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School Attendance Boundary Update - December 14th Update

Please be advised that at its Board meeting on December 13, 2022, Trustees approved the New Barrhaven South Elementary School Temporary Accommodation Plan.


These approved changes will be effective for September 2023.

A brief summary of the recommendations which were approved, are as follows:

  • The New Barrhaven South Elementary School will be created with staff and students for September 2023. The new school will have a JK to 5 grade structure for the 2023-24 school year.

  • Kindergarten (JK and SK) and Grade 4 to 5 students for September 2023 who reside within the new school attendance boundary would be temporarily accommodated at St. Benedict ES;

  • Grade 1 to 3 students for September 2023 who reside within the new school attendance boundary would be temporarily accommodated at St. Cecilia ES;

  • Grade 6 students who reside in the new school attendance boundary will remain at their respective schools for the 2023-24 school year. Any new registrations for Grade 6 students will be assigned to the school based on the 2022-23 school attendance boundary for St. Benedict or St. Cecilia.

  • JK to Grade 5 students accommodated at St. Benedict and St. Cecilia elementary schools, who reside within the approved New Barrhaven South elementary school boundary, will be relocated in a full block move to the new school upon opening.

For your reference, below is the link to the Board report which contains the recommendations.

Link: New Barrhaven South Elementary Temporary Accommodation Final Recommendations


Memo regarding New Barrhaven South Catholic Elementary School - sent via School Messenger November 11

On Tuesday, June 14, the Ottawa Catholic School Board approved the attendance boundary for the new Barrhaven South Elementary School. This alters the attendance boundaries for St. Benedict, St. Cecilia and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton elementary schools. The changes will go into effect at the opening date of the new school, currently scheduled for September 2023.

JK to Grade 6 students attending our school who reside within the new school's approved boundary, will all be relocated to the new school.

For more details on the changes you can read the full report: New Barrhaven Elementary School – Attendance Boundary Consultation Final Recommendations.

Parish News and Weekly Bulletins

Bulletin for the Week of January 22nd - Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

CONFIRMATION REGISTRATION:

Children in Grade Six, Seven and Eight seeking Confirmation in 2023 must be registered for our preparation program by Nov. 24 at a one-hour parent-only meeting in the parish hall.

Because of the numbers expected, please reply soon and let us know which meeting you will attend and you will be sent advanced information: sacraments@saintmonicaparish.ca

FALL PARENT MEETING (parents only) in the St. Monica Parish Hall, 2080 Merivale Road

Tue. Nov. 15@ 7:30 pm

Wed. Nov. 16 @ 7:30 pm

Thur. Nov. 17 @7:30 pm

Sat. Nov. 19 @ 10:00 am

Tue. Nov. 22 @ 7:30 pm

Thu. Nov. 24 @ 7:30 pm Please select and attend only ONE of the above meetings in order to register your child.


FIRST COMMUNION REGISTRATION:

Children in Grades Two, Three or Four seeking First Communion in 2023 must be registered for our preparation program by Oct. 29 at a one-hour parent-only meeting in the parish hall.

Because of the numbers expected, please reply soon and let us know which meeting you will attend and you will be sent advance information: sacraments.schoolage@gmail.com

FALL PARENT MEETING (parents only) in the parish hall, 2080 Merivale Road.

Thursday, Oct. 6 @ 7:30 PM

Wednesday, Oct. 12 @ 7:30 PM

Thursday Oct. 13 @ 7:30 PM

Thursday, Oct. 20 @ 7:30 PM

Saturday, Oct. 29 @ 10:00 AM

Please select and attend only ONE of the above meetings in order to register your child.

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