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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“Registration for designated students to the English Community and Spanish Bilingual Programs for 2017-2018 begins Jan. 9. Contact the main office to determine your registration eligibility. Click here for more information about school offerings.”

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Dec 5-9 – Bottle Drive for Green Energy #2
Dec 8-10 – Sr. Girls Basketball Tournament @ Nose Creek School
Dec 9 – Pajama Day
Dec 12-15 Free the Children Bake Sales (lunch hours)
Dec 14 – Grade 9 Vaccinations
Dec 15 – NSA Christmas Classic
Dec 15 – Coffee With the Principal 1:30 pm (Cafeteria)
Dec 15 –Talent Show Rehearsal 3:00-5:00 pm
Dec 16 –Talent Show 8:30 – 10:30
Dance 6/7 – 11:15 – 12:00
Dance 8/9 – 12:00 – 12:45
Dec 16 – Last Day of Classes– Winter Break
Tues. Jan 3 – Classes Resume
Jan 4 – William Aberhart Masse Band Event 3:30 – 8:00 pm (Gr. 8/9)
Jan 4 – Gr. 8 Sexual Health Clinics
Jan 9 – Journey 2050 7-13/7-14
Jan 10 – PA Meeting 1:00-1:30 pm
Jan 10 –School Council 1:30 pm
Jan 16 – SPB Basketball Tournament 6:00 – 10:00 pm Main Gym
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 27 – Term I Report Cards
Jan 30 – Term II Begins
Feb 2 – SPB Open House 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Feb 3 – Non Instructional Day – No Classes


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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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