School Council News and Information


Intro to Self-Regulation with Dr Stuart Shanker

posted Oct 15, 2016, 9:06 AM by Margarita Ziroldo


Why are children and youth so overstressed today?  What is the nature of hidden stressors and the distinction between misbehaviour and stress behaviour?  Dr. Shanker will explain the 5 steps of self-regulation, not just in a way for parents to apply these with their children, but also for themselves.



Thursday, November 3, 2016

7:00 PM – 8:45 PM

Saint Paul Catholic High School

2675 Draper Ave, Ottawa



Register Now: http://bit.ly/CSPA_selfreg


Boot Camp for School Councils

posted Oct 14, 2016, 11:41 AM by Margarita Ziroldo

Boot Camp for School Councils offers a fun opportunity for parents and school council members to come together and learn more about the role of school councils, share best practices, ask questions and to network with other council members. Everyone is most welcome to attend!

Register Now: http://bit.ly/CSPAbootcamp16


Monday, November 7, 2016

7:00 PM – 8:45 PM

Thomas Darcy McGee Catholic School

635 La Vérendrye Dr, Gloucester

Cathy Philpott
CSPA Chair
www.ottawacspa.ca

Need Labels?

posted Jun 27, 2016, 5:57 PM by Sean Crookshank   [ updated Oct 15, 2016, 9:07 AM by Margarita Ziroldo ]

Mabel's LabelsNeed to label all the new school supplies and clothes for your kids? Consider supporting our school when you order.

Our St. John Paul II March Play Fundraiser needs your help. All proceeds from these label orders will go towards purchasing a new backdrop and risers for the annual school play.

Please visit our St. John Paul II's Mabel's Labels site to place orders.

Thanks for your support and don't forget to share our campaign with all of your friends and family, 
The Catholic School Council of St JPII

School Council BBQ a GREAT Success!

posted Jun 13, 2016, 6:24 PM by Sean Crookshank


Great job by the School Council, Tim Tierney, Star Gym, BMX Ottawa and all the other volunteers for an excellent BBQ!!

Pineview Community Garage Sale: June 4th

posted Apr 26, 2016, 10:12 AM by Sean Crookshank

Saturday, June 4th 2016 from 9AM—1 PM: Main location is St. John Paul II Catholic School (1500 Beaverpond)
Book a space for only $10 (includes a table and chair(s). Items should be clean and in good working order.
Vendors are responsible for providing a float to provide change and are encouraged to price their items.
Please contact pineviewottawa@gmail.com to book your spot.

June 13th: School Council BBQ

posted Apr 19, 2016, 6:02 AM by Sean Crookshank


School Council BBQ is on June 13th.  More info to follow closer to the date.

Pro-Social Skills for Kids to Survive and Thrive

posted Feb 4, 2016, 6:24 AM by Sean Crookshank

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Explore strategies for teaching pro-social skills to your child through modeling, setting appropriate expectations & practicing. Discover how to become your child’s social skill coach and help them maneuver through life’s daily social challenges. Teach assertive communication rather than relying on aggressive or passive communication techniques to create more peaceful relationships for your child. For parents / caregivers of children aged 6-14 years.

Register Now: http://bit.ly/CSPAsocial

Saturday, March 5, 2016

9:45 AM – 11:30 AM

Saint Patrick’s Catholic Intermediate School

1485 Heron Road, Ottawa

LEARNING FRENCH AT OCSB

posted Jan 14, 2016, 11:46 AM by Sean Crookshank



French programs are for all students.  Which pathway is best for your child?  Learn more about the OCSB approach to learning French.

Make informed decisions regarding French for your child.


Facilitators:

  • Chantal Soucy, Educational Consultant - OCSB Elementary Student Success Department

  • Julie Théberge, Modern Languages Department Head, Saint Patrick's CHS


Register Now:  http://bit.ly/1PLNsFD

Thursday, February 18, 2016

6:45 PM – 8:45 PM


FOSTERING POSITIVE SELF ESTEEM

posted Jan 4, 2016, 10:30 AM by Sean Crookshank



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What is self-esteem and why is it important? 
Come learn positive tips for supporting the development of healthy self-esteem in children and ourselves as parents. 
For parents / caregivers of children aged birth to 12 years.

Facilitator: Joanne Boyd, Connect With Kids

Saturday, January 23, 2016   9:45 – 11:30 AM 
Frank Ryan Catholic Intermediate School
128 Chesterton Drive, Ottawa



Presented by CSPA and the OCSB International Languages Program

Strong Not Tough; The healthy family step plan to manage anxiety & prevent depression

posted Jan 4, 2016, 8:13 AM by Sean Crookshank


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Strong Not Tough;

The healthy family step plan to manage anxiety & prevent depression


As adults, we experience many life changes; workplace transitions, entering & ending relationships, financial difficulties, the loss of a loved one, supporting friends or family members with mental illness or substance / alcohol abuse.  Feeling overwhelmed or anxious is natural.


Gain the know-how and confidence to navigate everyday life challenges!

This workshop will provide you with positive coping skills and coping step plans to help you navigate experiences, effectively manage feelings and be resilient.  Come and participate in creating a family that can bend, not break. We all need a community that is strong, not tough.


Register Now:  http://bit.ly/1OrKcyG

Monday, February 8, 2016

7:00 - 9:00 PM

St. Matthew Catholic High School

6550 Bilberry Dr, Orléans

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