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School Calendar

March 2021

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
  • Middle School Day
  • High School Day 2 In Person Classes: Grade 12 Adventures in World History, Grade 11 World Religions and Belief Traditions in Daily Life, Grade 9 Issues in Canadian Geography
2
  • Middle School Day
  • High School Day 1 In Person Classes: Grade 9 Locally Developed Science, Grade 10 Food and Nutrition, Grade 9 Applied Science
3
  • Middle School Day
  • High School Day 2 In Person Classes: Grade 12 Adventures in World History, Grade 11 World Religions and Belief Traditions in Daily Life, Grade 9 Issues in Canadian Geography
4
  • Middle School Day
  • High School Day 1 In Person Classes: Grade 9 Locally Developed Science, Grade 10 Food and Nutrition, Grade 9 Applied Science
5
  • Middle School Day
  • High School Day 2 In Person Classes: Grade 12 Adventures in World History, Grade 11 World Religions and Belief Traditions in Daily Life, Grade 9 Issues in Canadian Geography
6
7
8
  • Turn Around Day (online)
  • Middle School Day
9
  • Turn Around Day (online)
  • Middle School Day
10
  • Octo 6 Begins Today
  • Middle School Day
11
  • Middle School Day
12
  • Middle School Day
13
14
15
  • Middle School Day
16
  • Middle School Day
17
  • Middle School Day
18
  • Middle School Day
19
  • Middle School PD Day (No School for Middle School Students)
20
21
22
  • Middle School Day
23
  • Middle School Day
24
  • Middle School Day
25
  • Middle School Day
26
  • Middle School Day
27
28
29
  • Middle School Day
30
  • Middle School Day
31
  • Middle School Day

Note: The information listed in this calendar is subject to change. Apologies for any inconvenience.

High School - Adapted Octomester Schedule (September - June)

Please note: that there is no school for high school students on Turn Around Days. For the Middle School, it’s business as usual. There is no school for any students on PD Days

Students will be doing a single course for the first four and a half weeks of school. The Academy has coined this an “octo-mester” as it envisions the school year divided into eight equal parts, with students taking one course per division. Students will attend in person one day, and learn from home the next, while extra-curricular activities, student academic support, and student counselling support, will all continue online. Distance learning will be an option for all families should they so choose. In that case, their child’s learning will all be online. The octo-mester will allow the Academy to re-evaluate and adapt our delivery model every 3 weeks to best respond to current health guidelines to ensure that staff and student safety is prioritized. As required by the Ministry of Education, our Middle School students will attend school daily for about five hours per day. They will remain a separate cohort from the high school and will not share Academy classrooms or teachers with them.

