August 4, 2020

 Lakeland College Alumni Hall. Photo Elaina John

Lakeland College is returning in the fall with a blended learning experience.
Due to COVID-19, the college has revised occupancy loads and have various measures in place to ensure social distancing guidelines are met. Classrooms will have fewer students with desks and work areas spaced out according to the six-foot government recommendation, with plexiglass barriers directional g...

March 10, 2020

St. Jerome’s School held their Annual Carnival in Vermilion on March 5. Hundreds of people gathered to support the students, and enjoyed the evening of festivities. 
“We would like to thank the donors for the silent auction items, and Mr. Wheat and the Grade 10 Leadership Class. It is the first year he had done it and they did a bang-up job,” said Principal Allan Chase. 
He went on to say the the funds will be going towards le...

December 31, 2019

The Vermilion Elementary School hosted their Grade K - 2 Christmas Concert on December 18, and their Grade 3 - 5 Concert at the Lakeland College Alumni Theatre on December 19.
Children told jokes and song history between each song. 
“Well if you weren’t in the Christmas spirit before, I’m sure you are now! What a wonderful job students, and a special thank you to Mrs. King for putting everything together. On behalf of the staf...

December 31, 2019

The Lakeland College Alumni Theatre was packed full of excitement as family and friends attended the St. Jerome’s School’s Christmas Concert on December 12. Over 100 children, Kindergarten – Grade 5, kept the crowd engaged with their lively performances. It was clear that a lot of practice had gone into the concert. Well delivered messages spread Christmas cheer throughout the theatre. The children had a lot of fun dressing up...

November 13, 2019

Vermilion Elementary School, St. Jerome’s School, and J.R. Robson School each hosted a Remembrance Day Ceremony in Vermilion on November 7.

Veterans, Members of the Royal Canadian Legion, Vermilion Army Cadet Corps, Canadian Armed Forces, Government of Alberta Sheriffs, and School Trustees were among honoured guests. Students also participating in the ceremonies by laying wreaths and singing songs.  

In a letter from Superi...

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...

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