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Estate Planning 101 - Informative Session

Estate Planning 101 - Informative Session

STS alumnus, Jeff Kahane, Class of 1989, Owner/Lawyer/Managing Partner of Kahane Law Office held a 30-minute session this spring on Wills and Estate Planning. Jeff provided general information, contacts, resources, and insights to navigate this critical conversation with your families and friends.   

Community resilience in the time of COVID-19

Community resilience in the time of COVID-19

Dr. Sandra Engstrom, Class of 1998, is a lecturer in social work at the University of Stirling in Scotland.  Sandra’s wrote the below article called “Community resilience in the time of COVID-19” in hopes to provide a better understanding of how to get through this pandemic. 

Beacom Family Outdoor Education Scholarship Fund

Beacom Family Outdoor Education Scholarship Fund

After travelling the world and being a part of many school communities, Mark and Sharon Beacom returned to Calgary, and were delighted to re-enroll their sons Billy ’10 and Mitchell ’13 back ‘home’ at STS. With a love of the outdoors always being a common thread in the Beacom family, both Billy and Mitchell participated in the STS Outdoor Education (OE) program.

Bravo…..STS Advancement Team

Bravo…..STS Advancement Team

We are pleased to also announce that two members (current and former staff member) of our Advancement team have been recognized by the Independent School Advancement Professional (ISAP) Board of Directors for their incredible impact on Advancement in the Independent School Sector.

Tales from Undergrad Years - Informative Session

Tales from Undergrad Years - Informative Session

Eighteen young alumni returned to STS on Thursday, February 20 to share their stories about the rewards, surprises and challenges of university life with our Grade 11 and 12 students at our annual “Tales from Undergrad Years” event. In a panel format, each alumnus spoke about how they chose their university and undergrad program, how they balance academics and social activities and their experience as a freshman.  Students had the opportunity to ask questions and acquire advice from these alumni. 

Say Yes to meaningful connections

Say Yes to meaningful connections

Our alumni community is exceptional and consists of almost 10,000 alumni, alumni parents and former faculty. The accomplishments of this group, both professionally and in the community, continue to impress me, and you can expect nothing less given the STS mission to live a life of purpose.

Announcing 2020 Distinguished Alumni Recipient

Announcing 2020 Distinguished Alumni Recipient

It is our pleasure to announce that Mr. Paul Storwick ’78 has been selected as the recipient of the Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School (STS) 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award – the highest honour the School bestows upon its alumni. 

Young Alumni Connect at Annual Pub Night

Young Alumni Connect at Annual Pub Night

STS young alumni had the opportunity to reconnect with fellow classmates and faculty at our annual Young Alumni Pub Night held December 20, 2019 at Joyce on 4th Irish Pub. 

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.