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Lunch Classes

September 12, 2019
​ Due to timetable constraints, a lot of our Arts classes are scheduled at lunch. Students and parents are reminded that these classes need to be prioritized over extra-curricular activities and meetings. If a student wants to attend a short meeting at lunch, prior permission must be granted by the classroom...

Student Parking

September 11, 2019
Students wanting to park in our student lot must fill out an application form, and purchase a spot. Application forms are available in our office, and must be returned by Monday, September 16th, along with proof of payment. Beginning September 14th, students can go to SchoolCashOnline to pay the $40 parking fee. 

Late Start Tuesdays

September 10, 2019
​ In order to facilitate departmental meetings, late start Tuesdays will begin October 1st, and will occur every following Tuesday until January. On these mornings, class start times will be 9 am, 10 am, and 11 am.

Late Start Tuesdays

September 09, 2019
To allow time for departmental meetings, our Late Start Tuesdays will begin on October 1st. On these days, class start times will be 9, 10 & 11 am. We will suspend the late starts in January, and begin again in February.​

Community Service

September 05, 2019
In order to graduate with a diploma from the St. James-Assiniboia School Division, students must complete 40 hours of community service (10 hours for each year they are enrolled in our division for high school.) Click here to access a tracking form.​

Service Dogs

September 04, 2019
Responding to the needs of our students, Westwood will be welcoming two service dogs in the near future. Click here to read a letter from our administration.​

Volleyball Referee Clinic

September 04, 2019
The 2019 St. James-Assiniboia Volleyball Referee Clinic is taking place on Tuesday, September 24 at Golden Gate Middle School. The free clinic offers registered participants the opportunity to receive their Novice Referee Certification and referee Middle School volleyball in SJASD. 

Please only sign up if you are interested in working this...

November 1st is Picture Retake Day

August 30, 2019
​ All students are required to have a school photo taken even if a picture package will not be ordered. You may order picture packages by visiting the Lifetouch website ( and using the Picture Day ID: QL029178Q0. Each student will receive a Student ID card and picture proof approximately two...

School Day Calendar

August 29, 2019
Click here to view our school division's 6-day cycle calendar.​

Blake Edwards

August 26, 2019
  Congratulations to Blake - The Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada has chosen him as the recipient of the 2019 Mina Rosner Human Rights Award! His winning essay focuses on the importance of historical education for today's youth.​ Kelly Hiebert, a member of our Humanities department, was a mentor to Blake...

Back to School Info

August 20, 2019
​ Click here​ for information about paying school fees, picking up timetables, our first day schedule, and other very important stuff!​

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...

Westwood Clothing - Available until July 25th!

June 24, 2019
Students can go online now to order Westwood clothing - it will be delivered in late August or early September. Click here to start the ordering process. - the deadline to order is July 25th.

Scholar Athletes across SJASD

June 20, 2019
​ On June 20, the West Winnipeg Athletic Conference held a luncheon to recognize the achievements of Scholar Athletes at the high school level. The event was held inside the Canad Inns Fort Garry, where  athletes from the following schools were honoured: Westwood Collegiate, John Taylor Collegiate, CollΓ¨ge Sturgeon Heights Collegiate
and St. James Collegiate. To receive a...

Transition Day

June 20, 2019
​ On June 24th, we will be offering our new students an informal, low-key introduction to Westwood Collegiate. Students will be welcomed into our theatre at 1:30 for a short presentation, and then will participate in a Student Council-led scavenger hunt throughout our school. We would like to stress that this...

School Supplies

June 19, 2019
​ Our teachers have compiled a list of recommended items to help make our students' school experience a successful one. Click here for the list.

Dance Awards Gala

June 18, 2019
Our Dance Awards Gala, originally scheduled for June 19, will take place in the fall. Stay tuned for more information.


June 07, 2019
​ Congratulations to Jessica - she has been recruited to play volleyball for the Red River College Rebels next year.

Grad 2019

June 03, 2019
​ Our convocation will take place at 9 am on June 25th, at the Centennial Concert Hall. Our Grad dinner and Safe Grad will follow on June 27th, at the Victoria Inn. The doors will open at 5pm, with dinner beginning at 6pm. Refer to Grad 2019 for further information.

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...

Sports Awards Banquet

May 28, 2019
​ Every student who played on a school sports team is invited to our annual Sports Awards banquet on Tuesday, June 4th at 4:30 in the theatre. Athletes can get their ticket from the coach of the first team they played on this year. Additional tickets are available for $10 from...

