Forms & Correspondence
Archived Newsletters 2022 -2023
Parent Portal Instructions:
Are you receiving school emails?
Once you have registered, you must sign up for School Messenger to receive emails from the school and the board. Here is a LINK to the instructions. If you have questions as to why you many not be receiving school emails and communication, please contact the main office and we will check your information.
OSTA - School Bus Instructions
Some of our students at Lester B Pearson are considered walkers or OCTranspo bus riders depending on how far you live from the school. Please follow the instructions above if you are not familiar with our school transportation system. If you child is eligible for a Presto Pass, please see the note above on our website for distribution dates and times.
Catholic School Council
The School Council is comprised of the school Principal, and members representing:
FYI, the first Ottawa CSPA (Catholic Schools Parents' Association) meeting of the year will be held on Thursday, Sept 29th @ 6:30 (Virtual). More details to follow in regards to membership. Please contact Joanne Laskoski for more details. email@example.com
2022- 2023 School Council members
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!
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.