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Attention Parents:

December 05, 2017
A letter will be sent home from your school this week explaining Office 365 and the benefits for your child as well as for teaching and learning.  Please sign and return this form if you DO NOT want your child to have access to this platform.

School Supply Lists

July 06, 2017

EDI Questionnaire for K Students

July 05, 2017
  EDI (Early Development Instrument) is a questionnaire that measures five important areas of early child development.  All kindergarten students should have brought home a parent information letter prior to the Christmas Break. Click here for more information.  

Weather/Storm Information

February 05, 2017
School status update for Monday, February 6th: From School District 6 Officials: All schools in School District 5 are open tomorrow, Monday, February 6, 2017 as per usual. School buses will be running unless otherwise notified. This status will be updated at 7:00 AM with regard to school buses.

Incident at Sparwood Secondary School

January 23, 2017
​Information release, as per the Cranbrook RCMP Media Release regarding threats on Social Media.   ​A thorough investigation, conducted by the Elk Valley RCMP and School District #5 Violent Threat Risk Assessment Team deemed that the alleged threat involving a Sparwood youth presents as minimal risk to our local schools.

Positive Behavior Expectations at FJM

January 12, 2017
​Together as a school we have a created a set of positive behavior expectations that are being taught to all our students.  We feel it is a great way to make our school a safe, caring and positive environement for all students to learn in. 

World Food Day

October 14, 2016
​We are celebrating World Food Day, which falls on October 16th.  To support the initiative, we are asking students to bring in non-perishable food items the week of October 17th-20th, to help out our local food bank.  Every little bit helps!


February 09, 2016

February 2016

February 04, 2016
​Health Promoting Classrooms Newsletter

Cybertip Alert

December 14, 2015
The Canadian Center for Child Protection  wants to make parents and youth aware of the risks concerning online requests involving prospective job opportunities. has been contacted a few times in the last month by individuals who believe their legitimate business name was being used to lure youth for the purposes...

College of the Rockies’ Agreements with UVic to Benefit Students

December 07, 2015
​Click here for full story    

Letter for Parents regarding BC's new Curriculum

August 31, 2015
​The Minister of Education, Mike Bernier, explains to parents the transition to the new BC Curriculum. 183825 Parents outgoing.pdf

K-9 Transformed Curriculum

August 31, 2015
K-9 Transformed Curriculum click here for curriculum. ​

Elementary School Wins National Award

May 11, 2015
​See here for announcement.