Chaparral School

480 Chaparral Dr SE
Calgary, AB, T2X 3X8
Phone:
403-777-6424
Fax:
403-777-6425
Email:
Chaparral@cbe.ab.ca
Enrolment:
506
Grades:
K-06
School Programs: Regular

School Contacts

Principal:
Chris Buhler
Assistant Principal:
Colleen Bratko
Education Director:
Ann Ard
Trustee:
Michael Bradshaw

Contact Us

Attendance

Our attendance line is 403-777-6424 ext. 1

It is important that you call the school if your child is going to be absent or arriving late. Report all absences to the attendance line. See more on our Attendance page.

Calls to the Office

To make student-learning time more efficient, we would like to remind parents/guardians of school protocol regarding phone calls to the office for the purpose of passing on messages to their children. Every time a parent calls to relay a message to their child, the office must contact the child and learning in the classroom is interrupted.

If your child requires instructions regarding after school arrangements, please talk to them about it before school and write a note to the teacher. We would ask that parents phone the school to pass on a message to their student only if the message is urgent and there is no other way to communicate it to them. 

Hours

Office Hours

  • Monday to Friday 8:10 AM - 3:40 PM

Bell Times

Our school hours are as follows:  

Grades 1-6

  • Morning 8:40 AM – 12:05 AM
  • Recess 10:15 - 10:30 AM
  • Lunch 12:05 PM – 12:58 PM
  • Afternoon 12:58 PM – 3:20 PM
  • Early Friday Dismissal –  8:40 AM -12:50 AM (no lunch break)

Kindergarten

  • AM Class 8:40 AM  – 11:30 AM 
  • PM Class 12:30 PM – 3:20 PM 
  • Alternate Early Friday Dismissal –  8:40 AM  - 12:50 PM (includes snack time; no lunch break)

Outdoor Supervision

Monday - Thursday

  • 8:25 AM – 8:40 AM - This is a soft entry to the school. There is no outside supervision. 
  • Recess:  15 minutes is provided
  • Lunch 12:05  – 12:55  PM:  
    • Grades 1, 3, 5 will be eating from 12:05-12:25, while Grades 2, 4, 6 are out for recess.  
    • From 12:30-12:55, Grades 2, 4, 6 will be eating, while 1, 3, 5 are out for recess. 

Fridays

  • 8:25 AM – 8:40 AM
  • Recess:  15 minutes is provided

Teachers dismiss promptly at the end of the day and students are asked to go directly home to parents. If a child is staying at school for any reason, parents will be notified. All arrangements for after school play dates with friends should be made with parents prior to the school day.

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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. ​​​​

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