We are a French Immersion elementary school of the Calgary Roman Catholic School District, and serve over 20 communities in the Southwest quadrant of the Calgary Area.
In partnership with home and the Church, St. Gérard is dedicated to providing excellence in education by developing faith-centered individuals able to contribute positively to society. Our core purpose is to offer a quality Catholic, French Immersion program for students in Kindergarten through Grade 6.
We strongly encourage parental involvement and have many volunteering opportunities at the school. Program highlights for the school year include:
A Catholic Community of Caring school
SMART boards in each classroom and computer lab
A networked, state-of-the-art computer lab and computers in every classroom
Class and school social justice activities
Skiing/snowboarding, in-line skating, hip hop, tennis and swim programs (subject to change)
Library Connections bilingual reading program
Cabane à Sucre
A lunch room
Winter Carnival and Play Days
Hot lunch program on Mondays and Simple Simon hot pies also available
Family Nights such as Harvest Dance, Spring Dance, A Taste of Quebec
Active School Council
Sponsorship of two foster children (one in Malawi and one in Peru)
We are the recipients (for the second year) of a $10,000 grant from BP and A+ Energy Program: “Every Step Counts: We Can Make a Difference”
Please call the office at 403.500.2028 or come by for a visit and tour of the school. You are always welcome at St. Gérard!