April 09, 2020
The province of Manitoba has provided a supplemental online learning resource for Manitoba families whose children are learning at home during the suspension of in-school classes because of COVID-19.
The My Learning at Home portal provides resources designed to assist families in supporting the work of teachers as they continue to...
March 31, 2020
Dear Families and Staff,
The St. James-Assiniboia School Division (SJASD) Board of Trustees would like to take this time to recognize all the hard work our students, parents and staff have put in to make the transition to remote learning possible. We are grateful for the professional agility demonstrated by our...
March 23, 2020
To assist with the continuation of learning during the suspension of in-school classes, we wish to remind parents that communication with Principals and Teachers is still available:
Please first use the communication method that has already been put in place by teachers and/or school Principals.
Each St. James-Assiniboia School Division (SJASD)...
March 19, 2020
and select "course information" and select your teacher to learn how to keep up to date on all your classes.
March 15, 2020
In consultation with the province, please be advised that any students or staff travelling outside of Canada in the past 14 days are asked to self-isolate.
As of Sunday, March 15, our schools have been contacting staff and families that had indicated travel plans, to inform them of the expectation...
March 13, 2020
As announced on March 13, 2020 by the Province of Manitoba, all schools in Manitoba will close as of Monday, March 23 for three weeks (one week before Spring Break and one week after Spring Break). A week has been provided to allow for families and schools to prepare...
February 27, 2020
Hundreds gathered at the Victoria Inn Convention Centre on Thursday, February 20, to celebrate the 30th Annual 'Yes I Can!' Awards ceremony, recognizing the tremendous accomplishments of children and youth with disabilities. 'The Yes I Can!' Awards are hosted by the Manitoba Council for Exceptional Children to highlight the outstanding achievements of...
February 27, 2020
Newcomers to Canada face many barriers when they work to navigate and establish themselves in their new country. A key value of the St. James-Assiniboia School Division (SJASD) is respect for each other, our diversity, and our community. Both in response to feedback from the community and the existing mandates of...
February 27, 2020
Last week (January 27 – 31, 2020), the St. James-Assiniboia School Division tackled The Great Kindness Challenge (GKC) at several schools in the Division, joining over 14 million students and over 15 thousand schools in creating a culture of compassion, acceptance, unity and respect. The proactive bullying prevention initiative improves school...
February 13, 2020
Registration will be accepted on February 14, 2020. Parents and guardians wishing to register their child at a school outside of their catchment/Division must submit their request online. Registration will be accepted on February 14, 2020.
All requests will be date and time stamped to ensure that there is a...
February 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...
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
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...
January 24, 2020
Building upon our Division's commitment to the growth and professional development of our employees, we are pleased to announce the launch of the St. James-Assiniboia School Division's (SJASD) Instructional Support Team Newsletter . Upon reviewing the newsletter, and having the opportunity to see and hear the work demonstrated at the...
January 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...
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...
December 20, 2019
to view the January 2020 Exam Schedule
December 18, 2019
Our Divisional Report to the Community is a reflection on the previous school year, with a strong emphasis on our strategic outcomes, student data and future planning in SJASD. We invite you to check out our 2019 report for a snapshot of the ongoing work happening in our Division and to learn...
December 11, 2019
With the cold winter season upon us, the Division is prepared to address weather-related emergencies or extreme circumstances to keep students safe in the cold months ahead. In the event of an emergency, the Chief Superintendent may decide to close all, or specific schools, and/or discontinue bus service in whole or...
December 03, 2019
for the monthly Athletic Calendar
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...
October 30, 2019
to read an important message to John Taylor Collegiate parents from the Winnipeg Police Service.
October 24, 2019
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).
October 23, 2019
for the monthly athletic calendar
October 21, 2019
On November 7, our three Divisional choirs will be performing at Westwood Community Church at 7:00 p.m. The annual Fall Concert
is a celebration of music and talent across all grade levels in SJASD. Arrive early to be sure to get a good seat.
October 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.
September 18, 2019
for to keep up to date on Grad 2020 News.
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...
August 22, 2019
School Photos will take place on Friday September 6 in Gym C.
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...
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...
June 13, 2019
for important information regarding the return to school in September 2019.
June 04, 2019
for instructions on purchasing Safe Grad Tickets.
May 31, 2019
for the June 2019 Exam Schedule
May 28, 2019
The K-12 Education Review for Manitoba is asking for input from the public. Below your will find information about the Education Review from the Manitoba School Board Association, an SJASD perspective, a listing of our local programming and also a link to the public survey. The deadline to provide feedback and...
May 27, 2019
for details of the 2019 JT Athletic Banquet
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...
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...
April 25, 2019
Who: The race was started as an event for students, staff and families from our High 5 community of schools (Robert Browning, Sansome, Phoenix, Lincoln and Westwood). Over the past year, it has expanded it to welcome participants from all schools (students, staff and families) in SJASD.
