Programs

Programs

St. Henry’s Sr. School offers Grade 5 to Grade 8 English and French programming as determined by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Education.  Locally developed options include:
• Religion
• Band
• PhysEd

SRC Meetings will be held every Thursday at noon. All SRC members and homeroom representatives must attend to discuss and plan upcoming events for the school.The canteen will be available for students to purchase items everyday during the week.
Intramurals
Every student is given a team to which he/she represents in Noon-Hour Intramurals. There are 6 teams
  • The Saviours
  • The Angels
  • The Padres
  • The Kings
  • The Cardinals
  • The Canons

The Junior (Grades 5 & 6) and the Senior (Grades 7,8 and 9) play at every noon hour starting in November and wrapping up usually by the end of March.

We hold 2 Award ceremonies, one in December and another at the end of June. Parents are contacted by the office if their child(ren) is receiving an award.
Talents Award: Student who is working at maximal potential, regardless of academic ability.
  • Two winners in Grades 5 or 6 and three winners in Grades 7 or 8 or 9
Prodigal Son Award: Student who has made dramatic improvement, academically, socially or both.
  • Two winners in Grades 5 or 6 and three winners in Grades 7 or 8 or 9
Shining Lamp Award: Student who demonstrates individuality and strong convictions.
  • Two winners in Grades 5 or 6 and three winners in Grades 7 or 8 or 9
St. Henry’s Shield: Student with strong academic standing according to ability, who is involved in school activities, who has a positive rapport with peers and staff
  • One student is awarded for each of the 3 terms
  • This award is awarded every year at the June Awards Ceremony.
  • Every Phys Ed. teacher, extra-curricular coach and intramural supervisor are eligible to nominate athletes for this award and are eligible to vote.
  • These people are asked to take into account six criteria which are weighed in order of importance when selecting student nominees. Some of the criteria however don’t apply to certain people who are eligible to vote. (See the eligible people written in bold for each criteria below)

  • Each criteria have indicators which are each weighed out of a possible 5 points. The criteria and their indicators are as follows:

    • Criteria 1: Character & Conduct on & off the playing field: (out of a possible 25 points) (coaches only)

      • Treats teammates with respect

      • Is punctual

      • Is coachable

      • Shows commitment

      • Shows sportsmanship

    • Criteria 2: Athletic performance: (out of a possible 20 points) (coaches only)

      • Gives his/her maximal effort

      • Contribution to team’s accomplishment

      • Athleticism

      • Perseverance

    • Criteria 3: Sportsmanship in Phys. Ed: (out of a possible 15 points) (Phys Ed. Teachers only)

      • Eagerness

      • Punctuality

      • Dedication/Commitment

    • Criteria 4: Sportsmanship in Intramurals: (out of a possible 10 points) (Intramural supervisors only)

      • Participation

      • Attitude

    • Criteria 5: Number of sports played: (out of a possible 5 points) (Coaches only)

      • Minimum of 3

    • Criteria 6: Academic Responsibility: (out of a possible 5 points) (Teachers only)

      • Remits assignments punctually and conscientiously

St. Henry’s School offers instruction in the French language.  French Immersion classes are available from Grade 1 to Grade 9.

All subjects, Grades 1-3, are taught in the French language except Religion, which is taught in English in all grades.  English Language Arts and Reading are introduced in Grade 3 to French Immersion students.  Until Grade 3, these students do not take Reading in the English language.

Students can only register for French Immersion at the beginning of Grade 1.

For more information about course outlines offered in Grades 6,7,8 and 9 at our school, please refer to this brochure attached.

French Immersion Brochure

 

Computer Literacy
All students from Grade 5-9 will have opportunities to work with computers.  In addition, a large number of computer programs are available in subject areas such as Mathematics and English to give students the opportunity of computer-assisted instruction in all grades.

Core French
At St. Henry’s, Core French as a subject is offered to all students in Grades 3-9, who are not in French Immersion classes.  Core French is taught, where possible, by French bilingual teachers.

French Immersion
St. Henry’s School offers instruction in the French language.  French Immersion classes are available from Grade 1 to Grade 9. All subjects, K-3, are taught in the French language except Religion, which is taught in English in all grades.  English Language Arts and Reading are introduced in Grade 3 to French Immersion students.  Until Grade 3, these students do not take Reading in the English language.  Students can only register for French Immersion at the beginning of Kindergarten and at the beginning of Grade 1.

Other Program Offerings
In addition to all the required English programs for Grades K to 9, and the French Immersion program for Grades K to 9, St. Henry’s provides a variety of additional programs to enrich and expand the educational opportunities for our students.  Some of these are:

  • Religious Education – Grades K to 9
  • Career Guidance – Grades 7, 8 & 9
  • Practical and Applied Arts – Grade 7 Outdoor Education, Grade 8 Photograph, Grade 9 Home Economics

Learning Support Teacher
The St. Henry’s staff also includes a Learning Support Teacher who provides learning assistance and remedial help to students who can use this help.

Sacraments
Catholic students in Grade 2 are prepared for the Sacrament of First Communion, the Sacrament of Reconciliation, and the Sacrement of Confirmation in conjunction with the parish.

Textbooks and Workbooks
St. Henry’s provides all students with the free use of the required textbooks, and provides all students with required workbooks at no cost to the student.  However, if a student destroys or damages a textbook, they will be charged a prorated replacement cost.  This will include all lost and damaged library books as well.