​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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First Day of Classes

Our first day of classes is Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020 and the school office is open to parents on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020.

Kindergarten students have a staggered entry – if you missed the Kindergarten orientation, please contact the school office to find out which day will be your child’s first day of school.

School Start & End Times

Our bell times are:

Kindergarten 

  • Morning 9:10 AM – 12:04 PM 
  • Afternoon 12:51 PM  – 3:45 PM  
  • Alternate Friday Classes 9:10 AM  – 12:04 PM 

Grades 1 to 9 

  • Morning 9:10 AM  – 12:33 PM 
  • Recess (Grades 1-6) 10:45 AM  – 11:00 AM  
  • Nutrition Break (Grades 7-9) 10:49 AM  – 10:56 AM 
  • Lunch 12:33 PM  – 1:15 PM  
  • Afternoon 1:15 PM  – 3:45 PM  
  • Friday Classes 9:10 AM  – 1:00 PM 
  • Friday Nutrition Break (Grades 1-9) 11:00 AM  – 11:20 AM 
  • Friday Bus dismissal 1:00 PM 

School Calendar

We are a school that follows the traditional calendar. View our School Calendar.

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

Noon Supervision

The following schedule for Grades 1-6 is adopted by our lunchroom supervisors in order to provide a safe and welcoming environment to eat.

Lunchroom (Grades 4-6: 12:33 – 12:54 PM ) (Grades 1-3: 12:54-1:15 PM ): Sit quietly in designated spots and eat until attendance is taken. Students are then allowed to visit and socialize while eating.

Pre-bell Announcement: Silent/Quiet time to allow students to have time to focus on finishing their lunch and tidying up their eating area. If a bathroom break is needed during lunch, students are to raise their hands and ask for permission.

Lunch Recess

Grades 1-3: 12:33 - 12:54 PM 
Grades 4-6: 12:54 - 1:15 PM 

  • Good Weather: Students are dismissed to the outdoors for fresh air and exercise. 
  • Poor Weather: Go to the gym for dance/movement exercises OR Go on a fun walk with exercises interspersed throughout the hallways

The goals of the lunch program are:

  1. To provide a safe, clean and welcoming environment for students to eat a healthy lunch
  2. To provide a relaxing space for visiting/socializing with friends
  3. To provide an opportunity for students to have body movement, both in times of outdoor and indoor lunch (poor weather conditions)

Kindergarten

Kindergarten classes have staggered entry on Sept. 1 and 2. If you are unsure of which day your child should begin, contact the main office. You may bring your child to their classroom on the first day of school (you may enter through the main doors), and get them settled. Your child’s teacher will contact you by phone prior to the first day of school. AM and PM kindergarten classes attend on alternate Fridays. See our Calendar for exact dates.

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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 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.​

​Yellow School Bus Tra​nsportation

Yellow school bus routes for the 2020-21 school year are created over the summer and based on the addresses submitted before the pre-registration deadline in May. While CBE Transportation continues to accept pre-registrations, these will not be considered until route changes are done after Thanksgiving.

COVID-19 Chan​ges

  • Riding the Bus Flowchart and Checklist
  • Only registered students have bus route and stop information provided through MyCBE / PowerSchool; this is to control the number of students accessing a bus in order to support maintaining healthy distances
  • Only registered students should use transportation services
  • Students are assigned to one stop based on their primary home address for general transportation; alternate stops will not be available
  • Students will be assigned a seat by the driver; students must adhere to the seating plan
  • Students must complete the AHS health assessment every morning before leaving for the bus stop. Students or family members with COVID-19 symptoms must stay home.
  • Masks are mandatory for students K-12, including on school buses
  • All service providers will follow Alberta Education and Alberta Health COVID-19 guidelines
Please visit our Covid-19 Frequently Asked Questions page, Transportation Section for more information.​

More information about 2020-21 transportation service levels and proposed fees are posted on the CBE website.

Conditional riders can also register using MyCBE / PowerSchool. Applications will be considered after eligible riders registrations have been processed.​​​​

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.​​​​​

It’s National Volunteer Week. Thank you to all CBE volunteers who give their time and talents to support our students, teachers and schools. Even though you haven’t been able to be inside of schools and classrooms this year, your contributions are so appreciated. #WeAreCBE https://t.co/LCtqDr3Odp

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Starting Monday, April 19 Gr 7-12 students will transition to at-home learning for at least two weeks. K-6 will continue in-person classes. Schools have provided specific details to families. https://t.co/JCQrcarjdu #yycbe #WeAreCBE https://t.co/OQlS7NCr7F

If your child is interested in full-time online learning for the 2021-22 school year, you need to request a transfer to CBe-learn by Friday, April 23 at 4 p.m. Learn more: https://t.co/9sSm49IsnM #yycbe https://t.co/W4HZvP6pSX

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