Calgary Board of Education Sam Livingston School
12011 Bonaventure Drive S.E., Calgary AB T2J 3G7 | Grades K-4 French Immersion
t | 403-777-6890  e |



School Hours

Grades 1 – 4
8:05 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Lunch 11:30 a.m. – 12:26 p.m.
12:26 p.m. – 2:36 p.m.

AM 8:05 a.m. – 10:46 a.m.
PM 11:55 a.m. – 2:36 p.m.

For Parents

Yes, You Can Help! Information and Inspiration for French Immersion Parents is now online

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Welcome to Sam Livingston School

Through caring, trusting and supportive relationships we will work together to ensure a climate for growth and learning. Students are at the centre of everything we do. Open communication between students, teachers and parents is essential for a successful year | read more


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. These changes will affect Sam Livingston School.


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.


Attendance Procedure


If your child will be absent or late contact us by 8:05 am at: or 403-777-6890 ext. 1, with the following info:

  • Date
  • Full name of the student
  • Name of the teacher
  • Reason for the absence

We prefer email for legibility. Please start the subject line of your email with "Attendance" to help us sort our email. Thank you.


Parking Lot & Traffic Safety

The safety of all students at all times is a priority at Sam Livingston School. Loading or unloading of children in our parking lot is prohibited. Please review the Traffic Safety Map (pdf) and read the "Traffic Safety" section in For Parents. Thank you for working with us to ensure our students are always safe!


Weekly Message Dec. 5th - 9th

Dear Parents/Guardians,


What a perfect week to start at Sam Livingston School. I was able to meet many parents at the Parent/ Teacher Conferences. Thank you to those who were able to drop in to say hi. It was a pleasure meeting you. I look forward to working with you and watching your children flourish in learning at our school. 


Monday at lunch hour there will be a Mad Science Club at lunch hour for the Grade 3s and 4s.

Fun Lunch is Friday.

Reminder| Impacted Schools Survey Closes December 5
Your voice matters. If you would like to provide feedback on the future use of learning space at some of our Area I, II and V schools, please complete the impacted schools survey by Dec. 5, 2016:  Community Engagement Information and Survey

French Immersion Information Night (Advanced Notice):
Parents wishing to register their child(ren) for French Immersion Kindergarten and/or Grade One for the 2017-18 school year are asked to attend this orientation meeting to find out more about the program.
When: Thursday, January 5th @ 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Where: Sundance School
Who: Future Kindergarten /new to Grade One parents for: Sundance, Sam Livingston and Chinook Schools: French Immersion Program

Why: Meet the principals and classroom teachers-find out what Kindergarten to Grade 3 will look like
Please note that this is a parent meeting so we ask that you not bring your child(ren).


Mme Susan Wright


Support CBE's Fuel for School breakfast program



Flames Student Night - Jan. 11 or Feb. 28, 2017

$37 Ticket offer

$10 from each ticket sold will go back to the CBE or your school

Open to students, staff and their families

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Fri., Jan. 20, 2017, 7 pm

$12 Special ticket offer

$2 from each ticket going to Fuel for School

Open to students, staff and their families

Click here to purchase - enter code CBEFUEL

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What's New
Upcoming Events


Dec. 5 - Mad Science Club Gr's 3 & 4, lunchtime

Dec. 9 - Fun lunch Grades 1-4

Dec. 14 - Popcorn day, Snowtastic Dress Rehearsal 1 pm

Dec. 15 - Snowtastic Performance Grades 1 & 2, 5:30 pm (updated time)

Dec. 16 - Last day of classes

Dec. 19-Jan. 2 - Winter Break

Jan. 3 - Classes resume

Jan. 5 - French Immersion Information Night 6:30-8:30 pm, Sundance School

Jan. 18 - Schools Impacted by New School Openings Area V Open House, 5 – 8 p.m. Nickle School, 2500 Lake Bonavista Drive S.E. Register


Go to Calendar/Hours for more information and music notes.


Kindergarten Registration for 2017-2018


Registration for the 2017-18 school year begins Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 for traditional calendar schools. Children must turn five years of age by March 1 during their kindergarten school year. Note that if you are in our catchment area your child is assured a spot in our French Immersion program. In order to register your child we require the child’s birth certificate as well as a proof of your home address. Fill out the Student Registration Form at the school or complete it online and bring it with you. The form and all the registration information you need can be found on the CBE website at: Registration Kindergarten to Grade 9.


Sam Livingston Kindergarten Orientation Presentation

Also check out our Kindergarten section in For Parents.


French Immersion as an Alternative Program Choice 2016

CBE Kindergarten Information



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