Grade 6 Graduation Photos

posted Mar 4, 2019, 1:38 PM by Stephen Gay

Picture day for our grade 6 graduates will be on March 28th.   

Olympics on Friday, March 1st

posted Feb 27, 2019, 5:40 AM by Stephen Gay

We have our Olympics on Friday, March 1st.  Students will be outside most of the morning.  Parent Council is setting up a hot chocolate station (thank you)!!   Please ensure that students dress warmly.  

Schools Closed on Wednesday

posted Feb 12, 2019, 1:11 PM by Stephen Gay

Ottawa -  The Ottawa Catholic School Board is closing all schools and administration offices including the Catholic Education Centre on Wednesday, February 13. This decision was made in consultation with the City’s Emergency Preparedness Office, and our education partners including the Ottawa School Transportation Authority (OSTA).

Clarification - Tomorrow/Wednesday - There will be no before or after school care/activities, after-hours classes, or afterschool/evening activities including community use of schools. Child care run by the Ottawa Catholic School Board and the Ottawa Catholic Child Care Corporation will not operate.

We expect schools to re-open Thursday, February 14. If this changes for any reason, we will send another message to families, staff, and media, staff.

For more information, please contact Mardi de Kemp, Manager of Communications, mobile 613-294-3946, and email at

School Permits Cancelled Tuesday Night

posted Feb 12, 2019, 11:43 AM by Stephen Gay

The Ottawa Catholic School Board (OCSB) is cancelling all Community Use of School permits for school uses after 6:00 pm today, Tuesday, February 12, 2019.  This includes all evening classes including Adult English as a Second Language (ESL).

The OCSB Meeting of the Board of Trustees is proceeding with its scheduled time, Tuesday, February 12 at 7:30 pm.

A decision regarding potential school closures on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, will be made by 5:00 pm today. The decision will be communicated by email and phone message to all parents/guardians, as well as through our main website at, on school websites, and through Board social media channels (Facebook: OttCatholicSB,

Twitter: @OttCatholicSB).

67's Hockey with Saint John the Apostle Parish --Contact the Parish

posted Jan 31, 2019, 6:38 AM by Stephen Gay

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P.D. Day: Friday, January 25th

posted Jan 24, 2019, 12:32 PM by Stephen Gay

Friday, January 25th is a professional development day.  There is no school for students.  

Saint Paul's Open House and more....

posted Jan 14, 2019, 1:09 PM by Stephen Gay

St Paul High School has prepared several transition activities to welcome potential future Golden Bears. St Paul’s staff are looking forward to learning more about our grade 6 students to personalize their transition to grade 7.  The Principal, Mrs Mc Donald, Vice-Principal and Mme. Joly will be visiting our school the week of January 21st.

The students had their first visit in November for a STEAM & Maker Activity and Guest Speaker. On February 12th, it will be the grade 6 parents’ turn to visit St Paul. The evening will start at 7 pm and parents will learn more about the intermediate schedule, visit classrooms, meet teachers and students and pose questions.

On February 20th, students will have another opportunity to visit St Paul where they will get to participate in classes and view the Intermediate St Paul Musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr.

For more information visit St Paul’s website, and on Twitter, @StPaulOCSB

Please see below a list of upcoming dates and a few additional informational/action items:

  • St Paul representative visiting YOUR school (January 21st - 25th)

    • Please confirm the date and time, click here

    • Confirm number of grade 6  students

    • Name(s) of grade 6 teacher(s)

    • Share the transition meeting google sheet with grade 6 teachers, click here

  • Grade 6 Parent Info Night: Tuesday, Feb 12th, 7 - 8:30 pm

    • Please ensure to add this information to your school calendar

    • Please retweet our promotional messages

    • Please send a School Messenger email to parents closer to this date to remind them about this great event (an agenda will be shared shortly)

  • Grade 6 Visit to St Paul: Wednesday, Feb 20th

    • We are organizing the busing and will confirm times shortly

    • Students will be given a cookie for dessert. If the students wish to purchase their lunch, please let us know so we can inform the survey.  Please inform your students with allergies that we cannot guarantee that items they may wish to purchase have not come in contact with their food allergen.

    • Our tentative schedule is to welcome students,give them an opportunity to participate in a class, enjoy lunch and then view our view our intermediate musical.

Frank Ryan Open House

posted Jan 10, 2019, 1:23 PM by Stephen Gay

Dear Parents and Guardians,

We wish to invite you to Frank Ryan Catholic Intermediate School for our Grade 7 Parent Information Night on Tuesday, January 29th at 6:30pm.

Frank Ryan Catholic Intermediate School is an intermediate school that provides exceptional academic and co-curricular programs, offering leadership opportunities in spiritual, physical and social areas. Over 95% of our students participate in some school activity, club or team beyond the classroom. Frank Ryan combines the smaller size of an elementary school with many of the facilities and services found in larger high schools. With multiple clubs and teams and a strong intramural program, students are welcomed and encouraged to get involved and try new things.

During the information evening, teachers and students will discuss some of the key aspects of school life that will include such things as: Catholic life of our school, academic program, extra-curricular activities, leadership opportunities, and after school programs. As well, this evening will include a mini tour of the key areas of the school, and a program overview from teachers in different subject areas. Our leadership team, teachers and support staff will be available to answer any questions throughout the evening. As well, you will have an opportunity to sign up for our weekly newsletter to maintain contact with our vibrant school community.

Communication is important to us. You can always look at our website at to view our weekly newsletter. Like us on Facebook to receive frequent photos/videos from our school. You can also follow us on twitter @FrankRyanOCSB.

Please mark January 29th at 6:30pm on your calendar. We hope to see you at our information evening. We are looking forward to meeting parents, students and families.


Julie Mathé


Enrollment for the Sacraments of First Confession and First Communion

posted Jan 9, 2019, 10:02 AM by Stephen Gay

This weekend at St. John the Apostle Church students will be enrolled for the sacraments of First Confession and First Communion.  Attendance at one of the enrollment masses is expected.  The enrollment Masses are:

-Saturday, January 12th at 5 p.m.
-Sunday, January 13th at 8 a.m.
-Sunday, January 13th at 10:30 a.m.

Thank you.
Father Harrison

P.D. Day January 25, No School for Students

posted Jan 3, 2019, 7:31 AM by Stephen Gay

There is a professional development day scheduled for Friday, January 25th.  There will be no school for students that day. 

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