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


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2014-15 bus maps are located online (now located under 'transportation') in the blue navigation bar or click the bus)

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Welcome to Highwood School

Welcome to a new school year!


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.



Upcoming Events


Sept. 2 - First Day of Classes and Bussing for Kindergarten - Grade 4

Sept. 12 - Early Dismissal (12:05): AM Kindergarten; Grades 1-4

Sept. 18 - Evening- Meet the Teacher Conferences

Sept. 19 - Meet the Teacher Conferences - no school

Sept. 26 - Early Dismissal (12:05): PM Kindergarten; Grades 1-4


Community Engagement


New Mandarin Bilingual Program for 2014 at Marion Carson School



Highwood School/Marion Carson School designation for 2014-2015

FAQ Marion Carson - Dec. 19 (pdf)

Highwood busing chart (pdf)

Highwood parent consent for Transportation (pdf)

Reminder notice Highwood letter (pdf)


2014-2015 Kindergarten/Grade 1 Registraion

Please note that we are no longer accepting registrations as we are completely full and our lottery already took place in March 2014.


Because of the unpredictable number of students that apply to the Mandarin Bilingual program, all students will be part of a lottery system and therefore are not guaranteed entry.


For more information about the lottery system, please go to:


2013-2014 School Hours


AM Kindergarten: 8:29 – 11:32 am
PM Kindergarten: 12:15 – 3:03 pm
Grades 1-4: 8:29 am – 3:03 pm
Recess: 10:05 – 10:20
Graded 1-4 Lunch: 11:32 am – 12:22 pm


Please understand that we continue to share our busses with Colonel Irvine School and start/end times, as well as half days have to be negotiated between the two schools and compromises have to be made for the benefit of students at both schools.


2013-2014 Bus Maps


Bus F | effective May 21, 2014

Bus K-AM-A, D, J, P, Q, S | effective April 9

Bus K-PM-A | effective April 2

Bus D | effective Mar. 5

Bus K-AM-B | effective Feb. 19

Bus I | effective Jan. 29


Bus Maps

All our current bus maps and route letters, including those with changes, are available on our website at:


Highwood School Bus Maps



  Highwood Parking/Safety Plan (PDF)

Mandarin Bilingual & Cultural Programs Video



CBE System Messages


My School Bus Monitor