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Spring Market

April 13, 2024
‚Äč Join us Saturday, May 25th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm for our Spring Market with over 70 Makers, Bakers, and Special Retail!

Safe Grad 50/50 Tickets

April 10, 2024
‚Äč Order your tickets now for a chance to win! 
50/50 TICKETS‚Äč
Draw date:  Friday May 10th @ 9:00 a.m.

Convocation Write Up

April 09, 2024
Grads! Please scan the QR Code and provide your write-up by May 1st.  This will be the information presented at your convocation.  Keep it short and appropriate for the audience at convocation.  Thank you!

John Taylor Musical Theater Alice by Heart

April 01, 2024
‚Äč May 1-3 at 7:30 and May 4 at 2:00. Rush Seating. Tickets available online or at the door (cash only). Online purchases through TicketLeap: ‚Äč

Rated PG13 for war imagery, innuendo, and some language. This show contains loud noises and flashing lights.

John Taylor Musical Theater Alice by Heart

April 01, 2024
‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčJohn Taylor Collegiate Musical Theatre presents Alice by Heart! 
May 1-3 at 7:30 and May 4 at 2:00. Rush Seating. Tickets available online or at the door (cash only). Online purchases through TicketLeap: ‚Äč
Rated PG13 for war imagery, innuendo, and some language. This show contains loud noises and flashing lights."‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč

Grad Photo Retakes

March 08, 2024
‚ÄčGrad Photo retakes will take place April 10 (& 11th if required)  NOTE:  You must call Lifetouch customer service at  1-888-676-1647 to  book an appointment ‚Äč & give your original set of proofs to the photographer to avoid paying the sitting fee again.  
If you haven't already had an initial sitting you...

Students Explore Career Options at Industry Fair

March 06, 2024
‚Äč Hundreds of students from St. James Collegiate Institute, Jameswood Alternative School and Bruce Middle School wove through industry booths to explore career possibilities on Thursday, February 29, 2024 as part of SJASD's inaugural travelling Industry Career Fair.
The fair visits other SJASD high schools throughout March and features approximately 38...

Pizza Lunch Fundraiser

March 06, 2024
John Taylor Collegiate and the Grad 2024 Committee are organizing a second pizza lunch with Little Caesars pizza for students in all grades. All pizzas are mediums (8 slices) and are $12 each. Students can choose between cheese or pepperoni pizza.
The pizza will be delivered to the school for students...

Congratulations Ms. Scott!

March 01, 2024
Congratulations to our very own Ms. Scott for being named the MHSAA Payworks Coach of the Month!! More information can be found  HERE‚Äč

Volunteer Hours

February 23, 2024
‚Äč Students are no longer required to complete 40 Community Service Involvement Hours (Volunteer) to receive St. James-Assiniboia Scholarships or diploma.  
However, students are encouraged to continue to collect and submit hours for outside scholarships that may require volunteering.‚Äč‚Äč

Glenlea Greenhouse Fundraiser

February 16, 2024
‚Äč The Music Department is excited to begin a spring fundraiser with locally-owned Glenlea Greenhouses! Proceeds from this fundraiser will go towards individual student fundraising accounts (for Music Field trips) or to the General Music Accounts (Band/Choir/Guitar/Jazz) which supports Music field trips and Music Dept. Awards. Orders are all online and...

Pipers Football Info. Meeting Feb. 7 at 6pm.

January 29, 2024
‚Äč‚Äč CLICK HERE‚Äč for more information.
We would like to invite you to attend the John Taylor Collegiate Pipers Football information meeting on Wednesday Feb.7th at 6 pm.  This meeting is for ANY students who have or have ever wanted to play or try football.  There will be information regarding all aspects...

Student Citizenship Awards

January 26, 2024
‚Äč Manitoba School Boards Association is sponsoring student awards for public school students in grades 9 - 12. 
CLICK HERE‚Äč for more details!

Post Secondary Opportunities!

January 15, 2024
‚Äč Tell Prestige Photography what your grad photos mean to you for a chance to receive one of three $1,000 scholarships* toward your academic or career goals. Simply submit your application and a one-page essay by January 31, 2024 to qualify.  CLICK HERE to apply.
The  ‚Äč Manitoba Beta Chapter of Alpha...

JT Grad Photos

December 20, 2023
‚Äč Schedule your grad photo appointment online! Dates are February 20, 21, 22 and 23, 2024!
CLICK HERE for more information and to book an appointment!

My Friend's Closet

December 18, 2023
  Tuesday, December 19th. Open 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM. John Taylor Collegiate pop-up, secondhand clothing boutique for students, all items only 25 cents each!

Winter Spirit Week

December 14, 2023
‚ÄčHey Pipers! Let's have some fun with Winter Spirit Week Dec. 18th ~ 22nd.

Pipers Pancake Breakfast

December 08, 2023
‚Äč Come on out to the Pipers Pancake Breakfast on Saturday December 16th 9am - 12pm!

Grade 12 Provincial Test Schedule

December 04, 2023
Provincial tests will be administered for semester 1 in the following Grade 12 subjects:  ‚ÄĘ English Language Arts 40S Courses  ‚ÄĘ Applied Mathematics 40S  ‚ÄĘ Essential Mathematics 40S  ‚ÄĘ Pre-Calculus Mathematics 40S  The percentage of the tests attributed to students‚Äô final course mark will be 20%‚Äč.
Click here for more information.

Final Assessment Week Jan. 29 ~ Feb. 1st

December 01, 2023
‚Äč End of semester Final Assessment Week is scheduled to take place from January 29 - February 1 for grade 10-12 courses . Assessments during this week will account for 10% of the final grade.    Please take note of the specific assessment dates and times for each subject on the...

