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


Mar 22: Last Day of classes before Spring Break; 1:15 pm Virtue Assembly
Hosts: PM Kindergarten; SPIRIT DAY: TWIN DAY
Mar 23: No School – CBE Non-Instruction Day; Parent / Teacher Interviews
8:30 am – 8:00 pm
Mar 24: No School – CBE Non-Instruction Day
March 25 to April 2, 2017 SPRNG BREAK
Apr 3: Classes Resume
Apr 5: Grade 3 – Aggie Days
Apr 6: Grade 4 – Seed Survivor Workshop
Apr 7: Half Day Early Dismissal @ 12:05 pm; NO AM KINDERGARTEN
Apr 14: No School – Good Friday
Apr 17: No School – PD Day
Apr 18: Half Day Early Dismissal @ 12:05 pm; NO PM KINDERGARTEN
Apr 19: Grade 4 – Fish Creek Field Trip
Apr 27: Celebration of Learning at 7:00 pm; PM Kindergarten and Grades 1 & 3
Apr 28: 9:00 am Virtue Assembly; Hosts: AM Kindergarten


Parent Teacher Interviews


Parent teacher conferences will take place on Thursday, March 23 from 8:30am- 8:00pm.  Interviews can be booked here (in My CBE Account) starting Thursday at 8:00 am. 


News Centre


April 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


Each month, our school examines a book that demonstrates positive character. March is:


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