The 2018 RDCRS READS Summer Reading Program is here!Posted on Jun 26 2018
This award-winning program started in the summer of 2014 and is designed to eliminate summer reading loss and foster a love of reading through continued access to books. Parents, students and staff are invited to take and submit photos of their child…
Professional School Bus Operators NeededPosted on Jun 26 2018
Looking for a corner office with a view and love to travel? Train with us to be a Professional School Bus Operator and make an impact in a child's life. Why you should choose to be a part of the Red Deer Catholic Team Red Deer Catholic Transportation…
Mrs. McCullough's MusingsPosted on Jun 21 2018
It has been a year of challenges and growth this year at St. Martins; however, there have been great successes along the way. I just wanted to take a few minutes to update you on staffing, that has just been completed and the final events we have planned…
New Class Alert for Next Year!Posted on Jun 13 2018
As we wrap up to the current school year we are already busy planning next school year. To make the transition easier for our students, we are proposing options for students to meet teachers and see their new learning spaces. June 25- 1:15-2:00…
2018-2019 School Bus RegistrationPosted on Jun 5 2018
The deadline for registration has been extended until Tuesday, June 12 for 2018/2019 school bus service. Please register today by visiting https://rdcrs.ca/schools/school-bus-information/school-bus-registration
Edsby - Student reporting programPosted on May 28 2018
Reminder: Please check Edsby for your child's progress report. If you have not already done so follow the instructions below. You will first need to create an account in PowerSchool Once that is done you will receive an invite to Edsby via email Click here for…
Important - 2018-19 School bus registrationPosted on May 28 2018
IMPORTANT: School bus registration for 2018-19 must be completed by Fri, Jun 1, 2018. Register here
SC Plant Sale FundraiserPosted on May 25 2018
Thank you on behalf of School Council to all who supported our us by taking part in our plant fundraiser. Approximately $1500 was raised.
TD Summer Reading ClubPosted on May 24 2018
Red Deer Public Library invites you to the TD Summer Reading Club open forchildren ages 3 - 11. This year’s theme is “Geek Out: Feed Your Passion!” Registration starts: Saturday, June 16 at each RDPL Branch. Kick-off party: Saturday, June 23 at…
Hats On!Posted on May 7 2018
Funds raised on May 2 in support of Mental Health came to a total of $221. A donation on behalf of the school was made to the Sheldon Kennedy Child Advocacy Centre. Thank you for your donations.
Full day Exhibition of Fine Arts Learning - May 11Posted on May 3 2018
Parents...we need you to be part of the CREATE on May 11. Please join us for a full day Exhibition of Fine Arts learning. All classes will have performance times in the gym and when they aren't performing we are inviting you to join them in a variety…
World Catholic Education Day - Thu, May 10Posted on May 3 2018
On this day, we join other schools in our division as well as countries around the world to celebrate the gift of Catholic Education. There are 7 themes of Catholic Social Teaching. These are used to build a just society. This year, we are focusing…
School Bus RegistrationPosted on Apr 30 2018
All students are required to register for School Bus Service. Registrations for the 2018-2019 school year must be completed online by June 1, 2018. Late registrations for bus service will be processed as best we can. Service may be delayed. Families…
Staff Parking LotPosted on Apr 26 2018
Please refrain from using the parking lot as pick-up or drop off spot. The safety of our students is our biggest concern.
Spring Plant Sale FundraiserPosted on Apr 10 2018
School Council is organizing a Spring Plant Sale. Orders are due no later than May 14, 2018. See below for more information and order form. Product Information Order form
Administrator's MessagePosted on Mar 29 2018
Wishing all our families a Blessed and Happy Easter! Please take a few minutes to read our administrator's message.
Women's Fun Run - Saturday May 12Posted on Mar 22 2018
The Red Deer PCN Women's Fun Run takes place on Saturday May 12 at the LTCHS track and McKenzie trails, with events for all ages and abilities from a 100m "Diaper Dash" all the way up to a 10Km run/walk. This event raises funds for OUR school lunch…
LifetouchPosted on Mar 19 2018
"If you haven’t ordered your 2016-17 school photos….it’s not too late. Order online at mylifetouch.ca or phone 1-866-457-8212.”
Edsby Parent Portal User GuidePosted on Mar 16 2018
Information on how to navigate Edsby to view your child's progress. Link to Edsby which is also on the right hand side under Bus Status.
