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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 2019:

Thursday, October 31, 2019
Thursday, November 28, 2019
Thursday, December 19, 2019

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. 

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 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. 

École Ness Weekly Events Calendar

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


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.


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...


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 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...