Published on
Jun 7, 2024
Weekly Update

Congratulations to the Crusader Golf Team

On a rainy, windy and sopping course, Callum Carnegie, Tyler Balzer, Noah Brigg, and Gurshaan Sidhu gutted out a tough win to earn the WWAC Division A Championship and to the chance to fourpete in the Provincial tournament next September. These boys earned it today! Many thanks for everyone’s support this season and to Mr. Anderson for coaching the team.

Congratulations to Crusader Rugby

The Crusader rugby 1st XV team travelled to Dauphin last Friday to participate in the provincial championships. The team faced a very strong Crocus Plains (Brandon) team in the semifinals. Despite the windy conditions, the team was able to play great team rugby and score a lot of points. The final score was 48–19 for the Crusaders. After the game, we enjoyed a great Banquet hosted by our hosts.

On Saturday, the Crusaders faced host Dauphin clippers in the provincial final. After a very tightly contested half, the cru was able to pull ahead by a score of 17–5. The second half was equally competitive as Dauphin defended very well. Finally, the crusaders were able to take control of the game by converting on their opportunities. The crusaders were able to capture their ninth consecutive provincial championship as the game ended 37–5 in their favour. The ending was a great reward for a team that started practicing in November and has shown a lot of growth throughout the year. Thank you to all the parents and staff that supported us throughout the season. A special thanks goes out to all the parents and staff that made the drive out to Dauphin to support us. 

Many thanks to our coaching staff comprised of Elias Fiebelkorn, Jarrod Stadnyk, and James McPherson for a great season.

Monday, 10 June: Early Dismissal

Schedule II in effect. 

Tuesday, 11 June - Last Day of Classes and Exams for Select Classes

  • 8:30 am: Canadian History Exam for Classes 11-2, 11-3, and 11-6. 
  • 8:30 am: English Exam for Classes 11-4, 11-5.
  • 8:30 am: Pre-Calculus Math Provincial Exam for students enrolled in Pre-Calculus Math 40S.

PM: Review classes for all students.

Wednesday, 12 June – Tuesday, 18 June: Semester 2 Final Exams

Graduation Dinner/Dance

We are just one week away from our highly anticipated graduation celebration! As the big day approaches, we are calling on the wonderful members of our community to lend a hand. Our decor committee is in need of volunteers on June 13th, the night before the event, to help prepare centerpieces and decorations. Your creativity and support will play a crucial role in making this celebration unforgettable. If you are available to assist, please reach out ( and join us in creating a beautiful and memorable event for our graduates. Thank you in advance for your help!

Upcoming School Activites

Although the last day of classes is Tuesday, 11 June and the last day of exams is Tuesday, 18 June, there are several year-end school activities students are required to attend as indicated below. 

Wednesday, 19 June - Exam Review and Deadline for Clearing Incompletes

Dress Code III: Relaxed

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Students may come to school to review their final exams and speak with their teachers and counsellors. While attendance is not required, students are encouraged to come to school to look over their exam results. Teacher locations will be posted in the school. 

The deadline for submitting work to teachers to clear incompletes (INC) is noon on this day. Students have been made aware by their teachers of any incomplete coursework or outstanding hours to fulfill Ignatian Service hour requirements. In addition, parents of students with incomplete coursework were sent an email on Friday, 7 June notifying them their son has incomplete coursework along with this letter with further details. 

Thursday, 20 June - Textbook Returns

On Thursday, June 20th, 2024, students will be expected to return all textbooks they were assigned throughout the 2023–2024 school year.  Further details about the structure of the day will follow in a future communication.
Please start looking for any textbooks that are at home, in your car, etc. so that you have them all organized in advance of the day.  
Please note:  If textbooks are not returned (or are returned in an unusable condition), the student will be charged the full replacement cost of the textbook.  If textbooks are returned in a significantly poorer condition than when they were assigned, students will be asked to pay a charge commensurate to the amount of damage.

Friday, 21 June: Closing Mass and Yearend Awards Assembly

Dress Code II: Warm Weather Dress Code

All students in grades 9–11 are expected to be in attendance for the school's closing Mass and awards assembly. 

  • 8:25 am Warning Bell
  • 8:30 am Attendance in Core Groups
  • 8:45 am Closing Liturgy in the MultiPlex
  • 10:00 am Grades 9–11 Year-End Awards Assembly
  • 11:20 am Report Cards distributed in Core Groups; Resolve texbook fees

Recovery Learning

Students with academic failures that are elegible for recovery learning will be required to attend recovery learning sessions on the following dates: June 24, 26, 27, and 28. The recovery learning schedule will be available by Friday, 21 June. Counsellors will contact students to inform them of academic failures and assist students in planning for credit recovery.

Tuesday, 25 June: Convocation

Time: 1:00 pm

Location: Albrechtsen MultiPlex

More details to come. 

From the Counselling Department

Resources at the University of Manitoba

Students who are attending U of M in the fall are encouraged to watch Next Steps webinar recordings and attend upcoming Get Ready to Register sessions to learn about how to choose first year courses, timetabling, and registration. 

Career Choices Workshops
Grade 12 students beginning their studies at U of M this fall are encouraged to register for an upcoming career choices workshop to learn more about professional opportunities related to their chosen degree. Students can also access career planning resources

From the Parent Guild

Grade 12 parents

We really appreciated all the work our grade 12 parents have done this year. Your willingness to help allowed the SPHS boys and their parents to experience all the events we had set out for the year! All good things must come to an end and on that note, we would appreciate it if all our grade 12 parents could follow this link and remove your name from each area in the Sign-Up list.

Parents for Others

If you still want to be involved in the school next year and connect with alumni parents, there is still a place for you. Parents for Others’ (PFO) main objective is to connect past parents with each other at PFO events. To be added to the list, contact Kate at

Executive Position Vacancy

The 2024–25 Parent Guild Executive is seeking a Communications Officer to finalize their team for the next school year. Each week I have been responsible for submitting weekly Parent Guild messages and invitations for the principal’s newsletter, to update SPHS parents on the PG activities and events. The job also includes attending five parent guild meetings and 3 executive meetings. The Parent Guild Handbook has been completed for 2024–25, but typically that is another function of the Communications Officer. If you would like more information about the position, I can be reached at