Hours and Library Policies


Library Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00am-2:40pm

At the beginning of each semester, students will be assigned textbooks for the courses in which they are enrolled.  Textbook numbers will be assigned to students so they must have their SACHS Student ID card in order to receive the texts.  They can have their physical card or a clear photo of their ID card on their phone. These books are due back to the library on or before the day of the final exam for that course.  At the end of each semester, students who have lost their textbook or returned a book that has been damaged, will be expected to pay the replacement cost.  Students will be unable to sign out textbooks for the next semester until their records are clear of the previous semester's items.

To help students keep track of their own textbooks and return them in appropriate condition at the end of the semester, we offer the following suggestions and guidelines:

• Write your book copy & barcode numbers in your agenda or notebook immediately after you check them out; and write your name inside the front cover of your book in the signature box.
• Do not write, highlight or draw in school textbooks.
• Keep your book away from all liquids (e.g. rain, spilled drinks, and leaky water bottles) Damaged books will have to be replaced. 
• Do not loan your book to anyone.
• Do not leave your text in a classroom or on the counter in the library; hand it personally to the librarian and allow time for her to scan your text so that you can be credited with the return.

SACHS has a limited number of chromebooks should you forget your device at home.  These are on a day of rental policy, they must be returned before 2:40 the same day they are issues.  You must have your Student ID card or a clear photo of it on your phone to sign one out. 

Useful links

Exam Bank

One of the most effective ways to prepare for exams is to practice taking past versions and use Alberta Education released exams or the exam bank (

See your teacher for the username and password. This helps you get used to the format of the questions, and–if you time yourself–can also be good practice for making sure you spend the right amount of time on each section.


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