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Announcements - School Facebook PageUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
1/24/2017 8:13 AM
This site is no longer being used for school announcements and events. Communication will be through our new school Facebook page where parents get instant notification of school news.
Bus will Run for Back Arm StudentsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
9/1/2016 12:00 PM
We are pleased to announce that this year Pierce's Busing will be providing morning, noon and after school bus runs for the children in the back arm area. New bus stops will be at the court area near Leo Craft and the by road between Allison and Terry Baker. Please consult with bus drivers @ 885-5116 re bus passes and times.
School Bussing InformationUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
9/1/2016 11:41 AM
A reminder that bus runs will start in the mornings at 8:05 from both the North and South Side runs. Please make sure your child is on the correct bus stop on time. Busses will depart SJE at 11:40 for lunch and begin student pick up again at 12:20. Bus dismissal for students at SJE is 2:40. Please contact Darrell or Maureen at 2301 or 5229 if you have any questions.
First Day of SchoolUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
8/29/2016 2:49 PM
Another reminder that doors open for the first day of school tomorrow at 8:20 and students are to immediately report to their homerooms. There will be a school wide assembly at 10:00 and parents are welcome to attend.
Order of the DayUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
8/29/2016 2:45 PM
8:20 (Doors Open), 8:24-8:34 (Homeroom), 8:34-9:31 (P1), 9:31-10:28 (P2), 10:28-10:43 (P3), 11:40 (Lunch), 12:30 (Doors Open), 12:36-12:41 (Homeroom), 12:41-1:38 (P4), 1:38-2:25 (P5), 2:33 (Agenda Time), 2:35 (Dismissal)
School Opening DatesUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
8/29/2016 2:43 PM
School will open for teachers and staff only on Tuesday, Septenber 6 and for students on Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
Welcome Back!!Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
8/29/2016 2:41 PM
As we are preparing for the opening of school, I would like to welcome back all students, parents and staff to the new 2016-2017 school year. I look forward to working with each and everyone of you to ensure that the children at SJE have a fun, challenging and successful school year.
Staff PD Day on FridayUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
5/17/2016 2:50 PM
There will be a staff PD Day on Friday (May 20th). there will be no regular classes at SJE that day for students.
Kinderstart RegistrationUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
5/9/2016 7:59 AM
A reminder that May 9 & 10 are the dates for online kinderstart registrations.
Volleyball Shirts - Please ReturnUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
5/4/2016 9:26 AM
All 4-5-6 volleyball players need to return their black and red volleyball t-shirts asap please. Thank you.
P-T MeetingsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
3/15/2016 9:18 AM
Next Wednesday (March 23) is the date set for second set of parent - teacher meetings. All parents are strongly encouraged to attend these very important meetings on their child's progress this school year.
Second Term Report CardsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
3/15/2016 9:16 AM
Term Two reports will be issued to students and families this Friday (18th).
Annual Spelling BeeUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
2/17/2016 9:24 AM
Our annual spelling bee date is Feb 25th @ 9:00 a.m. This will take place in the gym with student from grades 4-8. All parents are welcome to attend.
Snowflake BallUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
2/3/2016 10:04 AM
The school council is hosting a Snowflake Ball this Friday, February 5th for Kindergarten to Grade 6 from 6:30-8:30pm. This is a formal event and admission in $5.00. This will include the dinner and dance. Students will be served hot dogs and drinks and there will be a refreshment table as well.
Staff PD Day - No ClassesUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
1/28/2016 9:12 AM
On February 1st, there will be a staff PD Day and there will be no regular classes at SJE.
Healthy Living ClassUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
1/25/2016 2:04 PM
The Healthy Living class for Primary students (K-3) will begin this Wednesday, January 27th. The class begins right after school and will dismiss at 3:30. Parents will need to have a ride arranged for this time.
Student Council Food DriveUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
12/15/2015 9:34 AM
The Student Council in partnership with the Town of Harbour Breton is participating in a food drive for non-perishable items. Every child is asked to bring along one item for the food drive by Friday. Thank you -
Mitten TreesUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
12/15/2015 9:33 AM
At SJE again this year the Student Council are asking all students to please donate a pair of mittens to the mitten trees before Christmas break. All mittens will be donated to the less fortunate children over Christmas holidays.
Christmas matineeUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
12/15/2015 9:31 AM
Doors for the matinee today will open at 12:30 and the show will start at 12:45. This will be an adult and preschool show as well as a chance for the students at SJE to see the show. Admission is 1.00 and tickets will be sold for a door prize as well as The Best Seat in the House for the evening show.
Christmas Concert CostumesUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
12/10/2015 11:49 AM
All costumes for the Christmas concert will be provided to those who have speaking parts in the musical. Students can wear their normal Christmas concert clothing as all costumes will go on over what they wear. Elves will be provided with an elf hat and an elf shirt will hang from their neck (made from bristol board - similar to a necklace), reindeer will wear antlers and a bristol board necklace of a reindeer belly, birds will be provided with a head piece and wings, Twinkle and Shine will both wear stars, the trees will be provided (to hang around their neck), and the animals of the forest will all have small masks. Santa will be wearing a Santa suit. These costumes will not be sent home; teachers will be backstage helping students get ready before they go out to speak.
