​Health & Wellness at the CBE

At the CBE, we believe in a whole school approach to health and wellness. We call this our Comprehensive School Health (CSH) approach. CSH is about healthy eating, active living, supportive social environments and positive mental health. As a system, we focus on the following four areas: healthy eating; healthy relationships; physical activity; and positive mental health. Each school creates its own approach and goals for health and wellness.

Visit the CBE website to learn more about health and wellness in schools.​​​​​

Changes & Updates to the School Immunization Program

Alberta Health has made changes to the school immunization program that will take effect in the 2018/19 school year. Summary below. Read the full document to the right.

What is changing?

HBV and HPV vaccines

Previously in Alberta, Grade 5 students were offered three doses of vaccine for Hepatitis B (HBV) and three doses of vaccine for Human Papillomavirus (HPV).  Alberta is moving from a three-dose vaccine schedule in Grade 5 to a two-dose vaccine schedule in Grade 6 for both HBV and HPV vaccines.  Alberta Health has made this change to align with the evidence, which shows that administering two doses at least six months apart will provide children with good protection against Hepatitis B and Human Papillomavirus diseases.

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Catch-up immunization program

In the 2018/19 school year, public health nurses will be reviewing the immunization records of all Alberta students from Grades 1 to 9 to assess immunization status.  You will be contacted if your child is missing immunization information.  

Read the full article to see outline of the changes for 2018/19 and 2019/20...

Health & Wellness

Changes & Updates to the School Immunization Program

Alberta Health has made changes to the school immunization program that will take effect in the 2018/19 school year. Summary below. Read the full document to the right.

What is changing?

HBV and HPV vaccines

Previously in Alberta, Grade 5 students were offered three doses of vaccine for Hepatitis B (HBV) and three doses of vaccine for Human Papillomavirus (HPV).  Alberta is moving from a three-dose vaccine schedule in Grade 5 to a two-dose vaccine schedule in Grade 6 for both HBV and HPV vaccines.  Alberta Health has made this change to align with the evidence, which shows that administering two doses at least six months apart will provide children with good protection against Hepatitis B and Human Papillomavirus diseases.

more...

Catch-up immunization program

In the 2018/19 school year, public health nurses will be reviewing the immunization records of all Alberta students from Grades 1 to 9 to assess immunization status.  You will be contacted if your child is missing immunization information.  

Read the full article to see outline of the changes for 2018/19 and 2019/20...

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Healthy Children - Newsletter for Parents

Provided by Alberta Health Services

  • September 2019:
    Being a Role Model / Walk Safe
  • October 2019:
    Nurture with Nature / 5 Tips on Talking About Sexual Health with Your Child
  • November 2019:
    5 Easy Tips to Get Rid of Lice / Technology and Physical Activity
  • December 2019:
    Canada’s Food Guide / Electronic Cigarettes
  • January 2020:
    Seal Out Tooth Decay / Being Mentally Healthy
  • February 2020:
    Early Specialization in Sport / Developmental Assets
  • March 2020:
    Self-management / Role Modeling a Healthy Relationship with Food
  • April 2020:
    Protecting Teeth with Fluoride / Understanding Consent
  • May 2020:
    Water Facts / Helmet Safety
  • June 2020:
    Practical Ways to Build Positive Body Image / Talking to Your Child About Tobacco

View All Alberta Health Services Teacher and Learning Resources​​​​​​​​​

The Lunch Lady has a new menu up for @ElbowParkSchool. Have your order in by end of day Tuesday for food delivery to our school on Thursday. See details about this and Fun Lunches at https://t.co/UgEIl8ZPZy https://t.co/8uzBMA8hCf

All EPS parents are welcome to attend our School Council meeting @ElbowParkSchool on Sept. 18 at 2:00 p.m. Check out our agenda at https://t.co/5iHiYQvw8T

Meet the Teacher tonight @ElbowParkSchool. We start at 6:00 pm in the gym for all parents. Students of course are welcome.

Stampede pancake breakfast @ElbowParkSchool for our families. Tues., June 18, 7:45 am. Wear your hats & boots! Bring a blanket for the Front lawn & East Patio. Hosted by The Batter Boys @calgarystampede https://t.co/hgLI6wmB7G