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CBE Connections Welcome to the 2023-24 School Year!

Welcome to the 2023-24 School Year!

Welcome to CBE Connections
Acting Chief Superintendent  
Board Appoints Acting Chief Superintendent

The Board of Trustees has appointed Gary Strother as the acting chief superintendent as of Aug. 25, 2023. He is expected to act in this role until early 2024, while the Board conducts a nation-wide search for a permanent chief superintendent.

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Board of Trustees

Welcome to a New School Year with CBE

We encourage you to get involved in your child's education. This could include volunteering, participating in school council and staying current with important school or system news and events. Make sure you also subscribe to SchoolMessenger and/or opt to receive text messages to receive updates from your school about picture days, field trips, fun lunches and more.

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What We Do

As an elected Board, our job is to govern the CBE, one of the best education systems in the world. It’s also our job to advocate on behalf of all CBE students.

This year, we will be raising awareness about the impacts of increased enrolment on schools across the city.

Trustee Advocacy Efforts

Back to School  
Back-to-School Information

The first day of school is Thursday, Aug. 31. This web page has information and links to everything you need to make a successful start to the school year.

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New K-6 Curriculum Underway

In Alberta, the curriculum is determined by Alberta Education. It identifies what students are expected to learn and do in all subjects from kindergarten to Grade 12.

This year, we are implementing new curriculum in K–3 French Immersion Language Arts and Literature, K–3 Science, 4–6 English Language Arts and Literature and 4–6 Mathematics.

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Calendars and Dates of Significance

The CBE Instructional Calendar provides information about important dates in the school year, while our Dates of Significance calendar identifies some of the significant days of recognition and celebration to the CBE community.

CBE Calendars

Lunch Supervisor  
Help Wanted: Join Us as a Lunch Supervisor!

Help us create a safe and fun lunchtime environment for students. Be a positive role model, engage with kids and spread smiles. Hourly pay starts at $22.50. Apply now and make lunchtime awesome! On our Careers page, look for “Lunch Supervisor - Casual Roster Various Schools.”

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School Bus  
Get on Board | School Bus Transportation Reminders

Learn about busing for the new school year. As part of back-to-school planning, we urge families to have a back-up plan for late or cancelled buses.

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Online Learning

Is Online Learning Right for Your Child?

Grades 1-6
Teacher-lead Learning from Home with CBe-learn

Watch this video for more information about online learning for Grades 1-6 at CBe-learn. In-person Art, Music and Phys Ed also available.

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Grades 7-12
Learn Independently with Teacher Support

Registration remains open for full-time transfer requests until Sept. 30, space and resources permitting.

Transfer Information

Share Your Thoughts About Your School Website

We're planning improvements for school websites next year, and we need your help to make them better. We're asking for a few minutes of your time to complete this short, anonymous survey so we can understand what is working well and what needs to be improved.

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School Councils

Adults in meeting

Mark your Calendar for Oct. 26

The first COSC meeting of the year is Thursday, Oct. 26. This meeting will be held online, and invitations will be emailed to you about three weeks in advance.

Meeting 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”.

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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