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...
June 23, 2021
Opening Day Triad Conferences for the 2021-2022 school year are Tentatively scheduled for Wednesday September 8th, 2021 from 1:00 pm-6:00 pm and Thursday September 9th, 2021 from 8:00 am-12:00pm Triad Conference Letter
June 07, 2021
J ust a friendly reminder to students of our Staples Recycling Program . Also, with more parents/guardians working from home, we have a sustainable initiative of recycling markers at Golden Gate that we would like to create awareness for recycling. In keeping these items out of our landfills, and being...
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...
March 11, 2021
We are pleased to announce Golden Gate has a new Game Lending Library. We recently received a Wellness Grant from the City of Winnipeg to create a safe, fun activity for families to enjoy this winter. Please see PDF below for more information including list of games!
Check out our Global...
February 08, 2021
On Thursday March 4th, 2021 from 4:30-7:30 PM Teachers will be meeting with Parents and Students via virtually through Microsoft Teams.
There has been an email sent out for you to book 1- 10 minute slot per student through Conference Manager.
Please note that Conference manager will be open to book in your...
February 03, 2021
No School on Monday February 15th, 2021 in Recognition of Louis Riel Day
January 20, 2021
St. James-Assiniboia grade 5 students that live in the Golden Gate catchment:
Forms will be made available from your elementary school on January 29, 2021.
These forms should be returned to your present elementary school no later than February 12, 2021
Students that live outside of the Golden Gate catchment and beyond division...
November 13, 2020
Friday November 20th, 2020 is an Inservice Day. In addition, p lease note that all St. James Assiniboia schools will closed for two additional Inservice days on Monday, November 23 rd and Tuesday, November 24 th , 2020 . All classes and transportation will be cancelled on these two days (both in-class...
October 13, 2020
Bus Ridership will be Taking Place on Thursday October 22nd and Friday 23rd from 9:45- 11:15 am.
We will have two busses and Students will remain in their Cohorts and will have only have one class of students on each bus at a time. Between each Cohort/Class they will be sanitizing each...
October 07, 2020
Golden Gate Middle School will be holding their Parent Advisory Council Meeting on Thursday October 29th, 2020 for 6:00 PM in the School Cafeteria
October 05, 2020
Tuesday October 19, 2021 is Early Dismissal
The students will be dismissed at 3:00 pm
September 10, 2020
Please remember that ALL Students, Parents, Volunteers, Staff and Teachers to SANITIZE your hands before entering our SCHOOL each time.
You will require a MASK to enter the School and please wear at ALL TIMES while in our School.
Remember to Screen your family members for any COVID 19 related symptoms ...
September 10, 2020
Picture Retakes Proofs have now been sent home for those who had Retakes Done!
Please Ensure Orders if paying by cash or cheque are handed in by Wednesday November 25th, 2020 to their homeroom teachers.
If ordering pictures online please have them completed again on Wednesday November 25th, 2020....
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...
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...
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...
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)...
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...
March 13, 2020
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...
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...
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...
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...
February 27, 2020
Golden Gate Middle School will hold their Student LED Conferences on Thursday March 5th, 2020 from 4:30pm -7:00pm. Students will be involved in sharing with their parents what they are learning and share some of their own learning. Students will likely need a minimum of 30 minutes to visit with their parent/guardian each...
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...
February 04, 2020
Here is the Following Dates for our Divisional Senior Years Information Evenings: St. James Collegiate, 1900 Portage Ave.- Monday, February 10 at 7:00pm
Collège Sturgeon Heights Collegiate, 2665 Ness Ave.- Tuesday, February 11 at 7:00pm
Westwood Collegiate, 360 Rouge Rd. -Wednesday, February 12 at 7:00pm
John Taylor Collegiate, 470 Hamilton Ave.-Thursday, February 13 at...
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...
February 03, 2020
On Wednesday May 6th - Golden Gate Music Department with the Team at Long n Mc Quade Music will be holding Instrument Try-out for all Grade 5 students attending Golden Gate Middle School for the 2020-2021 school year and who will be electing Band. It will be by appointment only from 4:00-7:00 pm...
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...
January 16, 2020
Golden Gate Middle School will be closed for Spring Break from Monday March 29th, 2021 through to Friday April 2nd, 2021. Stay Healthy and have a safe break! The school will reopen on Monday April 5th, 2021.
January 08, 2020
Join us on Wednesday January 15th, 2020 at Golden Gate Middle School for our Information Evening.
Held in our Gymnasium from 7:00 PM- 8:00 PM
January 08, 2020
Early and Middle Years ( K-Gr. 8) Registration for the 2020-2021 school year will be open on Wednesday January 29th, 2020 for all "In Catchment" students
Senior Years (Gr. 9-12) Registration will be open on Friday February 14th, 2020 for all "In Catchment" students.
Registration for all "Out of Catchment" students will begin...
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...
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...
December 11, 2019
With 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...
