​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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School Specific Re-Entry Plan 

You can find our school's re-entry plan on the right sidebar, under 'Resources'.

First Day of Classes

The school office opened on Aug. 27, 2020 and is open each weekday at 9:00 AM. We ask that you call or email, rather than coming to the school in person.

The first day of classes for Kindergarten students will happen on a staggered entry schedule on Sept. 1, 2, and 3, 2020. The AM Kindergarten classes will begin on Friday, Sept. 4, 2020.

Grades 1 - 6 Staggered Entry Plan:

 Tuesday September 1   

·      Students with last names A to G in Grades 1 to 6 attend

·       CBE Transportation begins

Wednesday September 2 

·       Students with last names H to N in Grades 1 to 6 attend

Thursday September 3 

·       Students with last names O to Z in Grades 1 to 6 attend

Friday September 4 

·      All students attendAM Kinder and Grades 1 to 6

Note: Yellow school bus service for Grades 1-6 begins on Tuesday, Sept. 1, and yellow school bus service for Kindergarten begins on Tuesday, Sept. 8.

School Start and End Times

Our bell times areas follows: 

Monday - Thursday

Grades 1 to 6                                                  Kindergarten

Morning           8:10 AM – 11:40 AM                 AM Classes – 8:10 AM – 10:58 AM

Lunch break    11:40 AM – 12:25 PM               PM Classes – 11:59 – 2:45 PM

Dismissal         2:45 PM           


8:10 AM – 12:15 PM 

Note:  Kindergarten AM and PM classes alternate each Friday. See the Lake Bonavista School calendar link below for detailed dates.

School Supplies

We supply all the basic classroom supplies students will need for their daily work. Special projects or inquiries may need additional materials to be brought from home. 

All students will need the following items, labelled, for school each day:

  • indoor shoes appropriate for active play in physical education, with non-marking soles,
  • backpack, reusable water bottle and lunch kit,
  • a snack and lunch (not on Fridays) each day.

School Calendar

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

For system calendars, please visit here: http://www.cbe.ab.ca/registration/calendars/Pages/default.aspx

Noon Supervision

We provide a 4-day a week Noon Supervision program at Lake Bonavista School. Information on lunchroom supervision can be found on our Noon Supervision page.

Registration Information

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

Our school office is open on school days from 9 am to 4 pm for registrations.

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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.​

​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 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.​​​​​

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