Child’s Play Furniture

Some items of play furniture are looking for a new home.  They do require some repairs.  Please contact Mr. Gifford at the school if you are interested in adopting one or more pieces.

Another Enrichment Opportunity

Code For Kids is a not-for-profit organization that aims to teach children ages 7-13 the basics of computer programming. Code for Kids holds events in various cities around Canada including Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal. At each event, various programming languages such as Scratch and Ruby are used to teach the students about technology and computer […]

Get Cyber Safe On-line Q & A for parents

  The Government of Canada’s Get Cyber Safe is hosting two live, 30-45 minute, nation-wide online question and answer #CyberTalk sessions (one in English, and one in French), featuring a moderator, and a panel of parenting, youth and cyber experts. Ask questions in advance on the #CyberTalk event page, or on Twitter by using the #CyberTalk hashtag. […]

Allergies to Peanuts and Tree Nuts

We have a number of students for who contact with peanuts and/or tree nuts and their oils can cause serious, life-threatening reactions.   Therefore we ask that families are diligent in ensuring that all foods that are brought to school do not contain or have not come into contact with peanuts and/or tree nuts.  Of particular […]

Safe Welcome begins September 15th

  In December 2012, the Provincial Government announced its intention to enhance security measures in elementary schools across Ontario. Beginning next Monday September 15th, all doors at St. Jacobs School will be locked.  Students who are in the portables will have access to a swipe key to allow them easy access in and out of […]

St Jacobs Home and School Fundraising

Please let us know if you are missing any of the fundraising papers. Thanks for your help! Home and School 2014-09 SJPS Fundraising Letter Magazine Sales Magazines Vesey’s Bulbs – Orders Due Sept 30th Vesey’s Catalogue Front Page with email Vesey’s Order Form Treasures Book Order Form


Bookfair hours: Wednesday Sept 10: 1:30 – 3:30 Thursday Sept 11:      11:15 – 7:30 Friday Sept 12:  11:15 – 3:30

Dates for Important Events…..

Primary Play Day (Gr 1-3) 9:30 – 11:10 am. Girls Varsity Soccer Starts (Gr 6, 7 & 8) Starts on Monday, September 8th. The Running Club (Gr 4-8) starts on Tuesday, September 9th.  (Watch for the notice.) Meet the Teacher Night is on Thursday, September 11th. (5:30 – 7:00 pm) Our Book Fair will begin on Thursday, […]

New Bell Times for September, 2014

New bell times for September 2014   Reminder that school will start at 9:10 am and end at 3:30 pm. Be sure to check your bus information as times of pick up and drop off may have changed! Transportation Changes for September 2014          

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