Pipers Parents Bake Sale

November 28, 2023
‚Äč Dec. 5th @ 6:00 p.m.  Be sure to drop in before the Winter Concert starts and get all your holiday baking!
- puff pastries‚Äč, pretzels dipped in chocolate, lemon cookies, thumbprint cookies, peanut butter cookies, coconut macaroons, lemon tarts, saskatoon tarts, rhubard slice, Skor slice, peanut butter/marshmallow squares, brownies, and more!!


Winter Concert ~ Dec. 5th

November 25, 2023
Please join us Tues., December 5th at 7:00 p.m. for John Taylor's Winter Concert!  

JTC Spirit & Grad Wear

November 09, 2023
‚Äč Back by popular demand!  The JTC online store is now open again until Nov. 27th.  Delivery to the school will be prior to the Winter Break.
CLICK HERE to order.


JT's Holiday Craft Fair

October 19, 2023
‚ÄčSaturday Nov. 4th 10:00 am ~ 3:00 pm

JT Spirit Week!

October 19, 2023
October 25 ~ 31st.  Hey Pipers, let's have some fun with Spirit Week!   See the poster for each day's theme.

Picture Retakes

October 12, 2023
‚ÄčLifetouch will be here for School photo retakes the mrng. of Friday, Nov. 3rd.
(If possible, bring your originals with you to the photographer)

John Russell Honey Fundraiser

September 28, 2023
‚ÄčThe John Taylor Music Department is pleased to be running a fundraiser through the John Russell Honey Company!  Orders are due by Weds. Oct. 11th.
For information and an order form, please click HERE!

Bothwell Cheese Fundraiser

September 26, 2023
JTC Pipers Football  and the Varsity Girls Volleyball team are fundraising with Bothwell Cheese!  Get your orders in before October 12th.  Delivery will be a few weeks later. CLICK HERE  for the order form.‚Äč

Pipers Football

September 23, 2023
‚Äč Please support John Taylor Collegiate Pipers Football by purchasing a Football Manitoba Mega Raffle ticket ‚Äč.  CLICK HERE  

Football Fundraiser

September 09, 2023
The football team is once again doing the Winkler Meats fundraiser!  
Orders are due to Mr. Boville or Ms. Paragg by Monday September 18th.  If paying by cheque please make it out to John Taylor Collegiate.

40 CIA hrs for 2023-24

August 24, 2023
‚Äč In order to obtain a St. James-Assiniboia diploma (in addition to the provincial diploma you will receive), students must complete  40 hours  of  community service  before graduation. However, please note that CIA hours are no longer required to be considered for SJASD awards. CIA Log Form

Meat Raffle Winners

June 19, 2023
Congratulations to the JTC Meat Raffle Prize Winners!  The draw took place June 15th @ 18:15‚Äč

1st  Place ‚Äď Wendy Lux 0160 2nd Place ‚Äď Trevor Haubrich 1586 3rd Place ‚Äď E. Kalynuik 0174‚Äč

Piper Palooza 2023

June 15, 2023
Piper Palooza 2023 ~ June 21st (Rain Date June 22nd)

Cap & Gown pick up

June 14, 2023

Graduates are to pick up their cap, gown, and convocation tickets from John Taylor (front link) on  Tues. June 27th between 9 & 11:00 am. 

Athletic Banquet

June 12, 2023
‚Äč The Annual Athletic Banquet is June 14th. All athletes who have paid their athletic fee are encouraged to attend. Come cheer on award winners and enjoy a hot meal in celebration of all our teams and athletes. Additional tickets for friends and family are available for purchase from Mrs. Doerksen...

JTC Cash Calendar Winners

June 07, 2023
Congratulations to the JTC Cash Calendar prize winners! The draw took place on June 1st - A list of the winners can be found HERE.‚Äč ‚Äč

Cafeteria Closing June 8th

June 02, 2023
‚ÄčThe student cafeteria will be closing for the remainder of this year, on June 8th.  

JT Plant Sale

May 24, 2023
‚Äč John Taylor will be having our Annual Greenhouse Plant Sale on May 31st, June 1st, and June 2nd between 11:00 & 2:00 in the front link.  
Price list can be found HERE‚Äč.

GRAD 2023!

May 17, 2023
‚ÄčPlease CLICK HERE for new Graduation Day information! Additional info. may be found in the Grad section‚Äč of our website.

Bottle Drive

May 02, 2023
John Taylor Pipers Football team is having a bottle drive!‚Äč‚Äč  Donations can be brought to the parking lot ‚Äč Sunday May 28th from 11-2 pm.‚Äč

Grad Dinner Tickets

April 10, 2023
Grad dinner tickets will be available for purchase through School Cash Online, beginning April 10th. Tickets will be available until June 11th (date has been extended).
Note: ‚ÄčAnyone wishing to attend the Safe Grad party, must attend the Grad dinner. Parent Letter  ‚Äč Menu Order Form

InformNet Summer Session 2023

April 06, 2023
InformNet summer session registration opens May 15th through the website:
Please CLICK HERE for detailed information about July's 2023 summer session.


The Addams Family - Young@Part

March 25, 2023
‚ÄčJTC Musical Theatre presents.... The Addams Family Young@Part - A New Musical
Thurs. May 4 @ 7:30 pm Fri. May 5th @7:30 pm Sat. May 6th @ 2:00 pm
Tickets available online HERE  or at the door (cash only).   Adults/Youth $12; Students (12 & under) $6
Official Poster‚Äč


Spirit Week

March 16, 2023
‚Äč‚ÄčMarch 20th - 24th is our next Spirit Week.
Join in on the fun!!!

