Parent Council Meeting

Posted on Sep. 21, 2023

Please join us for our first Parent Council meeting of the 23/24 school year! 

Author Visit

Posted on Sep. 26, 2023

This morning Eric Walters visited the Penhold & District Library where our grade 8 students enjoyed a spirited presentation by the acclaimed Canadian author.

TEC 1000 Dual Credit

Posted on Sep. 26, 2023

Today is the first of seven days our TEC 1000 students travel to Olds College. TEC 1000 is a required safety course and the first step into the world of trades. It is part of the Dual Credit program,…

First Acceptance!

Posted on Sep. 26, 2023

We are very excited to announce that Kassidy is our first grade 12 student who has been accepted to post-secondary! She will be studying Visual Art and Design next year at the prestigious Vancouver Film…

Terry Fox Run

Posted on Sep. 21, 2023

PCSS will be participating in the Terry Fox Run on September 28. Our school fundraising goal is $1000.00! You can bring a TOONIE FOR TERRY or donate here. 

Cross Country

Posted on Sep. 21, 2023

Our Cross Country Team is off to a busy start, attending Dawe Run and the CEAA Fun Run this week. 

Sr Girls Volleyball

Posted on Sep. 18, 2023

Our Sr VB girls had an amazing weekend growing stronger individually and as a team at the RDP tournament. They battled hard in every match playing HHHS, Raymond, St. A’s, Calgary Academy, and HJ Cody.…

Sr Golf Team

Posted on Sep. 18, 2023

Regardless of how our Sr Golf Team does at Zones today, they deserve the award for best dressed team! Good luck guys!


Posted on Sep. 15, 2023

Have questions? Need some advice? Make an appointment with Mr.Heppell!

Grade 10 English

Posted on Sep. 14, 2023

Ms. Fuentes' English 10 class was working on their image analysis skills today. Students worked in teams to analyze different album covers and lyrics to determine which lyrics possibly went with which…

Post Secondary Fair

Posted on Sep. 14, 2023

PCSS hosted our annual ELAA Post Secondary Fair yesterday. Students in grades 9-12 were able to visit booths from 25 different institutions. 

Burger Bash!

Posted on Sep. 8, 2023

We celebrated our first week back together with burgers for everyone today! Thank you to Vanessa and her team for preparing lunch for us. 

Parent Information Session

Posted on Sep. 6, 2023

Girls in Aviation Day!

Posted on Sep. 6, 2023

Girls in Aviation Day is coming up on September 23 from 11am – 5pm at the Red Deer Regional Airport! This FREE EVENT is geared towards girls 8-17, but it warmly welcomes attendees of all backgrounds…

Welcome Back!

Posted on Sep. 5, 2023

Student Welcome Back BBQ

Posted on Sep. 1, 2023

Students will get a free BBQ lunch!

Meet the Teacher

Posted on Sep. 1, 2023

This is a chance for parents to come and meet their student's teachers and tour the school. 

Another Banner!

Posted on Jun. 28, 2023

Katie's newest banner has arrived! We will hang it proudly, and think of her as she starts this next chapter of her life! Good luck Katie, and again, congratulations!

See you in September!

Posted on Jun. 27, 2023

Ford Family Scholarship

Posted on Jun. 23, 2023

Stewart and Eileen Ford came to meet this year's recipients of the Ford Family Scholarships. Congratulations to Liam Ball, Maddie Holst, Victoria Twa, Mackenzie Dupont, Devon Murfitt and Logan Windebank…

Funday Friyay!

Posted on Jun. 20, 2023

PCSS Leadership team organized a fun year end event. Students enjoyed freezies and ice cream in the morning, and an afternoon of outdoor games and music!

Mustard Seed

Posted on Jun. 14, 2023

Grade 8 Students help load the donations from their Mustard Seed campaign! 

Grade 8 Zoo Day

Posted on Jun. 14, 2023

Grade 8 Students enjoyed a beautiful day at Calgary Zoo for their year end field trip! 

