Weekly Newsletters

  • Newsletter: November 17 November 17, 2019- Dear James Hill Families, We had a beautiful Remembrance Day ceremony on November 7. Various students and staff honoured family members that served in our Canadian Armed Forces. All students were incredibly respectful throughout the entire ceremony, paying their respects to those who have fought to protect our rights and freedoms. Lest we forget. Thank... Read more »
  • Newsletter: November 3 November 3, 2019- Dear James Hill Elementary Families, It has been a busy couple of weeks at JHE! Even with all the festivities around the school, staff and students continued to engage in a variety of learning opportunities. Our grade fives seized the opportunity to learn about government after the Federal Election and students participated in a mock... Read more »
  • Newsletter: October 20 October 29, 2019- This newsletter was emailed to parents instead of posted on the website. You can read it here: JHE newsletter Oct 20
  • Newsletter: October 6 October 6, 2019- Dear James Hill Families, The school has been busy these past two weeks! On Monday, September 30, our school had an assembly and Forest Walk for Orange Shirt Day.  Each student crafted a heart and planted it in the forest to acknowledge and remember that Every Child Matters. We also hosted our annual Terry Fox... Read more »
  • Newsletter: September 20 September 22, 2019- Dear James Hill Families, What a great first few weeks we have had at James Hill! Students are settled in nicely into their new classrooms. Teachers have planned and taught many community-building activities to create caring, connected classes. We are seeing more artwork on the walls and the chatter and laughter in the rooms is... Read more »
  • 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 »