Move Your Mood Family ChallengePosted on Jan 17 2017
January 20 is the deadline to register for the Move Your Mood Family Challenge. Go to Sign up NOW!
Kindergarten Registration for 2017-2018Posted on Jan 4 2017
Kindergarten online and in-school registration will start this upcoming Monday, January 9, 2017 at 8:15 a.m. Please note that parents/guardians are able to access online registration to start filling out the application for: Kindergarten Registration…
Assembly - Dec 23Posted on Dec 22 2016
Please join us for our monthly assembly at 2:30 pm. Theme is Ugly Christmas Sweater/PJ Day
Third week of Advent CelebrationPosted on Dec 15 2016
Please join us Dec 16 @ 2 PM as we continue to prepare for the Nativity of Jesus at Christmas.
Advent Mass -Posted on Dec 6 2016
Join us and celebrate the second week of advent on Friday, Dec 9 - 11:15 am @ Sacred Heart Church
Poinsettia DeliveryPosted on Dec 1 2016
Poinsettias will be available for pick-up starting at 2:15 pm on Monday, Dec 5
School Council Poinsettia SalePosted on Nov 22 2016
Reminder that orders are due on Nov 24, 2016. Thank you in advance from school council for your continued support.
Servus Free Family Fun Nights at Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and MuseumPosted on Oct 28 2016
Enjoy free access on the first Wednesday of every month from 6 to 8pm. Each month will have a different theme with activities and demonstrations: October – What's Behind Closed Doors Get an up close and personal tour of the museum collections
School PhotosPosted on Oct 21 2016
Proofs coming home with your child today. You have until Nov 1 to submit you order to the school office or place your order online. Retakes are Nov 8. Please have your child bring their proofs to the photographer for retakes.
ADmazing $avings BooksPosted on Oct 14 2016
Books will be available at the school office until the end of Oct. Please help support our school by purchasing one, $20/book. 50% of the proceeds stay at the school. Thank you for your continued support.
School Clothing ordersPosted on Sep 22 2016
Deadline for orders has been extended to September 30, 2016.
Students paint Little Free LibrariesPosted on Sep 8 2016
As a part of National Literacy Day, students at our school painted Little Free Libraries, which will then be distributed throughout the community. Little Free Libraries are wooden boxes containing free books. People in the community are able to access,…
Meet the Staff Evening & Unveiling of our New LogoPosted on Sep 2 2016
Please join us on Wed, Sep 7 at 7:00 pm
Register for the 2016-2017 School YearPosted on Aug 8 2016
Register now for the 2016-2017 school year! To see the school boundary map, click here. Click on the links below to download the forms needed to register: Kindergarten Grade 1-5 Once you have completed filling in the forms, please bring the documentation…
Year end AssemblyPosted on Jun 22 2016
Please join us June 24 @ 2 PM in the school gym for our final assembly this year. Theme is TACKY TOURIST!
Year end MassPosted on Jun 22 2016
Please join us for year end mass at Sacred Heart Church on June 23 @ 11:15 AM. Grade 5 Farewell to follow.
Register now for September 2016!Posted on Jun 6 2016
Registration is open for the 2016-2017 school year. Register now by visiting www.stmartinschool.ca/registration.
Fundraising for Fort McMurrayPosted on May 6 2016
Our neighbourhood Fas Gas has generously donated Jumbo Freezes which we will be selling at lunch recess on Wed, May 11 $1/eachwith proceeds going to the Red Cross Relief for Fort McMurray
Rainbow DayPosted on Apr 27 2016
Please join us on Friday, Apr 29 @ 2:30 pmRainbow Day Assembly Kindergarten - Red Grade 1 - Orange Grade 2 - Yellow Grade 3- GreenGrade 4 - Blue Grade 5 - Purple
RDCRS READS Summer Reading ProgramPosted on Apr 8 2016
Our school is excited to participate in the 2016 RDCRS READS Summer Reading Program! This award-winning program is designed to eliminate summer reading loss and foster a love of reading through continued access to books. Students going into Grade 2…
Have a Blessed EasterPosted on Mar 25 2016
School Office will be closed from Friday, March 25 to April 3, 2016. Have a wonderful Easter!