SJASD Grad Pow Wow

May 23, 2019
​ SJASD is excited to host our 3rd annual Graduation Pow Wow on May 30 at John Taylor Collegiate. The Pow Wow is being held to honour the academic achievements of Indigenous students graduating in SJASD. We hope you can join us for the celebration this year. All welcome, admission is...

Dancescapes 2019

May 22, 2019
​ We invite our community to witness a night of powerful dance performances from five different schools in SJASD. Our dance programs will showcase their talent two nights in a row at the Manitoba Theatre for Young People on June 5 and 6. For specific details about each night and to...

Rosemund Wins Bronze!

May 17, 2019
​ Congratulations To Rose, one of our Grade 11 students, who was awarded a Bronze medal at the Canada-Wide Science Fair in Fredericton, NB! Her project was titled, "An Economically Plausible Reduction of Food Waste in Kenya".

National Aboriginal Hockey Championships

May 14, 2019
Heaven, ​one of our Grade 10 students, helped Team Manitoba bring home the silver medal from the National Aboriginal Hockey Championships, which was held in Whitehorse last week.  In addition, she also won the bronze medal for boxing at the national championships earlier in the spring. Congratulations, Heaven.

Academic Students of the Month

May 03, 2019
​ Congratulations to Lara, Jennifer, Gabby, and Meagan. These exceptional young women will graduate with an International Baccalaureate diploma in June. This represents one of the highest levels of academic achievement available to high school students around the globe. Their studies will serve them well as they move on to their post-secondary...

Drama Coffee House

May 02, 2019
​ Join us Thursday, May 9th at 7pm in our theatre when our Drama students will present monologue performances and lots of other fun things. Admission is free - come prepared to satisfy your caffeine cravings.

Bike Security

May 02, 2019
We're reminding our students who bike to school that they should be locking their bikes with a u bolt lock, as chain locks are easily cut.

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. 

For the Love of the Arts

April 09, 2019
​ Once again, our Arts showcase was a resounding success. Our sincere thanks go out to our Arts teachers, our Arts parents and volunteers, and especially, to our Arts students. Your artwork and performances were outstanding.

Science Fair

April 08, 2019
​ Congratulations are extended to Rose, Jenna, & Grace, who all presented exceptional projects at our division science fair. Jenna & Grace placed first for their project entitled "Physical & Psychological Effects of Dementia." Rose earned gold for "Reduction of Food Wastage in Kenya". In addition, Rose won the grand prize...

Our Courtyard is Going to be Renovated!

April 03, 2019
​ We're excited about future renovations to our underused courtyard. Click here for our architects' plans. Our renovation project was recently featured in the Winnipeg Free Press Metro.

2019 Graduation Pow Wow

March 22, 2019
In SJASD, we are excited to host our 3rd annual Divisional Graduation Pow Wow. This year's Graduation Pow Wow will be held on Thursday, May 30 at John Taylor Collegiate. We invite our community to attend this special event and join us as we celebrate and honour the achievements of our graduating Indigenous...

Grad Photo Retakes

March 20, 2019
​ They will take place April 16th. Grads who either missed having pictures taken or who need retakes can Click here to book your appointment.

Arts Student of the Month

March 19, 2019
​ Carina has been selected as our Arts Student of the Month for Drama. Miss Thorleifson recognized Carina's creativity, collaborative skills, and not least, her "side-splitting sense of humour!" Congratulations Carina.

Academic Students of the Month

March 19, 2019
​ Congratulations to Lauren and Matthew. They were both nominated as our Academic Students of the Month for February by Mr. Penning for their exemplary work in his IB Math class. He is particularly impressed by the constant thirst for challenge and enrichment of these two academic stars.


February 28, 2019
​Our Paintuary winners have been announced! Congratulations to Grade 11 student, Monica, who submitted the portrait. Olivia, Grade 10, was our second place winner, with the sunset submission.  


February 25, 2019
Kyle had a great weekend at the Special Olympics Manitoba Winter Games. He ​competed in 5-pin bowling at the Polo Park Lanes and registered an average score of 109, winning the silver medal!


February 25, 2019
Congratulations to Rylan - he just wrapped up an exciting week at the Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, where he competed in wheelchair basketball. His team finished in 7th place, and as they are so young, the national coach is keeping an eye on Team Manitoba, feeling that they will be a...


