Department & Course Information
Follow the links below to access curriculum and teacher information. Teacher websites (where available) are also accessible through these links.
The Learning Commons provides an inviting 21st century physical and virtual space where students gather to work individually or collaboratively on projects and experience the joy of reading, research and learning. The availability of a wide variety of emerging mobile devices and web technologies facilitates and advances student academic performance and success.
Check out the Learning Commons website for more information!
Specifically, the Learning Commons includes:
. Group study areas, quiet and social spaces for teaching, learning, relaxing
. Smartboard, netbooks, iPads, e-Readers, chrome books, printer, photocopier
. Up-to-date software, databases, e-books, other digital resources
. Print materials - magazines, books, newspapers
. Web-based catalogue system
. Staff to guide students in an orientation program and in the use of technology for learning
Students can borrow items using their Student I.D. card. There is a charge of 20 cents per day for overdue books and magazines. Students can borrow mobile devices for a period, during lunch recess, overnight or for a weekend. They must be returned on time for the benefit of other users. In the case of devices borrowed overnight that are returned late, a charge of $1.00 per day will be applied. Students who return damaged print materials or mobile devices may have their privileges denied and/or asked to replace them at their own expense.
Students are expected to behave appropriately and respect others and property. Food and drinks, other than water, are not permitted unless a special event has been organized by staff.
The Learning Commons is opento
Colleen Connor (A-E, ESL)
Kristen Bignell (F-L)
Derek Spriet (M-Z)
Guidance Counsellors are available to answer questions related to timetables, career planning, personal and social issues, special educational needs, and to suggest possible referrals to appropriate school personnel and outside agencies.
Multicultural Liason Officer
The Ottawa Catholic School Board in partnership with Ottawa Community Immigrant Services
Organization continues to support our newcomer families to Canada through the Multicultural
Liaison Officer (MLO) program.
This program addresses the settlement and integration needs of newcomers, immigrants,
refugees and first generation Canadian students and their families to ensure a successful school
experience for the students and to ensure that both students and parents are fully integrated into
The MLO provides support services and advocacy for students and parents connecting families
to specialized community resources as needed, as well as providing information about the
education system in Ontario and helping parents get involved in their children’s education.