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Kindergarten Registration Meeting

April 11, 2017
​James Hamblin School will be holding a Kindergarten registration meeting on Wednesday, April 26th at 6:30 p.m. Students who will be five years old as of December 31, 2017 are eligible to start Kindergarten. Registration forms along with all other required paperwork will be available that night. When registering a student,...

​​​Arts Gala 2017

March 16, 2017
Everyone is invited to attend the Prairie Valley School Division Arts Gala featuring Canadian content, themes, composers, authors and artists in celebration of Canada's 150th birthday! There will be refreshments served. Free admission. Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 7:00 pm
Riddell Centre, University of Regina
For more information contact Kristen Myers...

Parent Information Nights: Cyber-Bullying

March 14, 2017
Wolseley High School – April 3 at 7 PM Education Centre – April 4 at 7 PM Learn how to protect and support your children through award-winning educator Dr. Alec Couros, professor of educational technology and media at the University of Regina. This engaging and informative session includes: The prevalence of...

French Immersion is Available in Two Schools

February 10, 2017
As a full service school division , Prairie Valley offers French Immersion on the east side of the division at École White City School and on the west side at Lumsden Elementary School. Each year the program expands by one grade level to ensure that students have access to French Immersion so they can continue their education as the...

Community Living Clothing Drive

February 01, 2017
JHS is collecting gently used clothing for Community Living. We will be taking donations from February all the way through to our pick-up day on April 28th. Please ensure all items are clean, bagged and in sellable condition. Please see the attachment for donation guidelines. If you require more information, please...

Menchie's Sale, February 16th

February 01, 2017
​Click on the attached picture for more details.

Milk Days This Month

February 01, 2017
Thursday, March 9 Friday, March 24 Thursday, March 30

Election Results

October 27, 2016
​ Board elections were on October 26, 2016. Click here  for election results.

Welcome Back!

August 30, 2016
School begins for all students​ on September 1st (this includes Kindergarten students). The entrance bell rings at 8:50 a.m. Lunch runs from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and school is let out at 3:25 p.m. We look forward to seeing all our students, both new and returning, this Thursday!

Cultural Heritage Spirit Day

May 24, 2016
Our Cultural Heritage Spirit Day has been moved from May 27th to May 26th. Students can dress up that day in traditional clothes from their culture.​

School Start Supply Lists

May 13, 2016
The school supply lists for the 2016-17 school year have now been published to our web page. You can find them by clicking on Students>Supply List. A parent letter explaining the School Start supply ordering program is also available.​

Calendar Survey - We want to hear from you!

May 11, 2016
​Prairie Valley School Division is currently developing the 2014-2015 school year calendar. The calendar will reflect the Ministry of Education's requirements regarding instructional time for Saskatchewan students. Please share your feedback on the options we've developed by taking our short survey.
To complete the survey, click here or pick...

Hockey Day Teacher Resource

March 01, 2016
​ As a unique learning opportunity, 3,200 g rade 4 to 8 students from across the Division are attending the Regina Pats Hockey Day on February 29, and teachers are integrating the experience into the classroom with the new Hockey Day Teacher Resource . Prairie Valley School Division’s team of educational...

JHS Student Blog

December 01, 2015
Our two grade nine students at James Hamblin School are proud to introduce their new blog showcasing our school happenings. You can visit it at http://jhswarriors.wordpress.com to get news from student perspectives. Keep checking back to see what they have been up to!​

School Start Supply Lists

May 04, 2015
JHS is excited to use School Start online supply ordering for the second year in a row. For those who may be new to this process, you can find your child(ren)'s school supply lists in the folder "School Start Supply Lists, 2015-16" to the right under Publications. Hard copies of the...

Guest Riders on Buses

February 05, 2015
The school would like to inform parents of our policy regarding guest riders on the buses. Students are welcome to bring guest riders on the bus under the following conditions: 1. There must be sufficient room for the guest rider to ride the bus. 2. The parent of the student who...

Ski Forms and Money are due Monday

January 16, 2015
​ One more reminder that ski forms and money are due on Monday. We MUST have everything in on time so that we can confirm with the ski hill and pre-order our lunches. Ski trip is coming fast, so please get those forms and money in. Many thanks to everyone who...

