Calgary Board of Education Robert Thirsk High School
8777 Nose Hill Drive N.W., Calgary AB T3G 5T3 | Grades 10-12
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Virtual Learning Commons (VLC)


The VLC contains our day-to- day information, including links to:  teachers/courses, school calendars, team schedules, resources, the student handbook and more!


Comet Football 2014-15

Welcome to Robert Thirsk!  For all those interested in playing football and helping us on our quest for a second straight championship - please read!  Please see the links below for the forms for this upcoming season.  Please review the information and have forms signed when you show up for the first day of Practice and equipment pick-up on August 27/2014 at 1:00.

> Visit our football page for forms and more information.


Reminder notice

Robert Thirsk High School Designation (pdf)


Assessment and Reporting clarification May 2014

We have received some questions/comments about assessment/reporting given the evolution of K to 9 reporting.  

As required by Alberta Education, Robert Thirsk High School will continue to report summative/semester course grades in percentages.  Read more (pdf)

See also the CBE website.


Robert Thirsk High School officially opens


The official opening of a new high school is always cause for celebration. When a former astronaut, who also happens to be a former CBE student joins the festivities it is extra special. Read more



Alberta Education

Alberta Education has identified nine principles of high school design on this website  They have also completed a literature review on High School Flexibility:

High School Flexibility Enhancement: A Literature Review (pdf)




CBE System Messages

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