​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.​

Back to School Information

First Day of Classes

On Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021, we welcome our students to the 2021-22 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-12:12 PM   (recess break 10:46-11:00 AM)
Lunch/Recess 12:12-1:00 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

Noon Supervision

Noon supervision registration forms can be completed on-line through your My CBE / Powerschool account

Assigned Teachers

Here is a list of our 2021-2022 staff:

Colonel Walker Teaching Staff

2021-2022

Principal

Ms. Meike Thomsen

Kindergarten

Ms. Donna Connell

Grade 1

Ms. Amber Masniuk

Grade 2

Ms. Dena Leigh

Grade 3

Mr. Geoffrey Kearney

Grade 4

Ms. Deborah Ling & Ms. Donna Connell

Grade 5/6

Ms. Robin Drinkwater

Music

Ms. Deborah Ling

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

Ms. Deborah Ling

Colonel Walker Support Staff

2021-2022

Administrative Assistant IV

Ms. Tammy Hoban

Educational Assistant

Ms. Tara Grant

Educational Assistant

Mr. David Scott

Library Assistant

Ms. Lynne Potts

Facility Operator

Mr. Kevin McMillan

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 Tuesday, August 25, 2021 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 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.​

​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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