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Dec 22 - January 2018 FINAL EXAM Schedule

Click on the following link to view the final exam schedule for the first semester.  Pay careful attention to the date and time of the exams you will be required to write. This document will be updated closer to final exams.  Information, such as room numbers, for English and Social Part A exams (at the 10 and 20 level) will be added. http://strathmorehighschool.com/documents/general/Jan%2...

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Nov 17 - No PowerSchool Nov 24-26.

PowerSchool will be Unavailable November 24-26. We are doing a major PowerSchool Upgrade next week - bringing us to version 11 for PowerSchool, and the latest operating system for the servers that run PowerSchool.  This is a very large update, and a major change, that has required substantial work to make it happen. It is further complicated because so many of our systems integrate with Pow...

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Nov 7 - October month in review at SHS!

October In Review by Ms. Trump October.  October.  It began with sandals, shorts, and a leftover sense of excitement from September. It ended with boots, warm jackets, snow and a sense of settling in. October always is a month with a certain transition—the ‘newness’ of the year begins to wear off and routine is established. By the end of the month some classes will be a week away from o...

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Nov 6 - Congratulations SHS Spartan Football team!

Congratulations to our Spartan Football team on receiving some awards this past weekend!  Spartan league all-stars and league major award nominees!  Top Rookie- Max Sims Top linemen- Garrett Kopp Top defensive player- Maverick Ridley Commissioners award- Dustin Thiessen... League MVP- Reid Jensen Congratulations to Max Sims on winning the top Rookie award!!!

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Nov 6 - Imaginarium Band Concert

Imaginarium, the concert by SHS Music on Tuesday, November 21st at 7 pm in the SHS Theatre. Admission is free 

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Oct 26 - Come out and support the performing arts!

Come out and support our drama students!  There will be a production called "All My Husbands" by George Feydeau and Maurice Desvallieres on December 18 - 21st nightly @ 7 pm in the SHS Theatre.  Tickets are $10 at the door or call to RSVP at 403-934-3135.

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Oct 25 - Congratulations to Brooke Paiha

Congratulations to Brooke Paiha on receiving 2 scholarship awards from the University of Calgary.  They are Copp Family Scholarship for $3550.00 and the President's Admission Scholarship for $5000.  Way to go Brooke!

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Oct 25 - Congratulations to Sabrina Kooistra

Congratulations to Sabrina Kooistra a graduate from last year now attending the University of Calgary for winning the Gerald Roberts Mortimer and Victor Emanuel Mortimer Entrance Scholarship for $1470 and President's Admission Scholarship for $2000.

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Oct 20 - SHS is hosting 3A volleyball provincials Nov. 23-25

SHS is hosting 3A volleyball provincials November 23 - 25.  We are currently looking for scorekeepers, linesmen, lineswomen, students to work the gate, and student trainers.  If you are able to volunteer see either Mr. Hintz or Mrs. Westgard.  SERVICE HOURS!!

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Oct 20 - Siksika Crisis meeting with students today at 1:00

Siksika Crisis is coming to meet with Siksika students today at 1:00 pm.  This meeting is regarding the recent fire on Siksika Nation.  This meeting will be in room 214.

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Oct 19 - Acting Associate Principal Appointment Announcement - Strathmore High School

The Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Mertz to the position of Acting Associate Principal of Strathmore High School effective October 23, 2017. Kevin holds a B.Ed. – Secondary Education from the University of Alberta, a B.Sc. – Biological Sciences from University of Lethbridge and is currently enrolled in a Masters of Education Degree in Educa...

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Oct 17 - Student Achievement on the Rise in Golden Hills

For Immediate Release - Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Students in the Golden Hills School Division are performing well and continue to improve in many areas according to the most recent results on the 2016-2017 Provincial Achievement Test and Diploma Examinations. “Our focus is students who are gaining the skills to become strong collaborative critical thinkers, problem solvers, innovators an...

