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 Classes

This year classes start on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021 for all students.  It is a full day of classes. The school office is open to parents on August 27, 2021.  

Uniforms

FORMAL uniforms are worn every Monday and students are expected to wear formal uniform on the first day of school.  If you have not ordered a uniform, please make every effort to do so to avoid product delays.  The link for McCarthy’s uniforms is as follows: McCarthy Uniforms

School Start & End Times

Our bell times are:  Monday to Thursday regular days – 8:25 – 3:16  Friday and early dismissal days – 8:25 – 12:11 

Doors open for students at 8:15.

School Supply Lists

Grade 6 students do not need to purchase any school supplies, and supply lists for Grades 7-9 will be communicated in the first week of school.  For the first few days, students in Grade 7-9 should have a binder, lined paper and a pen and pencil to get started. A list of basic supplies can be accessed under Resources.

School Calendar

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

For system calendars, please visit: http://www.cbe.ab.ca/registration/calendars

Noon Supervision

Our cafeteria will not be open on September 1.  Please make sure you pack a lunch, snack and water for your child. 
Grade 6 students are not permitted  to leave the school during lunch times.  All grade 6 students must be registered for noon supervision.  You can do this using your MyCBE/Powerschool Account.  Here is the link. Student and Parent Sign In 

Registration Information

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

Students are admitted to Sir Wilfrid Laurier School using the lottery system.  Applications are taken in January for the up-coming school year.

Forms Required

On the first day of school, your child will receive two packages of forms and a Demographic Verification Form.  The white package of forms is for your information and does not need to be returned.  The coloured package of forms along with the Demographic Verification Form need to be completed by you and returned to the school no later than September 10, 2021.  Please do not separate these forms but keep them together as a package so that none are lost. 

Other Information You May Need  

In addition to the above information, the following information will be important for you and your child to know prior to school starting.  Please ensure you review this information with your child.  

Further Information

We look forward to a great year ahead. If you have any questions that we haven’t addressed here, please contact the school at 403-777-7370 after August 27, 2021.  You can also reply to this message.  There may be a delay in response as we are not in school until August 27 and may not be checking messages regularly.  

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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 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.​

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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