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Bruce News- Oct 22nd 2021

October 22, 2021

Hello Bruce Parents and Guardians,
I hope all is well with you and yours. I think we are far enough into the school year to say we hit a good rhythm in the school with students being productive and deep into their courses and many activities under way. We are...

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...

Terry Fox Day Friday October 1st

September 21, 2021
​   Terry Fox Run 2021 ​
Most people have had a family member or friend affected in some way by cancer. Forty - one years ago on April 12, 1980, Terry Fox began his historic run to raise funds and awareness for cancer research. Terry’s courage and determination in attempting...

Bruce News- Tues Sept 14th

September 15, 2021

  Hello Bruce Parents and Guardians, We have had a great start up for the new school year!  Thank you for your part in getting the students ready for the return to learning and setting them up for success. We are excited that extra-curriculars, intramurals and band have been reintroduced. A...

2021-2022 School Year June Package

June 29, 2021
​ Incase you were unable to pick-up 2021-2022 June Package below are the links: Supply List 2021-2022 School Day Calendar 2021-2022 Triad Conferences 2021-2022 Homeroom Map 2021-2022 Bell Schedule 2021-2022      

Bruce News- Wednesday June 23rd

June 23, 2021
​ Hello Bruce Families! As our final week of school winds down, we wanted to share some information and reminders with you all need to be aware of: This week is our ‘Bruce’s Week of Inspiration’ event, where our students & families are invited to watch a series of amazing speakers. The...

Bruce News- Thursday June 17th

June 18, 2021
​ Hello Bruce families! As we wind down this school year, please accept our heartfelt gratitude for all your support this year. The pandemic has shifted all our roles in significant ways, so whether you have helped your child navigate Microsoft Teams, ensuring they are working on their at-home days or...

Bruce News- Thursday June 10th

June 11, 2021
​ At-Home Remote Learning Continues: As announced by the Government of Manitoba, schools will remain in Critical (red) level remote learning until the end of the school year. During the week of June 14 th – 18 th :  - Current Teams schedules will remain in place for all students with...

Today's Education Announcement

June 04, 2021
​ The Government of Manitoba has announced today, June 3, 2021, that schools will remain in Critical (red) level remote learning until the end of the school year.  SJASD schools in remote learning can have students return in limited capacity starting June 14, 2021, to allow them to meet with teachers.  In...


May 21, 2021
​ This year, the BMS yearbook will take a student-centered and student-generated approach to highlight the amazing individuality of our student body. The pages will be dedicated to who we are more than what we did. ALL Students are asked to join the Showbie Group for their appropriate grade level class (codes...

Bruce News- Sunday May 16th

May 18, 2021
​   Dear Bruce Families, Please view the attachment for correspondence from Dr. Joss Reimer, medical lead of Manitoba's Vaccine Implementation Task Force. Letter to Parents - Pfizer Vaccine Stay safe!

Bruce News- Wednesday May 13th

May 13, 2021
​ Hello Bruce Families! Just a friendly reminder that the next virtual Bruce Parent Advisory Group meeting is taking place this evening (May 13th) at 6:00pm. The meeting will be held on Microsoft Teams. If you're interested in joining in the conversation this evening, please call the school to ensure the...

Bruce News- Monday May 10th

May 11, 2021
​   Hello Parents and Guardians. Please see the attached letter outlining the plan for May remote learning. May Remote Learning

Bruce News- Grade 7 Families

May 04, 2021
​ Dear Grade 7 Families, In the coming weeks grade 7 students will be taking part in the Speak Up program at Bruce. Please see the attached letter from Ms. Yard with some information. Please don't hesitate to contact the school if you have any questions. Speak Up Letter  Stay safe...

Bruce News - Friday April 30th

May 03, 2021
​ Hello Bruce Families, Please see the attached letter and schedule regarding the new alternate day plans for grade 7 and 8 students. This new schedule will take effect on Wednesday, May 5th.  If you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact Mr. MacNeil or Mrs. Waters at...

Bruce News- Sunday April 25th

April 26, 2021
​ Hello Bruce families! We hope you are finding ways to keep yourselves and your families safe and resilient during these times. This last week we reviewed with students the reasons to follow public health guidelines around mask wearing, maintaining physical distances, and sanitizing regularly. Please take a moment to talk...

Bruce News- Thursday April 15th

April 15, 2021
  Hello Bruce Families, Just a reminder that tomorrow is an in-service (no school) and Tuesday the 20th is an early dismissal day. Please see attached for updated COVID-19 information as a reminder for all families.  Public Health is reminding all school communities that communication of positive COVID -19 cases are...

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...

Staying Well - Building Resiliency Session

March 22, 2021
​   Staying Well – Building Resiliency for ages 5-18     Description of session : Resiliency involves the ability to ‘bounce back’ from stress and challenges that one may face across their lifespan and learn more from these experiences, so we are better prepared to face challenges in the future. ...

Spirit Week March 22-26, 2021

March 16, 2021
​   Spirit Week is coming up again! Please take a look at the Spring Spirit Week 2021 information.

