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Mabel's Labels

June 04, 2024


Phoenix School Parent Council is now offering a fundraiser through Mabel's Labels.  Get fantastic quality labels for clothes, water bottles, shoes perfect for school, daycare, spring and summer camp!  This is an ongoing fundraiser with no deadline and the labels ship free directly to your home...

I Love to Read Month

January 31, 2024


October 10, 2023

Hello Phoenix School Families!  Back by very popular demand, Parent council is so excited to announce that Hot Lunch days are back for grades 1-5. Our first hot lunch day will be October 13th. We will once again be using the online ordering system Munchalunch.

Graduation Powwow

May 18, 2023

Marking Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week

February 07, 2023
​ From February 6 to 10, SJASD recognizes the contributions that educators, administrative and education assistants, educational clinicians and associates, nurses, bus drivers, custodians and all other school support staff make to students and school communities. In addition to being proclaimed  an official week by the Province of Manitoba, many...

Hot Lunch

January 31, 2023

Phoenix School Parent Council offers a Hot Lunch options every other Friday. 

Please click on link below for Hot Lunch 

MunchaLunch - Hot Lunch​


SJASD Teacher Wins Governor General’s History Award

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...

School Trustee Candidate Information

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...

Welcome Back to School 2022-23

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...

St. James Assiniboia School Division schools closed - No school April 13 and April 14

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.

All school bus transportation for Wednesday, April 13 and Thursday, April 14

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...

St. James-Assiniboia School Division proud recipient of four Yes I Can! Awards

February 25, 2022
A huge congratulations to four members of our St. James-Assiniboia School Division (SJASD) community for receiving their  Yes I Can!  awards from the Manitoba Council for Exceptional Children. The Manitoba Council for Exceptional Children (MCEC) is a provincial unit of The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). The CEC is a major professional...

Weekly Average Percentage of Absenteeism related to COVID

January 28, 2022
​ With the increased transmissibility of the Omicron variant of concern, Public Health staff are anticipating high case numbers of COVID-19 in the short term. In addition to the information on the  COVID-19 Dashboard: School-Aged Cases and School Staff Cases in Manitoba , attendance data for our school has been...

Update on Return to School Plan for St. James-Assiniboia School Division

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...

COVID-19 Rapid antigen test kits available for students K-6

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.   ...

​Message of Appreciation and Holiday Greetings from the Board of Trustees of the St. James-Assiniboia School Division

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...

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...

Recognizing Hard Work of Teachers - Miranda Turabian

June 25, 2021
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, teachers have had to pivot and adapt while still going above and beyond for their students. To say thank you, Manitoba Pork launched "Manitoba's Best Teacher," a contest that gave students, parents, and fellow educators an opportunity to nominate their favourite teachers.
Due to a positively...

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...

Lincoln Middle School Virtual 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...

Phoenix School's "Poppy Way" honours Remembrance Day

November 10, 2020
​ Phoenix Remembers! Phoenix students and staff created a “Poppy Way” outside of the school to honour Remembrance Day. Each student created a poppy with words of hope and peace for our community and our world. Powerful messages from the hearts and minds of our children.



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...

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​


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?


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...

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...

SJASD X-Cross Country Ski race promotes active and healthy lifestyles

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...

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...

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...

Special Visitor at Phoenix School

January 09, 2020
​Phoenix Schools very own Joel Hofer came to visit the students at Phoenix School. Joel was the top goalie at the World Juniors Hockey Tournament for Team Canada. He ended up being awarded player of the game for two games and was a crucial reason Team Canada was so successful.  Each...

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...

Santa's Bazaar

November 29, 2019
​November 26th, 2019
Dear Phoenix Families,
The students of Phoenix School are looking forward to our annual Santa’s Bazaar, which will take place on Wednesday, December 18th.  For Kindergarten parents and families new to Phoenix School, this is a day when the children can shop for their families from a huge...

Student LED Conferences

October 30, 2019
​Student Led Conferences will be happening November 21, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:40 p.m. and November 22, 2019 from 12:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. (Conferences are being held Friday afternoon this year as the Teachers have a session in the morning that they are required to attend, sorry for any...

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. 

Munch a Lunch

September 18, 2019

Phoenix School Parent Council is proud to present Munch a Lunch. The new way to order Hot Lunches. Please Visit the Parent Council Page for more information click here​

Physical Literacy for Kindergarten

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...

