News & Announcements

School Council Meets Tonight, April 17, 2019 7pm

Come on our to April’s School Council Meeting. All are welcome and child care is provided. Attached is the Agenda. School Council Agenda Apr 2019    

Walk to School Wednesday April 24, 2019

Next Wednesday, April 24th is designated ‘Walk to School Wednesday, A Walk in Their Sneakers.” Join our families and our local Waterloo Region Police Officers as they lead our walkers to school! You will have the opportunity to learn more about safe travel tips from the officer. This is a great opportunity to help reduce […]

April 12 is a PD Day for all teaching and paraprofessional staff

Friday, April 12, 2019 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, and all Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) operated before and after school programs will be closed. Elementary Teachers will participate in a full day of professional development planned by the Elementary Teachers’ Federation […]

EXTENDED: Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is looking for new members

We have extended the deadline for applications to Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is looking for new members. They invite parents/guardians of students currently enrolled in one of our schools to apply. The fundamental fact is that parents + engagement = student success. Your involvement with PIC can help us optimize […]

Walk to School Week and the Walking School Bus Movie

At MJ we are designating next week (April 1-5) as “Walk to School Week”. Let’s see if we can increase our numbers of walkers and have the majority of our students walk to school! Remember, there are ‘Drive to Five’ areas for drop off, and any of the Walking School bus routes. This may mean […]

MJ News for March 25-29, 2019

STEAM Fair – An enormous THANK YOU goes out to all of our parent organizers. Our annual STEAM Fair was quite a success. Our guest judges raved about the interesting projects, the engaged students, the thoughtful sharing and the overall organization. A very special thanks goes out to Karen McLeod. This is Karen’s last year […]

Register for our free family engagement series

The Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) together with Waterloo Region Assembly of Public School Councils (WRAPSC) and Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) are hosting a series of free events for parents and caregivers. The theme for this year’s event is PARENT ENGAGEMENT: Lets Build Our Toolkit for Success. Registration for these events is required. Date: Wednesday, March […]

Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is looking for new members – apply today

Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is looking for new members. They invite parents/guardians of students currently enrolled in one of our schools to apply. The fundamental fact is that parents + engagement = student success. Your involvement with PIC can help us optimize this equation. The mandate for this committee is to: Provide information and advice on parent […]

A Message Regarding the Attacks in New Zealand

This morning, we awoke to the news of yet another terrorist attack on a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, that has left 49 people dead and several others wounded. We stand together in grieving this tragedy with our community. This senseless act will impact the thousands of students, staff, families and community members we welcome […]

Have your say in our funding priorities – take our survey

There is still time to have your say and participate in our annual budget survey. By participating, you will tell us which funding priorities we should consider as we prepare our budget for the 2019-2020 school year, and beyond. Please complete our short survey to help us identify what areas matter to our communities. The survey […]

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