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About Olympic Heights School

Olympic Heights School is located in the southwest picturesque community of Strathcona Park and is part of Area 7 of the CBE. The school currently has 45 staff to support student learning. The school has 25 classrooms, a learning commons with learning plaza, double gymnasium and a music room.

To learn about what communities Olympic Heights School serves visit our Find a School Tool.

The student population averages 650 students Kindergarten to Grade Six. Every student has access to a quality music program – Grades K-6 and an exceptional physical education program. There are three outdoor naturalization areas, which are used to connect core curriculum, the environment and the fine arts. As part of the Olympic Heights environmental focus there are twelve large solar panels and a wind turbine that produce energy for the school.

Students learn and achieve through an inquiry approach which engages students through the formulation of questions which provide a framework for learning. Student diversity at Olympic Heights School is a strength which is celebrated and embraced. Staff at Olympic Heights School create learning opportunities which engage students to challenge their thinking in multiple ways, in a personalized learning environment. Multiple extracurricular activities are also provided for students to engage them outside the classroom.

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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. ​​​

Students at Lester B. Pearson High School and many other schools took part in @Moose_Hide Campaign on May 12. The nationwide event raises awareness for the #MMIWG and violence against women and children. Read more on our website: https://t.co/M73qVEWEOi #WeAreCBE https://t.co/Iwolb09uVS

RT @SASCBE: Our Grade 3/4s had a hands on experience building birds houses after learning about the importance of birds in Calgary. Birds are often seen as spiritual messengers who bridge the natural and spirit world in Indigenous cultures. @DClovis https://t.co/7DoX3d45Ca

RT @CJMCBE: Our Grade 5 students explored Weaselhead Flats today. We learned so much about wetlands, plants, and animals. We studied aquatic invertebrates and saw so many different birds. Thank you to our guide and to our parent volunteers 😃 #WeAreCBE https://t.co/H26VYcj1EY

Today’s Board of Trustees public meeting starts at noon at the Ed Centre. Join us in-person or stream the meeting online https://t.co/nvCl1fNgoJ #yycbe https://t.co/LPMEBGH3XP

There’s still time to donate to the Loonies for Literacy campaign. For every dollar a school raises, a dollar will go to a school in need through the generosity of community sponsors & contributions. https://t.co/mzfcqpty5W #WeAreCBE