Aug. 31, 2016
Media and dignitaries including Education Minister David Eggen were present for a "sneak peek" and tour of the new Nelson Mandela High School on Aug. 30 before it opens for the 2016-17 school year.
The CBE's newest high school will open on Sept. 6, 2016 and will serve Calgary's far northeast communities of Saddle Ridge, Martindale, Falconridge, Taradale, Castleridge and Coral Springs. In its first year, the school will welcome Grade 10 and 11 students. Grade 12 will be added in the 2017-18 school year.