School News

Let’s See Whooo’s Reading

January 16th, 2020

A bulletin board in the hallway is generating some excitement from Grade 1 – 6 students who are looking forward to our third annual Whooo’s Reading Read-A-Thon. This program is a fun way to encourage daily reading and to raise money for elementary field trips. Students enjoy the online experience of outfitting their personal reading […]

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No Bus Tuesday Morning

January 13th, 2020

There will be no bus tomorrow morning – Tuesday, January 14th. There is a chance the end of day bus will go but we won’t know that until tomorrow. Stay warm!

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Basketball Bottle Drive

January 13th, 2020

Swan Hills Sr. Boys Basketball team will be coming around Sunday, January 26th from 12-3 pm to collect all your bottles. These bottle drives are a substantial fundraiser for many of our school programs and we can not thank our community enough for the support! Please SAVE YOUR BOTTLES and help support Swan Hills School […]

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Mark Your Calendar

January 6th, 2020

A very important School Council meeting will be held January 15th. Earlier this year, Pembina Hills’ school board committed to performing a ward review. Prior to electing to fill the vacancy left by trustee Nancy Keogh’s resignation, the board chose to complete the review. During the January School Council meeting, board trustees will explain the […]

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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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