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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Oct. 10

Thanksgiving Day - no school

Oct. 11-12 Grade 9 field trip to Rothney Astrophysical Observatory
Oct. 13

Grade 9 field trip to WordFest

Oct. 14

Picture Retake Day

Band Clinicians 1:15 - 3:30 pm

Volleyball Tournament - Robert Thirsk High School

Oct. 17 Go Green Week #2 - Bottle Drive and Bronco Spirit Days
Oct. 18

Parent Association AGM 6:30 pm

School Council Meeting 7:00 - 8:30 pm

Oct. 19 Spanish Education Delegates Tour
Oct. 21

School Dance/Food Trucks

School Spirit Day - Be Canadian

Interschool Volleyball tournament - SPB hosting

Oct. 22 ATA Exchange Barcelona students depart
Oct. 25 Free the Children Guest Speaker
Oct. 26 WE Day
Oct. 31 - Nov. 25 Slam Poetry Artist in Residence (Rebecca Dawn)
Oct. 31 Grade 8/9 Band Camp (Camp Caroline)
Nov. 2

Grade 8/9 Band Camp (return to school)

Take Your Kid to Work Day

SPB Anecdotes

Visit our blog about the goings-on and reflections of learning at our school:


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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