​Regular Program at the CBE

Even though most of our schools offer a regular program, no two are quite the same. All schools teach according to Alberta Education’s mandated curriculum, however a school’s focus, optional courses and school activities are as unique as every school.​​​

Homework Guidelines

CBE policies suggest that families set aside some regular time each evening for home study. The amount of time varies from 5-10 minutes in Division I, to 20 minutes in Division II. We strongly encourage children to read each night, either with an adult or independently.

Circle of Courage at Chaparral

The Circle of Courage is a set of shared values and common language that we believe must be present in order to unify our learning community. These shared values include belonging, independence, mastery and generosity. The Circle of Courage is intended to engage all members of our learning community fostering self-esteem, a sense of self-worth and inclusiveness.

Calgary Board of Education Results

R-1: Mission

  • Each student, in keeping with his or her individual abilities and gifts, will complete high school with a foundation of learning necessary to thrive in life, work and continued learning.

R-2: Academic Success

  • Each student will be literate and numerate, able to integrate and apply knowledge, skills, attitudes and competencies acquired across all academic disciplines.

R-3: Citizenship

  • Each student will be a responsible citizen.

R-4: Personal Development

  • Each student will identify and actively develop individual gifts, talents and interests.

R-5: Character

  • Each student will demonstrate good character.

Program, Focus & Approach

Homework Guidelines

CBE policies suggest that families set aside some regular time each evening for home study. The amount of time varies from 5-10 minutes in Division I, to 20 minutes in Division II. We strongly encourage children to read each night, either with an adult or independently.

Circle of Courage at Chaparral

The Circle of Courage is a set of shared values and common language that we believe must be present in order to unify our learning community. These shared values include belonging, independence, mastery and generosity. The Circle of Courage is intended to engage all members of our learning community fostering self-esteem, a sense of self-worth and inclusiveness.

Calgary Board of Education Results

R-1: Mission

  • Each student, in keeping with his or her individual abilities and gifts, will complete high school with a foundation of learning necessary to thrive in life, work and continued learning.

R-2: Academic Success

  • Each student will be literate and numerate, able to integrate and apply knowledge, skills, attitudes and competencies acquired across all academic disciplines.

R-3: Citizenship

  • Each student will be a responsible citizen.

R-4: Personal Development

  • Each student will identify and actively develop individual gifts, talents and interests.

R-5: Character

  • Each student will demonstrate good character.
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​Exploring Career Choices

For Grades 5 to 9 at the CBE, we offer Career & Technology Foundations (CTF). This is an inquiry-based, hands-on program that focuses on essential skills common to occupational areas, and our students personalize their learning based on their interests and passions.​​​

The Board Chairs of the four metro school boards have issued a statement asking the Minister of Education to reconsider the Alberta Government’s ban on seclusion rooms (Ministerial Order 006/2019) https://t.co/276eSkXIiP #yycbe https://t.co/T3TH2c98k5

RT @MrNrod: @CappySmartCBE had the pleasure of hosting @yyCBEdu Chief Superintendent @UsihChristopher today! Thank you for visiting, listening, sharing, and connecting with our staff and students. #SuperCappy #WeAreCBE https://t.co/sfhHkr5GgT

Will your child be using a yellow school bus or Calgary Transit to get to school this school year? Check out some important updates, including route maps, on our website: https://t.co/9QubIOxKVE #yycbe https://t.co/XA8aFglF7k

Welcome back to our modified calendar school students! Hope you and your teachers a great first day of classes. We wish you a wonderful school year full of learning! #WeAreCBE https://t.co/S3u5xdyIIa