Calgary Board of Education Thorncliffe School
5646 Thornton Road N.W., Calgary AB T2K 3B9 | Grades K-6 & K TLC
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Welcome to Thorncliffe School

Weekly Update | May 1-5
Installation of new sound system in the gym is scheduled April 18-20 so gym/dance will take place in the classroom on these dates.
May 1
  • Division I ( grades 1-3) Choir Club
May 2
  • School Council Meeting starting at 6:30 pm
May 3
  • Hats on for Mental Health Day – wear a hat in support of mental health
May 4
  • Family Dance 6:30-7:45 pm invitation sent home with students & see classroom blogs for more info
May 5


Virtue for May



CBE Traditional Pow Wow

My 1st Ride

2017-2018 School Calendars

Open House Information

Attention Twitter Users


Did you know that our Assistant Principal, Kevin Whitton, has a Twitter account? You can follow him at @MrWhitsClass. If you visit his account, you will notice examples of the amazing learning, events, and happenings at Thorncliffe School! School-Related tweets are also tagged with #CBEThorncliffe. Mr. Whitton may share other information that might be of interest to our school community, such as upcoming community events, news reports or current research into education.  

For new users, basic information about Twitter can be found here: For those who do not wish to sign up to Twitter, you can simply Google search @MrWhitsClass and bookmark the page on your browser. 

Please note that Mr. Whitton’s Twitter account is not intended to be used for schedules, reminders, or general information. Please continue to refer to the school website for key dates and reminders. As always, remember to practice good digital citizenship when using Twitter. Keep in mind that personal information should never be shared in a public space. For example, Mr. Whitton avoids posting identifiable student information (i.e. names and faces) online. Please continue to use email or telephone to contact the school directly should you ever need to discuss any information regarding your child. 


My 1st Ride Program


"My 1st Ride" is a school bus orientation program for first time riders. The program is offered free of charge to Calgary Board of Education and Calgary Catholic School District students. The dates for ‘My 1st Ride' are: Saturday, May 27th, 2017 and Sunday, May 28th. Registration begins in mid April..

More Info

My 1st Ride Program

Poster (pdf)



May Calendar


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Kindergarten Registration for 2017-2018


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)




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.


Nut-Free School

We have staff and students with severe allergies to nut products. Please do not bring food containing nuts to school.  Thank you for your compassion! 









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