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Report Cards
Final Report Cards
07/01/2022
Final Report cards for Grade 7-8 were sent via email on June 26. For Grades 9-12, they will be sent by 8 pm on July 5th. PLEASE CHECK YOUR SPAM FOLDERS!
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Returning Technology to OCV
06/30/2022
Students returning to in-person learning for the 2022-2023 school year are asked to return OCVSS issued Chromebooks to Room 157 at Confederation Education Centre, 1645 Woodroffe Avenue between 10am to 3pm the weeks of July 4-15th.
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Student Award
2021-2022 Student Recognition Awards
06/26/2022
The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board Student Recognition Awards celebrate excellence in student leadership. Congratulations to this year’s recipient from Ottawa-Carleton Virtual Secondary School, Loujain Abou Bakr!
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OSTA
OSTA Updates: Transportation to In-Person Schools
06/26/2022
Important Information for Families attending In-Person Schools in the Fall: Transportation
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Grade 12 Ceremonies...
05/12/2022
Grad Ceremonies/Commencements: All OCV students who would like to participate in an in-person event are invited to take part in the ceremony/activities of their "home" school. By now you should have heard from your home school about plans. If not, and you want to be included in those plans, please contact the office of your home school directly to confirm the date/time and that you will be attending...
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Report Cards
Grade 9-12: Mid-Term Report Cards
04/27/2022
Mid-Term report cards for Grade 9-12 students will be sent via email to parents/guardians late in the day on April 27th...
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Preparation for Going to High School - For Grade 8 Families/Students
04/14/2022
Save the Date for “Going to High School” - a Grade 8 transition to secondary school information night. The event will be held on April 28, 2022 from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Summer School Programs
04/04/2022
The OCDSB offers a wide range of summer learning programs...
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OCV Grades 7-12 OPEN
04/04/2022
Please note: Several families and staff are still experiencing power outages. Five OCDSB schools remain without power. As crews continue to work to restore power and address storm damage, intermittent outages may occur. Students should check their virtual classroom for asynchronous work if a teacher does not arrive at their scheduled Meet, or if they unexpectedly lose connectivity. We are in the process of attempting to find a replacement teacher for classes.
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Parent Info Session: The Third Path
04/04/2022
All OCVSS Parent are invited to join with the Lisgar Collegiate Institute School Council on Thursday May 31st: Social-Emotional Skills & Your Child: Supporting Success through Relationships featuring Dr. David Tranter, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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OSSLT
OSSLT (Literacy Test) 2021-22
03/31/2022
The OSSLT (Literacy Test) requirement has been waived for 2021-22 graduates. Grade 10/11 students will be able to write the test next year when they return to in-person learning next year...
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Grade 9-12 Parent/Teacher Interviews
03/28/2022
OCVSS Grade 9-12 families should have received email updates with mid-term progress...
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#Fightracism
03/18/2022
Monday March 21st is International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. It is a global day that acknowledges the injustices and prejudices...
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Welcome to High School - Recorded Presentation
02/12/2022
Join us (via YouTube) on Thursday February 17th at 7:00 pm for a live presentation for families considering registering with OCVSS for the 2022-23 school year...
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Registration Open for Ottawa-Carleton Virtual School for the 2022-2023 School Year
02/04/2022
If you are planning for in-person learning, no action is required. By default, all students currently at OCV who want to return to in-person learning next year will be returned. Action is only required if you want to return to OCV next year. If you are a current OCV student and/or if you would like to attend OCV in September 2022, here is the process for registration...
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Important Information for Parents/Guardians/Students (Grades 9-12) about Semester 2
02/02/2022
Semester 2 begins at 9 am on Thursday, February 3rd. You will receive welcome messages/instructions from your Semester 2 teachers on Wednesday, February 2nd by 3:00 pm. Students were emailed a copy of their Semester 2 schedule on Monday, January 24th...
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Black History Month in OCVSS
02/01/2022
Throughout the month of February, OCDSB students, staff, and families will recognize Black History Month...
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Friday Jan 21: PA Day for Grade 7/8
01/19/2022
A reminder that Friday, January 21, 2022 is a PA Day for all OCDSB Elementary Schools. There will be no classes for Grade 7/8 students on this day.
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For Grade 8 Families: Planning for Grade 9 Next Year
01/17/2022
Important upcoming information sessions that we wanted to share with you so that you can make informed decisions about your plans for Grade 9...
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BFF Day
Best Foot Forward (BFF) Day
01/08/2022
Best Foot Forward (BFF) Day:​ BFF day is day for teachers to provide live 1:1, or small group support to their students...
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Remote Learniong Technical Assistance
01/07/2022
We've compiled a series of resources with step-by-step instructions for #OCDSB students and parents ...
