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1701 De l'École
Duvernay, Laval, QC
H7G 1V5
Phone : 450 680-3050
Fax : 450 662-5543

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Jules Verne Elementary School


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Philosophy / Mission

At Jules Verne, we promote the acquisition of the English and French languages through a stimulating and challenging program. We offer students and staff an environment that fosters respect, and promotes readiness and responsibility.

Guiding Principles

BE READY means to: Be Punctual; Be Prepared; Be Organized

  • I will arrive on time
  • I will have all my materials
  • I am ready to learn
  • I keep my desk and locker in order

BE RESPECTFUL means to: Be Polite; Be Attentive; Be Kind

  • I listen carefully to whoever is speaking
  • I follow the teacher's instructions
  • I respect myself; I respect others; I respect property; I respect the environment

BE RESPONSIBLE means to: Be Safe; Be Fair; Be Honest

  • I will always do my best
  • I complete all my assignments and homework
  • I know and follow the school rules
  • I play safely

In today's world where bilingualism and team work are important assets, Jules Verne Elementary School will prepare students for the challenges and opportunities they will face in the future.

The program offered at our school has a strong emphasis on the acquisition of French and English Languages through the broad areas of learning as prescribed by the Québec Education Program. Reading is an essential part of our curriculum and at our school everybody is encouraged to Drop Everything And Read! (DEAR PROGRAM)

Our school believes in respect and values individuality through mutual support, mutual caring and mutual concern.

Our purpose is to create a place where everyone is safe, happy and achieving his/her highest level of ability.

General Information

Our school was created in 2001 and named after the famous and visionary author Jules Verne who is known for his books such as 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and Around the World in 80 Days. When recommending names for the new school, the provisional governing board felt inspired by this author of the 19th Century who was French and whose innovative ideas and futuristic writings have been translated in many languages and are very well known to English literature.

Parent Participation

Parent participation is exceptional. Parents work collaboratively with school staff members and administration. Their level of involvement as well as their dedication, are most impressive. The Governing Board and Parent Participation Organization (PPO) meet once a month and many volunteers also help out when special events occur.

Programs

At the Kindergarten level, students will be completely immersed in the French Language (100%).

From Cycle One to Cycle Three, 56% of the time will be devoted to French Language Instruction and 44% to English Language Instruction.

French Subjects

  • Français Immersion
  • Univers social
  • Science et technologie
  • Religion catholique ou protestante ou morale
  • Arts plastiques
  • Art dramatique
  • Musique
  • Éducation physique et éducation à la santé

English Subjects

  • English Language Arts
  • Mathematics

Services

The school offers MELS day care services (7.00$/day) beginning Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The school also provides the following services to students when required:

  • Psychologist
  • Speech-language pathologist
  • Nurse
  • Social worker
  • Pastoral animator
  • Resource teacher (English and French)
  • Lunch hour supervisors
  • Hot Lunch services
  • Career counsellors (Cycle Three)

There are also library services, computer classes and music courses offered to students.

Events and activities

Jules Verne Elementary School takes part in various activities or school-wide community projects such as: corn roast, pizza days, Terry Fox Run, book fairs, extracurricular activities, various community projects to help people in need, drama clubs and outings.

Programs available in our school

  • Anti-Bullying Programs
  • Homework Program
  • Health and Wellness Program
  • Healthy Schools initiative
  • Jolly Phonics
  • Music program
  • Extra curricular activities at lunch and after school: Humanitarian Club, Cooking Club, Skating Club
  • Fluppy (Kindergarten)
  • Noon Hour Sports Program
  • Educ-Action activities
  • Big Brother/Big Sister Program