About Us

Georges P. Vanier operates three school programs; English, Continuing French Immersion and Late French
Immersion along with the Learning and Literacy program, which is integrated in the English program. We believe in a "Vanier First" philosophy, where we are members of our school community first before program.

We offer a strong academic program including complementary courses and daily Physical
Education. A highly acclaimed music program provides students opportunities to participate
in Concert Band, Choir, Jazz, and a Strings ensemble.

We have an active peer support program including one of the first Gay-Straight Alliances in
a Calgary middle school. Students participate in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities during our lunch break and after school.

We encourage learning in communities, where teachers, parents, and students make up the Vanier community of learners. We believe in student ownership and choice in learning. We believe in service to others, inside and outside the school community, and we believe in the capability and competence of young people.

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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. ​​​

CBE schools are now closed until August. Thank you to all school staff for your extraordinary service. We recognize the care, compassion and kindness you have shown each and every day to students, families and one another. Wishing you a restful, joyful and safe summer. #WeAreCBE https://t.co/5LrcfDKAz7

Reg and Rosemary Crow Shoe have been appointed as Members of the #OrderOfCanada. These respected Elders were recognized for their commitment to the preservation of Blackfoot culture & to reconciliation. We are grateful for their work with the CBE Elder Advisory Council. #WeAreCBE https://t.co/SWYVHXiEeW

Alberta Education is accepting applications for the 2022-23 Minister’s Parent &Teacher Advisory Councils. The deadline to apply is Friday, Aug. 5, 2022. For more information, please visit https://t.co/M8mcGoom3i #yycbe https://t.co/usItMF8ZWi

RT @EdMattersYYC: A huge congratulations to @yyCBEdu alumnus @Cmakar8! #StanleyCup #GoAvsGo https://t.co/dGSOV0nC1m

Today was the last official day of classes. What a school year it has been! We are so proud of every student for their many achievements this school year. Have an amazing summer! #WeAreCBE https://t.co/lVgAnYBd8z