Back to School

Welcome back to Don Campbell Elementary!  We are excited to see everyone and hear about your summer adventures.

For our students in grades 1-5:

The first day of class for our grades 1-5 students will be Tuesday, September 4th.  We are hosting a Meet the Teacher event on Friday, August 31st from 11am-1pm.  Please feel free to drop in over the lunch hour.  At this time, you and your child can meet your teacher, find your classroom, and drop off school supplies.  

On September 4th, classes for our grade 1- 5 students will begin at 9:00am.  Since this is our first day of class, our doors will open at 8:40am.  Buses will be running.

For our Kindergarten families:

We are excited to welcome our Kindergarten families throughout the first few days of school for Intake conferences and small groups. If you did not receive an email with your conference time, please contact either OR

For all DCE families:

- Our office is open Monday - Friday from 8:15 - 4:15 starting on August 27th.  Please note, we will not open until noon on August 29th.   Please feel free to drop in or contact us via email ( or phone (403.346.2611) if you have any questions.  However, please be aware class lists will not be finalized until the Meet the Teacher event on August 31st.

- Our office is open from 8:15 - 4:15, Monday through Friday.

- Outdoor supervision begins at 8:40am.  For our students' safety, we ask that students not be dropped off or arrive at school prior to this time.  The entry bell rings at 8:55 and classes begin at 9am.  The dismissal bell is at 3:30.  

- School supply lists can be found here.

- Information on bus routes can be found here.

-  Our school calendar is here.  The calendar includes Professional Developments Days, school events, school holidays, etc. 

- We also encourage you to stay connected with the school.  There are many ways in which you can do this.  We often use text messages to communicate with our families.  Please consider signing up for this service by texting YES to 978338.  We also, have Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.  Details for all our communication methods can be found here.