We take safety and security seriously. It is important that we maintain a safe and caring community so that learning can take place.

Visitors & Volunteers

Our school is a closed campus. All visitors and volunteers must report directly to the main office to sign in and request permission from the school administration to be in the school. This process helps us know where you are in case of an emergency and allows staff and students to know you have signed-in with the office staff by wearing your volunteer/visitor badge. 

In order to ensure school security, all exterior doors will be locked after school commences each day. Anyone who is not a student or school staff member is required to sign in.

Before and After School Expectations

A warning bell will ring at 8:55 AM; indicating that students are to proceed into the school and to head to class. Parents are not to drop off students and/or students are not to arrive at the school prior to 15 minutes before the morning bell. 

Supervision begins on the school grounds at 8:45 AM each morning.

Students who come early in the morning for prearranged learning support, team practices, or extra-curricular activities should enter the school through the front doors and proceed directly to the appropriate area, where they will be under the direction and the supervision of the teacher involved in the activity.

If a student is not involved in a planned before or after school activity, they should not arrive at school any earlier than 8:45 AM. If a teacher requests that a student come earlier than 8:55 AM or stay past 3:30 PM, parents will be notified.

Student Searches

In the event that school safety and security is a concern administration has the right to complete searches of student lockers, student property or personal belongings at any time. 

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All CBE schools are required to practice lockdowns in the same way that we practice fire drills. The procedures for lockdowns are developed with the Calgary Police Service and are part of each school’s Emergency Response Plan. If you have questions about lockdown drills or lockdown procedures, please contact your principal.

Evacuation Procedures

In the event that the school needs to be evacuated for any reason, all staff have been trained according to CBE standards. All schools have a primary and a secondary evacuation site. In the event of an evacuation, you will receive an email, phone or SMS notification from the school.