​Regular Program at the CBE

Even though most of our schools offer a regular program, no two are quite the same. All schools teach according to Alberta Education’s mandated curriculum, however a school’s focus, optional courses and school activities are as unique as every school.​​​

Working in Partnership With You

The staff at Hillhurst School is dedicated to building a safe, compassionate community of life-long learners, who are inspired to become respectful, responsible, co-operative, innovative and productive citizens. Our school building, system and province share a common focus for the quality education we provide for every student. We will continue to strengthen our partnerships with parents as we know that helping your child succeed is a responsibility we share with you, the parents. Our home-school partnership is one of the best ways to help your child succeed. We encourage you to get to know your child’s teacher and become involved in your child’s education. 

Gifted and Talented Education Program (GATE)

GATE started at Hillhurst in September 1995 when the GATE program transferred over from Queen Elizabeth Elementary. Originally we had three classes of mixed Grade 4,5,6 students. Today, the program consists of five classrooms: three Grade 4&5 and two Grade 6, that serve students from a variety of N.W. and N.E. Calgary communities. Our GATE team consists of five homeroom teachers and a 1.0 GATE strategist/learning support teacher who works with the GATE students in a variety of capacities.

Parents interested in the GATE Program for their child can find more detailed information via the following links.

Program, Focus & Approach

Working in Partnership With You

The staff at Hillhurst School is dedicated to building a safe, compassionate community of life-long learners, who are inspired to become respectful, responsible, co-operative, innovative and productive citizens. Our school building, system and province share a common focus for the quality education we provide for every student. We will continue to strengthen our partnerships with parents as we know that helping your child succeed is a responsibility we share with you, the parents. Our home-school partnership is one of the best ways to help your child succeed. We encourage you to get to know your child’s teacher and become involved in your child’s education. 

Gifted and Talented Education Program (GATE)

GATE started at Hillhurst in September 1995 when the GATE program transferred over from Queen Elizabeth Elementary. Originally we had three classes of mixed Grade 4,5,6 students. Today, the program consists of five classrooms: three Grade 4&5 and two Grade 6, that serve students from a variety of N.W. and N.E. Calgary communities. Our GATE team consists of five homeroom teachers and a 1.0 GATE strategist/learning support teacher who works with the GATE students in a variety of capacities.

Parents interested in the GATE Program for their child can find more detailed information via the following links.

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​Exploring Career Choices

For Grades 5 to 9 at the CBE, we offer Career & Technology Foundations (CTF). This is an inquiry-based, hands-on program that focuses on essential skills common to occupational areas, and our students personalize their learning based on their interests and passions.​​​

RT @ChinookLearning: Employment opportunities: teach #SummerSchool. #ChinookLearning requires accredited teachers for Gr. 10-12 Summer School. #WeAreCBE Classes run July 2-26 in #YYC Specific areas of need are English & Social Studies. @ATA38 & @AlbertaTeachers apply today at: https://t.co/6IneRWyV86 https://t.co/gxJEbomD5b

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