News & Announcements

Order the 2018/19 ODSS Yearbook now!

Posted October 10, 2018

ODSS is pleased to announce that we are working on a new format for our yearbook this year!  A group of more than 80 students from all grades are taking pictures, designing layouts and preparing an awesome memory of the 2018-2019 school year.  We hope the community and all students & parents will support their efforts by purchasing a yearbook for only $35.00.  Purchase on-line before Christmas (price …

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Life-Threatening Allergies

Posted September 24, 2018

Life-Threatening Allergies

We have students in our school with potential life-threatening allergies (called anaphylaxis) to various foods and other materials. Anaphylaxis is a medical condition that can cause death within minutes.  In recent years, anaphylaxis has increased dramatically among students. Although this may not affect your child’s class(es) directly, we are letting you know so that you are aware that we aim to create an allergy …

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Health and Physical Education Letter for Parents

Posted September 4, 2018

Dear parents and guardians,

We are writing to you to address some of the questions and concerns we have received regarding changes to the Health and Physical Education Curriculum. As you may know, the Government of Ontario has directed all school boards across the province to use the re-issued 2010 Health and Physical Education Curriculum (Grades 1-8). Since all school boards are required to teach the curriculum that is approved …

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Reporting Student Absences

Posted August 23, 2017

You can let us know if your child missed school by:

  • telephone: 519-941-0491, ext. 258,
  • e-mail our attendance secretary:,
  • or send a note with your child on their first day back (note should be brought to the office)
Please let us know the date and times the child is excused (i.e. morning or all day) and the reason for the absence.