Attendance Line: 403-777-8560 ext. 1

Remember to report absences due to illness, appointments, lateness, etc. before school starts by calling us at the number above. We ask that you leave a message, providing the student's name, teacher and reason for absence.

School Attendance and Punctuality 

Regular school attendance is an important factor in a student’s academic success. Students are expected to attend classes regularly and on time.

Reporting Absences

It is important that parents/guardians contact the school if a child is going to be late or absent. When a child’s absence is “unexcused”, our office staff, in the interest of safety, makes every effort to contact parents. Please note that we are obligated to report excessive unexcused absences to the attendance officer of the CBE.

Extended Absences

Families are requested to notify both the office and their children’s classroom teachers of extended absences prior to their departure. Please provide a letter indicating when your child will be away from school. If families choose to take children out of school for extended periods of time we encourage daily reading, writing and use of online resources for other academic subjects. Teachers are not expected nor required to assemble homework packages for students who have extended absences. When the children return to school, it is the responsibility of parents to ensure their children complete any missed work and assignments.

Attendance

Attendance Line: 403-777-8560 ext. 1

Remember to report absences due to illness, appointments, lateness, etc. before school starts by calling us at the number above. We ask that you leave a message, providing the student's name, teacher and reason for absence.

School Attendance and Punctuality 

Regular school attendance is an important factor in a student’s academic success. Students are expected to attend classes regularly and on time.

Reporting Absences

It is important that parents/guardians contact the school if a child is going to be late or absent. When a child’s absence is “unexcused”, our office staff, in the interest of safety, makes every effort to contact parents. Please note that we are obligated to report excessive unexcused absences to the attendance officer of the CBE.

Extended Absences

Families are requested to notify both the office and their children’s classroom teachers of extended absences prior to their departure. Please provide a letter indicating when your child will be away from school. If families choose to take children out of school for extended periods of time we encourage daily reading, writing and use of online resources for other academic subjects. Teachers are not expected nor required to assemble homework packages for students who have extended absences. When the children return to school, it is the responsibility of parents to ensure their children complete any missed work and assignments.

Last modified on

Attendance in MyCBE / PowerSchool

Our student information system, MyCBE / PowerSchool provides parents and students with access to detailed attendance information. For help creating an account or signing in, please visit Technical Support for Students & Parents.

Attendance records are available in Grades and Attendance or Attendance History. Common attendance codes are:

  • A = Absent-Unexcused
  • IE = Illness-Excused
  • LU = Late-Unexcused
  • MA = Medical Appointment
  • P = Present

A legend of all the attendance codes are available at the bottom of the attendance charts in PowerSchool. To discuss any discrepancies, please contact the school office.

Attendance Expectations at the CBE

We believe there is a strong correlation between attendance and effective education. The CBE Administrative Regulation 6020 - Attendance of Students​ regulation applies to all of our students, and outlines the responsibilities for students, parents and school staff.​​

Congratulations to teacher Adam Robb, recipient of the EECOM (Excellence in Environmental Education and Communication) Outstanding Educator Award! https://t.co/VqovCzuOJL #WeAreCBE https://t.co/LfPBB9dYwE

Please be advised that our IT team will be doing maintenance work starting at 10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16 until 6:00 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019. During this time all CBE websites, technology systems & services will be unavailable.

All #yycbe schools are closed Thursday and Friday for Teachers’ Convention and Monday for Family Day. Have a fun and safe, extra-long weekend! See students back for classes on Tuesday Feb 19. #WeAreCBE https://t.co/rj3Md5bl5P

What do you want to be when you grow up? Here is a great opportunity for #yycbe families. Register on the Calgary Public Library website: https://t.co/aAk0wD4HH1 #WeAreCBE https://t.co/n7Yaa3fWgC

Thank you to the Symphonic Band from Dr. Gordon Higgins School for your performance before today's Board meeting! #WeAreCBE @Higgins_Hawks https://t.co/N9QrsnsSBh

Join us for the Board of Trustees public meeting today at noon at the Ed Centre or stream the meeting online https://t.co/ISGJKm8WFG #yycbe #WeAreCBE https://t.co/vPLbtHzfMu

Thanks Dan Mancina and Academy Skateboard Collective for this exciting opportunity for our students #WeAreCBE https://t.co/KnyaaJDKNe

It's exciting to see what our students go on to do after they graduate! #WeAreCBE https://t.co/241q14CjbP

Check out this Global Calgary story about an extremely talented Grade 6 student from Cambrian Heights School. He has some pretty impressive skills as a Flamenco guitarist! #WeAreCBE https://t.co/4rzyeBkNdx

With the support of Darcy Turning Robe, students from William Roper Hull School learned traditional singing and drumming for a performance at the Big Winter Classic festival and IRIM (Indigenous Reconciliation in Music) event https://t.co/ICsOns9z0h #WeAreCBE https://t.co/zeGrqHJMvo