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

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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


Parent and Staff Input for New Principal of David Thompson School

Please visit this link to share your thoughts by March 24:


Impacted Schools Decision


Feb. 14, 2017 | No Change to Student Population at Sam Livingston School (pdf)


Read more in CBE 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. 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!


March 20 - 24

On Tuesday, March 21, we have the author, Dan Bar-el visiting our school. He will be presenting to students from Grades 1-4. Please have a look at his website so you can talk to your child about what they learned or have a look before so they can be better prepared for the visit.


Parent-teacher and student led conferences will be Wednesday, March 22 from 3:00-5:00 and 5:30-7:30 and Thursday March 23 from 8am to noon. You can still book a conference.


A reminder that School Council is looking for 200 stubby/short cans for the April 8th Community Fair as well as 100 tomato paste cans. They would like them rinsed and the label removed. School Council has a rubber maid container in the front entrance for collection.


Lost and Found will be cleaned out and donated on March 24. Please come and take a look for any of your child’s items before that date.


If you would like to have your voice heard for the new Principal at David Thompson School, please complete the survey by March 24 to share your thoughts.


School will be closed the week of March 27th and reopen on April 3rd.


Upcoming Events


March Calendar (pdf)


Mar. 21 - Gr 1-4 Visiting author Dan Bar-el

Mar. 22 - Last Day of Classes, Parent Teacher Conferences 3-7:30 PM

Mar. 23 - CBE Non-instruction Day - No School, Parent Teacher Conferences 8 AM - 12 PM

Mar. 24 - CBE Non-instruction Day - No School, Staff appreciation brunch by School Council, Lost & Found deadline.

Mar. 27-31 - Spring Break - No School

Apr. 3 - Classes Resume

Apr. 8 - Spring Fling & Community Fair 10 AM-2 PM

Apr. 20 - School Council 6:30-8 PMand ASLSC Meeting 8-9 PM


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


Community Fair & Spring Fling/Salon D'Art - Apr. 8, 10-2


Crafts, theatre shows and fair booths! See the poster and read more in our School Council webpage.


Order your theatre and craft tickets now in


School Council is stil looking for 200 stubby/short cans (such as Libby's Corn 341 ml and Dole Pineapple 398 ml) for the April 8th Community Fair as well as 100 tomato paste cans. They would like them empty with one lid removed, label removed and clean. School Council will have a rubber maid container in the front entrance for collection.


Kindergarten Registration for 2017-2018


Registration for the 2017-18 school year is ongoing. Children must be at least four years old on or before March 1 to start kindergarten in September of the same calendar 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.


French Immersion as an Alternative Program Choice 2017


CBE Kindergarten Information


Also see our Kindergarten section in For Parents.


Traffic Safety

Bus Information

Report Card information

Reporting Processes

School Reports

Health and Wellness

Réveille-matin Physical Education program

Volunteer Information



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Leadership Link

The Chief Superintendent and the Board of Trustees regularly communicate with parents in a monthly newsletter.
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