Grade 7 & 8 Blended Learning Letter

March 15, 2021
​   Please view the Blended Learning Gr 7 - Gr 8 - April 2021 sent via email March 15th, 2021

Virtual Open House March 11th, 2021

March 09, 2021
​   Due to COVID our Open House will be taking place on TEAMS. Date: Thursday, March 11th, 2021 Time: 7:00pm - 7:30pm Open House Link

Bruce News- March 5th, 2021

March 08, 2021
​   Hello Bruce Families! What a nice feeling it is to have the sun and warmer weather back! I hope you can enjoy the upcoming warm weekend. Parent – Student – Teacher Triads are coming up next Thursday, March 11 from 4:30-7:30pm. Conferences will be virtual again through MS Teams....

COVID-19 Isolation Protocols Effective March 1, 2021

March 04, 2021
​   The Manitoba government has made changes to the COVID-19 Isolation Protocols. Please take a moment to view the new protocols.

Term 2 Parent Teacher Conferences

February 25, 2021
​   Parents can begin booking Term 2 conferences March 1st at 6:00AM.  Booking closes March 11th at 12:30PM.  Please remember to only select 1 teacher per students. Conferences will take place March 11th between 4:30PM- 7:30PM Parent Teacher Conferences for Term 2 will be conducted through TEAMS.  Please select a...

Bruce News - February 15th, 2021

February 16, 2021
​   Hello Bruce Families!   I hope this email finds you warm inside and enjoying the end of a long weekend. The weather is still looking cold for the beginning of the week so please make sure students are dressed for the weather. We will be going outside for PE...

Bruce News- January 30, 2021

February 01, 2021
​   Hello Bruce families! It is hard to believe that January has come and gone (but we’re glad it is!) Mrs. Waters and I hope all of our families and extended families are doing well as we all continue to cope with the pandemic. We are not out of the...

Return to In-Class Learning Alternate Days (Gr 7 & Gr 8)

January 15, 2021
​ Happy New Year to everyone! As you may have heard, the province has announced that grade 7-12 students are to return to in-class, alternating day schedules starting Monday, January 18 th . We will continue with the alternating schedule to allow 2m distancing between students and will stay in this pattern...


January 05, 2021
​ Please take a look at this mindfulness information

2 Weeks of Remote Learning

December 17, 2020
​ Please see the attached 2 Week Remote Learning Plan for all grade 7 & 8 classes. All grade 7 and 8 students will be remote learning January 5th-15th, 2021. January 5th-8th plan January 11th-15th plan  

Bruce News- December 14, 2020

December 14, 2020
​   Click here to view the letter sent to Bruce families December 14th, 2020

School Calendar Update

December 10, 2020
​ Parents / Guardians: Attached is the revised school day calendar for 2020-2021.  Please note January 4, 2021 will be an Inservice day for Kindergarten to Grade 12. All classes (remote and in-class learning) and transportation will be cancelled on this day. School resumes January 5, 2021 with Kindergarten to Grade...

Holiday Spirit Week Dec 14-18th 2020

December 09, 2020
​ Monday 14th- Winter Wonderland Tuesday 15th- Holiday Headgear Wednesday 16th- Ugly Holiday Sweaters Thursday 17th- Disney on Ice Friday 18th- Long Winter's Nap

Bruce News- November 20, 2020

November 24, 2020
​   Hello Bruce Families!   We hope this email finds you and your loved ones healthy and doing well emotionally. It is hard to believe that the last week of November is upon us and the number of ‘pivots’ we have completed since the start of the school year. Students...

Bruce News- Friday, November 13th

November 16, 2020
​ Hello Bruce Families! I hope you are doing well and finding some peace amid the changes going on around us. We have made some changes at Bruce as well, as we prepare for next week. As you have most likely heard, we are moving to alternate day attendance for the...

Bruce Library Curbside Pick-Up

November 13, 2020
​ Bruce Library is now offering Curbside Pick-Up.  Please click the link to start getting your books! Bruce Library Curbside Pick-Up

Grade 7 & 8 Alternate Days

November 09, 2020
  Please see the attached letter, which has important information about  changes to in-class attendance for grades 7 & 8 students  (effective November 16th) and additional  physical distancing measures for grades 6-8 students.   Alternate Day Attendance Letter MY

Symptoms Associated With COVID-19

November 05, 2020
​ If you have symptoms associated with COVID-19 you should be tested.  Click on the following link to view the symptom fact sheet for Covid 19.

Triad Virtual Conferences

November 02, 2020
​   We will be having our Student/Parent/Teacher Triad conferences on Thursday, November 12 from 4-7pm. We will open Conference Manager on Monday to give  parents and guardians the opportunity to book 10 minute interview slots with teachers of their choice. Conferences will be virtual this year through...

Bruce News Oct 30, 2020

November 02, 2020
​ Hello Bruce Families!
What a great Spirit Week we had! With lots of participation from all grade levels each day, it was wonderful to see. Thank you for supporting this effort. As you may have heard, the Metro Winnipeg Area will be entering a critical (red) level of response. This...

Message To Bruce Families

October 22, 2020
​ The school and division continue to do our best in following the provincial health guidelines while in a pandemic for the safety and health of our students, staff and families. We believe that the use of masks, cohorts and physical distancing has helped in keeping transmission in schools to minimum....