Physics 20

Posted on Jun. 14, 2023

Physics 20 students went to West Edmonton Mall to do some hands on research on the science behind amusement parks!

Pig Dissections

Posted on Jun. 7, 2023

Mrs.Blair's Bio 20 class was dissecting pigs today! 

Tipi Building Day!

Posted on Jun. 7, 2023

Yesterday was tipi building day at PCSS! Clare Butterfly, along with selected students built our tipi in the cafeteria common area where it will be a fixture in our school and teachings for years to come!

Ghost Ryders Invitational

Posted on Jun. 7, 2023

PCSS students attended the 6th Annual Ghost Ryders Invitational in Delburne yesterday. It was a great day of tricks and amazing talent! 

Jr High Champions!

Posted on Jun. 6, 2023

Our Jr High Track team defended their 2J track championship last week to bring home the banner once again!

Provincial Champion!

Posted on Jun. 6, 2023

Congratulations to Katie Pasutto for not only winning a bronze, silver and gold medal at the High School Provincial track meet, but beating a long standing record for her gold medal race. She ran the…

Open House

Posted on May. 25, 2023

PCSS would like to welcome our newest Skyhawks with an open house on May 30 from 4-5! All Grade 6 families who will be transitioning to Penhold Crossing next year are welcome to come and meet the staff…

Rock Band

Posted on May. 25, 2023

Mr.Holland's Rock Band students rocked the house yesterday with their amazing performances! 

Tipi Building

Posted on May. 24, 2023

PCSS students, with the guidance of Clare Butterfly, a Knowledge Keeper and our commissioned Tipi builder, are shaving the logs for our school's Tipi!

All School Fees are Payable now!

Posted on May. 16, 2023

Please contact the school office if you have any questions or concerns about your outstanding school fees.  403-886-8604 extension 4494 Please make payment arrangements if you are not able to pay any…

Band Workshop

Posted on May. 12, 2023

Our high school band students are in Banff participating in a conducting workshop and team building activities. 

Summer School

Posted on May. 12, 2023

Summer school registration is now open.

Post Secondary Trip

Posted on May. 12, 2023

Grade 11 students had the opportunity to tour both SAIT and UofC campuses yesterday. A great way to get a glimpse into campus life as they start to make decisions for next year's applications!

Skills Canada

Posted on May. 5, 2023

Some of our students attended the Skills Canada Competition yesterday. It was a busy day filled with exhibits and information, as well as many "try a trade" opportunities! 

2023 Valedictorian

Posted on May. 3, 2023

Congratulations to Victoria Twa, the 2023 Class Valedictorian!

Rock the Diploma

Posted on May. 3, 2023

It's that time again! 

Easter Scavenger Hunt

Posted on Apr. 5, 2023

PCSS had a special visitor today! Students participated in a scavenger hunt looking for different clues that eventually led them to the Easter Bunny where everyone got Easter treats. 

Grad Banquet Tickets

Posted on Apr. 4, 2023

Banquet tickets are now available for purchase through the online payment portal until May 5. These are for both Penhold Crossing and Career High graduates. Tickets are $30.00, and each grad can purchase…

Art 7

Posted on Apr. 3, 2023

Mrs.Holland's Art students were creating masterpieces with clay today!

Mechanics 9

Posted on Apr. 3, 2023

Our Mechanics 9 students were learning how to take apart a motor during Friday's class. 

Grade 8 Foods

Posted on Mar. 31, 2023

Grade 8 Foods made pasta from scratch today! Looks delicious!

Spaghetti Dinner

Posted on Mar. 27, 2023

Last week our grad class hosted a spaghetti dinner. Thanks to everyone who purchased tickets, Vanessa, Ms.MacEachern and our amazing grads for making this such a successful fundraiser!

PCSS Leadership

Posted on Mar. 17, 2023

Our leadership team attended the Horizon Leadership Conference in Olds today. A great opportunity for growth as a leader and student!

