News & Announcements

CSLC Needs YOU – Billet Families for Canadian Student Delegates

CSLC 2017 is fast-approaching and our organizing team needs your help to support this incredible event!  One of the most valuable aspects of this conference is delegate billeting, which allows students from across Canada to connect with Waterloo region students and families.  With more than 850 students attending, the need for community support is huge.

If you’re willing to host a minimum of 2 student delegates from Tuesday, September 26th to Saturday, September 30th, click the link below to visit the CSLC site to get more information.  And good news – Waterloo Region Police Services has donated the cost of police checks for billets, making the process even easier.


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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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WRDSB email addresses to change August 21

We are excited to announce that the Waterloo Region District School Board is moving its email and calendar platform to Google. Many staff and students are already using G Suite tools on a daily basis. In fact, WRDSB has more than 40,000 users of G Suite in our district today.

As part of this change on Aug. 21, 2017, we will also make our email addresses a lot easier and more intuitive for people. When the switch to Gmail happens, all WRDSB email addresses will switch to end with, just like our website.

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Parent resources for summer reading

The Ontario Library Association has put together a fun summer reading toolkit for all ages to help students combat academic “summer slide.” The toolkit provides lists of reading programs and engaging reading lists to inspire student summer reading. There is also a quiz for parents to help them determine which summer reading program is most […]

Class of 2017 Commencement

Grads – please plan to arrive no later than 6:00pm to pick up gowns and begin marshalling for the ceremony.  Students should enter the Centre in the Square via the studio entrance off Ellen Street (back of building).

Please remember to return gowns at the end of the evening!

Extra tickets still available for the ceremony in the SJAM main office!

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Flags at Half Mast – Friday, June 23rd

To mark the National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism, flags at all Ontario government buildings across the province will be flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on Friday, June 23, 2017. As a result, flags at the Education Centre and WRDSB schools will be flown accordingly.

Summertime sun safety

Warm weather has finally arrived in Waterloo region and with it comes a reminder on sun safety. We believe in promoting sun safety through education and working with our community partners, such as Public Health. Creating shaded spaces in our school yards and play areas is a key component of our Sun Safety and Shading […]

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