Students are encouraged to book a career appointment in their Grade 12 year to explore career options, to look at education or training requirements needed to obtain employment in a particular field, to learn about post-secondary programs and gain information on scholarships. To book a career appointment with Mrs. Henley or Ms. Halter please see staff in the Learning Commons.
Rock the Diploma - January 2017
The Career Centre at Lindsay Thurber is once again running Rock the Diploma review sessions at Lindsay Thurber for students from across Central Alberta in January. Rock the Diploma offers one weekend of intensive review (approximately 15 hours of instruction) to assist students in preparing to write January diploma examinations. Courses take place on the following weekends:
January 13, 14, 15: Social 30-1, English 30-1, Biology 30(Session A), Math 30-1 (Session A)
January 20, 21 22: Chemistry 30, Math 30-2, Biology 30 (Session B), Math 30-1 (Session B)
January 27, 28, 29: Physics 30, Science 30
Times for each weekend session are as follows:
Friday, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. (Math 30-1 and Biology sessions begin at 5:00)
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Math 30-1 begins at 9:45 a.m.)
Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
It's a good idea to register early as these session to do fill quickly. Register now!
Looking for volunteer opportunities in your community? Check out Volunteer Central, a database of volunteer postings by area. Volunteering looks great on a resume and is an important consideration for scholarships! Volunteering is a great way to give back to your community!
It is important for students to be responsible for their own academic records and course information. All students are required to sign up for an account in "My Pass".
Applications to post-secondary institutions in Alberta can be submitted on line through Apply Alberta
Student Loan Information
For post-secondary programs beginning in September 2017, student loan application forms will be available in July 2017. For information on student loans, visit the Student Aid Alberta web site.
Student Profile Sheet for References
Looking for a reference? Scholarships often require references. Start the process by completing a student profile sheet to outline your accomplishments over the past three years.