École St. John Paul II School Grand OpeningPosted on
Congratulations, École St. John Paul II School!
Yesterday was a very special day for the Medicine Hat Catholic Board of Education as we marked the Grand Opening of our newest Catholic Elementary School in Medicine Hat, École St. John Paul II School.
It was a wonderful day of celebration starting with the Grand Opening Ceremony & Liturgy, followed by School & Classroom Blessings, Ribbon Cutting & Cake Cutting ceremony and School Tours.
Thank you to Father Jerome from the Diocese of Calgary for presiding at the celebration. Thank you to our Parish Priests Father Vijaya and Deacon Terry for attending.
Thank you to our education partners, Alberta Infrastructure and the Government of Alberta for funding this exceptional educational facility.
Thank you to those who attended this special celebration including Provincial and Local Government Officials, our Medicine Hat Catholic Schools’ Education Foundation, our Parish Community, our Education Partners, Staff, Parents & Students, General Public and Guests. A very special thank you to Sister Mary Anne, Sister Clem & Sister Vicki from the Sisters of Charity of St. Louis for celebrating with us. The Sisters of Charity have strong roots in Medicine Hat and have fuelled the fires of Catholic Education in our Community since 1911. We are very grateful.
Thank you to the staff of École St. John Paul II School for your hard work and dedication in preparing for this special event Thank you to the students. Thank you to our choir and musical performers accompanied by Sally Meyers led by Choir Director Kearsten Hoffart for bringing our celebration to life.
On behalf the Board of Trustees for the Medicine Hat Catholic Board of Education, thank you for celebrating with us!
The Board of Trustees for the Medicine Hat Catholic Board of Education is pleased to have partnered with Alberta Infrastructure and the Government of Alberta on the construction of our new Catholic Elementary School, École St. John Paul II School. Located in Medicine Hat’s Southland’s neighborhood, the dual-track English/French Immersion School will serve students from Grades K-6 and Early Learning in an innovative state of the art education facility designed for collaborative learning.
Thank you for supporting Catholic Education!