Full Day & School Assembly: May 14, 2014

Please see the school web-site at www.banffelementary.ca for additional information, updated calender,stories and student work!

Emails that we sent to parent are now available on our website as well!


Full Day

Friday, May 16 (tomorrow)


Victoria Day 

Monday, May 19

No school


Class Picture Day

Friday, May 16 


School Assembly - The Queen, the Bear and the Bumblebee

Friday, May 16 - 9:00 am, Gym. 

All of the Artist in Residence that worked with every student this week will joining us for a celebration of the arts. Also, author Dini Petty will be sharing her story surrounding the creation of The Queen, the Bear and the Bumblebee.


The Queen, the bear and the Bumblebee

Show time: Saturday, May 17 2014 at 3:00 pm

Venue: Eric Harvie Theatre

Ticket is still available, $5.00 per ticket, Please click here for details and purchase ticket online. Ticket also available at the Banff Centre Box Office. 

Please click here for more information of the Banff Children's Festival at the Banff Centre on Saturday, May 17. 


May and June Event Calendar

Please click here for the May and June Event Calendar, we will continue update the calendar, please check it often. 


BES School Council AGM

The BES School Council will hold its AGM and May Council Meeting on May 21, 3:30 pm in the BES Library. 

As we plan for the 2014-15 school year, we are looking for volunteer to join the board and help with some key school programs. We need:

Two volunteers to help coordinate the Hot Lunch Program
One volunteer to join the Mountain Readers Team – scheduling with teachers and volunteers
Co-Chair or Vice Chair position
 Parents who would like to join the Council Board as general members
One volunteer to help coordinate School Supply orders.

Questions? Please contact Shawn Carr by email at shawn.carr@banff.ca


Family Carnival and Dance

May 22, 2014

Time: 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm

This event helps provide funding for program enhancements beyond the regular curriculum such as the school's Young Explorers program, Outdoor Pursuits activities and out year round music program. Please save the evening for this special event. 

Old Stuffies for the Carnival: Once again, you are invited to find a new home for your gently used stuffies by donating them tot he BES Family Carnival. Please bring your stuffies to school next week. A collection kennel will be set up in the office. 

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