​Important Dates

We follow the CBE traditional calendar. The calendar sets common start and end days, non-instructional days and holidays. For our school’s additional non-instructional days, late entries, early dismissal days and events, see our school calendar page.​

The Calgary Board of Education continues to plan for the health measures that may be in place for the next school year. More details will be shared with families before the first day of classes.

Find the latest information on the CBE website and the Alberta Government website.​

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First Day of Classes 

Our first day of classes is Wednesday, September 1 and the school office is open to parents on Friday, August 27, 2021.

School Start & End Times

Our bell times are:

Kindergarten - Grade 5: Monday – Thursday
School Start Time: 7:50 AM
End of school Day: 2:35 PM

Fridays – EARLY DISMISSAL 7:50 AM - 11:35 AM
All Grade 1-5 Classes Attend. Kindergarten Alternate Fridays.

School Supply Lists  

All students require formal and informal uniforms purchased through McCarthy’s. Black dress shoes for inside wear and running shoes for Physical Education classes are also required.
Uniform information can be accessed at:


School Calendar

We are a school that follows the traditional calendar. View our Calendar page for events and dates.

For system calendars, please visit: CBE System Calendars.

Noon Supervision 

All students who eat lunch at school must be registered. For more information visit our Noon Supervision page.

Assigned Teachers 

On the first day of school, all staff will be outside to direct students and families to the correct doors. Class lists with teacher names will be posted by the doors so families know who the teacher is. Once all students are in the building, they will be separated into their classrooms. Students can be picked up outside of those same doors.


Staggered Entry for Kindergarten classes begins on September 1, 2021 according to the schedule parents received in June via email. Please meet the teachers at the main west entrance of the school. The regular schedule for Kindergarten classes will begin on Tuesday, September 7, 2021.

Registration Information

Please visit our How to Register page for registration details and forms. 

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​​​Do You Have a MyCBE Parent Account?

Parents who have not already done so, must create an account in MyCBE to:

  • Pay fees or apply for a waiver

  • Register for transportation and lunch supervision

  • View student progress

To create a new account, go to www.cbe.ab.ca/mycbe and click on Create Parent Account. You will need to have your child(ren)’s CBE Student ID Number and use your email on file at the school.​

​​Fees and Waivers

School fees will be charged to families starting in October. Online fee payment is the simplest and most convenient way to pay school fees. Parents can use their online account to pay fees or apply for a waiver at: www.cbe.ab.ca/mycbe.

You can find more information on the CBE school fees and waivers​ page.​​​​​​​

​​​Yellow School Bus Tra​nsportation

Yellow school bus routes for the 2021-22 school year are created o​ver the summer and based on the addresses submitted before the pre-registration deadline in June. Transportation continues to accept registrations after the deadline; however, students are added to the closest existing stop with available space. Processing times could be up to six weeks at the beginning of the school year due to volume.

More information about 2021-22 transportation service levels and proposed fees are posted on the CBE website.

Your bus stop location and time will be available in your MyCBE account by mid-August.

Conditional riders can also register using MyCBE. Applications will be considered after eligible riders registrations have been processed.

Learn more about transportation on the CBE website.

​Further Inform​ation

We look forward to a great year ahead. If you have any questions that we haven’t addressed here, please contact the school. 

For further information visit our CBE back-to-school information​ page.​​​​​

Thank you volunteers for all your help in the 2019-2020 school year. The year would not have been the same without you. https://t.co/Pe1TYAYUV5

Hello families! Please stop by the front office and place a marker on the world map to indicate where your family originates from. We'd love to see you during Parent Conferences on Thursday night and Friday morning!

Thanks to all families and staff for a great first week of School! Please mark your calendar for our first parent council meeting on September 23rd at 6:30 pm. All parents are 😃welcome!

Kindergarten Orientation is tonight (June 13th) at 6:30pm. If your child has been accepted into Kindergarten at Chris Akkerman School for the 2019-20 school year, then you should attend this meeting. https://t.co/kFbpRuYxCs