Calgary Board of Education National Sport School
Suite 110, 151 Canada Olympic Road S.W., Calgary AB T3B 6B7 | Grades 9-12
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Back to School Information

Back-to-School Information

On Tuesday, Sep. 4, we welcome our students to the 2018-19 school year at The National Sport School. In this handout, you will find the answers too many of your back to school questions.

June 2018 Final Exams

June 2018 Exam and Class Schedule

September 4, 2018 - First Day of Classes


All NEW students welcome at 8:30 am


All CONTINUING students welcome at 10:30 am

NSS at the Olympics - 22 Alumni Competing

What an exciting time!  The 2018 winter Olympics are quickly approaching with the opening ceremonies beginning on February 9, 2018 at 20:00 KST (Korea Standard Time is 16 hours ahead of Mountain Time).  All of the staff, students-athletes, community partners and families can’t wait to watch and cheer for our Canadian Athletes.   As you can imagine,  it’s especially exciting to watch the games at NSS, with several of our alumni competing this year.  To the right is a link to a small presentation highlighting each of the NSS alumni who will be competing in this year's games.

NSS Olympians February, 2018
2018-19 Applications for NSS

Application packages for the 2018-19 school year are now available. Please download the attached application package and complete.

NSS Application

NSS Sport Organization Letter of Support Template


The following must be completed by the deadline referred to below:


Document Checklist:


  • Completed CBE Student Registration Form: Appendix A
  • Attach a copy of the student’s birth certificate, Canadian citizenship certificate, passport, visa, permanent landed immigrant document or other government issues official document
  • $250 non-refundable fee. : Cheque or money order made payable to WinSport. If you wish to pay by credit card, please complete the section in Appendix B
  • Completed Either Appendix C or D based on the below:
    • Appendix C: If applying to the NSS as a student-athlete affiliated with a specific sport (“sport-specific stream”): • National Sport Organization (NSO) or Provincial Sport Organization (PSO) ‘sport approval’/endorsement (in a sealed envelope)


    • Appendix D: If applying to the NSS as a student-athlete with athletic potential but NOT affiliated with a specific sport (“general athleticism stream”): • General Athleticism Stream Application

Please retain a copy of the entire completed application package for your later use.


Submit completed application package unfolded in an 8”x11” envelope by hand or mail to:

NSS Application Process Admissions Committee

National Sport School

110-151 Canada Olympic Road SW

Calgary Alberta T3B 6B7


Deadline for STEP 1: Application is MARCH 5, 2018. Incomplete applications WILL NOT be considered


January 2018 Exam and Class Schedule

During January, first semester classes come to an end and second semester classes being. Most academic classes ending in January have a final exam. Please refer to the exam schedule on the right---->

January 2018
NSS Open House

The National Sport School will be holding it's annual open house for interested student-athletes and their families on Thursday, November 16th, 2017 at 7PM.

Open House
Tuesday November 14th, 2017 - No- Classes

Parent -teacher conferences will be held on Tuesday, November 14th. There are no classes on this day.

Post-Secondary Day

On Tuesday, November 14th, representatives from SAIT, Mount Royal and UBC will be at NSS and available to discuss their schools and programs with students and parents.

Student Clothing

Any NSS students wishing to order student clothing

( hoodies, pants, toques or hats ) please complete the order form linked or pick one up from the main office. Please note, orders must be submitted to the main office before November 22nd, 2017.

