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Cairine Wilson Secondary School Craft Fair - Saturday, November 17th
Cairine Wilson Secondary School Craft Fair - Saturday, November 17th
11/16/2018
The annual Cairine Wilson Secondary School Craft Fair is taking place on Saturday, November 17th, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This fundraiser features over 100 unique and noteworthy vendors selling a wide variety of crafts, holiday decor, jewellery, bath products, pet items, baked goods, and much more! Free childcare is also available while you shop.
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John Young ES Participating in "Bags 2 School" Fundraiser
John Young ES Participating in "Bags 2 School" Fundraiser
11/08/2018
John Young Elementary School is currently participating in the Bags 2 School Fundraiser. The process involves students, staff and parents gathering previously enjoyed clothing and textiles, which are then weighed and exchanged at the current market rate.
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Dunning Foubert SAC Used Book Sale
Dunning Foubert SAC Used Book Sale
11/06/2018
Dunning-Foubert Elementary School is having their annual used book sale on Thursday, November 22nd from 4pm-8pm and Friday, November 23rd from 8:30am-12pm. All children's books are just 50 cents, soft covers are $1, and hard covers $2. There will also be magazines, games, puzzles, DVDs and CDs for sale. All money raised will go towards the purchase of new supplies for the school, including gym equipment, electronics, library books and more
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Crystal Bay Fundraiser
Crystal Bay Fundraiser
11/06/2018
Looking to start your Christmas shopping early? Crystal Bay has you covered. The Crystal Bay Centre for Special Education is holding a fundraiser event at Indigo Pinecrest - 2735 Iris St - on November 13th from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
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West Carleton  Secondary School Opens Its Doors To Trick or Treaters Wednesday, October 31, 2018
West Carleton Secondary School Opens Its Doors To Trick or Treaters Wednesday, October 31, 2018
10/18/2018
West Carleton Secondary School will welcome all neighbour children to their school on Halloween evening including, students from other Boards. The public secondary school is renowned for its sense of family and; wanted to offer area children a safe and welcoming place to take part in Halloween activities.
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Annual Fabric Flea Market hosted by Cambridge Street Community Public School - October 13th
Annual Fabric Flea Market hosted by Cambridge Street Community Public School - October 13th
10/12/2018
Fabrics, patterns, needlework supplies, notions, knitting and weaving yarns, all this and so much more available at the Original Fabric Flea Market
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Emily Carr Middle School-Welcomes Dr. Eva Olsson LLD(Hon)-Wednesday, October 16
Emily Carr Middle School-Welcomes Dr. Eva Olsson LLD(Hon)-Wednesday, October 16
10/11/2018
Emily Carr Middle School welcomes Dr. Eva Olsson LLD (Hon.), Holocaust survivor, author and widely acclaimed public speaker to their school on Wednesday, October 16, 2018. For over a decade, she has spoken to more than one million people across North America focusing on bullying and the importance of not being a bystander to injustice.
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Staples Advantage Donates $20,000 Makerspace - Tuesday, October 16
Staples Advantage Donates $20,000 Makerspace - Tuesday, October 16
10/10/2018
There is a major surprise coming for the 210 students who attend Orleans Wood Elementary School on Tuesday, October 16, 2018. Staples Business Advantage is giving the school a Makerspace classroom valued at $20,000.
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Viscount Alexander Unveils New Kindergarten Play Structure - Thursday, October 18, 2018
Viscount Alexander Unveils New Kindergarten Play Structure - Thursday, October 18, 2018
10/09/2018
The new kindergarten play structure took two and half years to build; close to 88,000 dollars; municipal and charitable contributions; OCDSB staff time and; the commitment of a small but determined School Council to ensure the 185 Viscount Alexander Public School students have a place to play!
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Goulbourn Middle School  4th Annual Hackergal Hackathon  December 12, 2018
Goulbourn Middle School 4th Annual Hackergal Hackathon December 12, 2018
10/07/2018
Preparations are well underway for Golbourn Middle School to once again participate in the the Hackergal Hackathon. It is an annual event hosted in classrooms across the nation. Girls come together to explore the never-ending prospects in code by participating in a virtual hackathon.
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Earl of March Students and Staff Reaching Out To Victims of the Tornado
Earl of March Students and Staff Reaching Out To Victims of the Tornado
09/26/2018
Earl of March Secondary School's mission statement is “to provide a caring, challenging, and safe environment, which will encourage and motivate students to pursue excellence in all their endeavours.” The sentiment behind the statement is on display at the Kanata area secondary school on any given day.
