News

Acts of Kindness

Posted on December 11 2019

The tantalizing smell of cookies baking in the school kitchen had numerous students asking what was going on.  Miss Williams and her grade 4/5 class were making cookies to hand out to our community members…

Arrowwood School Snow Angels

Posted on December 10 2019

Bundled up warmly and with shovels in hand, our grade 8/9 class walked around town like angels... snow angels! They kindly shoveled sidewalks for community residents, clearing the way for easier walking…

Our Crop Fundraiser brought in over $12,000.00!!

Posted on October 10 2019

A huge thank you to all our sponsors for this years crop fundraiser! Arrowwood Lions Club Arrowwood Ag Society Grant and Kim Schalin Arrowwood Co-op Kale and Jennifer McMorris Ryan and Julie Lidstone…

Leadership Day

Posted on April 30 2019

Thank you to all who came to our 3rd Annual Leadership Day! The students once again did a terrific job in presenting the 7 Habits to our guests through speeches, skits, music and tours.  Our younger…

March is Nutrition Month!

Posted on March 27 2019

Our Nutrition Program hosted a Long Table Lunch in our school hallway on Friday, March 22nd.  We invited family members to come join their children to celebrate healthy eating in a shared meal.  The…

Pink Shirt Day

Posted on February 27 2019

Arrowwood Community School students and staff wore pink to take a stand against bullying.  We encourage you to always choose kindness!

Valentines for Vets

Posted on January 22 2019

The sounds of crafting and creativity were heard in the halls as our students created Valentines for Vets today with the help of some wonderful community members.  A huge thank you to the Buffalo Hills…

Christmas Concert

Posted on January 7 2019

Once again Arrowwood students put on a great show for parents and community members when they presented Christmas in Arrowwood.  We had a rousing round up of songs and skits punctuated with much laughter…

2018

Remembrance Day Service

Posted on November 9 2018

Arrowwood School had their Remembrance Day Service on November 9th.  It gave the students, staff and community members a chance to show their gratitude to the soldiers who fought, and continue to fight,…

Halloween

Posted on November 1 2018

Our annual costume parade that moved through the school to the tune of "Monster Mash", was full of colorful variety again.  All the students joined the costume parade and made their way to the gym where…

Terry Fox Run

Posted on October 1 2018

Once again staff, students and parents all took part in the Terry Fox Run.  It was a cooler but dry day and the participants all completed their 10km.  Some chose to run the whole way and some walked, …

MP Martin Shields Visits Arrowwood School!

Posted on May 25 2018

Martin Shields, MP of Bow River, came to Arrowwood School on May 18th to talk to the students.  MP Shields visited each classroom and spoke on the importance of government, the responsibility of voting…

Arrowwood Leadership Day!

Posted on May 8 2018

Arrowwood School Leadership Day was a huge success!! We were very fortunate to have guests from the community, Bow River MP office, Palliser School Board, Palliser Central Office, as well as parents and…

School Olympics

Posted on February 28 2018

Arrowwood Community School has been hosting their own Olympics for the students.  We started with an opening ceremony on Feb.12th where students created flags to represent their Synergy Groups. This…

Remembrance Day Contest winners from 2017

Posted on January 18 2018

A number of students from our school entered the Royal Legion Poster and Essay contest last year and we had some of them win their categories. The following students won awards: Philip Redecop - 1st place…

2017

Christmas is Blowing In!

Posted on December 18 2017

With the help of Evergreen Theatre productions, staff and students pulled off a fantastic, entertaining night!!  From evil scientists stopping the world from spinning, to a penguin and polar bear snow…

Sigmund Brouwer

Posted on November 9 2017

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…

Farm Safety Presentations

Posted on October 23 2017

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…

Arrowwood School's First Leadership Day!

Posted on April 12 2017

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,…

Arrowwood Students Take the Lead!

Posted on April 8 2017

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.…

Family Fun Night

Posted on March 1 2017

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.…

2016

Christmas Festivities

Posted on December 22 2016

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…

Extendicare Visit

Posted on December 12 2016

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…

WE Day!!

Posted on October 28 2016

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…

Students' view of Headstrong Summit

Posted on October 27 2016

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…

Classroom Champions

Posted on October 26 2016

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…

Headstrong Summit

Posted on October 4 2016

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…

Aboriginal Day Celebration at Arrowwood

Posted on June 21 2016

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…

Arrowwood Talent Show and Art Auction

Posted on June 14 2016

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…

Free the Children

Posted on June 13 2016

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…

Loose change for Fort McMurray

Posted on June 10 2016

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…

Elementary Track and Field

Posted on June 9 2016

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…

Softball tournament

Posted on June 9 2016

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…

Keep up with reading over the summer!

Posted on June 9 2016

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…

Leader in Me Parent Info night

Posted on May 12 2016

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!!

Posted on March 24 2016

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…

Taking pride in our school yard!

Posted on March 24 2016

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…

Arrowwood School in Palliser News

Posted on March 7 2016

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

Scholastic Book Fair

Posted on March 4 2016

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…

Students vs. Adults Basketball game

Posted on February 12 2016

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…