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InformNet Summer Session 2024

April 08, 2024
‚ÄčRegistration for InformNet 2024 summer session courses opens May 1, 2024.  
Click here for more information including, fees, guidelines, and a course listing.


Student of the Month ~ Visual Arts

April 04, 2024
We are very excited to announce that Presley has been selected as an Artist of the Month for her achievements in Visual Arts.
Presley is now to the advanced visual art program and has already made quite an impression with everyone. She is an incredibly hard worker with an immense amount...

Westwood Teacher and Student represent at Tribal Days

April 03, 2024
‚ÄčWestwood Teacher and Hockey Coach Steve Christie joined Westwood student Tavon McCor rister and former Westwood student Linden McCorrister in the recently held Tribal Days tournament at the Hockey For All Centre. Playing for Peguis, they were the tournament champions and our own Mr. Christie took home the hardware as the...

Westwood Music Family Concert

April 03, 2024

‚ÄčPlease join us in the Westwood gymnasium Tuesday April 9th to enjoy the musical talents of the students from our family of schools. Including Phoenix, Sansome, Lincoln and Westwood students. We look forward to seeing you!

Artist of the Month ~ Choral

April 02, 2024
‚ÄčCongratulations to Alec H, Choral Student of the Month! Alec is currently in Grade 11 here at Westwood. He is a highly valued member of the Westwood Concert Choir and has recently joined the Vocal Jazz ensemble, State of Mind. Alec has also been a member of the St. James-Assiniboia Divisional Choirs...

Pride Shirts for Sale

March 18, 2024
June is Pride Month! To prepare, pride shirts will be on sale April 1st to 12th with expected delivery for the end of May. Please see Ms. Jones to order (cash only). Prices are as follows: $28 per shirt (sizes YS-A2XL)
Proceeds going to the Rainbow Resource Centre. 


Grads ~ Yearbook and Convocation comments due!

March 14, 2024

‚ÄčC lass of 2024 : If you have not already done so, please submit your convocation comments (you don't want a blank screen when you walk across the stage!), and yearbook comments (create those memories now!). Submissions are due by March 22/24.


Artists of the Month ~ Dance

March 12, 2024
‚Äč We are pleased and proud to announce that Jessica and Charlee are the Dance students of the month. These amazing dance artists are actively involved in Westwood's Dance Advanced and Dance General programs. They are both prefects for their Peridot tribe, taking on additional leadership roles. They unfailingly strive to better...

Student of the Month ~ Academic

March 12, 2024
We are very happy to share that Presley has been selected as Academic Student of the month for March!
‚ÄčPresley is new to Westwood this year, but you would never know it.  She took the initiative to immerse herself in the school culture, activities and her academic studies.  Presley joined Student...

Student of the Month ~ Academic

March 11, 2024
We are thrilled to announce that Elijah has been selected as Academic student of the month!
‚ÄčElijah is one of the most dedicated and hard-working students we have the pleasure of working with at Westwood.  He takes all aspects of school and school culture seriously.  Elijah demonstrates integrity on a daily...

Students Explore Career Options at Industry Fair

March 06, 2024
‚Äč Hundreds of students from St. James Collegiate Institute, Jameswood Alternative School and Bruce Middle School wove through industry booths to explore career possibilities on Thursday, February 29, 2024 as part of SJASD's inaugural travelling Industry Career Fair.
The fair visits other SJASD high schools throughout March and features approximately 38...

FLOTA 2024 ~ April 8

March 06, 2024
Come celebrate the outstanding arts at Westwood Collegiate!  For The Love Of The Arts is a school wide showcase of our visual and performing arts students.  Featuring art gallery exhibits by our graphic & visual art classes, as well as performances by our band, drama, musical theatre, dance and choral programs.  

Student of the Month ~ Drama

March 04, 2024
The Drama student of the month is Ray N!   Ray is a grade 12 student in the drama program at Westwood.  Ray displays an ability to portray believable characters that are interesting for their audience. Ray is a mature student who takes performing seriously and is always willing to share their ideas during the creative process. Ray is an asset in the classroom on...

Athletics Calendar

February 09, 2024
Click Here‚Äč to access the Westwood Athletics Calendar. 

D-Day Diarama Excellence

January 30, 2024
Alyssa A (grade 10) completed an intricate and in-depth diorama for her grade 11 Historical Investigation. Alyssa used photos from the D-Day landing from the archives of the Canadian War Museum located in Ottawa, and visited Winnipeg's Military Museum to acquire accurate information and learn about specific details regarding the Juno...

Student of the Month ~ Academic

January 23, 2024
We are thrilled to announce Anna has been chosen as an Academic student of the month!‚Äč Anna is a very hard-working student.  She is conscientious and cares about her grades.  Currently, Anna has a 97.4% average.  Furthermore, she has almost perfect attendance.  This is a great accomplishment for any student, let...

Student of the Month ~ Academic

January 23, 2024
Congratulations Shekinah for being a Westwood academic student of the month!‚Äč Shekinah is a VERY conscientious, hard working, and dedicated student.  She currently holds the highest 30Applied math mark in the entire school, and an overall average of 96%, She always has a positive attitude and is eager to learn, so much...

Registration 2024-25

January 16, 2024

2024-25 Registration Dates
‚ÄčPlease review the following information for upcoming important dates with regards to registration for the 2024-25 school year. 
Feb 5 - 9 - During this week, registration forms for existing grade 9-11 students currently enrolled at Westwood will be distributed. Due...

Student of the Month - Choral

January 12, 2024
Congratulations to Rachel T., Choral Student of the Month! Rachel is currently in Grade 12 here at Westwood. Whether it's learning challenging vocal arrangements or perfecting the nuances of a piece, Rachel approaches each musical challenge with determination and a positive attitude. She is a highly valued member of the Concert...

Student of the Month - Graphic Tech

December 07, 2023
‚Äč To say that Chloe is dedicated to excellence in all of her work is an understatement. She spends a great deal of time making sure that her work is done to the highest standard, always seeking feedback and checking to make sure that she‚Äôs on the right track. If there‚Äôs...

Student of the Month - Band

December 07, 2023
‚Äč December‚Äôs Artist of the Month is the wonderful Caitlin T.  Caitlin is having a smashing start to her Westwood Career and is absolutely killing it in the band world.  Although Caitlin is only in grade 9, she has stepped up and become a major part of our program in just...

Jostens Cyber Week/Black Friday Promos

November 16, 2023
‚ÄčJostens is offering savings on their Grad 2024 products. Details can be found on our Grad 2024 page. 
C lick here to be directed to the Grad 2024 page.


Mr. Hiebert receives national award

November 15, 2023
‚ÄčThis year Westwood's own Mr. Hiebert received the prestigious Prime Minister's Award for Excellence in Teaching. We are all incredibly proud of this accomplishment and the contributions he makes at Westwood Collegiate. 
Click here to read an article in the Winnipeg Free Press discussing the award and an interview with...

Student of the Month ~ Dance

November 14, 2023
‚Äč We are pleased and proud to announce that Brynn is the Dance student of the month.  This amazing dance artist is actively involved in Westwood‚Äôs Dance Advanced and Musical Theatre Ensemble.   She is a magnificent, enthusiastic performer.  She unfailingly strives to better her technique and artistry and is constantly committed...

Student of the Month - Drama

November 08, 2023
‚ÄčCongratulations to Emma, who is our Arts Student of the Month for November!
Emma   is a grade 9 student and in their first year in   the   drama   program at Westwood. Emma   displays an ability to portray believable characters that are interesting for their audience.  Emma  ...

Holocaust Education Month

November 01, 2023
‚ÄčIn recognition of November being Holocaust Month, the Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada is presenting four programs. Two of these programs will be presented at Westwood Collegiate. 
Click here‚Äč to learn more about these events and how to register to attend. 


Mean Girls Tickets

October 30, 2023
The Westwood Senior Musical Theatre Troupe is presenting Mean Girls: High School Edition from December 6th - 9th. Tickets are $15 and go on sale today at 10 am! Don't miss out on this fabulous show!

Click here ‚Äč to purchase tickets for Mean Girls Musical High School Edition.

Halloween Harvest

October 23, 2023
‚ÄčJoin us in supporting local charity Harvest Manitoba and bring in donation items to your 3rd period class from October 25th ~ Nov 1st. 

Extended to November 3rd.

Click here for full details.


Student of the Month - Academic

October 20, 2023
‚Äč Mahina is a grade 10 student at Westwood.  She has excelled at academics and extra curricular since she arrived.  Her current average is 95%.  All her teachers comment on how dedicated she is to her studies.  As well, Mahina is part of the Westwood Historical Society, Student Council and any...

Student of the Month - Academic

October 20, 2023
Oresubomi is new to Westwood.  He fits right in with our academic rigor and high standards.  Shubby is very conscientious and hard working in all classes.  He currently has a 91% average overall.  As well, he has almost perfect attendance.  Shubby‚Äôs strengths are beyond academics as he is one of the...

Student of the Month - Choral

October 05, 2023
‚Äč We are incredibly happy to share the news that Tyler has been selected as one of our Arts Students of Month for September!
Mrs. Neufeld has shared the following about Tyler: Tyler is a valued member of our vocal jazz group, Vocal State of Mind, Concert Choir and our Senior...

Student of the Month - Visual Arts

October 05, 2023
We are excited to share that Lucille has been selected as one of our Arts Students of the Month for September!
Mrs. Memka has shared the following about Lucille: ‚Äč "Lucille is a Grade 12 artist who has been with the Advanced program a few years now, and I am...

