Notice: School flags at half-mast September 24
September 22 to 25 – Flags on all Ontario government buildings in Ontario, including OCSB schools, will be flown at half-mast this weekend in observance of Police and Peace Officers’ National Memorial Day on Sunday, September 24.
Notice: Register for School Bus Safety Day
Join the Ottawa Student Transportation Authority and the Ottawa Safety Council for a fun and interactive day about school bus safety. Get on the bus with your child for a ride and learn more about the walking school bus. Register online for September 24.
Notice: Learn about our website redesign project
Notice: Status of St. Francis of Assisi School
Notice: Board approves balanced 2017-2018 budget
Sharing Good News in our OCSB Blog
Catch a glimpse of what’s buzzing in the OCSB community. Do you have an idea or story you’d like to pitch as a guest blogger? We’d love to hear it. Email your story or idea to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Swearing-in of two new Student Trustees Two new Student Trustees for the Ottawa Catholic School Board were invested at the first Board meeting of the year on September 12. Sam Henriques of St. Peter High School and Grace Evans of St. Mark High School were...read more
At the beginning of each school year, I marvel at how our schools are so well prepared and welcoming for the return of our students. Each year, our Planning and Facilities Department coordinate hundreds of construction and renovation projects over the summer two month period, and our caretaking staff work diligently to ensure that our schools are sparkling clean.
This year, we faced an unexpected challenge at the beginning of the summer with the fire at St. Francis of Assisi School. It is such a strength of our Board and part of our strong community, that our team would look at such a devastating event, come together to problem-solve, and have the school open and ready to receive the students in less than two months.read more