Summer School Information and Courses Selection

 Summer School 2017 dates 

3 credit course: July 4 - 20, 2017 

5 credit course: July 4 - 26, 2017

Registration begins: May 1, 2017

Deadline to Register: FRIDAY, JUNE 23 NOON

Course availability is subject to change. Courses offered for summer school will be confirmed by June 15, 2017.

Note: Grade 9 students are eligible to register for Grade 10 courses in Summer School! 

Teachers are available online from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on school days. Students may complete course work or submit assignments at any time.  

Frequently Asked Summer School Questions

Can I take more than one core course at Summer School?

Students may take one 5 credit core course in combination of other courses to a maximum of 10 credits. Please keep in mind as you are completing an entire semester's work in 3 weeks.

I am going away on vacation, are the dates flexible?

No, the dates indicated above are strictly adhered to. If you are going away you will still be expected to log in and complete course work. If your vacation destination does not have internet access you may not want to enroll in the course.

Do I have all summer to complete the course?

No, the dates indicated above are strictly adhered to. Students must finish 3 credit courses by July 20, 2017, and 5 credit courses by July 26, 2017. 

Can I do my school work at any time during the day?

We do advise that where possible, you are online during school hours (outlined in the school calendar), so you can seek assistance from teachers. However, you can complete work or submit assignments at any time.

Is this online course going to be easy?

Five credit courses are completed in four weeks. As such, expect to be busy for at least four hours a day with school work.  You will be as busy as a traditional school student who attends a regular school.

Will I receive transcripts and proof of course completion?

Yes, you will receive a report card by mail by the beginning of September however you can log in to PowerSchool throughout the course to check on your mark. At the end of the program in July final grades will be sent to Alberta Education. All schools in the province of Alberta will have access to your online summer school grades when you return to your local school in September.

Can I take a diploma course online?

Yes, we do offer Diploma courses during summer school. Please keep in mind that you will be required to attend an approved writing centre in August to complete the diploma exam.  Please click here for Diploma exam dates.

Can I enroll at the St. Gabriel Learning Centre to complete high school?

Yes, if you’ve enjoyed our summer program, you can complete your entire high school program online with us. 

I live in another province. Can I take a summer course?

Only Alberta residents are eligible and must have an Alberta Education Student Number (ASN) to register. If you are an international student who would like to take a summer school course please call the school.

Summer School Courses

Core Subjects (5 credits each)

English Language Arts:
10-1, 10-2, 20-1, 20-2, 30-1, 30-2  
Social Studies:
10-1, 10-2, 20-1, 20-2, 30-1, 30-2
Math 10 C/10-3 
Math 20-1, 20-2 & 20-3
Math 30-1,  30-2,  30-3 
Math 31 
Science 10, 20, 30
Science 14, 24
Biology 20, 30
Chemistry 20, 30
Physics 20, 30 
Forensic Science 25 (3 credits)
Religious Education (3 credits):
15, 25, 35. Religions of the World 35
Religious Studies 25 available in French (Etudes Religieuses 25)
Other Offerings:
Aboriginal Studies 10 (5 credits)
CALM (3-5 credits)
Chrome Course (5 credits) (shipping charges may apply)
HCS3000 (1 credit) Workplace Safety Systems (this is a mandatory course for Grade 10 students at École Secondaire Notre Dame High School (Red Deer)
HCS3010 (1 credit) Workplace Safety Practices prerequisite HCS3000
HSS1010 (1 credit) Health Services Foundations
Legal Studies (3 credits)
Marketing & Management (5 credits)
Mythbusting 25 (3 credits)
Physical Education 10, 20, 30 (5 credits each)

August Diploma Schedule

If you are registered in a 30 level Diploma Course, please see the attached Diploma Examination schedule for August 2017.

Note: Writing Centre locations vary depending on where you live. You will be notified of your Writing Centre Location.