School News & Announcements


Celebration of People Bursary (deadline May 11th, 2017)

posted Apr 26, 2017, 6:13 AM by Stephen Myers   [ updated Apr 26, 2017, 7:09 AM ]




Celebration of People is proud to announce that Bursary Applications for the 2017/2018 academic year are now open!

A $1,000 Bursary will be awarded to four students in good standing who have made a significant contribution in volunteering, sports/club participation, awareness and community involvement.

BURSARY SELECTION CRITERIA
The selection committee will choose four successful candidates based on the following criteria:


• Part‐time, full‐time, mature students and high school graduates must be accepted or enrolled in one of the four eligible institutions; Algonquin College, University of Ottawa, Carleton University or La Cité.
• Must be in need of financial assistance and in good academic standing
• Must have a diagnosed disability


Click Here for more information on the Bursary, and to access the application

Spirit Week (24th-28th)

posted Apr 24, 2017, 5:25 AM by Stephen Myers   [ updated Apr 24, 2017, 5:25 AM ]


APRIL 24th-28th

MONDAY - Grill Master Monday
TUESDAY - Twin Day
WEDNESDAY - Wonderful Wednesday
THURSDAY - The Athletic Thursday
FRIDAY - Formal Friday


School Climate Survey - Parent Survey

posted Apr 20, 2017, 8:14 AM by Stephen Myers   [ updated Apr 20, 2017, 8:18 AM ]



Please click here to find the link for the St. Paul Parent School Climate Survey, along with general information about the School Climate Survey process.


If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact the school. We look forward to hearing your feedback regarding our school’s climate.


Please note that the parent survey will be available for completion until May 5, 2017.

7/8 History Field Trips

posted Apr 13, 2017, 6:23 AM by Stephen Myers   [ updated Apr 13, 2017, 6:23 AM ]


This is a reminder to parents/guardians of ⅞ students of the History field trip on Wednesday, April 26th, 2017.

Grade 7 students will attend the History Museum and an IMAX film and Grade 8 students will attend the Bytown Museum and participate in an Ottawa Walking Tour downtown.


The trip is an extension of the curriculum and offers the students an opportunity to learn historical content first hand.  


Cost of the event is $10 through cash, cheque or school cash online.  

Financial assistance may be available upon request.  


Forms and information can be found through the main office or see below.


Bytown Museum Walking Tour Permission Form


History Museum and an IMAX Permission Form



Grade 7/8 Vaccination Clinic: April 12-13

posted Apr 11, 2017, 5:10 AM by Stephen Myers   [ updated Apr 11, 2017, 5:14 AM ]


Ottawa Public Health will be at St. Paul to hold the year’s final vaccination clinic on Wednesday, April 12 and Thursday, April 13.

All students will receive the second dose of the Hepatitis B vaccine and grade 7 and 8 girls will receive the second dose of the vaccine for the Human Papillomavirus (HPV).

On the day of the clinic, remind your child to:
  • Eat a good breakfast
  • Bring an extra juice or a snack to school
  • Wear a short sleeve or a loose shirt so that his or her upper arm is exposed easily, without undressing.

If you have any questions or if your child will miss the clinic please call 613-580-6744 and speak to a nurse. She can discuss with you which vaccines your child requires and how to obtain them.

Summer School Info

posted Apr 11, 2017, 5:09 AM by Stephen Myers   [ updated Apr 13, 2017, 5:57 AM ]



Classes will run from July 5 to July 26.  Registration forms must be approved by your Principal or designate.  Forms without this approval will not be accepted.

Credit Recovery/Achievement Centre Program will run from July 7-July 19
  • This program is for students who have been unsuccessful in achieving the expectations of a course and have received a failing grade. Students must be recommended by the home school Credit Recovery Team to participate in this program. It is recommended that students have obtained a minimum standing of 30% in the original course to participate in this program.                           IMPORTANTA student's Credit Recovery Profile and mark print out of the course must be submitted along with the registration form.

Please encourage students to pre-register for this program before June 28, 2017.  Students unable to register before this date will have to do so, in person, on June 28th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at St. Nicholas Adult High School (West), 893 Admiral Avenue.

Registration forms can be emailed to summerschool@ocsb.ca or faxed to 613-228-9967.



Voting in Ontario

posted Apr 6, 2017, 6:13 AM by Stephen Myers   [ updated Apr 6, 2017, 6:14 AM ]




Starting July 2017, 16 and 17 year olds who are Canadian citizens and reside in Ontario will be able to add themselves to a provisional register which will automatically add them to the Voter’s List when they turn 18. 

The next general election in Ontario is scheduled for June 2018. By registering, 16 and 17 year olds will receive updates about the 2018 General Election as well as information about jobs for youth during elections.

Feb-March Newsletter

posted Apr 3, 2017, 9:52 AM by Stephen Myers   [ updated Apr 3, 2017, 9:53 AM ]

Parent Information Meeting: Fentanyl and Opioids

posted Apr 3, 2017, 9:44 AM by Stephen Myers


Monday, April 3 from 7:00 to 9:00 at St. Paul High School

The Ottawa Catholic School Board, 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.

There will be a partner display area at the event with front line staff to answer questions. We continue to work with the City’s Overdose Prevention Task Force to help educate our community and support our students. Join us for this free parent information session.

Change The World Youth Challenge

posted Mar 27, 2017, 5:34 AM by Stephen Myers   [ updated Mar 27, 2017, 5:35 AM ]



The ChangeTheWorld Youth Challenge is a province-wide campaign endorsed by the Ministry of Education that aims to harness youth activism, volunteerism and leadership to better the community. This six week volunteer initiative begins on April 23, 2017 and ends on June 3, 2017.  ChangeTheWorld is a great opportunity for students to be more engaged, to develop leadership skills, and to earn volunteer hours that count toward graduation. Please encourage students to take part in this spring-time event.

 

Thanks to support from community organizations and schools last year, ChangeTheWorld 2016 was a huge success! Over 17, 000 student volunteers benefited the community through their cumulative contribution of  over 118, 000 student hours! If there are any events set to take place at your school please send the information  our way so we can profile the great work that is done in the community.  Please help us make ChangeTheWorld Tenth annual challenge a success!

 

Change The World

April 23 - June 3


Get involved at


VolunteerOttawa.ca/ChangeTheWorld


+ Volunteer at a ChangeTheWorld event

+ Create your own volunteer event

+ Continue with your ongoing volunteering


email us: engagement@volunteerottawa.ca


Click here to view the flyer.

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