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Two OCDSB Students are 2018 Schulich Leaders
Two OCDSB Students are 2018 Schulich Leaders
06/22/2018
Congratulations to Julia Azzi from Sir Robert Borden HS and Miasya Bulger from Lisgar CI who received the 2018 Schulich Leader Scholarships.
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Stittsville Public School – Volunteer Showcase – June 19, 2018
Stittsville Public School – Volunteer Showcase – June 19, 2018
06/15/2018
Stittsville Public School's grade six students have been working tirelessly since March researching and creating awareness for various charities and organizations. Many of the students have organized fundraisers or have visited their organizations in an effort to spread awareness and compassion in our community. On Tuesday, June 19th, they will be showcasing their amazing accomplishments, volunteerism stories and donation totals at a showcase in the Stittsville Public School gymnasium.
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Longfields-Davidson Heights SS – E-Waste and Bags2School Fundraiser – May 12
Longfields-Davidson Heights SS – E-Waste and Bags2School Fundraiser – May 12
05/11/2018
Longfields Davidson Heights Secondary School is hosting an E-waste Recycling and Bags2School Fundraiser event this Saturday, May 12, 2018. They will be accepting: TVs, monitors, cellphones, computers, etc. And all used clothing, soft toys, drapes, sheets, etc. Volunteers will be available to help collect your items.
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Berrigan Elementary School – 9th Annual Community Spring Fling – May 12
Berrigan Elementary School – 9th Annual Community Spring Fling – May 12
05/10/2018
Berrigan Parent Council is excited to be organizing and hosting the 9th Annual Community Spring Fling at Berrigan Elementary School. Join us at this family-friendly event, with over 40 vendors, including a Scholastic book fair, face painting, plant sale, bake sale and more. A great way to support both Berrigan ES and our community!
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Summerside Public School – Summerfest – June 2
Summerside Public School – Summerfest – June 2
05/10/2018
Summerside Parent Council is excited to be organizing a year-end community event to celebrate a successful second year! Join us at this family-friendly event, with various activities including a magician, balloon artist, inflatable obstacle course, video game truck, Sir Wilfred Laurier program demonstrations and more. There will also be basket raffles and a fire truck visit. Everyone is welcome.
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Castlefrank Elementary School – Keeping Kids Safe in the Offline and Online Worlds – May 17
Castlefrank Elementary School – Keeping Kids Safe in the Offline and Online Worlds – May 17
05/09/2018
All parents/guardians strive to ensure their children are safe and happy both offline and online. Join us for a presentation from Pearl Rimer, Director of Research & Training at Boost Child & Youth Advocacy Centre on how to keep your child safe from harm.
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Elgin Street Public School – Swing Into Spring
Elgin Street Public School – Swing Into Spring - May 6, 2018
05/06/2018
Have you always wanted to learn Ballroom and Latin Dance moves? Now’s you chance. Elgin Street Public School is hosting Swing into Spring Dance Lesson Fundraiser. You can sign up for one class or many. Everyone is welcome.
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Sir Robert Borden High School - Fostering Resilience, Confidence and a Positive Mindset in Teenagers - May 8th 7:00 p.m.
Sir Robert Borden High School - Fostering Resilience, Confidence and a Positive Mindset in Teenagers - May 8th 7:00 p.m.
05/05/2018
Join us for this 1.5 hour hands on presentation that will focus on how to foster resilience, confidence and a positive mindset in our teenagers. Facilitator Jennifer Laale will introduce practical practices and tactical tools that families can use and integrate into their families daily routine.
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Robert Hopkins Public School - Family Fun Fair - May 26, 2018
Robert Hopkins Public School - Family Fun Fair - May 26, 2018
05/03/2018
Robert Hopkins Public School’s Annual Fun Fair is back! Join us Saturday May 26th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 2011 Glenfern Avenue for a day of exciting games
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Adrienne Clarkson Elementary School - Thursday, May 31 – “Kids, Parents and Power Struggles” with Joanne Boyd from Parent Support
Adrienne Clarkson Elementary School - Thursday, May 31 – “Kids, Parents and Power Struggles” with Joanne Boyd from Parent Support
05/02/2018
Understand power struggles and turn them into learning opportunities. Become your child’s mentor and coach to stay emotionally connected for life. Suitable for parents/guardians/caregivers of children aged 12 months to 12 years. (Light refreshments available.)