We Day!

October 31, 2014
​ We can't believe that We Day is almost upon us! It is only a week away! A note is going out with all 7/8/9 students with detailed information regarding the day. We are loading the bus at 6:00 a.m., so it is very important that all students ... arrive at...

Student-Led Three-Way Conferences

October 27, 2014
Three-Way Conference letters have gone home with the times of your scheduled conferences. If you have not received this letter, or if you have any questions or concerns, please contact the school at 699-2301. The conferences take place on November 5 and 6 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. both days.​...

Magazine Fundraiser

October 08, 2014
​ SOS: Save Our Subscriptions!   We have finally had our Magazine Sale kick-off, and your child(ren)'s magazine order packets will be coming home shortly. You will find enclosed a parent letter, all the items necessary to take magazine orders, ... and a prize page showing all the incentives the students receive...

Terry Fox

September 23, 2014
Our Terry Fox event is being held this Friday afternoon, September 26th​. We ask that any money raised be turned in to the school by Friday morning. Pledge forms and envelopes should be returned, even if no money was raised. Thank you for your co-operation.

Open House

September 23, 2014
A reminder that Open House is tonight from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at James Hamblin School. Come down, meet our staff and see your child(ren)'s classroom(s). We look forward to seeing you there!​

JHS Picture Day

September 05, 2014
Picture day is on September 15th. You will have received a reminder flyer about this; you do NOT need to return this paper to school. Lifetouch has a new program this year where parents will be able to choose their backgrounds online when ordering pictures. More information as it arrives.​

Blanket Out-of-School Permission forms

September 03, 2014
Forms will be coming home with your child(ren) this week which, when signed, allows permission for them to attend learning opportunities off of school property, whether it is in the community or beyond. You will still be notified when there are field trips and other excursions, but this blanket form ensures...

Beginning of 2014-15 School Year

August 20, 2014
​The first day of Kindergarten is Wednesday, September 3; all other students return to school on Tuesday, September 2 after Labour Day.

James Hamblin School is on social media!

May 14, 2014
We are excited to announce that JHS is now on Facebook and Twitter. You can like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/jameshamblinschool to get updates on what is happening in the school, and you can follow us on Twitter at @JameHamSchool. James Hamblin School has our privacy settings set so that you...

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION DATE ERROR

May 06, 2014
​ Please note : there was an error in the newsletter regarding Kindergarten registration. The date of the Kindergarten registration is May 14, 2014 from 4:30 to 7:00. Please inform any potential Kindergarten registrants who you may know. Thank you and we apologize for any inconvenience.  

Vow of Silence

April 16, 2014
On April 16, students in grades 5-9 took a vow of silence for the school day to show support for the millions of girls around the world facing poverty, exploitation and the denial of their right to education. It was quiet in the building as students spent their day not speaking...

InTouch

April 11, 2014
​In this new edition we keep you InTouch by exploring how Prairie Valley School Division strives to create positive school environments to support and nurture success for our students.   Help us spread the news by sharing this with SCC members, parents, students, and your community!  

Day of Pink

April 02, 2014
On April 8th, 2014, JHS students in grades 5-9 will travel to the Turvey Centre in Regina to take part in a Day of Pink rally to show their support of respect and to stand up against bullying. This rally is the second annual such gathering held in Regina, and JHS...

Drama Performance, April 11, 2014

March 28, 2014
​JHS Drama presents: Kindness, a one act comedy/drama by Dennis Foon. April 11, 7:00 p.m. in the JHS gymnasium Opening skits performed by grades 1-4 Opening play performed by grades 5-6 Contact James Hamblin School for tickets.

Calendar Survey - We want to hear from you!

February 28, 2014
​Prairie Valley School Division is currently developing the 2014-2015 school year calendar. The calendar will reflect the Ministry of Education's requirements regarding instructional time for Saskatchewan students. Please share your feedback on the options we've developed by taking our short survey.
To complete the survey, click here or pick...

