Footprints to Your Future 2018 - Calgary Catholic School District

Footprints to Your Future 2018 - Calgary Catholic School District

Footprints to Your Future 2018 - Calgary Catholic School District
Footprints to Your Future 2018 - Calgary Catholic School District

For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord, plans for your welfare and not for harm, to give you a future with hope. — Jeremiah 29:11 Loving God, you invite me to rely on your goodness as I prepare for high school and my future. Help me to trust in the plans you have for me that I may readily commit to the unique tasks to which you call me as your beloved child. Spirit of God, you are the source of wisdom and understanding. Guide and fill me with your grace as I set out to discern and identify the skills and interests that will direct my educational and career paths. Sustain me in my efforts to develop that I may become an engaged and successful life-long learner who brings you glory.

Lord Jesus, you invite me to learn from your gentle and humble heart. Teach me your ways that, as I live and learn in our Catholic faith, my life might be rooted in love and mercy and I may contribute to the building of a school community that is marked by the spirit of the Gospel. Amen

Footprints to Your Future 2018 - Calgary Catholic School District

Please be aware that the information contained within Footprints to Your Future: A Guide to High School is subject to change throughout the year. Information related to program availability, school attendance areas, course offerings, etc. may change to accommodate factors including changing demographics, the opening of a new school, the closing of an existing school, to relieve overcrowding in schools, etc.

This information has been provided for the convenience of parents and students for reference as a guide only, and the Calgary Catholic School District (CCSD) cannot guarantee the accuracy or precision of the information after the printing of this booklet. The Calgary Catholic School District will not be held liable for any actions taken, decisions made, or actions not taken from reliance on any information presented in the attached booklet. The most current information can be found online at www.cssd.ab.ca, by contacting a school directly, or by phoning 403-500-2000.

Footprints to Your Future 2018 - Calgary Catholic School District

© 2018 Calgary Roman Catholic Separate School District No. 1 All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means electronic, mechanical, photocopy- ing, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the Calgary Roman Catholic Separate School District No. 1.

Footprints to Your Future 2018 - Calgary Catholic School District

Message from Your Chief Superintendent Catholic High School Education Philosophy Guidelines for Admission Alberta High School Diploma Requirements Certificate of High School Achievement Certificate of School Completion Calgary Catholic High Schools District Recognized Programs District Supports Student Supports in High Schools Building Your Future My Style Worksheet Career Options Setting Your Goals Course Descriptions Religious Education English Language Arts Social Studies Mathematics Science Physical Education Career and Technology Studies (CTS) Fine & Performing Arts French and International Languages Senior High English Language Learners (ELL) Selecting Your Courses Post-Secondary Certificates, Diplomas and Degrees Student Finance Information Post-Secondary Information Additional Information Summer School Returning Grade 12 Students Alexander Rutherford Scholarship Lifelong Learning High School Attendance Areas High School Regular Program Advanced Placement Program Extended French Program International Baccalaureate Program Hockey Canada Skills Academy Program Spanish Bilingual Program Table of Contents 1 3 4 5 6 7 9 10 12 17 19 20 23 28 32 32 33 35 36 38 39 40 42 44 46 48 50 51 51 51 51 51 52 53 55 56 57 58 59 60 61

Footprints to Your Future 2018 - Calgary Catholic School District
Footprints to Your Future 2018 - Calgary Catholic School District

DEAR STUDENTS: The Calgary Catholic School District (CCSD) is a learning community that is dedicated to providing each and every student with the high-quality education they deserve. We are committed to ensuring every student has the opportunity to succeed. High school is an important chapter in your education and the three years spent in senior high will be a jour- ney of self-development and discovery. To prepare you for this exciting new chapter in your life, CCSD has developed Footprints to Your Future: a Guide to High School. This guide will help identify subjects of interest to you, and determine what courses and careers might suit your goals.

Selecting courses, which can have a significant influence on post-secondary options and career choices fol- lowing your high school years, might seem overwhelming at first. When making course selections, consider your talents, interests, skills and strengths carefully. There are no right or wrong decisions when it comes to course selections; however, it is important to keep possible career aspirations and future goals in mind. We encourage you to work collaboratively with your family as you make these selections. If you are planning to attend college or university, it is important to obtain the necessary information regarding admission requirements into post-secondary programs and tailor your course selections accordingly.

Plan- ning to seek employment immediately after high school is also something you should seek information about in order to ensure you have the requirements to pursue this goal. Support from teachers, guidance counsel- lors and school administration is always available and can provide useful insight and information. Calgary Catholic is committed to providing diverse environments and pathways that meet the unique needs of all high school students. We believe the foundation of education will help you thrive in life, work and contin- ued learning. The future will hold many opportunities and challenges.

Wherever the next chapters in your life story may take you, we hope your journey includes joy, faith and fulfilment. As an organization dedicated to the education and empowerment of our students, we are proud of each and every one of you. I wish you the best in all your future endeavours.

Sincerely, Gary Strother Chief Superintendent Message from the Chief Superintendent Calgary Catholic School District 1 Footprints to Your Future 2018

Footprints to Your Future 2018 - Calgary Catholic School District
Footprints to Your Future 2018 - Calgary Catholic School District

“The Catholic school pursues cultural goals and the natural development of youth to the same degree as any other school. What makes the Catholic school distinctive is its attempt to generate a community climate in the school that is permeated by the Gospel spirit of freedom and love.” – (Second Vatican Council) Catholic Education Philosophy EDUCATION The goal of Catholic schools is to help develop students whose knowledge, skills and attitudes will prepare them to deal with the challenges of life and help them grow in understanding towards the teachings and traditions of the Church.

In our Catholic schools, faith and culture come together so that faith becomes an active and visible part of the lives of the students and staff – in what they study and in how they relate to one another. In a climate of openness, trust and cooperation, the school, the home and the parish work together to create an authentic community and sense of partnership. Students who choose to attend a Catholic high school will have the benefit of this authentic community.

THE CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL COMMUNITY A Shared Responsibility The Catholic academic tradition is strong in our schools. It remains strong through our students, our staff and our beliefs. Calgary Catholic School District teachers are role models for our students. They demonstrate Christian values in their daily teaching and in their contact with students, parents and other members of the community. These values are taught in Religious Education classes at every grade level and are reinforced in all subjects.

Opportunities for religious celebration and prayers are part of the overall program in each CCSD school.

Student are expected to be a contributing member of their high school community. When a young person chooses to attend a Catholic high school it signifies an acceptance of the teachings and values of the Ro- man Catholic tradition. These values are lived out when the student displays a serious attitude toward his or her academic studies, commitment to the goals of the school community, a willingness to participate in prayer and liturgical celebrations, respect for members of the community and a true sense of responsibility for his or her actions.

A chaplain is assigned to each high school. He/she brings theological knowledge to the school community and offers pastoral counselling to both students and teachers. All of our high schools have a chapel, which is open for private contemplation for all members of the school community and for the celebration of mass. 3 Footprints to Your Future 2018 Calgary Catholic School District

Footprints to Your Future 2018 - Calgary Catholic School District

Students who have one or both parents/guardians who is/are Roman Catholic or students themselves have a Roman Catholic baptismal certificate, even if their parents do not present their proof of Catholicity, may register in a Calgary Catholic School District (CCSD) high school.

Students whose parents are both non-Catholic and they are non- Catholic may be admitted only if sufficient resources and facilities are available. It is important to note that as with our elementary and junior high schools, CCSD has designated high school attendance areas. CCSD uses boundaries to ensure optimal student populations that support vi- able programming across the district. It is the expectation that students will attend their designated high school based on the resident address of their parents/guardians.

CCSD has eight district recognized programs at various schools throughout the district. These programs are International Baccalaureate (English and French), Advanced Placement, Extended French, Spanish Bilingual, Bishop Carroll Self-Directed Learning, Bishop Grandin March- ing Band, Hockey Canada Skills Academy and Chamber Ensemble Strings program. Acceptance of students registering into one of these programs is based on specific program criteria, program qualifica- tions, room and resources. Acceptance into any of the programs is not guaranteed.

District recognized programs also have defined attendance areas.

If a student chooses to withdraw from a designated program for which an exemption to high school boundaries is granted, the expectation is that the student would return to his or her designated school. For example, a student is granted acceptance to the Hockey Canada Skills Academy at Notre Dame High School and lives in the regular attendance area for Bishop McNally. The student then withdraws from the Hockey Canada Skills Academy. The expectation is that he/she will return to Bishop McNally as this is the student’s designated high school-based on the resident address of his/her parent/guardian.

As well, if a student currently attends a year-round junior high program, the student will follow the guidelines for admission to high school. For example, a student attends the year-round junior high program at St. Joseph School. For high school, the student attends the high school in his/her attendance area based on the resident address of his/her parent/guardian. Furthermore, a student attending junior high outside of his/her atten- dance area will transition to the high school in the student’s attendance area unless he/she qualifies for and is accepted into a district desig- nated program at high school.

For example, a student lives south of Fish Creek yet attends St. Bonaventure Junior High, which is not his/ her regular attendance school. For regular programming, this student would attend Bishop O’Byrne High School, not Bishop Grandin High School. In another example, a student attends St. Helena for the Hockey Canada Skills Academy. The student does not plan to continue Guidelines for Admission in the Hockey Canada Skills Academy for high school. For regular pro- gramming, this student would attend the high school in his/her atten- dance area based on the resident address of his/her parent/guardian.

Registration of students for programs outside of their designated school are student specific. Siblings of students are not accepted un- less they qualify for one of the eight district recognized programs, and there is sufficient room and resources. For example, an older sibling at- tends St. Mary’s for International Baccalaureate. Younger siblings who do not live in the St. Mary’s High School regular attendance boundary area would not attend St. Mary’s unless they qualify for and are ac- cepted into one of the district recognized programs at St. Mary’s, such as International Baccalaureate or Extended French.

Footprints to Your Future 2018 4

For detailed Alberta High School Diploma requirements, please visit the Students section of Alberta Education’s website at www.education.alberta.ca. COURSES English Social Studies Mathematics Science Physical Education 10 Career & Life Management (CALM) Subtotal Career & Technology Studies (CTS) or Fine Arts or French and International Languages or French Language Arts or Physical Education 20 and/or 30 or Knowledge & Employability Courses (K&E) or Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) 30 level courses in addition to English 30-1 or 30-2 and Social Studies 30-1 or 30-2 Religious Education 15, Religious Education 25 or World Religions 35, and Religious Education 35 (expected for Calgary Catholic high school graduation) Other Credits Total MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS English 30-1 or 30-2 Social 30-1 or 30-2 20 level Science 20, Science 24, Biology/Chemistry/Physics 20 3 credits 3 credits 56 credits 10 credits 10 credits 9 credits 15 minimum 100 minimum Alberta High School Diploma Requirements Calgary Catholic School District 5 Footprints to Your Future 2018

80 CREDITS INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING: • English Language Arts 20-2 or 30-4 • Mathematics 10-3 or 20-4 • Science 14 or 20-4 • Social Studies 10-2 or 20-4 • Physical Education 10 (3 credits) • Career and Life Management (CALM) (3 credits) • Religious Education 15, Religious Education 25 or World Religions 35, & Religious Education 35* *Required to participate in CCSD graduation ceremony 5 credits in • 30-level Knowledge and Employability Workplace Practicum course or • 30-level Work Experience course or • 30-level Green Certificate courses or • 30-level Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) course 5 credits in • 30-level Knowledge and Employability Occupational course or • 30-level Career and Technology Studies (CTS) or • 30-level locally developed course with an occupational focus AND Certificate of High School Achievement PHILOSOPHY AND OVERVIEW Knowledge and Employability courses are available to students in grades 10 through 12 who meet specific criteria.

The courses are in- tended to provide students with opportunities to experience success and become well prepared for employment, further studies, active citizenship and lifelong learning.

Knowledge and Employability courses include and promote: • Workplace standards for academic, occupational and employ- ability skills • Practical applications through on-campus and off-campus expe- riences and/or community partnerships • Career development skills for exploring careers, assessing ca- reer skills and developing a career-focused portfolio • Interpersonal skills to ensure respect, support and cooperation with others at home, in the community and at the workplace Knowledge and Employability courses are designed to provide entry- level employment skills for students who have expressed a goal of leaving school before earning the requirements for an Alberta High School Diploma.

Some students may transition successfully from Knowledge and Employability courses to other courses to achieve their diploma or to continuing education and training opportunities (e.g., some colleges, some apprenticeship programs). Reviewing each student’s learning plans on an annual basis and adjusting their goals and courses as needed are important parts of the process. Recommended transition points from Knowledge and Employability courses to other courses are identified in the chart. The requirements indicated in this chart are the minimum require- ments for a student to attain a Certificate of High School Achieve- ment.