Feedback & Intention FormPosted on Mar 24 2016
A reminder: Please complete the form which came home with your child's report card and return to school office by April 8, 2016. Thank you Click here for copy of form
The Great Big CrunchPosted on Mar 8 2016
Bring your fruit or vegetable to school for the The Great Big Crunch at 12:14 pm tomorrow, March 9.
Family Fun NightPosted on Jan 14 2016
January 15, 2016 Family Skate at Westpark Community Rink (across from St. Martin’s) from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Join us for hot chocolate and cookies at St. Martin’s School gym from 7:00 - 8:30 pm $5.00/family
Kindergarten RegistrationPosted on Jan 4 2016
New! Parents/Guardians wishing to register their child for our 2016-2017 Kindergarten program now have the option to do so online or in person. Online registration application can be submitted today! Also, registration can be completed in person. If…
Comprehensive Music Pilot ProgramPosted on Dec 3 2015
The Comprehensive Music Program is designed to expose elementary school students to all facets of music, including singing, listening, moving, reading, writing, creating music and playing all types of instruments. This multi-faceted program gives students…
T-Shirt order forms went home todayPosted on Nov 27 2015
Please submit your order forms by Dec 2. Another apportunity will be available to submit orders in the new year.
Poinsettia PickupPosted on Nov 27 2015
Poinsettia's will be available for pick-up starting at 2:00 PM on Dec 1.
Thank you for your support.Posted on Nov 20 2015
Thank you for your poinsettia orders. Delivery will be on December 1. Also a reminder to pick up your raffle tickets at the school office. Tickets are sold in books of 10/$5 each a total of $50. Please pre-pay at time of pick-up. Draw date is December…
Bottle DrivePosted on Nov 5 2015
School Council will be holding a Bottle DriveMon, Nov 9 & Tue, Nov 10 from 5 - 7 PM We appreciate your help in supporting School Council and especially in helping to raise funds for St. Martin de Porres School's production of Narnia!
Poinsettia Sale FundraiserPosted on Nov 2 2015
Click here to view information and order forms for School Council's Poinsettia Fundraiser
Monday is Black & Orange Day!Posted on Oct 23 2015
Assembly at 11:45 AM - Theme is Black & Orange Day
Parent Council MeetingPosted on Oct 19 2015
Reminder: Parent Council meeting is being held tonight @ 7:30 PM
Raffle Tickets coming next weekPosted on Oct 9 2015
Tickets will be available at the school office next week. Check your e-mail for more information. School Council thanks you in advance for your support.
Milk ProgramPosted on Oct 5 2015
St.Martins de Porres School Council E-News Hello Parents, Our Milk program is up and running again for this year. It has been set up with the same system used with hot lunches. It will be assigned with the month and milk orders right behind it to differentiate…
Helping those in need.Posted on Oct 1 2015
Please consider bringing a food donation to school to help support those in need this Thanksgiving.
Monday Assembly at 11:45Posted on Sep 25 2015
Please join us for Assembly on Mon, Sep 28 at 11:45. Kick off for our 7 - Habits, The Leader in Me. Monday is also "CRAZY, TIE, HAT & HAIR DAY!
SUTP BOOKSPosted on Sep 11 2015
STUP Books for 2015/2016 are now available at the school office. They are $20. Thank you in advance for your support.
Meet the Staff EveningPosted on Sep 8 2015
Parents and students, please join us on Sep, 10 @ 7 PM and meet our staff.
School supplies are herePosted on Aug 25 2015
If you ordered school supplies they are now at the school. They can be picked up from 8:00 PM to 4:00 PM everyday from now until Aug 31 except for Friday, Aug 28. The office will be closed from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM on that day.
RegistrationPosted on Aug 1 2015
New student registration starts August 24 at St. Martin de Porres School. See links below for registration information and to download forms needed to register: Kindergarten Grades 1 - 5 Classes start on September 1.
Family Fun Night was a great success!Posted on Jun 15 2015
We would like to recognize the following who helped to make our Family Fun Night a success. Olymel - for the hotdogs Mrs. Barry - for the use of her BBQ and Photo Booth McGavin's Bread Basket - discount on buns JSK Consulting Ltd. - donating IPad…
Family Fun NightPosted on Jun 11 2015
BBQ & Dance June 12th 5:30—8:30 PM Come and join us for Hot dogs Popcorn Outside games Lots of fun for everyone. Purchase tickets for: Photo booth & Cake Walk Usborne Book Sale Tickets for Ipad Mini Draw Carnival Store
RDCRS - Facts in regards to our School Division reservesPosted on May 25 2015
Please see attached letter with information in regards to our School Division Reserves. May 2015 - Budget FAQ
Assembly - Monday, May 25 @ 11:30 amPosted on May 22 2015
Assembly being held Mon, May 25 @ 11:30. Theme "Backwards" Day. DRIME (Disciples Ready in Motion Evangelization) Group will be performing.
