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Catherine Nichols Gunn School at a Glance

  • The school is currently partnered with the following agencies: Boys and Girls Club, Big Brothers and Sisters, YMCA- Chickadee Clan, Calgary Public Library and Crime Not to Read, Inn From the Cold, Aspen Family and Community Network Society, Metis Calgary Family Services, Calgary Police Service (S4), Wellness Empowerment through Renfrew Society, 
  • Fuel For School and Breakfast Clubs of Canada

Who was Catherine Nichols Gunn? 

Miss Catherine Nichols Gunn (1900 – 1979), a Calgary nurse, spent her professional life with the City Health Department for 30 years. She was born in Pictou County, Nova Scotia, and after graduating as a nurse in Seattle, she moved to Calgary. A member of the nursing staff of a hospital in France during the latter part of the First World War, Miss Gunn joined the City Health Department in 1922 and retired in 1952.

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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. ​​​

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There’s still time to apply to apply to dual credit and exploratory opportunities for next semester! Deadline is Friday, Dec. 3. Learn more on the @Unique_Pathways webpage: https://t.co/hkh1FZdLz2 #WeAreCBE https://t.co/2ZBHsXdnf1

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