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Summer Reading Program

June 05, 2024
The Winnipeg Public Library's TD Summer Reading programs (for kids aged 0-12) will begin June 10.

There is a summer reading challenge for teens as well (grades 7-12) beginning June 10.  To 'register'  teens need to pick up a teen bingo card from any branch.

End of School Year BBQ

May 23, 2024
​Hosted by É​cole Assiniboine Parent Advisory Council on Thursday, June 13th, 2024, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  Smoke'n Bob's will be coming out to our event to provide hot dogs, hamburgers, and veggie dogs. Meal orders will be sold by advance purchase. Orders forms were sent home the week of...

Upcoming Events

October 25, 2023
​ Here are a few important messages and reminders. 1. There will be a Parent Council Meeting at 6pm on Wednesday, November 1st at the school. Babysitting services will be provided. For those who are unable to attend in person, you are welcome to attend via the following TEAMS link. Microsoft...

Upcoming Events

September 19, 2023
​ A few important messages for École Assiniboine Families: 1. École Assiniboine Parent Council AGM will take place on Tuesday, October 4th at 6 p.m. at the school. If you are unable to attend in person, a TEAMS link will be sent out.  Please RSVP to to receive the TEAMS link if you are unable to...

Graduation PowWow

May 29, 2023
Thursday, June 8, 2023 at St. James Collegiate starting at 4:00 PM.
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SJASD Wheel Challenge 2023

May 17, 2023
​The St. James-Assiniboia School Division (SJASD) is steadfast in its commitment to encouraging and providing safe opportunities for exercise and healthy movement. In this commitment and back by popular demand it the SJASD Wheel Challenge for 2023.
Winnipeg has seen an increase in outdoor activities like cross country skiing, hiking, walking...

100 Year Celebration

May 10, 2023
​ Please join École Assiniboine for our 100-year celebration on June 2 & 3, 2023.  
Friday June 2 (5pm-8pm)   You can connect with our current and former École Assiniboine families and staff. There will be decade rooms to visit with memorabilia, pictures and details about the decades. We will...

Dance-a-thon Fundraiser

April 13, 2023
​ École Assiniboine is holding a Dance-a-thon fundraiser on Friday, April 28th!
​This event will take place in the afternoon beginning at 1:45 PM (morning kindergarten students will have a mini Dance-a-thon in the morning). ​The Dance-a-thon will feature lots of fun music as well as dance-along videos. To make the...

Spring Play

April 12, 2023
The ​Spring Musical, presented by Grades 4 & 5 students, will be held on Wednesday, April 26, 2023, with shows at 1:00 PM and 6:30 PM.
"American Pop Forever" is a show stopping revue, which honors each decade from the 50's through the 90's with a special mini-medley of pop hits. This entertaining mix of hits will...

Marking Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week

February 07, 2023
​ From February 6 to 10, SJASD recognizes the contributions that educators, administrative and education assistants, educational clinicians and associates, nurses, bus drivers, custodians and all other school support staff make to students and school communities. In addition to being proclaimed  an official week by the Province of Manitoba, many...

Project Fair 2024

February 01, 2023
École Assiniboine will be having a Project Fair on Wednesday, March 20, 2024. Judging will take place during the day and public viewing will be from 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm. All students from K-5 are encouraged to enter a display or project into the fair. Projects can be prepared individually or a group (maximum of...

Early Dismissal Dates

January 23, 2023
​ Students are dismissed early on the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays of each month at 2:45 PM. (There is only one Early Dismissal in June.)
Please look on the School Calendar for the dates.


Parent Council Meeting

January 20, 2023

The next École Assiniboine Parent Council meeting will be held on February 1st at 6pm at the school. For those who are unable to attend in person, you are welcome to attend online through TEAMS. A message has been sent to parents with information on how to join the meeting via...

SJASD Teacher Wins Governor General’s History Award

November 30, 2022
A Westwood Collegiate teacher has just received the prestigious Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Kelly Hiebert was recognized for his ongoing work in Holocaust education, including the creation of a student-led documentary on the subject entitled Truth Against Distortion: Survivor's Speech Out Against Hate. The history teacher attended...

Updates on Upcoming Events

November 08, 2022
​ Dear École Assiniboine Families, Here are a few updates on upcoming events. Thursday, November 10th : Staff and students will take part in a Remembrance Day Ceremony in the gym. We thank you in advance for donations for poppies. Friday, November 11th:  No school - Remembrance Day. Tuesday, November 15th:  early dismissal...

