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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:...
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​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...
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Assessment Schedules 2018-19

June 04, 2018

Please see below two assessment schedules outlining provincial dates and programs for the 2018-19 School Year. 
Early and Middle Years Assessment Schedule Senior Years Assessment Schedule



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June Calendar

May 29, 2018
Please click here for June Calendar
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SJASD 2nd Annual Graduation Pow Wow

May 28, 2018
Join us for the 2nd annual Graduation Pow Wow.  Click here for details. Free Bussing will be provided, click here to sign up.​
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May Calendar of events

April 26, 2018
Click Here for Calendar - updated May 7th    
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Run 4 Funds

April 26, 2018
Our kick off for Run for Funds will be at the Assembly on April 27th. Fundraising will run from April 27th to May 23rd.  Each student has been given a fundraising package, students can return their pledges any time before May 23rd. As an incentive, for every $5 that a student...
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Earth Day at Buchanan School

April 17, 2018
The students at Buchanan will be taking part in Earth Day activities on Thursday April 19th.  Please send a litterless lunch (plastic reusable contaniers, as little garbage as possible) and if students can ride a bike or walk instead of being driven to school that day.  Lets all do our part!
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Supervision and Entry Times

April 13, 2018
Outdoor supervision by the teaching staff begins at 8:45 a.m . The main doors will be locked until 8:40am. There is also supervision outside during the morning and afternoon recesses.  Noon hour supervision begins at 12:45 p.m.  School entry times are at 8:55 a.m. and 12:55 p.m.  Students who go home for lunch should...
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How to Connect and stay Connected to your (Almost) Teen: 10 Things your Teenager Wants you to Know.

April 12, 2018
A presentation for parents of children in Grade 5 to 8 Hedges Middle School Theatre - 369 Fairlane Avenue Wednesday, May 9th, 2018 6:00 to 7:30 PM—No registration required Click here for more details  
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Spring Photos May 3rd, 2018

April 12, 2018
Lifetouch will be here on May 3rd to take spring photos.  Kindergartens and Grade 5 students have options of purchasing a class composite photo.  If you need another order form for the composites please contact the office.  Deadline to order these are May 3rd  - photo day. ​    
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Family Math Night - May 10th

April 09, 2018
All Buchanan families are welcome to take part in math activites and enjoy a slice of pizza May 10th 5pm - 6:15pm There will be a variety of levelled games to support and further develop problem solving skills.  Please come out and try the games with your child/children.  Please RSVP your...
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Counsellors Corner - Grade 5 Students

April 03, 2018
  Counsellors Corner Parents of Grade 5 students..... the Human Sexuality component of the Physical/Health Education Curriculum (formerly called Family Life) will start in May and June this year. Lesson materials are appropriate for the grade level and the maturity of the students. The lessons focus on several topics such as:...
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Counsellor's Corner - Personal Safety

April 03, 2018
Counsellor’s Corner Personal Safety Important information for parents: Child Find Manitoba’s Kids in the Know Program is being used again this year to teach personal safety strategies. Although three or four lessons may not be sufficient enough for children to protect themselves from victimization, children must be continually reminded and taught...
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April Calendar of Events

April 02, 2018
Click Here for Calendar (revised April 4th)
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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...
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Student Drop off and Pick up

March 19, 2018
  ***VIDEO**   Hedges Middle School would like to bring to your attention, a change with parking on Fairlane Avenue that will take effect April 3, 2018 from the City of Winnipeg.  There will be new signs put up that will indicate NO stopping or parking on the eastbound side of...
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Moo Spirit Week - March 19- 23, 2018

March 16, 2018
Monday - Summer Day (dress for summer) Tuesday - Team Jersey Day / Milk Moustache Day Wednesday - Crazy Hair and Hat Day / Moo Olympics Thursday - Character Day Friday - Moo Jamma Day Click here for full Spirit week details​ Click here for Moo Poster Contest details
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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. 
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Student Led Conferences - Celebration of Learning

March 13, 2018
Student-Led Conferences will be held this Thurs. Mar. 15th (5-7) and Fri. Mar. 16th (9-11:30). Teachers will be scheduling their own conference times or Open House times please check backpacks and agendas for more information.
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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.
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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...
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Honey for Sale

March 01, 2018
There is still some honey available for sale.  Limited Quantities.  Contact Mrs. Moore at the office if you are interested in purchasing any by March 9th. Creamed Honey $10 Pumpkin Spice, Maple, Lemon, Cinnamon, Chocolate, Blueberry $7 3pack 45 ml jars, Blueberry, Lemon, Cinnamon $12 3pack 45 ml jars, Maple, Chocolate, Pumpkin...
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March Calendar 2018

February 28, 2018
​​ Click here  for the  Buchanan March Calendar of Events
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Buchanan's Kindness Tree

February 23, 2018
​The Month of February was Kindness Month at Buchanan.  It started off with a Kindness Challenge.  The students were then asked to build the leaves on the tree with kindness.  For every kind deed a heart was added. "Kindness is all aroun dus, We just have to stop and see. Write...
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Cookie Dough Fundriaser -