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Oct 17 - Results for the 2017 School Board of Trustee Election

For Immediate Release - Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - Golden Hills School Division is pleased to announce the Board Trustees Ward 1 Three Hills, Torrington, Huxley, Trochu and Area – Barry Kletke – Incumbent - Acclaimed Ward 2 Acme, Carbon, Linden and area –  James Northcott - Acclaimed Ward 3 Drumheller – Justin Bolin -Elected Ward 4 Strathmore (2 Vacancies) – Robert Pirie...

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Oct 9 - September in Review

September is/was back to School (It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year) The anticipation that goes into the first day of school never really seems to change and that (surprisingly to some) holds true in a high school.  The administration comes in for a few days before the teaching staff arrives in anticipation of the work and preparation that will be required.  Teachers, of course, come...

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Aug 30 - Spartan Football Booster Club Parent Meeting!

Spartan Football Booster Club Parent meeting is Wednesday, September 6th at 6:00 pm in Mr. Hargrove's Room #120. All parents please attend!

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Aug 30 - Kids Plus Accident Insurance

For your convenience, we’ve made arrangements for families to voluntarily purchase student accident insurance through the Kids Plus™ Accident Insurance program, underwritten by Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc (iA Financial Group). Kids Plus™ Accident Insurance offers protection against the unexpected costs of injury from accidents and is especially valuable for fa...

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Jun 22 - Summer Work Experience!!

If you have a summer job and would like to earn Work Experience credits, please email Mrs. Galandy at karen.galandy@ghsd75.ca or come in and see her in Student Services before June 30. You can earn from 3 - 15 credits over the summer through this program.     These credits help with    a) earning 30-level credits for graduation    b) earning total credits for graduation  ...

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Jun 12 - SHS Grade 10, 11 and 12 Honour Roll students

Congratulations to all of our SHS Grade 10, 11 and 12  Honour Roll students!  

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Jun 8 - Breakfast of Champions spring 2017

Congratulations to our SHS Breakfast of Champions that were honoured on May 31st.  Students are choosen by their individual teachers.  Picking a champion is left up to the discretion of the teacher.  Champions can be choosen for improving their marks or achieving high grades.  Others are picked because of sports or hard work.  Some are choosen for overcoming difficulties or challenges outside...

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Jun 5 - Strathmore High School Lockdown

Earlier this afternoon, Golden Hills and CTR Catholic received information about an individual in the community that may present a potential threat. The RCMP are investigating. As precautionary measure, Golden Hills and CTR Catholic schools in Strathmore are under lockdown.  Our students and are all safe and calm, we appreciate your patience and we'll continue to update you as we have more inform...

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May 31 - Congratulations to Vanessa, Kelsi and Kylie for being selected for SHOW OFF 2017...

Three of our students, Vanessa Bolinger, Kelsi Johnson and Kylie Cunnington-Webb, have been selected to show their work as part of an exhibition entitled Show Off at the Illingworth Kerr Gallery at the Alberta College of Art & Design. This is a highly competitive juried show that was open to student artists from across Alberta and the Northwest Territories. We've never had 3 students selected in t...

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May 31 - Year End BBQ June 9

The yearend BBQ this Friday, June 9. There are rugby games at 11:00 and 1:00 that classes can go watch, as well as a petting zoo, burgers, a pie eating contest, and a slip n' slide. Make sure that you come out to show Spartan Pride!  

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May 18 - Spring 2017 Curriculum Survey

It is an exciting time in our province as Alberta Education continues its development of a student-centered provincial curriculum that will enrich students’ lives and prepare them for careers in a diversified and global economy and society. This spring, Alberta Education is looking to Albertans to participate in a validation process where education stakeholders will be able to provide their refl...

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May 15 - Parent Survey - 2016-2017- Family School Community Resource Counseling Program

As a program we are interested in your feedback about the Family School Community Resource Counseling Program offered in your school. Completing this survey is voluntary and you may choose to NOT answer all of the questions. All responses that you provide will be managed in accordance with the Freedom of Information of Privacy Act. In order to maintain anonymity all information you give us will re...

