News & Announcements

Grade 8 Info Night – Wed. Dec. 12th

SJAM invites grade 8 students and parents to join us for our Grade 8 Info Night – Wed. Dec. 12!

You’ll have a chance to learn about pre-AP course options, our Fast Forward magnet program AND enjoy a tour of our amazing elective areas.  Check out the schedule below for event details!

OPTIONAL SESSIONS – 5:15 to 5:45
Fast Forward Magnet (SJAM Library)
Pre-AP Program (SJAM Auditorium)

ELECTIVES TOUR/GENERAL SESSIONS – 6:00 to 8:20
Please arrive promptly for 6:00pm as families will be directed to specific tour start locations upon arrival.
The general school welcome/info session held in our cafeteria is now incorporated into the tour to manage huge crowds.

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National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women

Today, December 6, is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women. To mark the day, flags at our buildings will be flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset. On the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women, we remember the 14 female engineering students who were murdered at l’École […]

Winter Spirit Wear Store – Closes Dec. 7th!

Looking for a cool gift for your Highlander this holiday season?  Want to spruce up your wardrobe with some awesome SJAM swag?  If so, click the image above or CLICK HERE to visit our online spirit wear store!  Orders close Dec. 7th and items will arrive at SJAM by Dec. 17th!

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HeForShe writing contest winners announced

This fall secondary school students from 14 of Waterloo Region District School Board’s high schools entered the HeForShe writing contest hosted in collaboration with the University of Waterloo. Participants were asked to write on the personal and public role of allies, within the larger context of gender equity. WRDSB received 85 entries in the three […]

City of Kitchener Summer Job Expo – Dec. 1

Looking for a job for next summer?  Check out the City of Kitchener Summer Employment Job Expo – Dec. 1st, from 1-4pm at the Rockway Community Centre.  Open to youth ages 15-24!  CLICK HERE to view the event flyer and get more info!

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Semester 1 Midterm Report Cards – Reprint Coming Nov. 29th

As a follow up to last week’s announcement regarding attendance inaccuracies on midterm report cards, we are pleased to inform SJAM students and parents that we have resolved the technical issue.  We will be reprinting report cards with corrected data this week and issuing these to students on Thursday, November 29th.

We apologize for any inconvenience or confusion this may have caused.

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Nominations for the Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellence are now open

Do you want to recognize a teacher or educator for their commitment to education and dedication to students? Now is your chance; nominations for the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence are now open. You can nominate a teacher or educator in three categories: The Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence honours outstanding and innovative […]

Semester 1 Midterm Report Cards – Important Message

As you are aware, today we issued Semester 1 midterm report cards. It has come to our attention that some report cards have inaccurate attendance data for some students, caused by an unforeseen technical issue.  We are currently working with staff in our IT department to determine the cause of the problem and to find a resolution.

We will be providing students with a reprinted report card that accurately reflects attendance data.  We are sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused.

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