PCSS Pi Day!

Posted on Mar. 14, 2023

Happy Pi Day!! PCSS Leadership students are handing out pies to the whole school today to celebrate National Pi Day! Thanks to Vanessa for cooking these up for us!

Grade 9 Parent Information Night

Posted on Mar. 13, 2023

Grade 8 Science

Posted on Mar. 9, 2023

Grade 8 Science students were dissecting cow eyes Wednesday. 

Snow Angels

Posted on Mar. 3, 2023

Our grade 7 and 8's have been out shoveling walks and driveways as random acts of kindness. 

Crazy Hat/Hair Day!!

Posted on Mar. 2, 2023

Parent Information Night -RDP

Posted on Mar. 1, 2023

Do you have students who are interested in learning more about a CAREERS Internship? We’ll be sharing information about the different career areas that students can explore, answering any questions…

Parent Information Night -Olds

Posted on Mar. 1, 2023

Do you have students who are interested in learning more about a CAREERS Internship? We’ll be sharing information about the different career areas that students can explore, answering any questions…

Grad Spaghetti Dinner

Posted on Feb. 28, 2023

Get your ticket today! Available from any graduate, or through your online payment account. 

Pink Shirt Day!

Posted on Feb. 28, 2023

Staff and students are celebrating kindness by wearing pink shirts today. 

Bio 30

Posted on Feb. 9, 2023

Bio 30 students were dissecting sheep brains on Wednesday!

Chem 30

Posted on Feb. 3, 2023

Chem 30 students are already hard at work this semester!

Screen Agers Presentations

Posted on Feb. 2, 2023

FCSS is presenting Screen Agers on March 1 and 2. 

Bake Sale!

Posted on Feb. 2, 2023

PYC will be having a bake sale every Thursday in February at PCSS!

Junior High Ski Trip

Posted on Jan. 19, 2023

Our Junior High Crew had a great day at Canyon yesterday!

Bio 20

Posted on Jan. 18, 2023

Students were dissecting pigs in class today!


Posted on Jan. 12, 2023

The grade 7 & 8  ski trip is Wednesday, January 18 and Friday, January 27. 

Exam Prep!

Posted on Jan. 12, 2023

Social 30 students working in study teams to prepare for their upcoming diploma exam. 

Parent Night

Posted on Jan. 10, 2023

Do you have a student in Grade 10 or 11? Parents are invited to join us for a discussion on dual credit opportunities, RAP, work experience and high school completion. Please RSVP to…


Happy Holidays!!

Posted on Dec. 23, 2022

Do you love to write?

Posted on Dec. 16, 2022

YouthWrite is offering a winter wordplay camp!

Turkey Dinner

Posted on Dec. 16, 2022

PCSS Band Program hosted a Fundraiser Turkey Dinner last night, and of course, supplied the entertainment for the evening. Thank you to everyone who purchased tickets!

Christmas Cookies

Posted on Dec. 14, 2022

Grad fundraiser cookies are ready! If you ordered through a grad, they will deliver to you. If you ordered directly through the school, you will need to make arrangements for pick up. 

Wellness Wednesday!

Posted on Dec. 14, 2022

It's Wellness Wednesday, and that means free muffins and biscuits this morning! Every Wednesday, staff and students are treated to a free snack to start their day. 

Rock the Diploma

Posted on Dec. 13, 2022

A great opportunity to prepare for exams!

PCSS Post Secondary Spotlight

Posted on Dec. 8, 2022

So, you want to be a Land Reclamation Specialist...

Dress in Christmas Colours Day

Posted on Dec. 8, 2022

Mr.Anderson pulled out all of the stops to dress festive today!

Operation Christmas Child Success!

Posted on Dec. 7, 2022

Our K&E students delivered the donations from Operation Christmas Child. Thank you to everyone who donated!

