Did You Know?
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.
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.
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 first annual Senior Girls Volleyball Tournament was held in 1998 and is still going strong today!
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.
Luther College High School is recognized as one of the four best university preparatory schools in western Canada with as many as 96% of Luther graduates pursuing post-secondary educations.
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.
Intermediate Level (CEFR B1)
The cost for this program in 2019-20 is $14,200
1. All students who test at the Intermediate level are registered in Grade Nine and must be under the age of 15 year old. Intermediate level students will have to successfully complete 4 years of study (starting in grade 9 regardless of equivalent credits) to eligible to graduate from Luther College High School. This grade level could be adjusted (if appropriate) when the student completes the requirements for Intermediate Level ESL.
2. This program is for students needing to develop the requisite language skills to participate in a limited amount of the academic program at Luther.
3. Intermediate students attend three ESL classes (totalling 150 minutes) per day in order to help them meet the linguistic and academic expectations at Luther:
- Intermediate students will meet daily with a private teacher to work on their reading, writing, and grammar skills.
- Students will also meet in small groups (2-4 students per group) in a daily conversation class focusing on speaking, pronunciation, and listening skills.
- In addition, Intermediate level will attend a daily Vocabulary class.
4. Students will not be registered for humanities classes at this level. Humanities classes include English, History, and Christian Ethics. Students will also not be able to study Science, or any other modern language course.
5. In order to pass from the Intermediate level of ESL (CEFR B1), students are expected to demonstrate the requisite language skills for studying at the Advanced level (CEFR B2). To pass the Intermediate Level, students are required to achieve a grade of 75% or more.