Progress Reports

Gr. 1 – 8 progress reports will be sent home on Wednesday, December 2 at the end of the day.


Media Safety Presentations

On October 26, students from Gr. 3 – 8 will be learning about Internet and Social Media safety from presenter Ryan Richardson, President of Media Safe Corporation.


Student Council

Congratulations to the 2015/16 Student Council members: President Adam Vice-President Anna Treasurer Julien Secretary Cheyenne Class Reps Trista, Trianna and James Advisors Ms. Portis and Miss Russell


ADSB Running Meet – Postponed

NOTICE REGARDING ELEMENTARY CROSS COUNTRY MEET As you are likely aware, we continue to manage the strike action of two of our union groups (Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario, ETFO and Canadian Union of Public Employees, CUPE) and to maintain our commitment to ensuring the safety and supervision of our students.  In consultation with our administration, we have decided that we will postpone the
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New Staff

Mrs. Jarvis is very happy to welcome four new teachers to the staff at SJD. Miss Melanie Schill will be the Gr. 1/2 teacher, Mrs. Angela Plaunt will be the Gr. 6/7 teacher; Mme Nicole Swift will be the French teacher; and Mr. Bryan Nanni will be the Release teacher. Welcome to all new and returning staff!


Soccer Season

Ms. Portis will begin soccer practices very soon. Mrs. Jarvis has begun organizing the annual soccer tournament to be held in early October.


School Begins

The staff at SJD is looking forward to a brand new year beginning on Tueday, September 8. See you then!


Curling Season

Another curling season has just ended, and once again, Mrs. P. Bernath (organizer) was very happy with the level of commitment and ability displayed by the curlers. Mrs. Chandor-Hall was helping throughout the season. Mrs. Bernath and the students were disappointed they weren’t able to compete in the Sault this year due to the annual BonSoo bonspiel being cancelled, but they enjoyed their season
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Floor Hockey Intramurals

A very successful floor hockey season ended on March 13 after six weeks of exciting play during morning and afternoon recesses. 53 students from Gr. 3 – 6 participated, and 15 Gr. 7 & 8 students coached the teams. Mrs. Jarvis organized the league and was very impressed with the high levels of inclusion, sportsmanship and competitiveness. 


Basketball Season

Congratulations to our boys and girls basketball teams on a very successful season under the coaching skills of Ms. Portis (girls) and Miss Russell (boys). They competed in the annual tournament on March 10. The girls came in third place narrowly missing the championship game by one point. The boys team were undefeated throughout the tournament and brought home the championship trophy. Both teams
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