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Robot Chariot Race

November 08, 2018
Put your creativity and design skills to the test as you build a chariot creation for Sphero, the robot! Can your chariot win the race? For more details, click here

Bake Sale

November 08, 2018
On December 12 & 13,  École Assiniboine Parent Council will be hosting a bake sale after the Children's Winter Concerts. All money raised will help to enhance the children's school experience.
We are looking for donations of baked goods that are nut free and do not require refrigeration. Please have all...

Remembrance Day Ceremony

November 01, 2018
We will be holding a Remembrance Day Ceremony on Thursday, November 8th at 10:15 in the gymnasium.  All are welcome to attend.


November 01, 2018
​ What is "W" - Sitting?
When sitting on the ground, the child's bottom, knees, and feet are all touching the ground, with the feet resting outside of the knees.
When looking at the seated position from above, it resembles the lette "W"
What is wrong with "W" - sitting?


Talking to Kids about Cannabis

October 31, 2018
​ The Manitoba School Boards Association (MSBA) and the Manitoba Association of Parent Councils (MAPC) present a helpful guide to talk with your child about cannabis. The fact sheet covers cannabis use, harms and risks associated, laws in Canada and other valuable resources on the topic.
Click here to view...

Divisional Choir's Fall Concert

October 29, 2018
The Divisional Choir's Fall Concert is taking place on Thursday, November 8 at Westwood Community Church at 7pm.
More details attached.
​Please click here for the Fall Concert Poster. 

Children's Choir on the Air

October 22, 2018
​ During the week of October 15, 2018, CBC Radio One featured the activities of the St. James neighbourhood. As part of their coverage, they featured the SJASD Divisional Children's Concert Choir.  Director Heather Neufeld submitted a recording from the choir's performance at the Winnipeg Music Festival in March 2018. Below is...

Parent Symposium Cancelled

October 05, 2018
​ Please note: The Parenting Symposium scheduled to take place on October 13, 2018 at Jameswood Alternative School has been cancelled due to low registration. More information will be provided in the future for upcoming events hosted on behalf of Educational Support Services. 

Parent Symposium

October 01, 2018
Educational Support Services presents: Parent Symposium Free Lunch - Door Prizes Saturday October 13, 2018 1 Braintree Crescent

  Morning sessions (10am-11:30 am) include: Positive Parenting Program (PPP) (Relevant for ages 2-12 years old) Simple and practical strategies to help build strong, healthy relationships with your children and confidently manage...

2018 Election Information

September 11, 2018
The City of Winnipeg Municipal and School Board Election Day is October 24, 2018. School boards are elected in our province to carry out the planning and delivery of educational services within geographic regions known as school divisions. The Nomination Period for School Trustee candidates begins Wednesday, September 12 and ends...

Summer Hours

July 03, 2018
Summer hours will commence on Tuesday, July 3 and end on Friday, August 17. Office hours for St. James-Assiniboia School Division Board Office are 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
As for the Media Centre inside the Professional Staff Development Centre, the summer hours are as follows:
July 3 - July 13, 2018:...

​School Day Calendar 2018-19

June 15, 2018
St. James-Assiniboia School Division operates on the six-day cycle. The School Day Calendar includes inservice and holiday information. Additional school specific information may be acquired from our Divisional Calendar at the start of the new school year or individual school websites.  Please see below the School Day Calendar for the upcoming 2018-2019...

Camp Soleil

June 14, 2018
Fun, affordable, and French! Camp Soleil is a summer day camp for French Immersions students ages 6-11. Held at KWCC in Westwood in the middle of the summer, the camp will: give your kids something new and different to do allow them to enjoy activities and adventures close to home encourage...

2018-2019 School Staff

June 14, 2018
Principal:                                                         Mme Sandra Melo Head Administrative Assistant:                  Mme Darlene Matheos Administrative Assistant:                            TBA Librarian:                                                        Mme Joanne Jeanson Music:                                                             Mme Heather Burdeniuk Reading Recovery / Phys. Ed.:                    Mme Stephanie Craciun Resource:                                                        Mme Yvonne Perry Literacy / Phys....

2018-2019 Class Placements

June 14, 2018
École Assiniboine Class Placement Process At École Assiniboine, the creation of balanced classes is fundamental in supporting the instructional program and      diverse needs of  all the learners within the classroom setting.  The class creation process is a complex one involving the gathering of information about student needs and the making of...

