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. ​​​

There are no classes for students on Friday, Oct 7 because it is a system-wide non-instructional day. All of our schools and offices are closed on Monday, Oct 10 for Thanksgiving. Have a safe long weekend! #WeAreCBE https://t.co/LcAAnLXAkM

RT @prairieskycbe: “I feel good looking at books because I know how to read them and I like to look at the pictures.” Thank you Monterey Park School for letting us look at all your books 💙✨💙 #WeAreCBE https://t.co/FC4nUCUsQq

The Level Up, Calgary Minecraft Challenge has been recognized with a Minister’s Awards for Municipal and Public Library Excellence in the Partnership Category: City of Calgary (with CBE and Microsoft Canada) #WeAreCBE #CBEminecraft https://t.co/b1Dq4qdbuD

It’s World Teachers’ Day! Teachers make a real difference in the lives of students & their families. Thank you CBE teachers for everything you do! #WeAreCBE Check out this video with members of the community talking about the difference teachers make: https://t.co/6hzElwMu13