Grade 9 LA

Posted on Dec. 6, 2022

Mrs.Christie-Bill's Grade 9 LA class working on an intro activity to imagery using the 5 senses to create poetic descriptions.

Bio 20

Posted on Dec. 6, 2022

Bio 20 students were dissecting pig hearts today. 

Let's get Festive!

Posted on Nov. 30, 2022

PCSS Leadership has plans to get you in the holiday spirit this December! From festive fun to community service, this December promises to be filled with the spirit of the season.

Romeo and Juliet

Posted on Nov. 29, 2022

Miss Fuentes' English 10 class doing and interactive read aloud of Romeo and Juliet. 

Turkey Dinner Fundraiser!

Posted on Nov. 28, 2022

Our Band Program is having a turkey dinner fundraiser! All funds raised go towards trips and instrument repair/replacement. Contact a band student or the school to get your tickets today!

Go Skyhawks!

Posted on Nov. 15, 2022

Staff and students participated in our first pep rally of the year, celebrating our student athletes!

Wear a Mustache Day!

Posted on Nov. 9, 2022

Show your support for men's health and wear a mustache November 18th!

Remembrance Day Ceremony 2022

Posted on Nov. 8, 2022

Grad Cookie Fundraiser!!

Posted on Nov. 4, 2022

Our grad class is doing a cookie fundraiser until November 18! These are made by our amazing Vanessa, so you can't get much better than that! If you'd like to order, you can do it through the online portal,…

Happy Halloween!

Posted on Oct. 31, 2022

We have been having some Halloween fun over here at PCSS. On Friday, students were invited back to the school in the evening for a free Fall Fest event with games, music and food. On Monday, we had a…

A big Shyhawks Thank You!!

Posted on Oct. 28, 2022

Fall Pep Rally!!

Posted on Oct. 28, 2022

Social 20

Posted on Oct. 24, 2022

Students in Mr.Heppell's Social Studies 20 class began their two day simulation of the French Revolution on Thursday. In the simulation, students are given the opportunity to experience the three estates…

Skyhawks Leaders!

Posted on Oct. 20, 2022

Congratulations to our PCSS students who earned a Skyhawks Leader t-shirt! Students were nominated monthly as leaders by their teachers. Skyhawks Leaders show kindness, school spirit and are good role…

Dry Island Hike

Posted on Oct. 19, 2022

Our Rec Ed 9 and K&E crew were out enjoying this beautiful fall weather, hiking at Dry Island Buffalo Jump today!

Bus Drivers Needed!

Posted on Oct. 17, 2022

Awards Night 2022

Posted on Oct. 17, 2022

Penhold Crossing staff gathered with friends and family Friday evening to celebrate the outstanding achievements of our Honour Roll students. Congratulations to all!

Fall Fest!

Posted on Oct. 12, 2022

Join us for games, music, food and fun on Friday, October 28 from 4:30-6:30 pm! Get your free ticket from Mrs.Lucas in the library!


Posted on Oct. 7, 2022

Chem 20

Posted on Oct. 7, 2022

These Chem 20 students are crushing cans in a gas lab!

Gratitude Tree

Posted on Oct. 7, 2022

Grade 8 Health class made a Gratitude Tree with the things they are grateful for.  Happy Thanksgiving!

Science 8

Posted on Oct. 6, 2022

Grade 8 students had the opportunity for some hands on learning, dissecting cow eyeballs this morning!

Dress Like a Teacher Day

Posted on Oct. 6, 2022

October 5 was Dress Like a Teacher Day to celebrate World Teacher Day. Ms.Shesnuk was so proud to see these three dressed like her. 

PCSS Awards Night

Posted on Oct. 5, 2022

Please join us in celebrating our exemplary students and their hard work earning a place on the Honour Roll! October 14, 2022 at 6:00pm in the gym. 

Parent Teacher Interviews

Posted on Oct. 5, 2022

Our Parent Teacher Interviews will be on Thursday, October 20. You will be able to book an appointment with your student's teacher(s) using the "Bookings" tab on our website very soon! 

