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Ph: 780-467-3633

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109 Georgian Way

Sherwood Park, Alberta
T8A 3K9

Community Info Line: 1-888-449-3427


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Welcome to Jean Vanier Catholic School

English and Ukrainian Bilingual - Kindergarten to Grade 4

Jean Vanier Catholic School (JV) resides within the family of Elk Island Catholic Schools (EICS) and is part of Alberta's publicly-funded education system. JV is an English and Ukrainian Bilingual elementary school, providing 21st century, quality Catholic education for students in Kindergarten to Grade 4.

Through the Ukrainian bilingual program, students achieve their academic potential through an enriched program. Language arts, math and science instruction is in English. Ukrainian language arts, religion, social studies, music, art, health and physical education instruction is in Ukrainian. Students develop communication skills in English and Ukrainian, and gain appreciation and understand of Ukrainian cultural heritage in the Canadian context. The program is open to everyone; no previous Ukrainian language experience or Ukrainian background is required.

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We have joyful hearts at JV!

Joyful Hearts Monthly Videos:

Click on the following links to views our monthly JV Joyful Hearts Videos:

September Jean Vanier Joyful Hearts

October Jean Vanier Joyful Hearts


Parent Teacher Conferences:

Parent teacher conferences will take place for Grades 1-4 on November 5th, from 3:00-8:30pm. Kindergarten parent teacher conferences will take place on November 24 & 26th, from 3:30-7:30. Information on how to book interviews on line was sent home October 24. It is also posted under "Newsletters".

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Access code for Grades 1-4:  4HGBX              Access code for Kindergarten: 463QA


School Fees:

Please note that school fees are now past due. Please submit payment either online through your Powerschool parent portal account, or submit cheques to the school office. We will accept post dated cheques. 

If you are experiencing financial difficulty, please click on the link below to fill out a Fee Waiver application. The deadline for this application is December 12, 2014.

Fee Waiver Application 

  Book Fair

Please stop in and visit our Book Fair November 4-6, 2014

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Please join our Jean Vanier Catholic School community as we pay tribute to our brave men and women, who through service to our country, have brought peace to our country. We will begin our service on Thursday November 6th, at 10:40 am. Parents are invited to attend, please arrive a few minutes early to be seated. Students, staff and parents are encouraged to wear red and black this day.

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Upcoming Events

Fri Oct 31
Sun Nov 02 @ 1:00AM - 03:00PM
First Reconciliation Retreat
Tue Nov 04
Book Fair
Wed Nov 05
Book Fair
Wed Nov 05
Early Dismissal
Wed Nov 05
Picture Retakes
Wed Nov 05 @ 3:00PM - 08:30PM
Parent Teacher Conferences