Parent Council Meeting

October 25, 2022
​Bonjour! The next parent council meeting will be at 6pm on November 2 nd  ( There is also a hybrid model – link sent for those who wish to attend on TEAMS and in the school for those who wish to attend in person). The room is TBD. Merci​ ​

Welcome Back Students

September 14, 2022
​ Bonjour École Assiniboine Families,
Welcome Back! 
Here are some important dates that are coming up in the next few weeks:
Early Dismissal - September 20, 2022​ -students dismissed at 2:45 pm. National Day for Truth and Reconciliation - September 30, 2022 -No School  Early Dismissal- October 4, 2022 -students...

School Trustee Candidate Information

September 12, 2022
​ School board elections are an important opportunity for residents of St. James-Assiniboia to get involved in public education. By voting for your school trustees, you have a direct link to the people who oversee the running of our schools.
Anyone interested in becoming a School Trustee candidate for the 2022 election should go to the following...

Welcome Back to School 2022-23

September 01, 2022
​​ We are pleased to welcome students and staff back to full-time, in person learning this fall. For those who are joining us as new students, parents, and staff, we extend a very a special welcome to the St. James-Assiniboia school community! We look forward to supporting our students to engage...

Welcome Back to School!

August 29, 2022
​                                                                     ​​ School Office is now open Monday to Friday from 8:00am-4:00pm Tuesday, September 6 - Inservice Day...

Speed Stacks Team

May 05, 2022
​Congratulations to our Gr. 4/5 "Speed Stacks" team who represented our school well at the Friendship Tournament on May 4, 2022. Team members are Adriel, Eli, Ellis, Lauren, Zamzam, Lyla, Ellena, Hailey, Dante, Amber, Matteo & Walter. We are very proud of all of them!

St. James Assiniboia School Division schools closed - No school April 13 and April 14

April 12, 2022
All metro Winnipeg schools, including St. James Assiniboia School Division (SJASD), will be closed for tomorrow, Wednesday, April 13, and Thursday, April 14. As a result, there is no school on these days.  
Any child care facilities located in SJASD schools will also close for these two days.

All school bus transportation for Wednesday, April 13 and Thursday, April 14

April 12, 2022
A Winter storm warning is in effect for the City of Winnipeg. Hazardous winter conditions are expected. 
All Metro Winnipeg school divisions, including St. James-Assiniboia School Division (SJASD), are  cancelling all school bus transportation for Wednesday, April 13 and Thursday, April 14 , in anticipation of adverse weather and road...

Bord-Aire Community Club Soccer Registration

March 17, 2022
​ There is less than 2 weeks remaining for our 2022 outdoor soccer registration for 9-18 year-olds. Bord-Aire CC Soccer registration will remain open until March 28th. After this date only teams with open spots will be able to register.

Online registration link for 9-18 year-olds (registration closes March 28th)​​

Online registration...

Soccer Day Camps

March 07, 2022
  Please click here​ for information on Soccer Day Camps and other community​ bulletins of interest.

Weekly Average Percentage of Absenteeism Related to COVID

January 26, 2022
With the increased transmissibility of the Omicron variant of concern, Public Health staff are anticipating high case numbers of COVID-19 in the short term. In addition to the information on the  COVID-19 Dashboard: School-Aged Cases and School Staff Cases in Manitoba,  attendance data for our school has been collated as an  average percentage...

École Assiniboine Virtual Kindergarten Information Evening

January 24, 2022
   Our Virtual Kindergarten Information Evening was held on Wednesday, January 22, 2022 at 7:00 PM.  To view the PowerPoint presentation, please click the following link:  Virtual KG Info Night

École Assiniboine 2022-2023 Registration

January 11, 2022
​ École Assiniboine is currently accepting registrations for grades K-5 for the 2022-2023 school year. I f you have a child you wish to register ​, please call the school office at 204-885-2216 to advise us as we are in the process of staffing for next year.​ ​​
Please Note : Children who are 5 years old by December 31, 2022 (born...

Update on Return to School Plan for St. James-Assiniboia School Division

January 04, 2022
As announced by the province of Manitoba today, students will begin one week of remote learning starting Monday, January 10, while staff implement enhanced measures for return to class. This phased-in approach will: 
-allow schools to plan for staff shortages and absenteeism -create time for distribution of additional rapid tests -allow...

COVID-19 Rapid antigen test kits available for students K-6

December 21, 2021
The Manitoba Government has announced that COVID-19 Rapid antigen test kits will be available for students from Kindergarten to Grade 6. The test kit contains five rapid antigen COVID-19 tests that parents can administer to each child every three or four days as students return to school in January 2022.   ...

