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Bannatyne Parent Council AGM

September 12, 2023
​Hello families,
The École Bannatyne Parent Council will be having their Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Tuesday, September 19, 2023. The meeting will be held in the library at 6:30 PM.

Opening Conferences 2023-2024

August 28, 2023
The 2023-2024 Opening Day Conferences will be held on September 6 &7, 2023.
23-24 Opening Day Conferences.pdf

Dance-A-Thon Fundraiser

April 13, 2023
​ The annual École Bannatyne fundraiser is here! The Dance-A-Thon will take place on Friday, April 28, 2023. Monies raised will be used to fund extra activities such as plays, cultural activities, special equipment, field trips, etc. Dance-A-Thon 22-23 Letter.docx

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...

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...

Harvest Food and Fund Drive

November 29, 2022
École Bannatyne is participating in the Harvest Manitoba Food drive. Please send non-perishable donations with your child before December 15 th . You may prefer to donate money electronically at   Top 10 wanted items: Canned Fruit Canned Soup/Stews Canned Tuna Canned Vegetables Pasta Pasta Sauce Rice Peanut Butter Baby...

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...

School Absenteeism Related to Covid

May 10, 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...

School Absenteeism Related to Covid

April 21, 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...

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...

School Absenteeism Related to Covid

March 10, 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...

School 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 , attendance data for our school has been...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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​


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?


Community Resource List

April 13, 2020
​Dear École Bannatyne Families,
We recognize the challenges of maintaining balance during these uncertain times, so attached is a “Community Resource" list that identifies a variety of supports. The attachment will also be posted to our school website. Community Resource List.docx 


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...

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...

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...

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. 

Report to the Community

September 30, 2019
Here you will find a link to a document called Report to the Community 2019-20
Bannatyne Report to the Community, 2019-20.pdf​


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. 

2019-20 Welcome Message and Important Information

August 24, 2019
​Please follow the link below for important information about school start-up.
2019 m essage from the office.docx

School Supply List

August 22, 2019

Please click here to see the 2019-2020 School Supply List:
Bannatyne Student Supply List 2019-2020.pdf

Link to Conference Manager

August 22, 2019
Follow this link to schedule your Opening Day Parent Conference with your child(ren)'s teacher:
Parent conferences are on September 4 and 5.​

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...

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. 

Little Mermaid Spring Musical

April 11, 2019
The grade 4 & 5 students will be performing the musical, "The Little Mermaid Jr.", on April 30th, May 1, May 2. Come discover this amazing tale from under the sea!
Cast 1 will perform on Tuesday, April 30th at  7:00 pm. 
Cast 2 will perform on Wednesday, May 1st at...

Spring Family Focus Newsletter

March 15, 2019
​ Spring 2019 Family Focus Newsletter!
The spring bulletin is now available.  Please click here .

Divisional Science Fair

March 15, 2019
​ The 53rd Division 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 Fair,
click here.

Bracelets to support Bannatyne Playground

March 11, 2019
​ The Student Voice team at École Bannatyne is working with the school's Parent Council to help raise funds to build a new play structure. The students want their contribution to meaningful and memorable, which led them to partner with the 
The students have helped design a special bracelet and...

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...

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...

Grade 4 Fundraiser a success!

January 08, 2019
Hello Bannatyne Community!   Thank you so much for contributing to our fundraiser for UNICEF! With your help we were able to raise $617.85 to children around the world who do not have the education they need. We decided to do this fundraiser because we know the importance of education. As...

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...

Holiday Hamper Collection

December 12, 2018
The holidays are a joyous time of giving and celebration with family and friends. This can also be a very stressful time of year for families.  Our Student Voice team has organized a Holiday Hamper program to help bring some cheer to local community families in need. We will be doing...

Family Focus Newsletter

December 03, 2018
​ Bringing families and the community together...
Visit St.James-Assiniboia Parent Child Coalition online at
Click here for the December issue of Family Focus Newsletter.

Triple P Parenting

December 03, 2018
click here for information regarding Triple P Parenting for all families. 
Please click here for information regarding babysitting course offereed on winter break.

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 Heidi, M...

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...