News & Announcements

School Startup 2017

With the past school year just barely behind us, we’re already looking ahead to September!  To help you prepare for startup, click the graphic above to visit our Back 2 School page, loaded with information, forms and more!

2017-2018 Opening Day – Tuesday, Sept. 5th

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SJAM Summer Info – Office Hours & Principal’s Newsletter

SJAM’s main office will be open from Wednesday, July 5th to Thursday, July 27th inclusive (closed Fridays), from 7:30am to 3:15pm each day.

We will be closed from Friday, July 28th until Friday, August 18th and re-open Monday, August 21st to Thursday, August 31st.

Report cards may be picked up in the main office from July 5th to 27th.

Check out our principal’s summer newsletter HERE, with information about opening day, CSLC and more!

Important downloadable summer/startup information (forms, Chromebook contracts, etc.) will be posted shortly – please check back!

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Report Card & Diploma Pick-up Starts July 5th

Final semester 2 report cards and graduate diplomas will be available in the SJAM main office starting on Wednesday, July 5th.  Office hours are 7:30am-3:15pm.  Please call 519-880-9979 for questions/info.

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Transportation details for 2017–18 school year will be available Monday, August 21, 2017

Kindergarten Students

Since Junior Kindergarten students will not have an Ontario Education Number prior to September, Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region (STSWR) Inc. will be sending a direct mail out to families of Junior Kindergarten students detailing busing information for September 2017.

Senior Kindergarten students will receive a mailed postcard with student login instructions to retrieve their information. Information will be mailed out during the week of August 14.

Special Education Programs

Families with students in Special Education programs will receive a letter home indicating busing information during the month of August.

Elementary and Secondary students

Parents can login and view your child’s transportation details by going to and following these easy steps:

  • Click on “Student Login”
  • Enter your child’s Ontario Education Number (OEN)
    • The OEN can be found on your child’s report card (numbers only, no space, no dash).
  • Enter your child’s birth date: DD/MM/YYYY
  • Enter your child’s street number (house number only).
  • Select the school your child is attending from the drop down menu.

You can also visit to see bus delays and cancellations, subscribe to receive email notifications for late buses and closures and follow on Twitter @stswr.

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Apply for a position on the board’s Parent Involvement Committee

The Waterloo Region District School Board’s (WRDSB) Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is seeking parents/caregivers of students currently enrolled in a WRDSB school and community members to fill avaliable committee positions. WRDSB parents/caregivers and community members interested in this volunteer opportunity can apply using the online form. All applications must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 13, […]

Secondary school 2017 summer office hours

Over the summer, our secondary schools are closed for periods of time over the summer. 2017 Secondary School Summer Office Hours School Name Summer Closure Bluevale C.I. July 4 – indeterminate (renovations) Cameron Heights C.I. July 21 – August 18 (inclusive) Eastwood C.I. July 14 – August 21 (inclusive) Elmira District S.S. July 17 – August […]

Thank you for a wonderful school year

It is hard to believe that another academic school year has come and gone. As our students prepare to move on to their next chapter, I’d like to take a moment to reflect on the past school year. This year we asked you to help us define what public education in Waterloo region means, by […]

Important information for families regarding opioid-related drug overdoses and deaths

This information is shared in cooperation with Region of Waterloo Public Health, Waterloo Regional Police Service, and the Waterloo Catholic District School Board. Dear Parents and Caregivers, Thank you for taking the time to read this letter. Parenting your child/children is the most important job you will ever experience. As parents and caregivers, it is […]

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