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Welcome to Kids Come First!

Dear Parents, We are looking forward to getting to know your child(ren)! Kids Come First is an after-school care program committed to providing children with a safe and fun learning environment! Our educators plan activities using FLIGHT: Alberta’s Early Learning and Care Framework Curriculum, ensuring to incorporate the children’s interests and play based goals daily. […]

Children Come First Association Fall Newsletter 2022

Welcome to Kids Come First school age programs. We are excited to meet you and are looking forward to the upcoming school year!  For those of you who are returning we look forward to seeing you again.  Operators/Directors: Laura-Lee Kowal & Juli McManus Office Phone- 403 241-3052 Program Phone Numbers:                           Program Directors:  Banff Trail […]

Ranchlands CHILDREN COME FIRST November/December Newsletter 2021

Operators/Directors: Laura-Lee Kowal & Juli McManus Main Phone- 403 241-3052 Program Phone Numbers:                          Program Directors: North Haven 403 990-5099                       Joey Tan  Banff Trail 403 220-1797                         Dora Galdi           Cambrian Heights   403 289-4466          Erin Burnie/Kerry Grimes                                  Buchanan –   403 230-4291                      Michelle Lim  Highwood –403 861-1615                        Shiyu Zhuang  Hawkwood – […]

Fee Increase 2021 CBE Programs

Ranchlands Children Come First Association                                         November 20, 2021 Dear Parents, This letter is to inform you that we will be increasing our fees for all families by $25.00 monthly commencing January 1, 2021.  Kids Come First hasn’t increased our fees since 2017.   Our program fees have been consistently lower since we opened in 1993.  At […]

Important Dates to Remember 2020/2021

2020 September 1- School starts for CBE, all school age programs resume September 2- School starts for St. Rita September 7-Labour Day- Closed September 17/18 – St. Rita no school September 25 – CBE No school   October 9 – CBE No school October 12- Thanksgiving Day / Closed October 29- Highwood and St Rita […]

Fall Newsletter 2020

Operators/Directors: Laura-Lee Kowal & Juli McManus Main Phone- 403 241-3052 Program Phone Numbers: Program Directors: Ranchlands – 403 990-5099 Emilse Ortega Banff Trail – 403 220-1797 Dora Galdi Cambrian Heights – 403 289-4466 Erin Burnie/Kerry Grimes Buchanan – 403 230-4291 Michelle Lim Highwood – 403 861-1615 Shiyu Zhuang and Joey Tan Hawkwood – 403-701-3606 Keiko […]

Covid Update Summer 2020

May 28, 2020 Dear Parents, Please be advised that we have had to make the difficult decision not to operate our summer program. We have been preparing, program planning and keeping up to date with Licensing and AHS changes in order to be ready to open. Unfortunately, the Ranchlands Community board of directors is not […]

Parents Covid Re Opening

Dear Parents, We have been following the Alberta Health re-openings of daycares and school age programs Stage 1 set to open May 14.  We would look at a May 19th opening.  Proposed hours 7am – 5:30pm.  This earlier closure reflects extra cleaning time needed to ensure we are meeting health requirements. We are not committing […]

Update Re Fees Covid-19, March-2020

Dear Parent,  Thank you for your email.  We are asking for patience during this time.  We are in the process of winding down our programs along with helping out staff and some families navigate their next steps.  Mentioned in the previous email we would not be depositing upcoming fees until we re-open.  March fees will […]