Welcome to Ness Middle School!
Welcome to Ness School's homepage. Ness is a middle years (6-8) school in Winnipeg, Manitoba.View a map showing our location. Use the School Locator to find your catchment area. Ness is a part of the John Taylor Family of Schools.
Ness Middle School promotes quality student work and respect for people and property. We are committed to literacy, mathematics, science, technology and personal development skills.
To provide a positive and safe learning environment which encourages continuous growth.
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2017-2018 School Hours
Student Entry: 8:50 am
Lunch Hour: 11:50 am to 12:45 pm
Student Dismissal: 3:45 pm
Early Dismissal Time (1st & 3rd Tuesday each month): 3:10 pm
Ness Middle School 2017-2018 Registration forms
Students currently enrolled in the St. James-Assiniboia School Division who will be going into grade 6 or grade 7 french immersion program at Ness Middle School for the 2017-2018 school year were given their "pre-printed" registration forms from their current school to bring home on January 27th. Registration forms should be completed, signed and returned to your child's current school on Monday, February 6, 2017. Student Transportation Application forms were sent home with students mid February 2017. Transportation applications (if required) should be completed, signed and returned to your child's current school as soon as possible. 10 post-dated cheques are required to be submitted with your application for a purchased bus seat.
To download a Grade 6 French Immersion Registration form or a Grade 7 French Immersion Registration form please click on the links below.
Student transportation applications are valid for one school year only. If you are requiring bussing for your child for the 2017-18 school year, please complete a Student Transportation Application and submit it to our school's office with your child's registration form. Please note that you must apply for bussing each school year.
Students in Grade 6 who live in Ness' catchment area and live more than 1 kilometer away from the school are eligible for free bussing to and from school.
Students in Grade 7 or 8 who live in Ness' catchment may apply to purchase a bus seat. Purchased bus seats are always dependent on availability, on a first come, first served basis. When submitting your Student Transportation Application for a purchased seat, please ensure that you have attached 10 post-dated cheques made payable to Ness Middle School dated the 1st of each month (Sept - June) in the amount of $44.00 /mth (2 way transportation) or $22.00 / mth (1 way transportation).
Middle Years Reorganization Update
Reorganization, click to learn more!
September Triad Conferences
School vandalism often involves graffiti, broken windows, damage to roofs and playground equipment. To report suspicious activity on school grounds that may occur between 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. or during anytime during weekends or school holidays, please call 204-231-4556
Reduced-Speed School Zones - Kindergarten through Grade 6
Parenting Today Workshop:
Parenting Today Workshop information may be viewed or downloaded from the Parent and Community Information Tab on the left hand side menu of our Home Page.
Parents Still Make a Difference
The Calendar and Newsletter may be viewed or downloaded from the Parent and Community Information Tab on the left hand side menu of our Home Page.
New PowerSchool Parent Portal Link
The PowerSchool Portal provides parents access to school announcements, real-time attendance information and, most importantly, student grades.
Click the Parent Portal link on the left side of the screen under School Information to login to the Power School Parent Portal. Parent Portal
Manitoba Association of Parent Councils
The Manitoba Association of Parent Councils and Manitoba Education have partnered together to increase parent awareness of the importance of regular daily attendance for students in Mantioba. Please see attached resources:
Extreme Weather Condition
Phoning list will NOT be used in extreme weather conditions. In extreme weather conditions, when blizzard conditions exist and or wind chills exceed -45, please listen to CJOB AM radio or go to their website at (www.cjob) ocjob.com or the division website at (www.sjsd.net) ssjsd.net to find out if bussing has been cancelled.