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2450, Rosemère Duvernay, Laval, QC
H7E 2J8
Phone : 450 680-3035
Fax : 450 629-0458

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Genesis Elementary School


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Parent Participation

The Genesis community is actively involved in school life through a variety of volunteer positions and fundraising activities. Our charitable and school based fundraising efforts have produced fantastic results.
The Genesis Governing Board meets monthly, and consists of parents and staff members. Sub-committees of the Governing Board also exist for implementation of various policies and projects within the school.
Our Home and School Association is very active and supports the school in organizing a myriad of activities for the students.


Programs

At Genesis Elementary School we offer a French Immersion Program in Kindergarten and a Bilingual Program in Cycles One, Two and Three. Students who graduate from our school are able to continue their high school education in either French Immersion or English programs. The subject breakdown is as follows:

  • Kindergarten:
    • All subjects are taught in French. (100%)
  • Cycles I, II and III:
    • Mathematics and English Language Arts are taught in English (44%)
    • Français, Sciences et Technologie, Sciences Humaines, Arts Plastiques, Éducation Physique et Santé, Musique, Religion et Enseignment Moral are all taught in French. (56%)
  • The children are exposed to a diverse range of learning opportunities at Genesis. Through the use of themes, cooperative activities, project-based learning, literature studies, situational problem solving and the use of technology, the children are able to share and demonstrate their knowledge in many creative ways. Classes often host exhibits of their projects for both students and parents to attend

Services

Genesis offers an MEQ daycare service from 7:00 a.m. until the beginning of classes, and then from afternoon dismissal until 6:00 p.m. on regular school days and all day on pedagogical days.

Our computer lab and library are excellent sources for student research and information. Our librarian is in school two days per week to assist the students in the library

We offer the services of a Resource Teacher, Music Teacher, Psychologist, Speech-language Pathologist, CLSC Nurse, on-call Social Worker, Lunch hour supervisors, and a hot meal catering service.


Events and activities

At Genesis we organize many extra curricular activities for the students such as our Science Fair, Book Fair, Music Concerts and Terry Fox Run. In the three years that we have been participating in the Terry Fox Run, we have raised over $20 000

We offer extracurricular activities after school such as cartooning, karate, chess, reptiles and Mad Science.

The children also participate in such activities as our annual back to school Corn Roast, Winter Carnival activities and end of year Fun Day. We organize family days to bring the community and school together. Our annual Breakfast with Santa and Family Picnic are wonderful opportunities for the community to unite and share in their children's experiences.

Genesis students participate in a variety of curriculum related outings including theatre presentations, The Biodome, The Montreal Science Centre, Parc du Domaine Vert, Intermiel, Camp du P'tit Bonheur, Quebec City and the Cosmodome. We also invite guest speakers into the classrooms to work with the children within the school setting.