School News

2017

Important

Please be advised we are currently on a Hold & Secure. Exterior doors are locked, classes are operating as normal, no one is permitted to enter or leave the building. We will update as info becomes available. Please refrain from calling to keep our lines…

Picture Day Retakes

Picture Day Retakes Thursday, November 16. Order forms are available at the front office. 

Cosmetology Services

The Hilltop High School Cosmetology class is a fantastic way to earn credits and learn life skills. Hair styling, makeup/theatrical makeup, skin care, waxing, hair cutting, hair coloring, nail art, pedicures and manicures are just a few of the things…

One week until parent/teacher interviews!

Thursday, October 19 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm Parent/Teacher Interviews Parent/Teacher Interviews will be held on Thursday, October 19th ONLY. Interviews will be held on a drop-in basis from 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm. Parents of Grade 9 students are encouraged to contact…

Change in transportation services

September 27, 2017   Dear Parents and Guardians,   RE: Students riding Whitecourt school busesStudent transportation services in the community of Whitecourt have been significantly impacted by the re-location of the new St Joseph School. Transporting…

Meet the Staff Night

Meet the Staff Night tonight at 6:00 pm! Friends of Hilltop Parent Council Meeting to follow at 7:00 pm. Everyone Welcome! 

Key Study Guides to Order

Key Study Guides are an excellent resource in helping students prepare for exams. Deadline to order is Friday, September 22nd. Please click the link to print an order form. Key Study Guide 2017

Important Message from Alberta Health Services

Important Message from Alberta Health Services

First Day Back to School

Welcome to Hilltop Grade 9's, we are so excited you are here! It is going to be a great year! We encourage everyone to get involved in the many opportunities Hilltop has to offer, such as; Student Council, Humanitarian Society, Yearbook Club and so much…

Presenting the 111 graduates of 2017!

Hilltop Jr/Sr High School proudly presents the 111 graduates of 2017! From your first day as a Charger to your adventures as a senior, and everything in between, we are honoured to have been a part of your journey and wish each and every one of you…

Merit's Makeover

Merit's Marvelous Makeover nears completion! The final touches are happening at the Repeat Boutique now as students finalize their projects. Websites are designed and business cards printed. Shelving and cupboards are installed and painting continues.…

Forum for Youth 2017-2018

Forum for Youth 2017-2018

Encounters with Canada 2017-2018

Encounters with Canada 2017-2018

Boston Pizza Fundraiser

Hilltop has partnered with Boston Pizza to offer this unique fundraiser. All you need to do is eat at Boston Pizza any time before July 3rd, 2017, save your receipts and bring them to the front office at Hilltop. Thank you in advance for your support! 

Hilltop Media

The Hilltop Media Studio has been in charge of taking photographs of the Wolverines hockey team for years now and we are excited to showcase the work of our very own Grade 11 student Raul Lopez. Raul came to Hilltop this year from Spain and has been…

Merit's Marvelous Makeover Update

Breaking ground with Merit's Marvelous Makeover project. Installation of shelving and painting begins at the Repeat Boutique.

Grad Class 2017 Annual Senior Supper

On March 30th the graduating class of 2017 held their Annual Senior Supper. This Hilltop tradition has been going on for 30 years and allows our grads to give back to their elders with a home cooked meal. Thank you to the the seniors in attendance who…

Indigenous Shining Student Awards

Congratulations to these amazing students who were chosen nominees for the Indigenous Shining Student Awards. We are so proud of your accomplishments, you are great ambassadors for Hilltop! 

Special Guest at Hilltop

On March 30, 2017 we were thrilled to have a special guest, Whitecourt-Ste. Anne MLA, the Honourable Oneil Carlier tour Hilltop. Assistant Principal Lesia Hleck guided the tour, along with Northern Gateway Public Schools Superintendent Kevin Andrea…

You're Invited

Thursday, April 6 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm Parent/Teacher Interviews will be held on Thursday, April 6th ONLY from 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm on a drop- in basis. Please be advised that Mr. Babiuk and Miss. Mehl will not be available for  interviews as they will be…

Career Exposure Summer Boot Camps July 4-14

Northern Gateway Public Schools is offering a unique opportunity for students in grades 9-12 to gain exposure to various careers, as well as earn High School credits. Read more about it here and register online today! 