Student Parking

September 18, 2023
‚Äč Student Parking passes will be $40.00 this year. If you would like to purchase a parking pass, please pick up an application form in the office. The passes go on sale on Saturday September 23 rd  through School Cash Online . There are limited spots available for sale online. Once...

Volunteer Hours

September 12, 2023
Students are encouraged to complete 40 Community Involvement Activity (Volunteer) hours before graduation.
‚Äč CIA Log Form


Volleyball Winnipeg

September 12, 2023
‚Äč Click here for opportunities for clubs, leagues and camps offered by Volleyball Manitoba.

Athletic Clothing Store

September 06, 2023
‚ÄčThe Westwood Athletic Clothing store is now open! The store will remain open until September 17th at midnight!
Click here to access the store. ‚Äč


Athletic Calendar

September 05, 2023
‚ÄčWant to keep up to date on the the latest sports events at Westwood Collegiate?

Click here‚Äč to access the Westwood Gymnasium  Calendar.


Warrior Wear is now available!

September 01, 2023
The Westwood school clothing store will be open until September 30, 2023.  Many new items are available, including toques, hats, scarves, and blankets.  The regular hoodies, t-shirts, performance gear, and sweats are still available too.  Get your Warrior gear today!  Items should be delivered by the end of October.


Boys Hockey Tryouts

August 30, 2023
‚Äč An information meeting will take place on September 8th at 12:05 pm in Room 212. A full tryout schedule will be handed out at that time. The first on ice tryout will take place September 11th at 3:45 pm. 
Click here to sign up for tryouts!


Westwood documentary makes the Film Festival

June 29, 2023
‚ÄčThe documentary produced by the Westwood Historical Society was an official selection for the Lift-Off Film Festival. Click here for information about the festival.  

Mina Rosner Human Rights Award

June 29, 2023
‚ÄčWe are incredibly proud of Sarah F. as her essay "Fight for Humanity: The Impact of the 1947 Nuremberg Code on Medical Ethics" was selected as the 2023 Mina Rosner Human Rights Awards Winner.
Click here to read Sarah's essay.



Grad 2023 Photos!

June 26, 2023
Click here‚Äč‚Äč  to view photos of 2023 Grads! 
Note: This is a password protected site. The password will be emailed to the families of graduating students once photos have been loaded on to the site. 

Senior Shirt order deadline June 26th

June 26, 2023
Attention Next Year's Grade 12 Students!‚Äč
Click here ‚Äč for information on how to order your senior shirt. Order deadline Monday June 26th. (Please see attached document for photo of exact shirt. Photo to the left is for display purposes only).

An Evening of Truth and Reconciliation

June 02, 2023
We are so very proud of our Grade 12 Global Issues students who organized and held an evening of Truth and Reconciliation. In recognition of their action, they have been given the ‚ÄúOutstanding Take Action‚ÄĚ award from the Manitoba Council for International Cooperation. Thank you to Tr√©chelle Bunn who made this such...

WW Girls Soccer Storm the Field

May 29, 2023
‚Äč The Winnipeg Free Press caught the Westwood Warriors girls soccer team in action as they triumphed 8-0 in early season action against the St. James Jimmies!
Click here ‚Äčto see the shout out!


Graduation Pow Wow

May 25, 2023
The 2023 SJASD graduation Pow Wow will be held at St. James Collegiate on Thursday June 8th.  Click here ‚Äč for details on the event!

Sounds of Spring

May 25, 2023
‚Äč Please join us at Westwood Collegiate on Thursday June 1st to enjoy an evening of song. The performances start at 7pm in the Westwood Collegiate theatre. There is no entry fee, however, there will be a silver collection at the door in support of the choral program. Come on out and...

Westwood student has soccer "goals"

May 24, 2023
‚ÄčWestwood student Massimo Dos Santos is lives, eats, and breathes soccer. He was recently interviewed by the Winnipeg Free Press to discuss his future "goals". Click here to read the article.  

Night of Truth and Reconciliation

May 19, 2023
‚ÄčCome and participate in an evening of truth and reconciliation on May 23rd from 6:00 - 8:30. Westwood students are hosting a night led by guest speaker Trechelle Bunn to learn about the tragedy of Residential Schools and how it is still affecting Indigenous people today. 
Click here‚Äč for full details.

Student of the Month - Academic

May 10, 2023
‚Äč Landen has outstanding grades and is very helpful with his classmates, and they like to go to him for help because is so approachable and wants to assist classmates in need.  He is conscientious and kind.  Landen takes his academics seriously.  He has an amazing personality to match and is an all-around...

Student of the Month - Academic

May 10, 2023
We are very excited to shar that Lola is one of our academic students of the month for April. ‚Äč Lola continues to achieve high marks with a 90% average overall.  This is a result of her excellent study habits, class interaction and engagement, and ability to seek help to develop...

Willa Wonkie drama production

May 08, 2023
The drama program will be  putting  on a production June 8 th  and 9 th .  In this parody of  Charlie  and the Chocolate Factory,  Charlie Pail wants nothing more than to go to  college , but  she  knows her family could never afford it. One day,  she's  given the chance...

DanceScapes 2023 ~ Tickets

May 05, 2023
DanceScapes 2023 Tickets....Don't miss out!
‚Äč Click here   for tickets to the Sunday June 4th performance. Click here  for tickets to the Monday June 5th performance.‚Äč


Women's Resource Centre Support

May 05, 2023
‚ÄčMr. Hiebert's global issues class is coordinating a donation drive for feminine hygiene products for the West Central Resource Centre. 
Click here  to learn more about this initiative including a pizza party for the class with the most donations. 


Grad 2023 Convocation Tickets

May 04, 2023
Tickets for the convocation of the Westwood Collegiate graduating class of 2023 are available May 18th at 10 am. Convocation takes place at the Centennial Concert Hall (555 Main Street) on June 28th at 9 am. Please click the link below for detailed information and to reserve your tickets.  Click here  to...

Student of the Month - Choral

May 01, 2023
‚Äč Congratulations to Shekinah Ramos, Choral Student of the Month!  Shekinah is currently in Grade 9 here at Westwood. She is a highly valued member of the Westwood Concert Choir and the vocal jazz ensemble, Vocal State of Mind. Shekinah is also a valued member of the St. James-Assiniboia Divisional Senior...

Student of the Month - Band

May 01, 2023
‚Äč It is with great fanfare and fireworks that we announce that this month‚Äôs band student of the month is Jack Smith.
Jack is a super talented trombonist that acts as an anchor to our wonderful trombone section in symphonic band.  And as if that is not enough, he is...

Math Contest Pizza Party

April 25, 2023
Our congratulations go to all students who participated in this year's Mathematics Contests. We are very proud to announce that our students won the zones at all grade levels. In addition, Westwood placed 7th in the province in grade 9, 10th in the province in grade 10 and 6th in the...

Westwood Family of Schools Concert

April 17, 2023
‚ÄčS tarting at 6:00 PM featuring the music of: the Westwood concert choir, Lincoln jazz band, Sansome intermediate choir, Westwood grade 9 concert band, the Lincoln singers, Phoenix Junior choir, Lincoln grade 8 concert band, Westwood vocal Jazz, Phoenix, intermediate choir, and Westwood warrior jazz band. Admission is free and doors...

Student of the Month - Drama

April 14, 2023
We are thrilled to announce that Oz is Westwood's drama student of the month. ‚Äč Oz  is a grade 11 student and in their third year in  the  drama program at Westwood.  Oz displays an ability to portray believable characters that are interesting for their audience.  Oz  is a mature student who takes performing seriously...

Student of the Month - Dance

April 14, 2023
We are pleased and proud to announce that Addison is the Dance student of the month. ‚Äč This amazing dance artist is actively involved in Westwood‚Äôs Dance Advanced, General & Musical Theatre Ensemble.   She is a magnificent, enthusiastic performer.  She unfailingly strives to better her technique and artistry and is constantly committed to...

Safe Grad 50/50 Raffle Tickets on sale!

April 10, 2023
‚Äč The Westwood Parent Safe Grad Committee has been hard at work creating a fantastic event to celebrate the 2023 graduates! They are currently running a 50/50 raffle.  A limited number of tickets are for sale so purchase now before they run out! Click here  to purchase tickets. ‚Äč


Jazz Cafe - April 27th

April 06, 2023
‚Äč Westwood Collegiate's Vocal Jazz invites you to a Jazz Cafe on Thursday, April 27th at 7:00pm! Come for coffee, treats and some sweet, sweet jazz music! The night will feature solos, duets and group numbers by members of Westwood's vocal jazz group, Vocal State of Mind. Proceeds from the event...

Student of the Month - Visual Arts

March 15, 2023
‚Äč Robyn is an exceptional artist who brings vast amounts of creative strength to the program. She is a Grade 10 Advanced student who has been in the program for two years and grows as an artist every day. Robyn pushes herself to be her best and her work is always...

Student of the Month - Graphic Tech

March 15, 2023
‚Äč Only in grade 9 and brand new to Graphic Tech, Elijah has quickly shown an interest and aptitude that is exciting and promising. When asked to complete introductory assignments, Elijah has continually gone above and beyond expectations to create work that would look good coming from someone in a higher...

Student of the Month - Academic

March 10, 2023
We are excited to share the news that Sophie D. has been selected as an Academic Student of the Month for February. 
Sophie is a well-rounded student who has maintained a 90+ average this school year.  She has a strong work ethic and balances academics with sports, at which she also excels. ...

