SCHOOLS AND ACADEMIES
Medicine Hat School District is located in Southeastern Alberta, and is home to 65,000 people. In addition to three foreign language options and ESL support, students can also choose a wide variety of courses including AP Classes in Math, English, and Social Studies, and students can also get involved in a variety of extracurriculars ranging from Art Club and Drama Club to International Club, Comic Book Club, and Rotary Club.
Students also have the opportunity to take joint classes with Medicine Hat College.
Students in Medicine Hat School District can make use of the newly built Indoor Running Track. Facilities also include gymnasiums, theatres, and a learning commons.
SPORTS AND ARTS
Medicine Hat School District has a strong sports program - with the Track and Field team reaching the provincial championships two years in a row. Students can also get involved in various sports including those available year round such as basketball and volleyball and there are opportunities to get involved in community sports in these sports.
Classes in Drama, Theatrical Arts, Art, and Dance are available.
Medicine Hat is home to the 'Saamis Teepee', the largest teepee in the world, built as a tribute to Canada's native heritage.
In this vibrant community, residents have the option of numerous recreation/leisure facilities including: swimming pools; hockey/skating rinks; YM/YWCA; soccer and baseball fields; skateboard park; numerous tennis courts; 92 kilometres of bike and walking paths and much more. Downtown Medicine Hat features “The Esplanade”, a 700-seat performing arts centre, art gallery and museum; modern library, and unique city hall.