School News & Announcements
Do you know someone that would like to try ringette? Here is an opportunity to try it for free!
Recognizing and supporting the mental health needs of our children and youth
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
Immaculata High School
The Ottawa Bullying Prevention Coalition in partnership with Ottawa Public Health and Ottawa Police Service will be hosting an event for parents on cyber bullying. The event will bring together key partners across sectors including mental health experts, police and research to facilitate a conversion on cyberbullying and building a more supportive and safe community for all those impacted.
Thursday, March 30th, from at Ben Franklin Place, 101 Centrepointe, Ottawa ON
Our Target Audience: Parents and caregivers
Evening Program Time:
: Agency Fair Setup
: Registration / Service Fair Booths
: Speaker: Dr Hazen Gandy CHEO
: Speaker: OTTAWA POLICE SERVICE, Cst Cindy Cybulski and Cst Geneviève Hupé
: Question Period /Service Fair Booths
Registration is limited, please have parents register using Event Brite at:
A message from the Motherisk Commission regarding hair strand testing used to test for drugs and alcohol. For more information please see the link.
Here is our weekly newsletter for March 20-24, 2017.
See you all tomorrow morning!
Notice of Parent Information Meeting
Subject: Fentanyl and Opioids
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
March Break and Summer Camps
Our Continuing & Community Education Department offers a wide variety of exciting spring youth art classes, and camp programs across the city. There is also a free summer International Languages program ( - Aug 4) offered at a number of our school sites