Student of the Month - Academic

March 10, 2023
‚ÄčWe are very pleased to share that Dylan E. has been selected as an Academic Student of the Month for February.
Dylan has maintained a 90+ average this school year.  He is conscientious and hard working.  His attendance is close to perfect.  Our concert and jazz bands are fortunate to have...

Varsity Girls Basketball Fan Bus

March 02, 2023
‚ÄčThe Westwood Varsity Girls basketball team has made it to WWAC finals! The game is on Friday night at Vincent Massey. We want the fans out in full force, so if you are interested in taking a fan bus from Westwood (3:30 Friday) to Vincent Massey (7:30 return), download the permission...

SJASD 2023 Grad Powwow

February 28, 2023
‚ÄčThe 2023 SJASD Graduation Powwow will take place at St. James Collegiate on Thursday June 8th. 

Information Evening March 15 at 6 pm

February 28, 2023
‚ÄčCome join us at Westwood Collegiate on March 15th at 6 pm for an information evening! Learn about all the offerings of Westwood Collegiate and the exciting changes as students transition from Grade 8 to Grade 9. 
Want to catch a glimpse of life at Westwood?  Click here  to check out...

Westwood Collegiate Social Media

February 09, 2023
‚ÄčInstagram! Web Pages! YouTube! Want to keep on top of all things Westwood from registration through grad and everything in between including Arts, Athletics and much more?  ‚Äč Click here‚Äč‚Äč to directed to a page with all of our Social Media Accounts.

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...

Holocaust Remembrance Day ~ Jan 27

January 26, 2023
Click here‚Äč to view the video created by the Westwood Historical Society in recognition of Holocaust Remembrance Day ~ January 27.

Student of the Month - Academic

January 12, 2023
We are very happy to announce that Jordyn has been selected as an Academic Student of the Month! Jordyn is earning this recognition for several reasons. She has a conscientious attitude and almost perfect attendance. She is an extremely dedicated student with all course marks above 90%. She is a positive...

Student of the Month - Academic

January 12, 2023
‚ÄčWe are very pleased to announce that Lauren is an Academic Student of the Month! 
Lauren is a leader in the classroom and takes performing seriously. She is a dependable student who can handle responsibilities and always gives her best day in and day out and the results speak for themselves. Lauren...

Student of the Month - Visual Arts

January 09, 2023
‚Äč We are thrilled to announce that Gelzie is our Arts student of the month! 
Mrs. Memka shares that Gelzie is an exceptional artist whose work is detail oriented, very creative, and takes risks with her work. Gelzie was also an instrumental part of the team of artists who helped the Musical...

Grad 2023 Updates

January 05, 2023
Check out our Grad 2023 page for regular updates including documents distributed to students and parents at April 26th meetings.
Click here to be directed the site. Click here for the Grad 2023 Yearbook survey

Convocation : Wednesda‚Äčy June 28th, 9:00 am - 11:30 am (Centennial Concert Hall)...

Westwood Collegiate News Broadcast

December 07, 2022
‚Äč‚Äč Mr. Christie's Broadcast Media class has been hard at work learning the inner workings of producing a news broadcast. This involved reporting, interviewing, and editing. 
Click here‚Äč  to check out their broadcast and keep up to date on last happenings at Westwood Collegiate!


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...

Winnipeg Jewish Review of Westwood Documentary

November 25, 2022
‚ÄčWestwood produced documentary Truth Against Distortion: Survivors Speak Out Against Hate was screened at the Asper Jewish Centre on November 15th, 2022. Please take a moment to read the review below which recognized the contributions of former Westwood students Jasper Bain, Blake Edwards, Megan Moran, Nathan Varghese and their teacher Mr....

Student of the Month - Academic

November 17, 2022
‚Äč Congratulations to Sarah H who has been selected as Academic Student of the Month! Sarah is a very conscientious student who takes her work seriously. She puts in time and effort in all that she does. Sarah is an exceptional Advanced Visual Arts student who isn‚Äôt afraid to try new techniques and...

Student of the Month - Academic

November 17, 2022
‚Äč Congratulations to M.M.  who has been selected as Academic Student of the Month. M.M. keeps up to date on schoolwork and it is of a high quality. They are very reflective and wants to do well. M.M. contributes to class discussions. They are also a very adventurous artist who will always challenge themself with difficult subject...

Arts Student of the Month - Drama

November 04, 2022
‚Äč We are very happy to share with you that Mia has been selected as an Arts Student of the month for November for her achievements in Drama! ‚ÄčSome of Mr. Loewen's comments include: "Mia displays an ability to portray believable characters that are interesting for her audience." 
"Mia is a mature student who...

Arts Student of the Month - Dance

November 04, 2022
‚Äč We are thrilled to announce Tori has been selected as an Arts Student of the Month for Dance! The comments from Mr. Toms regarding Tori include:  "She is a magnificent, enthusiastic performer." " She unfailingly strives to better her technique and artistry and is constantly committed to a hard work...

Grad Wear Store Re-Opened!

November 01, 2022
‚ÄčThe 2023 Grad Wear store has been re-opened! Students who missed the first order or found something else they would like to order can do so for one week only ‚Äč. The store will close at midnight on February first and this will be the final opportunity to order. 
Click here to...

Bus Route Update

October 14, 2022
‚Äč Please be advised school bus transportation will not be available for students living on the streets west of Alboro Street and south of Roblin Blvd. on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 due to the closure of Roblin Blvd at the CP railroad crossing by Bridge Road. Please note that parents of...

War and Peace in the Classroom

October 07, 2022
Click here‚Äč to read the article written by our own Mr. Hiebert about educators teaching war and peace in the classroom. 

Students of the Month - Band

October 07, 2022
We have we got a treat for you! This month we are featuring all of the students in the band program that are trying something new.  We are blessed to have a large group of students that are either new to band or are joining jazz band and learning...

Student of the Month - Choral

October 05, 2022
Congratulations to Tate Devries, Choral Student of the Month! Tate is currently in Grade 12 here at Westwood. He is a talented and dedicated singer with superior technical vocal skills. Right now, Tate is working towards completing his Gr. 9 RCM piano exam. He is a highly valued member...

Athletic Calendar

September 28, 2022
‚ÄčClick here  to view the Westwood Athletic Calendar. 

Belize 2023!

September 22, 2022
‚Äč Westwood Collegiate students have the opportunity to visit Belize during Spring Break 2023! There are still a few spots remaining so please contact Ms. Eyjolfson or Mr. Shoesmith ASAP if you have any questions or to add your name to the list. Please review the links below for the itinerary and registration...

Truth Against Distortion Documentary

September 22, 2022
The Westwood Historical Society is screening it's documentary Truth Against Distortion at the Asper Jewish Community Centre (123 Doncaster Street) on November 15th at 7 pm. If you have not yet had the opportunity to view this powerful documentary, please take a moment to find out how you can...

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...

Westwood School Procedures 2022-23

September 09, 2022
Click here‚Äč  ‚Äčfor important information regarding Attendance, MS Teams, Cell phone use and other key reminders for the 2022-23 school year at Westwood. 

School Trip Fundraiser

September 08, 2022
‚Äč Click here to view the Peak of the Market Fundraiser in support of Westwood Collegiate student field trips.

Covid Guidelines 2022-23

September 02, 2022
‚ÄčClick here ‚Äč to review the current Covid guidelines for the 2022-23 school year. 

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...

Mayor Bowman's message to Westwood Grads

June 28, 2022
‚Äč Please take a moment to view Mayor Bowman's video message to Westwood's graduating class of 2022.
Click here to view the video.


Westwood School Clothing

June 21, 2022
‚Äč The Warrior Wear store is open! Click on the link below to order Westwood school clothing. Orders may be placed throughout the summer and the store will close Sunday September 18th. 
Click here to order!


Student of the Month - Academic

June 14, 2022
‚Äč Congratulations to Claire S who has been selected as the Academic Student of the Month for June!
Claire's teachers have glowing praise for Claire such as:
"Claire is a wonderful student who has worked very hard at mastering the French horn. She is a huge part of our class in the...

Student of the Month - Graphic Tech

June 13, 2022
‚ÄčCongratulations to Noah who has been selected as a student of the month for June!
Mr. Cichosz shares:
"Noah has demonstrated his interest in digital graphics and commitment to high quality work n all his graphics courses. His work is frequently displayed in the Graphic Tech display case in the main lobby....

Safe Grad Tickets on Sale

June 13, 2022
‚Äč‚Äč Safe Grad tickets will be for sale June 14 - June 16 during the noon hour. As these tickets are being sold by the Safe Grad parent committee, they are available during the lunch hour only . 

Attention Grade 11 students

June 13, 2022
‚Äč Senior Shirts are now on sale! The deadline to order is June 23rd at midnight, at which time the order will be placed. 
Click here to order


National Award for Mr. Edwards

May 31, 2022
‚Äč Congratulations to our own Mr. Edwards for receiving the Tommy Banks/NAC Orchestra Jazz Director Award! We have been very fortunate to have Mr. Edwards leading Westwood's band program for the past 22 years, which is ranked among the best in Canada. Thank you for all you do for Westwood Mr....

Governor General Award Winner Mr. Hiebert

May 16, 2022
‚Äč Westwood teacher Mr. Hiebert is the recipient of the Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Teaching! The award is Canada's top history honour for recognizing excellence in teaching. One of Mr. Hiebert's proudest accomplishments is his student-led documentary Truth Against Distortion: Survivors Speak Out Against the Rise in Hate which premieres at...