Grad Portrait Retakes

March 15, 2023
‚ÄčRetakes will occur April 20th at John Taylor.   ‚ÄčCLICK HERE for more info. and to book your appointment. 

Voices of Indigenous Leaders

March 15, 2023
The Senate Committee on Indigenous Peoples is excited to launch Voices of Youth Indigenous Leaders 2023 to spotlight the strengths of present-day First Nations, Metis and Inuit communities and their inspirational young leaders.  
Send your submission by end of day, Sunday, April 9, 2023, and you could be invited to meet...

Student Advisory Council

March 15, 2023
Manitoba Education & Early Childhood Learning are accepting applications for the 2023/2024 Student Advisory Council until March 31st, 2023.  Click here for more info.

50/50 Raffle!

March 11, 2023
Join us in our first on-line fundraiser for Safe Grad 2023 with a 50/50 Raffle!  Winner takes half!   CLICK HERE  to get your ticket!‚Äč   Final draw will occur Mon. April 3rd at 9:00 am.

JTC Information Evening

March 02, 2023
Attention Grade 8's! ‚ÄčPlease join us on March 15th at 6:00 p.m. for an information evening at John Taylor Collegiate.

Belize ~ Spring Break 2024!

February 09, 2023
Click HERE   for more information regarding a potential international trip to Belize during spring break 2024.
If you intend on committing to the trip, please indicate using this Teams Form by February 14th so we can proceed with applying to the board office. Additionally, please contact...

Honey Fundraiser

February 08, 2023
‚Äč The John Taylor Music Department is very excited to be participating in a fundraiser with John Russell Honey! All funds raised will go towards future music-related field trips. All orders and payments are due on Feb. 21, 2023. Please CLICK HERE , or contact Ms. Thorleifson ( for more...

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...

Cookie Dough Fundraiser

January 30, 2023
The Pipers Basketball teams are selling cookie dough as a fundraiser! Forms and information can be picked up from Mr. Bruce. CLICK HERE for more information. All forms and money are due by February 14th to Mr. Bruce.  Orders will be delivered at the school before spring break.

Scholarships for Gr. 11 Students

January 23, 2023
‚Äč‚Äč Please see the attached information HERE regarding the Horatio Alger Assoc. of Canada scholarship opportunities being offered to Grade 11's.   Application Deadline is March 15th.

San Vito Coffee Fundraiser

January 13, 2023
The John Taylor Music Department is pleased to be running a coffee and tea fundraiser through San Vito Coffee! Coffees and teas are $18 per bag - CLICK HERE  for list of options and more information.
Orders are due by Tues. Jan. 24, 2023. Orders will arrive at JT by mid-February.

My Friend's Closet

December 14, 2022
‚ÄčThis Friday, December 16th from 8:45 am - 3:00 pm, JTC will unveil 'My Friend's Closet' - a new Pop-up Boutique of secondhand clothing for students.   All items are only 25 cents!  

Pizza Lunch Day

December 08, 2022
‚Äč John Taylor Collegiate and the 2023 Grad Committee are organizing a Pizza Lunch day with Little Caesars pizza for all students.  All pizzas are mediums (8 slices) and are $10 each.  The pizza will be delivered to the school for students to pick up at noon on Friday, December 16th...

Holiday Hamper Donations

December 06, 2022
‚Äč With the holidays approaching, we know some of our families may be struggling.  With the help of Food Fare on Cavalier and any donations we receive from you‚Äč‚Äč, we can all make a difference this year!   Donations can be made until Dec. 16th.

Holiday Spirit Days!

December 05, 2022
‚ÄčSpirit Days are back from December 12th through 21st.   Let's have some fun before the winter break Pipers!

Order Information - JT Yearbook 2022-2023

November 30, 2022
Click here for more information.
Deadline to order the 2022-23 yearbook is January 31, 2023.  Yearbooks will be delivered to the school in the fall of 2023. 
Click here for School Cash Online.‚Äč‚Äč

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...

JTC Winter Concert

November 15, 2022
Please join us for John Taylor's Winter Concert, Weds. Dec. 7th at 7:00 p.m.  
Featuring Band, Choir & Dance students.   All are welcome to come and enjoy a musical evening‚Äč!‚Äč

JTC Athletics Calendar

November 05, 2022
CLICK HERE‚Äč to view John Taylor Collegiate's Athletics page.  Here you will find a calendar‚Äč with upcoming events, fundraisers etc.  
This link is always available, located under 'Programs & Services' > Athletics

Mom's Pantry Grad Fundraiser

November 03, 2022
After great success with the Peak of the Market Vegetables,  we are beginning our second fundraiser for the Grad 2023 D inner Celebration.  Graduating students are selling Mom's Pantry Products. The school will receive up to 40% of funds raised!  All orders are due November 25th and delivery date to the school will...

Attention 2023 Seniors!

October 12, 2022
‚Äč Remember to keep checking the Grad 2023 section of this website for updates on upcoming events, fundraisers etc.  
We also encourage you to start looking at the Post-Secondary Open Houses section, as well as the Awards, Bursaries & Scholarships opportunities available to you.

Holiday Craft & Bake Sale

October 11, 2022
‚Äč JTC Football is holding it's 1st annual Holiday Craft & Bake Sale - Saturday, November 12th, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.  Entry is $2.00.
For anyone interested in renting a table ($50) please email:

Covid-19 Fundamentals

September 26, 2022
‚Äč Uncertain about when your student should return to school?  Check out this handy reference poster!

