All RDCRS Grade 5 girls will join Red Deer Public Schools for an amazing one-day self-awareness event. Young women from École Secondaire Notre Dame High School will be involved as mentors. $1,500 has been allotted towards this event.
This is a day-long, collaborative effort between Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools, Red Deer Public Schools, and the City of Red Deer, where Grade 5 boys experience a variety of activities under the mentorship of high school boys. Approximately 200 Grade 5 boys from our schools will attend this event. $1,630 has been allotted towards this program.
This new RDCRS READS Summer Reading Program is an exciting way to encourage our students to read throughout the summer months. Ten of our schools have chosen to participate in this program with approximately 2,300 students involved in the summer of 2015. $4,500 has been allotted towards this program. To learn more about RDCRS READS, please click here.
Approximately 450 students in Grade 6 to 9 at this school will have the opportunity to participate in a grade specific Faith Retreat throughout the school year. $3,300 has been allotted towards these four retreats at Our Lady of Victory Camp with NET (National Evangelization Team) Ministries.
The Grade 2 classrooms at this school will benefit from the purchase of eighty Bibles. $2,400 has been allotted towards this purchase, knowing that the Bibles will be utilized regularly.
Kindergarten students at this school will benefit from the availability of Bible stories in the school’s Home Reading Library. $500 has been allotted towards the purchase of Bible-related books.
Approximately 50 students at this school will be involved in a dramatic production of “Scrooge” adapted by Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. $2,000 has been allotted towards this production to aide in the purchase of the script, sound and lighting systems, costumes and various props.
The Breakfast Program at this school has been a great success with teacher’s noticing an increase in student focus after using this program. The student population at this school will benefit from $3,000 towards their Breakfast Program.
Middle School students at this school will benefit from the purchase of books to stock their classroom libraries, allowing students a variety of books to read throughout the day. $2,500 has been allotted towards the purchase of new books for Middle School classroom libraries.
Grade 6, 7, 8 and 9 students will benefit from an assortment of Faith based books in their classroom libraries. $1,130 has been allotted towards the purchase of these books.