IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Final Exams and Calgary Transit 700 Routes - During the Final Exams, the Calgary Transit 700 routes will come to SWC at the regular times. The afternoon routes to Edgemont, Hamptons and Sherwood will be cancelled. The route to Nolan Hill will be available at the usual times.
Student Drop Off - Students being dropped off on 52 Ave near Northland Drive are creating very unsafe conditions. Please have your parents drop you off in the shopping centre parking lot or east of the barriers along 52 Avenue. The East doors near Cosmetology are open early in the morning.
German is spoken all over the world. Click on the map and discover where!
Bilingual Benefits: Is it worth the trouble of learning French anymore? Click here for an interesting article.
School Store - Open Tuesdays during tutorial and lunch break.
Churchill Chronicle (school newspaper) is now available.
First Issue: Now here!
Phrase of the week:
French: Les examens!! Youpi! (layzegzamehn Youpee) Examen time! Yippeeee!!
German: Toi, toi, toi für die Prüfungen! Viel Glück!
Latin: Vívere tota vita discéndum est.
Spanish: ¡Buena suerte en los exámenes! => Good luck in your exams!
Chinese: 三人行，必有我师。/ 三人行，必有我師。
sān rén xíng, bì yǒu wǒ shī
Parents/guardians: Due to Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), if you want to keep receiving electronic messages from our school on commercial topics such as student fees and field trip costs, you need to subscribe online.
In addition, if you want to receive any text messages from our school, you need to opt-in by texting the word YES to the six-digit number 724665.
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SWC School Master Calendar
(print friendly by Google)
Churchillian - Daily Bulletin
Athletic Weekly Schedule
Click above on School Calendar, Daily Bulletin or Athletic Weekly Schedule for further details.
Please remember to scroll down.
Grade 12 Graduation Photos - Be sure to visit LifeTouch to book your sitting. The sitting fee is listed as $40.00 for a series of photos. You are not required to purchase a package, but must still book a grad photo (free of charge) for the yearbook. Photos will be taken January 12 - 26, 2017
January 16 - Jauary 31 - Final Exams Click here for the schedule
January 16 - January 31 - Calgary Transit 700 Routes - During the Final Exams, the Calgary Transit 700 routes will come to SWC at the regular times. The afternoon routes to Edgemont, Hamptons and Sherwood will be cancelled. The route to Nolan Hill will be available at the usual times.
January 19 - Grade 9 Tours and Evening Open House 6:00 - 8:00 pm Click here for more details.
January 24 - School Tour - 3:00 pm - We invite grade 9 students and their parents who are interested in attending SWC and who are unable to come to our Grade 9 Tours and Open House to call the school and book a tour for Tuesday, January 24 at 3:00 pm. Tours will be led by our Principal, Mr. Rajan, our IB Coordinator, Mr. Johnson or Assistant IB Coordinator, Mrs. Miller. We will be able to show you our school and perhaps answer your questions about transition from Grade 9 to High School at SWC. To book please call: 403 289 9241 ext. 2415.
January 25 - 9:00 am - International Student Orientation - Please click here for schedule.
January 27 - Non Diploma Course Mark Appeal Day
January 27 - 9:00 - 1:00 - Grade 10 Textbook Pickup - You must have a current ID Card
January 30 - 9:00 - 12:00 and 1:00 - 3:00 - Grade 11 Textbook Pickup - You must have a current ID Card
January 31 - 9:00 - 12:00 and 1:00 - 3:00 - Grade 12 Textbook Pickup - You must have a current ID Card
February 1 - Second Semester Begins
February 1 - 8:55 am - Home Room - Report Cards and updated Timetables will be distributed.
February 1 - 7:00 pm - School Council - Find out what post-secondary institutions value in their students beyond the marks.
February 3 - Non-Instructional Day - No Classes
February 16 & 17 - Teachers' Convention - No Classes
February 20 - Family Day - School Closed.
2017 - 2018
Registration has begun. Click here for CBE details.
Or call SWC office
at 403 289 9241 ext 2415
SWC School Development Plan - New for 2016
New Area IB Powerpoint for Grade 9 students! click here
(instructional school days)
Mon to Thurs 7:45 am - 3:30 pm
Friday 7:45 am - 1:45 pm
Key to Alberta Diploma & Grading System. Click here for a very helpful article.
myBlueprint - click here for education and career planning help.
ID CARDS REQUIRED! SWC students are required to have their current year picture ID CARDS with them as long as they are in the building.
Student Handbook - Student are advised to read this year's student handbook which covers everything you need to know about life at Sir Winston Churchill High School including important dates. and important dates.
Athletics Authorization Form- for students wishing to tryout!
Alberta Education - myPass and Transcript Changes. Please click here for details.
Alberta Health Services: Resources for Schools and Teachers - click here for details
IMPORTANT CBE INFORMATION
All In for Youth is a citywide initiative focused on school completion. Its goal is to reduce the high school dropout rate in Calgary by 50% by 2017. Developed by United Way of Calgary and Area, All In for Youth is guided by three principles: Keep youth in school, bring youth back and connect youth to continuing education.