​​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.​

Back-to-School Information

First Day of Classes

Our first day of classes is September 1, 2022 and the school office is open to parents on August 29, 2022

Welcome back all HAB families!

Our doors will be open at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 1, 2022. We would like to invite parents to bring their children to the school to meet their new teacher at their assigned doors.  Students will know their teacher and homeroom number before school begins. Teachers will meet their students on the first day of classes at their assigned entrance doors.  There will be staff on hand to help answer questions and help get students to their teacher.  

Grade 1 doors – North East doors (Ms. Coote, Ms. Carder, Ms. Goods, Ms. Lazarik &  Ms. Makowichuk)

Grade 2 doors – Parking lot doors (Ms. Fraser, Ms. Chapman, Ms. Wang & Mr. Matthiessan)

Grade 3 doors – North Doors (soccer field)- Ms. Arora, Ms. Pawlik, Ms. Ortega, Ms. Sandhu, Ms. Wilson

Grade 4 doors – North Doors (rubber orange hill)- Ms. Hayward, Ms. Rebolledo, Ms Moldavan, Mr. Delday, Ms. Sevilla

EES- please come in the front doors of the school (Ms. Jenny)

Kindergarten – please come in the front doors of the school. The time you should arrive is on your package you received in June. We will have two people at the front doors of the school to greet and direct you.

We look forward to seeing everyone on Wednesday, September 1, 2022.

School Start and End Times

Soft Start Entry at 7:45 am

Our bell times are 8:00 AM – 2:30 PM Grades 1-4 

Lunch program runs from 11:36 AM - 12:30 PM

Kindergarten AM  8:00 AM – 10:51 AM

Kindergarten PM  11:39 AM – 2:30 PM

School Calendar

We are a school that follows the traditional calendar. To view our school’s calendar please refer to our calendar page.

For system calendars, please visit here.

Assigned Teachers 

On the first day of school, all students are asked to come into the school through their assigned entrance doors and proceed to their classroom. Teachers will contact each family before summer break to introduce themselves.  

A reminder to ensure that you have a pick up plan in place so your child(ren) know where to meet you after school. 

Kindergarten 

Staggered entry will occur on September 1, 2022. Your child has been assigned a specific hour to attend. Students are asked to meet outside at the front of the school. Please wait for the teachers to come out and invite you into the school right before your scheduled time. Your scheduled time can be found on your registration package given to you. 

There is NO SCHOOL for kindergarten only on Friday, September 2, 2022. 

Regular scheduled classes begin on Tuesday, September 6.  

Registration Information

Please visit our How to Register page for all registration details and registration forms. 

Our school office opens on August 29, 2022 for registration.

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​​​Do You Have a MyCBE Account? Have You Added Your Child(ren) To the Account?

Parents / Legal Guardians / Independent Students who have not already done so, must create a MyCBE account and add their child(ren) to the account to:

  • access your child’s program information (e.g., course assessments, daily attendance record, report card)
  • view your child’s learning using Brightspace by D2L
  • pay fees and request waivers
  • register for transportation and lunch ​supervision
  • book parent-teacher conferences
  • submit online school forms (required for 2022-23 school year)

You will need your email address on file at the school as well as your child’s CBE ID, which can be found on the:

  • SchoolEngage student profile, for families that registered their child using SchoolEngage. 
    Note | For a visual guide on how to find the CBE ID within SchoolEngage, refer to SchoolEngage CBE Student ID
  • CBE Report Card, beside the child's name
  • CBE ID card

MyCBE Account

For parents / legal guardians / independent students without a MyCBE account

  1. Sign in at www.cbe.ab.ca/mycbe
  2. Create the account; refer to MyCBE - Creating an Account
  3. Add child(ren); refer to MyCBE - Adding Additional Students

For parents / legal guardians / independent students with a MyCBE account

  1. Sign in at www.cbe.ab.ca/mycbe
  2. Add child(ren); refer to MyCBE - Adding Additional Students

​​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.​​​​​​​

​​​​Yellow School Bus Tra​nsportation

Yellow school bus routes for the 2022-23 school year are created o​ver the summer and based on the addresses submitted before the pre-registration deadline in June. Transportation continues to accept registrations after the deadline; however, students are added to the closest existing stop with available space. Processing times could be up to six weeks at the beginning of the school year due to volume.

More information about 2022-23 transportation service levels and proposed fees are posted on the CBE website.

Your bus stop location and time will be available in your MyCBE account by mid-August.

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

Learn more about transportation on the CBE website.

​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.​​​​​

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