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Concussion Awareness Evening

March 24, 2017
​ A concussion awareness information meeting will be held Wednesday April 05 at KCVI.  This evening will offer practical, comprehensive information on sports based concussions for athletes, parents, and coaches.  The first 100 KASSA athletes to arrive will receive funds for the non-reimbursable portion of a baseline concussion test. This event...

Saint Lawrence Connections Workshop

March 24, 2017
​ S t  Lawrence College is offering 25 Regiopolis Notre Dam e students the opportunity to join one of 16 SLC connections worksho ps. These 1-day programs span from computer sciences to humanities and the trades.  If you are unsure about your caree r path  this is an  excellent opportunity to...

KEYS Job Fair

March 10, 2017
​ KEYS employment center is hosting a job fair Wednesday, March 22, at 53 Yonge Street in Portsmouth Harbor. Students can bring their resumes and apply for hundreds of positions. Admission is free and prizes are available. This is a great opportunity if you are looking for a job for this...

Free Homework And Study Help For Gr. 9-10

March 10, 2017
​ Students grade 9-10 can receive free tutoring and homework help. Algonquin Lakeshore Catholic District School Board, in partnership with the Boys and Girls Club of Kingston is offering these complimentary services Wednesday evening from 4:00-6:00pm.  The program will focus on literacy and numeracy, instruction will be provided by a qualified...

US College Expo

March 10, 2017
​ The United States College Expo is being offered to all who wish to attend. This convention serves to highlight American colleges who support Canadian students considering education in the US. The expo will take place at the National Gallery of Ontario, in Ottawa, Wednesday, May 3, 2017. This Exhibition will...

Public Health Units Issuing Alert for Non-Prescription Fentanyl

March 10, 2017
The KFL&A and HPE Public Health Units are issuing an alert to communities confirming that non-prescription fentanyl is in both jurisdictions. The Public Health Units are sending an immediate communication to ensure that the community is aware. Please note that the Public Health Units are working on additional strategies to support...

One Match Clinic

March 07, 2017
​  A OneMatch clinic will be held on Monday the 27.  Students age 17 or older can participate during lunch and/or period 3 to see if they are eligible to become a stem cell donor.  For more information about OneMatch see the Canadian blood services website here. Remember, it's in you...

Girls Exploring Trades Conference

March 07, 2017
​ Grade 9-11 girls will once again have the opportunity to participate in the GET or girls exploring trades conference. Attendees will meet professional women who have pursued careers in the trades. There is no cost to attend the event and the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program will cover transportation and lunch....

March 2017 Newsletter

March 02, 2017
​ ​ The March Newletter is out. Get it here: March 2017 Newsletter.pdf

Pledge To Show Respect

February 23, 2017
​ Starting Wednesday the 1st, pledge to show your commitment. Sign the "Spread The Word To End The Word" banner or see one of the posters found throughout the school to show support and RESPECT, and help eliminate the R-word. Signing the banner shows your effort to stop using, and to...

Driver's Education Course

February 22, 2017
A Driver Education Course is being offered through RND this spring. Classes begin on Tuesday, March 21st. Information is available in the Main Office. Students must register by calling the driving school directly. 

Course Selections For Next Year

February 21, 2017
Guidance Counsellors will be conducting grade meetings  this Thursday  to discuss course selections for next yea r.  Beginning next week, students will begin choosing courses on  . Parents are encouraged to discuss course selections with their student.  The course guidebook can be fou​nd on the RND website  [Guidebook]​  . Students should review...

Elementary Basketball Tournaments

February 16, 2017
​ RND will be hosting the ALCDSB Elementary Basketball Championship March 2 nd . Students from every school in the region will compete for championships in the A and B division. Winners will be decided by 4pm. ​

February Newsletter

February 16, 2017
​ The February Newsletter has arrived.    Download it now!  February 2017.pdf

RND Robotics Club

February 16, 2017
​ RND has a new robotics club for those interested in room 109 at lunch with Mr. Mazze​o. The club is for students interested not only in robotics, but in English, marketing, art and more. The club's next meeting is held this Friday and will discuss fundraising in the community to buy...

Call for Nominations

February 03, 2017
​During Catholic Education Week ALCDSB recognizes the exemplary accomplishments of students, staff and community partners who consistently demonstrate outstanding service.  Why not nominate someone from your community for one of the many Catholic Education Week awards?? Click for full details​.​

RND Artists on Display

January 16, 2017
​ RND's Media and Visual artists are having their work displayed at "the alibi" (293 Princess Street).  The showcase opens on Friday January 20th from 4-8pm and includes live music performed by "HoozHear?".  All are welcome to attend.  

