JJN has Math Mania!

Our kindergarten students are learning to sort, subitize, and make patterns!

Our kindergarten students are learning to sort, subitize, and make patterns!

Java, Muffins and Math!

Next session date: November 6, 2014. Please RSVP to the school office 780-418-6330.

Next session date: November 6, 2014. Please RSVP to the school office 780-418-6330.



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The Sacrament of Confirmation - A Place For Everyone!

Father Mike and Father Ignacy met with their second group of parents from our school as the first session of the four part Confirmation Preparation sessions. The urge parents to consider this beautiful process for the spiritual life of their child. …

Sparticl - Great Website for Science, technology, math...

Sparticl: is a new web and mobile service for teens, a collection of the best the web has to offer in science, technology, engineering, and math or STEM. What are you CURIOUS about? How to get mummy DNA??? Check out this website?  http://www.sparticl.org…

Family Hallowe'en Dance Was Spookacular!

Our Friends and Family Society organized a wonderful opportunity for our families to gather together for a spooky fun evening where children and adults came decked out in their wild and wacky Halloween costumes.  Thank you to Mrs. Layna Haley for dreaming…

Stone Soup in Mrs. Wenger's class!

The students love this story and the excitement of finding the stone (well cleaned!) in the delicious soup cooked up by wonderful parent volunteers! Click for photos.

Learning the Art of Debating!

Mr. Kelly and Mrs. Sowinski's students watched and read about models of debates, then prepped and presented their own debates.  We can see why some parents might have a hard time arguing with these champion 'debaters'! Click for photos.


Congratulations to Tristan R. who was the winner of the SUTP fundraiser draw. Tristan won a Google Android 4.27" camera touch tablet. Way to go Tristan!


On Friday, October 10th, the grade 5 classes coordinated a lovely Thanksgiving celebration for our J.J. Nearing community.  A special thank you to Father Ignacy for his words of Thanksgiving and to all our parents that joined in the celebration. Thank…

New Classroom Ready To Go!

Mrs. Hrebien's grade five classroom is set up and the students are all settled in.  Thank you to our terrific team from Operations and Maintenance for working hard to get the room ready so quickly and to all our staff for their flexibility and patience.…

Fire Drills Pay Off!

The St. Albert Fire Department came by today to test how well prepared our school was in regards to Fire Drills.  Using the new Hour Zero protocol, we emptied the whole school in under three minutes and completed attendance in under 6 minutes which…

Celebrating the New Year liturgy and Bible Presentation

J.J. Nearing hosted a Liturgy of the Word to celebrate the start of our new school year.  Father Ignacy and special guests, Mr. McGuiness and Mrs. Yeomans from our district office, along with many parents and family members joined us in welcoming new…

Java, Muffins, and Math!

28 parents attended our first Math for Parents morning and gave very positive feedback.  The invite still stands! "Would you like to learn more about the strategies we use to teach the basic facts?  Come join our district Numeracy Coordinator, Mrs.…

Sparks Exploratorium! & Fun in the Sun Day!

Our grade 5 and 6 students spent the afternoon exploring their Sparks by signing up for a variety of cool sessions.  There were sessions on African Drumming, Cooking, Glass Art, and Trick Skipping. The students who attended Zoo School presented their projects in a Showcase in the library. It was an exciting day and the students were thrilled with the experience!