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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...

Phys Ed News

October 31, 2018
​ Cross Country – Congratulations to all the grade 4 & 5 students who participated in the Cross Country Running Club this year. You all did a great job and should be proud of your accomplishments!!! Team Handball – Team Handball has started will run through to the end of November. ...

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. 

Winter Concert Musical Auditions

October 22, 2018
​ Any grade 3, 4 or 5 student who wishes to audition for a SPEAKING PART in the winter concert musical, will need to memorize their lines and speak them slowly, clearly and with expression. Please sign up for an audition time outside the Music Room door. See Ms. Goertzen for...

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. 

Clipper Council News

September 28, 2018
WE SCARE HUNGER! Clipper Council is collecting non-perishable food and household items to donate to Main Street Project. Please send items to your child's classroom during the month of October. The class with the most amount of food items will be rewarded! The last day to collect items will be November...

Music News

September 28, 2018
​ Percussion Club, Mondays at 12:20 Grade 3's are invited to join the Percussion Club. We are meeting in the Music Room on Mondays at 12:20. We will be groovin' to the beat for THREE Mondays. Crestview Singers, Wednesdays at 12:15 Crestview Singers have begun to rehearse for our many performances....

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 Patrols

June 25, 2018
​ Thank you & Congratulations to our amazing patrols! Their work in keeping pedestrians safe has been recognized by Winnipeg Police Services earning them the 3rd place divisional trophy! We also thank Mrs. Philips for heading out every day as our adult crossing guard in all types of weather! We appreciate...

​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


Library Books are Due

May 31, 2018
Time to return all Crestview School Library Books ! Please have all books back by June 14th.

Save the date!

May 16, 2018
Our Year End Celebration of Learning assembly will take place on Tuesday, June 26th 1:15-2:15 PM in the school gym.  This is an opportunity for all classes at Crestview to celebrate learning throughout the year with families and the community! Following the assembly, we will host the Grade 5 Farewell from...

Music News

May 08, 2018
Family of Schools Concert: On Monday, May 7, the Crestview Singers will participate in the Family of Schools Concert at John Taylor Collegiate.  They are performing three pieces:  Kokoleoko, Clever Chameleon and Somewhere Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World . Choir members need to meet at John Taylor Collegiate at 6:30pm...

Phys Ed News

May 08, 2018
​ Volleyball- Volleyball will be continuing into May for a short while.  Our Friendship Tournament will be on May 9 th at John Taylor Collegiate.  Practices are on Tuesday mornings from 8:15-8:55, and on Thursdays at lunch from 12:15-1:50.  Running Club-   Running Club will be starting in May for all...

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...

Crestview Hosts Workshops for parents

April 26, 2018
Healthy Together Now .pdf

Math Spirit Week

April 18, 2018
Next week, April 23-27, Crestview will be hosting our annual math week. Throughout the week, students will participate in daily math activities as well as we hope participate in themed      dress-up days for each day of the week. Here is a list of each day of the week and their corresponding...

Thank you for your support!

April 05, 2018
Thank you to all the Crestview families and friends, students and staff who helped make our Book Fair a huge success! Our total sales were $2656.35 and our school has received 50% of the profit in books for our classroom libraries! Congratulations to Ayvah in Grade 2 Room 23. She was...

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...

April Music News

March 23, 2018
​ Crestview Singers:  Congratulations to the Crestview Singers!  They received GOLD for the performance they gave at the Winnipeg Music Festival on February 26. This is a fantastic group of keen and talented singers! Congratulations to all choir members for their dedication and hard work. A special thank you to Ms....

Developing Deep Levels of Character

March 23, 2018
See attached for exciting news from Room 5. DEVELOPING DEEP LEVELS OF CHARACTER .pdf

The Clipper Council & Crew

March 20, 2018
​ The clipper council and crew have focused our efforts on supporting Siloam Mission. Siloam Mission is a Winnipeg based non-for-profit organization, which supports Winnipeggers in multiple ways. Siloam Mission offers programs and services that are free of charge, with dignity and respect, and without discrimination. The clipper council and crew...