The requirements for entry into post-secondary institutions and workplaces may require additional courses. Footprints to Your Future 2018 6

The Certificate of School Completion can be awarded to students with a significant cognitive disability who meet specific qualification criteria. Individual students are nominated by the school principal for this certificate. QUALIFICATION CRITERIA • The student is unable to achieve an Alberta High School Diploma or Certificate of High School Achievement (Knowledge and Employability). • The student is supported through an individualized program plan or instructional support plan. • The individual has been a student for at least 12 years and is at least 17 years of age (by March 1). • The student is in his/her last year of school programming.

• The student has one of the following codes at time of school completion: 41 43, 44, and/or 52. • Other special education codes can also be considered and will be reviewed by Instructional Services. Certificate of School Completion Calgary Catholic School District 7 Footprints to Your Future 2018

All Saints High School 729 Legacy Village Road SE 403-500-2133 www.cssd.ab.ca/schools/allsaints District Recognized Programs: Advanced Placement, Extended French, Hockey Canada Skills Academy Parent Meeting: November 21, 2017 (Bishop O’Byrne High School) Information Night: January 17, 2018 (Prince of Peace School) 6:30 p.m.

General info 7:00 p.m. Advanced Placement info 7:30 p.m. Extended French info Open House: January 31, 2018 (Bishop O’Byrne High School) Please monitor website for updates Bishop Carroll High School 4624 Richard Road SW 403-500-2056 www.cssd.ab.ca/schools/bishop- carroll District Recognized Programs: Self-Directed Learning, Advanced Placement, Hockey Canada Skills Academy, Chamber Ensemble Strings Open House: November 22, 2017 and February 6, 2018 Bishop Grandin High School 111 Haddon Road SW 403-500-2047 www.cssd.ab.ca/schools/ bishopgrandin District Recognized Programs: Advanced Placement, Extended French, Senior High Marching Band, Hockey Canada Skills Academy, Spanish Bilingual Open House: February 7, 2018 Bishop McNally High School 5700 Falconridge Blvd.

NE 403-500-2091 www.cssd.ab.ca/schools/ bishopmcnally District Recognized Programs: Advanced Placement, Extended French, Spanish Bilingual Open House: January 17, 2018 Bishop O’Byrne High School #500, 333 Shawville Blvd. SE 403-500-2103 www.cssd.ab.ca/schools/ bishopobyrne District Recognized Programs: International Baccalaureate, Hockey Canada Skills Academy Open House: February 8, 2018 Calgary Catholic High Schools HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM INFORMATION NIGHTS/OPEN HOUSE DATES NEWEST CALGARY CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL Scheduled to open in the fall of 2018, All Saints High School is situated in the community of Legacy in south Calgary and has the capacity to serve 1,500 students.

With a focus on meeting the needs of all students, including diverse learners, All Saints High School will offer a wide range of programs to maximize op- portunities for student success. The importance of community, the development of Catholic values and positive relation- ships will be emphasized in all aspects of school life. Students residing in the St. Isabella School attendance area will have the choice to attend All Saints High School or their designated school - Bishop O’Byrne. This will be reviewed in 2021.

Registration for Grade 10 and 11 students will begin in late fall 2017.

Students currently in Grade 11 moving into Grade 12 in the 2018-2019 school year will remain at their pres- ent school for their Grade 12 year. For more information, please visit www.cssd.ab.ca/schools/ allsaints. Our district high schools must always accommodate the students within their defined attendance area first. Please consult the list below to determine which high schools offer specialized programs for which boundary exemptions may be granted. For more information, please refer to the specialized programs on page 10 and the High School Attendance Areas beginning on page 55. All high schools host open houses and/or information sessions for prospective students and parents.

Please refer to the high school’s website for details.

St. Anne Academic Centre 1010 - 21 Avenue SE 403-500-2012 www.cssd.ab.ca/schools/stanne District Recognized Programs: Returning Grade 12 students Father Lacombe High School 3615 Radcliffe Drive SE 403-500-2066 www.cssd.ab.ca/schools/ fatherlacombe District Recognized Programs: International Baccalaureate Open House: January 18, 2018 Notre Dame High School 11900 Country Village Link NE 403-500-2109 www.cssd.ab.ca/schools/ notredame District Recognized Programs: Advanced Placement, Hockey Canada Skills Academy Open House: February 7, 2018 St. Francis High School 877 Northmount Drive NW 403-500-2026 www.cssd.ab.ca/schools/stfrancis District Recognized Programs: Advanced Placement, Extended French, Spanish Bilingual Open House: February 7, 2018 St.

Gabriel the Archangel High School 197 Invermere Drive, Chestermere 403-500-2110 www.cssd.ab.ca/schools/stgabriel District Recognized Programs: Hockey Canada Skills Academy Open House: February 8, 2018 St. Martin de Porres High School 410 Yankee Valley Blvd. SW, Airdrie 403-500-2041 www.cssd.ab.ca/schools/stmartin District Recognized Programs: Extended French Open House: February 7, 2018 and February 21, 2018 St. Timothy High School 501 Sunset Drive, Cochrane 403-500-2106 www.cssd.ab.ca/schools/sttimothy District Recognized Programs: Hockey Canada Skills Academy Please note: students living west of Stoney Trail have the choice to attend St.

Timothy or St. Francis high schools.

Open House: February 6, 2018 District St. Mary’s High School 111 - 18 Avenue SW 403-500-2024 www.cssd.ab.ca/schools/stmarys District Recognized Programs: Extended French, International Baccalaureate, Combined Extended French/International Baccalaureate Open House: November 22, 2017 and February 7, 2018 O P E N HOUSE DATES Calgary Catholic School District Footprints to Your Future 2018 9

Recognized Programs To meet the diverse needs of all students, some senior high schools offer a number of district recognized programs. Not all programs are available at all high schools.

A student who wishes to access one of these district recognized programs, outside of their school attendance area must meet specific criteria for the program. It is expected that students attending these programs need to register in a minimum of two classes in order to be accepted. These designated programs are listed below. Please inquire at your local school regarding specific attendance area for schools and programs. There may be exceptional circumstances where students are admitted to schools outside their attendance area. Students should speak with their junior high principal for further information.

High school attendance areas are also included in this booklet, beginning on page 55. Please be advised that Footprints To Your Future is printed at the beginning of each school year and changes to attendance area information may occur throughout the year after the document is printed. ADVANCED PLACEMENT (AP) The Advanced Placement (AP) program is a co-operative educational endeavour between second- ary schools, colleges and universities. AP allows high school students to take college level academic learning in AP courses and gives them the opportunity to show that they have mastered the advanced material by taking AP exams.

Students can receive credit, advanced placement, or both from thousands of colleges and universities that participate in the Advanced Placement program. Please check with your school counsellor for more details.

INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE (IB) DIPLOMA PROGRAMME Life in the 21st century, in an interconnected, globalized world, requires critical-thinking skills and a sense of international-mindedness, something that International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme students come to know and understand. Designed as an academically challenging and balanced program of education, IB Diploma Programme prepares students for success at university and beyond. The program is normally taught in grades 11 and 12, though students may enter honours courses in Grade 10 to help them better prepare for the program.

AP & IB PROGRAMS - RECOMMENDATIONS FOR SUCCESS Advanced Placement and the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme are instructional program options that provide enriched and challenging academic opportunities for CCSD high school students.

Students interested in registering in AP or IB programs/courses located outside of their desig- nated high school area should meet the following general criteria: • Consistent junior high academic course average of 75 per cent or higher • Demonstrate knowledge and commitment to the AP or IB program in which they wish to register • Are prepared to continue in their AP or IB course work through Grade 12 Further information is available from the coordinators of AP and IB programs at each school. EXTENDED FRENCH PROGRAM Six of our high schools offer courses in the Extended French program for students choosing to continue in French Immersion.

French Language Arts, Mathemat- ics and Social Studies are offered in French. CCSD maximizes course availability according to demand. Students who are currently enrolled in Grade 9 French Immersion may register in an Extended French program. Thirty per cent of their subjects are taught in French. The Extended French program enables students to maintain and extend the level of French proficiency they have already achieved. Students who have completed a minimum of 30 credits in Extended French including FLA 30 will receive CCSD’s Certificate of Bilingual Competence.

3 1 2 Footprints to Your Future 2018 10

SELF-DIRECTED LEARNING Bishop Carroll High School is a unique self-directed learning environment, which puts students in the driver’s seat of their educa- tional journey. Students have the freedom to customize a learning program that is best suited for their unique goals, abilities and interests. With the guidance of a teacher-advisor and parents, students choose the program and courses they want to follow. Stu- dents can then progress through these courses at a personalized rate reflecting their individual needs and learning pace.

Although stu- dents study at their own pace, they must still follow the curriculum set out by Alberta Education and must fulfil the requirements mandated by the province to receive their Alberta High School Diploma. MARCHING BAND Students from any area of the city are eligible to attend Bishop Grandin High School to participate in the Senior High Marching Band program. The Bishop Grandin Marching Ghosts is western Canada’s only high school based marching show band. The marching band has won awards internationally, has garnered gold medals in the Calgary Stampede competition for marching show bands and has earned Canadian marching band championships.

In addi- tion to performance repertoire, the concert band program focuses on individual, sectional and ensemble development in instrumental technique, music reading, theory and history. CHAMBER ENSEMBLE STRINGS PROGRAM Bishop Carroll is the only high school in the Calgary Catho- lic School District that offers a Chamber Ensemble Strings program. This program affords students the opportunity to continue their study of music on a string instrument while engaging in numerous ensemble settings. In this environment, students will continue to develop advanced music performance skills from an already established foundation of music performance skill sets.

The Chamber Ensemble Strings pro- gram has performed for numerous events in and outside of the city of Calgary and has won a multitude of awards.

HOCKEY CANADA SKILLS ACADEMY Hockey Canada has partnered with the Calgary Catholic School District to assist with the hockey portion of the program. In addition to hockey, this program offers a dry land component that consists of training in a variety of sports, fitness, nutrition, sports history and some athletic therapy. HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT RECOGNIZED PROGRAM(S) All Saints Advanced Placement, Extended French, Hockey Canada Skills Academy Bishop Carroll Self-Directed Learning, Advanced Placement, Hockey Canada Skills Academy, Chamber Ensemble Strings Bishop Grandin Advanced Placement, Extended French, Hockey Canada Skills Academy, Senior High Marching Band, Spanish Bilingual Bishop McNally Advanced Placement, Extended French, Spanish Bilingual Bishop O’Byrne International Baccalaureate, Hockey Canada Skills Academy Father Lacombe International Baccalaureate Notre Dame Advanced Placement, Hockey Canada Skills Academy St.

Francis Advanced Placement, Extended French, Spanish Bilingual St. Gabriel Hockey Canada Skills Academy St. Martin de Porres Extended French St. Mary’s International Baccalaureate (English and French), Extended French St. Timothy Hockey Canada Skills Academy SPANISH BILINGUAL PROGRAM Bishop McNally High School, Bishop Grandin High School and St. Francis High School offer the Spanish Bilingual program. This is a continuation of the junior high bilingual program. Spanish Language Arts and Film and Media Art are offered in Spanish (25 per cent of subjects are taught in Spanish). CCSD maximizes course availability according to demand.

Students who are currently enrolled in the Grade 9 Spanish Bilingual program or who successfully complete a placement exam may register in the Spanish Bilingual program at Bishop McNally, Bishop Grandin or St. Francis high schools. The program enables students to maintain and extend the level of Spanish proficiency they have already achieved. Students who have completed a minimum of 25 credits in the Spanish Bi- lingual program and a mandatory completion of SLA 30, will receive upon graduation from Grade 12 a certificate from the government of Spain. Calgary Catholic School District Footprints to Your Future 2018 11 4 5 6 7 8

Centres of Excellence District Supports CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY STUDIES (CTS) FIRST NATIONS, MÉTIS AND INUIT (FNMI) All high schools can access First Nations, Métis, and Inuit liaison staff and family support workers. Students are encouraged to utilize the expertise of these individuals. All high schools have a diverse learning teacher who will support First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students. School staff have access to a district First Nations, Métis, and Inuit district teacher and consultants who can provide support in embedding indigenous perspective into lessons and programming.

PROGRAMS AND SUPPORTS FOR DIVERSE LEARNERS A wide range of programming and instructional supports are available for students with diverse learning needs.

Parents and students are encouraged to participate as members of the student’s Diverse Learning team. This team consults and collaborates regarding individual student learning needs to develop a Learner Support Plan (LSP). The LSP is a written agreement, which guides instruction designed for student success. Learning Strategies The learning strategies courses of study have been designed to assist high school students in developing an in depth understanding of strategies they can use to be successful learners. Through explicit instruction, guided prac- tice and ongoing feedback students will have the opportunity to apply a broader scope of strategies to maximize their learning and achievement.

