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Sansome Welcome to Kindergarten Evening

January 08, 2024

Welcome to Kindergarten Evening
Wednesday, May 15th, 2024 at 4:20 p.m. please RSVP to the office if you are attending. 204-889-6000 Welcome to Kindergarten Learning through Play 
 Learning through Play#1
Learning through Play#2​
Learning through Play #3

24-25 Registration Form​​


Picture Day

September 20, 2023

Picture Day will take place on October 17th, 2023 ​


April 25, 2023

Graduation POWWOW

March 01, 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...

Kindergarten Information Night

January 10, 2023

Kindergarten Information Night Sansome School
Wednesday, February 8 th , 2023 At 7:00 p.m. In the gymnasium. For all Children born in 2018.   In-catchment Kindergarten Registration Day is February 10 th , 2023 starting at 8:30 a.m.

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...

Weekly Average Percentage of Absenteeism Related to Covid

January 27, 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 ,  a ttendance data for our school...

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...

Early Dismissal

May 06, 2021

Early Dismissals take place at 3:18 on the following dates:​​​​​​​​

Jan 23
Feb 6 Feb 20 Mar 5 Mar 19 April 2 April 16
​May 7 May 21 June 4 (Last one)

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...

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...

Sansome's Return to School Plan

August 24, 2020

Please take a few minutes to read our Return to School Plan and a Letter of Introduction from our new principal, Henrietta Hoch.
Letter of Intro. Sansome Community.pdf​

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​


Sansome Grade 4/5 Awards and Farewell Videos

June 25, 2020

Each year we typically end our year with an awards ceremony for our grade 4 and 5 students that recognized their efforts as students, musicians, athletes, and leaders throughout the school. We also give additional recognition to our grade 5 students as they prepare to transition out of Sansome School...

Sansome School Report Card Pick Up

June 23, 2020
​ Report Card Pickup for K-4 :  The morning of Friday, June 26th for all kindergarten to grade 4 students. Please use the conference manager to book your pickup time and please book a time for each child in your family.  Teachers will have tables setup at various locations throughout the field and...

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?


Sansome 2019-20 Yearbooks

May 20, 2020
​ Our parent council has committed to putting together our annual yearbook for families to purchase to commemorate the year.  These are great keepsakes for all students, particularly our grade 5’s who are moving on to middle school at the end of the year.  The cost for the year book is...

SJASD Virtual Art Show

May 11, 2020
We have some amazing student artists throughout SJASD. Typically the work of these artists are showcased at the divisional art show each year. In lieu of a physical art show, a collection of photos of these works has been made into a Youtube video for all to see. Please...

SJASD Speed Stack Tournament

May 11, 2020

The Divisional Speed Stack Tournament is going virtual this year and is open to all students from Kindergarten to Grade 5! To help participating students prepare, the school division is giving away one set of sterilized cups per family! Further information:
Cups are intended for those who intend on...

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 ​​


Great Kindness Challenge 2020

February 24, 2020

Sansome School participated in the global Great Kindness Challenge for the 4th straight year. At the heart of The Great Kindness Challenge is the simple belief that kindness is strength. As well, we believe that as an action is repeated, a habit is formed. With the Great Kindness Challenge checklist in...

Mini Warriors

February 14, 2020

Westwood Collegiate presents their 10th annual Mini Warriors Spring Basketball and Volleyball Program. See the attached for more information on dates and registration.​
Mini Warriors 2020 Volleyball and Basketball flyer.pdf​

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...

Project Fair 2020

February 03, 2020

​​Congratulations to all of the students at Sansome School who participated in the Project Fair.  The judges and parents were very impressed with the variety and effort the students put forth.
We had a range of projects from Harry Potter to Sharks, from The Golden Boy to The Cracked...

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...