Spirit Week is October 26-30th, 2020

October 22, 2020
​   Monday October 26th- MEME DAY- Dress up like a MEME Tuesday October 27th- TWIN DAY- Grab a friend and dress alike Wednesday October 28th- SPORTS DAY- Wear sporty or team clothing Thursday October 29th- THROWBACK DAY- Dress like a former decade Friday October 30th- COSTUME DAY

Email to Parents- Oct 9, 2020

October 13, 2020
​   Hello Bruce Families, We had a really good week at school. Students have moved beyond the anxiety of what school and COVID look like together and have settled into healthy routines (though some have settled back into routines of poor choice making)  - all good signs that we are...

Parent Council AGM Meeting Oct 22, 2020 @ 6:30pm

October 13, 2020
​    The Manitoba Association of Parent Councils recommends that schools hold their Parent Annual General Meeting virtually to avoid having large groups within the school. We will hold our first (VIRTUAL) meeting at 6:30pm on Thursday, October 22nd. The meeting will be conducted through Microsoft Teams and if you would...

Message From The Office - Sept 16, 2020

September 20, 2020
​ We have had a great first full week here at Bruce! Students seem to have settled into their routines quickly and they are doing their best to follow the new protocols. The grade 6 students are learning how to navigate the library system and sign out books, grade 7 students...

Message From The Office - Sept 12th

September 13, 2020
     We have had a really good first week back! It wasn't perfect and we have work to do, but the positive responses from students, staff and parents made us proud of the hard work everyone is doing. The good was evident in the smiles on everyone's faces, the new...

Physical Education Classes at Bruce

September 13, 2020
​       The majority of Physical Education classes will be happening outside for the foreseeable future.  With that in mind it is important that students dress to be active (layers are ideal), and are wearing a pair of athletic shoes or have a pair they can change into in their backpack/gym bag. ...

Email to Parents - Sept 4, 2020

September 07, 2020
  Greetings Parents and Guardians, I know a lot of information has been coming your way regarding the start up of school and it may seem overwhelming. Instead of sending more reminders of information that can be found on our website, Ms Waters and I just wanted to send some reassurance...

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...

BMS Back To School Plan

August 24, 2020
Welcome Back!  Please see the attachment for our Back to School Plan for September 2020. Bruce Return to School Plan (2).pdf

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?


GREEN ACTION Move, Play and Learn at Home

May 14, 2020
​ Clean Air Day
An at-home online event for schools and kids Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Let's move, play and learn! Clean Air Day is a time to celebrate sustainable transportation, clean air, active people, and a healthy planet. Kids, families, classes and schools can  celebrate at home, indoors or...

April 20, 2020 Update From the Office

April 17, 2020
  The following letter contains updated information from BMS Office.  Please click on the link  April 20th Update from the Office.pdf   April 16, 2020 Update From the Office The following letter contains update information from BMS office .  Please click on the link April 16th 2020 Update.pdf  ...

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)...

Student Learning During In-School Class Suspension

March 19, 2020
  As you are aware, all  classes have been suspended across Manitoba until further notice from the government.   Teachers have been reaching out to you about their plans and will continue to do so as we receive more direction from the Province and our Division Board Office.  School work is being provided through digital platforms for...

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...

CANCELLED - WJHA Grade 8's Field Trip March 20th

March 10, 2020
​ Grade 8 Students who are part of the WJHA program will be going to the Pan Am Bio Mechanic Lab on March 20th, 2020.  Students will be picked up from the school at 12:30 and will return to Bruce by 2:45.  The afterschool session on March 20th will not be...

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...

WJHA Field Trip Grade 6 and Grade 7 ONLY

February 27, 2020
​ WJHA Field Trip Feb 28th, 2020 Feb 28 th : Canadian Human Rights Museum  **REVISED TIME *** Grade 6 and grade 7 WJHA students will be going to the CHRM.  There will not be a skating session at the Iceplex. Bus Pick up from school @ 1:00 pm Activity at...

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...

I Love to Read Feb 10th - 14th

February 09, 2020
​   Bruce Loves to Read!   February 10th thru Feb 14th is I Love to Read week at Bruce and leadership students have planned a variety of activities to show our love of reading! Great prizes to be awarded.   Daily Contes t-  Word scramble! Check out the bulletin board in...

WJHA - Forks Field Trip Feb 7th

February 06, 2020
Feb 7 th   Field Trip to the Forks: River path skate Pick up from School: 3:35pm At the forks 4 – 5:15pm Back at the school 5:45pm Eat 5:45 – 6:15pm Dismissed – 6:15pm Students will need to bring their helmets and skates to the Forks. Please note that If we...

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...

Grade 8 Field Trip to Fort Whyte

January 27, 2020
​ Grade 8 students will be attending a day camp at Fort Whyte Alive on February 13th.  Permission forms for this activity have been sent home with all grade 8 students.  For more information about the field trip please click on the following link.   Grade 8 Fort Whyte Information Letter.pdf

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...

Hat/Toque Day

January 23, 2020

For the next few Fridays (and Jan 30th), bring in a twoonie to be able to wear your hat all day long. 
This will be in supprt of The Dream Factory.  On Feb 20th some of the Grey Cup Champion Winnipeg Blue Bombers will be here to play in a...

