- Excellent athletic program
- Outstanding access to technology
- Wide variety of CTF (Career and Technology Foundations) opportunities in Woodworking, Design, Foods, Outdoor Education, Photography, Computers and Digital Media
- Vibrant and vigorous fine arts program in Band, Art and Drama
- Student leadership opportunities
- Celebration of student success
The school was built in 1983 and is situated on 10.86 acres. The school has 20 classrooms, one gymnasium, three computer labs, industrial arts, band, art and home economics rooms. For information on our attendance areas, communities and programs, see our School Profile.
At Wilma Hansen School we work together with our students, staff, families and community to: Create and maintain a safe and caring, positive learning environment Create and maintain the highest quality learning experience that supports all students Effectively address the diverse learning needs of our students Celebrate student learning and personal growth
We strive to encourage a life long commitment to quality learning, emotional development and responsible citizenship. At Wilma Hansen we will provide diverse opportunities for success which promote the development of skills that encourage independent thinking, healthy attitudes, active citizenship and a sense of self worth.
Who Was Wilma Hansen?
Wilma Hansen graduated from the University of Alberta in 1926 with a bachelor of commerce degree. Her conviction that cooperation between parents and teachers was vital to education led to involvement with several home and school councils throughout Alberta.
Elected to the Calgary Public School Board in 1961, Wilma Hansen represented the Board on many key committees including the Citizen's Centennial and the development of school libraries and schools for the developmentally disabled. When she retired from the Board in 1967, she was awarded a life membership in the Alberta School Trustees Association.
Her tireless service was recognized when she was made a doctor of the University of Calgary in 1969.