Calgary Board of Education

Colonel Irvine School

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

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

newsletterExploring our Top Two Route Options - Workshop Session

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Mandarin Bilingual students welcome the Year of the Horse

newsletter3rd Trimester Option Course Descriptions

Forms will be handed out in Homeroom on Monday, March 12, 2014


The March / April Newsletter is now online

Please take a minute to check it out.

newsletterThe March & April Calendars are now online

To see what happening in the months ahead, please take a look at the March and April calendars.

newsletterIs Chinese Bilingual the right choice for my child?

The Chinese (Mandarin) Bilingual Program provides students with the opportunity to acquire the basic skills for speaking, reading, writing, listening and communicating in both English and Mandarin at a young age. It is a program in which Mandarin and English are used as the languages of instruction, beginning in Kindergarten or Grade 1 and continuing to Grade 9.

Discover the benefits of the Chinese (Mandarin) Bilingual Program.

newsletterLetter to parents - Lottery Process

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

Important Dates

  • April 18 – Good Friday – No School
  • April 21 – Non Instructional Day – No School
  • May 1/2 – Parent Teacher Interviews
  • May 2 – Non Instructional Day – No School
  • May 14 – Spring Band Concert
  • May 15 – Grade 9 Farewell
  • May 16 – Non Instructional Day – No School
  • May 19 – Victoria Day – No School
  • May 30 – Dismissal at 12:15 pm
  • June 6 – Dismissal at 12:15 pm

More information on the Chinese (Mandarin) Bilingual Program

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.


The Casino was successfully held last November 27th and 28th. Thank you to all who volunteered! The funds raised will greatly enhance and support the learning of our children.

Message from Alberta Health Services

Seasonal Illness Information (pdf)

Next School Council Date

Please join us for the next School Council Meeting April 8, 2014.

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 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!

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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