Bowcroft School

3940 73 St NW
Calgary, AB, T3B 2L9
School Programs: German Bilingual, Regular

School Contacts

Meike Thomsen
Assistant Principal:
Candace Gartshore
Education Director:
Kevin Howell
Dana Downey

Contact Us


It is important that you call the school if your child is going to be absent or arriving late. Please report all absences to the Attendance Line at 403-777-6020. See more on our Attendance page.


Office Hours

  • Office will be closed from June 30, 2023 and will re-open 9am August 28, 2023 for phone calls and registration questions.

Breakfast Program

  • 8:45 AM - 8:55 AM Monday to Friday.  Please do not drop off your child at school before 8:45 AM.

Bell Times

Grades 1-6Kindergarten
Monday to Thursday
8:55 AM - Entry School Bell
12:15 PM – 12:55 PM – Lunch
3:40 PM – Dismissal School Bell
A 15-minute recess is included each morning.

8:55 AM  – Entry School Bell
12:45 PM – Dismissal School Bell
A 15-minute nutrition break & recess is included each Friday morning.
Monday to Thursday
 8:55 AM  – Entry School Bell
11:35 AM  - Dismissal

8:55 AM  – Entry School Bell
12:45 PM – Dismissal School Bell
A 25-minute Kindergarten recess is included each Friday morning.

School Profile

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​Contact Information Updates

Please notify the school office immediately with any changes of address, telephone numbers (home, business and/or cell), email address or emergency contact numbers. It is critical that we have a current record of contact information on file so we can reach you or other emergency contacts. Please also be sure to provide us with a current copy of any custody agreements.​​

Concerns & Complaints

We know that the success of your student is dependent on a strong partnership between families and the CBE. If you have a concern, it can usually be addressed at the classroom level. Your first step is to arrange to speak privately with your child’s teacher. If you feel your issue is still unresolved, please contact your principal. If you and the school are unable to find a resolution, please see our Concerns & Complaints​ page for additional information, including the process to contact your Area Director. ​​​​