Weekly Newsletters

  • Newsletter: February 23 February 23, 2020- Dear James Hill Families, It has been a fun-filled few weeks at James Hill. Students enjoyed spreading kindness and joy on Valentine’s Day. Teachers did a lot of work to prepare engaging activities for students, including fun art lessons, class parties to build community and random acts of kindness. We also had several classes celebrate... Read more »
  • Newsletter: February 9 February 9, 2020- Dear James Hill Families, There have been many exciting events at James Hill Elementary over the past two weeks. We hosted another Drop Everything and Read morning, we had another grade 5 Honouring Assembly, and we had the privilege of using sport wheelchairs in the gym during PE classes. Our grade five basketball l team... Read more »
  • Newsletter: January 26 January 26, 2020- Dear James Hill Families, These past two weeks have been a lot of fun! Mother Nature has given us a lot to work and play with. Students LOVED playing in the snow last week and we hope you enjoyed the mid-week snow day! This week brought lots of rain, but with that came the PUDDLES,... Read more »
  • Newsletter: January 10 January 10, 2020- Dear James Hill Families, Happy New Year! We hope you had a wonderful break with family and friends. We are happy to be back together at school this week. It was so great to see all the kids again on Monday! Today was a fun-filled recess with lots of collaboration and creativity in the snow!... Read more »
  • Newsletter: December 15 December 15, 2019- Dear James Hill Families, We hope you are getting into the Holiday spirit this weekend with family and friends. It is hard to believe that we are only 5 school days away from Winter Break! The month of December has been bustling with activity at James Hill! There are festive activities happening all around the... Read more »
  • Newsletter: December 1 December 1, 2019- Dear James Hill Families, It is hard to believe that we are already at December 1! This school year is flying by and we are having lots of fun doing various learning activities! Recently, staff revamped a vacant classroom to create a peaceful and inspiring Story Studio. This space is available to all classes to... Read more »
  • 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 »