Upgrading

Students are able to complete their high school diploma, take extra courses, increase marks or supplement their schedule through Chinook Learning Services. Teacher-instructed Classroom Learning courses are offered mornings, afternoons and evenings. Choose from our wide range of credit courses.

Learn more about High School Upgrading at Chinook Learning Services.com. For answers to common questions, read our Fall/Winter FAQs.​​

​Summer School at the CBE

The Calgary Board of Education has summer school opportunities that allow high school students to: 

  • Upgrade courses

  • Take a course that doesn’t fit in your schedule during the school year

  • Gain valuable work experience while earning credits

We offer summer school through Chinook Learning Services. Summer school classes fill up quickly, so register early to avoid disappointment.

Provincial Diploma Exams usually occur during the first two weeks of August. Schedules are subject to change by Alberta Education at any time. For up-to-date information visit the Alberta Education ​webpage.

Visit our summer school programming page on the CBE website to learn more.

Online Learning at CBe-learn

CBe-learn​ offers a variety of online high school core and complementary courses during the summer. Online learning allows you the flexibly to take one summer school course to help you catch up, keep up, or get ahead.​​​​​​

How to Register at Summer School

Students may register for one summer school course only. The registration process is as follows:

CBe-learn Students 

Students must call 403-777-7971 to make an appointment with Student Services to register for a Summer School course. Students under 18 need to have their parent / guardian present at registration.

Students Attending Another CBE High School 

Students must register through their guidance counsellor. 

Grade 9 Students Wanting to Take a Grade 10 Course

Students must meet with a guidance counsellor from the high school he/she will be attending in the fall. The high school will provide written approval, via a PIF (pre-requisite information) form, which can then be brought to CBe-learn to register in person. Grade 9 students can register for any course with the exception of CALM and CTS courses at the 2000 or 3000 level. 

(This policy is in alignment with the Alberta Education Guide to Education.)

Students Outside of the CBE Jurisdiction 

Students must call 403-777-7971 to make an appointment with Student Services to register for a Summer School course. Students under 18 need to have their parent / guardian present at registration. Students will be responsible for providing payment for their summer school course.

Students under 18 years must have their parent / guardian present at registration.

Upgrading & Summer School

How to Register at Summer School

Students may register for one summer school course only. The registration process is as follows:

CBe-learn Students 

Students must call 403-777-7971 to make an appointment with Student Services to register for a Summer School course. Students under 18 need to have their parent / guardian present at registration.

Students Attending Another CBE High School 

Students must register through their guidance counsellor. 

Grade 9 Students Wanting to Take a Grade 10 Course

Students must meet with a guidance counsellor from the high school he/she will be attending in the fall. The high school will provide written approval, via a PIF (pre-requisite information) form, which can then be brought to CBe-learn to register in person. Grade 9 students can register for any course with the exception of CALM and CTS courses at the 2000 or 3000 level. 

(This policy is in alignment with the Alberta Education Guide to Education.)

Students Outside of the CBE Jurisdiction 

Students must call 403-777-7971 to make an appointment with Student Services to register for a Summer School course. Students under 18 need to have their parent / guardian present at registration. Students will be responsible for providing payment for their summer school course.

Students under 18 years must have their parent / guardian present at registration.

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