Photo Retakes

September 22, 2022
Lifetouch school photo retakes will be *REVISED -  Friday, November 4th * ‚Äč

Grad 2023 fundraiser

September 12, 2022
It's our first Grad fundraiser for the year, and it's with Peak of the Market vegetables.  Please see the links below for ordering information.  Orders must be in by October 7th, and students will receive the orders October 20th between 3:30 & 5:00 p.m.‚Äč‚Äč
Letter to Parents
How to Order

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...

Bottle/Can Drive

September 06, 2022
‚Äč Please help to support the JTC Football Team by donating any of your empty bottles and cans‚Äč to the school on Sunday, September 18th between 10:00 am - 2:00 pm!   We really appreciate it! 

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...

JT Football Training Camp

August 18, 2022
It is that time of year again, back to school and the start of FOOTBALL Season.    JT football training camp will be starting this upcoming Monday August 22 nd   at 4 pm on the field behind John Taylor Collegiate.    Any and all students who are interested in playing football...

Attention Grade 11's

June 21, 2022
‚Äč The online store is open for Senior 2023  shirts!  CLICK HERE‚Äč to order.
It will be open until August 1st, and delivery is expected at the start of the new school year in September. ‚Äč

Picture Day

June 13, 2022
Picture Day for the 2022-2023 school year will be on Thursday, Sept. 8th!   Order before Picture Day on with the Picture Day ID:  EVCTK32SG‚Äč (Retakes are scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 2nd)

Pride Month

June 01, 2022
‚Äč Today marks the beginning of Pride Month in Canada!  In support of our national Pride month, SJASD high schools will be displaying the LGBTQ2 flag throughout the month of June to symbolize the inclusion of all individuals of all identities & orientations and to respect the diversity of our community.  Happy...


May 17, 2022
‚Äč Online registration opens May 2nd.   The online summer session is open to all students in Manitoba who have not successfully completed a course(s) during the regular academic year or wish to improve their passing grade.  Students can register for a maximum of 2 courses & there is no course fee...

Children's Rehabilitation Foundation

May 16, 2022
‚Äč Cruisin' Down the Crescent is a fundraiser for The Children's Rehabilitation Foundation who help to fund all of the bike modifications as well as many of the Freedom Concepts Bikes for our students.   Come on out to Andrew Currie Park (1420 Wellington Cres.) for a good cause on Sunday, June 12th!  ...


April 23, 2022
‚Äč Congratulations to our very own Mr. Kavadas on being announced Basketball Manitoba's AAAA Boys Coach Of The Year!  Way to go KVAD! Congratulations also go out to Ryan L., Annointing N., Tyrone C., & coach Kavadas for competing in the Graduating All-Star game this past weekend. And a special shout-out to Ryan...

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...

JT Grad Wear & Spirit Wear

April 06, 2022
‚Äč John Taylor 2023 Grad Wear & Senior T-Shirts are now available as well as JT‚Äč Spirit Wear.  Place your  ORDER HERE Orders can be placed until November 14th .  
Delivery to John Taylor will be approx. the beginning of December. Show your Piper Pride!!

Spring Training

March 25, 2022
‚Äč Spring training for incoming grade 8 and current 9-11 students  Check the JTC Athletics calendar HERE for up to date schedules

2021-22 Yearbooks

March 15, 2022
The purchase date for the 2021-22 yearbook is being extended to April 8th!   Be sure to get your order in by this date, and please note that payment must be made through School Cash Online.

Grad 2022

March 11, 2022
Hey Grads & Parents! See the Grad 2022 section of our website (under 'About Us') for current information on Graduation Convocation, Grad Dinner, Safe Grad, ongoing fundraisers, etc.‚Äč

Mom's Pantry Grad Fundraiser

March 08, 2022
‚Äč Grad 2022 - Mom's Pantry Fundraiser!  ‚Äč Order online at: Group Name:  John Taylor Grad Order Number:  349172 Group Passcode:  32344  Orders must be in by March 25th (delivery approx. April 14th).  Delivery will be made to John Taylor Collegiate.  You will be responsible for picking up your order...

Covid Related Absenteeism

January 28, 2022
‚Äč 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 been collated as an average percentage...

Grad Photo Retakes: March 24th

January 11, 2022
‚Äč If you missed your appointment in February or would like a retake, Lifetouch will be doing Grad portrait retakes at John Taylor Collegiate (by appointment only) on Thursday March 24th ‚Äčin the Theatre. 
Booking instructions can be found HERE .


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...

Post-Secondary Options

December 12, 2021
‚Äč Don't forget to check out the ‚Äč' Awards, Busaries, and Scholarships ' section under Programs & Services on our website.    Here you will find many opportunities for Post-Secondary financial aid, awar ds, information sessions & open houses.

Spirit Week

October 20, 2021
‚Äč October 25th ~ 29th will be our next Spirit Week!  Get involved and have fun with the daily theme!

JTC Livestreamed Sports

October 12, 2021
Sports events hosted by John Taylor Collegiate will now be livestreamed!   ‚Äč CLICK HERE for the link‚Äč.

Grad 2022 Fundraiser

October 05, 2021
‚Äč Our first Grad fundraiser is for Peak of the Market vegetables!   Please  CLICK HERE  for more information and instructions‚Äč.   ( Bundle descriptions can be found  HERE‚Äč)
‚ÄčOrder forms are due in to Ms. Peters by Thursday October 21st


September 29, 2021
Please CLICK HERE‚Äč for the  online store featuring JTC Grad Wear!    ‚Äč We will be running the store from  September 28th ‚Äď October 29th  and deliveries will be made to the school (for no additional cost) approximately the 3rd week of November.  Payment is made online directly to Peel Uniforms. 

