Calgary Board of Education Alternative High School
5003 - 20 Street S.W., Calgary AB T2T 5A5 | Grades 10-12
t | 403-777-7730  e |




Welcome to Alternative High School

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  • Check out Testimonials about Alternative High School on our SoundCloud Page from our Gala that was held on May 18, 2017
  • Our annual Gala will be held on Thursday April 26th from 6-7:30 PM
  • School Fees for the 2017/18 school year
  • Report on Fees for the 2016/17 school year
  • 2017/18 School Calendar
  • 2017/18 School Bell Schedule
  • The Alex Youth Bus will be at Central Memorial every second Wednesday starting in September. Please sign up in Main Office. For more information please see Eric.
  • The next Student Council/Parent Association Meeting will be on Tuesday June 5, 2018 at 6 PM
  • Information on Expression of Interest to Alternative High School 
  • Newsletter | May 2018


Why Alternative?


Considering Alternative? You may be considering a change in schools or moving into Calgary. You may thrive in a smaller, more informal and highly personalized setting such as the one offered at Alternative High School. Alternative High School has offered its unique program for almost 40 years. Unique features of our school include: Circle of Courage philosophy embedded in all we do, flexible timetabling, highly interactive education model based on the democratic process format that emphasizes student choice and responsibility.


Next Informational Sessions


Please call Ginette at 403-777-7730 for information on upcoming briefing sessions and tours.


Briefing sessions for September 1, 2018 Intake. Sessions on Fridays at 12:00 PM sharp


April 27, 2018

May 11, 2018

May 25, 2018

June 8, 2018


































CBE News


School Council Meetings

School Council/Parent Association

We welcome parent participation on both the School Council and the Parent Association. There are four meetings this year as well as the Annual General Meeting. All dates are listed below. Meeting times start 6:00 in the School Foods Rm.

June 05/18 6:00 PM


Please support your school community through participation on the School Council Parent Association.

A small investment of time makes a dramatic impact on the programming we are able to offer students.  A light snack and refreshments are provided.

If you are interested in joining the School Council please come to a meeting.


Our next Briefing Sessions will be scheduled for the end of April and during the month
of May for the school year 2016-2017.  All Briefing Sessions for this year have been