Calgary Board of Education W.H. Cushing Workplace School
130 - 7 Avenue S.W., Calgary AB T2P 0W4 | Grades K-3 Modified Calendar
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Welcome to W.H. Cushing Workplace School

Leaving a Legacy | W.H. Cushing Mural to New TELUS Sky Building


As W. H. Cushing Workplace School officially closes its doors, the legacy of the students and learning will live on in the new TELUS Sky Building.  Read more



W.H. Cushing Workplace School Kindergarten Students Redesign Kindness


Kindergarten students from the W.H. Cushing Workplace School along with teacher, Rhonda McLean and Student Teacher, Meaghan Pohozoff visited the Future of Learning Lab at the CBE Education Centre for a weeklong learning experience to further their work with the design thinking process. Design thinking is a way of thinking about problems to find creative solutions. Read more



School Planning Engagement Information


Coming Up

May 19 Class Picture Day
May 10 School Council Meeting
May 13 Journey to the River
May 20 CBE non-instruction day - no school
May 23 Victoria Day - no school
May 27 Children's Festival
May 31 Kindergarten swimming lessons

See Calendars/Hours for a full listing of events.


Kindergarten Registration is ongoing for 2016-2017


Kindergarten registration for the 2016-2017 school  year started Jan. 11, 2016. Children must turn five years of age by March 1 during their kindergarten school year. You have to register in person at your school with proof of residence, your child's name, date of birth and citizenship. Visit our Registration page for more information and for the forms you'll need. More information is available on our Kindergarten page.


Kindergarten | great learning starts here (pdf)




Learn Alberta (password in your child's agenda)


This excellent website by the Alberta government was designed for students. It has many curriculum based resources and an Online Reference Center that has links to other great websites, some of them designed specifically for K-3 students. The websites include:

  • Amazing Animals of the World
  • Bookflix
  • Culturegrams
  • Muzzy Online
  • Power Knowledge - Earth Space, Life, and Physical Science
  • Teaching Books
  • TrueFlix
  • Visual Thesaurus
  • World Book for Kids

We encourage you to use this fantastic resource!


School Hours

Regular school hours are:

Kindergarten: Grades 1 to 3:

Morning Class

  • 8:30-11:09 AM

Morning Class

  • 8:30-11:25 AM
Afternoon Class
  • 1:00 - 3:39 PM

Afternoon Class

  • 1:00-3:25 PM


CBE News

Quick Links

2015-16 Parent-Student Handbook

2014-15 Calgary Board of Education Community Report