2017-2018 School Year Information

We're getting ready for a brand new school year! 

The first day of school is August 30.
The Busby School Staff are pleased to welcome you to the 2017-18 school year. We are looking forward to seeing new and returning students. We’ve prepared this quick guide to help you get ready to come back to school!

All back to school information is available on the PHPS division website.

About our school
Busby Elementary School serves 100 students in Kindergarten to Grade 6 students. We offer a family oriented atmosphere, early literacy program, development of early reading and math skills, daily physical education, speech therapy, occupational therapy, and technology integration.
We are especially proud of our family atmosphere and strong academic and sports programs.  Next year we will be focusing on writing and math fact fluency and vocabulary development.

When can you register? 
Our school office will be open from August 23, 24, 25, 28 and 29 for registration. Our school opening office hours are 9 am to 4 pm.  
If you have any questions about registering new students over the summer break (programming needs), please contact Principal, Raime Drake, by email raime.drake@phrd.ab.ca   

School supply lists 
Each teacher has prepared a list of supplies your child will need for the 2017-18 school year.

  • Kindergarten (M/W/F) - Mrs Kaliel
  • Grades 1/2 - Ms. Jingling
  • Grade 3 - Mrs. Drake (M/W/F) and Mrs. Kaliel (T/Th)
  • Grades 4/5 -  Mrs. Felske
  • Grades 5/6 - Mr. Schaffer
  • Mrs. Laughy will return from maternity leave in April 2018.

School fees 2017-18

The Alberta government has removed instructional school fees for the 2017-2018 school year.  We will continue to offer the service of purchasing your child's school supplies for a resale price of $30 per child.  

Our 2017-18 calendar 
Download our 2017-18 school year calendar.

Our 2017-18 handbook 
See our handbook for school rules and guidelines.

Need busing?
Please see the PHPS Transportation page for application forms and fees.