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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  • The Alex Youth Bus will be at Central Memorial every second Wednesday starting September 28th. Please sign up in Main Office. For more information please see Eric.
  • Exam/Tutorial/School schedule for January 2017
  • FRIDAY, JANUARY 13 and 20 PERIODS 1-4 (no mentor/dgm) Mentor 8:55 9:05 Block 1 9:05 10:10 Break 10:10 10:15 Block 2 10:15 11:20 Lunch 11:20 11:40 Block 3 11:40 12:45 Break 12:45 12:50 Block 4 12:50 1:55 Mentor 1:55 2:00
  • Alternative High School needs adult volunteers for our upcoming Casino at Cowboys on Tuesday January 31, 2017 and February 1, 2017. Please signup at Click here for more information.
  • The meeting next Student Council/Parent Association Meeting will be on Tuesday February 28, 2017 at 6 PM
  • Calendar for 2016/2017
  • Information on Expression of Interest to Alternative High School 
  • Express of Interest to Alternative High School Information
  • Briefing Sessions Information Flyer for 2016/17 School Year
  • Newsletter | January 2017


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



Held on Fridays at 12:00 PM





January 20, 2016





Call Ginette at 403-777-7730 to register





















CBE News


School Council Meetings

School Council/Parent Association

Tuesday February 28, 2017 at 6 PM


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

Meetings occur quarterly throughout the school year. 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. Click here for more information.


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