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Wrestling Team Crushes @ Provincials

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RTHS students had a phenomenal weekend in Medicine Hat at Wrestling Provincials. Our girls team overall placed 2nd in the province and our boys team placed 1st! They are all extremely excited to bring home Robert Thirsk’s first Provincial banner!

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Jazz Band Wins Gold!

Jazz Band receives gold

Congratulations to the RTHS Jazz Ensemble, and director Mr. Joel Abrams, for being the recipients of a Gold Award at the Alberta International Band Festival on March 8th!  The talented musicians received Superior ratings on their performances of “Chili Today,

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AG 101 Presentations

AG 101 Presentation (2)

Students at Robert Thirsk High School participated in the third annual Ag101 event presented by the Natural Science program in conjunction with the Ag for Life program. More than 200 participants started their day with a Made in Alberta breakfast

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Term 2 Calendars are Posted!


56 Focus Periods Left … and Counting!

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January 2018 Assessment Week(s) Schedule

assessment jan 2018


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Winter Gala


Please join us for our 5th annual fine arts Winter Arts Gala involving our fine and performing arts students! Highlights include: 6:15 Jazz Band performance in the Space 7:00 performance in the theatre featuring dance, choir, drama society, and technical

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RTHS Remembers

Thirsk Remembers (2)

RTHS Remembers In two moving Remembrance Day ceremonies over one hundred-thirty students and staff members  wrote, spoke, danced, performed,  provided technical skills and demonstrated through their time, efforts and talents how we at Thirsk honour those who served and those

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RTHS Namesake Receives CBE Honour

RTHS Namesake Receives Honour

Astronaut and University of Calgary Chancellor, Dr. Robert Thirsk, was the recent recipient of the CBE Legacy Award! The students and staff of Robert Thirsk High School are incredibly proud to be the namesake of such a highly revered Canadian.

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Srijal G. in the News!

Srijal G. in the news

Students Have Unforgettable Summer Learning Experience For six weeks this summer, nine CBE high school students had the opportunity to be part of the Heritage Youth Researcher Summer (HYRS) program at the University of Calgary. Students participated in state-of-the-art lab

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Wolf visit to RTHS

Visitor from Nature (1)

Students at RTHS participated in a wolf program supplied by the Northern Lights Wolf Centre out of Golden, B.C and were introduced to Shelley Black and one of the Center’s wolves – Flora. With Flora as a guide, Shelley was

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