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Welcome to Cardinal Leger

Important Dates



First day of school: Thursday, September 1st, 2016 which is considered staggered entry (no school specials will be running at that time, therefore please arrange for transportation on that day).

8:00-8:30am - Welcome Pancake Breakfast

8:30-10:30am - Community Building Activities/homeroom time (textbooks/locker assignments/mock timetable)

10:30am - dismissal of grade 7 students for the day

GRADE 8/9:

First day of school: Thursday, September 1st, 2016 which is considered staggered entry (no school specials will be running at that time, therefore please arrange for transportation on that day).

10:30-12:00pm - Community Building Activities/homeroom time (textbooks/locker assignments/mock timetable)

12:00pm - dismissal (school specials will not be running)

PLEASE NOTE: Classes begin for all grades on Friday, September 2nd at 8:20am.  This is a full day of instruction. All school specials will be running in the morning and after school.


There is an African proverb which says, “It takes a village to raise a child”.  Here at Cardinal Léger School, we believe much the same, that is, that it takes a collaborative partnership between the home, school and the extended community to educate a child to become a productive and responsible member of their community.  Our logo, motto, mission statement and shared values represent our Catholic philosophy, values and orientation of the school.

We are a Catholic and student-centered community which works collaboratively to ensure high standards of academics and discipline.  We offer both a comprehensive academic core program and a variety of complementary programs designed to meet the academic, spiritual, social and physical needs of our students.

As  a 21st Century Learning School, we concentrate on building academic achievement and global citizenship by fostering an environment where student engagement in the areas of Digital-Age Literacy, Critical and Inventive Thinking, Effective Communication and High Productivity are fostered within a Christ-Centered environment. We recognize and celebrate that the rich and varied opportunities we offer our students provides the ground work and foundation necessary to ensure our students develop into responsible, productive members of their community; ready to face the challenges of the 21st century.

Cardinal Léger Junior High School is located within the Dickensfield Community of North Central Edmonton, Alberta.  We serve many families from within the North central, east and west quadrants of the city.  As the District focus site for both, the Pre-Advanced Placement Program and the Italian Language and Culture Program, we serve a number of communities and families from within Wards 1 and 2.

We offer students a variety of programs, both academic and co-curricular programs geared towards serving the diverse needs of our students.  Our consistent performance and tradition of excellent provincial test results demonstrates our school’s focus on academic studies.  Please refer to the listings below as an indication of the diverse program offerings here at Cardinal Léger Junior High School. 

At Cardinal Léger Junior High School, we work to maintain close communication with our families in order to best serve the needs of our students. As such, we encourage parents to read the information on this website to keep yourself apprised of all that is happening in the life of your child's education. For additional information about our school we invite you to take a moment to read the key features of our school located on the bottom of this introductory page.

We look forward to working, collaboratively, with you in making your child’s educational experience productive, rewarding, and memorable.


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