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​​Academic Progra​ms

Archbishop M.C. O'Neill Catholic High School is a dual-track school which fosters academic and spiritual growth. Students are able to graduate from either the regular or bilingual program.

I. Regular Program

To obtain a Saskatchewan Education grade 12 standing from Archbishop M.C. O'Neill Catholic High School, a student must complete the following 24 classes:

  • English Language Arts A10, English Language Arts B10, Catholic Studies 10, Science 10, Mathematics 10, and one of History 10 or Native Studies 10
  • English Language Arts 20, Catholic Studies 20, one 20 level Mathematics credit, and one 20 or 30 level Science credit
  • One Physical Education credit (Wellness 10, Phys Ed 20 or Phys Ed 30)
  • English Language Arts A30, English Language Arts B30, Catholic Studies 30, one of Social Studies 30 or Native Studies 30, and one 20 or 30 level Social Science
  • Eight additional electives, five of which must be at the 20 or 30 level

II. Bilingual Program

To obtain a Saskatchewan Education bilingual grade 12 standing from Archbishop M.C. O'Neill Catholic High School, students must complete the following 24 classes (12 of which must be French Immersion classes):

  • English Language Arts A10 or B10, Français 10, Éducation Chrétienne 10, Mathématiques 10, Histoire 10 and Sciences Naturelles 10
  • English Language Arts 20, Français 20, Éducation Chrétienne 20, one 20 level Mathématiques credit, and one 20 or 30 level Science credit
  • One Physical Education credit (Wellness 10, Phys Ed 20 or Phys Ed 30)
  • English Language Arts A30 or B30, Français 30, Éducation Chrétienne 30 Sciences Sociales 30, and one 20 or 30 level Social Science
  • Seven additional electives, four of which must be at the 20 or 30 level

III. Advanced Placement Courses

The Advanced Placement Program, which is run by the College Board, enables students to complete university-level studies during high school. Depending on examination results, students who take AP courses and write AP exams have the opportunity to earn credits for first-year university courses. AP teachers cover the Saskatchewan curriculum in each subject area, as well as help students meet the additional requirements and skill development needed for the AP courses. Pre-AP courses are available to students who want enrichment. Students may register in Grade 9 Pre-Advanced Placement English Language Arts A9 and B9.


Archbishop M.C. O'Neill currently offers the following AP courses:

  • AP English (Literature and Composition)
  • AP Calculus
  • AP Computer Science
  • AP Studio Art
  • AP Psychology

​For more information contact: Ms. Janna Hollinger (306) 791-724 5

IV. Learning Resource Program (LRP)

Archbishop M.C. O'Neill Catholic High School offers a Learning Resource Program for those students needing extra support in order to meet success in their classes. The Learning Resource Teacher(s) may provide in class support or individual and small group support. Students in Grades 9 through 12 completing regular courses may access the Learning Resource Program. This could include a tutorial course which students are able to use their time to work on homework, complete assignments and projects and receive the benefits of small group instruction.

V. Modified Program (LRP)

Archbishop M.C. O'Neill Catholic High School offers modified courses at the Grade 9, 10, 11 and 12 levels. Modified courses follow the unit topics of their regular course counterparts but curricular outcomes are modified to meet the needs of the learner. Students enrolled in modified courses do graduate with a Grade 12 standing. Modified courses may limit some post-secondary educational opportunities.

​VI. English as an Additional Language (EAL)

Archbishop M.C. O'Neill Catholic High School has scheduled EAL classes available to students in Grades 9 through 12, providing students the opportunity to build their English reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Students requiring EAL support may be scheduled in or more an EAL classes.