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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

October 24, 2018
​​Parent Council is having their first fundraiser.  Please see the attachment for information.  Orders are due into Bruce Middle School by November 19th.  Orders will be available for pickup at BMS Winter Concert on December 12th. BMS Parent Council Fundraiser Oct 2018.pdf

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...