School News

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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Rock the Diploma Preparation Courses

January 7th, 2019

Pembina Hills Public Schools has secured the services of Rock the Diploma (RTD) for January, 2019.  RTD offers Diploma Exam preparation courses to high school students.  The feedback we have received from our students who have taken the courses in the past has been very positive.  Normally, our students must travel to Edmonton or Spruce […]

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Sharing the Gift of Story

December 10th, 2018

Each December, the school library invites members of the community to share a seasonal story with library classes. This year, six readers read stories to students from Kindergarten to Grade 9. Older students don’t show it as much but it’s a rare student who doesn’t enjoy being read to. Our readers show the students that […]

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Students Hone Basketball Skills with Hoopnics Clinic

November 19th, 2018

On November 16th & 17th, thirty-one students and two student coaches attended the Hoopnics Basketball Clinic at Swan Hills School. Students enthusiastically embraced their clinic with Coach Chris Nichol. Coach Nichol is the Dean of Kinesiology at Grande Prairie College and has coached college basketball teams and operated clinics across Canada, the United States, Trinidad, […]

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Experiential CALM & CTS Program

November 6th, 2018

On September 24, grade 10 students from Swan Hills School and Barrhead Outreach School began a week-long program that allowed them to complete Career & Life Skills 20 (CALM 20), a course required for graduation, as well as 2 Career & Technologies (CTS) courses – Leadership Fundamentals 1 (HSS 1080) and Environmental Stewardship (ENS 1010). […]

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Share your thoughts on Student Citizenship

October 31st, 2018

The board of trustees is looking for input from parents, students, staff and community members on this question: As we examine the division Student Citizenship Awards, what are the most important considerations for the School Board to keep in mind? For over 20 years, the school board has presented Citizenship Awards to students in Grades […]

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