2018-2019 School Growth Plan
Our Logo and Motto, "Hand and Hand into the Future", speaks to our Christ-Centered belief that it takes a collaborative partnership between the home, school and the extended community to educate a child to become productive and responsible members of their community in the future. Our logo, motto, mission statement and shared values speak to our Catholic values and orientation of the school.
We are a Catholic and student-centered community which works to ensure high standards of academics and discipline. We offer both a comprehensive academic core program and a variety of complementary programs designed to meet the academic, spiritual, social and physical needs of our students.
As a 21st Century Learning School, we concentrate on building academic achievement and global citizenship by fostering an environment where student engagement in the areas of Digital-Age Literacy, Critical and Inventive Thinking, Effective Communication and High Productivity are fostered. We recognize and celebrate that the rich and varied opportunities we offer our students as it provides the ground work and foundation necessary to ensure our students develop into responsible, productive members of their community; ready to face the challenges of the 21st Century.
As the District focus site for both, the Pre-Advanced Placement Program and the Academic Support Program, we serve a number of communities and families from within Ward 73. Serving the greater community of Clareview in North East Edmonton, Alberta we accept families from the communities of Kirkness, Fraser, Clareview Campus, Hairsine, Bannerman, Sifton Park, Belmont, Kernohan, River Valley Hermitage, Canon Ridge, Overlanders and Homesteader.
At St. Elizabeth Seton we are also committed to providing a positive academic atmosphere in a caring, safe, and Christ-centered learning environment in order to maximize the educational opportunities for all students. We offer students a variety of programs, both academic and co-curricular programs geared towards serving the diverse needs of our students. Our consistent performance in our provincial test results demonstrates our school’s focus on academic studies.
We work hard to maintain close communication with our families in order to best serve the needs of our students. As such, we encourage parents to read the information on this website to keep yourself apprised of all that is happening in the life of your child's education. Please visit weekly the Power School to access information related to your child's academic progress.
We look forward to working, collaboratively, with you in making your child’s educational experience productive, rewarding, and memorable.
The Staff at St. Elizabeth Seton School are committed to educating each child intellectually, spiritually, socially, emotionally and physically by providing a variety of experiences as a foundation for learning. We make every effort to work in close partnership with parents and the parish in order to assist our students in their development. To this end we work to provide a safe, nurturing, joyful, caring environment where all of our student can grow to their fullest potential.
The operation of St. Elizabeth Seton is founded on a belief in the dignity and personal worth of all its students. Furthermore, it is our belief that in cooperation with our students, parents and community, we must provide an educational environment that:
is committed to educating each child intellectually, spiritually, socially, emotionally and physically by providing a variety of experiences as a foundation for learning. We make every effort to work in close partnership with parents in the parish in order to assist our students in their development.
together, in a Christ centered environment, staff and students will foster a safe, happy, caring environment where all of our students can grow to their fullest potential that allows all of our students to grow to their fullest potential.
The crucifix seen at the center of the logo represents Jesus Christ. The rays of sun reflect the light of Christ and the Holy Spirit that surrounds us in all that we do.
The yellow circle in the centre of the crucifix is our faith in God and recognizes that we are a Christ-centered school.
The larger whiter circle also in the centre represents the child and speaks to our philosophy that all that we do is done in the best interests of the children we serve.
The four blue lines refer to our collaborative spirit and team approach between staff, students, parents and the parish.
The book represents the Bible and the sacred scripture as well as knowledge.
“Hand in Hand into the Future”
Our motto reflects our collaborative philosophy of taking our students by the hand and assisting them to reach their potential. Our goal is to build in them the necessary skills they will need to become productive members of their local and global community. In so doing, we ensure that we serve our students best as they become well-rounded, capable, confident and responsible adults.