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Children’s Village Outdoor Space

By | September 20, 2023

  The Children’s Village School is a school for children with severe emotional and behavioral support needs. All of our students meet the criteria for exceptional and special needs learners. Our students have faced many obstacles that have prevented them from being successful in mainstream classrooms, and as a result have been placed at our  Continue Reading »

Group of elementary school students

CBE Welcome Centre

By | June 20, 2023

The Calgary Board of Education (CBE) Welcome Centre is a beacon of support for newcomers to Canada. It serves as a supportive hub for thousands of new CBE students and their families every year, offering essential guidance, resources, language learning assessments, and a warm welcome. The CBE Welcome Centre provides crucial assistance to families who  Continue Reading »

Colonel Macleod Indigenous Learning

By | May 17, 2023

  As an act of reconciliation and recognition, Colonel Macleod School has connected with local Indigenous Knowledge Keepers to deepen our understanding of Indigenous ways through the Indigenization of our school courtyard. Through teaching sessions, courtyard engagement and connecting with speakers and Elders, students, staff, and parents will learn how restoring natural spaces and reconnecting  Continue Reading »

Belvedere Parkway Playground Plans

Belvedere Parkway School Playground Project

By | March 6, 2023

We love our school, but our playground is a little underwhelming. The current set up works well for our youngest community members, but our grade 4, 5 and 6 students have historically been without an appropriate play space. That is about to change! We’re currently fundraising to add a small Agility Playground to our school  Continue Reading »

Alexander Ferguson Field Trips

By | December 7, 2022

Exciting news! The grades 1 and 2 classes have been provided an opportunity to visit both the Chinese Cultural Centre and Baitun Nur Mosque early in 2023. These off site trips connect to our social studies curriculum in outcomes around citizenship, belonging, and connecting. They also provide us an opportunity to explore places that we  Continue Reading »

Mariam Rakka Inclusive Education Fund

By | November 3, 2022

The Mariam Rakka Inclusive Education Fund was founded in 2022 by the Rakka family in honour of Mariam with over $30,000 raised from dad Rob’s head-shave event. Mariam is a fun-loving, wildly imaginative,  friendly, kind, and energetic student who loves her time in school; Mariam also has Cerebral Palsy and learning challenges and sometimes requires  Continue Reading »

Inclusive Education

By | October 18, 2022

CBE’s Inclusive Education department is raising funds to focus on academic and sensory learning support resources to allow all learners to be successful in showing what they know. The Inclusive Education team is made up of Learning Leader Teachers who provide intensive short-term support in classrooms. Our teachers work with a wide array of students,  Continue Reading »

All Boys Program

By | October 13, 2021

Christine M Fielding Endowment Fund at Banff Trail School

By | September 10, 2021

Christine Fielding was a dedicated and much loved grade three teacher at Banff Trail School who taught her students to treat each other with empathy and respect. Modeling this in her own teaching, she was a champion for all of her students, and always took the extra steps to help those most in need. Christine  Continue Reading »