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Power Outages
01/02/2022
Power Outages - April 29
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Resumption of Classes Delayed
12/30/2021
There will be no in-person or remote learning on Monday, January 3rd and Tuesday, January 4th, 2022, in any OCDSB school, including OCVSS.
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Progress Reports
Progress Reports, Interviews - Grade 7-8
11/08/2021
Progress Reports have been sent to all Grade 7/8 Parents and Guardians via email...
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Take Our Kids to Work Day (Wed Nov 3rd)
11/01/2021
For Grade 9 students! This week is Take our Kids To Work Day on Wednesday November 3rd. It's your opportunity to follow a parent, guardian, or relative to work to learn about some of the exciting career opportunities out there.
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Spirit Wear / Grad Wear
10/27/2021
OCVSS Spirit wear and Grad wear is now available, including "Class of 2022" designs... (discount code available)
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Junior Awards
10/25/2021
Earlier this morning, we emailed eligible students to inform them if they had been named an OCVSS Honour Roll Certificate (80% average) or Silver Certificate (90% average) winner for the 2020-2021 school year...
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Individual Education Plans (Fall 2021)
10/19/2021
By Friday October 22nd, parents/guardians of students with IEPs will receive their child’s fall 2021 Individual Education Plan (IEP)...
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Launch
Launch 2021 Event - Oct 21/22
10/12/2021
On October 21st and 22nd, all OCVSS Grade 11 anmd 12 students will participate in the "Launch 2021" virtual fair...
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Grade 7/8 Update - Oct 8th
10/08/2021
We have a few updates to share with you as we head into the long weekend...
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Virtual Tutoring Program
09/24/2021
The Virtual Tutoring Program is FREE for OCDSB students in Grade 7-12 looking to achieve greater success at school...
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September 24th Update to Families
09/24/2021
School Council, Truth and Reconciliation, IEPs...
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Help with signing in to accounts/remote classes
09/08/2021
Signing into an "@ocdsb.ca" Google Account For Students and Parents The instructions provided here work for students all in grades. For students in younger grades, they may need the help of their parent or guardian....
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September 7th Update
09/06/2021
As we near the first day of classes (9 am on Thursday September 9th) we wanted to provide one more quick update about getting ready for the fall session...
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August Update
08/26/2021
We hope that everyone is enjoying a great summer. There are lots of questions concerning what the 2021-2022 school year is going to look like. We have prepared some important information from incoming families to help you begin to feel ready for the start of classes on September 9th. Additional updates will be provided over the next 14 days as we get ready to staff the fall term...
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Power Outages 2021-22
08/01/2021
Please be aware that power outages, and/or Internet provider outages are currently affecting some staff and students ability to connect to virtual classes.
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Quadmester 4 Report Cards
06/23/2021
How to access your Quadmester 4 Final report card. REPORT CARDS WILL BE SENT VIA SECURE EMAIL ON WEDNESDAY JUNE 30TH BY 9 PM.
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2020-2021 OCDSB Community Recognition Awards
2020-2021 OCDSB Community Recognition Awards
06/22/2021
Each year the OCDSB recognizes the valuable contributions of community members, parents, and businesses through the OCDSB Community Recognition Awards. This year, several volunteers in our OCV Secondary community were recognized. Congratulations to Karen Bridge, Dr. Aliaa Dakroury and Jacquie Samuels!
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Year End Farewells...
06/17/2021
To mark the end of a long and challenging year...
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Quadmester 4: Mid-Quad Marks, Interviews
05/25/2021
On Thursday, student were sent their mid-quadmester mark by their teacher(s)...
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In-Person / Virtual
05/13/2021
We recognize that there are some families whose circumstances may have changed and who may want to revisit this decision. If your family has had a change of circumstance and wants to revisit this decision, please contact the school as follows...
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Quadmester 4 Update
04/18/2021
The latest news to prepare for Quadmester 4
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Registration Confirmation with OCVSS for 21-22 School Year
04/14/2021
The following message has been emailed to all Grade 10,11,12 students registered with OCVSS for the 2021-22 school year, and their 2 primary parent/guardian email addresses. If you did NOT receive it, but expected to be at OCVSS for next year, please contact the office to verify your email address as soon as possible.
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Quadmester 4 classes start Monday April 19th
04/14/2021
Quadmester 4 classes start Monday April 19th. (Although classes with In-Person schools are delayed till April 20th due to transition, OCVSS will being as planned on Monday April 19th at 9:00 am. Students should already have received instructions from their new teacher(s) about how to join their classes.
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OCDSB Summer School
04/05/2021
registration for Grade 9-12 Summer School starting on Tuesday...
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Virtual Voice Issue #7
03/30/2021
Virtual Voice Issue #7 is live now - check it out!
