​​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, September 1, 2022 and the school office is open to parents on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at 9:00 AM.

On Thursday, September 1, 2022 and Friday, September 2, 2022 at 8:20 am teachers will be outside with complete class lists to meet their own students and to help direct children to their designated classes.  New students arriving to register should proceed directly to the school office upon arrival.

The office will be open for information and inquiries starting Tuesday August 30 at 9:00 AM.

Class Lists

Classroom assignments for the 2022-2023 school year will be available in MyCBE/PowerSchool account after 1:00 pm on August 31, 2021.

School Start & End Times

Our school hours are as follows: 


Monday - Thursday

12:35 pm – 3:23 pm


8:35 am - 11:30 am

Grades 1-6

Monday- Thursday

8:30 am – 12:00 pm

12:50 pm – 3:28 pm

Friday    Early Dismissal – Staff Professional Development 

8:30 am -12:00 pm 

For more information on school hours, visit our Contact Us page.

School Calendar

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

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

Registration Information

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

Please visit our registration page for all registration details and registration forms. www.cbe.ab.ca/registration/registration 

Lunch Supervision

The lunchroom program will continue to run as an independent operator providing Lunch Supervision Services in a CBE School for the 2022-2023 school year.  The user fee for 2022-2023 lunchroom is will be announced in the fall.  Registration forms for the lunchroom program will be sent home with the school fee package the first full week of school.

Please do not pay lunchroom fees online to the CBE. 

School Supplies

Student school supplies are ordered by teachers and paid by parents online to CBE (Gr. 1-6 $40.00; Kindergarten $20.00) using your My CBE account. At Alexander Ferguson School, an Enhanced Art Fee (Gr. 1-6 $31.50; Kindergarten $15.00) is also charged to provide access to art supplies supporting our Arts focus throughout all curriculum areas.

Additionally, students will need a pair of indoor shoes to wear inside the school. Shoes for Physical Education should provide good support and have non-marking soles. A water bottle, as well as a backpack to carry school work, snack, and lunch to and from school is also recommended. Should your child require a backpack please talk to Ms. Sharpe or Mr. Littel in the office.

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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 SchoolEngage 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.​​​​​​​

​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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