​Message of Appreciation and Holiday Greetings from the Board of Trustees of the St. James-Assiniboia School Division

December 21, 2021
It has been another challenging start of the school year for our staff, students, parents, and community members. I hope that you, your family, and your friends can spend time together enjoying holiday traditions and creating lasting memories during the holiday break. The treasured time we spend with our family and...

Milk Program at Ècole Assiniboine

October 13, 2021
​ ​ Bonjour parents and students, 
Our milk program is underway at Ècole Assiniboine. If you need any additional forms, please print off the form below. Merci! 
Milk order form

Public health measures in schools

September 28, 2021
​To: Parents and caregivers,

It has been almost 18 months since the first case of COVID-19 was detected in Manitoba. As a province, we have faced many challenges during that time. Having a vaccine approved and available for every Manitoban born in 2009 or earlier has fundamentally changed the context...

Welcome to Kindergarten Video

May 26, 2021
​ Our Virtual Welcome to Kindergarten evening held on Tuesday, May 25 was a big success! If you were not able to attend, or if you would just like to view it, please click on the link below.​​
Welcome To Kindergarten Video​

Our New School Resource Officer

May 03, 2021
​We would like to introduce you to our new School Resource Officer, Constable D. Cross.  We welcome her to our school community!

Following COVID-19 safety protocols help keep our schools safe

April 15, 2021
With daily health checks and following the COVID-19 protocols, you and your family can help keep our schools safe. Remember to check every morning to see if you, your child and your family have COVID-19 or flu-related symptoms before they are sent to school. Symptoms may include:
A B Fever/Chills Runny...

Eye See...Eye Learn

November 20, 2020
Starting school is an exciting time for kids. It’s also an ideal time to take your child for a comprehensive eye examination.
Surprisingly, one in five children entering school has a vision disorder. Many of these children accept poor vision and other eye problems because they are unaware that their...

Koats for Kids

November 20, 2020
​ For thousands of kids, a warm coat can be the difference between getting to school or staying home. Each year, Koats for Kids distributes over 6,000 coats and an additional 22,000 pieces of winter outerwear.
The need is real. You can help by donating new or gently used coats, ski...

Sending Cheer to Seniors in Care

November 19, 2020
​ The photos below show the cover and inside of some of the cards that  the students at École Assiniboine are making for the residents of Kiwanis Courts to help them get through these tough times.   We are so proud! (The cards are being quarantined as per Personal Care Home protocols before being distributed to the...

Terry Fox

September 29, 2020
​ It’s the 40th Anniversary of Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope and Assiniboine School is on board to help continue Terry’s dream of a world without cancer. The Terry Fox Foundation needs us now more than ever. Please show your support by donating to Next week (October 5th-9th),...

Guidelines for Transportation to Schools

September 04, 2020

Where school bus transportation is necessary, the following guidelines should be followed by school bus drivers and students:
■ Students with symptoms of COVID-19 should not attend school or be passengers on buses (see ■ Face-masks are required on school buses for K-12 students and any other passengers...

Province of Manitoba Parent Info Package

September 03, 2020
​ Parents & Caregivers: Please see attached documents from Manitoba Government regarding back to school.

COVID-19 Screening Questions.pdf Letter to Parents from Dr. Brent Roussin.pdf
List of Resources.pdf


Masks required on all school buses

September 02, 2020
​ As students prepare to return to school, all students, drivers, and any other passengers on school buses will be required to wear a mask, as passengers may be close to each other for an extended time without the ability to physically distance from each other.  This new rule is a...

Grade 4 Mask Pick-up Date Changed

August 25, 2020
​ The date for mask pick-up for the Grade 4 students only  has been changed to Friday, August 28 as there has been a delay in shipment.

UPDATED: Welcoming our students back: restoring safe schools.

August 17, 2020
Read our updated (now including information about mandatory masks) document here:
SJASD Welcoming Our Students Back Aug 20.pdf​


Report Card Pick-up

June 15, 2020
​ Report Card Pick Up Schedule: ​ ​Friday, June 26 th :   Kindergarten – Grade 2: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Grade 3 – 5: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday, June 29 th : Grade 3 – 5: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.​ Kindergarten – Grade 2: 12:00 p.m....