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. 

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...

Crestview Singers win Gold at Music Festival.

February 28, 2018
​ Congratulations to the Crestview Singers!  They received GOLD for the performance they gave at the Winnipeg Music Festival on February 26. This is a fantastic group of keen and talented singers! Congratulations to all choir members for their dedication and hard work. A special thank you to Mrs. Barbour (Annessa's...

Student Led Conferences

February 27, 2018
​ Be sure to book your appointment. See attached March 2018.pdf

Phys Ed News

February 27, 2018
​ The students have been working hard this past month working on their bouncing, throwing, balancing, and basketball skills.  The grade 4/5 Basketball teams will finish their season with a tournament at Buchanan School on Friday March 2nd.  This month the students will continue to work and develop their balancing skills...

The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to Crestview

February 27, 2018
​ The Book Fair will take place on two days in the library: March 15 th from 9:00 am – 12:00 noon & 5:00pm – 8:00pm March 16 th from 9:00 am – 11:30 am Come and check out the great selection of books that are available for your children. We...

The 2018 Wonder and Exploration Fair

January 31, 2018
It is time for our 2018 Wonder and Exploration Fair! It is an excellent opportunity for students to investigate, learn, discuss, and practice their skills. All students in grades four and five will be submitting a 'WE Fair' project. Grades 4 and 5 will be working on their projects during class...

Phys Ed News

January 31, 2018
The past month has been a busy one in the gym.  The students have been working on the skill of bouncing, learning some new games, and the older students have had the chance to go cross-country skiing in our field.  In February we will be working on our static and dynamic...

Music News

January 15, 2018
From the Music Room Winter Concert: Congratulations to all the students on their fabulous performances at our 2017 Winter Concert. Many thanks again to staff, who shared their talents and helped make the afternoon and evening possible with endless hours of rehearsals and behind the scenes work. Crestview Singers : The...

Principals Message/Holiday Concert

December 13, 2017
At Crestview School, we recognize that our families and community have great diversity, a beautiful mix of different people, experiences and celebrations. We host a winter holiday concert in December in the spirit of celebration and community to bring us together to celebrate our children and the joy that comes from...

Winter Concert

December 06, 2017
Preparations are well under way for our Crestview winter concert. Our performance will be held on Wednesday, December 20 at 1:30 and 6:30 pm. Every child is involved in the concert through singing, choreography and playing instruments. The Kindergarten to Grade 2 students will be entertaining you with lively songs about...

Rock Paper Scissors Tournament

November 14, 2017
​ Crestview School will once again be having a Rock Paper Scissors Tournament to fundraise non-perishables for Christmas Hampers.  Crestview School takes part in Sam's Christmas, which is an initiative of Project Echo to help deliver hampers to families throughout the city as well as to families in St. James Assiniboia...

Student Led Conferences

November 13, 2017
Report Cards are issued Wednesday, November 22nd.  The evening of November 23 and the morning of November 24 are scheduled conference times for Term 1. Please book a time to come to Crestview during these dates to celebrate your child's learning progress. The purpose of this time is to  review samples...

Be the Change!

November 03, 2017
​Check your sofa…check your pockets…   check your car cup holders! Room 8 is looking for your spare change.       Mrs. Taylor's Grade 1 & 2 students have been learning about healthy bodies and healthy  lifestyles. November is Diabetes awareness month and more specifically, Type 1 Diabetes in children has come close to...

Multiple Intelligences on the Brain

October 18, 2017

During the 2016-17 school year, all students at Crestview School spent a lot of time practicing mindfulness and learning about the 6 Cs – Creativity, Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking, Character and Citizenship. Entering the 2017-18 school year with their tool kits full of strategies and understandings about these concepts, it...

School Cash Online

August 25, 2017
​ 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 school supplies, class trips and so much more from your own home. Click here to log into School Cash...

School Supply Information

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

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...