Classes & Departments

For the 2021-22 school year, all Chaparral teachers will communicate using a variety of methods, which may include personal phone calls, personal email, Google Classroom (for homework and to share information), student agendas, and Microsoft Teams.  We may organize face to face meetings by appointment only.  

Click on teachers names below to email them.  To reach Chaparral School by phone, dial 403-777-6424 x 0.  

Tammy Smith
Lindsey Pehkonen
Grade 1 
Kelly LeBlanc
MJ Pedersen
Laura Sweet
Grade 2
Andrea Buist
Jamie Gartley
Lori Van Gorp
Grade 3
Carol Gilson
Christina Maron
Grade 4
Tracy Behl
Pam McBride
Lori Wilson
Grade 5
Amanda Cottrell
Blair Gimbel
Katie Keil
Grade 6
Vanessa Goerzen
Janice Grover
Corinne Swan
Sarah McCune
Ryan Van Roekel
Literacy Support
Bethany Dittmann
Lindsey Pehkonen
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Monday, May 29 is a system-wide non-instructional day so there are no classes for CBE students. It is also the provincial election day – don’t forget to vote! Have a safe long weekend. #WeAreCBE

RT @globalfestyyc: Last week, GlobalFest was a proud participant in the Bob Edwards Diversity and Peace Conference. With the theme of “Acceptance is our Superpower”, GlobalFest was able to host Virgin Radio Host Andrew Uyeno in a classroom discussion about what it means to be biracial.

Forest Lawn High School hosted the first-ever high school Esports Tournament - 8 schools competed in the popular game League of Legends, showcasing the excitement of competitive gaming and also highlighting the educational value and benefits it brings to students. #WeAreCBE

RT @EdMattersYYC: Busy? Procrastinating? Over-thinking? Remember, if you're a @yyCBEdu or @CCSD_edu student graduating this spring and applying for EducationMatters Student Awards, the application deadline is less than a week away! Start and/or finish your application ASAP:

Congratulations! Thank you Brown Bagging It for all you do to help CBE students. #WeAreCBE #bb4ck

RT @EverActiveAB: There's some amazing work being done at West Springs School in Calgary! 🎉🎉⁠ ⁠ They have been hosting Walk and Wheel Wednesdays in an effort to promote and normalize active school travel. @cityofcalgary @yyCBEdu

Way to go students at Western Canada High School! #WeAreCBE

In partnership with Mount Royal University, @DrFredaMiller School hosted a week of Tipi Teachings with Tsuu'tina Knowledge Keepers Bruce Starlight Jr. and Joe Starlight in the spirit of truth and reconciliation. Learn more: #WeAreCBE

Today’s Board of Trustees public meeting starts at 2:30 p.m. at the Education Centre (note the time change). Trustees will be presented with the Education Plan 2021-2024–Year 3 & the 2023-2024 Budget Report. Join us or stream the meeting online #yycbe

All of our schools and offices will be closed on Monday, May 22 for Victoria Day. Have a safe and relaxing long weekend! #WeAreCBE