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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 https://sharedhealthmb.ca/covid19/screening-tool/). ■ Face-masks are required on school buses for K-12 students and any other passengers...

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...

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​

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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?

During...

SALLE 205 Earth Day 6 Word Memoir

April 29, 2020

The students of 6-2 explored many non-fiction texts that spoke to Earth Day and our environment.  One of their writing tasks was to create a 6 Word Memoir that both represented their learning  and sent a strong message that would catalyze conversation. READ MORE ...

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)...

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...

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 ​​


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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...

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...

Frozen JR.

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...

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...

Winnipeg Harvest Donations

December 10, 2019
  École Ness is collecting nonperishable food donations for Winnipeg Harvest.  If you are able, please bring items to the bins outside of the office. THANK YOU for your support!

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. 


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...

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...

Photo-A-Day Challenge

May 23, 2019
​ Throughout the month of May, SJASD staff shared photos on Instagram to highlight a specific word/theme related to education. Each day, the photo map was updated with one selection from each day. The challenge took place under the hashtag #sjasdphotoaday
Click here to view the photo calendar. 
Thank you to all staff...

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. 

Bowling League at Academy Lanes West

April 16, 2019
Félicitations! Another successful bowling season for École Ness students.

Au Coeur du système circulatoire

April 09, 2019
​ The Grade 8 students recently participated in the WISE Kid-Netic Energy presentation "Au coeur du système circulatoire" as part of their learning in Sciences de la nature .

Upcoming Music Performances

March 12, 2019
Saturday, April 27th Ness Jazz Band performing for the Sturgeon Heights Big Band Dance.
Tuesday, April 30th, Level One Band Festival.
Tuesday, May 7th, Spring Band/Choir Concert.

Order your 2018/2019 YEARBOOK before it's too late!

March 12, 2019
​Purchase yours today via School Cash Online!

Pizza Day

March 12, 2019
Pizza Day dates as follows for 2020:
Thursday, January 30, 2020

Concours d'Art Oratoire 2019

March 08, 2019
​ Félicitations to all Concours d’Art Oratoire participants in SJASD. On March 5 and 6, SJASD held its annual Concours d’Art Oratoire event at Collège Sturgeon Heights Collegiate (CSHC). Concours d’Art Oratoire is an annual public speaking event sponsored by Canadian Parents for French. The objective is to help students develop effective...

Grade 9 Registration

February 14, 2019
​ Grade 9 Registrations will be sent home Tuesday, February 19, 2019.

Festival du Voyageur

February 14, 2019
​École Ness is celebrating Festival du Voyageur with a Grade 6 fieldtrip, Grade 7 & 8 activities this coming week. Hé Ho!

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...

SC Force 2019 Assessments

January 08, 2019

Babysitting & Stay Safe! Courses

December 18, 2018

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...

Tier 1 Boys Volleyball team win the John Taylor Middle School Classic!

November 13, 2018
​ The team defeated Leila North in the Semi Finals and went on to defeat Munroe Junior High in 2 sets 25-19 25-20.

It was the cap to a great weekend by all.

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. 
When:...

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. 
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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. 

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September 14, 2018

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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...

Safe Arrival has ARRIVED!

September 04, 2018

Picture Day

September 04, 2018

Monday, September 16, 2019.
Re-takes - Monday, October 28, 2019.

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:...

​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...

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



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High 5 Run

May 09, 2018
 
Registration Deadline is May 23, 2018.

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Bike to School Month

May 07, 2018
​ May 7 - June 6, 2018

Library Newsletter

May 03, 2018
​It's here, our Library's Spring Newsletter.

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Instrument Selection Evening

May 03, 2018
​ Contact the office at 204-837-1361 to book your appointment for Wednesday, June 6, 2016 between 3:50pm & 7:00pm. Read More

French Education Summit

April 11, 2018

A forum to discuss the future of French education in Manitoba will be held on Saturday, April 21, 2018.

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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...

