Banff Elementary School Announcements en-us Wed, 17 Jul 2019 19:53:03 MDT Breeze for Teachers 5.0 2019-2020 Pre-Order School Supplies BES and Bow Valley Basics are working together to offer you great savings and convenience for your child’s school supplies! Ordering will commence June 14. This is an optional program designed to save parents time and money over the summer. Bulk purchasing means we get excellent discounts and these savings are passed directly onto you – this is not a fundraiser.   Please click here for a list of supplies your child will need for his/her grade in September. By pre-ordering supplies now for the 2019-2020 school year, your child will receive a package with all of the required supplies on the first day of school. Some items are not available for pre-order - please refer to the supply lists. If you choose not to pre-order, all items on the supply list are to be provided by you on the first day of school. To place an order please visit by JULY 31 to take advantage of the pre-order pricing. No orders or payments will be taken at the school. Orders received after July 31 will be subject to a handling fee. Please contact the school office if you have any questions about school supplies. 2019 - 2020 Learning Calendars Please click here for the 2019 - 2020 CRPS Learning Calendar (Gr. 1-12). Please click here for the 2019 - 2020 BES Kindergarten Calendar. 2019-2020 Online Registration We are pleased to introduce online registration for new students.  Please click here to register students at BES in Kindergarten to Grade 8.  Registration is only accepted online.         Kindergarten is an exciting time in a child’s life. Choose the best start for their educational journey with Canadian Rockies Public Schools. Kindergarten registrations are now being accepted for the fall of 2019 at Alpenglow, Banff Elementary, Elizabeth Rummel, and Exshaw Schools.   Many options being offered: Full time Part time English French Immersion Combined English and French Immersion Waldorf-Inspired The 2019-2020 BES Kindergarten program offers the following options:  English Full Day English Half Day Full Day Half French Immersion & Half English (pending budget and enrollment) Please click here for more information or contact the school at 403-762-4465. Before School Care Registration 2019 - 2020 Gearing Up for Kindergarten - A School Readiness and Parent Education Program for children entering Kindergarten in 2019. My Child's Learning: A Parent Resource from Alberta Government Vaccinations for Kindergarten Students from Alberta Health Services Before School Care Juggling work and family can be challenging. We at Banff Elementary School would like to support families by offering before school care starting at 7:30am. This is a free service for BES families. Registration is required. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the school office. Please click here to register for the 2019 - 2020 school year. CRPS 2018-2021 Three Year Education Plan and AERR Please click here to review the Canadian Rockies Public School Board Three Year Education Plan and AERR. Please click here to review the Banff Elementary School Three Year Education Plan and AERR. Zones of Regulation What is self-regulation? Dr. Stuart Shanker explains in a CBC interview. Click here to listen. New School Building Update and Plans January 2019: Clark Builders and the team of construction personnel are busy building Phase 2 of BES. The proposed completion date is mid-May 2019.  Phase 2 will include the Town of Banff’s contribution to expand the new gym (it will be even larger than our current gym!) and a Career and Technology Foundations (CTF) space. Please click here to review the building plans. PowerSchool - Parent Portal We are continuing to work and grow within our new student information system called PowerSchool. The system has many online features for parents to access their own child(ren)'s demographics information, attendance etc. through the Parent Portal.  A letter with instructions, Access ID and Password will be available for parents to pick up from the school office. We are still working through many processes within PowerSchool and appreciate your patience as we continue to add content. Over time there will be many advantages to using this system.   View the following video to help you get started on PowerSchool Parent Portal. 3 Yr. Calendar Approved-News Release: Mar 20, 2015 Next Three Year Calendar Please click here for the news releases from Canadian Rockies Public Schools regarding approval of the Three Year Calender.  CRPS Administrative Announcement Please click here for the Announcement. Take 5! Right for the Start team host Take 5! Check out Spirit Council's welcome: view here Check out Spirit Council's welcome: view here