Beat Exam Blues

January 16, 2017
  The MHA has planned a series of events this week to help students deal with the stress of the exam period.  Each day, from January 16th-20th, there will be an event planned at lunch.  They are:  Monday : Therapy Dogs in the Learning Common Tuesday : Yoga in the Upper Room Wednesday :...

Attention Grade 8 Parents!

January 12, 2017
​ Parents of Grade 8 students who are interested in attending RND for the 2017-18 school year, are invited to attend an information session on February 16th.   A general information session will be held from 6-7 in the cafeteria.  It will be followed by an open house from 7-8.  ...

Calling St. Patrick's Alumni

January 11, 2017
​ ​St. Patrick and St. Peter Catholic Schools are looking for your input in recognizing their history in our school board. Perhaps you attended one of these schools or know someone who has. Contributions and ideas are welcome at the School Retirement Meeting.   St. Patrick Catholic School – 4:30 P.M....

January Newsletter

January 11, 2017

The January Newsletter has arrived.  Download it here  January 2017.pdf ...

Semester One Exam Schedule

January 11, 2017
​ The schedule for semester one exams has been released.  You can find​​  full schedule ​​here​​ Thursday January 26th  – Period 1 Exams​ Friday January 27th  – Period 2 Exams Monday January 30th  – Period 3 Exams Tuesday January 31st  – Period 4 Exams Wednesday February 1s t – Exam Snow Day (if there is an inclement weather day on any exam...

New OSAP removing financial barriers to college & university

December 22, 2016
If your child is currently in Grade 12, you should know that applications are now open for college and university programs. The last date for university applications is January 11th. College applications for the fall term should be submitted before February 1st. Your child may benefit from financial assistance for postsecondary...

Get Involved in Your Community

December 07, 2016
​ Pathways for Children and Youth is starting a Youth Advisory Committee to implement a strategic youth engagement plan. This Youth Advisory Committee will commit to making changes within Pathways that make our child and youth mental health system more sustainable and youth friendly. We are looking for youth that would...

December Newsletter

December 07, 2016

​The December Newsletter has arrived.  Click here to download it.​ ...

Free Microsoft Office 365 access for all students

December 06, 2016
ALCDSB Parents/Guardians & Students, Looking to save a few extra dollars this holiday season if you are purchasing technology for your child? The Learning Technology Services department is excited to announce that the Board has partnered with Microsoft Office 365 and is now offering Office 365 access at home and access...

Get Your RND Spirit Wear

November 28, 2016
​ All new RND Spirit wear has arrived!  You can get yours on Tuesdays & Thursdays at lunch in the common. Spirit wear makes a great Christmas gift.  Click here for a full list of items and prices. 

House of Commons Page Program

November 25, 2016
​ Applications for the House of Commons Page Program are due December 5th.  If you are interested in being part of this exciting opportunity, go to the House of Commons​ website for more details. 

Blood Donor Clinic

November 25, 2016

  Canadian Blood Services will be at RND on December 9th for a Blood Donor Clinic.  The clinic will be held from 10am-1pm in the Jesuit Gym.   Sign-up outside the Student Council office or see Mr. McDonald.  Donating blood is not hard to do. To donate, you must be at...

The Little Mermaid

November 17, 2016
​   R ND Arts Presents Disney’s The Little Mermaid A Broadway Musical December 7th-10th at 7 pm plus a matinee on Saturday December 10th at 2pm.   Tickets are $20 for adults, $12 for students (special matinee prices)
The Little Mermaid stars Emma Battel in the title role of...

Get Your Spirit Wear

November 14, 2016
  All new spirit wear items are now available.  Show your RND Panther Pride by purchasing your Spirit Wear. All items will be sold on Tuesdays and Thursdays at lunch in the Student Common.  Click here for a full price list​

Shared Flame Project

November 10, 2016
  RND students are invited to participate in a candle vigil in support of those dealing with mental health.  The Mental Health Ambassadors will be selling candles in the Student Common at lunch from ​November 14th - 18th.  The cost of the candles is $1.  The week will culminate with a candle...

Book Your Grad Portraits Now!

October 19, 2016
​ The class of 2016 can now go online to book their grad portraits.  Portraits will be taken from November 17-23rd in the Upper Room.  To book your appointment click here or go to and follow the links: 
Our Location -> Choose Your Location -> Regiopolis-Notre Dame .   You will...

