​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, Sept. 1, 2020 and the school office is open to parents on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020 at 9:00 AM. Between August 27 - August 28 teachers will be calling all families to introduce themselves and also share what the first day of school procedures will be when students arrive at school.


If your child has been registered with us, you will be receiving information on staggered entry for September 2020.   After that, Regular Kindergarten  classes will start on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020 (see times below). Please note that if you are eligible and have registered for busing, it will start on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020.  Please, see the School Calendar page.

School Start & End Times

Grade 1 to 6 

Monday to Thursday

  • 7:55 - 11:00 AM
  • 11:40 AM - 2:37 PM
  • Lunch: 11:00 - 11:40 PM
  • Recess: 15 minutes and staggered by grade ( teacher will email information)

Every Friday (Early Dismissal)

  • 7:55 AM - 12:05 PM

Kindergarten students will attend Monday, Wednesday and alternating Fridays.

School Supply Lists

School supplies are provided to all students on the first day of school by the Teacher. Students are expected to have indoor running shoes and a backpack. Please pack a snack and lunch for your child each day – on Fridays, all children need a snack. For Noon Supervision guidelines, please refer to the handout in the Opening Package.

School Calendar

We are a school that follows the traditional calendar. View our calendar page for events and dates. 

Forms To Review:

Please review the forms found in the side bar:  Digital Citizenship; Subscribe and Stay Informed; Traffic Safety and WDS School Council Flyer.

Assigned Teachers and Class lists

During the last two weeks in June, teachers meet and create class lists for the following school year. It is important to understand the process that staff engages in to make these decisions for all children. A great deal of time, thought and discussion occurs throughout this decision making process and consideration of many factors is given in order to create heterogeneous groupings of students. These include balancing the following for each class: learning strengths, learning challenges, overall achievement levels, social/behavioral challenges, work habits, special learning needs, ELL needs, gender, positive social connections, personalities, and input from the previous teacher. Please know that your child’s placement certainly will reflect carefully considered decisions on the part of the staff in order to provide balanced classrooms where each child feels valued, safe, supported, challenged and successful.  For this reason we do not take parent requests for placement of children in a specific class or with a specific teacher.  Staffing changes occur throughout the summer.  

Registration Information

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

Our school office opens on Thursday, Aug 27, 2020, 9:00 AM for registration.

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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.​​​​​

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