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

Ensuring you are on the right stream to satisfy Alberta High School Diploma requirements, reaching your post secondary entrance goals and, of course, taking classes you like are all easier with a counselor's help. However, it's best that you know as much information as possible so read the following carefully.

Each class that you take in high school can be categorized either as a compulsory or complementary course. A complementary course, unlike a core course, has the aspect of choice. 

Grade 10

Although Grade 10 students must choose a complementary course (to eventually satisfy the requirement of 10 credits in this area), you can choose to take these credits (or more) from a large list of subjects which cater to a student's individual desire, goals and interests.

Students in their Grade 10 year should choose to do one five-credit complementary course or two three-credit complementary courses. 

Grade 10 students will not be granted class changes for complementary classes. The only class changes made for Grade 10 students are those that involve changes to academic classes based on final report card marks in June.

Yoga

Yoga 15 – (3 or 5 credits)

This course will safely introduce students to the basic postures (asanas), breathing techniques and relaxation methods of yoga.  It will also introduce students to the historical roots of yoga and give them an understanding of basic anatomy and physiology as it applies to this discipline.  Students will develop an enhanced appreciation for, and acceptance of, their own body and its limitations.  Students will learn to be non-judgmental about their own, and others’, yoga practices.  The program is designed to allow students to experience the benefits of increased flexibility, strength, focus and concentration.  They will relieve stress, learn to relax at will, and experience the health benefits of yoga.  Students must provide their own yoga mat.

Yoga 25 – (3 or 5 credits)

Prerequisite: Yoga 15

This course is a continuation of developing the basic postures (asanas), breathing techniques and relaxation methods of yoga.  Students will investigate the origins of yoga, styles of yoga, philosophy of yoga, and continue to understand the anatomy and physiology as it applies to this discipline.  Students will develop an enhanced appreciation for, and acceptance of, their own body and its limitations.  Students will learn to be non-judgmental about their own, and others’, yoga practices.  The program is designed to allow students to experience the benefits of increased flexibility, strength, focus and concentration.  They will relieve stress, learn to relax at will, and experience the health benefits of yoga.  Students must provide their own yoga mat.

Yoga 35 – (3 or 5 credits)

Prerequisite: Yoga 25

This course is to further develop the understanding of all aspects of yoga, including the anatomy, physiology, philosophy, historical origins and styles of yoga as they are practiced around the world today.  Students will develop an enhanced appreciation for, and acceptance of, their own body and its limitations.  Students will learn to be non-judgmental about their own, and others’, yoga practices.  The program is designed to allow students to experience the benefits of increased flexibility, strength, focus and concentration.  They will relieve stress, learn to relax at will, and experience the health benefits of yoga.  Students must provide their own yoga mat.

Grade 11 & 12 Course Selection Procedure

Class Registration in MyCBE / PowerSchool

Grade 10 and 11 students will enter their courses in MyCBE / PowerSchool after they have completed course selection in class with a guidance counselor.

  • Students will bring home a planning sheet along with instructions for entering their classes.
  • Students must enter classes on a desktop or laptop. It will not work to use a tablet or cell phone.

1. Log in to MyCBE / PowerSchool

Enter your login information (same information you would use to log in to a school computer). On the left-hand navigation bar, click on Class Registration.

You will see a screen with this title:

Welcome to the Sir Winston Churchill High School Class Registration System for 2019-2020

Courses types are organized into categories: 

  • Social Studies
  • English
  • Math
  • Science
  • IB
  • CALM
  • Fine Arts, 
  • International Languages
  • Options (3 or 5 plus credits) 
  • and more...

To see your choices in each category, select the edit box on the far right side of the screen.

Click the box.

Select the classes you are requesting from each category, and then click OK.

There may be more than 1 page of courses in each category. Page numbers are indicated at the bottom of the category:

As you make your choices, the courses will show up as tiles.

Your total number of credit hours you are requesting will show at the bottom of the page. Please make sure you are selecting courses that will give you the required number of credit hours for your grade.


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