SMU Course Selection

SMUAny students that have been accepted and are attending Saint Mary’s University in September and wish to pick their courses. SMU will be here on Tuesday, May 5th in the computer lab. Come to guidance (room 242) to pick up your package and to sign up for the course selection session.


Grad Breakfast/Assembly

Grad Breakfast AssemblyAttention grade 12s! There will be a Grad Breakfast/Assembly during 1st block on Monday, April 13th. Here’s what you need to know:

  • Breakfast is FREE! You will receive a breakfast ticket during B Block (last class) on Friday. This ticket will give you your breakfast and your name will be entered into a draw for some prizes (including at chance to win your prom ticket!!)
  • You should line up to get your breakfast and get seated in the cafetorium as soon as you arrive on Monday as the assembly begins promptly at 9:20.
  • There is important information about all things graduation, prom, scholarships/awards, etc. You will also be giving an information package which includes your application to graduate form and prom contract at the end of the assembly. Please make sure you get one as you exit the cafetorium.

Upcoming Post-Secondary Events

What's NewStudents interested in attending St, Thomas University in the fall please note that they will be here at CPA on Tuesday Feb 10th at 1:30 in guidance to do on the spot admissions. Sign up in guidance if interested.

Grade 11 and 12 students interested in NSCAD please note that they have their portfolio day on February 21st.  It is an information session and portfolio preview event for applicants and parents.  You can tour the school, discuss your portfolio with faculty and explore their programs. Sign up on line.

Wednesday, January 28th is Bell Let’s Talk Day

Bell Let's TalkOn Wednesday, January 28th Bell will donate 5¢ more to mental health initiatives for every:

  • Text Message Received (by Bell or Bell Aliant Customers)
  • Mobile & Long Distance Call Made
  • Tweet using #BellLetsTalk
  • Facebook Image Share

For more information, visit

If you need to talk, there are many supports within our school including:

  • Guidance Office (Room 242)
  • Youth Health Centre (Room 209)


Visit these links to youth support websites.

Grade 9 Parent Information Night

parent_info_meetingParents of grade 9 students who will be attending CPA in September 2015 are encouraged to attend the Grade 9 Parent Information Session. This session will cover what to expect in high school as well as course selection information.

When: Monday, January 26th from 6pm-9pm (snow date will be Wednesday, January 28th)
Location: CPA Cafetorium

Webinar for SAT/ACT Testing

sat_vs_Act_imgDo you have questions about the SAT and ACT testing requirements for students wishing to attend university in the United States?  Please find below details about an upcoming webinar on SAT/ACT testing where those questions can be asked and answered.

This is one in a series of webinars EducationUSA will be hosting and we encourage you to check out the website to keep informed about upcoming webinars and other events.


January 14, 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Bedford HRM Community Centre Conference Room (attached to CPA High School)

Please sign up in the Guidance Office (Rm. 242) if you plan on attending this session. For more information, please see Mr. Jennings in guidance.