My Learning at Home web portal now available

June 04, 2020
The province of Manitoba has provided a supplemental online learning resource for Manitoba families whose children are learning at home during the suspension of in-school classes because of COVID-19.
The My Learning at Home portal provides resources designed to assist families in supporting the work of teachers as they continue to...

Re-opening school facilities for limited use

May 26, 2020
On May 21, 2020 the draft plan for Phase Two of Restoring Safe Services: Manitoba’s Pandemic and Economic Roadmap for Recovery was released. This draft plan includes re-opening school facilities for limited use, where physical distancing and Public Health orders can be followed.

What does this mean?


A Message to Students

April 14, 2020
​ To view messages from our staff, please click on the following link:   Staff Video​

Message from the Board of Trustees regarding COVID-19 and in-school class suspension

March 31, 2020
​Dear Families and Staff,
The St. James-Assiniboia School Division (SJASD) Board of Trustees would like to take this time to recognize all the hard work our students, parents and staff have put in to make the transition to remote learning possible. We are grateful for the professional agility demonstrated by our...

Communication with SJASD Schools during suspension of in-school classes

March 23, 2020
To assist with the continuation of learning during the suspension of in-school classes, we wish to remind parents that communication with Principals and Teachers is still available:
Please first use the communication method that has already been put in place by teachers and/or school Principals.
Each St. James-Assiniboia School Division (SJASD)...

Self-isolate if you have travelled outside of Canada in the past 14 days

March 15, 2020
In consultation with the province, please be advised that any students or staff travelling outside of Canada in the past 14 days are asked to self-isolate.

As of Sunday, March 15, our schools have been contacting staff and families that had indicated travel plans, to inform them of the expectation...

Manitoba schools close for three weeks starting March 23

March 13, 2020
Dear families,
As announced on March 13, 2020 by the Province of Manitoba, all schools in Manitoba will close as of Monday, March 23 for three weeks (one week before Spring Break and one week after Spring Break). A week has been provided to allow for families and schools to prepare...

COVID-19 Information for Parents

March 13, 2020
Dear families,

As with any seasonal flu and respiratory infections, there are precautions that we can all take to stay safe and healthy. We are closely monitoring the situation and are following recommendations from the Public Health Agency of Canada​, Manitoba Health and Winnipeg Regional Health Authority. It is wise...

Craft & Vendor Sale

March 09, 2020
​Deer Lodge Community Club is hosting a Craft & Vendor Sale on Saturday, March 14, 2020 form 9 AM to 3 PM.

Concours d'art oratoire

February 28, 2020
​​ ​​ Congratulations  to the following students who presented their discours (speech) at the school level:
Sara, Airiche, Liz, Callaway, Kezian, Ava, Johan & Zamzam

Below are the winners from each category who will go to the Divisional competition on March 3:

3e année immersion:   Amber – Le cerf Virginie (White-tailed Deer)

4e année immersion:   Saga –...

30th Annual 'Yes I Can!' Awards ceremony honours SJASD student, parents and staff

February 27, 2020
Hundreds gathered at the Victoria Inn Convention Centre on Thursday, February 20, to celebrate the 30th Annual 'Yes I Can!' Awards ceremony, recognizing the tremendous accomplishments of children and youth with disabilities. 'The Yes I Can!' Awards are hosted by the Manitoba Council for Exceptional Children to highlight the outstanding achievements of...

Pilot swim program welcomes newcomers to our community

February 27, 2020
Newcomers to Canada face many barriers when they work to navigate and establish themselves in their new country. A key value of the St. James-Assiniboia School Division (SJASD) is respect for each other, our diversity, and our community. Both in response to feedback from the community and the existing mandates of...

SJASD undertakes The Great Kindness Challenge

February 27, 2020
Last week (January 27 – 31, 2020), the St. James-Assiniboia School Division tackled The Great Kindness Challenge (GKC) at several schools in the Division, joining over 14 million students and over 15 thousand schools in creating a culture of compassion, acceptance, unity and respect. The proactive bullying prevention initiative improves school...

SJASD X-Cross Country Ski race promotes active and healthy lifestyles

February 26, 2020

The St. James-Assiniboia School Division Board Office welcomed the spirit of competition to its backyard as the first X- Cross Country Ski race took place on Wednesday, February 26. Bannatyne, Phoenix, Heritage, Robert Browning, Crestview, Sansome, Athlone, Strathmillan, Buchanan, and Stevenson all brought their A-game to the competition. With a...

