Preparing for High School

High School Info Sheet Q & A

High School Information sessions

·         We will share details for each high school's information session as we receive 

notification of dates and times.  Checking the designated school's website is your best option for staying up to date.

·         *Note: your child's designated high school is determined by home address. If you 

are unsure of your child's designated high school please go to the link below and enter your home address: https://www.cbe.ab.ca/schools/find-a-school/Pages/default.aspx  

There are changes to High School Designations for the 2022-2023 school year.  Please click here to view those changes:

2022-23 Regular High School Designation Changes

High School designations by map


Ernest Manning High School:

Grade 9 students are invited to Ernest Manning High School for a presentation and tour. Thursday December 8th from 12:45pm-3:15pm Please arrange to be at the school prior to 12:45pm as the presentation will begin promptly and we can keep to schedule.  Students will have a welcome presentation in the main gym, then broken into smaller groups for a tour of the facility. During the tours, our elective (options course) teachers will make short presentations about their courses. Student volunteers will be guiding these tours.  

The Open House will be the same evening; for families and students. Presentations will go into further detail about programs offered at EM High School. More details to come about the Open House. 

Bowness High School:

Grade 9 tours will be held on January 17, 2023. More details to come as the date gets closer.

Central Memorial High School:

Central Memorial will have their tour on November 24, 2022 from 7 - 9 pm.

Please see attached letter and poster for more information.

Parent-Caregiver Information Letter and PVA Poster on the right.

Western Canada High School:

For any Vincent Massey grade 9 students who are designated to Western Canada High School   Grade 9 Parent and Child Information Evening  

Please note we will do our best to record this event and post it to our website so that you can later watch the recording after Nov. 15 if you are unable to make it.   We would like to invite you to attend our Grade 9 Parent and Child Information Evening.  We will be organizing the night based on programming we offer.  Your child’s attendance is optional.  

If your child is interested in IB programming, please come to the school for an information session at 6 pm in the Main Gym.  Optional tours of the school will follow after this session meeting in the main foyer.  Students will lead these tours.  

If your child is interested in English Regular or French Immersion programming, please come for an optional tour at the school prior to your session.  Tours will be ongoing and the first tour leaves the main foyer starting at 6pm. Please note, your information session will start in the Main Gym at 7:45pm.   

We look forward to meeting our designated grade 9 students and families!   Please note that parking can be difficult in our downtown location.  You can park in student and staff parking spots that night as well as other locations.

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