50-50 Christmas Giveaway - Coming Soon!Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
12/8/2015 9:53 AM
Tickets for our annual 50-50 Christmas Giveaway will be available on Monday (14th). All proceeds will be divided as 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winnings for three lucky people in the community. This is the SJE way of saying thanks for our fundraising this Fall.
First Term Report CardsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
12/3/2015 10:08 AM
First Term Report Cards will be issued to students on December 3rd before dismissal. P-T meetings are scheduled for Thursday, December 3rd in the afternoon and evening.
K-6 New report Card Link and InformationUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
11/27/2015 1:28 PM
Please follow this link for more parent information on the new school report card: http://www.nlesd.ca/programs/k-6reportcard/index.jsp
Play 4 Fun Cancelled tonightUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
11/25/2015 10:55 AM
Play 4 Fun K-3 will be cancelled tonight but will go ahead again next week at regular time.
SJE Welcomes New Community Rep Trina Mercer to School CouncilUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
11/18/2015 9:10 AM
Students, staff and parents would like to welcome Trina Mercer to the School Council team @ SJE. Trina will surely be a valuable member who contributes to making our school the best that it can be for the children we serve. Welcome Trina!
Wear Blue for DiabetesUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
11/13/2015 2:15 PM
On Monday (16th) students at SJE are asked to wear blue in recognition of world diabetes day. Students will participate in a 15 min walk, receive healthy eating material and have their names entered for prizes. Supported by Central health and organized by SJE Student Council.
PLAY 4 FUNUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
11/12/2015 9:22 AM
Play 4 Fun will be changing to Wednesday evenings at 6:30 starting next week. All parents and children of students K-3 are encouraged to bring their children to get active and learn about eating healthy.
Bussing ConcernsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
11/12/2015 9:20 AM
We have been notified by students of some bussing incidents that are occurring, especially on the North Side bus. The school will be speaking to our bus drivers and students regarding the nature of these reports. In the meantime, we encourage parents of those who travel by bus to speak to your child about the importance of following good bus and safety behavior.
No Classses on WednesdayUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
11/9/2015 11:18 AM
There will be no classes at SJE on Wednesday because of the Remembrance Day holiday.
Remembrance Day CeremonyUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
11/9/2015 11:17 AM
At 12:30 tomorrow in the SJE gymnasium our students and staff will assemble for our Remembrance Day ceremony. Parents and community members are welcome to attend. The grade 4 class will lead this assembly.
Performace Choir Cancelled TomorrowUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/29/2015 1:14 PM
Choir will be cancelled tomorrow due to the Halloween Party.
Cross Country RunUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/21/2015 8:53 AM
The annual grades 3-6 cross country run will be going ahead today around 1:30. Parents are welcome to attend. Go Seahawks!
School Picture DayUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/19/2015 11:04 AM
School picture day will take place tomorrow starting with our kindergartens at 8:45 a.m. If your child has their background order please ask them to bring it along.
School Council MeetingUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/19/2015 10:53 AM
School Council Meeting scheduled for tonight @ 6:30 p.m. in the school library for all members. Agenda items from the public can be forwarded to the principal or chair in advance of any monthly meeting.
Jamorama Day at SJEUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/16/2015 10:32 AM
Wear your PJ's next Friday and make a small donation to the children at the Janeway. Let's show our support.
Home Hardware Invitational Volleyball TournamentUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/16/2015 10:30 AM
The annual volleyball tournament will be going this Friday and Saturday at both SJE and King gyms. Admission will be 2.00 and any children below grade 4 must be closely supervised by an adult. Canteen services will be available. All proceeds at SJE will go towards the annual grade 6 spring trip.
K-3 Play 4 Fun RegistrationUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/15/2015 11:07 AM
Registration for our K-3 Play 4 Fun program will take place tonight at SJE at 6:30. Cost of program is free and only parents need to attend the registration.
SJE Cross Country Running CompetitionUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/15/2015 11:05 AM
The date of October 21st is the time of our annual cross country running competition for students in grades 3-6. This year runners will come together from Fitzgerald Academy, John Watkins Academy, Bay d'Espoir Academy and SJE. The run will be here at SJE in the afternoon - more details to follow.
April Blackmore - New School Council Member - Welcome!Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/15/2015 11:03 AM
SJE would like to say welcome to our newest school council member - April Blackmore. We wish April all the best over the next three years on school council as parent representative.
Performance Choir Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/5/2015 9:35 PM
Ms. Hatcher will be starting an extra-curricular performance choir for students in grades 4-6. Any students who love to sing and perform are more than welcome to come to rehearsal Friday (October 9, 2015) during the second half of lunch. Students will stay for lunch on Fridays as choir will start between 11:55am and noon.