Olivia J on Team Manitoba

May 16, 2022
‚ÄčA huge congratulations to Olivia J. for her recent performance representing Team Manitoba at the 2022 Western Artistic Gymnastics Championships. We are incredibly proud of Olivia, and her accomplishment of placing second on the Balance Beam in her category! Well done Olivia!

Convocation Tickets Available May 18 at 10 am

May 12, 2022
Join us in celebration of the Westwood Collegiate 2022 Graduating Class at our convocation ceremony at Centennial Concert Hall, June 28, 2022 at 9 am.

Each guest of a graduate requires a ticket for admission to the ceremony, which are complimentary but must be selected in advance. Tickets must be claimed prior to your...

Truth Against Distortion Documentary

May 12, 2022
‚Äč Westwood Historical Society presents Truth Against Distortion. A documentary produced by Westwood students sharing the stories of survivors of the Holocaust. Please join us in the Westwood Theatre on Thursday May 26th at 6 pm. Doors open at 5:45. Tickets can be reserved online and purchased at the door for a minimum...

Artist of the Month - Drama

May 02, 2022
‚ÄčWe are very proud to announce that Lauren C has been selected as one of our Artists of the Month for May!
Mr. Loewen writes of Lauren " ‚Äú Lauren is a mature student who takes performing seriously and is always willing to share her ideas. Lauren is constantly using their creative mind to...

Artist of the Month - Dance

May 02, 2022
‚Äč A huge congratulations to Liesl D for being named one of our Artists of the Month for May!
Mr. Tom has shared ‚ÄúThis amazing dance artist is actively involved in Westwood's Dance Advanced, General & CORE Dance Ensemble.   She is a magnificent, enthusiastic performer.  She unfailingly strives to better her technique and...

InformNet summer session registration opens May 2/22

April 29, 2022
‚Äč Click here  for information on how to register for online Informnet summer session courses.

Grade 12 Questionnaire

April 28, 2022
‚ÄčAll grade 12 students are asked to complete a questionnaire for the Awards Committee.
Click here for questionnaire


Gold for Westwood JV Girls!

April 26, 2022
‚Äč A huge congratulations goes out to Tessa M and Bailey S for winning GOLD in JV Girls Badminton Divisional Finals. Way to represent Westwood ladies!

Student of the Month - Academic

April 22, 2022
‚Äč Congratulations to Marissa for being selected as one of April's academic students of the month. Marissa's teachers have said wonderful things about her such as:
“Marissa is a very conscientious student. She also often offers a lot of insight to discussions. She is a natural leader, works well with others...

Student of the Month - Academic

April 22, 2022
‚Äč Congratulations to Rory for being named an Academic student of the month for April!
Rory's teaches have made comments such as: ‚Äč "Rory is always engaged during class and is often the first to answer questions. Rory applies himself to ensure that he does well on his assessments and always has his work done. Rory's excellent...

SJASD 2022 Graduation Pow Wow

April 20, 2022
‚Äč All are welcome to come celebrate the Indigenous graduates on June 10th at Westwood Collegiate. 
Click here for details!


MSSTA article published by Mr. Hiebert

April 18, 2022
Click here  to read the article (pg 15) published by Westwood's Mr. Hiebert in Manitoba Speaks (Voice of the Manitoba Social Science Teachers' Association). The article deals with combatting hate through digital literacy and student-led groups. We are very proud of Mr. Hiebert as this is his second publication!‚Äč


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...

Student of the Month - Choral

April 06, 2022
‚ÄčWe are pleased to announce that Emma has been selected as one of our Arts Student of the Month for April.
Emma's Choral Teacher Ms. Neufeld writes: 
‚Äč"Emma is a talented and dedicated singer with superior technical vocal skills. Right now, Emma is working towards completing their Gr. 10 RCM vocal exam....

Student of the Month - Visual Arts

April 06, 2022
‚Äč Congratulations to Claire S who has been selected as one of our Arts Students of the Month for April!
Claire's Visual Arts teacher Ms. Memka shares:
"Claire has been such a great addition to the Visual Arts program at Westwood Collegiate. This is her first year at Westwood and she...

Grad 2022 Updates

April 04, 2022
Click here   to access the Grad 2022 page. Please check this page on a regular basis as there will be important information in the coming weeks including details pertaining to Convocation Tickets, Grad Dinner Tickets, and more!

Safe Grad tickets will be for...

Stand with Ukraine

April 04, 2022
‚Äč Today Westwood Collegiate joined other schools in the St. James Assiniboia School Division to support the citizens of Ukraine by raising a flag in their honour.

Student of the Month - Academic

March 24, 2022
‚Äč We are excited to announce that Nicole O has been selected as an Academic Student of the Month for the month of April.
Among her teachers’ comments, are: “Nicole is conscientious, hard- working student who is self-motivated and puts her best effort into all her work. She is an enthusiastic...

Job and Volunteer Opportunities

March 16, 2022
The following job and volunteer opportunities have been sent to Westwood to share with our students. Please check back in this space as more opportunities are received. 
Click here for the Westwood Volunteer Log Form.

‚ÄčSummer Job Opportunities
Click here   for employment...

New Grade 9 Students

March 16, 2022
Check out this space for information for incoming grade 9 students and students in grades 10-12 who are new to Westwood. 

Click here  to view a 2022 produced video providing an overview of programs offered at Westwood!
Click here to view a PDF of the slide show that was presented at...

Mental Health Workshops

March 16, 2022
Next week there will be multiple Mental Health Workshops facilitated by Teen Talk/SERC MB. In these workshops they  explore the different ways that stress and trauma impact our wellbeing, and focus on coping strategies, including stress reduction activities, to get through hard times. These workshops also highlight local resources, supports and...

Westwood Students playing in AAU18 City Finals

March 10, 2022
‚Äč The St. James Canadians AA U18 team is playing in the City Finals against the Twins. Shout out to the following Westwood students who are on the team: Kennedy B
Noah C Michael T Keiran M
Come on out and cheer the boys on!

Student of the Month - Academic

March 07, 2022
‚Äč We are pleased to announce that Sawyer has been selected as an Academic Student of the Month for March.
Sawyer's teachers have shared:
‚ÄúSawyer is a keen student who works hard to understand difficult topics fully. He has strong lab skills and pays good attention to detail.  Sawyer is willing to...

NW Law Enforcement Academy

March 04, 2022
‚Äč Click here   ‚Äčto learn about the 2022 Spring Break Law Enforcement Academy and how to register.

2022 IB Exam Schedule

March 02, 2022
‚Äč Click here ‚Äč for the 2022 IB Exam schedule.

Students of the Month - Band

March 01, 2022
It is with great thunderous fanfare that we announce that March‚Äôs band students of the month are the wonderful Mikenna S and the fabulous Emma P. Emma plays first clarinet in our Gr.10 concert band and has a quiet leadership that truly assists her section and the band. One of the important...

Student of the Month - Graphic Tech

March 01, 2022
‚Äč Kacey is a Grade 11 student in Graphic Technology program at Westwood. She has demonstrated her interest in digital graphics and commitment to high quality work in all her graphics courses. Her work is frequently displayed in the Graphic Tech display case in the main lobby. Kacey has personal interest...

Black History Month

February 28, 2022
To recognize Black History Month, the Westwood Hand in Hand Initiative has been hard at work educating themselves on black history this month. They have created a website and a video to spread awareness.
Click here   to view the Black History video created by Westwood students.
Click here  to...

Grad Reflection Video

February 18, 2022
Click here‚Äč  for a mock up of what the Grad Reflection video could look like. Visit the  Grad 2022 page  for the QR code to express your interest in participating. The link will be active until February 25th. ‚Äč‚Äč


Student of the Month - Academic

February 08, 2022
Kiera C has been selected as one of our Academic Students of the Month for February.
Ms. Anderson writes of Kiera: “Keira is a hard working student that has a love for writing. She puts in many hours of hard work in the classroom as well as outside the classroom, often going...

Student of the Month - Academic

February 08, 2022
Nolan O has been selected as one of our Academic Students of the Month for February. Some of the notes from Nolan's teachers include: "He is a diligent student who is an active contributor to class discussions." ‚Äč‚ÄúNolan puts his best effort forward at all times. He is very teachable in the...

Arts Student of the Month - Dance

February 03, 2022
‚Äč We are pleased and proud to announce that Jessica is the Dance student of the month.    This outstanding young dancer is actively involved in Westwood‚Äôs Dance General & CORE Dance Ensemble.     She is a dedicated and enthusiastic performer.    She unfailingly strives to better her technique and artistry...

Arts Student of the Month - Drama

February 03, 2022
The   Drama   student   of   the   month   for   the   month   of  January  is Ren Alvarez. Ren  is a grade 10 student and in their second year in the   drama   program at Westwood.   Ren  displays an ability to portray believable...

Athletes of the Month - Taya, Delaney, Neve, and Vayda

January 31, 2022
Taya B, Delaney G, Neve P and Vayda S Congratulations to Taya, Delaney, Neve and Vayda on being selected as Westwood‚Äôs Athletes of the Month. These 4 grade 9 girls made up our JVG Girls Cross Country team and also competed on our JV and Grade 9 girls volleyball teams. Vayda and...

Weekly Absenteeism Percentage - Covid

January 28, 2022
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...

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 28, 2022
‚ÄčClick here to view a video put together by Westwood students in honour of International Holocaust Remembrance Day (January 27, 2022).

