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
Important Dates and Events

Please see full calendar for clubs and rehearsal


1-13 Jacket Racket
7 Recorder Club (12:45pm)

Lunch Lady

Recorder Club (12:45 PM)

COF Art Classes


Bricks 4 Kidz Gr 3-6 (12:25 PM) in Library

Photo Retakes (AM)

10 Remembrance Day Assembly 10:30 AM
12 Online Conference booking begins

Bricks 4 Kidz Gr 1-2

Learning to lead: Gr 5 Rodgers, Gr 4 Gilbert, Gr 6 Wiedener

Jacket Racket – Last day


Glenbow Museum

Gr 3 (Blair, Lowe)

COF Art Classes


Bricks 4 Kidz Gr 3-6 (12:25 PM) in Library

Parent/Teacher Conference (5-8 PM)


Non-Instructional Day NO SCHOOL

Parent/Teacher Conference (8 AM -1 PM)


Bricks 4 Kidz Gr 1-2

Learning to lead:Gr 5 Rodgers, Gr 4 Sutor, Gr 6 Wilson/McGown

20-30 Gymnastics

Glenbow Museum Gr 3 (Eastly, M. Zhang)

School Council (7 PM)


Lunch Lady

COF Art Classes

23 Bricks 4 Kidz Gr 3-6 (12:25 PM) in Library
24 Fun Lunch
27 Bricks 4 Kidz Gr 1-2
28 Police Interpretive Centre – Gr 6

Kindergarten (P. Wu) ”The Bread Lady”

COF Art Classes


Bricks 4 Kidz Gr 3-6 (12:25pm) in Library

Glenbow Museum Gr 2

Kindergarten (Hoglund) ”The Bread Lady"


Kindergarten Registration for 2017-18


Registration for the 2017-18 school year is ongoing. 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 | great learning starts here (pdf)




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)


Kindergarten & Grade 1 Registration for 2017/2018


  • Please note that we would be happy to accept registration on school days between 8 am 3 pm.
  • Registration for new students to the school starts January 09, 2017 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 14, 2017 for the February 15, 2017 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.
  • 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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