About Us

Chief Justice Milvain School at a Glance

  • Student Well-Being is supported by building an overall sense of competence, confidence, and belonging as learners
    • We utilise the Holistic Lifelong Learning Framework to understand ourselves and our world through the lens of Spirit, Heart, Body, and Mind
    • Well-being lessons are supported by the Seven Sacred Teachings, The Little Hummingbird, Braiding Sweetgrass, and The Sharing Circle
    • Sharing circles are utilized throughout the school (whole school sharing, in classroom, and to problem solve)
  • Literacy instruction is aligned with Alberta Education's definition as "the ability, confidence, and willingness to engage with language to acquire, construct, and communicate meaning in all aspects of daily living" and utilises the CBE K-12 Literacy Framework
    • Vocabulary instruction is a key aspect of our school development plan (2020-2023)
    • Strategies to support English Language Learners is embedded in all task design and instruction
  •  Mathematics is encompasses multiple purposes: inspire students, foster postive mathematical identities, and empower students to engage in society with mathematical skills and understandings (NCTM, 2018; NCTM, 2020)
    • Procedural fluency and engaging in multiple strategies for operations is a focus for instruction in our school development plan (2021-2023)
  • Land-based learning is supported through school-wide practices such as sit spots, learning from the land, and stories.
    • Future outdoor classroom naturalization space is in planning stages (estimated groundbreaking in April 2022)

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​​​About the CBE

The CBE is the largest school district in Western Canada. Our mission is to ensure each student, in keeping with his or her individual abilities and gifts, completes high school with a foundation of learning necessary to thrive in life, work and continued learning. You can look on the CBE website for more information. ​​​