December 20 2019: Season’s Greetings & Happy New Year

Wishing all our families a safe and joyful break! We look forward to welcoming everyone back on Monday, January 6th.

Spotlight on Learning
Our students from Kindergarten to Grade 8 have been sharing their musical talents during this festive season. Special mentions go to the Gr. 7 & 8 performance at our carolling assembly and the Kindergarten students singing at the traditional Christmas party at the Banff Springs Hotel.  

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

Community Lantern Event
Right from the Start will be running a community lantern event in the New Year. SAVE the DATE: Feb 07, 2020, in the evening. Details to follow at a later date. All classes at BES will be making glass jar lanterns with Right From The Start in January to bring to the event. Your child will need to provide their own mason jar or glass jar to create their lantern. Please collect jars over the break and send mason or glass jars to school with your child! 

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

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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