PBIS Assembly - Grade 3 LedUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/1/2015 3:26 PM
The grade 3 class will lead our monthly assembly tomorrow at SJE. The assembly will start at 10:00 and all parents are welcome to attend.
Lost and Found Items - Last CallUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/1/2015 11:42 AM
There are still a large number of clothing items in our lost and found tub in the front lobby from last year. If you suspect that your child has left something - please drop by and check. Please let someone know at the office. Any unclaimed items will be removed from the building next Friday (9th). Thank you.
Vegetable Orders Coming HomeUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
9/28/2015 10:17 AM
Our Annual Vegetable Sale will be going ahead next week. Vegetables from Mark's market will arrive at SJE next Tuesday and be available for pick up all week before Thanksgiving. Please have orders back to school by this Friday....thanks for your support!
Public Welcome to Attend Terry Fox RunUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
9/22/2015 9:02 AM
SJE would like to extend a welcome to all parents and community members to join us in our annual Terry Fox Run on Wednesday (23) @ 1:00 p.m. here at the school. All proceeds from this event go to the Terry Fox Cancer Research Foundation and we look forward to supporting this purpose.
New Calendar PD DaysUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
9/17/2015 8:45 AM
Please see calendar dates below for which there will be no regular classes for students.
Curriculum Night next Tuesday!Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
9/11/2015 1:33 PM
All parents will get a chance to meet their child's teacher and to get a peak at their child's curriculum and classroom expectations this evening. It also a good chance to ask questions or raise concerns you may have for your child. Hope to see you there.
School Canteen Volunteers NeededUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
9/10/2015 2:26 PM
If you are interested in helping volunteer in the canteen this year at SJE please contact the school secretary for more information and to leave your name.
School Council Parent Nomination Forms AvailableUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
9/10/2015 2:25 PM
SJE School Council would like to inform parents that nominations forms are now available at the general office. If you or someone you know are interested in becoming a member of the school council please pick up a nomination form - these forms are due back to the school by Friday (18th).
Lunchtime Bus Pass RatesUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
9/3/2015 11:49 AM
This year's monthly bus pass rates are as follows: 1 child (17.00), 2 children (26.00) and 3 children (30.00). Please note that if you pay for the entire 9 months you get one month free @ 153.00 for the entire school year.
SJE welcomes new staff!!!Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
9/2/2015 11:46 AM
On behalf of all children, parents and staff at SJE I would like to welcome several new and returning staff members to our learning community. Mrs. Amelia Dalton (IRT teacher), Mrs. Jennifer Hatcher (Music), Mrs. Pansy Blackmore (SA), Mrs. Denette Pierce (SA), and Mrs. Debra Kendall (Grade 1). We wish them all the best for a successful and rewarding school year.
Opening Assembly First Day of SchoolUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
9/2/2015 11:42 AM
Our first day of school assembly this year will take place on Wednesday (9th) at 9:15 a.m. Parents are welcome to attend this assembly in the school's gymnasium.
Students Staying for Lunch at SJEUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
9/2/2015 11:40 AM
Please be reminded that our students at SJE are typically bussed home or have parents pick them up for lunch. We encourage this at SJE because it gives each child a break from school and also reduces the number of children that staff need to supervise especially on days when other lunchtime events are occurring. Supervision will be provided for children who cannot go home due to lack of home supervision and care during lunch hour or when children have to stay to participate in school events.
Bus RoutesUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
9/2/2015 11:35 AM
Just a reminder that our bus stops and times will be the same as last school year. North and South Side busses will begin their pick ups at approximately 8:10 a.m. and 12:20 p.m. for afternoon classes. If you have any questions regarding bus stops or lunchtime bus fees for your child please contact either Darrell or Maureen Pierce at 885-5229.
School Opening and Dismissal TimesUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
9/2/2015 11:32 AM
School doors will open at 8:20. The first dismissal will be for kindergarten students at 11:10 while grades 1-6 will dismiss for lunch at 11:40. Doors will reopen 12:30 and the school day will end with dismissal at 2:35.
Welcome to New School Year!Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
8/28/2015 11:36 AM
On behalf of the staff at SJE, I would like pass along an early welcome back to all students and their families. It's hard to believe that another exciting school year is around the corner and we look forward to making this school year as successful and rewarding as possible for the entire school community. Enjoy the remainder of your summer and please stay in tune with this website of important messages for school start up.
Garde 6 Class off to St. John'sUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
6/2/2015 1:24 PM
Starting tomorrow, our grade 6 class will take part in the annual end of the year class trip to St. John's. We wish our children and staff a fun, safe  and rewarding trip.
Grade 4 & 5 Attending Pow Wow in Conne RiverUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
6/2/2015 1:22 PM
This Friday, our grades 4 & 5 classes will be attending the Conne River Pow Wow. This event will expose our children to many great cultural traditions celebrated by the residents of Conne River including traditional drum dancing, bone carving, aboriginal games and craft making. Safe travels to all children, teachers and parents.
