Calgary Board of Education Dr. E.W. Coffin School
5615 - Barrett Drive NW, Calgary AB T2L 1W4 | Grades K-6
t | 403-777-6190  e |


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Back-to-School Information


Welcome to Dr. E.W. Coffin School

Dr EW Coffin Traditional Calendar 2017-2018

Upcoming Events

Year at a Glance 2016-2017 (rev June 2017)


1-2 Swimming Grades 1-4

5 Whole School Photo – first thing in the morning

6 Calgary Bike-to-School

6 Alberta Tomorrow Presentation in Rooms 4 and 5

6 Iroquois presentation – Rms 6&7

9 Sports Day

13 Treat Day-Environment Club

13 School Council Meeting 7:00 pm – All Parents Are Welcome

16 Field Trip to U of C – Rms 6 & 7

19 Gr. 6 PAT Reading – 9:00 am – 10:00 am

20 Gr. 6 PAT Math – 9:00 am – 10:15 am

22 Gr. 6 PAT Social – 9:00 am – 10:00 am

21 Butterfly N Wings – Kindergarten presentation 9 am

23 Gr. 6 PAT Science – 9:00 am – 10:00 am

27 Last Day of classes for Kindergarten

28 Grade 6 Farewell Assembly 2:00 pm

28 New Kindergarten student visit

29 Last Day of Classes for Grades 1-6

29 Students Year End Assembly at 2:00 pm

30 Non-System Appeals Day – No School for students


Kindergarten Registration for 2017-18


Registration for the 2017-18 school year begins Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 for traditional calendar schools and on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 for modified calendar schools. 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)



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Fresh Air Friday Captivates, Students, Staff and Parents


Dr. E.W. Coffin School, in the northwest community of Brentwood, is situated close to several city-protected natural areas, including renowned Nose Hill Park. Combining place-based and outdoor education with these easily accessible natural areas, Dr. E.W. Coffin students and teachers take their learning outdoors each Friday.

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