Apr 24
April 24, 2022

We have signed the school up for the Education Matters Loonies for Literacy initiative. This campaign runs from now through the month of May. Please feel free to share this link to your own social media platforms to help spread the word https://secure.e2rm.com/p2p/fundraising/373841/participant/5088920/en-CA or tell friends and family that they can text LITERACY DHARK to 30333 to make a donation through their phone plan. All funds raised will be used to purchase literacy materials and supplies for Douglas Harkness School. 

Are you moving? We need your new address! Please call or email the school if you are moving or have moved during the school year. We need to make sure that the contact information in our system is correct. Thank you for your help with this.

Kindergarten registration is happening NOW! Is your little one ready for Kindergarten? We would love to have them join our Douglas Harkness community of learners. Next year planning is happening now. Please call the school to find out how to register them so that we are ready for them when they arrive. Mark June 9th on your calendar so that you can come to our Welcome to Kindergarten Open House. 

School Council Meeting: The grade one teachers will be talking about their program during our School Council Meeting this Thursday April 27th from 6:00-7:00pm. This meeting will be virtual. The link will be sent out later this week prior to the meeting. We hope you will join us!

Thank you to everyone who purchased Domino’s Pizza on April 21st. We will have a grand total for you in our next update. 

Paul’s Pizza Fundraiser: Paul’s Pizza has once again offered to support our Grade 6 Farewell. They will donate a portion of all sales from May 9th to help us send our Gr6 students off to Jr. High in style. More information to follow.

Popcorn Fundraiser May 19th. More information to come.

Calgary Reads Parent Night May 26th at the school from 6:00-7:30pm. This is an adult presentation. Children will not be able to attend so please arrange for childcare. More information to come. 

Upcoming Dates

April 27, 2022

Virtual School Council - Gr.1 teachers are presenting 6:00-7:00

May 4, 2022

Hats ON for Mental Health Day - Wear a hat to show support

May 9, 2022

Paul’s Pizza Gr.6 Farewell Fundraiser

May 19, 2022

Popcorn Fundraiser

May 20, 2022

Non Instructional Day - No school for students. Staff will be offsite doing professional development.

May 23, 2022

Victoria Day - SCHOOL CLOSED

May 26, 2022

Calgary Reads Parent Presentation at the school 6:00-7:30

June 9, 2022

Welcome to Kindergarten Night for NEW 2022-23 Kindergarten Families 6:00-7:00pm


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RT @cbedrb: Amazing presentation today from our Grade 1s for the sacred teaching of LOVE #beautifullove #wearecbe https://t.co/MPNSuzRrtx https://t.co/HZnszmkXnr

RT @RosemontCBE: Rosemont School families and staff have generously donated to the Veterans Foodbank. Way to go Rosemont School. We are a strong community. 🦊❤️🦊 #wearecbe #veteransfoodbank https://t.co/bg2qotGAJL

RT @CPCobras: Who wouldn’t feel welcomed and represented walking past this everyday. Thank you to Mrs. Sealy for all of her hard work creating this bulletin board that represents the languages spoken and home countries of our staff and students! #WeAreCBE https://t.co/60uzPk45uy

RT @cbe_earlylearn: Shades of blue paint and silvery aluminum foil create an invitation for winter storytelling at this art centre @RoyaloakCBE #Kindergarten #wearecbe #processart #playbasedlearning #EarlyLiteracy #yycbe #earlylearning https://t.co/d2QCYr6kVM

Interested in your child’s mental health? Sign up for a free online session with AHS: Understanding & Promoting Youth Mental Health for Families & Caregivers Tuesday, Dec. 6 from 7-8:30pm https://t.co/48KztbzCN7 #WeAreCBE https://t.co/J2TcJw2UJk