Friday, 17 November 2017

St. Patrick's Intermediate Blog November 20 to 24

Shepherd's of Good Hope
A group of our Social Justice students made sandwiches today for the Shepherd's of Good Hope. The Shepherd's of Good Hope does such important work for the underprivileged in our city that we are honoured to be able to help them out in any way we can. 
WE Day
We Day occurred on Wednesday at the Canadian Tire Centre.  A group of our students involved in community outreach attended the exciting event.  Essentially, WE is a movement that brings people together and gives them the tools to make the world a better place.  I spoke to a number of students after this event and they all had a very positive experience.

Minister's Student Advisory Council (MSAC)
The Ministry of Education is accepting applications for MSAC. Each year, 60 students are chosen to serve on the Council and to share their ideas with the Minister. We have had several OCSB students chosen for MSAC in past years. This experience has been invaluable to them. Students are encouraged to consider this leadership opportunity.

There is a great deal of information on the CSPA website regarding information for parents and upcoming sessions. You can visit the website here.

PD Day on Friday
Don't forget that this Friday, November 24 is a PD Day in all OCSB schools, meaning that there are

Important Contact Information
Our School Council chair is Stephanie Anderton and can be reached at

Our Trustee is Mark Mullan and can be reached at

Have a great week.

Don Murphy

Upcoming Events

Thursday, November 30:  CSPA Presents Advocating for Your Child with Special Needs, 7:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. at Thomas D'Arcy McGee Catholic School (please see for more details and to register). 

Tuesday, December 5:  School Council Meeting in Learning Commons 1 at 
7 p.m.

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