Our CBE Student Code of Conduct and CBE Progressive Student Discipline regulation apply to all of our students. They outline the roles and expectations for our students to promote positive and inclusive learning environments, help students to develop empathy and become good citizens both within and outside of the school community, and explain the consequences when a student’s disruptive behaviour negatively affects the learning environment.

Our CBE Employee Code of Conduct applies to all of our employees. The CBE maintains high standards for the conduct of its employees, and expects them to conduct themselves honestly and with integrity and exercise common sense, good judgement and discretion.​​​​

Student Conduct

Students are responsible for their actions at school and are accountable to the Calgary Board of Education’s Administrative Regulation 6005, Student Code of Conduct, other CBE Administrative Regulations, and the School Act. Students must conduct themselves in a manner that contributes to a welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning environment. If concerns arise, a member of the school staff will intervene and support the student to make better choices and improve their behaviour. Depending on circumstances, this may be by way of a conversation with the student, communication with parents, or referral to school administration. Students may be held accountable for their behaviour by way of a detention, community service, suspension, or in the most serious cases, a recommendation for expulsion and/or police involvement.

Busing and Bus Conduct

Students outside the walk limit may choose to come to school by charter bus. Parents may obtain a bus pass application form from the David Thompson school office. Students riding the buses are responsible to the bus driver and the school staff for their behaviour. We have the same behavioural expectations for students on the buses as we do for any student in or around the school. In addition, it is expected that students will:

  • Remain seated at all times, not extend arms or heads out of the bus
  • Sit according to the driver’s seating plan, obey the drivers directions at all times, the driver is in charge of the bus
  • Not make excessive noise so as to interfere with the driver
  • Be respectful of other citizens and drivers while on the bus
  • Not consume food or drink on the bus and not throw waste or other objects in or out of the bus
  • Show their bus passes each time they board the bus
  • Be respectful of Southland Transportation property while on the bus

Bus drivers report student misconduct to the school staff. Any violation of bussing policies will result in appropriate disciplinary action and may include suspension from the charter buses and/or suspension from school. Students found responsible for any damage or vandalism will be required to pay for repair costs or cleaning.

Non-eligible bus riders will not be permitted to ride the bus with friends who are eligible bus riders (e.g. to catch a bus on a Friday to go to a friend’s house). The seats are strictly reserved for eligible riders only.

Eligible riders wishing to take a different bus to go home with another student require a signed parent note. Each note must be then taken to the school office to be signed by the office staff. The notes must then be given to the bus driver, who will find an available seat for the extra student to sit in. If the bus is full, permission may be denied. 

If you have any concerns about transportation, or if your child does not arrive home on time, please contact Southland Transportation.

Code of Conduct

Student Conduct

Students are responsible for their actions at school and are accountable to the Calgary Board of Education’s Administrative Regulation 6005, Student Code of Conduct, other CBE Administrative Regulations, and the School Act. Students must conduct themselves in a manner that contributes to a welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning environment. If concerns arise, a member of the school staff will intervene and support the student to make better choices and improve their behaviour. Depending on circumstances, this may be by way of a conversation with the student, communication with parents, or referral to school administration. Students may be held accountable for their behaviour by way of a detention, community service, suspension, or in the most serious cases, a recommendation for expulsion and/or police involvement.

Busing and Bus Conduct

Students outside the walk limit may choose to come to school by charter bus. Parents may obtain a bus pass application form from the David Thompson school office. Students riding the buses are responsible to the bus driver and the school staff for their behaviour. We have the same behavioural expectations for students on the buses as we do for any student in or around the school. In addition, it is expected that students will:

  • Remain seated at all times, not extend arms or heads out of the bus
  • Sit according to the driver’s seating plan, obey the drivers directions at all times, the driver is in charge of the bus
  • Not make excessive noise so as to interfere with the driver
  • Be respectful of other citizens and drivers while on the bus
  • Not consume food or drink on the bus and not throw waste or other objects in or out of the bus
  • Show their bus passes each time they board the bus
  • Be respectful of Southland Transportation property while on the bus

Bus drivers report student misconduct to the school staff. Any violation of bussing policies will result in appropriate disciplinary action and may include suspension from the charter buses and/or suspension from school. Students found responsible for any damage or vandalism will be required to pay for repair costs or cleaning.

Non-eligible bus riders will not be permitted to ride the bus with friends who are eligible bus riders (e.g. to catch a bus on a Friday to go to a friend’s house). The seats are strictly reserved for eligible riders only.

Eligible riders wishing to take a different bus to go home with another student require a signed parent note. Each note must be then taken to the school office to be signed by the office staff. The notes must then be given to the bus driver, who will find an available seat for the extra student to sit in. If the bus is full, permission may be denied. 

If you have any concerns about transportation, or if your child does not arrive home on time, please contact Southland Transportation.

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