Calgary Board of Education Lake Bonavista School
1015 - 120 Avenue SE, Calgary AB T2J 2L1 | K-6 Montessori
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Welcome to Lake Bonavista School

Montessori Discovery Evening

Parents new to Montessori - Join us January 12th from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Lake Bonavista School to learn about Montessori in the CBE. Please be aware that this is not an opportunity to visit a classroom or tour the school and that this is an adult only evening.


Is the Montessori Program the Right Choice for My Child? (pdf)


Weekly Update | January 5, 2017


Swimming Program - February 2017


Plans are finalized for our swimming program that will be held at the Trico Center 11150 Bonaventure Dr S.E, Calgary.  Students will be participating in this program as part of their Physical Education curriculum acquiring aquatic skills through a variety of developmentally appropriate activities. Through involvement of movement students will experience health benefits, interact with others positively and become active daily meeting their daily 30 minutes of physical activity. The schedule for this year on Tuesdays and Thursdays is as follows:

January 31, February 2, 7, 9, 14 & 21

10:15 – 10:45am             Morden/Arnold
10:45 – 11:15am              Link/Grant
12:45 – 1:15pm               Bouchard/Midgley
1:15 – 1:45pm                 Mumford
1:45 – 2:15pm                 Burnham


Swim forms to come home the week of January 9th. If you are able to volunteer, please let your teacher know asap.


Literacy Afternoon - Save the Date


We are excited to announce a family literacy afternoon on January 27th. We are inviting family members to come to school to share in story reading, between 1:55-2:43 pm. Please stay tuned for more information.

We will also be doing a book drive during the week of January 23rd-January 27th at Lake Bonavista School. Used children's books will be collected and donated to schools in need to help bring the magic of stories to every child in Calgary.


Montessori Open House Evening - Thursday, January 12


Please help us spread the word!

If you are interested in Montessori and wish to know a bit more about the program please plan to attend our Open House on January 12th. This evening is intended for new to Montessori families who may be thinking about registering their child for Kindergarten or Grade 1 for the 2017-2018 school year. Please note this is an ADULT only evening.


Engagement for Schools Impacted by New Schools Opening


Join us (CBE) as we present the proposed changes for the future use of learning space in Area V schools.

  • January 18, 2017: Area V Open House, 5 – 8 p.m.
  • Nickle School, 2500 Lake Bonavista Drive S.E.
  • Please Register



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Upcoming Dates

January 6        - Early dismissal - PM Kindergarten Students attend
January 9        - Registration for the 2017-2018 school year begins * New students to LBS only
January 10      - School Council at 6:30 pm
January 12      - Montessori Discovery Evening * For potentially new parents to LBS only
January 13      - Fun Lunch - OPA!
January 18      - Open House for School Impacted by New School Openings    Nickle School 5-8pm
January 20      - Non - Instructional Day
January 26      - Report Cards go home
January 27      - Fun Lunch - Little Caesars
January 27      - Literacy afternoon
January 31      - Grades 3/4/5/6 Swimming Begins
February 2      - School Council’s Family Dance
February 3      - Non-Instructional Day


Kindergarten Registration 2017-2018


Registration for the 2017-18 school year begins Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. 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)


Is the Montessori Program the Right Choice for My Child? (pdf)




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Include the date, student's name, the teacher, reason for the absence, and bus if applicable.


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What's New

Volunteer Handbook and Student/Parent Handbook

New calendars | September and the Traditional Calendar


CBE News

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