​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 Calgary Board of Education continues to plan for the health measures that may be in place for the next school year. More details will be shared with families before the first day of classes.

Find the latest information on the CBE website and the Alberta Government website.​

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First Day of School

Staggered Start to School Year

  • First Day of Classes for students with the last names from A-K will be Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021.
  • First day of classes for students with the last names from L-Z will be Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021.
  • All Students will arrive to school Friday, Sept. 3, 2021

School Start & End Times

Monday to Thursday: 

  • 8:40 AM - 3:05 PM with a 40-minute lunch and recess period (lunch time varies by grade).

Friday:

  • 8:40 AM - 12:00 PM.  Please note lunch is not served on Fridays.

School Office is Open on Aug. 27, 2021

Office hours        8:15 – 4:00 Monday - Thursday

                           8:15- 1:00 Friday

Office closed      12:00-12:45 Daily 

School Supply Lists 

School supplies are provided at the school.  Please bring indoor shoes for your child.  All students will receive a complimentary backpack on the first day of school.

School Calendar

We are a school that follows the traditional calendar. View our School Calendar on our calendar page.

Noon Supervision 

All students at Piitoayis Family School are provided breakfast, a snack, and a lunch. There are no fees for the food, but there are fees for lunch supervision. You may send your child with their own lunch and snack from home if you wish, but we ask that sugary drinks and "junk food" are not sent to school. We do not have a hot water or microwave service.

Assigned Teachers 

On the first day of school, all teachers will meet the buses and direct students to their classes.

Registration Information

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

Our school office opens on Aug. 27, 2021 for registration.   

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​​​Do You Have a MyCBE Parent Account?

Parents who have not already done so, must create an account in MyCBE to:

  • Pay fees or apply for a waiver

  • Register for transportation and lunch 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 2021-22 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 2021-22 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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