February 13, 2019
​ Congratulations to our boys and girls as they represented their school with sportsmanship and skill. Our boys played a hard-fought final game, only to fall short on the last shot. After a wild-card game, our boys will be competing at provincials. Our girls also played a great game, defeated FRC...


February 11, 2019
​ Both of our JV teams emerged victorious at their tournaments on the weekend. Our boys brought home the plaque in their home tournament, and our girls won the Java Jam tournament in Brandon. Well done everybody!

Keira's Winter Klassic

February 06, 2019
Our school is a strong supporter of this fundraising event. All proceeds will be donated to Cancer Care Manitoba to fight pediatric brain cancer. Click here for more information.​

Out-Of-Division Registration Opens February 19th

February 05, 2019
​ Click here to complete an online out-of-Division registration form for the 2019-2020 school year.

Tyson (Class of 2017)

February 04, 2019
Congratulations to our former student, Tyson Langelaar! He won the silver medal competing in the 1500m B Division at the International Skating Union World Cup even in Hamar, Norway. As well,  was the fastest Canadian male skater in the 1000m and 1500m events.  We're proud of Tyson's achievements in his speedskating career...

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...


January 09, 2019
​ Every morning, Tristan goes to our library on his spare to read our school copy of the Winnipeg Free Press. Prior to the holidays, he saw a contest asking youth to write in to share their thoughts on why newspapers are important. He had an extra hour, so he submitted...


January 09, 2019
​ We're proud of Cleo, a Westwood Grade 9 student, because she is going to be representing Manitoba in Archery at the Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alberta! Cleo was recently featured in The Metro. Click here to read her story.


December 17, 2018
​Congratulations to Jasmin & Olivia, our Drawcember winners. The artwork you see here is by Jasmin. Click here to see the work of both of our young artists.

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...

Merry Christmas!

December 12, 2018
From your friendly Westwood office staff.​ We hope our students have a restful break and come back ready to work hard for their final exams.

Exam Week Absences

December 05, 2018
If it's necessary for a student to reschedule any final exams, the office must be notified and this paperwork must be completed and submitted to our administration.​

Christmas Cheer Board

December 03, 2018
​ Our students and teachers are in the process of assembling numerous hampers for the Christmas Cheer Board. If you would like to donate non-perishable food items, they can be dropped off during the run of Mamma Mia!

VB Volleyball

November 29, 2018
​ Our team has success both on and off the court, and was recently featured in the Metro.

Mamma Mia!

November 22, 2018
​ Mark your calendars, because our Senior Musical Theatre Company is presenting this musical from December 4th to 8th. Click here to purchase tickets. Our show was featured in the Metro!

Report Cards

November 09, 2018
​ All students will receive report cards on November 16th.

Basketball Referee Clinic

November 08, 2018
The 2018 St. James-Assiniboia Basketball Referee Clinic is taking place on November 21 at Lincoln Middle School.  We are looking for Middle School Basketball Referees for the upcoming season! The free clinic offers registered participants the opportunity to receive their Novice Referee Certification and referee Middle Years basketball in St. James-Assiniboia School Division. 


November 06, 2018
​ Our school-wide art competition, Inktober, is done and the winners have been chosen. Congratulations to Monica, Amanda, and Sophie for their wonderful ink drawings. Click here to view the winning entries.

Drama Coffee House

October 31, 2018
​ Join us on November 9th, as our Drama department presents "Comedy vs Tragedy", a collection of performances based on these two seemingly conflicting themes. Click here for more information.

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...


October 30, 2018
Congratulations to Rylan, who is a Grade ​9 student at Westwood. He was a torchbearer at the 2019 Canada Winter Games. Click here for the Metro story.

Yearbook Ad for Your Grad

October 30, 2018
​ If you're looking for a creative, fun way to let your grad know that you're proud, consider putting a recognition ad in our 2018-19 yearbook. Just click here for more information.

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. 

Grad Clothing

October 29, 2018
​ Grad clothing will be available to order until November 11th. Click here to access the order form.

Remembrance Day

October 25, 2018
Westwood will be observing Remembrance Day on November 8th at 11 am. Members of the public are invited to attend.​

Picture Retakes

October 25, 2018
Lifetouch photo retakes will take place November 2nd, in the morning. If students have received their ordered photos, they must return them to the photographer in order to have retakes done..


