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John Ware Wellness Room

By | June 5, 2024

A wellness room is a space where students can go when they feel overwhelmed, anxious, or unable to regulate their emotions. It includes different sensory activities students can partake in to refocus their attention before they return to the classroom. Research has shown that offering students access to wellness rooms can help them regulate emotions  Continue Reading »

Senator Burns Bronco Bots

By | May 31, 2024

SPB Bronco Bots is an inclusive, extra-curricular club for students in Grades 7-9 at Senator Patrick Burns School in Calgary, Alberta. The Robotics Club includes students with interest in the technological aspects of robotics and building technology, supporting young teens who are interested in careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, Aviation, Coding, or Math. However every  Continue Reading »

Western’s Ernie Tsu Leadership Student Award

By | May 15, 2024

Over the past twenty years a wonderful community leader named Ernie Tsu has coached the SR Girls Volleyball Team at Western Canada High School alongside school staff.  This year he decided to retire from this volunteer position. To honor the unwavering commitment and leadership Ernie has exemplified, the community of parents, former students, and teachers  Continue Reading »

Nelson Mandela High School Robotics

By | May 14, 2024

The Mandela United Robotics Squadron is based out of Nelson Mandela High School in Calgary, Alberta. The Squadron consists of 4 teams: Team 7277 – The Mandela United Squadron First Unit Team 14717 – The Mandela United Squadron Second Unit Team 15259 – The Mandela United Squadron Third Unit Team 21595 – The Mandela United  Continue Reading »

Lord Beaverbrook Fitness Centre

By | April 29, 2024

We are looking to revamp/ update/ modernize our aging school fitness center to provide modern equipment and learning space for our students at Lord Beaverbrook High School. This fitness center will be used by our CTS Sports Performance classes as a main classroom space, a fitness center that will serve our whole school population through  Continue Reading »

Bowness High School Theatre Needs Your Support!

Bowness High School Theatre

By | April 16, 2024

We are raising funds to replace our aging theatre seats in our beautiful Bowness High School Theatre. The current seats are from the 1980s, and feature decaying foam, ripped fabric, broken armrests and damaged seats. Our performing arts students have created a video explaining how these new seats would enhance our theatre, and ultimately, the  Continue Reading »

Robert Thirsk High School Parent Fundraising

By | March 5, 2024

As the 2023-24 school year draws to a close, School Council would like to thank the Robert Thirsk community for all of their support. Robert Thirsk High School actively seeks ways in which to support the enrichment of programming, as well as support all students in community engagement when resources are limited. For a number  Continue Reading »

Sundance School Playground

By | February 12, 2024

Please join the Sundance School Council as we work towards building an amazing playground for our school!  Our school recently received notification that our playground has reached end of life and needs to be replaced. A new playground can cost as much as $300 000, and will be purchased with money from grants, casinos, and  Continue Reading »

Woodlands Learning Commons

By | February 9, 2024

Woodlands School is upgrading our library into a learning commons and we need your support! The Learning Commons model supports a learner-centered approach with a focus on active and collaborative engagement. A learning commons is a place that promotes: – Personalization of learning, including hands-on learning tasks; – Engagement with knowledge rather than passive consumption;  Continue Reading »

Centennial Inclusion & Accessibility

By | February 9, 2024

If you could change one thing about our school, what would it be? In 2022, two brand new Special Education programs were designated to Centennial High School. Our community has worked tirelessly to build a strong foundation of opportunities for our unique learners, but we lack the space and equipment required to meet all of  Continue Reading »