School News & Announcements

Free Community Pancake Breakfast Jan 28th

posted Jan 18, 2017, 5:35 AM by Craig Pinches

Lester B Pearson Community

Please join us in the LBP cafeteria gym Saturday morning, January 289-11am for a Free  Community Pancake Breakfast, sponsored by our local City Councillor, Tim Tierney and Enbridge Gas.

Bring your family out to connect with your neighbours, meet our City Councillor, Tim Tierney and our school Principal, Mr Walsh.   

The pancake breakfast is free to attend, and donations to your LBP School Council that fund projects that benefit our community will be accepted as well. 

Semester 1 Exam Schedule

posted Jan 13, 2017, 11:26 AM by Craig Pinches

Please see the attached exam schedule below. 

CSPA Presentation: Strong Not Tough Jan. 23

posted Jan 9, 2017, 7:02 AM by Craig Pinches

Strong Not Tough;

The healthy family step plan to manage anxiety & prevent depression

As adults, we experience many life changes; workplace transitions, entering & ending relationships, financial difficulties, the loss of a loved one, supporting friends or family members with mental illness or substance/alcohol abuse.  Feeling overwhelmed or anxious is natural.

Gain the know-how and confidence to navigate everyday life challenges!

This workshop will provide you with positive coping skills and coping step plans to help you navigate experiences, effectively manage feelings and be resilient.  Come and participate in creating a family that can bend, not break. We all need a community that is strong, not tough.

Register Now:

Monday, January 23, 2017

6:45 - 8:45 PM

 St. Mark Catholic High School

1040 Dozois Rd, Manotick

CSPA Presentation: Educating Boys Jan. 19th

posted Jan 9, 2017, 7:01 AM by Craig Pinches

Educating Boys:  Strategies for engaging boys in academic work

Gain a better understanding of how you can help boys achieve greater success at school.

Speaker Kenton Biffert will present:

  • Developmental stages for boys from young child to adult
  • Factors that may impede boys’ academic achievement
  • Strategies parents and guardians can use to engage boys


Thursday, January 19, 2017

6:45 - 8:30 PM

St. Joseph High School

3333 Greenbank Rd, Nepean

BYOD Device

posted Nov 23, 2016, 1:22 PM by Craig Pinches

If you are looking at purchasing a device for your son or daughter, please take a look at the BYOD intiative offerings available through a partnership with Best Buy. 

Grade 7&8 Parent Teacher Interviews

posted Nov 3, 2016, 1:21 PM by Lester B. Pearson Catholic High School   [ updated Nov 3, 2016, 1:22 PM by Craig Pinches ]

To book a parent teacher interview for the Grade 7&8 panel, please click HERE    Interviews will be open for booking at approximately 6pm on Thursday November 3rd.

Interviews take place on Thursday November 10th, 2016.

Grade 7&8 Immunization Note

posted Oct 25, 2016, 1:06 PM by Craig Pinches

Reminder for students and parents


Ottawa Public Health will be holding an immunization clinic at the school on October 27, 2016.

These vaccines are publicly-funded, and available at no cost to you.


Your child received a vaccine consent form from Ottawa Public Health.  Your child needs to return the signed consent form(s) at the school immunization clinic in order to receive the vaccines. 



Students in grade 7 will be able to receive the following vaccines :

·         hepatitis B

·         meningococcal disease

·         human papillomavirus  (HPV)


All female students in grade 8, will be able to receive the following vaccine :

·         the human papillomavirus (HPV)



You are encouraged to talk with your child about the vaccines; and ideally both you and your child should sign the consent form.


On the day of the school clinic, remind your child to:


·         Eat a good breakfast.

·         Bring an extra juice or a snack to school.

·         Wear short sleeves or a loose shirt so that his or her upper arm is exposed easily, without undressing.

·         Bring the signed consent form with them to the school clinic



If you have any questions, please call the Ottawa Public Health at 613-580-6744 and ask to speak to a public health nurse.

CSPA/PIC Presentation: Connection is Key

posted Oct 19, 2016, 11:27 AM by Craig Pinches

The Catholic School Councils at Frank Ryan, St. Gregory, St. Rita St. Monica, St. Daniel St. Augustine, St. John the Apostle and St. Patrick Elementary extend an invitation to all parents in the OCSB to attend a presentation and workshop by noted child advocate Dr. Jean Clinton.  

Connection is Key : 
The relationships that we have with our children are essential components of healthy brain development. These relationships play a key role all the way from early brain development to healthy adolescent development. This presentation will explore brain development through the lens that relationships and love build brain.

Further Information is attached below.

HS Parent Teacher Interviews

posted Oct 18, 2016, 11:59 AM by Craig Pinches   [ updated Oct 18, 2016, 12:10 PM by Lester B. Pearson Catholic High School ]

The online booking for the HS Parent Teacher interviews is now live.

Please click HERE to access the booking page. If you have any questions or require assistance, please contact the main office.

OSSLT on Thursday October 20th

posted Oct 18, 2016, 5:18 AM by Craig Pinches

To all students who are writing the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test online version this coming Thursday, please make sure that you are in your assigned room by 8:30am!

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