Calgary Board of Education Ted Harrison School
215 Taravista Way N.E., Calgary AB T3J 4L1 | Grades 5-9
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Important Dates

Early dismissal on Fridays

see calendar for clubs and practice schedules

May 5 Elections Polling Station
May 6 Vaccinations
May 8 Gr. 8 field study 9:00 - 12:15 Glenbow Museum
May 11 Provincial Exam Gr 9 LA Part A
Provincial Exam Gr 6 LA Part A
May 13 Gr. 6 English Langauge Arts PAT Part A
May 15 Professional Learning Day - no school for students
May 18 Victoria Day - no school for students
June 17 Grade 6 English Language Arts PAT Part B
June 18 Grade 6 Math PAT
June 19 Grade 6 Science PAT
June 22 Grade 6 Social Studies PAT
June 23 Grade 9 Science PAT
June 24 Grade 9 Math PAT
June 25 Gr. 9 English Language Arts PAT Part B
June 26 Grade 9 Social Studies PAT
Last day of classes
Report cards go home
June 29 Appeals Day - no school for students
June 30 Organizational Day - no school for students

Welcome to Ted Harrison School

Ted Harrison School Open House Grade 5


Open House for future Grade 5 students & parents

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Drop in any time between 5:00 - 7:00 pm

Invitation (pdf)


New School and Modular Classroom Open Houses


The Calgary Board of Education will be holding three Open Houses in June 2015 to give stakeholders the opportunity to learn more about the new schools opening in their communities. 


Please drop-in to learn more about enrolment, grade configurations and designations/walk zones for the schools, as well as to view site designs.


There will be no formal presentation at these events, so please feel free to drop-in anytime between 6 and 8 p.m.


CBE Area Directors, and staff from the planning & transportation and communications departments will be available to answer your questions.


Calgary South Calgary North & West Calgary Northeast
​June 2, 2015
6-8 p.m.
​June 3, 2015
6-8 p.m.
​June 9, 2015
6-8 p.m.
​Centennial High School
55 Sun Valley Blvd SE
​Robert Thirsk High School
8777 Nose Hill Drive NW
​Ted Harrison School
215 Taravista Way NE

View invitation for complete details.

Honouring the Work of Students, Teachers and Parents


Celebration of Learning

We are pleased to announce upcoming Celebrations of Learning by students and staff (April 30 and May 7).


Download more information (pdf)





Opportunity | iGEM (The International Genetically Engineered Machine) Grade 9 Special Project

A group of grade 9 students with their teacher, Dr Garg, have been meeting 2 mornings per week 7:30 am prior to classes since the beginning of the school year.  They have participated in a Sunday workshop working with mentors.  The weekend of February 27th, the group spent 2 days at the University of Lethbridge, along with teams from other Alberta Schools, affording them an opportunity for project development and wet lab experience.  They will be participating in another Sunday workshop as well as a competition held in Canmore in May.




Project Description:
Prolonged exposure to UV radiation from the sun can lead to skin damage and skin cancer.  Commercial sunscreen can help reduce the impact of the sun, but often this product is only able to block half of the harmful UV rays, requires constant application and not very effective in aquatic environments.


Our team is hoping to solve all the above-mentioned limitations of conventional sunscreen.  We have identified a protein, Sirius, which is naturally produced by marine animals that can transform these harmful UV rays into harmless blue light.


By engineering the bacteria that naturally reside on our skin to express the Sirius protein, we will be able to create a sunscreen that is able to mitigate a majority the effects of the UV radiation; that require no external application; and that is 100% water proof.


Our project will also require us to test the effectiveness of the Sirius protein in protecting us from UV damage.  In addition to this, we will also be attempting to create a combination of different UV absorbing proteins that will, together, emit a colour that is more in align with the natural colour spectrum of human skin. 


We are pleased to announce the servery is now open


Hours of operation:  Monday to Thursday from 12:15pm to 12:45pm. 


As part of our goal to serve healthy and nutritious meals/snacks to your children at an affordable price, we have a 2-week menu cycle plan. However, this is subject to change as we continue to explore menu ideas.

Please take some time to go over the menu.  If you have any questions please call the school. 


Week 1 (pdf)

Week 2 (pdf)


Student Safety


Help us keep your children safe. Student drop off and pick up in the school parking lot is prohibited.


Late Policy


Ted Harrison School has a new late policy for students. It is effective immediately and has been reviewed with all students on Nov. 12, 2013.

The new policy includes:

one unexcused late per week

a detention for more unexcused lates

instructions for parents for leaving message on the attendance line


Read the complete late policy message to parents (pdf)

CBE News

Messages from The Chief Superintendent & Board of Trustees

The Chief Superintendent and the Board of Trustees regularly communicate with parents in the school’s monthly newsletter.
Please visit the CBE website for the newsletters.

School Start Times

Morning classes: 8:25 AM
Afternoon classes: 12:59 PM

Early dismissal on Fridays

Click Bell Schedule for details