We’re proud of our school and like to share our spirit.

School Awards

At Georges P. Vanier School, we recognize the diversity of our students and celebrate their specific strengths. During an assembly at the end of the year, students can receive the following awards:

Sport Teams

For each term, students have the opportunity to represent our school by being part of one of our sport teams. At the end of the season, students can receive one of the following awards: Most Valuable Player / Most Improved Player / Sportsmanship

Lynx Leader Award

This award is open to all grades and given each term. The criteria are based on the CBE Trustee Results Statements. Teacher and student nominations will be accepted based one or more of the following criteria:

  • demonstrates the knowledge, skills and attitudes required for academic success
  • demonstrates responsible citizenship by being an informed and involved member of the school and global communities
  • demonstrates the skills, attitudes and knowledge to achieve his/her highest personal potential
  • demonstrates the character to do what is right, act morally with wisdom, and balance individual concerns with the rights and needs of others

Excellence in Youth

Given to Grade 9 students who have made significant contributions to our school and have demonstrated regularly the Seven Essential Virtues of Moral Intelligence and Strong Character

Gary Weimann Award for Community Service

This scholarship of $500 is given to one grade 9 student each year in honour of Gary Weimann, a former chair of the Vanier school council who passed away in 2006. However, his legacy lives on through this award. To be eligible, students must submit an essay to the council in May, outlining their commitment to community service. Brochures with more information are available in the office.

School Spirit

School Awards

At Georges P. Vanier School, we recognize the diversity of our students and celebrate their specific strengths. During an assembly at the end of the year, students can receive the following awards:

Sport Teams

For each term, students have the opportunity to represent our school by being part of one of our sport teams. At the end of the season, students can receive one of the following awards: Most Valuable Player / Most Improved Player / Sportsmanship

Lynx Leader Award

This award is open to all grades and given each term. The criteria are based on the CBE Trustee Results Statements. Teacher and student nominations will be accepted based one or more of the following criteria:

  • demonstrates the knowledge, skills and attitudes required for academic success
  • demonstrates responsible citizenship by being an informed and involved member of the school and global communities
  • demonstrates the skills, attitudes and knowledge to achieve his/her highest personal potential
  • demonstrates the character to do what is right, act morally with wisdom, and balance individual concerns with the rights and needs of others

Excellence in Youth

Given to Grade 9 students who have made significant contributions to our school and have demonstrated regularly the Seven Essential Virtues of Moral Intelligence and Strong Character

Gary Weimann Award for Community Service

This scholarship of $500 is given to one grade 9 student each year in honour of Gary Weimann, a former chair of the Vanier school council who passed away in 2006. However, his legacy lives on through this award. To be eligible, students must submit an essay to the council in May, outlining their commitment to community service. Brochures with more information are available in the office.

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This week, members of the Chief Superintendent's Student Advisory Council are thanking CBE staff for their work this year! Today Azmain thanks teachers for helping students become who they are https://t.co/aSmxYbDNMs #WeAreCBE