School News & Announcements


posted Jan 10, 2017, 11:10 AM by Carole Parent

Educating Boys:  Strategies for engaging boys in academic work

Gain a better understanding of how you can help boys achieve greater success at school.

Speaker Kenton Biffert will present:

  • Developmental stages for boys from young child to adult
  • Factors that may impede boys’ academic achievement
  • Strategies parents and guardians can use to engage boys


Thursday, January 19, 2017

6:45 - 8:30 PM

St. Joseph High School

3333 Greenbank Rd, Nepean

Strong Not Tough;

The healthy family step plan to manage anxiety & prevent depression

As adults, we experience many life changes; workplace transitions, entering & ending relationships, financial difficulties, the loss of a loved one, supporting friends or family members with mental illness or substance/alcohol abuse.  Feeling overwhelmed or anxious is natural.

Gain the know-how and confidence to navigate everyday life challenges!

This workshop will provide you with positive coping skills and coping step plans to help you navigate experiences, effectively manage feelings and be resilient.  Come and participate in creating a family that can bend, not break. We all need a community that is strong, not tough.

Register Now:

Monday, January 23, 2017

6:45 - 8:45 PM

 St. Mark Catholic High School

1040 Dozois Rd, Manotick

Dental Screening for Grades JK, SK, 2 Tuesday, Jan 10th.

posted Jan 9, 2017, 8:56 AM by Kerry Clarke

Annie Sauvé, a registered dental hygienist with Ottawa Public Health, will provide a dental screening using a tongue depressor on January 10, 2017*, for grades JK, SK, 2 and other children as necessary. If your child’s grade is not selected, but you wish for the dental hygienist to see him/her, please advise the school. Only children identified as having dental needs will bring home a form. Follow-up school visits by the dental hygienist for individual children may be done. THIS DOES NOT REPLACE REGULAR DENTAL VISITS WITH YOUR FAMILY DENTIST.
* Some date(s) may be subject to change

This dental screening is offered in accordance with the Ontario Public Health Standards from Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. Personal Health Information is collected in compliance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and the Personal Health Information Protection Act and will be used for the purpose of dental assessment, treatment and oral hygiene instruction, and for statistical purposes. Questions concerning the collection and use of this information should be directed to the Supervisor of Dental Health Promotion, Ottawa Public Health, 400-1580 Merivale Rd., Ottawa, ON, tel.: 613-580-6744 ext 26376.


posted Dec 21, 2016, 3:27 AM by Carole Parent

Parents are invited to attend our "Christmas is Alive" concert on Thursday, December 22nd, starting at 1:07 pm. All classes will sing or perform to the sound of a Christmas song. Come and get in the Christmas spirit with us. Please remember to park in designated areas only. The use of side streets or car pooling with be a great option. Merry Christmas!


posted Dec 21, 2016, 3:21 AM by Carole Parent   [ updated Dec 21, 2016, 3:22 AM ]

Students are invited to bring a few loonies to school to purchase Christmas gifts for thei parents and sibblings. Thanks to all the parents and staff for donating the items.Thanks to the School Council for organizing this event for our children.

Sandwich Making

posted Dec 14, 2016, 3:53 AM by Carole Parent

Our grades 4-6 students will be making sandwiches for the Shephards of Good Hope this morning. Thanks to parents for donating the meat. 

Movie Night

posted Dec 14, 2016, 3:51 AM by Carole Parent

Put on your pajamas and join us for a free movie night on Friday, December 16th, starting at 7:00 pm. Bring a canned good to donate. Bring your own peanut free treats. 


posted Nov 20, 2016, 3:23 PM by Carole Parent

A reminder to parents that our School Council meetings start at 7:00 p.m. Please print yourself a copy of the agenda for November 21's meeting.


posted Nov 10, 2016, 2:01 PM by Carole Parent

Dear Parents, We will be having a Remembrance Day Service on November 11th, from 10:30 a.m. until 11:10 a.m.  All parents and grandparents are welcome to join us. Please park on Watters Road.  Thank you.

Pajama and Stuffie Day

posted Nov 3, 2016, 6:49 AM by Kerry Clarke

Don't forget to wear your Pajamas and bring a favourite stuffed animal on Friday, November 4th for just a Toonie.  All donations will go toward the United Way Fundraiser.  Thank you for your support.

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