School News & Announcements

Spring Favourites Concert

posted May 25, 2017, 12:47 PM by Cathy Parij

Our Annual Spring Favourites Concert featuring the LBP Jr. & Sr. Concert Bands will be this coming MONDAY evening (May 29th) in the caf-gym.  Concert begins at 7:00pm and admission is free.

Hope to see you there.

Dr. Ian Mannion May 30th

posted May 24, 2017, 11:42 AM by Cathy Parij

Check out Parent Council's Information Session with Dr. Mannion on May 30 at 7:00 pm

Upcoming Grade 7&8 Immunizations

posted Apr 25, 2017, 4:39 AM by Craig Pinches

Reminder for Parents and Students:

Ottawa Public Health will be holding their final clinic for this school year (2016-17) on Thursday May 4th and Friday May 5th.

Students in Grade 7 with signed permission forms will be receiving the following vaccines:
Hepatitis B: 2nd dose
HPV : 2nd dose

Grade 8 Girls:
HPV: 2nd dose
Parents are encouraged to talk with their child about their vaccines.

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

Should you have further questions, please call Ottawa Public Health @ 613-580-6744.

CSPA Event: Supporting Big Emotions: Yours and Your Child's

posted Mar 24, 2017, 10:19 AM by Craig Pinches

Your Action Plan for Supporting Big Emotions - Yours and Your Child’s

This highly interactive workshop will have you working on your own and in groups to understand your emotional triggers and your child’s and find better calming techniques and solutions to create more harmonious relationships in your home.

Speaker: Joanne Boyd

Thursday, April 20, 2017

7:00-9:00 PM

St. Matthew High School

6550 Bilberry Drive, Orleans


Cyberbullying Parent Night

posted Mar 23, 2017, 5:12 AM by Craig Pinches

See the flyer below for a session on Cyberbullying, hosted  in conjunction with the Ottawa Bullying Prevention Coalition, Ottawa Public Health, and the Ottawa Police Service. The event takes place Thursday March 30th at 6:30pm, at Ben Franklin Place at 101 Centrepointe.

Thursday, March 30th, from 6:30pm to 9:00 pm at Ben Franklin Place, 101 Centrepointe, Ottawa ON


Our Target Audience: Parents and caregivers


Evening Program Time:

            6:00-6:30 pm: Agency Fair Setup

6:30-7:00 pm: Registration / Service Fair Booths

7:00-8:00 pm: Speaker: Dr Hazen Gandy CHEO

            8:00-8:30pm: Speaker: OTTAWA POLICE SERVICE, Cst Cindy Cybulski and Cst Geneviève Hupé

8:30-9:00pm: Question Period /Service Fair Booths


Registration is limited, please register using Event Brite at:

School Council's Speaker

posted Mar 22, 2017, 7:40 AM by Cathy Parij   [ updated Apr 20, 2017, 8:17 AM by School Websites ]

OSSLT: Parents, please read!

posted Mar 21, 2017, 11:05 AM by Craig Pinches

To all parents of Grade 10 students, and previously eligible Grade 11 and 12 students, the Ontario Secondary Schools Literacy Test (OSSLT) will be taking place this year on March 30th, 2017
. It is imperative that your child is present for this test, and if they will not be able to be present, that you inform your child’s respective Vice Principal as soon as possible.

High School Parent Teacher Interviews

posted Mar 10, 2017, 6:41 AM by Craig Pinches   [ updated Mar 10, 2017, 12:10 PM by Lester B. Pearson Catholic High School ]

The online booking for High School Parent Teacher Interviews will open on Friday March 10th, at approximately 3pm . Click here to be taken to the booking page. Please check back at this time. Information will be sent home with your son or daughter regarding booking the interviews with their Letters of Concern, which were distributed on Thursday March 9th by their respective teachers.

Cyberbullying Parent Information Night

posted Mar 9, 2017, 10:00 AM by Craig Pinches

On March 30th, the Ottawa Police Service, along with Ottawa Public Health and CHEO will be hosting a Cyberbullying Parent Information Night at Ben Franklin Place in Nepean. They will More information can be found in the file below:

Parent Information Meeting on Fentanyl and Opioids

posted Mar 9, 2017, 9:53 AM by Craig Pinches

Notice of Parent Information Meeting

Subject:  Fentanyl and Opioids


The Ottawa Catholic School Board (OCSB), 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.

When: Monday, April 3rd -- Parent information session -- 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.- open to the public

Where: St. Paul High School, 2675 Draper Avenue, Ottawa (near Greenbank and Baseline)   Link to location map:

Marketplace: There will be a partner display area at the event with front line staff to answer questions.

The OCSB continues to work with the City’s Overdose Prevention Task Force to help educate our community and support our students.    

City of Ottawa/Ottawa Public Health opioid/Fentanyl resources:

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