RDP Open House!

Posted on Oct. 5, 2022

Register at!  

PE 30

Posted on Sep. 29, 2022

Our PE 30 class is mountain biking in Canmore today. Some of our students also brought Orange Shirt Day, in support of National Day For Truth and Reconciliation, out onto the trails. 

World Teacher Day!

Posted on Sep. 28, 2022

Dress Like a Teacher to celebrate World Teacher Day, and all of the amazing teachers we have here at PCSS! 

Dual Credit Education Opportunities!

Posted on Sep. 26, 2022

Our Dual Credit students are on their way to Olds College today, where they will begin courses that will give them both high school and college credits. It also provides an excellent opportunity to see…

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Posted on Sep. 23, 2022

There is no school Friday, September 30, in recognition of National Truth and Reconciliation Day. Thursday, September 29 will be Orange Shirt Day at PCSS. Activities to celebrate Indigenous Peoples in…

Terry Fox Run 2022

Posted on Sep. 19, 2022

Our school gathered with Penhold Elementary School last Friday for our annual Terry Fox assembly and run/walk. PCSS raised $416.30 for the Terry Fox Foundation! Go SHYHAWKS!


Posted on Sep. 19, 2022

Our Sr Girls Volleyball Team WON the Consolation Final over Cremona 25-15 25-8!!! We play our first league game at HOME Wednesday night at 6pm vs St. Augustine from Ponoka!!!  Hope to see lots of you…

Educational and Tasty!

Posted on Sep. 19, 2022

Mr.Anderson's Science 14 class made glucose molecules out of glucose!

Day of Mourning

Posted on Sep. 16, 2022

Chinook’s Edge respectfully honours the life and legacy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Flags at our schools and offices will be flown at half-mast until after the funeral service and all official…

Post Secondary Fair

Posted on Sep. 14, 2022

Over 20 institutions came to PCSS for our annual Post Secondary Fair today. Students were able to speak directly with representatives from each institution, ask questions and take home information. 

Burger Bash!

Posted on Sep. 13, 2022

PCSS staff and students enjoyed Burger Bash once again! Vanessa and Grade 12 students prepared burgers for everyone. Parents were also invited to join in the Friday afternoon fun. 

Sr Girls Volleyball - Great Job!

Posted on Sep. 12, 2022

Our Sr Girls volleyball team had an AWESOME Tournament in Bentley on Saturday!!! We tied for second in our pool, but ended up 3rd. We beat Nipisihkopahk, split with Bentley and lost to Caroline. Then…

Parade Day!

Posted on Sep. 12, 2022

Staff and students from all three Penhold schools participated in Penhold's Fall Festival parade. 

Dungeons and Dragons

Posted on Sep. 9, 2022

PSCC has a D&D club that meets Thursdays after school! Everyone is welcome!

Post-Secondary Fair

Posted on Sep. 9, 2022

Join us for our Burger Bash!

Posted on Sep. 7, 2022

Harvest Time!

Posted on Sep. 2, 2022

Some of our K&E students were able to harvest the potatoes they planted in May!

Something new!

Posted on Sep. 2, 2022

Some of our K&E kids went to try out the fun new games in front of the multiplex today.

Chromebook Rental Program

Posted on Sep. 1, 2022

You can rent a school chromebook for the year for just $50! Click the following link, fill out the form, and bring $50 to school. Come see Mrs.Lucas in the library, and she will get you a chromebook! …

School Photos Retakes: October 27

Posted on Sep. 1, 2022

Retakes will be October 27. 

Welcome Back!!

Posted on Sep. 1, 2022

Staff and students were able to kick the year off with a Welcome Back Assembly, something that has been missing for a while now. It was great to see everyone together again!

Have a great summer!

Posted on Jun. 28, 2022

See you on September 1st!

