June Newsletter

Posted on May 29 2024

Hard to believe, but we are down to our final month of the school year. I am so proud of the great things that have happened in our school this year and the amazing progress we have seen from our students!…

Grad Fundraiser Garage Sale

Posted on May 29 2024

The Grad Garage Sale Fundraiser is fast approaching! Join us on Saturday to shop!

JDS Spring Garage Sale

Posted on April 30 2024

Our high school students are hosting a Spring Garage Sale on May 4th from 8:30 am - 1 pm.  Proceeds will go towards graduation and end of the year grad trip.  Donations are now being accepted!

May Notes From the Office

Posted on April 30 2024

Early Learning and Kindergarten Registration is now open. Please come by the office to register your child for programming next year.  JDS developmental checkups are Wed. May 8 from 9 am - 1 pm.  Drop…

JDS May 2024 Newsletter

Posted on April 30 2024

Wow, it is hard to believe we are down to the final two months of our 2023-24 school year. It has been a tremendous blessing working with your children this year, my third as principal. I am very proud…

JDS Easter Program!

Posted on March 27 2024

The JDS Easter Concert was a wonderful evening of Easter celebration! Thank you to our families for their tremendous support, students for your practicing and singing to the best of your ability, and…


Posted on January 14 2024

No buses will be running on Monday, January 15th, 2024 as students and staff return to school.  Please continue to help us protect your child from the elements by dressing them properly for the winter…


Posted on January 11 2024

Due to extreme weather conditions, Palliser is closing all division schools on Friday, January 12, 2024.  Classes will resume Monday, Jan. 15, 2024, unless otherwise posted.  Stay safe and warm this…


Community Foundation of Alberta grants JDS $5000 to…

Posted on December 13 2023

We are very blessed to have been awarded this generous grant for $5000, so we can spread joy in our community through the purchase of skates and helmets to be shared among our students and families as…

Christmas Break: Dec. 23rd - Jan. 7th

Posted on December 1 2023

Christmas Break runs from December 23rd - January 7th.  Happy holidays, everyone! 

Wellness Committee Meeting: Dec. 14th 11:45am

Posted on December 1 2023

Thank you to all those students, staff, and parents who have volunteered to participate in this committee and provide insights and ideas with a focus on the social-emotional wellness of our school community. 

Christmas Program: Dec. 11th @ 6:30pm

Posted on December 1 2023

We welcome the families of our students to join us in a holy night of song and scripture as we honour the true meaning of Christmas. Doors open at 6:20 pm. 

Parent Fundraiser: Dec. 7th 5-8pm

Posted on November 28 2023

November Parent Council Meeting

Posted on November 20 2023

Any and all parents available are asked to attend and offer feedback about our school as well as help us make plans for the future. 

October Parent Council Meeting

Posted on October 10 2023

Parent Council Meeting will be held on October 16th at 6:30pm

County of Lethbridge Community Learning Council: Moms…

Posted on September 28 2023

Mom's Meeting   Please review the attached document noting some interesting learning opportunities offered by the County of Lethbridge Community Learning Council.     

School Picture Day

Posted on September 25 2023

School picture day is on October 18th this year! Please review the photo packages we will be sending home, and dont forget to dress up! 

Corn Maze/ Park Lake Field trip

Posted on September 6 2023

Our First Fun field Trip will be on September 27th, please ensure that permission forms are in as soon as possible. 

Welcome Back Dinner + Parent Council

Posted on September 6 2023

Our welcome back dinner will be held on Monday the 11th between 5 and 6 Pm. We hope to see our John Davidson Community in full as we kick off another great year!    Parent Council Meeting Begins at…

Welcome Back!

Posted on August 24 2023

Welcome Back to another great John Davidson Year! Classes begin September 5th after the Labour Day long weekend. 

Key June Dates

Posted on May 30 2023

June 8 - Grade 1 & 5 Swimming Lessons Nicholas Sheran Pool in Lethbridge June 12 - School Council Meeting @ 6:30 pm June 13 - All Students - Year End Field Trip 9:00-2:30 Henderson Park & Pool June 14…

John Davidson School 2023-24 Assurance Framework Education…

Posted on April 26 2023

John Davidson School 2023-24 Assurance Framework Education Plan

Whooping Cough AHS notice

Posted on April 24 2023

April 21, 2023Notice to Parents of John Davidson School Alberta Health Services has been made aware of additional confirmed cases of pertussis that were inattendance at John Davidson School while infectious…

Easter Break 7-16th

Posted on March 23 2023

No Classes

Easter Program April 5th

Posted on March 17 2023

Please join us the night of April 5th for our JDS Easter Program!  Invitations will be going out prior to the event for more details. 

