Snack ideas to encourage a nut and shellfish-free school:
all fruits and vegetables
Applesnax Organic Unsweetened Applesauce (note: not in snack packs, just spoon and serve into your preferred food safe container)
Kirkland Soft & Chewy Chocolate Chip Granola Bars
Fontaine Santé brand Hummus, 3 bean salad and parsley Tabbouleh
Catholic School Council
The School Council is comprised of the school Principal, and members representing:
Meetings are usually held on the second Tuesday of the month @ 6:30 PM.
For the 2022-23 School Year the meetings will be held virtually via Google Meets and the link will be shared by email with the school community.
All parents/guardians are welcome to attend and join - we value your input.
2022 - 2023 School Council members:
Chair: Sarah Montalvo
Treasurer: Mike Montalvo
CSPA rep: vacant
Teacher Rep: Fran Ryan
Parish Rep: Zeina Stanley
Council at Large: Joan Rivet
Principal: Kathleen Shaver
Vice Principal: Charlene Davidson
School Council members provide input and advice to the Principal on topics such as:
local calendar of events and activities
school code of student behavior
school curriculum and program goals
selection of the Principal through the identification of a profile-type for the school
school budget priorities
school-community communication strategy ie methods of reporting to parents and the community
extra-curricular activities in the school
The School Council needs your voice, your input, your contribution to make the school better for all students, including yours!
Meeting Dates & Minutes: 2022 - 2023
Board-wide Parent Organizations
Catholic School Parents’ Association (CSPA)
The Catholic School Parents’ Association (CSPA) is a volunteer group representing all Ottawa Catholic School Board parents. They are a resource for school councils and the parent community for information on local and provincial education issues. Through their website, Twitter feed, and email newsletters, they we provide updates on education in Ottawa & Ontario, as well as tips, resources and information to help parents support their children in school. All parents are welcome and encouraged to join CSPA's e-mail list, follow CSPA on Twitter, or attend CSPA monthly meetings.
Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)
The OCSB’s Special Education and Advisory Committee (SEAC) makes recommendations to the Board in respect of any matter affecting the establishment, development, and delivery of special education programs and services for exceptional pupils.
OCSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC)
The Ottawa Catholic School Board Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is a provincially mandated committee made up of parents, a trustee, a principal and the Director of Education. The purpose of PIC is to support, encourage and enhance parent engagement at the school board level in order to improve student achievement and well-being. The parent members of the OCSB PIC are appointed by CSPA.