Need Help with Math?

Students looking for a little extra help with Math should check out the free website mathmaster.org. An excellent resource of Math videos in a variety of topics for all levels of learning, including university level Math. 

Technical Difficulties

Please be advised we are experiencing some minor technical difficulties with ParentPortal in PowerSchool for Grade 9 students. We hope to have this issue resolved as soon as a possible and apologize for any inconvenience.

" Get Reel " Video Contest

  Recently the Town of Whitecourt presented $750.00 to the first place winners in the Alberta Crime Prevention “Get Reel” video contest. The anti-drug video with a powerful message on the dangers of Fentanyl was created by a group of four Hilltop…

Rupertsland visits Hilltop

Thank you Rupertsland for coming to Hilltop and explaining to our Metis students the many opportunities available to them within post-secondary, summer employment and summer camps. 

Attention Grade 9 Parents/Guardians

There will be an important information meeting on March 2nd, 2017 at 7:00 pm in the Hilltop Auditorium regarding timetabling and programming. Are you unsure what the difference is between Math10C and Math 10-3? Would you like more information on post-secondary…

Attention Grade 10 Parents/Guardians

Accountability Pillar Surveys are in! Please complete your surveys by February 24th. Your participation is valuable regarding your child's school experience and success. Thank you in advance. 

Merit's Marvelous Makeover Update

With semester two now underway, so is Merit’s Marvelous Makeover at Repeat Boutique. Merit Contractors, Repeat Boutique and NGPS have partnered together for an incredible opportunity which will benefit both the community, as well as, contribute to…

Merit's Marvelous Makeover

More on Merit's Marvelous Makeover.      

2016

Merry Christmas from Hilltop High

Our sincerest sympathy

On behalf of the staff and students at Hilltop High School we wish to express our deepest condolences to the family and friends involved in yesterday’s tragic events. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Counsellors are available for…

Community Partnership with Repeat Boutique

Students will be partnering with Repeat Boutique for an incredible opportunity to benefit both their education and the community. For more information please click here

RAP Scholarships

Congratulations to the 4 students who received $1000.00 scholarships from Careers: The Next Generation for RAP (Registered Apprenticeship Program). The award winners pictured below are Tyson Soch of Millar Western (woods division) and Alex Slobodian…

2016 DQ Classic Basketball Tournament

Hilltop Drama Productions

Loran Scholars Foundation

Congratulations to Etienne de Jongh on being selected as a semi-finalist by the Loran Scholars Foundation! Etienne will attend regional interviews in Edmonton on December 3rd as part of the selection process for the Loran Awards, Canada’s largest and…

Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Our school has been chosen to take part in Health Canada's 2016/2017 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey (CSTADS). CSTADS asks students questions about tobacco, alcohol and drug use, bullying, mental health, and school connectedness. In…

Friends of Hilltop Parent Council

Please join us in welcoming our new Friends of Hilltop Parent Council Executives for the 2016-2017 school year. Chair- Tammy Dickson Vice Chair- Avy Fast Secretary- Amber Borg Treasurer- Judy Watson and Niki Underwood Please note there will be no scheduled…

U of A visits Hilltop

We are thrilled to welcome the University of Alberta to Hilltop, who will be here on Wednesday, November 23rd for a presentation for our Sr. High students.

Football Highlights

Congratulations to Etienne de Jongh who was recently awarded the most valuable defensive player for the season by the Mighty Peace Football League. An impressive accomplishment considering there are hundreds of defensive players in the league. Well done…

Parent Teacher Interviews

Parent Teacher Interviews Wednesday, November 2nd and Thursday, November 3rd from 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm. Interviews will be on a drop in basis for both evenings. Coffee and treats provided by the Hilltop Bistro. 

Yoga for Kids

Hilltop hosted a "how to teach kids yoga" class for teachers on the weekend with instructor Donna Freeman from Yoga In My School. 

Hilltop Bistro Now Open

We are thrilled to announce that starting tomorrow the Hilltop Bistro will be back open! Please warmly welcome Chef Butler to Hilltop.

World Teachers Day

We are celebrating World Teachers Day October 5th. Take the time to thank a teacher! 