Katie - Arts Student of the Month - Choral

January 25, 2022
‚Äč‚Äč Katie is currently in Grade 12 here at Westwood. She is a dedicated student with both superior creative and technical vocal skills. She is a leader in various ensembles at Westwood and her musical ability is an asset to her classmates. She is a highly valued member of Concert Choir...

Rylie - Arts Student of the Month - Visual Arts

January 25, 2022
‚Äč Rylie is an exceptional artist who strives for the very best in her work. She has a naturally creativity that combines with her skill to make some beautiful Visual Art. Not only is Rylie skilled, but she is also a very kind and helpful student. She is helpful and respectful...

Human Ecology at Westwood

January 25, 2022
‚Äč Click here to see an outline of the Human Ecology program at Westwood. 

2022-23 Westwood Registration Information

January 24, 2022
2022-23 Westwood Registration Documents
Grade 9 registration forms are being distributed by the Middle Schools on Friday Feb 11. They are to be returned to your own Middle School.  
For all other grades: Registration Forms are being distributed during period 3 classes on Wednesday Feb 9. If you...

Province of Manitoba Isolation Requirements

January 11, 2022
‚Äč Click here  to review isolation requirements from the Province of Manitoba.

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...

‚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...

Manitoba Career Fair - January 19th

December 17, 2021
‚Äč Click here  to learn how to register for the the virtual Manitoba Career Fair hosted by Manitoba Career Prospects on January 19th.

Marcus - Academic Student of the Month

December 15, 2021
‚Äč Congratulations to Marcus who has been selected as an Academic Student of the Month for December. One of his teachers writes, ‚Äú Marcus is always ready with an answer and comes up with intelligent questions in class. He is always involved in the conversations with each unit I have taught this year and is able...

Bennett - Academic Student of the Month

December 15, 2021
‚Äč We are very proud of Bennett who has been selected as an Academic Student of the Month for December! One of Bennett's teachers shares, ‚ÄúBennett is a model student in the classroom. She is always prepared for class, and routinely completes homework and assignments which allow her to see success on quizzes...

That's a wrap!

December 14, 2021
Our very own Kyle H. has finished up on the movie set, Champions. He was a background actor portraying a Special Olympics basketball player and was also a background fan during one of the movie's basketball games.  Here he is in his movie uniform.  Great job, Kyle! Can't...

Rebecca - Arts Student of the Month

December 08, 2021
‚Äč Mr. Cichosz has selected Rebecca as an Arts Student of the Month for December. This student of Graphic Technology, despite being new to the program, has achieved great success, including the opportunity to design a new logo for Ecole Robert Browning. Congratulations Rebecca!

The Hand in Hand Initiative

December 02, 2021
‚Äč The first meeting of this new group will take place Tuesday, December 7th, at lunch in Room 204. Its purpose is to promote diversity, inclusion, and education on racism, as well as to start a conversation on current global issues and ongoing anti-racist movements.

Final Assessments for the 2021-22 School Year

November 26, 2021
‚Äč Click here‚Äč to read a letter from our administration regarding the divisional policy for final assessments this year. 

Delaney - Academic Student of the Month

November 22, 2021
  Congratulations to Delaney - one of our Academic Students of the Month for November.  Delaney's teachers describe her as "a model student...a strong writer who requests feedback to improve her assignments...a student with a positive attitude who is looked up to by her peers." Congratulations Delaney!‚Äč

Jabez - Academic Student of the Month

November 22, 2021
  Jabez has been selected as one of our Students of the Month for November. One of his teachers commented that "Jabez is a dream to teach...he is a very motivated and self-directed student." Congratulations Jabez - keep up the good work!‚Äč

Introducing....The Westwood Gazette!

October 20, 2021
‚Äč Click here to read the latest edition of the Westwood Gazette, the student newsletter published by our very own Westwood Student Council, to keep up to date on all the latest happenings at Westwood.

2022 Holocaust and Human Rights Symposium

October 19, 2021
Click here   for detailed information on Holocaust Education Week (featuring a presentation by Westwood's Mr. Hiebert and student Nathan V.), as well as details pertaining to the Holocaust and Human Rights Symposium.

Fall Award Winners

October 15, 2021
‚Äč We're pleased to announce our 2020-21 Fall Award recipients. Click on the links below to view the list of award winners, who received their certificates in class on October 15th. Note that the lists below are based on the grade the student was in last year. Congratulations to these awesome students! 

Community Involvement Activity

October 05, 2021
‚Äč Students graduating in June of 2022 will need 20 hours of volunteer time in order to receive a St. James Assiniboia School Division diploma. The tracking form can be found here, or in our school office. 

Extended Absences

October 05, 2021
‚Äč If students are going to miss more than three consecutive days of school for a reason other than illness, a Field Trip/Extended Absence Eligibility form‚Äč‚Äč needs to be completed prior to the absence. This way, teachers and parents/guardians can communicate their expectations while the student is away, and the office can properly...

Basketball Livestreaming

September 28, 2021
Every game that is hosted by Westwood will be available to view by livestreaming. Click here for the link.

Gender and Sexually Diverse Youth

September 28, 2021
‚Äč Our Educational Support Services team will be hosting a parent evening with Dr. Reece Malone on the topic of Gender and Sexually Diverse Youth. It will take place Thursday, November 25th, from 6:15 - 7:45. Click here for an information letter. To register, email Debbie Neufeld at by Monday, November...

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...

2020-2021 Yearbooks

September 24, 2021
‚Äč They've arrived, and they're beautiful! Current students and 2021 grads can pick their copy in our school library.

Student Parking

September 15, 2021
Students have the opportunity to purchase a spot in our student parking lot - the cost is only $20/year. Click  here for detailed information.‚Äč Spots are limited,  so don't delay.

Westwood Wear

September 15, 2021
‚Äč Our stylish Westwood Wear is available for purchase by visiting . Orders can be made until October 12, and will arrive at our school by the beginning of November.

High School Apprenticeship Program

September 10, 2021
‚Äč Click here to learn more about the High School Apprenticeship Program. 
‚ÄčFor further information, you can also contact Heather Rose at

2021-22 COVID Procedures at Westwood

September 03, 2021
Click here for an information sheet on 2021-22 Covid Procedures at Westwood Collegiate.

Congratulations Mr. Hiebert!

August 30, 2021
Westwood's own Mr. Hiebert has been selected as a finalist for the 2021 Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Teaching.  This award recognizes teachers from across the country for their exceptional work in teaching Canadian history. It is also an opportunity to promote and facilitate the sharing of best practices and...

2021-22 Return to School Plan

August 26, 2021
‚Äč Click here to read a letter regarding the fall opening at Westwood Collegiate as it pertains to COVID-19
Click here to review the Parent Guide for COVID-19 Protocols for the Fall Opening of the 2021-22 School Year

Fall 2021 - Important Information

June 29, 2021
‚Äč Click here‚Äč for information explaining opening day procedures for Westwood Collegiate in the fall Click here to view an orientation video for new students created by Westwood's Student Council

Well done Mr. Templeton!

June 17, 2021
‚Äč Click here ‚Äč to read the article in Manitoba Teacher regarding Westwood teacher Mr. Templeton and the inspiring way he used the challenges of the pandemic to virtually connect students across ages and schools. 


Volunteer Hours

June 08, 2021
‚Äč Click here for the Volunteer Hour Log Form.

Academic Student of the Month - Sarah

May 11, 2021
‚Äč Sarah puts in great effort, creativity and time into her work.  She is a skilled writer that has a strong academic future. She is involved in class discussions and acts as a role model and leader for fellow students.  Sarah is an academically gifted student that works hard for her...

Academic Student of the Month - Nikita

May 11, 2021
‚Äč Nikita has demonstrated his work ethic over this entire school year.  He puts in so much time to keep his grades up. All of his teachers are in agreement that he works hard daily and does his best. His maturity and academic rigour are noticeable.   Students like Nikita are such...

Arts Student of the Month - Drama

May 10, 2021
‚Äč The   Drama student   of   the   month   for   the   month   of   May is Ilaina. Ilaina is a grade 9 student and in her first year in the drama program at Westwood. Ilaina is a mature student who takes performing seriously and is...

Arts Student of the Month - Dance

May 10, 2021
We are pleased and proud to announce that Emily is the Dance student of the month. This incredible young woman is actively involved in Westwood’s Dance General & Advanced Programs. She is a dynamic and enthusiastic performer. She unfailingly strives to better her technique and artistry and is constantly committed to...

Congratulations Mr. Hiebert!

May 04, 2021
‚Äč Click here to read an excellent article written by our own Mr. Hiebert that was published in the latest edition of MB Speaks (Voice of the Manitoba Social Sciences Teacher Association)

Caring for our Watersheds

April 26, 2021
Congratulations to three groups from Westwood who competed in the Caring for our Watersheds final this weekend.  Over 280 projects were submitted in Manitoba and Westwood students took the 1st, 2nd, and 5th spots overall! These students will receive prize money and will be able to implement their ideas over the...

Summer Recruitment Opportunities

April 19, 2021
‚Äč Click here to learn about job opportunities from the Metis Federation. Click here to learn about the Young Worker Readiness Certificate Course which teaches you the basics about workers' and employers' rights and responsibilities for safety, health and the employment relationship.



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...

Arts Student of the Month - Visual Art

April 14, 2021
‚Äč Sophie is an exceptional artist who has been in the Advanced Visual Arts program for 4 years! She is extremely creative and talented. Sophie displays excellent citizenship in both of her art classes, by helping any peers who may need art advice. She brings a unique sense of humour to...