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May 4 - SHS wins three awards at drama zones

SHS held Zone Five Drama Zone Festival from April 27-29.  SHS performed Hometown Glory and The Babysitter by Laura Woodward. Numerous awards were handed out and SHS took home 3 different awards.  Ainsley Sorenson won an honorable mention for her Power Point projection design for Hometown Glory.  Tanya Shypth received the President's award for her technical guidance for all schools participating...

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Mar 3 - IMPORTANT: Information Letter for Parents/students from AHS Re: Mumps

Dear Parents/students.  Please see the attached information letter from Alberta Health Services regarding mumps and the recent outbreak. http://strathmorehighschool.com/documents/general/Mumps Letter from AHS for Parents English_1.pdf

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Mar 1 - SHS Accountability Survey

On Monday our Grade 10 students will log in and take the annual accountability survey.  Here is the link to the survey. https://public.education.alberta.ca/apos/ 

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Feb 14 - MetoWe Fundraiser

MetoWe Club will be selling Rafiki Bracelets this week for $10 each. They are handmade in Kenya and the proceeds go to support our charitable projects!!  

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Feb 7 - Technovation Survey

A team of SHS girls are involved with the Technovaiton Challenge (http://technovationchallenge.org/) and need your input! We need people to do a survey created to help them with market research for an App we are developing. The App being developed has a personal safety component, and we are researching what people would pay for it. We would really appreciate it if you would fill out the survey at...

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Feb 6 - All SHS badminton players!

For all SHS badminton players, practices for this week are on Monday and Wednesday at 3:30.  Please note your $125 fee will be required by the end of February.  Cheques are made payable to Strathmore High School.

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Jan 11 - Glee Choir. Everyone is Welcome!

After school Glee Choir will meet Mondays after school and Thursday morning and will begin with a full day workshop on Monday, Jan 30 from 9-3. Everyone is welcome. Please see Mrs. Bertsch for more info. There will be a short meeting today at noon in the library.

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Jan 9 - Bisons perform well during the Macs Tournament

Congratulations to our Bisons who performed well during the Macs Tournament over the holidays. They emerged undefeated in round robin but unfortunately lost in the semi final game. Yesterday they were back to their winning ways by defeating the Calgary Royals 5 to 1. Way to go Bisons. We are very proud of you. The Bisons play at home Friday, January 13 @ 8:00 vs Calgary Flames and Sunday, Jan 15 @...

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Dec 22 - SHS has talent!

Wow!  Great job to all the students that participated in the talent show.  Have a Merry Christmas everyone!

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Dec 21 - Stunning murals that Ms. Roberts Art 30 class completed at Sagewood

Ms. Roberts Art 30 students have completed 2 murals at Sagewood on the 2nd floor dementia unit.  They are absolutely stunning.  There was so much gained from this particular project and the work that the students did is outstanding.   Thank you Ms. Roberts for helping out our Community!

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Dec 19 - SR Girls Basketball team has a great weekend.

Congratulations to the Sr. Girls Basketball team for a great weekend of basketball. You played as a team and it showed in winning the tournament. Way to go girls!!!  They have 2 home league games this week.  Tuesday, December 20 at 5:30 vs NDC and Wednesday, December 21 at 5:30 vs HTA.  Go Spartans Go.

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Dec 16 - SASSEE

SASSEE stands for Student Advocates for Safe Spaces Everywhere for Everyone! We meet every Tuesday at lunch in room 113 to discuss a variety of topics. We also host a variety of fun activities that include board gaming, potlucks, charades, movie day, and more! We only have one more meeting left in 2016, but will resume in 2017. If you, or someone you know wants to be part of the discussion for cre...

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Oct 24 - Sport Psychologist - Doug Swanson speaking to SHS athletes Oct. 28 @ 10:00 am

Sport Psychologist Doug Swanson will speak to all Strathmore High athletes Friday, Oct 28 @ 10:00 am in the SHS Theatre.  Doug brings an impressive resume.  Since 1996 he has worked with Elite Hockey Alberta Players, as well as organizations including Ringette, Volleyball, Basketball, Golf, Track and Field, Equestrian, Vaulting, Rugby, Swimming, Synchronized Swimming, Curling, Red Deer College K...

