The staff of École Bishop Savaryn Catholic School welcomes you as we prepare for another rich year of learning for all (2016-2017). As part of Edmonton Catholic Schools, we are a Catholic child-centered school in the Lorelei / Beaumaris community in Edmonton which works together to encourage a high level of student achievement . As is represented by the mosaic pieces that make up our school logo, “Faith, learning, peace and joy”, we recognize and celebrate the many dimensions of our school, placing student learning as the priority.
As your administrators in this dual track elementary school, offering both English and French Immersion programming from kindergarten to Grade 6, we are committed to ensuring that all children strive to achieve their potential. We endevour to work closely with the students, staff and parent community in a Christian learning environment which is supportive, challenging and empowering. École Bishop Savaryn School maintains high standards of academics and behavioral supports; we are dedicated to providing all students with the tools necessary to experience success on spiritually, academically and socially.
We are happy to offer 100 Voices preschool programming at École Bishop Savaryn for children aged 3-4 (must be 3 before the end of September). Together with a highly skilled multidisciplinary team (Speech/ language, OT, and Behavioral Specialists) our qualified teacher offers a morning or afternoon play centred program, four days per week, to assist in developing those essential skills for learning.
Our dedicated and caring staff in both our English and French Immersion programs, are eager to ensure that your children are surrounded with a climate that is focused on learning, respect for one another and the larger community they live in. The students are all encouraged to go out into the world as disciples of Jesus, to make a difference by being the “ best version of themselves”! Together we are growing LEADERS who will learn to put the 7Habits of Happy Kids into practice as Disciples of Jesus in their daily lives!
As the primary educators, we thank you for fulfilling your role as parents and guardians in the educational development of your children. Research indicates that parents who are involved in their child’s academic life contribute greatly to their child’s progress and success in school. Regular attendance and punctuality helps to ensure that your child has a great school year.
We welcome your input and encourage your participation as we work in partnership to best meet the learning needs of your children. Please look for opportunities to volunteer in our school and become actively involved in our School Council. YOU HAVE A VOICE! Together, we can achieve great success as we work towards making École Bishop Savaryn Catholic School the best possible learning environment for our students. Best wishes for a successful year! We’re glad you chose École Bishop Savaryn School!
École Bishop Savaryn School is a dual track school. With both English and French Immersion Programming from Kindergarten through grade 6. As well, we have the 100 Voices Program (pre-Kindergarten). We serve the communities of Lorelei-Beaumaris and greater northwest Edmonton (North of 153 Avenue up to 184 Avenue and West of 82 Street up to 142 Street).
We offer French Second Language Programming to our English track students in grades 4 to 6, and also have a French Immersion track for our Kindergarten to Gr. 6. students. Transportation is free for all kindergarten students. Transportation is also available for our Grade K-6 students living in the transportation area.
We are conveniently located near the Castledowns YMCA Leisure Centre & Sports Ice Facility. The Bishop Savaryn YMCA Before/After School Daycare is located next door to us. There are also an additional five other Daycares within walking distance to our school, they are: Beaumaris Before/After Daycare; Lorelei Before/After Daycare; L&J Before/After Daycare; Friendly Forest; and Wee-World Daycare.
Vision Statement/Énonce de Development
At Bishop Savaryn School our vision is:
“As a Christ-Centered dual track(French and English) Learning Community, working in collaboration with our parish and community, we will strive towards Faith, Learning, Peace and Joy.
Comme communauté professionnelle d’apprentissage centrée sur Jésus, nous travaillons en collaboration avec notre église et la communauté dans le but d’exprimer la foi, l’apprentissage, la paix, et la joie dans notre école.”
Mission Statement/Énonce de Mission
The mission of Bishop Savaryn School, using Christ as our model and in collaboration with our community, is to empower our students to achieve their full potential as they journey towards becoming responsible citizens.
La mission de l’école Bishop Savaryn est, en utilisant Jésus comme modèle, et en collaboration avec la communauté, de donner le pouvoir a nos étudiants pour réussir a leur potentiel en se développant comme citoyens responsables.
At Bishop Savaryn School
- In honouring human potential.
- In affirming the worth and dignity of each child.
- In helping children discover their gifts.
- In nurturing the learning capabilities of each child.
- In providing opportunities for all children to experience success.
- In helping children develop skills for lifelong learning.
- In enhancing spiritual growth.
- In celebrating the best in everyone!
Our school logo reflects the education of the whole child. The many dimensions of education are represented by the puzzle pieces, with Christ as our central figure. The words "faith, learning, peace, joy" summarize our goals for Bishop Savaryn School.