Calgary Islamic School was founded in 1992 as a full-time private school serving the Muslim community in the city of Calgary and beyond. Since it’s inception, CIS has consistently grown year after year and has gained a reputation of becoming a leading Muslim educational institute which aims to instill an Islamic morale and a genuine desire of learning in each of it’s students.


Raiha Idrees, Principal

Fatima Sarhan, Vice Principal

Dr. Hassan Khalil, Islamic Studies and Arabic Language Coordinator

Noel Haymour, Administrative Assistant

Samia Maarouf, Administrative Assistant




Calgary Islamic School strives to develop an enriched learning community that promotes academic achievement, leadership, and Islamic values.



To build and maintain a learning community that produces leaders through faith, knowledge, and ingenuity.


Ramadan Food Drive 2021 OBK

Posted on April 12 2021

List of non-perishable items for the Food Drive for Muslims in need in Calgary: Canned Items Vegetables  Diced Tomatoes  Tomato paste  Tuna Beans  Olives  Chickpeas  Condiments Ketchup  Olive Oil …

Ramadan Mubarak from Raniya and Zariya!

Posted on April 10 2021

New Student On-Line Application Open from March 1st…

Posted on April 10 2021

  Please complete the On-line Application Form  Parents please choose your first preference, AJ or OBK Once complete, submit the Application Form which will then be time stamped Please make sure you…

Haseeb Syed 9T ERA Scholarship

Posted on March 25 2021

Haseeb Syed from 9T participated in the ERA recycling initiative/ scholarship to promote the scholarship and encourage the youth to participate. He basically made his own plan. He made posters to advertise…

Hydroponics Gardening

Posted on March 16 2021

Our Grade 9 class has started working with "Hands On Growing", a non-profit organization that helps students learn about and grow vegetables using a hydroponics system (a gardening system that uses water…

Israa & Mi'raj Road Maps

Posted on March 15 2021

Grade 9 students created road maps of the Israa and Mi'raj journey of our beloved prophet Muhammad PBUH to be presented to our Division One students.سُبۡحَـٰنَ ٱلَّذِىٓ أَسۡرَىٰ…

100 Days of School in OBK!

Posted on March 7 2021

‘100 Days Of School in OBK’ was so much fun! Students dressed up as if they were 100 years old, and competed for points towards their ColourHouses. In OBK, we played 100 games, we ate 100 lunches,…

Emotional Intelligence PD

Posted on February 24 2021

Flag Day

Posted on February 12 2021

February 12 - Flag Day at school. Our national flag is a symbol that unites all Canadians and reflects the common values we hold so dear — equality, diversity and inclusion.On this day, students were…

Jumuah is Back at OBK

Posted on February 5 2021

Jumu'ah Prayer is back at OBK, Alhamdullah! The MCC Chairman, Mr. Mohamed Charanek joined our Friday prayer today with the Junior High students.

Hijab Day

Posted on February 2 2021

Students and Teachers celebrated Hijab day by wearing Hijab/Abayas and Thobes. Students also got the chance to do some hijab craft activities. 

Literacy Day

Posted on January 27 2021

World Arabic Day Logo Competition

Posted on January 18 2021

Congratulations to all the winners! Great job!


Posted on January 13 2021

Book Cover Design Competition

Posted on January 8 2021

      On Friday November 27th 2020, the OBK school library announced the winners of the Book Cover Design Contest. The contest was launched in the first week of November. Each grade including the in-person…


Muslim Superhero Library's Monthly Contest

Posted on December 9 2020

Library's Monthly Contest for December is open to ALL students from K-9.

OBK's Updates by Mrs. Raiha Idrees, Principal

Posted on December 9 2020

Have a listen to OBK's Updates from our principal, Mrs. Raiha Idrees.https://fb.watch/2fpVDYJIFt/ https://fb.watch/2hkI9GO0hz/

Islamic Obligations During COVID-19 by Sh. Hassan…

Posted on December 9 2020


Surah Al-Kahf by Ayub Lallo 5T

Posted on December 9 2020


Free Books for Families!

Posted on November 20 2020

My First Bookshelf: Free Books for Families!Receive a free customized, personal book for your children ages 0-5 from the Forest Lawn and Village Square Calgary Public Libraries every month until your child…