Access to the School

Exterior doors are locked during the daytime to ensure the safety of our students, staff and volunteers. Staff greet students at the doors between 8:25 and 8:40AM.  At all other times, please access the school through the front entrance. Everyone is required to check in at the office before proceeding to any other areas in the school.

Student Sign-Out and Release of Children

For the safety and well being of our students, we have a “Sign-out Register”. This procedure addresses a student leaving the school premises during instructional school time. He/she must be signed out in the main office by the adult who is picking them up.

Unless a parent has made other arrangements with the school, children are released only to parents. You are asked to discuss custody or other situations with the principal. It is essential that the school has the most recent copy of any legal custody agreement.

Emergency School Closure

It is important that parents are aware of the procedures that the school will follow with respect to dismissing students if an emergency should arise. Possible reasons for school closure could include: a broken water main; power or gas failure; flood, fire or a civil defense warning. In the event of an emergency school closure, parents will be contacted and asked to pick up their child/children. If parents cannot be contacted, school staff will contact the Emergency Contact that you designated on your child’s registration form. The Emergency Contact will be asked to pick up your child/children. Your child/children should be familiarized with this plan.

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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.


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