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2019 OCDSB Indigenous Youth Symposium - October 24
2019 OCDSB Indigenous Youth Symposium - October 24
10/22/2019
Indigenous youth have inherited a long and proud history of culture, courage and resilience. The OCDSB is hosting a Youth Symposium for high school students on Thursday, October 24th at Confederation Education Centre. The main objective is to instill "Pride and Indigenous Identity & Collect Student Voice" to drive student instruction District-wide.
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Computer Network Security Consultation Plan
Computer Network Security Consultation Plan
10/18/2019
Technology is constantly changing and so too has the sophistication of cybersecurity threats. To adjust to this reality and protect the security of students, staff and the broader school community, the OCDSB is planning to update its computer network security policy.
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Labour Relations Update – October 18, 2019
Labour Relations Update – October 18, 2019
10/18/2019
OCDSB members of the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario and Secondary School Teachers’ Federation have taken part or will participate in central strike votes.
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OCDSB Early Learning Career Fair - October 26th
OCDSB Early Learning Career Fair - October 26th
10/17/2019
Are you an Early Childhood Educator or an Early Learning Assistant? Looking to start your career at the OCDSB?
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OCDSB Kicks Off United Way Campaign
OCDSB Kicks Off United Way Campaign
10/17/2019
The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) kicked off its annual United Way campaign to raise funds for community initiatives to combat poverty, support youth and help people overcome challenges across the region.
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2019 Parent Conference
Join us for our 2019 Parent-Child Connection – November 9
10/16/2019
The 2019 Parent Conference and School Council Training Day will be held on November 9, 2019 at the Longfields-Davidson Heights Secondary School. The conference is open to everyone
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15th Annual Rainbow Youth Forum
15th Annual Rainbow Youth Forum
10/16/2019
On Thursday, November 14th, all secondary students are invited to attend our 15th Annual Rainbow Youth Forum. The Forum is a celebration of our diversity and is a day for students, staff and community members to learn together by encouraging student voice.
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Free Access to French Online Homework Help and Practice
Free Access to French Online Homework Help and Practice
10/15/2019
Get free access to Voilà Live’s Virtual Immersion Campus. Every evening, from Monday to Thursday, OCDSB students have access to live teachers online to practice their French and get homework help in French, English and Math
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Parent Involvement Committee Seeking New Members
Parent Involvement Committee Seeking New Members
10/11/2019
The OCDS’s Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is currently looking for new members. PIC works with parents, school councils and community partners to foster parent involvement and community engagement in support of student success. PIC meets approximately six evenings per year.
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Islamic Heritage Month
Islamic Heritage Month
10/01/2019
Every year for the month of October, Islamic Heritage Month is recognized in Canada. Islamic Heritage Month provides an opportunity for all citizens to learn about the history and culture of Ontarians of Muslim heritage who have made an impact in our communities across the province, as well as to appreciate the significant contributions made by the Islamic community.
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First Board of Trustees Meeting of 2019-2020 School Year
First Board of Trustees Meeting of 2019-2020 School Year
09/26/2019
On Tuesday, September 25, Trustees held their first full Board meeting of the 2019-2020 school year. It was an opportunity to discuss some of the exciting things taking place across our school community and prepare for the year ahead.
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OECD Study on Social and Emotional Skills
OECD Study on Social and Emotional Skills
09/19/2019
This fall, the OCDSB will be participating in the OECD Study on Social and Emotional Skills. OCDSB students aged 10 and 15 will be randomly selected to participate in the study.
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Ontario Ministry Releases Cellphone Restriction Guidelines
Ontario Ministry Releases Cellphone Restriction Guidelines
08/29/2019
New guidance regarding the restriction of cellphones in schools has been released today from the Ontario Ministry of Education.
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 Immunizations
Immunizations - 2019-2020 School Year
08/28/2019
As we enter a new School Year, it is important to remember that Ottawa Public Health requires proof that your child has received proper immunization. All children attending school in Ontario must be immunized against diphtheria, tetanus, polio, measles and rubella, unless there is a valid exemption.
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Revised Elementary Health and Physical Education Curriculum
08/21/2019
On Wednesday, Aug. 21, the Ontario Ministry of Education issued its revised elementary health and physical education (HPE) curriculum. This approach will take effect starting in the 2019-2020 school year.
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2019-2020 School Year Calendars
2019-2020 School Year Calendars
07/19/2019
For those looking to start planning, the calendars for the 2019-2020 school year are available on our website.
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Merivale High School – International Baccalaureate World School Authorization
Merivale High School – International Baccalaureate World School Authorization
07/18/2019
Following a two year process that engaged students, staff, families and the community, the OCDSB is proud to announce Merivale High School’s authorization as an IB World School for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP)
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Valuing Voices
Valuing Voices
06/25/2019
The OCDSB is committed to improving equity of access and opportunity for all students. To do this, we need to better understand the challenges our students are facing and where more support is needed. As part of this commitment, the district will be conducting a survey called Valuing Voices – Identity Matters! The survey will be conducted between November 26th and December 13th, 2019. The survey will be completed by parents of students in Kindergarten to Grade 6, and by students in grades 7 to 12.
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Stay Connected with your child's school with the OCDSB App
Stay Connected with your child's school with the OCDSB App
02/28/2019
Check out the new OCDSB mobile app It makes staying connected with your children’s school(s) easy and accessible.
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