Jump Start Into Kindergarten!

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. 

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...

Boston Pizza Reading Program

June 04, 2019

Once again our students participated in the Boston Pizza Partners in Reading program. This year our students read enough books to earn a $500.00 dollar donation from the Boston Pizza Reading program. Way to go Phoenix students! This donation is used to buy new books for our school library....

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. 

MTYP "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea"

April 18, 2019
Room 3 Review on MTYP Workshop   Multiple Phoenix classrooms, including ours, went to the MTYP to watch the play “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea,” and then we got to attend a workshop at our school. We worked with Angela, an MTYP actress, who taught us how to change perspective with...

Spirit Week 2019

April 16, 2019

This last week in March was again designated Spirit Week and the children had a lot of fun.  We raised $711.60 for Winnipeg Harvest by implementing the following activities for the week:
***  It must be noted that a good number of the children bring in their money donations at the...

Divisional Science Fair

April 11, 2019
Eight Phoenix students participated in the St. James-Assiniboia School Division Science Fair at George Waters Middle School on April 3 rd .  The students did extremely well and the school is very proud of their scientific endeavours.
Phoenix School Award Summary follows: Grade Level Project Title Student Award 3 "Bone Marrow...

I Love to Read Month

March 18, 2019

The month of February was devoted to I Love to Read and the theme of friendship.  There were several activities planned which engaged all the students and teachers in the school.  We had the Battle of the Books in which each class was required to argue the merits of a...

Winnipeg Music Festival

March 18, 2019
The Primary Choir earned Gold for their performance. The Intermediate Choir earned a Silver for their performance.

Divisional Science Fair 2019

March 15, 2019
​ The 53rd Divisional Science Fair is taking place on April 3 at George Waters Middle School/St.James Collegiate. 
* All projects must be dismantled by  8:30 p.m. Remaining projects will be disposed of after this time. 
For the science fair schedule, click here .
For additional information about the Science...

Monthly School Newsletter

February 15, 2019
Please read Phoenix Schools latest newsletter April 2019 click here
March 2019 click here
February 2019 click here

Germs Away

February 06, 2019
Germs Away by Room 8 How well do you wash your hands?  We learned the proper way to wash your hands from Breanne, a public health nurse. Here are the steps: 1.  Wet your hands in warm water.
2.  Put soap in your palm and rub it all over.
3.  Be sure to...

January 2019 School Newsletter

January 17, 2019
Please click here to read this month's newsletter January 2019 Newsletter.pdf

Ray Stevenson --- Indigenous Drummer

January 16, 2019
The Indigenous Drummer, Ray Stevenson, worked with all of our classes for two sessions each in December.  The children were introduced to Indigenous drumming and singing. Here is what two grade 5 students wrote about this experience.  
Hi, my name is Landon and I am going to talk about the...

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...

Countdown to Kindergarten 2019

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...

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...

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. 

Picture Retakes- November 7th, 2018

October 29, 2018
Picture Retakes will be on November 7, 2018 starting at 8:45 a.m.​

National UNICEF Day

October 25, 2018

One of my most favourite quotes is by Margaret Mead: "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world.   Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."    Phoenix's ultimate goal is that our students will become those thoughtful citizens who create a caring...

Terry Fox Run

October 25, 2018
The annual Terry Fox Run was held on September 27 th at the school. The weather was rainy and very cold so the children did their running / walking in the gym at different times during the day. Thank you to Mrs. Bremner and Mrs. Turabian for organizing this yearly event....

Children's Choir on the Air

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...

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. 

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

September 17, 2018
Ready, Set, Move! A Parent / Tot Activity Session is a physical activity hour co-sponsored by Sport Manitoba and Phoenix Elementary School.  It is 1 hour from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. for 8 different sessions and each session will be held in the Phoenix School Gym.
The physical activity program will...

Ready, Set, Move! 2018-2019

September 17, 2018
Ready, Set, Move! A Parent / Tot Activity Session is a physical activity hour co-sponsored by Sport Manitoba and Phoenix Elementary School.  It is 1 hour from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. for 8 different sessions and each session will be held in the Phoenix School Gym.
The physical activity program...

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...

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:...