JTC Piper Wear!

September 28, 2021
We now have an online store! CLICK HERE   ‚Äč We will be running the store from  September 28th ‚Äď October 29th and deliveries will be made to the school (for no additional cost) approximately the 3rd week of November.  Payment is made online directly to Peel Uniforms.  
(Please note:  This is not   Grad Wear...

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...

Earth Day

April 21, 2021
‚Äč Thursday April 22nd is Earth Day!   We all need a healthy Earth to support our future health and happiness.  If you would like to participate in keeping our community clean, we have community clean-up bags available for students who would like to go out on their own time and do...

Students Turning 18

April 20, 2021
‚Äč Once your student turns 18 we are no longer able to share any information about your student unless they have returned a completed consent form.  CLICK HERE‚Äč for a copy of this form.
When referring to information, this includes academic progress, attendance and school concerns.  It also includes information about our upcoming convocation in June.

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...

No Parking

March 18, 2021
‚Äč A reminder that students are not able to park in the parking lot.  All available spots are currently used by staff due to the construction going on in the front.
Also, we ask that parents do not enter the lot for drop offs or pick up as per the sign at the parking...

Grad 2021

March 11, 2021
Please CLICK HERE for the latest Grad news.   Additional information will be added to the Grad 2021 link as it is received.

International Women's Day

March 08, 2021
‚Äč March 8th was International Women's Day.  It is a globally recognized day that celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. This day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender equality and basic human rights for all. On this day, people across the world wear purple to...

Pink Shirt Day

February 16, 2021
‚Äč‚Äč February ‚Äč‚Äč23rd marks Pink Shirt Day!  We encourage everyone to practice kindness and wear pink to symbolize that you celebrate diversity & do not tolerate bullying.

Registration Information

February 12, 2021
‚Äč Click here‚Äč to be taken to the John Taylor Collegiate Registration & course information page.

Post Secondary Open Houses

January 22, 2021
‚Äč CLICK HERE for dates and times of virtual Open Houses for various Post Secondary Schools.   This is a great opportunity for students to learn more about academic programs, admissions, financial aid, course offerings and more.

JT Grad Clothing

December 15, 2020
Our Grad Clothing is available for ordering.  CLICK HERE for the order form brochure.
The final deadline for all orders will be  Tuesday, January 19th, 2021 .  We anticipate that orders will arrive the first week of February.
Please have cash or cheques (made payable to John...

2020-21 Yearbooks

December 02, 2020
Grade 10 - 12s: If you haven't picked up your yearbook yet, please see Mr. Kolton.
Graduates:  Please contact Ms. Cox in the office (204) 888-8930 to pick up your complimentary composite photo, and a yearbook if you had purchased one.   If you wish to purchase a copy, they are available for $30.00.‚Äč

Report Cards - November 27th

November 26, 2020
‚Äč S JASD will be distributing  report cards via email this term .  All Parents/Guardians will receive an email via School Messenger that will contain a PDF downloadable report card on Nov. 27th (after 1:00 p.m.) .   Please ensure the school has any updated email and contact information.   A ny...

Mental Health Support

November 18, 2020
There are a multitude of resources available to both students and their parent/caregivers.   Please CLICK HERE for a listing of Mental Health Supports.

Grade 12 Information

October 21, 2020
Sign up for JT's Remind App. to receive important information on University, College & other Post-Secondary institutions, as well as information on scholarships. Click HERE to go to the app.

COVID-19 Screening Tool

October 10, 2020
‚Äč To access the Provincial COVID-19 self-screening tool, as well as updates & additional resources, please click HERE .‚Äč

Terry Fox Run ~ ‚ÄúOne Day. Your Way‚ÄĚ

September 28, 2020
As we all know, this year is challenging us to‚Äč do things differently.   After Terry was forced to stop he said, "Even though I'm not running anymore, people should go ahead and try to do their own thing."
This year, we will not be doing the traditional Terry Fox Run at...

Dates to Remember 2023-24 School Year

September 21, 2020
‚ÄčApr. 10 - Grad Photo Retakes

Apr. 12 ‚Äď Admin/Inservice ‚Äď No School Apr. 16 ‚Äď Early Dismissal @ 2:40 Apr. 19 ‚Äď Report cards emailed
Apr. 19 - Divisional Choirs Cabaret
May 1 - 4 JT Musical Theatre Alice by Heart
May 7 ‚Äď Early Dismissal @ 2:40

School Day Calendar

September 06, 2020
The SJASD 2021-2022 School Day Calendar can be found HERE‚Äč .‚Äč ‚Äč

‚Äč ...

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...

Student Parking

September 04, 2020
‚Äč Unfortunately, due to construction there is no space available for student parking at this time.  Students must park on the street (please be aware of time limits and other parking regulations).

Registration Forms

September 04, 2020
Registration Forms and Course Selections can be found here .

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...

School Cash Online

September 02, 2020
To access School Cash Online, please click here‚Äč.‚Äč  All school fees and payments to John Taylor Collegiate should be made using School Cash Online.  Thank you for your cooperation.
If you need further assistance getting set up, please click here‚Äč.

Return to School Plan for John Taylor Collegiate

August 25, 2020
Click Here‚Äč  for  recent return to school information from  John Taylor  Collegiate (updated Aug 24/20)‚Äč

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


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)...

Keep up to date on all your courses by visiting JTPIPERS.COM

March 19, 2020
Click here and select "course information" and select your teacher to learn how to keep up to date on all your classes.

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...

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


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...

