There are many ways you can contribute to our school’s success, and make a difference for our school and our students. In our school, this can include providing in-kind donations, contributing cash and lending expertise and technical knowledge. Connect with our principal on what may be appropriate. For more information on ways to give to CBE, visit Donate ​on the CBE website.​​​

Fundraisers & Donations

Donations

  • Pants (all sizes, girls and boys) 
  • Lego or other building toys for inside recess days

Ear Buds

Donate unused iPhone ear bud / microphone sets for students to use in the Learning Commons.

Fundraising 

Mabel's Labels

Mabel’s Labels offers affordably priced, excellent quality, personalized labels that can be used for almost anything: water bottles, backpacks, lunch bags and containers.

They also have labels specifically for clothing use that are durable and washable. They are an excellent way to ensure your child’s clothing and lunch stuff stay out of the lost and found. If you order through Chaparral School, you can help raise funds for the school as well!

Simply go to 

campaigns.mabelslabels.com Select Chaparral Elementary School (Calgary) and begin your label shopping!

Other Fundraisers

We are planning the following fundraising initiatives for the 2020-21 school year. Keep scrolling below for more details!

  • Casino (on hold - until further notice)
  •  Fun Lunch (on hold - until further notice)
  • Popcorn Day - Dates to be announced soon 
  • Purdy's Chocolate (November - December 2020) - to be confirmed 
  • Veseys Seeds (Spring 2021) - to be confirmed

For information on the CBE's guidelines for school-based fundraising, visit the CBE website.


Fun Lunches

Update:  At this time, Fun Lunches have been postponed due to Covid-19.  We will reintroduce this popular program as soon as we are able. 


The Chaparral School Council is happy to announce that it will be hosting monthly Fun Lunches & Popcorn Days through Healthy Hunger. Healthy Hunger is a secure website where parents can order fun lunches and popcorn for their children all at once or monthly. Please note that Fun Lunches are for Grades 1 - 6 only, as Kindergarten is only here for 1/2 days. 

Here is the link for ordering: www.healthyhunger.ca

Please note: Popcorn orders are available K-Grade 6, Fun Lunches are available only for Grades 1-6.

To register please go to: www.healthyhunger.ca and click “register student” to get started.

2020-21 Healthy Hunger Fun Lunch Dates are Thursdays: (Postponed - Until further notice)

  • Oct.  
  • Nov.  
  • Dec.  
  • Jan.  
  • Feb.  
  • Mar.  
  • Apr.  
  • May  
  • June  

All online Fun Lunch orders are due 6 days before each Fun Lunch date.

Popcorn Days

Popcorn is also ordered through the Healthy Hunger website.  www.healthyhunger.ca. Kindergarten students are able to participate in this program.  Popcorn days are: 

  • October 20, 2020 
  • December  8, 2020
  • February  9, 2021
  • April  13, 2021

Did you know our school receives 50% of the funds received on Popcorn Days!

Keep an eye out for a new fundraising opportunity, Papa John’s Pizza night! …Raise funds for our school while enjoying pizza at home!


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Donating to Our School

From a donations perspective, ways to give to our school include:

  • Contributing cash: donations over $25 are tax deductible and cheques can be made out to the Calgary Board of Education

  • Providing in-kind donations: to donate school supplies and equipment, contact us directly

Connect with our Principal for more information. 

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