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  • Welcome to Online Learning Post March 29th, 2020

  • Continued Learning Update for All Parents

  • Assistive Technology Options for Home

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Welcome to Central Memorial High School

Central is a dynamic and diverse learning community that serves approximately 1200 students. Our students come from our surrounding communities, as well as all other areas of the city.  Our unique program offerings make Central Memorial High School the high school of choice for the 21st Century Learner.  
Central is home to The Centre for The Performing and Visual Arts the only fine arts program in CBE allowing students the opportunity to engage in their chosen artistic discipline every day for 90 minutes for three full years. Students in this program may want to pursue art as a career, or may simply want to focus more of their high school credits around their chosen artistic discipline. Central offers flexible timetabling options for students enrolled in the National Sport Academy helping to balance and ease the pressure of academic programming with the rigor of athletic training for high level athletes. Central’s course offerings in Career and Technology combined with The Career and Technology Centre makes Central a convenient and logical choice for students interested in exploring technology and the trades. Our CORE academic program is rigorous and challenging at all levels from Knowledge and Employability, to our unique Advanced Placement Program which offers students wishing to go beyond the outcomes of the general academic program, an opportunity to be involved in a program of enrichment. Finally Central is home to five special education system classes. We house three TASC classes, one CSSI class and one combo TASC/CSSI designed for fourth year students transitioning to adult programming. 
Our diversity is our strength and we pride ourselves on ensuring that all members of our learning community are valued and belong. Student success is at the core of all that we do and our culture of inclusivity is the first step in this journey.  My staff and I are committed to supporting all learners and providing opportunities for all students to achieve success as they define it. At Central we promote the full “high school experience” and believe that some of the most memorable moments of high school and some of the most important lessons, occur outside of the classroom walls.  We boast a competitive athletic program and many extra and co-curricular opportunities for students to become involved in such as, our very active Student Leadership program, the scientifically motivated iGEM Team which competes yearly at MIT in Boston, our large and fierce GSA, and our “Best Buddies” program which pairs special needs learners with a peer mentor.
Our school motto, “Pursue Your Passion” is defined as more than following one’s dream, it is a challenge to our students to get involved, take action and ownership over their life, engage in their learning, become a part of the community, and in so doing, discover their passions.  At Central, our goal is to provide the conditions for this to happen for every one of our students.  We take our role as a partner in the learning journey of each and every one of our students very seriously. Regardless of where our students come from and where they hope to go, we are committed to supporting each and every one! Gord Baldwin
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Learn more about what students and families can expect to hear from their schools next week. Classes are cancelled and students will not be returning to their schools, but learning is ongoing. https://t.co/2k2t0CUwTV #wearecbe

Yesterday we sent a message to all Gr. 10, 11 and 12 families about diploma exams. Diploma exams are cancelled, but under special circumstances, students can request to write a diploma exam. For more info, see info on our website https://t.co/Vt8kke9SuE

All city and school playgrounds are closed effective immediately to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. City parks remain open. Let’s all work together to protect the public’s health. #WeAreCBE

CBE Spring Break runs Mar. 23 – 27 for Traditional Calendar Schools, until Apr. 3 for Modified Calendar Schools. CBE Schools are closed during this time. Students and Staff, enjoy your time off, be safe and take care of yourselves. #WeAreCBE

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Central Memorial High School

5111 21 St SW Calgary, AB, T3E 1R9
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School Contacts

Principal
Mr Gord Baldwin
Assistant Principal
Mr Gregory Bondy
Assistant Principal
Mrs Catherine Seifert-Kelba
Assistant Principal
Ms Annie Yu
Education Director
Ms Darlene Unruh
Trustee
Julie Hrdlicka

School Information

Grades
10-12
Enrolment
1127
Programs
Advanced Placement (AP) Career & Technology Dual Credit Off-Campus Work Experience Regular
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School Hours

Morning Start
9:00 AM
Dismissal
3:25 PM
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