Safeteen Meeting

February 07, 2020
Attention Parents: All grade 10 students will have the opportunity to participate in a Safeteen workshop Friday February 14 th , 2020 in the morning.  We have attached some information about Safeteen, and the goal of the sessions.  Please do not hesitate to contact the school if you have further questions about...

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...

Important January Exam Information

January 22, 2020
    Assessment Week Exams run Jan. 24 to Jan. 30 Morning exams start at 8:30 ‚Äď students should be here by 8:20 Afternoon exams start at 1:00 ‚Äď students should be here by 12:50.  Exam sessions run for 3 hours. Students are required to stay a minimum of 1 hour into...

Advanced Placement Program to be offered at all SJASD senior schools

January 17, 2020
Striving to meet the educational needs of the community we serve, the St. James-Assiniboia School Division (SJASD) will be offering the Advanced Placement (AP) Program at all of its senior year's schools effective September 2023. In our commitment to providing educational enrichment opportunities, the flexibility of the AP program's structure and...

January 2020 Exam Schedule

December 20, 2019
‚Äč    Click here  to view the January 2020 Exam Schedule

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...

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...

Monthly Athletic Calendar

December 03, 2019
‚Äč Click here  for the monthly Athletic Calendar

Piper Football!

December 02, 2019
‚Äč John Taylor Collegiate is excited to announce the start of a new Football program next year. As you can imagine, there are many costs that arise when starting a football team. Your generous donation will help us to purchase jerseys, equipment, and help to establish the foundation for a successful...

Piper Pancake Breakfast December 13th!

November 19, 2019
Click here  for details!  

Important notice from the Winnipeg Police Service

October 30, 2019
                                                                        ‚Äč Click here to read an important message to John Taylor Collegiate parents from the Winnipeg Police Service.  

PIPERS store is now open!

October 24, 2019
‚Äč Click here to access the JT PIPERS store to purchase all your JT clothing! Click on the box that says "SCHOOL WEAR" and then type in the password HAMILTON (uppercase).

Monthly Athletic Calendar

October 23, 2019
‚Äč Click here for the monthly athletic calendar

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. 


National Universities Fair

October 02, 2019
‚Äč The National Universities Fair 2019 is coming to a school in SJASD. On Thursday, November 7, the fair is being held at Coll√®ge Sturgeon Heights Collegiate from 1:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Click here to see the full poster.  ‚Äč

Grad 2020 News

September 18, 2019
Click here for to keep up to date on Grad 2020 News.

Volleyball Referee Clinic

September 04, 2019
The 2019 St. James-Assiniboia Volleyball Referee Clinic is taking place on Tuesday, September 24 at Golden Gate Middle School. The free clinic offers registered participants the opportunity to receive their Novice Referee Certification and referee Middle School volleyball in SJASD. 

Please only sign up if you are interested in working this...

School Photos - Friday Sept 6

August 22, 2019
School Photos will take place on Friday September 6 in Gym C.

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...

Scholar Athletes across SJASD

June 20, 2019
‚Äč On June 20, the West Winnipeg Athletic Conference held a luncheon to recognize the achievements of Scholar Athletes at the high school level. The event was held inside the Canad Inns Fort Garry, where  athletes from the following schools were honoured: Westwood Collegiate, John Taylor Collegiate, Coll√®ge Sturgeon Heights Collegiate
and St. James Collegiate. To receive a...

September 2019 Important Information

June 13, 2019
‚Äč Click here  for important information regarding the return to school in September 2019.

Safe Grad Tickets on Sale

June 04, 2019
    Click here   for instructions on purchasing Safe Grad Tickets.  

June Exam Schedule

May 31, 2019
‚Äč Click here  for the June 2019 Exam Schedule

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...

Athletic Banquet

May 27, 2019
‚Äč Click here for details of the 2019 JT Athletic Banquet

SJASD Grad Pow Wow

May 23, 2019
‚Äč SJASD is excited to host our 3rd annual Graduation Pow Wow on May 30 at John Taylor Collegiate. The Pow Wow is being held to honour the academic achievements of Indigenous students graduating in SJASD. We hope you can join us for the celebration this year. All welcome, admission is...

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...

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. 

Rooftop Photo - May 21 at 11:00 am

April 12, 2019
‚Äč Rooftop Photo May 21 at 11:00 am in the Courtyard.

Red River College Open House for Job Training Programs

April 11, 2019
‚Äč     Click here  for details of the Open Houses at Red River College for Job Training Programs 

Winnipeg Music Festival Award Winners!

April 10, 2019
  The John Taylor Treble Choir won the Salisbury House Trophy which is awarded to the most outstanding performance by a Boys or Girls School Chorus, Grades 7 to 12. Congratulations to Mrs. Carter and the John Taylor Treble Choir!!!

Safe Grad Tenderloin Meat and Bothwell Cheese Fundraiser - Deadline May 15th

April 09, 2019
‚Äč Click here for the Tenderloin Meat and Sausage Fundraiser   Click here for the Bothwell Cheese Fundraiser

Safe Grad Car Wash - Volunteers needed!

April 08, 2019
‚Äč Click here for details on the Safe Grad Car Wash May 25th

Safe Grad Craft Sale - May 4th

April 08, 2019
Click here for details on the Safe Grad Craft Sale on Saturday May 4th.

Beauty and the Beast - April 10-12

April 01, 2019
John Taylor Collegiate presents "Beauty and the Beast" April 10-12 at 7 pm each night, in the gymnasium. Click here to purchase tickets.    

2019 Graduation Pow Wow

March 22, 2019
In SJASD, we are excited to host our 3rd annual Divisional Graduation Pow Wow. This year's Graduation Pow Wow will be held on Thursday, May 30 at John Taylor Collegiate. We invite our community to attend this special event and join us as we celebrate and honour the achievements of our graduating Indigenous...