Countdown to Expo

The Career and Education Expo is only days away! This years event will include several guest speakers, such as; Eveline Charles Academy, Skills Canada, Alberta Labour, Alberta Apprenticeship, as well as information on dual credit, resume building, social…

Picture Day

Reminder: Picture Day is tomorrow September 15th. Bring your best smile and your completed picture day order form. *If you have already placed an order online through Lifetouch.ca there is no need to return your order form.  SAY CHEESE! 

Career and Education Expo 2016

The countdown is on for the Career and Education Expo 2016! This event is open to all students, parents and the general public on Friday, September 23rd, 2016 from 10:00am until 6:00pm at the Allan and Jean Millar Centre. With over 50 booths and numerous…

Welcome Back

Welcome Back!  Welcome to the 2016-2017 school year. We hope you are looking forward to an exciting year of learning. At Hilltop High School our mission is to support students in their academic pursuits, citizenship development, self-confidence building…

Colour Awards

Join us for our Colour Awards on Wednesday, June 15th at 1:30pm where we will recognize our many talented athletes of the year. 

Graduation 2017

Voting results are in for next years Grad date! Hilltops 50th Graduation Exercise for 2017 will be held on Friday, June 30th, 2017. The current years 49th Graduation Exercise will be held on Saturday, June 25th, 2016.

Teen Summer Reading Club 2016

Whitcourt & District Public Library is offering a Summer Reading Club FREE for teens ages 10-16. Weekly from July 7th-August 11th on Thursday Evenings 6:30pm - 8:00pm. Pre-Register at the Library during the month of June. 

NO SCHOOL

Reminder: No School Friday May 20th and Monday May 23rd. Have a safe and happy long weekend!

Parent/Guardian Reminder

Due to the recent emergency situations within Fort McMurray we want to remind families of our policies regarding attendance. Please remember that ALL students must be signed out by a parent/guardian when leaving the building for any reason, including…

Education Week

May 2-6, 2016

NAOSH Week

NAOSH Week 2016! Northern Gateway Public Schools and Hilltop High School have been fortunate to be part of a pilot project about bringing Occupational Safety and Health awareness to students.   Typically targeting an adult audience, it was recognized…

Skills Canada Alberta

Congratulations to Shaun Kramer for earning a silver medal in Graphics Design at Skills Canada Regionals and to Bailey Hearn for earning a silver medal in Carpentry at Skills Canada Regionals. Good luck to all the students competing in provincials in…

School Cash Now Available

Pay your school fees, sports events, field trips and more through School Cash! For instructions on how to register your child for School Cash please click the link below. School Cash

Congratulations!

Congratulations to Cosmetology students Samantha Donovan and Danielle Labine who recently received scholarships to Eveline Charles Academy.

Parent Teacher Interviews

Parent Teacher Interviews will be held on Wednesday April 13 and Thursday April 14. Both evenings are a drop in basis between 5:30pm and 8:00pm. 

Welcoming, Caring, Respectful and Safe Learning Environments for All

Draft Administrative Procedures The Division is asking for feedback on two draft administrative procedures that have been posted on the Northern Gateway Public Schools website – www.ngps.ca.  If you have any concerns or comments please send them in…

Pink Shirt Day

Join us in taking a stand against bullying! Wear your pink shirt on Wednesday February 24th to show your support!

Get your Bistro Cards Today!

Hilltop Bistro Cards are pre-paid cards which can be used at the school cafeteria. They are available in $10.00 or $20.00 values and can be purchased from Ms. Runge in room 503. Accepted payments of Interac, Visa, Mastercard or cash. They make a great…

Grad Photo Retakes

Grad Photo Retakes will be held on February 9th. Please book your appointment online at lifetouch.ca/northernalberta. Click on choose location and scroll down to find Hilltop High School to register. There is a $20.00 session fee. Sessions will last…

Student Survey

All students will be given the opportunity to voice their experiences at Hilltop High School through an online survey. Please see the link below for more information. Surveys will take place within the next few weeks.  Student Survey Link

2015

Donations for Donuts Food Drive

Student Council is accepting donations for the food bank between December 7 - December 16. Each item donated earns a point for your grade the grade with the most points will win donuts!  Food Bank Drive

Grad Photos

Grad Photos will be held on December 2nd , 3rd, and 4th. Please book your appointment online at lifetouch.ca/northernalberta. Click on choose location and scroll down to find Hilltop High School to register. There is a $20.00 session fee. Sessions will…

Health & Wellness Fair

Thursday, October 8th from 11:30 am until 2:00 pm.  Come and check out the booths relating to different aspects of wellness!

