Did You Know?
The gym officially opened July 8, 1951. The Sunday afternoon celebration, attended by 1,500 people, featured speeches followed by an evening celebration with another 1,500 people in attendance to hear the Luther Choir and the RCMP Band.
The Tuck Shop for snacks was at the bottom of the south stairs going to what is now the cafeteria. The legendary beans in a cone were considered a healthier & cheaper alternative to what students purchased across the street at the Aintree.
Luther students, even though from diverse social and cultural backgrounds, have the opportunity to be part of tightly woven community of students, parents, alumni, teachers and staff. Typically 12% of the school’s student body originates from outside of Canada.
The first annual Senior Girls Volleyball Tournament was held in 1998 and is still going strong today!
In the late 1920's, during an in-house baseball tournament, Rex Schneider entered a team called "Prof Schneider's Battling Lions." This is the first hint that someday Luther teams would be known as the Lions.
The first LIT was held on January 31, 1953. That year it was a one-day tournament involving sixteen teams from Southern Saskatchewan. All preliminary games were played cross court, two games at a time.
Luther graduates have gone on to universities such as Harvard, Oxford, Pennsylvania State, McGill, Queen’s and other renowned educational institutions throughout Canada, North America and the world.
When the College was first looking to relocate from Melville to Regina, it considered land at College & Winnipeg, College & Broad, and 23rd & Albert, finally settling on 18 acres of land on the west end of property owned by Government House, now called Royal Street.
Luther College High School follows the curriculum established by the Government of Saskatchewan. All of Luther College’s courses are in the academic stream, leading to a strong preparation for university studies. In addition to the required courses, Luther College High School students must take a course in Christian Ethics for each year of his or her enrollment. Luther College High School also offers the IB program.
Graduates of Luther College are accepted at universities across North America. International students who complete Grades 10, 11, and 12 at Luther College High School are not required to write an English entrance examination to enter university.
Luther College works within the semester system. Students are allowed to take a maximum of six courses per semester. At every grade level, there are certain courses students must pass in order to graduate. These courses are known as compulsory courses. Other courses, however, are optional. Students may choose which ones they wish to take in order to fulfill the requirements for their Grade 12 diploma.
In order to be eligible for a Luther College High School diploma, students must receive prior permission from administration to take any credit classes outside Luther College HIgh School. These grades will not be used in any average calculations, which may mean the student will be excluded from scholarship and honour pin consideration.
If you have questions about our curriculum requirements, our Academic Vice-Principal, Renee Wilkinson, would be happy to speak with you. She can be reached by email at email@example.com.
Baccalaureate and Closing Exercises are held at the end of each school year to present high school diplomas to Grade 12 graduates. The formal program also includes the presentation of Grade 12 IB standing, Grade 12 Honour Roll and scholarships. A Graduation Tea for students, families, and staff is held in the Student Commons after the ceremony. A Graduation Banquet is held the same night and includes speeches and entertainment by students, parents and faculty.