Catherine Nichols Gunn School at a Glance

  • The school is currently partnered with the following agencies: Boys and Girls Club, Big Brothers and Sisters, YMCA- Chickadee Clan, Calgary Public Library and Crime Not to Read, Inn From the Cold, Aspen Family and Community Network Society, Metis Calgary Family Services, Calgary Police Service (S4), Wellness Empowerment through Renfrew Society, 
  • Fuel For School and Breakfast Clubs of Canada

Who was Catherine Nichols Gunn? 

Miss Catherine Nichols Gunn (1900 – 1979), a Calgary nurse, spent her professional life with the City Health Department for 30 years. She was born in Pictou County, Nova Scotia, and after graduating as a nurse in Seattle, she moved to Calgary. A member of the nursing staff of a hospital in France during the latter part of the First World War, Miss Gunn joined the City Health Department in 1922 and retired in 1952.

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Catherine Nichols Gunn School at a Glance

  • The school is currently partnered with the following agencies: Boys and Girls Club, Big Brothers and Sisters, YMCA- Chickadee Clan, Calgary Public Library and Crime Not to Read, Inn From the Cold, Aspen Family and Community Network Society, Metis Calgary Family Services, Calgary Police Service (S4), Wellness Empowerment through Renfrew Society, 
  • Fuel For School and Breakfast Clubs of Canada

Who was Catherine Nichols Gunn? 

Miss Catherine Nichols Gunn (1900 – 1979), a Calgary nurse, spent her professional life with the City Health Department for 30 years. She was born in Pictou County, Nova Scotia, and after graduating as a nurse in Seattle, she moved to Calgary. A member of the nursing staff of a hospital in France during the latter part of the First World War, Miss Gunn joined the City Health Department in 1922 and retired in 1952.

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Learn more about what students and families can expect to hear from their schools next week. Classes are cancelled and students will not be returning to their schools, but learning is ongoing. https://t.co/2k2t0CUwTV #wearecbe

Yesterday we sent a message to all Gr. 10, 11 and 12 families about diploma exams. Diploma exams are cancelled, but under special circumstances, students can request to write a diploma exam. For more info, see info on our website https://t.co/Vt8kke9SuE

All city and school playgrounds are closed effective immediately to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. City parks remain open. Let’s all work together to protect the public’s health. #WeAreCBE

CBE Spring Break runs Mar. 23 – 27 for Traditional Calendar Schools, until Apr. 3 for Modified Calendar Schools. CBE Schools are closed during this time. Students and Staff, enjoy your time off, be safe and take care of yourselves. #WeAreCBE

An important parent message and video regarding continuation of learning for students was posted today. https://t.co/LBNFIPhl7L