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. Kearns: @DHSKearns
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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

New to the school?

Our Parent/Student Handbook might answer some of your questions. Teachers are always available via email and post daily on Twitter.

On behalf of the staff and students at Douglas Harkness School, welcome to Douglas Harkness School website.


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



CBE requires Requires YOUR Parent input for our Math Strategy


The CBE is developing a K-12 mathematics strategy that will help our students succeed in math. We want to hear from you on what you think would benefit students in learning math and help you as a parent or guardian to support your child.

Please complete our online survey anytime between Feb. 22 and Mar.15. Your input will be used to help us create the best strategy for future math success.

For more information on our K-12 math strategy engagement and links to math education resources for parents please visit our website.


School Council Minutes have been updated. Visit School Council to download documents.


Accountability Pillar Survey

Parents of students in grades 4 through 6 will be receiving a survey through the mail from Alberta Learning. This survey provides the provincial government, the school board, and our school with important information about how you feel about your child's learning.


Please take the time to complete this survey and return it to Alberta Learning. The responses are counted and we receive the information in tme to make planning decisions for our next school year. Students and teachers will also respond to the survey online at school.


PLEASE NOTE - it is important that you answer all questions since responding "don't know" or leaving a question blank is recorded as a negative response.





School Council Family Movie

On Thursday, February 23 at 4:30 the school council will be hosting a movie. PLEASE NOTE THE TIME - the front doors will open at 4:00 and the concession will open at 4:15. If you can volunteer to help at this event, please email



The blog is updated each weekend and notification is sent out through Twitter.




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.


Don't Miss Out on School Messages


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.


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