Spirit Week June 4 - 8

June 04, 2018
​ Monday June 4, 2018 – Colour Day (wear your grade's colour): Kindergarten –   RED Grade 1 – YELLOW Grade 2 – GREEN Grade 3 – BLUE Grade 4 – WHITE   Grade 5 – BLACK Tuesday June 5, 2018 – Beach Day (school appropriate clothing) Wednesday June 6, 2018...

Assessment Schedules 2018-19

June 04, 2018

Please see below two assessment schedules outlining provincial dates and programs for the 2018-19 School Year. 
Early and Middle Years Assessment Schedule Senior Years Assessment Schedule


Scavenger Hunt

May 24, 2018
​ Bourkevale Community Centre is hosting a scavenger hunt in the neighbourhood!  Open to all ages. Walk, run, bike - but no motorized vehicles. We will gather at the club on Friday June 8 at 6:30 pm and fan out from there. Put a team together of no more than six...

Manitoba Summer Fair

May 11, 2018
The Provincial Exhibition is pleased to announce that, thanks to the support of generous sponsors, we will again be offering free gate tickets to children aged 6-12 for our Manitoba Summer Fair (to be held June 6-10, 2018).  

Please see the attached letter and tickets for more...

Summer Reading Pogram

May 11, 2018
Hello there,   I hope that all is well with you on this sunshiny day. The sky is blue, birds are singing, the grass is growing, it’s all good!   All of these good things also means that summer isn’t far away, and with summer comes summer reading at WPL! As...

Straw Bales Gardening

May 11, 2018
Hello there,     I hope that all is well with you on this lovely summery day. The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and it’s time to be outdoors as much as possible.   If you’re like me, that means spending time in the yard, tending flowers and growing...

Online Bicycle Registry & Theft Reporting

May 08, 2018
With the warmer weather upon us and students choosing to use active transportation, such as biking to school, the Winnipeg Police Service would like to remind the public of the importance of both registering your bicycle with the Online Bike Registry and reporting bike theft. The Online Bike Registry...

Red River Heritage Fair

May 04, 2018
​ A total of 18 students represented SJASD at the Red River Heritage Fair on May 3 at the University of Winnipeg. Students from the following schools took part in the 15th annual event: Assiniboine, Bannatyne, Crestview, Linwood, Sansome and Strathmillan. Throughout the day, students engaged in a number of history-themed workshops, enjoyed a scavenger...

2018 Tackle Football Registration

May 02, 2018
Tackle Football Registration and OPEN HOUSE for the  St. James RODS Football Club Click here for details

Welcome to Kindergarten

May 01, 2018
We are hosting a Welcome to Kindergarten evening for students registered for kindergarten at École Assiniboine starting in September 2018.  There will be lots of fun activities and a bag full of goodies to take home to use during the summer. Date: Tuesday, May 15th Time: 6:00 PM Place: École Assiniboine gymnasium...

New Absence Reporting System

April 06, 2018
École Assiniboine will be piloting a new absence management system starting Monday, April 9, 2018.  Please use this system to report all future absences. Absences will now be reported via the SchoolMessenger app, website or mobile web, or by calling the toll-free interactive telephone system at 1-844-434-8116. To view the information letter sent...

Divisional Science Fair Results

April 05, 2018
Divisional Science Fair - April 4 at St. James Collegiate Below is a list of the students who represented our school at the Divisional Science Fair and the award they received.  Congratulations to all for a job well done! Grade 3: Kaitlyn K. - Slime Time  SILVER Jasper N. & Olive...

Spring Musical, "Dig It!"

April 04, 2018
​ Dig It!  A Musical Tale of Ancient Civilizations, by John Jacobson and Roger Emerson Travel back in time and join inquisitive archaeologists Taki and Tut, along with their fossil friend Lucy, as they explore the wonders of ancient civilization. From the farm laborers of early Mesopotamia and Egyptian mummies who...

Pink Shirt Day

April 04, 2018
Students and staff will be wearing pink on April 11th in support of anti-bullying.  To find out how Pink Shirt Day started, click here.

Spring Divisional Newsletter

March 29, 2018
​The third issue of CONTACT is here! Read the latest initiatives, projects and achievements in SJASD all in one place. This issue highlights JT students departing on a mission trip to Ecuador,  Buchanan growing tower gardens, Phoenix studying the long-told stories of the sky and much more. Click the icon below to...