2020-2021 SJASD Draft Budget

February 26, 2020
The 2020-2021 SJASD Draft Budget reports on the status of the St. James-Assiniboia School Division's finances, with a focus toward continually improving our students' education while maintaining the lowest possible costs to the taxpayer. SJASD Draft Budget 2020 - 2021
Public Draft Budget Consultation 2020/2021 Presentation ​​


Registration online for a school outside of your catchment area

February 13, 2020
Registration will be accepted on February 14, 2020. Parents and guardians wishing to register their child at a school outside of their catchment/Division must submit their request online. Registration will be accepted on February 14, 2020.

All requests will be date and time stamped to ensure that there is a...

SJASD Adaptive Swim Program teaches lifelong skills

February 03, 2020
The St. James-Assiniboia School Division (SJASD) is proud to offer 60 students from the Division the opportunity to participate in the SJASD Adaptive Swim Program. The program allows students living with additional needs access a weekly swimming lessons program with a specialized swim instructor, Jodi Hutchison.
"The adaptive swim program...

Supporting our teachers with the new Instructional Support Team Newsletter

January 24, 2020
Building upon our Division's commitment to the growth and professional development of our employees, we are pleased to announce the launch of the St. James-Assiniboia School Division's (SJASD) Instructional Support Team Newsletter . Upon reviewing the newsletter, and having the opportunity to see and hear the work demonstrated at the...

Take Your Child to the Library Day!

January 23, 2020
Head to St. James Library on Saturday Feb. 1st for Take Your Child to the Library Day! They will be celebrating with all kinds of fun activities throughout the day, including crafts, a scavenger hunt and a special performance by Juno nominated children's performer Aaron Burnett. Everything is free, and it's a lovely way for families...

Intention to Register for School Year 2020/21

January 15, 2020
​ On January, 15, 2020 all K-4 students will be bringing home the "Intention to Register" form.  This form is to be filled out and returned to the school by Friday, January, 24th 2020.  


January 15, 2020
​As the new year starts to gain momentum, we need to start looking ahead to the continuation of our extra-curricular sports program for all interested grade 4 and 5 students at École Assiniboine. The basketball program will officially begin our season at the beginning of February of 2020. We will begin our...

Bookmark Sale for Australia

January 13, 2020
G'Day École Assiniboine Families!​​ Room 23 organized a fundraiser to support the wildlife in Australia. We worked very hard to make enough bookmarks to sell at our bookmark sale on Friday, January 10 th . Our bookmark sale was an ABSOLUTE SUCCESS! We were able to raise $659.50 to send to...

École Assiniboine Project Fair

January 10, 2020
Our Project Fair will be held on Thursday, March 12, 2020.  For information about the Project Fair, click on the Newsletter 2020 link below.  For ideas and instructions on the different kinds of projects to choose from, click on the project type below.  You may also print an entry form if you don't have one already....

Kindergarten Registration

January 07, 2020
 Our Kindergarten Information Evening was held on Monday, January 20, 2020. Registrations of in-catchment students began Wednesday, January 29, 2020.  Click here​  ​for more information. Schools of Choice
Non-resident families may apply for schools of choice, with acceptance based on availability as determined by staff and building capacity.  In-Division residents who wish to apply...

Registration 2020-2021

January 07, 2020
During the current school suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic, École Assiniboine will be accepting in-catchment kindergarten registrations online. Supporting documents can be brought to the school once school resumes. Please click the following link to download and print a PDF version of our Registration Form . After filling it out...

Frozen JR.

January 07, 2020
​​ Presented by SJASD Divisional Musical Theatre from January 25 to February 1 at Westwood Collegiate.

A story of true love and acceptance between sisters, Frozen JR. expands upon the emotional relationship and journey between Princesses Anna and Elsa. When faced with danger, the two discover their hidden potential and...

Report to the Community 2019

December 18, 2019
Our Divisional Report to the Community is a reflection on the previous school year, with a strong emphasis on our strategic outcomes, student data and future planning in SJASD. We invite you to check out our 2019 report for a snapshot of the ongoing work happening in our Division and to learn...

Snowstorms, Bus Cancellations and Cold Weather

December 11, 2019
Wit​h the cold winter season upon us, the Division is prepared to address weather-related emergencies or extreme circumstances to keep students safe in the cold months ahead. In the event of an emergency, the Chief Superintendent may decide to close all, or specific schools, and/or discontinue bus service in whole or...

Golden West Lodge Performance

December 06, 2019
​ Grades 4 & 5 Choir will be performing at Golden West Lodge on  Monday, Dec 16. at 10:15am.

