Sep 17
Invitations and Upcoming Dates

Good afternoon to our Jack James community,

As we head into the weekend I wanted to share some upcoming important dates and invitations with you.

On Thursday, September 23 we have our High School Orientation evening. This will be held virtually with myself, Jennifer Gorkoff – JJHS Principal, our Assistant Principals Ms. Farrell and Mr. Ferguson, and our Guidance Counsellors Ms. Davis-Walker and Ms. Hood. We will give an overview of our school and programming, share our plans for the school year and answer questions from parents and guardians. Our courses and teachers will have video links posted on our website to share overviews of their programs, what students will be learning, and the high school experience in each program. These videos will be posted on September 23 for parents & guardians to access as part of our orientation evening.

Please join us on September 23 at 6:00pm -  JJHS Orientation Evening Link


School Council Meeting - We would also like to invite parents/guardians to our School Council Meeting on September 23 at 5:00pm online through Microsoft Teams. This is an opportunity for parents/guardians and community members to make a meaningful difference for students and to share your voice on matters related to the school. Anyone is welcome to attend.

 Please join us on September 23 at 5:00pm  September 23 School Council Meeting Link


Important dates:

September 23 – School Council Meeting 5:00pm via Microsoft Teams

September 23 – School Orientation – 6:00pm via Microsoft Teams

September 24 – Non-Instructional Day – no classes

September 30 - Non-operational day to commemorate Truth and Reconciliation across the CBE - no classes and schools will be closed for the day. Regular Friday schedule classes on Friday, Oct 1.

October 8 - Non-Instructional Day – no classes

October 11 – Thanksgiving Day – no classes

October 15 – IPPs to be sent home via email or hardcopy with students

October 18 - Non-Instructional Day – no classes

October 21 – School Council meeting – new members welcome 5:00

October 22 – Picture retake day. Please ask your student to bring your previous photo proofs if taken in September

November 5 – Report Cards available on MyCBE/Powerschool

November 10 – Parent/Guardian/Teacher Conferences  4:00-7:30 (telephone or video conferences) -  Regular classes for students

            Email/phone contact with teachers prior to Interviews is always welcome. Updates on attendance and marks can be found on MyCBE/Powerschool  


Please don’t hesitate to contact the school or see our website for more information.


Have a wonderful weekend!​


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