School News & Announcements

Sacramental Preparation (2018-2019)

posted Jun 7, 2018, 10:47 AM by Kellie.Anne Mathieson

Please see the attached letter from Holy Spirit Catholic Parish with information about the mandatory Sacramental Parent Meetings. 

Congratulations to...Dennis Bresee!

posted May 22, 2018, 9:19 AM by Guardian Angels School

On May 18th  Mayor Watson declared the first ever Crossing Guard Appreciation Day in Ottawa.  City Councillors, representatives from the Ottawa Safety Council, the City of Ottawa, Ottawa Police Services and Ottawa Public Health, Crossing Guards and students from Roch Carrier PS all came out to see the official proclamation. 

 

As well - the winner of Ottawa’s Favourite Crossing Guard contest was awarded the Marie Armstrong Crossing Guard Award plaque and a cash prize of $500!  The winner this year is Dennis Bresee - he is a Guard at the intersection of Baywood and Arrowwood for Guardian Angels C.S./Westwind P.S.

and Harry Douglas Dr & Sweetnam Dr. for Stittsville P.S.

 

The winner of Ottawa’s Favourite Crossing Guard contest is an individual who displays a passion for their role and goes above and beyond in keeping their community safe, is reliable, dedicated and great at their job - Dennis definitely fits this description!


Make sure you congratulate him next time you cross at his intersection! 


Dental Screening

posted May 14, 2018, 5:57 AM by Guardian Angels School

Lucy Charbonneau, registered dental hygienist with Ottawa Public Health, will provide a dental screening using a tongue depressor on May 16 & 17, 2018*, for
grades JK, SK, 2, and other children as necessary. If your child’s grade is not selected, but you wish for the dental hygienist to see him/her, please advise the
school. Only children identified as having dental needs will bring home a form.  Follow-up school visits by the dental hygienist for individual children may be done.
THIS DOES NOT REPLACE REGULAR DENTAL VISITS WITH YOUR FAMILY DENTIST.

* Some date(s) may be subject to change This dental screening is offered in accordance with the Ontario Public Health
Standards from Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. Personal Health Information is collected in compliance with the Municipal Freedom of Information
and Protection of Privacy Act and the Personal Health Information Protection Act and will be used for the purpose of dental assessment, treatment and oral hygiene
instruction, and for statistical purposes. Questions concerning the collection and use of this information should be directed to the Supervisor of Dental Health
Promotion, Ottawa Public Health, 400-1580 Merivale Rd., Ottawa, ON, tel.: 613-580-2424 ext 26376.

Catholic Education Week

posted May 3, 2018, 6:21 AM by Guardian Angels School

Next week is Catholic Education Week.  We have a quite a few activities planned for the week!  Please follow the link for more information.

Parent Information Session

posted Apr 25, 2018, 6:45 AM by Guardian Angels School

Cannabis – What we know!
Parent information sessions
April 26 and May 3

Dr. Elizabeth Paquette, Chief Psychologist from the Ottawa Catholic School Board, will be presenting with public school board and Ottawa Public Health staff at 2 public information sessions aimed at parents to learn about cannabis, tackle the myths, what is known about the upcoming new laws, how to have THAT talk with your youth, protecting youth and available services.

Community partners like Rideauwood, PLEO, OPS, Project Step will be accessible in a display area for questions from the public. Ottawa Catholic School Board staff will be available at both events for questions about curriculum and services available in schools.

The dates and times are as follows - this meeting is open to all parents/guardians:

Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Gloucester High School – 2060 Ogilvie Road

Thursday, May 3, 2018 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Sir Robert Borden High School – 131 Greenbank Road

Agenda for evenings:

6:30 doors open - marketplace (display area) - Ottawa Catholic School Board staff will be available for questions with community partners like Rideauwood, PLEO, OPS, Project Step .

7-7:30 Presentation - Dr. Elizabeth Paquette, Chief Psychologist from the Ottawa Catholic School Board, will be presenting with public school board and Ottawa Public Health staff 

7:30-8:30 marketplace (display area) - Ottawa Catholic School Board staff will be available for questions.

Please feel free to join us.

Bike Safety

posted Apr 16, 2018, 11:58 AM by Guardian Angels School

Helmet Safety Parent Information

Please find attached a newsletter article on helmet safety.

 

Helmet Discount Weekend

Ottawa’s annual helmet discount weekend coming up on May 5&6.

https://www.ottawapublichealth.ca/en/public-health-services/helmet-discount-weekend.aspx

Stories from the Forest: How Play and Nature Shape Childhood

posted Apr 4, 2018, 7:30 AM by Kellie.Anne Mathieson

This presentation will explore the possibilities and great potential for children when they are provided with regular opportunities to play in and connect with the natural world.
Come and learn the stories and the evidence that will inspire you to open your front doors, and advocate for, increasing connections to nature and the outdoors for your children.

Guest Speaker: Marlene Power, Child and Nature Alliance of Canada  

Wednesday, April 18, 2018; 7:00 - 9:00 pm 
St. Francis Xavier High School, 3740 Spratt Road, Riverside South

Crossing Guard

posted Mar 27, 2018, 12:00 PM by Guardian Angels School

Crossing guards have an important job!  Students and parents depend on them to cross the road safely, all year long, in all kinds of weather!   Please consider nominating your favourite crossing guard at:  Ottawasafetyccouncil.ca/thankyou  

More information can be found on the poster below.

NO LUNCH PROGRAM ON WED. Feb 14th

posted Feb 8, 2018, 8:44 AM by Kellie.Anne Mathieson

Please remember that our hot lunch program does not run on Ash Wednesday (Feb 14th).  Please be sure and send your son/daughter to school with a lunch.

Jan 26th - Term 2 food program deadline

posted Jan 24, 2018, 8:45 AM by Kellie.Anne Mathieson

The deadline for ordering Term 2 food programs (JoJo’s pizza and Subway served on alternating Wednesdays, milk or juice served daily) is January 26, 2018. This is a firm deadline. Late orders will not be accepted. If you have not already placed your order for Term 2, please visit https://guardianangels.hotlunches.net and log on to place your order.

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