Full Day Friday, CUBS Spirit Day, Emergency Contact, Mountain Madness, CUBS T-Shirts and Toques on sale: January 7, 2016

Full Day Friday
January 8, 2016
Full day of school (8:30 - 3:05) Kindergarten to Gr. 6

CUBS Spirit Day
Wear your school CUBS t-shirt on Friday, January 8th!

BES CUBS T-Shirts and Toques For Sale
CUBS T-Shirts and Toques are on sale for $15 each at the office on Thursdays while supplies last (cash or cheque to BES School Council).  Sales from the T-Shirts and Toques will support School Council initiatives.

Can we reach you in an emergency?
Does the school office have your up-to-date phone numbers (cell, home and work)? Please keep the school informed whenever your contact information has changed by calling 403-762-4465 or email bes.info@crps.ca. There have been several incidents recently where we were unable to reach parents. Accurate, up-to-date information helps us work together to keep your children safe.  

School Fees Receipts
Receipts will only be available on Parent Portal. If parents have not created a Parent Portal account, please use the instructions and secure username and password previously supplied to you by the office. Parents who have not picked up their letter, please contact the school office in person.

Mountain Madness Relay Race
The 2016 Town of Banff Mountain Madness Relay Race takes place on Friday, January 29th. It's a multi-sport relay race made up of teams of five that starts with a downhill ski leg from the top of Mt. Norquay. The race then works its way down to the Bow River via run, ice skate, classic cross-country ski and snowshoe segments.  There is a category for participants in Grade 4 - 6. Registration deadline is January 15, 2016.
More information and an application form is available at http://www.banff.ca/index.aspx?NID=821.

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.

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.  More information about Settlement Services and a calendar of events is available at: www.banff.ca/settlement.

Please see the school web-site at http://bes.crps.ca/  for additional information, updated calendar, stories and student work! Emails are also archived on the front page under Email Updates.