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.


First Day of Classes

Our first day of classes is Sept. 3, 2019 and the school office is open to parents on Aug 28, 2019. Your child’s teacher will contact you via email to introduce themselves in the afternoon on Thursday Aug 29 . 

Kindergarten

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

Staggered entry will be Sept. 3 and 4. On these two days half the students will come on Sept. 3 for regular school hours and the other half will attend on Sept. 4 for regular school hours. This allows students to adjust to the kindergarten day with only half the students in attendance as well as to begin forming relationships and learning routines. 

If your child’s last name starts with the letters A-L, they will come to school on Sept. 3 and stay at home on Sept. 4.  If your child’s last name starts with the letters M-Z, they will come to school on Sept. 4 and stay at home on Sept. 3.  

Please meet your teacher at the North East entrance – see map.

**There is no mid-day Kindergarten busing until Sept. 6.

** Please ensure you drop off/pick up your child to school on his or her staggered entry days.

School Start and End Times

Grades 1-4 (Monday to Thursday)
8:00 AM – 2:30 PM

Early Dismissal on Fridays
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Bell Times

Grades 3 and 4
7:45 AM – open entry
8:00 AM – school begins
10 min recess – teacher determined
11:00 – 11:40 AM  lunch
11:40 AM – class resumes
2:30 PM – dismissal 

Grades 1 and 2
7:45 AM – open entry
8:00 AM – school begins
10 min recess – teacher determined
11:40 AM – 12:20 PM – lunch
12:20 PM – class resumes
2:30 PM – dismissal 

Kindergarten Hours (Monday to Thursday)
Students in AM Kindergarten: 8:00 – 10:50 AM (7:45 open entry)
Students in PM Kindergarten: 11:40 AM – 2:30 PM (11:30 open entry)

Kindergarten Early Dismissal Fridays
Every Friday is early dismissal. School hours are 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM with AM/PM classes alternating Fridays (i.e. Sept 7 – AM only; Sept 14 – PM only, etc.).

What Does My Child Need to Bring to School?

Please be sure to send your child to school with:

  • A backpack large enough to hold a library book, notices and a snack bag.
  • A small, healthy snack such as a piece of fruit with cheese and crackers. As well, you may want to send in a water bottle, (no juice). We ask that you do not send in foods with peanuts or peanut products as we are an allergy aware school.
  • Labeled, Indoor running shoes with Velcro fasteners (the shoes will be left at school). The Ken Taylor Fundraising Association has an ongoing fundraiser with Mabels Labels. If you would like to purchase these label please see the following link: Mabels Labels
  • An extra set of clothing kept in your child’s back pack (accidents happen)
  • Comfortable, play clothing that your child can fasten and unfasten. As well, please send in clothing that is appropriate for the outdoors as our students will often go outside.
  • **All clothing, backpacks, shoes and snack containers should be labelled with your child’s name.**

Supplies and Fees

All instructional and material supplies will be supplied by the school as the provincial government, in keeping with Bill 1, has provided funds for these expenses. Transportation and Lunchroom fees are assessed by the CBE and you can visit the CBE webpage or call us at 403-817-3504 for more information. You can also log into your My CBE Account in order to see which fees apply to your child for any fieldtrips, swimming or in-line skating.

Parking

We value our neighbours - Please do not block our neighbours’ driveways for any length of time. Use our Hug & Go zones or the parking in front of the school – follow the traffic flow (see yellow arrows on map above).

School Calendar

We are a school that follows the traditional calendar. View our school's Calendar for upcoming events and dates.  

Noon Supervision

Supervision for Grades 1 through 4 will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 3.
For more information visit our Noon Supervision page.

Registration Information

Please visit our How to Register page for registration details and forms.
Our school office opens on Aug. 28 for registration.

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First Day of Classes

Our first day of classes is Sept. 3, 2019 and the school office is open to parents on Aug 28, 2019. Your child’s teacher will contact you via email to introduce themselves in the afternoon on Thursday Aug 29 . 

Kindergarten

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

Staggered entry will be Sept. 3 and 4. On these two days half the students will come on Sept. 3 for regular school hours and the other half will attend on Sept. 4 for regular school hours. This allows students to adjust to the kindergarten day with only half the students in attendance as well as to begin forming relationships and learning routines. 

