​Our school offers options to suit our students’ unique learning needs, interests and abilities. All of our courses follow the Alberta Programs of Study​
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Complementary Courses

General Music | Grade 7, 8, 9

An exploration of music through playing. Learn to play drums and guitar!

Drama | Grade 7, 8, 9

Improve your confidence and speaking skills. This class focuses on performing but having fun while doing it!

Yoga | Grade 7, 8, 9

Improve your posture, flexibility and increase awareness and focus!

Leadership | Grade 7, 8, 9

Student leadership and service development is integral to developing positive school culture, that teaches students the power of collaborative teams, and that focuses on the betterment of communities. These leadership and service experiences help students to understand that leadership includes both the ability to lead and to follow. In Leadership, students will explore, apply, and model leadership competencies in service of their class, school, and larger communities.

Outdoor Education | Grade 7, 8, 9

Do you like the outdoors and being outside, but maybe you lack survival skills? This may be the option for you. Outdoor education will include orienteering, fire starting, emergency shelters, recognizing wildlife and plant species, and general trip preparedness.

Learn how to be safe and survive outdoors!

Foods | Grade 7, 8, 9

We will be exploring fundamental skills and concepts required to cook quality, healthy and nutritious food either for the home or for a future career. We will be looking at themes like Nutrition, the Canada Food Guide, Baking, Knife skills, and Kitchen Safety. There is a theoretical component and a practical component where students can make sample dishes to try out their new skills.

**Please note that this course has a fee associated with it to purchase the necessary supplies for this course to run**

Construction | Grade 7, 8, 9

Industrial Arts enables the students to work with their hands on projects consisting of woodwork, metals, plastics and introduces the facets of choosing a career in the building trades. Examples of projects are Jacob’s ladder, Gum Ball Machines, CO2 Cars, Bird Houses, Signs, Toys, Cell Phone Amps, Key Chains, Tack Hammers, Turned Bowls, and Baseball Bats. While each grade level has required projects, students may also submit an idea to the teacher. Projects may also be modified at the instructor's discretion to accommodate special needs so each student can feel successful.

**Please note that this course has a fee associated with it to purchase the necessary supplies for this course to run**

Fabrication | Grade 8, 9

Fabrication enables the students to work with their hands on projects consisting of metals. Projects are the focus and bulk of the program. Examples of projects are belt buckles, coat hangers, boxes, toolboxes, coat hangers, bottle openers, bottle hangers, nuts and bolts, teck-deck gear, and standard skateboard equipment/grind rails etc. Advanced students may have the opportunity to receive instruction with the welding equipment.

**Please note that this course has a fee associated with it to purchase the necessary supplies for this course to run**

Sewing And Textiles | Grade 7

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of sewing. The two types of sewing are hand and machine. Students will also be introduced to facets of design. Examples of projects are pin cushions, stuffed animals, ugly dolls, pencil cases, handbags, -t-shirts, Thai fisherman pants, scarfs, and PPE masks.

**Please note that this course has a fee associated with it to purchase the necessary supplies for this course to run**

Art | Grade 7

Students will be learning a variety of techniques to help improve their general drawing skills, working with several different mediums to express colour theory and exploring a variety of other mediums throughout the semester. Projects from the first semester will not be repeated, therefore students will have an authentic experience if they take art a second semester.

**Please note that this course has a fee associated with it to purchase the necessary supplies for this course to run**

Art | Grade 8

Students will use a variety of different mediums and techniques to learn how to effectively develop compositions using the elements of art and design. Students can expect to do 2-D art (drawing, painting etc.) with an opportunity to do a 3D art sculpting project. Students retaking art will have a genuine experience as the projects from the first semester will not be repeated.

**Please note that this course has a fee associated with it to purchase the necessary supplies for this course to run**

Art | Grade 9

Students taking this class will have a wide variety of art projects to choose from. Students have the freedom of choice for which medium will best suite their art projects. Students who choose to take art for a second semester will be offered a variety of choices that were not offered in the first semester.

**Please note that this course has a fee associated with it to purchase the necessary supplies for this course to run**

Forensic Sciences | Grade 8, 9

Ready to solve mysteries and further your investigation skills? Use your powers of measurement and observation and scientific knowledge to break cases and deduce whodunit. Activities for this course could include using microscopes, matching fingerprints, building, and deciphering codes, identifying unknown substances, exploring the science behind DNA analysis, using clues to solve mysteries, and much more!

Robotics | Grade 8, 9 – Mr. Park

In this course, students will:

  • Gain an understanding of the design, construction, and control of robots.
  • Research the evolution of robotic systems.
  • Solve problems using robotic design and programming.

Band | Grade 7

| Grade 7 Band is designed to encourage active participation through sequential musical experiences based on the elements of music. These enjoyable and meaningful experiences provide student growth through performance, creativity, interpretation, listening and critical thinking.

**Please note that this course has a fee associated with it to purchase the necessary supplies for this course to run**
**Please note that this course is a Full Year option**

Band | Grade 8, 9

Grade 8 Band welcomes all students who play or wish to learn how to play a musical instrument. Students will develop and improve playing skills on concert band instruments while studying music in a range of styles. Playing skills as well as knowledge of music theory and history will be emphasized.

**Please note that this course has a fee associated with it to purchase the necessary supplies for this course to run**
**Please note that this course is a Full Year option**

Guitar | Grade 7, 8, 9

Guitar is the study of an instrument that is common to cultures around the world, with unique styles and idioms that are accessible to a wide population. Studying Guitar extends the creative avenues available for students to learn how to express themselves musically and make meaning from listening to music. In this course of study, students can learn instrumental techniques, musical concepts, and theory applied to many diverse types of music. Guitar is considered an introductory course that requires no prior experience.

**Please note that this course has a fee associated with it to purchase the necessary supplies for this course to run**

French As A Second Language

Grade 9 French Immersion students will investigate language constructs through oral, reading and writing activities. Our tasks will include role plays, conversations, reading to enhance comprehension strategies and writing skills with vocabulary development. Some projects will include art and computer skills.

**This option is for French Immersion students ONLY**

3D Animation | Grade 7, 8, 9

Learn the basics of 3D computer modelling and animation. The skills learned in this class can be used to make Pixar style cartoons, characters, and objects for video games, and much more.

Training for Excellence in Sports | Grade 7, 8, 9

Training for Excellence in Sport (TES) provides opportunities for students to develop and refine competencies that focus on personal development and responsible citizenship through sport. Students develop leadership and citizenship, athletic skills and tactics, and fitness and conditioning. This course may be used with all sports.

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