Bus Route Changes – Routes 9 and 12

The construction in the Portugal Cove Road area is coming to an end, and the related detours have been lifted.

Effective Monday, December 17, 2018, Bus Routes 9 ans 12 will return to their previous routes.

For the most current and up-to-date bus route documents, please see the bus route documents found on the respective school’s profile page on the District website, www.nlesd.ca.

Christmas Spirit Days

December 17th Red/Green and White Day  

December 18th Christmas Socks Day   

December 19th Christmas Sweater Day

December 20th Christmas Caroling Day

December 21st Christmas Hat Day

A Fantastic Christmas Concert

It was the happiest time of the year at the annual MDJH Christmas Concert! Thanks to all the students who participated and the parents, guardians, and friends who attended. Special thanks go out to Ms. Sarah Comerford and Mr. Gord Smith for all their hard work and preparation!

Grizzly Sports Wins!

Congratulations to the Grade 8 Girls Basketball Team for winning the Brookside Intermediate Grade 9 invitational this past weekend.

Congratulations to the Grade 7 Boys Basketball Team on their tournament win!

Congratulations also to the Grade 8 Boys Basketball Team on their win this weekend!

Big congratulations also go out to Alex Ryan, on winning Bronze at the 2018 Commonwealth Karate Championship that was held in South Africa!

Way to go Grizzlies!

Congratulations to guide to the good

Congratulations go out to Kim Todd and her team at guide to the good and thegreenrock.ca, for being awarded a Golden Broom Award for 2018 from the City of St. John’s. One of their many programs is In Its Place, a waste diversion program in partnership with MDJH, Kids Eat Smart Foundation, Clean St. John’s, Island Compost, City of St. John’s, St. John’s Farmers Market, and the Wellness Coalition Avalon East. This composting program during our Breakfast Club Program helps to emphasize the part we can all play in taking care of the environment.

Way to go!

Early Dismissal Today – December 6th

Today is Parent-Teacher Day, so all students will be dismissed at 11:21 am. Buses will be making their regular runs at this point.

Parent-Teacher meetings start at 12:30 pm and finish at 6:30 pm.

Reminder that tomorrow, December 7th, is a Professional Development Day for teachers, so there will not be any classes.


Bus Route Changes – Monday, December 10th

There are some changes to MDJH bus routes starting on Monday, December 10th. The changes are as following:

Route 9A – stops added (previously Bus 14)

  • Simms St & Berrigan Pl
  • Shea St & Emerson St
  • Shea St & Osbourne St
  • Downing St & Falkland St

Route 13 – stops added

  • 103 Radio Range Rd (previously Bus 15)
  • 85 Airport Rd (new)
  • Airport Heights & Canso Pl (previously Bus 14)
  • 27 Firdale Dr (previously Bus 14)

Route 14 – stops added (previously Bus 13)

  • Gairlock St & Kincaid St
  • Gairlock St & Turnberry St
  • Gairlock St & Durness St
  • Gairlock St & Cambrae St

Route 2 – stops added (previously Bus 9A)

  • 926 Torbay Rd
  • 28 Pulpit Rock Rd
  • 12 Roblin Pl
  • Roblin Pl & Kelly’s Lane

For a list and map of all the bus routes, as well as the stops, please visit our Bus Routes page.