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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
​ Click Drinking Water​ for more information.

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. 


We Scare Hunger

October 18, 2019
​ 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
Click here​ for the Soccer Schedule

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...

Classroom Configurations for 2019-2020

June 17, 2019
​ 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
​ 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...

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. 

Grandbuddies

April 05, 2019
​ 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.​

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
​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...

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...

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...

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. 
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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
​ 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 7th, at ​10:30 a.m. in the school gym.​  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.  ​

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



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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. ...

Grandbuddies

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 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
​ 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

March 02, 2018
​ Below is a link to the Science Fair Booklet.

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.