Holiday Concert - What to Wear

December 06, 2019
​ Grade 2-5 Non-speaking Students & Band Directors  Our play this year is entitled 'A Caribbean Christmas'. If you child does not have a speaking part, or has a Band Director speaking part, your child will need to be dressed for a casual tropical vacation: shorts/skirt/sundress/t-shirts with sandals or runners. Preferably something without...

Movies, Music, Media & Apps

December 04, 2019

All grade 4/5 students recently participated in a discussion about age appropriate apps and content on their family's electronic devices. Many students shared that they are active users of social media apps such as Tik Tok, Snapchat, Instagram and more. As parents, we are often unaware of all the...

Munch a Lunch

November 04, 2019

Sansome School Parent Council will now be using the online Fun Lunch ordering system called Munch a Lunch.​
Click the logo​ above to register and login.
The next Fun Lunch/Fun Snack is January 30.

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. 

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...

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...

2020-2021 School Year Planning

May 21, 2019
Planning for the 2020-21 school year has begun. If your child is currently in grades K-4 and you know they will not be returning to Sansome School in the fall, please let us know as soon as possible. See the attached letter that explains our class placement process.

School Survey

May 16, 2019
​ Every three years, Sansome School seeks feedback from our community to ensure we are meeting the needs of our students and their families. Please take a moment to follow the link below and complete this short anonymous survey which provides us with a data sample that ensures we continue and/or...

Red River Heritage Fair

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....

Parent Council Fundraiser Pickup

May 06, 2019
​ The Bothwell Cheese, Mom's Pantry and Winkler's Meats fundraiser will be ready for pickup on Thursday, May 16th at 4:00 pm (no earlier) in Room 6. If you are not able to pick up your order, please plan to have someone pick it up for you. The items are perishable...

Red River Heritage Fair

May 06, 2019
​ Congratulations Heritage Fair Project Winners! Congratulations to both Mahina and Christine who participated in this year's Heritage Project Fair! Both students received additional recognition for their efforts. Mahina received the National Park Award for her project about the Halifax Explosion. Christine received a Veteran's Award for her project on Canadian...

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...


April 25, 2019
​ Now that the weather has improved, students will be encouraged to travel to and from Sansome School using active transportation such as walking, bikes, scooters, etc.  As well, Sansome School will be participating in "Bike to School Month" from May 6th – June 5th as well as the "BikeWalkRoll" counts...

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. 

Emily Potter and Sean Grassie Visit Sansome

April 15, 2019
  During the month of April, Sansome School gym classes were co-taught by two prominent Manitoba athletes. Sean Grassie from Tennis Manitoba was here for 2.5 days to work in partnership with Mrs. Starkell to introduce the basic skills and movements of tennis to all students. This will continue on into...

Welcome to Kindergarten

April 15, 2019
  Sansome School's annual Welcome to Kindergarten Night happens on Wednesday, May 15th from 5:30 - 7:30 pm. This event is meant for all new to Kindergarten students who are registered at Sansome for the upcoming 2019 - 2020 school year. Families are asked to attend this event with their child...

Registration 2022 - 2023

April 11, 2019
​ Registration for the 2022 - 2023 school year begins January 28th. If you are registering for Kindergarten, your child must be 5 years old by December 31, 2022 to be eligible for September entry. Our school offers half day Kindergarten, morning or afternoon.
Your child's original birth certificate and two pieces of...

Divisional Science Fair

March 15, 2019
​ The 53rd Divisional Science Fair is taking place on April 3rd 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...

Sansome School is a Kindness Certified School!

February 08, 2019
​ In January of 2019, the students and staff of Sansome School  participated in the Global Kindness Challenge.  We were 1 of  24,027 schools in 113 countries around the world that took  part in the 2019 Great Kindness Challenge!!! 
A BIG "thank you" goes out to our community for supporting our...

I Love To Read Week – February 11-14th

February 07, 2019
​ We have some exciting events planned for I Love to Read Week at Sansome:   Guest Readers: Wab Kinew and Dr. James Duncan
Monday, Feb. 11 @ 1:15 pm:  Author Wab Kinew will be reading his children's book:   " Go Show The World" to all students.   Families are welcome...

