Calgary Board of Education

Colonel Irvine School

412 Northmount Drive N.W., Calgary AB T2K 3H6 | Grades 5-9

t | 403-777-7280  e | ColonelIrvine@cbe.ab.ca f | 403-777-7283

 

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Welcome to an exciting new year of learning at Colonel Irvine School with vibrant Regular, Mandarin and Traditional Learning Centre programs

Updated bus routes take effect Wednesday, October 1

The following updated bus routes have been updated:

School Pictures, October 2nd

Forms have gone home. Please have your child dress appropriately for the school picture. TLC students should be in their uniform.

Virtue Assembly Friday, October 3rd

We are excited to be showcasing the month’s theme, Acceptance at our first Virtue Assembly. Students will be receiving Acceptance certificates. The assembly begins at 11:00. Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend and should arrive a bit early for seats.

Important Dates

  • Oct 2 – Photo Day
  • Oct 3 – Virtue Assembly
  • Oct 10 – Early Dismissal – 12:02 pm
  • Oct 13 – Thanksgiving – No School
  • Oct 15 – Initial West Coast Meeting
  • Oct 24 – Early Dismissal – 12:02 pm
  • Oct 30 – Virtue Assembly
  • Oct 31 – Non Instructional Day – No School

Terry Fox Cancer Fundraiser and Run – Friday, September 26 am.

All students have been raising money with Toonies for Terry and we were aiming at raising $1000.00. We raised $2150.00”! Congratulations students!  As a result each homeroom teacher received a pie in the face from a willing student in their homeroom as did both Ms. Ko and Mr. Hall, much to the pleasure of the student body! A wonderful pep rally showcased our athletes competing at this time of year in cross-country, soccer and volleyball, a video of Terry Fox and of course, the fundraising total.  Thank you to our leadership class, Ms. Ko, Ms. Mein and to our parent volunteers on an excellent day.

letterSchool newsletter

The September newsletter is available here.

School busses

We recognize that there are transportation issues with late busses and with some not arriving to pick up your children. There are many adjustments that occur at the beginning of the school year. We apologize and are working to improve this. If your child’s bus is consistently late or not arriving, please contact Southland Transportation directly at 403-205-6688 or the Calgary Board of Education Transportation Department at 403-817-7433.

For those inquiring about bus stop/pick up changes, a form is available from the school office.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Bus stop times and maps

Early Dismissals

Early dismissals – 12:02 pm

  • September 12 & 26
  • October 10 & 24
  • November 7 & 28
  • December 18
  • January 9 & 29
  • February 27
  • March 19
  • April 10
  • May 8 & 29
  • June 23, 24, 25, 26

*Dates are subject to change*

Forms for the 2014 - 2015 School Year

Stay informed!

Dear Parents and Guardians,
The best way to stay informed about school news is by reading the school newsletter. It is posted to the school website at the beginning of each month. To find it go to the Colonel Irvine home page. From there click SCHOOL INFORMATION and then SCHOOL NEWS. The actual link is http://schools.cbe.ab.ca/b622/news.htm. Once you find it you can read it, save it to your desktop for later or print any pages you need in hard copy. By doing this you will have the information you need at your fingertips and minimize paper waste. Happy reading!

Calgary students big winners in Passages Canada national contest

Read more about it here.

Colonel Irvine School awarded a Community Initiatives Proposal technology grant

Read more about it here.

Mandarin Bilingual students welcome the Year of the Horse

Discover the benefits of the Chinese (Mandarin) Bilingual Program

Read more about it here.

Traditional Learning CentreTraditional Learning Centre

The Traditional Learning Centre is an alternative program within the Calgary Board of Education, committed to providing an excellent academic program and character education to students who are average and above average academically. The program at Colonel Irvine is Grades 5 to 7 and will continue through higher grades each year. Please contact us for further information.

newsletterLetter to parents - Lottery Process

Please take a minute to check it out.
Lottery Quick Facts can be read here.

School food allergens policy

Please read the the School Food Allergens Policy under School Information Tab; School Policies and Information.

 

CBE System Messages

 

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