​​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.​

Back to School Information

First Day of Classes

On Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2022, we welcome our students to the 2022-23 school year at Colonel Walker School. In this handout, you will find the answers too many of your back to school questions.

School Start & End Times

Our bell times are:

Outdoor Supervision 8:25 – 8:35 am; Entry Bell – 8:35 am; Classes start at 8:40 am

Grade 1-6

Morning 8:40 AM-12:15 PM   (recess break 10:44-11:00 AM)

Lunch/Recess 12:15-1:00 PM (warning bell at 12:57)

Afternoon-1:00 PM-3:20 PM

Early Dismissal at 12:30 every Friday

Kindergarten

8:35 – lining up to go inside; instruction starts at 8:40 AM - 11:20 AM

School Calendar

We are a school that follows the Traditional calendar. View our School Calendar for upcoming events and dates. For system calendars, please visit: www.cbe.ab.ca/registration/calendars

Lunch Supervision

Lunch supervision registration forms can be completed online through your MyCBE account. More information on our Lunch Supervision page.

Assigned Teachers

Here is a list of our 2022-2023 staff:

Colonel Walker Teaching Staff

2022-23

Principal

Ms. Meike Thomsen

Kindergarten

Mr. Kearney

Grade 1

Ms. Sherri Sherren

Grade 2

Ms. Robin Drinkwater

Grade 3

Ms. Dena Leigh

Grade 4

Ms. Deborah Ling & Ms. Brittany Reid

Grade 5/6

Ms. Brittany Reid

Music

Ms. Deborah Ling

French as a Second Language (grade 4, 5, 6)

Ms. Deborah Ling

PE & Wellness, grade 2-6

Mr. Geoff Kearney

 

Colonel Walker Support Staff

2022-2023

Administrative Assistant IV

Ms. Tammy Hoban

Educational Assistant

Ms. Tara Grant

Educational Assistant

Mr. David Scott

Library Assistant

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Facility Operator

Mr. Chi Wong

 

School Supply Lists

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.

Registration Information

Please visit our How to Register page for all registration details and forms. Our school office opens on Monday, August 29, 2022 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 Account? Have You Added Your Child(ren) To the Account?

Parents / Legal Guardians / Independent Students who have not already done so, must create a MyCBE account and add their child(ren) to the account to:

  • access your child’s program information (e.g., course assessments, daily attendance record, report card)
  • view your child’s learning using Brightspace by D2L
  • pay fees and request waivers
  • register for transportation and lunch ​supervision
  • book parent-teacher conferences
  • submit online school forms (required for 2022-23 school year)

You will need your email address on file at the school as well as your child’s CBE ID, which can be found on the:

  • SchoolEngage student profile, for families that registered their child using SchoolEngage. 
    Note | For a visual guide on how to find the CBE ID within SchoolEngage, refer to SchoolEnage CBE Student ID
  • CBE Report Card, beside the child's name
  • CBE ID card

MyCBE Account

For parents / legal guardians / independent students without a MyCBE account

  1. Sign in at www.cbe.ab.ca/mycbe
  2. Create the account; refer to MyCBE - Creating an Account
  3. Add child(ren); refer to MyCBE - Adding Additional Students

For parents / legal guardians / independent students with a MyCBE account

  1. Sign in at www.cbe.ab.ca/mycbe
  2. Add child(ren); refer to MyCBE - Adding Additional Students

​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.​​​​​

CBE schools are now closed until August. Thank you to all school staff for your extraordinary service. We recognize the care, compassion and kindness you have shown each and every day to students, families and one another. Wishing you a restful, joyful and safe summer. #WeAreCBE https://t.co/5LrcfDKAz7

Reg and Rosemary Crow Shoe have been appointed as Members of the #OrderOfCanada. These respected Elders were recognized for their commitment to the preservation of Blackfoot culture & to reconciliation. We are grateful for their work with the CBE Elder Advisory Council. #WeAreCBE https://t.co/SWYVHXiEeW

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