​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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First Day of Classes 

Our first day of classes is September 1, 2020 and the school office is open to parents on August 27, 2020.

School Start & End Times 

See our Contact Us page for bell times.

Staggered Entry  September 1-3, 2020

Please note we will be using a staggered entry for Kindergarten (different from what was sent in June)

 and for all Grade 1-6 students. 

This will help us limit the number of children in the building for our first few days and also support the roll-out of expectations and protocols. 

Staggered entry for Kindergarten and Grades 1-6 will look like this: 

  • Tuesday, September 1 – Last Name starting with A-F 
  • Wednesday September 2 – Last Name starting with G-M  
  • Thursday September 3 – Last Name starting with N- Z  

  • Friday September 4. – No school for Kindergarten  
  • Grades 1-6: regular hours (early dismissal at 12:00 pm, as per usual). 

Please note new bell times: 8:00 a.m. - 2:35 p.m.  (Kindergarten 8:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.)

Please also note the playground will be closed to all children both before and after school.

Kindergarten

Kindergarten classes begin on September 1, 2020 for pre-registered students, on this day only please enter through the main doors of the school. Please see the letter sent the end of June for the first week’s schedule. Children will attend with a parent for a staggered entry on the first week of school

Kindergarten bell times are:     

  • 8:00 AM – 10:50 AM   (morning class)
  • currently not offered   (afternoon class)

Kindergarten has an alternating Friday schedule which will be communicated to parents

School Calendar

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

Noon Supervision

Noon supervision begins on September 1, 2020. Please send a nutritious lunch. Every family must fill out a registration form preferably online (or at the school) to attend, fees can be paid yearly or monthly.

Registration Information

Please visit our how to register page for all registration details and registration forms.

The school office is open for in-person visits on August 27, 2020, August 28, 2020 and August 31, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM for registration and questions.

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​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.​​​​​​​

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.​

​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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