SJE wins $1000.00 Physical Education Grant!!Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
6/2/2015 1:19 PM
Congratulations to SJE for winning Recreation NL's Active for the month of April Challenge. In doing so, SJE gets up to $1000.00 in physical education equipment for the school. Way to go!
No Classes on MondayUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
5/21/2015 2:54 PM
There will be no classes on Monday, May 18th due to the long weekend holiday.
Spring Book FairUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
5/7/2015 10:27 AM
Our annual Spring Book Fair begins today (viewing only) until next Wednesday. Students will have a chance to purchase books with their classmates at scheduled times throughout these days.
No Classes on Monday - PD DayUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
5/7/2015 10:25 AM
We would like to inform parents that there will be no classes on May 11th (Monday) for students at SJE due to a staff professional development day. Classes will resume again on Tuesday. Thank you.
New Date for Spring Photos!Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
5/7/2015 10:23 AM
The new date for Spring photos with Lifetouch photography will be next Thursday (14th). These pictures are optional, but are offered to all K-6 students.
Volleyball Camp Registration Forms are AvailableUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
4/20/2015 2:51 PM
Please ask your child about the registration forms for the upcoming volleyball camp this weekend. Any questions - please call the school. Thanks!
SJE Volunteers Rock!Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
4/13/2015 3:39 PM
This is national Volunteer Week and on behalf of all students and staff at SJE, I would like to extend my most sincere thanks to our school volunteers. You unselfishly give of your free time to make this school such a wonderful place for all of us to grow and learn.....thank you!
Grades 4-6 & 7-9 Boys & Girls Volleyball Camps InformationUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
4/13/2015 10:17 AM
April 24-25-26 is the dates set for both boys and girls volleyball skills development camps. This will be a two day skills camp ending with a tournament on Sunday. NLVA shirts will be available. Divisions will be 4-6 and 7--9. Registration will take place after Easter break @ SJE...more information to follow.
Autism Awareness Day - Thursday, April 2Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
3/31/2015 2:10 PM
Thursday, April 2nd is Autism Awareness Day. We are asking staff and students to wear BLUE to show your support of the need to understand and build awareness of autism.
Volleyball Skills Camps Coming to SJEUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
3/30/2015 9:56 AM
Following Easter break there will be a volleyball skills camps for boys and girls in grades 4 - 6. Details will follow.
Congratulations to U13 Girls teamsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
3/30/2015 9:54 AM
Big congratulations to Team A (silver) and Team B (bronze) on their great performances at the NLVA provincials.
No Classes Friday - Easter Break Begins.Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
3/30/2015 9:43 AM
There will be no classes this upcoming Friday. This day will be the beginning of Easter break for students and staff. Classes will resume again on April 13th, Monday. have a safe and relaxing Easter Holiday.
Milk Spirit Week Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
3/30/2015 9:41 AM
Please see calendar below for Milk Spirit Week at SJE.
School DanceUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
3/27/2015 12:47 PM
The student Council will be hosting a school dance Friday March 27th.  Admission $2.  Canteen services are available.
 
Primary/preschool - 6:30 - 7:30
 
Elementary/grade 7 - 8:00 - 9:00
 
Hope to see you there!!
Under 13 Girls Volleyball CompetitionUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
3/18/2015 9:38 AM
We would like to wish our players and coaches good luck and safe travels to Lewisporte this upcoming weekend. Girls from both SJE and King Academy will play in the NLVA Under 13 girls provincial championships.
Jump Rope for HeartUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
3/6/2015 2:11 PM
Our school raised a total of $2575 for the Jump Rope for Heart. Way to go, SJE!!!
Anti Violence Week Coloring and Poetry Winners AnnouncedUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
3/3/2015 8:52 PM
Congratulations are extended to winners of our primary coloring contest and elementary poetry contest as a part of anti violence week activities. Winners from K-6 were Monique, Ryann, Kimberly, Janaya, Kylie, Tanaya and Naomi.
Congratulations to Speak Out Contestants 2014-15Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
3/3/2015 8:50 PM
SJE extends congratulations to all students who participated in the annual Lions Speak Out last Saturday night. We are very proud of all of our young speakers - well done!
JUMP ROPE FOR HEART Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
2/25/2015 5:42 PM
Our Jump Rope Event will be going ahead tomorrow. Students are asked to wear RED. All pledge sheets are due as well.
PINK Day TomorrowUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
2/24/2015 11:22 AM
Tomorrow is anti bullying day at SJE. All students will be issued a school pink t shirt to wear throughout the day for this event.
Janeway Day tomorrowUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
2/12/2015 1:03 PM
Any student/staff that would like to make a small donation at recess time to Janeway can do so tomorrow.
