Preparing for High School

High School Information for those starting grade 10 in Fall 2022

High school information, including how high school tours will be happening, is constantly changing. If you are unsure what school your child is designated to, you can use the CBE Find a School link (below) or ask their teachers who have been given a list. You can also visit the website of the designated school for their latest updates. 

Students must register at their designated high school. We cannot change an address, especially for a grade 9 student, without going through the proper process;  if a student thinks they are going to a different high school, the parents need to contact Deborah Loewen in our office. 

Most high schools have had or will have virtual tours either posted on their websites or live on Teams. Some high schools have indicated that they may host in-person tours to students who request them; you can contact the high school and see if you are able to set up an appointment.

CBE Find a School:

https://cbe.ab.ca/schools/find-a-school/Pages/default.aspx

CBE- Get Ready - Get Set - Go For It - Learn more about high school and plan for your success:

https://www.cbe.ab.ca/programs/high-school/Documents/Get-Ready-Get-Set-Go-For-It-Short.pdf

Lester B. Pearson

  • Virtual registration orientation was on January 13th (during class). Registration is closed. If you have not yet registered, please contact Ms. Giancarlo.   
  • Pearson will be continuing with the  ‘de-tracked’ grade 10 course program (where students will be enrolled in core classes and earn credit in the -1 or -2/3 level depending on achievement) – students do not have to choose their core classes. Students will need only to request 3 ‘options’ classes; we will be requesting these through an online form (exactly the same as last year).
  • Evening Open House was Jan. 18th and IB open houses were Nov. 24th and Jan. 26th 

Nelson Mandela

  • Virtual Tour was January 13th (posted on their school website). Opportunity to see and experience their Fine Arts and CTS programs. This will help the grade 9 students with the selection of complimentary classes.
  • De-tracked, only choose options.
  • PowerSchool Registration date is February 23rd during last period of school 

Forest Lawn

  • Jan 27 - Hosted a virtual live session and evening open house - recorded to view anytime 
  • A tour video and Teams meeting links is also posted on their website.
  • Register for your options online before Feb. 10th (for designated students)- see Ms. Giancarlo for the link if you have not done so yet

James Fowler

  • They have a video presentation that includes all the option classes as well as information on academics and school life (see their website).
  • After the presentation, students, teachers and parents are to complete registration forms and teachers need to sign off on a recommended academic stream. 

Jack James

  • Virtual Open House is linked on their website
  • Our school can apply directly to them prior to March 15 or through designated high school if after March 15



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