Tag Archives: high school

Ashbury students shine in entrepreneurship contest

Move over Jim Treliving and Arlene Dickinson. There’s a new crop of entrepreneurial stars shooting up.  Four of them are from Ottawa’s Ashbury College. These four creative thinkers wowed the judges and earned spots in the finals of the provincial … Continue reading

Don’t Miss Lisgar CI’s Book Sale

Looking for a good book? Students at Lisgar Collegiate Institute are hosting the school’s first ever Used Book Sale this month. A vast collection of items—ranging from books of all genres to magazines and records—will be sold and prices begin … Continue reading

Dual Credit Program Helps Kids Earn HS Diploma

The Dual Credit Program allows students to take a college course (or two) in high school. The credits count towards both their Ontario Secondary School Diploma and college. 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

Help Ease Teens’ Anxiety about Exams

Kids across town are getting set for final exams. Some get anxious about them. If your teen does, you can help relieve some of the apprehension. Continue reading

OCDSB’s International Certificate Program

The OCDSB’s International Certificate Program is a high school option that provides learners with a global perspective as well as opportunities to expand their horizons. Continue reading

Ottawa High School Student Film Festival (STUFF)

Want to see just how talented Ottawa’s teen filmmakers really are? Get tickets for the first ever Ottawa High School Student Film Festival (STUFF) taking place this Thursday, May 7, at Glebe Collegiate Institute. The event will showcase the skills … Continue reading

Prom and the Last High School Hurrah

Glitzy? Pricey? Maybe. But high school prom is not only a tradition; it’s also one of the last opportunities graduating students get to celebrate together. Continue reading

Teens, sex and R-E-S-P-E-C-T

By: Pam Dillon

When I dropped my kid off at the golf course last Friday afternoon, the parking lot was full of stretch limos, teens in formalwear and parents snapping pictures. Continue reading

Voices Into Action offers Powerful Education

New learning program combats bigotry, empowers students to take action  There’s a new education program called Voices into Action that helps teens develop social awareness. Created by experts to meet provincial standards for secondary school curriculum, this antiracism initiative challenges students … Continue reading