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

Marion Carson School Open House

Regular and Mandarin Bilingual Kindergarten Open House
Thursday January 18, 2018 at 6:30pm.


Registration for 2018-19 school years begins on Monday January 22, 2018

Key Documents
Important Dates and Events

Please see full calendar for clubs and rehearsal


8 Classes Resume

Kindergarten PM classes – Winter Walk


Military Museum (all day) – Gr 5 (Rodger, Hymers)
Yoga at 12:40pm


Lunch Lady
COF Art in the Library (12:25pm)


Kindergarten Presentation & Open House (6:30 - 8:00pm)

19 Fun Lunch
Kindergarten AM classes – Winter Walk
#2 Vaccination Gr 5 (am)
22 Kindergarten Registration Starts at 8:30 AM
23 Yoga at 12:40pm
School Council(7pm)
24 COF Art in the Library (12:25pm)
25 Report cards go home
26 Non-Instructional Day - NO SCHOOL
30 Yoga at 12:40pm
31 Lunch Lady
COF Art in the Library (12:25pm)

Marion Carson Non-Instruction Day - No School

Parent Teacher Conference (by invitation only)

6 Yoga at 12:40pm
7 Blue Flame Kitchen (Rodger)
COF Art in the Library (12:25pm)
Gym booked for Science Fair (evening)
8 Science Fair in the Gym
8-14 Celebration of Learning

Fun Lunch
Firefighter – Kindergarten PM classes (9:30-11:30am)

Chinese New Year Rehearsal (gym)

12 Chinese New Year Rehearsal (gym)
13 Chinese New Year Rehearsal (gym)
14 Lunch Lady
Staff Appreciation
Chinese New Year Rehearsal (gym)
15-16 Teacher’s Convention – NO SCHOOL
19 Family Day – NO SCHOOL
20 Yoga at 12:40pm
School Council 7:00pm
21 Glenbow Museum – Gr 4 MB (9:15-3:30pm)
COF Art in the Library (12:25pm
23 Firefighter – Kindergarten AM classes (9:30-11:30am)
27 Yoga at 12:40pm
28 Lunch Lady
COF Art in the Library (12:25pm)


Kindergarten Registration for 2018-19


Registration for the 2018-19 school year starts Jan. 22, 2018. Children must be at least four years old on or before March 1 to start kindergarten in September of the same calendar year. You have to register in person at your school with proof of residence, your child's name, date of birth and citizenship. Visit the CBE Registration page for more information and for the forms you'll need. More information is available on the CBE Kindergarten page.


Kindergarten | welcome (pdf)




Kindergarten & Grade 1 Registration for 2018-19


  • Please note that we would be happy to accept registration on school days between 8:30 am – 3 pm.
  • Registration for new students to the school starts January 22, 2018 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.  This is a first come, first served for the Regular English program am and pm Kindergarten classes.
  • For new students to the Mandarin Bilingual Program, both Kindergarten and Grade 1 (Mandarin Bilingual) registration will occur through a lottery. Mandarin Kindergarten am or pm classess will be determined based on transportation needs.  All registration must be completed by February 13, 2018 for the February 14, 2018 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"):


Don't Miss Out on School Messages


Parents/guardians: Due to Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), if you want to keep receiving electronic messages from our school on commercial topics such as student fees and field trip costs, you need to subscribe online.

In addition, if you want to receive any text messages from our school, you need to opt-in by texting the word YES to the six-digit number 724665.


Chinese (Mandarin) Bilingual Program


Visit our new webpage to learn more about the program:

Chinese (Mandarin) Bilingual Program at Marion Carson


Designation Notice


May 16, 2017 | Reminder Notice: School Designation Change for Chinese (Mandarin) Bilingual (pdf)


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.
  • 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

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