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Courses By Grade

Overview

Our school provides a wide range of learning opportunities for students.  At each grade level, students will be enrolled in all courses required by Alberta Education.  These required courses are supplemented by a wide range of options classes. 

For more information about course offerings at each grade level please visit the appropriate tab below.

Grade 7

I'm in junior high!

Grade 7 is exciting and challenging. Students in Grade 7 take six required subjects.  A variety of additional optional subjects are also offered.

Required Subjects:

  • English Language Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Physical Education
  • Health and Life Skills

Specialized Courses:

  • Literacy 

Options Courses:

  • Art
  • Career and Technology Foundations:
    • Home Economics (Sewing and Cooking)
    • Shop (Woodworking)
    • Computers/Robotics
  • French as a Second Language

What Do Students Learn in Grade 7?

For more information about what students will learn in grade 7 visit the following websites:

Grade 8

What interests me? What am I good at and passionate about? 

Grade 8 students take six required subjects to learn more about themselves and the world.  A variety of additional optional subjects are also offered.

Required Subjects:

  • English Language Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Physical Education
  • Health and Life Skills

Specialized Courses:

  • Literacy 

Options Courses:

  • Art
  • Career and Technology Foundations:
    • Home Economics (Sewing and Cooking)
    • Shop (Woodworking)
    • Computers/Robotics
  • French as a Second Language

For more information about what students will learn in grade 8 visit the following websites:

 

Grade 9

Wow! The last year of junior high! 

To prepare for high school, Grade 9 students are required to take six subjects.  A variety of additional optional subjects are also offered.

Required Subjects:

  • English Language Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Physical Education
  • Health and Life Skills

Specialized Courses:

  • Literacy 

Options Courses:

  • Art
  • Career and Technology Foundations:
    • Home Economics (Sewing and Cooking)
    • Shop (Woodworking)
    • Computers/Robotics
  • French as a Second Language

For more information about what students will learn in grade 9 visit the following websites:

 

Grades 10-12 Overview

There are a wide variety of required and options courses available for high school students.  It is important that students select appropriate courses and course sequences to meet personal goals and minimum Alberta high school graduation requirements

Note: Our school Career Counsellor meets with students during course selections and is available to meet one-on-one with students and/or parents by appointment though out the year.

Required Subjects:

  • English Language Arts
  • Mathematics 
  • Sciences:
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Physics
    • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Career and Life Management (CALM)
  • Physical Education 10
  • Workplace Safety Systems*
  • Workplace Safety Practices*

*All high school students at Paul Rowe complete these courses as preparation for the future world of work.  These courses are also a prerequisite for Work Experience and the Registered Apprenticeship Program.

Our Options Courses:

  • Aboriginal Studies
  • Art
  • Career and Technology Studies
    • Construction
    • Foods
    • Robotics
    • Cosmetology
  • Drama
  • French as a Second Language
  • Photography
  • Physical Education 20/30
  • Social Sciences
  • Special Projects
  • Work Experience and Registered Apprenticeship Program
  • Green Certificate

Blended and Distance Learning

Our "in-class" offerings will supplemented by the new Peace River School Division Virtual Learning Program beginning September 2021.

What Will Students Be Learning?

For more information about what high school students will learn in various courses visit the following websites:

Announcement: New Virtual Learning Program to Be Introduced in 2021-2022

On May 13, 2021 Peace River School Division announced the launch of a new high school virtual learning program which will available for the 2021-2022 school year.  The program will cater to students seeking high school programming and will be supported by dedicated virtual learning teachers and support staff. 

The full news release may be viewed on our homepage under "Divisional News".  More information as to how this may benefit Paul Rowe high school students will be shared with stakeholders as it becomes available.

SOLE Block

SOLE time is an opportunity for students to enhance their learning in academics, leadership, citizenship and wellness.

Announcement: New Virtual Learning Program to Be Introduced in 2021-2022

On May 13, 2021 Peace River School Division announced the launch of a new high school virtual learning program which will available for the 2021-2022 school year.  The program will cater to students seeking high school programming and will be supported by dedicated virtual learning teachers and support staff. 

The full news release may be viewed on our homepage under "Divisional News".  More information as to how this may benefit Paul Rowe high school students will be shared with stakeholders as it becomes available.