Arts Student of the Month - Choral

April 14, 2021
‚Äč Zak is a leader in all of the choral ensembles at Westwood. He is a highly valued member of Vocal Jazz, Chamber Choir, Musical Theatre and CMP. Zak‚Äôs superior attitude, cooperation and dedication is second to none. He positively influences and mentors other singers in the choirs. He is a...

School Cash Online

March 26, 2021
Click here to be directed to School Cash Online. This site can be used to make all of your school payments including Grad Portrait and Cap and Gown Fees.

Grad 2021 is 11 weeks away!

March 17, 2021
  Grad 2021 is only 11 weeks away! Graduates, here is a to-do list while the countdown is on: Complete your Convocation and Yearbook comments - hand them into the office ASAP.
Grad photos are taking place April 19 - 23rd - the site has opened for booking your time.

Academic Student of the Month - Bailey P

March 09, 2021
‚Äč Bailey has been selected as one of our Academic Students of the Month. Bailey always works diligently and contributes to class discussions.  She is very attentive and always prepared with the topics in her classes. She learns extremely fast.  We are very impressed with her academic performance in her first...

Academic Student of the Month - Ali H

March 09, 2021
‚Äč Ali has been selected as one of our Academic Students of the Month. Ali takes his studies seriously.  His academic performance is strong.  He scores perfect to almost perfect marks in all his classes.  As well, he has perfect attendance. Way to go Ali!

Artist of the Month - Graphic Tech

March 08, 2021
‚Äč‚Äč Katherine is a grade 11 student in Graphic Tech. She is passionate about creating digital art and is a very accomplished artist whose works are now presented in the Graphic Tech display case. Katherine‚Äôs favourite style is fantasy portraits. She frequently draws and paints in the cartoon style, but more...

Arts Student of the Month - Band

March 05, 2021

ARTIST OF THE MONTH:   CHASE   CONCERT BAND and JAZZ BAND   It is with great pleasure and joy that we acknowledge Chase as the March Artist of the Month for his outstanding contributions in the Band and Jazz Band program. Chase has been a member of the...

Emergent Expressions

March 05, 2021
‚Äč Click here to enjoy the 2020 Emergent Expressions Showcase featuring student choreography from the Westwood Dance students. ‚Äč


Congratulations to Mrs. Stewart!

February 19, 2021
‚Äč Congratulations to our very own Mrs. Stewart! She is receiving a Certificate of Recognition from MCEC, Manitoba Council for Exceptional Children. Way to go Mrs. Stewart. Thank you for all of your hard work and for supporting so many students over the years. 

Seasons of Love Compilation

February 08, 2021
‚Äč Click here to view the Westwood Senior Musical Theatre / Theatre Production compilation of Seasons of Love.‚Äč

Arts Student of the Month - Drama

February 04, 2021
The Drama Student of the month for the month of February is Katie C. Katie takes performing seriously and this is evidenced by her mindset during the creative process. Katie understands that performing is indeed, a process. Everything from planning the staging and blocking of her scenes, to the considerations of...

Westwood Clothing now available

February 02, 2021
‚Äč Click here to purchase Westwood Clothing‚Äč

Arts Student of the Month - Dance

February 01, 2021
‚Äč Sydney R - This incredible young woman is actively involved in Westwood‚Äôs Dance General Program. She is a dynamic and energetic performer. She unfailingly strives to better her technique and artistry and is constantly committed to a hard work ethic with a positive outlook. She is a dedicated member of...

Post-Secondary Virtual Open Houses

January 20, 2021
‚Äč Click here to view the details of the upcoming 2021 virtual Open Houses.‚Äč

Westwood student signs with CMU Blazers!

January 06, 2021
‚Äč Congratulations to Alyssa R who has signed a letter of intent to play with the CMU Blazers.‚Äč Way to go Alyssa!
Click here to read the full story.


Community Involvement Activities

January 04, 2021
‚Äč Please note that Grade 12 students are required to accumulate 20 Community Involvement Activity hours (i.e. volunteer hours), in order to receive their St. James Assiniboia School Division Diploma. This has temporarily been reduced from 40 hours due to the challenges of obtaining volunteer hours due to COVID-19.  Click...

Academic Student of the Month - Nathan U

December 15, 2020
‚Äč He is shy and quiet.  However, he performs very well in academics due to his dedication and consistent effort.  Nathan takes his studies seriously and his marks reflect that.  Moreover, he has perfect attendance as well.

Academic Student of the Month - Leah R

December 15, 2020
‚Äč Leah R is being named the Academic student of the month as she is a great student- always goes above and beyond expectations for my class assignments.  She has a consistent positive attitude and puts in her best effort at all times. 

Arts Student of the Month - Band

December 11, 2020
Brooke S and Kate W   It is with unparalleled enthusiasm that we announce that Kate and Brooke have been named the band students of the month for December.   You may recognize these two outstanding young ladies from their athletic accomplishments: basketball, volleyball, hockey, rowing, badminton and just being all...

Arts Student of the Month - Band

December 11, 2020
Brooke S and Kate W   It is with unparalleled enthusiasm that we announce that Kate and Brooke have been named the band students of the month for December.   You may recognize these two outstanding young ladies from their athletic accomplishments: basketball, volleyball, hockey, rowing, badminton and just being all...

Holiday Greetings from Westwood Collegiate

December 03, 2020
‚Äč Click here to view a Holiday Greeting from the Westwood Administrative Team.

Stress-Less Work From Home

December 03, 2020
‚Äč Click here for helpful tips on successfully working from home!

Arts Student of the Month - Graphic Tech

December 03, 2020
‚Äč Lauren is a grade 11 student in Graphic Tech. She is passionate about creating digital art and is a very accomplished artist whose works are frequently featured in the Graphic Tech display case. She is comfortable making designs for various productions methods that include print, stickers, digital paintings, laser engraving...

MB Virtual Career Fair - Jan 20th

November 27, 2020
‚Äč Click here for details regarding the Manitoba Virtual Career Fair on January 20th.

Westwood Student signs with CMU Blazers

November 25, 2020
‚Äč Congratulations to Westwood student Kasey P. who is the youngest athlete to sign with the Canadian Mennonite University soccer team. Way to go Kasey! Click here to read more!


Attention: Former Sustainable Wilderness Students

November 19, 2020
‚Äč If you were in Sustainable Wilderness last spring and left winter clothing in the cave, see Mr. Schmeichel to claim them. All items will be donated by the December Break if not collected.

Stress and Anxiety in the Body

November 09, 2020
‚Äč Click here to view a toolkit on how to relieve Stress and Anxiety in the Body. 

Arts Student of the Month - Drama

October 28, 2020
‚Äč‚Äč Congratulations to Kirstin C. on being selected as one of our Arts Students of the Month! 

Arts Student of the Month - Visual Arts

October 28, 2020
‚Äč Congratulations to Analisa G on being selected the Visual Arts student of the month. Congratulations Analisa!

Halloween Harvest

October 28, 2020

Warrior Wear

October 21, 2020
‚Äč Westwood Warrior Wear is now available! The store will close on November 15, 2020. Clothing should be delivered to the school by the beginning of December. When the clothing is delivered, it is packaged in individual bags with the student name attached, do reduce handling.  Click here to be...


October 21, 2020
‚Äč Come check out the Westwood Guidance Bulletin Board full of tips to practice being PRESENT and MINDFUL. These strategies will help to GROUND and CALM you and encourage POSITIVE messaging to yourself. QR codes are there so you can take these strategies home with you!

Student of the Month

October 21, 2020
‚Äč The staff of Westwood Collegiate would like to congratulate Kyle H on being selected as Academic Student of the Month. Congratulations Kyle!

Student of the Month

October 21, 2020
‚Äč The staff of Westwood Collegiate would like to congratulate Nathan V on being selected as Academic Student of the Month. Congratulations Nathan!

Fall Award Winners

October 20, 2020
Westwood Collegiate is pleased to announce the 2019-20 Fall Award recipients. Click on the links below to view the list of award winners. Please note, the lists below are based on the grade the student was in for the 2019-20 school year. The students will receive their certificates and/or...

Student Services Wellness Check-In

October 16, 2020
The Student Services Department is doing a Student Wellness Check-In. We want to know how you're managing academics, emotions, and changes to your routine due community restrictions. We are here to support you, hear your concerns, and work with you to provide strategies, resources, and a safe place to...

Westwood Historical Society Updates

October 13, 2020
Click here to view a virtual commemoration of Holocaust Remembrance Day 2021
Click here to participate in a lecture series regarding the importance of learning about the holocaust and teaching it to adolescents.
Click here‚Äč to view the Westwood Historical Society Website
Click here to...

Arts Student of the Month - Choral

October 07, 2020
Congratulations to Danica D, Choral Student of the Month! Danica is a leader in all of the choral ensembles at Westwood. She is a highly valued member of Synchronicity, Chamber Choir and Musical Theatre. Danica’s superior attitude, cooperation and dedication is second to none. She positively influences and mentors...

Field Trips in the time of COVID-19

September 23, 2020
‚Äč Aquatic Science students learning about caring for our watersheds with a live, virtual presentation from Oak Hammock Marsh. This presentation was highly interactive and allowed students onsite at Westwood and remotely at home to engage in the activities. 

Rainbow Stage School Performance Award Winners!

September 22, 2020
Congratulations to the Westwood Performing Arts Team for winning the 2019 Rainbow Stage School Performance Award. Well done! ‚Äč‚Äč

Sept. 28 Additional Accomodation Classes

September 21, 2020
‚Äč Click here to view information regarding the classes that will be returning September 28th.

