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)...
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...
March 15, 2020
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.
March 13, 2020
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
February 20, 2020
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
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...
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...
January 28, 2020
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!
For more information, please click here
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...
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...
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...
December 17, 2019
- 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.
December 11, 2019
With 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...
December 04, 2019
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!
November 23, 2019
Wednesday Jan. 29 - Kindergarten Registration @ 8:00 AM Wednesday Jan. 29 - Middle Years Registrations begin
Friday Jan. 31 - Strathmillan PD – 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
November 13, 2019
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.
November 08, 2019
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!
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!
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.
September 24, 2019
Friday Oct 18, 2019 - Assembly starts at 10:50 AM with walk to follow.
Please dress for the weather!
September 24, 2019
Strathmillan School collects a set fee from parents for each child to cover the cost of school supplies using the School Cash
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...
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...
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.
August 23, 2019
for "Opening Day" Information Click here
for Opening Conferences Information ...
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...
June 12, 2019
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...
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...
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...
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 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.
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...
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...
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,...
March 15, 2019
The 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...
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...
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...
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...
December 13, 2018
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...
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...
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.
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...
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.
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...
August 30, 2018
Strathmillan'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.
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:...
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...
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
May 08, 2018
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
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...
April 23, 2018
Strathmillan Parent Council meeting May 15, 2018 click here
April 13, 2018
To keep informed of all important events at Strathmillan School, please click here
to sign up for the Remind app.
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.
April 12, 2018
Strathmillan Parent Council meeting March 20, 2018 click here
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...
March 14, 2018
Please click here
to view the latest media release on behalf of SJASD highlighting the 2018-2019 Budget Summary.
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.
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...
February 06, 2018
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...
February 01, 2018
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. ...
January 17, 2018
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.
January 17, 2018
Glenlea Greenhouses Plant Catalogues have been sent home. Paper orders are due April 6th. Online orders
are due April 8th.
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. ...
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...
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...
November 09, 2017
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...
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...
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...
October 17, 2017
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...
October 04, 2017
Choir forms have been sent home. Please select the links below to see schedules.
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...
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...
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.
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
June 16, 2017
Little 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.
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."...
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...