Did You Know?
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.
Did you know there is a 3rd floor to the boy's dorm? It was traditionally assigned to upper level students who were more mature & responsible. Students who lived up there in the 1940’s confessed, in hushed tones, to having a radio when those devices were against school policy.
The International Baccalaureate provides an enriched curriculum that both covers and extends beyond regular Saskatchewan curricula in its depth and detail. It emphasizes the development of the necessary critical skills that university-bound students need to master: reflecting, inquiring, thinking, analyzing and evaluating.
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.
The choral tradition at Luther began in 1914. In addition to in-school performances, the choir has shared its ministry of music with many congregations across Canada and has performed regularly on local and national radio and television shows, at contests and festivals.
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.
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.
The first annual Senior Girls Volleyball Tournament was held in 1998 and is still going strong today!
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.