Art Exploration Course

September 16, 2020
Westwood Collegiate is offering a new Art Exploration course for Grades 9 through 12. The course was designed to encourage students to explore personal feelings, thoughts and issues through a personal art making experience. We explore mindfulness in the arts, as well as implement art therapy exercises into lessons....

Keep up to date on Athletics

September 08, 2020
‚Äč Click here to keep up to date on the latest from our Athletics Department

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...

Picture Day!

September 04, 2020
Picture Day is coming Friday, September 11 (Day 1) for students with last names A-K and Monday, September 14 (Day 2) for students with the last names L-Z

Order pictures on using this Picture Day ID QL020178Q0.

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...

School Cash Online

August 31, 2020
‚ÄčClick her e to access School Cash Online to make all of your payments to Westwood Collegiate. Click here   if you need assistance getting yourself set up with School Cash Online. For additional information, contact, or call 1-866-961-1803 .

Student Parking for 2020-2021 School Year

August 26, 2020
‚Äč Student Parking will be free this school year, and there will be no assigned spots (scramble parking). Students can park in the North half of the parking lot (except for spots #101-#112 which are reserved).  As a reminder, students cannot park in the South end of the lot as all...

Updated Return to School Plan for Westwood

August 24, 2020
Click here for the most recent return to school information from Westwood Collegiate (updated Aug 24/20)‚Äč


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


Summer Send-Off Pictures & Bonus Video

June 30, 2020
Click here to view Mr. Cichosz's pictures from June 25th. Thank you to our grads, their families and guardians, and our staff for making the day run so smoothly.‚Äč As a special surprise, click here‚Äč to view a bonus video!

Congratulations Jackson!

June 29, 2020
‚Äč Jackson's future is looking very bright - he was awarded Academic, Leadership, and Men's Lacrosse Athletic scholarships from the University of Montevallo, Alabama, totalling an incredible $152,450! In addition, Jackson received the Bank of Montreal/Winnipeg AAA Hockey Scholarship in the amount of $1500.00, and a provincial diploma and an A certificate for his...

Senior Shirts

June 15, 2020
‚Äč Westwood's Senior Shirt Team would like to announce that you can now place an order for the 2021 senior shirt! Just go to to order (you can paste it into your browser) - before June 26th!!! The shirts will be available for pickup in August, when you pick up your...

Our Schulich Scholar

June 08, 2020
‚ÄčCongrats to Josh - winner of a $100,000 Schulich Scholarship. Josh will be studying Engineering at the University of Manitoba. In total, Josh won $122,450 in awards and scholarships.

FLOTA - Visual & Graphic Arts

June 08, 2020
‚ÄčSince our For the Love of the Arts 2020 Visual and Graphic Arts showcase didn't take place, Mr. Cichosz has compiled video presentations of Visual Arts, Graphic Arts (Grade 9), and Graphic Arts (Grades 10-12).

Athletic Awards

June 05, 2020
‚Äč To celebrate the amazing accomplishments of our teams and athletes, our Westwood Athletic Department will be presenting its annual Athletic Banquet online this year, during the week of June 15-19th. Videos will be posted daily that week, both on Instagram and here on our website. Awards will be delivered by...

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...

COVID-19 Survey

June 03, 2020
‚Äč As part of our yearbook content, we want to include the results from a survey about social and physical isolation during the suspension of in-class learning. The survey only takes a couple of minutes, and is completely anonymous. The deadline for participating is Monday, June 8th, so don't wait!

Grad Photos

May 29, 2020
‚ÄčWe have just received information from Lifetouch regarding grad photo sittings. Please click here to read the letter. Click here for detailed information about graduation festivities geared for October, should we be allowed to gather.

Digital Dancescapes

May 27, 2020
‚Äč Our Dance department has put together a magical experience to showcase our students' talents. 
To view the show, please click here‚Äč.

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?


Busy Cooking at Home

May 25, 2020
‚Äč Ms. Overby's Grade 9 students have been completing their practical assignments at home - and their families are reaping the benefits. Click here to see what they've been up to.

Student Council Elections

May 25, 2020
‚Äč Announcing the 2020/2021 Student Council Election! If you're interested in running for President and Vice President with a partner, email for the application form. The deadline is Friday, May 29th.

HONK! You Won't Want to Miss This...

May 21, 2020
‚Äč Our Westwood Band program will be presenting a virtual concert on June 18th. Time and event details to follow.

Triple Tabata 2020

May 21, 2020
This year's version of our annual workout fundraiser for Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Support Group will take place Wednesday, June 16th at 10 am., and will be live streamed from our Fitness Studio, either on Instagram or Microsoft Teams. Stay tuned for more information from Mr. Sdrolias.

Westwood Historical Society

May 06, 2020
‚Äč Our newly formed Westwood Historical Society is in the process of creating a documentary in order to apply for the B'nai Brith Association Human Rights grant. Click here to learn about the society, and to view the trailer for the documentary.

The Sketchbook Project

April 28, 2020
‚ÄčCalling all Art students - current and alumni! Ms. Rivard is inviting you to participate in the Sketchbook Project.‚Äč   The intention is to create a collection of sketchbooks to become a permanent part of the Westwood school library. You will receive a plain brown sketchbook that is 8.5 x 5 Inches in size...

From the Virtual Art Room

April 24, 2020
‚Äč Ms. Rivard's students have been busy making interesting, imaginative, and beautiful art. Click here‚Äč to see a sampling.

Westwood Food Drive for Winnipeg Harvest

April 24, 2020
What a great success! Click here‚Äč to view some details about this great initiative.

Don‚Äôt miss the Westwood Food ‚ÄėDrive By‚Äô for Winnipeg Harvest

April 21, 2020
On April 22-23 a truck, displaying the Winnipeg Harvest logo, will be driving slowly around the Westwood neighbourhood to pick up donations for Winnipeg Harvest. If you miss the truck, or you're not on the pickup route, the truck will also be in the Westwood Collegiate school parking lot on Thursday,...

Important News for Graduating Students!

April 14, 2020
‚Äč ***Important news for U of W applicants : U of W will be inviting Grade 12 students who have been accepted, to a Zoom meeting on Thursday, May 14th at 1:00pm. The meeting will cover next steps, what to expect as a U of W student, and how to register...

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)...

Teacher Contacts

March 18, 2020
During this time of the suspension of in-class learning, it is expected that students stay in contact with their teachers to maintain educational ties. Email addresses can be found under About Us, or by clicking here.‚Äč

Parent-Teacher Conferences

March 16, 2020
Because of the disruption of in-school learning, our conferences have been postponed to a later date. We will be sure to inform our school population when they are rescheduled. Thank you for your patience.‚Äč

News from Student Services - AND A NEW WEBSITE!

March 16, 2020
Our awesome Student Services staff has compiled a list of information and services that you might be wanting to make use of‚Äč during our suspension of in-class learning, or any time at all. Click here for the info. As of March 17, Ms. Bennett has added new resources - click here‚Äč. ...

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...

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...

Rotary Career Symposium - Postponed Until Further Notice

March 06, 2020
Our Grade 11 students are encouraged to attend this annual event, being held at the RBC Convention Centre on March 18th. Click here‚Äč for a letter which was handed out to students on March 6. You can find a Rotary brochure here‚Äč, and a list of speakers here‚Äč. This...


March 03, 2020
‚Äč Congratulations to Sophie (1st place) and Nyah (2nd place) for their beautiful paintings! Stay tuned for news about Ms. Rivard's next art project.

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...

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


Remind App

February 26, 2020
  Ms. Bennett, our school guidance counsellor, reminds students to sign up for the Remind App that she uses to get information out - this includes volunteer/job/scholarship opportunites as well as program information.Follow these links:  Grade 9.  Grade 10.   Grade 11. Grade 12‚Äč.

Choral Coffee House

February 21, 2020
Join us on Thursday, February 27th at 7pm in our Choral room to enjoy some great singing and refreshments. There will be a silver collection at the door, with all proceeds going to our Choral guitar fund.‚Äč Click here‚Äč for the promotional poster.

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...

YMCA-YWCA Job Opportunities

February 10, 2020
‚Äč Both our local Y and other locations throughout the city have summer and year-long job opportunities for students. Click here for more information.

The Event is Postponed Until Further Notice

February 04, 2020
‚Äč Our premier Safe Grad fundraiser is coming up on March 14th. Tickets are $18 and will be available beginning February 10. Click here for the links to purchase tickets to either of the two shows. Grade 11 students and their parents/guardians are needed to volunteer. Click here ‚Äčfor volunteer information....

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...

Samples from our Art Room

January 28, 2020
We have some amazingly talented students. Under Ms. Rivard's guidance, they've produced ‚Äčsome wonderful artwork. Click here‚Äč for some samples.

Late Start Tuesdays Resume February 4th

January 28, 2020
‚Äč Class start times are 9, 10, & 11am. Coincidentally, February 4th is also an early dismissal day, with class start times at 1:11 & 1:58. Dismissal is at 2:40.

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...


January 23, 2020
‚Äč We're very proud of Rose, one of our Grade 12 students. She is a finalist for the Loran Scholarship, which is the largest national scholarship in Canada, valued at $100,000 over 4 years. Good luck Rose, as you travel to Toronto for the final interviews.

