​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 Alberta Government announced on July 21 that schools will be in Scenario 1 as of Sept. 1, 2020.  

The CBE's 2020-21 re-entry plan is subject to change as more information becomes available from the province. We will continue to update schools with more details during the next school year.​​

You can find the COVID Self-Assessment Tool​ (daily checklist) in the Government Resources section on the CBE website. 

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First Day of Classes

Our first day of classes for all students is Sept. 1, 2020. We will follow regular hours starting on the first day of school. The school office is open to parents on Aug. 25, 2020.

School Start & End Times

Grades 1-6

  • Monday to Thursday 8:35 AM – 12:12 PM (recess break 10:45 - 11:00 AM)
  • Lunch Break 12:12 PM – 1:00 PM (warning bell at 12:57)
  • Afternoon 1:00 PM - 3:20 PM
  • Early Dismissal at 12:30 every Friday


Half-day Kindergarten Monday - Friday

  • 8:35 Lining up to go inside
  • 8:35 AM – 11:20 AM

School Supplies 

Please put your child’s name on the following important items they will need at school

  • A backpack
  • Indoor shoes – runners
  • Lunch kit / Water bottle

Student Supplies are bulk ordered and students are not required to bring supplies of their own.

School Calendar

We are a school that follows the Traditional calendar. View our School Calendar for upcoming events and dates.

Noon Supervision

Colonel Walker School offers a CBE run lunch program. Registration for noon supervision can be done online

Drop in is available at $5.00 per visit for those who want to stay occasionally. Please provide a nut aware lunch that does not require cooking or heating. For students who go home for lunch, they can return to the school between 12:45 - 1:00 PM when outside supervision is available. 

Assigned Teachers

Here is a list of our 2020-2021 staff:

Colonel Walker Teaching Staff



Ms. Cheryl Pelletier  

Grade 1

Ms. Donna Connell

Grade 2

Ms. Amber Masniuk

Grade 3

Ms. Dena Leigh

Grade 4

Mr. Geoffrey Kearney

Grade 5/6

Ms. Kathryn Lemke


Ms. Donna Connell

Grade 5/6 FSL Instruction

Ms. Cheryl Pelletier

Grade 4 FSL Instruction

Ms. Cheryl Pelletier

Colonel Walker Support Staff


Educational Assistant

Ms. Tara Grant

Educational Assistant


Library Assistant

Ms. Lynne Potts

Lunchroom Supervisor


Registration Information

Please visit our How to Register page for all registration details and forms. Our school office opens on Aug. 25, 2020 at 10:00 AM for registration.

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​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.​​​​​​​

Do You Have a MyCBE / PowerSchool Parent Account?

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

  • Pay fees or apply for a waiver

  • Register for transportation and noon 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.​

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.​​​​​

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