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

UPDATE: July 10 2021

Please read carefully the information on this site to gain an understanding of the measures we are taking to provide for the safety and health of our students. The CBE will continue to make adjustments as our context changes. While this plan is set for now, updates are expected via the CBE corporate website. Parents are advised to check regularly. 

Photo IDs:

Below is the schedule for FLHS Pictures and School IDs.  You can also return any books/laptops from last year. 

Further information regarding the first week of school will be sent to you as soon as it is available.

Wednesday, August 25 

Grade 10: Photos- by last name

A-F     9:00 - 10:30 

G-M   10:30 - 12:00

N-Z    12:30 - 2:00

Thursday, August 26 

Grade 11: Photos - by last name

A-F     9:00 - 10:30 

G-M   10:30 - 12:00

N-Z    12:30 - 2:00

Monday, August 30

Grade 12: Photos - - by last name

A-F     9:00 - 10:30 

G-M   10:30 - 12:00

N-Z    12:30 - 2:00

First Day of School - Wednesday, September 1st

Our first day of classes is Wednesday, September 1, 2021 and the school office is open to parents on Monday, August 23, 2021.

The first day of classes we will have a staggered entry as follows:

Grade 10 (PLP will attend full days)
Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021 
Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021
8:30 – 11:30 AM 
Regular Classes: 8:30 AM – 3:13 PM
Grade 11 & 12
Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021 
Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021
1:00 – 3:13 PM 
Regular Classes: 8:30 AM – 3:13 PM


School Start & End Times

Our bell times are:

Monday to ThursdayFriday
Warning Bell 8:25 AM
Block 1 8:30 AM – 9:59 AM
Block 2 10:02 AM – 11:31 AM 
Lunch Break 11:31 AM – 12:12 PM
Block 3 12:12 PM – 1:41 PM 
Block 4 1:44 PM – 3:13 PM

Warning Bell 8:25 AM
Block  1 8:30 AM – 9:35 AM
Block 2 9:38 AM – 10:43 AM
Lunch 10:43 AM – 11:00 AM
Block 3  11:03 AM - 12:08 AM
Block 4 12:11 PM – 1:16 PM
Early Dismissal 1:16 PM

Students enrolled in courses at Jack James High School will begin attending them on Tuesday, September 7th.                  

School Supplies

Students are expected to supply their own binders, loose-leaf paper, pens, pencils and any other necessary equipment and supplies. An inexpensive calculator is strongly suggested for all students in Math classes. Due to Occupational Health and Safety regulations several shop classes also require steel-toed boots.

Textbooks and handouts will be supplied by the school and are funded by the payment of school fees.

Registration Information

Please visit our How to Register page for all registration details and registration forms. Our school office opens on Monday, August 23, 2021 for registration.

School Calendar

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

For system calendars, please visit: http://www.cbe.ab.ca/registration/calendars

Last modified on

​​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.​

​​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.​​​​​

We’ve reviewed the new health measures announced by government and provided an update to CBE families https://t.co/2kr6uYxlMq #yycbe #WeAreCBE https://t.co/qP1dPOwMTY

RT @ohscbe: It is definitely looking like fall out there! Our Grade 6s are learning about the autumnal equinox occurring on Sept 22, which marks the change of the season! #SkyScience #WeAreCBE https://t.co/BKZZMfmlnC

Thank you to all of the CBE students involved in the safety patrol program. We must all work together to ensure student and pedestrian/wheeler safety on the roads and pathways near our schools. #WeAreCBE https://t.co/QDjFocgZaj

Today’s Board of Trustees public meeting will be held virtually starting at noon. We invite you to stream the meeting online https://t.co/nvCl1fvF09 #yycbe https://t.co/ec1MUL3Toi

Starting on Monday, schools will provide notifications when families self-report an AHS-confirmed case of COVID-19 to their school https://t.co/k7BOHh1GHN #yycbe #WeAreCBE https://t.co/czCAIHy1St

Check out this profile of the statues from the CBE logo https://t.co/i4RmtOwH0U

We're excited to welcome students back to school! We hope students and staff have an great day to begin another school year full of learning! #WeAreCBE https://t.co/PJSL5aMPOv

CBE to Recognize National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Sept. 30: https://t.co/z0H8vDoOUE #yycbe #WeAreCBE

Calendar Update | Thursday, Sept. 30 will be a non-operational day to commemorate the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation across the CBE. This means there will be no classes and schools will be closed for the day. https://t.co/t1lyjHEDlz #yycbe https://t.co/dsMX5K71Py