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


April Calendar

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Welcome to Highwood School

Important Dates


May 1: Seed Survivor Workshop
May 2: Grade 4 – Loblaw Nutrition & Health Fieldtrip
Kindergarten – Chinese Painting
May 4: Kindergarten - Clay for Kids
Grade 4 – Tour of Colonel Irvine
May 10: Grade 4 – Light & Shadows Workshop
May 11: Grade 4 – Deep Roots Video Conference
S4 Presentation (Rm 202 & 206)
Celebration of Learning @ 6:30 pm
AM Kindergarten and Grades 2 & 4
May 12: Half Day; Early Dismissal @ 12:05 pm
May 15: Seed Survivor Workshop
Grade 4 – S4 Workshops
May 16: Grade 4 – MRU Destination Conservation
Grade 3 – Science Center
May 17: Grade 1 – Calgary Zoo
May 18: Grade 2 – Telus Spark
May 19: No School – PD Day
May 22: No School – Victoria Day
May 23: Grade 4 – Loblaw Nutrition & Health Fieldtrip
May 25: CPL Presentation: 8:30 – 11:30 am
Volunteer Tea: 1:00 – 2:30 pm
May 26: Half Day
Early Dismissal @ 12:05 pm
May 29: Kindergarten – Mad Science
May 30: Kindergarten – Chinese Painting
Grade 2 – S4 Presentation


News Centre


May newsletter


2016-2017 School Development Plan (pdf)


2015-16 School Results Report (new as of Dec 2016)



Found in Translation


Found in Translation – CBE Principal featured by the Werklund School of Education




Kindergarten Registration for 2017-18


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)




Virtue Book of the Month


What Do You Do With An Idea? – Written By: Kobi Yamada:



Designation Notices


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


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