Attendance

Attendance Line: 403-777-6025 ext. 1      

Please notify the school whenever a child will be late or absent. Leave a message on our Attendance Line available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Do not leave this message on the teacher’s voicemail.

Please leave the following information for each child:

  • name of student(s)
  • grade(s)
  • teacher(s)
  • reason for absence or lateness
  • length of absence if known

Children are expected to arrive no earlier than 15 minutes before bell times in the morning and afternoon. There is no teacher supervision before 8:55 AM. Children are asked to go directly home after school. They will not be purposefully held back at the end of the day unless parents have been notified.

If your child is absent and there is no message on our Absence Line, we will be contacting you at the numbers listed on your child’s Demographic Report. 

Extended Absences

If your child will be absent for an extended amount of time or you plan an extended absence for your child, please provide the school with the details of the absence and arrange to meet with administration to discuss the learning impact of this extended absence.

Inclement Weather

Please visit our Cold Weather Days page for information on weather-related school operation and policies.

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Attendance in MyCBE / PowerSchool

Our student information system, MyCBE / PowerSchool provides parents and students with access to detailed attendance information. For help creating an account or signing in, please visit Technical Support for Students & Parents.

Attendance records are available in Grades and Attendance or Attendance History. Common attendance codes are:

  • (_) =Present
  • A = Absent
  • L = Late
  • IL = Illness
  • AP = Absent - Parent Called
  • LVE = Leave Early
  • MA = Appointment

A legend of all the attendance codes are available at the bottom of the attendance charts in PowerSchool. To discuss any discrepancies, please contact the school office.

Attendance Expectations at the CBE

We believe there is a strong correlation between attendance and effective education. The CBE Administrative Regulation 6020 - Attendance of Students​ regulation applies to all of our students, and outlines the responsibilities for students, parents and school staff.​​​​​​​​

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