News & Announcements

Semester 2 Exam Schedule – June 2017

Click the graphic above to view the June 2017 exam schedule. If you have an exam conflict, please see your VP as soon as possible to make alternate arrangements.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE SEM. 2 DOUBLE DAY SCHEDULE (JUNE 19-21)






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Provincial funding to provide renewal, program improvements

Our vision to innovate tomorrow by educating today received a boost this month. As part of the 2017-18 Pupil Accommodation Grant – School Renewal Allocation, provided by the Ministry of Education, to address the cost of repairing and renovating schools and infrastructure, Waterloo Region District School Board will receive approximately $9.8 million.






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Summer Volunteer Opportunity at Laurier

WLU is looking for student volunteers to help with LEAP (Laurier Enriched Academic Program) this July.  There are a variety of enrichment programs being offered and flexible volunteer schedules are available for high school students. To learn more, CLICK HERE!

Grade 3 and 6 EQAO assessments begin May 23, grade 9 assessments on June 5

Beginning Tuesday, May 23, grade 3 and 6 students will begin EQAO assessments of reading, writing and mathematics. Grade 9 students will complete their assessment of mathematics, beginning on Monday, June 5. Please check with your individual school for exact assessment dates.






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2017-18 School Year Calendar is now available

The 2017-18 School Year Calendar is now available. School will start on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Winter holidays run between December 25, 2017 and January 5, 2018, and March break runs from March 12 to March 16, 2018. The last day of classes will be Thursday, June 28, 2018. The 2017-18 School Year Calendar contains detailed […]

SJAM Dress Code

As the weather warms up near the end of the school year, it’s worth reminding SJAM students of our dress code.  Check out the graphic below for a simple overview of our policy.

Students who are dressed inappropriately may be instructed to change or may be sent home from school.






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EXTENDED: Safe, Caring & Inclusive School Surveys for parents/guardians

We are committed to providing safe, caring and inclusive learning environments for everyone to help our students learn and succeed. One way for us to find out how best to do this is to ask students in Grades 3-11, staff and parents/guardians how they feel about their school and interactions with teachers and other students. […]

Students play, teachers learn during May 5 PD Day

While students were away from the classroom on Friday, May 5, more than 1,000 secondary teachers hit local movie theatres—to learn. District 24-Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) members participated in a TED talk-inspired session, delivered by their colleagues and community members as part of a day of learning on a range of topics.






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