Book Fair Next Week!

Our 2017 Book Fair launches next week in the LRC. Pop by to check out the latest offerings from Scholastic!

The Book Fair will be open recess and lunch next week for you to come by and see what we have for sale. As well, every homeroom will get a chance to visit (see the schedule below). The book fair will also be open on Thursday, November 30th, during Parent-Teacher Interviews for their shopping pleasure.

Want to buy a book for a favourite teacher’s classroom library? Gift lists will be available!

For more information, see Ms. Power in the LRC.

Upcoming Important Dates

  • Grade 9 immunization forms are to be returned to the homeroom teachers as soon as possible.
  • Report cards will be going home on Monday, November 27th
  • Scholastic Book Fair will run in the LRC from Monday, November 27th to Thursday, December 1st.
  • Parent-Teacher Interviews will be on Thursday, November 30th from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Appointments to see teachers can be made through the OPTIS system. For information on how to register for and access OPTIS, please click here.
  • There will be a Professional Development Day for Teachers on Friday, December 1st. There will be no classes for students on that day.
  • The last day of classes before the Christmas Break will be Friday, December 22nd. Students will return to classes on Monday, January 8th, and it will be Day 6 of the school cycle.


Parenting Your Adolescent – Janeway Family Centre

PYA is a group for parents/caregivers of teenagers that will help you learn to steer that roller coaster in the right direction. More importantly, you’ll learn how to build a better relationship with your teen and feel better about yourself in the process
(You might even learn to enjoy the bumpy ride!).

For more information, click here to download the brochure, or click here to visit the Janeway Family Centre website.

Holiday Reminder

A reminder to our school community that there will be no classes on Friday, November 10th due to the District Fall Holiday. We will also be closed on Monday, November 13th for Remembrance Day.

Have a safe and great long weekend, and we’ll see you on Tuesday, November 14th!

Bus Route Changes – November 20th


These bus route changes will take place as of Monday, November 20th


Please be advised that there are some minor changes to MDJH bus routes taking effect on November 20th. Bus stop locations will remain the same, bus a few stops have been moved from one route to another. Below is a summary of the changes:

  • Portugal Cove Rd @ McNeily St – moved from route 12 to route 9A
  • Mountbatten Dr @ Lambert Pl – moved from route 13 to route 9A
  • Logy Bay Rd @ Kinsellas Lane – moved from route 13 to route 14
  • Paddy Dobbin Dr @ Brighton Pl – moved from route 10 to route 13
  • Paddy Dobbin Dr @ Norfolk Pl – moved from route 10 to route 13

A bus stop change has also recently been approved. The stop that was located at Airport Rd @ Radio Range Rd will now be located at #103 Radio Range Rd (route 15).

For a downloadable list of routes and maps showing where they travel, please visit our Bus Page.