Calgary Board of Education Highwood School
11 Holmwood Avenue NW, Calgary AB T2K 2G5 | K-4 Chinese (Mandarin) Bilingual
t | 403-777-6200  e |


October Calendar

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Welcome to Highwood School

invite | Schools Impacted by New School Openings


Currently, a number of schools in Areas I and II are over or nearing capacity, while others have capped their enrolment or are under capacity. Planning is underway to make changes in the best interests of all students.


There will be an upcoming opportunity for you to share your thoughts and perspectives on possible scenarios involving our school community as follows:


Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Sir John A. Macdonald School
6600 4 St. N.W.
Registration Link
Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Colonel Irvine School
412 Northmount Dr. N.W.
Registration Link





Virtue Book of the Month


Each month, our school examines a book that demonstrates positive character. This month's book is:

My Secret Bully


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.


Important Dates


Oct 7: No school – PD Day
Oct 10: No School Thanksgiving Day
Oct 14: Half Day Early Dismissal @ 12:05 pm; NO AM KINDERGARTEN
Oct 17: Clay for Kids – Gr. 3 (Ms. Wu & Ms. Lam)
Oct 17: Clay for Kids – Gr. 3 (Ms. Chen & Mr. Berry)
Oct 20: Picture Day
Oct 24: National Geographic Grade 3
Oct 25: School Nurse Nutrition - Kindergarten
Oct 28: Half Day Early Dismissal @ 12:05 pm; NO PM KINDERGARTEN
Oct 31: Orange & Black Day Virtue Assembly Hosts: Grade 4 1:15 pm


What's New


October newsletter


June 13, 2016 | Reminder Notice | School Designation Change for Chinese (Mandarin) Bilingual (pdf)


2015-2016 School Development Plan (pdf)


2015-2016 Highwood Handbook (pdf)


Feb. 24, 2015 | Reminder Notice: School Designation Change for Chinese (Mandarin) Bilingual (pdf)




School Hours


Please note the following start and end times as it has changed from last year:


Start Time


Supervision Outdoors Starts






End Time


Kindergarten AM         


Kindergarten PM



Also note that we no longer offer hot water in the lunch room and we continue to have no microwaves to heat up lunches.




  Highwood Parking/Safety Plan (PDF)

Mandarin Bilingual & Cultural Programs Video



CBE News



My School Bus Monitor