SJE says Thank You during Staff Appreciation WeekUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
2/9/2015 11:39 AM
This is Staff Appreciation Week provincially and we would like to extend our most sincere gratitude to the staff at SJE for everything they do. Our school is such a great place because of a hard working, caring and professional staff.
Change to Canteen Services & OrderingUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
2/3/2015 9:40 AM
Due to the high volume of business for our volunteers we have decided to let the grades 4-6 students come to the canteen to buy recess - no need for order forms. However, all primary classes will have to continue to use the forms. It seems to be working more efficiently now and we will continue to monitor this service.
New Spelling Bee Champ -Evan StoodleyUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
2/3/2015 9:36 AM
yesterday at our 6th Annual Spelling Bee competition Evan Stoodley of grade 5 emerged as overall grade 4-8 school champion. We extend congratulations to Evan and to all other students who participated. Evan and Laura Crant will now go on to compete in the provincial competition in St. John's in February.
Spelling Bee set to go for MondayUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
1/29/2015 9:07 AM
Our annual spelling bee for grades 4-8 is now moved to Monday (Feb 2, 2014) @ 9:00 in the SJE gymnasium.
Volunteer Needed - Volleyball CoachUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
1/29/2015 9:06 AM
We are currently looking for a coach for a boys grades 4-6 volleyball club. If you are interested please call the school.
Volunteer Needed - Ball Hockey CoachUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
1/21/2015 1:49 PM
SJE is currently looking for a grades 4-6 boys ball hockey coach. If interested in this volunteer position, please contact the school.
Arriving Late to SchoolUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
1/21/2015 9:34 AM
We have been experiencing an increase in the numbers of students that are being consistently late for school either in the mornings, afternoons and sometimes both. Just a reminder that children need to be in school at homeroom time when instruction begins. Doors open at 8:20 a.m. and instruction begins @ 8:24 and in the p.m. doors open @ 12:30 and instruction begins @ 12:36. I expect full cooperation in this matter. Thank you.
New Professional Development Days for Staff - No Classes for StudentsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
1/6/2015 1:09 PM
January 12th and 26th will be two PD days for all SJE staff. There will be no regular classes those days @ SJE.
Annual School Spelling BeeUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
1/6/2015 10:33 AM
The annual spelling bee for grades 4-8 is set for January 29th @ 9:00 a.m. @ SJE gymnasium. All parents are welcome to attend this great event.
Happy New Year and Welcome Back!Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
1/4/2015 6:19 PM
I would like to wish all the staff, students and parents of SJE a very happy and healthy New Year in 2015. I also welcome everyone back to school for the winter and spring terms - I wish everyone much success at SJE.
Power Outage - No Classes in p.m.Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
12/16/2014 2:32 PM
Due to the scheduled power outage tomorrow at 1:00 there will be no regular classes at SJE in the afternoon.
Student Council Mitten Trees 2014-15Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
12/16/2014 9:58 AM
Anyone wanting to donate a pair of child's gloves or mittens to the Christmas mitten tree may do so anytime this week by hanging them on the branches. All items will be donated to children who are less fortunate.
Christmas Assembly and DismissalUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
12/16/2014 9:57 AM
The Christmas Assembly will be this Friday at 11:30 a.m. All parents are welcome to attend and dismissal of students for the holidays will follow the assembly @ 12:30.
Breakfast with SantaUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
12/16/2014 9:56 AM
Students will have a free breakfast with their classmates this Friday morning. There will be a choice of juice, grilled cheese and cereal and a special visit from the big guy!
Christmas Concert Evening ShowUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
12/16/2014 9:55 AM
Our annual Christmas Concert will be tonight with doors opening at 6:00 and the show starting at 6:30. Admission is 3.00 and this is an adult only show. Tickets on two door prizes will be sold by the School Council.
Student Safety and Parent Traffic Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
12/9/2014 1:20 PM
Student safety at SJE is very important to staff and parents. I would like to remind all parents and visitors that unless given permission, vehicles are not to drop off, pick up or visit any students in the area off the school bus loading zones at any time. Unauthorized vehicles are also not to travel around the school building and compromise student safety outside. Thank you.
Visitation PolicyUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
12/9/2014 1:15 PM
Just a friendly reminder that all visitors to SJE are asked to use the main entrance and to report to the main office. Through our Safe and Caring Schools policy, we do not encourage visitors to roam hallways or interrupt any classrooms without permission from the main office. Thank you for your cooperation in making our school a safer place.
50-50 Giveaway - December 19th @ 12:30 p.m.!!Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
12/9/2014 1:12 PM
Just a reminder that like last year, SJE will be giving back to our community again this year for its support of our weekly 50-50. Three winners (50%, 35% and 15%) will take home the entire winnings including the school's portion. Get your tickets at SJE (2407) or from one of our students. Tickets have to be into the main office by Friday, December 19th @ 11:00 a.m. and will be drawn at 12:30 before dismissal for Christmas.
