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Principal's Message

Oct. 3


Good afternoon SJAMmers,
September has been a great month that brought many transitions for our students.  We are pleased with how our students have settled in, and have a month of learning under their belt.  With the start of the school year classroom expectations have been explored, and staff have gone over the Student Code of Conduct with students. We encourage our parents / guardians to go over these with your child for an opportunity to further understand the School Code of Conduct. The link can be found here​.
Upcoming Events:​​Monday, Oct 4: Boys Volleyball Teams at SJAM, Girls soccer game at SJAM Tuesday, Oct 5: Elder saa’kokoto visit to SJAM, Girls Volleyball Teams at GP Vanier, Boys soccer game at SJAM  Wednesday, Oct 6: Boys Volleyball Teams at Colonel IrvineThursday, Oct 7: Senior Girls Volleyball Team at SJAMFriday, Oct 8:  NID (Non-Instruction Day) No School for students
Sunday, Oct 10:  School Council CasinoMonday, Oct 11: No School - Thanksgiving, School Council Casino
School Council​Thanks to all of our volunteers who signed up for the casino.  We are excited to share that the casino sign up is full and we can open and hold our casino next weekend.  There is still an optional shift we could fill (and a couple of backups).  If you would like to sign up for these, please go to the link: https://volunteersignup.org/AL7AY
Community Resources
The tips and tools for learning links, found below, are from the Edmonton School board.  The links are useful for families and particularly for parents of students in junior high:
Reading With Purpose‌‌Reading Science Textbooks‌Reading Math Textbooks‌Writing Exams‌​Reading Rate is Important‌Reading and Note-Taking‌The Reluctant Reader‌Reading for Meaning‌Technology and Literacy‌Study StrategiesStudent Self-evaluation of Reading​Promote Summer Learning​

We hope you are having a relaxing and safe weekend,Darren, Andrea & Cat 

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Sir John A. Macdonald School

6600 4 St NW Calgary, AB, T2K 1C2
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School Contacts

Principal
Darren Toews
Assistant Principal
Andrea Byrne
Assistant Principal
Catherine Gammell
Education Director
Teresa Martin
Trustee
Althea Adams

School Information

Grades
07-09
Enrolment
774
Programs
Regular
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School Hours

Morning Start
8:20 AM
Dismissal
3:15 PM
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