It is the mission of the learning strategies staff to provide students with the informa- tion, opportunity and assistance to achieve to their highest level and work towards greater self-advocacy. Students can earn up to 15 high school credits in Learning Strategies.

HIGH SCHOOL OUTREACH PROGRAMS The Calgary Catholic School District offers outreach programming for those students who find it challeng- ing to be successful in a tradi- tional learning environment. These outreach programs provide new and different opportunities for students to engage in learning environments that are based on individual student learning needs. They serve as alternative educational settings for students who require a different type of structured learning environment in order to assist them to engage in a delivery model at the high school level that is also linked to other academic and community supports.

For further information, students and parents should contact a guidance counsellor at their designated high school.

The Centres of Excellence chart lists programs offered at specific district high schools. Students may travel to other high schools to take these courses. Students can earn high school credits for these courses, and may also choose to write the external certification exam offered by an outside agency such as the Alberta Ap- prenticeship Board, Microsoft, etc. If interested in these programs, students can check with their high school counsellor or career practitioner. These programs are tentatively offered, based on student interest, teacher expertise and availability at the host school. A student accessing Centres of Excellence at a host school is still considered an enrolled student of their home school.

Footprints to Your Future 2018 12

PROGRAM • Adobe Certification • Microsoft IT Academy Certification • A+ Computer Repair Certification • Welder First Year Apprenticeship Technical Training • Carpenter First Year Apprentice Technical Training • Mechanics: First Year Apprenticeship Technical Training • Culinary Arts/Cook Apprenticeship First Year Apprenticeship Technical Training (starts in Grade 10) • Cosmetology/Hairstylist Trade First Year Apprenticeship Technichal Training (starts in Grade 10) • Fashion Design Sewing Certification • Advanced English Critical Reading and Writing Program SCHOOL Bishop Carroll Bishop Grandin Notre Dame St.

Mary’s Bishop Grandin Bishop Grandin All Saints Bishop Grandin Bishop McNally Notre Dame All Saints Bishop Grandin Bishop McNally Father Lacombe St. Francis St. Mary’s Notre Dame Notre Dame Bishop Carroll Calgary Catholic School District Footprints to Your Future 2018 13

Personalize your high school experience PROGRAM Carpentry (starts in Grade 11) Health Care Aide (starts in Grade 11) Nutrition for Healthy Lifestyles (starts sem. 2 in Grade 10 or 11) Pharmacy Assistant Program (starts in Grade 11) Production Field Operations (starts in Grade 11) Veterinary Technicial Assistant (starts in Grade 11) Welding Program (starts in Grade 11) POST-SECONDARY SCHOOL SAIT Bow Valley College SAIT SAIT SAIT - Online course Olds College Calgary Campus @ Bow Valley College SAIT Kickstart your future by earning post-secondary credits and workplace certification while in high school.

The Calgary Catholic School District’s Dual-Credit programs provide opportunities for students to personalize their high school experience by exploring their interests. In partnership with post-secondary institutions in Alberta, grades 10, 11 and 12 students can earn high school credits in conjunction with either post-secondary credits or workplace certification. Offered at minimal cost, these programs allow students to discover career pathways, progress at a quicker pace through post-secondary studies or transition easily into workplace settings. Dual-Credit Programs Discover career pathways Footprints to Your Future 2018 14

CARPENTRY Students are exposed to drafting and blueprint reading and comprehensive safety training, while covering all first-year Carpentry Apprenticeship Individual Learning Modules. There are 240 hours of practical hands- on skill development and 135 hours of classroom instruction. HEALTH CARE AIDE This program prepares students to take care of clients in the health care field including: personal care, assisting with mobility and feeding needs, communication, assisting with medication delivery and clinical skills. Delivery combines on-campus labs, online and classroom learning and a five week clinical/practicum placement.

NUTRITION FOR HEALTHY LIFESTYLES The focus of this program is nutrition as it relates to human development and disease, current trends and the principles of critically evaluating information about nutrition. Topics such as sports nutrition, health pro- motion, adult behaviour change process and education are also taught. PHARMACY ASSISTANT Working under the supervision of a pharmacist, this program prepares students for retail operations by compounding, dispensing and packaging prescriptions and sterile products. The program covers inventory management, pharmaceutical information and education while teaching business basics.

PRODUCTION FIELD OPERATIONS Introduces students to the technical and operational aspects of the oil and gas industry. Students will learn about the history of oil and gas exploration, discovery and production in Canada, specifically in Alberta. Topics range from drilling and development to processing and marketing.

VETERINARY TECHNICAL ASSISTANT This entry level program is designed to introduce students to the veterinary industry and animal care. It gives students the opportunity to work alongside veterinary professionals, animal health technicians and shelter staff. WELDING Students receive 260 hours of practical hands-on skill development in SAIT’s state-of-the-art welding labs and 117 hours of classroom instruction. Welding processes, techniques and filters are taught. Students are exposed to following directions provided in layouts, blueprints and work orders; cleaning parts; checking for defects and welding parts together.

Footprints to Your Future 2018 15

Designed to help students discover their talents and interests, the Off-Campus Education program provides opportunities for senior high school students to explore their career interests, skills and knowledge related to work and other life roles. There are a variety of off-campus opportunities for students. Each one of our district high schools has an off-campus teacher who will assist with student placement, safety, learning plans and supervision while at the workplace. Work Experience Students have the opportunity to explore different careers in a variety of programs offered while earning high school credits through part time /full time work, during the school year or the summer months.

This program is for all high school students. The prerequisite courses needed for this and all off cam- pus experiences are HCS3000 or Workplace Safety. The student must accumulate at least 75 hours of career-related experience at a work site. Each student will have a learning plan and evaluation agreed upon by the teacher and employer. Student progress is monitored on a regular basis.

Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) This is a program that allows students to begin training in any one of the 49 apprenticeship trades while still in senior high school. The program is for students who have made definite career choices and a commitment to enter a specific trade. There are a variety of arrange- ments that may be made to accom- modate students who are interested in any of the trades. Green Certificate A Green Certificate and 16 Grade 12 credits can be earned by students who are involved in any of the 10 areas of agriculture offered by Alberta Agriculture. There is a prerequisite safety course students must complete for 1 credit.

The 10 areas include: Equine, Cow Calf Beef Production, Feedlot, Bee Keeping, Sheep, Greenhouse, Field Crop, Irrigated Crop, Dairy, Swine Production.

There is a 1-credit prerequisite safety module (AGR 3000) which students must complete before tak- ing further modules. Off-Campus Education Footprints to Your Future 2018 16

COUNSELLORS The counsellor provides services designed to assist students to solve problems related to choosing, planning, adjusting and achieving goals in educational, career, personal, social and spiritual areas. The counsellor provides counselling, student appraisal, referral and educational/occupational planning services in an attempt to meet the developmental needs of students.

The Catholic counsellor is concerned with all aspects of a student’s growth. The counsellor also accesses district and community programs to support students in all aspects of their development. TEACHER ADVISORS Each student is matched with a teacher who acts as mentor, liaison and advocate for the student. As mentor, the teacher guides students through program and course selection, career options and minor personal problems. As liaison, the teacher monitors and initiates communication between students, teachers, parents/guardians and school administrators. As advocate, the teacher assists students in conflict situations and promotes action plans that will benefit the student.

With this teacher advisory system, parents/guardians can contact a specific teacher who will have a personal involvement and special interest in their son or daughter.

SCHOOL CHAPLAIN School chaplains work with staff, administration and students to create and sustain a consistent, coherent Catholic educational environment for our school communities. Chaplains coordinate liturgical celebrations in the schools, act as a liaison between schools and Catholic parishes, chair their high school pastoral care teams, and deliver com- prehensive retreat programs for the students. They are available for pastoral counselling for both staff and students, providing an essential service in keeping spirituality an explicit component of Catholic education. SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER The Calgary Police Service, through its School Resource Officers (SROs), assigns a police officer to high schools in Calgary.

The officers are resource persons for anyone in the school community. They engage in a variety of activities in the schools, from formal classroom presentations to individual consultations with students. Officers also provide additional connections for referrals to many social service agencies as needed. SROs are an essential component of the support system in our district high schools.

CAREER PRACTITIONER Within the career centre at each high school, a career practitioner is available to help students make informed decisions about their futures. Using a variety of resources, the career practitioner helps students begin their journey toward discovering the opportunities available in today’s constantly changing world. Students may ask for assistance in career exploration activities, interest inventories, resume writing, job interview preparation and work experience programs. Student Supports in High Schools Calgary Catholic School District Footprints to Your Future 2018 17

The course selections you make in high school and post-secondary can have an influence on your future career path.

For this reason, it is important to take some time to plan and think about your future career goals. You will face many choices as you select your courses. Select them carefully and you will graduate with a variety of options available to you. Many different factors play a role in making decisions, including: • Your abilities • Your interests • Your values • Your future career goals • Alberta High School Diploma requirements Building Your Future Footprints to Your Future 2018 18 SELF-ASSESSMENT TOOLS In senior high school, you will discover more about yourself, including what you are good at and what you enjoy.

These discoveries may cause you to change your career goals and re-evaluate your selection of courses. It is important to set career goals and work toward them, but also to be realistic and adaptable. The following tools are intended to assist you with the process of learning more about yourself and beginning to plan for your future.

What am I good at? Learn more about your per- sonality, interests, work values, employability skills and multiple intelligence. What occupations are out there? Use these resources to research occupations of interest, including information on duties, working conditions, education require- ments and salary. What education is right for me? Find information on schools, programs and admission require- ments and procedures. You will also find tips on planning your high school completion. How do I pay for my education? Explore information on scholar- ships, bursaries and student finance.

What are my next steps? Find resources to help you make the transition from high school to work or to post-secondary.

Worksheets The worksheets included in the following pages will also assist with the process of self-discovery and planning your future goals. Calgary Catholic School District 19 Alberta Learning Informa- tion Services (ALIS) The website www.alis.alberta.ca is the perfect place to start planning for your future. It has up-to-date information for young Albertans regarding career planning, edu- cational programs, occupational profiles and scholarship informa- tion. The topics addressed on the website under the section for high school students include: Footprints to Your Future 2018

1. I really enjoy fishing, camping, hiking and rock climbing. 2. I want to fix problems with my hands instead of talking about them. 3. I am good at noticing differences in colours, shapes and sounds. 4. I can think clearly and focus only on the facts of a problem. 5. I am good with people and can teach or help others. 6. I feel comfortable selling my ideas to other people. 7. I often think of clever, creative, useful ideas. 8. I am very interested in protecting nature. 9. I want to take care of others and help them feel better. 10. I like to find creative ways to express my ideas and feelings.

11. I achieve my goals by bargaining or making deals. 12. I feel pride in growing plants or caring for animals. 13. I usually put personal feelings aside when dealing with a crisis. 14. I enjoy watching court trials and political talks. 15. I carefully keep records of how I spend money. 16. I use my energy to guide and advise others. 17. I work well alone where I have room to reflect on my thoughts. 18. I prefer places where I do not have to dress up. 19. I would feel successful if I could lessen pain for other people. 20. I feel my highest honour would be to serve my country. 21. I have talent in using colours and in knowing fashion trends.

22. I express myself by making something instead of talking. 23. I enjoy seeing unique paintings or musical performances. 24. I will take personal risk to ensure safety for all people. 25. I enjoy being outdoors and like changes in the weather. 26. I can give bad news in a caring and honest way. 27. I like business settings that require professional dress. A B C D E F G My Style Worksheet Footprints to Your Future 2018 20 INSTRUCTIONS You are unique in the combination of things that interest you. From early in life you have found some activities more interesting than others. As you gather information about your interests, needs and wants, you can better understand careers that match your unique self.

Review the characteristics in the statements below. Make a check in the box next to each statement that matches your style. Check as many boxes that apply to you.

Count the number of boxes checked in each column from both pages and write the totals at the bottom of the columns. Transfer your totals to the results on page 17. 28. I value knowledge and the sharing of information with others. 29. I enjoy mental challenges like puzzles or riddles. 30. I am very concerned with money and profit. 31. I am good at knowing when a person needs to talk to someone. 32. I prefer a flexible work schedule with time for creativity. 33. I like to explore all possible reasons for something. 34. I am happy when I can work in the garden and make it look nice. 35. I enjoy helping others with travel or purchase plans.

36. I prefer to see charts and data than hear a summary with words. 37. I am not bothered by treating cuts or minor injuries. 38. I have a special talent for working with animals. 39. I have good ideas on how to solve personal problems. 40. I am really moved emotionally by music, color and sounds. 41. I prefer to keep good records and pay attention to details. 42. I want to make things happen instead of talking about them. 43. I would rather create ideas than study them. 44. I use talking to support and sell my ideas. 45. I like to be busy, being fully involved in a project. 46. I solve problems by trying a new method or making a new tool.

