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Fun Lunch

November 07, 2018
The Ecole Bannatyne Parent Council offers students and staff the opportunity to order Fun Lunch three times per school term.Friday, November 30th is our next Fun Lunch. Thank you for your orders! Stay tuned for our term two order forms coming home in January 2019. Thank you to our Parent Council...

Winter Concert

November 07, 2018
The K-2 students will perform on Wednesday, December 19th at 2:00 and 6:30 p.m. at Sturgeon Creek United Church.  The students will be performing a winter-themed musical named "On with the Snow." The will be silver collection at the door with proceeds going to Winnipeg Harvest.  We look forward to the...

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. 

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:...

June Admin Message

June 18, 2018
Dear École Bannatyne Families,

We are closing in on the final weeks of the 2017-2018 school year; an incredible year filled with learning. All students should be very proud of their determination, perseverance and learning accomplishments.

To staff, students, families, Parent Council and the entire École Bannatyne Community, please accept a sincere...

​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


Principal's Message

May 09, 2018

Dear Bannatyne Families,
The month of May has brought us some welcome warmth and it is so refreshing to hear the birds chirping as well as to see all the Spring growth! 
I Love to Read Thank-you so much to the I Love To Read Committee, Mme...

Gymnastics Championships

May 09, 2018
​Jillyan represented Team Manitoba at the 2018 Western Artistic Gymnastics Championship in Spruce Grove, Alberta. The Manitoba Gymnastics Association wrote a letter to our school to let us know how proud they are of her achievement and we are too!! 

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...

Welcome to Kindergarten!

April 30, 2018
Dear Kindergarten Parents,
This is to invite you and your child to the École Bannatyne's "Welcome to Kindergarten" evening on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 6:00 pm. Please see the attached invitation including RSVP information. 

Click Here
Please also be sure to have registered your child for the summer,...

Summer Activities!

April 13, 2018

New School Year

April 13, 2018
​School Opening 2018-2019

​SJASD Visual Arts Exhibition

April 12, 2018
The St. James-Assiniboia School Division is pleased to host a display of creative work by students in early, middle & senior years.

Tuesday, April 24th-Wednesday, April 25th 4 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

 Glendale Golf & Country Club 400 Augier Ave., Winnipeg, Mb.

 Free Admission

More info: ...

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...

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...

Remind 101

March 08, 2018
We are excited to share that we are going to start using Remind 101 again to share communication via text message.

Pick a way to receive messages for École  Bannatyne:
Text the message @bannatyne1 to the number (204) 800-5270.
On your iphone or Android phone, open...

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...

Festival du Voyageur - February 16th – 22nd, 2018

February 08, 2018
​Hé Ho! Show your Festival spirit by dressing up as a Voyageur! Add to your outfit each day starting with… Friday, February 16 – Wear a tuque. Tuesday, February 20 – Wear a tuque and a sash. Wednesday, February 21 – Wear a tuque, sash, and a plaid shirt. Thursday, February...

Physical Education News

February 08, 2018
​ PHYSICAL EDUCATION WEBSITE For updated Physical Education news, check out the École Bannatyne Physical Education and Health website at WINTER OLYMPICS 2018 The Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang start Friday, February 9 th , 2018. Are you ready? You can keep track of the events and medal count by...

'Tu parles'

February 05, 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...

Storytelling & Legends with Barbara and Clarence Nepinak

February 05, 2018
February 10th , 1:30 p.m.  to 2:30 p.m.  February 22nd, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. 
The program will only be offered in English.
Location :  Musée de Saint-Boniface Museum, 494 Tache ave, Winnipeg, R2H 2B2
Let yourself be guided by Barb & Clarence Nepinak into the world of...

Movie night

January 17, 2018
Dear Ecole Bannatyne Families,
The parent council will be hosting the second movie night of the school year on Friday January 26. We will be showing Despicable Me 3 .  Doors will open at 630pm and the movie will start at 7pm. Water and treats will be available for purchase at a...

