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Spring Photos!

May 02, 2024
‚ÄčSpring Picture Day is on Monday, May 6, 2024

Marking Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week

February 07, 2023
‚Äč From February 6 to 10, SJASD recognizes the contributions that educators, administrative and education assistants, educational clinicians and associates, nurses, bus drivers, custodians and all other school support staff make to students and school communities. In addition to being proclaimed  an official week by the Province of Manitoba, many...

SJASD Teacher Wins Governor General’s History Award

November 30, 2022
A Westwood Collegiate teacher has just received the prestigious Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Kelly Hiebert was recognized for his ongoing work in Holocaust education, including the creation of a student-led documentary on the subject entitled Truth Against Distortion: Survivor's Speech Out Against Hate. The history teacher attended...

Remembrance Day Service

November 01, 2022
Remembrance Day Service November 10th, 2022 at 10:30 a.m.

Volleyball Winnipeg

September 28, 2022
‚ÄčFor more information please click here:
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Terry Fox Run

September 26, 2022
‚Äč ‚Äč
Hedges students and staff are taking part in a run/walk in support of Terry Fox.  This will take place on Tuesday, September 26 at 10:30am. Fundraising forms should be turned in by Thursday, Sept 29.

Girls in Aviation Day

September 20, 2022

School Trustee Candidate Information

September 12, 2022
‚Äč School board elections are an important opportunity for residents of St. James-Assiniboia to get involved in public education. By voting for your school trustees, you have a direct link to the people who oversee the running of our schools.
Anyone interested in becoming a School Trustee candidate for the 2022 election should go to the following...

Welcome Back to School 2022-23

September 01, 2022
‚Äč‚Äč We are pleased to welcome students and staff back to full-time, in person learning this fall. For those who are joining us as new students, parents, and staff, we extend a very a special welcome to the St. James-Assiniboia school community! We look forward to supporting our students to engage...

Register Your Child at Hedges for the 2022-2023 School Year

April 29, 2022

Click on the image to view information about registering your child to attend Grade 6 at Hedges this coming September.

St. James Assiniboia School Division schools closed - No school April 13 and April 14

April 12, 2022
All metro Winnipeg schools, including St. James Assiniboia School Division (SJASD), will be closed for tomorrow, Wednesday, April 13, and Thursday, April 14. As a result, there is no school on these days.  
Any child care facilities located in SJASD schools will also close for these two days.

All school bus transportation for Wednesday, April 13 and Thursday, April 14

April 12, 2022
A Winter storm warning is in effect for the City of Winnipeg. Hazardous winter conditions are expected. 
All Metro Winnipeg school divisions, including St. James-Assiniboia School Division (SJASD), are  cancelling all school bus transportation for Wednesday, April 13 and Thursday, April 14 , in anticipation of adverse weather and road...

2022 Manitoba Girls Football Association Registration

March 14, 2022
‚Äč 2022 Manitoba Girls Football Association   The St. James Rods Football Club and the Manitoba Girls Football Association (MGFA) are pleased to announce the start of player registration for the 2022 Tackle Football season! The program offers spring tackle football for girls in two age groups: Junior Division Players born...

Weekly Average Percentage of Absenteeism related to COVID

January 27, 2022
With the increased transmissibility of the Omicron variant of concern, Public Health staff are anticipating high case numbers of COVID-19 in the short term. In addition to the information on the  COVID-19 Dashboard: School-Aged Cases and School Staff Cases in Manitoba , attendance data for our school has...

Update on Return to School Plan for St. James-Assiniboia School Division

January 04, 2022
As announced by the province of Manitoba today, students will begin one week of remote learning starting Monday, January 10, while staff implement enhanced measures for return to class. This phased-in approach will: 
-allow schools to plan for staff shortages and absenteeism -create time for distribution of additional rapid tests -allow...

‚ÄčMessage of Appreciation and Holiday Greetings from the Board of Trustees of the St. James-Assiniboia School Division

December 21, 2021
It has been another challenging start of the school year for our staff, students, parents, and community members. I hope that you, your family, and your friends can spend time together enjoying holiday traditions and creating lasting memories during the holiday break. The treasured time we spend with our family and...

