School Construction History

School Opening Update

A letter was emailed yesterday regarding our moving date. Please find below a copy of the letter.

School Moving date letter

Sod Turning Celebration: Friday, October 24, 2014

Construction Progress:

Funding announced: February 2014
Funding Received: October 2014
Fully Permitted, Design Complete, Tender Awarded: July 2015
Construction Start Date: May 2015
Anticipated Building Turnover: Data will be provided when milestone is achieved
Projected Opening Date: *Anticipated to be December 2016 to January 2017

*Start date for students to be determined based on construction completion. The district will provide updates regarding September 1 location as soon as it becomes available.

Registration Procedures:

  • The designated school for Cranston is Christ the King School. Christ the King School is currently under restricted enrolment. Please contact the school for additional information.
  • Students who are eligible to attend the new school based upon the boundary decision and who are currently registered at and/or attending the designated Catholic school for their community are automatically registered for the new school.
  • Catholic parents of students who are eligible to attend the new school based upon the boundary decision and who are not currently registered at and/or attending the designated Catholic school for their community are invited to contact Christ the King School for more information.
  • For any further inquiries please contact Our Lady of the Rosary School office, temporarily located at Blessed Cardinal Newman School at 403-500-2126.

School Construction and Development Updates:

Our Lady of the Rosary Q & A
Please click the link below for a question and answer document with commonly asked questions regarding Our Lady of the Rosary.
Q & A Document

Our Lady of the Rosary School Update
Please click the link below to see the update letter sent home to the school community on April 15.
April 15 Letter

School Name
Please click the link below to see a letter informing the community of the name chosen for the new Catholic school in south Cranston.
South Cranston School Name Letter

Principal Letter of Introduction
Please click the link below to see a letter from Ms. Marni Harrigan, principal appointed to the new Cranston School.
Principal Letter

2016-2017 School Attendance and Registration
In preparation for the opening of the new Cranston Catholic school, the Calgary Catholic School District is initiating the process to confirm student attendance and registration for the 2016-2017 school year. Letters have been sent to all parents affected by boundary decisions for the new school. Letters were sent based upon new school community resident, current grade and current school. Please click a link below to see the letters sent home to any of these particular groups.
Kindergarten through Grade 4 students currently attending Christ the King

Grade 5 students currently attending Christ the King

Kindergarten through Grade 6 students currently attending Blessed Cardinal Newman

Grade 7 students currently attending Blessed Cardinal Newman

Grade 8 students currently attending Blessed Cardinal Newman

As part of the opening of the Cranston school and a public consultation process at St. Isabella in May 2015 to reconsider restricted enrolment boundaries, in a decision published in June 2015, the designated school for students who are unable to be accommodated at St. Isabella was changed. Click the link below to see the letter regarding this change.
Kindergarten through Grade 5 students resident to St. Isabella and attending Don Bosco

Principal Announcement
Calgary Catholic School District is pleased to announce the principal appointment to the Cranston School. Please click the link below to read the letter sent home announcing the principal appointment.
Principal Appointment Letter

School Opening Update
On February 8 an update letter was sent home to the south Cranston school community. Please click the link below to see this letter.
Cranston School Update Letter, February 8, 2016

School Administration: Qualities, Attributes and Characteristics & Construction Update
Prior to the selection of a principal for a new school, the Calgary Catholic School District consults with Catholic parents in the new school community to consider and articulate the competencies and attributes that the community would require of the school administrative team. Calgary Catholic School District then utilizes these competencies and attributes in the selection of the school-based administrators for the new school. For the Cranston school, this consultation took place on October 13, 2015. Below are links to the October 13 presentation and the School Administration Qualities, Attributes and Characteristics developed as a result of input from the meeting.
October 13 Presentation

Cranston School Administration: Qualities, Attributes and Characteristics


School History

School Construction History

School Opening Update

A letter was emailed yesterday regarding our moving date. Please find below a copy of the letter.

School Moving date letter

Sod Turning Celebration: Friday, October 24, 2014

Construction Progress:

Funding announced: February 2014
Funding Received: October 2014
Fully Permitted, Design Complete, Tender Awarded: July 2015
Construction Start Date: May 2015
Anticipated Building Turnover: Data will be provided when milestone is achieved
Projected Opening Date: *Anticipated to be December 2016 to January 2017

*Start date for students to be determined based on construction completion. The district will provide updates regarding September 1 location as soon as it becomes available.

Registration Procedures:

  • The designated school for Cranston is Christ the King School. Christ the King School is currently under restricted enrolment. Please contact the school for additional information.
  • Students who are eligible to attend the new school based upon the boundary decision and who are currently registered at and/or attending the designated Catholic school for their community are automatically registered for the new school.
  • Catholic parents of students who are eligible to attend the new school based upon the boundary decision and who are not currently registered at and/or attending the designated Catholic school for their community are invited to contact Christ the King School for more information.
  • For any further inquiries please contact Our Lady of the Rosary School office, temporarily located at Blessed Cardinal Newman School at 403-500-2126.

School Construction and Development Updates:

Our Lady of the Rosary Q & A
Please click the link below for a question and answer document with commonly asked questions regarding Our Lady of the Rosary.
Q & A Document

Our Lady of the Rosary School Update
Please click the link below to see the update letter sent home to the school community on April 15.
April 15 Letter

School Name
Please click the link below to see a letter informing the community of the name chosen for the new Catholic school in south Cranston.
South Cranston School Name Letter

Principal Letter of Introduction
Please click the link below to see a letter from Ms. Marni Harrigan, principal appointed to the new Cranston School.
Principal Letter

2016-2017 School Attendance and Registration
In preparation for the opening of the new Cranston Catholic school, the Calgary Catholic School District is initiating the process to confirm student attendance and registration for the 2016-2017 school year. Letters have been sent to all parents affected by boundary decisions for the new school. Letters were sent based upon new school community resident, current grade and current school. Please click a link below to see the letters sent home to any of these particular groups.
Kindergarten through Grade 4 students currently attending Christ the King

Grade 5 students currently attending Christ the King

Kindergarten through Grade 6 students currently attending Blessed Cardinal Newman

Grade 7 students currently attending Blessed Cardinal Newman

Grade 8 students currently attending Blessed Cardinal Newman

As part of the opening of the Cranston school and a public consultation process at St. Isabella in May 2015 to reconsider restricted enrolment boundaries, in a decision published in June 2015, the designated school for students who are unable to be accommodated at St. Isabella was changed. Click the link below to see the letter regarding this change.
Kindergarten through Grade 5 students resident to St. Isabella and attending Don Bosco

Principal Announcement
Calgary Catholic School District is pleased to announce the principal appointment to the Cranston School. Please click the link below to read the letter sent home announcing the principal appointment.
Principal Appointment Letter

School Opening Update
On February 8 an update letter was sent home to the south Cranston school community. Please click the link below to see this letter.
Cranston School Update Letter, February 8, 2016

School Administration: Qualities, Attributes and Characteristics & Construction Update
Prior to the selection of a principal for a new school, the Calgary Catholic School District consults with Catholic parents in the new school community to consider and articulate the competencies and attributes that the community would require of the school administrative team. Calgary Catholic School District then utilizes these competencies and attributes in the selection of the school-based administrators for the new school. For the Cranston school, this consultation took place on October 13, 2015. Below are links to the October 13 presentation and the School Administration Qualities, Attributes and Characteristics developed as a result of input from the meeting.
October 13 Presentation

Cranston School Administration: Qualities, Attributes and Characteristics