New Student Council 2014-15Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
11/28/2014 1:11 PM
Congratulations to our new Student Council - Tanaya Hickey (president), Landon Tibbo (Vice), Naomi Pierce (secretary), Rhiana Sheppard and Evan Stoodley members at large. Class reps include Janaya Pittman, Claire Baker, Shandi Whittle and Terra Pierce.
New Canteen Order FormUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
11/27/2014 2:50 PM
Students will be coming home tomorrow with a new canteen order form in their bookbags. Please follow the directions on this form. This is an effort to reduce loss of instructional time in primary and long canteen line ups in elementary. Your cooperation is appreciated.
Student Council ElectionsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
11/27/2014 2:45 PM
Tomorrow morning at 10:45 students will be in the gym voting in their executive members of student council for this school year. We wish all of our candidates good luck tomorrow! Executive nominees include Evan Stoodley, Rhiana Sheppard, Tanaya Hickey, Landon Tibbo and Naomi Pierce.
Halloween Party - Treats and Volunteers Needed!Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/28/2014 1:00 PM
SJE students and staff are excited to have our annual Halloween Party again this Thursday afternoon. As always, it could not be successful without parental and community support. We are looking for parents who can volunteer at our games, and parents who can donate healthy snacks (no junk food please!). If you can be of assistance, please call the school secretary (2407) and she will record your name....many thanks!!!
Kindergarten Play 4 Fun Registration TonightUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/23/2014 9:24 AM
Registration of your child in kindergarten for the Play 4 Fun program will be tonight (Thursday..23rd) 7:00 p.m. in the school lunchroom. Please bring along your registration forms sent home yesterday. Children do not have to attend this session.
SJE Wins Cross Country Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/21/2014 8:13 PM
Congratulations are extended to the coaches and runners of our cross country running clubs at SJE for their fabulous achievements today. Both the primary and elementary teams captured the banners for their divisions. Special acknowledgements to Tanaya Hickey, Anna Drake, Kylie Griffin and Janaya Pittman for finishing in the top three in their respective competitions. We are very proud of you all. 
Janeway JamaramaUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/14/2014 11:19 AM
On October 17th, SJE will help the Janeway hospital by participating in the provincial Jamarama day. We are asking students to donate $2.00 to the Janeway and they get to wear their pajamas to school all that day.
Thanksgiving AssemblyUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/9/2014 9:25 AM
There will be a very short assembly tomorrow afternoon around 2:15 before children are dismissed for the long weekend. Parents are welcome to attend.
Coming Soon - Pre-Ordered RecessUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/9/2014 9:21 AM
In the coming weeks we will experiment with an order form sent home each Friday where parents can pre-order for the upcoming week their child's recess. We hope this practice saves us instructional time in the classroom and gives parents more decisions over what their children will eat throughout the week at school.
No Classes on MondayUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/9/2014 9:19 AM
Just a reminder that there will be no regular classes this coming Monday (13th) in observance of Thanksgiving. Classes will resume on Tuesday.
Vegetable Pick UpUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/9/2014 9:17 AM
Our vegetables have arrived and are ready for pick up after school today and tomorrow. As in the past, please enter the school by the gym entrance for easy access. Thank you for your support!
Happy School Council Day!Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/9/2014 9:15 AM
Students, staff and parents of SJE would like to say thank you to our school council members who help make our school such a wonderful place to teach and learn.
School Visitation PolicyUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/7/2014 2:06 PM

As a part of our Safe and Caring School practices, we are requesting that all visitors to the building report to the main office if they need to communicate to a child that is in class. This would include the picking up/dropping off of a child, delivering of messages to a child or even such things as gym clothes, lunches, school materials, or to see a staff member, etc. This will avoid classroom disruptions, lost instructional time and ensure more order and safety for our children.

 

Parents and visitors are always welcome to SJE of course. The school secretary or someone at the office should be there to assist you in any way they are able.

 

Thank-you for your cooperation in this matter.

Vegetable Orders Due on FridayUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/1/2014 2:42 PM
Just a reminder to get your vegetable orders in this Friday - thank you.
No regular Classes Monday and TuesdayUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
9/26/2014 10:10 AM
Just a reminder that there will be no regular classes this upcoming Monday (29th) and Tuesday (30th) for students at SJE due to  staff professional development sessions.
Picture Day Coming Soon!Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
9/18/2014 3:08 PM
See calendar below - picture day is October 21st for all students and staff K-6.
Outdoor Learning Center - Official Opening!Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
9/16/2014 11:22 AM
This Friday (19th) afternoon at 12:30, parents and community members are invited to the official opening of the school's outdoor learning center. After an assembly in the gym, we will be moving outside for the ribbon cutting and guided tour of the area. Please come out and celebrate this new school resource!
Primary Power Days on Wednesday LunchtimeUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
9/15/2014 10:37 AM
Our grade 1-3 primary Power days will start this Wednesday at lunchtime. This is open to all children in grades 1-3 and will alternate between boys the first week and girls the second. Students should pack a healthy lunch that day and come prepared for some fun activity in the gym.
