The link for CTF course selection will be posted in the news section. A letter and/or an email will be sent home with information regarding when CTF course selection will take place.
In order for families to begin discussions about which course their child will select please see below for descriptions of each course.
Students will select:
- ONE CTF A course which lasts the whole year and,
- THREE CTF B courses, which are offered in trimester (3 month) blocks throughout the year.
Signup for the CTF A and CTF B courses will take place online using a link to a Google Form which will be posted to the St. Matthew School website under the “News” tab .
Please go to (*** This link will not be posted until a later date. Prior to this time you will NOT be able to access the form. ***)
The complementary course selection will be the first news article posted. Click on the article to find the Google Form link.
If you have questions about this process, please call the school at (403) 500-2030 during business hours and ask to speak to Mr. Miller (Vice Principal).
Mme S. Kitt
CTF A courses
Instrumental Music - Band (full year) Instrumental Music students will get fun, hands-on experience in playing an instrument, instruction in music theory and music appreciation. Previous musical experience is not required to take this course. Please Note: Instrument Rental Fee is $100.00
Art (full year)
Students explore various mediums, including pen and ink, charcoal, watercolor and acrylic paint, paper mâché, clay, oil pastel, pencil, plaster, fabric and mixed media.
Drama (full year)
Students will acquire dramatic skills and an appreciation for theatre as an art form. Students may have opportunities to participate in school productions.
Recreational Leadership – Sports Performance (full year)
The Recreational Leadership curriculum focuses on an in-depth understanding of factors related to performance in a variety of physical activities, both sport and fitness oriented. Topics include current training principles, nutrition, athletic injuries (care & prevention), and leadership/volunteerism.
GRADE 9 ONLY Community Care Services - Student Leadership
Students who select this option will focus on volunteering and developing skills for community-based services. These students will act as leaders in the school assisting in the organization of school wide events such as buddy group activities, school dances, family BBQ nights and positive mental health initiatives. Students will gain experience in public speaking, managing resources, leadership skills and event coordination.
CTF Option B courses vary from year to year. More information will be sent home regarding CTF Option B courses.