NSS Order Form
Tuesday, November 7th- School Council / Parent Info Session 7PM

The digital world can be a challenging world to navigate for all family members. The Award-winning SCREENAGERS probes into the vulnerable corners of family life, including the director's own, and depicts messy struggles, over social media, video games, academics and internet addiction. Through surprising insights from authors and brain scientists solutions emerge on how we can empower kids to best navigate the digital world. See information brochure below:

Tuesday, September 26th - School Council / Parent Info Session 7PM

Stress, Sport and your Adolescent Athlete When: Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 7:00 pm Where: Sport Hall of Fame Theatre New school, higher level sport, in general, MORE DEMANDS for both you and your student-athlete. Clare Fewster, our in-house Sport Performance Counsellor, has gathered a wealth of knowledge from her many years working at NSS. She will be sharing her insights about mental fitness and stress as it relates to the student athlete. Specifically, she will highlight some of the challenges adolescents face as they navigate their way through the demands of school, sport and being a teenager. She will also discuss how we, as parents, can support our children through these pressure-filled years. Clare will outline how she can work with our student athletes to assist them with the unique challenges they can face. Please RSVP to Toby at or call 403-777-7329 Ext “0”

NSS 2017-18 School Fee Agreement

Please follow the link below to the approved school fee agreement for the 2017-18 school year.


Terry Fox run @ NSS

Every year, tens of thousands of people from all across Canada participate in the Terry Fox Run, which provides significant monetary aid for the cause. Additionally, it helps to spread awareness for the Terry Fox Foundation, and cancer research as a whole. In order to continue the legacy of Terry Fox’s Marathon for Hope, we encourage you to send money with your children on September 27, 2017, to contribute to the Terry Fox Foundation. Please note: If your donation exceeds $20, a tax receipt will be issued, and the donation must be made directly to the organization. Additionally, if parents, family, coaches, or friends would like to come and support the event, please feel free to join. The event will begin at around 11:00 am outside the National Sport School entrance by the Markin Macphail Centre on Wednesday, September 27.

New to the Calgary Board of Education or NSS?

All parents of CBE students can create their own accounts for viewing online course content (D2L), student attendance and progress. Here are some documents to get you started:

Welcome Back!

We would like to welcome all new and continuing student-athletes for the 2017-18 school year. Classes resume on Tuesday, September 5th as follows:


  • All students NEW to NSS begin at 8:30 am
  • Students continuing at NSS join us at 10:30 am
School Photos

School photos will be taken on Wednesday, September 6th, 2017 for the new school year.

School emails!

As part of CASL ( Canada's Anti-SPAM Legislation ), CBE and our schools need permission before sending parents “commercial” messages. Commercial messages include email and text messages on topics such as school fees, book sales, community or school events that involve costs, community or school fundraisers, class ring sales, uniform costs, and much more.  This would include our weekly parent email.


You can subscribe any time at to receive commercial messages from NSS.

School Council Presentation -Thursday, September 29, 2016. ( 6:30 PM )

Clare Fewster is a tremendous NSS resource.  As a staff member for over 10 years, Clare has gathered a wealth of knowledge about the challenges of being a student-athlete. Clare will be sharing her insights about stress and the student athlete. Specifically, she will highlight some of the challenges adolescent student-athletes face as they navigate their way through the demands of school, sport and being a teenager. She will also discuss how we, as parents, can support our children through these pressure-filled years. Clare will outline how she can work with our student athletes to assist them with the unique challenges they can face.  

Congratulations Stefan Daniel - Paralympic Athlete

Stefan (NSS class of 2015 ), won a silver medal in mens triathlon at the 2016 Rio Paralympics. CONGRATULATIONS Stefan, Olympic silver medalist!

Microsoft Office 365 Home Use

All CBE student have access to Microsoft Office 365 for use on their home coputers. Below are instructions for downloading and installing the software at home.

Windows OSX

Adobe Home License

All students in the CBE also have access to purchase a home use version of the software for their own, non-commercial, personal use. 


Please use the following Alberta Education 3rd party provider to get more information on how to access the Student Home Use program.

Read and Write Gold Home use

Please find attached updated instructions for students to access the Home Use version of Read&Write Literacy Support software. The download links are hosted on the CBE Corporate site and the attached document contains the password to access the software. Terms of use, download and use of the software is limited to staff and students of the Calgary Board of Education where the school they are attending is currently licensed for home use of Read & Write.​​​ HERE are the instructions.



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