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...
September 12, 2022
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...
September 01, 2022
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...
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.
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...
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...
December 21, 2021
The Manitoba Government has announced that COVID-19 Rapid antigen test kits will be available for students from Kindergarten to Grade 6. The test kit contains five rapid antigen COVID-19 tests that parents can administer to each child every three or four days as students return to school in January 2022. ...
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...
December 09, 2021
For information on updated COVID-19 School Protocols, see:
1.) What to do if your child is ill? 2.) School Protocols Parents Guide 3.) Can my child attend school after returning from travel?
What to do if your child is ill?
School Protocols Parents Guide
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...
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...
February 25, 2021
Please click here
for more information on the George Waters Middle School open house
February 25, 2021
Lincoln Middle School Grade 6 Virtual Open House – Wednesday, March 10 th at 6:00 pm. Hello future Lincoln Middle School Families, Given the current public health restrictions, we will be unable to hold our annual open house and building visit in person. We will be holding a...
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...
August 26, 2020
At this time, we are looking to provide options for busing our eligible Kindergarten to Grade 3 students (in addition to the Brooklands/Headingley and exceptional needs students as announced August 17, 2020). In our attempts to accommodate as many eligible bus riders as possible while staying within the parameters of COVID-19...
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...
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 20, 2020
Please click on the link for the list of seven important steps to help you and your child(ren) adjust at home to support your child’s learning progress and maintain a positive balance in expectations through each day. Linwood at Home - 7 Steps to Success.pdf
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 26, 2020
The St. James-Assiniboia School Division Board Office welcomed the spirit of competition to its backyard as the first X- Cross Country Ski race took place on Wednesday, February 26. Bannatyne, Phoenix, Heritage, Robert Browning, Crestview, Sansome, Athlone, Strathmillan, Buchanan, and Stevenson all brought their A-game to the competition. With a...
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 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
Thank you to our Parent Council for arranging a Manitoba Theatre for Young People performance of Spelling 255 on Friday, February 14 th .
January 07, 2020
Presented by SJASD Divisional Musical Theatre from January 25 to February 1 at Westwood Collegiate.
A story of true love and acceptance between sisters, Frozen JR. expands upon the emotional relationship and journey between Princesses Anna and Elsa. When faced with danger, the two discover their hidden potential and...
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 06, 2019
Linwood families...please check your email for important concert information
November 01, 2019
Please visit the Linwood School Parent Council 11th Annual Craft, Vendor and Bake Sale on November 9th
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 18, 2019
Halloween Parade on Thursday, October 31st at 1:00 PM in our gym.
October 15, 2019
Linwood School is in the market for some new educational resources after partnering with a local organization to help grow their library fund. The Indigo Bookstore on Kenaston Boulevard chose to sponsor Linwood School for the fall of 2019 for the Indigo Adopt A School Program. The program is...
September 18, 2019
PL4K is a response to the Early Development Instrument (EDI) scores that inform the school readiness of our students. Join us for an exciting day that highlights the ways that YOU can make a difference in supporting the physical literacy journey of our young people AND get practical ideas for embedding physical...
September 16, 2019
Terry Fox Run on Thursday, September 26th @ 10:00 AM. Donations welcome.
September 05, 2019
An evening for four-year-olds and their families to get a jump start on Kindergarten. Participants rotate through play-based centres that model how to incorporate literacy and numeracy into play at home. Click here to register for the event.
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 06, 2019
On Thursday, June 6, a group of graduating students in SJASD volunteered to take part in a new, inspiring initiative called the Graduation Walk. A total of nine students from St. James Collegiate spent the morning revisiting their former elementary schools, donning their caps and gowns. The group toured all three...
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 23, 2019
Throughout the month of May, SJASD staff shared photos on Instagram to highlight a specific word/theme related to education. Each day, the photo map was updated with one selection from each day. The challenge took place under the hashtag #sjasdphotoaday Click here to view the photo calendar.
Thank you to all staff...
May 06, 2019
On May 2, students in SJASD participated in the 2019 Red River Heritage Fair. A group of 13 students represented the following four schools: Assiniboine, Crestview, Sansome and Linwood. The students participated in a judging session as well as three workshops, which included a scavenger hunt, learning about the RCMP and a young citizens activity....
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.
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 03, 2019
The Countdown to Kindergarten 2019 booklet is a resource provided by SJASD for families with children starting Kindergarten in our Division. This booklet is packed with helpful information regarding the Welcome to Kindergarten program, student readiness, local programming and much more. The booklet will also be handed out at all Information Evenings taking place at...
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...
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 22, 2018
During the week of October 15, 2018, CBC Radio One featured the activities of the St. James neighbourhood. As part of their coverage, they featured the SJASD Divisional Children's Concert Choir. Director Heather Neufeld submitted a recording from the choir's performance at the Winnipeg Music Festival in March 2018. Below is...
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.
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...
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 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...
May 04, 2018
A total of 18 students represented SJASD at the Red River Heritage Fair on May 3 at the University of Winnipeg. Students from the following schools took part in the 15th annual event: Assiniboine, Bannatyne, Crestview, Linwood, Sansome and Strathmillan. Throughout the day, students engaged in a number of history-themed workshops, enjoyed a scavenger...
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 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 07, 2018
Click the link for information on Hearing and Vision Screening.
January 31, 2018
Team Green held a special relay with all students to learn about the process and importance of recycling and composting.
January 24, 2018
Grade 3 Makerspace Club has begun!
November 13, 2017
Linwood School's Winter Concert will take place on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at St. James Collegiate, 1900 Portage Avenue. Winter Concert Announcement 2.pdf
November 13, 2017
Report cards will be sent home on Wednesday, November 22. Open House Conferences will take place on Thursday, November 24th from 4:30 - 7:30 PM, no appointment necessary. Please read the attachment for more detailed information. Conference Information.pdf
November 06, 2017
Our next Parent Council meeting will take place on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at 6:30 PM. All are welcome to attend.
October 23, 2017
Mr. Blake and Room 18 have now met Baby Abigail twice. Wow, Baby Abigail has grown and changed so much! The theme this month was "Crying" and the different ways a child is trying to communicate through crying. This theme is an excellent opportunity to reinforce that babies cry for a...
October 23, 2017
Picture retakes will take place on Wednesday, November 1. Parents of afternoon kindergarten students please take note that retakes take place in the morning.
July 18, 2017
All details related to school supplies for the 2017-18 school year are now available on our website. Click here
for more details.
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 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...