October 22, 2018
​ At Westwood, our teachers are committed to learning both inside and out of the classroom. Members of our science department have a history of being very involved in the executive of the the Science Teachers Association of Manitoba. Among other duties, the association plans the annual SAGE Science symposium, which features guest speakers and...

Drop Everything and Read

October 16, 2018
​DEAR will take place October 22. Students (and staff) are encouraged to promote literacy by dropping everything for 20 minutes anytime throughout the day, and enjoying a good read.

Westwood Clothing

October 10, 2018
Our Westwood Clothing boutique is open for business until October 18th. Purchases must be made online by going to:

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...


September 10, 2018
​ We're proud of Michayla! This Grade 11 student has been invited to attend the Forum for Young Canadians in Ottawa this October. Being interested in politics, she will use this incredible experience to develop her leadership skills, to learn about parliamentary democracy and how the government works, and how she...

Graduations Awards 2017-18

July 03, 2018
​A complete map highlighting all of the graduation award recipients in SJASD for the 2017-18 school year. Congratulations to all graduates, we are proud of your achievements!  Click the image below to view the full listing:

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:...

Community Service

June 26, 2018
​ In order to receive a St. James-Assiniboia School Division diploma, our students are required to to complete 10 hours per year of community service activity throughout their four years of high school. Click here for the tracking form. Graduating students need to hand in their hours to our school office by May...

Westwood Wear

June 15, 2018
Students have the opportunity to order Westwood clothing for the fall. All orders are due by Wednesday, June 27th. Pick an order form up in the office, or click here for an electronic version.​

A Record-Setting Triple Tabata is in the Books

June 15, 2018
​ 53 students, former students and staff members took part in this gruelling activity to raise almost $200 for Candlelights Childhood Cancer Support Group. Thanks to Mr. Sdrolias for organizing this event.

​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


June Assessments

May 28, 2018
​Our assessment schedule is finalized. Copies are available in the office, or by clicking here.

Indoor Beach Volleyball

May 14, 2018
​ Congratulations to Jayda & Jordan for winning the first annual High School Indoor Beach championship. They were undefeated in straight sets all the way to the gold medal!  

CORE Dance Ensemble

May 03, 2018
​ Congratulations to these vibrant young women in our dance program - they performed an outstanding and energetic number at the Manitoba Music Festival.

Soil Science Day at Fort Whyte

April 27, 2018
Several of our Grade 12 Biology students had a great day learning about soils and fertilizer at Fort Whyte recently.​

Bike Season is Here!

April 23, 2018
​ Because we have so many bikes in our bike racks, we want to stress the importance of keeping them secure. The WPS has recommended that students use a U-lock, as pictured, as they can't be cut with bolt cutters.

Report Cards

April 19, 2018
Report cards will be sent home with students April 27th.​


April 17, 2018
​ Congratulations to Heaven - she was selected as both the Top Rookie AND the Best Goalie at the 2018 WWHSHL awards banquet. Way to go Heaven!

CMP Coffee House

April 13, 2018
​Join our Creative Music Production class and let them entertain you at San VIto Coffee House on April 18th at 7pm. Admission is free - just buy a coffee!

Canadian Blood Services

April 05, 2018
The Life Bus will be at our school April 27th to take students 17 years and older downtown to donate blood. Those wishing to participate are asked to sign up in advance in the office.

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...

SJASD Basketball Highlights

March 21, 2018
The Basketball season has wrapped up and we would like to say congratulations to all teams in our Division across all levels on another great season! The past couple months have been packed with tournaments, close games, rematches, final fours and many great team/individual highlights. A special thank you to our parents,...

Grad Photo Retakes

March 20, 2018
Grad photos will take place April 17th. If students are in need of retakes, simply book an appointment time by following the Grad 2018 link under About Us.​

She's off to New Brunswick

March 20, 2018
​ We'll miss Amanda as she graduates and heads east to play hockey for the Varsity Reds. Best of luck to you Amanda!

Holocaust Symposium

March 14, 2018
In preparation for ​their Central Europe trip to study the roots of the genocide as part of the History curriculum, our students visited the Holocaust Symposium at the University of Winnipeg. They are pictured with Holocaust survivor Robbie Waisman.

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. 

She's a Lady Lynx!

