​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 Alberta Government announced on July 21 that schools will be in Scenario 1 as of Sept. 1, 2020.  

The CBE's 2020-21 re-entry plan is subject to change as more information becomes available from the province. We will continue to update schools with more details during the next school year.​​

You can find the COVID Self-Assessment Tool​ (daily checklist) in the Government Resources section on the CBE website. 

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Student Photos and ID Cards

August 25, 26, 27 | 9:00 AM. – 3:00 PM
All Grades, Gymnasium

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 Monday, August 24- August 27, 2019 from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, and August 28 from 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM. Our first day of classes is Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020.

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

Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020

Grade 10 students ONLY – 8:50 AM to 1:00 PM

Welcome New Coyotes!! Class of 2023

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!

Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020

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

Welcome Back Coyotes!!

All students must attend their ‘YOTES class at 8:50 AM for distribution of official timetables and locker assignments. Modified Class Schedule begins at 9:45 AM.

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.  

Guidance Counsellors New Registrations  

If you have course change requests, please click here and fill out our electronic request form.  Your guidance counsellor will be in touch regarding your submitted requests as soon as possible, and no later than September 10th.  In the meantime, we ask that you attend the classes that are currently on your schedule.    

You May Need to Change a Course if:  

  • You have passed a course independently elsewhere than the CBE. (Please provide your official final report card)  
  • If you attended Summer School through Chinook Learning or CBe-learn 
  • You need to fulfill graduation requirements.  
  • You need to balance academic demands across semesters (for grade 10 students, you should have two core classes per semester, such as Math and English or Science and Social Studies, grade 11 and 12 students). We will ONLY make adjustments based on course requests and availability.  
  • You need a particular course to meet your post-secondary entrance requirements.  
  • You have See Counsellor as a course.  
  • You have an incomplete timetable.  

Students are unable to make timetable requests for:   

  • Specific teachers  
  • Classes in specific periods  
  • Spare(s) in specific periods  

What is the Deadline for Course Changes? Course changes must be completed by Thursday, September 10 at 3:30 PM.

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.


 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. View our school calendar for upcoming events.

For system calendars, please visit: http://www.cbe.ab.ca/registration/calendars.


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 25, Wednesday, August 26 and Thursday, August 27 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Picture Retake Day is in October.

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.


Please visit our Athletics page for tryouts and football information.

Registration Information

Our school office opens on Monday, 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 noon 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.​​​​​

Information has been shared with families of students in Grades 7-12 about the move to at-home learning starting on Monday, Nov. 30. Learn more: https://t.co/fDRBX3310z #yycbe #WeAreCBE https://t.co/mW452ymora

RT @KiddleCBE: Grade 1 students have been discussing - What makes a great community? Here are their super citizens. We can all learn a lot from our youngest citizens. #supercitizens #WeAreCBE https://t.co/hZuCYFmvSQ

RT @cranston_school: Staying connected across the school! We are all part of an invisible web! @patricekarst #WeAreCBE https://t.co/zKtzaAbVXJ

At the Nov 25 regular board meeting, the Board of Trustees voted to approve the closure of the National Sport School effective June 30, 2021. https://t.co/M0PHbcRRFS #yycbe https://t.co/C3ABwJE2aV

There will be a Board of Trustees public meeting today at noon for the consideration of closure of the National Sport School. Due to current COVID-19 guidelines this meeting will be held virtually. We invite you to stream the meeting online https://t.co/nvCl1fNgoJ #yycbe https://t.co/7HjNLpzKg8