School News

2019

Gr. 9B Curling

Grade 9 students tried their hand at curling last week as part of their Phys. Ed class. This week's warmer weather has allowed classes to get outside and experience some cross-country skiing.

Officiating Clinic

The Family Day Weekend saw eleven grade 9 & 10 students complete the Officiating Level 1 Clinic practical evaluation.  The student are able to earn high school credit while completing the officiating evaluation for volleyball and basketball.    

Jr. A Girls Basketball Team

Thanks to these amazing young ladies who went throughout our whole school and gave out “do small things with great love” from one Queen to another.  Together they spread the message that, inside every girl there is a queen. 

Lent Pretzels

Pretzels will be available for $2.00 each on March 29 & April 11. Pre-order on the canteen menu by March 22. Additional quantities will be very limited on Pretzel Days. April 11, pre-orders will be on the APRIL canteen menu.

Upcoming Faith Event!

Grades 7, 8 and 9 students will be engaging in a dynamic retreat led by the NET Team and St. Augustine Staff on February 26th. This year's retreat theme centres around the questions of "Who Am I? and Why Do I Matter?" while focusing on our divisional…

Swim Lessons

Swimming Lessons will begin next week. Updated schedule can be accessed here: Swim Schedule 2019

Nakiska Ski Trip

Students in grades 7-9 enjoyed a great day of skiing at Nakiska last week. Luckily the trip took place just before the cold weather! Sr. High trip to Lake Louise is coming up March 14 & 15.

Crayola ColorCycle

Crayola and schools across North America are banding together to help kids understand the importance of their role in protecting the environment. Crayola ColorCycle initiative has students in K-12 schools across the United States and Canada collecting…

Pink Shirt Day 2019

Every Wednesday in February students are encouraged to wear a pink shirt to promote a safe and caring school environment. On February 27th students are encouraged to "Take a stand against bullying" by wearing their pink shirts. The youth centre will…

Boston Pizza Fundraiser

St. Augustine School is once again teaming up with Boston Pizza for the Operation Education Fundraiser. More information can be found here: Boston Pizza Fundraiser

Terry Fox

Thank you to everyone who supported our Terry Fox Run in September. Together we raised an amazing $4,576.40 for the foundation! Read more about how the funds will be used here: Terry Fox Letter

Grade 4 Puzzle Builders

Grade 4s finished their first 300 piece puzzle by working together as a team!

Survey Parent Information Letter

From January to the end of February, Alberta Education will be conducting the annual Accountability Pillar Survey. In January, parents/guardians of students in grades 4, 7 and 10 will receive a mailed survey from Alberta Education. In February, students…

Pink Shirt Day 2019

Take a stand against bullying and wear your pink shirt! Wednesday, February 27, 2019 is Pink Shirt Day. Help us take a stand against bullying and wear a pink shirt every Wednesday in February. You can purchase your pink shirt for $10.00 at the Ponoka…

2018

Elementary Skiing

Skiers in grades 2-6 enjoyed fantastic weather and some great snow conditions in December. Thank you to all of the volunteers who helped keep all those skiers organized!

Gingerbread Creations

Grade 1 students created some amazing, tasty gingerbread creations! Perhaps they were inspired by the amazing creations of our Jr. & Sr. High students!

Braided Journeys

The Braided Journeys class went to the Fort Ostell Museum where they learned more about the history of Ponoka and indigenous peoples. The students will be using incorporating the information into Blanket Exercise.

2018 Christmas Concerts

St. Augustine's Christmas Concerts were held on December 18. Thank you to everyone who assisted with the preparation, attended the shows or donated to the Food Bank drive. This year we raised $184.16 in cash and collected 394 food items.

Goodwill Cup

St. Augustine Goodwill Cup raised almost $2000 for the St. Zita Program at Central Region Catholic Social Services. Over 1000 clothing items were also collected and given to the Safe Harbour Society in Red Deer to support our most vulnerable citizens.…

St. Augustine School takes Gold at Cardboard Boat Races - NAIT

Armed with cardboard, duct tape and a few other items, junior and senior high students from across the province used their skill and ingenuity to transform these materials into boats for the water.  Teams had to construct a boat in 1 ½ hours or less.…