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Middle Years Report

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

Book Fair!

November 12, 2019
​ 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
​ Click here for more information.

Hedges Helps Harvest

October 21, 2019
​ 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
​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. 



October 21, 2019
  ​Click here for more information. Shelmerdine Fundraiser! Orders form must be returned by November 20, 2019. Steep Tea Fundraiser!  

Remembrance Day

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

Lifetouch Retakes.

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

Peak of the Market

October 11, 2019
​ 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
​First after school session will be Tuesday OCT 1st.

Lifetouch Picture Retakes

September 27, 2019
​ November 5th  1:00 PM

Divisional Grade 7 Band Camp

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


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

Lifetouch School Pictures

September 17, 2019
​Wednesday September 25th.


September 12, 2019
​ Click here for our canteen items.


September 10, 2019
​ Click here for more information.

Hedges Clothing

September 05, 2019
​ 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. ​Click here for information and appointment booking instructions.  

Grade 7 Camp - October 10-11, 2019.

June 27, 2019
​ 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
​ 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
​ Important information! Click here for more information.

Photo-A-Day Challenge

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...

Dancescapes 2019

May 22, 2019
​ 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
​ June 6, 2019 from 4:30-7:30 PM. Click here for the Schedule of Events.

Hedges Mental Health Week

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

Murder at the Malt Shop

May 01, 2019
​ 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
​ Coffee will go home today, April 24th. Click here for more information.

Spring Break Spirit Days

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

Spring Photos

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

Spenst Brother's Frozen Pizza Fundraiser.

March 08, 2019
​ 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
​ Please join us Thursday March 7th 4:30 - 7PM.

International Kindness Week

January 23, 2019
​January 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
​ Booster Juice!   Hoffman's Fine Foods - chicken fingers!   Click here for more information.

Report to the Community 2018

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...

Yearbooks 2018-2019

January 10, 2019
​ 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
​ 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
​ 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
​ December 17 - 21. Click here for more information.

Community Bulletin Board

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...

Student Pick Up & Drop Off

December 11, 2018
​ 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
​ 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
​ 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
​ 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
​ Friday, November 30, 2018.   Click here for more information.

Talking to Kids about Cannabis

October 31, 2018
​ The Manitoba School Boards Association (MSBA) and the Manitoba Association of Parent Councils (MAPC) present a helpful guide to talk with your child about cannabis. The fact sheet covers cannabis use, harms and risks associated, laws in Canada and other valuable resources on the topic.
Click here to view...

Divisional Choir's Fall Concert

October 29, 2018
The Divisional Choir's Fall Concert is taking place on Thursday, November 8 at Westwood Community Church at 7pm.
More details attached.
​Please click here for the Fall Concert Poster. 

Honey Fundraiser

October 25, 2018
​ 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
​ 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
​ Monday October 29th - Friday November 2nd. Click here for more information.

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. 

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
​ Click here for more information.

Hawks Wear

August 31, 2018
​ 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
​ 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
​ September 5 & 6, 2018. Click here for more information.

Grade 7 Camp

June 28, 2018
Camp Manitou​  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

​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...

Grade 8 Farewell Field Trip

June 14, 2018
​ 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
​ 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
​ 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
​ 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
​ 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
​ Click here for for information.

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...

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
​ 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
​ 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...

Portfolio Night

February 27, 2018
​ 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.  ​

2018-2019 Registration Forms

January 29, 2018
​ 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
​ Happy New Year from Hedges Middle School!

Festival du Voyageur

December 22, 2017
​ 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
​ December 15 - 22.  Click here for more information.

Open House

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

Asessippi Ski Trip

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

Open House

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


November 16, 2017
​ 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
​ 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
​November 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
​ 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’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...