Calgary Board of Education


Student Handbook

Our Student Handbook is a guide for thriving at HDC. It includes the bell times, procedures and policies for attendance, digital citizenship and our Code of Conduct. Please read our Student Handbook.

HDC Digital Citizenship

Our students are expected to be good citizens in the real world and in the virtual world. Students will be able, but required, to bring their personal devices to school for learning purposes. Please read the following documents around the expectations we have for all users, including adults, of electronic resources in a CBE environment.

Read & Write - Assistive Technology for At home Use

  • Go to D2L and logon on as a student
  • Enter our Cougar Community Shell
  • Find the NEWS item that has instructions on how to download and install Read Write 11


Assessment at HDC has changed to match the policies outlined by the CBE.

Parent Teacher Interviews Information

Annual Reports

Complementary Courses

AT H.D. Cartwright we offer students a selection of complementary courses. These vary somewhat by grade level. Students may make choices about the complementary courses they wish to explore. The links below will take you to the complementary course offerings:

Course descriptions are in Adobe Acrobat Format.

Other Publications