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.
Some 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.
The school office re-opens on August 26 to take new registrations. We look forward to seeing you all on September 2nd .
School supply lists are posted on our website, as well as the year end newsletter.
We wish you and your families a relaxing, fun-filled summer break. See you in September!
EICS is proud to introduce - EICS Childrens' Choirs
Early bird registration deadline is June 30th.