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École Springfield Heights School
River East Transcona School Division
English Ukrainian Bilingual

Springfield Heights School offers the English-Ukrainian Bilingual Program (EUBP) which provides a very special and unique learning environment that inspires academic excellence, creative expression, and a rich multicultural experience. In addition to these benefits, beginning in grade 4, EUBP students study the Manitoba Curriculum in three languages – English, Ukrainian, and French.

The English-Ukrainian Bilingual Program enables students to study approximately 50 percent of their school day in English and 50 percent in Ukrainian.

 Subjects studied in English:                                                                     

  • English Language Arts
  • Mathematics 
  • Science    
  • Physical Education
  • Choir and Music                                                                                          
  • Subjects studied in Ukrainian:                                                            

    • Ukrainian Language Arts
    • Social Studies
    • Art and Health
    • Music and Choir

    Basic French is taught starting in grade 4                                                                                       

    Throughout the year there are numerous traditional cultural events such as:

    • Welcome Back BBQ
    • St. Nicholas Assembly
    • Koliada celebration (caroling)
    • Family Fun Night
    • Easter Breakfast and Pysanky Writing
    • Yearly cultural field trip for all EUBP students of SHS
    • Yearly multi-school field trips for all EUBP students in Manitoba
    • Traditional Ukrainian Arts and Crafts

     Entry level to the EUBP is Kindergarten or Grade 1 with some exceptions. 

    Students may continue the study of Ukrainian at junior high school and then receive credits toward their high school diploma.  Beyond high school, Ukrainian is offered at the University of Manitoba, at Oseredok – Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre, and through various continuing education courses.

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