Hedges Basketball Livestream

October 27, 2021
LIVE STREAM  Click here‚Äč


Public health measures in schools

September 28, 2021
‚ÄčTo: 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...

Student Fees

August 23, 2021

School Cash On Line with be available starting September 1, 2021. We ask that you please pay your student fees in full prior to the TRIAD Conference.   This includes the Student Fees, Student Fundraising Fee and Student Art/Band Supplies. Cash and cheques will not be accepted at this time. ...

TRIAD Conferences

June 30, 2021
Please click below for more information.
Opening Day Conferences
Sign Up Information‚Äč

Hedges Office

June 23, 2021
The Hedges office will reopen on Friday, August 20th. 

Out of remembrance for the 215 children

May 31, 2021
Out of remembrance for the 215 children whose remains have been found at the former Kamloops residential school and with respect for all those affected, the flags in the St. James-Assiniboia School Division will be flying at half-mast starting Monday, May 31. We also invite everyone to wear an orange shirt...

Lifetouch Spring Photos

May 19, 2021
‚Äč There will be no Lifetouch spring photos taken this school year. 

Happy Victoria Day!

May 19, 2021
‚Äč Monday, May 24th - no classes.

Early Dismissal

April 19, 2021
‚Äč Early Dismissal will take place on the following Tuesdays at 3:00 PM. ‚ÄčJune 1st and 15th

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...

April - Grade 7 & 8 Alternate School Day Calendar

March 24, 2021
‚Äč Click here for the odd and even day calendar.

Staying Well - Resiliency Parent Session

March 22, 2021
‚Äč Staying Well ‚Äď 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.  In these presentations,...

Spring Photos

March 22, 2021
‚Äč Students will have the opportunity to have their spring photos taken with Lifetouch on May 25 and May 26.

Spring Spirit Week

March 15, 2021
‚Äč March 22nd to March 26th Click here for more information.

Open House

March 11, 2021
‚Äč Click here to see the slide show presentation from our Open House. Click here for the Q & A's from our Open House.

Hedges Open House - March 10th 6PM

March 10, 2021
‚Äč WELCOME FUTURE HAWKS!   This is an information session for ALL GRADE 5 STUDENTS who are registered to attend HEDGES MIDDLE SCHOOL in September 2021.    If you are using a handheld device, please download the Microsoft Office TEAMS App prior to the event.   This presentation will begin at 6:00 PM and...

COVID Isolation Protocols

March 03, 2021
‚Äč Click here for more information.

"Safety Over Convenience"

March 03, 2021
‚Äč Traffic letter from the Winnipeg Police Service is attached. Click here to view the letter.

March 11th. Virtual student-led portfolio evening.

March 02, 2021
‚Äč Click here for more information. Click here for information on how to book your conference.  

Upcoming Parent/Family Advisory Group Meeting

March 01, 2021
‚Äč Thursday, March 4 at 6:00 PM we will be hosting our second VIRTUAL Parent/Family Advisory Group Meeting.   Each family is invited to attend.  We will be using the Microsoft Office TEAMS platform and will be exploring a new format by hosting a LIVE event.  If you will be joining us on your...

I love to read spirit week!

February 18, 2021
‚Äč Click here for more information.

Grade 9 Registration Information

January 29, 2021
‚Äč Grade 8 Parents/Guardians,   Just a reminder it is high school registration time very shortly for our current grade 8 students.  Our four division high schools will be holding virtual Open house evenings in March after registrations are submitted.  Course and school information is found on their websites.   High...

Hedges Registration Information

January 19, 2021
St. James-Assiniboia grade 5 students that live in the Hedges 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 Hedges catchment and beyond division boundaries:
Please log...

COVID-19 Screening Tool

January 14, 2021
‚Äč To access the Provincial COVID-19 self-screening tool, as well as updates & additional resources, please click the link below.  Screening Tool - Shared Health

Hedges Update

January 14, 2021
‚Äč Grade 7 & 8 students will remain in alternate day attendance to ensure 2M of physical distance in classrooms.   On March 1, 2021, we will revisit the decision to remain in alternate day attendance and families will be notified by March 5, 2021 of any changes. Click here for the  calendar....

Safe at Home Free Babysitting Course

January 07, 2021
‚Äč Click here for more information.  Registration numbers are limited.