Upcoming Important Dates: No Students February 18th-26th

Posted on February 14 2023

March 2- High School- "On Track" Lunch March 3- FISH Assembly March 13- Parent Teacher Conferences March 17- PD Day No students

Teacher Professional Development Day January 30th:…

Posted on January 27 2023

There is no school on January 30th, have a great long weekend!

January School Council Meeting: Monday the 16th

Posted on January 11 2023

Please join us for the parent council meeting on the evening of the 16th to discuss successes and improvements for John Davidson School. 


Preventing Illness

Posted on December 6 2022

Due to the change in weather and the beginning of Cold and Flu season, we have seen an increase in student absence due to illness. Please review the following information from Alberta Health Services…

2022 Christmas Concert

Posted on November 23 2022

Our annual Christmas concert will be held on the evening of December 15th at 6:30pm. Please join us for an evening of song and worship before Christmas break.

John Davidson Tower Garden

Posted on November 8 2022

Harvest season may be over but at John Davidson we have new life in our lobby. In the heart of our school we have a tower garden that is blooming as the snow is starting to fall. This garden is an aeroponic…

Fall Parent Teacher Conferences November 21st

Posted on October 5 2022

Please join us on the evening of November 21st for our first round of parent teacher conferences. Schedules will be sent out prior to the meeting date but please feel free to contact the school with any…

Welcome Back BBQ and Parent Council Meeting

Posted on August 24 2022

We are hosting our welcome back BBQ on September 6th from 5-6:30pm. The first School Council Meeting will be held directly after @ 6:30   We hope to see you all there! 

English Language Program

Posted on August 24 2022

Our English language program will begin on September 6th. If you have any questions please contact the school or check in with the office. 

Welcome Back Everyone!

Posted on August 24 2022

We hope everyone has had a fun summer! Our first day back for grades 1-12 will be August 30th, with Kindergarten starting on the 31st. 

Fun Field Day- June 27

Posted on June 20 2022

Grades 7-12 Callaway Park Field Trip- June 23rd

Posted on June 16 2022

On June 23rd the Jr. High and Highschool students will be going on a field trip to Callaway park. Please ensure students have turned in their permission paperwork and fee prior to the day we leave. …

Grade 6 Science PAT- June 22

Posted on June 15 2022

Year-End Celebration BBQ (June 27, 4:30-7:00 PM)

Posted on June 13 2022

Monday June 27 (4:30-7 pm) - Year end celebration for all current and former JDS students and their families. Dinner, activities, games, bouncy house, obstacle course inflatable, slide show, and a look…

Grade 6 Math PAT- June 20

Posted on June 13 2022

ELA Grade 6 and Grade 9 PATs Part B- June 16

Posted on June 9 2022

Pentecost June 6/7 (No School)

Posted on June 1 2022

Calgary Zoo Field Trip Grades 1-6 June 1st

Posted on May 26 2022

On June 1st students will from grades 1-6 will be going on a field trip to the Calgary Zoo. Please insure all permission paperwork is completed ahead of time. If you have any questions please call the…

Ascension May 26/27 (No School)

Posted on May 23 2022

Victoria Day May 23rd (No School)

Posted on May 18 2022

Parent-Teacher Conferences

Posted on March 11 2022

Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held on the evening of March 21st. Appointment notifications will be sent out the week prior with selected appointment schedules for grades 1-6, and all other grades…

Registration For Free Early Learning Check-Ups

Posted on January 26 2022

Call to book a free appointment for a free early learning (kindergarten and Pre-school) developmental check up!  These check ups are fun and informative to help teachers and parents learn what kind of…


Christmas Concert: Monday December 13th

Posted on December 8 2021

2 performances: Early Learning to Grade 3 @ 6 p.m. AND Grade 4-12 @ 7 p.m.   Due to AHS COVID Guidelines the following protocols will be in place: Only parents and younger siblings (Baby to age 4)…

Parent Council Meeting

Posted on November 29 2021

Great conversations with parents discussing faith, education, and programming priorities at JDS.  Feedback gathered, being analyzed by administration and staff.  Will share collective priorities with…

First Parent Teacher Conferences: November 15th

Posted on October 19 2021

This years first parent teacher conferences will be held on November 15th. Students will be bringing home a schedule of appointments. They will be held in person at the school, and we will be following…

First Parent Council Meeting: October 18

Posted on October 18 2021

Our first parent council meeting will be on the evening of October 18th at 6:30 p.m. We will be meeting in the school gym and will be following all provincial health guidelines. We hope to see you there! 

Welcome Back BBQ!: Monday, September 13th

Posted on September 10 2021

John Davidson School staff will be hosting a welcome back barbecue open to all students and their families on Monday, September 13th. We will have good food, games, and activities between 5:30- 6:30 pm.…

Entry Information- Week 1

Posted on August 27 2021

Students coming back for the first week will be staggered to help with the transition to the school.    Students in Kindergarten to Grade 3 will only need to attend Wednesday September 1st in week one. …