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Action Required - OCV Updates
03/08/2021
1) Confirming Student Attendance for September 2021. 2) Course Selection for 2021-22 School Year. 3) Mid-Quadmester Marks and Interviews
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Confirming Student Attendance
03/04/2021
To prepare for September 2021, we are asking all parents to confirm your child’s attendance for the entire school year for either 1) in-person learning or 2) virtual learning.
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Course Selection for 2021-22 School Year
02/24/2021
All OCVSS students will complete this process at the same time as their "in-person" OCDSB peers, with support and guidance through the process from their Home School guidance staff...
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5 Great Reasons for a Career in the Trades: An Evening with Parents and Students
02/18/2021
The OCDSB will be hosting a virtual event for grade 8-12 students and their parents/guardians, offering insight into the exciting field of skilled trades.
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Girls Leadership Forum
02/15/2021
The Girls' Leadership Forum presents... MayaSpoken
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February 2nd OCV Update
02/02/2021
As Quadmester 3 is now underway, we wanted to update you on some of the key themes, events, and dates that are planned at OCV this time of year...
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Power Outages
02/01/2021
Please note there have been several rolling power outages today across the city. Some classes have been disrupted. Teachers will email students regarding direction as soon as they are able to reconnect.
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Virtual Voice - New Edition (#5)
01/26/2021
For your reading, viewing, and listening pleasure, OCV News: The Virtual Voice Issue 5 is available now...
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February Fitness Challenge
01/18/2021
Phoenix February Fitness Challenge Welcome to OCV’s Phoenix February Fitness Challenge: Students vs. Staff.
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Math and Computer Science Contests
01/06/2021
Do you enjoy Math and Computer Science Contests? Do you want some awesome important test titles to add to your resume? more...
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Teacher Conferences
01/05/2021
On Thursday January 7th, OCVSS will be hosting an evening session for parents who need to connect with their son/daughter's teacher(s) to discuss progress...
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Provincially Mandated School Closure
12/21/2020
OCV classes will continue as expected beginning January 4th...
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Happy Holidays
12/17/2020
As we head into the final days before the break, we wanted to pass along our thanks ...
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Post-Secondary Planning: Field Trip for ALL Grade 11/12 Classes
12/02/2020
The OCDSB is hosting an online post-secondary education (PSE) opportunities event for students in Grades 11 and 12...
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Report Cards - November 25th
11/25/2020
AVAILABLE NOW: Report cards will be available to parents on November 25th for secondary...
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OCVSS Spirit Wear! Phoenix logo gear!
11/23/2020
Show your virtual pride! Huge range of options/styles available...
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Start of Quadmester 2
11/11/2020
Important information for all parents/students regarding Quadmester 2
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Literacy and Numeracy Help
11/09/2020
The OCDSB Continuing Education Department is offering a Virtual After School Literacy and Numeracy Program to OCDSB students in Grades 7 to 12...
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Meet Your OCV Technology Tools: Family Information Evening (Recording Available)
10/22/2020
Thank you to everyone who joined our recent virtual family information evening! Watch the recording to learn about important technology tools for OCV students and families.
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Parent-Teacher Interviews (Virtual)
10/21/2020
On Tuesday Oct 27th, OCVSS will be hosting an evening session for parents who wish to connect with their son/daughter's teacher(s) to discuss progress...
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OCV Secondary School Council
10/19/2020
School Council meetings will be held virtually each month using Google Meets. Meeting dates will be established once the School Council is formed. All parents are welcome to attend meetings...
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Peer Tutoring
10/16/2020
Peer Tutoring - struggling with an assignment? Need a hand? Peer Tutors are here to help!
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Voice
OCV Virtual Voice (Student Newspaper)
10/13/2020
Today, we're happy to launch the first issue of the school newspaper, which contains links inviting students and teachers to join the team and/or submit content for the next issue...
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OCV Secondary Mascot Contest
10/03/2020
Students submit their suggestions for a mascot. A panel of judges then reviews all the entries and narrows them down to a shortlist.
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Student Clubs and Activities
09/25/2020
Do you miss being a part of school clubs, where you could share your interests with your peers? We do too! Even though OCV is a virtual school, we have a large student population, and clubs are still a possibility! Possibilities include ideas around sports, music, arts, and any number of other interests...
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Sept19 Update
09/19/2020
We hope you all had a positive experience during our inaugural day at OCV Secondary yesterday...
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Message from Principal Tim Hawes
09/11/2020
We look forward to welcoming you to OCV Secondary! In this update from Principal Hawes, you'll find out what to expect on a typical day at OCV, learn how we're supporting learners, and find answers to frequently asked qustions.
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Introducing OCV Secondary
09/08/2020
We are excited to introduce you to OCV Secondary - the new virtual school for OCDSB secondary students. Read our welcome message to OCV families.
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April Update
The next meeting of the OCV School Council will be Thursday April 28th, from 6:30 - 7:00 pm... followed by an OCDSB presentation from 7-9pm
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