Calgary Board of Education James Short Memorial School
6333 - 5 Avenue S.E., Calgary AB T2A 3V7 | Modified Calendar
Early Development Centre | Grades K-2
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Every Friday is an Early Dismissal Day At James Short Memorial. Students are dismissed at 12:00 noon. No Afternoon Classes.

Important Dates

August 10 - School Office Opens

August 15 - First day back for students





Welcome to James Short Memorial School

Have a Great Summer!

To all of our families - have a great summer.


We Return to School on August 15, 2017!


School Hours Beginning August 15, 2017

Our bell times for Kindergarten to Grade 2 are as follows:

    • Monday – Thursday - 8:55AM – 3:40PM
    • Friday – 8:55AM – 12:05PM
  • Lunch is from 12:15 to 1:00 pm


Our Bell times for the Early Development Centre (EDC) are as follows;

  • AM Classes  8:39 to 11:45 am  Monday to Thursday
  • PM Classes  12:34 to 3:40 pm  Monday to Thursday




Learning Commons Grand Opening & Family Literacy Night


January 26, 2017, 6 pm
Please join us as we celebrate the grand opening of our new Learning Commons, and share some of the great literacy work being done at our school.
Invitation (pdf)


News Centre


The June Newsletter is now available online.


Kindergarten Registration for 2017-18


Registration for the 2017-18 school year begins Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 for traditional calendar schools and on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 for modified calendar schools. Children must be at least four years old on or before March 1 to start kindergarten in September of the same calendar year. You have to register in person at your school with proof of residence, your child's name, date of birth and citizenship. Visit the CBE Registration page for more information and for the forms you'll need. More information is available on the CBE Kindergarten page.


Kindergarten | great learning starts here (pdf)




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.

Would you like to volunteer at James Short Memorial School?


Please come and see us to learn about the Volunteer Clearance Process or go to the CBE Volunteer Page and follow the instructions.

Online Booking for Parent/ Teacher Conferences

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Our next set of conferences will be in November, 2016. If you have a question or concern before this, we are always willing to set up a conference for you.





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