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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End of Year Newsletter now online

June Newsletter Now online

June 30 9:00-12:00 Appeals Day
July 1-Aug. 30 Office closed for summer
Aug. 31, 9:00am Office re-opens
Aug.31, 9:00-10:30 Optional drop-in for new students (note: staff will be in meetings)
Tues. Sept.5, 8:20 am First day of classes
Soccer, Cross-Country,
Volleyball seasons open
Sept.7 School Picture Day
Sept.8, 12:00 pm Pep Rally
Sept. 21, 6:30 pm “Meet SPB Night” All families invited
Sept.22, 8:30-3:00 No School - Learning Conferences I
Sept. 25 Gr. 9 Vaccinations
Sept.26, 7:00 pm School Council Meeting
Sept.29, 11:30 am Terry Fox Run

May 29 Information Session Presentation


Senator Patrick Burns School has been identified as one of five middle/junior high schools moving from yellow bus service to Calgary Transit or other modes of transportation chosen by parents. An information session was held May 29, 2017 for families to learn more and ask questions about the change. We have posted the presentation from the session. Links to the most recent FAQ documents are below:


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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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