​​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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School Office Hours

School office opens August 29, 2022. 
We ask that you email or call, rather than coming to the school in person. 
LakeBonavista@cbe.ab.ca  
t | 403-777-6871    

First Day of Classes

Kindergarten

Staggered Entry for Kindergarten children on September 1 and 2, 2022. (Schedule was provided in the package at our Open House or mailed out if you did not attend.) 

AM & PM Kindergarten classes attend on Tuesday, September 6, 2022. 

Grades 1 - 6 

Thursday, September 1 - First Day of School 

Please watch your email for information from teachers about the first day procedures. Signage will be posted at each doorway to indicate where students are to meet their teachers. 
Note: Yellow school bus service for Grades K- 6 begins on Thursday, September 1. 

School Start and End Times 

Monday - Thursday                                 
Students can enter the school starting at 8:00 AM (Soft Entry) 
Grades 1 to 6    Kindergarten 
Morning           8:10 AM – 11:40 AM         AM Classes – 8:10 AM – 11:00 AM 
Lunch Break    11:40 AM – 12:22 PM         PM Classes – 11:55 AM – 2:45 PM 
Dismissal         2:45 PM            
Fridays 
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 

Lunch Supervision

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