47. I am more interested in a project’s results than how it was done. 48. I feel useful when I can help a sick friend feel better. 49. I enjoy a physical task most when it helps someone else. 50. I like animals for their natural and sometimes surprising behaviours. 51. I like to try new things even if they are not always popular things. 52. I can understand how global events affect a person’s life. 53. I am talented in managing projects and people. 54. I usually ignore distractions to focus on my most important task. 55. I am good at helping other people with their problems. 56. I am very curious and enjoy solving science or math problems.

TOTALS: A B C D E F G 21 Calgary Catholic School District Footprints to Your Future 2018

TOTALS List the results in order according to your scores, from highest to lowest: Reread the statements with the boxes you checked. See if you can find common characteristics that seem to describe your basic style. You may find your personal style fits into more than one area. Keep in mind that you will probably change careers several times over your life and you may find work that interests you in various types of career areas. Learning about a few areas that match closest with your style is the best way to plan for your future.

WHY EXPLORE A CAREER? • gain insight into a career before committing their time and money to post-secondary or technical education • make more informed choices about careers • find school becomes more relevant • become aware of the range of career possibilities • learn career planning strategies • practice job-search skills • gain skills and work habits to get started in a successful career • focus courses on a specific career path A.

Natural Resources B. Arts, Media & Entertainment C. Business & Management D. Engineering & Industrial Technology E. Health Sciences F. Hospitality, Tourism & Recreation G. Social & Human Services My Style Worksheet Results 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th Footprints to Your Future 2018 22

CAREER OPTIONS SAMPLE OCCUPATIONS RELATED CTS COURSES • Construction Technologies • Design Studies • Electro-Technologies • Fabrication Studies • Mechanics/Auto Body • Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) • Communication Technology • Fashion Studies • Information Processing Business & Management Careers involving business contact with others, including sales man- agement, information systems, finance, accounting, marketing, and entrepreneurship. Arts, Media & Entertainment Careers involving creating and designing, through writing, per- forming, drawing or sketching to entertain or inform others as well as communicating ideas by work- ing with audio, visual, graphic or written media arts.

Natural Resources Careers involving the use and distribution of natural resources including forestry, oil & gas extrac- tion & utilization, agriculture. Engineering & Industrial Technology Careers in an industrial and engineering environment in one of the following: aviation, drafting, electronics, construction, me- chanical, manufacturing, energy or transportaion. Accountant Actuary Administrative Assistant Bank Teller Customer Service Representative Desktop Publisher Entrepreneur Financial Advisor Human Resource Manager Loan Manager Marketing Specialist Actor Art Historian Broadcast Technician Camera Operator Cartoonist/Animator Choreographer Composer Dancer Film Maker Graphic Artist • Information Processing • Financial Management • Management & Marketing • Enterprise & Innovation • Fashion Studies • Legal Studies Agricultural Engineer Agronomist Biochemist Biologist Botanist Chemical Engineer Conservation Officer Farm Worker Forest Technician Forester Geologist • Agriculture • Energy & Mines • Forestry • Wildlife Aerospace Engineer Aircraft Mechanic Architect Automotive Service Representative CAD Technician Carpenter Civil Engineer Computer Programmer Draftsperson Electrical Engineer Electrician Public Office Assistant Purchasing Agent Real Estate Broker Receptionist Relations Manager Lawyer Small Business Manager Stock Broker Word Processor Illustrator Journalist Musician Photographer Publisher Singer Sound Engineer Speech Writer Stagehand TV/Radio Announcer Geophysicist Horticulturist Land Agent Park Warden Petroleum Engineer Petroleum Technologist Seismic Worker Service Rig Operator Well Driller Electronic Technician Heating & Air Conditioning Technician Machine Operator Mechanical Engineer Network Technician Oil & Gas Technician Satellite Specialist Surveyor Truck Driver Career Options 23 Calgary Catholic School District Footprints to Your Future 2018

Health Services Careers involving services related to maintenance of health includ- ing dental and vision services, diagnostic services, medical office services, nursing services, support and therapy services. Hospitality, Tourism & Recreation Careers involving hospitality and recreation of people in their com- munity or while traveling. Social & Human Services Careers involving contact with others in a helping role, including education, social work, caregiv- ing, personal services, public services and clergy.

Administrator Chiropractor Dental Assistant Dental Surgeon Dentist Dietician Emergency Medical Office Secretary Home Care Aide Hospital Optometrist Hygienist • Community Health • Career Transitions • Sports Medicine Airline Pilot Baker Bartender Bus Driver Catering Manager Coach Desk Clerk Fitness Instructor Food & Beverage Server Housekeeper • Tourism Studies • Foods Anthropologist Child Welfare Attendant Correctional Officer Court Bailiff Daycare Operator Detective Family Therapist Firefighter Hair Stylist Lawyer • Cosmetology • Legal Studies • Community Health Nuclear Medicine Technician Medical Records Technician Medical Technician Nursing Assistant Pediatrician Pharmacist Physical Therapist Psychiatrist Radio Logic Surgical Technician Technician Outdoor Guide Professional Cook Professional Athlete Recreation Facility Operator Restaurant Owner/Manager Sports Official Tour Guide Translator Travel Agent Librarian Military Personnel Parole Officer Police Officer Political Scientist Psychologist Social Worker School Counsellor School Teacher Teacher’s Aide CAREER OPTIONS SAMPLE OCCUPATIONS RELATED CTS COURSES Footprints to Your Future 2018 24

FINE ARTS Are you creative? Do you like classes such as drama, art, dance or music? Do you have skills in seeing differences in colour, mood, light and shape? Are you able to perform or display your work in front of an audience? If you answer “yes” to these questions, then you may like careers related to fine arts. Natural Resources botanist, floral designer, landscape architect, park warden, tree pruner Arts, Media & Entertainment actor, advertising assistant, announcer, art appraiser, artistic director, broadcast journalist, casting director, choreographer, commercial artist, composer, conductor, costume designer, dancer, drama teacher, editor, graphic design- er, sculptor, painter, illustrator, lighting designer, make-up technician, photographer, playwright, property designer, reporter, set designer, stunt designer, writer Business & Management actor’s agent, art dealer, art gallery owner, marketing specialist, museum manager, studio bookkeeper Engineering & Industrial Technology animator, camera operator, carpenter, die mak- er, drafter, film editor, interior designer, jeweller, lighting specialist, sewing machine operator, painter and decorator, printer, mechanical en- gineer, metal worker, product design specialist, stage designer, watchmaker Health Services cosmetic tester, dentist, medical consultant, plastic surgeon Hospitality, Tourism & Recreation arts and crafts instructor, cosmetics repre- sentative, fashion designer, interior decorator, make-up artist, pattern maker Social & Human Services art teacher, art therapist, clergy, dance instruc- tor, music teacher, urban planner How many more careers can you name? ENGLISH Are you good with words? Can you write or speak in a clear and interesting manner? Do you do well in classes such as speech, debate, journalism or literature? If you answer “yes” to these questions, then you may like careers related to English.

Natural Resources agricultural salesperson, farm bureau spokes- person, veterinarian assistant Arts, Media & Entertainment author, disc jockey, editor, sports writer, re- porter, script writer, song writer, TV announcer Business & Management clerical assistant, executive assistant, market- ing assistant, mediator, public relations special- ist, salesperson Engineering & Industrial Technology product trainer, research assistant, technical writer, warehouse manager Health Services health claims agent, lab technician, medi- cal editor, medical office assistant, medical transcriptionist Hospitality, Tourism & Recreation flight attendant, hotel manager, park warden, tour guide Social & Human Services city councilperson, clergy, college instructor, courier, court clerk, court reporter, curriculum developer, grant writer, judge, librarian, lobby- ist, paralegal, political spokesperson, school teacher How many more careers can you name? 25 Calgary Catholic School District Footprints to Your Future 2018

INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGES Do you speak more than one language? Do you do well in classes that teach you about other languages and cultures? Are you able to communicate with and understand the needs of people who are from different backgrounds? If you answer “yes” to these questions, then you may like careers related to international languages. Natural Resources agriculture sales agent, community and park planner, international trade expert, produce buyer Arts, Media & Entertainment actor/actress, archivist, author, casting direc- tor, composer, curator, foreign news corre- spondent, singer Business & Management bank teller, buyer, commodities broker, curren- cy exchange agent, customer service agent, economic forecaster, export clerk, international sales agent, logistician, receptionist Engineering & Industrial Technology air traffic controller, astronaut, communica- tions equipment expert, international produc- tion specialist, pilot, satellite communications specialist, satellite installations expert Health Services disease specialist, emergency response person, health clinic supervisor, international medical transcriptionist, medical secretary Hospitality, Tourism & Recreation flight attendant, restaurant manager, tour guide, travel agent Social & Human Services anthropologist, border patrol agent, Cana- dian Armed Forces personnel, clergy, crisis intervention specialist, english as a second language teacher, family therapist, foreign ambassador, hostage negotiator, immigration officer, legal assistant, librarian, peace corps manager, school teacher, tutor, translator How many more careers can you name? PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND HEALTH Do you enjoy physical education? Do you enjoy sports or classes that require physical activity? Do you like learning about sporting strategies, nutrition, physical training programs or the makeup of the human body? If you answer “yes” to these questions, then you may like careers related to physical education and health.

Natural Resources agricultural health inspector, biologist, chemist, greenskeeper, horse trainer, oil pipeline opera- tor, wild land firefighter Arts, Media & Entertainment broadcaster, dancer, entertainment editorm, event advertising agent, model, professional athlete, sports writer Business & Management health club manager, investment agent, public relations specialist, sports statistician, stadium manager, team manager Engineering & Industrial Technology carpenter, chemical engineer, equipment main- tenance technician, equipment manufacturer, equipment mechanic, food scientist, geologist, lab specialist, motorcycle mechanic, pharma- cist, product developer, sports photographer, stadium architect Health Services dental assistant, chiropractor, dietician, kine- siologist, nurse, orthopedic surgeon, physical therapist, sports medicine physician Hospitality, Tourism & Recreation chef, clothing designer, conservation officer, dietician, event coordinator, outdoor sport/rec- reation guide, recreation leader, sales clerk Social & Human Services Canadian Armed Forces personnel, coach, firefighter, paramedic, police officer, public health educator, referee, school administrator, social worker, teacher How many more careers can you name? MATHEMATICS Do you enjoy math? Do you do well in classes such as algebra, geometry or business math? Do you like to work with numbers, follow financial trends or solve puzzles and riddles? If you answer “yes” to these questions, then you may wish to pursue a career related to mathematics.

Natural Resources animal research assistant, biologist, environ- mental engineer, plant researcher, weather forecaster Arts, Media & Entertainment broadcast technician, producer, recording, en- gineer set designer, sound technician, sports statistician Business & Management accountant, bank manager, economist, insur- ance broker, investment banker, logistics specialist, market research analyst, statistician Engineering & Industrial Technology architect, astronaut, auto service technician, chemist, computer programmer, electrician, instrumentation technician, machinist, me- chanical engineer, millwright, navigator, pilot, production manager, systems analyst, traffic analyst Health Services bioinformatics specialist, dental assistant, dental hygienist, health care administrator, op- tician, medical laboratory technician, pharmacy technician, radiologist, respiratory technician Hospitality, Tourism & Recreation cook/chef, hotel manager, interior specialist, pattern maker, restaurant manager Social & Human Services bank clerk, criminal investigator, human resource specialist, math instructor, psycholo- gist, school teacher How many more careers can you name? Footprints to Your Future 2018 26

SCIENCE Do you like science? Do you do well in classes such as earth science, biology, or chemistry? Do you like to solve problems, treat injured people or animals, or research the Earth and the air we breathe? If you answer “yes” to these questions, then you may like careers related to science. Natural Resources biologist, conservation worker, ecologist, fish and wildlife specialist, fishery worker, forester, geologist, meteorologist, oil and gas specialist, pest controller, veterinarian, zoologist Arts, Media & Entertainment broadcast maintenance technologist, recording engineer, special effects consultant, television camera operator Business & Management agribusiness manager, health administrator, pharmaceutical salesperson Engineering & Industrial Technology astronomer, biomedical engineer, environmen- tal analyst, food scientist, geologist, hazardous material handler, instrumentation technician, metal worker, meteorologist, petroleum engi- neer, physicist Health Services bioinformatics specialist, dental assistant, den- tist, esthetician, radiologist, medical laboratory technician, medical secretary, nurse, occupa- tional therapist, optometrist, physician, physi- cal therapist, speech-language pathologist Hospitality, Tourism & Recreation conservation officer, cook, food scientist, rec- reation facility operator, restaurant manager Social & Human Services anthropologist, firefighter, game warden, health educator, paramedic, sociologist, teacher How many more careers can you name? SOCIAL STUDIES Do you like learning about people and cul- tures? Are you good at understanding people’s feelings, habits and behaviours? Do you do well in classes such as history, economics or human behaviour? If you answer “yes” to these questions, then you may like careers related to social studies.

