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Report Cards

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

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.
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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.
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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...
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Rylan

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.
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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.
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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. 
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Grad Clothing

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

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...
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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.
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Westwood Clothing

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

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...
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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:
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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:...
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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. Students are encouraged to turn the form into the office on a...
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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.​
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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.
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​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...
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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



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June Assessments

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

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

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!
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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!
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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.
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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...
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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,...
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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.​
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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! https://justsports.ca/2018/01/30/varsity-reds-womens-hockey-adds-f-julia-spitzig-d-amanda-desrochers-2018-19/
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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.
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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. 
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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:  http://lindenwoodlynx.com/news/2018/3/9/womens-hockey-mcdonald-signs-with-lady-lynx.aspx
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Concours d'Art Oratoire

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

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

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

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

December 11, 2017
​ If you'd like to participate in Mr. Sdrolias's gruelling Triple Tabata, go to this link:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSce9_hoYrNr9OnWYzAHQcEV-P4IJqx9u2g4f7V41EhjlC2eug/viewform
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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".      
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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.
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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...
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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:   https://www.sjasd.ca/school/westwood/Pages/newsitem.aspx?ItemID=22&ListID=28f58278-44d9-4a30-b0fc-a73689d34a4c&TemplateID=Announcement_Item
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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.​
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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...
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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.
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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...
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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:  https://westwoodgrad2018.itemorder.com/ ​   ​
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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.
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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.
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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 https://westwood.inviteright.com/rockofagesdec1     Sat Dec 2, 2017 - https://westwood.inviteright.com/rockofagesdec2 ...
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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...
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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.​
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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.
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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.​
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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. ​
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Anime Club

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

September 20, 2017
​ Jostens will be here at lunch on October 12th! Pamphlets are available in the office for students.
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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.
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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.
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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. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScEXwcq_il7g8ryhgDf1z1idOobh9NLyrqfP5q9MA_saMXMZg/viewform?c=0&w=1&usp=mail_form_link
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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...
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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...
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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 Collège Sturgeon Heights Collegiate, St. James Collegiate and Westwood Collegiate attended the event. While some students went to gain experience and learn more...
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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."...
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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...