Summer School

Calgary Catholic is offering Summer School July 4–29, 2022. Students can take up to 10 credits in a variety of course offerings at the 10, 20 and 30 level, as well as work experience. Courses will be offered in-person, live-online (synchronous) and self-directed online (asynchronous) formats.

Note: Students who take an in-person a.m. class (8:15 to 12:15 a.m.) may also register for an online class that occurs in the afternoon (12:45 to 4:45 p.m.), or an online class that is self-directed with no specific time schedule. It is important that students who to take an in-person morning class and an afternoon online class take transportation home into consideration so they can effectively attend their afternoon online class. In-person school sites will be closed no later than 2 p.m. each day as classes only occur from 8:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in-person (i.e. there are no p.m. in-person classes).

Current CCSD Students
Current CCSD students can register here.

Non-CCSD Students
Non-CCSD students can register here May 17–30.
Note: Registration will be open for select courses only. Please review the Non-CCSD Students Summer School Master Timetable. Please also know that registration is limited and may close without notice. No waitlists.

Registration

Current CCSD Students

  • Current CCSD students who have completed Grade 9 in June of 2022.
  • Current CCSD students who have completed grades 10 or 11 in June of 2022.
  • Current CCSD students who have completed Grade 12 in June of 2022 and/or who are currently upgrading, enrolled as a CCSD student, and are born after September 1, 2001.
  • Current CCSD students can register beginning March 17–June 16. Registration may close without notice.

Non-CCSD Students

  • Registration for non-CCSD students who are born after September 1, 2001, opens May 17–30.
  • Registration is limited and may close without notice.
  • No waitlists.
  • International Students must call the International Students department at 403-500-2469 or email international@cssd.ab.ca to register for Summer School Courses.
     

Class Structures

In-Person: Several 3-credit and 5-credit courses will be offered in-person at Bishop McNally, Bishop O’Byrne, and St. Francis high schools. Hours of instruction will be 8:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Attendance is mandatory.

Note: Students who choose to take an in-person class may also be able to register for an online class that occurs in the afternoon or is self-directed. It is important that students who choose to take an in-person and online class take transportation home into consideration so they can effectively attend their online class. Class dates are:

  • 3-Credit Classes July 4–19
  • 5-Credit Classes July 4–29

Live-Online (Synchronous): All courses will be offered in a synchronous online format (except for CALM and HCS3000). Attendance is mandatory. Students must attend the whole duration of the online class period. This will mirror the in-class experience as much as possible. Class hours and dates are:

  • 3-Credit Classes July 4–19
  • 5-Credit Classes July 4–29
  • A.M. Instruction Hours 8:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
  • P.M. Instruction Hours 12:45 p.m.–4:45 p.m.

Note: Once registration opens students may request registration in up to 10 credits (i.e. a 5-credit a.m. and a 5-credit p.m. class).

Self-Directed (Asynchronous): Select courses will be offered in a self-directed (asynchronous) format. In these courses there are mandatory “check-ins” that students must attend with their teachers at various intervals in the course. Students will complete lessons and assignments on their schedule within the 5-credit July 4–29 window or 3-credit July 4–19 window. 

To qualify for registration in the self-directed (asynchronous) courses a student must have completed Grade 12 in June of 2022 and/or are upgrading as a current CCSD student and are born after September 1, 2001. 

Previous exposure to the topic of study and independent work habits are strongly recommended. Students that apply to register for self-directed (asynchronous) classes may be contacted by school administration to verify their criteria. The exceptions to this are:

  • CALM and HCS3000 which are offered to graduated and non-graduated CCSD students in a self-direct (asynchronous) format.
  • RS Roman Catholic is offered to students entering grades 11 or 12 for the 2022-2023 school year, in a self-directed (asynchronous) format.
  • Students entering Grade 10 for the 2022-2023 school year are not eligible to take RS Roman Catholic 15 in Summer School 2022.
  • Aboriginal Studies 30 which is offered in a hybrid model to all eligible students; Course delivery will have some in person learning at the Indigenous Learning Centre (located at St. John Reception Centre) as well as online learning. View full details on the Summer School registration site.

Course Offerings

In-Person Courses:

5-Credit Courses
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 15, 10C, 10-3, 20-1, 20-2, 20-3, 30-1, 30-2
ESL Expository Writing 15
 
Biology 20, 30
Science 10, 20
Chemistry 20, 30
Physics 20, 30
3-Credit Courses
RS Roman Catholic 25

Note: Certain in-person courses are not offered at some school locations. To view a detailed list of courses based on location, view the CCSD Students Summer School Master Timetable (current CCSD students) or the Non-CCSD Students Summer School Master Timetable (non-CCSD students).

