Student Services

The Student Services department supports student learning through its various areas:  The Learning Centre (TLC), the Guidance Counsellor offices, and the Wellness Centre (Room 115).

The Learning Centre

The Learning Centre is a department that works with diverse learners. The Learning Centre is the link between students with special learning needs, parents, teachers and administration to help promote and enable successful student learning. The department is responsible for coordinating learning strategies and supports, administering the Individual Program Plans (IPP), as well as, English Language Learners (ELL). 

Corinne Bath
ELL & International Student Cooridinator,
IPP Coordintator(A-K)
e | chbath@cbe.ab.ca
Voicemail 2171
Doug Allan  
IPP Coordinator (L-Z)
e | djallan@cbe.ab.ca 
Voicemail 2155

School Counsellors and Mental Health Resources

School counsellors continue to be available to students requiring support. Starting, March 30th, please email your school counsellor to set up a phone or e- conversation. We are working towards setting up an online booking system for phone or e-appointments.  Please stay tuned.

Please take care of yourselves and reach out if you need support!

A-K   Ms. Jean Lee      jelee@cbe.ab.ca

L-Z    Ms. Dawn Berry  daberry@cbe.ab.ca

We would also like to support our students and families with mental health resources in the community. Please follow the links provided below.

Calgary Community Resources for Mental Health Counselling and Supports:

Kids Help Phone:  you can text, phone, live chat or find resources at: https://kidshelpphone.ca/

Access Mental Health for Adolescents:  free, short term mental health supports and resources available at:

https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/services/page11443.aspx

Distress Centre:  24 hour crisis support, free crisis counselling, peer support, community resources at:

https://www.distresscentre.com/

Eastside Family Centre:  normally walk in counselling available but currently offering phone or e-therapy at:

https://www.woodshomes.ca/programs/eastside-family-centre/

Addiction and Mental Health support through Alberta Health Services: helplines, services, and counselling supports at:

https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/amh/Page14063.aspx#details-panel14068

Calgary Counselling Centre:  affordable and subsidized counselling supports at:

https://calgarycounselling.com/

The Alex Health Centre:  physical, emotional and sexual health care available for vulnerable Calgarians.  Mature minors are supported.

https://thealex.ca/

Alberta Health Resource Information for Coping During COVID-19:

COVID-19 and Your Mental Health

Practical and Emotional Preparedness for a Pandemic

Mental Health:  Coping and Connection for Children and Families During COVID-19

Success Coach

In line with All in for Youth goals, the Success Coach aims to connect youth to positive adults, help remove barriers and help change attitudes and behaviours. The Success Coach’s role is to work closely with students and to support those facing challenges and barriers throughout their lives. Barriers that students may face, but not limited to, may be: access to transportation, academic struggles, minor addiction concerns, financial need, minor health and mental health concerns, challenging living situations, and lack of positive role models. The success coach’s role is to strive to meet the unique and individualized needs of children in order to increase academic engagement and success.

Bowness’ Success Coach is Brooke Leeder. Her office is in the Wellness Room located in the Learning Commons. She can be reached by phone at 403-286-5092, voicemail 3156 or by email at bmleeder@cbe.ab.ca.

Grade 12 Assembly

Information was shared with all Grade 12 students regarding diploma exams, myPass accounts, graduation requirements, post- secondary planning, scholarships, career planning, and other resources.

BOW Time

At Bowness, we strongly believe in having students form positive connections and supporting our students as they navigate a new building, new curriculum, and new relationships. As part of this transition process, Bowness will be starting a new program called “BOW Time”. All incoming Grade 10 students will be matched with a homeroom teacher. Grade 10s will meet with this teacher once a week on Mondays during the Learning Enhancement Time (LET) period. The purpose of BOW time is to build strong connections with staff and other students. The homeroom teacher will be acting a mentor to these Grade 10 students. We are very excited to offer this new program at Bowness and really looking forward to it taking off in the 2018-19 school year.

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Support for Students at the CBE

Our students’ success is our top priority and we understand that our students live complex lives and that many factors both in the school and outside of school can affect their ability to learn. The CBE offers a variety of services (such as Culture and Linguistic Support, Exceptional and Special Needs, and Psychological Services) to support students, their families and our school, so students can be successful learners. Visit the CBE website to learn more.​​​​

Friday, Dec. 4 is a system-wide non-instructional day. There are no classes for CBE students – this includes in-person, at-home and Hub online learning. Enjoy the beautiful weather and please continue to follow all public health measures #WeAreCBE https://t.co/72tgopR1dr

RT @mckenzie_lake: Our Gr 1Ss have been promoting the Mayor’s food drive and we are off to a rocking start. Gr1s are promoting using videos and announcements. Gr 2s are graphing our progress. ⁦@nenshi⁩ ⁦@dmmccomish#yycbe #wearecbe https://t.co/7lEd0BHkRq

Earlier today we shared an update with CBE families with some important system information https://t.co/I4ROzvbQ3E #yycbe #WeAreCBE https://t.co/QYcLZRzma2

RT @RobertThirskCBE: When you compress the 12 Days of Giving into 1, the Comets really come through! #awesomekids #justthestart #WeAreCBE https://t.co/eQyELYT5s3

Calgary Transit is waiving the administration fee for the return of December adult and youth monthly passes. Learn more on their website. #yycbe #WeAreCBE https://t.co/BHhgLrZZqk