School News & Announcements
Lester B Pearson Community
Please join us in the LBP cafeteria gymmorning, , 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.
Please see the attached exam schedule below.
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: http://bit.ly/CSPAstrong17
St. Mark Catholic High School
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:
St. Joseph High School
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.
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.
Reminder for students and parents
Ottawa Public Health will be holding an immunization clinic at the school on .
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.
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.
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!