The Great Kindness Challenge

January 25, 2019
​ The students and staff of Sansome School will be participating in The Great Kindness Challenge from January 28 - 31. A group of Grade 4/5 students have planned the upcoming week for the entire school. We challenge Sansome students to do as many kind acts as possible. Great Kindness Challenge...

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...

Sansome Cyclones Clothing

January 09, 2019
​  Sansome School Clothing is now available in all sizes. Follow this link to find out more about available items and sizes   

All clothing orders are placed and paid for online through Kahunaverse Sports directly. The online store closes on October 6th and items will be delivered to the school...

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...

A Special Thank You to Our Sansome Community

December 18, 2018
​ Throughout the winter holiday season, the students, staff and community of Sansome School annually participate in a variety of events that support those in need within our community and beyond. Please click the link to learn how.  Website Thank You Message.pdf

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...

Holiday Hampers

November 30, 2018
​ Starting December 3rd we will be collecting donations of money and assorted non-perishable food items for our Holiday Hampers. Please see the attached information sheet.  Christmas Hamper Letter 2018.pdf

Mall in the Hall

November 27, 2018
​ Three of our Grade 4/5 classrooms are organizing a Mall in the Hall event on November 29 and November 30 to raise money for the Be a Santa to a Senior Program. Rooms 21, 33 and 34 will be selling: Hot Chocolate Baked Goods Bookmarks and Cards Craft Items Used...

Best Wishes to Mrs. Vieira!

November 27, 2018
Dear Sansome Families, This letter is to inform our community that our dedicated Kindergarten and Resource teacher, Mrs. Brynae Vieira, will be leaving us for the remainder of the school year as she is set to begin her maternity leave. As well, we would like to welcome Mrs. Johanna Gerelus who...

Rock Paper Scissors Tournament

November 13, 2018

Sansome School will be holding a donation drive in partnership with numerous St. James-Assiniboia School Division schools in support of Project Echo, Sturgeon Heights Collegiate and their efforts in creating Holiday Hampers that support our own St. James community. To find out more about their efforts please go to: Based on their...

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. 

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:...

2018 - 2019 Staffing

June 26, 2018
​ See the attached letter regarding staffing in our school for next year.   Staff Listing 18-19.pdf

Year End Awards Day

June 19, 2018
​ Year End Awards Day will be on June 26th beginning at 1:30 PM in the gym for students in Grades 3 to 5.

Parent Council Celebration of Learning BBQ

June 19, 2018
​ The annual Parent Council Celebration of Learning BBQ will be on June 21st starting at 4:30 PM rain or shine. You will have the opportunity to tour the classrooms, chat with teachers and see first hand some of the things that the students did this school year.

Outdoor Lunch

June 19, 2018
​ All classrooms have been encouraged to eat their lunches outside in designated areas allowing for greater enjoyment of this fantastic weather we are having. Feel free to send along an extra towel or blanket for your child to sit on if they wish. Hats and an additional drink are strongly...

Jellybean Tabloid Day

June 19, 2018
​ The K to 4 Tabloid Day is Tuesday, June 19th from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM. A water bottle, hat and sunscreen are all great ideas with a +29 day on the way.

​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


Red River Heritage Fair

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...

Thank You!

April 18, 2018
​ Thank You for Your Support!
Towards the end of March and into April our students and their families participated in our annual spring fundraiser in support of Sansome School. Thanks to the efforts of our dedicated Sansome community we were able to raise $2887.65. This money will be used...

Spring Photos

April 16, 2018

SPRING PHOTOS are taking place Monday, May 9th. ​

Coaching for Confidence

April 13, 2018
​ On Wednesday, April 25th at 6:15 PM Sansome School will be hosting a parent information evening entitled: "Coaching for Confidence: Helping Your Shy or Anxious Child". Sarah Juchnowski, our School Psychologist will be presenting information, practical recommendations and support for parents and loved ones of children presenting with symptoms of...