Golden Gate Middle School Information Evening

January 16, 2018
​Golden Gate Middle School Information Evening will be held on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 7:00pm.

Lincoln Middle School Information Evening

January 16, 2018
​Lincoln Middle School Information Evening will be held on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 7:00pm.

École Ness Open House

January 16, 2018
​École Ness Open House will be held on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 7:00pm.

Parenting Today 2017-2018

January 16, 2018
Parenting Today 2017-2018
St. James-Assiniboia School Division

Workshops will be held from 6 – 8 p.m. at

Educational Support Services – Jameswood

School, 1 Braintree Crescent (off Olive & Ness).


FEBRUARY 6, 2018

Presented by the Occupational Therapy Team,

Educational Support Services, St. James-

Assiniboia School Division.

Self-regulation is the ability to efficiently and

effectively recognize and respond to...

Indoor recess guidelines

January 12, 2018
​Recess will be held indoors if the temperature at the Forks is –28 degrees or colder. If the temperature is between –25 and –27, students will be allowed outdoors for 10 minutes only.


January 12, 2018
​It's January in Winnipeg! If it is too cold to wait outside on the playground at dismissal, please come inside and wait at the office area. Then, when the bell rings for dismissal at 3:55, please exit through the front doors and walk around to the playground through the parking lot...

Lunch Rooms

January 12, 2018
École Bannatyne is committed to providing a pleasant and safe eating environment for students who choose to enjoy the privilege of staying for lunch free of charge. All students are welcome to stay for lunch provided they follow the Lunch Room expectations, as outlined in the School Handbook. When classes resumed...

Kindergarten Registration

January 12, 2018
It is time once again to begin planning for registration for Fall, 2018; our Kindergarten Information evening is on Monday, January 22 at 7:00 pm.   If you know families that live within the Bannatyne catchment area and who have children turning 5 before the end of December, 2018 please share...

Principal's Message

January 12, 2018
Happy New Year, 2018 and welcome back! We hope your holiday season was filled with warmth and relaxation and that students are ready to tackle more, exciting, learning challenges and activities over the coming months! First and foremost, we wish to acknowledge and thank Mme Kotelinski, along with all the staff...

Snow Trek

January 09, 2018

Make A Wish

December 13, 2017
Dear Bannatyne Families,
            The Student Voice Team would like to support the Make-A-Wish Foundation this Holiday Season, through a 'Silver Collection' at our Winter concert. The Make-A-Wish Foundation helps fulfill wishes of children in need by granting such wishes as meeting an idol or going to a special place....

Spirit Week!

December 12, 2017

Kindergarten Registration 2018-2019

December 11, 2017

NOTE: The Daycares listed provide transportation for our students to and from our school. Please call the school if you have any questions about registering your child at École Bannatyne. 

Guide to Early Years Registration Click here Daycares Click here ...

Grade 1 to 3 Winter Concert Info

December 07, 2017
We are looking forward to our Grade 1 to 3 Winter Concert which will be held Wednesday, December 20 th at 2:00pm, as well as 7:00 pm, at Sturgeon Creek United Church ( 207 Thompson Dr.) Students are to arrive at the church at 6:30 and be dropped off to their...

Winter Celebration

November 22, 2017

Book Fair

November 16, 2017
​Dear Bannatyne Families,

In keeping with tradition, the Scholastic “Saddle Up & Read” Book Fair will be held next week to coincide with Student-led Conferences.  This year we hope to sell $5000 in books – which would guarantee $3000 worth of books will be raised for the Library and classroom book collections.

Remembrance Day

November 10, 2017
​ Remembrance Day Notice 

A Remembrance Day service will take place at 12:45 p.m. in the gym on Thursday, November 9th. Family and friends are invited to attend. A special invitation to attend this service is extended to our parents in the military as well as parents, grandparents and friends who served...

New School Year Information

July 17, 2017
Parents are asked to review the enclosed letters home that detail procedures related to the start of the new school year including school supply information. Click here to view the notices.

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...