Calgary Board of Education Marion Carson School
5225 Varsity Drive N.W., Calgary AB T3A 1A7 | Grades K-6
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Welcome to Marion Carson School

Important Dates and Events

Student Handbook 2014-2015 & Bus Maps 2014-2015 *update Nov 12*
2014-2015 Year-At-A-Glance (full colour) Calendar
• Nov Newsletter & Calendar online
• pay School fees through My CBEAccount

• Nov 17: book your Parent Teacher Conference Online
• Nov 18: Parent Council @ 7pm

• Nov 20: Parent Teacher Conferences (evening)
• Nov 21: no school Parent Teacher Conferences (day)

• Dec 05: no school

• Dec 19: last day of school before Winter Break
• Jan 05: no school
• Jan 06: (Tuesday) classes resume
• Jan 08: Kindergarten Presentation & Open House 6:30-7:30 pm
• Jan 12: Kindergarten registration open @ 8:30 am (general info)
Ministerial Order & Inspiring Education

Community Engagement


Chinese (Mandarin) Bilingual Program at Marion Carson -- see new link
New Mandarin Bilingual Program for 2014 at Marion Carson School & Survey
• Kindergarten Registration open for both Regular English and Mandarin Bilingual programs – All children living in Varsity are eligible to register in our Regular English Program and all children in our designated Mandarin Bilingual Program area are eligible to register. There will not be a cap/limit on registrations or a lottery. Requests for a.m. and p.m. class are considered by first come first served.


What's New


• Students/Parents: Electronic Devices Reminder/ Digital Citizenship
Parents, for safety reasons, please refrain from using the school's parking lot to pick up your child. Please note the appropriate signage.
• Thank you to all those who support our School Council in meetings or as Board members, if you are interested in supporting our School Council, please contact the office
• Many thanks to those who supported and volunteered at our Casino Night to raise over $65 000 to support our students in various areas. Looking to volunteer? Please contact the office to get in touch with School Council.
Report to Parents on Fees Sept 2013

Discovery Education videos free for all students & check out CORE Digital Resources

Email Distribution List. In our effort to reduce paper usage, we send out newsletters & notices electronically via email to parents.  In order for us to place you on our distribution list, please provide us with your email address.  Follow the above link for more information.

Family Literacy pamphlet
• Grand & Toy's "A Day Made Better" campaign -- giving extraordinary teachers the recognition they deserve. See this link for more details.
Has someone in the teaching profession made a positive impact on you, or your child? Who's made school cool? Have they made a difference in your life? Consider letting them know via a nomination or check out our Accolades link on our website.



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