​​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.​

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First Day of Classes

Our first day of classes is Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022, and the school office is open to parents on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022.

Kindergarten Am and PM student wil have a staggered entry on September 1 and September 2, 2022.  Schedule TBD.

School Start & End Times

Our bell times are:

Monday to Thursday

9:10     Beginning of school day

12:05   End of morning classes for Kindergarten students

12:10 - 12:57 Lunch time

12:56   Beginning of Kindergarten afternoon classes

15 minute recesses will be staggered throughout the day

3:51     Dismissal (Grades 1-6 and Kindergarten PM)

Friday

9:10     Beginning of school day

12:05   End of classes for Kindergarten students

1:21     Dismissal (Grades 1-6)

*Note:  a flexible recess/nutrition break is built into the day on early dismissal Fridays

Kindergarten AM hours: 
Monday -Thursday: 9:10 - 12:05 PM, Alternating Fridays 9:10 AM - 12:05 PM

Kindergarten PM hours: 
Monday - Thursday: 12:56 PM – 3:51 PM, Alternating Fridays 9:10 AM - 12:05 PM

School Supplies 

School supplies are provided by Captain John Palliser School. We ask that you provide a water bottle, inside running shoes (with a mesh bag for hanging overnight, see a sample picture in the right hand side panel), and a backpack that will fit a large book. We also ask that you provide healthy lunch and snacks each day.

School Calendar

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

For system calendars, please visit: www.cbe.ab.ca/registration/calendars.

Noon Supervision

All students staying for lunch must complete registration forms and pay for the noon supervision through your MyCBE account. Drop-in rates are also available for students who usually walk home for lunch and would like to stay for lunch on specific days. 

Assigned Teachers

Classroom assignments will be provided to families on the Tuesday, August 30, 2022.  You can expect a welcoming email from your child’s teacher, introducing herself/himself and providing other important information such as the room number. 

Kindergarten

Kindergarten classes begin on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022. All kindergarten students please meet your teachers in the Discovery Gardens.

The first two days of kindergarten classes we will have a staggered entry as follows:

Staggered entry will occur on:

  • Thursday, Sept. 1
  • Friday, Sept. 2

Regular Monday to Thursday hours 9:10 AM - 12:05 PM and 12:56 - 3:51 PM will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 6.

Staggered entry times will be assigned to all kindergarten students. This information is TBD.

Kindergarten Alternating Fridays

AM classes will attend on the following early dismissal Fridays:

Sept 2, Sept 9, Oct 14, Nov 4, Dec 9, Jan 13, Jan 27, Feb 24, March 17, April 21, May 12, May 26, June 16

PM classes will attend on the following early dismissal Fridays: 

Sept 2, Sept 16, Oct 21, Dec 2, Dec 16, Jan 20, Feb 10, March 3, April 14, April 28, May 19, June 2, June 23

Registration Information

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

Our school office opens on Wednesday, August 24, 2022 for registration.

Fees and Waivers

School fees will be charged to families starting in 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.

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​Do You Have a MyCBE Account? Have You Added Your Child(ren) To the Account?

Parents / Legal Guardians / Independent Students who have not already done so, must create a MyCBE account and add their child(ren) to the account to:

  • access your child’s program information (e.g., course assessments, daily attendance record, report card)
  • view your child’s learning using Brightspace by D2L
  • pay fees and request waivers
  • register for transportation and lunch ​supervision
  • book parent-teacher conferences
  • submit online school forms (required for 2022-23 school year)

You will need your email address on file at the school as well as your child’s CBE ID, which can be found on the:

  • SchoolEngage student profile, for families that registered their child using SchoolEngage. 
    Note | For a visual guide on how to find the CBE ID within SchoolEngage, refer to SchoolEnage CBE Student ID
  • CBE Report Card, beside the child's name
  • CBE ID card

MyCBE Account

For parents / legal guardians / independent students without a MyCBE account

  1. Sign in at www.cbe.ab.ca/mycbe
  2. Create the account; refer to MyCBE - Creating an Account
  3. Add child(ren); refer to MyCBE - Adding Additional Students

For parents / legal guardians / independent students with a MyCBE account

  1. Sign in at www.cbe.ab.ca/mycbe
  2. Add child(ren); refer to MyCBE - Adding Additional Students

​​Fees and Waivers

School fees will be charged to families starting in 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 2022-23 school year are created o​ver the summer and based on the addresses submitted before the pre-registration deadline in June. Transportation continues to accept registrations after the deadline; however, students are added to the closest existing stop with available space. Processing times could be up to six weeks at the beginning of the school year due to volume.

More information about 2022-23 transportation service levels and proposed fees are posted on the CBE website.

Your bus stop location and time will be available in your MyCBE account by mid-August.

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

Learn more about transportation on the CBE website.

​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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