December 13 2019: Winter Break, Soul Warmers Market & Take 5, Carolling, Lost & Found, TOB Programs

Spotlight on Learning
We hope everyone is in the Christmas Spirit after the Gr. 1-6 Concert! We were thrilled to spend an exciting evening with our families. A huge thank you to Mrs. Gadon for providing the opportunity for our students to share their learning. Thank you to the BES staff for all their work behind the scenes. Photo credit Mr. Stephane Vallee

Winter Break
December 23 - January 3 (inclusive)
December 20 12:01 pm dismissal for Gr. 1 to 8 (no Kindergarten Classes)
School resumes Monday, January 6, 2020

Soul Warmers Christmas Market and Take 5
We have had so many wonderful elves helping us prepare for the Banff Elementary School Soul Warmers Christmas Market at 3:00 pm on December 17! Please join us for a Take 5 at the same time. RFTS will provide treats and a hot drink. All proceeds will go to the Bow Valley SPCA and Alberta Children's Hospital! Our students are such rockstars!

Carolling at BES
Tuesday, December 17 1:15 pm
Thursday, December 19 11:15 am
Families are welcome to come and join us.

Buffs for Sale
BES Buffs are available for $2 each at the Office! The buff features our new logo by artist Jason Carter.

Lost and Found
Tables with lost and found items have been set up in the Learning Lab. Please come check for lost items. All unclaimed items will be donated to the Nakoda Elementary School in Morley on December 20.

Town of Banff Affordability & Assistance Programs
Please click here to check out the Town of Banff Affordability & Assistance programs on their website. It includes Free & Low Cost Things to Do, Good Food Box, Banff Access Card.

Important Dates - Please click here to view the BES Community Calendar

December 13

P.D. Day - 12:02 dismissal for Gr 1 - 8, no Kindergarten classes

December 17

Carolling at BES 1:15 pm

December 17

Soul Warmers Christmas Market at 3:00 pm - proceeds will go to the Bow Valley SPCA and Alberta Children's Hospital

December 19

Carolling at BES 11:15 am

December 20

12:02 dismissal for Gr 1 - 8, no Kindergarten classes

December 23 - January 3      

School Closure for the Winter Break

January 6

School Resumes 

School and Family Wellness Worker
Allyson Van Impe is in our school every day from 8:30 am - 1:00 pm to help support families and students with their social / 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 supports mental health in schools, with families, and within the community. Success Coaches are in Banff Elementary School Monday through Friday. Our doors are always open. Please click here for the December Newsletter. For more information please visit the RFTS Facebook page. Or visit the CRPS website Right from the Start.

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 December Newsletter. More information about Settlement Services and a calendar of events is available at: or follow on Facebook:

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