School News

Students Are Decorating the Giving Tree

December 10th, 2019

Santa’s Elves are collecting non-perishable food items and new, unwrapped gifts from December 9th to the 13th at the 4-Way from 8:15 – 8:40 each morning. Students who bring something in choose a decoration for the giving tree. Let’s pack it full!

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Sharing the Gift of Stories

December 5th, 2019

Everybody loves stories – not just teachers and librarians! That’s the message received by our Kindergarten to Grade 9 students during the annual ‘Share the Gift of Story’ week at Swan Hills School as community members read seasonal stories to our classes.  This year, Lindsey Kilpatrick read to the Kindergarten class; Constable Jessica Skinner, to […]

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Wrapping Up Volleyball Season

December 3rd, 2019

This year, we had 40 students playing volleyball from Grade 7-12. This is around 50% of the student population in those grades. It was a very successful year with the 7/8 Boys team winning 1st place, the 7/8 Girls team placing 4th, and the Senior High Girls team qualifying to go to Zones. In addition […]

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Yum! Yeggies!

November 29th, 2019

Last year, the government-funded breakfast program provided a list of the items that each school could purchase with the funds.  The garden tower was on the list. Swan Hills school breakfast program committee agreed this would be a great investment for our school, and it connects to various science programs about plants.  The lettuce grown […]

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Offering You Less Paper

November 20th, 2019

The school newspaper is currently sent home each month with the youngest child in each class. More and more, people are opting to receive the newsletter and periodical news items, like this article, by email.  To save the waste and the expense of all that paper, we are offering parents the option to receive the […]

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Remembrance Day Ceremony Well Attended

November 13th, 2019

We, at Swan Hills School, had the special honour of gathering together with staff, students, community members, and dignitaries, as we remembered the remarkable service and sacrifice that our military and emergency services members have made for Canada. They risked their lives so that we can live in a better world, and their stories inspire […]

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Speaker Series – Constable MacLeod Speaks to Students

November 12th, 2019

On November 7, following the morning’s Remembrance Day ceremony, Constable Dylan MacLeod met with Swan Hills School students to provide information on the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Officer MacLeod’s presentation was part of a series of career and occupational information sessions being provided to grades 9 to 12 students this year. MacLeod described his duties […]

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Viersen & Penny Speak to Students

October 22nd, 2019

On October 7th, Arnold Viersen, the Member of Parliament incumbent, and Leslie Penny, the Liberal candidate for our riding, visited Swan Hills School. The visit was the first in our Speakers Series, this one aimed particularly at Grade 9, for whom Canada’s political system is part of their Social Studies curriculum, as well as interested […]

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First Challenges for Junior Volleyball Team

September 26th, 2019

Congratulations to the junior volleyball teams who played doubleheaders Tuesday evening against Barrhead and Neerlandia at Neerlandia School. The boys played very competitive games and, although closely matched against the Barrhead team, lost their games by a few points. Wary of the Neerlandia team, which had beaten the Barrhead team earlier that evening, our boys […]

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New S-Prep Program at Swan Hills School

September 17th, 2019

Pembina Hills has a new addition to their Early Learning Preschool programs! S-PREP, a play-based learning program for 3 and 4-year-olds, is in Swan Hills School. Currently, S-PREP has a Monday/Wednesday morning class and a Tuesday/Thursday morning class. A skilled Educational Team comprised of Program Assistants, a Speech Language Pathologist, an Occupational Therapist, a Behavior Specialist, […]

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