December 04, 2019
Join us on Wednesday January 15th, 2020 for our Golden Gate Information Evening- from 7:00- 8:00 PM in the Gym
December 04, 2019
From all the staff and students at Golden Gate Middle School- we wish you a SAFE and HAPPY Holiday Season.
Golden Gate Middle School will be closed for Winter Break from Monday, December 21st, 2020 through Friday, January 1st, 2021. INSERVICE - On Monday January 4th, 2021
The school will reopen on Tuesday,...
November 27, 2019
for all Golden Gate Students will be sent out electronically on Monday June 28th, 2021 after 3pm for Term 3- Final Report Card
November 27, 2019
Our Grade 6-8 Choir are participating at Choral Fest Wednesday November 27th, 2019 at 10:30 am Prairie Spirit United Church - 207 Thompson Drive
November 15, 2019
Wednesday December 11th, 2019 The Grade 6 Concert Band, Concert Choir and Vocal Jazz students will perform at 6:30pm. The Grade 7 and 8 Concert Band and Jazz Band musicians will perform at 7:30pm. All performers are to wear their black on black music uniform with black dress shoes. Warm up...
November 04, 2019
will be held on the morning of Thursday November 7th, 2019 for 10:30 AM in our school gym.
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.
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...
May 30, 2019
At Golden Gate, the creation of balanced classes is fundamental in supporting the instructional program and diverse needs of all the learners within the classroom setting.
To learn more, please click here ...
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...
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...
May 14, 2019
Wednesday, May 15th - Gr. 6 & 8 student vaccinations will be occurring in the morning.
May 01, 2019
Orders are due back to the school office BY May 9th, 2019.
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...
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.
March 15, 2019
The 53rd Divisional Science Fair is taking place on April 3 at George Waters Middle School/St. James Collegiate.
All projects must be dismantled by 8:30 p.m. Remaining projects will be disposed of after this time.
For the Science Fair schedule, click here .
For additional information about...
March 08, 2019
Félicitations to all Concours d’Art Oratoire participants in SJASD. On March 5 and 6, SJASD held its annual Concours d’Art Oratoire event at Collège Sturgeon Heights Collegiate (CSHC). Concours d’Art Oratoire is an annual public speaking event sponsored by Canadian Parents for French. The objective is to help students develop effective...
March 06, 2019
Before you tweet, text, post, or chat - Think First. And always remember to be kind.
February 23, 2019
As part of Love to Read Month we are having some fun competition counting total number of pages read, and the homeroom with most pages read at the end of the month will have a pizza lunch!
February 22, 2019
Please refer to our School Calendar
for additional school events, sports, band, choir etc. March 23rd- April 13th Extended Spring Break April April 13th- School Re-opens April 17th - Inservice Day- No School April 21st - Early Dismissal at 3:05pm April 28th- Band Parent Meeting 6:30...
February 20, 2019
Calling all crocheters and knitters at Golden Gate
Grade 7 student Maya C. wanted to start the club for students to practice their knitting skills, or learn how to knit for the first time, because "it's fun and you can make friends." With support from Ms. Dirks, Mrs. Nowosad, Mme....
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...
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...
November 19, 2018
Did you attend Golden Gate in 2017-2018? Did you purchase a yearbook? If so, your yearbook is waiting for you in the GG office. Please drop by Monday to Friday, 8:15-4:15. Go Gators!
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.
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...
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.
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...
July 03, 2018
Summer hours will commence on Tuesday, July 3 and end on Friday, August 17. Office hours for St. James-Assiniboia School Division Board Office are 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
As for the Media Centre inside the Professional Staff Development Centre, the summer hours are as follows:
July 3 - July 13, 2018:...
June 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...
May 14, 2018
Report Cards will be distributed in homerooms on Thursday, June 28, from 9:00-9:30am and from 2:15-2:45pm. If your student is unable to pick up their report card in person, please send a large, self-addressed, stamped envelope to the office, and we will mail it out. The office will be closed from July...
May 09, 2018
Wednesday, May 16th is Library Amnesty Day. All overdue fines are forgiven when you return your books ONLY ON THIS DAY. Dig through your locker and under your bed. This is a win-win: Our Library gets the books back, and you get to keep your hard-earned cash.
April 11, 2018
All grade 8's will have their photo taken by Lifetouch on Tuesday, April 24th. If you wish to order the composite photo, you must bring payment with the order form to the photo session. Order forms will be distributed to all grade 8 students in their homerooms. If a student is...
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...
March 19, 2018
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
March 14, 2018
Please click here
to view the latest media release on behalf of SJASD highlighting the 2018-2019 Budget Summary.
March 08, 2018
The annual SJASD Concours d’art oratoire event was held on March 6 and 7 at Collège Sturgeon Heights Collegiate. The public speaking event, sponsored by Canadian Parents for French, is an opportunity for students to grow their public speaking abilities, strengthen their second language skills and test their creative writing skills. Each participant...
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.
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...
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
June 30, 2017
The office will close at 4:00 p.m. Friday, June 30th. We will re-open on Wednesday, August 23rd at 8:15 a.m. Have a great summer!
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."...
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...