Early Dismissal

January 07, 2021
Tuesday February 2nd, 2021 will be the first early dismissal in 2021.  Students will be dismissed at 3:00 PM. Early dismissals will take place on the first and third Tuesday of every month at 3:00 PM. Click here for the 2020-2021 School Day Calendar.  

Yearbook 2020-2021

January 05, 2021
‚Äč The deadline for ordering the 2020-2021 Hedges Yearbook is January 31, 2021. The 2020-2021 yearbooks are delivered to the school in the fall of 2021. Yearbooks can be ordered through School Cash Online.   Click here for School Cash Online.

Revised 2020-21 School Day Calendar

December 10, 2020
‚Äč Click here for the revised calendar. 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 6 in-class (with optional remote learning...

Winter Spirit Week

November 30, 2020
‚Äč December 14-18 Click here for more information.

Koats for Kids

November 25, 2020
‚Äč We are collecting gently used Winter outerwear for Koats for Kids. If you would like to donate, please place your items in the labelled bin at the front of the school. The bin will be placed outdoors during school hours from December 7 - December 11.    

Hedges Clothing

November 19, 2020
Hedges clothing sale closed on November 25th.   Delivery date for orders is hopefully before winter break depending on health restrictions.  If you have any questions, please email Mr.Betz at

Revised School Day Calendar for 2020-2021

November 16, 2020
‚Äč On November 9, 2020, the Education Minister announced that there would be three additional non-instructional days added to the school calendar for the 2020-21 year. Schools can use this time to focus on collaborative planning. Two of these days are to be scheduled before winter break and one in the...

Poppy Donations

November 06, 2020
‚Äč Students will be given a poppy from their homeroom teacher on Tuesday, November 10th.  If you'd like to make a donation to the Legion we are happy to provide you with a few options.
Homeroom teachers will be accepting cash donations in a drop box on November 10th.  Click...

Lifetouch Picture Retakes

October 27, 2020
‚Äč Tuesday, November 10th (starting at 12:45PM).

Lifetouch Picture Retakes

October 15, 2020
‚Äč Tuesday, November 10th (starting at 12:45PM).

Hedges Spirit Week

October 15, 2020
October 26-30th Click here for more information.

September 25, 2020

September 25, 2020
‚Äč Click here for the attachment.

Band Program Information

September 18, 2020
  Click here for grade 6 student information. Click here for grade 7 & 8 student information.

Terry Fox Run 2020

September 14, 2020
‚Äč Click here for more information.

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:
‚Ė† Students with symptoms of COVID-19 should not attend school or be passengers on buses (see ‚Ė† Face-masks are required on school buses for K-12 students and any other passengers...

Physical Education/Athletics Information

September 04, 2020
‚Äč Click here for more information.

Masks required on all school buses

September 02, 2020
‚Äč 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...

Student Fees

September 01, 2020
Click here for the 2020-2021 student fees.    We ask that student fees be paid online before September 8, 2020.   All fees must be paid online. Please do not send cheque or cash with your student. Click here for the School Cash Online link.

School Hours

August 26, 2020
‚Äč Click here‚Äč for more information.  Click here for the updated bell schedule. Click here for the 6 day school calendar for the 2020-2021 school year.

Mask Information

August 25, 2020
‚Äč Hedges will be handing out masks on September 8 th and 9 th when students return to school.  If you want your child's masks prior to this, you must come by Hedges front entrance August 27 between 10am-1pm                     or August 31 from 10am-1pm .  Staff will check your child's name...

Return to School Plan

August 24, 2020
August 24, 2020
  Good afternoon Hedges community.  Attached is our Return to School plan.  We hope this answers some questions that you may have.
  You will be receiving an email from your child‚Äôs homeroom teacher next week informing you of your child‚Äôs individual information (entrance and exit...

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‚Äč


Report Card Pick Up

June 23, 2020
‚Äč Report card pick up will take place during the times listed below.  Please take note of when each grade's report cards are being handed out.  Due to number restrictions, we ask that you respect the times and dates given.  Tables will be set up outside (weather permitting) with signs indicating...

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?


Message from the Board of Trustees regarding COVID-19 and in-school class suspension

March 31, 2020
‚ÄčDear 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)...

