Jean Baptiste Sewepagaham School follows the Alberta Curriculum in all subject areas. The high school graduates who meet the guidelines and standards set by Alberta Education, are granted their High School Diplomas.
School High Lights
In addition to offering the core courses needed to graduate, JBS School also offers a multitude of programming that speaks to the students interests and overall development. A few of the courses offered include: Cree Language classes for all grades, industrial arts, visual arts, photography, outdoor education, a Boys Winter Camp, and a Girls Spring Camp.
Our high school is setup to ensure that our students have the skills that they need to compete in the competitive workforce. We offer a computer education program designed to teach students how to use a multitude of Office software.
One of our most popular programs this school year is Outdoor Education. Outdoor Education’s aim is to educate about the outdoors, in the outdoors. The course is mainly focused on modern topics and issues with the goal of having some traditional teachings included. This course will focus on four main areas: Wildlife, Wilderness Navigation, Outdoor Cooking Theory, and Outdoor Survival Skills. Students will increase their knowledge of safe practices outdoors while building self-esteem and working with small groups to achieve common goals.