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
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December Newsletter now online


Clubs: Soccer, Cross-Country and Volleyball


Dec 13 Gr. 8 Spain Meeting 7:15 am
Dec 21 Last Day of Classes, Student Talent Show, 10:15
NSA Winter Classic
Dec 22 PD Day – No School
Dec 22 – Jan 8 – Winter Break
Jan 8 School Wide Bottle Drive
Jan 8 Gr. 6 CPS Interpretive Center Field Trip
Jan 8 Basketball Seasons
Jan 16 Gr. 9 William Aberhart Tours
School Council Meeting 6:30 pm
PA General Meeting 7:15 pm
Jan 19 Gr.9 Exchange Students Depart
Jan 22 Gr.9 Field Trip – National Geographic
Jan 23 Gr 8-9 Band Clinic at William Aberhart
Jan 24 Gr 8 Barcelona Student Meeting 7:15am
Jan 25 Term 1 Report Cards Go Home
Jan 26 PD Day – No School
Jan 29 Term 2 Begins
Jan 30 Term 1 Report Cards Go Home (changed from Jan 25)
Jan 30-31 Gr. 6 CPS Interpretive Center Field Trip
Feb Gr. 6 Junior Achievement (TBD)
Feb 8 SPB Open House 6:30 – 8:00
Feb 13 School Council Meeting 8:30 – 10:00 am
Feb 14 Bronco Spirit Day – Wear Red
Feb 15-16 Teacher Convention – No School
Feb 19 ATA IEEP SPB Students Return from Salamanca
Feb 19 Family Day – No School
Feb 20-27 Gr. 8-9 Alberta International Band Festival
Feb 22 My World Conference
Feb 27 Gr. 9 Math Pascal Contest
Feb 27-March 1 Gr. 7 Drumheller Trips (replacing June Camp)


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SPB Spotlight



Bus Buddies Program Eases Calgary Transit Concerns

Click Here to read the MetroNews story


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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