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Exam Schedule Information

Period 1 Exams - Friday, January 26
Period 2 Exams - Monday, January 29
Period 3/5 Exams - Tuesday, January 30
Period 6 Exams - Wednesday, January 31

The school day begins at 8:20 a.m.  The bell will ring at 8:20 a.m. with O' Canada and prayer to follow. There will be instructions each day reminding students of their responsibilities during this time. Each exam has a pre-determined time allotment which will be adhered to. Students must remain in their exam room for a MINIMUM of 1 hour. Students who finish early may leave the school or must remain in the main entrance, cafeteria, or library while others are writing.

Bus Schedules and Delays\Cancellations
Bus schedules during exam days are the same as a regular school day. Buses will run before and after school and follow the same runs as usual.

Delayed Buses:
In the event that buses are delayed, the exam start time will move to 10:20 a.m. on the SAME day.

Cancelled Buses:
In the event that buses are cancelled, the exams scheduled for that day and all subsequent exams will be moved back one day. E.g. If the buses are cancelled on Monday, then Monday`s exams will be rescheduled to Tuesday and Tuesday`s exams to Wednesday, etc..

Uniform
Students are expected to be in proper uniform during the exam period. Students not in uniform will be sent to the main office BEFORE writing their exam and will be expected to change into proper uniform before returning to write their exam.

Illness
Medical certificates are required from students who miss exams due to illness. Please remember that all exams must be written on their scheduled date.  Only an absence due to illness, accompanied by a medical certificate or to the death of an immediate family member are acceptable reasons for any alteration to this policy. 

Exam Review Day

Students may return to school on February 1, 2018 (Exam Review Day) to review their marked exams. Final marks in courses will not necessarily be available at this time. The day runs from 8:20 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.  No busing is provided on this day.