J.J. Nearing will be closed from June 26th to August 18th. The school will re-open on August 19th. Office hours are 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday. Registration is being accepted throughout the summer by phoning our District Office at 780-459-7711.
Please click the link "2015-16 Registration" on the left menu bar for supply lists, registration forms and transportation information.
BACK TO SCHOOL PICNIC
Please join us on Thursday, August 27th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for our Back to School Picnic and Open House evening. This will give you and your child a chance to meet your teacher and greet old and new friends. There will be a hot dog meal for purchase that evening at $4.00 each.
Have a Blessed Summer!
Celebrating our caring students!
Today, we took some time out to celebrate our wonderful student volunteers by giving them a pizza lunch! We are so proud to say we served pizza to over 250 students that have given of their time so generously throughout the year. These students have helped to create a school environment that is filled with laughter, caring and sharing. Thank you to all our student volunteers!!
What a Day!
We were thrilled to host International Award Winning Hoop Dancer Dallas Arcand on Thursday, June 11th.
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SCHOOL BLOG! (click on photos to see more pics!)
Old Fashioned PicnicJun 12 2015
Our School Council put on an old fashioned picnic for our students Thursday afternoon. The students loved sitting outside on blankets sharing their lunch with their friends. Thanks to School Council for bringing the lemonade, watermelon and cotton candy.
Celebrating 150 years of Catholic EducationJun 12 2015
The Greater St. Albert Catholic School Division celebrated 150 years of Catholic Education with a Division wide Mass on the Hill.
JJN Track and Field!May 22 2015
Our grade 4, 5, & 6 students had a spectacular day at Fowler Track on May 22nd, for our annual J.J. Nearing Track and Field Day.. The weather was beautiful, the students were well behaved and were excellent sports cheering each other on. Thank you…
Run Wild!May 5 2015
Congratulations to all of our runners who participated in the Run Wild event this past weekend. All of the students trained hard for the past several weeks and made our school proud! There were 10 students that completed the Marafun 1.6km event, 15 students…
Gold Standard at Rotary Festival!May 4 2015
Our school participated in the Rotary Music Festival. We were very proud that our senior choir received a Gold standing and were awarded the Chairman's Choice award for choral singing. Congratulations also to our grade four student, Cayenna, who…
A visit from Archbishop SmithApr 13 2015
This morning at J.J. Nearing School, Archbishop Smith spent time with both students and staff. He prayed with the entire school in the school assembly and then spoke to all classes as they visited him in turns in the library. His approachable, friendly,…
MacAirs are great!Apr 9 2015
Our classes are really enjoying the opportunity to use our new MacAirs. Programs like Word Q, Padlet, Kahoot.it... are just some of the applications that our students are finding very useful and engaging. Thank you to our School Council!
Like, Totally AwesomeMar 20 2015
Mr. McDougall’s class traveled back in time to the days of totally tubular leg warmers and righteous hair. The punks, jocks, mods, head bangers and valley girls had a gnarly day, and want to remind you to “don’t worry, be happy”!
Happy St. Patrick's Day!Mar 17 2015
May your Joys be as deep as the Oceans, Your Troubles as light as the foam, And may you find sweet Peace of mind Wherever you may roam.
Our Creative, Talented Kinders!Mar 17 2015
This month the Full-Time Kinders have been interested in sewing. With all sorts of fabrics and sewing notions from home, the boys and girls have been using needle and thread to design and create their projects. They were inspired by a classmate who…
Journal Games semi-finals!Mar 14 2015
We are so proud of how everyone ran yesterday morning and for the parents to come out and support their child. It was unfortunate that we didn't make it to the next 2 rounds but they all ran well and showed great pride in support of their team mates! …
Kindergarten Reporter Video!Mar 11 2015
Our kindergarten students are inspired by a wide variety of stimuli. One little girl has decided she would like to be the class reporter. She has learned how to videotape and is taping various students while they create interesting projects. She has…
The Big Crunch!Mar 11 2015
Tomorrow, our students are participating in THE BIG CRUNCH where organizations and schools across Canada focus on healthy snacking by bringing an apple and recording the whole school taking a great big bite of their apples!!
A fun day in Kindergarten!Mar 6 2015
The kindergarten students enjoyed a hands on learning experience at Save-On Foods where they learned about healthy food choices and the different food groups. The students toured the store exploring many areas that they hadn't seen before - even the…