CNCA Nepali School (Est. 2007)

हाम्रो लागि हामीले चलाएको स्कूल – सि एन सि ए नेपाली स्कूल

Teachers List  School Committee Library Calendar Time Table Forms Snacks Schedule

CNCA Nepali School is a community-based heritage language school. It was started in June 2007. Its objective is to teach children to read, write and speak Nepalese language, and about Nepal and Nepalese culture. Children of Nepalese origin, ages between 5 and 18 (recommended) can enroll in this school any time of the school year.  Younger children (less than 5 yrs of age) are also eligible to enroll any time of the school year.

  • CNCA Nepali School is held weekly on Sundays at
    Western Canada High School
    641 17 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2S 0B5
  • School entrance and parking is via student parking lot located off of 5A St SW.
  • There are three levels of program. Students will move to next level as they graduate from their normal school grade for that level based on Teachers’ evaluation and recommendation at the end of each year
Level 1Kindergarten to Grade 3<= 5 to 95 yearsSpeaking
Level 2Grade 4 to 610 to 123 yearsReading
Level 3Grade 7 to1213 to 186 yearsWriting
    • Level 1 and 2 are divided to two groups, Level 1A, 1B, and 2A and 2B, based on students school grade/age.
    • Level 3 graduates or high school student can volunteer as teacher assistant for Level 1.
    • Classes are held in ground floor of Math wing. Special attention is required in use of these classroom. Please note following
      • Do not write/scribble/doodle on the desks.
      • Do not use/touch any material (books, papers, notebooks, posters, wall clocks, electronic devices etc.) in the classroom.
      • Do not use permanent markers on the board.
      • Always wipe off whiteboard after the class.
      • After the class, leave the desks and chairs in the same arrangement as it was before class.
      • Student should not be left unattended in the class.
    • CNCA Nepali School calendar follows the regular school calendar from September to June. School is closed during July and August. Classes are not held during long weekend. Please refer to the school calendar for school closure dates.
    • Parent teachers’ interview will be held at the beginning of each session. Date for this year’s parent teachers interviews are 11 Sep 2016, 8 Jan 2017 and 2 Apr 2017.
    • School runs from 2:15 pm to 4:45 pm, please refer to the time table for detail activities.
    • CNCA Nepali school enrollment is open throughout the school year. Please refer to School admission form.
    • CNCA Nepali School annual fee is $20.00 for CNCA members and $40.00 for others. Fee collected is used for additional programs/special snacks for the students. Nabin Bhusal, CNCA Director of Children, Youth and Parental Education and Awareness, is the volunteer fund manager for this year.
    • All parents are required to sign off waiver to release CNCA from liability. Also all parents who carpool to bring students to CNCA Nepali school are required to sign off waiver form.
    • Parents are required to volunteer for one on one reading. Rashmi Dhaubhadel will assign a parent volunteer for one on one reading for each student every school day.
    • Students will take turn to bring snacks for the school based on the Snack Schedule. There will be special snack provided by the school on certain days. Parents need to make sure your child brings snacks on their assigned date. If you are unable to attend school on your assigned snacks day, parents need to contact other parents to switch the snack schedule.
    • CNCA Nepali School library will be open on every school day. Shashi Dhaubhadel and Sanu Devi Gautam are volunteer librarian for this year. Students can borrow any number of books from this library. Each student will keep a log of books they have read. Students will receive a reward for number of books they have read. Refer for the CNCA Nepali School Mobile library for the list of books.  “My Daughters are Smart” (Qty 10) &  “Dashain Aayo Tihar Aayo” (Qty 10) both by Anita Adhikari, Mascot Books, Fiction English have been added to our mobile library for this school year from teaching resource funding received from SAHLA.
    • There will be a $5.00 fine for any lost book borrowed from the School Library.
    • Students can go to gym as soon as they finish snack. Kanti Regmi and Manju Kandel are gym supervisors. No outdoor footwear is allowed in the gym. Only indoor runners are permitted in the gym.
    • Please refer to Teacher volunteers for this school year
    • Student must attend minimum 40% of classes to qualify for certificate of participation for the school year. Student absentees has been a major concern at CNCA Nepali School. A survey will be conducted to get feedback on improving attendance.
    • Students are given a home work every week. Parents are requested to ensure that home work is completed and submitted following school day. Absent students are also required to complete the homework. Class teacher will notify all Parents about weekly homework via emails.
    • Each student is given a binder with pencils and erasers, class book and reading book on the first day of school. There will be a $5.00 payment required for any lost class book or reading book to be replaced.
    • Any questions, concerns, regarding this year’s registration, school events and, schedules, please contact Nabin Bhusal, via email

  • CNCA Nepali School committee for 2016/2017, confirmed on 19 June, 2016 at the school year end program
    is as follows,
    1. Nabin Bhusal – CNCA Director – CNCA Nepali School Program Coordinator
    2. Nisha Dhaubhadel – Principal
    3. Gyanendra Shrestha – Assistant Principal
    4. Sabita Basnet – Assistant Principal
    5. Rashmi Dhaubhadel
    6. Pritesh Pokharel
    7. Narayan Pokharel
    8. Girish Regmi
  • School committee will meet at least once every session to review/resolve any issues or concerns. School committee is formed at the school year end program every year. Any parent interested in joining the committee can sign up at the school year end program.
  • CNCA Nepali School have received approval for funding of $2500 from SAHLA for teaching resources for this school year. This fund is used for printing and binding of all teaching materials, purchase of stationery and books for the Library.
  • Please contact or for all general inquiries regarding CNCA Nepali School
  • Conversational Nepali Language Lessons :
    CNCA also provides assistance in conversational Nepali language on individual need basis. Please contact or for all inquiries regarding Nepali Language programs.

Nobody can do everything, but everyone can do something. Together we can make the school successful and help our children learn to read, write and speak Nepali and learn about Nepal.

 “सि एन सि ए नेपाली स्कूल – हाम्रो लागि हामीले चलाएको स्कूल”