CBE Connections

CBE Connections Spring Has Sprung!

Spring Has Sprung!

Welcome to CBE Connections

Shout Out to All Volunteers!

National Volunteer Week is April 16-22. Thousands of volunteers work in our schools every year and play an important role in supporting CBE students and schools. We want all volunteers to know that we truly appreciate what you do every single day on behalf of students.
Thank You!

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Introducing...North Trail High School

It's official!
The Board of Trustees h​as selected "North Trail High School" as the name for the CBE's newest high school in the community of Coventry Hills, which is expected to open in September, 2023.

Summer School
Interested in Summer School 2023?

Current CBE students can:

  • Take one high school course, either in-person or online
  • Gain valuable work experience while earning high school credits

Registration requests must go through your child’s high school counsellor.

School Bus
My 1st Ride | Transportation Update

Spring is a busy time for CBE Transportation. Pre-registration for the 2023-24 school year will be launching in May.

Mark Your Calendars

My 1st Ride school bus orientation program returns
May 27 & 28

May 1 is School Bus Driver Appreciation Day

Students at Bishop Pinkham  
Spotlight on Bishop Pinkham

This month, our spotlight is on Bishop Pinkham School. There are so many things that make this school special — including regular and French Immersion programs and sensory and social interaction education for students with complex learning needs.


Advocacy Priorities

Continued Investment in Public Education

Your Board of Trustees is working hard to advocate for CBE students. While a significant investment has been made by government for the 2023-24 school year, continued investment in our schools and students must be sustained.

Read More About Advocacy Priorites

Student working online  
Interested in Gr. 1-12 Online School Next Year?

CBe-learn offers dynamic online academic and complimentary programs as well as clubs and various in-person learning opportunities for students. Information sessions for Grades 1-9 are starting this month.

CBE is Committed to Sustainability

Chris Usif

Earth Day has been recognized since 1970, and invites us to think about our accountability in protecting the planet. For many years, the CBE has been focused on reducing its environmental footprint in Calgary. I invite you to learn more about what schools and students are doing to contribute to a more sustainable world.

Discover More

Christopher Usih,
Chief Superintendent

CBE Students
Raise Almost $300K for Cancer Research

The results of the 2022 Terry Fox School Run are in, and it was another huge success! More than 200 schools participated, raising $296,177.59 for cancer research.

For School Councils

Adults in meeting

Last COSC Meeting of the Year

Your invitation will be emailed in mid-May, but mark your calendars now.

The last COSC event of the year is:
Thursday, June 1, 2023

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”.
Calendar of Events


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

Communication & Engagement Services

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