School News

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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School Fees Mostly Remain the Same

September 17th, 2019

Swan Hills School’s fee schedule for 2019-2020 remains the same as last year with the exception of adjustments due to SHS joining the GCAA sports league, with the intent of ensuring more play for our student athletes as well as access to sports in which we did not previously compete. Remember that fee schedule amounts […]

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FreshGrade – Notice to Grades 4 & 5 Parents

September 9th, 2019

In Swan Hills School, Grade 4 & 5 teachers use FreshGrade to communicate with parents. The ‘new build’ is expected to be available by the end of September. What is FreshGrade? FreshGrade is an App that offers parents and guardians a view of their child’s learning. It is like a digital portfolio in which you […]

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Grizzlies Volleyball Needs You!

August 30th, 2019

This Fall Swan Hills will be competing in our Interscholastic Volleyball League and our School has more teams than ever before! We are looking for members of our community to come forward and be apart of our Swan Hills Grizzlies team by volunteering to coach our volleyball teams. We will have Jr High Boys and […]

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New Class Start Time

August 30th, 2019

In order to sync hours of operation within Pembina Hills, the timetable for classes at Swan Hills School has changed. Students will enter the school at first bell at 8:25 a.m. and will be expected to be seated in their classrooms for the start of class at 8:33 a.m. each day. Break times and the […]

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Memorial Math Award Established

June 24th, 2019

Al Freckelton was a teacher with a passion for math and a talent for passing on that love to his students. He believed that, “if a child can count to ten, a child can ‘do’ math”. Originally from Halifax, Nova Scotia, he served with the Royal Canadian Air Force, where his math skills were put […]

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Students Represent SHS at Zones

June 6th, 2019

June 4 was the Junior High Zone competition for Track and Field. Over 750 athletes from more than 25 schools in the North-Central Zone competed. Swan Hills was represented by Ella Xu in Long Jump, Emma Xu in Triple Jump, Eric McLean in 200m and Blaize Lappin in the 800m and 1500m. All of our athletes […]

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SHS Early Learning S-PREP Program 

May 24th, 2019

Swan Hills School is accepting applications for Three (as of September 1) and Four-Year-Olds for the 2019-2020 school year. S-PREP is a play-based inclusive preschool learning environment that is overseen by a certificated teacher. Our staff includes Speech and Language Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Behaviour Specialist, and trained Program Assistants to support the needs of all […]

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Olympian Inspires Students!

May 10th, 2019

Each year, as part of the school-wide Mental Health Awareness Week events, P.A.W.S. hosts a Wellness Day for our students.  This year, everyone enjoyed a presentation by 3-time Canadian Olympic Bob-Sledder, Neville Wright.  Students listened eagerly as Neville spoke at length about his journey, which began as a rising star in track and field and […]

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