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2021 Kindergarten Registration

 Ukrainian Language Education Kindergarten Registration

Are you interested in registering your child for kindergarten at an English-Ukrainian Bilingual Program (EUBP) school?

Registration for September 2021 is underway!

English-Ukrainian Bilingual Program schools have begun registering new students for the upcoming school year. In previous years, MPUE would inform families about in-school kindergarten information sessions. At these in-person events, families would visit the schools and meet the teachers and school administrators.

The dates and formats of this year’s sessions are being developed by each school, but to help families find out more about what an EUBP school has to offer, MPUE is pleased to premiere a short video of Petrusia Perogy visiting an English-Ukrainian Bilingual Program School.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which schools offer Kindergarten with the English-Ukrainian Bilingual Program?
Dauphin – Smith Jackson School (Mountain View School Division)
Winnipeg – RF Morrison School (Seven Oaks School Division)
Winnipeg – Prince Edward School (River East-Transcona School Division)
Winnipeg – Ralph Brown School (Winnipeg School Division)
Oak Bank – Oakbank Elementary School (Sunrise School Division)
East Selkirk – Happy Thought School (Lord Selkirk School Division)

How do I know which English-Ukrainian Bilingual Program school my child can attend?
The English-Ukrainian Bilingual Program Kindergarten is offered at 6 different schools within 6 different School Divisions across the Province. The school which offers EUBP programming within your school division would become your catchment school, based on your enrolment in this language program.

I am interested in having my child attend an English-Ukrainian Bilingual Program school that is not located in my School Division, what do I do?
You can complete a Schools of Choice application. This is done by contacting the School Principal and School Division to discuss the process (see the contact information below).

Is my child eligible for bussing?
Transportation policies and bussing eligibility will vary by School Divisions. Contact the school division transportation department to enquire (see the contact information below).

Is child care available?
Many English-Ukrainian Bilingual Program schools have independent licensed child care facilities that serves the school community (see contact information below).

How much Ukrainian is taught each day?
In the English-Ukrainian Bilingual Program, up to 50 percent of instruction is taught in Ukrainian.

Do I need to speak Ukrainian? Will I need to speak Ukrainian at home with my child?
No prior experience of Ukrainian language is necessary. Families do not need to be of Ukrainian descent, or speak Ukrainian at home for children to succeed in the program.

Who are the Program’s teachers?
The teachers within the English-Ukrainian Bilingual Program are professionals dedicated to providing children with the best education. Each of them is fluent in Ukrainian and English.

What sort of activities will my child participate in at school?
English-Ukrainian Bilingual Program students get to take part in many special cultural activities and events that are unique to the Ukrainian bilingual program.

Are there any additional fees for the English-Ukrainian Bilingual Program?
There are no additional fees for your children to take part in the EUBP.

What are some of the benefits of taking part in the English-Ukrainian Bilingual Program?
Learning another language – particularly among younger children – can help your child with listening skills, improve cognitive abilities, enhance communication skills in their first language, and develop a deeper understanding of culture. In addition to English and Ukrainian instruction, EUBP students will learn French beginning in grade 4.

Participating English-Ukrainian Bilingual Program Schools

The schools that offer EUBP kindergarten registration are below. Please feel free to contact the schools and their School Divisions for additional information.

Dauphin

Mountain View School Division – Virtual Open House – March 23, 2021;  Registration April 13, 2021
Smith Jackson School – 204-638-3134
MVSD Transportation – 204-638-3001
Childcare facilities:
Dauphin Ukrainian Nursery School And Smith Jackson Kids Club – 204-638-0892

Winnipeg

River East / Transcona School Division – Registration is now on! 
Prince Edward School – 204-667-5727
RETSD Transportation – 204-669-0202
Childcare facilities:
Little Voyageurs – Prince Edward Site – 204-233-4442

Seven Oaks School Division – Registration is now on!
Shkola R.F. Morrison School – 204-338-7804 
Seven Oaks Transportation – 204-338-7051
Childcare facilities:
Seven Oaks Sadok – 204-995-7614
Seven Oaks Child Daycare – 204-632-3691 

Winnipeg School Division
Registrations are now being accepted!
Ralph Brown School – 204-589-7355
WSD Transportation – 204-789-0452 
Childcare facilities:
Machray Day Nursery – 204-589-4347

Oakbank

Sunrise School Division – Registration is now on!
Oak Bank Elementary School – 204-444-2473
Sunrise SD Transportation – 1-866-824-9545
Childcare facilities:
Oakbank Kids Korner – 204-444-2644

East Selkirk

Lord Selkirk School DivisionRegistration is now on!
Happy Thought School – 204-482-4521
LSSD Transportation – 204-785-7311
Childcare facilities:
Hand In Hand Daycare – 204-482-9448