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Transportation changes

Find all the details about the new changes as well as current bus routes and more on the District’s Transportation page.  (link http://www.sd62.bc.ca/about/transportation/)




50% off Scholastic Book Fair in Room 1156 (Kindergarten wing) all week.

Monday, May 2nd 8:00-11:00 am/2:00-6:30 pm

Tuesday, May 3rd 8:00-11:00 am/2:00-4:00 pm

Wednesday, May 4th 8:00-11:00 am/2:00-4:00 pm

Thursday, May 5th 8:00-9:30 am/ 12:00-4:00 pm

Come and support Stubbs PAC, bring your family and friends and buy some great books!


On Monday, May 2nd, classes from kindergarten to grade 5 will participate in the Canada-wide Music Monday event at The Q Center. Students from across the Sooke district will also be there. The event will be filled with music and laughter, our children will sing together at the same time as children across Canada. Students will need footwear and a coat (raincoat if the weather calls for it) appropriate for a walk to the Q Center at the Juan De Fuca Recreation Centre. They will also need a ‘pocket snack’ – a small snack that can fit easily in their pocket- so that they are not carrying a bag with them to the stadium.

Students will be walking down together as a group, leaving the school at approximately 9 a.m., returning at approximately 11:30 a.m.


A HUGE shout out to the members of the TC10K team  who raced bright and early on Sunday morning with over 7000 runners in Victoria. For most members of the team, this was their first 10K race which is no small feat. As a team, we finished in an average time of 54 minutes and 52 seconds.  Bravo!

We are very proud to announce that the John Stubbs TC10K team was awarded the Team Spirit Award!!! Well done team!  Great way to represent John Stubbs!



Thursday, April 14th will be an early dismissal day. Classes will end at 11:48 and buses will pick up at that time and run their usual Thursday routes. Teachers who did not do so in March will be conducting parent conferences/student-led conferences that afternoon, unless the teacher has made alternative arrangements with parents.  If you have any questions regarding parent teacher interviews please contact your teacher directly.

Friday April 15th is a professional day – there will be no school.


April 4 – NID day. Teachers will be working on the New Curriculum
April 5- Grade 4’s to the Metchosin Firehall
April 6- Bike Jam -Juan de Fuca
April 7- Darren Laur presents at 9am to students and 7pm to parents
Also rugby practice and cross country running is starting up


Event: Middle School Band/Choir Spring Concert

Date: Wed. March 9th


There WILL NOT be an evening performance this term.  Apologies for any confusion or inconveniences this may cause.


Wednesday February 24th is Pink Shirt Day.  Wear a pink shirt – any pink shirt – to show that you stand up for kindness towards others.


The date of the school dance is no longer tomorrow Feb 18th but instead has been changed to Thursday February 25th!  Please change your calendars and share this important information.



If you haven’t already done so, please take the time to read over the following health information provided by Public Health.  In particular, please read the sections on Preventing Influenza and How Influenza is Spread. 


Please keep your child home if they are not well so that they can get better and do not get others sick.

Thank you for doing your part in keeping the John Stubbs Community healthy.


This Easter, the Ecole John Stubbs PAC will be fundraising with Purdy’s. Funds raised will be used to support technology advancements, field trips and the great things that happen for our kids at EJSMS.

The Purdy’s program gives 25% of the profit back to the school and the prices are the same as in the Purdy’s shops.

Ordering online:

  1. Go to www.purdysgpp.com
  2. Click “register” if you are a new customer or “Login” if you are a returning customer.
  3. Join our group by typing our customer number 17075
  4. Invite your friends and family to join our group and shop online.

Paper Orders: Forms and brochures will be available in the main office.

Important Dates:

  1. Online order deadline is Friday February 26th
  2. Paper order deadline is Friday February 19th (with cheque payable to John Stubbs PAC)
  3. Order pick up day is Friday March 11th.

Other easy ongoing fundraisers include:

  • Thrifty Foods Smile Cards – If you don’t already have a card, pick one up in the main office. Simply pre-load your Smile Card and Thrifty Foods will give 5% to EJSMS PAC.
  • Co-Op Gas – Use membership number 68150 for gas and in-store purchases.
  • Cobbs Bread – Westshore location Tell cashier you are “raising dough for John Stubbs”.
  • Forester’s Bistro at Olympic View Golf Course – Tell your server you are a John Stubbs family or friend and they will donate 10% to EJSMS PAC

Should you have any questions, please contact one of the fundraising coordinators, Fatma Sayani or Jocelyn Edmunds, at JSPACfundraising@gmail.com

Thank you