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Kindergarten Registration Information

February 07, 2024
Information on Athlone's Kindergarten classes, including registration forms.
Kindergarten Information and Registration Form‚Äč

Milk Program

September 27, 2023
Athlone School will once again be offering a school milk program. The milk program is a pre-paid card system. No cash is accepted by student volunteers handing out milk. Milk is now $10 for 10 individual milks.  
We are now using a punch card for milk purchases. When payment of $10...

Cross Country Running

September 12, 2023
‚Äč‚Äč Practice Dates  
September 18, 19, 25, 26 October 2, 3
Mini Meets September, 20, @ Heritage School @4:15pm
September 27, @ Athlone School @ 4:15pm
         *Students are allowed to stay with Mrs. Parnell after school.
‚ÄčDivisional Meet Assiniboine Park October 5, @ 12:15pm
‚Äā‚Äā‚Äā‚Äā‚Äā‚Äā*Students will...

Parent Handbook

August 31, 2023
‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč ‚Äč‚Äč ‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčParent Handbook‚Äč‚Äč

Marking Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week

February 07, 2023
‚Äč 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...

Athlone Online Apparel Store

January 13, 2023
‚Äč Athlone Online Apparel Store will be open from January 13-17, 2023.  Please click link below to take you to the site.

Athlone Online Apparel Store‚Äč


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...

School Trustee Candidate Information

September 12, 2022
‚Äč 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
‚Äč‚Äč 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...

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...

Weekly Average Percentage of Absenteeism Related to Covid

January 28, 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 ,  a ttendance data for our school...

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.   ...

‚ÄčMessage 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...

Holiday Spirit Week

December 10, 2021
‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčDecember 12 - 16th.‚Äč

School Vaccine Clinic

November 29, 2021
‚Äč   Dear Athlone Families, Please see information and link below regarding an upcoming COVID-19 vaccine clinic being hosted at Athlone School on Monday, December 6 th for students aged 5-11. If you are interested in having your child(ren) vaccinated at school on this date, please see the link below for...

Winter Concert

November 22, 2021
‚Äč Hello!  Welcome to our Winter Concert Page.   Any information we have to share will be located here.

A Beary Merry Holiday The Grade K-2 musical “A Beary Merry Holiday" will be brought to you in the comfort of your homes this year! Students have been working hard...

Public health measures in schools

September 28, 2021
‚ÄčTo: 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...

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...

Room 4 Goes Cross Country Skiing

February 03, 2021
‚Äč Room 4 had the opportunity to head to the Living Prairie Museum on Tuesday, February 2 to go cross country skiing. We went with Mrs. Parnell as part of our physical education class and then stayed a little while longer through recess because it was so much fun! The cross-country...

Athlone Kindergarten Information

January 27, 2021

Athlone Kindergarten is a half day program, mornings or afternoons.  Morning classes are 8:35 - 11:30 a.m. and afternoon classes run 12:25 - 3:15 p.m.
‚ÄčAthlone Kindergarten Information Package
Athlone School Fillable Registration Form‚Äč*
Please click here to check out Literacy Links‚Äč


Literacy Links Information & Registration Form.

January 26, 2021
‚Äč Do you have a child entering Kindergarten this fall? If so, Literacy Links is for you!‚Äč Literacy Links Info Literacy Links Fillable Registration Form‚Äč‚Äč

Kindergarten Registration Process

January 22, 2021
  ‚Äč How do I know if my child is eligible to attend Kindergarten? All children registering for Kindergarten must be five years old by December 31, 2021 (born in 2016) in order to register for Kindergarten starting in September 2021.   How do I know...

The Great Kindness Challenge

January 21, 2021
‚Äč Athlone's Great Kindness Challenge is back.  Please click on the documents below to see our Kindness Spirit Week and Family Check List Challenges.
‚Äč‚ÄčKindness Spirit Week‚Äč
Kindness Family Checklist‚Äč


Athlone Parent Council AGM

October 27, 2020
Dear Athlone families,
We would like to set our Parent Council Annual General Meeting for Tuesday, November 10 th @ 7:00 PM . We will be conducting our meeting online via TEAMS and if you are interested in participating, please contact me directly at and I will add...

School Apparel

October 02, 2020
‚ÄčDear Athlone Families,
We have partnered with Keener Jerseys to create some exciting new school apparel options in multiple sizes that are now available for online purchase. Store is open until midnight on October 18 th and expected delivery of items to the school will be the week of November 16...

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:
‚Ė† Students with symptoms of COVID-19 should not attend school or be passengers on buses (see ‚Ė† Face-masks are required on school buses for K-12 students and any other passengers...

Masks required on all school buses

September 02, 2020
‚Äč 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...

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‚Äč


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?


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

March 31, 2020
‚ÄčDear 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‚Äč, Manitoba Health and Winnipeg Regional Health Authority. It is wise...

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 ‚Äď 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
‚Äč 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 ‚Äč
Public Draft Budget Consultation 2020/2021 Presentation ‚Äč‚Äč


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...

