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Leaving Senator Patrick Burns School

​Dear Parents/Guardians of SPB
It is with emotion that I share news that I will be leaving Senator Patrick Burns School. Beginning on Mon. Feb. 25, I will assume the adventure of becoming the principal of Woodman School, in the Calgary Board of Education (Area 6).
I have a great amount of affection for Senator Patrick Burns School. Since 2013, I have grown and learned from my dear colleagues, from all of the committed parents, and from the energy and sincerity of our students. It truly is a special place. I am proud of the cohesive school culture that we have nurtured, in which students feel they belong and teachers care for them. We continue to be the largest Spanish Bilingual cohort in the Calgary Board of Education and the only junior high setting that offers Spanish Language and Culture classes to students of the English Regular Program. We value rigor, extensive offerings of extra curricular activities and rich language/cultural opportunities. 
You can express your interest in maintaining these priorities, while also providing input into new strategies and priorities for the future leadership at Senator Patrick Burns School. Our Area Director, Darlene Unruh has opened a survey seeking your input as she interviews potential candidates for the principalship. Please take this opportunity to share your thoughts.
You have all taught me more than I could have ever imparted. You have taught me the meaning of commitment, investment in public education and hope in our future youth. We are raising ethical citizens, critical thinkers and proficient communicators. These are gifts that will sit with me for the remainder of my career and that I will hold close as I move to Woodman School. Woodman School is a triple-track Gr. 5-9 program, offering English Regular Programming, Continuous French and Late French Immersion. There will be many transferrable experiences and ideas between campuses. I will begin to learn French, after so many years of honing my Spanish skills.
I will be visiting classrooms over the next ten days and soliciting input from your children into how to be a good principal of a French immersion program. I look forward to greeting you in the halls and on the crosswalk in what remains of my work here. I also wish to thank my steady colleague and assistant principal, Ms. McTighe for her insight and dedication. She has been, and will continue to be a vital leader as we transition over the last few weeks. 
Les mando a ustedes toda mi gratitud por su confianza en mí, durante estos últimos seis años.
Saludos,
Sra. KrickhanPrincipal/Directora

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Senator Patrick Burns School

2155 Chilcotin Rd NW Calgary, AB, T2L 0X2
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School Contacts

Principal
Mr Joel Leavitt
Assistant Principal
Mr Chad Flaman
Area Director
Ms Darlene Unruh
Trustee
Althea Adams

School Information

Grades
07-09
Enrolment
481
Programs
Regular Spanish Bilingual
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Morning Start
8:25 AM
Dismissal
2:55 PM
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