Happy 50th Anniversary STS!

Happy 50th Anniversary STS!

50 years ago, it all began with an idea. In 1971, a group of forward-thinking, courageous leaders and educators broke ground on a new campus in a remote, rural area just south of Calgary, Alberta. Little did they know that this tiny school with big ideas would go on to become the gold standard of independent private education in Canada − and around the world. The STS of today is the result of five decades of vision, hard work, commitment, and love.

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Paying it Forward

The sense of community at Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School (STS) is deep, crossing multiple generations. Todd and Esther Worsley say they are “big fans 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.

Outstanding results at the International Independent School Public Speaking Championships (IISPC)

Arbaz Q. ’21, Max C. ’20 and Kirk S.’ 20 participated in the International Independent Schools Public Speaking Competition (IISPSPC) at Buckingham, Browne and Nichols School in Boston, MA last week. This is the largest public speaking competition in the world with 44 schools participating from Canada, the United States, Bermuda, India, Peru, South Africa, South Korea, and the United Kingdom.

The faculty mentorship program at STS

The faculty mentorship program at STS was introduced in 2006 in order to formally mentor new faculty and guide their induction into the school community over an extended period, as they begin their careers at STS. 

25 questions to help you choose the right school for your child

In Alberta, we are fortunate to have an abundance of educational opportunities and school choice. Even amongst the independent school options, there is a wide variety of missions, programs, and focus-areas. To help you set your child on the right path, we've taken a step back and compiled this objective list of questions you can use to evaluate each school you are considering.

Grade 5 students become stewards of the land

Grade 5 classes recently made their annual trek to the Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area to learn more about becoming Stewards of the Land. Students developed a strong awareness that the Cross Conservation Area represents a significant attempt to take action to make our world better, and that the Cross family are true Stewards of the Land.

Inspired by Possibility

The story of STS has always been one of courageous vision and action. For over 100 years beginning with our founding schools, we’ve looked for fresh possibilities for a well-rounded, inspiring education – and made them a reality.

Saying yes to an environment fostered by hospitality

Saying yes to an environment fostered by hospitality

When we think of belonging, we often associate our need to belong with our immediate environments – our peers, teachers and family. At STS, your sense of belonging is not complimentary to your experience, but rather a value that is embedded throughout your time as a student.