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Project Fair Results

March 21, 2018
​Congratulations to all students who entered a project in our Project Fair on March 15 th .  The excellent quality of projects  submitted shows how much time and effort was dedicated to the projects.  All participants should be as proud of their accomplishments as we are! Below is the list of the students, along with their project...

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...

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...