Marion Carson School at a Glance

  • We believe diversity is our strength and learning is not just academics. It involves collaboration, communication and building understanding of the world around us. Hence our motto: Learning Together, Friends Forever
  • At the same time we provide students with opportunities to experience strong academic achievement. 
  • We believe learning is built on a strong foundation for both literacy and numeracy. 
  • Involves students in technology use in preparation for a rapidly changing world.
  • Provides students with specialty teaching in Music. 
  • French as a second language is a part of the Grades 4 – 6 regular English program. 
  • We welcome parents as partners in student learning through open communication, extensive volunteer opportunities, and participative decision making. 
  • Teachers are engaged in lifelong learning in pursuit of excellence in action. 
  • Our lunchroom program serves both our bused and neighbourhood students. 
  • Our Mandarin Bilingual Program opened in September 2014 with Kindergarten and Grade 1.  We now have Kindergarten to Grade 4. The program provides opportunities for students to acquire the basic skills of speaking, reading and writing both English and Mandarin at a young age. The Program of Studies is taught in Mandarin 50% of the time and in English 50% of the time. Both Chinese and Canadian customs and traditions are celebrated and integrated into many aspects of learning to enhance language acquisition.

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Marion Carson School at a Glance

  • We believe diversity is our strength and learning is not just academics. It involves collaboration, communication and building understanding of the world around us. Hence our motto: Learning Together, Friends Forever
  • At the same time we provide students with opportunities to experience strong academic achievement. 
  • We believe learning is built on a strong foundation for both literacy and numeracy. 
  • Involves students in technology use in preparation for a rapidly changing world.
  • Provides students with specialty teaching in Music. 
  • French as a second language is a part of the Grades 4 – 6 regular English program. 
  • We welcome parents as partners in student learning through open communication, extensive volunteer opportunities, and participative decision making. 
  • Teachers are engaged in lifelong learning in pursuit of excellence in action. 
  • Our lunchroom program serves both our bused and neighbourhood students. 
  • Our Mandarin Bilingual Program opened in September 2014 with Kindergarten and Grade 1.  We now have Kindergarten to Grade 4. The program provides opportunities for students to acquire the basic skills of speaking, reading and writing both English and Mandarin at a young age. The Program of Studies is taught in Mandarin 50% of the time and in English 50% of the time. Both Chinese and Canadian customs and traditions are celebrated and integrated into many aspects of learning to enhance language acquisition.
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​About the CBE

The CBE is the largest school district in Western Canada. Our mission is to ensure each student, in keeping with his or her individual abilities and gifts, completes high school with a foundation of learning necessary to thrive in life, work and continued learning. You can look on the CBE website for more information. ​​

The Board of Trustees will reconvene this afternoon at 4 to discuss the Budget Assumptions Report – Fall 2019 Update. Join us at the Ed Centre or stream the meeting online https://t.co/7ySI0lMtIG #yycbe https://t.co/wYDXmCna6Q

Today we were at the kick-off event for the Mayor’s 31st Annual Christmas Food Drive, proudly supporting @CalgaryFoodBank! We’re thankful for their work to #FeedYYC & for making a positive impact in the lives of many of our students & their families. #WeAreCBE #MayorsFoodDrive https://t.co/IDNNdguReI

The Board of Trustees will reconvene on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 4 p.m. Watch for a report on the 2019-20 Budget Assumptions that will be available by noon tomorrow https://t.co/epdOfxurs1 #WeAreCBE #yycbe https://t.co/v7sYBMneRL

RT @CitadelParkCBE: Supporting the Calgary Veterans Association Food Bank @vafbyyc and feeling grateful for the wonderful contributions from the Calgary Police Pipe Band - https://t.co/FyK99enflW @CPSPipeBand during our Remembrance Day Assembly last week! #veteransday2019 https://t.co/aUmhHdk5V7