Student Led Conferences

February 14, 2014
The spring student-led three-way conferences have been scheduled for March 5th and 6th. Letters have gone home with your conference times. If you have not received this letter, or if you have any questions, please feel free to contact the school. A Synervoice call will be sent out closer to the...

School Start Program

February 12, 2014
JHS has been given the opportunity to offer a new service to our families; ordering your school supplies online. An insert will be coming home with your child's three-way conference letter giving you information about this program. We will be polling parents at three-way conferences to see how much interest there...

GRADE 3-9 SKI TRIP FOR THURSDAY, JANUARY 30 POSTPONED

January 29, 2014
Due to a forecast of -37 windchill for Thursday, January 30, the ski trip scheduled for grades 3-9 students has been postponed. School will proceed as usual tomorrow. A new date of Friday, February 7 has been arranged, again weather permitting. A note will be sent home with all grade 3-9...

Christmas Carnival

November 29, 2013
JHS will hold a Christmas Carnival on December 17 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. There will be activity stations with crafts, games, cookies, face painting and pictures with Santa. The choir and band will also be performing. Any donations to the silver collection at the door are appreciated greatly and...

Chocolate Sales

November 29, 2013
Keep your eyes peeled for students selling World's Finest Chocolates in the next few weeks. The chocolate fundraiser is to help fund students' ski trip in January. 100% of the profit from this fundraiser is used by the students; the school does not keep the money raised. For those that are...

Milk Draw Days!

November 29, 2013
From December 2 to 13 JHS will be having Milk Draw Days. Any student who has ordered milk from our milk program has had his/her name put into a draw for fun prizes like erasers, rulers, stickers and more! If you didn't order milk this time, don't worry; there will be...

Student-Led Conferences

October 29, 2013
This fall's student-led three-way conferences were very well attended, even despite a nasty flu going around! Thank you so much to all the families that attended their scheduled times and made these conferences a success; it is a great benefit to your children for them to be able to share with...

Rider Spirit Day

October 07, 2013
​Show your Rider Pride on Friday, October 11, 2013. Wear your green and white for Rider Spirit Day.

SOS - Save Our Subscriptions!

September 26, 2013
​The James Hamblin School magazine fundraising campaign is in full swing, and we need your help to make this a great fundraiser! Ordering is easy and can even be done online by visiting http://www.ccrp.ca and using the JHS campaign code SK1980 . Whether you would like to order new subscriptions to...

School Pictures

September 09, 2013
School picture day was on Monday, September 16. Proofs have since gone home. If you are unhappy with your child's photo, or if you your child was absent and missed photo day, retakes are being held the morning of November 1st.

School Newsletters

November 01, 2011
​Please be sure to check out the Publications section for our current newsletter.

Kindergarten Registration Meeting

April 11, 2017
​James Hamblin School will be holding a Kindergarten registration meeting on Wednesday, April 26th at 6:30 p.m. Students who will be five years old as of December 31, 2017 are eligible to start Kindergarten. Registration forms along with all other required paperwork will be available that night. When registering a student,...

​​​Arts Gala 2017

March 16, 2017
Everyone is invited to attend the Prairie Valley School Division Arts Gala featuring Canadian content, themes, composers, authors and artists in celebration of Canada's 150th birthday! There will be refreshments served. Free admission. Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 7:00 pm
Riddell Centre, University of Regina
For more information contact Kristen Myers...

Parent Information Nights: Cyber-Bullying

March 14, 2017
Wolseley High School – April 3 at 7 PM Education Centre – April 4 at 7 PM Learn how to protect and support your children through award-winning educator Dr. Alec Couros, professor of educational technology and media at the University of Regina. This engaging and informative session includes: The prevalence of...

French Immersion is Available in Two Schools

February 10, 2017
As a full service school division , Prairie Valley offers French Immersion on the east side of the division at École White City School and on the west side at Lumsden Elementary School. Each year the program expands by one grade level to ensure that students have access to French Immersion so they can continue their education as the...

Community Living Clothing Drive

February 01, 2017
JHS is collecting gently used clothing for Community Living. We will be taking donations from February all the way through to our pick-up day on April 28th. Please ensure all items are clean, bagged and in sellable condition. Please see the attachment for donation guidelines. If you require more information, please...