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Alumni Offer Advice at Speed Mentoring Event

Alumni Offer Advice at Speed Mentoring Event

On Friday, November 1, 2019, the STS Alumni Association hosted its 9th annual Senior School students and Alumni Speed Mentoring Event.  Twelve alumni mentored and advised Senior School students about what to expect in university, and the professional working world that follows post-secondary education.  Our mentors represented various backgrounds that extended to accounting, medicine, engineering, law, strategic planning, investment, dentistry, entrepreneur, and business.

The Worsleys: A legacy of generations

The Worsleys: A legacy of generations

Reg Worsley has been giving to Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School (STS) in one way or another for well over 30 years. At first, it was an annual donation as a parent of two students. Most recently, he decided to include STS in his estate planning. And there’s been a lot of thoughtful giving in between. 

Read your copy of the 2019 Optimum Magazine today!

Read your copy of the 2019 Optimum Magazine today!

Our much-loved annual magazine is available online! Inside this year's edition of Optimum magazine you’ll find stories about inspiring alumni Taryn Plater '13, Rajen Ruparell '01, Merdith Laurence '87, Matthew Bromwich '93, Shaun O'Brien '90 and Sloan Pipella-Clark '81.

STS Homecoming Celebration and Family Fall Fair 2019 - Another Great Success!

STS Homecoming Celebration and Family Fall Fair 2019 - Another Great Success!

The STS community came together Saturday, September 21, 2019 for the Homecoming Celebration and Family Fall Fair, which took place this year outside in our beautiful new courtyard. This STS tradition, put on in partnership with the STS Alumni Association and POSTS, brought together alumni, alumni parents, and alumni staff and their families, along with STS families. We had beautiful weather for this event and the record crowd thoroughly enjoying the festivities.

Rajen Ruparell '01: Thinking outside the box

Rajen Ruparell '01: Thinking outside the box

For having developed something that comes in a box, STS alumnus Rajen Ruparell '01 is an outside-the-box-thinker. Rajen is the Chairman and Co-founder of Endy, the Canadian mattress company that ships directly to cusotmer's doors.

Fun was had by all at the 11th annual Alumni Stampede Party!

Fun was had by all at the 11th annual Alumni Stampede Party!

Our STS Alumni Community came together on Monday, July 8th for our annual Stampede Party at Sunterra Market downtown Calgary. Alumni of all ages joined alumni parents, faculty and staff for a fun evening of reconnecting and reminiscing in what has become an STS alumni summer tradition.  You can see the photos on the STS Alumni Facebook page.  Don't forget to like the page to tag yourselves and your friends!

Next year's STS Alumni Stampede Party will be held on Monday, July 6, 2020.

Paying it Forward

Paying it Forward

The sense of community at Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School (STS) is deep, crossing multiple generations. Todd and Esther Worsley say they are a “big fan of the STS community” not only for the great education in the classroom, but for the caring relationships that develop between teachers, staff, and students.

It starts with cultivating interests

It starts with cultivating interests

One may not normally think of tax law as a global community-minded profession, but STS alumna Miriam (“Ria”) Paul Thacker ’94 has made her role at Google just that. 

STS Celebrates its 12th Annual Calgary Alumni Dinner

STS Celebrates its 12th Annual Calgary Alumni Dinner

On Thursday, May 9, 2019 we held our 12th Annual Alumni Dinner at Gasoline Alley in Heritage Park.  Over 215 members of the STS community came together to honour our 2019 Distinguished Alumna, Mrs. Sloan Pipella-Clark ’81, long serving retiree, Ms. Carrie Duncan-Moore, and retiring employees,Ms. Maureen Beddome and Ms. Karen Foley.

STS Grade 11 Panel Discussions with Alumni and Parents – April 24, 2019

STS Grade 11 Panel Discussions with Alumni and Parents – April 24, 2019

On Wednesday, April 24, 2019 our Grade 11 students had the opportunity to participate in educational panels with STS alumni and parents, who are established in their chosen career.  The main focus of these panels was the path each alumnus and parent took to get to where they are now. It was abundantly clear that finding a career is most often not a linear path. 

National Volunteer Week 2019

National Volunteer Week 2019

STS volunteers have always been at the top of the list of resources that we draw upon to make our School a success. The impact of our volunteers is broad and deep as their work supports everything from student learning to governance. 

Toronto Alumni Social, April 8, 2019

Toronto Alumni Social, April 8, 2019

A good time was had by all at the STS alumni social, Monday, April 8, 2019 held at the Duke of Devon, downtown Toronto.  Lots of laughs, reminiscing, and reconnecting with fellow alumni and faculty was enjoyed.   

Speech Day 2019

Speech Day 2019

On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, students, alumni, parents, faculty and staff participated in one of the oldest traditions at STS – Speech Day. Throughout the day, Middle and Senior School students delivered performances in a number of categories including musical theatre, radio newscast, impromptu, poetry recitation, interpretative reading, persuasive speeches, solo and duo acting.