About Us

Janet Johnstone School at a Glance

  • Dual-track programming - English and French Immersion
  • High academic and behavioral expectations
  • Strong early literacy and numeracy focus
  • Teachers with expertise in differentiating curriculum to meet a wide variety of student needs and to support personalization of learning
  • Collaborative staff
  • Inclusive learning environments that supports the success of all learners
  • Numerous supplementary activities in music, physical education, art, dance and leadership
  • Complementary lunchtime clubs
  • Technology infusion within classrooms
  • Strong parent council and active parent volunteers

Our School Song

Our school is not windows, concrete and steel.
It’s the people who are in it and the way that they feel.
It’s children and teachers and parents who,
Each makes a difference the whole year through.
By caring and sharing all those feelings
that together make our school one that is simply “Great”!
We help each other learn and grow.
We give our best each day, and so,
We’re proud of our school and its Red and Blue
JANET JOHNSTONE, We Love You

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​​About the CBE

The CBE is the largest school district in Western Canada. Our mission is to ensure each student, in keeping with his or her individual abilities and gifts, completes high school with a foundation of learning necessary to thrive in life, work and continued learning. You can look on the CBE website for more information. ​​​

January 27 is Family Literacy Day - raising awareness about the importance of reading/engaging in other literacy-related activities as a family. To celebrate, share a amazing book you have read with a photo or a comment about why you liked it. #CBELiteracy #WeAreCBE https://t.co/InmDiWBCsq

RT @JackJamesHS: Today we celebrated our 24th year of partnering with @HomesByAviYYC to give our students hands-on experience in building a house. Our students toured the finished house, cut the ribbon, & met our @HomesByAviYYC partners that make these amazing learning opportunities possible. https://t.co/Zl1zCKB6aH

RT @MandelaUnited: Our new embroidery machine arrived today! Big plans to support student learning in CTS and eventually beyond. A huge thanks to all the @yyCBEdu Service Units that helped make this happen. #wearecbe https://t.co/F2QucTeLV5

RT @KidsHelpPhone: We're always here for you. Save Kids Help Phone’s contact info into your phone as a reminder that our team of counsellors and crisis responders are here for you 24/7! 📞Call 1-800-668-6868 📱 Young people text TALK to 686868 📱 Adults text WELLNESS to 741741 #BellLetsTalk https://t.co/s72DD5sg9O

RT @YourAlberta: These are tough times for many of us. If you’re struggling, you don't have to go it alone. Mental health support is available: https://t.co/h4gtWjUY8r We're stronger together. When you join the #BellLetsTalk conversation, your story can help others in their pursuit of recovery. https://t.co/jwMBE9NBvS