Dear Parents / Guardians, Students and Staff,


We have just been informed by the Calgary Board of Education Rental Department that The Chinese Academy will be closed from March 14 to March 28, 2020. The John G. Diefenbaker High School and Sir John A. Macdonald School buildings will be locked on Saturday. 

School is closed but learning will go on. For Mandarin and Cantonese language classes only, online learning will continue. Details will be emailed to you as soon as possible. All other option classes will be discontinued until further notice.

Please refer to the email sent below from the Calgary Board of Education.

We appreciate that this is a disruption for you and your family.  Our Madison office will be open this Saturday March 14, 2020 from 9am to 4pm to answer any questions that you may have. We will keep you posted regarding any changes. Thank you for your understanding.


Best regards,

The Chinese Academy

Date: March 13, 2020 at 10:42:08 AM MDT
Subject: TIME SENSITIVE | SAHLA SCHOOLS –  cancelled from March 14  –  March 28 | CBE Rentals Office


Dear SAHLA Schools Principals and Administrators,


With a changing provincial and local response to COVID-19, all public rentals within CBE schools, including SAHLA schools, have been cancelled from March 14 up to and including March 28.

Further guidance regarding public rentals will be provided prior to the end of March as we gain clarity from Alberta Health Services (AHS) on this evolving situation. We are committed to sending you timely updates as decisions are made that affect public rentals in CBE Schools.



Calgary Board of Education |