Summer Youth CampsPosted on Mar 15 2018
Camp Encounter and Our Lady of Victory Camp Click here for more information
Scholastic Book FairPosted on Mar 12 2018
Mon, Mar 19 & Tue, Mar 20 for student shopping Wed, Mar 21 & Thu, Mar 22 2-7 p.m.
Parent Teacher Interviews - Online BookingsPosted on Mar 6 2018
Parent Teacher Interviews Book your appointment starting March 7 March 14 - 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. ( 3L, 4O & 5Z only) March 21 - 4-7 p.m. K, 1, 2, 3T, 4J & 5G March 22 - 4-7 p.m.- K-5 ****************************************************** Instructions…
Order your 2017-2018 Yearbook Now!Posted on Mar 5 2018
Yearbook ID Code: 1275118 Go to Order online for your 2017-2018 yearbook.
Edsby - Online reporting programPosted on Mar 1 2018
Our school, along with other Red Deer Catholic Elementaries, will be implementing a new online reporting program called Edsby. This program has many advantages compared to our previous system. The primary advantage is that you will have access to student…
STAKEHOLDER INPUT EVENINGPosted on Feb 28 2018
SAVE THE DATE! WE NEED YOUR VOICE! ALL PARENTS AND GUARDIANS INVITED!! WHY - To further enhance the Fine Arts Focus at St. Martin de Porres School WHEN - Wednesday, March 7 from 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. WHO - Parents and Guardians of students currently…
Shrove TuesdayPosted on Feb 15 2018
Thank you to School Council for organizing pancakes for the entire school.
Boston Pizza - Operation EducationPosted on Feb 15 2018
Thank you to the families who submitted receipts. We raised a total $74 to go towards Social Justice.
Dress-up Days this weekPosted on Feb 12 2018
Feb 13- Dress in Canada colors Feb 14- Pink/red Day Feb 15- Wear a medal to school Day Feb 16- Dress in your favourite sport/Jersey Day
RDCRS and First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Support TeamPosted on Feb 9 2018
Letter regarding the practice of smudging as a traditional form of prayer in the First Nations culture. For more information
Our Lady of Victory Camp and Camp EncounterPosted on Feb 6 2018
Over the years, Our Lady of Victory Camp and Camp Encounter have offered young people in the Archdiocese unique Catholic experiences in beautiful natural settings. Both have played important roles in the Church’s ministry to our precious young people.…
Thank you School CouncilPosted on Jan 26 2018
Great job on organizing the evening! Fun was had by all.
Read for 15Posted on Jan 18 2018
Join us, in support of the Family Literacy Day Read for 15, for a Literacy Lunch, on Friday, January 26, from 11:00-11:45. You are welcome to share lunch with your child and spend time reading with them during this time.
Alberta Health ServicesPosted on Jan 8 2018
Dental Outreach of Red Deer (DOoR) Free urgent dental treatment for children 5-18 years of age having difficulty accessing dental care. Services are provided at the Red Deer Johnstone Crossing Community Health Centre For more information, please call…
Family Fun NightPosted on Jan 8 2018
January 18 - 6-8 PM There will be skating, sledding and a dance in the gym. Cookies and Hot Chocolate will be provided.
Registration is now open!Posted on Jan 8 2018
Kindergarten registration is now open! To fill out the form, click here. Please have a copy of your child's birth certificate, legal and immigration documentation for registration.
Kindergarten Registration (2018-2019)Posted on Dec 22 2017
Kindergarten online registration for the 2018/2019 school year starts on Monday, January 8, 2018, at 8:00 a.m. You will be able to fill out the online form; however, you will not be able to submit your application until Monday, January 8, 2018. To…
Live Nativity & Creche Display 2017Posted on Dec 18 2017
Watch a live outdoor re-enactment of the Christmas story, including live animals and a beautiful narration. See over 300 nativity (creche) displays from around the world, enjoy live Christmas music, and enjoy hot chocolate with cookies inside the building. This…
Winter Family Fun Night - Jan 18, 2018Posted on Dec 14 2017
Save the date. School council is organizing an evening of skating, sledding and dance from 6-8 pm.
