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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

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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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Explore Comet Clubs

Explore Comet Clubs


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Meet the Teacher Sept 19th

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Welcome to the 2017-2018 School Year

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Have a great summer!

Sr. Girls are City champs (7)

On behalf of Robert Thirsk High School we wish everyone a safe and healthy summer!

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Congratulations Class of 2017

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Congratulations to  over 420 Grade 12 students who crossed the stage at the RTHS graduation ceremony on May 31st.  Student MCs Catherine A. and Madiha R. welcomed the large crowd at the Corral and introduced CBE Trustee Joy Bowen-Eyre, who spoke on behalf of

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Awesome Grade 10 Social Action Night

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Congratulations to our Grade 10 students and teachers who showcased their Social Action Projects at a wonderful evening event on May  24th!  This year the students completed an incredible total of 812 volunteer hours and collected $13,028.60 for various organizations in

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Jazz band workshop with Grammy-winning Saxophonist

Jazz Band Workshop With a Grammy Winner!

Our jazz band students were fortunate to take part in a jazz workshop with 2 time Grammy Award winning saxophonist and composer and current member of the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Ted Nash. It was an extremely rewarding experience for

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