Plant Sale FundraiserPosted on May 22 2015
Thank you to everyone who help support our Plant Sale Fundraiser. It was a great success!
St. Martin de Porres Solidarity CirclePosted on May 14 2015
Students from St. Martin de Porres made a solidarity circle around the West Park Lodge to sing and give blessings. The Grade 4 class went into the West Park Lodge to visit with the residents. Happy Catholic Education Day!
School Supply OrdersPosted on May 12 2015
Reminder: You have until May 15 to order your supplies by cheque or cash by submitted your order to the school office.
Transportation Changes for the 2015-2016 School YearPosted on May 11 2015
In response to the budget constraints for the 2015-2016 school year, the transportation department is making some changes to their current practices. A summary of the changes are provided below: Fees: A new fee has been approved by the Board of Trustees…
Gr. 4 Students visit Westpark LodgePosted on May 6 2015
Grade 4 students at St Martin learning about Homesteading by reading stories and interviewing residents at Westpark lodge.
Next week at St MartinPosted on May 1 2015
Mon May 4 - 11:45 am - Mock incident Tue May 5 - 10:30 - 11:30 AM - Middle School Counselor visits Wed May 6 - Last day to submit School Council Plant Sale orders Wed & Thu May 6 & 7 - AM - Kindergarten Grad Photos Thu May 7 - Grow Boys…
Local professionals respond to mock incident at St. Martin on May 4 @ 11:45 AMPosted on May 1 2015
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School Council Plant SalePosted on Apr 21 2015
Plant sale fundraiser has been extended until May 6, 2015
School Attendance Boundaries for 2015-2016Posted on Apr 20 2015
The Board of Trustees approved the Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools (RDCRS) school attendance boundaries and transition protocols at their meeting on March 31. These boundaries will take effect September 2015. As you may be aware, Alberta Education…
Tins & TooniesPosted on Mar 19 2015
Our school's Lenten project is in support of Development and Peace. Students are invited to bring in tins (or other food items) in support of the St Vincent de Paul Society or toonies in support of two youth centers that Development and Peace supports…
Parent Teacher Conference BookingsPosted on Mar 13 2015
Book your parent teacher appointments on-line until March 24. Contact the school office if you need help.
2015 Plant SalePosted on Mar 6 2015
11” Premium Hanging Basket - $25 - 12” Premium Patio Planter -$35 - Order due date: April 21. Delivery date: May 22. Click here from more information
The Great Big Crunch, Mar 12Posted on Mar 5 2015
In recognition of Nutrition Month, on Thurs Mar 12 we will be joining schools across Canada by biting into a healthy crunchy snack at 12:15. Please send a crunchy fruit or veggie with your child that day.
School Boundaries MeetingsPosted on Mar 2 2015
We will be hosting several community meetings this upcoming March to discuss school boundaries, as the result of three projects: St. Francis of Assisi Middle School addition and the construction of Blackfalds Kindergarten to Grade 9 School and St. Joesph’s…
Alberta Health Services says to "Walk like a Penguin" to avoid injury this winterPosted on Feb 13 2015
This winter, Alberta Health Services is encouraging all Albertans to leave the hibernating to the bears, and to "walk like a penguin" to avoid injury due to slipping on ice. For more information please visit Alberta Health Services at: www.penguinwalk.ca
St. Martin de Porres is still accepting Kindergarten registrationsPosted on Feb 12 2015
St. Martin de Porres is still accepting Kindergarten registrations! Please visit http://stmartinschool.ca/parents-students/registration for registration information and forms. Then bring all forms to your catholic school.
Fun with Premier CheerPosted on Feb 10 2015
Staff from Premier Cheer came St. Martin de Porres today to teach Kindergarten to Grade 5 students how to stunt, tumble and jump before learning and performing a short gymnastics routine.
