School News

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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Swan Hills School Implements 5-Star Athlete Program

May 7th, 2019

Many of us know the added struggles of being a student athlete: missed instructional time from teachers, loss of class time to complete assignments, longer days attending practice after school, and getting home past bedtime only to get up early to go to school. Many of the students, despite the additional time taken for sports, […]

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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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