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

Key Documents


November Newsletter & Calendar

Student Handbook 2015-2016

Bus Maps * updated for Sept 30, 2015 *

2015-2016 Year-At-A-Glance Calendar * updated Aug 28, 2015 *

Pay School fees with My CBE Account
School Results Report 2013-2014


Important Dates and Events


Dec 03:  Police Interpretive Centre ("The Cottage")
Dec 03:  Winter Concert 2 shows @ FEO (5:30-6:30pm & 7-8pm)
Dec 04:  No School
Dec 07-11:  Week of Giving
Dec 07: A Week of Giving, Mittens & Money Monday
Dec 07 - Safety City Presentation All Kindergartens
Dec 08: A Week of Giving, Toques & Toonies Tuesday
Dec 08 - December Day
Dec 08: Pre-K Craft Night 5-8pm in gym
Dec 09: Pre-K Craft Night 5-8pm in gym
Dec 09: A Week of Giving, Wacky Wednesday (PJ & crazy hair day for $ donation)
Dec 10: A Week of Giving, Toothbrush Thursday (toiletry donation)
Dec 11: A Week of Giving, Food Friday (non-perishable food donation/$)

Dec 11:  Fun Lunch
Dec 15:  Choral Sharing Field Trip Gr3-6
Dec 16:  Police Interpretive Centre (Wilson/McGown)
Dec 18: Last day of classes before Winter break
Dec 21-Jan 01:  Winter Break -- no school
Jan 04:  No School
Jan 05 - Classes Resume
Jan 07:  Regular Kindergarten, Mandarin Bilingual Kindergarten/ Mandarin Grd 1 Open House 6:30 pm in gym
Jan 11: All new student registration starts at 8:00 am *see below for information on lottery process for Mandarin Bilinugual registration*



Chinese (Mandarin) Bilingual Program


Visit our new webpage to learn more about the program:

Chinese (Mandarin) Bilingual Program at Marion Carson


Kindergarten & Grade 1 Registration for 2016/2017


• Registration fore new students to the school starts Jan 11, 2016 for Regular English program. All children living in Varsity are eligible to register in our Regular English Program. General information regarding the Kindergarten program, click here.
• For new students to the Mandarin Bilingual Program, both Kindergarten and Grade 1 (Mandarin Bilingual) registration will occur through a lottery. Please go to the following website to learn more about the lottery process and how it applies to you (reference the additional information on "Alternative programs," link on the right side, under "supporting documents"):


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 2014

Discovery Education videos for students

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.

Ministerial Order & Inspiring Education


CBE News