Show and Save Reminder

June 19, 2018
Don't forget that Parent Council will be selling Show and Save Coupon Books in the fall Show and Save.pdf

​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


Happy Mother's Day

May 11, 2018
Kindergarten held a special party today to honour the students’ mothers.   It was a wonderful party.   The children gave their mothers and grandmothers flowers and baked muffins the day before to be served with coffee or punch.   It was a wonderful event and it reminded all of us...

Class Configurations for 2018-2019 School Year

May 04, 2018
Good news!  The school has sufficient registrations to have both a morning and afternoon Kindergarten class.  Mrs. Turabian will be the teacher for both classes. The number of students moving to grade 1 does create an imbalance if the school maintains a separate grade 1 class.  The decision has been made...

St. James_Assiniboia School Division Cup Stacking Event

April 26, 2018
Congratulations to the 2018 Phoenix School Cup Stacking team !  The 8 fastest 3-6-3 stackers were Ella M., Payton H., Ella N., Savannah F., Ryan F., Cairo C., Kaden K. and Eric M.   The 4 fastest Cycle stackers were Vayda S., Carmen D., Shae G. and Rowan K.   These...

Stuffed Animal Drive

April 26, 2018
Back in December, 2017 a student came forward and suggested that we do a stuffed animal collection on behalf of the Cuddle4Kids program . The program is designed to give a new or gently-used, but clean, stuffed animal for children who are in crisis.  Usually, the child who is being transported...

Thawing Ceremony

April 26, 2018
As part of one of Phoenix School’s goals this year, rooms 4, 15, and 16 have been learning about the importance of water from an Indigenous perspective. We have been fortunate enough to have our school division’s Indigenous Educator, Richelle Scott, come out a number of times to do some important...

Fundraising News

April 10, 2018
Phoenix School is having a bus loop constructed in the front of the school in early July.  The design of the bus loop includes revised play spaces for students.  There will be a new secured tarmac play space.  A picture of the bus loop project is on the Phoenix School website...

Spirit Week

April 09, 2018
Scott Mikkelson and the Grade 5 Youth Forum students planned an exciting Spirit Week with the donations, $824.35   which will be given to Siloam Mission during the upcoming tours. The breakdown of the individual days 2018 and the monies collected is:
- Hat and Mustache Monday   $164.50
- Chews Tuesday                       $119.00

Divisional Project Fair 2018

April 09, 2018
Divisional Science Fair   Eleven Phoenix students participated in the St. James-Assiniboia School Division Science Fair at George Waters Middle School on April 4 th .  The students did extremely well and the school is very proud of their scientific endeavours. Phoenix School Award Summary Grade Level Project Title Student Award...

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...

New Bus Loop for Phoenix School

March 22, 2018
Coming soon to Phoenix School 

Phoenix School Project Fair

March 22, 2018
Project Fair was March 14 th .   Project Fair is always an exciting time at every school.  Our top projects will be submitted to the Divisional Science Fair which is held on April 4 th at George Waters Middle School. Mrs. Slyker implemented a Project Fair Club every Tuesday and...

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. 

I Love To Read Month

March 13, 2018
Phoenix School has welcomed its theme of Kindness with the reading of many appropriate picture books. The school implemented the Battle of the Books.  Each class was assigned one of Mrs. Biggar's favourite picture books. Room 16 started the persuasive recommendations with its comments about "Memoirs of a Parrot".  Memoirs of...

Festival du Phoenix 2018

March 13, 2018
The Festival du Phoenix was held on March 2 nd .   The weather was incredible and the three outdoor activities were great fun!   The mixed grade level groups enjoyed building the ice block canoe / boat, toboggan races, snowshoes, and tug-of-war.   The bannock with jam and butter (some...

Parent Teacher Conferences

March 09, 2018
Parent Teacher Conferences are coming up March 15th and 16th. If you have not scheduled your appointment yet please visit the following link. The system will be open until Tuesday, March 13th.

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...

Indigenous Water Studies at Phoenix School 2017 -2018

February 26, 2018
Phoenix School has embarked on an Indigenous study of water for all the students, Kindergarten to Grade 5 with a special emphasis on the 3 intermediate classes for the 2017-18 school year.  The three home room teachers and the divisional Indigenous educator have partnered to develop a year-long study on the...

Michael Many Eagles

February 26, 2018
Michael Many Eagles   Michael Many Eagles is a renowned Indigenous soap stone carver and story teller. This is his second visit to Phoenix School in 2 years with a third, previous engagement a few years ago. The children love the soap stone carving and the more adventurous students embark on...

