Parent Updates

The OCDSB is committed to keeping our community informed of the latest school board updates concerning COVID-19 and other important District news. This page is intended to contain letters and updates sent to our school community.

For general information about the OCDSB Response to COVID-19, visit: https://ocdsb.ca/covid19

Visit Ottawa Public Health for the latest health updates on COVID-19: ottawapublichealth.ca/coronavirus


June 30, 2022 - Highlights from the 2022 School Climate Survey, Supporting Mental Health Over the Summer, and more.
06/30/2022
Dear Families, We have reached the end of another school year, and what a year it was! Together, we overcame challenges and found our way to many new accomplishments, exciting milestones, and unforgettable moments of community and connection. I have been so inspired by our students’ enduring drive to learn, and the way they have shown support for one another. I also want to thank staff for their commitment to and focus on student learning and to making our schools better, safer, and more welcoming places to be.
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June 24, 2022 - A Reminder to Take Home Personal Belongings, Congratulating the Winners of our Community Recognition Awards, and more.
06/24/2022
Dear OCDSB Families, A Reminder to Take Home Personal Belongings As we approach the end of the school year, please ensure your child collects their personal belongings from their classroom or locker before the last day of school.
Read More about June 24, 2022 - A Reminder to Take Home Personal Belongings, Congratulating the Winners of our Community Recognition Awards, and more.
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June 17, 2022 - Denouncing Antisemitism and Acts of Division in the OCDSB, Report Cards, and more.
06/17/2022
Dear OCDSB Families, June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day, an opportunity to celebrate the beauty and brilliance of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples. This is a day that Indigenous students and staff may decide to engage in activities with family and community at home or at events. We also encourage all families and students to take the opportunity to learn more and celebrate, or to join in a community activity. Our work in this area is led by the OCDSB's fantastic Indigenous Education Team.
Read More about June 17, 2022 - Denouncing Antisemitism and Acts of Division in the OCDSB, Report Cards, and more.
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June 10, 2022 - End of Year Report Cards, 2022-2023 School Year Calendars, and more.
06/10/2022
End of Year Report Cards Parents, guardians and eligible students (grades 7-12) will soon be receiving report cards via email. Your child’s Ontario Education Number (OEN) is required to access the report card: if you will need help identifying or using your child’s OEN, we ask that you please contact your school now, as there will be limited capacity for schools to respond to queries once the school year ends.
Read More about June 10, 2022 - End of Year Report Cards, 2022-2023 School Year Calendars, and more.
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June 3, 2022 - Summer Learning Programs for OCDSB Students, Preventing Sexual Abuse of Students - New Policy, and more.
06/03/2022
Dear OCDSB Families, I hope you all have power fully restored. Thank you again for your understanding as we worked through the challenges of reconnecting all schools to the power grid. We have so much appreciation for the outstanding efforts of hydro and city crews, and OCDSB staff, whose combined efforts allowed all OCDSB schools to be open for in-person learning on Thursday, June 2. We are grateful to all who have worked so hard to ensure our schools can reopen safely.
Read More about June 3, 2022 - Summer Learning Programs for OCDSB Students, Preventing Sexual Abuse of Students - New Policy, and more.
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May 27, 2022 - OCDSB Schools Open for Charging Devices, Changes to the OCDSB’s Mandatory Masking Policy, and more.
05/27/2022
Dear OCDSB Families, Thank you again for your patience as our staff worked to respond and adapt to the various power and internet outages affecting our community.
Read More about May 27, 2022 - OCDSB Schools Open for Charging Devices, Changes to the OCDSB’s Mandatory Masking Policy, and more.
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May 20, 2022 - OPSBA’s Public Education Video Contest, Mask Mandate, Upcoming Events, and more.
05/20/2022
Dear OCDSB Families, We’d like to remind you that there will be no school for elementary or secondary students and no childcare on Monday, May 23. We hope you enjoy a safe and happy long weekend.
Read More about May 20, 2022 - OPSBA’s Public Education Video Contest, Mask Mandate, Upcoming Events, and more.
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May 13, 2022 - Graduations and End of Year Celebrations, Scams and Phishing: Notice from the Ministry of Education, and more.
05/13/2022
Dear OCDSB Families, I hope you’ve been enjoying some of the wonderful summer weather we’ve been having this week. Here are a few upcoming events and other details to keep in mind as we begin approaching the end of the school year.
Read More about May 13, 2022 - Graduations and End of Year Celebrations, Scams and Phishing: Notice from the Ministry of Education, and more.
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