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Crystal Bay Centre for Special Education - Mad Hatter Pop Up - June 2
Crystal Bay Centre for Special Education - Mad Hatter Pop Up - June 2
05/01/2018
Join us on Saturday, June 2 for a fundraiser for Crystal Bay Centre for Special Education. Teacup and saucer $2 Teapot set $5 Plates $1 Everything must go!
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Robert Hopkins Public School Used Book Sale Wednesday – April 25 and Thursday, April 26
Robert Hopkins Public School Used Book Sale Wednesday – April 25 and Thursday, April 26
04/25/2018
Robert Hopkins’ grade 5 students are committed to raising awareness for global education. A student run used book sale is scheduled for Wednesday, April 25 and Thursday, April 26. All proceeds are going to the Malala Fund. Founded in 2013, the Malala Fund champions every girl’s right to 12 years of free, safe, quality education.
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Summerside Public School – Social Networking Safety with Paul Davis – Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.
Summerside Public School – Social Networking Safety with Paul Davis – Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.
04/20/2018
Is your child safe online? What can parents do? The School Council of Summerside Public School is hosting a parent evening with Paul Davis on Social Networking Safety on Wednesday, April 25th at 6:30 p.m. Join us and learn some simple rules and guidelines to make your child’s online world a safer place. Speaker Paul Davis brings more than 27 years of IT knowledge and expertise and has presented in Canada and the United States.
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Bell High School Green House News Annual Fundraiser Monday, April 23, 2018
Bell High School Green House News Annual Fundraiser Monday, April 23, 2018
04/19/2018
It may not look like Spring in Ottawa but Bell High School's Developmental Disabilities Program (DDP) is banking on Spring showing up - and soon! Bell's annual fundraiser is open to the public starting Monday, April 23, 2018. Students from the DDP study life sciences and in the winter they plant seeds and care for the growing plants. Come Spring they sell the finished product.
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First Avenue Public School Heritage Fair - Tuesday, April 17, 2018
First Avenue Public School Heritage Fair - Tuesday, April 17, 2018
04/13/2018
This year's Heritage Fair is 'All Things Canadian', with more than 70 student projects being displayed. Students from Kindergarten to Grade 6 will present an amazing range of projects on topics ranging from Pioneer Life to the Sixties Scoop to Michael J. Fox to Poutine to HNIC (that is Hockey Night In Canada – for those who may not be Canadian)
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Alternate Programs - Open House - April 19, 2018
Alternate Programs - Open House - April 19, 2018
04/12/2018
The OCDSB Secondary Alternate Program is an excellent alternative for students who are seeking a different learning experience from the traditional high school setting. Flexible scheduling, workplace opportunities, smaller classes and self-paced learning are some of the reasons students may choose to attend one of Alternate Programs.
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A Bunny for All Huntley Centennial Public School April 11, 2018
A Bunny for All Huntley Centennial Public School April 11, 2018
04/06/2018
Huntley Centennial students and staff are "raising stuffed animals" in support of the Roger Neilson House. Students are being asked to bring in as many new, stuffed animals as possible to be donated to children in need. Roger Neilson House is a home provided for kids with life limiting illness.
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Library Card Not Required…Visit A Human Book!
Library Card Not Required…Visit A Human Book! - Thursday, April 12, 2018
03/28/2018
An Olympic skier, a surgeon and a lawyer walk into a high school gym. What happens next - an old fashion conversation? Students from Sir Wilfrid Laurier and Colonel By Secondary Schools will take part in the fourth annual “Human Books” event on Thursday, April 12, 2018.
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Parent Information Night at Severn PS - April 19
Parent Information Night at Severn PS - April 19
03/23/2018
Ottawa Public Health nurses will discuss topics on self-regulation, temperament and resilience in the early years.
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Genius Hour Fair at Hopewell
Genius Hour Fair at Hopewell
03/08/2018
Genius Hour is an educational initiative that provides the time and opportunity for students to create and work on a project of their own choosing. The topic does not have to be related directly to the curriculum but must follow the following criteria:
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Colonel By SS Speaker Event: The Importance of Sleep in Teenagers and Healthy Activities and Developing Resilience and Strategies
Colonel By SS Speaker Event - Tuesday, March 27 - The Importance of Sleep in Teenagers and Healthy Activities and Developing Resilience and Strategies
03/07/2018
Want to learn about the importance of sleep in teenagers? And How to develop strategies for resilience? Join us for a conversation about youth and what you can do to connect with your child on March 27th from 7 to 9 p.m. at Colonel By Secondary School.