Phoenix School Project Fair

February 15, 2018
Project Fair Update for Feb newsletter.pdf "To see the rubrics that judges will use this year when judging student projects, you can open these judging forms:" 2018 EY Judging Forms 2.pdf "To view the schedule of events of our Project Fair, as well as the first letter that went...

Pricipals Message February 2018

February 15, 2018
February, 2018   Principal's Message   In the January newsletter, I quoted L.R. Knost.  She stated that: "It's not our job to toughen our children up to face a cruel and heartless world.  It's our job to raise children who will make the world a little less cruel and heartless." To...

Parent Council Support

February 15, 2018
Parent Council Support for the School 2017-18 Phoenix Parent Council is a tremendous supporter of the school's activities and the learning activities for the students.  Through their fundraising; Parent Council are helping to cover 50% of the costs of the following activities: ·          "The Birth of the CPR" which was...

Upcoming Parent Council Meeting

February 15, 2018
Parent Council Meeting   Phoenix School Parent Council is an active partner with the school. The next meeting is scheduled for Monday, March 5 at 7:00 p.m. at the school.  Everyone is welcome to attend.   The meeting will begin with a timed item introducing the proposed bus loop for the...

I Love to Read Month

February 15, 2018
I Love to Read February 2018   The theme for this year’s I Love to Read Month is Kindness.   Students have made ‘kindness’ bookmarks during library classes and these will be uses as we read ‘kindness’ books throughout the month. There is daily Drop Everything and Read (D.E.A.R. time) at...

City of Winnipeg Sensory Story time

February 15, 2018
Please visit the link below for more information on the City of Winnipeg Sensory Story Time Click Here

Lieutenant Govenor of Manitoba

February 02, 2018
On February 1 st , the Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba, Her Honour the Honourable Janice Filmon read to the students in room 8 for I Love To Read Month.   She read the book, “After the Fall” by Dan Santat.   It is about how Humpty Dumpty gets put back together...


January 30, 2018
STORYTELLING & LEGENDS WITH BARBARA AND CLARENCE NEPINAK February 10 th , 1:30 p.m.  to 2:30 p.m. February 22 nd , 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. STORYTELLING.pdf  ​

Phoenix School Sock Hop for Kindness

January 23, 2018
January 18 during period 4, the students of Phoenix School joined together for a Sock Hop.   The concept was dancing together to further develop the bonds of the community and to foster kindness to one another.   The sock hop was lots of fun as we danced to Mrs. Mikkelson’s...

January 2018 Newsletter

January 10, 2018
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Lincoln Middle School Open House

January 09, 2018
The Lincoln Information night will be held on Tuesday, January 16 at 7:00 pm.​

Phoenix School Kindergarten Open House

January 09, 2018
Kindergarten Open House will take place at Phoenix School on Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the Gymnasium. If you have any questions or concerns please contact our office at 204-889-5053.  Kindergarten Registration will take place on Friday, January 26th, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ​

Winnipeg Humane Society

November 08, 2017
Winnipeg Humane Society The Winnip eg Humane Society presented to the students on October 26 and November 3. 
The program for Kindergarten is "My Pet Needs Me".  Gentleness and kindness will be the focus. With a reminder that pets and people share many of the same needs and feelings. The...

Parent / Trustee Session November 18, 2017

November 07, 2017
Dear Phoenix Families: If you are interested in attending; please register with the school at 204-889-5053. The St. James-Assiniboia School Division is planning a Parent/Trustee session on Saturday, November 18, 2017 scheduled to be held at the Victoria Inn.   The John Taylor and Westwood Colleagiate Family of Schools will be meeting...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

November 07, 2017
Ready, Set, Kindergarten!   Ready, Set, Kindergarten! is starting its third year.  October 26 th was the first session this year.  There were 17 little people who joined in this special activity from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. The program is designed for children who are 3 and 4 years old. The...

Winter Concert

November 07, 2017
The Winter Concert for Grade Kindergarten to grade 3 plus room 4 will be held at the Headingley Community Centre, 5353 Portage Avenue on Thursday, December 14. There will be an afternoon performance at 1:00 p.m. and in the evening at 6:30 p.m. The program is called: “Holiday Song Search”. Tickets...

Picture Retakes

October 23, 2017

Picture Retakes will take place the morning of October 30th, 2017.

School Supply Information

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.

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...