We’re proud of our school and like to share our spirit.

Student Assemblies:

Winter Concert | Dec. 18, 2018 (see "Resources" for invitation) 

Hats On for Mental Health | May 2, 2018

St. Patrick's Day with Irish Dancers: "Wear Green" | March 16, 2018

Pink Shirt Day | Feb 28, 2018

Jersey Day | Nov 24, 2017

Terry Fox Run | Sept. 29, 2017

Parent Council Sponsored Student Events:

Annual Fall Fair

Families come to the school to enjoy an afternoon of activities that include a bouncy castle, petting zoo, hot dogs and pizza.

Halloween Dance

Parent Council sponsors a fabulous Halloween Dance complete with a haunted house!

James Short Memorial School Christmas Hampers 2018

Most of us imagine a Christmas with gifts under the tree and a table laden with turkey and
all the trimmings. It is a time of joy and celebration. However, for some of the families at
James Short Memorial School it is a different story. Many families are struggling to make ends meet
due to illness, job loss or recent arrival to Canada.

Starting Monday, December 3, 2018, you can help these families and children have a wonderful Christmas
and meet some of their needs right into the New Year. Please see below to find your child’s
or children’s classroom and sign up to help complete the class’s family hamper.

Thank you in advance for your generosity, The Christmas Hamper Committee

Step 1: Enter the site using one of the sign up links below
Step 2: Scroll down to the item that you wish to sign up for (*remember to select SAVE)
Step 3: Repeat Steps 1 & 2 if you have additional children in other classes.

Mrs. Bruggencate (Morning Kindergarten)
http://signup.com/go/dyfiFOX
Mrs. Montanaro (Afternoon Kindergarten)
http://signup.com/go/aiJviqQ
Mr. Backwell/ Ms. Ellis (Grade 1/2)
http://signup.com/go/XUZcCLP
Ms. Hunt (Grade 1/2)
http://signup.com/go/OFZvqZf
Mrs. Goodmanson (Grade 1/2)
http://signup.com/go/AzGhDhL
Mrs. Kardash (Grade 3/4)
http://signup.com/go/OOngfMT
Mr. Messer (Grade 3/4)
http://signup.com/go/TUtHeux
Mrs. LeGeyt (Grade 3/4)
http://signup.com/go/HsGWyWh
Mrs. Hutchinson (Grade 5/6)
http://signup.com/go/JWeNQKU
Mr. Burima (Grade 5/6)
http://signup.com/go/CmutRLB


Birthday Books

Every year, families make a donation to the school for every student to select a brand new library book that is labelled and donated in recognition of the student's birthday. It remains in our library circulation for all students to sign-out and enjoy.

Annual Dad's BBQ - Bermuda Shorts Day: 

The Dad's host a BBQ for students after school. Join us for a hotdog and all of the fixings in June. 


School Spirit

Student Assemblies:

Winter Concert | Dec. 18, 2018 (see "Resources" for invitation) 

Hats On for Mental Health | May 2, 2018

St. Patrick's Day with Irish Dancers: "Wear Green" | March 16, 2018

Pink Shirt Day | Feb 28, 2018

Jersey Day | Nov 24, 2017

Terry Fox Run | Sept. 29, 2017

Parent Council Sponsored Student Events:

Annual Fall Fair

Families come to the school to enjoy an afternoon of activities that include a bouncy castle, petting zoo, hot dogs and pizza.

Halloween Dance

Parent Council sponsors a fabulous Halloween Dance complete with a haunted house!

James Short Memorial School Christmas Hampers 2018

Most of us imagine a Christmas with gifts under the tree and a table laden with turkey and
all the trimmings. It is a time of joy and celebration. However, for some of the families at
James Short Memorial School it is a different story. Many families are struggling to make ends meet
due to illness, job loss or recent arrival to Canada.

Starting Monday, December 3, 2018, you can help these families and children have a wonderful Christmas
and meet some of their needs right into the New Year. Please see below to find your child’s
or children’s classroom and sign up to help complete the class’s family hamper.

Thank you in advance for your generosity, The Christmas Hamper Committee

Step 1: Enter the site using one of the sign up links below
Step 2: Scroll down to the item that you wish to sign up for (*remember to select SAVE)
Step 3: Repeat Steps 1 & 2 if you have additional children in other classes.

Mrs. Bruggencate (Morning Kindergarten)
http://signup.com/go/dyfiFOX
Mrs. Montanaro (Afternoon Kindergarten)
http://signup.com/go/aiJviqQ
Mr. Backwell/ Ms. Ellis (Grade 1/2)
http://signup.com/go/XUZcCLP
Ms. Hunt (Grade 1/2)
http://signup.com/go/OFZvqZf
Mrs. Goodmanson (Grade 1/2)
http://signup.com/go/AzGhDhL
Mrs. Kardash (Grade 3/4)
http://signup.com/go/OOngfMT
Mr. Messer (Grade 3/4)
http://signup.com/go/TUtHeux
Mrs. LeGeyt (Grade 3/4)
http://signup.com/go/HsGWyWh
Mrs. Hutchinson (Grade 5/6)
http://signup.com/go/JWeNQKU
Mr. Burima (Grade 5/6)
http://signup.com/go/CmutRLB


Birthday Books

Every year, families make a donation to the school for every student to select a brand new library book that is labelled and donated in recognition of the student's birthday. It remains in our library circulation for all students to sign-out and enjoy.

Annual Dad's BBQ - Bermuda Shorts Day: 

The Dad's host a BBQ for students after school. Join us for a hotdog and all of the fixings in June. 


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