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:
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:
Have a great summer everyone!! We look forward to seeing you on August 30th!
First Reconciliation and First Communion Preparation 2016-2017
Please read the letter below for information about Sacrament Preparation for the upcoming school year at OLPH Parish:
Grade 4 Farewell
To view our Grade 4 Farewell video, please click on the link below:
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:
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.
School News View All
Communication Corner June 28
Posted on Jun 28 2016
To view our last communication corner of the year, please click on the link below: https://www.smore.com/app/pages/preview/avq53 Enjoy your summer break!
Communication Corner June 17 2016
Posted on Jun 17 2016
To view our weekly communication corner, please click here https://www.smore.com/app/pages/preview/8tnf1
The ABCs of Back to School at EICS
Posted on Aug 16 2016
Another school year is about to begin! Here are a few tips to make this year's transition as easy as ABC!School starts for the majority of our schools (Sherwood Park, Fort Saskatchewan, Vegreville and Strathcona County) on Tuesday,…
EICS In Partnership With Tools for Schools
Posted on Aug 9 2016
EICS is pleased to partner with the Capital Region United Way's program. If you would like more information on how to access school supplies or a backpack for your student in EICS, please contact Susan Johnson at email@example.com…