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First Day of School Set for Aug. 31, ​2023

The 2023-24 school instructional calendar has been approved. The first day of school is Thursday, Aug. 31, 2023. Adjustments have been made to allow for a brief fall break in November for students and school-based staff. ​

2023-2024 Instructional Calendar

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What to Know Before You Register Your Child for School

Registration for the 2023-24 school year begins on Monday, Jan. 16. Registration is online, and there are many ways you can prepare before starting the registration process.​

Embrace the Joy of Reading!

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Learning to read is the most important gift your child will ever receive. What else can make imaginations soar, taking children on endless adventures to new and exciting worlds? On Jan. 27, Family Literacy Day reminds us to embrace the joy of reading as a family. Ask your child today what they are excited about reading!​​

Christopher Usih,
​Chief Superintendent

 
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Check Out Diploma Exam Schedules

Diploma exams run from Jan. 12-27 and will comprise 20 per cent of a student's overall mark in the course in the 2022-23 school year. Exam schedules can be found on all high school websites. Good luck to writers!

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Report Cards Available Jan. 30​

Report cards for grades 1-12 will be available Jan. 30 and can be viewed in MyCBE / PowerSchool. There are also a variety of resources related to assessment and reporting to help you learn more about your child’s learning.​

 
Join Our Webinar On Substance Use Prevention
The Calgary Board of Education is inviting all community members to join us for an inspiring evening of conversation with experts in substance use prevention. On Jan. 24, the CBE’s Well-Being team will host a free online session where parents will be able to ask questions to experts in the field of health promotion. 

Understanding Substance Use Prevention
Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2022 
6:30 to 8 PM
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CBE STUDENTS ARE SUCCESSFUL

CBE students are successful and this is clearly demonstrated in the Annual Education Results Report (AERR) for 2021-22. The AERR is the CBE’s “report card” on its performance for the previous year. The 2021-22 AERR demonstrates that despite the challenges of the past year, students continue to achieve success in their learning. Trustees are so proud of the accomplishments, dedication and commitment of CBE staff, students, and their families.​​

Read More About​ the AERR

For School Councils

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COSC Information

The Jan. 26 COSC meeting invite was emailed to school councils on Jan. 9.

Please RSVP by Monday, Jan. 23 to RSVPschoolcouncils@cbe.ab.ca.​
Agenda includes:

  • Highlights from 2021-22 Annual Education Results Report
  • Preparing for an upcoming provincial election and Board advocacy
  • Proud to be CBE campaign
  • Breakout room discussion
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ASCA Information

The Alberta School Council Association is looking for volunteers to join the Board of Directors.

These volunteers would be comprised of parents on school councils across Alberta.  Elections will take place at the Annual General Meeting in April.​

More Information​​​​​​​​

Calendar of Events

ASCA Calendar of Events

The ASCA website offers a calendar of events including a variety of participation opportunities for school council members and/or parents. These include:
  • Workshops for school councils
  • Online sessions for parents regarding various health and educational issues
  • Event information for “special dates”.​

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CBE Connections is emailed every month to families to connect them more closely with what’s happening across our system.


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