If your child’s last name starts with the letters A-L, they will come to school on Sept. 3 and stay at home on Sept. 4.  If your child’s last name starts with the letters M-Z, they will come to school on Sept. 4 and stay at home on Sept. 3.  

Please meet your teacher at the North East entrance – see map.

**There is no mid-day Kindergarten busing until Sept. 6.

** Please ensure you drop off/pick up your child to school on his or her staggered entry days.

School Start and End Times

Grades 1-4 (Monday to Thursday)
8:00 AM – 2:30 PM

Early Dismissal on Fridays
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Bell Times

Grades 3 and 4
7:45 AM – open entry
8:00 AM – school begins
10 min recess – teacher determined
11:00 – 11:40 AM  lunch
11:40 AM – class resumes
2:30 PM – dismissal 

Grades 1 and 2
7:45 AM – open entry
8:00 AM – school begins
10 min recess – teacher determined
11:40 AM – 12:20 PM – lunch
12:20 PM – class resumes
2:30 PM – dismissal 

Kindergarten Hours (Monday to Thursday)
Students in AM Kindergarten: 8:00 – 10:50 AM (7:45 open entry)
Students in PM Kindergarten: 11:40 AM – 2:30 PM (11:30 open entry)

Kindergarten Early Dismissal Fridays
Every Friday is early dismissal. School hours are 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM with AM/PM classes alternating Fridays (i.e. Sept 7 – AM only; Sept 14 – PM only, etc.).

What Does My Child Need to Bring to School?

Please be sure to send your child to school with:

  • A backpack large enough to hold a library book, notices and a snack bag.
  • A small, healthy snack such as a piece of fruit with cheese and crackers. As well, you may want to send in a water bottle, (no juice). We ask that you do not send in foods with peanuts or peanut products as we are an allergy aware school.
  • Labeled, Indoor running shoes with Velcro fasteners (the shoes will be left at school). The Ken Taylor Fundraising Association has an ongoing fundraiser with Mabels Labels. If you would like to purchase these label please see the following link: Mabels Labels
  • An extra set of clothing kept in your child’s back pack (accidents happen)
  • Comfortable, play clothing that your child can fasten and unfasten. As well, please send in clothing that is appropriate for the outdoors as our students will often go outside.
  • **All clothing, backpacks, shoes and snack containers should be labelled with your child’s name.**

Supplies and Fees

All instructional and material supplies will be supplied by the school as the provincial government, in keeping with Bill 1, has provided funds for these expenses. Transportation and Lunchroom fees are assessed by the CBE and you can visit the CBE webpage or call us at 403-817-3504 for more information. You can also log into your My CBE Account in order to see which fees apply to your child for any fieldtrips, swimming or in-line skating.

Parking

We value our neighbours - Please do not block our neighbours’ driveways for any length of time. Use our Hug & Go zones or the parking in front of the school – follow the traffic flow (see yellow arrows on map above).

School Calendar

We are a school that follows the traditional calendar. View our school's Calendar for upcoming events and dates.  

Noon Supervision

Supervision for Grades 1 through 4 will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 3.
For more information visit our Noon Supervision page.

Registration Information

Please visit our How to Register page for registration details and forms.
Our school office opens on Aug. 28 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.​​​​​​​

Yellow School Bus Tra​nsportation

Yellow school bus routes for the 2019-20 school year are created over the summer and based on the addresses submitted before the pre-registration deadline in May. While CBE Transportation continues to accept pre-registrations, these will not be considered until route changes are done after Thanksgiving.

Yellow school bus route maps are posted on the CBE website: www.cbe.ab.ca/busstop

In October, a confirmation email will be sent to all parents/guardians who have submitted a pre-registration, if the parent/guardian has subscribed to receive messages. It will include transportation fee information (if applicable) and payment options (if applicable). Families can cancel their pre-registration with no financial penalty using MyCBE / PowerSchool by Oct. 31, 2019.

More information about 2019-20 transportation service levels and proposed fees are posted on the CBE website.

Conditional riders can also register using MyCBE / PowerSchool. Applications will be considered after eligible riders registrations have been processed.​​​

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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