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


Click calendar to download the October calendar

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



Welcome to Highwood School

Upcoming Events


Oct 1: Heritage Park (Locke/Su)
Oct 2: Heritage Park (Ellahib/Yang)
Oct 3: Telus Spark – Grade 4
Oct 6: School Council Meeting @ 6:30 pm
Oct 6: K-2 Swimming
Oct 7: K-2 Swimming
Oct 8: K-2 Swimming
Grade 3 – Teachers Pet (Lam/Shen)
Grade 4 School Nurse
Oct 9: Teacher’s Pet (Chen/Paull)
Oct 10: HALF DAY; Early Dismissal @ 12:05 pm; NO PM KINDERGARTEN
Oct 13: NO SCHOOL (Thanksgiving Day)
Oct 14: K-2 Swimming
Oct 15: K-2 Swimming
Oct 22: Picture Day
Oct 24: HALF DAY; Early Dismissal @ 12:05 pm; NO AM KINDERGARTEN
Oct 27: Virtue Assembly 9:15 am (Gr 4 Hosts)
Oct 28: Glenbow Museum Grade 3 (Chen/Paull)
Oct 29: Glenbow Museum Grade 3 (Lam/Shen); Oct 31: NO SCHOOL (PD Day)


Bus Map changes for Wednesday, Oct. 1


Map of the City of Calgary with Colonel Irvine/Highwood bus routes (pdf)


We continue to have various bus route changes. 

The following routes have experienced changes and the new bus schedule beings on Wednesday, Oct. 8: Kdg PM C, Kdg AM A, Bus C, I, J.


The new bus maps can be found here or your child’s D2L.



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.



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:



  Highwood Parking/Safety Plan (PDF)

Mandarin Bilingual & Cultural Programs Video



CBE System Messages



My School Bus Monitor