Back to School 2017 FAQ

Are you a new resident to this country or new to our community or have a new learner getting ready to start school?   

Catholic Schools are a publicly funded, vibrant part of the public education system in Alberta.  Our Schools offer a faith filled education.  We nourish the whole child, spiritually, socially and academically. Call us for information or to register in one of our nine Schools in the City of Medicine Hat.   MEDICINE HAT CATHOLIC BOARD OF EDUCATION “Showing the Face of Christ to All” 403.527.2292 or www.mhcbe.ab.ca

 

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Grades 1-12

First Day for Students in Grades 1-12 is Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

Early Learning Programs (Ages 3-5)

First Day for Early Learning Programs is Thursday, September 7, 2017.
- Orientation Days September 5 & 6, 2017.

  • Specialized services are also available for children requiring additional support for learning disabilities starting at age 2 ½. 
  • Early Learning Programs are a “Fee for Service” program calculated on attendance days per week. Fees are outlines in the Early Learning Handbook below.
  • Children can enter our Early Learning Programs anytime throughout the year.
  • Children can attend a combination Early Learning half-day and Kindergarten half-day.
    Exact school schedules and times can vary, so please contact your child’s local Catholic School
    for exact schedule. 

For details about our excellent programs for young learners, please call Learning Services for details 403.502.8354 or click on the links below.

Kindergarten

First Day for Kindergarten is Thursday, September 7, 2017. 
-Orientation Days September 5 & 6, 2017.

  • Children can attend a combination of Kindergarten half-day and an Early Learning half-day.  Exact school schedules and times can vary, so please contact your child’s local Catholic School for exact schedule. 

For details about our excellent programs for young learners, please call Learning Services for details 403.502.8354 or click on the links below.

Eligibility

  • If your child is 3-5 years of age as of Sept 1, 2017, your little one is eligible for our Early Learning Program. 
  • If your child is five years of age on or before March 01, 2018, your child is eligible to register for Kindergarten for September 2017. 
  • If your child is six years of age on or before March 01, 2018, your child is eligible for Grade 1 in September 2017.

Back to School Calendar- IS HERE!

Our Back to School Calendar was circulated in the MH News on August 23rd. This publication is a guide to everything you need to know for Back to School 2017! It includes details about the school calendar, school holidays, transportation, attendance areas, bell times and programming and much more. Keep the publication throughout the year as a handy reference and school year calendar.  If you miss your copy in the MH News please stop by the Catholic School Board Office or one of our 9 Catholic Schools to pick up your complimentary copy. 

For more information check out our PARENTS page (link) at www.mhcbe.ab.ca .  

 

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