March 12, 2018
​ Congratulations to Emily M., who recently signed on with the Lindenwood-Belleville hockey team for the 2018-19 school year. Read more:

Concours d'Art Oratoire

March 09, 2018
​ Congratulations to Hunter, who won a silver medal for her performance at our Divisional French speaking competition.

Special Olympics

March 06, 2018
Ethan, Kobe & Kyle had a great day last week when they snowshoed in a Special Olympics event at West Kildonan Collegiate. Next up - bocce ball!

Bus Service is Cancelled

March 05, 2018
​ Monday, March 5 - All schools in SJASD are open. Bus service is cancelled. There will be no bus service. Once again, all schools are open but bus service is cancelled for the day.

2018-19 Budget Presentation and Survey

March 02, 2018
​ Please find below the 2018-2019 Public Budget Presentation that was shown on Thursday, March 1 at our annual Parent/Public Draft Budget Meeting at the Board Office.  Our Draft Budget presentation has focussed on how our public schools are funded through provincial grants and local taxes. Equally important is what will be...

Hands Across Portage

February 13, 2018
​ Students are invited to join us on February 27th for a discussion about human diversity and two-spirited teens. Click here for more information.

Report Cards

February 09, 2018
Report cards were handed out to all students on Friday. Returning students also received registration forms and course selection forms for next year. Please make any necessary changes to the registration forms and have them and the course selections returned to the school office by February 16th.​

Creative Music Production Coffee House

January 29, 2018
Join us February 1st at San Vito Coffee House to celebrate the end of exams, kick off the Valentine's season, and hear some great music from our students. Admission is free - just buy a coffee.​ Click here for a video.  

Mini Warriors

January 24, 2018
​ Our popular Mini Warriors program is full! Thanks so much to everyone for your interest.

Grad Photos

January 23, 2018
​ Lifetouch will be here February 12-16 to take grad photos. Appointments (students are reminded to choose an appointment time during a spare), and payment can be made online. Simply go to Grad 2018 under About Us for instructions. For an information sheet from Lifetouch, click here

Career Fair

January 09, 2018
​ Our Career Fair will take place January 16th. To view an information poster, click here.

Exam Schedule

January 08, 2018
Our Semester One exam schedule is finalized. Click here to view it.​

Late Start Tuesdays

January 08, 2018
​Our late start Tuesdays will be suspended until after exams to allow for more instruction time. The first late start of the second semester will be February 6th. Early dismissals will continue as scheduled - the first and third Tuesday of each month. See the divisional calendar under About Us for more...

Online Phys Ed

December 11, 2017
Students are reminded that Grade 11 & 12 Online modules are due by December 22nd. For more information, go to Athletics under Programs & Services.​

Triple Tabata Registration

December 11, 2017
​ If you'd like to participate in Mr. Sdrolias's gruelling Triple Tabata, go to this link:

Grad Clothing

November 29, 2017
​ Back by popular demand, our grad clothing is available until December 3rd. It's easy to order - just go to the Grad 2018 link under "About Us".      

Camryn & Randi

November 28, 2017
​ Congratulations to these two talented young women! They placed 1st & 2nd respectively in the NATS Contemporary Music Competition at CMU. Both Westwood students won scholarships and Camryn earned the opportunity to sing with the WSO at the New Music festival in the spring.

Courtyard Renovation

November 20, 2017
We are beginning the process of consulting with staff, students and interested others regarding the renewal of our ageing courtyard in the middle of our school. ​(We're thinking big, but being realistic.) If you have any recommendations or ideas and would  like to have some input, contact our Vice Principal, Sarah...

It's Going to be a Blast!

November 17, 2017
​ Don't miss Rock of Ages - as you can see from our dress rehearsal, you won't be able to stay in your seat - you'll be transported directly back to the '70s! Purchase tickets here:

Gowns for Grads

November 17, 2017
Westwood is proud to partner with Gowns for Grads by fundraising and being a drop-off point for gently used gowns, shoes and purses. Items can be dropped off at any time in our school office.​

Champion Speaker

November 16, 2017
​ Rosemund competed at the National Public Speaking competition hosted by the Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture at the Royal Winter Fair in Toronto. Having first won the intermediate age category of public speaking at the provincial level, the 16 provincial winners were invited to compete for one of two spots...

Reading Buddies

November 16, 2017
​ Our school has partnered with Sansome School in Reading Buddies. Our students are really enjoying going to Sansome twice a week to read with the little ones.

