of COVID-19 at our school. We immediately started our contact tracing process and have contacted

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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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Glenmary Student Mikayla Dubois Selected for the 2020/21 Minister’s Youth Council

  October 20, 2020

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) warmly congratulates Glenmary School student Mikayla Dubois who has been selected to be on the 2020/21 Minister’s Youth Council.  Mikayla is one of 41

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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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At-Home Learning Information

  September 3, 2020

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division is pleased to provide more information for families who have selected the at-home learning format. At-home learning may not follow the same format that your

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Inter-School Bus Registration for Good Shepherd School Students

  September 2, 2020

At the August 24th Regular Board Meeting, the Board of Trustees approved the introduction of an inter-school bussing service for Good Shepherd School students in Peace River for the 2020/21 school yea

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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 At-School or At-Home Learning Registration

  August 25, 2020

HFCRD is pleased to offer both at-school and at-home learning for families to support the safe relaunch of schools. HFCRD asks all families to declare their preferred learning format in the registrati

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First Day of School Delayed to Tuesday September 8

  August 24, 2020

At the August 24th Regular Board Meeting, the Board of Trustees voted to delay the first day of school to Tuesday September 8th. Delaying the first day of school will give staff more time to accommoda

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HFCRD School Relaunch Handbook & Re-entry Survey

  August 6, 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians/Staff, Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) will be welcoming students back to class in the Fall 2020. On July 21, 2020, the Government of Alberta announced that

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HFCRD Exploring the Provision of Inter-School Bussing for Good Shepherd School Families

  July 30, 2020

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is currently exploring the financial viability of providing an inter-school bussing service for Good Shepherd School families for the 2020/21 school

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Congratulations Lauri Goudreault, Principal of École Providence School

  June 24, 2020

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) warmly congratulates Lauri Goudreault who will be the new Principal of École Providence School in McLennan starting in September 2020. Lauri is movi

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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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September 2020 School Re-Entry Guideline Documents

  June 19, 2020

As you may be aware, the Government of Alberta released several school re-entry documents last week that describe the three possible scenarios for September. Alberta Education will announce by August

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Congratulations Krista Veitch, Principal of Holy Family School

  June 19, 2020

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) warmly congratulates Krista Veitch who will be the new Principal of Holy Family School in Grimshaw. Krista is transferring from Ecole Providence Scho

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HFCRD Welcomes Ziona Peetso as Financial Administrative Assistant

  June 16, 2020

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to welcome Ziona Peetso as the Financial Administrative Assistant at Central Office in Peace River. Ziona brings a wealth of experience as

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Congratulations Victoria Cornick, Principal of Good Shepherd School

  June 15, 2020

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to announce that Victoria Cornick will be the Principal of Good Shepherd School in Peace River. Victoria, who is currently the Principal o

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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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Congratulations 2020 Edwin Parr Award Nominee Cassidy Yasinski

  May 12, 2020

At the April 21st Regular Board Meeting, the Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) Board of Trustees unanimously voted in favour of awarding the 2020 Edwin Parr Award Nomination to Cassidy Ya

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HFCRD Donating Nutrition Grant Funds to Local Food Banks

  May 6, 2020

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is proud to announce that all remaining funds received through the Nutrition Grant are being donated to local food banks in every school community. T

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Mental Health Week 2020, a Message from Board Chair Kelly Whalen

  May 4, 2020

This week we are celebrating Mental Health Week from May 4 to 10, 2020. In our world right now, mental health is more important than ever. While we are changing routines and adapting to our new normal

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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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All HFCRD Playgrounds Closed to Prevent Spread of COVID-19

  March 27, 2020

At this time, Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is prohibiting access to all playground equipment at all schools as a precautionary step to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Signage is bein

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Guidelines for Schools in Developing a Home Learning Plan

  March 20, 2020

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division has been monitoring the COVID-19 updates closely and following all guidelines from Alberta Health Services and Alberta Education. We have received direction from

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Class Cancellation Effective Monday March 16, 2020

  March 15, 2020

The Government of Alberta announced today that all K-12 classes across Alberta are cancelled starting Monday March 16th, 2020. Staff will continue to be at their respective schools to create a plan to

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Letter to All Parents & Staff Regarding COVID-19

  March 12, 2020

To all Parents & Staff, The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division is deeply concerned about the ongoing spread of COVID-19 (the Coronavirus), and we are aware that many of you share these same

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Christmas Hours at HFCRD Central Office

  December 20, 2019

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division Central Office will be closed from December 23 to 27th, 2019 and will reopen on Monday December 30th and Tuesday December 31st from 8:30am to 4:30pm (closed

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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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Congratulations Joanne Baird, Acting Vice-Principal of St. Andrew’s School

  October 3, 2019

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to announce the appointment of Joanne Baird as Acting Vice-Principal of St. Andrew’s School in High Prairie starting October 15th. Joanne ha

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

  August 28, 2019

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to announce the results of the 2019 Organizational Meeting where Kelly Whalen was re-elected as Board Chair and Brian Hill was elected as Vice

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May’s Regular Board Meeting to be in Peace River

  May 15, 2023

(May 15, 2023) Due to the current situation with the fires in the High Prairie/Big Lakes County area, the Regular Board Meeting for May will be held at the Holy Family Catholic Regional Division’s C

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