News & Announcements

Semester 1 Parents’ Night – Wed. October 18th

SJAM parents are invited to attend our semester 1 Parent/Teacher Night on Wednesday, October 18th.  The evening is split into 2 blocks (see times below).

We are also featuring our post-secondary information fair in the cafeteria and auditorium, with reps from more than 40 institutions (universities and colleges), Canadian Armed Forces and the manufacturing sector of KW.  Parents and students from all grades are welcome to attend.

NOTE – Parents of IEP students can pick up updated documents from the special education booth located in the main gym.

PARENTS’ NIGHT SCHEDULE:
(all interviews in SJAM’s main gym)
3:15-4:45 pm
5:30-7:30 pm

UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE/WORKPLACE FAIR:
4:30-6:30 pm
SJAM Caf & Aud


INSTITUTIONS/REPRESENTATIVES ATTENDING:

Algoma University     Algonquin College     Bishops University     Brock University
Canadian Armed Forces     Carleton University     Centennial College
Conestoga College     Excellence in Manufacturing KW     Fanshawe College
Fleming College     George Brown College     Georgian College     University of Guelph
University of Guelph-Humber     Humber College     Lakehead University
Legacy Scholarships     McMaster University
Mohawk College     Niagara College     Nipissing University     OCAD
University of Ottawa     Queen’s University     Redeemer College     Renison University (U of W)
Ridgetown College     Ryerson University     Ryerson Engineering     Seneca College
Sheridan College     St. Clair College     St. Jeromes University (U of W)
St. Mary’s University (Halifax)     University of Toronto     U of T Engineering
Tyndale College     University of Waterloo     Western University
Huron & Kings Colleges (Western)     Wilfrid Laurier University
University of Windsor






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Committed to student belonging on Halloween, and everyday.

Halloween is just around the corner and this day that can be filled with excitement for many children. Halloween is often recognized with costumes and school activities, however it is important that schools continue to create a sense of belonging for each and every student. We recognize that not all families celebrate Halloween. October 31 […]

Grad Photos – October 30th to November 3rd

GRADS – it’s that time of year again!  Edge Imaging will be at SJAM from October 30th to November 3rd for grad photos sessions!

To book your appointment, visit BOOKMYGRAD.CA and use school code “SIR”!






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School bus driver availability

School bus operators are currently experiencing a school bus driver shortage. This shortage is being experienced across the province, and Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region (STSWR) has until this year been able to provide consistent service to all schools. For the region’s public and Catholic schools, 426 bus routes have been contracted to provide […]

Take Our Kids to Work Day – November 1st

Take Our Kids to Work Day is coming up on Wednesday November 1.  This program allows students to explore careers for a day which can help them navigate academic and career choices later on.  SJAM supports this program, hoping that students and their families will explore options that are available at parent/guardian workplaces.
Information on the day can be found at:
http://www.thelearningpartnership.ca/what-we-do/student-programs/take-our-kids-to-work
Parent Guides and Permission forms can be found in the main office of SJAM or at the following link:
http://www.thelearningpartnership.ca/what-we-do/student-programs/take-our-kids-to-work/surveys-and-resources
Without this form signed and returned before  November 1, students wishing to attend Take Our Kids to Work Day will be marked absent.






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Sem. 1 Interim Report Cards – October 12th

Semester 1 interim report cards will be sent home Thursday, October 12th.  These reports provide an early check-in on how your SJAM student is doing so far while providing some helpful background info before parent-teacher interviews on Wednesday, October 18th!  Hope to see you then!






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French Language Exchange Info Session – October 16th

SJAM is hosting an information meeting/presentation for students interested in learning about French exchange programs (CEEF).  If you’re considering an exchange in the future, please attend:

FRENCH LANGUAGE EXCHANGE INFO SESSION
Monday, October 16th
11:05am in Room 3502
Bring your lunch!






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