Calgary Board of Education Ethel M. Johnson School
255 Sackville Drive S.W., Calgary AB T2W 0W7 | Grades K-6
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Family Craft and Choir night

EMJ School Council and School invite our parents and students to our Craft and Choir Night December 8 6:30-8pm.  Performances by Junior Choir and Handbell Club.  Information was sent home with each child Thursday Dec. 1 and is posted here.  Please bring a food bank item(s) with you.  Volunteers are needed for this event.


Important Parent Engagement meeting

The opening of new CBE schools in the 2016-17 school year means changes for many existing schools.

There will be an upcoming opportunity for you to share your thoughts and perspectives on possible scenarios involving our school community as follows:
Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Ethel M. Johnson School
255 Sackville Drive S.W.
Members of the Ethel M. Johnson School community are invited to this event. I would encourage you to attend if you are able. If you are not able to attend, there is also an online survey available
(closing Dec. 13, 2016) and a community open house for Area V on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017.

This notice is coming home


Christmas Store is open!

Our PLP students are excited to be running our "Christmas Store" again. The students are very excited to go shopping. All items are $.50 and the proceeds will go to a charity of the student's choice. The "Store" will be open for the students to purchase items from December 5-14. Click here for more information.


Adopt a Family

EMJ has adopted 2 families in need for this holiday season. We will be collecting gifts for these families from now until December 9. See attached letter for more information.


School Council Meetings

School Council meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of the month. The next meeting is on Wednesday, January 11 at 6:30pm.


Sing and Skate for Junior Choir - Cancelled

The sing and skate event at Olympic Plaza scheduled for Thursday December 8 has been cancelled by the City of Calgary due to the extreme cold weather that has been forecasted into next week.




2016 Lockdown Drill Information



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Upcoming events

December 5: Christmas Store opens

December 8: Junior Choir to Sing and Skate at Olympic Plaza Event Cancelled

December 8: School Council Craft and Choir night 6:30-8pm

December 9: Junior Choir to Hitmen game in evening

December 9: Report card #1 goes home

December 9: My CBE Account opens at noon for interview booking

December 14: Christmas Store closes

December 15: Early dismissal at 12:00

December 15: Parent Teacher Interviews 4:00-8pm

December 15-16: Scholastic Book Fair in Library (will be open during interview times on Thursday Dec 15 - 4-7:30pm and Friday Dec 16 - 9-11am)

December 16: Parent Teacher Interviews 8:30am-1pm - no classes for students

December 19 to January 2: Winter Break

January 3, 2017 - classes resume

January 9: Registration for Kindergarten 2017-18 opens

General Information



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School Hours

Kindergarten - AM
8:09 – 11:03am (Mon–Thurs)
8:09 – 9:51am (Fridays)

Kindergarten - PM
11:58am – 2:53pm (Mon–Thurs)
10:18am – 12:01pm (Fridays)

Grades 1-6
8:09 – 11:32 a.m.
11:32 - 12:27 (lunch)
12:27 - 2:53 p.m. (Mon-Thurs)
8:09 - 12:01 p.m. (Fridays)

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