Calgary Board of Education University School
3035 Utah Drive NW, Calgary AB T2N 3Z9 | Grades K-6
t | 403-777-6240  e | university@cbe.ab.ca

 
 

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What's Happening at University School | June 26

 

Principal Message, Kathy Salmon
It has been another amazing year at University School.  We are so proud of the learning that your children have been engaged with.  They have come with big questions, insightful ideas, thoughtful suggestions, creative solutions and unique wonderings.  They have a willingness to experiment and explore new concepts with an ever increasing confidence to take risks to approach problems differently, see things from other viewpoints and try new strategies.  We appreciate the parents and guardians that help us so many things each and every day: providing fruit for fuelling learning, reading with students, helping in the classroom,  going on field trips, shelving books in the library, serving pizza, organizing special events, attending meetings, helping at the casino, working in the garden, and oh so much more.  We really can’t do it without you and you help to make our learning community so amazing. The staff at our school have been incredible with your children and they are truly committed to this important work and arrive at school every morning with the hope of making a difference in your child’s life in some way each and every day.  Their talents, thoughtfulness and caring create the magic that makes learning come alive in the classroom.  I’d also like to thank Alison Van Rosendaal for her two years of service to this school community.  She went above and beyond and always put students first and truly made a difference for many students, families and staff!  We believe in your children and what they CAN already do and hope to inspire them to achieve what they ASPIRE to do!  Have a great summer everyone!

 

Bell Times 2017-18 & 2018-19


University School Bell Times remain the same for 2017-18.  Bell times have been adjusted for 2018-19 as University School has been identified for new bussing partners for the 2018/19 school year as a part of the CBE sustainable transportation service plan.

 

Important Dates


June 19 am - Vaccinations for Gr. 1s and 5s that were previously missed
June 19, 9:00-10:00am: PAT Gr. 6 only English Language Arts Part B (Reading)
June 20, 9:00-10:15am: PAT Gr. 6 only Mathematics Parts A and B (Number Operations; Math Composite)
June 22, 9:00-10:00am: PAT Gr. 6 only Social Studies
June 23, 9:00-10:00am:PAT Gr. 6 only  Science
June 26 Year End Farewell

    • 1:30 - 2:30 Assembly K-6 Families Welcome
    • 2:30 - 3:25 Social Event for Grade 6 students and families and teachers.

June 29 Sports Day 1:15 - 3:25 K-6 Families Welcome, AM K can come with parents
June 29 Report Cards Distributed, Last Day of School 3:25 Dismissal

 

News Centre
  • We would like to encourage all families to register with “My CBE Account”. This is an easy way for you to pay your fees and will be your access point for Parent/Teacher interviews this year. You will find the link on the website. Please call the school office if you are not able to create your account.
  • Remember to bring your aluminum can pull-tabs and deposit them in the buckets outside the main office in support of the fine folks over at Ronald McDonald House. Check out the pull-tab poster for more details.
  • My Child's Learning: A Parent Resource.This concise new resource for parents from Alberta Education offers in-depth information about what students are expected to learn at each grade level of the curriculum. For English language learners, Curriculum Express also gives a short explanation of the curriculum.
  • Give the Gift of Time and Volunteer! The School Council works to establish a bank of volunteers that are contacted at times when volunteers are needed. We invite all parents to complete a School Council Volunteer form by coming in to the school office. Read the CBE Volunteer Information.
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)

 

 

 

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