School News

2020-2021 School Year Calendar

Please see the 2020-2021 School Year Calendar for all of the Pro-D Days, holidays, and early dismissal dates. 2020-2021 School Year Calendar... Read more

Special Boundary Reviews Board Meetings

The District will be sharing their latest boundary review recommendations to the Board of Education this month after receiving community input on the phase three proposal. The District hosted eight school-targeted... Read more

2019-2020 School Year Calendar

Here is the 2019-2020 School Year Calendar including Pro-D Days, early dismissal days, and school holidays. 2019-2020 School Year Calendar  ... Read more

Parent Emergency Planning Workshop

This workshop will help families make an emergency plan and familiarize themselves with the school's post-disaster emergency reunification plan. The new Student(s) Emergency Release Form will be explained, and what to... Read more

Student Enrolment Priorities

Enrolment projections indicate that the Greater Victoria School District could see an increase of 2,000 students over the next 10 years. When space is limited in a school, student enrolment... Read more

2017/18 School Calender

Mark your calendars... School District 61 has published the 2017/18 School Calendar.  In addition to the dates listed, Margaret Jenkins school chosen ProD day is on Monday, January 22.  The... Read more

School Calendar 2017/18 and 2018/19

Planning your holidays for the next two years?  The Board of Education has approved the calendars for the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 School Years.  The calendars outline professional development days, spring... Read more

New Water Fountains

A new water fountain has been installed on the top floor, and a second one is currently being installed on the main floor, thanks to PAC!  The students are very... Read more

Crenshaw Food Drive

Thank you to EMJS Families for all the contributions to the food drive.  The representative from Fairfield United was thrilled with the quantity brought in for the food bank. ... Read more

Pizza/Sushi Orders

The PAC is organizing a pizza/sushi lunch every Wednesday starting Sep 28 as a fundraiser to pay for extra educational programs for our students. If you would like to order... Read more

PAC School Supply Ordering

PAC is planning for next year already!  Purchasing school supplies can be time-consuming and confusing.  We are hoping that the below information will help! The School Supply list - -... Read more

Lost and Found

Please take a look at the lost and found... there are currently 4 tables full of hoodies, sweaters and coats. ... Read more

New Curriculum Implementaion

Please see the letter and attachments below from the Ministry of Education regarding the new curriculum. 187824 Parents outgoing 187822 Changes to Provincial Assessment Chart 187822 QAs New Curriculum... Read more

2016-17 School Calendar

At the Board Meeting held March 29, the school calendar for the 2016/2017 school year was approved as listed below: School opens on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 Thanksgiving is Monday, October 10, 2016 Remembrance... Read more

Ready Set Learn for 3 year olds

Our Ready Set Learn Open House is planned for Thursday, February 4, 2016 from 1:00 - 2:30 pm Ready Set Learn features: Opportunity for children to experience being at our school Information pack... Read more

Pizza Sushi Ordering Information

The PAC is organizing a pizza/sushi lunch every Wednesday starting Sep 28 as a fundraiser to pay for extra educational programs for our students. If you would like to order... Read more

School Supplies Order

School Supplies for the 2015-16 school year are now available for ordering from Monk Office.  You can go online to  and enter PAC5191 for both the username and password. There... Read more

Parent and Volunteer Coffee

Thank you, parents, for all of the countless ways you help to add to our school community.  Join us from 8:15 on May 29 for coffee on the primary playground in... Read more

Class Photos

Whole class photos are on the morning of  May 25 starting with our youngest classes.  Every student will receive a class photo in June at no charge.... Read more

Transition to Middle School

At 1:00 on Thursday, May 14 our future Middle School students will be heading to Central and Monterey for an afternoon orientation.... Read more

Donations for Naturalized Playground

Would you like to make a contribution to our planned Naturalized Playground?  Please make a cheque out to GVSD#61 and bring it to the school office.  All donations of $20... Read more

Kindergarten Registration

All children born in 2010 are eligible to begin Kindergarten in September 2015.  Register your child for French Immersion between January 12 and 16, 2015 at your catchment area school,... Read more

Are you an ÉMJS alumni?

Click here to register as an alumni.  A number of special events are being planned for Spring 2014 to celebrate ÉMJS 100th anniversary. Details will be posted on the website... Read more

Annual Terry Fox Run

The Annual Terry Fox National School Run Day for Cancer Research On the afternoon of Thursday, September 26th, ÉMJS will join hundreds of other schools across Canada to help keep Terry’s... Read more

PAC Meeting – 7:00 pm

At our upcoming September 26th general monthly meeting (7:00 pm, library), the PAC Executive will be putting forth a motion to use the (unexpected) surplus from our 2012/13 budget to... Read more

Thank you to our ÉMJS PAC

... for arranging our Thrifty Foods Smile Card Program.  With this support we were able to purchase two more picnic tables that can be enjoyed by classrooms during the school... Read more

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