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Welcome to Ness Middle School Online!

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.

Mission Statement

To provide a positive and safe learning environment which encourages continuous growth.

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Ness Knights Blog:
Twitter: @NessKnights
Instagram: @NessKnights

2016-2017  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

St. James-Assiniboia School Division
Middle Years Open House Schedule

The following Information Evenings have been scheduled to provide parents and students with information on school programs. All Information Evenings begin at 7:00 p.m.  Registration forms will be accepted on January 27, 2017.

Ness Middle School, 3300 Ness Ave., 204-837-1361 Thursday, January 19

Hedges Middle School, 369 Fairlane Ave., 204-837-5843 Monday, January 16

Lincoln Middle School, 3180 McBey Ave., 204-837-8397 Tuesday, January 17

École Golden Gate Middle School, 330 Bruce Ave., 204-837-5808 Wedneday, January 18

George Waters Middle School, 190 Ferry Rd., 204-888-4898 Wednesday, January 25

Bruce Middle School, 333 Booth Dr., 204-888-1990 Thursday, January 26

Senior Years Open House Schedule

Our four collegiates are holding Information Evenings on the following dates for parents and students to meet teachers and learn more about the different types of programs available. All Information Evenings begin at 7:00 p.m. Registration forms will be accepted on February 17, 2017.

St. James Collegiate (ASTec), 1900 Portage Ave., 204-888-4867 Monday, February 13, 2017

Collège Sturgeon Heights Collegiate, 2665 Ness Ave., 204-888-0684 Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Westwood Collegiate, 360 Rouge Rd., 204-888-7650 Wednesday, February 15, 2017

John Taylor Collegiate, 470 Hamilton Ave., 204-888-8930 Thursday, February 16, 2017

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.  Please note that if your child will require busing, the Student Transportation Application forms will be available from your child's school mid February 2017.  Transportation applications (if required) should be completed, signed and returned to your child's current school as soon as possible.   

To download a Grade 6 French Immersion Registration form or a Grade 7 French Immersion Registration form please click on the links below.

        Note:  Student Transportation Application forms  for 2017-2018 will be available from your child's school mid February 2017.

Ness Middle School 2016-2017 Registration forms.  

To download 2016-17 Registration Forms, please click on the link below:

Student transportation applications are valid for one school year only.  If you are requiring bussing for your child for the 2016-17 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).  


Ness Middle School Supply List 2016-2017   

To download a 2016-17 School Supply List please click on one of the following links.


Middle Years Reorganization Update

Reorganization, click to learn more!

September Triad Conferences

For information on "How to Book Your On-Line Triad Conference Time", please click on the following link:     Triad Conference Instructions

To Book Your On-Line September Triad Conference Time, please click on the following link:     Log into On-line Conference Site here\

School Vandalism

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

Please Click on the following link for information about the new Reduced Speed Limits around schools with children in Kindergarten to 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:

Continuing Education Website Link to website

Extream 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)  or the division website at  (   to find out if bussing has been cancelled.


School Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:15am - 4:15pm
Class Times
Daily Announcements
Thursday, February 16, 2017 DAY 3

There will be a Jazz 1 rehearsal after school today.

Reminder to Grade 8 students, John Taylor Collegiate is holding their Open House tonight at 7:00 PM.

Room 103 will be open at 12:10 today for any students interested in playing cards, working on colouring or hanging out with your friends.

The Library is open today at 12:10 if you want to read a book.

Reminder to students that on Day 5 of the school day cycle, you will have Health Class in Room 114 instead of Gym.

Basketball schedules for practices and games are found on Ness' Blog. The link for Ness's Blog is found on our homepage of the website, and a quick link is also found below the Announcement section in the Sports Page section.

The Tech lab will be open on Tuesday's and Thursday's at lunch (12:10).

There will be Atomic Basketball in the gym @ 12:10 on Tuedays and Thursdays.

As the weather gets colder, please be sure to dress properly for the weather.

Students who arrive early to school in the morning, who are not participating in before school activities, are reminded that you are not to go to your lockers before the bell rings. If you choose not to wait outside until the bell rings, you may either go to the Library to read or do school work, or you may also wait inside, between the front doors of the school.
Sports Page - Team, Gym & Tournament Schedules

VIew Sports Page on Blog

Canteen Items
Important Dates
20 Louis Riel Day (Office Closed)
21 Early Dismissal @3:10 pm
24 Admin EY & MY - No School

MARCH 2017
7 Early Dismissal @3:10 pm
7 Student-Led Conferences 4:30pm - 8:00pm
17 Admin/Inservice - No School
21 Early Dismissal @3:10 pm
24 Last Day of Classes

March 27 - 31, 2017
Office Closed for Spring Break

APRIL 2017
3 Classes Resume
4 Early Dismissal @3:10 pm
5 Term 2 Report Cards
14 Good Friday (Office Closed)
18 Early Dismissal @3:10 pm
21 Admin/Inservice - No School

MAY 2017
2 Early Dismissal @3:10 pm
16 Early Dismissal @3:10 pm
18 Spring Concert
22 Victoria Day (Office Closed)
23 Gr 6 & Gr 8 HPV Imunization

JUNE 2017
6 Early Dismissal @3:10 pm
16 Admin - EY & MY - No School
29 Awards Ceremony 1:15pm - 2:15pm
29 Term 3 Report Cards
30 Admin - No School
In-service & Administration Days (No classes)
Oct. 21 - Inservice
Nov 10 - Inservice
Nov 25 - Admin/Inservice
Feb 3 - Admin/Inservice
Feb 24 - Admin (EY & MY)
Mar 17 - Admin/Inservice
Apr 21 - Admin/Inservice
Jun 16 - Admin (EY & MY)
Jun 30 - Admin

September Triad Conference Booking Site
Conference Manager Site

School Bus Cancellation
Please be advised that with the cold winter weather upon us, there exists the possibility of school buses being canceled for safety reasons.

In the event of extremely cold weather (a wind chill hazard of -45°C or greater) buses will be canceled and students will need alternate transportation.

The School Division will contact all parents via automated phone messaging, to advise them of bus cancellations. The news media is also alerted to cancellations and Division websites are updated to reflect any announcements.

Please ensure that the school is notified if your phone
number changes so that we will be able to contact you.

 Last Modified: 16 February,2017