Calgary Board of Education Ian Bazalgette School
3909 - 26 Avenue S.E., Calgary AB T2B 0C6 | Grades 6-9 Modified
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Back to School information 2017-2018

Important Dates

Aug 15 Classes Begin
Aug 23 Picture Day
School Council Meeting 6:15pm
Aug 25 Welcome Back Breakfast 8:30am
Aug 31 Meet the Teacher 5:30-7:30pm
Sept 4 Labour Day (no classes)
Sept 21 IPP Interviews 1:00-4:30pm
Sept 22 Non-instructional Day
Sept 27 – PAC Meeting @ 6pm in the Learning Commons
Sept 28 – We Stand Together Symposium
Sept 29 – Orange Shirt Day
Oct 6 Last Day before Fall Break
Oct 17 Classes Resume
Oct 25  - PAC Meeting at 6pm in the Learning Commons
Nov 2 Student Progress Update
Nov 16 Interviews 2:00-5:00pm and 5:30-7:30pm
Nov 17 Non-instructional Day

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Welcome to Ian Bazalgette School

Fee Information


Parents & Guardians,


Your child will be bringing home Fee and Lunch Supervision forms on Sept 11, 2017.

Please review, complete and return required forms to your child’s homeroom teacher ASAP.

The office is available to answer any questions you may have. 




September Principal's Message


Welcome Back!


It’s hard to believe that we are already back at it for the 2017-2018 school year! We are excited to welcome the over 100 new grade 6 students and the Science Alternative Program to Ian Bazalgette School.


We have a busy month coming up! Picture day will be on August 23rd. We will be taking photos of all students for ID cards and the yearbook. Picture packages will be available to order. On August 25th, we have a Welcome Back breakfast beginning at 8:30am. All are welcome – please stop by and bring your appetite!


On August 31st, we are having a Meet the Teacher evening, beginning at 5:30pm. This is not Parent Teacher Interviews, but a chance to meet and get to know your student’s teachers and ask questions about their program. We hope you will be able to stop by and say hello.


In addition to what’s going on during the school day, school sports and clubs will be starting up soon – fall sports include Cross-Country, Soccer (Boys and Girls), and Volleyball (Boys and Girls). Tryouts will be taking place soon.


Please see the calendar sent home with this newsletter for more important dates.


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News Centre
MLA Visit


Thank you to MLA Joe Ceci for visiting with our grade 7 students to learn more about their advocacy to bring clean water to all Canadians. Congrats Mrs. Hammond and students!
Check out their work at @joececiyyc @mshammondsgr7s






Students Raise Awareness of Need for Clean Water


Students at Ian Bazalgette School have learned how they can create change through social activism. They started the Clean Water Birthday Project in honour of Canada 150 and to make a difference to the 50 First Nations communities across Canada that are on boil water advisories.
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Individual Program Plans


Individual Program Plans (IPPs) have been sent home.  If your child has an IPP please review and sign the end of year review space on the signature pages.  These signature pages must be returned to homeroom teachers as soon as possible. 


Global News Report


Congrats to Mrs. Hammond and her grade 7 Humanities students!  Global News has reported on their ongoing work and fundraising efforts related to First Nations communities living without clean water.




Mrs. Hammond and her grade 7 Humanities students are fundraising!  Money raised will support efforts to bring clean water to Canadian First Nations communities who require this essential resource.  If you are interested in purchasing a water bottle, please have your child see Mrs. Hammond at school or contact Mrs. Hammond at Water bottles are being sold for $5.


Grade 7 students at Ian Bazalgette Junior High School are selling these water bottles as part of their Clean Water Birthday Project.


Designation Notice


Feb. 28, 2017 | Expansion of Science Program (pdf)


2017 CTF Showcase

A dedicated team of students were at Nelson Mandela High School on March 23 to participate in the Area lll CTF Showcase. They participated in challenges for Foods, Fashion, Construction, Robotics, Photography and Business.  We are so proud of our Baz students and their fantastic work! Well done!



Clean Water Birthday Project

Throughout the year our Grade 7 students have been working on the Clean Water Birthday Project in Humanities class.  On, March 2nd a group of our Grade 7's had the opportunity to attend the Olds High School Diversity Conference to share their work.  We are so proud of them, well done!

Check out their work at the following link:


Science Program Being Added to Ian Bazalgette School

Following the overwhelming interest received from parents, the Calgary Board of Education is pleased to announce that Ian Bazalgette School will offer the Science Program for students in Grades 6 and 7, with Grades 8 and 9 to be offered in subsequent years. The school will also continue to offer the regular program for students in Grades 6-9.


Find out more about the expansion of the Science Program.


Blanket Ceremony

Our Grade 8 students participated in the Blanket Ceremony.  This gave them the opportunity to examine colonization from different perspectives.  A special thank you to Elder Comstock for joining us for this activity!





Waterless Communities Mannequin Challenge


Basketball season kicks off on November 28th, 2016.  Tryouts and practices will run prior to Winter Break followed by practices and games in January/February.  Students interested in playing this season are encouraged to see their PE teachers for tryout schedules.  Please see the game schedule for junior girls and boys and well as senior girls and boys.

Good luck with the season!

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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.