Agenda for August 27th, 5:00 - 7:30 p.m.


5:00 p.m.                  Class assignments posted

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.        Back to school picnic

6:00 - 6:30 p.m.        Assembly in gym - staff introductions and BYORD information

6:30 - 7:00 p.m.        Gr. 1-3 classrooms will be open to meet your teacher and formal parent session

7:00 - 7:30 p.m.        Gr. 4-6 classrooms will be open to meet your teacher and formal parent session


Older children are permitted to stay on the playground during teacher sessions and a movie will be put on in the gym to take care of the younger students.



Welcome Back!

We are excited for our first day of classes on August 31st! Remember that first bell is at 8:50 a.m.  Students are expected to be settled in their desks at 8:55 a.m. for our morning prayer and announcements. The school day ends at 3:28 p.m.  We look forward to seeing you all.

What a Day!

We were thrilled to host International Award Winning Hoop Dancer Dallas Arcand on Thursday, June 11th.

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Old Fashioned Picnic

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 Education

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!

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!

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!

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…

Spring Has Sprung!

Our boys are jumping for joy with the warm weather!

A visit from Archbishop Smith

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!

Our classes are really enjoying the opportunity to use our new MacAirs.  Programs like Word Q, Padlet, are just some of the applications that our students are finding very useful and engaging.  Thank you to our School Council!

Like, Totally Awesome

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!

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!

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!

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!

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!

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!

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…

Alberta Opera Was Great Fun!

The Alberta Opera performed a modern version of the play, Rumpelstilskin at our school today.   As is their custom, the troupe had a dozen or so of our students participating in the play which increased the interest from our audience.  The students…