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Kindergarten Registration Process 2024-25

January 18, 2024
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November 28, 2023
             2 Shows- Kindergarten to Gr. 3's Show starts- 1:30pm. and 6:00pm.‚Äč
                               Gr. 4's & 5's show starts 2:30pm and 7:00pm.

Photo **Retakes Day is November 29th, 2023

October 19, 2023
‚Äč  ** Picture Day is October 25th, 2023

Marking Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week

February 07, 2023
‚Äč 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...

2023-23 Literacy Links Information

February 06, 2023
‚Äč Click Here: Literacy Links Ad‚Äč                                                                                          ...

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
‚Äč 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
‚Äč‚Äč 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...


April 12, 2022
‚Äč Metro Winnipeg school divisions are cancelling school bus transportation for Wednesday April 13 th and Thursday April 14 th in anticipation of adverse weather  and road conditions as forecast by Environment Canada. ‚ÄčA decision to cancel school has not yet been made. School divisions will continue to monitor the progress...

Click Here for the Weekly Average Percentage of Absenteeism related to Covid.

January 28, 2022
‚Äč 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...

Do you have a Child entering Kindergarten this Fall?

January 19, 2022
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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.   ...

‚ÄčMessage 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
‚ÄčTo: 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...

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...

"Kindergarten Registration Process"

January 22, 2021
‚Äč Click Here‚Äč for more information on Kindergarten                                                                                     ...


September 18, 2020
‚ÄčClick Here To get Important Information from Strathmillan School
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Strathmillan Return to School Plan 20-21

September 18, 2020
‚ÄčClick Here‚Äč to see our Returning to School Plan at Strathmillan School 2020

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:
‚Ė† Students with symptoms of COVID-19 should not attend school or be passengers on buses (see ‚Ė† Face-masks are required on school buses for K-12 students and any other passengers...

Masks required on all school buses

September 02, 2020
‚Äč 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‚Äč


2020-21 School Re-entry Survey

June 15, 2020
With the end of the school year upon us, planning is well underway for what the next school year will look like for students, staff and families.
Please see the following links to surveys. Your feedback is important!
Student Survey
Parent/Caregiver Survey

Report Card Pick Up Dates

June 11, 2020
‚Äč Report Card Pick up Dates and Times : Friday June 26  from 9:00 AM - 12:00 & 1:00 - 4:00 PM Monday June 29  from 9:00 AM - 12:00 & 1:00 - 4:00 PM Location :  School Field  Please note that we will be setting up Conference Manager (available 9:00 AM Monday June...

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?


Staying Well

May 15, 2020
The SJASD is pleased to offer a confidential support line for Staying Well to assist our school communities during the COVID-19 pandemic & the suspension of in-school classroom learning.  This support line is available to parents, caregivers, staff and of course, our students.  Please see the two attachments for details. Staying Well in...

Virtual Speed Stacking Tournament!

May 06, 2020
If you are interested, please drop by Strathmillan School on Tuesday, May 12th between 10:00 & 12:00 to pick up a set of cups from Mr. McKenzie.   (Limited sets available - First come, first serve)
Tournament Information HERE


Message from the Board of Trustees regarding COVID-19 and in-school class suspension

March 31, 2020
‚ÄčDear 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...

Rescheduled Dates

March 15, 2020
‚Äč Please note that the WE Fair Assembly, Spirit Week, and Parent Council Meetings have all been postponed.   New dates will be announced when available.  Thank you for your understanding.

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‚Äč, 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 ‚Äď 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
‚Äč 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 ‚Äč
Public Draft Budget Consultation 2020/2021 Presentation ‚Äč‚Äč


Newcomer Swim Program

February 20, 2020
‚Äč For new families to Canada that are non-swimmers & have children attending the St. James-Assiniboia School Division (Grades 4 and up).
For more information click here‚Äč

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...

Manitoba Moose Tickets for School Patrols

January 28, 2020
‚Äč CAA Manitoba has partnered with the Manitoba Moose to provide a Complimentary ticket to the Moose game on February 17th, 2020 @ 2:00 pm for all school patrols!
‚ÄčFor more information, please click here


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
‚Äč‚Äč 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...

Next Early Dismissal Dates:

December 17, 2019
‚Äč- Tuesday, April 21st @ 3:07 p.m. - Tuesday, May 5th @ 3:07 p.m.
- Tuesday, May 19th @ 3:07 p.m. - Tuesday, June 2nd @ 3:07 p.m.



Snowstorms, Bus Cancellations and Cold Weather

December 11, 2019
Wit‚Äčh 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...

Milk Tickets

December 04, 2019
‚Äč If you have purchased milk tickets through School Cash, please either send a copy of the receipt to school with your student, or email it to our school secretary.    Thank you!

Dates to Remember

November 23, 2019
‚Äč ‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč ‚Äč ‚ÄčWednesday Jan. 29 - Kindergarten Registration @ 8:00 AM Wednesday Jan. 29 - Middle Years Registrations begin 
Friday Jan. 31 - Strathmillan PD ‚Äď  No School
Tuesday Feb. 4 - Early Dismissal @ 3:07 PM
Tuesday Feb. 11 & Wednesday Feb. 12 - MB. Opera Thursday Feb. 13 - T'bert the Voyaguer 

Students Teaching Zones of Regulation

November 13, 2019
‚Äč All parents are welcome to attend the next Parent Council Meeting on Tues., Nov. 19th at 7 pm to learn about the Zones of Regulation.  Students will be on hand to teach parents what we are learning at Strathmillan School about our emotions and self-regulation.‚Äč

Book Fair

November 08, 2019
‚Äč The Scholastic Book Fair will be held during our Student Led Conferences:

Thursday November 21st from  4:00 - 7:00 PM & Friday November 22nd from 9:00 - 11:30 AM
A percentage of all sales will be donated back to the Strathmillan School library through Scholastic!

Rock, Paper, Scissors

November 07, 2019
(1) non-perishable food item = (1) life for Rock, Paper, Scissors. Classroom Challenges run from Nov. 25th - Nov. 29th The Rock, Paper, Scissors school wide assembly is Monday, Dec. 2nd @ 11:30 a.m.  Everyone is welcome to come and cheer on the classroom champions!

Divisional Choirs Fall Concert

October 21, 2019
‚ÄčOn 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. 


March Intramural Calendar

October 09, 2019
For the March Intramural Calendar
please click here‚Äč ‚Äč     ...

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‚Äč payment system.‚Äč
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 music...

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...