Registration Package 2019-2020

Please download the following forms under Resources or the CBE website.

Registration Resources

If we can do anything to support your transition to our school, please contact the main office 

Course Selection

International Baccalaureate Registration

Grade 9 students interested in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program are invited to attend our Information Evening Thursday November 7, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Please complete and submit your registration package as per the checklist below to your designated IB school by Jan. 15, 2020. Do NOT submit duplicate registrations to other IB schools. At Henry Wise Wood we request that families bring their registration to the student services office, please do not email your submissions.

  1. 2020-2021 IB Registration Checklist
  2. International Baccalaureate (IB) Registration Information **CBE High school transfer form included  Note: this PDF can be completed online and then printed to bring to the school for processing
  3. Transfer Request: **please complete if you are requesting to come here from another CBE school. FAQs
  4. Student Registration Form  ** please complete if you are not currently attending a CBE school

Program Registration

Grade 10

Recommend a program of eight full courses (40+ credits). English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Physical Education and three options.

Grade 11

  1. Recommend a program of 7.5 courses because of CALM. (CALM is 1 term only, 3 credits)
  2. Grade 11 students may register in grade 12 Math/Science courses if space is available.

Grade 12

  1. Recommend a program of at least six full courses, (minimum of 3 full courses each semester). Students who have earned a minimum of 78 credits at the end of grade 11 may consider one study period per semester.
  2. Students may take grade 10 courses if space is available and only after meeting with their Assistant Principal.
  3. Students to be eligible for their Alberta High School graduation/Diploma by June of grade 12 must complete their program by June or have a plan for completion by August of the school year to qualify for the Graduation List and participate in the Graduation Ceremonies. Students may take one summer school course. Student course load may have an impact on honor roll eligibility.


Additional Registration Information

  • Students who fail a core subject may receive a teacher recommendation to move to a lower level course at the next grade level. Retroactive credits will be granted when students pass the next course. 
  • Students at our school are allowed to repeat a failed course. Priority is given to students completing courses for the first time or to students graduating. 
  • Students may register for one summer school course at Chinook Learning or CBe-learn. 
  • Students who wish to upgrade a mark in a passed course will be directed to Chinook Learning or CBe-learn. 
  • Course Challenge: this is a formal process established by Alberta Learning and the Calgary Board of Education (Administrative Regulation 6021 | Course Challenge). Information is available from each course Learning Leader, Assistant Principal and Counsellor. 
  • Continuing Grade 12s: Students who are admitted to high school programs of studies are expected, in most cases, to complete their high school education in six semesters over three years. Grade 12 students in 2018-19 who are in need of one or two additional semesters to complete their programs, are encouraged to speak with their Assistant Principal early in the school year. The deadline for students to apply for a fourth year of high school will be Mid-March.

How to Register


Registration Package 2019-2020

Please download the following forms under Resources or the CBE website.

Registration Resources

If we can do anything to support your transition to our school, please contact the main office 

Course Selection

International Baccalaureate Registration

Grade 9 students interested in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program are invited to attend our Information Evening Thursday November 7, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Please complete and submit your registration package as per the checklist below to your designated IB school by Jan. 15, 2020. Do NOT submit duplicate registrations to other IB schools. At Henry Wise Wood we request that families bring their registration to the student services office, please do not email your submissions.

  1. 2020-2021 IB Registration Checklist
  2. International Baccalaureate (IB) Registration Information **CBE High school transfer form included  Note: this PDF can be completed online and then printed to bring to the school for processing
  3. Transfer Request: **please complete if you are requesting to come here from another CBE school. FAQs
  4. Student Registration Form  ** please complete if you are not currently attending a CBE school

Program Registration

Grade 10

Recommend a program of eight full courses (40+ credits). English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Physical Education and three options.

Grade 11

  1. Recommend a program of 7.5 courses because of CALM. (CALM is 1 term only, 3 credits)
  2. Grade 11 students may register in grade 12 Math/Science courses if space is available.

Grade 12

  1. Recommend a program of at least six full courses, (minimum of 3 full courses each semester). Students who have earned a minimum of 78 credits at the end of grade 11 may consider one study period per semester.
  2. Students may take grade 10 courses if space is available and only after meeting with their Assistant Principal.
  3. Students to be eligible for their Alberta High School graduation/Diploma by June of grade 12 must complete their program by June or have a plan for completion by August of the school year to qualify for the Graduation List and participate in the Graduation Ceremonies. Students may take one summer school course. Student course load may have an impact on honor roll eligibility.


Additional Registration Information

  • Students who fail a core subject may receive a teacher recommendation to move to a lower level course at the next grade level. Retroactive credits will be granted when students pass the next course. 
  • Students at our school are allowed to repeat a failed course. Priority is given to students completing courses for the first time or to students graduating. 
  • Students may register for one summer school course at Chinook Learning or CBe-learn. 
  • Students who wish to upgrade a mark in a passed course will be directed to Chinook Learning or CBe-learn. 
  • Course Challenge: this is a formal process established by Alberta Learning and the Calgary Board of Education (Administrative Regulation 6021 | Course Challenge). Information is available from each course Learning Leader, Assistant Principal and Counsellor. 
  • Continuing Grade 12s: Students who are admitted to high school programs of studies are expected, in most cases, to complete their high school education in six semesters over three years. Grade 12 students in 2018-19 who are in need of one or two additional semesters to complete their programs, are encouraged to speak with their Assistant Principal early in the school year. The deadline for students to apply for a fourth year of high school will be Mid-March.

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​New to the CBE

If you are looking to join our school mid-year, contact us for information. 

It is not possible to register at the school during the summer or other times when the school is closed; please visit us when we are open to register. You can find more information and dates on our Back to School page.

Non-Canadian students have a different registration process: please see our Non-Canadian Students page for details.​​​

​Out-of-Boundary Students

If you would like to transfer from one CBE school to another, please refer to the instructions in the request to transfer form.

When you are transitioning from middle school to high school, you will be automatically registered at your designated school (according to your home address and program).​​​​

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