About Us

Thomas B. Riley at a Glance

  • We offer a variety of complementary programs such as art, band, computers, construction, drama, fashion, foods, French, and others. 
  • Our computer lab, library, and computer carts are equipped with Macintosh computers. Digital cameras, scanners, LCD projectors, SMART boards, iPads, and other devices are in use throughout the school. 
  • We have 2 system special education classes. Students in these programs are integrated into complementary and physical education classes. 
  • School council supports us through consultation, fund raising and volunteering. 
  • Character education and character building initiatives are intentionally incorporated. 
  • Our school uses the help of a variety of community resources. Big Brothers and Sisters provide mentors for many of our students. Our students also work as mentors at Bowcroft School. The Boys and Girls Club provides after school opportunities for our students and also supports our breakfast and lunch programs. A school nurse is available from Calgary Family Services. Legacy Children's Foundation provides selected students with a guitar and free guitar lessons once a week.
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​​About the CBE

The CBE is the largest school district in Western Canada. Our mission is to ensure each student, in keeping with his or her individual abilities and gifts, completes high school with a foundation of learning necessary to thrive in life, work and continued learning. You can look on the CBE website for more information. ​​​

Congratulations to the Lord Beaverbrook High School Jazz Band and Dr. E.W. Coffin School Grade 4, Room 5. They are finalists in the CBC Canadian Music Class Challenge. Check out their submissions! #WeAreCBE https://t.co/w1deVgh1NT https://t.co/pm7fX4SjDL https://t.co/jAub282BwY

RT @ZooSchoolyyc: How do we teach the value and importance of our connection to all living things? Maybe by getting to know our local neighbours? This is a concept our Chris Akkermann students are just beginning to understand. Have you spotted this local winter bird? https://t.co/W2MjY26FrR

RT @kinggeorgecbe: Le défi du flocon de neige a commencé! Comment est-ce que tous les élèves dans chaque classe vont créer un flocon de neige qui est aussi grand que Mme Shafina ou Mme Renée, en utilisant seulement le papier, les ciseaux et la laine? @CBELanguages #WeAreCBE https://t.co/F6vE6jP5td

RT @KeelerSchool: Grade 6 students created pictograph rocks using symbols and colours to communicate their connections to the land. #WeAreCBE #Keeler https://t.co/z18gyFvOZS

Check out this story about the @twowheelview 10-week Earn-A-Bike program at Crescent Heights High School. Students receive a refurbished bicycle, helmet and basic tools to maintain their new ride. #WeAreCBE https://t.co/95bxTQ7gli