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Bike Safety Rodeo sponsored by SGI

May 07, 2019
​May 14th @ 1:30 p.m. Helmets are mandatory to participate.
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JHS Servery Menu

May 07, 2019
Please note the due date at the top of the menu. No late orders or post-dated cheques will be accepted. Click the PDF version of the menu for printing.
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Kindergarten Registration Meeting, March 27, 6:30 p.m.

February 12, 2019
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Skating Schedule: February 4th, 14th, March 1st and 7th

January 29, 2019
Grade K-1 and 6-7-8: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Grades 2-5: 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Thank you to the Town of Qu'Appelle for providing the school with a reduced rate for skating!
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May Lunch Menu - All Orders Due April 18th by 9:30 a.m.

January 24, 2019
​Please click to view the May Lunch Menu; choose the PDF document to print. Orders are due April 18th by 9:30 a.m. No late orders or post-dated cheques accepted. Thank you for supporting our servery! May 2019 Servery Menu.pdf  

JHS SCC Christmas raffle

December 07, 2018
​ Tickets available at the Qu'Appelle Post Office or prior to the concert on December 19th.
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Make A Sign Fundraiser, Dec. 13 (Proceeds go to skating)

December 06, 2018
​   Tomorrow (Friday, December 7th) is the deadline to have forms and money in for the Make A Sign Fundraiser on December 13th. All proceeds will go towards funding a trip to the rink for school skating for all students at JHS.
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PJ Day, December 21st

December 06, 2018
Get warm and cozy on December 21st for PJ Day!
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Christmas Concert, December 19 at 7:00 p.m.

December 06, 2018
  Come join us for some down home festive fun at our Christmas Concert on December 19th! Don't forget to bring your wallets - the SCC is hosting both a Christmas basket raffle AND a dessert auction fundraiser!​

School Safety

November 26, 2018
Please click on the attachment to read information regarding school emergency response protocols.

December Lunch Menu

November 26, 2018
Orders are due on November 30th at 11:45 a.m. Remember, we cannot accept late orders, payments, or post-dated cheques. Thank you for supporting our servery!
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Warrior School Clothing makes a great gift!

November 14, 2018
Our shop is having a Black Friday sale - use the code SUPERBLACK when ordering and receive 20% off all products! As always, shipping is free on orders over $50 (before taxes).
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Get 10% Off School Clothes at our Web Store!

October 01, 2018
Visit and enjoy 10% off your order until October 31st! Enter code GOTEAM10. Orders over $50 receive free shipping! ​
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Steak Night Fundraiser!

September 12, 2018
September 28th: 6:30 p.m. $25.00 (steak, potato, Caesar salad) Silent Auction. Open Mic. Click the attachment above to see our ad. Get your tickets at the school!​

Servery for September

August 04, 2018
​Please see the attached letter for important information regarding our servery program for September, as well as to view the September menu.
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Kindergarten Registration

March 19, 2018
Kindergarten registration will take place on Wednesday, April 18th at 7:00 p.m. at James Hamblin School. If you have a child who will be 5 years old by December 31st, 2018, we encourage you to attend this meeting; if you know anyone with a child who will be ready to start...
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Servery Sponsorship

March 13, 2018
Through the generous donations of some local "Warrior Angels", JHS will be able to offer sponsored lunches in the school. Please click the "Warriorangels" attachment for more information on either how to apply, or how to sponsor lunches if you are interested.​
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Servery Menu

March 02, 2018
​ We are excited to announce that our servery will be opening this Monday, March 5th. In addition to the pre-ordered meals each month, we will also have a number of menu items available for purchase each day. Please click the attachment for menu prices. Items and prices are subject to change without...
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Servery Information

February 26, 2018
​Things are under way to have our JHS servery up and functional. This is going to be a bit of a learning curve so we ask for your understanding and patience as we figure out the best ways to ensure the success of this program.  Your child will receive this note...
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Day 100!