Provincial Banner

Posted on Jun. 23, 2022

Katie Pasutto shows off the Provincial Banner for her gold medal performance. 

Penhold Crossing Hockey League Awards

Posted on Jun. 21, 2022

Mr. Heppell presented the awards for the recent PCHL tournament today at lunch. Congratulations to all of the winners!

National Indigenous Peoples Day

Posted on Jun. 21, 2022

Today is National Indigenous Peoples Day. NIPD is a dedicated day for recognizing and celebrating the cultures and contributions of the First Nations, Inuit, Métis Indigenous peoples of Canada.  More…

Celebrating Dad

Posted on Jun. 20, 2022

Staff and students celebrated Father's Day with "Dress Like Dad Day." 

The Champions!

Posted on Jun. 17, 2022

Mr.Heppell's team were the winners of the Penhold Crossing Floor Hockey Tournament! Congrats gentlemen!

Bower Ponds Fun

Posted on Jun. 15, 2022

Students were lucky enough to get a break in the rain to enjoy a fun day at Bower Ponds. 

Rockin' the House

Posted on Jun. 15, 2022

Mr. Holland's Guitar option quickly grew into so much more, as students learned to play different instruments, how to play together, and to perform in front of an audience! Most of these students had…

Exploring the Possibilities

Posted on Jun. 15, 2022

Some of our Grade 10 and 11 students were able to tour the NAIT and U of A campuses yesterday.

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Posted on Jun. 13, 2022

Some of our Horticulture students were out tending their gardens today. 

Learning How To Be a Critic

Posted on Jun. 13, 2022

Students got some hands-on experience learning how to take field notes, and what to observe while eating at our Local Cafe, Ma and Pa's!   Mrs. Christie-Bill and her students were incognito to keep…

Bringing home the Banner!

Posted on Jun. 7, 2022

Congratulations to our Jr.High Track Team for winning the banner at the CENAA track meet!

Provincial School Bus Roadeo Winner!

Posted on Jun. 7, 2022

Our very own Kelly Frere took home the top prize for this year's Provincial School Bus Roadeo! Congratulations!

Provincial Gold Medalist!

Posted on Jun. 6, 2022

Katie Pasutto competed in Provincials this past week, and placed first in her 80m hurdles! She also placed 4th in 100m and 6th in 200m! An impressive accomplishment, way to go Katie! 

Phys Ed 20/30 Hiking Trip

Posted on Jun. 2, 2022

Students had a fantastic day for a hike up to Allstones Lake in Nordegg!

Grade 9 Market Day

Posted on Jun. 1, 2022

Grade 9 students selling their wares during Market Day, back after 2 years of restrictions. 

Graduation 2022

Posted on May. 30, 2022

Congratulations to all of our 2022 Graduates, and a huge thank you to everyone who worked so hard to make the day a success!

Mental Health Week

Posted on May. 6, 2022

Students filled the sidewalks with positive messages and cheerful drawings this week to recognize Mental Health Week. 

May the 4th Be With You

Posted on May. 4, 2022

Staff and students dressed in their Star Wars gear to celebrate May the 4th. 

Science Dissection Day

Posted on Mar. 9, 2022

Mrs. MacEachern's Science class were having fun, with hands on learning dissecting cow eyes! 

Bronze for the Junior Boys Basketball Team!

Posted on Feb. 13, 2022

Congratulations to our Junior Boys Basketball team for winning a bronze metal at their tournament this past weekend! Way to go boys!

Junior High Honour Band

Posted on Feb. 11, 2022

Junior high honour musicians from across our division came together in Olds, to have a full day of rehearsal followed by a showcase concert in the evening. We’ve got three students from Penhold Crossing…

Penhold Crossing Cafeteria Menu

Posted on Jan. 3, 2022

Click here for the Cafeteria Menu & Click here to log into your student's account to pay for online credits Online Credits are available to purchase within the dates listed below: Oct 26- Nov 2     …