​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. 

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First Days of Classes 

Our first days for classes are Tuesday, September 1, 2020 and Wednesday, September 2nd.   Students with last names beginning with A-L will come on Tuesday, and last names M-Z will come on Wednesday. Please note that on these first days of school we will have a staggered entry to enhance the transition for our Grade 5 students.  Grade 5 students will begin at the regular start time of 8:30 AM.  Grade 6 through 9 students will only come for the afternoon (12:45 start).  All grades will end the day at the regular 3:10 dismissal. 

School Start & End Times

Our bell times are 8:30 AM - 3:10 PM (Monday to Thursday), 8:30 AM - 12:40 PM (Friday - early dismissal). Please note: students should arrive at school no later than 8:25 AM in order to be in their homerooms by 8:30 am for attendance.

For more information on school hours visit our Contact Us page.

School Supply Lists 

  • Grade 5 & 6 students: school supplies are provided for them by the school, and distributed to students during the first week of school.
  • Grade 7 & 8 students: school supplies are provided for them by the school, and distributed to students during the first week of school.

School Calendar 

We are a school that follows the Traditional Calendar. View our Calendar page for events and dates.

For system calendars, please visit: CBE System Calendars

Registration Information

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

Our school office opens on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020 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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