Calgary Board of Education Captain John Palliser School
1484 Northmount Drive NW, Calgary AB T2L 0G6 | Grades K-6 Regular & Montessori
t | 403-777-6170  e |


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Welcome to Captain John Palliser School

Impacted Schools Decision


Feb. 14, 2017 | Important Changes to Student Population at Captain John Palliser School (pdf)



Important Dates


March 27 – 31 | Spring Break (NO SCHOOL)
April 3 | Classes Resume
April 4 | Room 2, Teacher’s Pet
April 6 | Aggie Days, Rooms 10, 11, 13, 20
April 12 | Rooms 15 & 16, Evening of the Experts 6pm
April 14 | Good Friday SCHOOL CLOSED
April 17 | CBE Non-Instruction Day NO SCHOOL
April 19 | FUN LUNCH
CWRD Presentation, Rooms 19, 24, 25
6:30pm School Council/Parent Association
April 21 | Spirit Day:
Dress like an animal!
April 24 | The Birth of the CPR, Musical presentation
April 25 | Assembly Day: 10:30am and 11:15am
April 26 | Ten Thousand Villages Presentations, Rooms 10, 11, 13, 20, 21
April 28 | Inschool Wetlands Field Trip, Rooms 24, 25


News Centre


April Newsletter


Report to Parents on Fees for 2015-2016 (PDF)


2016-2017 School Development Plan (pdf)


Oct. 14, 2016 | 2015-2016 CJP Provincial Achievement Test Results (pdf)


Sept. 23, 2016 | Early Literacy Presentation (pdf)


Sept. 6, 2016 | School Handbook


May 11, 2016 | CJP Family Math Night presentation (pdf)


Montessori Powerpoint Presentation (pdf)


Captain John Palliser | Assessment and Reporting on Student Learning 2015/2016 (pdf)


Healthy Hunger Lunches ordering information (pdf)



Canadian Music Class Challenge



Kindergarten Registration for 2017-2018


Registration for the 2017-18 school year is ongoing. Children must be at least four years old on or before March 1 to start kindergarten in September of the same calendar year. You have to register in person at your school with proof of residence, your child's name, date of birth and citizenship. Visit the CBE Registration page for more information and for the forms you'll need. More information is available on the CBE Kindergarten page.


Kindergarten | great learning starts here (pdf)




Designation Notice


Reminder: Overflow of Kindergarten to Grade 6 students residing in Edgemont (pdf)


Don't Miss Out on School Messages


Parents/guardians: Due to Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), if you want to keep receiving electronic messages from our school on commercial topics such as student fees and field trip costs, you need to subscribe online.

In addition, if you want to receive any text messages from our school, you need to opt-in by texting the word YES to the six-digit number 724665.


School Safety

Student Drop Off/Pick Up

Safety of our students and families is paramount for us.


Parents who are dropping off or picking up their child must be aware of the safe places to do this. Do NOT park in the bus zone in front of the school, even briefly as we have 9 buses that need this space. Also do not park in the Special Needs bus/taxi zone along the rail (across from the tennis courts).


You may park:

  1. By Sir Winston Churchill pool
  2. Brentwood Arena parking
  3. South side of Northmount Drive – Use the 2 designated crosswalks to cross the street
  4. Captain John Palliser School
  5. Batchelor Crescent
  6. Bearspaw Drive

Do not make U-turns on Northmount Drive – it’s illegal and dangerous.


Please use the crosswalks as we teach our children the importance of following traffic rules.

Let's Prevent Jaywalking CJP!
A message from the CJP Leadership club


Bully Prevention



Captain John Palliser School is dual track school with a regular and Montessori Alternative program.

Private Pre-Kindergarten with lunch supervision
Before and After School Program

Please click the image to view a student created movie about the history of Captain John Palliser.




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