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Dates to Remember


Principal's Message

Weekly Message - December 1

Important dates: 
Tuesday Dec 5 – Christy Fenton Author visit/ assembly. Formal Day. 
Thursday Dec 7 – School Council 6PM. In person. Light dinner provided. 
Friday Dec 8 – PD Day – Students are not in attendance 
Friday Dec 15 - Comfy Clothes Day (Jammies, Oodie, Onesie, comfy clothes) 
Friday Dec 22  - First full day of winter – Dress like a snowman, wear snowflakes, wear cold colours, wear your toque, wear your best indoor winter clothes 
Winter break Last day of classes is December 22, 2023. Classes resume Monday January 8, 2024.  
An update from School Council 
Thursday December 7 6-7PM face to face meeting 
The Chris Akkerman Parent Council meeting will take place on Thursday, December 7th in-person at the school's Learning Commons. All parents are welcome to attend, as discussions will be held around some spending initiatives for Chris Akkerman students for this school year. Also, pizza will be provided for dinner for all those who are in attendance 
Fundraising Initiative – UR Fundraising (Just like On-line Shopping) 
How Does This Work  
SHARE & SHOP  - Share the link above with family and friends so they can also support Chris Akkerman! 
Home Delivery Information 
Free home delivery on all orders over $95.00.   
$10 delivery fee on orders under $95.00.  
Free Pick up information.  
Free pick up is available Wednesday to Friday 11:00am – 3:00pm.   
Our warehouse is located at Bay 7, 4420 – 75th Avenue SE 
We have over 100 products on our current store.   
We  have more than 50 products under $50.00.   
Smaller pack sizes available. 
Our Pricing is set to match local grocery store pricing.   
Some Vendors include, Spolumbos, Good Fillin, Lloyd’s Jamaican Patties, Milk Jar Candles, Kingdom Coffee, Coco Brooks to name a few.   
Meats come from Centennial Foods, which includes STERLING SILVER STEAKS.  
Bacon comes from SYSCO FOODS or GFS which is supplied by OLYMEL.  All center cut and restaurant quality. Much better than retail bacon. 
Office Reminders 
Please pay your current fees. All families in CAS have transportation, lunchroom, and in-line skating fees that should be paid. Also, specific in school and out of school fieldtrip fees for individual classes are also in your fees account. Kindly ensure your fees payments are up to date. Notices will be coming home to all families who are not up to date in their fee payments this month.  Waiver applications are available through your myCBE account. All fee payments can be made in your myCBE account.  
If you need to arrange pick-up for your child please call the school before 1PM Mon-Thurs and before 11 on Friday. Please call the school and leave a message on voice mail.  
#2 for the bussing line 
#1 for the attendance line 
We do not take these calls directly. We will re-direct families to call back and leave a message. Please ensure you leave your child’s first and last name and their teacher’s name. Without this information we are unable to log your request.   
McCarthy’s Holiday Hours 
The store will be closed on Saturday 2nd of December for our annual Inventory count and will re-open on Tuesday December 5th at 10am. Any online orders placed over the weekend will be shipped out on the 5th of December.  
Our store will also be closed for Christmas break, to allow our staff to rest and spend the holidays with their families. Our last business day for the year is December 22nd and we will re-open on Wednesday 3rd of January at 10am. Any orders placed online during that time will be shipped out the first week we are back. 
Extended Absence 
If Your family needs to be away for an extended length of time, please contact the school to book an appointment with Ms. Bauman to review and sign a form with you.  Appointments are available on Tuesdays/Thursdays from 8:00 am to 9:00 am.  
Inline Skating Update 
We have just finished our month-long Inline skating Residency at Chris at Chris Akkerman School. Students were provided with three lessons over the residency and made great progress! The School Council kindly subsidized the event. Here is a photo of the Alien In-line Skating Residency: 


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Chris Akkerman School

5004 Marbank Dr NE Calgary, AB, T2A 3J6
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School Contacts

Leanne Bettesworth
Assistant Principal
Debbie Bauman
Education Director
Lisa Nachtigal
Marilyn Dennis

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Morning Start
7:50 AM
2:35 PM
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