Sir John Franklin School at a Glance

  • The Arts-Centred Learning program is supported and enhanced by the Arts-Centred Learning Resource fee. This fee provides students the opportunity to view live-arts performances, participate in artist-in-residencies and supplies arts-based learning materials. 
  • Artists in Residence support student learning. Students have the opportunity to work with art, dance and drama-based residencies throughout the year. 
  • The complementary program includes African drumming, band, choral, construction, dance, drama, drawing, fashion, foods, French, multimedia, painting, and sculpting 
  • Extracurricular activities include athletic and cultural opportunities for all students. The athletics program is a full participant in the Calgary Junior High School Athletics.
  • An ACCESS program serves students with moderate to severe cognitive disabilities. ACCESS stands for Attitude, Community Competence, Elements (of Academic Curriculum) Social Skills. The Communication, Sensory and Social Interaction (CSSI) program is students who have moderate to severe cognitive disabilities and often engage in socially inappropriate behaviours. Most of the students in this program have been diagnosed within the autism spectrum.

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Sir John Franklin School at a Glance

  • The Arts-Centred Learning program is supported and enhanced by the Arts-Centred Learning Resource fee. This fee provides students the opportunity to view live-arts performances, participate in artist-in-residencies and supplies arts-based learning materials. 
  • Artists in Residence support student learning. Students have the opportunity to work with art, dance and drama-based residencies throughout the year. 
  • The complementary program includes African drumming, band, choral, construction, dance, drama, drawing, fashion, foods, French, multimedia, painting, and sculpting 
  • Extracurricular activities include athletic and cultural opportunities for all students. The athletics program is a full participant in the Calgary Junior High School Athletics.
  • An ACCESS program serves students with moderate to severe cognitive disabilities. ACCESS stands for Attitude, Community Competence, Elements (of Academic Curriculum) Social Skills. The Communication, Sensory and Social Interaction (CSSI) program is students who have moderate to severe cognitive disabilities and often engage in socially inappropriate behaviours. Most of the students in this program have been diagnosed within the autism spectrum.
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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. ​​

In light of Alberta Government Covid-19 guidelines that gatherings should not exceed 15 people, today's Public Board meeting will be held online only. The meeting begins at noon and will be live streamed. https://t.co/LXNIydA7w1

Our "classrooms" look different, but we continue to support student learning. Check out this video for more info. #wearecbe https://t.co/z6XBq4mA3Q

Learn more about what students and families can expect to hear from their schools next week. Classes are cancelled and students will not be returning to their schools, but learning is ongoing. https://t.co/2k2t0CUwTV #wearecbe

Yesterday we sent a message to all Gr. 10, 11 and 12 families about diploma exams. Diploma exams are cancelled, but under special circumstances, students can request to write a diploma exam. For more info, see info on our website https://t.co/Vt8kke9SuE

All city and school playgrounds are closed effective immediately to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. City parks remain open. Let’s all work together to protect the public’s health. #WeAreCBE