Welcome Back!

We would like to welcome back all of our JV families!

The first day of school is Tuesday August 30th. Doors to the school will be open at 8:30 am.

There is no school on Monday September 5th, for the long weekend. 

Just a reminder that early dismissal is the first Wednesday of the month, the first one being Wednesday September 7th. Students will be dismissed at 2:13. 

In regards to school supplies, Staples will deliver the supplies to the school at the end of August. Teachers will have the supplies waiting for your child in their classroom on the first day of school. https://www.smore.com/avq53

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. For more information about our Ukrainian programs, please visit the following links:

EICS Ukrainian Program Information

Sherwood Park Bilingual Ukrainian Catholic Program

Important information for the 2016-2017 school year

We look forward to welcoming you to our JV family in the fall. We will add any important information about the upcoming school year as it becomes available:


Supply Lists:

Kindergarten Mrs Sombyk

Kindergarten Mrs Vany

Grade 1 Mrs Myroniuk

Grade 1 Mrs Stychyshyn

Grade 1 Pani Baugh

Grade 2 Mrs Conroy

Grade 2 Pani Dziwenko

Grade 2 Pani Lesoway

Grade 3 Pani Malko

Grade 3 Mrs Rockwell

Grade 3 Mrs Weir

Grade 4 Mrs Rafuse

Grade 4 Mrs Spooner

Grade 4 Pani Cokan

Grade 4  Panna Howe


 Information Letters:

Welcome letter

2016-2017 Bell Schedule

2016-2017 School Calendar

2016-2017 School Handbook


Have a great summer everyone!! We look forward to seeing you on August 30th!


Grade 4 Farewell

To view our Grade 4 Farewell video, please click on the link below:

Grade 4 Farewell

Safe Arrival Attendance Information

Thank-you to our families that have already signed up for the Safe Arrival APP. To report your child's absence please call 1-877-246-9970, download the APP, or use the website listed. Login credentials were emailed to families already.

Please note that the cut off time to report absences using the Safe Arrival tools is 8:41 am, as this is the start of period 1 and all students are expected to be in class at that time. 

You can still call the school office to report an absence after this time, or wait for Safe Arrival to contact you to verify your child's absence.

To access the Safe Arrival Website, please click below:


 If you have any questions, please contact the school office at 780-467-3633.


Kindergarten Registration for 2016-2017

Online registration for kindergarten for the 2016-2017 school year will be available beginning January 4th, 2016. To register, click here: 

EICS Student Registration

Please note that the online registration seems to work best using Google Chrome.

For information about kindergarten, please click on the document below. As more information becomes available in the coming months, we will update you via our website.

Kindergarten Registration Information 2016

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