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.
Information for September:
The first day of classes is Tuesday September 2nd. Doors open at 8:30, and students are to be in class by 8:45. Students are dismissed at 3:15.
Wednesday September 3rd is early dismissal, students are dismissed at 2:15.
Class lists will be posted outside homeroom classes on the first day of school, staff will be on hand to guide students to their classes.
Registration forms are available on the Quicklink to the left. The school office re-opens on August 26 to take new registrations. During the summer months, please contact Central Learning Services at 780-467-8896.
School supply lists are posted on this website, under Parents / Supply Lists.
We wish you and your families a relaxing, fun-filled summer break. See you in September!