Rebels Family Night OutPosted on Feb 10 2015
Save the Date - Feb 28 - St Martin School Rebels Family Night - watch for forms to purchase tickets coming home next week.
We want your input on naming the new K-9 Blackfalds SchoolPosted on Feb 9 2015
We want your input to help us name our new K-9 school in Blackfalds. When naming the school, please review the following guidelines:• The name should be upheld as a role model to students, instead of honouring individuals• Canonized saints are acceptable•…
Hot Dog Lunch - February 24Posted on Feb 4 2015
Grade 5 students are hosting a Hot Dog Lunch. Please make sure to return your order form by Friday, Feb 13.
Coins for Critters FundraiserPosted on Feb 3 2015
Wed, Feb 11 from 1:30 to 3:00 pm, 2K will be having a bake sale, lemonade stand and a garage sale! All proceeds will be donated to the SPCA.
Hip Hop Dance Student Performance - Jan 23Posted on Jan 22 2015
Everyone welcome! Friday, Jan 23 @ Camille J. Lerouge School gym. Please plan to be there for 6:00 pm.
School Council Bottle Drive end FridayPosted on Jan 22 2015
Friday, Jan 23 - Last day to bring in your bottles. Please drop them off in the cube van located in the school parking lot.
It's not too late to order your school portraitsPosted on Jan 19 2015
“It’s not too late to order pictures! If you haven’t ordered your 2014-15 school photos….it’s not too late. Order online at mylifetouch.ca or phone 1-866-457-8212.”
Register Now!Posted on Jan 8 2015
Kindergarten Registration is now open. Please visit http://stmartinschool.ca/parents-students/registration for registration information and forms. Then bring all forms to St. Martin de Porres School.
School Council Bottle Drive - Jan 19-23Posted on Jan 6 2015
Bottles can be dropped off anytime during the week. Thank you for your support.
Yearbook OrdersPosted on Jan 6 2015
Yearbooks can now be ordered on line. Click on 2014-2015 Yearbook orders and "Order Now" to place your order.
Dance Performance - Jan 23, 2015Posted on Jan 6 2015
SoundKreations-Artist in Residency coming to the our school from Jan 19-23 and will be followed by a preformance on Jan 23 at 6:15 pm @ Camille Lerouge School
Registration for Family Oriented Programming begins todayPosted on Jan 6 2015
Registration for Family Oriented Programming begins for all families accessing Program Unit Funding in Kindergarten for the 2014/2015 school year. Click to view the program guide and to register online. Please note that programs do fill quickly.
2015/2016 Kindergarten Registration Starts January 5Posted on Dec 29 2014
Kindergarten registration starts January 5 at 8:15 a.m. Our Kindergarten program offers the following: Kindergarten An exciting landmark year in the lives of children and their families. Kindergarten is an exhilarating learning opportunity that builds…
Kindergarten registration packages are now available online!Posted on Dec 19 2014
At St. Martin de Porres School we want your child to have a strong start. Come learn with us. Our welcoming Kindergarten program offers active learning experiences where children blossom. Registration starts at 8:15 on Monday, January 5. Please…
Alberta Health Services has declared a whooping cough outbreak across Central AlbertaPosted on Dec 18 2014
Alberta Health Services has declared a whooping cough outbreak across Central Alberta. For more information, CLICK HERE.
Mom's Pantry Fundraiser DeliveriesPosted on Dec 3 2014
Please note: Change of date. Deliveries will not be coming in until next week. Date TBA.
Family Bowling Day - Spots still availablePosted on Dec 1 2014
There are still a few spots available for bowling. Please contact the school if you are interested.