Natural Resources agricultural economist, animal trainer, geolo- gist, horticultural therapist Arts, Media & Entertainment advertising director, art historian, curator, for- eign correspondent, novelist, reporter Business & Management economist, human resources professional, marketing director, social statistician Engineering & Industrial Technology automotive designer, civil engineer, contractor, geomatics engineer, interior design consultant, product development consultant, research director Health Services child development specialist, community disability service practitioner, gerontological specialist, social worker Hospitality, Tourism & Recreation camp counsellor, customs broker, flight atten- dant, home economist, tour guide, travel guide Social & Human Services anthropologist, clergy, community service officer, congressional aide, correctional of- ficer, firefighter, genealogist, lawyer, librarian, marriage counsellor, paralegal, police officer, political scientist, politician, social psychologist, social worker, teacher How many more careers can you name? 27 Calgary Catholic School District Footprints to Your Future 2018

Abilities creative interpersonal numerical reasoning speaking and writing technical/mechanical other Related Subjects art, design studies, drama, English language arts, mathematics, music, fashion studies career and life management, communication technology, physical education chemistry, financial management, mathematics, music, physics, science biology, chemistry, design studies, English language arts, information processing, mathematics, physics, science, social studies communication technology, English language arts, French and international languages, social studies art, construction technologies, mathematics, mechanics, fabrication, cosmetology, foods Setting Your Goals You have your own abilities, interests and values.

Being aware of these will help you decide what you should study in senior high school and what career goals you should set for yourself.

Senior high school is also a good time to develop your abilities. What new abilities would you like to develop? What courses would most help you develop these new abilities? CONSIDER YOUR ABILITIES Take a realistic look at yourself and consider your abilities. Your marks and other accomplishments in junior high school, as well as your activities outside of school, may be an indication of your abilities. Your chances of success in senior high school will be greater if you build on these abilities. Some abilities are listed below, along with some related subjects. Check the abilities in which you are strongest and note the subjects that you could take to develop them.

Footprints to Your Future 2018 28

CONSIDER YOUR INTERESTS Certain subjects are associated with certain interests. School is more enjoyable when you study subjects you find interesting. Check the areas in which you are interested, and note the related subjects. The senior high school you attend may offer courses in subjects you have not studied before, so you may not know if you are interested in them. Your teacher or counsellor can tell you more about these courses. You may develop new interests as well as new abilities. building or fixing things computing creating and performing designing and creating languages arts numbers people science the world recreation and sports other construction technologies, electronics, mechanics, fabrication information processing, mathematics art, communication technology, drama, music, English language arts art, cosmetology, design studies, food and fashion studies, construction, fabrication English language arts, French and international languages art, drama, family studies, music financial management, information processing, mathematics biology, drama, psychology, sociology, legal studies, community health biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics financial management, social sciences, social studies, world geography, world history physical education 29 Calgary Catholic School District Footprints to Your Future 2018

SET YOUR CAREER GOALS Once you know your abilities, interests and values, you can set your goals. Short-term goals are the ones you hope to fulfil soon. It is also important to set long-term career goals for your future. You may need to revisit your goals several times throughout your high school career. Be open-minded when you think about your goals, and don’t put obstacles in your way. For example, if you are planning to continue studying after senior high school because you are uncertain about finding a job, maybe you first need to investigate potential jobs. Or, if you are planning to go right to work because you can’t afford to continue your studies, find out more about student loans and scholarships.

There may be financial assistance of which you are unaware.

Career planning is an ongoing process and will probably change over time. Thinking now about your career interests and options gives you a head start. Each of these short-term and long-term career goals should be consid- ered when selecting your senior high courses. Set Short-term Goals Volunteer Improve your marks Consider taking CTS courses Make sure you are taking the appropriate courses Explore various careers Other Set Long-term Career Goals Considering your abilities, interests and values, what are your long- term career goals?

Earning an Alberta High School Diploma To continue studying at a post-secondary institution, such as a university, college or technical institute To get a job or start my own business after graduation Enter a trade, become an apprentice Other creativity loyalty family opportunities to learn new things financial security popularity freedom resourcefulness friendliness risk-taking other acceptance helpfulness assertiveness honesty collaboration/ working in groups independence CONSIDER YOUR VALUES Think about the kind of person you want to be and the kind of life you want to live.

Your values play a role here. What is important to you? Check your values.

Footprints to Your Future 2018 30

ENTERING THE WORK FORCE If your long-term career goal is to work right after graduation, take a careful look at the workplace opportunities you may be consid- ering. What do you really know about the work? • Do you know what the work involves? • Does it involve the kind of tasks you will enjoy doing? • Do you know what kind of training is required? • Will you have the necessary knowledge and skills? • Do you know what the job has to offer? • Will it provide you with the job satisfaction, salary and benefits you are seeking? • Will there be job openings in your field when you gradu- ate?

• Will the job provide you with opportunities for advance- ment and personal growth? POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION If your long-term career goal involves studying at a post-secondary institution, you need to select your courses with the entrance require- ments of those institutions in mind. These requirements vary between institutions and among programs within institutions. For example, the faculty of arts may require that you have a second language in order to be admitted, while other faculties at the same institution may not. Each post-secondary institution sets its own requirements for entrance into their particular institution or program.

Many of these guides are located online.

Guides may also be available from your school counsellor, or by visiting www.alis.alberta.ca. Although most post-secondary institutions set a minimum average for admission, that average does not guarantee admission. Admission to most programs is highly competitive, which often means that students with the highest averages are the ones admitted. An Alberta High School Diploma does not guarantee admission to ANY post-secondary institution. The requirements for a high school diploma are not the same as the admission requirements to post-secondary institutions.

AFTER THINKING IT OVER...

Now you have a better idea of who you are and how that influ- ences your choices of programs and courses in senior high school and your future career goals. To summarize what you’ve done, you have: • Reviewed your abilities • Considered your interests • Identified your values • Thought about related courses • Set short-term goals • Set long-term goals Your teachers and school coun- sellor can assist you further. You may also want to talk to others who know you well: your parents, relatives and friends.

My career goals are: 31 Calgary Catholic School District Footprints to Your Future 2018

Course Descriptions Consider how your senior high school courses will be an important part of your faith journey as you discover and pursue the purpose for which God has created you. The vocations that people choose are the paths that seem the best way for them to live happily in the world and contribute to building the Kingdom of God. As you make your course selections consider carefully how God has gifted you as an individual with particular talents and abilities.

Consider how God is inviting you through your uniqueness to be a very special part of this plan to make known His love for all people on earth.

Religious Education (Roman Catholic) 15 - Christ and Culture The aim of Christ and Culture is to assist students, with the help of the Gospel, to participate as Christians in the shaping of our culture. The program explores major cultural issues from a Christological perspective. Beginning with their own life experiences, students acquire a deeper and more systematic knowledge of themselves, Christ’s message, and the Church. Connections between the Church and contemporary culture are explored in terms of what it means to be a responsible adolescent developing as a member of a Catho- lic, Christian community while living within the context of a broader culture.

Religious Education (Roman Catholic) 25 - Jesus Christ: God’s Gift of Salvation Jesus Christ: God’s Gift of Salvation invites students to deepen their relationship with Jesus through a prayerful study of Scripture. Students will explore the Jewish historical, religious, and cultural world into which the Messiah was born and the Old Testament covenant fulfilled. Using the Gospels as primary sources, the course explores Jesus’ birth, early life, and ministry; his preaching of the Kingdom of God; his special teachings, particularly the parables; and his miracles. It then focuses on the scriptural accounts of his death and Resurrection, and the Ascension, and their central significance for the church’s understanding of Jesus as the Christ, the Son of God.

Religious Education (Roman Catholic) 35 - In Search of the Good In Search of the Good challenges students to understand themselves as moral persons called to discipleship by living the way of Christ. Through an examination of ethical theories, the revelation of Sacred Scripture, and the lived experience and teaching of the Catholic Church, the course invites students to mature as active participants in their faith. At the heart of catechesis is the human search for happiness as the completion of the superabundant love of God. The same tension which exists between the revelation of God’s love and the explorations of human reason are worked out in the areas of freedom, justice, human relations, ecology, reconciliation, life in community and political life.

Religious Education 15, 25, 35 are expected courses in the Calgary Catholic School District’s senior high schools. Some high schools offer Religious Education for 3 and 5 credits. Completion of 9 full credits is required for participation in each local senior high school’s graduation exercises. “Go and Make Disciples”: Living the Great Commission is the Pro- gram of Religious Education (Ro- man Catholic) for Alberta Catholic Schools. In each course, RE 15, RE 25, and RE 35, the general outcomes are developed through specific learning outcomes, recom- mended resources, and teaching time frames.

Religious Education Footprints to Your Future 2018 32

English Language Arts Alberta Education requires that students obtain at least 15 credits in English Language Arts in either of two streams 10-1; 20-1; 30-1 or 10-2; 20- 2; 30-2. To obtain a Alberta High School Diploma, English Language Arts 30-1 or 30-2 is required. The dash one (-1) stream (English 10-1, 20-1, 30-1) is considered more challenging and is often required for admittance into universities. The dash two (-2) stream (English 10-2, 20-2, 30-2) is less challenging and can often be used at technical institutes and trades schools.

TRANSFER POINTS In the model, the solid arrows denote the typical pathways that students follow to progress from grade to grade. Students generally take the pre- requisite in a course sequence such as 10-2; 20-2; 30-2. The dotted arrows denote potential and transfer points from course sequence to course sequence with the bold dotted arrows being the preferred transfer point. Alberta Education states, “For students who require ELA 30-1 to enter a particular post-secondary program and are registered in the ELA 10-2; 20-2; 30-2 course sequence, the preferred transfer point to the other course sequence is at the 20 level.

It is recommended that students take ELA 20-2, transfer to the other sequence and take 20-1, and then take ELA 30-1. Students generally experience more success in ELA 30-1 fol- lowing this pathway.” Although the essential content of the ELA 10-1 and ELA 10-2 courses is similar (one-third of the specific outcomes incorporate identical expec- tations for each course sequence) some important differences are outlined below. These differences are found in two areas and are a matter of degree of emphasis: • The comprehension of literature and other texts in oral, print, visual and multi-media forms.

• The creation of oral, print, visual, and multi-media texts and the enhancement of clarity and artistry of communication. Alberta Education describes, “The ELA 10-1; 20-1; 30-1 course sequence provides a more in-depth study of text in terms of increased emphasis on textual analysis,” while “The ELA 10-2; 20-2; 30-2 course sequence provides for the study of texts at a variety of different levels of sophistica- tion to meet the needs of a student population that is more diverse in terms of student aspirations and abilities....” 33 Calgary Catholic School District Footprints to Your Future 2018

Alberta Education Guidelines Grade 10 Courses Grade 11 Courses Grade 12 Courses ELA 10-1 ELA 10-2 ELA 10-4 (K&E) ELA 20-1 ELA 20-2 ELA 20-4 (K&E) ELA 30-1 ELA 30-2 ELA 30-4 (K&E) English Language Arts 10-1 (5 credits) English Language Arts 10-1 is intended for students who have demonstrated strengths in their use of language and in their understanding of print and non-print texts. The ELA 10-1 course provides a more in-depth study of text in terms of increased emphasis on textual analysis. ELA 10-1 requires both the study of and writing of essays. ELA 10-1 emphasizes the creation of personal responses to texts, and requires critical analytical responses to literary texts and contexts.

English Language Arts 10-2 (5 credits) English Language Arts 10-2 is intended to develop language arts strategies and skills to strengthen the confident and competent use of language and understanding of texts. Students in 10-2 are taught additional reading comprehension strategies to assist them in developing their reading and text study skills. ELA 10-2 requires the study of popular nonfiction. ELA 10-2 emphasizes the creation of personal responses to contexts, and requires analytical responses to other print and non-print texts and contexts.

English Language Arts 10-4 (5 credits) - only for K&E This course is only for students entering Knowledge & Employability (K&E).

