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

Student Handbook 2014-2015

Bus Maps * updated for Sept 01, 2015 *

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

June Newsletter & Calendar

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


Important Dates and Events

• Jun 26: school is out for summer!
• Aug 27: Office open for parents
Bus Maps * updated for Sept 2015
• Aug 27, 28, 31: teachers in
Sept 01: First day of classes full day, Grades 1-6. Classes start @ 9am
Sept 01: Parents -- Welcome Back coffee & treats in Staffroom. Once you drop off your child with their teacher for the 9am bell, please join School Council for coffee & treats in the Staffroom across from the office
Sept 01: Parents, location of Grades will be found outside posted on the wall. See teachers in orange 'vests' to see if your child is in their specific class. Kindergarten in Marion's Meadow. East Wall = Grd 1 & 4 (compound side); West Wall = Grd 2 & 3 (parking lot side); South Wall = Grd 5 & 6 (back field)
• Sept 01 & 02: Kindergarten only, NO BUSSING due to staggered entry for the first 2 days of school. Parents know which group their child is in. Group A 9:15 - 10:15 am; Group B 10:30 - 11:30 am; Group C 1:15 - 2:15 pm; Group D 2:30-3:30 pm
• Sept 03: regular Kindergarten classes start Kindergarten AM 9:00-11:40 am; Kindergarten PM 12:55 - 3:35 pm. Regular bussing will start for Kindergarten as well.
• Sept 07:
no school, Labour Day


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 started 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. General information regarding the Kindergarten program, click here.
• For the Mandarin Bilingual Program, both Kindergarten and Grade 1 (Mandarin Bilingual) are now full for the 2015-2016 school year.


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