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!


New School and Modular Classroom Open Houses


The Calgary Board of Education will be holding three Open Houses in June 2015 to give stakeholders the opportunity to learn more about the new schools opening in their communities. 


Please drop-in to learn more about enrolment, grade configurations and designations/walk zones for the schools, as well as to view site designs.


There will be no formal presentation at these events, so please feel free to drop-in anytime between 6 and 8 p.m.


CBE Area Directors, and staff from the planning & transportation and communications departments will be available to answer your questions.


Calgary South Calgary North & West Calgary Northeast
​June 2, 2015
6-8 p.m.
​June 3, 2015
6-8 p.m.
​June 9, 2015
6-8 p.m.
​Centennial High School
55 Sun Valley Blvd SE
​Robert Thirsk High School
8777 Nose Hill Drive NW
​Ted Harrison School
215 Taravista Way NE

View invitation for complete details.

Graduation 2015 | Newsletter & Banquet Tickets

May 28th, 2015
Ceremony | Jack Simpson Gym, University of Calgary, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Banquet | BMO Centre, Stampede Grounds, 5:30 – 11:00 pm
For more information about our Graduation Ceremony and Banquet, please read the April Newsletter (pdf).


Banquet Tickets and Graduation Cap/Tassel Sales begin April 15th at 4:00 pm.  Students can purchase 4 tickets (1 per student and 3 guests) between April 15th and May 1st. 


A second round of graduation tickets is now open.  Students have until May 11th to purchase their graduation banquet tickets.  


The cost is $90/ticket.  Parking at the BMO Centre is not included ($15 at the Stampede Grounds on the day of the banquet).
To purchase tickets go to  


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)





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