Tag Archives: students

BookFest 2016 at Elmdale Public School

  Everyone’s got a story about Elmdale’s Annual BookFest, from the kids attending the public school now to folks much farther away—both in time and distance. The mammoth used-book sale at 49 Iona Street February 19 and 20 not only … Continue reading

Focus Programs zero in on engaging students

How’s this for creative thinking? The Ottawa Catholic School Board has put on its institutional thinking cap to come up with some pretty compelling and positive options to appeal to different types of learners. Continue reading

JMSS students present Strut Fashion Show

The third annual Strut Fashion Show is taking place this Thursday, November 24, at John McCrae Secondary School in Barrhaven.  You don’t want to miss it. What makes this fashion show unique is that the designs, custom creations, sound, lighting … Continue reading

Outstanding Principal

“Rene Bibaud is the finest principal I have known and the best role model I can imagine…” Continue reading

Remembrance Day: John McCrae students create memorial

John McCrae Secondary School students and staff members are renowned for their commitment to honouring veterans. That’s why, earlier this month, school administrators received a request from Genevieve Cimon, the National Art Centre (NAC)’s director of music education and community engagement. She asked … Continue reading

Stick It to Fast Food

Kids swearing off junky food? Yes! November boycott designed to make fast food uncool Students are saying “No!” to fast food with a provocative – and smart – new campaign. Named Stick It to Fast Food, the effort by the … Continue reading

Struggle to pay for an education

By Alan Viau

More post-secondary students than ever before are working at part-time jobs. As a result of the increasing costs of education, students work up to 20 hours per week. But is this a good thing or a bad thing? Continue reading

Unleashing Potential; Harnessing Possibilities:

How the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board is leading the way to creativity and innovation
By: Jane Daly
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