International Baccalaureate Program
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 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.
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 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.
Through the A Time To Build capital campaign, we have added 46,897 square feet of space to Luther College High School, including the Semple gymnasium - the largest high school gym in Regina.
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.
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.
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.
Luther College High School offers capable, enthusiastic students in grades eleven and twelve the opportunity to pursue the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme of studies.
The IB Diploma Programme exists to develop students who increasingly exemplify the traits of the IB Learner Profile. As IB learners, we as a community strive to be:
The IB Diploma Programme seeks to educate the whole person—intellectually, physically, socially and spiritually, while promoting international understanding and a more peaceful world.
The IB Diploma Programme is an academically rigorous, enriched program that covers and extends beyond Saskatchewan curricula in depth and breadth. It is a globally recognized and acclaimed standard for university preparation. It emphasizes the development of approaches to learning that university-bound students need to master:
- Thinking skills
- Communication skills
- Social skills
- Self-management skills
- Research skills
If the IB Program is of interest to you, please submit the following:
Grade 9 expression of interest - Once available, fill out this form if you are interested in IB.
Grade 10 students - Grade 10 IB Application Form