Board of Trustees Identifies Top 3 for CBE
During this election, trustees want all Albertans to think about the value of public education, and why it should be a priority. See our top three messages and the questions we need party leaders to answer.
Update | Winter Weather Reminders
Families are encouraged to ensure their children are prepared for the weather and are dressed appropriately. The safety and security of our students is of the utmost importance.
Strongman Bus Pull at Sir John Franklin
Media are invited to attend Sir John Franklin School when teacher and Calgary’s Strongest Man competitor, James Loach, will attempt to pull a yellow school bus filled with students and food donations collected for the Calgary Food Bank.
Celebrate National Child Day Nov. 20
National Child Day is celebrated annually on Nov. 20 in recognition of Canada’s commitment to upholding the rights of children and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Celebrating International Education Week
International Education Week takes place this year from Nov. 12 to 17. During this week, we celebrate the benefits of international education and student exchanges.
CBE 2018 Enrolment Numbers
The CBE saw another year-over-year increase in student enrolment for the 2018-19 school year which closely matched projections.
Principal wins Indigenous Educator Award
Congratulations to Lori Pritchard, principal at Sir John A. Macdonald School, on being selected to receive a 2018 Guiding the Journey: Indigenous Educator Award for Innovative Practice from Indspire
CBE Statement Regarding Cannabis Legalization
Thank you for joining us today to talk about how the legalization of cannabis will affect CBE students and staff, and how our administrative regulations have changed to reflect this.
Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellence
On World Teachers' Day, Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced the launch of the 2019 Prime Minister’s Awards (PMA) for Teaching Excellence and Excellence in Early Childhood Education.
World Mental Health Day | Oct. 10
The CBE wants all students to be successful in their learning, and we recognize that positive mental health enables students to fully participate in their learning.
Important Year-End Information for Families
As we wrap up another school year, we have some important information for families about My CBE Account, fee payments, waivers and transportation for the 2018-19 school year.
CBE Traditional Pow Wow
On May 17, 2018 at Crescent Heights High School, Elders, community members, special guests, students, teachers, drummers and dancers gathered in celebration of reconciliation through education at the 4th Traditional Pow Wow.
Richmond School Mural
Richmond School, a small but vibrant elementary school in Southwest Calgary, has become the latest canvas of award-winning artist, Elena Bushan.
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CPS Partnership Paves the Road to Success
A unique partnership with the Calgary Police Service (CPS) is providing students with an opportunity to keep police vehicles in excellent shape, while receiving work experience credits that will count towards their Alberta high school diploma.
¡Que Pasa! ¡Que Show!
On Monday, May 7, Spanish bilingual program school students from across the CBE came together at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium for an evening in celebration of Spanish language, music and culture.
Books and Teddies - The Perfect Combination!
Grade 1 students at Marlborough School were the very fortunate recipients of both teddies from the Hitmen Teddy Bear Toss and beautiful picture books from the Books for Kids campaign.
CBE Traditional Pow Wow
The Calgary Board of Education invites you to join us for a Traditional Pow Wow at Crescent Heights High School on May 17, 2018.
Students Aspire to Dance
Twenty-three young dancers from Nelson Mandela High School are focused and busy rehearsing in preparation to perform at the East Side Dance Festival at Decidedly Jazz Danceworks.
East Side Dance Festival
Eastside Dance Festival was created to foster positive relationships and community among potentially at risk youth and to provide dance opportunities for underprivileged students in Calgary.
School Bus Driver Appreciation Day May 7
Monday, May 7, 2018 has been designated as School Bus Driver Appreciation Day to provide teachers, students and families the opportunity to thank the bus drivers and to show them how much we value their service.
Update on K-12 Math Strategy
This school year, the CBE has implemented our K-12 Mathematics Strategy to help students be more successful in their math learning.
Update | Chief Superintendent Recruitment
Following the announcement of Chief Superintendent David Stevenson’s retirement, the Board of Trustees contracted a recruitment firm to support their search for a new Chief Superintendent.
Pink Shirt Day at Rideau Park School
In recognition of Pink Shirt Day and CBE’s commitment to create Welcoming, Caring, Safe and Respectful learning environments and conditions for success for each student, Rideau Park’s GSA members helped to make over 400 sugar cookies in the shape of t-shi
New School Announcement for the CBE
On Friday, March 23 the Government of Alberta announced two new schools and the planning dollars for two more schools for the Calgary Board of Education.
CBE Provincial Budget Response
Media are invited to an availability today where a representative from the Board of Trustees will respond to the Province’s 2018-19 budget announcement.
