Welcome and Bienvenue to another
fulfilling year of learning and working
together. We offer a Kindergarten to Grade 4 program in English and French Immersion. With input from parents
and students, we have been able to
establish foundational statements to carry
our work forward. They have guided the
decision-making aspects of the school.
Janet Johnstone School is located in the southwest community of Shawnessy, serving the communities of Shawnessy, Millrise and Shawnee Slopes (English). Students from the communities of Shawnessy, Millrise, Shawnee Slopes, Bridlewood, Somerset, Evergreen and Silverado attend our French Immersion program.
Our school community strives for
excellence in learning within an inclusive
Together, we are creating a collaborative
school culture in which:
• The pursuit of excellence encourages all to
be leaders, problem solvers, critical thinkers,
and life-long learners.
• The voices of all stakeholders are heard
and valued as we work toward our common
• The school is a fertile environment for
mind, body and senses. We plan for
meaningful learning experiences and
connections that deepen the learner’s
understanding. School-wide teaming, valued
support of specialists, and active parent
involvement enhance our ability to use
flexible groups, provide enrichment, and
effectively use staff and parent expertise to
meet all of our children’s learning needs.
• Staff members learn together through
• Children and adults are nurtured and
stimulated in a culture of positive energy,
respect for each other and joy. Everyone
can take risks in their learning because they
feel cared for and safe.