Our Staff

See our Classes & Departments page for links to our teacher and/or classroom blogs.


Mrs. Shelly Gelfand
Assistant Principal
Poppy Johnson
Administrative Secretary
Jenny Romeril 
Administrative Secretary
Kim Collins

Teaching Staff


Ms. Overacker Ms. Shevchuck 

Grade 1

Mrs. Manzer Mrs. Derouin Ms. Sturgeon


Grade 2

Mrs. Cooper
Learning Leader
Ms. England

Grade 3

Ms. Gray
Ms. Lauf

Grade 4

Ms. Konno Mr. Depew

Grade 5 and 6

Mrs. Warrener and Mrs. PallesenMiss Gilbank


Ms. Anderson


Ms. Purkiss (Learning Leader) Ms. Weins

Support Staff


Mrs. Fitzowich

Education Assistants



Mrs. Mehra Mrs. Black

Lunchroom Supervisors

Ms. EtheringtonMs. BirdiMrs. Gareau
Ms. Dabbs
Ms. Kim Ms. Ortiz

Facility Operators

 Facility Operator
 Mr. Tiria ("Mr. Fernando")
Mr. Ebio ("Renz")

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Is it back to school time already? Not quite, but modified calendar schools return on Aug 15 and traditional calendar schools on Sept 1. Here’s some information for anyone planning ahead: https://t.co/nU3jnXjrR5 #WeAreCBE https://t.co/sbothWf3wy

There is still time to apply to be part of the 2022-23 Minister’s Parent & Teacher Advisory Councils. The deadline has been extended until Monday, Aug. 15 #yycbe https://t.co/ZXe19tQIJy

These new inclusive playgrounds look like fun for everyone! #WeAreCBE https://t.co/JbmIxJRftI

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CBE schools are now closed until August. Thank you to all school staff for your extraordinary service. We recognize the care, compassion and kindness you have shown each and every day to students, families and one another. Wishing you a restful, joyful and safe summer. #WeAreCBE https://t.co/5LrcfDKAz7

Reg and Rosemary Crow Shoe have been appointed as Members of the #OrderOfCanada. These respected Elders were recognized for their commitment to the preservation of Blackfoot culture & to reconciliation. We are grateful for their work with the CBE Elder Advisory Council. #WeAreCBE https://t.co/SWYVHXiEeW