Important Dates

We follow the CBE Traditional Calendar. The calendar sets common start and end days, non-instructional days and holidays. For our school’s additional non-instructional days, late entries, early dismissal days and events, see our school calendar page.


Please review the links below, these will provide useful information and answer any questions you may have about your first day of school, and our day-to-day expectations of students. 

First Day of Classes

Our first day of classes is September 3, 2019 and the school office is open to parents on August 19, 2019.

The first day of classes we will have a staggered entry as follows:

Grade 10
Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019 
Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM 
Regular Classes: 8:30 AM – 3:13 PM
Grade 11 & 12
Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019 
Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019
1:00 PM – 3:13 PM 
Regular Classes: 8:30 AM – 3:13 PM


Tuesday Sept. 3 will start with a Welcome Back Assembly. The Grade 10 Assembly is at 9:00 AM and Grades 11 and 12 is at 1:00 PM.

School Start & End Times

Our bell times are:

Monday to ThursdayFriday
Warning Bell 8:25 AM
Period 1 8:30 AM – 9:58 AM
Period 2 10:01 AM – 11:29 AM 
Lunch Break 11:29 AM – 12:14 PM
Period 3 12:14 PM – 1:42 PM 
Period 4 1:45 PM – 3:13 PM

Warning Bell 8:25 AM
Period 1 8:30 AM – 9:25 AM
Period 2 9:28 AM – 10:23 AM
Lunch 10:23 AM – 10:37 AM
Period 3  10:40 AM - 11:35 AM
Jag Time 11:38 AM– 12:18 PM
Period 4 12:21 PM – 1:16 PM
Early Dismissal 1:16 PM

School Calendar

We are a school that follows the traditional calendar. View our School Calendar for dates and upcoming events. For system calendars, please visit this link.

School Supplies

Students are expected to supply their own binders, loose-leaf paper, pens, pencils and any other necessary equipment and supplies. An inexpensive calculator is strongly suggested for all students in Math classes. Due to Occupational Health and Safety regulations several shop classes also require steel-toed boots.

Textbooks and handouts will be supplied by the school and are funded by the payment of school fees.

Registration Information

Please visit our How to Register page for all registration details and registration forms. Our school office opens on August 19, 2019 for registration.

Back to School Information

Please review the links below, these will provide useful information and answer any questions you may have about your first day of school, and our day-to-day expectations of students. 

First Day of Classes

Our first day of classes is September 3, 2019 and the school office is open to parents on August 19, 2019.

The first day of classes we will have a staggered entry as follows:

Grade 10
Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019 
Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM 
Regular Classes: 8:30 AM – 3:13 PM
Grade 11 & 12
Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019 
Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019
1:00 PM – 3:13 PM 
Regular Classes: 8:30 AM – 3:13 PM


Tuesday Sept. 3 will start with a Welcome Back Assembly. The Grade 10 Assembly is at 9:00 AM and Grades 11 and 12 is at 1:00 PM.

School Start & End Times

Our bell times are:

Monday to ThursdayFriday
Warning Bell 8:25 AM
Period 1 8:30 AM – 9:58 AM
Period 2 10:01 AM – 11:29 AM 
Lunch Break 11:29 AM – 12:14 PM
Period 3 12:14 PM – 1:42 PM 
Period 4 1:45 PM – 3:13 PM

Warning Bell 8:25 AM
Period 1 8:30 AM – 9:25 AM
Period 2 9:28 AM – 10:23 AM
Lunch 10:23 AM – 10:37 AM
Period 3  10:40 AM - 11:35 AM
Jag Time 11:38 AM– 12:18 PM
Period 4 12:21 PM – 1:16 PM
Early Dismissal 1:16 PM

School Calendar

We are a school that follows the traditional calendar. View our School Calendar for dates and upcoming events. For system calendars, please visit this link.

School Supplies

Students are expected to supply their own binders, loose-leaf paper, pens, pencils and any other necessary equipment and supplies. An inexpensive calculator is strongly suggested for all students in Math classes. Due to Occupational Health and Safety regulations several shop classes also require steel-toed boots.

Textbooks and handouts will be supplied by the school and are funded by the payment of school fees.

Registration Information

Please visit our How to Register page for all registration details and registration forms. Our school office opens on August 19, 2019 for registration.

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Do You Have a MyCBE / PowerSchool Parent Account?

Parents who have not already done so, must create an account in MyCBE / PowerSchool to:

  • Pay fees or apply for a waiver

  • Register for transportation and noon supervision

  • View student progress

To create a new account, go to www.cbe.ab.ca/mycbe and click on Create Parent Account. You will need to have your child(ren)’s CBE Student ID Number and use your email on file at the school.​

Fees and Waivers

School fees will be charged to families after the start of the school year in September and October. Online fee payment is the simplest and most convenient way to pay school fees. Parents can use their online account to pay fees or apply for a waiver at: www.cbe.ab.ca/mycbe.

You can find more information on the CBE school fees and waivers​ page.​​​​​​​

Further Inform​ation

We look forward to a great year ahead. If you have any questions that we haven’t addressed here, please contact the school. 

For further information visit our CBE back-to-school information​ page.​​​​​

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