iPhone Bus App UpdatePosted on Nov 25 2014
A new version of the app will be released on Friday, November 28. The 1.1.0 update must be installed for you to continue to receive notifications about your bus status. Users MUST upgrade to continue receiving notifications about your bus status before…
We Want to Hear From YouPosted on Nov 19 2014
Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools wants to hear from you. We want your help planning for the next three years! We would appreciate if you would take a few minutes to complete this short survey by November 30, 2014. Please click on the following link: …
Assembly changed to Nov 25 @ 11:45 amPosted on Nov 14 2014
Please note that our assembly has changed to Nov 25 @ 11:45 am - Pajama Day Theme
Deadline to order from Mom's Pantry - Nov 17Posted on Nov 14 2014
A reminder to please place your order with Mom's Pantry
Family Bowling Day - Dec 7Posted on Nov 13 2014
Come out and join us for some fun on Dec 7 Click here for more information
RDCRS Progress Report for November 2014 is Now AvailablePosted on Nov 13 2014
Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools November 2014 Progress Report is now available. RDCRS continues to strive for excellence, as the Division remains above the provincial average in many categories. All information was gathered from the 2014 Accountability…
Kids Plus Insurance Additional CoveragePosted on Nov 5 2014
Kids Plus coverage provides an additional level of benefits over and above group programs of parents and our blanket student accident coverage. Information Letter Benefit Summary Enrolment Form
November Assembly Date changePosted on Nov 4 2014
Our November assembly has been changed to Tue, Nov 27 @ 11:45 am. Pajama Day Theme.
Parent Teacher Interview BookingsPosted on Oct 30 2014
You have until Saturday Nov 1 at 10:00 pm to book your parent teacher interview. To book your appointment or make any changes after that time you will have to call the school office at 403.343.5650. Thank you.
SUTP Coupon BooksPosted on Oct 29 2014
Reminder: Friday, Oct 31 is the last to purchase coupon books for $20
Lucas from KG Country VisitsPosted on Oct 22 2014
Lucas from KG Country Morning Show was a guest reader at St. Martin de Porres School today, as a part of the literacy week series. Students laughed, as Lucas impersonated pirates with his radio voice. Thank you Lucas for taking the time to come and…
Literacy WeekPosted on Oct 21 2014
It's literacy week at St Martin de Porres School! With a focus on literacy, Trustee, Adriana L. spent the morning reading and getting students to use their imagination. Thank you Adriana and all who helped organize this event. God bless you all!
Mom's Pantry School FundraiserPosted on Oct 21 2014
Mom’s Pantry Fundraiser begins Oct 27 – Nov 17. Please feel free to pass this email and information on to family and friends to make our school fundraiser a wonderful success. Online payments only please. Thank you for your support! …
Grade 5 Band Start-Up-ClinicPosted on Oct 17 2014
Clinic being held Sat, Oct 18 from 10 am - 12 pm @ St Martin School
The 7 Habits - Be ProactivePosted on Oct 17 2014
Be responsible, take initiative, choose your actions, attitude and moods. Do not blame others, do the right thing without being asked even when no one is looking.
Next week's eventsPosted on Oct 10 2014
Oct 16 - Author visit @ 9 am Oct 17 - Jugo Juice - Fun Lunch
Funds raised for Toonies for Tuition DayPosted on Oct 10 2014
Thank you to all of you who donated to Toonies for Tuition Day. We raised a total of $460.70.
Thanks to the following for donations for our Turkey TrotPosted on Oct 8 2014
Thanks Superstore for the pies, IGA for the bananas, Subway for the apples & Jungle Farm for the pumpkins.
Thanksgiving Celebration - FridayPosted on Oct 8 2014
Please join us this Friday for our Thanksgiving Celebration @ 2:45 pm
Toonies for Tuition Day - Tuesday, Oct 7Posted on Oct 2 2014
Toonies For Tuition Day is to help support provinces who do not fund Catholic schools.
Turkey TrotPosted on Oct 2 2014
A reminder: Tuesday, Oct 7 - Turkey Trot - from 9:15 am to 12:15 pm
RDCRS Bus AppPosted on Sep 26 2014
Good news! In addition to the iPhone app, there is now an RDCRS Bus App for Android phones. Visit your Google Play Store.
CPR/AED Awareness TrainingPosted on Sep 19 2014
"All Grade 4 to 9 students received CPR/AED awareness training today (Mon Sep 22). This is a very important component of our Safe and Caring Schools practices. To learn more about it, see the letter from our Superintendent of Schools." Click to see…
School Bus Drivers Wanted!Posted on Sep 15 2014
Looking for a rewarding experience, one that impacts the lives of the students in our community? Do you love driving and being around students? This work is very popular with mothers who want a work schedule that matches the school calendar. A nice…
New School Bus AppPosted on Sep 10 2014
It's here! A school bus app for your iPhone that lets you know if your child's school bus in on schedule, delayed or cancelled. Just go to the iPhone app store and search rdcrs. You'll love it! Sorry folks, there is no app for non-Iphone users…