First Day of Classes
EMJ's school office will be open to parents on Monday, Aug. 28, 2023 from 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM. For grades 1 to 6, student's first day of classes is Thursday Aug. 31, 2023 with regular school hours from 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM.
For students going home for lunch, grades 1 to 3 will break for lunch from 11:30 AM to 12:10 PM. Grades 4 to 6 will have their lunch break from 12:15 PM to 12:55 PM. Students who stay at school for lunch will eat with a lunch supervisor in their classroom and then go outside for recess during the above noted times.
Kindergarten will begin with staggered entry on the first two days of school to allow students to meet their teacher and classmates within a smaller group. Students with last names beginning with A to M will attend on Aug. 31 from 8:00 AM to 10:45 AM. Students with last names beginning with letters N to Z will attend on Sept. 1 from 8:00 AM to 10:45 AM. ALL kindergarten students attend on Sept. 5 for regular school hours, from 8:00 AM to 10:45 AM.
School Start & End Times
Our bell times for the 2022-23 school year are as follows:
For Grades 1-6, school starts at 8:00 AM and goes until 2:30 PM, Monday to Thursday. On Fridays, school starts at 8:00 AM and goes until 12:15 PM.
For kindergarten, school starts at 8:00 AM and goes until 10:45 AM, Monday to Friday.
Students supplies are provided by the school for children in kindergarten through Grade 6. Families are to provide indoor shoes, backpacks, lunch, and snacks. You may also choose to send your child with a water bottle. Students are asked to have indoor shoes that they can change into upon arrival (this is especially important during the winter months).
View our school's Calendar for upcoming events and dates. See the CBE website for system calendars.
For more information visit our Lunch Supervision page.
Please visit our How to Register page for registration details. Please note that the registration process is completed online, but schools can assist with any questions.