Professional Learning Day, Thanksgiving Day, Progress Reporting Conferences: October 8, 2015


Professional Learning Day
Friday, October 9, 2015
Noon dismissal for Gr. 1 to 6
No Kindergarten classes

Thanksgiving Day
Monday, October 12
No school

Progress Reporting Conferences (Parent/Teacher Conferences)
Oct 21, 22 evening 
Oct 23 am only, no regular classes
An online system at will be used for booking appointment(s). All accounts from last year had been deleted from the system. 'Registration' will be required for all parents. 
Online booking will be available from Oct 13 at 1:00 pm to Oct 21 at 1:00 pm. After the system is closed, parents will need to email their child's homeroom teacher directly for changing/arranging an appointment. 
Please click here for 'Parent Registration' and 'To Book Appointments' instructions.
School Fees
School fees payment is due by Oct 16, 2015.
Payment options: 
Cash or Cheque - please drop off payment along with the invoice at the school office. Cheques will be made out to Banff Elementary School. 
Debit or Credit card - Only available online through Powerschool - Parent Portal. 
Bike Safety Day 
On Monday, October 19th, the RCMP and our school will host a Grade 1-3 bike safety session. We are looking for volunteers to assist that day.  Please email Ms. McKibbin at if you are able to help.  
Board Highlights
Please click here for September 23 Board Meeting Highlights.
Right from the Start
RFTS supports mental health in schools, with families, and within the community. Wellness Mentors and Success Coaches are in Banff Elementary School. Our doors are always open. Please click here for News and upcoming events.
RFTS is hosting a parent information evening, focussing on the Zones of Regulation: everyone benefits from learning strategies and tools to manage emotions.
Presented by Assistant Principal  Debbie McKibbin , RFTS , Allyson Van Impe
Please RSVP by Oct 13th to  Please click here for more information.
Please see the school web-site at for additional information, updated calender,stories and student work! Emails are also archived on the front page under Email Updates.