​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 Alberta Government announced on July 21 that schools will be in Scenario 1 as of Sept. 1, 2020.  

The CBE's 2020-21 re-entry plan is subject to change as more information becomes available from the province. We will continue to update schools with more details during the next school year.​​

You can find the COVID Self-Assessment Tool​ (daily checklist) in the Government Resources section on the CBE website. 

Back to School Information

First Day of Classes

Our first day of classes is Tuesday, September 1, 2020 and the school office is open to parents on Monday, August 24, 2020. 

Kindergarten

Kindergarten classes begin on Tuesday, September 1, 2020. TLC students will meet their teacher at the South entrance. Regular Community Kindergarten students will meet at the boy's mudroom entrance. 

School Start and End Times

Grades 1 – 6

Monday to Thursday - Entry 9:13 AM
Monday to Thursday - Dismissal 3:53 PM
Fridays and Early Dismissal Days - Entry 9:13 AM
Fridays and Early Dismissal Days - Dismissal 1:25 PM

Kindergarten A.M.

AM Kindergarten students attend school on alternating Fridays. Please check the school calendar to confirm on which Fridays your child will attend school. Please note the Friday end time is 1:25 pm.

Monday to Thursday - Entry 9:10 AM
Monday to Thursday - Dismissal 11:58 AM
Fridays and Early Dismissal Days - Entry 9:10 AM
Friday and Early Dismissal Days - Dismissal 1:25 PM

Kindergarten P.M.

PM Kindergarten attend school on alternating Fridays in the MORNING. Please check the school calendar to confirm on which Fridays your child will attend school. Please note the Friday and Early Dismissal days start and end times of 9:15-1:25.

Monday to Thursday - Entry 1:04 PM
Monday to Thursday - Dismissal 3:53 PM
Fridays and Early Dismissal Days - Entry 9:10 AM
Fridays and Early Dismissal Days - Dismissal 1:25 PM

School Supply Lists

School supplies will be purchased by the school and parents can make payments through MyCBE/PowerSchool

School Calendar

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

Noon Supervision

Students eat in shifts during the lunch time. Lunch shifts will be determined, depending on the COVID-19 re-entry scenario. 

*We ask that students do not bring nuts or peanuts to school. We have several students with severe allergies. Students will be asked to bring their own utensils if needed. There are no microwaves on site.

We offer lunch supervision Monday – Friday. Lunch program starts Tuesday September 1, 2020. Students need to register for lunch room through MyCBE/PowerSchool

Registration Information

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

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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 noon 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.​

​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.​​​​​​​

​Yellow School Bus Tra​nsportation

Yellow school bus routes for the 2020-21 school year are created over the summer and based on the addresses submitted before the pre-registration deadline in May. While CBE Transportation continues to accept pre-registrations, these will not be considered until route changes are done after Thanksgiving.

COVID-19 Chan​ges

  • Riding the Bus Flowchart and Checklist
  • Only registered students have bus route and stop information provided through MyCBE / PowerSchool; this is to control the number of students accessing a bus in order to support maintaining healthy distances
  • Only registered students should use transportation services
  • Students are assigned to one stop based on their primary home address for general transportation; alternate stops will not be available
  • Students will be assigned a seat by the driver; students must adhere to the seating plan
  • Students must complete the AHS health assessment every morning before leaving for the bus stop. Students or family members with COVID-19 symptoms must stay home.
  • Masks are mandatory for students K-12, including on school buses
  • All service providers will follow Alberta Education and Alberta Health COVID-19 guidelines
Please visit our Covid-19 Frequently Asked Questions page, Transportation Section for more information.​

More information about 2020-21 transportation service levels and proposed fees are posted on the CBE website.

Conditional riders can also register using MyCBE / PowerSchool. Applications will be considered after eligible riders registrations have been processed.​​​​

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.​​​​​

Today Thorncliffe School recognized Remembrance Day with a virtual gathering. https://t.co/0F7ds5D9En

Division 2 students learned about thankfulness and Indigenous ways of learning. Students have so much to be thankful for. https://t.co/di2ylG41tP

This week students at Thorncliffe School ran the Terry Fox Run. We are so proud of the effort and perseverance all students demonstrated! https://t.co/rTuoWHNyuL

Thank you so much to Liz McManus who spent some of her Friday evening weeding our outside classroom! If you have space in your compostable bin, feel free to grab a bag located near the Grade 1/2 doors. https://t.co/md2OoBQsYk