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Severn Avenue Public School  - Parent Workshop: Helping with French at Home
Severn Avenue Public School - Thursday, March 22 - Parent Workshop: Helping with French at Home
03/07/2018
On Thursday, March 22nd from 6:30 p.m. -8:00 p.m., Severn Avenue Public School will host a free parent workshop on Helping with French at Home - Even If You Don't Speak French.
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Adrienne Clarkson Elementary School - Thursday, March 22 – “Beyond ABCs and 123s
Adrienne Clarkson Elementary School - Thursday, March 22 – “Beyond ABCs and 123s
03/07/2018
Come hear about the importance of executive function skills to your child’s academic success. Executive function skills include the ability to plan ahead, focus attention, remember instructions, and multi-task effectively.
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Adrienne Clarkson Elementary School - Thursday, April 19 – Presentation by Dr. Phil Ritchie
Adrienne Clarkson Elementary School - Thursday, April 19 – Presentation by Dr. Phil Ritchie
03/07/2018
Dr. Phil Ritchie, psychologist at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), will provide an information session on children and mental health with a specific focus on anxiety. He will speak about parent and family strategies to support children.
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Barrhaven Public School Family Fun Math Night – Thursday March 1
Barrhaven Public School Family Fun Math Night – Thursday March 1
02/26/2018
Please join our Barrhaven Public School community on Thursday, March 1st from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. for a Family Fun Math Night. We would appreciate having you as our welcomed guests as we engage our families in fun math challenges, activities, and games.
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Elmdale Public School Bookfest 2018
Elmdale Public School Bookfest 2018
02/16/2018
More than 25,000 donated books, covering 20 categories ranging from fiction and mysteries to gardening and politics are up for grabs at the annual Elmdale Public School Bookfest. The popular fundraising event raises money for educational programs at Elmdale as well as local community initiatives.
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Lives Make a Difference Essay
Lives Make a Difference Essay
02/15/2018
Lisgar Collegiate Institute Student, Albert Nitu won second place in the “Lives that Make a Difference Essay Competition” and received a $2,000 scholarship. It is the largest English essay writing competition in Canada designed to encourage youth to express their thoughts on 2017 and the individuals that shaped it.
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LePhare Elementary School Celebrates Literacy Week
LePhare Elementary School Celebrates Literacy Week
02/15/2018
LePhare Elementary School is hosting several Literacy Week events. Two of the most popular events are “Drop Everything And Read” - also known as DEAR and The Annual Grandparents Tea. Students never know when or where the announcement will be broadcast to drop everything and read for 15 uninterrupted minutes.
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North Gower Marlborough Public School – Wonder Day
North Gower Marlborough Public School – Wonder Day
02/08/2018
North Gower Marlborough Public School’s grade 4 and 5 students will commemorate Valentine’s Day with a twist this year. They will mark February 14, 2018 with a celebration known as "Wonder Day".
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Valentines for Vets – Heritage Hearts
Valentines for Vets – Heritage Hearts
02/08/2018
Heritage Public School students in Ms. Turcotte’s Grade 2-3 class took Valentines Day to heart and sent valentine cards to Canadian Veterans.
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Avalon Olympic Day - Thursday, February 15, 2018
Avalon Olympic Day - Thursday, February 15, 2018
02/08/2018
The XX111 Olympic Winter Games are underway. Avalon Public School will be hosting its own Olympic Day on Thursday, February 15, 2018.
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Manor Park Public School – Phoebe Rocks Foundation
Manor Park Public School – Phoebe Rocks Foundation
02/08/2018
Manor Park Public School will be hosting the 2nd Annual Manor Park Bake Sale in support of the Phoebe Rose Rocks Foundation!
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Longfields-Davidson Heights Secondary School Council
Longfields-Davidson Heights Secondary School Council
01/29/2018
Drop off your reusable and recyclable end of life electronics (computers, cellphones, printers, TVs, monitors and more). Drop off-Drive Through in front of LDHSS main door on Saturday, February 3rd between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
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Workshop Series at Orleans Wood ES: Mental Skills for Self-Awareness & Self-Compassion – December 11th
11/10/2017
In this workshop, we will explore the foundation of mental skills training: self-awareness. We will work through activities to enlighten core values, highlights, and goals. We will start to become mindful of our emotions, self-talk, mindset, and appraisals, and explore various routines for continued self-awareness, self-care, and self-compassion.
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