Principal's Message

John Young Elementary School
This week @ John Young

September 5th, 2019

Hello JYES families!

For those of you new, my name is Rob James and I am the Principal of JYES. I along with our Vice-Principal Shelley Potvin and the rest of the JYES team are looking forward to a great year. You will receive this email every Friday to provide you with updates from the school. 

Startup means lots of forms going home, a few of them being the Media Permission and Use of Technology forms. Links to these forms can be found here. & Thank you in advance for their completion.

A Message From School Council

A Welcome Package from School Council was sent home with students. Please read through the package for information regarding School Council events and food day programs. Please note that the deadline for Term 1 Food Day Orders was Sunday, September 15th.

To keep up to date with Council events, you can follow our page on Facebook "John Young ES School Council" or stop by the bulletin board in the main entrance hallway or email us at

Parking Lot

A reminder we have switched the traffic flow in our parking lot when you enter please turn to the right. 

Walking School Bus

Our Walking School Bus is up and running, information on how to sign-up can be found here. WSB_Flyer_Hybrid.pdf 


Rob James & Shelley Potvin
Principal & Vice-Principal 
John Young E.S.

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