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History Department Seminar Series

Holocaust-Seriesv2SJAM’s History Department is pleased to welcome the return of our Parent Seminar Series this spring. The series runs Tuesday evenings, from 6:30 to 8:30pm in the SJAM Auditorium (April 12, 19 and May 2). It will feature three unique events, focusing on the Holocaust, war crimes and an examination of the Canadian refugee policy and how you can help newcomers to Canada.

Tuesday, April 12th – Film Screening: “Political, Polish Jew: The Story of Pinchas Gutter”

Tuesday, April 19th – An Evening With Hedy Bohm and Bill Glied

Tuesday, May 3rd (Time Change: 7:00-9:00pm) – The Evolution of Canadian Refugee Policy: From “None is Too Many” to Welcoming Thousands



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Semester 2 Exams & Double Days – June 2016

exam_schedule_bannerClick the graphic above to view/download the semester 2 June exam schedule. If you have a conflict or questions regarding the schedule, please contact your VP or guidance counsellor ASAP!

CLICK HERE to view/download the June double days (June 20th and 21st).

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Join our Accessibility Planning Committee!

We are looking for three representatives to sit on our Accessibility Planning Committee beginning in the 2016-17 school year. The role of the committee aligns with the Board’s Strategic Plan and specifically relates to fostering wellness and well-being, embracing diversity and inclusion and engaging students, families, staff and communities by ensuring that our school and […]

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Categories: Board · Broadcast-Elementary · Broadcast-Secondary · Community · Schools


The 2016-17 School Year Calendar is Here!

The 2016-17 School Year Calendar has been approved by the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) and by the Ontario Ministry of Education. The first day of school for 2016-17 school year is Tuesday, September 6, 2016. View the calendars: 2016-17 School Year Information Elementary Secondary – Semestered Schools Secondary – Waterloo-Oxford DSS

Categories: Broadcast-Elementary · Broadcast-Secondary · Schools


Free SCIS Workshops for Parents and Caregivers

Creating Safe and Inclusive Schools and Communities Presented by Harmony Movement, in partnership with the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) and Waterloo Catholic District School Board. We are pleased to offer these workshops for families on a variety of topics! Here is what you can expect: Interactive and engaging content Learn skills to enhance […]

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Categories: Broadcast-Elementary · Broadcast-Secondary

Highlander Doing Amazing Work for Native Canadian Community

SJAM grade 12 student, Janaki Mehta, is featured in today’s Waterloo Chronicle for her incredible work helping out the Native Canadian community of Eabametoong First Nation (also known as Fort Hope).


Janaki MehtaPhoto: Bob Vrbanac (Waterloo Chronicle)

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SJAM Community Volunteer Opportunity

Columbia Forest Long Term Care Centre is looking for volunteers who may be able to assist with friendly visiting, cards and games, helping with special events, manicures and more. Flexible times to volunteer. Please contact Heather at or 519-885-4480 ext. 230.

Categories: Community

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