Picture RETAKES

Picture Retakes happen Tuesday, October 6th

FLEX Math/Social/Other

FLEX is on Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

Mavericks Entrepreneur Camp

Entrepreneur Camp starts PM only!  Monday October 5th

Magazine Fundraiser ends October 13th

Career Expo 2015

Career Expo happening Monday, September 28th

Students will have a schedule as to when to attend at the AJMC.  All parents and the community is welcome to attend.  So much information is available whether you are looking at changing careers or finding what post-secondary is right for you!

School Pictures

School Pictures will be on Thursday, September 17th, 2015.  We encourage all students to please get their photo taken for the yearbook.  

Volleyball Parent Meeting

There is a Parent Volleyball Meeting tonight at 7:00 p.m. 

Medieval Club Meeting

Medieval Club Meeting at noon on Tuesday, September 8th, see Ms. Mehl for more information.

X Country Running

X Country Running meeting Tuesday, September 8th See Ms. Kendall for more information.  Everyone Welcome!

NO School

No School on Monday, September 7th, 2015

School Pictures

School Pictures are Thursday, September 17th, 2015

Girls Volleyball Tryout this week!

See Coach Keay for more information on Girls Volleyball tryouts. 4:00 - 5:30 pm Sept. 1st - 3rd.

Welcome back all HTH school students!

Tuesday, Sept 1st is school for all students attending HTH.  Have a fantastic year!  Take Charge... Be a Charger!

First day of classes for Grade 9 students!

Welcome to an exciting school year!  Grade 9's you rule the school for the day of August 31st!  Enjoy

Early Registration Tuesday August 25, 2015

Report Cards

Report Cards will be mailed home on Monday, June 29th 2015.

Graduation 2015

Graduation 2015... Hilltop's 48th Graduation Exercise on June 27th at 3:00 PM Scott Safety Arena.

MYPass

Gr. 8's Tour HTH June 18th

Parent Meeting in the Auditorium at 7:oo PM Thursday June 18th.  Complete registration forms, pay school fees and PICK your locker!

Last day of classes for Jr. High is Monday June 22

Last day of classes for Sr. High is June 19th

Good Luck on Exams BBQ

Student Council is hosting a Good Luck on your Exams BBQ on Wednesday, June 10th during Block 3.  Everyone welcome to join the fun!  Let's get the school spirit heated up!

Gr. 8's Tour HTH June 18th

Gr. 8's from Percy Baxter School tour HTH in the afternoon.  There is a parent meeting June 18th at 7 pm in the auditorium.  You may register your child and pay school fees for the 2015/16 school year.  Take a tour and see all the great things and…

Work Exp. Time sheets

Work Exp. time sheets are due by Friday, June 19th.  If you have any questions please see Mr. Mireau.  

Early Registration June 1st-19th

Complete your forms and pick your locker!

Summer School Application

Summer School 2015 Application is now online under the Parent/Student link. Check it out!

PISA Exam Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Programme for International Student Assessment Exam (PISA) is Thursday, May 28, 2015. Students randomly selected by Alberta Education will be required to write PISA exam. Letters are being sent home. See attachment under the NOTICE TAB for more information.

Skills Canada Nationals

Skills Canada Nationals are being held in Edmonton May 27th & 28th.

Saffron Presentation for Gr. 9/10's

Saffron presentation Thursday, May 28th, will be held during Blk 3 for all grade 9 & 10's.

Drama Production "A Super Groovy Night's Dream"

May 28th & 29th the Drama production "A Super Groovy Night's Dream" is being presented at 7 pm in the HTH Auditorium.  Come out and support our talented students!

FOH Meeting Wednesday, May 20th

Please check out the meeting at 7 pm and find out what is happening!

