Jean Vanier Catholic School
Communication Corner April 29 2016
"Every child, every person needs to know they are a source of joy; every child every person needs to be celebrated." Jean Vanier
Our L'Arche Family
Mrs. Myroniuk and her Grade 2 class presented L'Arche with a cheque for $600.00 from their Stuffy Fundraising Project. We value and treasure the relationship we have with our family from L'Arche. Thank-you for your amazing support.
Parent Council Update
On May 16th, our PSC will be providing coffee and pastries for our parents for a morning of fellowship after the Monday morning assembly. Come out to see how our students begin their week, and stay after for some coffee and snacks.
To view the minutes from the PSC meeting on April 13th, please click on the link below:
If you are not able to create your account, please contact the school office and we can resend your login information. The website is:
This link is also available in the Powerschool Parent Portal.
If you are not able to report your child's absence by the time first period begins, you can still call the school office to report an absence. You can wait to confirm the absence when Safe Arrival makes the calls to those parents whose child was marked unverified that morning.
Grade 5 Transition Parent Evening
The presentation will take place on Wednesday June 8th, from 6:30 - 7:30 pm in the St. Theresa Theater. Please feel free to bring you child.
Our Grade 4 classes will be travelling to St. Theresa on Monday May 2nd to tour the school and learn about the amazing programs offered there.
Grade 5 Supply Lists
New "students" in Grade 1
We have partnered with Glenwood Funeral Homes to care for the ducklings for 2 weeks. Stop by before or after school if you would like to meet Donald, Lucky, Drake and Daffodil!
Shumka was here!
Data Verification Forms
Once logged into your account, click on "Forms and Fees", "Student Forms" and from the drop down box you can select your children. Click on "2016-2017 EICS Student Data Verification" to review the forms.
If you have forgotten you Powerschool Parent Account login information, please contact the school office, and we can help you with your login information.
Coming soon to JV: E-Waste Challenge
The purpose of the E-Waste Collection School Challenge is to educate students about electronics recycling and preventing those devices from entering area landfills. All electronic devices with a cord or battery are accepted except large kitchen appliances.
The challenge has received funding approval from the Alberta Recycling Management Authority (ARMA) and we are offering $6,000 in cash prizes to the top 3 schools as follows:
1st place: $3,000
2nd place: $2,000
3rd place: $1,000
Winning schools will be determined by total weight collected divided by the number of students. The school with the highest weight/student ratio wins.
Items to bring in:
- accept any device with a cord or battery (except large appliances like fridges, dishwashers, etc..)
- Visual Display Devices
- Computers (CPU) and Servers
- Laptop, Notebook, & Tablet Computers
- Printers, Copiers, Scanners, Faxes
Upcoming Events at JV
May 2nd: Grade 4 Orientation at St. Theresa
May 4th: Early Dismissal - 2:13
May 4th: Grade 1-3 to Edmonton Symphony
May 4th: Holy Childhood Mass: Grade 4 Leadership
May 6th: Grade 1 to Arbour Day celebration
May 10th: Living Rosary 2:00 pm - all are welcome
May 11th: Grade 1 and 2 classes walk to mass at OLPH
May 11th: Hot Lunch: Culinary Delights
May 11th: PSC Meeting 6:60 pm
May 13th: PD Day - No School for Students
May 16th: PSC Fellowship - Coffee and Muffin morning 9:00 am
May 17th: Kubassa Order Pickup 2:30 - 7:00 pm
May 18th: Grade 2 Clay for Kids
May 20th: No School
May 23rd: No School
May 25th: Hot Lunch: Booster Juice