Fishing Derby

March 14, 2019
‚Äč A huge congratulations to the participants of the 1st annual high school fishing derby. Members of the Piper Fishing Club and the Sustainable Wilderness class competed for prizes and bragging rights. JT represented well as we caught over 40 fish throughout the day! The team came in second place overall....

Parent Teacher Conferences Thursday April 4, 2019

March 06, 2019
‚Äč Click here to book your Parent Teacher Conference. The booking system opens on March 21st.

Grad Photo Retakes!

March 05, 2019
Grad Photo Retakes are occurring Thursday March 21, 2019.
Click here  for instructions on how to book your photo session. 

Out of Division Registration forms now online

February 25, 2019
‚Äč Click here to complete an Out of Division Registration for the 2019-2020 school year

Athletic Programs and Gym Calendar

February 13, 2019
Click here to view the John Taylor Athletic programs and Gym Calendar

Winnipeg Music Festival Dates

February 12, 2019
‚ÄčJohn Taylor Collegiate will be performing at the following times: March 4 at 7pm at Westminister United Church March 8 at 10 am - Treble choir March 8 at 12:30pm - Boys choir  

Grad Photos - February 19 - February 22

January 21, 2019
‚Äč Click here for important information on how to book your grad photos. Click here for the direct booking link with Lifetouch.  

Fishing Club

January 18, 2019
‚Äč Who said fishing is for warm summer days on the dock? The John Taylor fishing club is going full force! Mr. Wiess is teaching the students how to properly clean and cook some delicious Lake Winnipeg walleye!

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...

January 2019 Exam Schedule

December 20, 2018
Click here for the January 2019 Exam Schedule

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...

Post-Secondary School in MB - Comparison Chart

December 04, 2018
‚Äč Click here  to review the Post-Secondary School in MB Comparison Chart (admission requirements etc).

Grace Hospital Winter Celebration

November 13, 2018
‚Äč     Click here for information on the Grace Hospital Winter Celebration.

Volunteer Hours

November 09, 2018
  Click here   for a copy of the Community Involvement Activity Log (Volunteer Hours)

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. 

Anti-Bullying Awareness Week - November 12 - 16

November 06, 2018
‚Äč November 12 - Henna Tattoos (Hearts on your Sleeve) November 13 - Peach and Love Photo Booth (Positive Message Bubbles) November 14 - Pink Shirt Day November 15 - Ditch the Label (Grade War Challenge - Quiz) November 16 - Throw Kindness Around Like Confetti (Dot Activity)

Yearbooks have arrived!

November 01, 2018
‚Äč The 2017-18 yearbooks have arrived. Students who have graduated, may pick up their yearbook in the office. Existing John Taylor students can pick them up from Mr. Kolton.

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. 

Parent Teacher Conferences

October 16, 2018
‚Äč Click here  to book a Parent Teacher Conference

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. 

Peak of the Market

October 01, 2018
‚Äč Peak of the Market vegetable pick up will be on Thursday October 4th from 3:30 - 5:00. Please be sure to make arrangements for pick up as we will not be able to store them. Please speak to Ms. Peters if you have any questions.

AP Calculus excellence at John Taylor!

September 28, 2018
‚ÄčIn the month of May last year, John Taylor students wrote their College Board AP Calculus exam. Scoring a 5 is the highest you can score on this exam. It was the first time that three students scored a 5 on their exam. The class performed extremely well and averaged 4.17...

Grad 2019 Information

September 11, 2018
Click here for information on Grad 2019

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...

Playschool at John Taylor

September 07, 2018
The John Taylor Playschool is now accepting registration for the fall 2018 session. The playschool program is run in conjunction with the Grade 10 Family Studies course and is designed to give 3 and 4 year olds an opportunity to develop social and cognitive skills in a fun environment. Children attend...

Athletic Calendar

August 27, 2018
    Click here to view the calendar of athletic events.

Graduations Awards 2017-18

July 03, 2018
‚ÄčA complete map highlighting all of the graduation award recipients in SJASD for the 2017-18 school year. Congratulations to all graduates, we are proud of your achievements!  Click the image below to view the full listing:

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:...

Fall 2018 - 2019

June 22, 2018
  Click here for important information regarding the fall startup including orientation dates, timetable pickup, BBQ, etc.    

‚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...

Annual Athletic Awards Banquet

June 07, 2018
‚Äč The Annual Athletic Awards Banquet is Wednesday, June 13th at 4:30 in the Theatre, with dinner to follow in the gym at 6:00. All students who have paid their athletic fees are welcome to attend. If parents/guardians or other guests are interested in attending, tickets can be purchased for $12...

Grad 2018

June 05, 2018
  Click here   to see important dates regarding dates for Grad 2018.   Grad rehearsal will be on June 21, 2018 from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm at My Church Winnipeg (formerly Immanuel Pentecostal Church) at 955 Wilkes Avenue.


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


Rotational Symmetry live in colour!

May 23, 2018
‚Äč In our grade 9 math class, we have been discussing objects that have line and rotational symmetry. The eight-pointed star of the star blanket is a great representation of how color can be used to incorporate lots of amazing symmetry. Thank you to Sophia Manoakeesick for bringing in her uncle's...

Outstanding Achievement in Mathematics

May 16, 2018
Every February, hundreds of grade 12 students across Manitoba write the provincial mathematics contest from the University of Manitoba. This year, due to her outstanding achievement on the Manitoba Mathematical Competition contest, John Taylor Collegiate student (Malinda) Linhui Huang was invited to the MMC contest dinner for the top 5 achievers...

