We would like to welcome you and your child to the Dr. Gordon Townsend School.  If your child is receiving transportation to Dr. Gordon Townsend, please be aware of the following:

  • In the event of illness or appointments, please cancel your child’s transportation yourself, and then call the school office and your key worker to confirm (see contact information below).
  • Any transportation changes require at least 5 working days to be put in place.
  • During the course of your child’s admission and school year, should you move or change your telephone number, please contact the office at 403-955-7004 and relay this information to us.

Transportation Contacts

  • Checker, Special Education Dispatch 403-299-4934
  • Handibus/ACCESS    403-537-7777
  • Dreams Transportation  403-590-7433
  • 4Seasons Transportation   403-809-1116

Should you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact either the school or program.

School Main Office

  • Tammy Decock, Administrative Assistant    403-955-7004
  • Andrew Heaton, Assistant Principal 403-955-7005      

Busing

We would like to welcome you and your child to the Dr. Gordon Townsend School.  If your child is receiving transportation to Dr. Gordon Townsend, please be aware of the following:

  • In the event of illness or appointments, please cancel your child’s transportation yourself, and then call the school office and your key worker to confirm (see contact information below).
  • Any transportation changes require at least 5 working days to be put in place.
  • During the course of your child’s admission and school year, should you move or change your telephone number, please contact the office at 403-955-7004 and relay this information to us.

Transportation Contacts

  • Checker, Special Education Dispatch 403-299-4934
  • Handibus/ACCESS    403-537-7777
  • Dreams Transportation  403-590-7433
  • 4Seasons Transportation   403-809-1116

Should you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact either the school or program.

School Main Office

  • Tammy Decock, Administrative Assistant    403-955-7004
  • Andrew Heaton, Assistant Principal 403-955-7005      
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​School Bus Safety at the CBE

School bus loading zones provide a safe area for students to embark and disembark the buses. Please do not drive into the school bus loading zone when you pick up or drop off your child.

Help teach your child to safely cross the street around school buses. Children should:

  • Stand back a safe distance from the bus

  • Wait until the bus leaves the stop

  • Walk to the closest intersection

  • Cross the street only when they have a clear view of traffic in both directions and it is safe to do so

The CBE and school bus carriers want to ensure your child's safety and make their experience on the bus a positive one.​​​

Our "classrooms" look different, but we continue to support student learning. Check out this video for more info. #wearecbe https://t.co/z6XBq4mA3Q

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