High School - Octomester 5 Timetable

Middle School - Timetable

Important Dates 2020-2021

September 7, 2020
  • Labor Day
September 8, 2020
  • First Day of School - Welcome Back!
  • Octo 1 Begins Today
  • Middle School Day
  • Day 1: Grade 9 Learning Strategies Grade 10 Discovering the Workplace Grade 10 Civics/Careers
    • Grade 9 Learning Strategies
    • Grade 10 Discovering the Workplace
    • Grade 10 Civics/Careers
  • Day 1: Grade 9 Learning Strategies Grade 10 Discovering the Workplace Grade 10 Civics/Careers
September 9, 2020
  • Day 2: Grade 11 Designing Your Future, Grade 12 Personal Life Management, and Grade 12 Learning Strategies
September 30, 2020
  • Orange Shirt Day
October 5, 2020
  • Day 2: Grade 11 Designing Your Future, Grade 12 Personal Life Management, and Grade 12 Learning Strategies
October 8, 2020
  • Turn Around Day (online)
October 9, 2020
  • Octo 2 Begins Today
  • Day 1: Literacy Skills: Reading and Writing, Canadian History since World War I, Math Gr. 9
October 12, 2020
  • Thanksgiving Holiday
October 13, 2020
  • Middle School Day
  • Day 2: Green Industries, Entrepreneurship: The Venture, Computer Technology
October 14, 2020
  • High School Day 1 In Person Classes: Literacy Skills: Reading and Writing, Canadian History since World War I, Math Gr. 9
October 15, 2020
  • High School Day 2 In Person Classes: Green Industries, Entrepreneurship: The Venture, Computer Technology
November 11, 2020
  • Turn Around Day (online)
  • High School Day 1 In Person Classes: Healthy Active Living Education, Introduction to Computer Studies, Workplace/College English
November 12, 2020
  • Octo 3 Begins Today
  • High School Day 1 In Person Classes: Healthy Active Living Education, Introduction to Computer Studies, Workplace/College English
November 13, 2020
  • High School Day 2 In Person Classes: Understanding Contemporary First Nations Metis and Inuit Voices, Recreation and Healthy Active Living Leadership, Grade 9 Locally Developed Math
November 19, 2020
  • Middle School - Parent Teacher Interviews (No school for MS students)
November 20, 2020
  • PD Day (No School for Students)
November 23, 2020
  • High School Day 1 In Person Classes: Healthy Active Living Education, Introduction to Computer Studies, Workplace/College English
November 24, 2020
  • High School Day 2 In Person Classes: Understanding Contemporary First Nations Metis and Inuit Voices, Recreation and Healthy Active Living Leadership, Grade 9 Locally Developed Math
December 15, 2020
  • Turn Around Day (online)
December 16, 2020
  • Octo 4 Begins Today
  • High School Day 1 In Person Classes: Grade 9 Applied English, Grade 9/10 Individual and Family Living, Grade 10 Applied Science
December 17, 2020
  • High School Day 2 In Person Classes: Grade 11 Marketing: Goods Services and Events, Grade 11 Media Arts, Grade 11 College Math
December 19, 2020
  • Winter Break
December 20, 2020
  • Winter Break
December 21, 2020
  • Winter Break
December 22, 2020
  • Winter Break
December 23, 2020
  • Winter Break
December 24, 2020
  • Winter Break
December 25, 2020
  • Winter Break
December 26, 2020
  • Winter Break
December 27, 2020
  • Winter Break
December 28, 2020
  • Winter Break
December 29, 2020
  • Winter Break
December 30, 2020
  • Winter Break
December 31, 2020
  • Winter Break
January 1, 2021
  • Winter Break
January 2, 2021
  • Winter Break
January 3, 2021
  • Winter Break
January 4, 2021
  • First day of classes in 2020
January 29, 2021
  • Turn Around Day (online)
February 1, 2021
  • Turn Around Day (online)
February 2, 2021
  • Octo 5 Begins Today
  • High School Day 1 In Person Classes: Grade 9 Locally Developed Science, Grade 10 Food and Nutrition, Grade 9 Applied Science
February 3, 2021
  • High School Day 2 In Person Classes: Grade 12 Adventures in World History, Grade 11 World Religions and Belief Traditions in Daily Life, Grade 9 Issues in Canadian Geography
February 12, 2021
  • PD Day (No School for Students)
February 15, 2021
  • Family Day
March 5, 2021
  • Middle School Day
March 8, 2021
  • Turn Around Day (online)
  • Middle School Day
March 9, 2021
  • Turn Around Day (online)
March 10, 2021
  • Octo 6 Begins Today
March 19, 2021
  • Middle School PD Day (No School for Middle School Students)
April 2, 2021
  • Good Friday
April 10, 2021
  • April Break
April 26, 2021
  • Octo 7 Begins Today
May 27, 2021
  • Turn Around Day (online)
May 28, 2021
  • Octo 8 Begins Today
June 29, 2021
  • Turn Around Day (online)
June 30, 2021
  • PD Day (No School for Students)


Important Documents
  • Student Rights and Responsibilities
    This document describes a number of important policies and procedures at the school, including assignment deadlines, appropriate conduct, use of technology, and attendance procedures.
  • BYOD Overview & Policies
    This policy document outlines the Academy's Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program, it includes the onboarding procedure, student responsibilities and service agreement.
  • Community Hours Form
    Academy students should use this form to track the collection of their Community Involvement hours (required by the Ministry of Education in order to receive a high school diploma). Students may track all hours on one form, or use multiple copies.
  • Media Release Form
    An valid copy of this form is kept on hand at the school for each member of the Academy learning community.
  • Admissions Application
    A copy of this document must be completed by all prospective Academy students and their families.
  • Orientation Package
    Academy students and their families complete this package upon acceptance into the program.