The course helps develop reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing and representing skills with an emphasis on application to the work world. It also emphasizes recreational reading and viewing. Students wanting to pursue their Alberta High School Diploma should consult a guidance counsellor regarding moving into -2 courses (ex: ELA 20-2 and 30-2). Footprints to Your Future 2018 34

Social Studies Social Studies 10-1 Social Studies 10-2 Social Studies 10-4 (K&E) Social Studies 20-1 Social Studies 20-2 Social Studies 20-4 (K&E) Social Studies 30-1 Social Studies 30-2 Alberta Education requires that students obtain at least 15 credits in Social Studies in either of the two streams 10-1, 20-1 and 30-1; or 10-2, 20-2, and 30-2. To obtain an Alberta High School Diploma, Social Studies 30-1 or 30-2 is required. Social Studies 10-1 (5 credits) Students will explore multiple perspectives on the origins of globaliza- tion and the local, national and international impacts of globalization on lands, cultures, economies, human rights and quality of life.

Students will examine the relationships among globalization, citizenship and identity to enhance skills for citizenship in a globalizing world. The infusion of multiple perspectives will allow students to examine the effects of globalization on peoples in Canada and throughout the world, including the impact on Aboriginal Peoples and Francophone communities.

Études Sociales 10-1 (5 credits) This course is designed for students who have successfully completed the Grade 9 French Immersion program. The outcomes of the course are the same as Social Studies 10-1. This course is only available to Extended French program students. Social Studies 10-2 (5 credits) Students will explore historical aspects of globalization as well as the effects of globalization on lands, cultures, human rights and quality of life. Students will explore the relationships among globalization, citizen- ship and identity. The infusion of multiple perspectives will allow students to examine the effects of globalization on peoples in Canada and other locations, including the impact on Aboriginal Peoples and Francophone communities.

Students will develop skills to respond to issues emerging in an increasingly globalized world.

Alberta Education Guidelines Social Studies 10-4 (5 credits) This course is only for students entering Knowledge and Employability courses. Students will examine globalization, the process by which the world is becoming increasingly connected and interdependent. They will explore historical aspects of globalization, as well as the effects of global- ization on lands, cultures, human rights and quality of life. The infusion of multiple perspectives will allow students to examine the effects of global- ization on peoples in Canada and other locations, including the impact on Aboriginal Peoples and Francophone communities.

Students will develop skills to respond to issues emerging in a globalizing world, with particular emphasis on local environments and situations.

Community partnerships and the study of local and current events provide additional opportunities to enhance citizenship by connecting in-school experiences to everyday living experiences outside of school. Community partnerships may include inviting guest speakers into the classroom, host- ing cultural awareness activities, visiting community agencies/businesses and taking part in community events/activities. TRANSFER POINTS The arrows on the above list of courses show a number of sug- gested transfer points among the three streams. Students should se- lect the courses which best match their needs and abilities based on the recommendations of their teacher and guidance counsellor.

In order to accommodate students with a wide range of abilities, needs, interests and aspirations, two course sequences have been developed for this program: Social Studies 10-1; 20-1; 30-1; and Social Studies 10-2; 20-2; 30-2. Although the content, skills and attitudes are similar for these two sequences, the expectations for Social Studies 10-1, 20-1 and 30-1 are more challenging, particularly in the depth of concept and skill development. For example, Social Studies 10-1 students are expect- ed to develop the skills necessary for composing an argumentative essay. Social 10-2 students are expected to develop the ability to defend a position in a short written assignment.

The nature of the approved student resources differs for each sequence. Social Studies 10-4; 20-4 has been developed using the Knowledge and Employ- ability courses that are specifi- cally defined for students who are experiencing difficulty learning in their regular school courses. 35 Footprints to Your Future 2018

Mathematics Each student is required by Alberta Education to successfully complete a Grade 11 level course (Mathematics 20-1, Mathematics 20-2 or Mathematics 20-3) in order to obtain an Alberta High School Diploma. However, a 30 level math course is required for most post-secondary programs. Alberta Education states the following: 1. Students should choose courses based upon their abilities, interests and plans for post-secondary studies and potential career choices. Students who did not pass junior high school mathematics will not have the necessary prerequisite skills and knowledge to take Mathematics 10C and will need to enrol in Mathematics 10-3 when they begin senior high school.

2. Students choosing Mathematics 10C have two sequential options that follow: Mathematics 20-1 or Mathematics 20-2. These sequences are ideal for students considering post-secondary studies in most colleges and universities. 3. Students choosing Mathematics 10-3 follow the Mathematics 20-3 and Mathematics 30-3 course se- quence through Grade 11 and Grade 12. TRANSFER POINTS In the model, the solid arrows denote the typical pathways that students follow to progress from grade to grade. The dotted arrows are pathways the students may choose to take based on success or challenges from the previous course they completed.

Once a student is in high school the teacher is the best resource for parents and students to discuss transfers between courses and course sequences. Information regarding the Mathemat- ics curriculum can be found on the Alberta Education website at www.education.alberta.ca.

Footprints to Your Future 2018 36

Math 9 Math 10C Math 20-2 Math 30-2 Math 31 Math 20-1 Math 30-1 Math 20-3 Math 30-3 Math 10-3 Math 20-4 (K&E) Math 10-4 (K&E) Mathematics 10C (5 credits) This course is the starting point after which a student will choose to enter either the 20–1, 30-1 or the 20–2, 30-2 sequences. The course will allow the student a better chance to make an informed decision about which sequence in Grade 11 and Grade 12 will best meet their learning needs and career expectations. 20-1, 30-1 Course Sequence This course sequence is designed to provide students with the mathematical understandings and critical- thinking skills identified for entry into post-secondary programs that require the study of calculus.

Topics include algebra and number, measurement, relations and functions, trigonometry and combinatorics. 20-2, 30-2 Course Sequence This course sequence is designed to provide students with the mathematical understandings and critical-thinking skills identified for post-secondary programs that do not require the study of calculus. Topics include geometry, measurement, number and logic, logical reasoning, relations and functions, statistics and probability. Mathematics 10–3 (5 Credits) This course sequence is designed to provide students with the mathematical understandings and critical- thinking skills identified for entry into the majority of trades and for direct entry into the workforce.

Topics include algebra, geometry, measurement, number, statistics and probability.

Mathematics 10–4 (5 Credits) This course sequence is designed to meet the needs of students enrolled in Knowledge and Employability courses. The courses focus on helping students develop the essential concepts, skills and attitudes of math- ematics that are required for responsible participation in the home, school, community and workplace. Topics include number sense, rational numbers, ratio and proportion, geometry and measurement. * Students must pass Grade 9 Mathematics to enrol in Mathematics 10C. Alberta Education Guidelines 37 Calgary Catholic School District Footprints to Your Future 2018

Science Science 10 Science 14 Science 10-4 (K&E) Biology 20 Chemistry 20 Physics 20 Science 20 Science 24 Science 20-4 (K&E) Biology 30 Chemistry 30 Physics 30 Science 30 1 1 2 Science 10 (5 credits) Diverse learning experiences within the Science 10 program provide students with opportunities to explore, analyze and appreci- ate the interrelationships among science, technology, society and the environment, and to develop understandings that will affect their personal lives, their careers and their futures. Students will gain knowledge and understandings of concepts in life science, physi- cal science and Earth and space science.

1 Although the recommended transfer point from Science 24 is to Science 10, in exceptional cases students may move from Science 24 to 20-level courses serving the student’s best interests. 2 Students who have passed Biology 20, Chemistry 20, Physics 20 or Sci- ence 20 (50% or greater) may enroll in Science 30 The solid arrows on the above list of courses point out the recommended transfer points between courses. However, Alberta Education recognizes that students may transfer between course sequences and these recommended routes are designated by dotted arrows. * The science requirement - Science 20 or 24, Biology 20, Chemistry 20 or Physics 20 - may also be met with the 10-credit combination of Science 14 and Science 10.

Alberta Education requires a minimum of 10 credits in Science for the Alberta High School Diploma. The sci- ence requirement (Science 20 or 24, or Biology 20, or Chemistry 20, or Physics 20) may also be met with the 10-credit combination of Science 10 and Science 14. Science 14 (5 credits) The Science 14/Science 24 program is a two-course sequence that allows students to meet the course requirements of the Alberta High School Diploma and also pro- vides opportunities for transfer into the academic program. To become scientifically literate, students must develop a thorough knowledge of science and its relationship to technologies and society.

Science 10-4 (5 credits) - only for Knowledge and Employability The Science 10-4 course sequence is designed to meet the needs of students enrolled in Knowledge and Employability courses and allows students to meet the credit requirements of the Certificate of High School Achievement. It is designed to enable students to develop entry-level vocational abili- ties and to recognize the need for lifelong learning.

Footprints to Your Future 2018 38

Physical Education Alberta Education requires a minimum of three credits in Physical Education 10 for the Alberta High School Diploma. Physical Education 10 (3 or 5 credits) The aim of the K-12 Physical Education program is to enable students to develop the knowledge, skills and at- titudes necessary to lead an active, healthy lifestyle. Students participate in a variety of physical activities: dance, games, types of gymnastics, individual activities and activities in alternative environments, such as aquatics and outdoor pursuits.

This program is comprised of the A, B, C, and D’s of physical education. A – Activity, B – Ben- efits to health, C – Cooperation and D – Do it daily for life. Each general outcome has grade specific outcomes that ensure continuity in student learning across grades. All learning outcomes are to be met through physi- cal activity as a strategy for managing life challenges and fostering a desire in students to participate in lifelong physical activity.

39 Calgary Catholic School District Footprints to Your Future 2018

CTS engages students in learning opportunities to discover their interests in practical and purposeful ways: • Explore an occupation or an area of interest • Acquire specialized skills required in the workplace • Apply learning from academic courses to real- life situations • Tailor high school courses towards a desired career path Students may select from an array of CTS courses. Please check with your high school for specific CTS offerings. All courses are reported as a single credit and are grouped into three or five credit time blockings.

Computer Science Explore Hardware, software and processes to write or create struc- tured algorithms and programs that input, process and output data. Construction Technologies In this course, students work with wood and/or wood products to design and construct projects. Students will learn the safe and correct use of hand and power tools. Apprenticeship options are available.

Cosmetology Students taking this course will gain an understanding of the significance of personal and professional grooming practices. Topics covered include skin care, hair care, styles and proper nutri- tion. Apprenticeship options are available. Design Studies This course teaches students the elements of three-dimensional design. While learning the basics of traditional and Computer Assisted Design (CAD), students will be en- couraged to learn visual, structural and organizational problem-solving skills that can be applied in the future to tasks ranging from dress design to bridge construction.

Career and Technology Studies (CTS) Electro-Technologies/ Robotics Provide technical support and ser- vices in the design, development, testing, production, service, repair and operation or electrical and electronic equipment and systems. Enterprise & Innovation Students will gain an understand- ing of the financial implications of business ventures. They will actual- ly research, plan, finance, manage and market a business venture. Fabrication Studies This course involves manipulat- ing materials other than wood in a hands-on experience. Students will learn to use electric arc and gas methods of welding and cutting metals.

They will practice safety procedures as they apply to technical skills to fabricate items of metal. Apprenticeship options are available.

Autobody Students use hands-on experiences to increase their knowledge and skills related to the design and repair of exterior and interior surfaces of vehicles. This course is de- signed for a student who plans to prepare for a work-related role in the industry or simply wants to pursue vehicle repair as a hobby. Communications Technology Students discover the role of media in society. The course includes the study of elements of photography and print media, audio-visual production and presentation skills through the integration of audiovisual, computer and emerging tech- nologies. Hands-on projects will allow students to create, produce, present and evaluate a variety of media projects.

Community Care Service Students experience volunteer- ing and developing skills for community-based services in a variety of settings.

Footprints to Your Future 2018 40

Fashion Studies Students will achieve competen- cies in designing, constructing and merchandizing fashion proj- ects. Topics studied will include: project design, construction, and fashion dynamics. Certifications are available. Financial Management Students will learn how to establish an accounting system and com- plete the steps of the accounting cycle. The course will include eth- ics and how they apply to personal and business decisions. Students will examine Canadian banking services, research future trends in the financial world, learn about the advantages and disadvantages of credit, discuss insurance, the taxation system and government regulations and policies concern- ing finance.

Students will also learn how to read business financial statements.

Foods/Culinary Arts Students choosing this course will learn how to make responsible food choices, taking into account nutrition, variety and environmen- tal concerns. Students will also learn how to prepare and store food. Apprenticeship options are available. Health Care Services Students prepare for medical careers by examining the anatomy and function of the body systems. Students gain first aid, CPR and occupational safety skills neces- sary for careers in emergency response. Human & Social Services Students learn about occupa- tions related to wellness, human development, family support, and professional standards and ethics.

Information Processing Students have the opportunity to gain practical skills in the operation of the personal computer. Areas of study may include: system opera- tions, text/date input, productivity software, dynamic environments (i.e. Internet) and programming. Legal Studies Students learn basic and practi- cal information about the law. Students may study their relation- ship with the law, family law, labour law, environmental law, criminal law, consumer and property law, conflict resolution, negligence and international law.

