Saturday, January 18, 2020

Winnipeg Music Trip

Hello Families.  We hope you are staying warm with all these cold days!  The initial payment for the Music Trip to Winnipeg is due.  Please send the initial payment of $150 to  The second payment of $150 is due on February 15.  The last payment will be determined based on the final number of students attending.  If you have any questions about the trip, please contact the band or choir teacher.  Thank you! 

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Winter Concert

We are so excited for our concert tonight - the groups are sounding great at our final rehearsals this week and we can't wait to entertain you.  We have a silver collection at the door but we also wanted to let you know about a few other things taking place in the foyer tonight!

We will have:
  • A hamper for non-perishable food to contribute to the Sheldon-Williams Food Drive, which is sending hampers to eight families next week!
  • A 50/50 with the money going towards buses for the Spring Music Tour!
  • Tickets for the Wizard of Oz, Sheldon's Musical performing January 15-16, 2020.  The tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students/seniors. 
The choir students are asked to meet at the school for 6:25pm and the band students are asked to meet at 6:15pm in the band room.

As well, if you would like to volunteer to help with the 50/50 and Silver Collection, please click HERE.

Thank you!

Monday, December 2, 2019

Rotary Choir Festival & Winter Concert

The concert choirs will be participating in the Rotary Carol Festival on Thursday, December 5.  They will be performing together as a mass choir and will need to be at Knox Met Church (corner of Victoria Avenue and Lorne St) at 6:45pm as their performance time is 7:22pm. 

The Music Department Winter Concert is the on Wednesday, December 11 at 7pm.  All of the music groups will be performing that evening so we hope you are able to make it!  The choir students will need to arrive at 6:20pm for warm-up and attendance prior to the concert.  SWAMP will have a 50/50 draw that evening as a fundraiser.  There will also be information about the SPRING Music Tour at the concert so please look out for that!  

Friday, October 18, 2019

SWAMP Meeting

Parents are welcome to join our monthly SWAMP Meetings.  Our next meeting is on Monday, October 28 at 7:00pm in the Sheldon High School Library.  

Thursday, September 26, 2019

High School SWAMP Registration

Hello Families!  It has been a fantastic September and we are excited to welcome our new families and existing families back to Sheldon.  Your child should have brought home a Sheldon Williams Collegiate Music Department information handout.  One big change this year is our new online registration form.  If you have not registered your child yet, please register by clicking HERE

There is a mandatory $80 annual music participation fee for all high school students.  

What do the music participation fees pay for?

  • Accompanist for various events
  • Fees for music festivals (e.g. Optimist Festival, Chorfest)
  • Repair and replacement of instruments that belong to the schools
  • Fees for clinicians who complete sessions with the students
  • Administration costs (e.g. postage, office supplies)
Payment Methods:
  • e-Transfer - This is the preferred method.  Send your e-transfer to  Use the password given in the handout (if you cannot remember or find the password, please email).  In the memo field, please enter student's name and grade.  
  • Cheque - Please make payable to SWAMP with student name and grade in memo field. 
  • Cash - Exact amount in a sealed envelope with the student name and grade. 
SWAMP encourages participation by any student that is interested in joining a music program.  Please contact your student's Musical Director if financial assistance is needed.  

Monday, August 12, 2019

Welcome Back!

Hello Families!  We are excited to begin a new school year!  We hope this blog will help you with any information you may need and to keep you updated on what is going on.  If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us at

Please note that we have moved Elementary and High School Registration to online forms.  Please stay tuned for more information.