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Oct 21 - Government of Alberta Fall 2016 Online Provincial Curriculum Survey

Direct link Government of Alberta  Fall 2016 Online Provincial Curriculum Survey:  http://curriculumsurvey.alberta.ca.   Parents/Guardians: Have a say in the future of your children’s education We want to give all students the best possible start in life so that they can meet the demands of living in the 21st century. Alberta Education is moving forward in the development of...

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Oct 18 - Parent Council

Interested in making a difference!  Want to get involved with Strathmore High School!  Then consider joining the Parent Council.  First meeting to be held on Tuesday, November 1 at 7:00 at the Strathmore High School.  Please contact Kyle Larson for more information at 403-934-3135.

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Oct 13 - Parent Teacher Interviews

Thank you to everyone who was able to attend Parent Teacher Interviews last night!  Our next parent teacher interview will be on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 5:00 pm at SHS gymnasium.  This is a great opportunity to meet your childs teacher, ask questions and get connected with the school!  Also, we have one-on-one instruction on how to log into Powerschool so you can follow your childs grade...

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Oct 7 - Student Achievement continues to improve in Golden Hills

Students in the Golden Hills School Division are performing well and continue to improve in many areas according to the most recent results on the 2015-2016 Provincial Achievement Test and Diploma Examinations. “We are very pleased to see continued increases again in this year’s student achievement results” said Bevan Daverne, Superintendent of Schools. Many of our Achievement test and Di...

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Oct 5 - Community Work Day

Thank you to all businesses and individual employers who hired a student for the day! Also, special thank you to Strathmore High School students who fullfilled their work employment. This is an excellent opportunity for students to receive valuable work experience and make important contacts with members of the community.    We are proud to say that over $10,000. was raised!  All monies raised...

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Sep 30 - Terry Fox - Cake Auction

Cake Auction - Thank you to everyone who participated with the cake auction today in order to raise funds for Terry Fox Foundation!  It was an overwhelming success.  Raising $3000.00! Way to go Strathmore High!

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Sep 29 - Frame of Fame

Attention Teachers and Students - Frame of Fame - We are running Frame of Fame again this year. This is where we recognize a student who does good. We take in nominations and draw a name. We are hoping to change our Frame of Fame board every 2 weeks.  The Frame of Fame student will get their picture on our board, an assigned parking spot (if they drive) and lunch.  Please click on the attached...

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Jun 30 - June 2016 Exam Schedule

The June 2016 Exam schedule has now been posted. It can be found by clicking on the link below, or you can check one of the many printed copies posted around the school. If you have any questions or conflicts, please see your teacher ASAP! Link to June 2016 Exam Schedule. Last Update: June 10th, 2016

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May 13 - Parent Survey - 2015-2016 - Family School Community Resource Counseling Program

As a program we are interested in your feedback about the Family School Community Resource Counseling Program offered in your school. Completing this survey is voluntary and you may choose to NOT answer all of the questions. All responses that you provide will be managed in accordance with the Freedom of Information of Privacy Act. In order to maintain anonymity all information you give us will re...

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Apr 18 - 2016 Spartan Pride Video

SHS would like to present our 2016 Spartan Pride video. Thanks to everyone who participated in and organized the video shoot. It was great fun!

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Mar 24 - January 2016 Diploma Results

The school results from the January 2016 round of Diploma exams have been posted. You can view the summary for SHS by clicking here.

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Mar 24 - SHS Students Qualify for Cisco Netriders Competition

Two SHS students, Samuel Mckenzie and James Bartlett, have qualified to advance to the Round 2 finale of the Cisco Networking Academy NetRiders USA and Canada 2016 IT Essentials Competition. There is only one other Alberta High School that qualified, and only one other Canadian province had qualifying students, Quebec. This is quite an achievement for us! Prizes include a CompTIA A+ Certif...