January 14 OCV Elementary Update

OCV Elementary Update: January 14th, 2021
Posted on 01/14/2021

Dear OCV Families, 

We would like, on behalf of all OCV staff, to begin by extending our Happy New Year greetings to you and your family.  Undoubtedly, new adventures await us all around the corner. So here is to making the most of 2021 and to letting your dreams take flight in the New Year! 

For some general information:

As you are aware, effective Thursday, January 14, 2021at 12:01 a.m., the government is issuing a stay-at-home order requiring everyone to remain at home with exceptions for essential purposes, such as going to the grocery store or pharmacy, accessing health care services, for exercise or for essential work. During this time OCV will continue as usual. 

Financial support is available for families during this period through the Ontario government’s Support for Learners program. Starting on January 11, 2021, an expanded Support for Learners program is providing:

  •  $200 for each child/youth up to Grade 12, and;
  •  $250 for each child/youth up to age 21 with special needs.

Applications will be open until February 8, 2021. Please visit https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-support-learners for more details. 

Information for Families of Students in Grade 8:

Secondary schools will be hosting virtual Welcome to High School Evenings during the time

period of 18 January 2021 to 12 February 2021. We encourage you to visit www.ocdsb.ca/highschool. Families can use the interactive School Locator to find the secondary school and program that suits your child. 

Mental Wellness

  •  If you are looking for additional mental health services for youth, children and families please contact Youth Services Bureau at 613-260-2360 or 1-877-377-7775 and the online chat at chat.ysb.ca.

Campus News:

Central-West Campus

Central-West campus is pleased to announce the results of the schoolwide vote. Thank you to Ms. VandenBroeck, all the grade 8s and the grade eight teaching staff for their hard work on this project! Thank you to all CWE teachers and students for taking the time to vote and learn about the logos. 


First Place:

 Second Place:

Third Place:



January 18th-25th: Kindergarten Registration Week

Please see the OCDSB link on Kindergarten Registration

January 18th-February 12th: Welcome to High School Evenings


Friday, January 22nd: PA Day, no school for students. 
Thursday, February 11th: Term 1 Report Card And Kindergarten Communication of Learning Year 1 and Year 2
Friday February 12th -PA Day -No school for students
Monday, February 15th - Ontario Family Day - No school

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