Cross Country Running SeasonUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
9/15/2014 9:25 AM
Our young runners in grades 3-6  will begin their first of many practice runs today. Coaches this year are Mrs. Baker and Mrs. Snook. Please make sure that on run days your child comes prepared with light running clothes, especially sneakers and that they have rides home arranged ahead of time. The primary and elementary cross country running championships will take place in early October. Go Seahawks!
Important - Meet your child's teacher & curriculum nightUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
9/8/2014 1:17 PM
This Wednesday (10th) evening at 6:30 p.m. is a chance for parents to meet their child's teacher, see their classroom and to go over expectations and directions for this school year. There will be no common session in the gymnasium....parents are to go straight to their child's classroom. All parents should attend this session.
Kindergarten Play 4 Fun Facilitator WantedUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
9/8/2014 12:57 PM
Last year Jeanine Hynes was the Kindergarten Play 4 Fun facilitator at SJE. It was a program that the children enjoyed immensely. We are currently looking for a facilitator for this year's program. If you have questions, are interested or know someone else who is please contact the school asap. Thank you.
Thanksgiving Vegetable SaleUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
9/8/2014 12:55 PM
Our annual Thanksgiving vegetable sale will be going ahead again this year for early October. Order forms will be sent home with students. All proceeds go towards supporting student activities and special school events outside of the regular curriculum. Thanking you in advance for your continued support. 
Staying at School for LunchUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
9/8/2014 8:45 AM
I would just like to remind parents that at SJE students are permitted to stay for lunch if for whatever reason (ie. they have sports at school, parents both working during lunch, parents out of town, etc.) they cannot go home that day. We ask for cooperation with this as we are very limited with space in the lunchroom, especially when lunchtime activities and sports begin. Thank you.
Welcome New Staff!!Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
9/3/2014 11:12 AM
On behalf of the SJE school community I would like to extend a very warm welcome to Ms. Kerri Winsor, Denette Pierce and Jessica Lacey. We wish tem well in their new roles at SJE!
Volunteers Needed!!!!Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
9/3/2014 11:08 AM
SJE is calling on parents and community members to help make this a smooth and successful school year by helping to volunteer. If you would like to help in our canteen or serve as a volunteer in a leadership capacity such as student supervisor on trips, coach or event volunteer then please contact the school at 885-2407 for an application.
Kindergarten ScheduleUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
8/27/2014 1:45 PM
Kindergarten school time will be from 8:20 a.m. to 11:10 a.m. This will be the same as last year. Children on the North and South Side bus runs will be bussed to and from the school at this time.
Next Wednesday - First Day of School for Students!Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
8/27/2014 1:42 PM
September 3rd will be the first official day of school for students this year. Busses will begin North Side and South Side bus runs at 8:10 a.m. and the doors will open for all students at 8:20. Students are asked to report to their homerooms first for registration. There will be an assembly at 9:00 and parents are welcome to attend.
School Supply ListUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
8/20/2014 10:42 AM
Please use the school supply lists on this page as a guide when shopping for materials for the upcoming school year.  Thank you!
New School Year to Begin Soon!Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
8/20/2014 10:40 AM
I hope all of our little Seahawks and parents are having a wonderful summer. As we enjoy the last two weeks of summer before school I ask that parents and staff continue to use our school website for updated announcements and calendar events as there will be items posted that you may find important for the new year. Enjoy the rest of your summer!
Overdue Library BooksUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
6/17/2014 9:19 AM
All library books belonging to the school should have been returned by last Friday. You are encouraged to ensure any books your child has belonging to the school are returned as they are very costly. Parents will be contacted next week if books that your child has checked out are not returned. Thanks for your cooperation in this matter.
Spring Concert Matinee and Evening ShowsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
6/17/2014 9:16 AM
Just a reminder that the doors will open today for the matinee at 12:30 today and we hope to start at 12:45. Admission is $2.00 for adults and children are free. As in the past, the doors will open for the evening show at 6:00 and showtime is 6:30. Admission will be $3.00 and this show is for adults only.
Kindergarten CelebrationsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
5/27/2014 3:18 PM
There has been a couple of updates to the kindergarten bridging celebrations - please check June calendar below.
Bon Voyage Mr. Crant & Grade 6Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
5/27/2014 3:17 PM
We wish our grade 6 students, teachers and chaperones a wonderful and safe trip to St. John's this week.
No Classes TomorrowUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
5/27/2014 3:15 PM
Just a reminder that there will be no classes tomorrow afternoon at SJE due to an external validation session that the staff will be attending. Classes will resume again on Thursday morning.
Spring Book FairUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
5/20/2014 7:58 AM
Spring book fair will continue for the rest of this week.