Golden West Lodge, 811 School Rd, Winnipeg

K-2 Winter Concert

November 14, 2019
The Kindergarten, Grade 1 and Grade 2 students will entertain you at this year's Winter Concert with songs celebrating cultures from around the world.
Concert Dates & Times:
December 11, 2019 at 1 PM and 6:30 PM   - Rm 12 (Mme Godin), RM 6 (Mme Carnegie), RM 4 (Mme Pelletier) and the Grade 2s from RM 22 (Mme Chapdelaine)...

Sphero Chariot Race - St James-Assiniboia Library

November 12, 2019
​ Sphero Chariot Race 
Put your creativity and design skills to the test as you build your very own chariot creation for Sphero, the robot! 
Will your chariot win the race? 
Ages 9-12. ST. JAMES-ASSINIBOIA LIBRARY 1910 Portage Avenue Saturday, November 16: 2-3:30 pm

To register,...

Bake Sale

November 12, 2019

We “knead" you, don't be shy, whip up some cookies, cake or pie. To bake, to sell or to eat, it's all a tasty treat!!!    
On December 11 th & 12 th , Ecole Assiniboine Parent Council will be hosting a bake sale after the...

Remembrance Day Service - November 7, 2019

November 01, 2019

Ecole Assiniboine will be having a Remembrance Day Service on November, 7, 2019 at 10:30 AM.  All are welcome to attend.

MPI - Safe Halloween

October 28, 2019
​October 23, 2019 
Dear Parents,    To help your children be safe – and seen – this Halloween, Manitoba Public Insurance is pleased to provide reflective Halloween treat bags to all trick-or-treaters from Kindergarten through Grade 6.    Road safety is important every day of the year, but Halloween presents...

Divisional Choirs Fall Concert

October 21, 2019
​On November 7, our three Divisional choirs will be performing at Westwood Community Church at 7:00 p.m. The annual Fall Concert is a celebration of music and talent across all grade levels in SJASD. Arrive early to be sure to get a good seat. 

Crazy Hair Day

October 15, 2019
​ In support of the United Way, Assiniboine staff will be participating in a "Crazy Hair Day" on Friday, October 18.
Students are welcome to come to school with "crazy hair" on that day as well.​

Music News

September 24, 2019
​ Grade 3 Choir will be starting on September 23 from 11:45 - 12:25.  All students in grade 3 are welcome.  We will practice every Day 5 . Grade 4 Orff will be starting on September 27 from 11:45 - 12:25.  All students in grade 4 are welcome.  We will practice every Day...

Welcome to Families!

September 19, 2019
Bonjour Families, We are so happy to be back in the swing of things! Classes are well into their routines and learning. Things around the school seem to be flowing as best as they can be considering the amount of construction work around us. First, thank you all for your cooperation...

Physical Literacy for Kindergarten

September 18, 2019
​PL4K is a response to the Early Development Instrument (EDI) scores that inform the school readiness of our students. Join us for an exciting day that highlights the ways that YOU can make a difference in supporting the physical literacy journey of our young people AND get practical ideas for embedding physical...

Jump Start Into Kindergarten!

September 05, 2019
​An evening for four-year-olds and their families to get a jump start on Kindergarten. Participants rotate through play-based centres that model how to incorporate literacy and numeracy into play at home. Click here to register for the event. 

Notice of Annual School Meetings

July 18, 2019
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. Please attend the meeting at your school. We need...

Synchro Splash Camp

June 14, 2019
​ Winnipeg Synchro is offering a fun synchro summer camp for beginner and recreational swimmers.  In addition to synchronized swimming every day, campers will also have fun and develop their athletic ability by participating in a variety of other activities, such as crafts, dance, gymnastics, yoga, and outdoor games and activities...

ST. James-Assiniboia Parent Coalition

June 14, 2019
​ Parent Child Drop In Centres offer a warm, friendly and nurturing environment for families with children birth - 6 years of age to come together and play. Each week we offer creative activities, nutritious snacks and circle time with songs, rhymes and story. Drop in and visit and get to...

The Healthy Way to Wear a Backpack

June 14, 2019
​ Is your child's backpack making the grade?  For helpful information on healthy ways to wear a backpack , please open the following link:   backpack infographic.pdf

Colour Run Fundraiser

June 03, 2019
​ This year we will be hosting a "Colour Run" Fundraiser for  École Assiniboine and the École Assiniboine Parent Council June 13 th at 2 pm on our field. Like past fundraising events, students are asked to raise funds to help subsidize costs of activities that take place in our school....