Greenhouse Sale

May 14, 2018
  Please join us for our Green house sale on May 17th (12pm to 3pm) and Friday May 18th (12:00 to 2:30). All procees go back into funding the Gardening Program at John Taylor Collegiate. Click here for a price list  

Animation Creations

April 20, 2018
  Bravo to Mr. Hardman's animation students in creating these entertaining videos using the techniques they learned in class. Click on the play arrow in the video below to view . Once the video is playing you can click the arrows in the bottom right corner to expand the video to full...

Final Exam Schedule

April 19, 2018
‚Äč The May / June Exam Schedule has been finalized. Morning exams begin at 8:30 AM Afternoon exams begin at 1:00 PM Click here for the exam schedule.  

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...

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. 

Zoo Camp - Volunteers needed!

March 12, 2018
  Click here to learn how to volunteer at Zoo Camp and earn credit for 40 volunteer hours.

Grad Photo Retakes

March 05, 2018
  Click here for information on Grad Photo Retakes.

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...

Grad Photos

February 21, 2018
‚Äč Lifetouch will be taking Grad Photos from February 20 to February 23. Click here to read more.      

Grad Suit Fitting

February 21, 2018
‚Äč Epharrel is hosting a suit fitting for grads on February 26th from 4:30 - 7:30 Grad Suit Fitting - John Taylor.pdf  

The Job Seekers Club

February 13, 2018
‚Äč Who? - Presented by Ms. Rose, Career Development Teacher. What? - A series of workshops for students who are lookng for a part-time job or seeking summer employment. When? - Noon hours in February and March. Listen to announcements for specific details. Topics include Resume Writing and Interviewing. How? - Sign...

University Open Houses

February 09, 2018
‚Äč February is an important month for any grade 11 and 12 student and there parents interested in attending the Open Houses for U of M, U of W, or Red River College. Daytime and evening events that students may attend with their parents happen between Feb 20-22nd.     ...

Exam Schedule

December 18, 2017
  Click here  to view the January (Semester 1) Exam Schedule.

Math in the Real World!

December 12, 2017
Students in Mrs. Bergmuller and Mr. Goetz's 20SP classes joined forces in December to tell their own Graphing Stories where they investigated how math can represent a relational situation in the real world around them. ‚Äč Students danced, played basketball, took a slap shot, felled dominoes, drank water, and gathered data...

December Fun at John Taylor!

November 24, 2017
‚ÄčIt's the most wonderful time of the year! December is a busy month of activites for our staff and students. December 1: Deck the Doors Challenge - The theme of our challenge is "Celebrations Around the World". December 4 - 15: Holiday Hamper Food and Collection Drive -  Classes will collect non-perishable...

Grace Hospital Foundation Winter Celebration

November 22, 2017
‚ÄčCome out and enjoy the free activities at the Grace Hospital on December 6, 2017. Click here  to read more.  

Mumps Advisory

October 24, 2017
‚Äč   Click here for important information regardng the Mumps   Click here for a Mumps fact sheet

University Fair

October 23, 2017
‚Äč All John Taylor Collegiate, Grade 12, university-bound students are invited to attend the 19th annual University Fair at Sturgeon Heights Collegiate on Thursday, November 2nd at 1:15p.m. to 3:15p.m.. Forty universities from across Canada in addition to Manitoba Student Aid will be in attendance. This event has a gym-roam structure...

Evening of Excellence

October 23, 2017
‚Äč High-achieving Grade 12 students interested in attending the University of Manitoba and their parents are invited to attend the U of M's Evening of Excellence  on Tuesday, October 24th from 6:00pm-8:30pm. Students interested in attending are requried to register. Registration takes only a few moments and canbe done on the...

River Heights Skating Club

October 10, 2017
‚Äč Click Here to read more about the River Heights Skating Club

Parent Teacher Conferences - November 2, 2017

October 04, 2017
‚Äč Parent Teacher Conferences are on  November 2nd  from 4pm to 7pm . Appointments are 10 minutes in length. You may book appointments with multiple teachers, however, please allow yourself enough time in between appointments. We look forward to seeing you on November 2nd ! Please note the first day the...

Fire Lanes

September 26, 2017
‚Äč Indicated by the sign shown here, fire lanes are found at shopping centres, grocery stores, event centres, community centres, and other public venues. Fire lanes ensure first responders can quickly access emergency situations. You are allowed to stop (pick up/drop off passengers, etc.), but you are not allowed to park...

September Gym Schedule

September 19, 2017
  Please click below to view September Gym Calendar   Copy of JT Gym Schedule September 2017-18- Copy 3.xlsx

Picture Day

September 06, 2017
‚Äč Picture Day at John Taylor is Friday September 8th.

2017 Playschool at John Taylor

August 28, 2017
  The John Taylor Playschool is now accepting registration for the fall 2017 session. The playschool program is run in conjunction with the Grade 10 Family Studies course and is designed to give 3 and 4 year olds an opportunity to develop social and cognitive skills in a fun environment. Children...

2017-18 Fall Orientation Package

August 28, 2017
To view important information regarding our Fall Orientation (time table pick up, student orientation, start dates etc) click the Opening Day Letter 2017-2018.pdf

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...

2017 Skills Manitoba Competition

April 27, 2017

On Thursday, April 13, more than 475 students from across the province gathered at Red River College (both campuses) to compete in the 20th Annual Skills Manitoba Competition.    SJASD students from Coll√®ge Sturgeon Heights Collegiate, St. James Collegiate and Westwood Collegiate attended the event. While some students went to gain experience and learn more...

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...