School News & Announcements

Grade 7 Parent Info Night

posted Jan 23, 2020, 9:04 AM by Notre Dame High School

Image result for grade 7 info nightWe would like to invite the parents and guardians of the grade 6 students who will be attending Notre Dame for grade 7 for a parent information session on Thursday, January 30th, 2020 at 5:30pm. The evening will begin with a complimentary dinner in the cafeteria. The information session will begin at 6:15 pm in the Library Commons and include a brief presentation followed by an optional tour of the school.

Topics will include:


French programming

English as a Second Language and Special Education programming

Extracurricular opportunities

Semester 1 - Exam Schedule......

posted Jan 6, 2020, 6:48 AM by Janean Smith   [ updated Jan 7, 2020, 5:59 AM ]

Image result for examThe Notre Dame HS Semester 1 final exam schedule is available for parents and students to begin study plans. Click HERE to access the entire schedule. The schedule is also posted to our school Twitter account. 

Smugglers’ Notch, Vermont Ski and Snowboard Trip...........

posted Dec 17, 2019, 11:01 AM by Janean Smith

Who: Notre Dame students in grades 9-12, along with other schools within the OCSB

What: 3 day, 2 night ski/snowboarding trip 

Where: Smugglers’ Notch, Vermont 

When: February 28 – March 1, 2020

Cost: $455 (transportation, meals, ski lift tickets, chalet accommodations). Rentals are available for an additional $95.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to fixed costs and non-refundable deposits, cancellations after Jan. 31, 2020 will result in a maximum refund of $172.50, unless a suitable replacement can be found within a workable timeframe. If the entire trip is cancelled 21 days or more from departure due to any form of education job action, students will receive a full refund of $455.

ND's Spirit Week - Battle of the Grades.........

posted Dec 16, 2019, 12:37 PM by Janean Smith

Image result for spirit weekMonday, December 16th kicks off ND's Battle of the Grades Spirit Week!! The events for the week include a lunch time activity as well as a dress down day each day (listed below).

Monday, December 16th: Jersey Day
Tuesday, December 17th: Ugly Christmas Sweater

Wednesday, December 18th: Denim Day

Thursday, December 19th: Battle of the Brands

Friday, December 20th: Lazy Day

Let's all have fun!!!

Colours for Congo..........

posted Dec 10, 2019, 8:16 AM by Janean Smith

Image result for Colours for Congo picsDuring our daily announcements, student council will give information regarding Congo, ie; political, economical etc.

Wednesday, December 11th - at the high school lunch there will be a documentary in the auditorium about Congo.

Friday, December 13th - students and staff members will wear Congo related colours and donations will be collected during homeroom. Funds will go to a charity related to Congo.

Grades 12 & 7 - Red 
Grades 11 & 8 - Blue 
Grades 9 & 10 - Yellow

Grade 7 & 8 Immunizations..................

posted Dec 4, 2019, 6:34 AM by Janean Smith   [ updated Dec 4, 2019, 6:35 AM ]

Grade 7 & 8 Immunization at Notre Dame

Image result for immunizationGrade 7 & 8 immunizations will be taking place on Thursday, December 12th and Friday December 13th.

An information package is being sent home today Wednesday, Dec. 4th.

OSSLT Preparation

posted Nov 28, 2019, 6:16 AM by Janean Smith   [ updated Nov 28, 2019, 6:16 AM ]

Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) Preparation

Grade 10 students will be writing the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) on Tuesday, March 31st, 2020. A successful outcome is a graduation requirement. In order to prepare students, we are offering an after school program. This program will run twice a week on Mondays and Wednesdays for a total of 20 sessions beginning  Mon.,Dec.2nd, 2019, and ending on Wed. Mar., 25th, 2020.

Attendance is important and we ask your help in ensuring that your son/daughter attends all of the sessions. The course will run from 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. and will be facilitated by Mr. Coates. A snack will be provided. The preparation sessions are designed to prepare students for the OSSLT.

Session dates ( Mondays and Wednesdays) are as follows:

December 2,4,9,11,16,18

January 6,8,13,15

February 17,19,24,26

March 2,4,9,11,23,25

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Mrs. Tremblay or a guidance counselor at 613-722-6565. Please have your child return the permission form to Student Services.


posted Nov 11, 2019, 8:34 AM by Janean Smith   [ updated Nov 11, 2019, 11:07 AM ]

This years Ski and Snowboard Club is now being organized and is open to all students Grades 7-12. There will be 4 evenings at Camp Fortune and 1 full day at Mont Tremblant. Registration forms are located in Ms. Smith's room 206 and electronically below. Fees are due by no later than November 22nd, 2019. If you have any questions, please email

Please click HERE for more information.

Please click HERE to view the parent letter.

Please find electronic registrations forms below:

Intermediate Parent Teacher Interviews......

posted Nov 4, 2019, 10:29 AM by Janean Smith

Intermediate Parent Teacher Interviews

7/ 8 Students have been sent home with a Parent Teacher Interview Form, parents and/or guardians wishing to meet with teachers are asked to fill out the form and return them to the appropriate teacher. 
Intermediate Parent teacher Interviews will be on Thursday, November 14th from 3:00 p.m.-  5:00 p.m. and then continuing from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m..
This is an EARLY DISMISSAL Day for ALL Notre Dame students. 


Grades 7-8
Period 1
Period 2
Period 3
Period 4
Period 5
Period 6
8:45 - 8:50 
8:50 - 9:30
9:35 - 10:15
10:20 - 11:10
11:15 - 11:55
11:55 - 12:35
12:35 - 1:15
1:15 - 2:00 

Grades 9-12
Period 1
Period 2
Period 3
Period 4
8:45 - 8:50
8:55 - 9:55
10:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:45
11:50 - 12:50
12:55 - 2:00

Halloween Costume Guidelines........

posted Oct 30, 2019, 7:55 AM by Janean Smith

Please click HERE to view the letter outlining the guidelines for appropriate halloween costumes.

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