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.​

The Calgary Board of Education continues to plan for the health measures that may be in place for the next school year. More details will be shared with families before the first day of classes.

Find the latest information on the CBE website and the Alberta Government website.​

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First Day of Classes 

Our first day of classes is Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021 and the school office is open to parents on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021.

School Start & End Times

Monday to Thursday
8:25 
8:30 - 9:28
9:30 - 10:28
10:28 - 10:31
10:31 - 11:30
11:32 - 12:30
12:30 - 1:10
1:06
1:10 - 2:09
2:11 - 3:10
3:10
Warning Bell
Period 1
Period 2
Locker Break
Period 3
Period 4

Lunch
Warning Bell
Period 5
Period 6
End of Day
Friday  
8:25
8:30 - 9:35
9:37 - 10:43
10:45 - 11:50
11:50
Welcome Bell
Period 1
Period 2
Period 3
End of Day


School Supply Lists   

The following is a general list of supplies that will be required by all students at John Ware School. Students are responsible for replacing these items as they are depleted throughout the year. Do ensure everything is labelled.

  • Geometry set (protractor/compass)
  • Binders and Dividers (3)
  • Agenda/Daytimer (optional)
  • Glue Stick
  • Calculator recommended TI 30X  yx and (+/–)
  • Highlighters
  • Scissors
  • Duotangs or Report Covers (some)
  • Pencil crayons
  • Eraser(s)
  • Pencils - box
  • Fine Tipped Black Marker
  • Pencil case
  • Loose-leaf paper - lined
  • Pens – several blue or black ink, red
  • Markers
  • Ruler (metric)

*At John Ware – teachers post course outlines, homework and parent information on our Desire to Learn webpage (D2L) or Google Classroom. All students and parents have access to D2L and Google Classroom. Many students use this as an organizational tool throughout the school year. We have added the agenda as optional if your child feels more comfortable with this method of organizing themselves before they become proficient at D2L.

School Calendar

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

Registration Information

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

Our school office opens on Aug. 27, 2021 for registration.  Please call first to make arrangements to 403-777-7930 x0

School Fee Payment

The CBE now requires all fees to be paid through MyCBE / PowerSchool.  If logging on for the first time, you will need your student's CBE ID number, which is the same number they use for logging in to our computer network.  There are the links on the portal login page to assist, but if you have difficulties, please contact our main office at 403-777-7930 x0.

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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 lunch 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 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.​​​​​​​

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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