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Dr. Roberta Bondar School

1580 Strathcona Drive SW, Calgary AB T3H 5B1

Community | Aspen Woods (Strathcona)  
Capacity | 600
Anticipated Opening Date | Jan. 2017 (revised
Grades | K-4 (year 1); K-5 (year 2); K-6 (year 3)

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Construction Status

The construction status is updated using the Construction Projects Status Report that is presented monthly to the Board of Trustees.
  • Mechanical and electrical rough-ins and ducting complete. Interior steel stud erection complete. Masonry work complete. Exterior cladding complete. Roofing installation complete. Slabs on grade complete. Wall, floor and ceiling installation complete. Progress on site continues to be good with landscaping being completed. (New Oct. 2016)

Project Timeline and Background

Sept. 2016
  • Blueskin installation complete on exterior cladding. Wall, floor and ceiling installation ongoing.
June 2016
  • Progress on site continues to be good.
May 2016
  • Q-decking installation complete. Exterior cladding continues. Roofing installation continues. Slabs on grade complete.
April 2016
  • Structural steel installation complete. Q-decking installation has commenced. Blueskin installation continues on exterior cladding. Mechanical and electrical rough-ins and ducting continues. Interior steel stud erection continues. Masonry work continues.
March 2016
  • Underground services complete. Structural steel installation continuing. There will be no phased opening for this school.
February 2016
  • Construction is on schedule.
January 2016
  • Foundation grade beams complete. Full Building Permit has been issued.
December 2015
  • Top soil stripping and stock piling complete.
October 2015
  • Tenders closed on September 1, 2015. Following review and approvals by Alberta Infrastructure and the Board, a contract was awarded on September 18. Mobilization and construction  commenced at  the end of September. Awaiting approval for a Building Permit.
June 2015
  •  Tender documents issue.

February 2015

  •  An Open House was held at the Education Centre for stakeholders to view design plans.
  • The Province advised the CBE that the schools that were announced in October 2014 as starter schools would be funded for full construction.

October 2014


September 2014

  • The Calgary Board of Education received approval from the Province of Alberta to build a starter school in the community of Aspen Woods.
  • Aspen Woods was identified as a priority in the CBE 2015-2018 Three-Year School Capital Plan

Design and Construction

  • Manasc Isaac Architects - planning and design
  • Spacemakers construction

 Contact Us


 Meet Your Principal | Laine Mulholland




​Attendance Area


Walk Zone | Click the map below to view the walk zone for your school. To find out on how walk zones are determined and answers to frequently asked questions visit our school walk zone page.



​June 1, 2016 ​Principal Update
​May 16, 2016 Principal Update
​Jan. 27, 2016 ​Construction Update
​Jan. 26, 2016 Letter from New Principal
​Dec. 17, 2015
Dr. Roberta Bondar School Update
Re: Information on school designation, grade configuration changes and more
​Sept. 17, 2015 Name selected for new Aspen Woods elementary school



 Supporting Documents

​Jan. 2016 ​Community Engagement Plan
​June 2015 Site Concept
​Dec. 15, 2015
Parent Feedback
​Nov. 27, 2015

​Open House Materials | Nov. 25, 2015

​Oct. 20, 2014 Site Map



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