Calgary Board of Education Terry Fox School
139 Falshire Drive N.E., Calgary AB T3J 1P7 | Grades 7-9 Modified Calendar
t | 403-777-8800  e | terryfox@cbe.ab.ca

 
 

Back-to-School Information

Welcome to Terry Fox School

Welcome

I am delighted and excited to be the new principal at Terry Fox School. Without a doubt, my favorite day of the year is the first day of school. I look forward to meeting the students and their families. It is a day full of hope and excitement – meeting old friends and looking for new friends and wondering what the will be learning about. It is just the best and I know this will be a great year at Terry Fox School!

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Dancing Together

Building community is an ongoing priority in our North of McKnight Boulevard Schools.  This began with a family dinner in September hosted by Terry Fox School for all our Aboriginal families from O.S. Geiger, Grant MacEwan and Falconridge Schools respectively.

 

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First-Year Teahcer Kira Anderson Named as Edwin Parr Award Nominee

For first year CBE teacher Kira Anderson, teaching is an adventure. Her exploratory nature, as well as her energy and passion for teaching have resulted in her being named as the Calgary Board of Education’s 2017 nominee for the prestigious Edwin Parr Teacher Award.

 

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Upcoming Dates
August
10-14 Teachers In - Non-Instructional Days
15 First Day of Classes - Grade 7 Only
9:00 AM - 3:22 PM (No Brdiges or LEAD)
16 First Day of Classes - Grade 8 & 9
9:00 AM - 3:22 PM (No Brdiges or LEAD)
17 First Full Day - All Students
First Day Bridgets & LEAD (day 1)
22 Picture Day
31 Meet the Teacher - 6:30 - 8:00 PM
September
4 Labour Day - School Closed
8 Non-Instructional Day
14 School Council Meeting 6:30 PM
21 Modified Thrusday (Friday Schedule)
22 Non-Instructional Day
October
5 PT Interviews (5:00pm-8:00pm)/
Last day of classes – Fall Break
6 PT Interviews (9:00am-12:00 PM)-No school
16 Non-Instructional Day
17 Classes resume – Day 2
19 School Council Meeting 6:30
23 Picture Re-take Day
November
9 School Council Meeting –AGM 6:30 PM
16 Non-Instructional Day
17 Classes resume – Day 2
19 School Council Meeting 6:30
23 Picture Re-take Day
December
7 Modified Thursday (Friday Schedule)
8 Non-Instructional Day
14 School Council Meeting 6:30 PM
21 Last day of classes – Winter Break
22 Non-Instructional Day

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News Centre

 

Nelson Mandela School information (pdf)

 

 

Is the Science Program the Right Choice for My Child? (pdf)

 

Report to parents on fees - 2015/16 (pdf)

 

School Results report 2015/16 (pdf)

 

2016-2017 School Development Plan (pdf)

 

This 2016-17 student handbook Requires Acrobat Reader is available.

 

Please be courteous and park responsibly when dropping off or picking up children from school. Please review the Park Safe Requires Acrobat Reader notice.

 

Designation Notice

May 24, 2017 | Reminder Notice: New School Opening in Martindale (Manmeet Singh Bhullar School (pdf)

 

Apr. 4, 2017 | Regular Program School Designation for Students Residing in Cornerstone

Don't Miss Out on School Messages

 

Parents/guardians: Due to Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), if you want to keep receiving electronic messages from our school on commercial topics such as student fees and field trip costs, you need to subscribe online.

In addition, if you want to receive any text messages from our school, you need to opt-in by texting the word YES to the six-digit number 724665.

 

 

Update from Alberta Health Services
Safety notice | respect our community and designated parking zones
  • Drop off your child in the designated drop-off zone only located on Falshire Drive N.E. between the community centre and school driveway entrances.
  • Avoid parking at the Falconridge-Castleridge Community Association
  • Click here for further information to keep our students safe
Join School Council

 

Meetings are open to any Parent or Guardian of a current student at Terry Fox. Your participation in School council is welcomed and has an impact on the lives of your students. All meetings start at 6:30 pm and are scheduled for the following dates. Hope to see you there!

 

September 14
October 19
November 9
December 14
January 18
February 8
Mach 8
April 12
June 14

 

Can you volunteer?

 

We plan a number of field trips throughout the year at Fox. We believe that these field trips are essential to the learning of our students. We need parents and guardians who are able to chaperone any trips to come to the office and complete some paperwork so that they may accompany their student and classmates on these exciting opportunities. Our office is open from 8:30-4:00 Monday thru Thursday and 8:30-2:00 Friday.

 

 

 

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