Registration Forms

February 03, 2020
Below are links to our‚Äč registration form.  You can print the form, fill it out and bring it to the school. Or you can fill out the form and email it to the school. We will need the signed registration form and two pieces of ID with proof of address along with your child's birth certificate.‚Äč ...

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...

Frozen JR.

January 07, 2020
‚Äč‚Äč 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‚Äčh 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...

We Scare Hunger

December 02, 2019
WE Scare Hunger Update!!   Congratulations Athlone Families! Our goal was to beat last year's total of 483 pounds of food. Thanks to all of you who brought in items, we were able to donate 620 pounds of food to Winnipeg Harvest! Our school graph was a great motivator...

Board Games in the Classroom

December 02, 2019
‚Äč ‚Äč‚Äč
Board Games in the Classroom   In Room 4 and Room 8, we have implemented board games as part of our weekly schedule since the start of the school year. There are many advantages to providing kids with the opportunity to play board games. In our age of technology,...

Student Vote

November 07, 2019
Did you cast your ballot in the Federal election on October 21st? Grade 4/5 students in Rooms 9 and 10 did as part of the "Student Vote" campaign. Student Vote is an authentic learning program that provides students with the opportunity to experience the voting process firsthand and practice the...

Testing of drinking water

October 28, 2019
‚Äč Click Drinking Water‚Äč for more information.

Divisional Choirs Fall Concert

October 21, 2019
‚ÄčOn 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. 


We Scare Hunger

October 18, 2019
‚Äč It's that time of year again! Athlone School is participating in WE Scare Hunger until October 31 st . We are collecting non-perishable food items to give to Winnipeg Harvest. Last year we collected 483 pounds of food. We are hoping to beat that number this year!   Winnipeg Harvest...

Soccer Schedule

October 15, 2019
‚Äč Click here‚Äč for the Soccer Schedule

Physical Literacy for Kindergarten

September 18, 2019
‚ÄčPL4K 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
‚ÄčAn 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...

Classroom Configurations for 2019-2020

June 17, 2019
‚Äč Classroom Configurations for 2019-2020 The end of the year is fast approaching, so we are already planning for next school year. Our decrease in school population has plateaued, so we will be having the same classroom configurations next year, as we had this year. Here is a tentative breakdown of...

K-12 Education Review

May 28, 2019
‚Äč 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
‚Äč 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...

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...

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. 


April 05, 2019
‚Äč On Pink Shirt Day, our grandbuddies came to Athlone School. Pink Shirt Day is all about standing up to bullies. We coloured pink shirts with kindness quotes on the shirts and clipped them onto a clothesline with colourful clips. We played cards and did puzzles and played fun games like...

Grade 3 Hockey

February 25, 2019
The Grade 3s at Athlone School are taking part in the Learn to Play program at the Keith Bodley Arena. For 12 weeks, the students are learning how to skate, pass, handle a stick on the ice, and build team skills. This program was developed by the National Hockey League and...

Kindergarten Registration

February 04, 2019
Kindergarten 2019-2020 Athlone School is currently taking registrations for Kindergarten for the 2019-2020 school year.  Your child must be born in 2014 to be eligible for Kindergarten in September 2019.  Athlone School offers half day Kindergarten, morning or afternoon.‚Äč

The Great Kindness Challenge

January 25, 2019
  This year Athlone School will be participating in The Great Kindness Challenge. If you can believe it, this will be our 6th year participating as a school! The year we started about half a million students participated and now this year there are over ten million students participating worldwide! The...

Report to the Community 2018

January 15, 2019
‚ÄčOur 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...

Countdown to Kindergarten 2019

January 03, 2019
‚Äč 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...

Community Bulletin Board

December 14, 2018
‚Äč 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...

Talking to Kids about Cannabis

October 31, 2018
‚Äč 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.
‚ÄčPlease click here for the Fall Concert Poster. 

Halloween at Athlone

October 25, 2018
Students are welcome to wear their Halloween Costumes in the afternoon on Thursday, October 31st.  A parade will take place in the gym at 12:45 p.m.  Please check with your child's teacher for any activities that are happening in the classroom.

Children's Choir on the Air

October 22, 2018
‚Äč 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...

Athlone Soccer 2018

October 17, 2018
‚Äč For information on Soccer and a list of practice times and games click here.   ** Please note that the soccer game for Thursday, November 15th, Athlone @ Bannatyne, has been cancelled.   Practice for Wednesday, November 21st is also cancelled.

Parent Symposium Cancelled

October 05, 2018
‚Äč 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. 

Remembrance Day Service

September 20, 2018
Athlone's Remembrance Day Service will take place Thursday, November 7th, at ‚Äč10:30 a.m. in the school gym.‚Äč  Please see the attached note for more information.
Remembrance Day website note.pdf

Picture Day

September 20, 2018
Athlone Picture Day will be Monday, October 21st.  ‚Äč

Music Clubs at Athlone

September 14, 2018
  Mr. Severin, our music teacher is happy to announce the start of four different music clubs here at Athlone School.  There will be both a Grade 1-3 Choir and a Grade 4-5 Choir.  There will also be a Grade 3-5 RecodOrff Club.  This will be an instrumental club, where students...

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:...

