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September News

posted Aug 16, 2018, 11:51 AM by Michael Prowse   [ updated Nov 9, 2018, 11:30 AM by Erika Cavanagh ]


Our Remembrance Day assemblies will take place on Friday, November 9th. Grade 1-4 classes will participate at 12:00 p.m. Grade 5-8 classes will participate at 2:15 p.m.

We welcome parents and/or grandparents to attend either assembly as our school remembers and shows respect for those who gave their lives to defend the freedom that we have today.


Tuesday, September 4th, 2018, is the first day of school for all students from JK to grade 8.  I would like to extend a personal welcome to all the new families joining us a JWB.

We are looking forward to another great year at JWB and we have an exciting year with many events and extra-curriculars planned for all of our students.

All families will receive an email with a picture of the school yard illustrating where grade levels will line up to meet their teacher.  Please note that our school hours have not changed. They are:

Start Time:  9:15 a.m.

Nutrition Break #1:  10:55 a.m. - 11:35 a.m.

Nutrition Break #2:  1:15 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.

Dismissal Time (Kindergarten):  3:20 p.m.

Dismissal Time (Grades 1-8):  3:35 p.m.

This website will continue to be updated with new information so check back on a regular basis.

Please bring your smiles on Tuesday, September 4th and get ready for a GREAT day :)

Our Open House date will be set soon.  It is held from will be held from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m on the chosen date.  Please come by to see the school and meet your child(ren)’s teacher. All are welcome!

PHOTO Day is Friday, September 21st, 2018.

Mrs. Macaulay

CLASS LISTS are posted on this website by OEN on Labour Day weekend.  Please look under the “Communication” tab at the top, and then scroll down to the bottom folder entitled “Class Lists - Current Year”.  They are also posted on the side of our building near the parking lot on the long weekend.

SCHOOL CASH ONLINE IS HERE!!!  Please sign up for School Cash Online if you haven’t already done so.  It is the safest and easiest method of paying for field trips, pizza programs, etc.  Please note that the login format is: student first name, student last name, and the last 7 digits of the their student number.  For new JK students, and students new to our school board, please feel free to contact the school (905-336-1864) and we can provide you with your student number.

Some of the benefits that School Cash Online offers are:

  • You may use credit cards, Visa debit and e-transfer

  • Reminder emails to those who have not made payment before the due date

  • Only your student’s items will appear

  • Google Translate in over 100 languages

  • Community or fundraising events can be included

  • Parent Help Desk support is available 24x7

School Cash Online’s website for the HDSB school board is:

Message to kindergarten parents:  Letters regarding class placements, etc. will be mailed out in late August.

The first day of school is almost here!!!  The office will be open again beginning Monday, August 20th, 2018.  We are open Monday through Thursday for the weeks of August 20th and August 27th from 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  If you need to register your child at JWB, please do not hesitate to come into the office during those hours.  Registration forms can be found on the school board’s website (

Click the image to get your Jag Swag

Great news!  Our Spirit Wear site will be open again soon to our community.  Once open, you can order online at  After the order is placed, please send a cheque (payable to Jimmy Tees) to the school.  The order number should be written on the cheque. Orders will then be processed and returned to the school for distribution to students.

We are looking forward to our 2018-2019 Open House.  Date to be announced soon.