Management and Marketing In this course, students become in- volved with the promotion, pricing, management and personnel of a business venture. The knowledge, skills and attitudes learned here are applicable to personal use, post-secondary education and workplace situations. Mechanics Through hands-on experiences, students have the opportunity to increase their knowledge and skills related to the maintenance of transportation vehicles. This course is designed for a student who plans to prepare for a work-related role in the industry or simply wants to be an informed owner/operator of a vehicle.

Apprenticeship op- tions are available.

Primary Resources - Oil & Gas Exploration: An Introduction to Alberta’s Energy Industry Examine mineral industries and technologies that support sustain- able development and efficient use of mineral resources. Recreation Leadership Students develop skills useful for coaching, fitness leadership, sport performance, athletic therapy and teamwork leading recreational activities (Sports Performance, Sports Medicine). Tourism Studies Tourism provides the student with a broad awareness of the eco- nomic, social and environmental impact of tourism in the province of Alberta.

41 Calgary Catholic School District Footprints to Your Future 2018

Art 10 (3 or 5 credits) The Art 10 course concentrates on working with drawing, paint- ing, printmaking, sculpture, mixed media and developing an art vo- cabulary. The Art Studies program enables students to have a greater level of understanding of what the creation of art forms involves, teaching critical skills and an ap- preciation of the role of art and art- ist in historical and contemporary society. A five-credit course is the preferred prerequisite for students continuing on to Art 20. Fine & Performing Arts Art 11 (3 or 5 credits) Art 11 is a non-studio course where the focus is in understand- ing images, not creating them.

It emphasizes the student as perceptive critic, consumer and historian.

Drama 10 (3 or 5 credits) The Drama 10 course develops the student’s creative potential and lays the foundation for perfor- mance. Areas covered include orientation, movement, speech and improvisation/acting and tech- nical/theatre design. The five-credit course includes theatre studies. Technical Theatre 15 (3 or 5 credits) This course focuses on theatre production. Students will gain a working knowledge of all the tech- nical components of production as well as advanced knowledge in one area. Components covered are: costume, makeup lighting, properties, set, sound and theatre management.

The five-credit tech- nical theatre course expands on the technical theory and involves practical application of theory to a specific project.

Advanced Acting 15 (3 or 5 credits) The Advanced Acting course is designed for students to inte- grate all aspects of their theatrical knowledge and demonstrate the skills they have acquired through a final production. Students enrolled in Advanced Acting must be cur- rently enrolled in Drama 10 or have already completed it. Footprints to Your Future 2018 42

Marching Band 15 (3 or 5 credits) The Marching Band course is designed to broaden the experi- ence and skills in both musical and physical performance. Students will develop skills that are required for show band and parade-style marching bands.

Musical Theatre 15 (3 or 5 credits) The Musical Theatre course aims to provide integrated study in dance, drama and vocal music for students who exhibit special skills in these areas and who seek the challenge of making a serious commitment to performance Music 15 (3 or 5 credits) This course is designed to give the qualified music student an oppor- tunity to perform advanced quality music literature as part of an en- semble. Music 15 is a co-requisite to Music 10. Course admission is by audition.

NOTE: To afford greater flexibility in scheduling, many music classes occur outside of regular class hours. Please check the times of music offerings at your school of choice. Music Private Study Private study students may be eli- gible for senior high school credits through successful completion of music courses by private study, through Royal Conservatory of Music. Consult your high school for further information. Instrumental Music 10 (3 or 5 credits) This program focuses on the development of music reading skills and instrumental techniques that are essential to the perfor- mance of quality band literature.

Music theory, analysis, research and composition are also compo- nents of this course. Although no prerequisite exists for Instrumental Music 10, prior musical training will enhance skill development. Choral Music 10 (3 or 5 credit) This program focuses on the development of music reading skills and vocal techniques that are essential to the performance of quality choral literature. Music theory, analysis, research and composition are also components of this course.

General Music 10 (3 or 5 credits) This course covers a broad spec- trum of musical experiences within a non-performance based environ- ment. The course is designed for students without a choral or instrumental music background. 43 Calgary Catholic School District Footprints to Your Future 2018

Extended French Program Students who are currently enrolled in Grade 9 French Immersion may register in the Extended French program. Five of our high schools offer courses in the Extended French program for students choosing to continue in French Immersion. French Language Arts, Mathematics and Social Studies are offered in French (30 per cent of subjects are taught in French).

CCSD will maximize course avail- ability according to demand. This program enables students to maintain and extend the level of French proficiency they have already achieved in the French Immersion program. Students, who have completed a minimum of 30 credits in the Extended French Program and a mandatory completion of FLA 30, will receive the district’s Certificate of Bilingual Competence upon graduation from Grade 12.

French Language Arts 10-1 (5 credits) This course is designed for continuing and late immersion students. This course will continue developing speaking, listening, reading and writing language skills in French. Analytical thinking and literature are used to develop vo- cabulary, grammar and language structure skills. Students in FLA 30-1 write the French Language Arts provincial diploma exam. French Language Arts 10-1 AP (5 credits) This course continues to develop the linguistic skills of the French Immersion students through listen- ing, speaking, reading, and writing. Students will explore the history of French literature as well as the social-cultural values and lifestyles of the French people in preparation for the AP courses that follow.

French 10-3Y Program (5 credits) This introductory course is avail- able to students with limited or no knowledge of French. Students will acquire basic communication skills in French and develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. French 10-9Y Program (5 credits) This course is designed for stu- dents who have had prior instruc- tion in French starting in Grade 4 and continuing through junior high school. The goal of the nine-year program of studies is that by the end of French 30-9Y, students are sufficiently competent in French so that they can function in the language and culture outside of the classroom.

French and International Languages French Language Arts 10-2 (5 credits) The purpose of this course is to further develop speaking, listening, reading and writing language skills in French. These objectives are reached by a high level of student participation. Students will follow clear steps to plan and complete a wide range of projects that develop their knowledge and understand- ing of the French language and francophone cultures. There is no provincial diploma exam for FLA 30-2. French Language Arts 10H (5 credits) This course is only offered at St. Mary’s High School. FLA 10H is an introduction to the IB French A2 Standard Level which prepares the student to use the language in sophisticated discussion, argu- ment and debate.

The aim of the course is to provide students with an education that enriches their international awareness and develops the attitudes of tolerance, empathy and a genuine respect for multiple perspectives.

Footprints to Your Future 2018 44

SPANISH BILINGUAL PROGRAM St. Francis, Bishop Grandin and Bishop McNally high schools offer the Spanish Bilingual program. This is a continuation of the junior high bilingual program. Spanish Language Arts (SLA) and Film Studies courses are offered in Spanish (25 per cent of subjects are taught in Spanish). CCSD maximizes course availability according to demand. Students who are currently enrolled in the Grade 9 Spanish Bilingual program or who successfully complete a placement exam may register in the Spanish Bilingual program at one of the high schools listed above.

The program enables students to maintain and extend the level of Span- ish proficiency they have already achieved. Students who have completed a minimum of 25 credits in the Spanish Bilingual program and a manda- tory completion of SLA 30, will receive, upon graduation from Grade 12, a certificate from the government of Spain. Spanish Language Arts 10 (5 credits) This course continues to develop the linguistic skills from the Spanish Bilingual students who have suc- cessfully completed the Grade 9 program. The course develops a student’s autonomy and sponta- neity in Spanish as well as their awareness of Hispanic culture and society.

Film and Media Arts SP15 (5 credits) Spanish Film and Media Arts will allow students to study film from various Hispanic countries to learn both the art of film making and more about the culture and society of Spanish speaking countries. Spanish Language and Culture 10-3Y (5 credits) This introductory course is avail- able to students with limited or no knowledge of the Spanish lan- guage. Students will acquire basic communication skills in Spanish and develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Spanish Language and Culture 10H-3Y (5 credits) This introductory course is avail- able to pre-International Bac- calaureate students with limited or no knowledge of the Spanish Language.

They will register in the Spanish Ab Initio Standard Level Program in Grade 11 and Grade 12. The main focus is on the acquisition of language required for purposes and situations used in everyday social interaction. Italian Language and Cul- ture 10-3Y (5 credits) This introductory course is avail- able to students with limited or no knowledge of the Italian Language. Students will acquire basic com- munication skills in Italian and de- velop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.

Japanese Language and Culture 10-3Y (5 credits) This introductory course is designed for students who have little or no Japanese proficiency. Students will develop linguistic, communicative and cultural competencies. The course serves as a basis for a more advanced level of Japanese and will provide students with employment opportunities in the areas of trade and international relations. Filipino Language and Culture 15-3Y (5 credits) This introductory course is designed for students who have little or no exposure to the Fili- pino language and culture. Stu- dents will develop awareness of this vibrant culture, as well as acquiring basic communication in reading, writing, listening and speaking.

45 Footprints to Your Future 2018

Level 1 The focus for students is development of basic literacy skills. Level 2 Students may have access to option classes for credit. Access to core content classes for credit may be limited due to language development. Level 3 Students begin to access additional content courses for credit. Level 4 Students access content courses for credit. Level 5 Students access content courses for credit. Assessment of English language development is ongoing throughout the year. ESL levels are updated based on the student’s English language development, achievement in coursework and annual assessment.

Students may or may not progress through one ESL level per semester. Many students require more than one semester to complete an ESL course.

It may take more than three years for a student to meet requirements for a high school diploma. There are many factors that affect a student’s progress such as the student’s level of English proficiency upon entering senior high, background knowledge and literacy in home language and intended graduation pathway. ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY LEVELS Senior High English Language Learning (ELL) ESL Level 1 Course (no credit) This course is intended for students with a beginning level of English and who may have gaps in their educa- tion. The focus of the course is to provide English language instruction and oral language experiences.

ESL Level 2 Course (credit) This course is intended for students who have previous educational experiences and a beginning level of English. Students work toward developing English listening, speaking, reading and writing skills needed for communication in daily life.

ESL Level 3 Course (credit) This course is intended for students who have intermediate English communication skills. It emphasizes language development for both vocabulary and academic learning. Students receive instruction and practice in the language skills necessary to further their learning in a variety of content areas. ESL Level 4 Course (credit) This course is intended to provide students with support in areas including reading strategies, writing skills, and vocabulary development. It emphasizes language development for academic learning. ESL Locally Developed Courses (credit) Typically Level 1, 2 and 3 students may access the following courses: ☐ ESL Expository English ☐ ESL Introduction to Canadian Studies ☐ ESL Introduction to Mathematics ☐ ESL Introduction to Science.

The focus of these courses is to enable students to acquire the background knowledge, academic language skills, and vocabulary development to assist with transition to high school content courses. Please check with your high school for specific ESL Locally Developed course offerings. Footprints to Your Future 2018 46

A B C A + B + C = Religious Education 25 English 20-1 English 20-2 English 20-4 (K&E) Social Studies 20-1 Social Studies 20-2 Social Studies 20-4 (K&E) Mathematics 20-1 Mathematics 20-2 Mathematics 20-3 Mathematics 20-4 (K&E) Science 20 Biology 20 Chemistry 20 Physics 20 Science 24 Science 20-4 (K&E) CALM Other Total Credits for the Year Religious Education 35 English 30-1 English 30-2 English 30-4 (K&E) Social Studies 30-1 Social Studies 30-2 Mathematics 30-1 Mathematics 30-2 Mathematics 31 Mathematics 30-3 Science 30 Biology 30 Chemistry 30 Physics 30 Other Total Credits for the Year Overall Total Religious Education 15 English 10-1 English 10-2 English 10-4 (K&E) Social Studies 10-1 Social Studies 10-2 Social Studies 10-4 (K&E) Mathematics 10C Mathematics 10-3 Mathematics 10-4 (K&E) Science 10 Science 14 Science 10-4 (K&E) Physical Education 10 Other Total Credits for the Year GRADE 10 GRADE 11 GRADE 12 3/5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 3/5 3/5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 3 3/5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 1.

Check or circle the courses you are taking or plan to take each year. 2. Write in those courses that are not listed.

