Northern Lights School

711 Coventry Drive NE
Calgary, AB, T3K 4C6
School Programs: Regular

School Contacts

Michelle Brinson
Assistant Principal:
Christopher Scout
Education Director:
Dianne Roulson
Althea Adams

Contact Us


It is important that you call the school if your child is going to be absent or arriving late. Please report all absences to the Attendance Line at 403-817-3444. See more on our Attendance page.

Office Hours

  • Mondays to Thursdays: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Fridays:  8:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Bell Times


  • Mondays to Thursdays:  AM Kindergarten:  9:05 - 11:55 AM
  • Mondays to Thursdays:  PM Kindergarten: 12:55 - 3:45 PM
  • Fridays:  AM and PM only attend on select Fridays from 9:05 AM - 1:05 PM
    (See our Kindergarten Calendar for Friday attendance dates)


  • Mondays to Thursdays - Full Hours:  9:05 AM - 3:45 PM
  • Mondays to Fridays - Recess:  
    • Grades 2 & 4: 10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
    • Grades 1 & 3: 10:50 AM- 11:05 AM
  • Mondays to Thursdays - Lunch: 
    • Grades 2 & 4: 11:55 AM - 12:40 PM
    • Grades 1 & 3: 12:50 PM - 1:35 PM
  • Fridays:  9:05 AM - 1:05 PM (There is no lunch break on Fridays.)

School Profile

Our school profile includes a dynamic map with our designation area and walk zone.


  • Morning supervision will begin on the school grounds at 8:50 AM Monday to Friday.
  • Lunchtime supervision is provided by hired lunch supervisors for students in our paid lunchroom program.  Students going home for lunch should return to school when the afternoon instruction is to begin.
  • There is no after school supervision provided after the 3:45 PM bell.

Teacher supervision is provided in the morning and at recess around the school grounds. Teachers do their best to "sweep" the grounds when the bell has rung to ensure all students make their way inside.  After school, students who have not connected with caregivers by 3:55 PM are to come to the office. 

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Contact Information Updates

Please notify the school office immediately with any changes of address, telephone numbers (home, business and/or cell), email address or emergency contact numbers. It is critical that we have a current record of contact information on file so we can reach you or other emergency contacts. Please also be sure to provide us with a current copy of any custody agreements.​​

Concerns & Complaints

We know that the success of your student is dependent on a strong partnership between families and the CBE. If you have a concern, it can usually be addressed at the classroom level. Your first step is to arrange to speak privately with your child’s teacher. If you feel your issue is still unresolved, please contact your principal. If you and the school are unable to find a resolution, please see our Concerns & Complaints​ page for additional information, including the process to contact your Area Director. ​​​​

#100thDayofSchool What our grade ones predict they will look like in 100 years!

What a great day! Getting the whole school together for a virtual assembly and reading of "Kindness is my Superpower" and creating a whole school display for #PinkShirtDay2021 to renew our commitment to choose to be kind!

Virtual Remembrance Day Assembly delivered in front of our 'Message of Remembrance' display by Mr. Scout! What a beautiful commemorative service!

Students at NLS investigated children's experiences at residential schools and considered how children should feel when going to school. Visit our news story on our website to learn more: #OrangeShirtDay #EveryChildMatters #CBEIndigenousED

Cohorts will be participating in their individual Terry Fox Run on Friday. Click here to donate: Thanks!