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

March 24 - Teacher PD Day - No School for Students

March 25 - April 9 - Spring Break. No School

April 10 - Classes Resume

April 14 - Good Friday - No School

APril 17 - PD Day - No School for Students






Welcome to James Short Memorial School

Student Led Conferences

On March 23, 2017, James Short Memorial will be hosting our student led conferences! Please come and see what your child has been doing.


You can register through the MyCBE link.


Times (K-2)

8:30AM - 1:00PM and 3:30 - 7:30PM



Thursday 8:30AM - 7:30PM

Friday 8:30AM - 1:00PM


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 April 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)




Area III Science School Interest Survey

Are you interested in having your child attend a science school? If you are, please look at the documents below


Science School Open House Survey

2017-18 Modified Calendar

Is the Science Program Right for My Child?



James Short School Hours


Bell times

Kindergarten - Grade 2

Monday - Thursday 8:43 - 3:25. Lunch from 12:00 - 12:45

Friday 8:43 - 12:00



Monday - Thursday 8:23 - 11:30 (Morning)

Monday - Thursday 12:10 - 3:17 (Afternoon)


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

Book your child's conference using My CBE Account

Click here for instructions 

Don't have a "My CBE Account" yet? Click Here to set up a new account (Click here for instructions)

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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learning | as unique | as every student