Weekly Update:February 17th-February 21st

posted Feb 14, 2020, 7:51 AM by Chris Risto

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Weekly Update: February 17th - February 21st, 2020

In This Issue: 

Week at a Glance 

February 21st school closure message



Week at a Glance  

Monday, February 17th

  • Family Day-no school for students 

  • Tuesday, February 18th 

  • This week, we have snowshoes on loan to us! Classes will have the opportunity to go snowshoeing, weather and yard conditions permitting. 

  • St.Mother Teresa staff and students to visit with the Grade  6 students and staff

Wednesday, February 19th

  • Pizza Lunch 

Thursday, February 20th

  • Subway Day

  • Popcorn Day

Friday, February 21st

  • School Closed  - there is no school for students on this day


The following message is also available on our Board website.

Visit https://www.ocsb.ca/labour


Dear Parents and Guardians,

 All Ottawa Catholic School Board Schools (OCSB) will be closed on Friday, February 21st  2020. There will be no bus or van transportation for Catholic students on that day. The closure affects all OCSB Elementary, Intermediate and Secondary schools. 

What Else is Affected by the One-day Strike?

The one-day closure also includes all regular school day activities, Co-op, OYAP, dual credit, home instruction, extra-curricular activities, field trips, and clubs. The Community Use of Schools programming is NOT affected by the one-day provincial strike.  


What About Child Care Programming?

Before and after school programs will be cancelled for the day. However, all Ottawa Catholic Child Care Corporation Toddler and Preschool programs and all EarlyOn Centres will be open and will operate according to their regular hours. (A list showing the status of individual child care programs is posted on our Board website at https://www.ocsb.ca/labour.)


Government Reimbursement

Parents who wish to apply for government reimbursement for child care costs related to labour unrest may direct their questions to the Support for Parents Helpline at  https://www.ontario.ca/page/education-contract-talks-stay-updated


Labour Updates

We will provide regular labour updates through our website, social media channels and via School Messenger to keep you up-to-date regarding labour negotiations.


Please visit our school WEBSITE for additional information throughout the year as well as a calendar with all important dates and times for various events. Follow us on TWITTER and be sure to visit our FACEBOOK page! 


St. Luke School, Nepean

60 Mountshannon Drive

Nepean, ON  K2J 4B8

Phone: 613-825-2520
Email: Luke.Carleton@ocsb.ca
Website: luk.ocsb.ca
Twitter: lukecarleton