Kindergarten RegistrationPosted on Dec 13 2017
Kindergarten online registration for the 2018/2019 school year, starts on Monday, January 8, 2018, at 8:00 a.m. The application form will be made available on Friday, December 22, 2017. You will be able to fill out the online form; however, you will…
Hot Lunch Program is being cancelledPosted on Dec 12 2017
The Hot Lunch program for St Martin de Porres will effectively no longer be as of January 2018. We would like to thank all of the volunteers who stepped up to help distribute and try to make our program a success. But unfortunately we did not have…
Canada 150 Essays created by student during the 2017 Trickster Residency!Posted on Dec 11 2017
Click here to view four videos created by our students during Trickster Residency.
Silent AuctionPosted on Dec 8 2017
to our parents and staff for your generous donations to our Silent Auction to go towards families in our community.
Advent CelebrationPosted on Dec 1 2017
Please join us for our First Week of Advent Celebration on Dec 5 at 2 PM
Prostate Cancer DonationPosted on Dec 1 2017
A total of $160 was donated on behalf of the school from funds raised on "Moustache Day". Thank you for your support.
Silent AuctionPosted on Nov 27 2017
As we prepare for Advent and the blessed Christmas season, we invite our parent community to feel free to ‘bid’ on the items located at the front of the school in support of our annual Silent Auction. Bidding opened today and will end at the end…
Nov 23 - Moustache DayPosted on Nov 16 2017
Hosted by student Leadership. Students can purchase a stick on moustache or a face painted moustache for a $1.00 donation. All money raised will go to the Prostate Cancer Society of Canada.
Thank you to school councilPosted on Nov 14 2017
A special thank you for providing us with dinner on Wed, Nov 8 during Parent Teacher Interviews.
Scholastic Book FairPosted on Nov 2 2017
Nov 7 & 8 during Parent Teacher Interviews Learning Commons 4-7 PM
St. Martin Feast Day CelebrationPosted on Nov 2 2017
Please join us Fri, Nov 3 - 11:15 am Collecting donations for the SPCA (animal food, toys, etc. or coins)
Photo Retakes - Nov 14Posted on Nov 2 2017
Reminder that retakes will take place on Tuesday, Nov 14 in the afternoon.
School Bus Drivers NeededPosted on Nov 2 2017
Looking for a corner office with a view and love to travel? Train with us to be a Professional School Bus Driver and make an impact in a child's life. Please provide a Drivers Abstract and Criminal Record check with your resume. Our cargo is very precious.…
ADmazing coupon books - last chance to purchasePosted on Oct 30 2017
Coupon books are still available at the school office. Deadline is Oct 31. Proceeds go to help support fine arts in the school.
Hot Lunch - Nov 6 - Pita PitPosted on Oct 30 2017
You have until midnight on Wed, Nov 1 to place your order for Mon, Nov 6. www.healthyhunger.ca
Mindset Monday - HalloweenPosted on Oct 30 2017
Today’s Mindset Monday was all about being mindful on Halloween. Mindful in your eating, behaviors and costumes. In addition, the Health Team will be exchanging sweet delicious Innisfail Growers carrots for your Halloween candy, on Nov 1-3. The…
Take me Outside Day!Posted on Oct 23 2017
This day is to celebrate the benefits of getting outside in nature and being mindful of its true benefits to our health and wellness. When we add activity to being outside, we get so many benefits!
Remembrance Day Submissions..looking forPosted on Oct 19 2017
Students to bring in pictures in addition to a little summary of those people in their family who have served in any of the wars or peacekeeping missions. All submissions can be handed into the office no later than November 3.
Trickster TheatrePosted on Oct 19 2017
Trickster Theatre will spend a week with St Martin in residency where each class will spend time daily with one of their theater artists. In the end result, students will create an original theatrical piece to perform on Friday that follows the theme…
ADmazing coupon books available at the school officePosted on Oct 17 2017
Books will be available for sale until October 31, 2017.
Operation Education FundraiserPosted on Oct 17 2017
Submit your Boston Pizza Receipts from Sep 1 to Dec 31, 2017. Our school will earn 5% cash back on submitted receipts. Proceeds will go towards Social Justice.
Trickster TheatrePosted on Oct 10 2017
St. Martin de Porres is excited to welcome Trickster Theatre to our school from October 23-27. Click here for more information
Hot Lunch ProgramPosted on Oct 5 2017
First Hot Lunch is Monday, Oct 16 Click here for information on how to register Go to www.healthyhunger.ca to order hot lunches
Food Donations WelcomePosted on Oct 5 2017
Our school collects non-perishable food items year-round. The collected food is taken to Sacred Heart Parish in support of the St. Vincent de Paul Society. Thank you for your continued support!
