Weekly Newsletters

  • Newsletter: September 6 September 6, 2019- Dear James Hill Families, What a fabulous first week of school! It has been so wonderful to see all the students and families again after summer holidays! Teachers have been working countless hours this week building class lists for students’ permanent classes. They carefully consider the academic, social, emotional and physical needs of each student... Read more »
  • First Week of School Information August 29, 2019- Good Afternoon, James Hill Families! We hope that you all have had a safe and enjoyable summer! Our staff is excited for the return of students and families. Everyone has been busy working hard to ensure that the school looks wonderful and is ready for students to return to classrooms! I would like to extend... Read more »
  • Newsletter: July 3, 2019 July 3, 2019- Dear James Hill Families, It is with disbelief that I compose the final newsletter for the year. We have had so many incredible learning opportunities, so many community events and so many happy times this year, it is hard to believe the year has come to a conclusion. On behalf of all staff, we want... Read more »
  • Weekly Newsletter: June 24 June 23, 2019- Dear James Hill Families, The learning is certainly fun in the final weeks of June! We had buddies doing a Pirate Hunt for hidden treasure, classes heading to waterparks and pools, the grade fours and fives traveled to Cultus Lake Waterslides, and many more exciting adventures. On Friday, we also celebrated National Indigenous Peoples Day... Read more »
  • Weekly Newsletter: June 17 June 17, 2019- Dear James Hill Families, This week was a fun one at James Hill Elementary! Our grade fives attended Operation Waterproof at Al Anderson, our Kindergarten students visited the Aquarium, and lots of students are heading outside for unique learning opportunities!  We also had our LSS grad walk on Friday- it was so great to see... Read more »
  • Weekly Newsletter: June 10 June 10, 2019- Dear James Hill Families, Another busy week has passed at James Hill! We had a tremendous Sports Day on Friday, and while it rained at the beginning, the sunshine came out and we had a great day. Thank you to all the parents who came to help volunteer and also cheer our students on. Special... Read more »
  • Weekly Newsletter: June 2 June 2, 2019- Dear James Hill Families, We hope you had a great weekend in the sunshine. Our students participated in the District Track Meet on Tuesday and represented James Hill so well! Their sportsmanship and encouragement towards other athletes was commendable! We are so proud of all our athletes for your hard work and determination!  Special thanks... Read more »
  • Weekly Newsletter: May 26 May 26, 2019- Dear James Hill Families, Our learning continues as we near the year’s end! Lots of students and staff continue to head outdoors to expand their learning experiences. So many teachers are providing incredible experiential learning opportunities! Our StrongStart program with Miss Sam just opened a new supermarket for the children! Miss Anderson recreated a Barkerville... Read more »
  • Weekly Newsletter: May 20 May 20, 2019- Dear James Hill Families, We hope you have had a terrific long weekend! Yet another exciting week has passed at James Hill Elementary! We are very excited for Mrs. Johnson who had a baby girl on Mother’s Day! Mom and baby are doing very well. We also had our James Hill Track Meet this week.... Read more »
  • Weekly Newsletter: May 12 May 12, 2019- Dear James Hill Families, This week the sunshine provided lots of opportunities for students to get outside and move around! We had several fun events for our students, including Dr. Seuss Day in Mrs. Kazakoff’s class, soapstone carving in Mrs. Coffin’s class, Caine’s Arcade demonstrations in the gym with Miss Mostat’s class, and the Golden... Read more »