News & Announcements

SJAM Commencement Awards 2019

Each year at our commencement ceremony, SJAM recognizes the amazing achievements of our graduates by providing a wide range of awards for everything from outstanding academics to impressive involvement in the school and/or community.  Here’s your chance to apply for our Class of 2019 Awards!  CLICK HERE (or graphic above) to access the Google form – you will need to use your WRDSB Google email/account!

APPLICATION DEADLINE – MAY 1ST!

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Class of 2019 Prom – Wed. June 5th at Hacienda

SJAM prom is on!  Wednesday, June 5th at the Hacienda – stay tuned for ticket and event info!

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Mental Health & Wellness Week – May 6th to 10th

SJAM is pleased to announce we’re running a special Mental Health and Wellness week, from May 6h to 10th.  Each day will focus on a particular mental health theme, including anxiety management, social media, relaxation and more.

A key feature of the week is our whole school assembly on Wednesday, May 8th featuring guest speaker, Anthony McLean.  Check out his video below!  Special schedule in effect for the day – more details to follow!

 

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Teen Anxiety Session – May 13 at EDSS

Parents are invited to a free engagement session focused on teen anxiety – Monday, May 13th (7:15-8:30pm) at Elmira District Secondary School.  We are pleased to welcome guest speaker, Dr. Kerris del Rosario, who will share information on how parents and/or caregivers can work as active partners in supporting students’ well-being.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW EVENT POSTER

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Parenting Teens Presentation @ KCI – Wed. Apr. 17th

We invite you to join us for our Parenting Teens Presentation at KCI being offered by the KCI Parent Council. This event will feature guest speakers Teresa Wikkerink and Linnea Walter of KW Counselling Services. They will be tackling issues such as how to keep lines of communication open with your teens and how to help them make responsible choices.

The event will be on Wednesday April 17th from 7:00 -9:00 pm in the KCI library.  Parents from other area schools are welcome to attend.

Please use the link below to register and for more event info. There are only a limited number of tickets available.

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/parenting-our-teens-tickets-59466339422

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April 12 is a PD Day for all teaching and paraprofessional staff

Friday, April 12, 2019 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, and all Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) operated before and after school programs will be closed. Elementary Teachers will participate in a full day of professional development planned by the Elementary Teachers’ Federation […]

EXTENDED: Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is looking for new members

We have extended the deadline for applications to Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is looking for new members. They invite parents/guardians of students currently enrolled in one of our schools to apply. The fundamental fact is that parents + engagement = student success. Your involvement with PIC can help us optimize […]

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