Calgary Board of Education Andrew Sibbald School
1711 - Lake Bonavista S.E., Calgary AB T2J 2X9 | Grades K-4
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Ms. Manser| Principal

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School Hours

GRADES 1 – 4

8:20 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.
Lunch 11:20 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
12:15 p.m. – 2:52 p.m.
8:20 - 12:05


AM 8:20 a.m. – 11:12 a.m.
Fridays (Alternating)
8:20- 12:05



Welcome to Andrew Sibbald School

Building our Future Together

Schools Impacted by New School Openings


Currently, a number of schools in Area V are over or nearing capacity, while others have capped their enrolment or are under capacity. Planning is underway to make changes in the best interests of all students.


Community Open Houses

Join us as we present the proposed changes for the future use of learning space at some Area I, II and V schools. Come to an upcoming open house to review the proposals developed from feedback gathered in 2016.

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

Read more in Community Engagement.


This Week at a Glance

Jan. 9 Kindergarten registration begins
Jan. 10 School Council Meeting 7:00 pm
Jan. 11 Storytelling Residency Day 1
Jan. 12  
Jan. 13 No classes for students



Parent Update | Week of January 9, 2017

Oral Storytelling Residency
We begin our oral Storytelling residency with Jeff Stockton this week. Mr. Stockton kicks off the residency with a performance for each class. He then returns on Feb 14, 15, 22, 27, Mar 6, 13, 20 & 21. During these sessions Mr. Stockton instructs teachers and students on the art of storytelling. By the final day on March 21st students will be able to do their own storytelling performance. We will have a school-wide storytelling event on the evening of March 21st.


Kindergarten Registration
Kindergarten registration begins on January 9th. If you have friends or neighbours with Kindergarten aged children living in Lake Bonavista or in Bonavista Downs, please encourage them to consider registering their child at Andrew Sibbald. Let them know what great school Andrew Sibbald is!! If they have any questions or would like personal tour, I would be happy to meet with them. Just have them contact me at the school.


Open House
Please plan to attend the CBE open house at Nickle School on January 18th 5:00 – 8:00 pm for information about the proposed changes for Andrew Sibbald and other area V schools. Information can also be found on the website at


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Important Dates

Jan 18 - CBE Open House at Nickle Jr High 5:00 – 8:00
Jan 19 - Assembly 10:00 am
Jan 26 - Fun Lunch
Jan 27 - Report Cards go Home
Feb 1 - Sibbald U begins
Feb 3 – PD day - No Classes for students
Feb 16/17 - Teachers Convention
Feb 20 - Family Day
Mar 21 - Oral Story Telling Evening Presentation
Mar 23 - Student Led Conferences - No Classes for Students
Mar 24 - PD Day No Classes for students

Kindergarten Registration for 2017-2018


Registration for the 2017-18 school year begins Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 for traditional calendar schools and on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 for modified calendar schools. 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 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)



What's New


2016-2017 School Development Plan (pdf)

2015-2016 School Results Report (pdf)

Report to Parents on Fees for 2015-2016(pdf)


Digital Citizenship Plan and Web Tools (pdf)




Telephone for Safety: 403-777-6830 ext. 1 (Attendance Line)


Please call our 24-hour, Telephone-For-Safety Program answering service, to leave a message if your child will be absent from school.


When reporting please:

  • call before school start time of 8:20
  • spell your child’s last name
  • give the reason for his/her absence
  • if your child is not at the school, and we have not received a telephone message, we will phone the contact numbers you have provided for us.
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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.


Andrew Sibbald School Featured on CBE182 | 182 Days of Learning


Day 150: Tasha Roa-Yaremkowycz, Rianna McDougall, Teachers


Day 146: Erin Manes, Student Teacher, Kindergarten



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