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Why sing O Canada when you can sign it?

Why sing O Canada when you can sign it?

With COVID-19 restrictions making it challenging to sing O Canada safely in our classrooms this year, staff and students from Divine Infant School in Orleans collaborated to provide our community with an American Sign Language (ASL) version to use instead! There are...
Welcome to Virtual Kindergarten

Welcome to Virtual Kindergarten

If your child is in virtual Kindergarten this year through our Elementary Virtual Program, we want to introduce you to your school Principal, Andrea Green, and welcome you to school. Whether your child is new in year one or returning for year 2, we know that choosing...
Virtual Academy Timetables for 7-12

Virtual Academy Timetables for 7-12

We’ve heard more feedback from parents requesting information about what distance learning will look like for their children in grades 7-12. Below you will find sample timetables for students learning from home in our Virtual Academy for students in grades 7 to 12....
Back to High School Questions & Answers

Back to High School Questions & Answers

We know high school students still have lots of questions about going back to school, so OCSB Student Trustee, Nyameer Gony, sat down to answer their top questions! When will I find out which cohort or group I am in? Right now, schools are working to rebalance classes...
Back to school – Hygiene routines

Back to school – Hygiene routines

With the first day of school just around the corner, parents are looking for ways to prepare their children for a safe and successful return to school. Parents with children with special needs know safe routines help their children navigate challenging circumstances...
Budget Release – 2020-2021

Budget Release – 2020-2021

The Ottawa Catholic School Board approved a $584,777,000 balanced Operating Budget for the school year 2020-2021, representing a 4.6% increase year over year. Salaries and benefits comprise 82% of the 2020-2021 Operating Budget expenditures. Total full-time-equivalent...
Approved 2020-2021 School Year Calendar

Approved 2020-2021 School Year Calendar

The 2020-21 school year calendar has been approved by the Ministry of Education. The first day of school will be on Thursday, September 3, 2020. Educators and support staff will be in schools on Monday, August 31, to Wednesday, September 2, 2020. These days will be...