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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October Newsletter now online

Clubs: Soccer, Cross-Country and Volleyball


Oct 13 School Photo Re-Take Day
Oct 13 Gr. 6 Student Vote!
Oct 16 PD Day – No School
Oct 17-19 Gr. 6 Yamnuska Field Trips
Oct 17 School Council Meeting 8:30 – 10:00
Oct 18 Gr. 7 Field Trip “Canada 150” U of C
Oct 25 William Abe Mass Band Event PM
Oct 26 Gr. 6 CSHC Girls Program Workshop – 5:45 – 7:30 pm
Oct 27 Halloween Spirit Day / Dance 11:00 am – 12:45 pm
Oct 30 Cien Palabras Awards Ceremony U of C
Nov 1 – Dia de los muertos exhibit (Jack Singer)
Nov 2 Gr. 9 Take Your Kid To Work Day
Nov 4 Gr. 9 ATA IEEP Students Return to Salamanca
Nov 8 Conference Manager Opens
Nov 9 Remembrance Day Evening Ceremony 6:30-7:30 pm
Nov 10 Remembrance Day Student Ceremony 10:45- 11:45 am
Nov 13 Wrestling Season Commences
Nov 16-17 Parent Bottle Drive
Nov 16 Early Dismissal 8:20 am – 12:55 pm Learning Conferences II 3:00 – 8:30
Nov 17 Non-Instructional Day - Learning Conferences II 8:30 – 2:00
Nov 21 Gr. 9 Aberhart Information Evening – 6:00 pm @ Abe
Nov 28 School Council Meeting 1:30 pm
Nov 29 Gr. 8 Field Trip – Vertigo Theatre
Nov 30 -Dec 3 Gr. 6 Bottle Drive

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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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