Calgary Board of Education Senator Patrick Burns School
2155 Chilcotin Road N.W., Calgary AB T2L 0X2
Grades 7-9 Regular, 6-9 Spanish Bilingual t | 403-777-7400  e |


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A Day in the Life of a SPB Student

“A Day In The Life of a SPB Student” for our English community students will be held on Thursday March 9th from 9:00 – 11:00 am.  Students are invited to spend the morning shadowing current Grade 7 students to see what a typical day for a SPB student looks like.  Parents are invited back for a question and answer period from 11:00 – 11:30 am.



March 23 – April 3rd – Spring Break – No School
April 3rd – Classes Resume
- Track & Field Season Begins
April 5th – Collingwood Gr.6 “A Day in the Life of SPB”
April 14th – Good Friday – No School
April 15th – Science Olympics
April 17th – Non-Instructional Day – No School
April 18th – School Council Meeting 1:30 – 3:00 pm
April 20th – Gr. 9 Vaccinations Round 3
April 21st – Earth Day Celebration
April 24th – Bamfield Students Depart


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SPB Life in Pictures | Nuestra Vida Escolar en Fotos     


SPB Spotlight



SPB Students Honoured for their commitment to environmental stewardship

In 2011, a group of environmentally concerned Grade 5 students created the Senator Patrick Burns (SPB) Environment Club. Continue reading

Learning Commons Blog

Senator Patrick Burns has revitalized the physical, virtual and pedagogical space, called the SPB Learning Commons.  A hub of thinking, creating and collaborating, teachers will maintain a website with recent additions, feature authors, and supplementary bilingual materials.  Check it out at the following link:


CBEvoces is a bi-annual, Spanish-English magazine featuring non-fiction, ficción, poetry, criticism, arte and periodismo from students in the CBE’s Spanish Bilingual Program. Teachers from these schools are invited to submit student work that fit with the literary genre of the magazine.  Read on through the following link:

Green Energy

Senator Patrick Burns School has achieved an amazing milestone in its history as an educational institution. Read more
Senator Patrick Burns Green Energy article in the March imagine Community newsletter.


“An interactive, constructivist learning space has recently been created at SPB. Click here to learn more about Makerspaces”.


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