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...

Bunny Sock Hop Dance

March 19, 2018
​ Sansome School is pleased to announce our third annual Dance-A-Thon to raise funds to support student programing and activities!   The money will go towards field trip subsidies, guest presentations, special supplies, as well as music and physical education programs. Sock Hop.pdf

Spirit Week March 18th - 22nd

March 15, 2018
​ Sansome School's Spirit Week starts Monday, March 18th. Click here for information on each theme day.

2017-2018 School Yearbooks

March 15, 2018
​ Sansome School Parent Council is selling yearbooks for the 2017-2018 school year.  The cost is $20.  Click here to see the attached information and order form.

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. 

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.

Westwood Collegiate’s Mini-Warriors Athletics Program Visits Sansome

March 02, 2018

Basketball and volleyball are sports that have a strong tradition over the years in Winnipeg.  These two sports help teach our kids the values of commitment, team play and personal and social growth in a friendly and fun environment.

Westwood Collegiate and Warriors Athletics have been a strong part of this...

Aboriginal School of Dance Partners with Sansome School

March 02, 2018

The staff and students of Sansome School are excited to be learning from and working with dancer, choreographer and entrepreneur Buffy Handel and the Aboriginal School of Dance.  Buffy has provided ongoing cultural mentorship for our staff, integrated lesson plans that encourage a greater inclusion of First Nations perspectives within...

Learn to Play Hockey

March 02, 2018
​ Some of Sansome's Grade 3 students are participating in the Learn To Play Program.  The Learn To Play Program aims to inspire more families to join the hockey community. Learn To Play changes the way youth hockey is offered by providing age appropriate instruction and certified coaching, led by NHL Alumni, in...

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...

Project Fair 2018

February 01, 2018
​ Congratulations to all of the students who took part in the Project Fair this year. There were so many great projects and a lot of parents were blown away by the quality of the work done. We had projects from the rings of Saturn to the wings of bees. From...

Primary & Intermediate Choir Performance

January 31, 2018
The SJASD Music Celebration will be held Monday, February 12, 2018 at the Sturgeon Creek United Church, 207 Thompson Drive.  This is a non-competitive choral experience that will help prepare the choirs for the Winnipeg Music Festival in March.  An adjudicator will work with the choirs on stage immediately following their...

Project Fair 2020

January 15, 2018
​ Planning for our annual Sansome Project Fair is well under way with students of all ages selecting, researching and experimenting their topic of choice. Using the scientific method and a variety of research strategies and materials, students will be prepared to show what they know to a variety of Project...

Grade 3 Learn to Play Hockey Program

December 08, 2017
​ The St. James-Assiniboia School Division is excited once again to offer, in partnership with the NHL, NHLPA and the True North Foundation, an invitation to all of our Grade 3 students who are not currently registered in minor hockey to participate in the "Learn to Play" Hockey Program. All information...

Makerspace at Sansome!

November 28, 2017
​ We have started a Makerspace at Sansome School. It is a space for creativity and innovation to occur, where students can explore, tinker, discover, collaborate, design, create and make!  To help with the continued success of this space, we are asking for some items that you may have around your home...

Rock Paper Scissors Tournament

November 14, 2017
​   Thank you to all for your donations in support of Project Echo and our Rock, Paper, Scissors fundraiser. As a community, we collected over 100 boxes of cereal, over 130 pairs of socks and over $230 in cash donations. Congratulations to Room 28 as our top donating class as...

Koats for Kids

November 14, 2017
Our friends and former students from Westwood Collegiate have initiated a one week clothing drive in support of Koats for Kids and are working in partnership with both Sansome and Lincoln Middle School. Koats for Kids is a local charity found in St. James that strives to provide warm winter clothing...

