School News & Announcements

Agenda for P.D. Day May 17, 2019

posted May 2, 2019, 7:35 AM by Connie Kealey

Please click this link for access to the detailed agenda of May 17, 2019. 

Helmet Discount Weekend is Coming Up

posted Apr 9, 2019, 11:04 AM by St. Brigid School

For the 8th year, Ottawa Public Health has partnered with sports retailers across Ottawa to bring residents a discount on helmets.  Helmets can help prevent serious brain and head injuries by absorbing the force from a fall or hit to the head.  Helmets are recommended for activities such as skateboarding, rollerblading, biking, sledding, skating, skiing and snowboarding.  In Ontario, it is mandatory for anyone under the age of 18 to wear a certified helmet while riding a bicycle (Highway Traffic Act:


The Helmet Discount Weekend is Saturday May 4 and Sunday May 5, 2019


For a list of participating retailers, please visit the Ottawa Public Health website 




Pour une 8e année de suite, Santé publique Ottawa collabore avec des détaillants d’articles de sport partout à Ottawa pour offrir aux résidents de la capitale nationale un rabais sur les casques protecteurs. Les casques peuvent aider à prévenir de graves blessures à la tête et au cerveau en amortissant le choc subi à la suite d’une chute ou d’un coup à la tête. Le port du casque est recommandé pour les activités comme la planche à roulettes, le patin à roues alignées, le vélo, la glissade, le patin, le ski et la planche à neige. En Ontario, toute personne de moins de 18 ans qui roule à vélo est tenue de porter un casque de vélo approuvé. (Code de la route


La fin de semaine de rabais sur les casques aura lieu le samedi 4 mai et le dimanche 5 mai


Pour obtenir la liste des détaillants participants, consultez le site Web de Santé publique Ottawa

Monday March 11, 2019 to Friday March 15, 2019 is March Break

posted Mar 8, 2019, 7:34 AM by Connie Kealey   [ updated Mar 8, 2019, 7:35 AM ]

Please be advised that next week is March Break. The school will be closed and will re open on Monday March 18, 2019. We wish all of our school families a safe and restful March Break.

Looking for volunteers!

posted Feb 6, 2019, 2:52 PM by St. Brigid School

Would you like to volunteer with field trips or other activities?  Remember that you now need to have a Vulnerable Sector Police check.  Not sure what to do or where to go?  Contact the school for more information.

Bi-weekly Newsletter

posted Jan 7, 2019, 7:46 AM by St. Brigid School

If you are signed up to receive school mail through School Messenger, you will receive the newsletter through email later today.  If not, you can also find it under the news and links tab of our website.

Dental Screening

posted Jan 7, 2019, 6:25 AM by St. Brigid School

Annie Sauvé, registered dental hygienist with Ottawa Public Health, will provide a dental screening using a tongue depressor on January 30, 2019*, for
grades JK, SK, 2, and other children as necessary. If your child’s grade is not selected, but you wish for the dental hygienist to see him/her, please advise the
school. Only children identified as having dental needs will bring home a form.  Follow-up school visits by the dental hygienist for individual children may be done.

* Some date(s) may be subject to change This dental screening is offered in accordance with the Ontario Public Health
Standards from Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. Personal Health Information is collected in compliance with the Municipal Freedom of Information
and Protection of Privacy Act and the Personal Health Information Protection Act and will be used for the purpose of dental assessment, treatment and oral hygiene
instruction, and for statistical purposes. Questions concerning the collection and use of this information should be directed to the Supervisor of Dental Health
Promotion, Ottawa Public Health, 400-1580 Merivale Rd., Ottawa, ON, tel.: 613-580-2424 ext 26376.

Registration for the Sacrament of Confirmation at Our Lady of Mount Carmel

posted Nov 26, 2018, 7:06 AM by Connie Kealey

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish we will be holding a second registration mass for students who wish to be confirmed on Sunday, December 9 at 10:15 am.  The children will then be enrolled in the parish program at the 11:00 am Mass that Sunday.  If you have any questions, please contact the church directly at 

Parent Information Night about Positive Discipline for Newcomer Parents

posted Nov 26, 2018, 6:29 AM by Connie Kealey   [ updated Nov 26, 2018, 6:32 AM by St. Brigid School ]

There will be an Information Session for newcomer parents at St Patrick High School on December 4th at 6:30 regarding Positive Discipline. Justine Walker, our Social Worker, will be talking to parents providing information and answering questions about the subject.

The main topics will be:

1- What is CAS?
2- What are the rules/laws/expectations in Canada regarding discipline?
3- Techniques and strategies for Positive Discipline vs Physical Discipline (tool kit of strategies)
4- Parenting questions and answers.

View Poster HERE


posted Sep 18, 2018, 11:13 AM by St. Brigid School

In case you have not received the school newsletter through email, it has been posted under the News & Links tab.  You can also find it HERE.

Pizza Fridays

posted Sep 17, 2018, 12:29 PM by Connie Kealey

Pizza Friday's are back! Pizza info sheets have been sent home, please check your child's backpack for detailed information. We are offering cheese and gluten free pizza from Gabriel's Pizza. Kindly place your order using school cash online. Pizza is offered bi weekly on Fridays, beginning Friday October 12 to December 21st.
Thank you for supporting our school!

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