Ball Hockey JamboreeUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
5/13/2014 9:38 PM
SJE is pleased to announce that they will be hosting a ball hockey jamboree at the Conniagre Arena this upcoming Thursday from 1-4p.m. This will be for members of the school's ball hockey clubs and will also include students from Bay d'Espoir Academy, Fitzgerald Academy and St. Anne's. There will be no admission for parents and relatives who would like to watch some exciting ball hockey.
water outage and school updateUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
5/7/2014 9:50 PM
To minimize the traffic over tomorrow's water break, there will be no classes in the a.m. for North and South Side students living past Mrs. Stones house. All employees and all students in the arm area will have classes but there will be no regular bus runs. Kindergarten students are to report for the afternoon session only. Their pics will be done at 12:40. Following their pictures North and South side students can have their Spring portraits done. Arm area kids will have their pics taken in the a.m. These pics are just Spring portraits and are optional.
Kindergarten Bridging Celebrations UpdateUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
5/7/2014 9:22 AM
Please see school calendar below for June for an update of activities and events that the parent committee has chosen for the Bridging Celebrations. More specific information on each of these events will be forthcoming.
Congratulations to Laure Crant - Spelling Bee Champ!Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
5/7/2014 8:56 AM
Congratulations are extended to all of the students grades 4-8 that participated in this year's Spelling Bee. Special acknowledgements are extended to grade six student Laura Crant who defended her title as champ again this year! many thanks to all staff and volunteers that helped with this event.
Water Outage - SJE remains OpenUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
5/7/2014 8:54 AM
Despite the town's planned water outage for North & South Side residents  tomorrow, our district has decided SJE will remain open for regular classes. The town will be restricting traffic in the water break area to cars and trucks only. There will be no regular bus runs during this interruption so parents are asked to make alternative arrangements to ensure children get to school. It is hoped the problem will be quickly corrected in the morning hours. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Spelling BeeUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
4/29/2014 11:38 AM
Our annual Spelling Bee will go ahead tomorrow at 9:00 a.m. sharp in the school gym. Parents and relatives are welcome to attend this great event. No children please!
Easter Break - no classes.Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
4/28/2014 8:59 AM
There will be no classes at SJE from April 18-25 due to Easter Holidays. Classes will resume again on Monday April 28th. Have an enjoyable Easter!
Easter AssemblyUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
4/16/2014 11:31 AM
Our Easter Assembly is scheduled for tomorrow at 9:45 and will be led by our  kindergartens. Parents are welcome to attend as well.
Gymnastics PresentationUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
4/16/2014 11:30 AM
Our grades 3-6 physical education classes will be performing for our students tomorrow at 1:30 in the school gym All parents are welcome to attend.
4th Annual Spelling BeeUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
4/14/2014 11:00 AM
The grade 4-8 Annual Spelling Bee is set for April 30th. The top five written bee spellers in each class will represent their respective grades in this verbal competition which always promises to be competitive and exciting! Good Luck to all contestants.
SJE Hockey Players compete in Provincial HockeyUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
4/14/2014 10:58 AM
Over Easter break we will have a number of our boys and girls in grades 4-6 compete in the HNL provincial hockey championships for their divisions. Our atom players will travel to St. Johns and our Pee Wee players will travel North to St. Anthony. Safe travels and best of luck are extended to all players, coaches and parents attending these tournaments.
SJE Figure Skaters PerformUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
4/14/2014 10:55 AM
We would like to wish our figure skaters and coaches all the best in their recital tonight. Our skaters are super excited for their performances and look to giving the people a great show. Bonne Chance!
Thank you volunteers!Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
4/8/2014 11:09 AM
I would like to extend a big thank you to all staff, students and parents that take on volunteer roles in our school. It is your unselfish commitment of time, energy and expertise that continue to make SJE a great place to learn! Thank you!
Volunteer Appreciation DinnerUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
4/8/2014 11:07 AM
Our annual volunteer appreciation dinner is this Thursday (10th) @ 4:30 in the SJE lunchroom. Hope to see our volunteers there!
Lost & Found ItemsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
4/2/2014 10:53 AM
Your child missing clothing that may be at school??? Please check the table in the front lobby for lost and found items that may belong to your child.
Rhiana Sheppard @ Kiwanis!Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
4/2/2014 10:52 AM
Congratulations to Rhiana Sheppard in grade 4 who performed at the annual Kiwanis Music Festival on Monday. we heard she gave a great performance and will do so again today and tomorrow! Way to go Rhiana! 
Kindergarten Play 4 FunUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
4/2/2014 9:16 AM
The Play 4 Fun program will go ahead tonight at the regular time (6:30). Please bring along tracking sheets.
Term Two Report Date ChangeUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
3/24/2014 11:40 AM
Our reports for term two will be extended for one week exactly. reports and will go out on the morning March 26th and meetings will be scheduled for March 26th afternoon and evening.
Under 13 Girls Volleyball gets Bronze at provincialUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
3/24/2014 11:39 AM
Our school extends a congratulations to our girls who played with the U13 team this past weekend and finished third place. Big thank you to parents and coaches who helped out the team in any way. Well done!!!
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