School News & Announcements

High School Semester 2 Exam Schedule June 2018

posted May 22, 2018, 6:15 AM by Lynn LeBlanc   [ updated May 22, 2018, 6:20 AM ]

The final exam schedule for high school students is now posted on the school website.  Please consult this schedule to see when and where you are writing your exams.  See the end of the schedule for other important information.  The exam period runs from Wednesday June 20 through Monday June 25
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  To view the schedule please follow this link.

Open House Program for Tuesday May 8th

posted May 1, 2018, 11:14 AM by Lynn LeBlanc   [ updated May 2, 2018, 5:49 AM ]

 - from 8:00 - 10:30am.  Please follow the link to Program.

Principal's May Newsletter

posted May 1, 2018, 6:39 AM by Lynn LeBlanc

 - Please go to our News & Docs Section to view the Principal's May Newsletter.

Education Week is May 7th - 11th

posted May 1, 2018, 5:53 AM by Lynn LeBlanc   [ updated May 1, 2018, 11:11 AM ]

Weeklong focus:  *Mental Health Awareness.  Building resiliency and taking care of ourselves physically, emotionally, spiritually and mentally.

 - Monday, May 7th *Resiliency Challenge Day One:  Do Something Difficult!
Activities:  Relay for Life, Cancer awareness & charity walk 8am - 2pm

 - Tuesday, May 8th *Resiliency Challenge Day Two:  Fast - Give Up Something You Really Like!
Activities:  Open House 8:30 - 10:30am.  Come to SJHS to see displays for each subject area, band will be playing, snacks and coffee available.

 - Wednesday, May 9th *Resiliency Challenge Day Three:  Digital Detox Day
Activities:  School Masses, 8:00 - 10:30am.  Purple Day - Wear purple to promote strength, resiliency and wellness.

 - Thursday, May 10th *Resiliency Challenge Day Four:  mediate
Activities:  Gr. 10 Service Day.  Gr. 10 Students have the opportunity to participate in various community service initiatives throughout the Barrhaven community.

 - Friday, May 11th *Resiliency Challenge Day Five:  Practice Gratitude
Activities:  Jeans Day for Staff to promote mental health awareness.


St. Joseph Jagwear

posted Apr 26, 2018, 5:42 AM by Lynn LeBlanc

 - is available to order in the tuckshop during lunch.  The deadline to order is Friday, May 11th.  For more information please go to St. Joseph 2018 Jagwear.

Parent Information Sessions on Cannabis

posted Apr 25, 2018, 7:05 AM by Lynn LeBlanc

Cannabis – What we know!
Parent information sessions
April 26 and May 3

Dr. Elizabeth Paquette, Chief Psychologist from the Ottawa Catholic School Board, will be presenting with public school board and Ottawa Public Health staff at 2 public information sessions aimed at parents to learn about cannabis, tackle the myths, what is known about the upcoming new laws, how to have THAT talk with your youth, protecting youth and available services.

Community partners like Rideauwood, PLEO, OPS, Project Step will be accessible in a display area for questions from the public. Ottawa Catholic School Board staff will be available at both events for questions about curriculum and services available in schools.

The dates and times are as follows - this meeting is open to all parents/guardians:

Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Gloucester High School – 2060 Ogilvie Road

Thursday, May 3, 2018 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Sir Robert Borden High School – 131 Greenbank Road

Agenda for evenings:

6:30 doors open - marketplace (display area) - Ottawa Catholic School Board staff will be available for questions with community partners like Rideauwood, PLEO, OPS, Project Step .

7-7:30 Presentation - Dr. Elizabeth Paquette, Chief Psychologist from the Ottawa Catholic School Board, will be presenting with public school board and Ottawa Public Health staff 

7:30-8:30 marketplace (display area) - Ottawa Catholic School Board staff will be available for questions.

Please feel free to join us.

High School Parent Teacher Interviews

posted Apr 20, 2018, 11:22 AM by Lynn LeBlanc   [ updated Apr 23, 2018, 6:23 AM ]

 - A reminder that Parent Teacher Interviews are scheduled for Thursday April 26th from 2:30 - 5:00pm and from 6:00 - 8:00pm.  To access the online booking system which opens on Friday, April 20th, please follow the link.


High School Midterm Report Card Distribution

posted Apr 17, 2018, 10:52 AM by Lynn LeBlanc

  Midterm report cards will be sent home on Thursday, April 19th.  Parent/Teacher Interviews are scheduled for Thursday, April 26th.  Information concerning booking interviews will be sent home with the report cards.

Diversity, Inclusion and Equity in our School Communities

posted Apr 4, 2018, 7:57 AM by Lynn LeBlanc


Come learn more about the Ministry of Education Equity Action Plan
Parents/guardians are key partners in creating inclusive and equitable school communities. Find out how you can play a role at your school
Information and free resources for participants to bring back to your school council
Dinner served at 6 p.m.  (free)

2 choices of date/location:

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
6:00 - 7:45 PM
T.D. McGee School 
635 La Vérendrye Dr, Gloucester

Monday, May 14, 2018
6:00 - 7:45 PM 
OCSB Boardroom 
570 West Hunt Club Road


Principal's April Newsletter

posted Apr 3, 2018, 10:57 AM by Lynn LeBlanc

Please go to our News & Docs Section to read the Principal's April Newsletter.

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