​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.​

The Calgary Board of Education continues to plan for the health measures that may be in place for the next school year. More details will be shared with families before the first day of classes.

Find the latest information on the CBE website and the Alberta Government website.​

Back to School Information

We are excited to welcome students back for the 2021-2022 school year! 

The main office will open on August 24, 2021 at 8:00am.

Please review the information and links below. These will provide useful information and answer any questions you may have about your first day of school, and our day-to-day expectations of students. 

Student Photos and ID Cards

August 24, 25, 26 | 9:00 AM. – 3:00 PM
All Grades, Cafeteria

Lifetouch will be taking students photos and ID cards will be available during these three days only.  No other services will be available at this time.

Office Availability and First Day of Classes

The school office is open to parents on August 24, 25, 26, 30, 31 2021 from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, and August 27 from 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM. 

For the first 2 days of classes, we will have a staggered entry as follows:

Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021

Grade 10 students ONLY – 8:50 AM to 3:35 PM

Welcome New Coyotes!! Class of 2024

Your first day will be amazing and will set you up for success during your Centennial High School career. On this day you will:

  • Make many new friends in Grade 10
  • Acquire wisdom from your Grade 11 & 12 Link Crew Leaders
  • Become an expert in “What Every Grade 10 Should Know”
  • Meet your teachers and find your classrooms through a shortened timetable

You need to:

  • Be On Time - 8:50 a.m. Please
  • Wear comfortable clothes –you will be actively moving around and may be outside for a portion of the day
  • Do not bring pens, paper, books or backpacks – just bring your comfortably dressed, smiling, glad you are a Coyote self!

Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021

Grades 10, 11 and 12 students – 8:50 AM to 3:35 PM

Welcome Back Coyotes!!

All students will follow a Thursday timetable and start in their block 1, period 2 class.

Fee Payment and Timetables  

Fee payment, based upon government approval of CBE fees, and parking passes fees will be accessible to view and pay online within the first two weeks of September.  Timetables can be found electronically on PowerSchool.  

Course & Timetable Changes   

Students can request a course change by filling out the online Request Change Form beginning Monday, August 23rd at noon, and will close Friday, August 27th at 5:00 p.m.  You can only access the form once, so please be mindful in your planning and requests.  Please click on the link below.

Course changes MAY be granted for the following reasons:

1. Summer school course completion.  If you have passed the course independently

    elsewhere than the CBE, please provide your official final report card to Guidance. 

    If you attended summer school through CBe-learn, you do not need to provide a final 

    mark to us, but you may have to have the course removed from your timetable.

2. If you are missing a course (due to timetable conflicts, you may be missing a course)

3. You need to balance academic demands across semesters

4. You need to fulfill graduation requirements

5. You need a particular course to meet post-secondary entrance requirements

6. Unsuccessful completion of a course (missing a pre-requisite course)

7. Acceptance into a specialty program (Dual Credit or RAP)

8. Course additions or blank timetables (for new registrations)

Course Changes WILL NOT be made based on the following:

1. Switching because of a teacher (teacher timetables are subject to change)

2. To have certain courses or spares in specific periods

3. Switching to be with friends

To request a course change, students must follow this link:

https://forms.office.com/r/KrW...

  • Counsellors will only contact you if there are questions regarding your schedule
  • Please be patient and check PowerSchool closer to the start of classes

Course change requests will be accommodated based on course requests and availability.

School Start & End Times

Our bell times are 8:50 AM to 3:35 PM (Monday to Thursday)
Our bell times for Fridays is 8:50 AM to 2:05 PM

Please see the timetable on Contact Us.

Timetables 

 All students can access their timetable electronically via PowerSchool no later than the first day of classes. For bell times, please see timetable on our Contact Us page.

School Calendar

We are a school that follows the traditional calendar. For system calendars, please visit: http://www.cbe.ab.ca/registration/calendars.

Textbooks

Textbooks will be issued to students during the first week of classes under the direction of their teachers.

Student Pictures

Student ID cards, school pictures and yearbook pictures will be taken by Lifetouch Photography on Tuesday, August 24, Wednesday, August 25 and Thursday, August 26 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Picture Retake Day is on October 20.

Student Parking Passes

Student Parking Passes will be available for purchase within the first two weeks of school on a first come, first served basis. There are only 340 parking stalls. School fees must be paid in full in order to purchase a parking pass. The Parking Pass fee is $40. More information is on the Parking and Drop Off page.

Other Fees

Students may participate in events, activities and/or use materials in specific courses that incur user costs. Course outlines will identify these costs, all of which are based upon recovery costs only. More information on our Fees page.

Athletics

Please visit our Athletics page for tryouts and football information.

Registration Information

Our school office opens on Tuesday,  August 24 for new registration.

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

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​​Do You Have a MyCBE / PowerSchool Parent Account?

Parents who have not already done so, must create an account in MyCBE / PowerSchool to:

  • Pay fees or apply for a waiver

  • Register for transportation and lunch supervision

  • View student progress

To create a new account, go to www.cbe.ab.ca/mycbe and click on Create Parent Account. You will need to have your child(ren)’s CBE Student ID Number and use your email on file at the school.​

​​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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