Parents

Forms & Correspondence & Information

Anxiety Resources for Parents

Please find below some links that you may find useful if you're looking for support from a psychologist in our community along with some tips on how to break the cycle of anxiety. Guidance counsellors are also available to ask/answer questions.

Retraining the Brain to Break the Cycle of Anxiety

https://walkincounselling.com/

https://www.psychologytoday.com/ca

https://ottawa-psychologists.org/


What you need to know about cyberbullying

This pamphlet outlines examples of cyberbullying and who students can turn to if being bullied.

Kids Help Phone


Tips for Parents to Support Online Learning

Virtual learning is a new experience for all of us. Here are some Tips for Parents to help navigate this new learning landscape.

Catholic School Council

The School Council is comprised of the school Principal, and members representing:

  • Parents/guardians

  • Teaching Staff

  • Community Representatives

Meetings are held - TBA.

All parents/guardians are welcome to attend and join - we value your input.

2020 - 2021 School Council members:

Chair: Carly Haydt

Secretary: Micere Thuku

Treasurer:

CSPA rep: Kim Chan

Principal: David Nash

Parent Members: Sherry Gere, Jean Ked Neptune, Aslam Ibrahim


School Council members provide input and advice to the Principal on topics such as:

  • local calendar of events and activities

  • school code of student behavior

  • school curriculum and program goals

  • selection of the Principal through the identification of a profile-type for the school

  • school budget priorities

  • school-community communication strategy ie methods of reporting to parents and the community

  • extra-curricular activities in the school

The School Council needs your voice, your input, your contribution to make the school better for all students, including yours!

Meeting Dates & Minutes: 2020 - 2021

September

October

November 25

December-No meeting

January 27 Minutes

February 24 at 6:30

March

April

May

June

Board-wide Parent Organizations

Catholic School Parents’ Association (CSPA)

The Catholic School Parents’ Association (CSPA) is a volunteer group representing all Ottawa Catholic School Board parents. They are a resource for school councils and the parent community for information on local and provincial education issues. Through their website, Twitter feed, and email newsletters, they we provide updates on education in Ottawa & Ontario, as well as tips, resources and information to help parents support their children in school. All parents are welcome and encouraged to join CSPA's e-mail list, follow CSPA on Twitter, or attend CSPA monthly meetings.

Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)

The OCSB’s Special Education and Advisory Committee (SEAC) makes recommendations to the Board in respect of any matter affecting the establishment, development, and delivery of special education programs and services for exceptional pupils.

OCSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC)

The Ottawa Catholic School Board Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is a provincially mandated committee made up of parents, a trustee, a principal and the Director of Education. The purpose of PIC is to support, encourage and enhance parent engagement at the school board level in order to improve student achievement and well-being. The parent members of the OCSB PIC are appointed by CSPA.