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October Intramural Calendar

October 09, 2019
  Please click here for October's Intramural Calendar  

Strathmillan's Terry Fox Assembly & Walk

September 24, 2019
Friday Oct 18, 2019 - Assembly starts at 10:50 AM with walk to follow.
Please dress for the weather!

School Supplies

September 24, 2019
‚Äč Strathmillan School collects a set fee from parents for each child to cover the cost of school supplies using the School Cash payment system.
Kindergarten Students: $30.00 per student Grade 1 to 5: $50.00 per student 
(Students in Grade 4 and 5 will also require a recorder for...

Physical Literacy for Kindergarten

September 18, 2019
‚ÄčPL4K 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
‚ÄčAn 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. 

Community Supplies and Opening Day Conferences

August 23, 2019
‚Äč Click here‚Äč for "Opening Day" Information                                             Click here‚Äč for Opening Conferences Information                                  ...

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...

Strathmillan steps up to sing O Canada

June 12, 2019
‚Äč There are times when technology fails and rather than see this as a problem, Strathmillan School saw an opportunity! "When the CD player stopped working we started to invite students to sing O Canada," said principal Mrs. Palmer. "Our first day we had a Grade 4 student named Sophie M. offer...

K-12 Education Review

May 28, 2019
‚Äč 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
‚Äč 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. 

Divisional Science Fair 2019

April 04, 2019
Divisional Science Fair Awards The Digestive System by Anna - Gold How Do Leaves Change Colours? by Audrey - Gold Living with Hemophilia by Elijah- Gold Wild Yeast by Milo - Silver Which Produces More Energy?  by Bobby - Silver Diabetes by Sophie - Silver Prosthetic Hand by Elyse...

Strathmillan supports Cuddles 4 Kids

March 28, 2019
Strathmillan students are finding new homes for their previously-loved stuffed animals.  Grade 4 student Calla P. found out about the initiative Cuddles 4 Kids from her mom, who works as a social worker. After learning more about the non-profit organization, she asked her friends to help her launch a collection drive...

Earth Month Challenge

March 22, 2019

What can be collected?
The Challenge will accept all old, damaged and out-of-use cell phones, smartphones, wireless PDAs, and pagers. We will also accept rechargeable cell phone batteries and accessories, but these will not count towards your total.
We do not accept cordless phones, walkie-talkies, non-wireless PDAs,...

Divisional Science Fair

March 15, 2019
‚ÄčThe 53rd Divisional Science Fair is taking place on April 3 at George Waters Middle School/St. James Collegiate.
All project 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...

Report to the Community 2018

January 15, 2019
‚ÄčOur 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
‚Äč 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
‚Äč 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...

Strathmillan Important Information

December 13, 2018
‚Äč Please find below important reminders regarding field trips, bussing and outdoor recess.
Grade 3 Parents & Caregivers : please complete the Learn to Play registration.  Contact your child's homeroom teacher or Mrs. Palmer if you have any questions.
Grade 4 & 5 Parents & Caregivers : please return the Interschool...

Meet North Star - Indigenous Early Years Team Leader

December 12, 2018
North Star will be supporting students and staff at Strathmillan from December to February, 2019.   Please click here to read her biography. 

Talking to Kids about Cannabis

October 31, 2018
‚Äč 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...

Student Led Conferences

October 30, 2018
Starting Friday, March 1, 2019 Conference Manager will be available to sign up for Student Led Conferences on March 12, 2019 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. and March 13, 2019 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
"Click Here" to open Conference Manager.

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.
‚ÄčPlease click here for the Fall Concert Poster. 

Children's Choir on the Air

October 22, 2018
‚Äč 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
‚Äč 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...

Parent Teacher Conference

August 30, 2018
‚ÄčStrathmillan's School Conferences will take place on Wednesday, September 5 from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Thursday, September 6 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Please log on to Conference Manager below to set up an appointment with your child and their teacher.
Our School...

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:...

‚ÄčSchool 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


Welcome to Kindergarten Event

May 28, 2018
You and your child are invited to Strathmillan's WELCOME TO KINDERGARTEN EVENT on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.  The event will take place in the main gym. Please R.S.V.P if you haven't already.  Click here‚Äč more details.

Go Jets Go!

May 08, 2018
‚Äč As part of our Strathaganza kick-off, Team 13 and Room 14 are raffling off an autographed Joel Armia Jets Jersey.  For more information, click here.

Red River Heritage Fair

May 04, 2018
‚Äč 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...

April Parent Council

April 23, 2018
‚Äč Strathmillan Parent Council meeting May 15, 2018 click here.


April 13, 2018
‚Äč To keep informed of all important events at Strathmillan School, please click here to sign up for the Remind app.

Tell Them From Me survey

April 12, 2018
From April 3 to May 18, 2018 our grade 4 and 5  students will be completing an online survey mandated by Department of Education. Click here for more information. 

March 20 Parent Council Meeting

April 12, 2018
‚ÄčStrathmillan Parent Council meeting March 20, 2018 click here.

