This Week at CCHS

Academics, Artistry, Athletics, Attitude

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Jan. 22 -  Jan. 26

Exam Week


Our January 2018 Exam Schedule is online. Here

*** Please remind your student to return their textbooks to the library as they complete each of their exams. Textbooks need to be returned promptly so we may prepare them for distribution to students for term 2.


With the extended exam time now in place, due to changes in provincial regulations pertaining to the amount of time students are given to complete Provincial Achievement Exams, all exams with the exception of students with accommodations (room 2405) will be written in the gym. Please remind your student of the student checklist for writing their exam.


January Exams will be written in the Gym. Student Checklist.

√ DO NOT BRING Backpacks/Large Bags to the GYM. Keep them in your Locker.

√ Drop off your textbook at the Library or on the Table at the back of the gym.

√ Bring an extra layer - a light coat or sweater - it can be cool in the gym.

√ You are allowed drinks and small snacks to help you through the exam.

√ No cellphones allowed. Please leave them home or lock them in your locker.


The 2017/2018 Accountability Survey from AB Education have been mailed to a sampling of families this week. This annual check-up on the education system provides you the opportunity to provide anonymous direct feedback to the province and our school on the quality of education your child is receiving at our school. Please take the time to complete and return this survey.


Monday, January 22

  • Grab and Go Bagels & Toast – @ 8am in the cafeteria. Pay what you can.

Tuesday, January 23

  • Grab and Go Bagels & Toast – @ 8am in the cafeteria. Pay what you can.

Wednesday, January 24

  • Grab and Go Bagels & Toast – @ 8am in the cafeteria. Pay what you can.

Thursday, January 25

  • Grab and Go Bagels & Toast – @ 8am in the cafeteria. Pay what you can.

Friday, January 26

  • Grab and Go Bagels & Toast – @ 8am in the cafeteria. Pay what you can.
  • PLC Day Students released from class at 11:40 am
  • *** Please note, that due to changes in provincial regulations pertaining to the amount of time students are given to complete Provincial Achievement Exams, all students may now have extended time to complete all Provincial Achievement Exams (this will also include any final exams for grade 10s and 11s). Friday Jan 26th is an early release day from school and buses will not be running after the early release time. If your student requires extra time to write their exam and they use bus transportation, families will need to make alternate transportation plans for their student.


Some Key Dates you do not want to miss.

  • Our January 2018 Exam Schedule is online. Here.
  • January 22 – 31. Exam Week.
  • February 1st – First day of classes - semester 2.

Reminder of new courses available second term at CCHS and BCHS

Please have your student inquire at the main office if they are interested in one of these courses.

Makerspace at BCHS Semester 2 Block D

Interested in design thinking and seeing an innovative project through? 

What the independence to allow your imagination and creativity to shine?

Then why not join BCHS for a 5 credit course (LD 1131, 2131 or 3131) in the new Makerspace.


Biology AP at CCHS Semester 2 Block D

The Biology AP program is designed to prepare students for first year university level Biology. The culmination of this course will result in an Advanced Placement Exam which will be held in May of 2019, after taking the Biology 30 AP in the 2018/2019 school year. AP Biology classes will cover the same content as all Biology classes with extra emphasis on the following four big ideas: 

• Evolution and Diversity 

• Energy in Living Systems 

• Interactions in Living Systems 

• Communication in Living Systems

**Note this is a required course if your student if they are considering taking Biology 30 AP in the 2018/2019 school year.


Missing important happenings at CCHS? But are awash in emails? Find information through one of the medium listed below. Get connected become involved.

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Join us on Twitter for quick updates. @CCHS_Canmore  

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Follow our YouTube channel for happenings at CCHS in 60-90 secs. – Collegiate Corner

Check out our Daily School Announcements here.

2017/2018 Student Handbook is here.  Find important CCHS dates such as parent/teacher interviews, course change information, exams and much more.

2017-2018 School Calendar.



FCSS – Support for Parents of Teenagers.

Are you the parent of a teenager and trying to navigate this new stage of parenting? This group will discuss challenges, share strategies and create a support network for parents of teenagers. Registration is required. Learn more here.

Council for Inclusive Education presents – Applying Foundational Knowledge about First Nations, Metis and Inuit. Jan 24. 4:15pm. CCHS. Please click here to learn more. 


Football Volleyball Biology
Chris Turner Alanna McLeod Barb Forster  John Paschkowsky
Annie Tredray Saira & Andy Reid Kevin Hines  
Kat Wiebe Michella Rapaich Jodie Hurry CTS
Katherine Syminton Sly Wickham Graham Shepherd Janice Steedman
Linda Cote Brett Jen Ellis   Sarah Autumn
Marcy Casselman Jeff Jantz    
Maureen Fraser Spencer Rose   Social 20
Richard Kimbley Connor Mcleod   Russ Neilson
Sarah Lowry Ken Moore    
Thank you to all who give of their time and expertise to make CCHS the best high school experience we can for our students. We know it takes a village to raise a child. 




Congratulations to our JV Boys Basketball team for winning their home tournament this past weekend.

Diploma Quick Facts for Students and Parents/Guardians click here

How to Pay School Fees

You can pay your School Fees online through your Power School/Parent Portal Account; link is on the webpage.  Once you sign on, under Navigation click on Student Fees.

Payment can be made by Credit Card (MasterCard and VISA) and INTERAC. 

If you wish to pay by Cheque or Cash, you can do so through the CCHS Main Office.​

If you have questions or concerns about school fees, please contact Sarah McKay in the main office, 403-678-6192, or email

Bow Valley Settlement Services Information January Newsletter now posted– Now found here.

Please follow the link to view the Board Highlights from the October 19th, 2017 Public School Board meeting.



**In response to parent feedback to make the "This Week" more streamlined we have moved much of the recurring information such as how to Pay School Fees, Excuse Abscences, Get a Transcript of Grades etc... to this HOW TO page. We hope this helps. Please feel free to contact the Principal Chris Rogers ( with feedback or suggestions or use our feedback link here.