School Announcements

'Tis the Season...

posted Dec 10, 2017, 6:09 AM by St. Emily School

Did you know that the Ottawa Student Transportation Authority (OSTA) makes the decision on bus cancellations? To stay informed about bus cancellations and snow days, follow @OttSchoolBus on Twitter or subscribe to OSTA’s mailing list to receive email notifications of transportation cancellations. To subscribe, go to:

Advent Liturgy Mon Dec.

posted Dec 8, 2017, 12:41 PM by Lori Ann Hannigan

All Parents are welcome to join us in our Second Week of Advent Liturgy on Monday December 11th at 10:45am in the school gym. 

As we light the second candle, we think of the peace that comes with the birth of Jesus who is our Good News. Help us to be people of peace, bringing the good news of your love to all we meet.

Kindergarten Registration

posted Dec 8, 2017, 6:59 AM by St. Emily School   [ updated Dec 8, 2017, 7:04 AM ]

Kindergarten Registration Week is January 15 to 19, 2018. You can register at anytime, but we’ve designated a special week to help welcome your kindergarten child into our OCSB community. For more info go to

Parent Reading Volunteers

posted Dec 6, 2017, 1:25 PM by Lori Ann Hannigan

We are still seeking Parent Volunteers for our Reading Program at St. Emily. A note went home a couple of weeks ago. If you are interested in supporting our Volunteer Reading Program, please call the school and request to speak to Mrs. Hannigan. 

Thank you ! 

December Newsletter

posted Dec 1, 2017, 11:52 AM by Tracy Mertz

White Elephant - date change - December 14

posted Nov 27, 2017, 1:50 PM by Tracy Mertz   [ updated Dec 8, 2017, 6:30 AM by St. Emily School ]

Oops!   White Elephant sale will occur on Thursday, December 14 not December 13 as advertised.

OCSB Choir - December 18

posted Nov 27, 2017, 1:49 PM by Tracy Mertz

The OCSB Choirs present their annual Christmas Concert "GLORIA!" on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 7:00 PM at St. Basil's Church (Maitland Ave. north of the 417 exit).  The concert will feature the OCSB Children's, Boys' and Chamber Choirs and guests.  Tickets are $15, available at the door.  Refreshments will be served.

Volia - on line French tutoring support

posted Nov 26, 2017, 4:33 AM by Tracy Mertz

We have access to on line tutoring support.  Please take a look at the following video for more informationà   Our registration information is in our December newsletter.

Christmas Cafe - December 1

posted Nov 22, 2017, 1:40 PM by Tracy Mertz

Back by popular demand, the Annual Christmas Café will be held on Friday December 1, 2017 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM.

Families of St Emily students are welcome to join in on the fun and free activities hosted by the St Emily School Council.

Highlights include:

  • Horse-drawn carriage ride through the neighbourhood*

  • Christmas crafts

  • Warm beverages and light snacks

  • Majic 100 music and games

*Please visit our website for information on how to reserve your horse-drawn carriage ride:

We look forward to seeing you,

St Emily Catholic School Council

Booking Kindergarten Interviews for November 22, 2017

posted Nov 17, 2017, 11:11 AM by Lori Ann Hannigan

Yesterday our Kindergarten Students received their Progress Reports. Parents of all Kindergarten students are invited to book an interview time with their classroom teachers for interview night which is being held on November 22nd. Please go to the St. Emily Website to book your interview time. From the home page, click on the tab for “Our School”. On the left hand side column under the heading of “School Staff” scroll down to  find your teacher’s names and click the link  to “Book an Interview Time”. This will be active for you to start booking before the end of today. We look forward to meeting with you to discuss your child’s progress.

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