February 23, 2018
Cookie Pickup will be May 1st at 3:10 - 5pm (early dismissal) in the science room​   Parent Council is running a Cookie Dough Fundraiser.  Orders can be accepted March 19 - April 6. Prizes to be awarded to Families with the highest cookie sales: 1st Prize - $100 gift card...
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February Calendar 2018

February 01, 2018
​ Click here for the  Buchanan February Calendar of Events
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The Great Kindness Challenge

January 19, 2018
Buchanan School will be participating in the Great Kindness Challenge Jan 22 - 26th.  Monday is Kick off Day - receive their challenges,   Click here to see the list. Tuesday is kick into gear and help someone near - Wear different Coloured shoes or socks Wednesday - Dress up as...
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Subway Fun Lunch February 9th, 2018

January 18, 2018
​Please send your subway order to the teacher by January 31st. Click here for an order form.
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Middle School Info Evenings

January 11, 2018
​Hedges Middle School - January 15, 2018 - 7pm Lincoln Middle School - January 16th, 2018 - 7pm Golden Gate - January 17th, 2018 - 7pm Ness Middle School - January 18, 2018 7pm George Waters - January 24, 2018 7pm Bruce Middle School - January 25th, 2018 7pm 
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January Calendar

January 10, 2018
Click here  for the Buchanan January Calendar of Events
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Parenting Today 2017-2018 St. James-Assiniboia School Division

January 08, 2018
Parenting Today – February 6 th Workshops will be held from 6 – 8 p.m. at Educational Support Services – Jameswood School, 1 Braintree Crescent (off Olive & Ness). SELF-REGULATION STRATEGIES FEBRUARY 6, 2018 Presented by the Occupational Therapy Team, Educational Support Services, St. James- Assiniboia School Division. Self-regulation is the...
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Kindergarten Registration

December 15, 2017

Join us on January 24th, 2018 for our Kindergarten Information evening at 7pm. Cick here  ​for our Guide to Early Years Registration ...
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I Love to Read Month - January

December 08, 2017
​Buchanan School celebrating  I love to Read Month Weekly Wednesday themes: - January 10th, 2018 : ''Wear A Shirt With Words  Day''! - January 17, 2018 : ''Be A Good  Sport & Read Day''! (Wear a team shirt) - January 24, 2018 : ''Dress Up As Your Favorite Book Character  Day''! - J anuary 26,...
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Learn to Play

December 08, 2017
The Grade 3 Learn to Play program started January 10th.  The will be picked up by bus at 1pm and will be on the ice at Keith Bodley Arena from 1:30 - 2:30 every Wednesday until end of February.    
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Buchanan Bengals Gym Schedule

December 01, 2017
Click here for  the December Gym Calendar
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Buttons

December 01, 2017
Buchanan School is looking for Buttons!!! Any shape, size or colour of button will do!  We are planni ng on having some math fun with them.
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Winter Break

November 29, 2017
​It's the most wonderful time of the year! The annual winter break begins on December 25th 2017 till January 6th 2018. School is back on January 8th 2018.  
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Honey Fundraiser - In support of Buchanan School Parent Council

November 28, 2017
​Parent Council is running their Honey fundraiser.  Orders must be returned by December 6, 2017 and orders will be available for pickup on December 14th at the Winter Concert 1:30 and 6:30 concerts times. Honey Order Form Click Here Honey Fundraising Information Click Here
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Buchanan Winter Concert

November 24, 2017
​Buchanan School will host their anual Winter Concert on Dec 14th. There will be a concert at 1pm and at 6:30.  Click Here for more details.
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Paddle Auctions

November 23, 2017
​Buchanan School will be auctioning 6 paddles starting November 27th at 9am.  Starting Bids will be $25 for each paddle.  This auction will close on December 8th at 3:50. Click here to see the paddles that are up for Auction.   Click here  for our story and more details. Our next Auction will...
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Tower Garden Project

November 13, 2017
This year our school was given the chance to grow produce from an Aeroponic Tower Garden. We were able to purchase 2 units which will be active all year long thanks to this new vertical system. This new feature will be a wonderful opportunity for students to learn about healthy eating and the environment...
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Peak of the Market - Farm to School Fundraiser

November 10, 2017
Pick up of vegetables will be in the during Student Led Conferences.  November 23, 5 - 7 and November 24th 9 - 11 in the Science Room Thank you to all that supported our Peak of the Market Farm to School Fundraiser.
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General Store

November 08, 2017
The General Store will now be open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 12:50. Organzied by the Grade 4 & 5's the store will be selling assorted snacks, such as yogurt, granola bars, crackers, juice.  All items are under $1.  All proceeds from the General Store are donated to a charity chosen by...
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Great Big Toy Sale

November 06, 2017
​We are collecting used toys this November for our 2nd annual GREAT BIG TOY SALE. Toys can be dropped off at the school by December 6th.   The sale will be held on Thursday December 7th and Friday December 8th from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm in the school's Main Hall.  All items will be sold between...
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School Supply Information

July 17, 2017
​ All details related to school supplies for the 2017-18 school year are now available on our website. Click here for more details.
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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...
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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."...
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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...