Welcome to James Mowat Elementary School - the "Home of the Jays".
We are an outstanding school that provides a top notch education to children in kindergarten through to grade six. Learning Support, character education assemblies and RAINBOWS, are just some of the programs that make our school great.
We also offer a variety of extra-curricular activities including intramurals, choir, school safety patrol, student council, track teams, rocket club, tech club, chess club and a grade six badminton team.
Please take some time to browse our site and see for yourself all of the great things that happen at our school.
Every Monday at 9:30am, we have circle time. Students come to the gym and they work in small groups that include Kindergarten through grade 6 students with the groups being the same each week. The circles are built on Restorative Justice circles with the grade 6 students taking a strong leadership role in their groups.
The topics change each week and we focus on character education as well as problem solving and creating strategies to help all of our students be successful. If you would like to see what we have covered each week so you can continue the conversation at home, please check Mrs. Sauder’s e-teacher page for weekly updates.
Photo taken from http://rtips.cceb.org/rtips-in-schools/resources-for-administrators/restorative-justice-circle-scripts
Say Hello to our NEW Playground!
Tips and Guidelines for Home-School Communication
Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) has developed a Communication Protocol for Schools to provide a framework for communication between schools and our families. The purpose of this document is to guide, manage, and improve school-home communication by offering a standard format, structure, and sequence for regular, ongoing communication.
This document outlines how EIPS’ schools use a variety of communication formats, such as face-to-face meetings, email, Synrevoice, and social media. It also provides a process for parents/guardians to use if they need to bring forward a question or concern. We encourage families to review this information so they know what to expect and what we expect of families.
As communication changes, this document may also evolve. We will work to keep parents informed as any processes evolve and change.
The full EIPS Communication Protocol for Schools document is available at http://www.eips.ca/parents.