Pink Shirt Day | Feb. 28, 2018
Pink Shirt Day is an opportunity for everyone to wear something pink to symbolize that as a society we will not tolerate bullying
Chief Superintendent Recruitment
The Board of Trustees has contracted a recruitment firm, Optimum Talent, to support a nation-wide search for a new Chief Superintendent.
CBE Students and Staff Explore Nature, All Year Long
The CBE has partnered with YMCA Riveredge, a field study area beside Sandy Beach Park near Calgary’s beltline. Programming has begun for both CBE students as well as outdoor-themed professional learning for CBE staff.
First Annual Giving Faire
Douglas Harkness School invited students and their families to attend the school’s First Annual Giving Faire held on Friday, Dec. 7, 2017
A Million Cheerios
Grade 5 students at Marshall Springs School counted, calculated and collected one million Cheerios during a recent hands-on math learning experience.
Aviation Program Takes Flight
Teachers Chris Harke, Scott Haskell and Mark Kost at Nelson Mandela High School have designed a program that exposes students to the aviation industry as a potential career path.
Come Learn with Us
Kindergarten registration starts on January 22, 2018 at all CBE schools.
Warm Hands and Warm Hearts
Ernest Manning High School students presented Connaught School students with a gift of warm winter clothes earlier this month.
Celebrating a Year of Student Success
As we near the end of an outstanding year of teaching and learning, I want to express my appreciation to students for the significant effort and enthusiasm.
New Public Schools Named
The CBE is pleased to announce the names of the Aboriginal Learning Centre, which moved to its new facility in January and the southeast high school, which is under construction.
CBE K-12 Mathematics Strategy Overview
During the 2016-17 school year the CBE engaged with parents, students, teachers, mathematicians and post-secondary educators on what they wanted to see in our K-12 Mathematics Strategy.
Celebrating the CBE Traditional Pow Wow
The 3rd Annual Calgary Board of Education Traditional Pow-Wow was held on May 5, 2017 at Crescent Heights High School. The event, guided by Piikani Elder Reg Crowshoe, was a community celebration of success for all students in the spirit of reconciliation
Tulips Bloom for Canada | Canada 150
In preparation for Canada’s 150th Birthday, Stanley Jones School was the recipient of 1000 red and white tulips from the Canadian Garden Council of Canada.
CSSAC Strengthens Student Voice in the CBE
Student leaders in the Chief Superintendent's Student Advisory Council (CSSAC) met with Chief Superintendent David Stevenson once a month for the 2016-2017 school year.
Full STEAM Ahead for Students
Please join EducationMatters on May 25 for Full STEAM Ahead for Students as we highlight students’ successes, and raise funds.
CBE Traditional Pow Wow
The CBE invites you to join us for a Traditional Pow Wow at Crescent Heights High School on May 5, 2017
Calgary Roughnecks CBE Night
The Calgary Board of Education has teamed up with the Calgary Roughnecks to offer students, staff, and families a discounted ticket to a Roughnecks game while also fundraising for our schools.
CBE Provincial Budget Response
Media are invited to an availability tomorrow where a representative from the Board of Trustees will respond to the Province’s 2017-18 budget announcement.
Canada 150 Stories
We'll be sharing stories from CBE schools that highlight how students and teachers are celebrating the 150th anniversary of Canada's confederation.
CBE K-12 Math Strategy
The CBE is developing a K-12 mathematics strategy that will help our students succeed in math.
CBE Issues Statement About Math Results
The facts as presented in the Kids Come First news release are misleading and inaccurate. Our comprehensive reporting to the Province, and to our Board of Trustees demonstrates that overall, CBE students are performing well in math.
New CBE Schools Open in New Year
The Calgary Board of Education has opened an unprecedented 15 schools this school year with three more expected to open in a few weeks.
Indigenous Shining Student Award
Nominations are now open for the fourth annual Indigenous Shining Student Award, presented by the Education Partners Task Force and sponsored by Alberta Education.
CBE new schools update
Media are invited to attend an update on all of the CBE’s new schools and for a tour of the new West Ridge School that opened to students on Jan. 4.
Remembrance Day at the CBE
In classrooms across the city, thousands of students learn about the contribution of our soldiers and veterans in battles like Vimy Ridge or Juno Beach.
CBE Remembrance Day Event
Media are invited to join students from Western Canada High School for their Remembrance Day ceremony.
CBE 2016 Enrolment Numbers
The Calgary Board of Education has once again welcomed a record number of students for the 2016-17 school year.
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