School News

Orange Shirt Day

September 25th, 2017

On Monday, October 2nd, Swan Hills School staff and students are encouraged to wear orange shirts to acknowledge the history of Canadian Residential Schools. Indian Residential Schools existed from 1884 to 1996, and had a large and terrible effect on thousands of aboriginal children. The Canadian Government offered an apology to aboriginal people for the […]

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Students Run Well Through Inclement Weather

September 22nd, 2017

Through the cold and wet weather, our student athletes went to Westlock for a Cross- Country Race. Some notable finishes were: Kristen K, placing 10th, Rachel R. placing 7th, and Hannah B. placing 4th. Owen M., Robert S., Tayven H., Aubrey Z. and Jaysen H. all had top 15 place finishes. Great job to all […]

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Busy Night at Welcome Back Barbecue

September 22nd, 2017

September 20th may have been a chilly evening in Swan Hills, but the school’s large gymnasium was warm and cheerful as it was quickly filled with staff, students, parents, and community members who gathered for the annual Welcome Back Barbecue. Although no official count was taken, over 400 hot dogs were served, and all tables […]

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Canoeing a Hit at September Outdoor Ed

September 19th, 2017

September has proven to have great advantages when it comes to the Grades 5 & 6 Outdoor Education Camp-Out. In past years, the classes have visited Camp Warwa in the spring to get the students outside after the long winter. Although the students have always enjoyed the many activities available at that time of the […]

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Welcome Back Barbecue and Open House

September 6th, 2017

Families of our students are invited to join us on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. for a Welcome Back Barbecue and Open House. Meet the teachers as they cook and serve hot dogs, chips, a drink, and freezies. Check out the classroom displays and our beautiful school.

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New Principal Appointed

June 30th, 2017

Pembina Hills Public Schools (PHPS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Slade Sekulich as Principal of Swan Hills School effective the 2017-2018 school year. Slade is returning to Pembina Hills Public Schools from Aspen View School Division, where he served as Principal for three years at Rochester School, Kihew House School, and Maskwa House […]

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2017-2018 Back-to-School Information

June 29th, 2017

School starts: August 30, 2017 @ 8:25 School calendar Key dates for 2017-2018 Christmas break – Dec 22 to Jan 5 Teachers convention – Feb 8 to 9 Spring break – Mar 26 to 29 *Note March 30 is Good Friday and April 2 is Easter Monday Last day of school – June 28 Office […]

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Planning Ahead?

June 16th, 2017

Set dates for the 2017-2018 school year are now in our online calendar. Click “View The Calendar of Events” below. Watch for new events as they are scheduled. If you would like a paper copy of the set dates, click here.

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Thank You Swan Hills Food Bank!

June 8th, 2017

Students and staff signed a giant card to thank the Swan Hills Food Bank, who provided, prepared and served three free lunches this year. We enjoyed spaghetti, hamburgers and hot dogs on different days, each of which involved a crew of Food Bank volunteers in the kitchen for hours at a time. We hope our […]

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Pembina Hills Takes Concussions Seriously

June 1st, 2017

Pembina Hills Public Schools is committed to the health, safety and overall well-being of its students and staff. Students and staff who are supported in a healthy environment are better able to fulfill the division education goals. Research demonstrates that a concussion can have a significant impact on a student – cognitively, physically, emotionally, and […]

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