HFCRD News


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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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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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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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 Anna Taplin and Brendon Nichols, Vice Principals of Glenmary School

  July 10, 2020

The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to announce that Anna Taplin and Brendon Nichols will be the new Vice Principals of Glenmary School in Peace River starting in September 2

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