Red River Heritage Fair

March 21, 2018
Below is the list of the students, along with their project titles, who received a gold award for their heritage project at our Project Fair on March 15th and will be moving on to represent our school at the next level of competition at the Red River Heritage Fair.  Bravo! Red River...

2018-2019 Budget Summary

March 14, 2018
​ Please click here to view the latest media release on behalf of SJASD highlighting the 2018-2019 Budget Summary. 

Concours d'art oratoire 2018

March 08, 2018
The annual SJASD Concours d’art oratoire event was held on March 6 and 7 at Collège Sturgeon Heights Collegiate. The public speaking event, sponsored by Canadian Parents for French, is an opportunity for students to grow their public speaking abilities, strengthen their second language skills and test their creative writing skills. Each participant...

Winnipeg Music Festival

March 06, 2018
  Congratulations to the Grade 5 Theatre Club who received a gold award in the Winnipeg Music Festival on March 1st. Congratulations to the Grade 3 Choir who received a gold award in the Winnipeg Music Festival  on March 8th.  Congratulations to the Grade 4 Orff Club  who received a gold...

Bus Service is Cancelled

March 05, 2018
​ Monday, March 5 - All schools in SJASD are open. Bus service is cancelled. There will be no bus service. Once again, all schools are open but bus service is cancelled for the day.

2018-19 Budget Presentation and Survey

March 02, 2018
Please find below the 2018-2019 Public Budget Presentation that was shown on Thursday, March 1 at our annual Parent/Public Draft Budget Meeting at the Board Office.  Our Draft Budget presentation has focussed on how our public schools are funded through provincial grants and local taxes. Equally important is what will be...

Spring Picture Day is Coming!

February 28, 2018

Spring Picture Day is Monday, March 19th, starting at 8:45 AM.  Flyers will be sent home with your child soon. If you are available to volunteer to help out with picture day, please contact the school office at 204-885-2216.

Canadian Parents For French Event!

February 07, 2018

'Tu parles!'

January 30, 2018
The Université de Saint Boniface is hosting a French Immersion summer camp program! Student from the ages of 7 to 12 will be able to learn to use their french skills in real life settings along side loads of fun activities.  From July 3rd to August 24th, each week will hold a...

Family Fun Bingo Night

January 25, 2018
​Come join us for an evening of BINGO FUN on Thursday, February 22nd!  This is an annual fun family event organized by the École Assiniboine Parent Council.  There will be prizes to be won and a snack bar with refreshements available for purchase. Pizza slices will be available on a pre-order basis so you will be...

Grade 4 and 5 Basketball Schedule

January 23, 2018
Click Here for details on the upcoming games for our grade 4 and grade 5 Basketball teams.

Project Fair

January 22, 2018
Project Fair is March 15th , so it’s time to start thinking about what kind of project your child would like to do. We encourage all students to participate in the fair!  Information and entry forms were sent home January 18th.  Extra forms are available at the school office or by using...

March Break Programs 2018

January 22, 2018

This March break, check out the Day Camp activities offered by the Personnel Support Programs (PSP) in your Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) community. From March 26th to March 29th, keep your young ones busy with all day quality activities! 

March Break Programs Details Sign up now! ...

I Love To Read!

January 12, 2018
Join our efforts in spreading kindness this month as part of our 'I Love To Read' celebration.

Friday  January 19, 2018:  Character Day -  Dress up as your favorite book character
Friday January 26, 2018: Fuzzy Buddy Day - Wear your favorite Pyjamas and bring your favorite stuffed...

Act Of Kindness

December 13, 2017
The students in the following classrooms made cards and a beaded candy cane to give to the residents at Golden West Centennial Lodge during our visit on December 19th: Mlle Van Damme (Rm. 3/4-15), Mme Noël (Rm. 4/5-17), Mme Lachance (Rm. 4/5-11) & Mme Van Damme (Rm. 5-21). 
This project...

Spirit Week

December 08, 2017
Our school's "Student Voice" committee has decided on the themes for Spirit Week, which will run the last week before Winter Break, as follows: Monday, December 18: ​  Hat & Jersey Day (wear a hat and/or a sports jersey to school) Tuesday, December 19:   Fancy Day (dress up in your fanciest clothes)...

Kindergarten Registration 2018-19

December 06, 2017
Registration for the 2018-2019 school year starts on Friday, January 26, 2018 .  École Assiniboine will be accepting kindergarten registrations from of 8:00 am to 6:00 pm on January 26, 2018.  Thereafter, we will accept registrations Monday to Friday, from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. A custodial parent must register the child in...

