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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Senator Patrick Burns Open House

Grade 6-9 Spanish Bilingual, Grade 7-9 English Regular Program
Thursday February 02, 2017 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Designated students and their families who would like to come and find out more about Senator Patrick Burns are invited to attend our open house on Thursday February 2nd, 2017.
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Jan 3 – Classes Resume
Jan 4 – William Aberhart Masse Band Event 3:30 – 8:00 pm
Jan 9 – Go Green Week #3 – Bottle Drive
Jan 9 – Journey 2050 7-13/7-14
Jan 10 –Parent Association Meeting 1:00
Jan 10 School Council Meeting 1:30-3:00
Jan 13 – Gr. 9 ATA Exchange Students Depart
Jan 16 – SPB Basketball Tournament 6:00 – 10:00 pm Main Gym
Jan 17 – Community Engagement Area I/II (SPB is not impacted, but is hosting)
Jan 18 – SPB Basketball Tournament 6:00 – 10:00 pm Main Gym
Jan 19 – SPB Basketball Tournament 6:00 – 10:00 pm Main Gym
Jan 20 – NSA Hockey Tournament SPB vs. RT Alderman, 10:00-1:00 pm
Jan 23 – Gr. 8/9 Robotics Residency (with expert Richard Gaskell)
Jan 25 – Gr. 8 & 9 Band to Aberhart PM
Jan 27 – Term I Report Cards
Jan 30 – Term II Begins
Jan 31 – Gr. 9 Encounters With Canada Parent Meeting 6:00 pm
Feb 2 – SPB Open House 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Feb 3 – Non-Instructional Day – No Classes
Feb 7 – School Council Meeting 7:00 pm Theme: Internet Safety, Calgary Police

Feb 7 - Join the SPB School Council for an Education in Computer and Social Media Safety 7:00 pm


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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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