Important Band Message from Mr. Guidry.

March 19, 2020
‚Äč Click here for the attached letter.

Information For Families

March 16, 2020
‚Äč The Manitoba Government has asked us to share this with families.  Please see below for a parent survey and one for students, to submit feedback regarding the return to school in the Fall.   ‚Äč    June 11, 2020 - Click here‚Äč for information on...

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‚Äč, Manitoba Health and Winnipeg Regional Health Authority. It is wise...

Spirit Week!

March 11, 2020
‚Äč March 23 - 27 Click here for more information.

Lifetouch Spring Pictures.

March 11, 2020
‚Äč This event has been cancelled for Wednesday April 15, 2020.  

Portfolio Night

March 02, 2020
  March 5th 4:30 - 7 pm No appointment needed Please join us

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 ‚Äď 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...

2020-2021 SJASD Draft Budget

February 26, 2020
‚Äč 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 ‚Äč
Public Draft Budget Consultation 2020/2021 Presentation ‚Äč‚Äč


Lost & Found

February 21, 2020
‚ÄčPlease stop by the school to claim any missing items from our very large lost & found. This will be located in front of the office. Click here for a picture of our tables with lost items.

MADD presentation.

February 14, 2020
‚ÄčThursday afternoon February 20th our grade 8 students will receive a presentation from MADD Canada.

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...

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...

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...

Art Show!

January 21, 2020
On February 5 th rooms 8-160 and 8-163 will be having an art show in the Hedges school library.  The all day come and go event will be a display focused on our Abstract Ecriture unit.  Students learned about a number of artists who use words, numbers and lines that represent...

Kindness Week January 27-30.

January 21, 2020
‚Äč Click here for more information.

Frozen JR.

January 07, 2020
‚Äč‚Äč 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...

2019-2020 Yearbook

December 13, 2019
‚Äč The deadline to order 2019-2020 yearbooks is January 31, 2020.   Please make your purchase using School Cash Online.      Click here for the link.  

Snowstorms, Bus Cancellations and Cold Weather

December 11, 2019
Wit‚Äčh 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...

Holiday Spirit Days

December 10, 2019
‚ÄčDecember 16 - 20 Click here for more information.

Report card information sheet.

December 05, 2019
‚Äč Click here for the information sheet that was sent home with the report cards.

Student Fees

December 04, 2019
‚Äč Click here for a link to pay any outstanding student fees.

Middle Years Report

November 13, 2019
‚Äč Wednesday December 4th report cards will be sent home.

Book Fair!

November 12, 2019
‚Äč Please stop by the Hedges Library Thursday November 14th 4:30-7:30 for our Book Fair!! This will take place during our Portfolio Conference. See you Thursday!

Koats for Kids

October 29, 2019
  Once again, Hedges Middle School will be collecting gently used outerwear (jackets, snowpants, boots and accessories) for Koats for Kids. Please bring all donations into Mrs. Sheldon in Room 154 by November 15.

Halloween Spirit Days

October 21, 2019
‚Äč Click here for more information.

Hedges Helps Harvest

October 21, 2019
‚Äč On October 29th our students will be travelling around to collect canned goods for Winnipeg Harvest! Click here for the flyer.  

Divisional Choirs Fall Concert

October 21, 2019
‚ÄčOn 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. 



October 21, 2019
  NEW!  Online ordering!! Click here for more information.    

Remembrance Day

October 17, 2019
‚Äč Hedges Remembrance Day service will be held on Thursday November 7th at 11AM.

Lifetouch Retakes.

October 17, 2019
‚Äč School picture retakes will be on Tuesday November 5th starting at 1PM.  

Peak of the Market

October 11, 2019
‚Äč Update:  Peak of the Market will arrive  Wednesday, October 16th for pick up between 1 -6PM in the band room.  All orders must be picked up today.


September 27, 2019
‚ÄčFirst after school session will be Tuesday OCT 1st.

Lifetouch Picture Retakes

September 27, 2019
‚Äč November 5th  1:00 PM

Divisional Grade 7 Band Camp

September 25, 2019
Camp Arnes Thursday October 17th and Friday October 18th. Click here‚Äč for more information. ...


