Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Sisters in Spirit

The Sisters in Spirit student group held a memorial ceremony today at lunch time in Room 208.  Today is the International day to put an end to violence against women and the memorial is in honour of missing and murdered aboriginal women. 

The group conducted a smudge and will release balloons.  Based on student research, each balloon will display a name of a missing aboriginal woman.

Parenting Today

Thursday, November 20, 2014

My Friend's Closet, Nov. 28

Attention All Students!  The day you've been waiting for is almost here!  Friday, November 28th is My Friend's Closet at Jimmies' Junction.  That day, Jimmies Junction is changed into our very own incredible, second-hand clothing store- for one day only!

You can buy brand-name jeans, shirts, hoodies, sweaters, shoes, coats, boots and lots more.  Every item is only 25 cents!  Be environmentally friendly and make your money go further!  Pick out an entire outfit for yourself or a friend to wear for Christmas!  Update your wardrobe for winter!  Haul home a bag of designer-label clothes for less than one dollar!   Help the environment and look stylish at the same time!

Start saving your quarters for My Friend's Closet coming Friday, November 28th. 

Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival trip

Students enjoyed hanging out with Jeremiah Bitsui of Breaking Bad fame at the Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival on Wed. Nov. 19th. We also took in acting and makeup workshops, well as the screening of Adam Beach's movie Path of Souls.

Pick What You Pay Bake Sale, Wednesday, Nov.26!

Parents: please consider yourself invited to the Annual Pick What You Pay Bake Sale on Wednesday, Nov.26 at Parent Teacher Interviews. All proceeds to go to Sam's Christmas!

Monday, November 17, 2014

We Love Avogadro's Number

On October 23 from 6:02 am to 6:02pm chemists celebrate mole day in honour of avogadro's famous unit "the mole". Which is 6.02x10^23

Friday, November 14, 2014

Jimmie Jam Radio, SJC Broadcasting, is now on the air!

As part of the new Broadcast Media course at St. James Collegiate, we've set up a new streaming radio station which you can access online on your computer, phone, or device!

Check out the live stream most school days from 8 am to 3:30 pm. Music is programmed and hosted by St. James Collegiate students. We also feature news, reviews, and interviews, as well as other forms of entertaining and interesting content!

Check out our website for information and to listen in: jimmiejamradio.rocks

Tune in live at: bit.ly/jimmiejamradio

If you use the Tune In Radio app (very useful!), you can find us on there as well: tunein.com/radio/Jimmie-Jam-Radio-s234958

We are starting to record & podcast. Check out our current archives (a work in progress) at: bit.ly/jimmiejampodcasts

You can contact the DJs with requests, suggestions, feedback, etc. at jimmiejamradio@gmail.com

Follow us on Twitter: @jimmiejamradio

There's also a Facebook page: www.facebook.com/jimmiejamradio

We'll be looking to add a few new volunteer broadcasters in the days and weeks to come, so if anyone is interested in contributing, come visit Mr. Robson in room 213 or email us at the address above.

We hope you'll enjoy our station almost as much as we're enjoying running it!

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Parent-Teacher Conferences

Parent-Teacher Conferences:

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 (5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.)

Book appointments on-line starting Friday, November 14th, 2014 (8:00 a.m.) until Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 (12 noon)

Click on the following link to book your conferences:

If you need parent-teacher conference booking instructions click here.

Jewelry Making

Monday, November 10, 2014

GWMS Craft Sale November 16th!

The GWMS Parent Council is hosting a holiday craft, bake and home business sale on Sunday November 16th from 10am-4pm in the GWMS and SJC gyms. There will be over 50 tables with someone for everyone on your festive list.

Volunteer hours are available to the high school students with set up on Saturday the 15th and various volunteer spots for the sale itself on the 16th.

Monday, November 03, 2014

Youth in Philanthropy's Halloween for Harvest!

20+ Current and recently graduated students headed out on Halloween evening to gather canned goods and non-perishables for Winnipeg Harvest!