Rescheduled meeting for Ministry’s well-being strategy

Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) invites parents/caregivers to participate in an opportunity to provide feedback directly to the Ministry of Education on a very important topic – student well-being. Student well-being is one of four connected goals in the province’s renewed vision for education – Achieving Excellence. Students with a sense of well-being thrive and […]

Supporting mental health initiatives with Bell Let’s Talk Day

Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day and we are encouraging our entire WRDSB community to participate with us. Back in 2011, Bell started a campaign leveraging the popularity of social media. Over the years, it has grown to be internationally recognized with more than $79 million being donated to Canadian mental health initiatives and organizations. Participating […]

Double-Day/Tutorial Day Schedules & Bus Info

Pre-Exam Double Days:

  • Tuesday, Jan. 24th: 8:30-11:05 Double Period A, 12:05-2:40 Double Period D
  • Wednesday, Jan. 25th: 8:30-11:05 Double Period B, 12:05-2:40 Double Period E

Tutorial Day – Thursday, Jan. 26th

  • A – 8:30-9:10
  • B – 9:15-9:55
  • E – 10:00-10:40
  • D – 10:45-11:25
  • Lunch – 11:25-12:25
  • Tutorial/Extra Help Time – 12:25-2:40

Buses/Weather Cancellations:

If any WRDSB buses are cancelled in any geographic area of Waterloo Region, our double days will be postponed. If the school remains open, we will follow a regular school day schedule for that day.

  • If buses are cancelled on Jan. 24th, the Double Days will ‘shift’ one day (i.e. the Double A/D day will move to Jan 25th, Double B/E will move to Jan. . 26th .
  • If buses are cancelled on Jan 25th, the Double B/E day will ‘shift to Jan. 26th.
  • The tutorial day will be lost in both cases.

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OTIP Teaching Awards nominations now open

Do you know a teacher who demonstrates and inspires excellence in their work? Now is the time to give them the recognition they deserve by nominating them for an OTIP teaching award. Each year the Ontario Teachers Insurance Plan (OTIP) and the Ontario Teachers’ Federation (OTF) jointly sponsor the OTIP Teaching Awards, to recognize teachers […]

REMINDER: safeTALK training sessions for WRDSB parents & guardians

As one of our operational goals to support student & staff wellness, we are pleased to offer safeTALK training for parents/guardians of the WRDSB on #BellLetsTalk Day. What is safeTALK? safeTALK is a three-hour alertness workshop that prepares participants, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide alert helper. What are the goals […]

DECA Parent Meeting – Wed. Feb. 1st


SJAM’s DECA team is holding an important parent information meeting ahead of our provincial competition in Toronto. If your student is participating at provincials, please plan to attend this meeting.

Wednesday, Feb. 1st – 7:00pm (2700 pod)

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Army reserve co-op education program Information Night

The Canadian Army Reserve offers co-operative education opportunities to Waterloo Region students in order to introduce young Canadians to the diverse career opportunities within the Canadian Armed Forces. The Militia co-op program includes basic military training, first-aid, navigation, field craft, career awareness, communication, self-defense and training in the operation of military equipment. The Application process […]

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