September 17, 2019
‚Äč   Link:  Hedges Clothes Current Order Closes - September 18, 2019 midnight

Lifetouch School Pictures

September 17, 2019
‚ÄčWednesday September 25th.


September 12, 2019
‚Äč Click here for our canteen items.


September 10, 2019
‚Äč Click here for more information.

Hedges Clothing

September 05, 2019
‚Äč Click here to place your order. Please place your order by September 15th.

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...

TRIAD Conference Information

June 27, 2019
September 4 & 5, 2019 Click here for more information. ‚ÄčClick here for information and appointment booking instructions.  

Grade 7 Camp - October 10-11, 2019.

June 27, 2019
‚Äč Click here for more information. Click here for camp itinerary. Click here for the Waiver and Release form. Click here for the permission form.

K-12 Education Review

May 28, 2019
‚Äč 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...

Athletics Department

May 24, 2019
‚Äč Important information! Click here for more information.

Photo-A-Day Challenge

May 23, 2019
‚Äč 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...

Dancescapes 2019

May 22, 2019
‚Äč We invite our community to witness a night of powerful dance performances from five different schools in SJASD. Our dance programs will showcase their talent two nights in a row at the Manitoba Theatre for Young People on June 5 and 6. For specific details about each night and to...

Hedges 50th Anniversary!

May 06, 2019
‚Äč June 6, 2019 from 4:30-7:30 PM. Click here for the Schedule of Events.

Hedges Mental Health Week

May 03, 2019
‚Äč May 6 - 10. Click here for more information.

Murder at the Malt Shop

May 01, 2019
‚Äč Tickets for the school play Murder at the Malt Shop will be on sale starting Friday at lunch hour in the front foyer.  Tickets are $5 and include a snack and a drink.  Show times are May 15th and 16th at 7:00 PM.

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...

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. 

Lacoste & Mom's Pantry Fundraisers.

April 17, 2019
  Mom's Pantry will be here on May 22nd. Pick up will be from 4-5:30pm. Click here for more information.

San Vito Coffee House Fundraiser

April 02, 2019
‚Äč Coffee will go home today, April 24th. Click here for more information.

Spring Break Spirit Days

March 13, 2019
‚Äč March 18--22 Click here for more information.

Spring Photos

March 12, 2019
  Friday April 12, 2019.‚Äč Lifetouch will be at Hedges to take student spring photos starting at 9AM.

Spenst Brother's Frozen Pizza Fundraiser.

March 08, 2019
‚Äč Pick up date is Thursday April 11th from 4-6PM. Please ensure that orders are picked up on the delivery date.  Wed do not have any freezer space at the school to hold orders overnight and products will not be replaced if they are not picked up.  

Hedges Portfolio Conferences

March 04, 2019
‚Äč Please join us Thursday March 7th 4:30 - 7PM.

International Kindness Week

January 23, 2019
‚ÄčJanuary 28 - 31. The Sources of Strength students have planned activities.   Click here for more information. There will be kindness quotes read over the announcements by SOS students and homerooms can participate in the Great Kindness Challenge checklist.  

Booster Juice & Chicken Fingers!!

January 21, 2019
‚Äč Booster Juice!   Hoffman's Fine Foods - chicken fingers!   Click here for more information.

Report to the Community 2018

January 15, 2019
‚ÄčOur 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...

Yearbooks 2018-2019

January 10, 2019
‚Äč Please note if you plan to order a 2018-2019 Hedges Yearbook they must be paid for by January 31, 2019. No late payments will be accepted as the order will be placed based on the number of yearbooks ordered. The yearbooks will arrive in the fall of 2019. Please make...

Hedges Registration Forms

January 09, 2019
Registration forms will be available at your current elementary school on January 25, 2019.  Please return your completed forms to your currenty elementary school.


January 08, 2019
‚Äč As of January 28th, 2019, there will be changes to the Remind service for Rogers and Bell wireless customers. Please download the Remind app and enable notifications to continue getting Remind updates on your phone. Additional information received from Remind: Hi there, We're thrilled to share the news: Thanks to...

Babysitting & Stay Safe! Courses

December 18, 2018
‚Äč Click here for more information. For children age 9-15 January 3, 4th & 5th.   Stay Safe!: Children age 9-13  [ ]   Babysitting: Children age 12-15 [ ]  

Holiday Spirit Days!

