​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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Elbow Park Re-Entry Plan

Please view our 2020-21 re-entry plan by clicking on the link under "Resources" on the right-hand side column of this page.

First Day of Classes 

We are beginning our school year by limiting the number of students entering the school over the first two days.

Staggered entry days for Kindergarten to Grade 6 are full days, with Kindergarten dismissing at their regular time of 11:00. 

  • Student surnames beginning with letters A to L – Tuesday, Sept 1st 
  • Student surnames beginning with letters M to Z – Wednesday, Sept 2nd 
  • All students in all grades (K-6) will attend regular hours starting Thursday, September 3 as per our scheduled times and according to our  posted calendar.

School Start & End Times

Monday to Thursday 8:10 – 11:00 AM
Friday 8:10 - 12:00 PM
Staggered Entry/Dismissal Times 2020-21

*Lunch Times adjusted (Aug. 31/20)

Grade TeamMonday to
FridayLunch (M-Th)
Grade 1-28:15 - 3:108:15 ‐ 12:00 PM12:15 - 1:05
Grade 3-4 8:05 - 3:008:05 - 11:50 AM*12:15 - 1:05
Grade 5-68:10 - 3:058:10 - 11:55 *12:15 - 1:05

School Supply Lists   

Supplies are purchased by the school. Please ensure your child has a pair of indoor runners, a lunch bag (if you are part of the Noon Supervision program) and a backpack

Indoor shoes are brought to school the first day of school and left at school. 

Many backpacks and shoes look alike; please label all student possessions.

School Calendar

We are a school that follows the traditional calendar.  View our school's Calendar for upcoming events and dates.  

Noon Supervision  

In order to eat lunch at school in our lunchroom program, all students must be registered. We do offer a school-based 4-day noon supervision program to our Grades 1-6 students. 

Snacks and lunches should be easy for children to manage. Hot water and microwaves are not accessible for students.

During lunch recess, supervision is provided for students attending the lunch program.  Students who go home for lunch should return no more than 5 minutes prior to their entry time and line up with their class to re-enter school.

Please remember to call our main office to report a child’s absence/drop-in at 403-817-3408 (ext.0)

Registration and payment can be done through MyCBE/PowerSchool account.

For more specific information as to cost and registration procedures, please see our Noon Supervision page.

Assigned Teachers  

Typically class lists are posted outside near the front entrance on the first morning of school, however due to COVID restrictions on mass gatherings, expect to receive an email from your child's homeroom teacher on the evening of Aug. 31, 2020 welcoming you to their class. Students will meet their teachers outside of the school at a determined time and meeting place in the email. Teachers will have signs identifying who they are. We ask that parents ensure that they have taken pictures and said, “Good bye” to their children before their teacher takes them to class. Parents will not be permitted to enter the building.

Unfortunately, we will not be able to enjoy our traditional "Muffin Mixer" social gathering hosted by our Parent Council on the first day of school. They typically provide muffins and refreshments and this has been a great way to connect with our learning community.

Registration Information

Please visit our How to Register page for registration details and forms. As mentioned, our school office will open on August 27, 2020 for registration.

School Parking Lot & Student Drop-Off

Please note that the parking lot is not available for student drop-off for safety reasons. We ask that you please respect the parking zones and driveway access along 36 Ave SW. Our parents create our own safety issues by parking too close to crosswalks and double-parking along this congested roadway during drop-off.

As we are a "community school" with no busing, we strongly encourage students to walk or bike/scooter to school. This is much safer for everyone, and offers a great opportunity to be physically active prior to school starting.

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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.​

​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.​​​​​​​

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.​​​​​

RT @FechJason: Help support families at our sister school @JSMelementary with our Mountain of Warmth clothing drive. Bag & label your laundered & gently used winter clothing donations & deliver to @ElbowParkSchool. #WeAreCBE https://t.co/dQkAtvJHiV

RT @CMOH_Alberta: Effective today parents & guardians in AB can access their children’s COVID-19 results via MyHealth Records, enabling them to receive their children’s test results more quickly. Once a child is tested, parents can log in & see the results as soon as they’re available, 24/7. (5/8)

RT @FechJason: We are so excited to use our new outdoor classroom @ElbowParkSchool! Thanks to Elbow Park Parent Society for funding this and our amazing CBE Grounds Crew for the amazing install! #WeAreCBE #outdoorclassroom https://t.co/K4nQwh8LKk

We are excited to support the #TerryFoxRun @ElbowParkSchool today! https://t.co/GxIVHkqZnT

RT @FechJason: Thanks to our Parent Society for funding to “grow” our outdoor classroom. Students @ElbowParkSchool two years ago told me we had no insects or animals on our grounds. I saw dragonflies & bees today! Thanks @BowPointNursery & @TheArborest for planning and planting this past week. https://t.co/cAh6Z56AeH