​​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.​

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First Day of classes

Grades 1 to 6

Our official first day of classes is Thursday, September 1, 2022. Before the first day of school, you will receive an email indicating who your teacher is and where to meet them on the first day. Classes begin at 8:00 AM. Teachers will be outside by 7:50 AM.   


Kindergarten classes begin on Thursday, September 1, 2022. Before the first day of school, you will receive an email indicating further information and a meeting spot. Kindergarten students will have a staggered entry as follows:

Thursday, September 1
AM & PM (Last Name A - J)

Friday, September 2
No Kindergarten  

Tuesday, September 6

AM & PM (Last Name K - Z)

Wednesday, September 7

All Kindergarten students attend

School Start and End Times


AM: Monday to Thursday: 8:00 AM -10:56 AM

PM: Monday to Thursday 11:44 AM - 2:40 PM

Alternating Fridays: 8:00 AM - 12:05 PM

Grades 1 to 6

Monday to Thursday: 8:00 AM - 2:40 PM

Friday: 8:00 AM - 12:05 PM

School Calendar

We are a school that follows the traditional calendar. To view our school’s calendar go to our calendar page.

School Supply Lists

School supplies are provided by the Calgary Board of Education and ordered by the teachers. Supplies are distributed to students throughout the school year.

Students need to bring indoor running shoes, a healthy snack and lunch each day, and a backpack for carrying items to and from school. 

Lunch Supervision

Students in Grades 1-6 may participate in the noon supervision program. Bussed students (except Kindergarten) will typically need to register for noon supervision as well. For more information visit our Lunch Supervision page. If your family is requiring support in providing lunch to your child please contact the school as we will again be participating in the Brown Bag Lunch program.

Assigned Teachers

Families will be e-mailed by Tuesday, August 30, 2022, and informed of their child's classroom teacher. Class lists are thoughtfully created and have the involvement of all University School staff as we try to develop optimal learning environments for all students. To create balanced multi-aged classrooms, staff consider many factors including student learning needs and relationships with peers and staff.

Registration Information

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

Our school office opens on Monday, August 29, 2022, at 9:00 AM for registration. However, you are now able to register online. Please follow this link for more information on how to do that.

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​​​Do You Have a MyCBE Account? Have You Added Your Child(ren) To the Account?

Parents / Legal Guardians / Independent Students who have not already done so, must create a MyCBE account and add their child(ren) to the account to:

  • access your child’s program information (e.g., course assessments, daily attendance record, report card)
  • view your child’s learning using Brightspace by D2L
  • pay fees and request waivers
  • register for transportation and lunch ​supervision
  • book parent-teacher conferences
  • submit online school forms (required for 2022-23 school year)

You will need your email address on file at the school as well as your child’s CBE ID, which can be found on the:

  • SchoolEngage student profile, for families that registered their child using SchoolEngage. 
    Note | For a visual guide on how to find the CBE ID within SchoolEngage, refer to SchoolEngage CBE Student ID
  • CBE Report Card, beside the child's name
  • CBE ID card

MyCBE Account

For parents / legal guardians / independent students without a MyCBE account

  1. Sign in at www.cbe.ab.ca/mycbe
  2. Create the account; refer to MyCBE - Creating an Account
  3. Add child(ren); refer to MyCBE - Adding Additional Students

For parents / legal guardians / independent students with a MyCBE account

  1. Sign in at www.cbe.ab.ca/mycbe
  2. Add child(ren); refer to MyCBE - Adding Additional Students

​​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 2022-23 school year are created o​ver the summer and based on the addresses submitted before the pre-registration deadline in June. Transportation continues to accept registrations after the deadline; however, students are added to the closest existing stop with available space. Processing times could be up to six weeks at the beginning of the school year due to volume.

More information about 2022-23 transportation service levels and proposed fees are posted on the CBE website.

Your bus stop location and time will be available in your MyCBE account by mid-August.

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

Learn more about transportation on the CBE website.

​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.​​​​​

RT @Indigenous_cbe: Please join @yyCBEdu @cityofcalgary @CCSD_edu on September 30 from 10am-12:30pm @fortcalgary (750 9th Ave SE) to commemorate the National Day for Truth & Reconciliation🧡Listen to Elders, Survivors, a student performance, free lunch & more #WeAreCBE https://t.co/CJg9cJY4uE

RT @KeelerSchool: Grade 2 classes took advantage of the beautiful fall day sharing stories under the trees. #KeelerCougars #WeAreCBE #fall #together #storytelling https://t.co/ogenE1WBtA

Today is the first public meeting of the Board of Trustees for the 2022-23 school year. Join in-person or stream the meeting online. Please note the new meeting start time of 11 a.m. https://t.co/nvCl1fNOeh #yycbe https://t.co/HVrHuKa0P3

We were pleased to host Ministers Nicolaides and LaGrange at @BownessHighCBE today for the announcement of Apprenticeship Day in Alberta. Culinary student Evan provided a tour of the industrial kitchen at the school. #WeAreCBE https://t.co/8mNsyla2oV