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2017

Education Week and Mental Health Awareness Week

Both Education Week and Mental Health Awareness Week is Monday, May 1st to Friday, May 5th. Our staff and Student Council have lots of things planned throughout the week.  Following is a chart showing the main activities:

Metis Dancing

On Tuesday, May 25 and Wednesday, May 26, Beverly Lambert, AKA Metis Bev, was at our school to do Mets dancing with our students.  It was two fun filled days of music, dancing and a celebration of Metis culture!  Bev worked with every grade during…

Divisional Robotics Competition (April 6th, 2017)

On Thursday, April 6th, the St. Mary's Robotics Team attended the Divisional Robotics Competition at Buffalo Head Prairie School. It was a fun and exciting day! The students even had the privilege of seeing the robot used by the Edmonton Police to diffuse…

Parent Council Meeting

There will be a Parent Council Meeting on Tuesday, Mar. 28, at 6:30 pm. All are welcome.

Basketball Game in La Crete!

On Thursday, March 24, our grade 5 and 6 basketball team went to La Crete after school, to play the Ridgeview Huskies.  They didn't win, but they demonstrated great sportsmanship and PAX, and they made us proud! They were treated to a pizza supper afterwards!…

Basketball Tournament in High Level!

On Thursday, Mar. 24, a St. Mary's basketball team, consisting of grades 2 and 3 students, went to Florence MacDougall Community School in High Level, to compete in the second annual Primary Basketball Tournament.  They didn't win, but they displayed…

FVSD Calendar 2017-18

The 2017-2018 School Calendar was approved by the Board of Trustees at the March 22nd Board meeting.  The calendar is published to the FVSD website and our school website in the Division News section.  A link is added here as well: http://www.fvsd.ab.ca/download/97912…

Divisional Science Fair

The Divisional Science Fair was held on Monday, March 20th, in Rainbow Lake. Two students attended from St. Mary's, Jorja Auger and Scott Boese, both from grade 5. Jorja's project was titled Lava Lamps, and Scott's project was an experiment testing/comparing…

Winter Carnival Week!

St. Mary's celebrated winter (and the end of it!) with a Winter Carnival during the week of Mar. 13 - 16. What a fun week! On Monday, each class took a turn skating at the rink.  Thank you to the Fort Vermilion Community Complex for hosting us! On Tuesday…

SMES Dance Showcase 2017

The Annual St. Mary's Dance Showcase was a smashing success!  It was held on Wednesday evening at 7 pm.  Eighteen dancers made up the troupe this year, and they showcased seven dances, with a Disney theme.  The troupe worked long  hours, learning…

SMES Dance Showcase!

The annual St. Mary's Dance Showcase will be on Wednesday, March 8th. It is promising to be a great show!  The dancers have worked hard and practiced long hours. They can't wait to perform! Tickets are $5 per person.

Parent Teacher Interviews

Term 2 Progress Reports were sent home on Friday, Feb. 10, before the February break.  Parent - Teacher Interviews will be on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 5 - 8 pm, and Thursday, Feb. 23, 4 - 7 pm.  Parents can call the school to book interviews.  We hope…

Pink T-Shirt Day for Bullying Awareness!

Wednesday, February 22nd, is Pink Shirt Day across the country!  Wear pink to bring awareness to this issue, and show that we all stand up to bullies!  At. St. Mary's, we will be wearing pink T-shirts, assembling in the gym in a large circle, watching…

100th Day of School!

Wednesday, February 22nd, is the 100th day of school for St. Mary's students! Everyone is now 100 days smarter!  Grades K to 2 students are celebrating this momentous occasion by doing a bunch of fun 100th day activities.  

Hockey / Jersey Day

The Student Council decided to have Theme Days throughout the year, to encourage school spirit!  The Theme for January was Hockey/Jersey day!  Most students throughout the school wore jerseys and other hockey paraphernalia on Friday, Jan. 27th. 

Family Literacy Day

Family Literacy Day®, created by ABC Life Literacy Canada, is held annually on January 27th to raise awareness of the importance of reading and literacy-related activities as a family. Taking time to read every day or to do a learning activity with…

Science in Motion

The Science in Motion group, sponsored by the Telus World of Science, was here at St. Mary's on Tuesday and Wednesday, to do curriculum related science presentations/activities with all classes.  They also did a school wide presentation that was enjoyed…

2016

SMES Christmas Concert

The annual St. Mary's Christmas Concert will be on Tuesday, December 20, starting promptly at 6:30 pm. It is promising to be a great show! Students are hard at work practicing their parts, in order to be performance ready by Tuesday evening!  The final…

Annual Christmas Dinner for SMES Students and Staff

On December 16, Mrs. Dyck our cook, will prepare a turkey dinner with all the fixings, for our students and staff.  Parent and community volunteers are coming in to help supervise the students during lunch and recess, so that the whole staff can eat…

Door Decorating Contest!

The Student Council has challenged all classes to participate in a door decorating contest for Christmas! Teachers and classes are getting quite creative in this activity! Drop by St. Mary's to see the doors, or watch for pictures to be posted on our…