School News

Last Day Fun for Junior and Senior High

June 25th, 2018

One of their teachers labeled it, “inspiring”, and, “a great way to end the year”, as she watched Division 3 & 4 students, “interact positively,” during their Fun in the Sun wind up celebration on Thursday. Beach Volleyball and Sponge Wars kept the crowd screaming happily all afternoon, culminating with a thorough soaking by Deputy […]

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Forty-Four Students Earn Responsible Reader Award

June 19th, 2018

Almost half of our elementary students have shown amazing organizational skills and responsibility by returning every one of their library books on time this year. This means remembering to return from one, at the start of Grade 1, up to seven books that students check out each week! To show her admiration and appreciation, librarian […]

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School Receives Donation to Support Information Technology Improvements

June 15th, 2018

Swan Hills School is the beneficiary of a $20,000 donation from Razor Energy Corp. in support of our information technology programs. The cheque, made out to Grizzly Cubs, the school ’s fundraising body, was presented to Mr. Sekulich and representatives of the benefiting students by Razor Chief Financial Officer, Kevin Braun, Area Production Foreman, Scott […]

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Swan Hills Students Advance to Zones

June 6th, 2018

Congratulations to the Junior High Track & Field team on their performance at the divisional track meet on May 24.  Ella Xu placed 1st in Junior Girls’ 100m sprint and 1st place in the junior girls long jump. Emma Xu placed 3rd in the Junior Girls’ 100m sprint, 3rd place in Junior Girls’ triple jump, […]

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Grizzly Day for MS

June 5th, 2018

On May 30, the school celebrated the annual Grizzly Day for MS, organized by Grizzly Cubs. Objectives included raising awareness about Multiple Sclerosis, helping a local family living with MS, and inspiring students to want to help others. Students enjoyed a barbeque lunch cooked by volunteers from the Swan Hills Fire Department, Clint Baker & […]

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Students Learn About Motor Vehicle Collisions

May 22nd, 2018

On Wednesday, May 16, our grades 9 and 10 students took part in an Injury Prevention program planned by our local community health nurse, Diana DeGroot.  Students were given valuable information regarding the dangers of drinking, using drugs, and texting while driving. Students had fun moving through an obstacle course while wearing the impaired goggles, […]

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Students Teach and Others Learn the Importance of Head Protection

May 17th, 2018

Head injuries can and must be prevented. That was the message that students in Grades 1-4 took home after dual talks yesterday in their classrooms. The presentations were organized by Swan Hills FCSS. In one session, Public Health Nurse, Diane Degroot, talked to the students about how important it is to prevent head injuries, and […]

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Wellness Days Focus on Resilience

May 15th, 2018

On Wednesday, May 8, and Thursday, May 9, students of all ages participated in the annual P.A.W.S. Wellness Days.  The focus of this year’s event was building resilience, the ability your body and brain have to bounce back when challenges are encountered. Our Grade 1-4 students enjoyed a brief presentation from Health Promotions speaker Lauren […]

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An Artist Among Us is Recognized

May 9th, 2018

Jesse F. says he wasn’t really interested in drawing before he was suddenly inspired to create his Remembrance Day poster, which has recently been recognized in the Canadian Legion Poster Contest. His mother remembers at least one other inspired drawing, when Jesse rendered Batman, in red permanent marker, climbing an embossed-wallpaper-covered living room wall. She […]

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Whooo’s Reading Exceeds Expectations

May 7th, 2018

Once again, our students have gone beyond our expectations. In the Whooo’s Reading readathon, held during the month of April, our reading goal was nearly doubled, with students logging 38,142 minutes, and our fundraising goal came in over 50% higher than projected. Wow! Great job students! We are very grateful to families at home, who […]

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