3. Refer to the three-year plan printed on the next page to make sure your program leads to graduation. 4. If you are planning for further education, check the special requirements of the institution that you plan to attend. 5. After completing this sheet make an appointment to see a counsellor, who will review it with you. Selecting Your Courses PLANNING WORKSHEET Footprints to Your Future 2018 48

THREE-YEAR PLAN English Social Studies Mathematics Science Physical Education Career & Life Management Career & Technology Studies or Fine Arts or French or International Languages or Physical Education 20/30 30 Level Courses in addition to English 30-1 or 30-2 and Social Studies 30-1 or 30-2 Religious Education Other Credits Total Credits SUBJECT CREDITS (minimum) COURSE(S) (minimum) ELIGIBLE COURSES AND CREDITS DIPLOMA EXAM English 10-1(5) 20-1(5) 30-1(5) English 10-2(5) 20-2(5) 30-2(5) Social Studies 10-1(5) 20-1(5) 30-1(5) Social Studies 10-2(5) 20-2(5) 30-2(5) Mathematics 10C(5) 20-1(5) 30-1(5) Mathematics 10C(5) 20-2(5) 30-2(5) Mathematics 31(5) Mathematics 10-3(5) 20-3(5) 30-3(5) Science 10(5) 20(5) 30(5) Science 14(5) 24(5) Biology 20(5) 30(5) Chemistry 20(5) 30(5) Physics 20(5) 30(5) Physical Education 10(3) (5) Career & Life Management CALM 20(3) See course guide for available courses French Language Arts 10(5) 20(5) 30(5) Most 30 level courses - check with a counsellor Religious Education 15(3/5) 25(3/5) 35(3/5) 15 15 10 10 3 3 10 10 9 15 100 3 3 2 2 1 1 2 2 3 3 yes yes yes yes yes yes no no yes no yes yes yes no no no yes no NOTE: Although Religious Studies courses are not mandated by Alberta Education for the Alberta High School Diploma, they are required in order to participate in Calgary Catholic School District graduation ceremonies.

Make sure your credits total 100 or more 49 Calgary Catholic School District Footprints to Your Future 2018

Diploma Programs Prepare students for employment in a particular field or group of occupations. Involve two years of full-time, applied study at a college or technical institute. Applied Degree Programs Are offered by some public col- leges and technical institutes; four-year programs (usually a two year diploma plus two additional years) consisting of six semesters (about one year) of related paid, supervised work experience in the industry. Alberta Journeyman Certificate (Apprenticeship) Programs Involve registered apprentices completing a specified number of on-the-job training hours and periods of formal instruction at one of Alberta’s training institutions, followed by examinations.

Certificate Programs Prepare students for entry into specific occupations. Involve one year or less of full-time, hands-on study at a college or technical institute. People sometimes use terms such as certificate, diploma, applied degree and degree to mean the same thing. However, there are some important differences in the way these words are used in Alberta's post-secondary education system. Post-Secondary Certificate, Diploma and Degrees Bachelor’s Degree Programs Are offered by universities and private institutions authorized to offer accredited degree programs. Involve the equivalent of three or four years of full-time study.

Master’s Degree Programs Involve a minimum of two years of full-time university study beyond the bachelor’s degree level. Require a bachelor’s degree for admission.

Doctoral Degree Programs Require two or three years of full- time university study and research beyond the master’s degree level. Involve planning and carrying out high quality research. Footprints to Your Future 2018 50

SUMMER SCHOOL Students looking for a way to get a head start on high school courses may wish to consider taking a course during the summer. Calgary Catholic School District offers core and non-core courses in different high school locations in July each year. Any student completing Grade 9 is eligible to take most Grade 10 courses in summer school.

These are condensed courses and offer students the option to complete a high school credit course within one month. Five-credit courses, normally completed in 125 hours during the regular school year, are con- densed to just 80 hours in summer school. In the same way, 3-credit courses, usually completed in 62.5 hours are completed in 48 hours.

For more information about summer school, see www.cssd.ab.ca/students/academic-services/summer- school or speak with your school guidance counsellor. RETURNING GRADE 12 STUDENTS Consistent with its authority under Section 45(4) of the School Act, the Calgary Catholic School District (CCSD) identifies St. Anne Academic Centre as the designated high school to which students requesting a fourth year of high school in the district are directed. St. Anne Academic Centre provides direct instruction classes, self-directed studies, online learning opportunities, work experience and apprenticeship programming, and home schooling options for students.

Students must be under the age of 20 by September 1st of the year they seek enrolment at St. Anne. Recognizing individual differences, St. Anne strives to meet the needs of students with flexibility and innovation in a safe and nurturing environment that provides individualized support for each student.

All fourth year high school students are expected to attend St. Anne Academic Centre if they wish to enrol in an additional year. However, when a returning Grade 12 student has been involved in and can benefit from the continuation of specialized programming, a student’s local school, in consultation with Calgary Catholic’s Instruc- tional Services department, may develop an alternative plan to meet the student’s needs through continuation at their local high school. The option to remain for a fourth year at a student’s local high school is only available in specific circumstances. The opportunity to remain at the local high school is granted at the sole discretion of the Calgary Catholic School District.

Students access this option through an application process determined at the local school level. The development of a plan for student success during a fourth year may involve: • continuation of specialized programming; • the use of a contract or specific instructional plan; • the development of a collaborative Individual Program Plan (IPP); • articulation of clear expectations, including processes for direction to other district programs, including St. Anne when necessary.

Additional Information 51 Calgary Catholic School District Footprints to Your Future 2018 STUDENT FINANCE INFORMATION If you want to go to a post- secondary institution but think you can’t afford to, you may be eligible for a student loan. You can find out more from your school counsellor or by phone at 780-427-3722 or toll free at 1-800-222-6485 or by visiting the Alberta Learning Informa- tion Services (ALIS) website at www.alis.alberta.ca/students- finance. POST-SECONDARY INFORMATION All post-secondary institutions have counsellors who can pro- vide you with information such as admission requirements and scholarships.

Your school counsellor also has informa- tion about these institutions. You can also seek information through the Alberta Learning Information Service (ALIS) web- site and through the individual post-secondary websites.

OR OR OR AND AND AND Average of 75.0% to 79.9% in five courses - $300 Average of 80.0% or higher in five courses - $400 One of: • English 10-1, 10-2, • Français 10, 13 or 10-2 At least two of the following: • Mathematics 10C • Science 10 • Social Studies 10, 10-1 or 10-2 • A language other than the one used above at the Grade 10 level Any two courses with a minimum three credit value at the Grade 10 level (1000 or 4000 series) including those listed above and combined introductory CTS courses GRADE 10 GRADE 11 GRADE 12 Average of 75.0% to 79.9% in five courses - $500 Average of 80.0% or higher in five courses - $800 One of: • English 20-1, 20-2, • Français 20, 23 or 20-2 At least two of the following: • Mathematics 20-1 or 20-2 • Science 20, • Biology 20, Chemistry 20, Physics 20 • Social Studies 20, 20-1 or 20-2 • A language other than the one used above at the Grade 11 level Any two courses with a mini- mum three credit value at the Grade 11 level (2000 or 5000 series) including those listed above and combined intermedi- ate CTS courses Average of 75.0% to 79.9% in five courses - $700 Average of 80.0% or higher in five courses - $1,300 One of: • English 30-1, 30-2, • Français 30, 20-2 At least two of the following: • Mathematics 30-1 or 30-2 • Mathematics 31 • Science 30, • Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30 • Social Studies 30, 30-1 or 30-2 • A language other than the one used above at the Grade 12 level Any two courses with a minimum five credit value at the Grade 12 level (3000, 6000 or 9000 series) including those listed above and combined advanced CTS courses CTS COURSES: For Grade 10 and Grade 11: • Three one-credit CTS modules can be combined and used as an option at the Grade 10 and Grade 11 level; or • Two groups of three one- credit CTS modules can be combined.

For Grade 12 as of April 2006. • Five one-credit CTS modules can be combined and used as an option; or • One three-credit option course plus two one-credit CTS modules can be com- bined. To be combined: • All courses must be from the same level e.g. introductory, intermediate or advanced, and • Courses can be from different subject areas, e.g. com- puter courses with welding courses, and • Marks will be calculated and the total average combined will be used for grades 10, 11 and 12. Please visit http://studentaid.alberta.ca for information about this scholarship, eligibility requirements and a list of FAQs.

The value of this scholarship is up to $2,500.

ALEXANDER RUTHERFORD SCHOLARSHIP FOR HIGH SCHOOL ACHIEVEMENT Footprints to Your Future 2018 52 NOTES: • French and Français are not the same course and not interchangeable. • A course cannot be repeated after a higher level course has been taken in the same series. • Average marks are not rounded up when calculating eligibility for scholarships. • The value of the scholarship is calculated on the overall average in five designated courses as listed under each grade level. • Courses listed in the “Coursework in Alberta Accredited Schools” section and the “Private Music Study” section of an official Alberta Transcript of High School Achievement are acceptable (excludes Driver’s Education) • Only marks obtained before the start of post-secondary study can be used.

• Courses with a ‘Pass’ on a high school transcript are equivalent to a 50 per cent mark. • CALM course can be taken in any grade, but the final mark will be calculated in Grade 11. OTHER SCHOLARSHIP WEBSITES: www.cssd.ab.ca (Students - Scholarship Guide) www.educationmatters.ca www.scholarshipscanada.com http://studentaid.alberta.ca www.thecalgaryfoundation.org

Lifelong Learning Even if you are not intending to continue your formal education immediately after graduation, your learning will continue throughout adulthood. New technology is affecting workplaces dramatically resulting in the need for continuous training and retraining. Upgrading skills and a willingness to accept career changes will become essential. It is important to see the challenge and opportunity in learning new information, not only to keep up with new technology, but also in order for you to become the best that you can be.

You are beginning an exciting chapter in your life in which YOU begin to take on greater responsibility for your own learning.

Remember, there’s lots of help available. Keep this booklet together with other career plans that you develop. This will help guide you as you create “Footprints to Your Future.” Best wishes and good luck! 53 Calgary Catholic School District Footprints to Your Future 2018

Footprints to Your Future 2018 54

55 Calgary Catholic School District Footprints to Your Future 2018 High School Attendance Areas Calgary Airdrie Chestermere Cochrane Rocky View County Redwood Meadows Irricana Crossfield Langdon ! ! ! ! Bragg Creek ! Cochrane Lake ! Balzac M.D of Bighorn M.D of Bighorn The Calgary Catholic School District (CCSD) has designated attendance areas for all high schools. CCSD uses attendance areas strategically to ensure optimal student populations that support viable programming across the district. It is the expectation that students will attend their designated high school.

Please be aware that school attendance areas can and do change to accommodate factors including changing demographics; the opening of a new school; the closing of an existing school; program adjust- ments; to relieve overcrowding in schools, etc. The attached maps have been provided for the convenience of parents and students as a guide only. The maps shown in this guide feature school locations and are not to be used to determine school attendance areas or transportation eligibility. Parents are encouraged to contact the school directly to determine eligibility, or to phone 403-500-2000 for more information.

CCSD will not be held liable for any actions taken, decisions made, or actions not taken from reliance on any information presented in the attached maps.

The most current attendance area information for all schools can be found online at www.cssd.ab.ca/Parents/Registration/AttendanceAreas

Notre Dame St. Francis Bishop McNally Father Lacombe St. Gabriel the Archangel Bishop Grandin Bishop O’Byrne All Saints St. Mary’s St. Anne Bishop Carroll St. Timothy St. Martin de Porres High School Regular Program Attendance Areas MAP70 FTP0070-171116 N • Bishop Carroll and St. Anne draw students from across the district and do not have designated attendance areas. • Students residing in the St. Isabella School attendance area will have the choice to attend All Saints High School or their designated school, Bishop O’Byrne.

This will be reviewed in 2021.

Footprints to Your Future 2018 56

Notre Dame St. Francis Bishop McNally Bishop Grandin All Saints Bishop Carroll Advanced Placement Program Attendance Areas MAP71 FTP0071-171116 N • Bishop Carroll draws students from across the district and does not have a designated attendance area. • Students residing in the St. Isabella School boundary will have the choice to attend All Saints High School or their designated school, Bishop O’Byrne, for the Advanced Placement program. This will be reviewed in 2021. 57 Calgary Catholic School District Footprints to Your Future 2018

St. Francis Bishop McNally Bishop Grandin All Saints St. Mary’s St. Martin de Porres Extended French Program Attendance Areas MAP72 FTP0072-171116 N • Students residing in the St. Isabella School attendance area will have the choice to attend All Saints High School or their designated school, Bishop O’Byrne, for the Extended French program. This will be reviewed in 2021. Footprints to Your Future 2018 58

Calgary Catholic School District 59 Footprints to Your Future 2018 Father Lacombe Bishop O’Byrne St. Mary’s International Baccalaureate Program Attendance Areas MAP73 FTP0073-171116 N

Notre Dame St. Gabriel the Archangel Bishop Grandin Bishop O’Byrne All Saints Bishop Carroll St. Timothy Hockey Canada Skills Academy Program Attendance Areas MAP74 FTP0074-171116 N • Bishop Carroll draws students from across the district and does not have a designated attendance area. • Students residing in the St. Isabella School attendance area will attend All Saints for the Hockey Canada Skills Academy program. Footprints to Your Future 2018 60

St. Francis Bishop McNally Bishop Grandin Spanish Bilingual Program Attendance Areas MAP75 FTP0075-171116 N Calgary Catholic School District 61 Footprints to Your Future 2018

DS112717

You can also read