Grade ten programming approved for Menno Simons Community School

Grade ten programming approved for Menno Simons Community School

Grade nine students at Menno Simons Community School (MSS) will be able to take grade ten courses at their local community school this fall thanks to board approval of a partnership between MSS and Worsley Central School (WCS). 

The board approved a proposal to deliver grade ten courses at MSS as a satellite program of WCS. Students will be using Alberta Distance Learning packages to complete core courses which will be supported and marked by WCS teachers. Where possible, students will receive face-to-face instruction as well as instruction through video Conference from WCS teachers with the support of an educational assistant at MSS. Physical Education 10 will be teacher taught at MSS.  

“Families in the area expressed interest for the introduction of high school programming to be made available at the school and we are thrilled to offer grade ten programming this fall” says Kuester.  

“The board is very excited to oversee such a valuable partnership between the schools and the efficiencies created where students can be educated in their own community. The board extends gratitude for all involved in this process that enhances educational opportunities for students in the area.”

WCS will receive Alberta Education funding and in turn will fund the instructional costs from the WCS budget. An information meeting is being held on May 27 at 7:00 pm for parents of students currently in grade nine at MSS.