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Guidance Corner with Mrs. McAllister – Mar. 2012

March 1, 2012

Grade 9 P.A.T. Schedule – May/June 2012
Monday, May 14 – Language Arts Part A
Friday, June 22 – Science
Monday, June 25 – Mathematics
Tuesday, June 26 – Language Arts Part B
Wednesday, June 27 – Social Studies

Diploma Exam Schedule – June 2012
Tuesday, June 12 – English 30 Part A
Wednesday, June 13 – Social 30 Part A
Monday, June 18 – English 30 Part B
Tuesday, June 19 – Social 30 Part B
Friday, June 22 – Biology 30
Monday, June 25 – Pure Math 30
Tuesday, June 26 – Chemistry 30
Wednesday, June 27 – Physics 30

Calgary Learning Centre Programs
Calgary Learning Centre offers a variety of different programs to help your student be successful in their studies. Below are descriptions of some of these programs. For more information, or to register, visit

Student Programs:
Grades 7-9
Study Skills 201
Study Skills 201 is an extension of the popular Organization and Study Skills workshop and a continuation of Study Skills 101. Limit of 6 students per group.
4 Tuesdays, 7:00-8:30pm
Next program begins March 6, 2012

Test Ready
Strategies for dealing with test anxiety as well as studying and exam preparation are introduced to help students become more successful. Limit of 6 students per group.
4 Wednesdays, 4:00-5:30pm
Next program begins April 18, 2012

Write One!
This intensive small group program gives students the opportunity to improve their essay writing skills. Write On is offered only once a year and accepts 6 students.
4 Wednesdays, 4:00-5:30pm
Next program begins March 7, 2012

Grades 10-12
My Study Plan
My Study Plan guides students as they prepare for exams. They will develop appropriate and effective strategies for studying and planning. Limit of 4 students per group.
3 Wednesdays, 4:00-5:30pm
Next program begins May 23, 2012

Student & Parent Programs:
Grades 7-12
Coping with Test Anxiety
When test anxiety is too high, it can get in the way of the ability to learn and remember for a studying. Coping with Test Anxiety helps students and their parents learn why we experience anxiety and how to reduce it.
Program begins May 30, 2012

Essay Writing
Essay Writing is for students who wish to write a more interesting essay or improve their writing skills. Students and their parents will learn tips to writing paragraphs with strong, appealing sentences.
Program begins March 7, 2012

Study Skills and Exam Prep
Students, along with their parents, will learn key study and memory strategies to help manage time and prepare for exams more effectively.
Program begins March 14, 2012


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