December 17, 2018
‚Äč December 17 - 21. Click here for more information.

Community Bulletin Board

December 14, 2018
‚Äč 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...

Student Pick Up & Drop Off

December 11, 2018
‚Äč Recently, we have had many parents and community members express concerns about the safety of our students after school. This is a very busy time where many parents are picking up students all within a short period of time. Please review the attached memo that shows no-stopping zones and where...

Term 1 Report Cards

December 05, 2018
‚Äč Students will be bringing their report cards home on Wednesday, December 5. Please take time to review these with your child. Click here for the important date report card insert.


December 05, 2018
‚Äč PICK UP TODAY, DECEMBER 20TH  BETWEEN 4-6PM. Bothwell Cheese Fundraiser European Meats & Sausage Perogies Click here for more information.

Winter Concert

November 27, 2018
‚Äč Thursday December 6th 7PM.  Our bands, choir and dance students will be performing.  We hope you will join us.

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. 

Voyageur School's 50th Anniversary!

November 05, 2018
‚Äč Friday, November 30, 2018.   Click here for more information.

Talking to Kids about Cannabis

October 31, 2018
‚Äč 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.
‚ÄčPlease click here for the Fall Concert Poster. 

Honey Fundraiser

October 25, 2018
‚Äč December 4th 2:45PM  We have received word that the honey will not arrive today.  Pick up will be Friday, December 7th from 4-6PM.

Hedges Helps Harvest!

October 23, 2018
‚Äč On October 29th our students will be travelling around to collect canned goods for Winnipeg Harvest! Click here for more information.

Spirit Week!

October 22, 2018
‚Äč Monday October 29th - Friday November 2nd. Click here for more information.

Parent Symposium Cancelled

October 05, 2018
‚Äč 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. 

Hedges Choir & Dance Programs

September 11, 2018
  Click here for more information on our choir program.  Click here for more information on our dance program.

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...

Now Available!

August 31, 2018
We are pleased to announce that the Safe Arrival system will now be used at Hedges Middle School.  Click here for Safe Arrival parent letter. Click here for the Safe Arrival Community Guide. Click here   for more information and video.

September Fundraising!

August 31, 2018
‚Äč Click here for more information.

Hawks Wear

August 31, 2018
‚Äč School Clothing is on sale. Prices, purchasing deadlines and orders are done online at Sample sizes are available to try on during Triad conferences (September 5 & 6) in front of the main office. Please see or contact Mr. Betz with any questions regarding clothing at

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:...


June 29, 2018
‚Äč Click here for the School Supply List - Grade 6 & 7 Click here for the School Supply List - Grade 8 Click here for Student Fee information.  Please check back September 1, 2018 to pay online.

TRIAD Conferences

June 28, 2018
‚Äč September 5 & 6, 2018. Click here for more information.

Grade 7 Camp

June 28, 2018
Camp Manitou‚Äč  October 11 - 12, 2018 Click here for more information. Click here for the Camp Manitou Waiver and Release form. Click here for the camp itinerary and packing list.   To make your payment please click the  School Cash Online link below.  Thank you. School Cash Online

‚ÄčSchool 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...

Grade 8 Farewell Field Trip

June 14, 2018
‚Äč Friday June 22nd. Click here for more informtion. Click here to pay online.

High School Transition Visits

June 06, 2018
June 25, 2018 Click here for more information.

Grade 8 Field Trip

June 05, 2018
‚Äč Thunder Rapids June 21, 2018. Click here for more information. Click here to pay online!

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


Pride Week

May 22, 2018
‚Äč Hedges will be celebrating PRIDE next week. The Sources of Strength Committee has planned the following activities. Click here for more information.

Safe Teen Workshop

May 22, 2018
‚Äč On Monday May 28th our grade 7s will be participating in a Safe Teen Workshop. Safeteen's   safety and empowerment program for pre-teens gives youth strategies to deal with verbal violence, emotional violence, sexual violence and threats of physical violence. Safeteen teaches them to stand up for themselves and what...