Parent-Teacher Interviews Fall 2016

October 13, 2016

  First semester parent-teacher interviews at Regiopolis-Notre Dame will take place on Day 1: Thursday, October 20th (3:00-5:30pm and 6:30-8:30pm) and Day 2: Wednesday, October 26th (6:30-8:30pm) in the CND gym.
Once again, Parent-teacher interviews can be booked online.  Go to the ​ to book your appointments. Parents will...

Catholic Cup 2016

October 03, 2016
​ RND and cross-town rival Holy Cross are set to kick-off the annual Catholic Cup football games on October 7th.  Both the junior and senior Crusader teams are undefeated, while both RND's squads have a record of 1-1.  The junior game starts at 6 with the senior game following at 7:45.  Both games are...

Homeroom Battle Winners

October 03, 2016
​ Mr. Murphy's Grade 12 English class went back to Kindergarten to claim the 2016 Homeroom Battle crown.  The class brought in pictures of themselves when they were in kindergarten and enjoyed some classic activities like story time, lego and even quiet time!  As a result of winning Homeroom Battle,  Mr....

Inside Ride Registration Closes Oct. 13th

September 30, 2016
The Inside Ride is back for another year.  The annual fundraiser for cancer has become a staple on the calendar. The event features teams of six dressing up based on a theme, raising money and then riding a stationary bike​ to loud music in the gym.  Each team must raise $300 to...

Picture Day

September 11, 2016
  Monday, September 12th is Picture Day.  All students are to have their picture taken in proper uniform.   Students will be called down by class throughout the day.  Pictures are being taken in the Jesuit gymnasium.  Those who are interested in ordering copies of the photos can use the ordering...

September Newsletter

September 07, 2016
The September Newsletter has arrived!  Click here

Save the Date! TechFest is back, November 5

August 30, 2016
If you missed it in 2015, you won't want to miss it again. Please plan to join ALCDSB on November 5, 2016 for what promises to be an amazing conference that focuses on deploying, integrating, and using technology to promote student learning in K-12 and beyond. TechFest will be held at...

2016-17 Student Fees Now Due!

August 23, 2016
​ Student Fees 2016-17   Grade 9   Textbook Deposit - $100.00 CHEQUE payable to 'RND' postdated to February 1, 2017.   Please ensure that the student's name is indicated on the front of your cheque.   Student Activity/Yearbook Fee - $60.00 CASH .  This fee for grade 9 students includes...

Fall Sports Season

August 22, 2016
  The September start-up sees a massive amount of information being passed between players, coaches, parents and the RND Athletic Department.   In an attempt to help simplify some of the upcoming organizational issues the RND Scoreboard has outlined a series of topics that should help ensure a...

2016/2017 School Year Calendar

August 18, 2016
  To view the Calendar:  2016/2017 School Year Calendar​ Please note the following dates on the 2016/2017 School Year Calendar:   ​September 5, 2016 ​Labour Day ​ September 6, 2016 ​First day of Classes ​September 30, 2016 ​PA Day ​October 10, 2016 ​Thanksgiving Day ​October 28, 2016 ​PA Day ​ November 25,...

Get Your Uniform!

August 17, 2016
​ The Halpern's Uniform shop is open intermittenly through the summer at RND.  Upcoming hours and dates are: Aug. 22-25th: 10-3 Aug. 29th: 2-7 Aug. 30th: 1-6 Aug. 31st: 10-4 Sept. 1st: 8:30-12:30 Sept. 2nd: 12:30-3:30  During the school year, the uniform shop is open from Mondays & Wednesdays from 9-3....

RND Grad Video 2016

August 17, 2016
​ The 2016 RND Graduation was held on Wednesday June 29th in the CND gym.  One of the highlights was the Grad Video.  If you missed it, here's your chance to check it out! ​   ​

Halpern's Summer Uniform Sale

June 22, 2016
​ ​ Halpern's and Regiopolis-Notre Dame will be  hosting a fall uniform shopping day on Thursday, July 28th from 3:30pm to 8:00pm in the RND Cafeteria.  We accept Cash, Debit, MasterCard, Visa and American Express.   No Cheques. Grade 9's are encouraged to attend the uniform shopping day in order to ensure...

Celebrating Catholic Education Week

May 05, 2016
Mass at St. Mary's Cathedral & Award Ceremony- As part of Catholic Education Week, students and staff attended Mass and an awards ceremony at St. Mary's Cathedral Each year during Catholic Education Week the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board recognizes students and staff for varioius awards. Please see our winners...

Mental Health Week Video Challenge

May 02, 2016
​ Mental Health Ambassadors have a challenge for you! They are holding a video contest. To enter, you must create a video that is 30 seconds or less that will raise RND’s awareness of mental health and wellness. Entries must be submitted on a USB to Student Services by Friday, April...