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Report Cards, School Supplies Lists/Pre-Order, Back to School Information, Before School Care

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Here is a link to our grade 8 Farewell Keepsake Presentation.  We wish them all of the best in highschool and beyond!

We wish you a safe and fun summer. See you on August 30, 2021!

Report Cards

All Report Cards will be accessed digitally through PowerSchool Parent Portal and are only available until July 31. If you’d like a copy to keep for your family please print one before the end of July. If you require assistance logging in please contact the school office by July 5. PLEASE take the time to read your child’s report card!

School Supplies Lists/Pre-Order

BES and Bow Valley Basics are working together to offer you great savings and convenience for your child’s school supplies! This is an optional program. To place an order please visit or visit Bow Valley Basics (Canmore) in person by JULY 31 to take advantage of the pre-order pricing. Orders received after July 31 may be subject to a handling fee. No orders or payments will be taken at the school. Please click here for more information and the supply list for each grade.

Back to School Information

First day back to school for Grades 1 - 8 is Monday, August 30!  School hours remain the same:  8:30-3:02. The first bell rings at 8:25. Parents may login to Powerschool Parent Portal to see the name of your child’s teacher after August 26, 2021. Additional details will be emailed at the end of August and this information will also be available on the BES website. The school office will reopen on August 25.

Before School Care

Juggling work and family can be challenging. Banff Elementary School would like to support families by offering before school care.This program will start at 7:45 am beginning Tuesday, September 7. This is a free service for BES families and registration is required. Please click here to register if you will require before school care for the 2021-2022 school year.

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Please click this link for the Monthly Activity Calendar from the Town of Banff’s “Get Out,” program for students in grades 7 - 10.

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Please click this link of resources that youth can access for Mental Health support over the summer.

School Calendar

Please click here to view the BES Community Calendar

Aug 30, 2021

Back to School - watch for details by August 27


School and Family Wellness Worker

Ashley Butenschon is here to help support families and students with their social and emotional well-being. Please contact her at 403-762-4465 ext 6089. One more way Canadian Rockies School Division is here to help support not only your child, but also your family.

Right from the Start

Right from the Start provides programming about positive mental health to all students at BES. We will provide virtual programming this summer for students of different ages and stages. For questions about supply pick up locations, you can go to our website. Check out and join our summer-long community scavenger hunts. Find us on social media! To contact a Success Coach in summer, please email

Settlement Services

Settlement Services provides Permanent Residents of Canada, Live-In Caregivers and Refugees with the support they need to settle in the Bow Valley.  Please click the link for the Settlement Services July Newsletter. More information about Settlement Services and a calendar of events is available at: or follow on Facebook:

You can also check out our School Announcements here (this is updated frequently) for more information. Please like us on Facebook for news and reminders.

Please follow CRPS on Facebook, and Follow/Tag us on Twitter, so you can stay up-to-date on all CRPS school related issues, updates and information.

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