Congratulations to the Vanier Grad Class of 2014


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Important Dates:

“Act justly, Love tenderly, Walk humbly with our God”

The Vanier office will be closed for summer holidays on Friday, June 27 @ 4pm.
We will re-open at 8am on Monday, August 18.

Have a safe and restful summer!  God Bless!

2014-15 School Year – Vanier - Academic Calendar

Course Change Request Form

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3rd Annual Moose Jaw Volleyball Camp

MJVJunior (Grades 7-9) and Senior (Grades 10-12) sessions available

August 22-24, 2014
Vanier Collegiate

Brochure and Permission Form

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Graduation 2014 News



Information re: Commencement – June 2014
Parent Letter Re: meeting date change – Feb. 4, 2014
Parent Letter – Dec. 3, 2013
Information & Timelines – Dec. 3, 2013


Thursday, June 26 – Commencement @ 7:00pm (Vanier Gymnasium)
Friday, June 27 – Mass @ 2:30 (St. Joseph’s Church)
Friday, June 27 – Banquet @ 6:00pm (Heritage Inn)

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Vanier Choir gets Invite to Carnegie Hall

archoirCongratulations to the Vanier Collegiate Chamber Choir for being invited to perform at the Heritage Carnegie Hall Festival next spring! The students earned a Gold rating for their performance at the Heritage New York Festival last April, and that Gold rating resulted in an invitation for the Chamber Choir to perform at Carnegie Hall as part of a National Youth Choir.  Congratulations Vanier Music!

MJ Times Herald story HERE

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Encounters With Canada – Canada’s Largest Youth Forum

ewc_300_0Encounters with Canada is our country’s largest and foremost youth forum! Every week of the school year, 120 to 148 teens from across Canada (ages 14 to 17) come to Ottawa. Here they discover their country through each other, learn about Canadian institutions, meet famous and accomplished Canadians, explore exciting career options, develop their civic leadership skills and live an extraordinary bilingual experience. Over 97,000 youth have lived the EWC experience, to date!

Encounters With Canada – website

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Student First

StudentFirstThe purpose of this Provincial Initiative is to help unify and reorient the provincial education system on what matters most - the student. Through public engagements, Student First will help the education system meet the targets identified in the Plan for Growth, while addressing local priorities, and bringing them together into one plan for action.

Student First is also about shining a spotlight on the pockets of excellence that currently exist. There is likely not a challenge in education that someone has not already tackled somewhere in Saskatchewan.

More information is available HERE.

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Vanier Gets Learning Supports for 21st Century Learners

ChromebookHoly Trinity Catholic Board has approved a Vanier Chromebook Initiative beginning in the 2014-15 school year.

At the June 9th Holy Trinity Catholic School Division Board meeting, the Board approved a motion to provide every grade 9 student a Chromebook as of September 2014.

Key features of the Chromebook Initiative are:

  1. Students are digitally connected and use technology primarily for communication and entertainment.  There is greater potential to use students’ technology skills for learning.
  2. There is an interest at Vanier to embark on a grade nine collaborative inquiry-based learning venture that would provide students with learning opportunities using Chromebooks.
  3. This initiative will help prepare students for future learning and working careers which rely on a level of expertise in the use of technology for learning.
  4. Why Chromebooks?  Chromebooks are inexpensive, have a long battery life and fast charge (6-8 hours battery life); and are always up-to-date, there is no software to purchase, and they can provide access to electronic texts and novels. In short, they are a great option for learning.

Holy Trinity Catholic School Division and Vanier Collegiate Institute are excited about the potential learning opportunities associated with this initiative.

For further information please contact Lois Saunders or Brad Moser at Vanier Collegiate.

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Junior Achievement Award Winners

Congratulations to our award winners from this year’s Awards Banquet:

First Year Achiever – Amber A.
Financial Award – Tori B.
Production Award – Kathryn M.

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Final Band & Choir Concert

musicnotesCongratulations to the Vanier Band & Choir for an excellent Year End Concert!

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