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Community Bulletin Board

December 14, 2018
​ Looking for ideas of what to do over the winter break? Or how to stay busy during the colder months? The St.James-Assiniboia School Division Community Bulletin Board features upcoming events and courses in the community during all seasons of the year. Currently on the bulletin is the City of Winnipeg Leisure Guide,...

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. 

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
January 2018 Newsletter January 2018

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...

November Newsletter

November 07, 2017

Picture Retakes

October 23, 2017

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

October Newsletter

October 17, 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...