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

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Welcome to Highwood School

Virtue Book of the Month


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

A New Year's Reunion


Chinese New Year Celebration


This year's Chinese New Year celebration will take place at the Jubilee Auditorium on Monday, January 23rd at 7:00pm. Mark your calendars for the beginning of the Year of the Rooster! Tickets will go on sale at 10:00am MST on Monday, January 9, 2017 at the following website: A reminder to all families that the school will be OPEN with regular classes on Tuesday, January 24th--the day after the celebration.


Important Dates


Jan 3: Classes Resume
Jan 5: Open House Kindergarten & Grade 1 6:30 pm
Jan 13: Half Day; Early Dismissal @ 12:05 pm NO AM KINDERGARTEN
Jan 23: Chinese New Year Concert Jubilee Auditorium 7:00 pm
Jan 25: Clay for Kids – Grade 4
Jan 27: CNY Lunch
Jan 28: Happy Chinese New Year | Year of the Rooster
Jan 30: Alien In-line Skating
Jan 31: Alien In-line Skating

News Centre


January 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)




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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



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