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Académie Notre-Dame de Sion - CANADA150

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Hidden : 6/5/2017
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This is a Canada 150 project that aims to present places and people important for the Francophone community of Saskatchewan. More information : Geocaching CÉCS

Ceci est un projet Canada 150 qui vise à faire découvrir des personnalités et lieux importants pour la communauté francophone de la Saskatchewan. Plus d'information : Géocachette CÉCS



In 1914, four nuns from the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Sion moved to Moose Jaw to open the first convent for young girls in the region. They taught in existing schools until the completion of their convent in 1924.

Twelve nuns were responsible of teaching girls at the elementary and high school level. In 1966, the Academy merged with Saint Louis College to create Vanier Collegiate, which still exists today.

In addition to the Moose Jaw academy, the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Sion ran other Francophone schools for young girls in Saskatchewan, including those in Prince Albert and Saskatoon.

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En 1914, quatre religieuses de la Congrégation des Sœurs de Notre-Dame de Sion s’installent à Moose Jaw afin d’ouvrir le premier couvent pour jeunes filles de la région. Elles enseignent dans des établissements scolaires déjà existants jusqu’à la fin de la construction de leur couvent en 1924.

12 religieuses-institutrices se chargeront de l’enseignement des jeunes filles de niveau primaire et secondaire. En 1966, l’Académie va fusionner avec le Collège Saint-Louis afin de créer le Vanier Collegiate, institution qui existe encore aujourd’hui.

Outre à Moose Jaw, la Congrégation des Sœurs de Notre-Dame de Sion a dirigé d’autres établissements scolaires francophones pour jeunes filles en Saskatchewan, notamment à Prince Albert et Saskatoon.

Académie Notre-Dame de Sion (photo credit / crédit photo : Société historique de la Saskatchewan)

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