Welcome to Jean Vanier Catholic School
English and Ukrainian Bilingual - Pre Kindergarten to Grade 4
To Register your child for an amazing educational experience please visit our division website:
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 Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 4.
Through the Ukrainian bilingual program, students achieve their academic potential through an enriched program. Up to 50% of the instruction is in the Ukrainian language. Students develop communication skills in English and Ukrainian and gain an appreciation and understanding 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:
For the 2019-2020 school year, our English Language Kindergarten Program will run on Tuesday & Thursdays with alternating Fridays and our Ukrainian Language program will run on Monday & Wednesdays with alternating Fridays.
School Supply Lists 2019 2020
Safe Arrival Attendance Information
How to Report an Absence
To report an absence you can do any of the following options:
- Call 1-844-478-2613
- Use the SchoolMessenger App
- Use the “SchoolMessenger” link in the EICS App (this requires the SchoolMessenger App to be installed on a phone)
- Use https://go.schoolmessenger.ca
For more detailed information click HERE
If you have any questions, please contact the school office at 780-467-3633.
EICS School Supplies and Transportation Fees - Changes for September 2019
Posted on Jun 5 2019
As we prepare for another school year at Elk Island Catholic Schools (EICS), there will be a number of changes to our division within the context of the anticipated budget in the Fall of 2019. We want to ensure that our budget is…
EICS Transfer Site at ABJ - Moving to Better Serve our School Community
Posted on May 13 2019
EICS Transportation is pleased to announce that beginning in September of 2019 for the 2019/2020 school year, the ABJ Transfer site will be relocated from Archbishop Jordan Catholic School (ABJ) to the Strathcona County Bethel Bus…