Grad Photo Retakes - Postponed

January 21, 2020
  Lifetouch will be here in our school sometime in early May to take grad pictures. You will be able to register for an appointment time approximately three weeks before retakes - just Click here.‚Äč Click here‚Äč to view the information page. Payment for photos and the grad gown rental is $60 in total,...

Advanced Placement Program to be offered at all SJASD senior schools

January 17, 2020
Striving to meet the educational needs of the community we serve, the St. James-Assiniboia School Division (SJASD) will be offering the Advanced Placement (AP) Program at all of its senior year's schools effective September 2023. In our commitment to providing educational enrichment opportunities, the flexibility of the AP program's structure and...

Safe Grad Pancake Breakfast

January 16, 2020
Safe Grad's latest fundraiser is a pancake breakfast at Breezy Bend on February 9th. Tickets are $15 and are available at our school or through the safe grad website.‚Äč

Yearbook Ads

January 10, 2020
‚Äč Grad parent ads in our school yearbook are an excellent way to recognize the effort and achievement of your child and landmark a milestone in their education. You can design the ad entirely on the Jostens website, upload images and text, and make a payment in one convenient location. The deadline...

Not Receiving School Messages?

January 09, 2020
‚Äč If you feel that you have missed any messages sent from our school reporting system, (Westwood Collegiate ( check your junk mail and save us in your contacts. 

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...

Emergent Expressions 2019

December 20, 2019
Congratulations to Mr. Toms and his dancers for staging such a beautiful show - they enthralled the sold-out audience. Click here‚Äč to view some pictures taken by Mr. Cichosz, and Julian, a Grade 10 student here at Westwood.‚Äč

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...


December 17, 2019
Congratulations to Andie, a Grade ‚Äč9 Advanced Visual Arts student. Andie was our Drawcember winner, with this awesome pencil sketch. 

Math Extra Help

December 11, 2019
‚Äč Our math teachers will be offering extra help for all Grade 9 students, every Tuesday and Wednesday at lunch for the remainder of this semester. Interested students should report to Room 115 from 12:20 - 12:50, and can speak to Mrs. Nemetchek if they have any questions. Students in Grades...

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...

Triple Tabata

December 09, 2019
  Our annual test of endurance will take place Friday, December 13th, beginning at 7am sharp. ‚ÄčToonies will be collected to be donated to the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Support Group.

Cereal Bar

December 06, 2019
Mr. Picknicki's Canadian History class greeted students with milk and cereal before school on Tuesday, December 17th, and raised over $100 which willl be donated to Keira's Crusade.‚Äč

Food & Clothing Donations

December 05, 2019
‚Äč Our Drama department is collecting donations of non-perishable food items and new or gently used child-size winterwear - jackets, boots, hats, mittens, etc. All items will be donated to Winnipeg Harvest & Koats for Kids.

Choral Coffee House

November 18, 2019
Join us this Thursday, November 21st, at 7pm in our Choral room. You'll be entertained by our various choral groups. Admission is free - donations to a silver collection in support of Winnipeg Harvest would be appreciated.

Grad Cookie Fundraiser

November 12, 2019
If you've ordered cookies, the pickup time is Monday, November 18th from 3:30-6:00 pm.‚Äč Please pick up at this time, as we don't have adequate freezer space in our school to store the product.

2019 WWAC Volleyball Championships.

November 08, 2019
‚Äč Westwood is the proud host of these exciting championsip games. Click here for a link to the draws.

Remembrance Day

November 08, 2019
There will be no school on Monday, November 11th, in observance of Remembrance Day.‚Äč School will resume on Tuesday, November 12th, School Day 1.

Thank You to our WCAAG Parents!

November 07, 2019
‚Äč Our Westwood Collegiate Arts Advisory Group toils selflessly behind the scenes to provide support to our Arts programs at Westwood, and though their efforts are always appreciated, sometimes they're not tangible. We're taking this opportunity to showcase the fruits of their labours - these gorgeous costumes our dancers wore at our...

Drawcember is Back!

November 05, 2019
‚Äč Our Visual Arts teacher has organized another friendly competition, and it's called Drawcember. Click here for more information, including rules, criteria, and prizes.

November Coffee House

November 04, 2019
‚Äč Our drama students will be presenting their first Coffee House of the season on Wednesday, November 13 th at 6:00pm in our drama room. Food and hot beverages will be served while you enjoy our comedic and dramatic performances. Admission is free!

Inktober Winners Announced

November 04, 2019
‚Äč Congratulations to our Inktober‚Äč winners, Kat, Kaedmyn, & Alec. Students should stay tuned for information about our November art competition.

Money Club

November 04, 2019
‚ÄčOn the first Tuesday of every month, we will be having a professional banker at lunch‚Äč to speak to students about financial literacy and topics specific to their age group. This is a fantastic opportunity for our students - it will be time well spent.

Grad Clothing

October 23, 2019
‚Äč Westwood grads can now order their Grad 2020 grad clothing. Samples will be available from October 29th to November 5th before school, at lunch and after school. Items can be purchased with cash or cheques payable to Westwood Collegiate. Click here for more information.

Take Our Kids To Work Day

October 21, 2019
‚Äč This year, it's on November 6th. All Grade 9 students have received application forms, and they need to be returned to school by October 30th. If your child has lost the form, you can click here to download a new one.

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. 



October 08, 2019
  ‚ÄčInktober is here again. Students are invited to submit an ink drawing for the contest - rules and prizes are displayed in our front foyer. For more information, students can stop by the office for a flyer.

National Universities Fair

October 02, 2019
‚Äč The National Universities Fair 2019 is coming to a school in SJASD. On Thursday, November 7, the fair is being held at Coll√®ge Sturgeon Heights Collegiate from 1:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Click here to see the full poster.  ‚Äč

Westwood Wear

September 23, 2019
‚Äč Students can now go online to order a wide assortment of Westwood Clothing. Click here to be directed to the website.‚Äč All orders must be placed by October 11th.

Lunch Classes

September 12, 2019
‚Äč 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
‚Äč 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.‚Äč

Community Service

September 05, 2019
To graduate with a diploma from the St. James-Assiniboia School Division, students must complete at least 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.‚Äč

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.‚Äč

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
‚Äč 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.‚Äč

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.‚Äč Kelly Hiebert, a member of our Humanities department, was a mentor to Blake...

Back to School Info

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

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
‚Äč 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, Coll√®ge Sturgeon Heights Collegiate
and St. James Collegiate. To receive a...

Transition Day

June 20, 2019
‚Äč 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
‚Äč 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
‚Äč Congratulations to Jessica - she has been recruited to play volleyball for the Red River College Rebels next year.

Grad 2019

June 03, 2019
‚Äč 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
‚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...

Sports Awards Banquet

May 28, 2019
‚Äč 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
‚Äč 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
‚Äč 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
‚Äč 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, ‚Äčone 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
‚Äč 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...

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
‚Äč 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
‚Äč 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
‚Äč 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
‚Äč 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
‚Äč 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
‚Äč 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
‚ÄčOur 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 ‚Äčcompeted 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
‚Äč 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
‚Äč 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.‚Äč

Out-Of-Division Registration Opens February 19th

February 05, 2019
‚Äč 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
‚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...


January 09, 2019
‚Äč 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
‚Äč 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.

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...

Merry Christmas!

December 12, 2018
From your friendly Westwood office staff.‚Äč 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.‚Äč

Christmas Cheer Board

December 03, 2018
‚Äč 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
‚Äč Our team has success both on and off the court, and was recently featured in the Metro.

Mamma Mia!

November 22, 2018
‚Äč 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
‚Äč 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
‚Äč 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
‚Äč 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
‚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...


October 30, 2018
Congratulations to Rylan, who is a Grade ‚Äč9 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
‚Äč 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.
‚ÄčPlease click here for the Fall Concert Poster. 

Grad Clothing

October 29, 2018
‚Äč 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.‚Äč

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
‚Äč 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
‚ÄčDEAR 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
‚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...


September 10, 2018
‚Äč 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
‚ÄčA 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
‚Äč 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.‚Äč

A Record-Setting Triple Tabata is in the Books

June 15, 2018
‚Äč 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.

‚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


June Assessments

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

Indoor Beach Volleyball

May 14, 2018
‚Äč 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
‚Äč 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.‚Äč

Bike Season is Here!

April 23, 2018
‚Äč 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.‚Äč


April 17, 2018
‚Äč 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
‚ÄčJoin 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
‚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...

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.‚Äč

She's off to New Brunswick

March 20, 2018
‚Äč 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 ‚Äčtheir 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
‚Äč 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
‚Äč 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
‚Äč 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
‚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...

Hands Across Portage

February 13, 2018
‚Äč 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.‚Äč

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.‚Äč Click here for a video.  

Mini Warriors

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

Grad Photos

January 23, 2018
‚Äč 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
‚Äč 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.‚Äč

Late Start Tuesdays

January 08, 2018
‚ÄčOur 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.‚Äč

Triple Tabata Registration

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

Grad Clothing

November 29, 2017
‚Äč 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
‚Äč 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. ‚Äč(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
‚Äč 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.‚Äč

Champion Speaker

November 16, 2017
‚Äč 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
‚Äč 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: ‚Äč   ‚Äč

Remembrance Day at Westwood

November 09, 2017
‚Äč 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
‚Äč 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.‚Äč

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 ‚Äčto 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.‚Äč

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. ‚Äč

Anime Club

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

Students of the Month

October 10, 2017
‚Äč 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!‚Äč

Grad Rings

September 20, 2017
‚Äč 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
‚Äč   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‚Äôs 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 Coll√®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
‚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...