School News

2017

Interested in hosting an international student?

We are looking for host families for the upcoming school year!

Register now for the 2017-2018 school year

Apply now for your child to study at Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools in September 2017! 

2016

Think Globally Art Contest

The Alberta Education Think Globally Art Contest is a opportunity for students in Kindergarten to Grade 12 to celebrate the various First Nations, Métis and Inuit cultures in Alberta through art. Please note that the contest deadline is January 20,…

Welcome our new Homestay Coordinator, Roberta

We would like to welcome Roberta Ward, who is joining Sabrina Gray as a Homestay Coordinator.  Roberta, along with her husband and three teenagers have hosted 22 students from 10 different countries. Her family is happy to have a large, extended international…

Welcome to the 2016-2017 School Year!

We are pleased to welcome our new international students to Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools' International Student Services Program. We hope this new school year will be an enriching cultural experience filled with fun, academic excellence, and friendship…

Changes to the Medical Insurance Comprehensive Plan

While you prepare for the upcoming school year, we invite you to explore the improvements to our existing products and services at Ingle International. This includes the Comprehensive+ Plan and the Student Health & Wellness Assistance Program (SAP).Comprehensive+…

Thank you host families!

Thank you to all of the families who opened their homes and lives to an international student over the past year. We are truly grateful for all you did. Your kindness has helped students to have fond memories of their time in Red Deer. We also hope…

Homestay families needed for the 2016-17 school year

We are still searching for several homestays for the 2016-17 school year. If you are interested or know someone that may be interested please contact us.

June 2 Year End BBQ

  On June 2, we will have a potluck bbq at Rotary Picnic Park (located on the corner of 43 Street and 48 Avenue in Red Deer). This event is for all of our international students and their host families in Red Deer Catholic and Red Deer Public Schools.…

Explore Banff National Park

We would like to invite all Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools International Students and their Host Families to explore Banff National Park on Saturday, June 4. Itinerary (subject to change due to weather or road conditions) 7:45 a.m. - Meet at École…

May information

An email was recently sent to all host parents and students regarding important year end information. Some of the topics included:1)The designated departure date for students. 2) The last date for NDHS and their final exam schedule is posted on the NDHS…

Apply Now! (Deadline May 15, 2016)

Interested in applying and studying at Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools? Please review the student application process and complete the RDCRS International International Student Application. Applications must be submitted by May 15, 2016. Please…

West Edmonton Mall Trip - Saturday, April 9

The following opportunity has come available for international students and their host families for a trip to West Edmonton Mall on April 9. This includes the recently arrived students from China and their host families. Please share this information…

Important notice about ETA

Effective March 15, 2016 - eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) is required for students/ visitors travelling to Canada by air from all visa-exempt countries. Note the eTA is for visa-exempt countries only. U.S citizens or students/visitors that…

EduCanada: New international education brand

February 22, 2016 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, today welcomed Canada’s new education brand, EduCanada. The new logo and name were developed in collaboration with the provinces…

Host Families Needed

Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools is pleased to welcome a group of Grade 7 students and one Grade 9 student from Suzhou, China. These students will be attending St. Thomas Aquinas Middle School. We are looking for families to host these students or…

Registration is Open for 2016-2017

Interested in studying abroad? Registration is open for the 2016-2017 school year. Check it out: http://international.rdcrs.ca/apply/how-to-apply

Ski/Snowboard Trip to Sunshine on March 5

Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools and Red Deer Public International Services are organizing a joint one day ski trip to Sunshine on Saturday March 5 from 5:45 a.m to 6:30 p.m. through Pursuit Adventures & Travel. All international students and their…

Important reminder about Medical Insurance

Ingle International(our international student insurance company) has asked that we remind all participants of the following: 1) Call Intrepid 24/7—every emergency, every timeThe Ingle team would like to emphasize that you(or students) must call the…

Host Families Information Night

Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools is pleased to welcome a group of Grade 7 students from Suzhou, China during the 2016 spring school year. The purpose of the visit will be to benefit from an educational and cultural exchange with Canadian children and…

2015

Nakiska Jan 16 Ski trip

We have secured a NEW date for the Nakiska Ski Trip that was postponed due to ski instructor shortages.The new date is now is Saturday, January 16  from 5:45 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.    Students who were already registered and who wish to participate on…

Merry Christmas!

Please note that our International Student Services office will be closed from December 21 to January 4, 2016. Have a wonderful and safe Christmas season!

Honour roll students

Congratulations to Omarie, Maria Regina, Trinh and Thuong for achieving mid term honour roll status at École Secondaire Notre Dame High School and to Maria at St. Thomas Aquinas Middle School for achieving first term honour roll. Keep up the great…

Dec 12 Nakiska Ski Trip

Information was emailed to all particpants attending the  ski trip to Nakiska on Saturday, December 12th.  There will be over 36 students/adults from RDPSD and RDCRS going on the trip. Pursuit Adventures (http://www.pursuitadventures.ca/)  is the…

Welcome students from Brazil

Please welcome our newest group of international students. Ten students from Brazil will be in Red Deer attending Ecole Secondaire Notre Dame High School for the next two months. Students will experience a typical Canadian Christmas winter as well as…