After-School Program in French!

November 27, 2017
​ The 'Alliance Française' of Manitoba is inviting families to enroll their French Immersion pupils into their after-school program. Starting in January 2018, students will be able to participate in various French activities outside the classroom to perfect their skills and make it fun to be a 'P'tits Francophone'. Click here for more information....

Scholastic Book Fair

November 16, 2017
​Our Parent Council will be holding the  Scholastic  “Saddle Up & Read”  Book Fair next week during our Student-led Conferences.  Profits from the Book Fair are used to buy books for the school library and classroom book collections.  So the more books purchased, the more books the school will receive.  It's win-win!  You get the convenience of shopping while...

Grade 4/5 Choir at Golden West Lodge

November 15, 2017
​ The Grade 4/5 Choir will be singing at Golden West Centennial Lodge, 811 School Road, on December 19th at 10:15 AM.   Students will be will be leaving by school bus at 9:40 AM and returning around 11:30 AM.   Permission forms will be sent home at the end of November.

Koats for Kids

November 15, 2017
United Way Winnipeg's Koats for Kids program is desperately short of winter outerwear, especially boy's sizes 5 through 16 . They are asking for our help in keeping Winnipeg children safe and warm!  For some children, having a warm coat means attending school on a cold day instead of staying home. Please send any...

K-2 Winter Concert

November 14, 2017
T h is year's K-2 winter concert is called Fafounet et la tempête de neige (Fafounet and the Snow Storm) .  The story is about a cow, named Fafounet, who goes outside to enjoy a little bit of snowfall.  The snow turns into a snowstorm with very high winds.  Fafounet hangs onto...

Parent Council Bake Sale

November 13, 2017
On December 13 th & 14 th , École Assiniboine Parent Council will be hosting a bake sale after the Winter Concerts.  All money raised will help to enhance the children's school experience. We are looking for donations of baked goods that are nut free and do not require refrigeration .  Please have...

Winter Safety

November 13, 2017
​ Click here  to view some winter safety tips.

Grade 3 Swimming

November 02, 2017
The Grade 3 Swimming program will take place Thursdays ​ starting November 9th through to December 14th at the St James Civic Centre    (2055 Ness Ave.).  The students will be picked up from school by bus at 9:15 a.m. - Group 1 will swim from 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. -...

'Celebration of Learning' Conferences

November 02, 2017
The first term report cards will be sent home on Wednesday November 22nd. The Conferences will be held on Thursday November 23rd and Friday November 24th. For booking online beings on November 13. For more details Click  here .

School Supply Information

July 17, 2017
All details related to school supplies for the 2017-18 school year are now available on our website. Click here for more details.​

Annual School Meetings 2017-18

July 17, 2017
Each school in St. James-Assiniboia School Division will be holding an Annual Meeting to establish a Parent Council or a Parent Advisory Committee. This is an opportunity to become involved in your school and have a positive impact on your child’s education. We need your input and ideas!  Please click here to...

Little Library Now Open!

June 16, 2017

Little Free Library is a nonprofit organization that inspires a love of reading, builds community, and sparks creativity by fostering neighborhood book exchanges around the world.
Through Little Free Libraries, millions of books are exchanged each year, profoundly increasing access to books for readers of all ages and backgrounds.

Suit up Winnipeg

June 16, 2017
​ Suit Up Winnipeg is a volunteer organization that helps high school students obtain a suit for their graduation. Dana and her team provide a fantastic service and over the past two years 8 JT students have received free suits, tuxedos, shirts, shoes, ties etc.
They are currently accepting donations at...

Safe Schools Forum

April 25, 2017
Safe Schools Community Forum, "Wellness Today: Building Healthy Futures"
As part of our commitment to keep our schools safe, St. James-Assiniboia School Division hosts a Safe Schools Forum once every two years.

On Wednesday, April 12, our Division teamed up with local organizations to present the 2017 Safe Schools Forum "Wellness Today: Building Healthy Futures."...

Science Fair Special Awards Report

April 24, 2017
​ S t. James-Assiniboia Divisional Science Fair 2017 Special Awards Report The 51st Annual SJASD Divisional Science Fair took place on April 5th, 2017 at George Waters Middle School and St. James Collegiate. The special award winners are listed below.  Top Project Awards
The Top Project award is presented to a project in Grade 3, 4, and...