CTV Player of the Week

November 13, 2017
Our Girls' Hockey goalie is a star! Heaven, who is only in Grade 9, was honoured by CTV this week. "Congratulations to Westwood Warriors # 1, Heaven M., who had a stellar week, stopping 35 out of 36 shots in their close 2-1 victory over CSLR Renards and two days later...

Grad Clothing

November 13, 2017
Grad clothing will be on sale via our online store from November 13 to November 22. Students will be able to view clothing samples before school and at lunch in front of our school office. Go here to order clothing: ​   ​

Remembrance Day at Westwood

November 09, 2017
​ Members of the public joined us November 9th to honour our war heroes. Whether they were cadets, buglers, pipers, or members of our Choral, Drama or Dance departments, our students took centre stage in the ceremony.

Inktober winners

November 01, 2017
​ Congratulations to Michayla, who won first place with a portrait, and Rebekah, who placed second with her wings picture in our Inktober art competition.

Rock of Ages Tickets

October 26, 2017
If you love Styx, Journey, Bon Jovi, Pat Benatar, Twisted Sister & Steve Perry, you won't want to miss this show!  Starting November 1st, click on one of the following links to purchase tickets:   Dec. 1, 2017     Sat Dec 2, 2017 - ...

Caribou Math Contest

October 25, 2017
    We are so proud of Josh & Bentley - Josh scored 1st in Manitoba and 6th out 1500 IN THE WORLD in the Caribou Math Contest! As well, Bentley scored 4th in the province in the same contest. Westwood Collegiate is promoting problem solving in mathematics with the formulation of grade level...

The Facts About Mumps

October 24, 2017
With winter just around the corner, the provincial government has provided schools with some facts about mumps and its methods of transmission. Click here for a letter from our government, and click here for a mumps factsheet.​

Warrior Walk for Awareness

October 23, 2017
On the afternoon of Monday, October 30th, we will be participating in a walk to raise awareness for breast cancer and breast cancer research. Students are encouraged to wear pink and bring a dollar ​to donate to the cause.

Take Our Kids to Work

October 19, 2017
It's November 1st this year. All Grade 9 students were given brochures which need to be filled out and returned to their English teachers as soon as possible.​

Blood Bus

October 16, 2017
Students 17 years and older are invited to sign up in the office to take the Blood Bus to Canadian Blood Services on Thursday, October 26th at 12:45. They will donate blood then be returned to school. ​

Anime Club

October 12, 2017
Our new anime club meets every Day 3 in the Art Room, and is open to any interested student! ​

Students of the Month

October 10, 2017
​ Congratulations to our IB Diploma students, who were selected as our Academic Students of the Month for May. Your longs hours of dedication and study haven't gone unnoticed. Best of luck to all of you in your future endeavours.

2016-17 Yearbooks

September 29, 2017
Our yearbooks are in, look great, and are ready to be picked up in our school library. Spread the word!​

Grad Rings

September 20, 2017
​ Jostens will be here at lunch on October 12th! Pamphlets are available in the office for students.

Terry Fox Run 2017

September 14, 2017
Our annual Terry Fox Run will take place September 18th, during period 2. Students are asked to donate  one or two dollars to this worthy cause.

Picture Retake Day

September 12, 2017
​   School pictures were taken September 12th. If you'd like to order photos online, the Picture Day ID is QL027178Q0. Retakes will be the morning of November 2nd.

Grad 2018 Parent Meeting

September 08, 2017
  Our first parent committee meeting was September 13th. If you were unable to join us, please click on the link below and take a few minutes to complete the form to indicate your interest in helping out with Graduation 2017-18 fundraising events.

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...

Class of 2007 Reunion

June 28, 2017
It's coming! 
You are warmly invited to Westwood Collegiate's Class of 2007 reunion! 
Please come to reconnect and reminisce with old friends and celebrate the past 10 years.  Date: Saturday, October 7, 2017
Location: Park West Inn (beside the Dale) 525 Dale Blvd, Winnipeg, MB R3R 2J8
Time: Doors...

2017 Skills Manitoba Competition

April 27, 2017

On Thursday, April 13, more than 475 students from across the province gathered at Red River College (both campuses) to compete in the 20th Annual Skills Manitoba Competition.    SJASD students from CollΓ¨ge Sturgeon Heights Collegiate, St. James Collegiate and Westwood Collegiate attended the event. While some students went to gain experience and learn more...

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...