Winter Coat and Stuff Donation and Exchange – October 26-30 (Drop Off) November 5th (Pick Up)

  This year at MJ we will be running our first annual ‘coats and stuff’ exchange! It’s that time of year again when you’re likely going through your children’s winter coat selection and have realized they have outgrown last year’s coats, snow pants, hats, mitts and boots.   You also likely have a growing list […]

Update Regarding Withdrawal of Extracurricular Activities

On Oct. 22, the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) announced that they would be escalating their current job action next week, if a provincial agreement is not reached. As per their news release, beginning Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015, elementary teachers and occasional teachers will withdraw from all voluntary extracurricular activities in Ontario public schools, […]

Who Let The Dogs Out?!

We want to remind our community again that dogs are not allowed on school property before, during and after school hours. While we love dogs, and understand that you want to exercise your pet, we must not run the risk of children being injured on our property. With so many children and parents gathered before […]

Orange and Black Day at MJ – Friday, October 30th

As Halloween is quickly approaching, we are going to be holding an Orange and Black spirit day on Friday, October 30th. Students are encouraged to wear black and orange clothes or a Halloween costume. If you choose to have your child wear a costume, please remember that students are not to wear masks, or have […]

Important Information Regarding Rentals & Community Use of Schools

Educational Support Staff/Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (ESS/OSSTF) and the Custodial and Maintenance Association/Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (CAMA/OSSTF) are currently in ongoing province-wide labour negotiations with the Government of Ontario and the Ontario Public School Boards Association (OPSBA). As a result, members of ESS/OSSTF and CAMA/OSSTF are taking part in a legal job sanctions. […]

School-Day Page Added!

The login form for School-Day is now located at, along with some information about why we are using School-Day and FAQs about it. It will no longer be available in the sidebar of our website. You can reach it by choosing the School-Day logo in the sidebar instead.

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Important Notice for Elementary Students & Families

Dear Parents/Guardians of Elementary Students: We wanted to provide you with an update about job action being taken by teaching staff represented by the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) and Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) Support Staff, which includes secretaries, custodians & supervision monitors in schools as well as some central staff. Currently, […]

Waterloo West Boundary Study – Public Meeting #2

We want your input on potential boundary changes!  You are invited to attend the 2nd Public Meeting of the West Waterloo Elementary Schools Boundary Study. Date: Tuesday, October 6, 2015 Time: 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Location: Abraham Erb Public School Gymnasium, 710 Laurelwood Drive, Waterloo The West Waterloo Elementary Schools Boundary Study involves Abraham […]

Volunteers for Pizza day at MJ

Pizza On Fridays we have Pizza for Everyone – a much-loved part of the week for all. There are a number of aspects of the pizza coordinator role and they can be shared among multiple coordinators or delegated to volunteers by a single coordinator or co-coordinators. At the moment we have a volunteer to get […]

School Council 2015-16

We have a volunteer to chair for 2015-2016, but she would welcome a co-chair or vice-chair. The role of the Chair is to: Chair School Council meetings Provide leadership to the School Council and its members Monitor the implementation of School Council decisions Prepare a written agenda, in cooperation and consultation with the Principal, and […]

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