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3035 Utah Drive NW, Calgary AB T2N 3Z9 | Grades K-6
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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.


Alberta Computers for Schools | June Lighthouse Award


Alberta Computers for Schools (ACFS) is part of a Canada-wide initiative providing refurbished computers at no cost to recipients such as Canadian schools, public libraries, and other non-profit learning organizations. Over the last three years, ACFS has provided CBE with over 400 laptops which have been distributed to our students based on financial need. These donated laptops supplement educational activities, both in and out of the classroom, as the laptops are given to selected students and families for fulltime use.

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Fort McMurray students share their stories with local media


University School opened its doors to the media on Thursday, enabling them to hear first-hand how the Calgary Board of Education has welcomed over 340 students from Fort McMurray into its classrooms across the city. Nearly 100 of the evacuated students are attending University School. These numbers continue to grow.

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Evacuees Start School in the CBE


A donated banner in University School’s library reads “Welcome Fort McMurray students.” Teachers and administrators stand beside the doors, ushering in families to their new home school. Anxious students await the arrival of their new classmates. Parents drop off boxes of pencils, reams of paper, and other fresh school supplies the new students might need. And a donated breakfast buffet feeds the families who are so happy to bring their children here.

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What's New
  • The University School Handbook for 2014-2015 is now on-line. We encourage all families to read this document.
  • 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


Kindergarten Information Package (pdf)


Kindergarten registration for the 2016-2017 school  year is ongoing. Children must turn five years of age by March 1 during their kindergarten school year. You have to register in person at your school with proof of residence, your child's name, date of birth and citizenship. Visit our Registration page for more information and for the forms you'll need. More information is available on our Kindergarten page.


Kindergarten | great learning starts here (pdf)




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