Weekly Newsletters

  • Weekly Newsletter: January 18, 2019 January 18, 2019 - Dear James Hill Families, We had another fun week of learning at James Hill! This week, students had the opportunity to learn curling during PE gym periods. Our gymnasium felt more like a curling rink than a school gym! Thanks to Mrs. Lambert for arranging this great activity! The kids really enjoyed the experience and... Read more »
  • Newsletter: January 11, 2019 January 11, 2019 - Dear James Hill Families, Happy New Year and welcome back! We hope you all had a really relaxing holiday with family and friends. We are so excited to have the students back this week. They have shared many fabulous stories about their break and they seem happy to be back together with their friends and... Read more »
  • Weekly Newsletter: December 23 December 23, 2018 - Dear James Hill Families, Well, that wraps up a fun-filled December. What an exciting month it was with celebrations, class parties, creating crafts, baking, movies and Christmas music! The month of December is always such a wonderful way to build community within a school. Older buddies work alongside little buddies, parent helpers are busy assisting... Read more »
  • Weekly Newsletter: December 14 December 14, 2018 - Dear James Hill Families, What a tremendous week we had with our annual Christmas Concert! Thank you to the many families and friends that attended our two sold-out shows! It was heart-warming to see the audience absolutely full. Our students are so fortunate to have such support and care. Putting on a whole-school concert is... Read more »
  • Weekly Newsletter: December 9 December 9, 2018 - Good Afternoon James Hill Families, Well, there was no shortage of excitement this past week! Our Book Fair was a very popular attraction for students and adults alike. We are so thankful to our parent helpers for their hard work to set up and run the Book Fair! We appreciate all the parent and student... Read more »
  • Weekly Newsletter: November 30 November 30, 2018 - Dear James Hill Families, We are certainly getting busy with preparations for December! It is hard to believe that we are already at the end of November. Christmas concerts, Book Fairs and Christmas Angel donations are soon to begin! Our students continue to do excellent work with their learning. Our Action Plan for Learning this... Read more »
  • Weekly Newsletter: November 24 November 19, 2018 - Dear James Hill Families, Yet another busy week has passed at James Hill Elementary. This week was full of interesting learning opportunities for students and staff! Our Collaboration afternoon on Tuesday provided a chance for staff to work together, collaborate, learn and plan for enhanced student learning. If you are interested in how James Hill... Read more »
  • Weekly Newsletter: November 16 November 16, 2018 - Dear James Hill Families,       We hope you all enjoyed the long weekend! Although it was a short week, students were busy creating, learning and connecting in all the classrooms this week. Students have been creating and decorating cards for Canadian Soldiers currently overseas. They will be mailed soon so they arrive in... Read more »
  • Weekly Newsletter: November 8 November 8, 2018 -           Dear James Hill Families, We had a moving Remembrance Day assembly Thursday. Our students showed great respect as several students shared accounts honouring family members that served in the Armed Forces. Mrs. Kazakoff’s students helped to plan the assembly, Ms. Clayton’s class performed a song and each division presented a... Read more »
  • Weekly Newsletter: November 3 November 3, 2018 -   Dear James Hill Families, What an exciting week it was at James Hill Elementary! With Halloween fun all around the school, we had a ‘spooktacular’ Halloween week!  It was terrific to see all the children in their costumes! Thank you to all of the families who participated in the Pumpkin Display in the gym.... Read more »