First Day of Classes
This year classes start on Thursday, August 31, 2023 for all students. It is a half day of school for students.
Grade 6 students will arrive at 8:25 and leave at 12:00
Grade 7 to 9 students will arrive at 12:30 and leave at 3:16
The school office is open to parents on August 28, 2023.
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.
Grade 6 students do not need to purchase any school supplies, and supply lists for Grades 7-9 are posted on the website and will also be communicated in the first week of school. A list of basic supplies can be accessed on this page.
View our School Calendar for upcoming events and dates. See the CBE website for system calendars.
Our cafeteria will not be open on August 31 or September 1. Please make sure you pack a healthy 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 Account.
Please visit our How to Register page for all registration details. Please note that the registration process is completed online, but schools can assist with any questions.
Students are admitted to Sir Wilfrid Laurier School using the lottery system. Applications are taken in January for the up-coming school year.
Prior to school starting, you will receive a link to MyCBE to complete the Demographic Verification Form and Annual Consent Forms.
Please refer to the Forms You Need page on the CBE website for additional forms that you may require such as the Student Health Plan Form and the Annual Authorization for Athletic Tryout.
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.
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 before June 29, 2023 or after August 28, 2023. There may be a delay in response as we are not in school until August 28 and may not be checking messages regularly. You can also e-mail the school at sirwilfridlaurier @cbe.ab.ca