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École John Henderson Junior High School
River East Transcona School Division

General Information 

School Organization

John Henderson Junior High School provides regular programming and instruction in English for students from the catchment community. As well, the school has been designated as the divisional middle years school for the French Immersion Program (kindergarten entry).

 

Home Room Teachers

 

School Day

 

Lockers

Students are assigned lockers and a combination lock. It is important that students understand that their combination should be treated as personal and private information.

 

Lunch Facilities

Grade 6 students are required to stay on school property during the lunch hour unless parental permission has been provided via note, email or phone call to the student's home room teacher.  All other students are encouraged to go home for lunch if they live nearby unless they are involved in noon-hour activities. Students remaining at school for lunch eat in their assigned lunch rooms. Students are expected to remain in the lunch area until 12:06 p.m. They may then leave to attend noon-hour activities or go outside. Students are expected to be considerate and cooperative with lunch hour supervisors and to leave the areas clean and tidy.

 

Student Fees

Students are expected to pay a fee of $40.00 at the beginning of the school year. This fee will cover the cost of an agenda book, lock and locker maintenance, House Team T-shirt, and special events.

 

School Library

The school library is open for student use during regular school hours, as well as the following times:
8:35 – 8:50 a.m.
11:39 – 12:34 p.m.
3:30 – 4:00 p.m. 

Students may borrow a maximum of four items. The loan period for most materials is two weeks.  Students will be charged replacement costs of lost or damaged books

Progress & Evaluation

Student evaluation is continuous and is based upon the following:


- Classroom validations
- Inquiry projects
- Performance tasks
- Tests


Formal progress reports are issued three times a year (November, March and June). Student progress meetings occur following the first two reporting terms. All courses are based solely on yearly continuous progress.