Middle Years Parent Survey

March 19, 2018
​ Schools in St. James-Assiniboia have always taken great pride in providing a high quality of education for all children. In asking you to spend 10-15 minutes to complete this short survey, you can help us to maintain areas of strength and identify areas that need continuing growth or improvement.

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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. 

Tu Parles!

March 12, 2018
The Université de Saint Boniface is hosting a french immersion summer camp program! Student from the ages of 7 to 12 will be able to learn to use their french skills in real life settings along side loads of fun activities. 

From July 3rd to August 24th, each week will hold...

Concours d'art oratoire 2018

March 08, 2018
The annual SJASD Concours d’art oratoire event was held on March 6 and 7 at Collège Sturgeon Heights Collegiate. The public speaking event, sponsored by Canadian Parents for French, is an opportunity for students to grow their public speaking abilities, strengthen their second language skills and test their creative writing skills. Each participant...

Go Canada Go!

March 05, 2018

Canada's Olympic athletes sure gave us so much to READ about! Each day for the duration of the games, our Olympics Reading bulletin board was kept up to date with the latest athlete/Olympics/medal news so that we could keep cheering on our country's best even while away from the television!...

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...

Festival du Voyageur

February 23, 2018

Our Grade 6 students were fortunate enough to spend the day at Festival du Voyageur!  Thank you to the many volunteers that make our fieldtrips possible. 

100th day of school!

February 23, 2018

On Friday, February 16, Ness Knights celebrated their 100th day of school! Many students participated in 100-Day-themed activities, some of which included a "100 seconds Challenge" and aging themelves using the AgingBooth app on the iPads. We are officially 100 days smarter and are looking forward to our next 100...

Tier 1 STJAMAYAA DIVISIONAL VOLLEYBALL

November 13, 2017
Click here for to view the schedule for this Friday and Saturday divisionals at SJCI/GWMS/Stevenson.

Canteen Menu

November 08, 2017

Ness Knights Clothing for Sale

November 08, 2017
Visit baltic-athletics.myshopify.com to order your Knights Gear today!  Online store open until Friday, November 10, 2017.

COACHING FOR CONFIDENCE - Anxiety in children Presentation

November 08, 2017

Dr. John Walker will be joining us for an instalment of our Parenting Today series on Tuesday, November 21 at Jameswood School. Dr. Walker will share ideas about how best to support anxious children in a 90 minute, interractive session. A supper of pizza and salad will be served starting...

Peak of the Market

November 07, 2017
Orders due on Wednesday, November 8, 2017. Order Pick-up:  Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm.

Developing Literacy Identities at Ness

October 17, 2017

Books on display and a welcoming message greet visitors to Ness Middle School, where language learning and the development of students’ literate identities drive instruction and encourage excellence.
    In our classrooms, teachers put best practices for literacy instruction into action, thanks in part to the Regie Routman in Residence program. Last...

Parenting Centre Brochure Winter 2019

September 28, 2017
Click here to view 2019 Winter Parenting Centre Brochure.

Fire Lane Reminder

September 25, 2017
Click here for more information regarding Fire Lanes in School Zones.

Annual School Meetings 2017-18

July 17, 2017
Each school in St. James-Assiniboia School Division will be holding an Annual Meeting to establish a Parent Council or a Parent Advisory Committee. This is an opportunity to become involved in your school and have a positive impact on your child’s education. We need your input and ideas!  Please click here to...

Safe Schools Forum

April 25, 2017
Safe Schools Community Forum, "Wellness Today: Building Healthy Futures"
As part of our commitment to keep our schools safe, St. James-Assiniboia School Division hosts a Safe Schools Forum once every two years.

On Wednesday, April 12, our Division teamed up with local organizations to present the 2017 Safe Schools Forum "Wellness Today: Building Healthy Futures."...

Science Fair Special Awards Report

April 24, 2017
​ S t. James-Assiniboia Divisional Science Fair 2017 Special Awards Report The 51st Annual SJASD Divisional Science Fair took place on April 5th, 2017 at George Waters Middle School and St. James Collegiate. The special award winners are listed below.  Top Project Awards
The Top Project award is presented to a project in Grade 3, 4, and...