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Spirit Week

October 20, 2021
​ 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!   ​ CLICK HERE for the link​.

Grad 2022 Fundraiser

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


September 29, 2021
Please CLICK HERE​ for the  online store featuring JTC Grad Wear!    ​ We will be running the store from  September 28th – 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   ​ We will be running the store from  September 28th – 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
​To: Parents and caregivers,

It has been almost 18 months since the first case of COVID-19 was detected in Manitoba. As a province, we have faced many challenges during that time. Having a vaccine approved and available for every Manitoban born in 2009 or earlier has fundamentally changed the context...

Football Fundraiser

September 20, 2021
​​ ​ The football team is running a fundraiser with Winkler Meats.  Please   click here   for the Parent Advisory letter, and   click here   for the Order form​.    There are also hard copies available in Ms. Paragg's room.   Orders must be in by September 27th - cheques payable to John Taylor Football....

JT Piper Football Player/Parent Meeting

June 29, 2021
There will be a very important Player/ Parent meeting this Friday (September 10 th ) in regards to the 2021 Piper Football Team.  Please have a player and/or a parent present at the meeting to ensure all information is received.    Details:   When: Friday September 10 th    Where: Football Field behind...

Earth Day

April 21, 2021
​ 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
​ 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​ for a copy of this form.
When referring to information, this includes academic progress, attendance and school concerns.  It also includes information related to community notification about Covid,...

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
​ 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.

Spirit Days!

March 11, 2021
​ March 15th kicks off  Spirit Days! ​ And....Grade war challenges are officially on! We will be having a number of grade war games for the remaining school year. Our first challenge is simple - if you buy a pie supporting pi day, your grade level earns 5 points per pie! 

International Women's Day

March 08, 2021
​ 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
​​ February ​​24th marks Pink Shirt Day.  We encourage everyone to practice kindness and wear pink to symbolize that you do not tolerate bullying.

Registration Information

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

Spirit Days

February 04, 2021
Semester 2 Spirit Days are Here!  Let's fill our school with some CHEER!  Feb. 9th & 10th - Comfy Cozy Days ​Feb. 11th & 12th - Red, White, & Pink Days  Feb. 16th & 17th - Monochromatic Days   Feb. 18th & 19th - Piper Wear Days​

Post Secondary Open Houses

January 22, 2021
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.

Manitoba Virtual Career Fair

December 17, 2020
Register & save the date for the Manitoba Virtual Career Fair on January 20, 2021!  CLICK HERE  For more information. 
Discover more about the thousands of career opportunities in Manitoba.  Information about industry trends, major employers and education options will also be available.  Learning opportunities include 50 exhibitors in a virtual tradeshow ​environment...

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...

Spirit Days!

December 04, 2020
​ We will be holding two weeks of spirit days starting Monday, December 7th & there will be daily prizes for participating students and staff! 
Let's try and fill the building with a little cheer, as we kick 2020 to the curb!

Students - remember to join @JTCPiperEvents on Instagram...

2019-2020 Yearbooks

December 02, 2020
There are extra copies of the John Taylor 2019/20 Yearbook available for purchase at $30.00.   If interested, please contact Ms. Cox in the office (204) 888-8930.

Report Cards - November 27th

November 26, 2020
​ 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.

Grad Photos

November 17, 2020
Grad photos *POSTPONED*  New dates forthcoming shortly.  February 16, 17, 18, 19th.   Retakes will be done on March 18th.
Stay tuned for information regarding booking your appointment!​
​ Note :  Dates are subject to change dependent on Public Health guidelines from the Province of Manitoba.

LifeTouch Photo Retakes

October 21, 2020
​ Wed., Nov. 4th (pm only) for students with the last names A ~ L  
Thurs. Nov. 5th (am only) for students with the last names M ~ Z

Please return your original portraits on retake day & Lifetouch will re-photograph your child free of charge.

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.

John Taylor Spirit Weeks!

October 16, 2020
​ Double the days, double the spirit!
Have fun and come dressed up for the theme of the day.

