Calgary Board of Education Highwood School
11 Holmwood Avenue NW, Calgary AB T2K 2G5 | K-4 Chinese (Mandarin) Bilingual
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February Calendar

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Welcome to Highwood School

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


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

Whoever You Are


Important Dates


Feb 1: Alien Inline Skating
Feb 2: Half Day; Early Dismissal @ 12:05 pm; NO PM KINDERGARTEN
Feb 3: No School – PD Day
Feb 6 - 10: Alien Inline Skating
Feb 6 – 10: Zoo School Mrs. Ellahib / Ms. Wang
Feb 13: Grade 3 &4 Enmax & Inside Education Eco Leaders Program
February 16th & 17th – No School TEACHER’S CONVENTION
Feb 20: No School Family Day
Feb 21: SAIT – Grade 3; Grade 4 – Eco-Leaders Program
Feb 22: Grade 1 – Telus Spark
Feb 21 - 24: Grade 3 & 4 Skating
Feb 24: Gr. 3 – SAIT Build a Bridge; Grade 1 Vaccinations
Feb 27: Grade 3 & 4 Skating
Feb 28: Crazy Hat / Hair Day; Virtue Assembly at 9:00 am Hosts: Grade 2

News Centre


February newsletter


2016-2017 School Development Plan (pdf)


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



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