School News & Announcements

Our March Newsletter is here!  Get caught up on all the news at St Cecilia!

Valentine's Photo Cards available from Edge

posted Jan 24, 2020, 9:35 AM by Kathryn McCallum

St. Cecilia Bullying Prevention and Intervention Plan

posted Jan 21, 2020, 3:37 PM by Lori Ann Hannigan   [ updated Jan 22, 2020, 12:45 PM by Kathryn McCallum ]

St Cecilia Bullying Prevention and Intervention Plan  Please have a look at this Overview of our Plan to Support Bullying Awareness, Prevention and Intervention. 
Thank you to our Safe School Committee, our School Council, and our Staff for your input and support of our goals this year.  

Valentine's Day Themed Photo Booth - January 31st

posted Jan 21, 2020, 8:41 AM by Kathryn McCallum

The St. Cecilia Grade 6 students are raising money for their end of year class trip. They will be organizing and running a Valentine's Day themed photo booth. All students are invited to dress up and take a cool picture with their homeroom class friends (props/accessories will be supplied by the grade 6’s). This event will be on Friday, January 31st 2020. The cost for each coloured picture is $5.00. Families are asked to pay for their child’s photo using School Cash Online. The deadline to order photos is Wednesday, January 29th. Thank you from the Grade 6 students!!!

Pizza Day this week only will be Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020

posted Jan 21, 2020, 7:40 AM by Kathryn McCallum   [ updated Jan 21, 2020, 7:41 AM ]

Due to School closure on Tuesday, January 21st, PIZZA DAY has been moved to Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020.

School Closed Tuesday, January 21st, 2020

posted Jan 20, 2020, 1:24 PM by Kathryn McCallum   [ updated Jan 20, 2020, 1:25 PM ]

Tuesday, January 21, 2020, All Ottawa Catholic School Board Schools (OCSB) Will Be Closed, and Student Transportation Cancelled (OSTA) and EDP closed at St Cecilia

All Ottawa Catholic School Board Elementary, Intermediate and Secondary schools will be closed tomorrow - Tuesday, January 21, 2020. Student transportation will also be cancelled for OCSB students and Before and after school programs (EDP) will be cancelled for the day.

At St Cecilia, pizza normally delivered on Tuesday will be moved to Wednesday this week.  

Thank you for your continued support as we move through the labour disruption process. We pray a resolution can be settled at the central bargaining table when they reconvene.


posted Jan 9, 2020, 5:42 PM by Kathryn McCallum   [ updated Jan 23, 2020, 5:59 AM ]

School Council is pleased to present 'Family Movie Night' on Thursday, January 23rd at 6pm in the school gym.  We will be showing the movie: 'Dora and the Lost City of Gold'.  Spaces are limited due to capacity restrictions, so reserve your spot now by filling in this google form to let us know how many people in your family will attend (children must be accompanied by an adult).  Admission is a donation of a non-perishable food item. 

Available for purchase are single serve bags of butter flavoured popcorn from Kernels for only $1 a bag!  These must be purchased in advance on School Cash Online.  No refunds will be issued for popcorn in the event you are unable to attend. No drinks will be sold, so bring your own refillable water bottle. We can't wait to see you there! 

Dental Screening at St Cecilia

posted Jan 6, 2020, 1:30 PM by Kathryn McCallum   [ updated Jan 17, 2020, 9:55 AM ]

Dear Parents/Guardians:

Lucy Charbonneau, a registered dental hygienist with Ottawa Public Health, will provide dental screening using a tongue depressor on January 22nd and January 30th 2020, for students in JK, SK, and Grade 2, and other children as necessary. If your child’s grade is not selected, but you wish for the dental hygienist to see him/her, please advise the school by calling 613-692-6164.  All children screened will bring home a report. Follow-up school visits by the dental hygienist for individual children may be done. The screening helps identify children with oral problems, dental needs and pain. Free dental care may be possible, if eligible.


* Some date(s) may be subject to change

This dental screening is provided in accordance with the Ontario Public Health Standards from Ontario Ministry of Health. Personal and personal health information collected during the screenings will be used for the purposes of delivering, administering and managing screening services and for statistical purposes provided under Sections 5 and 7 of the Health Protection and Promotion Act (as amended) and the Ontario Public Health Standards (2018). Information may be used and shared among Ottawa Public Health authorized employees in the provision of dental screening services. Questions concerning the dental screening, the collection and use of this information or if you want to have your child excluded, call the Supervisor of Dental Health Promotion, Ottawa Public Health, 400-1580 Merivale Rd., Ottawa, ON, tel.: 613-580-2424 ext 26376.

Happy New Year!

posted Jan 6, 2020, 6:05 AM by Kathryn McCallum

The staff of St Cecilia Catholic School would like to wish all of our students and their families a very happy New Year!  May 2020 bring you much health, happiness and success at school.

Term 2 Pizza & Milk Orders

posted Dec 31, 2019, 10:14 AM by Kathryn McCallum

Term 2 Pizza and Milk orders will open on School Cash Online on Monday, January 6th.  Please be sure you are registered for School Cash Online as we do not accept cash or cheques for pizza and milk orders. 

Kindergarten Registration for September 2020

posted Dec 31, 2019, 10:11 AM by Kathryn McCallum

Kindergarten Registration

Registration for Junior Kindergarten at St Cecilia begins the week of January 13th for children turning 4 before December 31st, 2020. Please call us at 613-692-6164 to secure your registration appointment. Let friends and neighbours know the timing for registration week if they do not have children already in school. All registration paperwork and requirements can be found on the board website at or you can drop into the school office to pick up a registration package.  If you have an older child in our school, and would like a registration package sent home, please call the school and we’d be happy to send it in their backpack.

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