Preparing for High School

We work closely with our feeder high schools; Lester B. Pearson, Jack James and Forest Lawn. In the fall counsellors from Lester B. Pearson will meet with our grade 9 students to discuss course requirements.  In December/January the high schools will publish dates for tours.  We arrange for students to attend the tours.  Families are encouraged to attend the Open House at their youth's designated school.  We do not provide information regarding other high schools. If interested, take a look at the school's website.

In January/February students will select their high school courses. Transfer forms are not required for a student to attend their designated high school. They will automatically be transferred and student records will be sent to their designated school.  


Dear Parents/Guardians:

Your student will soon be registering for grade 10 in their community designated high school. Students must register in the designated High School of their address as of March 1. A transfer from the designated high school to another school will occur if the student moves or is accepted into another program. If you do not live in one of the following communities, you will need to access the link to determine your designated High School. Please note that students living in Skyview and Redstone will be attending James Fowler for the 2022-23 school year. Please click on link below to see table indicated designated high school for various communities.

2021-2024 Regular Designated High Schools (cbe.ab.ca)

Tours and Open House Dates

Lester B Pearson High School: Jan 14

  • Virtual School Tour: in-class (10:00 - 11:00am)
  • Virtual Open House (Jan 18) - see attached information

Forest Lawn High School: Jan 19

  • School Tour pre-arranged (12:15 – 2:15pm)
  • Virtual Open House: (7:00pm – 8:00pm) - see attached information

Jack James High School: Jan 20

  • School Tour (available by registration 403 248-4054)
  • Virtual Open House (5:00 – 7:00pm) - see attached information

James Fowler High School: Jan 28

  • Virtual School Tour: in-class (10:00 - 11:00am)
  • Open House (6:00 – 8:00pm) - information to follow

Nelson Mandela High School Information:

For More Information

High School | Programs | Calgary Board of Education (cbe.ab.ca)

Open Houses

Please see invitations under Resources

  • Lester B. Pearson
  • Crescent Heights
  • Forest Lawn
  • Jack James
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