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2017

Performer - Paul Isaak

On Thursday, Oct. 12, St. Mary's had comedic juggler, Paul Isaak perform for the whole school. He was very entertaining, and involved several of our students in his acts! It was most enjoyable to all! He also had an important message about the importance…

SQx Dance Troupe - Final Performance

The SQx Dance Troupe worked with the students of St. Mary's all week, and on Friday, Sept. 29th, they 'wowed' us with a final performance! The Dance Troupe performed their interpretive dance first, and then the student groups took turns. Thank you to…

SQx Dance Troupe - Week-long Residency!

We are very excited about the SQx Troupe, who is returning to our school this week, for a week-long residency, starting on Monday, Sept. 25th! They will work with our students on creative movement and dance routines! Thank you to the Canadian Tire Jumpstart…

School Council Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of our School Council will be on Tuesday, Oct. 3rd. It was originally scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 26th, as our September Calendar indicates,  but this date conflicted with the FVPS School Council Meeting! We hope this did…

Super Soccer Saturday!

The St. Mary's Soccer Team participated in a Super Soccer Saturday tournament on Saturday, Sept. 23rd. Thank you to Blue Hills Community School for hosting this well organized event. Our students had a great day! Though they did not win any games, they…

Terry Fox Run 2017

St. Mary's students and staff will participate in the Terry Fox Run(walk) on Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 20. After a short video presentation in the gym, students will leave the school around 1:55 pm. The will walk west on River Road, Will turn up by…

Meet the Staff Night!

Meet the Staff Night will be on Tuesday evening, Sept. 19, from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. This provides a great opportunity to connect with your child's teacher, see their classroom and meet all the staff members of St. Mary's! We look forward to seeing you there!…

SMES DANCE Team 2017-18

There will be a DANCE TEAM again this year, coached by Mrs. McIsaac. Although Mrs. McIsaac in on maternity leave, she is still willing to volunteer her time to coach dance! Practices will be taking place weekly on Thursdays during noon recess. After…

EARLY DISMISSAL - Thursday, Sept. 14

Our first early dismissal will be on Thursday, Sept. 14.  Students will be dismissed at 1:45 pm. If your children do not ride the bus, please pick them up promptly.  The staff has a staff meeting that day, starting at 2 pm.

Welcome to the 2017-18 School Year!

Another great year has kicked off at St. Mary's Elementary School! Grades 1 to 6 students started on Sept. 5th, and the Kindergarten students started on Sept. 11th. Everyone has settled back into routines and the classrooms are busy with students learning…

Aboriginal Day

On June 21st, in celebration of Aboriginal Day, St. Mary's students and staff, along with FVPS, went to the Fort Vermilion Community Complex, where we did Aboriginal arts and crafts, watched and participated in a Powwow, and watched some home grown Metis…

Bicycle Rodeo

On June 19th, a Bicycle Rodeo was held at St. Mary's. Thank you to Kevin Smeltzer with Alberta Health Services, in partnership with the Fort Vermilion detachment of the RCMP, for running this fantastic event! Students really enjoyed it, and learned…

Kindergarten Graduation Ceremony

The Kindergarten Graduation Ceremony will be on Tuesday, June 20, at 6:30 pm. After the ceremony, there will be time for snacks and some dancing. It will be over at 8:00 pm. 

Bicycle Rodeo

There will be a Bicycle Rodeo at St. Mary's on Monday, June 19th, to teach/reinforce bike safety. Thank you to Kevin Smeltzer, with Alberta Health Services for coordinating this event. Students are reminded to bring their bikes and helmets to school.…

New Rock Climbing Wall!

A new VERTICAL Rock Climbing Wall was installed in our gymnasium on June 9th! St. Mary's submitted a proposal for this new piece of gym equipment when the Fort Vermilion School Division announced it had some surplus funds and offered schools an opportunity…

Divisional Literacy Gala

On Wednesday, May 31, the Divisional Literacy Gala was held at Rocky Lane School. It was a star-studded event, with every participant being treated like superstars! Four grade 5 students represented St. Mary's: Hayden Charles, Kaydence Auger, Peighton…

School Track and Field Meet - May 29th

St. Mary's held the annual Track and Field Meet on Monday, May 29th.  Though it was cloudy in the morning, and looked like it might rain, by the time the track meet started at 10:30 am, it was sunny and warm! Everyone had a wonderful day, enjoying the…

Authors' Lunch - May 26

On May 26th, a group of eight students had lunch with principal, Mrs. Pardy, at the local restaurant, to celebrate their writing achievements. There was one student from each class, chosen by their teachers based on a piece of writing they completed.…

Art Show / Public Speaking Presentation (May 24)

On Wednesday evening, May 24, 6 pm, St. Mary’s held its annual Art Show and Public Speaking Presentation. It was a very successful evening with a great turn-out. Everyone enjoyed looking at the beautiful artwork on display, purchasing treats and visiting…

Staff Appreciation Week

Staff Appreciation Week is Monday, May 8th to Friday, May 12th. The parent council has planned a few things to surprise the staff.  All parents can show your appreciation in any way you like. Thank you in advance!