K-12 Education Review

May 28, 2019
​ The K-12 Education Review for Manitoba is asking for input from the public. Below your will find information about the Education Review from the Manitoba School Board Association, an SJASD perspective, a listing of our local programming and also a link to the public survey. The deadline to provide feedback and...

Photo-A-Day Challenge

May 23, 2019
​ Throughout the month of May, SJASD staff shared photos on Instagram to highlight a specific word/theme related to education. Each day, the photo map was updated with one selection from each day. The challenge took place under the hashtag #sjasdphotoaday
Click here to view the photo calendar. 
Thank you to all staff...

The Winnipeg Public Library

May 10, 2019
​ The Winnipeg Public Library is hosting a variety of summer reading programs.  For more information click here for the TD Summer Reading Club and click here for the Early Literacy Workshops.

Red River Heritage Fair

May 06, 2019
​ On May 2, students in SJASD participated in the 2019 Red River Heritage Fair. A group of 13 students represented the following four schools: Assiniboine, Crestview, Sansome and Linwood. The students participated in a judging session as well as three workshops, which included a scavenger hunt, learning about the RCMP and a young citizens activity....

Red River Heritage Fair 2019

May 06, 2019
On May 2, École Assiniboine participated in the Red River Heritage Fair at the University of Winnipeg. The students participated in a judging session as well as 3 workshops which included a scavenger hunt, learning about the RCMP and a young citizens activity. There was entertainment at lunch where we learned...

Teacher Appreciation

May 03, 2019
This year we will be celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week during the week of May 6th to May 10th to show how much we appreciate our teachers and staff here at École Assiniboine. We are asking that students write a “Merci” note, provided on the other side of this paper, to any teacher or staff...

School Cash Online

April 29, 2019
​ We are very excited to announce that our school is now accepting online payments on our School Cash Online system .   School Cash Online provides you with the convenience of paying online for school items such as field trips, fundraising and school fees. We really want to save you time when...

5th Annual High 5 Community Run

April 25, 2019
Who: The race was started as an event for students, staff and families from our High 5 community of schools (Robert Browning, Sansome, Phoenix, Lincoln  and Westwood). Over the past year, it has expanded it to welcome participants from all schools (students, staff and families) in SJASD.

What: A 5km fun run...

Science Rendezvous

April 24, 2019
Science Odyssey presents Science Rendezvous on May 11, 2019. For more information:   click here.

Divisional Choirs Concert

April 23, 2019
The SJASD Spring Concert is taking place on May 9 at 7:00 p.m. at Westwood Community Church. For more details, click here. 

Graduation Pow Wow

April 16, 2019
​ You are invited .....     St. James-Assiniboia School Division is proud to announce that it is hosting its 3rd annual Graduation Pow Wow! The Pow Wow is held to honour the academic achievements of Indigenous students within our Division.
Date: Thursday, May 30, 2019
Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00...

Flute Concert at École Assiniboine

April 16, 2019
​Our school was privileged to participate in a concert called "Le rève de Tom" on Friday, April 12.  The students watched 17 musicians from France perform a concert on the flutes including the piccolo, regular flute, tenor flute, bass flute and piano.  The students were very well behaved and had the chance to...

École Assiniboine Spring Musical

April 08, 2019
​ The grades 3, 4 & 5 students will be performing the musical, "The Return of the Glass Slipper", on April 24 and 25. Discover the magic and wonder of wishes come true in this fairytale favourite when Cinderella meets her Prince Charming!
Cast 1 will perform on Wednesday, April 24 at 1:00...

Divisional Science Fair

April 05, 2019
Congratulations to the following students on a job well done at the Divisional Science Fair that took place on April 3, 2019.​ Award                                    Project Gold                    ...

International Day of Pink

April 03, 2019
​ April 10, 2019  marks the International Day of Pink. It is a day where communities across the country, and across the world, can unite in celebrating diversity and raising awareness to stop all forms of bullying.
The International Day of Pink was started in Nova Scotia when 2 straight high...

Music News

March 22, 2019
​ Divisional Musical Theatre Students in grades 3 - 5 who are interested in auditioning for the Divisional Musical Theatre received information about the program today.  Please ask your child for the paper and sign up for an audition time.  Practices will start at the end of April.
Grade 5...

Divisional Science Fair

March 15, 2019
​ The 53rd Divisional Science Fair is taking place on April 3 at George Waters Middle School/St. James Collegiate.
All projects must be dismantled by 8:30 p.m. Remaining projects will be disposed of after this time.
For the science fair schedule, click here .
For additional information about the Science...

