School News & Announcements
Please click for a link to summer school programmes...grade 7 and 8 students can attend Literacy/Numeracy and grade 8s qualify for a grade 9 Reach Ahead.
New to our community? Please click on the above and then the link for information on our after-school and summer programmes:
St. Brigid's summer camp registration takes place on Saturday, April 22 from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at St. John the Apostle Church, 2340 Baseline Road. To learn more about St. Brigid's summer camp please access:
On Wednesday, May 3, St. Patrick's High School and St. Patrick's Intermediate School are hosting a Brain Health Forum, funded by Ontario's Ministry of Education.
This event will take place at St. Patrick's High School (2525 Alta Vista Drive...corner of Alta Vista Dr. and Heron Rd.) at 6 p.m. There will be information booths from several Ottawa-area organizations focussing on the symptoms and preventative techniques associated with brain-health related issues.
Present, as well, will be guest speakers from the Brain Injury Association of the Ottawa Valley and Epilepsy Ottawa.
Complimentary childcare will be provided. We hope you can join us! To register, please access this link:
This session will explore the concepts of "normal stress" and the "continuum of mental health" along with the signs and symptoms of potential mental health issues in children and youth. When and where to access services and supports for mental health within our community will be discussed. Strategies to foster resilience in our children and youth will be shared.
Presenter: Dr. Elizabeth Paquette
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Immaculata High School
For more information and to register, please access:
This highly interactive workshop will have you working on your own and in groups to understand your emotional triggers and your child’s and find better calming techniques and solutions to create more harmonious relationships in your home.
Speaker: Joanne Boyd
St. Matthew High School
To register please access:
In an effort to increase the number of students and other community members in using cycling as one of their means of transportation, the ECO Team of St. Patrick's High School is holding a Bike Day. The event is designed to get people past those barriers that keep them from using their bicycle regularly.
You are invited to visit us onat St. Pat's High (2525 Alta Vista Drive) to browse our booths set up in the Heron Rd parking lot:
“Get tuned-up”: Basic cycle maintenance clinic (tires, brakes, seat and handle adjustments, etc.)
“Safe Cycling”: Information on Safe cycling strategies, how to be safe on the road
“Route planning”: Have a bike route specialist help plan your route to school or work, avoiding high traffic areas or dangerous intersections
“Get kitted”: What sort of gear will you need to get to school/work..racks, rain gear, fenders, locks, visibility
We will be finishing the day with a community ride (weather dependent), and return to the school for a BBQ.
Hope you can join us!
A reminder that there is a School Council meeting this Wednesday, March 22 at 7 p.m. in Learning Commons 1. Hope to see you there!
The Ottawa Catholic School Board (OCSB), in conjunction with Ottawa Public Health (OPH), is hosting a public information session aimed at parents to talk about counterfeit drugs found in Ottawa, overdose response, overdose prevention and substance abuse education in our schools.
Staff from Rideauwood Addiction and Family Counselling, Ottawa Police Services, OPH and other community partners will be represented.
When: -- Parent information session -- - open to the public
Where: St. Paul High School, 2675 Draper Avenue, Ottawa (near Greenbank and Baseline) Link to location map: http://bit.ly/2mYn4TS
Marketplace: There will be a partner display area at the event with front line staff to answer questions.
The OCSB continues to work with the City’s Overdose Prevention Task Force to help educate our community and support our students.
City of Ottawa/Ottawa Public Health opioid/Fentanyl resources: www.stopoverdoseottawa.ca
This is a reminder of our grade 6 parent night occurring tomorrow, Wed. March 8, at 6 p.m. in the Cafeteria. A presentation will be made by the principal and staff will be available to answer questions regarding the transition from grade 6 to St. Pat's Intermediate. Hope to see you there!