What: A 5km fun run...
April 23, 2019
The SJASD Spring Concert is taking place on May 9 at 7:00 p.m. at Westwood Community Church. For more details, click here.
April 12, 2019
Rooftop Photo May 21 at 11:00 am in the Courtyard.
April 11, 2019
for details of the Open Houses at Red River College for Job Training Programs
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!!!
April 09, 2019
for the Tenderloin Meat and Sausage Fundraiser Click here
for the Bothwell Cheese Fundraiser
April 08, 2019
for details on the Safe Grad Car Wash May 25th
April 08, 2019
for details on the Safe Grad Craft Sale on Saturday May 4th.
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.
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...
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....
March 06, 2019
to book your Parent Teacher Conference. The booking system opens on March 21st.
February 25, 2019
to complete an Out of Division Registration for the 2019-2020 school year
February 13, 2019
to view the John Taylor Athletic programs and Gym Calendar
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
January 21, 2019
for important information on how to book your grad photos. Click here
for the direct booking link with Lifetouch.
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!
January 15, 2019
Our Divisional Report to the Community is a reflection on the previous school year, with a strong emphasis on our strategic outcomes, student data and future planning in SJASD. We invite you to check out our 2018 report for a snapshot of the ongoing work happening in our Division and to learn...
December 20, 2018
for the January 2019 Exam Schedule
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...
December 04, 2018
to review the Post-Secondary School in MB Comparison Chart (admission requirements etc).
November 13, 2018
for information on the Grace Hospital Winter Celebration.
November 09, 2018
for a copy of the Community Involvement Activity Log (Volunteer Hours)
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.
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)
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.
October 31, 2018
The Manitoba School Boards Association (MSBA) and the Manitoba Association of Parent Councils (MAPC) present a helpful guide to talk with your child about cannabis. The fact sheet covers cannabis use, harms and risks associated, laws in Canada and other valuable resources on the topic. Click here to view...
October 16, 2018
to book a Parent Teacher Conference
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.
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.
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...
September 11, 2018
for information on Grad 2019
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...
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...
August 27, 2018
to view the calendar of athletic events.
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:
July 03, 2018
Summer hours will commence on Tuesday, July 3 and end on Friday, August 17. Office hours for St. James-Assiniboia School Division Board Office are 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
As for the Media Centre inside the Professional Staff Development Centre, the summer hours are as follows:
July 3 - July 13, 2018:...
June 22, 2018
for important information regarding the fall startup including orientation dates, timetable pickup, BBQ, etc.
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...
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...
June 05, 2018
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.
ATTENDANCE IS MANDETORY FOR ALL GRADUATING STUDENTS. Students are...
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...
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...
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
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...
March 29, 2018
The third issue of CONTACT is here! Read the latest initiatives, projects and achievements in SJASD all in one place. This issue highlights JT students departing on a mission trip to Ecuador, Buchanan growing tower gardens, Phoenix studying the long-told stories of the sky and much more. Click the icon below to...
March 14, 2018
Please click here
to view the latest media release on behalf of SJASD highlighting the 2018-2019 Budget Summary.
March 12, 2018
to learn how to volunteer at Zoo Camp and earn credit for 40 volunteer hours.
March 05, 2018
for information on Grad Photo Retakes.
March 05, 2018
Monday, March 5 - All schools in SJASD are open. Bus service is cancelled. There will be no bus service. Once again, all schools are open but bus service is cancelled for the day.
March 02, 2018
Please find below the 2018-2019 Public Budget Presentation that was shown on Thursday, March 1 at our annual Parent/Public Draft Budget Meeting at the Board Office. Our Draft Budget presentation has focussed on how our public schools are funded through provincial grants and local taxes. Equally important is what will be...
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...
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.
December 18, 2017
to view the January (Semester 1) Exam Schedule.
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...
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...
November 22, 2017
Come out and enjoy the free activities at the Grace Hospital on December 6, 2017. Click here
to read more.
October 24, 2017
for important information regardng the Mumps Click here
for a Mumps fact sheet
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...
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...
October 10, 2017
to read more about the River Heights Skating Club
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...
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 06, 2017
Picture Day at John Taylor is Friday September 8th.
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...
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
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
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...
April 25, 2017
Safe Schools Community Forum, "Wellness Today: Building Healthy Futures"
As part of our commitment to keep our schools safe, St. James-Assiniboia School Division hosts a Safe Schools Forum once every two years.
On Wednesday, April 12, our Division teamed up with local organizations to present the 2017 Safe Schools Forum "Wellness Today: Building Healthy Futures."...
April 24, 2017
S t. James-Assiniboia Divisional Science Fair 2017 Special Awards Report The 51st Annual SJASD Divisional Science Fair took place on April 5th, 2017 at George Waters Middle School and St. James Collegiate. The special award winners are listed below. Top Project Awards
The Top Project award is presented to a project in Grade 3, 4, and...