WJHA Field Trip Jan 17th

January 16, 2020
​ WJHA students who returned their permission forms are reminded that you have a field trip to the U of M Women's Bison Hockey Game tomorrow.  There will not be a session at the IcePlex.  The bus will be leaving BMS at 6:00 pm and will return to BMS at approximately 9:30...

Winter Concert Jan. 23, 2020

January 13, 2020
​BMS Winter Concert will take place on Thursday, January 23rd in the school's gymnasium. The concert starts at 7:00 pm and will be approximately 1 hour 15 minutes in duration.  Everyone is welcome to attend. Students performing at the concert are to be at BMS no later than 6:30 pm and...

Snow Fall Warning

January 08, 2020
​ Buses are running, but delays are expected.  There is a snowfall warning in effect for Winnipeg and that this may cause significant delays to the bus services (starting potentially as early as this afternoon), Wednesday, January 8, 2020 and into tomorrow morning.”  

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...

2020-2021 Registration Information Evenings

December 09, 2019
  Middle Years Registrations for Middle Years are being accepted for catchment school's starting January 29th, 2020.  To register at a school of choice, you may apply on-line starting February 14, 2020. Senior Years Information Evenings John Taylor Collegiate
470 Hamilton Ave 204-888-8930                Thursday February 13 St. James Collegiate
1900 Portage Ave  204-888-4867                ...

Join Bruce Middle School for Community Paint Night

November 26, 2019
​On November 28, Bruce Middle School will be hosting a Community Paint Night fundraiser from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $25.00 and all students, care givers and community members are welcome.

BMS 50th T-Shirts and 50th Lanyards

November 18, 2019
​   If you have not yet purchased your Bruce Middle School 50th T-Shirt or 50th Lanyard there are some still available in the school's office. 50th T-Shirts are $20.00/each 50th Lanyards are $5.00/each

Annual Scholastic Book Fair

October 25, 2019
​Come check out the Annual Scholastic Book Fair. We have 4 dates for you to stop by and get some shopping done.
Bruce Middle School’s
Annual Scholastic Book Fair
November 6th:      11:45 am – 12:25 pm
                                   1:40 pm – 3:45 pm
November 7th:     11:45 am – 12:25 pm

Taco In-A-Bag

October 23, 2019
​ We will be having Taco Tuesday on October 29th. If you would like to order a Taco in a bag, please submit your order and money by October 24.  Taco in a bag and drink are $5.00 Please click here  to download the order form.

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. 

School Fees

October 15, 2019
This year's school fees are now set up to receive payment through School Cash On-Line.  All School Fees are to be paid using School Cash On-Line.  School Cash Online is an easy to use and safe way to pay for your children's school fees.  Now, with a few clicks, you can...

BMS Important Dates

October 15, 2019

December 23, 2019 - January 3, 2020. Winter Break: ​
Classes resume on January 6, 2020 January 7 - Early dismissal  January 15 - Parent council meeting at BMS 6:30-7:30. Please join us in the school library. ​ January 20 - BMS Open House (for incoming Grade 6...

WE Schools

October 07, 2019
Bruce hosts a WE Schools, We Day Viewing party on Tuesday, Oct 8th from 11:30-1:00pm. A live streaming broadcast of We Day (from Seattle) will be shared with the students in the gym from 11:30-12:25. Students who stay for lunch will have lunch in the gym and continue viewing the broadcast...

Bruce turns 50!

October 01, 2019
​  On October 4, Bruce Middle School is hosting its 50th anniversary celebration. Everyone is welcome to attend. There will a school tour, plenty of memorabilia, slideshows, music and student and staff presentations. Don't miss joining us for this great evening! The event starts at 4:30 p.m. and runs until 7:00...

Spirit Week runs Sept. 30-Oct.4

September 26, 2019
​ Next week we will kick-off our first Spirit Week of the Year! 
Monday: Orange Shirt Day
Tuesday: Twin/Triplet Day Wednesday: Rock & Roll Day Thursday: PJ Day 
Friday: Bearcat Day for the 50th Anniversary​! We hope to see you there!

Bruce Middle School Clothing Sale

August 26, 2019
​ Bruce Middle School Clothing as well as clothing commemorating the 50th anniversary of Bruce Middle School is on sale now!  Sizing samples will be available at the school at the start of each lunch hour for students to try on before an order is made.  Final day to purchase is Sunday,...

Triad Conferences Sept 4 th & 5th, 2019

August 23, 2019
​ Conference Manager is now open for booking your conference times. ​Bruce Middle School Triad Conferences are Sept. 4th & 5th, 2019. You can book your  appointment with your child's B.L.A.S.T. teacher online  To book your appointment, from the front page of the website, click on the "Parent & Community" dropdown tab,...

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...

BMS Year End Awards June 27, 2019 1:30 pm

June 17, 2019
  ​Our Year End Awards Celebration is an opportunity to highlight a wide range of student success.  Awards presented are reflected of the St. James-Assiniboia School Division outcomes, celebrating academic, social and emotional growth.  We welcome all staff, students and families to attend our celebration.   For details of the selection...

Gr 8 Farewell Celebration June 24, 2019

June 12, 2019
​ A Grade 8 Farewell Celebration on June 24th is being put on by a PARENT COMMITTEE ….this is NOT  affiliated with the school in any way. A Parent group is planning a fun event for Gr 8 students to celebrate the end of middle school.  Tickets will be available for purchase...

