Chris Akkerman School

5004 Marbank Dr NE
Calgary, AB, T2A 3J6
School Programs: Traditional Learning Centre (TLC)

School Contacts

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

Contact Us


It is important that you call the school if your child is going to be absent or arriving late. Please report all absences to the Attendance Line at 403-777-8120 ext. 1. See more on our Attendance page.


Office Hours

  • Monday – Thursday: 7:45 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Friday: 7:45 AM – 12:00 PM

Class Times

Grades K – 2 

Monday - Thursday:

  • Morning: 7:50 – 11:40 AM
  • Lunch: 11:40 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Afternoon: 12:30 – 2:35 PM

Grades 3 – 5 

Monday - Thursday:

  • Morning: 7:50 – 11:25 AM
  • Lunch: 11:25 AM - 12:15 PM
  • Afternoon: 12:15 – 2:35 PM


Monday - Thursday:

  • Kindergarten: 7:50 AM – 2:35 PM  
  • Mon/Wed and Tues/Thurs classes - alternate Fridays


  • Early Dismissal Fridays: 7:50 – 11:35 AM

*Kindergarten classes attend specific Fridays. K teachers have supplied parents with the Friday schedule.

School Profile

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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. ​​​​