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PIC Grant Reporting 2015-16

In October, all OCSB schools received a PIC Grant that was to be used towards parent involvement initiatives. All spending was to be completed by June 17, 2016. 

School councils must complete a final report on the use of their PIC grant.  The report is to be signed by the school council chair and the school principal.  The report and original receipts are to be returned to Kathy Hodgins, Director’s Office (570 West Hunt Club) by June 17, 2016.

View PIC Grant Report Back Form

PRO Grant Reporting 2015-16

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Thank you to all school councils who apply for Parents Reaching Out Grants and work to support and engage parents in their communities!  If your council received a grant for the 2015-16 school year,  please remember that all spending must be completed by June 17, 2016.

School councils must first complete the online final report on the use of their PRO grant at the Ministry of Education website:  Councils will need the username and password they created when applying for the PRO grant.

Once the online report has been completed, please forward a printed copy of the report along with original receipts to Kathy Hodgins, Director’s Office (570 West Hunt Club) by June 17, 2016

Summer Fun | June 2 & 9

Summer Fun June 2016 FJoin us for "Summer Fun" These 2 sessions will highlight fun and educational things for newcomer families to do in Ottawa this summer.  These sessions will be facilitated in Arabic.

Thursday June 2, 2016, 6:15 - 8:00 PM
St. Patrick’s High School, 2525 Alta Vista Drive


Thursday June 9, 2016, 6:15 - 8:00 PM
Lester B. Pearson Catholic High School, 2072 Jasmine Crescent, Gloucester

Catholic Education Week | May 1 - 6

CEW 2016Each year during Catholic Education Week, we celebrate the unique identity and distinctive contributions of Catholic education in Ontario. 

Our Catholic faith emphasizes the belief that all persons are made in the image of God and that Christ shows us the fullest expression of God's image alive in each of us. Our Catholic schools foster the excellence of all students through the dedicated efforts of the teaching and support staff.

CSPA encourages all OCSB parents/guardiansto celebrate the year's spiritual theme; "Opening the Doors of Mercy" during Catholic Education Week. 

  Click here  for a listing of all events and activities scheduled to celebrate Catholic Education Week in our board and schools

Responsibility Matters | April 23

Responsibility Matters IL April 2016 smallWhat does it mean to raise a responsible child or help a student be more conscientious?

  • Teach your child responsibility through positive feedback and encouragement.
  • Discover tips to boost self-esteem and confidence.
  • Create effective communication, healthy decision-making and problem-solving habits.

Saturday, April 23 9:45 - 11:30AM
Saint Clare Catholic School, 2133 Gardenway Drive, Orléans

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  3. How to Help Your Child Succeed in School | April 16
  4. Understanding EQAO Assessments | April 12
  5. Advocating for Your Child with Special Needs | April 6

Monthly Prayer

Easter Prayer

Of all of God's gifts, Easter shows us our fate
Forgiven we will rise and pass through Heaven's gate....more

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CSPA Event Calendar

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CSPA Meeting Information

All OCSB parents/guardians are invited to attend our meetings!

The next CSPA meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 26, 2017.

April 26 Meeting Agenda

OCSB Boardroom
570 West Hunt Club Road
7:30 to 9:30 PM

Minutes from CSPA Meetings


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