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SCHOOL NEWS

November 5, 2019

May 28, 2019

Congratulations and encouragement was shared as St. Jerome’s School held their graduation ceremony at the Vermilion Regional Centre on May 25. 
‘You had to be there,’ was the theme of the event, and as graduates approached the stage their favourite memories and plans for the future were shared. Principal Allan Chase emceed the event, and Vice Principal Allan MacMillan sang a special song to the class. 
Congratulatory speeches...

November 6, 2018

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J.R. Robson School hosted their annual Awards Night on November 2, honouring students with 79 individual awards and over 100 participation and honors awards. 
Vice Principal Kelly Scully emceed the event, and thanked all of the sponsors saying, “We couldn’t recognize these students and their achievements without your support.”
She also thanked the parents, teachers, and students for their devotion to their aca...

November 6, 2018

J. R. Robson School held their annual Fall Supper on November 1, with approximately 600 people attending.
Hosted for nearly 40 years, the meal was a fundraiser for the volleyball teams; and many students, parents, and staff helped prepare, serve, and clean up. When asked why she loves organizing this each year, Foods Teacher, Monique Hart said, “Because it’s my way to give back to the children.”
Hart was very thankful to the p...

October 3, 2018


J.R. Robson School (J.R.) and Vermilion Elementary School teamed up this year gathering at VES to take part in the Terry Fox Run on September 26.
Approximately 500 students and staff members participated, and enjoyed the comradery of watching a video and walking or running together.
“I’m super excited with VES and J.R. coming together this year in support of the Terry Fox Run. This is an awesome opportunity for students to se...

October 3, 2018

Approximately 760 people attended the St. Jerome’s School Fall Supper held at the Vermilion Regional Centre on September 27.
Principal, Allan Chase said, “We love the event because it involves our entire school community. Parents, staff, and children prepare the food, and many enjoy visiting. It is a good fundraiser for extracurricular activities, special projects, and school improvements in general.
The Regional Centre was de...

October 3, 2018

Vermilion Elementary School celebrated Orange Shirt Day on September 27.
According to http://www.orangeshirtday.org/, Orange Shirt Day is an opportunity for First Nations, local governments, schools and communities to come together in the spirit of reconciliation and hope for generations of children to come.
Staff and students gathered to commemorate the residential school experience, to witness and honour the healing journey...

March 27, 2017

From left, Karah McGillvary, Alex Dimayro, Rebecca Lahosky, Jerad Zitman, Mike Brandolino, Emily Fraser, Austin Gauthier, and Rob Laska performed during the Valley band and Live Different Builds presentation at St. Jerome’s School on March 20. Photo Angela Mouly

“Empathy is a really powerful thing,” said Live Different Speaker, Jerad Zitman, at St. Jerome’s School on March 20.

Among the group of presentation speakers, Zitman sug...

March 6, 2017

Children spun wildly with excitement during the Space - themed Carnival at St. Jerome’s School on March 2.

As part of their Leadership Class, Grade 10 students organized booths, decorated the school, contacted businesses, and volunteered to run the Carnival. The Carnival is a service project that provided the students practical, hands-on life lessons on how important it is to give back to where you are from according to Teacher...

February 27, 2017

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Our Senior High mixed curling team has won their way into a spot at Provincials in Lethbridge March 2-4. The team consists of: Skip - Carter Babij, Third - Breanne Hyrhirchuk, Second - Nelson Shubert and Lead - Kastyn Konieczny.

Their journey started at districts in Vermilion where they played JR Robson, Holy Rosary, and Paradise Valley. They were undefeated and ranked first in the District 2.

From there it was on to Zones in La...

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