Gr 6 Assiniboine Park Zoo June 21, 2019

June 06, 2019
​The Gr 6 students at Bruce Middle School have the opportunity to participate in one final field trip this year at the Assiniboine Park Zoo It will take place on June 21st, 2019 .  We will be leaving the school at 9:30a.m. and returning to the school at approximately 3:00pm.m  In...

MB Historical Museum GR 6's June 13, 2019

June 06, 2019
​The Gr 6's will be going on a field trip  to the St. James Historical Museum on June 13, 2019.  We will be leaving the school around 9:30a.m. and walking as a  group to the Museum, students will return to the school at approximately 3:15p.m.  During the day students will be...

Gr 8 Grand Prix Amusements June 21, 2019

June 03, 2019
​Time to celebrate our Gr 8 students and their accomplishments at Bruce Middle School.  The Gr 8's will be taking a bus to Grand Prix Amusements.  We will depart the school around 9:15 a.m. and arrive at Grand Prix around 10:00a.m.  For four hours, students will have use of the mini-golf...

Libraries are for Everyone

June 03, 2019
​ The LAST Library class  (check-outs) will be Friday, June 7th, 2019 ALL Library Books must be returned by Thursday, June 13, 2019

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...

Gr 7 Year-End Field Trip Friday, June 21st

May 28, 2019
​On Friday, June 21st, there will be an activity day planned for our grade seven students to celebrate the end of a positive year.  In the MORNING, we will be going BOWLING at Academy Lanes West (formerly the Westwood Village Inn).  The cost for the bowling is $10.00 and should be...

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...

Spring Concert May 22, 2019 7pm

May 22, 2019
​The Spring Band and Choral Concert is tonight May 22nd starting at 7:00pm The Parent Council will be running a Mystery Box fundraiser.  Tickets will be priced at: 1 ticket for $2, 3 for $5 and 10 for $10 In addition, GR 8 students will be selling bookmarks and cookies to...

WJHA Hockey Program Windup May 23rd, 2019 Camp Manitou

May 13, 2019
​The WJHA Hockey Windup will take place on Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 at Camp Manitou It is a full day event and participants are asked to bring proper clothing/accessories such as hat, water bottle, runners, sunscreen, etc.  Transportation will be provided for staff and students to and from Camp Manitou from...

OurSCHOOL Student Survey

May 08, 2019
​Bruce Middle School will be participating in an online survey called OurSCHOOL Student Survey from May 9-18, 2019  Who:  ALL Bruce Middle School Students When:  May 9-May 18, 2019 Where:  Bruce Middle School Why:  School Improvement   About the OurSCHOOL Student Survey: -Allows students to share their feedb ack anonymously on...

Safe Teen Presentations

May 08, 2019
​ The SafeTeen Presentations are happening at Bruce Middle School on May 16, 2019 for ALL Grade 7 students.  Click Here for More Information:

WJHA Floor Ball Tournament Friday, May 3, 2019

May 02, 2019
 On Friday, May 3rd, all WJHA students will be participating in the annual floorball tournament at Keith Bodley Arena.  the bus will depart Bruce at approximately 12:30 p.m. and will return by the 3:30 p.m. dismissal time at Bruce. A Subway lunch will be provided for all participants but they will...

BMS Community Walk for Winnipeg Harvest

April 29, 2019
 ​BMS Community Walk for Winnipeg Harvest The Grade 7 students at Bruce Middle School are participating in Winnipeg Harvest's 'Empty Bowl Project' during the month of May.  Our goal as a school, is to raise awareness for poverty in our communities as well as globally.  We will set a goal to...

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...

BMS Annual Year-End Beach Volleyball June 17th, 2019

April 24, 2019
Bruce Middle School will be hosting it's annual year-end beach volleyball tournament on June 17th, 2019 at Melrose park Community Club.  There is a limit of 130 students to participate and it is on a first come, first served basis.  To reserve a spot, students must hand in their signed permission...

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. 

Earth Week April 22 - 25, 2019

April 22, 2019
​ Each morning listen to announcements for important tips and information on how to be sustainable. Our focus this week is on REDUCING (from the 3R's). By reducing consumption and waste , we will have the greatest effect for sustainability. Monday: Earth Day- wear green/blue, participate in clean-air walk at lunch...

Grade 8's participate in We Walk for Water

April 17, 2019
​The Grade 8s are excited about their Fundraising citizenship project called We Walk for Water To see information of all the exciting things they will be doing to fundraise, click here Also, please share the information with your friends and family and donate on Crowdrise    more info click here

International Day of Pink April 10

April 08, 2019
​On Wednesday, April 10th Students and Staff are taking part in International Day of Pink.  It is a day to celebrate diversity by standing up for your community.   Today, Monday, during literacy time,  the students  read about the history of the International Day of Pink and watched a video and discussed what wearing...

Gr 8 Picture Day April 18, 2019

April 03, 2019
​Lifetouch will be here for our Grade 8's on Thursday, April 18, 2019 to have their portraits and a class composite done.  Watch for the order forms coming home soon with your child.

