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 Tuesday, September 3, 2019 and the school office is open to parents on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at noon.


School Start & End Times

KindergartenEntry TimeDismissal
AM classMonday to Friday8:0010:40
PM classMonday to Thursday
Friday
11:50
8:00
2:30
10:40
Grades 1 – 6                                                                       
Monday to Thursday    8:00 AM2:30 PM
Friday8:00 AM
12:20 PM*
*Note: early dismissal every Friday | no classes in the afternoon
Recess: 10:00–10:15    |    Lunch: 11:45–12:30

                                

Student Supervision

Student supervision begins at 7:45 AM. Students should not arrive prior to that time. Once students have been dismissed for the day, they are expected to move off the grounds and be on their way home.  

School Supplies 

Parents need to provide a clean pair of non-marking running shoes that students can keep in their classroom, a lunch (if the student stays for lunch) and a snack.  

School Calendar

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

Noon Supervision

Riverbend School offers a 4-day Noon Supervision program to all students as a user-pay service. All students staying for lunch must be registered. Please visit our Lunchtime page for more details.

Lunch Schedule

Monday - Thursday:  11:45 AM - 12:30 PM 
Fridays:  No Lunch (early dismissal at 12:20 PM for all students)  

Assigned Teachers

Prior to the first day of school, you will receive a personalized email from your child’s teacher introducing themselves and providing you with information and instructions regarding the first day of school.    

Kindergarten 

Kindergarten classes will begin with a staggered entry on Tuesday, September 4 and Wednesday, September 5.  Kindergarten parents, look for personalized back to school information for your child coming in the mail.  

Registration Information

Please visit our How to Register page for all registration details and forms.

Our school office opens on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 for registration.

Back to School Information

First Day of Classes

Our first day of classes is Tuesday, September 3, 2019 and the school office is open to parents on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at noon.


School Start & End Times

KindergartenEntry TimeDismissal
AM classMonday to Friday8:0010:40
PM classMonday to Thursday
Friday
11:50
8:00
2:30
10:40
Grades 1 – 6                                                                       
Monday to Thursday    8:00 AM2:30 PM
Friday8:00 AM
12:20 PM*
*Note: early dismissal every Friday | no classes in the afternoon
Recess: 10:00–10:15    |    Lunch: 11:45–12:30

                                

Student Supervision

Student supervision begins at 7:45 AM. Students should not arrive prior to that time. Once students have been dismissed for the day, they are expected to move off the grounds and be on their way home.  

School Supplies 

Parents need to provide a clean pair of non-marking running shoes that students can keep in their classroom, a lunch (if the student stays for lunch) and a snack.  

School Calendar

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

Noon Supervision

Riverbend School offers a 4-day Noon Supervision program to all students as a user-pay service. All students staying for lunch must be registered. Please visit our Lunchtime page for more details.

Lunch Schedule

Monday - Thursday:  11:45 AM - 12:30 PM 
Fridays:  No Lunch (early dismissal at 12:20 PM for all students)  

Assigned Teachers

Prior to the first day of school, you will receive a personalized email from your child’s teacher introducing themselves and providing you with information and instructions regarding the first day of school.    

Kindergarten 

Kindergarten classes will begin with a staggered entry on Tuesday, September 4 and Wednesday, September 5.  Kindergarten parents, look for personalized back to school information for your child coming in the mail.  

Registration Information

Please visit our How to Register page for all registration details and forms.

Our school office opens on Wednesday, August 28, 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.​​​​​​

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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