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


My School Bus Monitor

Welcome to Marion Carson School

Key Documents

Student Handbook 2014-2015

Bus Maps * bus map D updated for Feb 11*

2014-2015 Year-At-A-Glance (full colour) Calendar

May Newsletter & Calendar

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


Important Dates and Events

• Opened Jan 12: Kindergarten registration ongoing (general info)
• May 13: Grade 6 PAT LA writing: narrative story & newspaper article am
• May 15: no school
• May 18: Victoria Day no school
• May 23 & 24: My 1st Ride school bus orientation for first time riders *note, pre-registration is required* see link for more inforamation, registration closes May 20
• Jun 17: Grade 6 PAT LA "reading comprehension" am
• Jun 18: Grade 6 PAT Math "problem solving" am
• Jun 19: Grade 6 PAT Science am

• Jun 22: Grade 6 PAT Social Studies am
• Jun 26: Last day of school, Half day of school only. Report cards home. *'tentative' Grade 6 Farewell Assembly*


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 2015/2016


Registration starts Jan. 12, 2015 for both Regular English and the Mandarin Bilingual program – 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 2014

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.

Ministerial Order & Inspiring Education


CBE News