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2016-2017 School Year Calendar

The 2016-2017 OCSB School Calendar is available online.School calendar 2016 17

OCSB School Calendar 2016-17

School Bus Transportation 2016-17

OSTAThere are changes to school transportation in many communities across our school board.  Visit the Ottawa School Transportation Authority website to learn about:

  • School Bus Safety Awareness Day: Sunday, August 28
  • New walk zone maps for September 2016
  • Walking School Bus Programs
  • Use the OSTA "Stop Finder" to find your child's school bus information.

Electronic Parent Resources

Have some extra reading time this spring and summer?  parent resource books

Electronic parent resource books have been purchased by CSPA, PIC and some school councils.  These electronic or e-books are available online for all parents to read.  You'll also find some lovely children's books to read with your child or have them read to you.

Please click here  for instructions to access these resources stored in the school board library system.

PIC Grant Reporting 2015-16

In October, all OCSB schools received a PIC Grant that was to be used towards parent involvement initiatives. All spending was to be completed by June 17, 2016. 

School councils must complete a final report on the use of their PIC grant.  The report is to be signed by the school council chair and the school principal.  The report and original receipts are to be returned to Kathy Hodgins, Director’s Office (570 West Hunt Club) by June 17, 2016.

View PIC Grant Report Back Form

Summer Fun | June 2 & 9

Summer Fun June 2016 FJoin us for "Summer Fun" These 2 sessions will highlight fun and educational things for newcomer families to do in Ottawa this summer.  These sessions will be facilitated in Arabic.

Thursday June 2, 2016, 6:15 - 8:00 PM
St. Patrick’s High School, 2525 Alta Vista Drive


Thursday June 9, 2016, 6:15 - 8:00 PM
Lester B. Pearson Catholic High School, 2072 Jasmine Crescent, Gloucester

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Monthly Prayer

Prayer for Spring

As the earth once again turns to face the sun we rejoice in this season of spring. We give thanks, O God, that each day grows longer in light ....more

View Prayer Collection      

CSPA Event Calendar

cspa-calendar-graphicView the CSPA Event Calendar, or synch our Google calendar with your own! Learn how

CSPA Meeting Information

All OCSB parents/guardians are invited to attend our meetings!

The next CSPA meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, September 27, 2017. Have a wonderful summer!

May 24th Meeting Agenda

OCSB Boardroom
570 West Hunt Club Road
7:30 to 9:30 PM

Minutes from CSPA Meetings


School Councils: Have something to share?

Post it on your school website and email the link to us at