SLAM welcomes the Waterloo Regional Police Service

On August 1, members of Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) will be taking part in a training session onsite at SJAM. Throughout the school year, we partner with WRPS to engage in training opportunities. There will be no access to the school on August 1st for any students or staff members. The police employ a wide […]

SJAM Music Presents Spring Concert – May 3

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Summer Volunteer Opportunity at Laurier

WLU is looking for student volunteers to help with LEAP (Laurier Enriched Academic Program) this July.  There are a variety of enrichment programs being offered and flexible volunteer schedules are available for high school students. To learn more, CLICK HERE!

SJAM Community Seminar Series – May 2017

SJAM’s History Department is pleased to host our community seminar series once again this May. All are welcome to attend!

This Year’s Focus – A Look at the Rescued, the Rescuers and the Results (including an evening with Hidden Child, Anita Ekstein)

NOTE – All sessions are 6:30-8:30pm in the SJAM Auditorium

Seminar 1 – Tuesday, May 16
Hidden Child Anita Ekstein will share her personal testimony of loss, the sacrifice of those who hid her during the Holocaust and of the importance of “the power of one”.

Seminar 2 – Tuesday, May 23
Dr. Carson Phillips, Managing Director of the Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre, will join us to bring further understanding to the characteristics of the Righteous and to introduce us to the stories of those who risked much to rescue during the Holocaust. This evening will be both informative and inspiring.

Seminar 3 – Tuesday, May 30
Join us as we continue to learn about the impact of the rescuers and liberators through the lens of documentaries followed by discussion.

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Volunteer Opportunity at Elizabeth Ziegler PS – April 22

Great opportunity to earn volunteer hours while helping the environment! Elizabeth Ziegler Public School needs student volunteers to assist with their Earth Day E-Waste Recycling event! Saturday, April 22nd @ Elizabeth Ziegler PS 8am to noon If you’d like to sign up or get more info, please contact Carrie Stevenson @ (Elizabeth Ziegler Parent […]

Students with Special Needs: High School to Higher Learning Forum

Are you a student, parent, teacher, guidance counsellor or professional with questions? Join us for this FREE half-day forum run in partnership with Laurier and KidsAbility:


Saturday, April 29th, 8:30am-12:30pm
Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo
Paul Martin Centre

Topics include:

  • Panel and world cafe discussions with current students with special needs to give real advice
  • Financial aid, scholarships, grants and bursaries
  • Academic supports and accommodations
  • Mental health and wellness supports
  • Campus life

To register for this free forum, RSVP today!

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Legacy Scholarships 2017

SJAM and all 16 WRDSB high schools are thrilled to offer our students the opportunity to apply for the Legacy Scholarships for the first time this year! There are a number of general and specific awards, each valued at $5,000. Three awards worth $7,500 are given out to students heading to Bishop’s University in the fall.

To learn more about the Legacy Scholarships, click here or the graphic above to visit their website.

General Scholarship Guidelines:

  • Minimum 70% average in top 6 grade 12 courses
  • Attend post-secondary studies this coming fall
  • Financial need – must qualify for OSAP – use estimator HERE
  • Need transcript or CCS and reference
  • Deadline to apply – April 5th

If you want to be considered for one of these amazing scholarships, please speak with your guidance counsellor ASAP!

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