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We would like to welcome you and your child to the Dr. Gordon Townsend School.  If your child is receiving transportation to Dr. Gordon Townsend, please be aware of the following:

  • In the event of illness or appointments, please cancel your child’s transportation yourself, and then call the school office and your key worker to confirm (see contact information below).
  • Any transportation changes require at least 5 working days to be put in place.
  • During the course of your child’s admission and school year, should you move or change your telephone number, please contact the office at 403-955-7004 and relay this information to us.

Transportation Contacts

  • Checker, Special Education Dispatch 403-299-4934
  • Handibus/ACCESS    403-537-7777
  • Dreams Transportation  403-590-7433
  • 4Seasons Transportation   403-809-1116

Should you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact either the school or program.

School Main Office

  • Tammy Decock, Administrative Assistant    403-955-7004
  • Andrew Heaton, Assistant Principal 403-955-7005      
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​School Bus Safety at the CBE

School bus loading zones provide a safe area for students to embark and disembark the buses. Please do not drive into the school bus loading zone when you pick up or drop off your child.

Help teach your child to safely cross the street around school buses. Children should:

  • Stand back a safe distance from the bus

  • Wait until the bus leaves the stop

  • Walk to the closest intersection

  • Cross the street only when they have a clear view of traffic in both directions and it is safe to do so

The CBE and school bus carriers want to ensure your child's safety and make their experience on the bus a positive one.​​​

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Monday, Oct. 18 is a system-wide non-instructional day so there are no classes for students. It is also municipal election day – don’t forget to vote! Have a safe long weekend and please continue to follow all public health measures #WeAreCBE https://t.co/isScnELKOp