PROGRAM DELIVERY METHOD

We are currently exploring a hybrid delivery method of virtual and in-person learning options. We will confirm the delivery method by May 31, 2021. If the delivery of the course is in-person, instruction will be held on the STS campus. STS will follow Alberta Health Services (AHS) regulations as stipulated in July. If there are not enough students registered for a specific course we will notify families by May 31, 2021.  

 


 

ALBERTA EDUCATION DIPLOMA EXAMS

Alberta Education announced in the Fall of 2020 their COVID-19 response as it relates to diploma exams. Please see their comments below.

Alberta Education COVID-19 response:

The November 2020, January 2021, April 2021, June 2021 and August 2021 diploma exams are optional due to COVID-19.

Students who complete a diploma exam course and have a school-awarded mark are eligible for an exemption. It doesn’t matter if they are registered for the diploma exam or not. If they choose not to write the diploma exam, they will be granted the exemption. For more information visit https://www.alberta.ca/diploma-exams.aspx.

 


 

COURSE OFFERINGS

These courses will be open to any senior high school students (entering grades 10-12) in Alberta and will be taught by highly qualified, Alberta-certified teachers who are experienced in that course offering. 

Students will be expected to complete 25 hours of learning per credit (ie. a 5 credit course = 125 hours), including self-directed asynchronous learning, and should therefore register for one course only.

The registration for all summer school course offerings will close on June 24, 2021

Grade 11

Biology 20 (5 credits)

Biology 20 consists of four units of study: Energy and Matter Exchange in the Biosphere, Ecosystems and Population Change, Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration, and Human Systems Attitude Outcomes.

CALM 20 (3 credits) - Now accepting registrations for a second class!

The aim of Career and Life Management (CALM) is to enable high school students to make well-informed, considered decisions and choices in all aspects of their lives and to develop behaviours and attitudes that contribute to the well-being and respect of self and others, now and in the future. CALM is the core course for health literacy at the senior high school level in Alberta. This course will only be offered as an online remote learning course. Students entering grade 10 can also take this course.

Physics 20 (5 credits) - Now accepting registrations for a second class! 

Physics 20 consists of four units of study: Kinematics, Dynamics, Circular Motion, Work and Energy and Oscillatory Motion and Mechanical Waves.

Social Studies 20-1 (5 credits) 

Perspectives on Nationalism - students will explore the complexities of nationalism in Canadian and international contexts. They will study the origins of nationalism and the influence of nationalism on regional, international and global relations. The infusion of multiple perspectives will allow students to develop understandings of nationalism and how nationalism contributes to the citizenship and identities of peoples in Canada.

 

Grade 12

Biology 30 (5 credits)

Biology 30 consists of four units of study: nervous and endocrine systems, reproduction and development, cell division, genetics and molecular biology, and population and community dynamics. 

Chemistry 30 (5 credits)

Chemistry 30 consists of four units of study: thermochemical changes, electrochemical changes, chemical changes of organic compounds, and chemical equilibrium focusing on acid-base systems. 

English 30-1 (5 credits)

English 30-1 is a required course for entrance to most university and college programs. In this course, a variety of mediums (poetry, graphic novels, visuals, short stories, Shakespearean play, modern drama, and novel) may be used to facilitate an understanding of how important the English language is used to convey thoughts and emotions. 

Math 30-1 (5 credits) - Only 4 spots left!

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 permutations, combinations, and binomial theorem. 

Math 30-2 (5 credits)

This course sequence is designed to provide students with 4 units of mathematical understanding. Topics include logical reasoning, probability, relations and functions, and a mathematics research project. 

Physics 30-1 (5 credits)

Physics 30 consists of four units of study: momentum and impulse, forces and fields, electromagnetic radiation, and atomic physics. 

Social Studies 30-1 (5 credits) - Now accepting registrations for a second class!

Perspectives on Ideology - students will explore the origins and complexities of ideologies and examine multiple perspectives regarding the principles of classical and modern liberalism. An analysis of various political and economic systems will allow students to assess the viability of the principles of liberalism. Developing understandings of the roles and responsibilities associated with citizenship will encourage students to respond to emergent global issues.

Sports Medicine 30 (5 credits)

Students will learn advanced concepts related to anatomy and human movement.  A large part of the course will be hands-on lab activities that include taping and strapping.  This course will be offered as an in-person course and would be ideal for any student who wished to further their knowledge of anatomy, kinesiology and human movement. Career & Technology Studies credits include Human & Social Services - HSS3020: Mental Health & Wellness, Recreational Leadership - REC 3010: Human Movement, REC 3020: Injury Management 3, and REC 3140: Sport and Society and REC 3910: Rec Project D. This course will occur in the afternoon block and will only be offered as an onsite program due to the nature of the hands-on activities.

 


 

TIMING & COST

5 credit courses

DATES: June 29 - July 30, 2021 (Monday to Friday instruction, no classes July 1 and 2)

TIME: Morning 9:00 am to 12:00 noon OR afternoon 12:45 to 3:45 pm

COST: $375 (GST and fees included) per course

3 credit course

DATES: June 29 - July 16, 2021 (Monday to Friday instruction, no classes July 1 and 2)

TIME: Morning 9:00 am to 12:00 noon OR afternoon 12:45 to 3:45 pm

COST: $250 (GST and fees included) per course



Payment can be made via MasterCard, Visa, Amex, MasterCard Debit, Visa Debit, Google Pay, Apple Pay and Windows Wallet.

There will be no refunds issued after June 24, 2021. If you withdraw prior to this date, there will be a $100 non-refundable hold-back.

 

 

REGISTER TODAY

Now accepting registrations for a second class!

REGISTER

Students will be expected to complete 25 hours of learning per credit (i.e. a 5 credit course = 125 hours), including self-directed asynchronous learning, and should therefore register for one course only.

The registration for all summer school course offerings will close on June 24, 2021. If you would like to be placed on a wait-list after this date, please email camps@sts.ab.ca.

Immediately after you register and pay, you will receive an email from Permission Click confirming receipt. Attached to the email will be a PDF with all applicable information. If you do not receive the email confirmation, please check your junk mail, and spam folders.

If we do not have the minimum number of students required to offer a course, we will notify you as soon as we can, but no later than May 31, 2021 and you will be issued a full refund along with a list of alternate summer school opportunities for your consideration.

For further information, please contact Mr. Scott Bennett, Director of Campus Sustainability and Program Development, at 587-355-3961 or camps@sts.ab.ca.