Attendance Line: 403-777-7590 ext. 1.

Student Absences

  • We ask that parents call the phone number above to advise of all student absences. Parents are required by legislation to advise the school of the reason for absence.
  • The school uses an electronic messaging system called School Messenger to leave an automated phone / email / text message in the morning advising parents of an unaccounted / unexcused absence. We would appreciate a reply at your earliest convenience explaining the absence.
  • If sending someone else to pick up your child(ren), do let us know in writing.
  • When children are ill, we ask that you keep them home.
  • It is imperative that the school be made aware of custody arrangements and that legal documentation be provided to support parental situations and requests.

Leaving School During Instructional Hours

  • Students in Grades 4 – 6 must not leave school premises during school hours if they have paid for lunchroom supervision.
  • Students in Grades 4 – 6 who do not pay for lunchroom supervision must go home or be under adult supervision. Stop at the school office to sign them out.
  • Students in Grades 7 – 9 may generally leave the building and property at lunch; however they must be on-time for afternoon classes.
  • Students need a parental note or phone call to be released for appointments. Remember to make these arrangements through the front office and then check the student out through the office.
  • No students are permitted to leave the school during Friday Nutrition Break.

Attendance

Attendance Line: 403-777-7590 ext. 1.

Student Absences

  • We ask that parents call the phone number above to advise of all student absences. Parents are required by legislation to advise the school of the reason for absence.
  • The school uses an electronic messaging system called School Messenger to leave an automated phone / email / text message in the morning advising parents of an unaccounted / unexcused absence. We would appreciate a reply at your earliest convenience explaining the absence.
  • If sending someone else to pick up your child(ren), do let us know in writing.
  • When children are ill, we ask that you keep them home.
  • It is imperative that the school be made aware of custody arrangements and that legal documentation be provided to support parental situations and requests.

Leaving School During Instructional Hours

  • Students in Grades 4 – 6 must not leave school premises during school hours if they have paid for lunchroom supervision.
  • Students in Grades 4 – 6 who do not pay for lunchroom supervision must go home or be under adult supervision. Stop at the school office to sign them out.
  • Students in Grades 7 – 9 may generally leave the building and property at lunch; however they must be on-time for afternoon classes.
  • Students need a parental note or phone call to be released for appointments. Remember to make these arrangements through the front office and then check the student out through the office.
  • No students are permitted to leave the school during Friday Nutrition Break.
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Attendance in MyCBE / PowerSchool

Our student information system, MyCBE / PowerSchool provides parents and students with access to detailed attendance information. For help creating an account or signing in, please visit Technical Support for Students & Parents.

Attendance records are available in Grades and Attendance or Attendance History. Common attendance codes are:

  • (_) =Present
  • A = Absent
  • L = Late
  • IL = Illness
  • AP = Absent - Parent Called
  • LVE = Leave Early
  • MA = Appointment

A legend of all the attendance codes are available at the bottom of the attendance charts in PowerSchool. To discuss any discrepancies, please contact the school office.

Attendance Expectations at the CBE

We believe there is a strong correlation between attendance and effective education. The CBE Administrative Regulation 6020 - Attendance of Students​ regulation applies to all of our students, and outlines the responsibilities for students, parents and school staff.​​​​

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