At Riverbend, we offer the full complement of cores approved and required by Alberta Education. Students study English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, a Second Language (we offer 3), Physical Education, and Health.
All students are given an opportunity in the spring to select complementary courses for the following school year. We work hard to accommodate as many course selections as possible.
All grade seven students may select one option between Art, Drama, and Instrumental Music that run full year. They also have a mandatory trimester option that includes: Food Studies, Construction, and Outdoor Education.
All grade eight students may select two options that will run full year. Option choices at grade eight currently include:
Art, Drama, Food Studies, Construction, Outdoor Education, Instrumental Music, Beginner Guitar, Leadership, Business Ventures, Sports Performance, Health Fitness, Military History, Visual Communications, and Inquiry 8.
All grade nine students may select two options that will run full year. Option choices currently include:
Art, Drama, Food Studies, Construction, Outdoor Education, Leadership, Instrumental Music, Guitar, Visual Communications, Sports Performance, World History, Health & Fitness, and Inquiry 9.
Course Descriptions 2020-2021: