DISTANCE EDUCATION OPTIONS
SACHS partners with St. Isidore and St. Paul’s to offer a robust Distance Education program. Students complete their courses online in the library during their scheduled distance education block. It is recommended that students take a maximum of 2 Distance Ed courses in one year. Students taking distance ed courses should be independent students who can progress in their courses without a great amount of supervision.
The Following Distance Education courses can be taken in any year of Grade 10, 11, or 12.
PHYS ED 10 (3 or 5 credit) - Required course for graduation
Through activities, your teen will explore their physical abilities and improve their fitness level. They will understand that fitness impacts well-being and body image. By communicating with others, your teen will develop a sense of fair play and exercise their leadership abilities. They will discover the importance of safe, active living for life; set goals; and challenge themselves as part of an active, healthy lifestyle. For more about Physical Education 10, refer to the program of studies.
PHYS ED 20 and 30 (3 or 5 credits) - Optional
Fitness is fun and good for me. Through activities, your teen will explore what they are capable of and improve their physical abilities. They will enjoy better fitness and well-being and an improved body image. By communicating with others, they will develop a sense of fair play and exercise their leadership abilities. Your teen will understand the importance of safe, active living for life; and they’ll set goals and challenge themselves as part of an active, healthy lifestyle. Want to know more about Physical Education 20 and 30? Refer to the program of studies.
CALM - Career and Life Management
The aim of senior high school Career and Life Management (CALM) is to enable students to make well-informed, considered decisions and choices in all aspects of their lives and to develop behaviours and attitudes that contribute to the well-being and respect of self and others, now and in the future. CALM is the core course for health literacy at the senior high school level in Alberta.
CALM is a required course for graduation in Alberta.
PSYCHOLOGY - GENERAL
(3 Credits) Topics of study include personality, behaviour, intelligence, influences on behaviour, and understanding and perception.
PSYCHOLOGY - PERSONAL
(3 Credits) Topics of study include the history of psychological schools of thought, principles of learning, process of thinking, facing frustration and conflict, emotional problems, behaviour disorders, and career opportunities in psychology.