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:Please go to or Division Website at:
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. 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:
Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten at Jean Vanier
Come join the Jean Vanier Catholic School Family, where your child will learn within a faith rich environment centred on care, support, and joyful discovery.
Pre-Kindergarten (English) Program & Little Orchard Sadochok Pre-Kindergarten at Jean Vanier offers a rich numeracy, literacy and communication experience for children aged 4 years by December 31, 2018.
We offer both English and Ukranian Bilingual Programming. For specific program information on the Sherwood Park Ukrainian Bilingual Program, please visit their website located at Sherwood Park Ukrainian Bilingual Program or email them directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
Little Orchard Sadochok Ukrainian Bilingual Pre-Kindergarten Monday/Tuesday/Thursday AM Class: 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Pre-Kindergarten (English) Program Monday/Tuesday/Thursday PM Class: 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
There will be field trips, Family Programming and class activities scheduled on some of the Wednesdays throughout the year.
Call us today at (780) 467-3633 or register online by clicking here.
Sherwood Park Ukrainian Program - Open House
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.
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