Orange Shirt Day - Fri, Sep 29Posted on Sep 25 2017
Every Child Matters/Orange T-shirt Day Orange Shirt Day is an opportunity for First Nations, local governments, schools and communities to come together in the spirit of reconciliation and hope for generations of children to come.
Alberta Culture Days event at RDCPosted on Sep 25 2017
Grade 1-5 students will be attending a performance on the morning of Fri, Sep 29 at the Red Deer College as part of Alberta Culture Days. This theatrical performance allows students to access the actor & Magician Steve Harmer with a question and answer…
Mexico need us!Posted on Sep 25 2017
Our school is collecting donations for Mexico. Donations will be accepted at the school until Thu, Sep 28, 2017. Looking for the following: Clothes Shoes Towels Diapers Feminine hygiene products Tooth brushes Air mattresses Blankets Tarps Cots Toys
Sep 28 - Year opening MassPosted on Sep 21 2017
Please join us Sep 28, 2017 @ 11:15 am Sacred Heart Church
No School - Fri, Sep 22Posted on Sep 21 2017
Reminder: No school on Friday, Sep 22. Staff professional development day.
QSP Magazine Fundraiser - Deadline extended to Sep 29, 2017Posted on Sep 21 2017
All orders must be submitted by 9:00 am on Sep 29.
Dawe Run-Grades 4/5 (September 19)Posted on Sep 13 2017
Note to parents: Because of construction at Bower Ponds the finishing area of the Dawe Run will be different this year. There are very limited parent parking spaces, at the new parking lot, near Cronquist House. The students will be finishing the…
Reconciliation and Eucharist RegistrationPosted on Sep 13 2017
All those registering for 1st Reconciliation/1st Eucharist MUST register online at St. Mary's www.stmarysparishreddeer.com or Sacred Heart www.sacredheartrd.ca AND attend a Parent Orientation Registration Session Click here for more info…
School Council Meeting - Sep 11, 2017Posted on Sep 8 2017
Please join us for school council meeting being held September 11 from 7 to 8 pm.
Student AgendasPosted on Sep 8 2017
Student agendas are made available to all students in Grade 1 to 5 for a cost of $10 each. If you have not already done so could you please forward your payment to the school office or come in and pay by credit or debit. Thank you.
Toonies for Terry - September 15Posted on Sep 8 2017
During Mindset on Sep 11 students will be introduced to the Terry Fox story and learn how Terry was a person with a growth mindset and grit to push for his dreams. On Friday, Sep 15, Run Day, students are asked to bring a toonie with all proceeds…
Attention Parents: We need your support!Posted on Sep 8 2017
Your child has come home with a package of information on our School Council Fundraiser. Please help by sharing our project with your friends and family! Money and order forms are due: Sep 21, 2017 SCHOOL ONLINE ID CODE: 4986873 Go to: www.qsp.ca
ADmazing coupon books available at the school officePosted on Sep 8 2017
Pick up your coupon book at the school office. $20/book with 50% of funds remaining at the school Available until October 31, 2017
Friendship Meal - Sunday September 24Posted on Sep 1 2017
School council is looking for volunteers for the Friendship Meal at Sacred Heart Church. Please contact Shirley at 403-848-4404 if you are able to come out and help. Thank you.
School FeesPosted on Aug 24 2017
We will no longer be collecting school fees. However we will be collecting $10 for student agendas. School clothing will also be available for purchase through the school.
Administrator's MessagePosted on Aug 24 2017
WELCOME BACK! Read message from Administration here A Reminder: Please return Summer Reading Books
Meet the StaffPosted on Aug 24 2017
When: August 31, 2017 - 8:45-9:15 am Where: St. Martin de Porres School Please bring you children to school, on their very first day, and spend a few minutes meeting the staff that will be working with your child's class. There will be muffins and…
News updatePosted on Jun 23 2017
June 28 - Assembly @ 1:15 - School Spirit Day - come dressed in your school clothing June 29- No school for students June 30—Report card pick-up day. No busses will be running. Thank you to School Council for the much appreciated treats last…
Grade 5 fundraiser a success!Posted on Jun 22 2017
After learning about Children Who Work earlier this term, grade 5 classes decided that they would raise money for a social justice project with Plan Canada to help children who are not as fortunate as most children in Canada. As a result, and with the…