Student Opportunities

Opportunities available at Turner Valley School:

Music

  • Grades K-5 participate in music.
  • The school has a Grade 3-5 choir.
  • Students in grades 3-5 learn recorder.

Band

  • Grade 6 students are part of the High Country Band.
  • Students get to try various band instruments: flute, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, baratone.
  • Students participate with all High Country Schools for band concerts at Oilfields High School.

(Millarville, TV, CIM, Longview - High Country Schools)

Drama/Spring Theater

  • Students in Grades 3-6 are invited to participate in a major theater production.
  • This is typically a junior high level musical theater production.

 Physical Education

  • All students get daily Physical Education.
  • Grade 6 students compete with other Grade 6 students in the Foothills Division in Flag Football, Volleyball, Basketball, Cross Country and Track and Field.

Outdoor Education

  • Program for students in grade 5 & 6.
  • Outdoor Ed trips include hiking, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, ski/snowboard trip to Canada Olympic Park.
  • Grade 5/6 students have overnight camping trip at Sandy McNabb in September.
  • Grade 5/6 students have a 3 day camping trip in May to Alford Lake and learn about:
    • Gun safety, conservation, wildlife identification, survival skills, etc.
  • National Archery in School Program (NASP) offered to students in grade 4-6.
    • Grade 6 students compete in provincials/nationals.

T.R.I.P – Tiger Reading Improvement Program

  • This is a locally developed literacy program that received provincial recognition at the Alberta Teachers Association.
  • All students are assessed on literacy levels to determine specific needs.
  • Students are grouped into specific learning areas to target specific need.

M.A.R.T.I. – Math….Math Response To Intervention

  • This is a locally developed math program (based on T.R.I.P).
  • Student's math needs assessed and targeted learning addresses the students’ needs.