Academic Counselling

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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.  

  • 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 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.

  • Students admitted to Luther College are not required to be Lutheran or Christian. By welcoming students of all faiths and religious backgrounds, Luther College enjoys a richly diverse student body.

Academic Counselling

Luther College High School is recognized as one of the best university preparatory schools in western Canada. Luther graduates have gone on to universities such as Harvard, the University of Pennsylvania, Oxford, McGill, Queen's and other renowned educational institutions throughout Canada, the United States and the world.

The academic counselling office can provide help with essay writing, resume and cover letter writing, note-taking, exam and study skills, and university transitions.

Selecting the right university or college and submitting your application can be an overwhelming task. Our Academic Guidance Counsellor, Dr. Julia Mitchell, has a wealth of experience as an academic counsellor, mentor, and post-secondary advisor for all students, including international and IB students, and is here to help you. For more information, please contact Dr. Mitchell by phone at 1.306.791.9165 or email at julia.mitchell@luthercollege.edu, or stop by the Student Services office.

For questions about student scheduling or academic programming here at the high school, please contact our Vice-Principal in charge of Student Academics, Ms. Renee Wilkinson at vpstudentacademics@luthercollege.edu.