School News

Yearbook Sales Blitz

April 4th, 2019

Sincere thanks to the following local businesses for sponsoring the 2018-2019 Yearbook. Thanks to their generosity, the price of the yearbook will remain at $15.00. Draft Oilfield Services Ltd. W. Parker Transport Ltd. Rolly’s Hot Oiling Services Nash Steamer Vac Services Ltd. ATB Financial Swan Hills Pipe Quest & Gummows Construction Ltd. Guyes Backhoe Services […]

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Shout-out To Our Junior Athletes in Basketball & Curling!

March 20th, 2019

At the Percy Baxter Fair Play Tournament on Saturday our girls came second place and the boys Won the Sportsmanship award. At the Curling bonspiel in Westlock on Monday, Team Xu with Emma, Ella, Natalie, and Rachel won first in their pool and Team Humber with DJ, Blaize, Phillip, and Jaysen came second place in […]

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Love of Books Still Alive and Well

March 20th, 2019

With the support of our community, the 2019 Book Fair wrapped up with sales equalling 2018’s, assuring us that the love of books and reading is alive and well. Hundreds of books went home with families to be read, shared, and treasured. Thirty-two books were donated to classrooms by generous parents and friends, and the […]

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A Fun Way to Encourage the Reading Habit

March 20th, 2019

Fifty-six elementary students participated in the Swan Hills School Whooo’s Reading Read-A-Thon during February. Division One (Grades 1-3) and & Division Two (Grades 4-6) were equally represented, with twenty-eight students each. Read-A-Thons are an effective way to motivate children to find time each day for reading, a good practice that develops reading skills and helps […]

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Business Manager Recognized for 40-Years Service to School

March 13th, 2019

Irene Crozier began work at Swan Hills School in the role as a Teachers’ Assistant in 1979, after working at the Royal Bank for six years. Many will remember her working in the Teachers’ Assistants room in what is now the textbook room off the library. In 1996, she took on the position of Administration […]

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Swan Hills Students Place Well at Science Fair

March 8th, 2019

Nine Swan Hills School Students, from Grades 4 – 8, traveled to the Westlock and District Science Fair on March 6th. Seven projects in several categories were judged with the result that five of them came home with awards and will be proceeding to the Edmonton Regional Science Fair on April 6th & 7th. Jayln […]

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Come to the Book Fair!

March 6th, 2019

It’s not too early for Christmas Shopping! Come check out our annual Scholastic Book Fair, March 12-14, 2019. At the Book Fair, you’ll find a wonderful selection of quality literature for children, from the newest releases and contemporary classics, to popular series. The Highlights booklet that was sent home with students features just a few […]

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Swan Hills Brings Home Basketball Honours

March 4th, 2019

We are very proud of our 7/8 Girls’ Basketball team who came home from the Divisional Playoff Tournament with gold medals. In their final game, they beat the season leaders, Eleanor Hall School from Clyde, with a score of 24-16.The Boys’ team took the Consolation Championship with a hard-fought 32-30 win against Barrhead Composite. Coach […]

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Whooo’s Reading Now?

February 22nd, 2019

Photo: Some of our Owl Artists who have decorated an owl to celebrate at least 30 minutes of reading logged at Whooo’s Reading During the month of February, Swan Hills School’s Division 1 and 2 students are competing to see who can read and fundraise the most in “Whooo’s Reading”, an online reading program.  Once […]

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Whooo’s Reading in 2019?

January 21st, 2019

Due to the overwhelming student enthusiasm for the program last year, Swan Hills School will again be running the Whooo’s Reading Read-A-Thon for Grades 1 – 6. During the month of February, students will again have the opportunity to log all of their reading online. That includes any reading they do in school and out. […]

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