Calgary Board of Education Robert Thirsk High School
8777 Nose Hill Drive N.W., Calgary AB T3G 5T3 | Grades 10-12
t | 403-817-3400  e | robertthirskhigh@cbe.ab.ca

 



FACE TO FACE CONFERENCES

Face-to face-conferences are important to student success and we encourage students and parents to attend together. Our first conferences this year are October 30th (3:00 - 8:00 PM) and October 31st (8:00 AM to 3:00 PM).

 

Parents can register for 10 minute time periods starting on October 20th using the conference button to the left.


Grade 10 Parents/students must book time with their connect teacher. Grade 11/12 parents/students should book with the connect teacher and course teacher(s) as required.Purpose for Conferences – To celebrate

successes/learning plans, to identify areasfor growth and to develop plans for action prior to Thirsk Days/summativeassessment/report cards.
Attendance - We prefer all participants to attend in person; alternately
parents/guardians can participate electronically – for example via “Facetime” or conference call.


** Please note that Thursday, October 30th is a Friday schedule to accommodate conferences.

Assessment Information Evening – November 5, 2014

We are hosting an assessment information evening on Nov 5 from 5:30 to 8:00 PM. The evening will include a presentation and the opportunity to discuss specific examples of assessments/assignments in small groups. A light supper will be provided. We hope that you will register by emailing Lynn Shalley at LTShalley@cbe.ab.ca

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!

 

Alberta Education

Alberta Education has identified nine principles of high school design on this websitehttp://ideas.education.alberta.ca/hsc/redesigning/.  They have also completed a literature review on High School Flexibility:

High School Flexibility Enhancement: A Literature Review (pdf)

 

 

 

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