School News

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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New Staff Settling In

October 11th, 2018

Swan Hills School is pleased to welcome three new staff members for the 2018-2019 school year. Michelle Tran is the new Jr./Sr. High science teacher at Swan Hills School. She is a recent graduate from the University of Alberta, where she specialized in Physics and Math. After being inspired as a student by her own […]

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Seeking Howler Raffle Donations

October 1st, 2018

To add excitement to our annual Halloween Howler Dance (on Friday, October 26, from 7:30 – 11: 00 p.m.), the Students’ Union, in cooperation with Grizzly Cubs, is offering door prizes and hoping to set up a Raffle Table. Any prize/monetary donations would be greatly appreciated. A letter for taxation purposes can be provided to […]

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