WJHA Field Trip April 12th

April 03, 2019
The last  Friday after school session is April 12th.   All participants will be attending Activate Gaming Centre which is located on Portage Avenue.  Students will be picked up from Bruce Middle School @ 3:30 to go to Activate Gaming Centre and will return to BMS around 5:45 to eat and will...

Gr 8 Recycling Runway Project

March 21, 2019
​Gr. 8 ART students will be partaking in the "Recycling Runway" project throughout April and May (They make outfits out of up-cycled  and recycled goods).  We hope to showcase these designer outfits during the Spring concert which is May 22nd, along with works from all grades. In order to accomplish this,...

WJHA Hockey Change for Friday March 22

March 21, 2019
​ MARCH 22nd...WJHA students will NOT be going to the Ice Plex for the after-school session on March 22nd.  Instead the session will be held at Bruce Middle School and students will be dismissed at 5:15 from the school.

Divisional Science Fair

March 15, 2019
The 53rd Divisional Science Fair is taking place on April 3rd 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.

Help Siloam Mission & Win Pizza

March 05, 2019
​ Help Siloam Mission & Win Free BLAST Pizza Every Non-Perishable Food item is Worth 1 ballot  Draw will be on Monday, March 18th The Winnipeg BLAST group gets free Pizza on Friday, March 22nd

Let's Talk Science Challenge April 29, 2019

March 01, 2019
  Let's Talk Science Challenge   April 29, 2019 Three teams from Bruce Middle School will compete against other middle school teams on their knowledge of scientific facts and theories, as well as engineering design/build challenge.  Throughout the day, teams will display their team spirit through their carefully thought out costumes, posters,...

Charity Basketball Game March 01st, 2019

February 28, 2019
 CHARITY BASKETBALL GAME MARCH 1ST On March 1st the Winnipeg Blue Bombers ​will be playing Manitoba Corrections in a charity basketball game at Bruce Middle School.  During halftime of this event, we are offering the students an opportunity to get involved in a "2-Ball" competition with a Blue Bomber player as...

Spaghetti Bridge Competition on March 4th, 2020

February 26, 2019
On Wednesday, March 4, the Geo-scientists and Engineers of Manitoba will be testing spaghetti bridges at Bruce Middle School. The Grade 7 students at Bruce, along with some Grade 8 students, will be testing their bridges (trusses) made of only spaghetti and glue in the MPR!   As a satellite test...


February 21, 2019
​ This activity will take the place of regularly scheduled Friday night hockey academy.  Click here for details:               WJHA Forks letter 2019.pdf


February 21, 2019
​ I love to read week Monday- Pyjama Day Bedtime story read over intercom during afternoon literacy time by our very own A-team! Tuesday - Seuss Day- come dressed in Seuss Style… Crazy Hat, Blue Sox, etc. Wednesday - Wear a word (shirts with words) Thursday - Book Character/Cos Play Contest...


February 20, 2019
  ​During the week of March 4-8, 2019 your child will have the opportunity to participate in a unique mental health awareness program called Speak Out.   Click here for details: Speak up letter on letterhead 2019.pdf

WJHA Wednesday Jan 30, 2019

January 29, 2019
Due to the forecasted weather for Wednesday, the WJHA in-school session will be cancelled.  ​

Registration Forms Available Online

January 25, 2019
​ Please find attached Grade 6-8 Bruce Registration in the below links:
Grade 6
Grade 7 Grade 8


January 21, 2019
​CANCELLED - Grade 7 Camp Manitou, February 7th, 2019 Due to the forecasted weather for Feb 7th,  Camp Manitou has been cancelled.  Students will stay back at the school on this day.  We have planned a variety of indoor activities for these students.  We will still offer a pizza lunch option for $5.00;...

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...


January 07, 2019
Senior Years High School information evenings were held the week of February 11th.  Registration forms will be accepted on February 19, 2019.   Completed Registration forms are to be returned to your child's current St. James-Assiniboia Middle Years School.

WJHA Important Dates

January 07, 2019
​The WJHA program resumes their regular schedule with the first in-school session on Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 and the first after-school session on Friday, January 18th, 2019. As part of our involvement with the True North Foundation and the Winnipeg Jets Hockey Academy, our hockey academy participants have been invited to attend...

School Cash Online

December 17, 2018
School Cash Online is an easy to use and safe way to pay for your children’s school fees. Now, with a few clicks, you can pay for your child’s yearbook, class trips and so much more from your own home. All you have to do is register an account, attach your...

Reminder for WJHA Students

December 17, 2018
​ Important Reminder to all WJHA students:  There is no hockey this Wednesday (December 19th, 2018).  Friday's afterschool session (December 21, 2018), will be held at Bruce Middle School.  Students will NOT be going to the Iceplex, instead, WJHA students will be playing games in the gym.  The schedule is as...


December 17, 2018
​SPIRIT WEEK  DEC 17-21 MONDAY:  Opposite Day TUESDAY: Sports/Bearcat Day and Success Assembly WEDNESDAY: Wack Hair/Hat Day THURSDAY: Holiday Attire/ Wear Red or Green (Delivery of Reindeer Kisses during Period 1) FRIDAY: Pajama Day and Holiday Breakfast for ALL STUDENTS during period 1


December 17, 2018
​BMS GR 7 WINTER CAMP FEB 6-8, 2019 Riding Mountain Conference Centre on Clear Lake Click Here for details:  BMS Grade 7 Winter Camp February 6th to 8th.pdf  

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...

