Calgary Board of Education Douglas Harkness School
6203 - 24 Avenue N.E., Calgary AB T1Y 2C5 | Grades K-6 Modified Calendar
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Admin Team

Ms. Devitt: for the school @DHarknessCBE

Mrs. Miller
Assistant Principal


Mrs. Billeck :


Ms. Purdy


Miss Cavanaugh:

Grade 1/2

Ms. Dron:

Miss Engelman: @DHSEngelman

Ms. LaBerge

Ms. Shihab:

Grade 3/4

Miss Garrah:

Ms. Paterson:

Ms. Peterson

Grade 5/6

Ms. Araki

Mrs. Dhillon:

Mr. Meuser


Mrs. Villman: @DHSVillman

ELL / Physical Education

Mrs. Bodley: @DHSBodley

Welcome to Douglas Harkness School

On behalf of the staff and students at Douglas Harkness School, welcome to Douglas Harkness School website. We welcome you to learn more about our school by viewing our Student and Parent Handbook
We update this website throughout the school year. It is our hope that you will visit frequently for current information about the exciting things that are happening in our school community.


Please be aware that our school uses Twitter to share daily events rather than student agenda books. If you wish to communicate with the teacher or the school about your child, please do so through the teacher's email link at the side of this page, or contact your child’s teacher at the school.


The Calgary Board of Education has a Student Code of Conduct that is adhered to in all of our schools. Please click here to read the Adminstrative Regulation.


Our school operates on a Modified Calendar. For more information about our school, please click on any of the items from the drop-down menus above.

October Events

Date Description

Oct. 94

Thanksgiving - No School

Oct. 10-13

Fall Break - No School

Oct. 16 Non-Instruction Day - No School
Oct. 17 Students Return to School
Oct. 18 School Council Meeting 6:30 PM
Oct. 25 Photo Retake Day
Oct. 31 Halloween
Letter from Laura Devitt, Principal

Hello to all Douglas Harkness School Families,


My name is Laura Devitt and I am the newly appointed Principal at Douglas Harkness School. I feel honoured and excited to be part of this dynamic and vibrant learning community. I have heard many wonderful things about the students, staff, and parent community at Douglas Harkness School.


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Calendars & School times for 2017-2018
Hours for Grade 1 - 6 - Click here for calendar
Days Hours
Monday - Thursday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  12:55 PM - 3:25 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours for Kindergarten - Click here for calendar
Monday - Thursday 8:30 AM - 11:35 AM 12:35 - 3:25
Friday Alternating weeks - 8:30 AM - 12:00
Hours for Early Development Center -Click here for calendar
Monday - Thursday 8:30 AM - 11:35 AM 12:20 - 3:25
News items



Please click to view the CBE Leadership Link for September.


School Council -

  • Next Meeting: Oct. 18 at 6:30 PM








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