Open Forum November 18th

October 30, 2017
​ On Saturday, November 18th from 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM our St. James-Assiniboia School Division Trustees would like to invite 4-5 Sansome School Parents to meet with them along with other representatives of the Westwood Family of Schools to an open forum setting at the Victoria Inn.  Those attending along...

Remembrance Day

October 27, 2017
​ Sansome School's Remembrance Day Service is scheduled for the morning of Thursday, November 10th at 10:30 AM in the gym. We are inviting families to send in a picture of any family members, past or present, who have served in the Armed Forces. Please email pictures, as well as the name...

Halloween at Sansome School

October 27, 2017
  Halloween at Sansome School is fast approaching. Students are allowed to wear their costumes during the afternoon of Thursday, October 31st and will be provided with time to change into their costumes just after our lunchtime recess and prior to our annual Halloween Costume Parade which happens at 1:30 PM...

Mumps Information

October 24, 2017
The Manitoba government has provided information to be distributed to all schools. Click here for a letter from our provincial government. Click here for a Mumps fact sheet.  

Terry Fox Run

October 24, 2017
Another successful Terry Fox Run was held this year on September 28th. As a school we raised $426.00 for the Terry Fox Foundation (Cancer Research). Congratulations to Emily (Room 34) who won the Terry Fox T-Shirt in the raffle draw! Thanks again to all staff, students and parents who participated in...

Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra Visits Sansome

October 24, 2017

A big thank you to members of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra who visited Sansome School on October 19th. Students learned all about the various features, ranges, and styles of string instruments found within the symphony. Our guests engaged students with their musical performances from around the world along with some interactive...

Parent Council Meeting

October 20, 2017
​ Our next Parent Council meeting will be on Wednesday, May 29th at 4:15 pm in Room 6. Child care is provided.

Picture Retakes

October 20, 2017
  Picture retakes will be on November 2nd beginning at 1:00. Morning Kindergarten is welcome to come back if pictures retakes are needed.

Outdoor Classroom Day - Thursday, Oct. 12th

October 08, 2017
Our Grades K- 3 classrooms will be participating in series of Outdoor Classroom Days this year.  Our first Outdoor Classroom Day will be held on Thursday, October 12. 
Outdoor Classroom Day is a global campaign to celebrate and inspire outdoor learning and play. On...

WSO Concerts

October 02, 2017
​​ Sansome students have some great musical opportunities coming up! Thanks to the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra and their Education and Outreach programs, our students will get a chance to listen to live orchestral musicians a couple of times in the month of October. On October 4th, rooms 27, 10, 23 and...

Unstoppable Tracy Visits Sansome

September 25, 2017
​Sansome students benefitted from a surprise visit by Tracy Scmitt who  is an award winning leader, humanitarian, advocate, decorated athlete, international speaker and  ... did we mention that she was also born as a 4-way amputee? Despite her physical challenges she has accomplished so much and was able to share her spirit and motivation with our...

Grade 4/5 Cross Country Team Practices and Races

September 15, 2017
Our Cross Country season is about to begin.  Read more to find out aboput practices and upcoming races. PRACTICES: Once students are dismissed @ 3:55pm they will go directly to the change rooms to change into their gym clothes. They must be changed, warmed-up and ready to run by 4:05pm in...

Parent Council 2023-24

September 05, 2017
  Congratulations to the new Executive and we look forward to working together this year!
President – Christie Acheson
Vice President – Kailey Mymryk
Treasurer – Kelly Cassie Secretary – Jenna Evans​

For Parent council meetings and information Click Here


School Supplies

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...

Suit Up Winnipeg

June 16, 2017
​ Suit Up Winnipeg is a volunteer organization that helps high school students obtain a suit for their graduation. Dana and her team provide a fantastic service and over the past two years 8 JT students have received free suits, tuxedos, shirts, shoes, ties etc.
They are currently accepting donations at...

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...