Neil Krebs Award 2018

November 27, 2018
The Neil Krebs award is presented annually to a member of the Middle Years Tier 1 Championship team. It is set up to rotate between a male player one year and a female player the next. Neil Krebs was a student who played on the boys volleyball team at Spring Valley School in...


November 21, 2018
     Click Here:  Holiday Sale Info.pdf


November 15, 2018
​   Bruce clothing has arrived!  Please see Ms. Sproll in the gym to pick up your order.  Please note that some items are on backorder and have not yet arrived, so those items will be arriving as quick as possible.  Thank you for your patience and for ordering clothing this...

Our New Woods Room is Open!

November 09, 2018
​ Due to the space and ventilation upgrades required to run an industrial arts program, a woods room expansion and renovation began in June 2018.  The renovation is now complete and students who have had the woods PA rotation are completing a project before the end of the term.  Included in...

Basketball Referee Clinic

November 08, 2018
The 2018 St. James-Assiniboia Basketball Referee Clinic is taking place on November 21 at Lincoln Middle School.  We are looking for Middle School Basketball Referees for the upcoming season! The free clinic offers registered participants the opportunity to receive their Novice Referee Certification and referee Middle Years basketball in St. James-Assiniboia School Division. 

Remembrance Day Service

November 02, 2018
​BMS will be holding a Remembrance Day Service on November 8th, 2018 @ 9:00 am in our gymnasium.  Everyone is welcome to attend. 

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. 

BMS Scholastic Book Fair

October 25, 2018
​ LOCATION:   LIBRARY November 14 th            (Periods 5-8)  11:45 am to 3:30 pm  (closed 12:25 - 1:25) November 15 th          ( Periods 5-8)  11:45 am to 7:30 pm  (closed 12:25 - 1:25 & 4:00 – 4:30 pm) November 16 th          ( Periods 5-8)  11:45 am to 3:30 pm (closed 12:25...

BMS Parent Council Fundraiser - Order Due Date Extended

October 24, 2018
​​Parent Council is having their first fundraiser.  Please see the attachment for information.  There is still time to send in your orders ... Orders are due into Bruce Middle School by Monday,  NOVEMBER 26th.  .  Orders will be available for pickup at BMS Winter Concert on December 12th.
BMS Parent Council Fundraiser Oct...

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:...

​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


Bruce Art Work

May 29, 2018

Bruce Middle School's Art students are featured on a worldwide gallery called ARTSONIA.  Parents should now have received an email to set up their child's account.  You can check out previous exhibits by following this link...

Don't forget to leave your favourite artist a comment in his...

WJHA Camp Manitou

May 23, 2018
​  Pictures attached.

Earth Day Week Winners

May 02, 2018
​ Earth Week Winners Results Thank you and congratulations to all participants of Earth Week. We hope that your sustainability efforts continue throughout the year! Prize winners had their choice of $10 gift cards to Subway, Starbucks, or iTunes. Trivia Winners: Mon April 23: Adison in Blast 2 Tues April 24:...

Athletic Summer Camp Burasies

April 26, 2018
Any grade 6 or 7 students currently registered to attend Bruce next year who are interested in attending a sport camp this summer and would like to apply for an athletic scholarship please contact Mrs. Sproll at Please indicate which camp you are registering for, the cost of the camp,...

Let's Talk Science

April 25, 2018
​  We have two field trips  that allowed us to send students to a program called Let's Talk Science at the U of M. They are able to learn and explore different science experiments and eqiupment.
Attached is some pictures from these trips.
April 25


WJHA Friday

April 25, 2018
As per the email I sent out on Wednesday incase any parents did not receive it, Dear Parent/Guardian, This Friday, April 27 th , the WJHA will be hosting its annual floorball tournament for all of its students at Keith Bodley Arena.  The tournament will run from approximately 12:45 – 2:30...

BMS Kickboxing Club

April 19, 2018

On February 27th, Bruce's very own Kickboxing Club finally got off the ground, but, then for warm-up, they got back on the ground and did some good ol' burpees, push-ups, and the like!  We have 30 super dedicated kickboxers who are learning to skip, learning footwork, shadowboxing, punches, kicks,...

Tell Them From Me Survey Info

April 18, 2018
Bruce Middle school will be starting the survey with student starting Monday, April 23rd. If you have any questions or concerns contact Mrs Goetz , guidance councellor, at 204-888-1990. Thanks! TTFM - Template Letter for Parents - 2017-18 Year.pdf

Bruce Bearcat Clothing

April 17, 2018
​ Bruce Middle School clothing is now available. All orders are to be completed online by September 28. Deliveries will take approximately 4-6 weeks after the final deadline, and will be shipped to Bruce. Mrs. Sproll will have clothing sample sizes available for students to try at lunch time. Please see...

Young Women's Conference

April 13, 2018
​We sent 10 girls to the youth womens conference where they spent the day

Humboldt Strong

April 12, 2018
The Bruce Bearcats proudly wore green/jerseys to show their support for the tragic accident with the Humboldt Broncos hockey team. We also collected donations to go towards the GoFund me page to show our support to the players and families of the accident . Way to go Bearcats for all your...

