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JJHS - End of Semester 1 Update & Important Dates

​Good afternoon Jack James students and families,​
I wanted to share some information and updates as we finish semester 1 and prepare for semester 2.
Students have been coming into to meet with teachers for course completion these past 2 day. Completion opportunities are available on Monday and Tuesday of next week by appointment only. Please ensure that completion arrangements have been made with individual teachers and staff prior to students arriving at the school.
Semester 1 Report cards will be available on MyCBE on January 31.
Semester 2 begins on Tuesday, February 1. Students can access their timetable on MyCBE and we will be following a TUESDAY schedule for the first day of classes.
Important upcoming dates:
January 27 – Parent Advisory Association and Council Meetings – 5:00 in-person in the JJHS cafeteria or Click here to join the meeting – new members welcome
January 28 – last day of semester 1 classes for PLP & RISE classes
January 31 – Non-Instructional Day
February 1 – Semester 2 starts
February 7-10 – Graduation Photos
February 17 & 18 – Teacher's Convention, no school
February  21 – Family Day – no school​
Please don't hesitate to reach out if you have any questions.

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5105 8 Ave SE Calgary, AB, T2A 4M1
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