February 07, 2018
February 13th is the 100th day of school, and JHS is celebrating with a Dr. Seuss-themed spirit day. Students are invited to dress up as their favourite Dr. Seuss character, or to wear Dr. Seuss themed outfits. We look forward to seeing what your imaginations bring!
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Popcorn Sales

January 12, 2018
JHS will be hosting popcorn sales on the following dates, with more upcoming dates in the future: January 18th
January 26th
February 6th
February 14th Popcorn is $0.50 per bag, and is ordered the day of the sale. Thank you, again, to Lisa Manshande for popping the corn for us!
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Ice Skating at JHS

January 11, 2018
Thank you to the Town Council who has generously donated some rink time to allow us to take our students skating. Please ensure your child has their skates and CSA approved hockey helmet at school on those days (bike helmets are not appropriate headgear for skating). If they do not have,...
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Milk Date Change

January 08, 2018
​The milk day set for January 25th on the order form has been moved to January 26th. January 25th is not a K day, therefore we moved the milk day to the next day to accommodate our Kindergarten students. We apologize for any inconvenience.  
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Reminders for December/January:

December 15, 2017
​ Christmas concert: Thursday, December 21st, 7:00 p.m. PJ Day and Power Down Day, December 22nd First Day back after Christmas Break: January 8th (it is a day 3 and is K-Day) Grade 4-9 Ski Trip money/forms due: January 9th (no late payments or post dated cheques will be accepted) Grade...

Youth Activities Night - Date Change

December 12, 2017
​Due to a scheduling conflict, the Youth Activities Night that was planned for Wednesday evening at 7:00 p.m. has been moved to after school, 3:30 to approximately 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 14th . The activities being provided are board games and cookie decorating, and hot chocolate will be provided. These...
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Get Your School Spirit Wear in Time for Christmas!

November 22, 2017
Now is the time to order James Hamblin School Warriors spirit wear - it makes a great Christmas gift! If you would like to ensure you receive your items in time for Christmas, visit ​ and place your order by December 3rd. Show your JHS pride by wearing spirit wear from our...
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Popcorn Sales

October 26, 2017
James Hamblin School will once again be holding regular popcorn sales throughout the year. Dates have been set for up until Christmas break, and all days fall on Kindergarten days. In order to conserve paper, notes will not be sent home before every popcorn sale, though a reminder will be given...

Remembrance Day Service

October 24, 2017
IHHS has invited JHS to join them for their Remembrance Day service on November 9; as such, we will not be holding a service here and will instead attend theirs. All staff and students will be going by bus to IHHS on November 9th; we will arrive in Indian Head for 10:30...

Education Week Breakfast and Lunch

October 12, 2017
​October 16-21 is Education Week. The theme this year is "Building Our Future by Learning Together." Our first daily theme of the week is "No One Can LEARN on an Empty Stomach." There will be a pancake breakfast for all students October 16th, and the SCC is providing a free lunch for...

Immunization Information

October 05, 2017
​Please click the above link for information from RQHR regarding immunizations.
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Open House, September 28th, 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

September 26, 2017
On Thursday, September 28th, JHS will host our Reading Rainbow Open House. In addition to coming in to meet your child's teachers, families are invited to both bring books for a book swap in our library, and bring white garments to tie dye. We look forward to seeing everyone!​

Can you help us with supervision?

September 13, 2017
​In an effort to continue to problem-solve the issue of noon supervision, we have had several parents come forward and suggest they may be willing to offer their time to give us added supervision. This offer is hugely appreciated! We are asking that anyone who would be willing to do noon...

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,...
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​​​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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Menchie's Sale, February 16th

February 01, 2017
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Milk Days This Month

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


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...


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...


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 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.

Announcement Archive

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Bike Safety Rodeo sponsored by SGI

May 07, 2019
​May 14th @ 1:30 p.m. Helmets are mandatory to participate.
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JHS Servery Menu

May 07, 2019
Please note the due date at the top of the menu. No late orders or post-dated cheques will be accepted. Click the PDF version of the menu for printing.
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Kindergarten Registration Meeting, March 27, 6:30 p.m.

February 12, 2019
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