NO School Friday or Monday

NO School Friday, May 15th (Day-in-lieu of PTI)  NO School Monday, May 18th Victoria Day.  Have a relaxing time spent with family & friends!

HTH No Authorized Field Trips

Hilltop High School does NOT authorize any field trips; such as grad camp-out, grad parties or out-of country trips that are NOT scheduled on our school calendar.  The S-Trip for graduating students to Costa Rica is NOT a school sponsored event.

Skills Canada Provincials

Skills Canada Provincials is taking place in Edmonton on May 13th & 14th

Gr. 9 LA Exam Part A

May 11th is Gr. 9 LA Exam Part A @ 9:00 a.m.

First Aid Course at Safeway Consulting

First Aid is happening May 8th & 9th at Safeway Consulting!  See Ms. Hleck if you have any questions.

Speed Hiring

Speed Hiring is taking place on Thursday, May 7th see Mrs. Smith-Tomke for more information.  

Education Week

Education Week begins May 4th. it is an opportunity to celebrate the important role that education plays in building our society.

Senior Supper

The Senior Supper has been changed to Thursday, May 7th.

Parent/Teacher Interviews

Parent/Teacher Interviews are being held tonight from 5:30-8:00 pm.  Come and meet your child's teacher.

Fine Arts

Fine Arts Night is April 22 & 23 in the lunchroom from 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm.  Please stop by and see how talented our students are & their wonderful masterpieces!

PARTY Program

PARTY Program is happening on Wednesday, April 22nd - All day for Grade 9s. Thank you to Classic Coachlines for donating the transportation for the day!  

2015 Forest Industry Career Day

The 2nd Annual Forest Industry Career Day will be held on Monday, April 20th.  Thanks to the team and industries involved ANC, Millar Western Industries/Pulp, (West Fraser) Ranger Board/Blue Ridge Lumber and ESRD.  It will be a great day of information…

School today for Grade 9s

There is school for all Grade 9 students on April 20th.  The school agenda is incorrect.

Report Cards Issued

Report Cards will be issued on Friday, April 17th.

Monday, April 13th First day of classes!

First day of classes following Easter break!  Welcome back!

Easter Break

Easter Break begins April 3rd - April 10th.  Enjoy your time with family & friends!

Skills Canada

Skills Canada Information Sesssion 2:30 - 3:30 pm

FLEX Tutorial Wednesday, March 25th

English/Social Studies/CALM Tutorial

Daylight Saving Time

On Sunday, March 8th, do not forget to JUMP ahead and turn your clock ahead one hour earlier.  

Professional Development Day/NO Classes

There will be no classes on March 5th & 6th, 2015.  

COOL Camp

25 Hilltop students will be participating in our community's Annual COOL Camp program on March 3 & 4th. What an exceptional leadership opportunity for our students!! Thank you to Hilltop facilitators for your outstanding mentorship of Percy Baxter's…

Guest Speaker Barb Stegemann

Barb Stegemann, Author & Social Business Innovator will be speaking at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, March 2, 2015.  All Parents are welcome to come and listen.  You may have seen Ms. Stegemann on Dragon's Den.

PINK Shirt Day

Pink Shirt Day is Wednesday, February 25, 2015        

MADD Presentation

There will be a MADD Presentation in the HTH Gymnasium on Thursday, February 26, 2015.

Family Day

NO SCHOOL on Monday, February 16th, Family Day.  Spend time with your family & friends!

Valentines Day

Don't forget that special someone on Saturday, February 14th

Math/Science/CTS Tutorial

Wednesday, February 11th is Math/Science/CTS Tutorial.

Grad Photo Retakes

Wednesday, February 11th is Grad Photo Retakes.

AHS - Measles & Travel Information

Check out the information from Alberta Health Services on Measles & Travel under the Parent/Student link.

January 30th Professional Development Day

Semester Break - No Classes

MSMO & Honours Club

MSMO & Honours Club Term 2 begins.

Grad Winter Formal

Friday, January 16th, at 7:00 pm

Diploma Exams Information

Diploma Exams begin on Tuesday, December 13, 2015.  Please review the exam schedule to ensure you are aware of your date & time of exam.   Check with the Front office if you require a hard copy or this website.