École Assiniboine Music Clubs

March 15, 2019
Congratulations to all the Music Clubs this year for their wonderful performances at the Winnipeg Music Festival.  

The Grade 3 Choir presented "Molly Malone", an Irish folk song in two parts and "J'entends le moulin", a French folk song with some extra percussive instruments. A special thanks to Mme Ross-Ens for...

Concours d'Art Oratoire 2019

March 08, 2019
​ Félicitations to all Concours d’Art Oratoire participants in SJASD. On March 5 and 6, SJASD held its annual Concours d’Art Oratoire event at Collège Sturgeon Heights Collegiate (CSHC). Concours d’Art Oratoire is an annual public speaking event sponsored by Canadian Parents for French. The objective is to help students develop effective...

Mental Health & Parenting Workshop

February 08, 2019

Music News

February 07, 2019
The music clubs are preparing for some upcoming concerts.  On February 12, the Grade 3 Choir will be singing at Music Celebration at 5:30 p.m. and the Grade 5 Theatre Club will be performing at 6:30 p.m.  The concert will be at Grace Community Church (280 Caron Road).  The concert is free...

École Assiniboine Project Fair

January 17, 2019
​ Our Project Fair will be held on Thursday, March 14, 2019.  For information about the Project Fair, click on the Newsletter 2019 link below.  For ideas and instructions on the different kinds of projects to choose from, click on the project type below.  You may also print an entry form if you don't...

Report to the Community 2018

January 15, 2019
​Our Divisional Report to the Community is a reflection on the previous school year, with a strong emphasis on our strategic outcomes, student data and future planning in SJASD. We invite you to check out our 2018 report for a snapshot of the ongoing work happening in our Division and to learn...

Family Fun Bingo Night

January 09, 2019
École Assiniboine Parent Council will be hosting its annual Family Fun Bingo Night on Thursday, January 31, 2019. Click the link below for more information. FamilyFunBingoNight2019.pdf

Countdown to Kindergarten 2019

January 03, 2019
The Countdown to Kindergarten 2019   booklet is a resource provided by SJASD for families with children starting Kindergarten in our Division. This booklet is packed with helpful information regarding the Welcome to Kindergarten program, student readiness, local programming and much more. The booklet will also be handed out at all Information Evenings taking place at...

Reviews of our Winter Concert

December 20, 2018
École Assiniboine had it's Winter Concerts on December 12 and 13, 2018. One of our grade 4 students, Tristan B., interviewed some attendees at the concert. Here's what Tristan wrote about the interviews:
After asking a couple of people before the concert, the reviews were good. After the concert. the reviews were...

Community Bulletin Board

December 14, 2018
​ Looking for ideas of what to do this summer? Need to find a summer camp or activity for your child? The SJASD Community Bulletin Board features upcoming events, programs, camps and courses being offered in the community all year-long that may be of interest to our students and their families. The board is refreshed...

Play-Based Learning in Kindergarten

December 13, 2018
​ For information about play-based learning in Manitoba, click on the following link: Starting Early,Starting Strong:A Guide for Play-BasedEarly Learning in Manitoba 

WPS 12th Annual 'CopShop'

December 12, 2018
Two students from Ecole Assiniboine participated in the 12th annual CopShop on Wednesday, December 12, 2018.  It's a chance for children to pick out Christmas gifts for their family and friends while being accompanied by a police officer.  Each child is given a $200 gift card donated by participating shopping centres.  St. Vital Centre hosted the event,...

Registration 2020-2021

December 05, 2018
Registration for the 2020-2021 school year begins Wednesday, January 29, 2020.  The school accepts registrations weekdays during regular office hours.
Please contact the school if you have any questions about the programs our school offers or about student registration.

A custodial parent must register the child in person and provide the following documents:

Zones of Regulation

December 03, 2018
This school year, students are participating in a program called Zones of Regulation. The goal of this curriculum is to teach children about self-regulation and how to strengthen their self-regulation skills. Self-regulation can go by many names, such as self-control, self-management and impulse control. Self-regulation is an essential skill in life,...

K-2 Winter Concert

November 21, 2018
​ The Kindergarten, Grade 1 and Grade 2 students are excited to present the book, "Tu me fais sourire!" by Layn Marlow, for the winter concert.  A young child looks forward to the winter season when the beautiful and gentle snow falls.  Despite the cold weather, it is very special when a snowman is...

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...