Calgary Board of Education Marion Carson School
5225 Varsity Drive N.W., Calgary AB T3A 1A7 | Grades K-6
t | 403-777-6050  e |


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Welcome to Marion Carson School

Important Dates and Events

Student Handbook 2014-2015 & Bus Maps 2014-2015 *updated*
2014-2015 Year-At-A-Glance (full colour) Calendar
• Sept Newsletter & Calendar online
• Sept 14: Online conference booking begin
• Sept 15: Sports Day (moved from the original Fri Sept 12 date)
• Sept 16: Parent Council @ 7 pm, all parents welcome
• Sept 18: Meet the Teacher Parent Conference (evening)

• Sept 19: no school, Meet the Teacher Parent Conference (day)
• Sept 24: Terry Fox Run, consider bringing in 'toonies for Terry' to raise money and awareness for cancer research
• Sept 25: For Grade 6 parents @ 6:30 pm Outdoor School Parent Meeting
• Oct 03: no school
• Oct 6-10: Zoo School (Sutor)
• Oct 7-10: Grade 6 Outdoor School (please plan to pick up your child early ~ 1:30 pm on Fri Oct 10)
• Oct 13: no school
• Oct 14-17: Zoo School (Goldmintz)
• Oct 20-24: Zoo School (Gilbert)
• Oct 31: no school

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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