​​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.​

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First Day of Classes

Our first day of classes is Sept. 1, 2022 and the school office is open to parents on Aug 29, 2022. Your child’s teacher will contact you via email to introduce themselves in the afternoon on Tuesday August 30 . 

Kindergarten

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

Staggered entry will be Sept. 1 & 6. This allows students to adjust to the kindergarten day with only half the students in attendance as well as to begin forming relationships and learning routines. Please meet your teacher at the school's main entrance.


** Please ensure you drop off/pick up your child to school on his or her staggered entry days.

School Start and End Times

Grades 1-4 (Monday to Thursday)
8:00 AM – 2:30 PM

Early Dismissal on Fridays
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Bell Times

Grades 3 and 4
7:45 AM – open entry
8:00 AM – school begins
10 min recess – teacher determined
11:00 – 11:40 AM - lunch
2:30 PM – dismissal 

Grades 1 and 2
7:45 AM – open entry
8:00 AM – school begins
10 min recess – teacher determined
11:45 AM – 12:25 PM – lunch
2:30 PM – dismissal 

Kindergarten Hours (Monday to Thursday)
Students in AM Kindergarten: 8:00 – 10:52 AM (7:45 open entry)
Students in PM Kindergarten: 11:38 AM – 2:30 PM 

Kindergarten Early Dismissal Fridays
Every Friday is early dismissal. School hours are 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM with AM/PM classes alternating Fridays (i.e. Sept 9 – AM only; Sept 16 – PM only, etc.).

What Does My Child Need to Bring to School?

Please be sure to send your child to school with:

  • A backpack large enough to hold a library book, notices and a snack bag.
  • A small, healthy snack such as a piece of fruit with cheese and crackers. As well, you may want to send in a water bottle, (no juice). We ask that you do not send in foods with peanuts or peanut products as we are an allergy aware school.
  • Labeled, Indoor running shoes with Velcro fasteners (the shoes will be left at school). The Ken Taylor Fundraising Association has an ongoing fundraiser with Mabels Labels. If you would like to purchase these label please see the following link: Mabels Labels
  • An extra set of clothing kept in your child’s back pack (accidents happen)
  • Comfortable, play clothing that your child can fasten and unfasten. As well, please send in clothing that is appropriate for the outdoors as our students will often go outside.
  • **All clothing, backpacks, shoes and snack containers should be labelled with your child’s name.**

Supplies and Fees

All instructional and material supplies will be supplied by the school as the provincial government, in keeping with Bill 1, has provided funds for these expenses. Transportation and Lunchroom fees are assessed by the CBE and you can visit the CBE webpage or call us at 403-817-3504 for more information. You can also log into your MyCBE / PowerSchool account in order to see which fees apply to your child for any field trips, swimming or inline skating.

Parking

We value our neighbours - Please do not block our neighbours’ driveways for any length of time. Use our Hug & Go zones or the parking in front of the school – follow the traffic flow (see yellow arrows on map above).

School Calendar

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

Noon Supervision

Supervision for Grades 1 through 4 will begin on Monday, Sept. 1.
For more information visit our Noon Supervision page.

Registration Information

Please visit our How to Register page for registration details and forms.
Our school office opens on Aug. 30  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 SchoolEnage 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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