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Learning to Live – Living to Learn

Report cards will be issued at Lorne Akins as follows:

Report Card 1 Thursday, January 30, 2020
Report Card 2 Friday, June 26, 2020

Mark Calculations

Three formal report cards are issued at Lorne Akins throughout the year. Each term, computer-generated student averages are printed at the bottom of each report card. This is an overall, weighted average of all core and complementary courses, giving a good snapshot of each student's progress. The following chart illustrates how the student averages are calculated:

Reporting Periods 1-3 and Final Overall "Student Average" Calculation

Subject weightings chart

On the June report card, final course marks are calculated based on the following weightings:

Individual Subject "Final Grade" Calculations

Report card weightings

Final Exams

In May and June, Grade 9 students will write Alberta Provincial Achievement Tests in all academic core subjects (Math, Science, Social Studies and Language Arts). At these times, Grade 7 and 8 students will write school-based final exams in the same academic core subjects. Our Gator School Council and staff believe that the writing of final exams assesses cumulative competence over the year in a given subject and also prepares students for this important skill needed in the senior high school years. Consequently, all Lorne Akins students write all final exams.

Lorne Akins Junior High School