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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. 

Halloween at Athlone

October 25, 2018
Students are welcome to wear their Halloween Costumes in the afternoon on Wednesday, 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
​ 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
​ 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
​ 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 8th, in the school gym.​  Please see the attached note for more information.

Picture Day

September 20, 2018
Athlone Picture Day will be Monday, October 22nd.  ​

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​ Athlone Supplies 2018-19.pdf

​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...

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


Spirit Week to Celebrate Earth Day

April 18, 2018
Athlone School has been celebrating Earth Day through out the month of April.  Next week we will continue our celebration of taking care of our earth, by having a spirit week. We will also be having a special assembly on Wednesday, April 25 th .  In addition, we wanted to take...


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
​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...

Green Hearts Club Toy Express Fundraiser

March 21, 2018
The Green Hearts Club will be having a toy sale on Thursday, April 12 th , to raise money for the Green Action Centre and the Manitoba Wilderness Committee.  We are asking families to donate gently used toys that have been outgrown or are no longer played with.  Books, complete puzzle...

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. 

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.

Athlone Science Fair Results.

March 02, 2018
​ Athlone Science Fair Results   Congratulations to all the students who participated in the Science Fair at Athlone on March 7 th . All of the projects were so good this year! Also, a special thank you to the parents who help guide them to achieve their goal and the...

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...

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
​Some 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!  Practice times for blue and yellow teams are 3:15 - 4:00 p.m. The last practice is Tuesday, January 30 .  All game times are 4:15 - 4:45 p.m.  Please click on the link below to see the schedule of games with other schools.  Parents are responsible for getting your child...

Great Kindness Challenge

January 19, 2018
​ 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
​ 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. ​

WE Scare Hunger

October 12, 2017
​   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
​ 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...

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...

We are launching our new school websites!

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