About Us

Banff Trail School at a Glance

  • The Learning Commons is an inviting space where our French and English collection of fiction and non-fiction books is kept. The students come to the Learning Commons once a week with their class where they listen to a story and exchange their books. New book suggestions for our collection are always welcomed. Please inform the library assistant with your thoughts.
  • Technology throughout the school, supporting student learning (iPads, iPads mini, MacBooks).
  • Music program taught by a specialist.
  • Assemblies, concerts and announcements are presented in both French and English. 
  • We take great pride in the cleanliness of the school and are very environmentally aware. 
  • Active School Council.
  • Monthly Fun Lunch facilitated by the School Council.
  • Promotes student involvement and ownership, as well as clubs focusing on curricular and extra-curricular interests. 
  • Kids Come First is a non-profit before and after school program located on site.
  • Noon hour supervision program.
  • Emphasizes students' acquisition of appropriate behaviour skills through a school-wide discipline policy, conflict resolution, and anti-bullying programs which are strongly supported by staff and parents (S4 and The Zones of Regulation).
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​About the CBE

The CBE is the largest school district in Western Canada. Our mission is to ensure each student, in keeping with his or her individual abilities and gifts, completes high school with a foundation of learning necessary to thrive in life, work and continued learning. You can look on the CBE website for more information. ​​​

RT @UsihChristopher: We thank you for your patience and understanding as we work to make this learning shift for next week. While it is yet another significant change, we hope that it will serve to reduce the current learning disruptions that are continuing to occur in our schools. https://t.co/FOfXcybh91

Starting Monday, April 19 students in Grades 7-12 will transition to at-home learning for at least two weeks. https://t.co/JVJhOw8d8R #yycbe #WeAreCBE https://t.co/ZTbWWkZJLt

RT @DalhousieCBE: Social distancing requirements hampering reading buddies? No problem! Our @DalhousieCBE Gr 4/5 HUB students recorded read alouds for younger students to listen to. Authentic audience and sense of ownership and pride! #SomosDalhousie #WeAreCBE @yycbedu @CBElanguages https://t.co/XZZQyF2reX

Each year Alberta Education sends an important survey to parents/guardians of students in Grades 4, 7 and 10. The results are used to assess satisfaction with the quality of education & we use the information to improve teaching and learning. https://t.co/S1qsRKBerD #yycbe

RT @CrescentCowboys: Shout to our Drama Society for continuing to find ways to pivot! Their usual LunchBox theatre couldn’t happen in the same form this year, so they went digital!Today is our first student written and directed play-“Equilibrium” by Dua S, with actors Chiara C and Chris M #WeAreCBE https://t.co/w1sPPNG5pB