School News

2017

Sigmund Brouwer

Sigmund Brouwer came to our school today and what a fantastic time all the "Story Ninja's" had! He used music and story to give us fun and practical advice on how to make sure reading and writing become the foundation to future success. He talked to…

Farm Safety Presentations

Marie Mckevitt, an instructor with Alberta Farm Safety came to our school today to give presentations to our students.  Each grade grouping spent 40 minutes with her in the library learning the importance of keeping your brain safe.  Concussion Goggles,…

Arrowwood School's First Leadership Day!

What a fantastic afternoon we had here at Arrowwood School.  The student leaders all did a terrific job in representing our school in an informative and fun way for our guests.  There were guided tours, entertainment, desserts and opportunities for…

Arrowwood Students Take the Lead!

Leadership Day an opportunity to demonstrate Leader in Me efforts ARROWWOOD — Students at Arrowwood Community School will stretch their leadership muscle at Leadership Day, from 1 to 3 p.m., April 12. The public and teachers interested in The Leader…

Family Fun Night

Family Fun Night was a great evening of laughter, games and crazy pictures.  Our School Events student leaders put it together with Hannah Smith at the helm with organizing and getting it all set up.  There was a concession with funds going to schools…

2016

Christmas Festivities

We have had a week full of Christmas cheer and festivities at school.  We started with Christmas concert practices, a lovely Christmas dinner, Secret Santa gift exchanges, a Christmas concert and to round it all off we went around town caroling!  Thank…

Extendicare Visit

The grade 5-9 students went to Vulcan Extendicare to entertain the residents with music and singing.  The grade 5-6 music class played Christmas carols on their recorders, the Grade 6/7 class performed Cowboy Christmas, and the whole group entertained…

WE Day!!

WE Day  By Rhett, Fallon, Lucia, Breena and Allen (grade 5 Leaders - first time to WE Day) We walked into the Saddledome where music was playing and kids were dancing.  At that point, we were so excited about the day!  The first thing we did was drop…

Students' view of Headstrong Summit

Conference encourages students to talk about mental illness Six students from Milo and Arrowwood Community Schools have a new appreciation of mental illness and a stronger sense of how to help others who are struggling thanks to the Headstrong Youth…

Classroom Champions

Arrowwood students partnered with Paralympic mentor Students put together a puzzle to learn the name of their Paralympic mentor during a Classroom Champions activity recently. It’s one thing to hear advice from your teacher. It’s quite another when…

Headstrong Summit

On Tuesday, October 4, three students from Arrowwood school attended the inaugural Headstrong Youth Anti-Stigma Summit at Mount Royal University in Calgary.  Put on by the Mental Health Commission of Canada specifically for First Nations, Métis and…

Aboriginal Day Celebration at Arrowwood

We had a great day celebrating Aboriginal Day at Arrowwood School.  We were able to share the First Nation's culture with various community members and students from Milo school as well.  We had an opening prayer in Blackfoot, Siksika Princess, Flag…

Arrowwood Talent Show and Art Auction

Arrowwood School students put on a talent show for their fellow students, staff, parents and community members.  There was magic, dancing, airbands and jokes! Thank you to all the students who so bravely and thoroughly entertained us - you all did a…

Free the Children

Arrowwood Students once again participated with Free the Children to make a difference in the world around us. This year the students worked hard and raised money for a variety of causes. We had popcorn sales, hot lunches, food drives, rode bikes and…

Loose change for Fort McMurray

Our students and staff brought in over $600.00 worth of loose change to donate to the victims of the Fort McMurray fire.  Ms. Prud'Homme has decided to match that amount, so Arrowwood School will be giving over $1200.00 to those who suffered from the…

Elementary Track and Field

52 of our students went to Vulcan on Wednesday June 8th to participate in the Elementary Track and Field day.  Races were run, ribbons were won and new friendships made.  It was a fun filled day for all the students.  Thank you to our parent volunteers…

Softball tournament

Eight of our Junior High students went to a softball tournament in Barons on Thursday June 9th.   They won 2 out their 3 games! Congrats team! Thanks so much to Shawna Wiebe who was their coach and spent many noon hours practicing with them. We appreciate…

Keep up with reading over the summer!

Keep up with reading over the summer! Every fall many students struggle to start school at their highest ability due to the summer months of being away. Did you know that: In the summer up to two months of reading achievement can be lost. Up to 2/3 of…

Leader in Me Parent Info night

We are having a Leader in Me Parent info night.  Please click here for more information about it.

The Great Hunt for the Golden Easter Egg!!

Once again, our annual Easter Egg hunt is on!!  Every year, on the last day before the Easter break, the staff hide Easter eggs throughout the school grounds.  And every year, the kids excitedly tear around searching for the elusive Golden Egg - THE…

Taking pride in our school yard!

The Eco Leaders on our Student Leadership Team, Elizabeth and Helena, organized a school wide clean up of our school yard.  All students got into their synergy groups and went out and cleaned up our school yard!  Bags and bags of garbage were picked…

Arrowwood School in Palliser News

Click on the picture to be taken to the write up on Palliser's website!

Scholastic Book Fair

Once again our Scholastic Book fair was a wonderful success!!! Thanks to Mrs. Kasper for all her hours of work put into setting it up, running it after school hours and taking it down. Thank you also to Christine McMorris for set up and take down help!!…

Students vs. Adults Basketball game

The grade 5-9 basketball team took on parents and staff members in an exciting game!! The game was action packed and full of laughs and quite a few foul shots too - thanks to the parents! Thanks to Deb Tharle for reffing the game. Thank you to the parents…