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

Mrs. Wickland: for the school @DHarknessCBE
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Mrs. Wickland: for classes taught @DHarknessCBE
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Mrs. Ramsay: @DHSRamsay
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Mrs. Billeck : @DHSBilleck
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Ms. Fraser: @DHSFraser
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Mrs. Emilsson: @DHSEmilsson
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Grade 1/2

Miss Cavanaugh: @DHSCavanaugh
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Miss Engelman: @DHSEngelman
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Ms. Shihab: @DHSShihab
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Grade 3/4

Miss Garrah: @DHSGarrah
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Ms. Dron: @DHSDron
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Miss Mask: @DHSMask
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Ms. Paterson: @DHSPaterson
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Grade 5/6

Mr. Hawken: @DHSHawken
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Ms. Rosenthal: @DHSRosenthal
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Mrs. Dhillon: @DHSDhillon
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Mrs. Villman: @DHSVillman
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ELL / Physical Education

Mrs. Bodley: @DHSBodley
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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 site weekly 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 sure to read the Principal blog each week. Upcoming events are posted there.


Please be aware that our school has made the decision to use Twitter to share daily events rather than student agendas. If you wish to communicate about your child, please do so through the teacher's email link at the side of the page, or contact 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.


Calendars & School times for 2016-2017
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 below for calendar
  AM Calendar PM Calendar
Monday - Thursday 8:30 AM - 11:35 AM 12:35 - 3:25
Friday Alternating weeks - 8:30 AM - 11:35
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 June.


An email message went home to all families through School Messenger on May 29 regarding bell times for 2017-18. This document is available here if you did not receive it.


School Council -


Calendars for 2017-2018 School Year


Calendar for Early Development Centre (EDC)

Calendar for Kindergarten

Calendar for Grade 1 - 6





Date Description

June 20

Grade 6 Provincial Achievement Test - Math

June 22

Grade 6 Provincial Achievement Test - Social Studies

June 23

Grade 6 Provincial Achievement Test - Science

June 27

Grade 6 Farewell Celebration - 2:00 - 3:30

June 28

Last day of classes/ Sports Day - 8:45 - 11:45 /Report Cards come home

June 29

Appeals Day

June 30

Organization Day - School closes for summer break

August 10

Office reopens for registration

August 15

First Day of Classes for students






Please note that we have been tweeting using the hashtag #DHSCBE. Please check there to see what all our us are tweeting.



Check the Principal blog for weekly events.

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