The Fort Whyte Centre - Grade 8 Field Trip

May 11, 2018
  Please click on the dates below for more information. June 11, 2018 - Classrooms:  8-160 & 8-164. June 13, 2018 - Classrooms:  8-163 & 8-168. Click here to pay on line!

John Taylor Family of School Concert

May 08, 2018
‚Äč JT Family of Schools concert featuring our Hedges grade 6 band, dance and choir students. Well done!

Instrument Selection Evening.

May 01, 2018
May 16th 5:30 - 7:00 PM.  Please call the office to book your appointment. 204-837-5843 

Mental Health Week May 7-11.

May 01, 2018
‚Äč Click here for for information.

Spring Divisional Newsletter

March 29, 2018
‚ÄčThe 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...

SJASD Basketball Highlights

March 21, 2018
The Basketball season has wrapped up and we would like to say congratulations to all teams in our Division across all levels on another great season! The past couple months have been packed with tournaments, close games, rematches, final fours and many great team/individual highlights. A special thank you to our parents,...

Middle Years Parent Survey

March 19, 2018
‚Äč 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.


Student Drop Off and Parking Information.

March 14, 2018
** VIDEO **  Click here to watch the safety video. We 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...

2018-2019 Budget Summary

March 14, 2018
‚Äč 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
‚Äč 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
‚Äč 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...

Portfolio Night

February 27, 2018
‚Äč Our next Portfolio Night is taking place Tuesday, March 6 from 4-7pm. Parents are invited to attend with their child to look at the 2nd term work and celebrate the accomplishments and look at next steps so that term 3 is successful. No appointment is necessary. It is a relaxed...

Scholastic Book Fair

January 31, 2018
Tuesday March 6, 2018.   4:00PM - 7:30PM Click here for more information.  ‚Äč

2018-2019 Registration Forms

January 29, 2018
‚Äč Click here for the 2018-2019 Registration Forms.

High School Open House Information.

January 17, 2018
Click here for the high school open house information.

Happy New Year!

January 08, 2018
‚Äč Happy New Year from Hedges Middle School!

Festival du Voyageur

December 22, 2017
‚Äč February 21st, 2018.  All grade 7 students will be attending Festival du Voyageur.  The permission form will go home shortly.


December 19, 2017
Thank you for helping our students with their Fundraising!     

Holiday Spirit Days!

December 12, 2017
‚Äč December 15 - 22.  Click here for more information.

Open House

December 07, 2017
‚Äč Hedges Information Evening. Monday January 15, 2018.  7:00PM. 

Asessippi Ski Trip

December 07, 2017
‚Äč Wednesday March 21st and Thursday March 22nd.   Click here for more information. 

Open House

November 28, 2017
‚Äč Hedges Information Evening Monday, January 15, 2018 7:00 PM.


November 16, 2017
‚Äč Pick up of Shelmerdine orders and perogies will be December 7th from 4-6PM or after the Arts Concert ends at 8:30PM. Click here for all fundraising information.

Parents of Anxious Children

November 06, 2017
November 21. Dr. John Walker will be joining us for an instalment of our Parenting Today series on Tuesday, November 21 at Jameswood School. Dr. Walker will share ideas about how best to support anxious children in a 90 minute, interractive session.

A supper of pizza and salad will be...

Lunch Supervisors Required.

November 02, 2017
‚Äč Click here   for more information.

Mumps Disease Prevention

October 26, 2017
The Manitoba government has provided information to be distributed to all schools.
Click here for a letter from our provincial government.
Click here for a Mumps fact sheet.   ...

Portfolio Conference

October 23, 2017
‚ÄčNovember 16,  4:30 - 7:30 PM. We welcome all students with their parent/guardian to come visit with their teachers.

Parent Council Meetings

October 18, 2017
November 2, 6:00 - 7:00 PM - Parent Council meeting in the library. All are welcome.

Terry Fox Day

September 27, 2017
‚Äč Terry Fox Day is Thursday, September 28th (weather permitting). Our run/walk will take place during period 4 (11:10 - 11:50).

School Cash On Line

September 01, 2017
Click here for the link to pay all your student fees on line.   Please click on the tab "Parent & Community - School Cash Online" if you require more information.

Fire Lanes - Be Aware. Park with Care.

August 22, 2017
Click here for more information.    

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‚Äôs 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
‚Äč 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...