School Council Request March 2015

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Bullying Prevention Event for Parents

This event is taking place on Monday March 30th at Ben Franklin Place from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.

PARENTS will be able to visit community booths, and hear from experts from CHEO, University of Ottawa, Ottawa Police Service and four local school board.

Please see the attachment for the details Bullying What Can Parents do?


OCENET Second Annual International Education Info-Fair

Attention Students, Parents & Educators!

The OCENET International Education Info-Fair will take place on Saturday, April 25th at the Albert Street Education Centre in downtown Ottawa.

If you are interested in learning about the benefits of International Education or learning about the benefits of the International Certificate Program this fair is for you!

Click HERE to Register and review the Workshop Schedule. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. and workshops will be begin at 10 a.m.



There is a wide variety of thematic presentations and workshops are available over the course of the day. To avoid disappointment, please Register Early as space is limited!






OSTA Survey

The Ottawa Student Transportation Authority is seeking input from the school community regarding a proposed policy and procedure to deliver transportation services to students in a joint custody arrangement and having two homes.

Both homes must be within the attendance boundary and eligible for transportation. A formal application process requires that both parents and/or guardians sign the application and provide a schedule. Weekly or bi-weekly access schedules may be limited to ensure student safety. Other safety and operational risks will be assessed prior to approval or denial of each application.

Members of the school community are invited to complete an online survey (see link below). Please review the proposed policy and procedure, as well as Frequently Asked Questions on OSTA’s website ( prior to completing the survey. Public consultation closes March 13 2015. OSTA thanks you for your input.


Toonie Tuesday

Students helping other students

Please click here for information on the OCDSB’s Toonie Tuesday campaign.


Course Guide Now Available!

Please click here to find all available courses here at West!

Offering students and parents quick and easy access to:

  • Course descriptions and specific course offerings at all of our secondary schools;
  • Information about online courses;
  • Information about secondary pathways, programs and prerequisites;
  • Graduation requirements; and,
  • General information to help students and parents navigate through secondary school course selections.


Course Selection 2015/2016

Pick your courses through [Career Cruising]
All usernames and passwords have been emailed to your school gmail account.

You won’t be able to “submit” your course selections until February 2 and all signed paperwork is due in the Guidance Office by February 12.

A detailed set of instructions for using Career Cruising to pick courses is posted under the Student Services tab.


Gr. 8 Parent Night
Gr. 9-12 Open House

We welcome you to our Open House / Parent Information Evening on Thursday January 15th, 2015.

Please Click Here for the agenda for the evening

Please Click Here for more information for Grade 8 Parents


Exam Schedule

Please click here for the January 2015 Exam Schedule.

Exams begin Monday January 26th. Good luck everyone!


Interested in Extracurricular Activities?

Click here for a link to all the great programs offered here at West