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155 Rundlehill Drive N.E., Calgary AB T1Y 2W9 | Grades 7-9
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invite | Forest Lawn High School & Jack James High School Open House

The Calgary Board of Education will be hosting a drop-in open house to share information on the following:

  • Forest Lawn High School Modernization
      • Classroom space utilization at Forest Lawn and Jack James
  • Chinook Learning ELL/LINC program
  • Career and Technology Studies (CTS) courses at Forest Lawn High School and Jack James High School and high school success
  • Area 3 office at Forest Lawn High School
  • Parents, students, staff and community members are welcome to attend. There will not be a formal presentation at this open house.


Date | Tuesday, April 24
Time | 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Location | Jack James High School, 5105 – 8 Ave. SE


If you are unable to attend, we are keeping the public informed on this important project on our Building and Modernizing webpage.


Designation Notice

Mar. 9, 2018 | Regular Program Designation Change for Cityscape Grades 7-9 (pdf)

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Important Dates

Fridays are Half Days


March 8: Grade 6 Tours (Rundle, Cecil, Guy Weadick)

    • 59 Minute Fundraiser

March 9: Grade 6 Tours (Annie Foote)         
March 11: Daylight Savings Time – Set clocks
March 14: IPP’s come home
March 15: Grade 6 Open House 6:00 – 7:30 pm
March 19: Grade 7’s to Earth Science trip
March 20: Grade 7’s to Earth Science trip
March 22: Grade 7 Heritage Fair

    • Talent Show
    • Last Day of Classes before Spring Break

March 23:  CTF Showcase for selected students
March 26: April 2 – Spring Break
April 3: Classes Resume
April 4: School Council Meeting 6:30
April 5: Grade 9 Vaccinations
April 12: Jazz Band – Count Basie Concert Orchestra
April 18: Big Band Dinner at Pearson 5:00 to 8:45 pm (tickets $25)
April 19: Early Dismissal

    • Parent/Student/Teacher conferences 1:00 – 3:00 pm and 4:30 – 8:00 pm

April 20: No School - Non- Instructional Day
April 25: April 29 – Band trip to Vancouver/Whistler
May 2: School Council Meeting 6:30
May 3: Grade 9 Vaccinations
May 4: PLP to Journey 2050
May 9: Grade 9 River Watch
May 11: Grade 9 – ELA Part A
May 18: No School - Non- Instructional Day
May 21: No School – Victoria Day
May 25: Leadership – International Children’s Festival

May 31: Band Concert


Dr. Gordon Higgins Celebrates his 95th Birthday at his Namesake School

It was a great day at Dr. Gordon Higgins School as we celebrated both the school's 40th anniversary as well as the 95th birthday of THE Dr. Gordon Higgins.

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