Online Courses:

5-Credit Courses
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
Etudes Sociales 20-1, 20-2
Math 15, 10C, 10-3, 20-1, 20-2, 20-3, 30-1, 30-2, 31
 
Aboriginal Studies 30
Biology 20, 30
Science 10, 20, 30
Chemistry 20, 30
Physics 20, 30
 
3-Credit Courses
CALM 20
Forensics 25 
RS Roman Catholic 15, 25, 35
Legal Studies 20
Legal Studies 30
Personal Psychology 20
HCS3000 (1 credit)

Note: To view a detailed list of courses based on location, view the CCSD Students Summer School Master Timetable (current CCSD students) or the Non-CCSD Students Summer School Master Timetable (non-CCSD students). All course offerings are subject to enrollment and teacher availability. 

Course Descriptions & Pre-requisites

For Summer School 2022 course descriptions and pre-requisites, please visit the Summer School Course Descriptions Handbook.

Grade 9 Students Entering Grade 10 in Fall 2022
A student that completed Grade 9 in June of 2022 may take any of the classes listed above for which they have the pre-requisite, except for RS Roman Catholic 15. As the pace of Summer School is accelerated it is important for students to be aware of the increased difficulty for course completion. It is suggested that Grade 9 students taking summer courses enroll in subject areas that they are confident in.

Diverse Learning & Counsellor Supports

In-person students can access diverse learning and counsellor supports between 8 a.m.–2 p.m. Monday-Friday at their school of Summer School instruction. Online students can access diverse learning and counselling supports:

  • in-person, through appointments, at one of the designated summer school location between 8 a.m.–2 p.m. Monday-Friday
  • online through virtual meeting links that will be made available via Brightspace/D2L.

Textbooks

Textbook Pickup: Summer School students must return all previous quarter or semester textbooks to receive new ones.

  • In-Person: Students pick up textbooks on the first day of classes, July 4 from their designated Summer School location.
  • Online: Grade 9 students pick up textbooks from their designated September 2022 locationl. A pick up schedule for each school will be posted on Brightspace/D2L in mid-June.
  • Online: Grade 10, 11 and 12 CCSD students pick up at their home school. A pick up schedule for each school will be posted on Brightspace/D2L in mid-June.
  • Online: Completed Grade 12, graduated, upgrading students & non-CCSD student pick up between June 27–30 from St. Anne Academic Centre (1010 - 21 Avenue SE), Monday to Friday between 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
  • Online: Students who are unable to pick up their textbooks at their home school may pick them up at the St. Anne Academic Centre 9 a.m.–3 p.m. between June 27–30.

Textbook Returns: Textbooks will be scanned upon return and upon confirmation of return, the $40 textbook caution fee will be refunded.

  • In-Person: 3-credit non-diploma textbook(s) to be returned no later than July 19, 2022, to their designated Summer School location.
  • In-Person: 5-credit non-diploma textbook(s) to be returned no later than July 29, 2022, to their designated Summer School location.
  • In Person & Online: 5-credit diploma textbook(s) may be returned on the final day of classes to their designated Summer School location or on the day of your designated Diploma Exam at their assigned Diploma Exam writing location.
  • Online: 3 or 5-credit non-diploma textbook(s) for incoming Grade 10, 11 & 12 students drop off textbooks at their home school on the first day of classes in September 2022.
  • Online: Completed Grade 12, graduated, upgrading & non-CCSD students return textbook(s) to St. Anne Academic Centre (1010 - 21 Avenue SE) during August 2022 between 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Monday to Thursday. Books must be returned no later than September 10, 2022, to receive a refund.

Diploma Exams

All diploma exams will be written as indicated below: 

  • Students taking courses at Bishop O’Byrne will write their Diploma Exams at Bishop O’Byrne High School.
  • Students taking courses at St. Francis and Bishop McNally will write their Diploma Exams at St. Francis High School.
  • Online Students will be assigned a writing centre at a later date.

Note: Diploma Exams are subject to change pending Alberta Education directives.

Fees

Each course registration contains a $10 non-refundable fee, and a $40 textbook caution fee (refundable upon confirmation textbook return). 

Mechanics courses will have additional $35 fee.

Baking & Pastry Arts 30 (Introductory Level) will have an additional $40 fee.

The textbook caution fee will be processed for all textbooks returned and automatically refunded to the method of payment used at registration. 

Textbook refunds will continue to be issued up until November 30, 2022. 

Course & Site Cancellations

All courses and school sites are subject to closure due to low enrollment. Should a course be cancelled due to low enrollment students will be contacted for a replacement course or refund. Should a school site be closed due to low enrollment, students affected will be contacted and offered a course at another school site, online or a refund.

FAQs

Click here to review Summer School FAQs.
 

Questions

*Please review the FAQs above before contacting us.

Contact academicservices@cssd.ab.ca for more information.