COVID-19 Screening Tool

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

Terry Fox Run ~ “One Day. Your Way”

September 28, 2020
As we all know, this year is challenging us to​ 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 2021-22 School Year

September 21, 2020
October 22       - Inservice – No School

November 2     - Early Dismissal 2:40
November 3    - Picture Retakes
November 11  - Remembrance Day – No School November 16  - Early Dismissal 2:40 November 19  - Admin/Inservice – No School November 26  - Semester 1/Midterm Report Cards December 3     - Inservice...

Last Chance for Schedule Changes

September 16, 2020
​ Please note - The last day to make class changes will be Friday, Sept. 18th.

School Day Calendar

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

​ ...

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

Student Parking

September 04, 2020
​ 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
​ 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​.​  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​.

Picture Day

August 27, 2020
​Picture Day will be Thursday, September 10th (Last names A-L),​ & Friday  September 11th​ (Last names M-Z).   Order before Picture Day on​ using the Picture Day ID:  QL020077Q0

Return to School Plan for John Taylor Collegiate

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

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​


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...

Important Announcment regarding the 2020 John Taylor Collegiate Convocation

May 28, 2020
Click here to read an important update regarding the 2020 John Taylor Collegiate Convocation.

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?


Safe Grad Gift Card Raffle Winners!

May 25, 2020
​ Thank you everyone who supported our gift card raffle. Danny from Glenlea Greenhouses picked the winning names!  Congratulations to:
1st prize $400 gift card: Berry #2020-0763 2nd prize $300 gift card: Trina #2020-1593  3rd prize $200 gift card: Samantha #2020-0195   

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

March 31, 2020
​Dear Families and Staff,
The St. James-Assiniboia School Division (SJASD) Board of Trustees would like to take this time to recognize all the hard work our students, parents and staff have put in to make the transition to remote learning possible. We are grateful for the professional agility demonstrated by our...

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​, 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 – 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
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
Public Draft Budget Consultation 2020/2021 Presentation ​​


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...

Grad Photos

February 04, 2020
Grad photos will be held in the Theatre on Feb 18, 19, 20, 21. Click here ​for instructions on how to book your Grad Photo

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 – students should be here by 8:20 Afternoon exams start at 1:00 – 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
​    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​h 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
Click here  for the monthly Athletic Calendar

Piper Football!

December 02, 2019
​ 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
                                                                        ​ 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
​ 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
Click here for the monthly athletic calendar

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. 

National Universities Fair

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

Click here to see the full poster.  ​

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
​ 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, Collège Sturgeon Heights Collegiate
and St. James Collegiate. To receive a...

September 2019 Important Information

June 13, 2019
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
Click here  for the June 2019 Exam Schedule

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...

Athletic Banquet

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

SJASD Grad Pow Wow

May 23, 2019
​ 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
​ 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...

JT Greenhouse Sale!

May 09, 2019
​ Click here for details!   Click here  for a price list.  

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
​ Rooftop Photo May 21 at 11:00 am in the Courtyard.

Red River College Open House for Job Training Programs

April 11, 2019
​     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
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
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
​ 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
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
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
​John 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
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
​ 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
​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...

January 2019 Exam Schedule

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

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...

Post-Secondary School in MB - Comparison Chart

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

Grace Hospital Winter Celebration

November 13, 2018
​     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
​ 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
​ 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
​ 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. 

Parent Teacher Conferences

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

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. 

Peak of the Market

October 01, 2018
​ 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
​In 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
​A 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.    

​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...

Annual Athletic Awards Banquet

June 07, 2018
​ 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
​ 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
​ 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
​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...

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. 

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
​ 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...

Grad Photos

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

Grad Suit Fitting

February 21, 2018
​ 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
​ 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
​ 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. ​ Students danced, played basketball, took a slap shot, felled dominoes, drank water, and gathered data...

December Fun at John Taylor!

November 24, 2017
​It'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
​Come out and enjoy the free activities at the Grace Hospital on December 6, 2017. Click here  to read more.  

Mumps Advisory

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

University Fair

October 23, 2017
​ 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
​ 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
Click Here to read more about the River Heights Skating Club

Parent Teacher Conferences - November 2, 2017

October 04, 2017
​ 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
​ 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
​ 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’s 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 Collège 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
​ 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...