Activities & Clubs for 2019/2020

Want to check out some of the awesome extra-curricular opportunities at SJAM this year?  We’ve updated our lists of clubs, teams and activities for 2019-2020!



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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: Board Audit Committee (1 Position)

Do you have a passion for public education and community involvement? We are looking for a community member to join the Board Audit Committee which supervises a variety of financial and risk management processes for the school board. The individual must have a high level of financial and business knowledge relevant to our publicly funded school […]

WRDSB observes Orange Shirt Day on September 30

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) recognizes Orange Shirt Day as a way to honour residential school survivors, those who did not survive, and their descendants. It’s just one of the ways we support, educate and reconcile our relationship with Indigenous people. What is Orange Shirt Day? Orange Shirt Day is observed each September 30 […]

Global Climate Strike – Friday, Sept. 27

Inspired by climate activist Greta Thunberg, the Global #ClimateStrike is the second of two strikes planned to coincide with the UN Emergency Climate Summit.  SJAM and the WRDSB support those students who wish to participate in the local climate strike.

Students under the age of 18 will require parental permission to leave class to join the climate strike event. Should parents wish to grant permission for students to participate, please call and inform school attendance.

Students wanting to support this important initiative without missing class – here are some options to consider:

  • Choosing active transportation options for getting to and from school
  • Switch to a reusable water bottle
  • Coordinate a garbage pick-up or clean-up day
  • Use electricity and water-saving measures in the school that day
  • Write to your local politician to advocate for the climate
  • Post about your support on social media. Tell the world why this matters. Make sure to tag #ClimateStrike and @350 for your post to be shared by global organizers, as well @wrdsb so that we can celebrate the day together

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Night School for Semester 1 – Cancelled

Due to insufficient registration, our Night School program for Semester 1 has been cancelled at both locations, Cameron Heights CI and Galt CI. If you were pre-registered in a night school course, please contact your guidance department. Registration for Semester 2 will be announced at a later date.

Gr 9 Night Slideshow

If you weren’t able to attend our Grade 9 Info Night on September 19th or perhaps you’d like to review the slide presentation again, here you go!  Thanks to everyone who came out to learn about grade 9 at SJAM!

Please note that date listed for positive transitions workshop is incorrect – more info coming soon about this event.

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U of Waterloo Grad Presentation – Friday, Oct. 4 (E Block, 12:05pm)

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SJAM welcomes the University of Waterloo on Friday, October 4th for a grad information session in our auditorium during E block.  Students wishing to attend – please complete the Google form to register (deadline 3pm on Tuesday, Oct. 1st).  You will receive an invitation slip in homeroom prior to the presentation that you will be required to show your period E teacher for dismissal.


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