At St. Bonaventure School, we are a community of learners who integrate Catholic faith into all school subjects. We strive to help individuals develop as Christians by providing an INSPIRED learning environment that reflects: being a lifelong learner, feeling safe, knowing God's love, and realizing the self-worth and unique gifts of all so each person is included and nurtured. We serve the Clareview community in northeast Edmonton drawing students from Hairsine, Bannerman, Kirkness, Fraser and Clareview Campus.
At St. Bonaventure School, we are a community of learners who live Catholic ideals in all we do at our school. As a team, we strive to help individuals develop as Christians by providing an inspired to learn, safe, loving, and supportive environment where the self-worth and unique gifts of all are accepted and nurtured.
To nurture a community of dedicated learners and faithful followers of Jesus Christ within a caring Catholic atmosphere. Strategies using: Learning, Catholic Identity, People, Community and Resources.
Our Patron Saint
St. Bonaventure (1221–1274) was born in Tuscany, Italy and was baptized John. Stricken with a dangerous illness, he was prayed for by St. Francis of Assisi. As he recovered, St. Francis exclaimed, “O buona ventura” – O good fortune – the name by which are patron became known. At 21, Bonaventure joined the Franciscans. St. Thomas Aquinas, a good friend, asked where he got all his ideas. He pointed to the cross and said “It is Christ who tells me everything. Christ is my only teacher.” In 1273, Bonaventure became a Cardinal. Bonaventure died at the age of 53. He was proclaimed a saint in 1482. His feast is on July 15. We at St. Bonaventure School admire our namesake for the faith he showed in the Cross of Jesus, and the trust he had in Jesus as his only teacher. We, too, can turn to Jesus for help and strength as St. Bonaventure did.