45 new teachers start this school year at Red Deer Catholic Regional School division. Photo contributed

45 new teachers start this school year at Red Deer Catholic Regional School division. Photo contributed

45 new teachers start at Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools

With 10,346 students, 45 new teachers and 31 new support staff expected for the first day of school, Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools looks forward to another school year.

“We believe that this school year will be great for our growing division and filled with many blessings,” said Vice-Chair Trustee, Murray Hollman at Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools.

The Board of Trustees’ priorities this year includes faith, inclusion, student success, board governess/effectiveness, stakeholder/community engagement and innovation. In addition to this, the Board will continue to advocate for our schools.

“We are really excited to see the completion of St. Patrick’s Community School’s modernization this school year,” said Hollman at Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools.

Our main capital project for the 2019-2020 school year is the modernization of St. Patrick’s Community School. The school is currently on Phase 3, which is the last phase of the project and is scheduled to be complete by the end of November. Phase 3 includes early learning classrooms, the front office and entryway.

Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools serves over 10,310 students in 21 schools in Red Deer, Sylvan Lake, Rocky Mountain House, Innisfail, and Olds. It also supports the learning of over 600 students in a Home Education Program.

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