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
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.
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.
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.
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
Student evaluation is continuous and is based upon the following:
- Classroom validations
- Inquiry projects
- Performance tasks
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.