Spring Divisional Newsletter

March 29, 2018
‚ÄčThe 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...

2018-2019 Budget Summary

March 14, 2018
‚Äč 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
‚Äč 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
‚Äč 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...

Winnipeg Music Festival

February 13, 2018
Our choir students will be performing at the Westminster United Church at 745 Westminster Ave.  Please view the attached letters for dates and times. Primary Choir Letter Intermediate Choir Letter

Winnipeg Jets Visit Strathmillan

February 06, 2018
‚Äč The students from Room 13, at Strathmillan School, were fortunate to be selected to be part of The Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club initiative called "Reading Takes Flight". It was a memorable afternoon with Joel Armia and Matt Hendricks. Hendricks and Armia read the official children's book of the Winnipeg Jets called...

WE Fair 2018

February 01, 2018
‚Äč Wonder and Exploration . WE Fair takes place on Wednesday March 14th to Friday March 16th.  Judging occurs on Wednesday morning with students setting their projects up at 8:30AM. Please see attached Information Booklet.  Extra booklets are available from the homeroom teacher. Backboards are available at the office for $2.00. ...

Music Celebration

January 17, 2018
‚Äč Our Primary Choir and Intermediate Choir students will be performing at the St. James Assiniboia's Music Celeberation on Wednesday, February 14th.  Please see attached for time and details.

Parent Council Plant Sale Fundraiser

January 17, 2018
‚ÄčGlenlea Greenhouses Plant Catalogues have been sent home. Paper orders are due April 6th. Online orders are due April 8th.

Turning bags into a bench at Strathmillan

November 30, 2017
Over the past 11 years, elementary schools in Manitoba have collected over nine million  plastic bags for recycling.  Strathmillan School was one of 166 schools to participate in the Bag Up Manitoba program this year.  The school's Green Team inspired the students and the school community to do more to reduce, reuse and recycle. ...

Scholastic Book Fair

November 28, 2017
A huge and heartfelt thank you to all of the hard-working volunteers, for your time and enthusiasm. And a special thank you to the new volunteers who came out to help at the Book Fair; I hope you enjoyed your first Strathmillan Book Fair experience! The Book Fair exceeded expectations and...

Rock Paper Scissors

November 27, 2017
Project Echo is a not for profit organization that is known for taking care of Winnipeggers in great need. Their Sam’s Christmas initiative helps over 1200 people each year by delivering awesome hampers to many families. Since 2002, Sam’s Christmas has had one goal: making "Christmas" a reality for Winnipeg’s less...

Winter Concerts

November 09, 2017
‚Äč Our Winter concerts are approaching quickly! They will take place on two separate nights depending on which classroom your child is in. Please plan to have your child meet their teacher in their classroom 20 minutes before the concert starts. There's an afternoon dress rehearsal and an evening performance. There...

Scholastic Book Fair

November 09, 2017
Once again the Scholastic Book Fair is coming to our school Library! Your support of this literary event helps us obtain new books and resources for our library and classrooms. You'll find hundreds of quality books at our Book Fair with a wide assortment for all reading levels. Visit the Scholastic...

Shelmerdine Fundraiser

October 24, 2017
Strathmillan School Families and Friends!!  The Parent Advisory Council is teaming up with Shelmerdine for a holiday fundraiser!  Poinsettias, Door Swags and Gift Cards will be available for purchase and all money raised will help with school field trip costs.  Orders will be due on November 27th and items will be available...

School Courtyard Makeover

October 17, 2017
‚Äč The official opening ceremony for Strathmillan School occurred on March 3, 1954. By the fall of 1954, six more classrooms had been added to the structure and, in 1955, the central part was built with twelve more classrooms. An east wing containing twelve classrooms was also added in 1961. Although...

Choir has begun

October 04, 2017
‚ÄčChoir forms have been sent home.  Please select the links below to see schedules.

Bag Up Manitoba

September 28, 2017
Since the fall of 2008, elementary schools in Manitoba have collected over  EIGHT MILLION  plastic bags for recycling into free Frisbees, bird houses, planter boxes and benches for their schools. This year the students at Strathmillan School collected 13,910 bags to be recycled. Our school's Green Team members were active in collecting, counting...

School Updates for Strathmillan Students and Parents

September 26, 2017
Strathmillan has different Remind groups to ensure you get the updates and information that you are looking for. Mrs. Palmer sends out regular information on upcoming school activities. Please click here for Strathmillan Remind instructions.   Does your child take the bus?  Mrs. Palmer would like you to join Strathmillan's Remind that...

School Supply Information

July 18, 2017
‚Äč ‚ÄčAll 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‚Äôs education. We need your input and ideas!  Please click here to...

Little Free Library is open

June 16, 2017
‚ÄčLittle Free Library is a nonprofit organization that inspires a love of reading, builds community, and sparks creativity by fostering neighborhood book exchanges around the world.

Through Little Free Libraries, millions of books are exchanged each year, profoundly increasing access to books for readers of all ages and backgrounds.

Our school...

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
‚Äč 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...