Science Fair Winners

April 12, 2018
 Tyler U- Gold
​ Liam P - Silver  Cassidy M & Jersey C - Silver
Dennis M - Silver
Ashley V - Silver

Lubina K - Bronze

WJHA Game Schedule

April 05, 2018
​ Kids will only be attending the games they are playing in.
BRUCE 6/7 GAMES - MOOSE Monday, April 9: Bruce 6/7 vs Isaac Newton                        1:00        Gateway Blue Wednesday, April 25: Bruce 6/7 vs Bernie 7/8                      11:30     East End Wednesday, May 2: Peguis 6/7 vs Bruce 6/7                         11:30     Iceplex Coop...

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...

​Middle Years Parent Survey

March 19, 2018
Schools in St. James-Assiniboia have always taken great pride in providing a high quality of education for all children. In asking you to spend 10-15 minutes to complete this short survey, you can help us to maintain areas of strength and identify areas that need continuing growth or improvement.

Click here...

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. 

Spirt Week

March 14, 2018
Spirit Week Activities  March 19 - 23, 2018
Monday - PJ Day Tuesday - Twin Day & Taco in a Bag Tuesday Wednesday - Beach Day - Tourist Day (dress code still applies!) Thursday - Sports Day - BB game between Bombers and Corrections Friday - Blast Colour Day -...

Interested in Club Basketball

March 09, 2018

​ Now that your basketball seasons are coming to a close (but GOOD LUCK to all those still playing!), Community Club ball would be a great way to keep your teams playing together during the spring and developing their skills and camaraderie for next season. Community Club season runs from...

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...

Winter Camp Pictures as of Feb 15 @ 9PM *will update as received

February 15, 2018
​ Grade 7 students at Camp Wannakumbac! Fun in the sun & snow! 

Senior Year Open Houses

January 16, 2018

Our four high schools are holding Information Evenings on the following dates for parents and students to meet teachers and learn more about the different types of programs available. All Information Evenings begin at 7:00 p.m. Registration forms will be accepted on February 16, 2018.
St. James Collegiate (ASTec),...

Ski Trip

January 10, 2018
Link to information The Bruce Middle Ski/ Snowboarding trip is scheduled for March 2nd, 2018

Winter Camp

January 10, 2018
​ Grade 7 Winter camp is next month Feb 14-16, 2018.


January 10, 2018

Reminder of the skills competition event tonight, students are asked to be at the school by 6 pm. The bus will be picking students up at 6:15pm and returning at  9pm approx. Supper is NOT included tonight.

Taco in a Bag

November 22, 2017

Bruce Leadership will be organizing Taco in a Bag lunch. Please bring your form and $5 cash (exact amount) to your Blast teacher before October 22nd 9:00 am.     Please click on the link to download the order form ...

Coaching for Confidence

November 07, 2017
NOVEMBER 21, 2017 COACHING FOR CONFIDENCE Presented by Dr. John Walker, Professor – Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University of Manitoba and Director of the Anxiety Disorders Program, St. Boniface Hospital. Shyness and anxiety are normal human emotions.  Some children, however, are much more shy or fearful than the average child. ...

Terry Fox Run September 28th

November 07, 2017
The Terry Fox Run takes place on Friday, September 28th during periods 4 and 5.  The entire school will take part in a 5 km run/walk through Woodhaven and  a fterwards we will have a barbeque.   All funds raised will go to the Terry Fox Foundation to support cancer research  ...

This Week At A Glance

October 24, 2017
October 23-27, 2017
Monday, October 23: T2 girls’ volleyball practice at 7:30am Drop Everything and Read Manitoba School Library Day 11:05-11:25 Tier 1 Girls’ volleyball vs Hedges (Boys at Hedges) 4-5:30 Tuesday, October 24: T2 boys’ volleyball practice at 7:30am Toasty Tuesday, 8:15-8:30 Safe Schools/Cool to Care in PM T1...

Hold & Secure

October 24, 2017
​ Please be advised that we entered a hold and secure situation this morning on the advice of the police in response to an event in the community. Bruce Middle School was not under a direct threat and this was done as a precautionary measure. The police have advised us that...

"Bruce Bearcat "Clothing

October 04, 2017
​"Bruce Bearcat Clothing is Back! You can come down to the front lobby at Lunch Time or After School to be sized! All of the orders are being done online this year, so make sure you come get sized!"   Students will then get a small paper with item details and the...

BMS Curling

October 04, 2017
BMS Curling season is fast approaching! We have distributed information and registration forms to those interested...however we have limited spots. If you child brings home curling forms and is interested in joining, please read the information, complete the necessary forms and remit fees as soon as possible. The deadline for these...


September 23, 2017
​The Leadership Team has been busy planning, making posters, and assembling prizes for our very first Spirit Week of the year! Show your school spirit and come dressed up each day! Theme days are:

Monday- PJ Day- come dressed in pyjamas and bring your favourite sleep items.

Tuesday- Twins or Triplets...


September 23, 2017
On September 26 th and 27 th all grade 7 students who attend Bruce Middle School will be participating in Safeteen presentations. We all want to know what to do to keep our children safe. I think we can all agree that the most difficult thing as a parent/caregiver is to...

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...