Calgary Board of Education W.O. Mitchell School
511 Silvergrove Drive N.W., Calgary AB T3B 4R9 | Grades 3-6 Regular, Spanish K-3
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School Council

Welcome/Bienvenidos to W.O. Mitchell School
International Spanish Academy


Staying in Touch – ¿Qué hay de nuevo? | October 21, 2016


Please read below for next week’s activities!


1. Picture Day:  Monday, October 24.  Individual Pictures will be taken this day.  Class group photos will be taken later in the year.

2. Garden of Wonder: Clean-Up on Sunday, October 23 from 10:00AM-12:00PM.  Kindly contact Jo-Lynn if you help out. 

3. Parent Education Committee:   This School Council committee is looking for feedback to inform programming decisions for the 2016-17 school year.  Please complete the survey at If you cannot open the link through this message, copy the link and paste it in your browser. Thanks for your information.

4. Veterans’ Food Drive:  Starting October 24-November 10.  Leadership students are collecting canned goods to donate to the Veterans’ Food Bank.  Students can bring items to their classroom during the collection time.

5. School Performance:  Klondike Rag, Tuesday, October 25 @ 2:00PM in school gym. Please join us if your schedule allows.

6. WE DAY:  October 26.  20 of our Grade 6 students will participate in this leadership event at the Saddledome.

7. Yearbook:  We have a couple of last year’s year book for sale.  The cost is $20.00. Please call the office if you are interested.  First come-first served, and once they are gone, they are gone for good!

8. Volunteer Thanks:  Thank you to the many volunteers who made our first Fun Lunch so successful!  Special thanks to Mrs Bachelor, the coordinator.

9. Alberta Education Update:  Alberta Education is seeking stakeholder input regarding curriculum development.  Please consider filling out their survey at

10. Fundraising Updates:

  • Christmas Catalogue:  Orders will be accepted up to October 31
  • ADmazing Coupon Books: This fundraiser ends November 1, or whenever we run out of the books (please know that we have limited quantities of books remaining) and once they are gone, they will be gone for good too!
  • WOM Wear:  Orders will be taken up to November 4.  Please note that, technically, this is not a fundraiser, as shirts are sold at ‘cost’…this is more of a school spirit activity!  Show your school spirit!!!!! T-Shirts and Sweatshirts are available in children’s and adults’ sizes.




What's New


Oct. 3, 2016 | October newsletter


May 4, 2016 | W.O. Mitchell Regular Kindergarten, Grade 1, and Grade 2 Program (pdf)


Mar. 2016 | Home-user instructions for RWG updated (pdf)


Jan. 28, 2016 | Designation of Students Attending Spanish Bilingual Program (pdf)


Nov. 19, 2015 | Update for Spanish program grade configurations for Areas I, II, and III (pdf)


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Kindergarten Registration 2016-2017

Kindergarten registration for the 2016-2017 school  year is ongoing. Children must turn five years of age by March 1 during their kindergarten school year. You have to register in person at your school with proof of residence, your child's name, date of birth and citizenship. Visit our Registration page for more information and for the forms you'll need. More information is available on our Kindergarten page.


Kindergarten | great learning starts here (pdf)



Information for Parents

Visit our webpage for parents to learn about our programs, registration , assessment and reporting, Inspiring Education, volunteering, language courses, out-of-school care and more!

W.O. Mitchell's Big Idea Board presentation
Summit Kids Out-of-School Care


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Inquiry-based learning Telus 2Learn video


CBE News
New School Construction

My School Bus Monitor