Athlone School Supply List

June 29, 2018
Click the link below for Athlone's 2018-2019 School Supply List‚Äč Athlone Supplies 2018-19.pdf

‚ÄčSchool 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...

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


April is Earth Month at Athlone!

April 18, 2018
The Green Hearts Club as well as the rest of the staff and students are excited to celebrate Earth Day on April 22. 2019.  In fact, we are so excited, we have designated April as Earth Month.  We will be celebrating our wonderful planet and discussing ways we can help it. ...


April 16, 2018
Grandbuddies is really fun because we get to connect with elders in our community. Our grandbuddies are wise and funny and awesome! Our class loves spending time with them. We play games, do fun activities, and eat snacks together. Last month, we played Bocce Ball and ate popcorn. We take turns...

Spring Divisional Newsletter

March 29, 2018
‚ÄčThe 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...

Green Hearts Club Toy Express Fundraiser Postponed

March 21, 2018
The Green Hearts Club will be postponing their annual used toy and book sale to Tuesday, May 14th.  This sale helps prevent unwanted toys and books from ending up in landfills and raises money for a non-profit organization. This year, monies raised will go towards the Manitoba Wilderness Committee and Kismet...

2018-2019 Budget Summary

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

Bus Service is Cancelled

March 05, 2018
‚Äč 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.

Athlone Science Fair

March 02, 2018
‚Äč Science Fair News  
Woo-hoo it's science fair time!  Have you started your project?   Athlone Science Fair will be held on Wednesday, March 18. All students from Grade 3 to 5 are welcome to participate in one of the 3 categories. These categories include experimental, research or design/innovative. Mrs....

2018-19 Budget Presentation and Survey

March 02, 2018
‚Äč 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...

Recycled Marker Program

February 21, 2018
Students and teachers across Athlone School have been learning about their local and national communities. One of the important parts of all communities is respecting our environment. In a combined effort, Athlone School has collected over 700 dried out markers from our classrooms and recycled them at Staples. If you have...

Grade 3's Learn to Play!

February 06, 2018
‚ÄčSome of Athlone's Grade 3 students are participating in the Learn To Play Program.  The Learn To Play Program aims to inspire more families to join the hockey community. Learn To Play changes the way youth hockey is offered by providing age appropriate instruction and certified coaching, led by NHL Alumni, in a...

February is ... I Love to Read Month!!

February 01, 2018
February is I Love to Read Month!  We have many activities planned to celebrate our love of reading here at Athlone School.  Please click on the link to see our calendar of events for February. I Love to Read Calendar 2018.pdf

Grade 4 & 5 Basketball

January 24, 2018
Basketball is underway!  Please click on the link below to see the schedule of games with other schools.  Parents are responsible for getting your child to and from all games. There will be Blue vs. Yellow games on Thursday, February 20 & Tuesday, February 25, from 3:15 - 4:00 p.m.‚Äč

Great Kindness Challenge

January 19, 2018
‚Äč Once again, Athlone School will be participating in "The Great Kindness Challenge". We have been taking part in this challenge for the last five years!  The first year we participated about half a million students were involved.  This year, there are well over 10 million students participating! The GKC runs...

Athlone Christmas Hamper Project

November 24, 2017
‚Äč Athlone Christmas Hamper Project This year Athlone has identified two deserving and appreciative families within our community. We, the staff and students of Athlone School along with our parents, families and community partners are looking for donations of non-perishable foodstuffs in order that we can provide a hamper for these...

Athlone School Winter Concerts

November 14, 2017
December 14th Kindergarten's Concert is 10 minutes long at the beginning of My Marvelous Magical Sleigh. My Marvelous Magical Sleigh - Grade 1, 2 & 3 12:45 p.m. afternoon matinee 6:00 p.m. evening show The Legend of Polar Mountain - Grade 4 & 5 2:00 p.m. afternoon matinee 7:15 p.m. evening...

Remembrance Day Notice

November 10, 2017

  A Remembrance Day service will take place at 10:30 a.m. in the gym on Thursday, November 9th. Family and friends are invited to attend. 

Students who are Brownies, Guides, Cubs, Scouts or Beavers may wear their uniforms to school that day. They are symbolic of citizenship and service to others...

New Outdoor Learning Area at Athlone

October 17, 2017
The idea for a new outdoor learning area at Athlone School started over three years ago when a committee of parents and teachers surveyed the school community. The survey revealed families wanted an outdoor space that would enrich the play and learning experience of Athlone students. With a goal in...

Picture Day

October 12, 2017
Picture Day is Thursday, October 19th. ‚Äč

WE Scare Hunger

October 12, 2017
‚Äč   Once again, Athlone School is participating in WE Scare Hunger from
October 10 - November 3. We are collecting non-perishable food items to give to Winnipeg Harvest.  Last year we collected 265 pounds of food donations.  Let's try and beat last year's collection! 

School Supply Information

July 17, 2017
‚Äč 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‚Äôs education. We need your input and ideas!  Please click here to...

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
‚Äč 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...

We are launching our new school websites!

March 07, 2017
‚Äč We hope you like the changes to all our Divisional websites.