News & Announcements

Information for students and parents

Recess time switch

Posted January 23, 2018

This week we will be piloting switching our eating and recess times (going outside first, eating second). Several area schools have been trying this, and have found that it reduces transition times and lost instructional time. We will be trying it this week and reviewing it at the end of ...

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Emergency drills

Posted January 16, 2018

In coming weeks, we will be continuing our emergency drills within the school, including our first lockdown drill. Each year our school must conduct drills to ensure staff and students are prepared in the event of a real emergency. The following number of drills are required each school year: Three (3) fire ...

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What is ownership?

Posted January 11, 2018

This month we will be focusing on ownership following our character education assembly on Friday. Students will be learning about the importance (and benefit) of making mistakes...and owning these. When we own our mistakes, we can learn from them. Ask your child about this after our assembly. ...

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Immunization note from public health

Posted January 9, 2018

    Information from Public Health   In Ontario, the Immunization of School Pupils Act requires that all students attending school be fully immunized or have a valid exemption on file. Public Health mailed notices to elementary students with incomplete records at the end of November. If you received a notice that your child’s record ...

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Online Kindergarten registration

Posted December 28, 2017

Kindergarten Registration  Mark your calendars! Kindergarten registration for the 2018-19 school year is Jan. 9-19 Exciting changes are coming as we get ready to welcome our newest students to our school. Kindergarten registration for the 2018-2019 school year will take place from January 9 to 19, 2018, and will feature a new online ...

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School’s back on Jan 8th

Posted December 28, 2017

Enjoy your time with family. See you Jan. 8th.

Congratulations Ms MacLean

Posted December 13, 2017

Congratulations to Ms. MacLean our special education resource teacher on her appointment as a Vice Principal in Waterloo Region in January. We wish her well in her new position, and will miss her dearly at Ottawa Crescent. Ms. Cheng will step in as our special education teacher in January, and Ms. Law ...

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Dental screening coming to OCPS

Posted December 12, 2017

See the note here about dental screening coming to OCPS for Kindergarten, Grade 2 and as appropriate.   Please let the office know if you have any questions.

Children’s programs

Posted December 11, 2017

See the this link for Winter children's programs run through the Continuing Education Centre.

Milk and Pizza orders – due Dec. 12

Posted December 4, 2017

Just a reminder that the new orders of Milk and Pizza are due to the office by Dec. 12

New Kindergarten registration around the corner

Posted November 30, 2017

JK Registration will be starting in January for students born in 2014. Please see the attached flyer here for information nights about this.  

All newsletters going digital

Posted November 24, 2017

In an effort to help the environment, any school-wide newsletter items will now be posted to our school website, rather than paper copies being sent home. Using the Upper Grand app is an easy way to view this information. Any urgent information or information requiring signatures will still have a ...

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John F Ross Co-op Class at Ottawa Cres

Posted November 24, 2017

Please see the letter here that was sent home recently about a John F Ross Co-op class using space at Ottawa Crescent P.S. starting in February. Feel free to contact the office if you have any questions about this.  

St. George’s Neighborhood Group Winter Activities

Posted November 23, 2017

See below for Winter registration for St. George's Neighborhood Group Activities REGISTRATION is NOW OPEN! Our Youth Sports & Activity League reboots in January with a mix of new and ongoing programs. After-school programming begins Monday, Jan. 8th. The Saturday series begins Jan. 13th. REGISTRATION is now OPEN!!! After-school: Returning are Money & Math ...

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