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Presentations & Information

Community Resources

The Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre has a dynamic and vibrant range of services to benefit youth and their families.

  • COVID-19 Supplies: If you are looking for masks, resources, and other supports, call 613-591-3686 for more information.

  • For Youth: Programs for everyone ages 12-26 to connect, share, and support each other virtually via Zoom. There is something for everyone and something new every time such as discussions of books, history, and video games alongside quiz games and challenges. Young people and their families can get connected to community resources and services including short-term counselling. Call us at 613-591-3686 x 261.

  • The Zone Virtual Drop-In: A virtual hangout for youth aged 12-18 to meet new people and try new activities. Call us at 613-591-3686 x 261 or email youth@wocrc.ca.

  • Queerios Virtual Drop-In: A virtual space for LGBTQ+ youth, run by LGBTQ+ facilitators. Welcome to any youth 12-18 who identify as LGBTQ+ to connect to queer history, receive support, and socialize with peers. Call us at 613-591-3686 x 261 or email us at youth@wocrc.ca.

  • Studio Night: An 8 week group centered around creating art and bringing art into your life. Meeting online via zoom and with art supplies delivered to your door, we are using the art as a springboard to discuss life, challenges, and goals.

For more information, visit https://wocrc.ca/programs/youth-12-18-years/ .

Catholic School Council

The School Council is comprised of the school Principal, and members representing:

  • Parents/guardians

  • Teaching Staff

  • Community Representatives

Meetings are virtual for the 2020-21 school year.

All parents/guardians are welcome to attend and join - we value your input.

2021 - 2022 School Council Members:

Chair

Colleen Mullin

Vice Chair

Tricia Allen

Secretary

Audrey McNeill

Treasurer

Louise McIntyre

Communication Representative

Tricia Allen

CSPA Representative

Martin Stein

Parish Representative

Kathy Koss

Parent Representatives

Sonia Argatoff, Juliet Buchholz, Patricia Pigeon

Member at Large

Kristy Krumins

Staff Representative

Stephanie Goodwin

Student Representatives

Members of the Student Council Executive

School Council members provide input and advice to the Principal on topics such as:

  • local calendar of events and activities

  • school code of student behavior

  • school curriculum and program goals

  • selection of the Principal through the identification of a profile-type for the school

  • school budget priorities

  • school-community communication strategy ie methods of reporting to parents and the community

  • extra-curricular activities in the school

The School Council needs your voice, your input, your contribution to make the school better for all students, including yours!

Meeting Dates & Minutes: 2021 - 2022

In keeping with the recommendations regarding in-person gatherings from Ottawa Public Health, this year’s School Council will begin remotely. Our first School Council meeting will be Tuesday, October 12th at 7:00 pm (subsequent meetings will be held on the second Tuesday of the month).

The details on how to connect to the meeting will be sent out closer to the date. All parents and guardians are welcome to attend.

The first part of the meeting will be dedicated to electing the Holy Trinity School Council for 2021/2022. If you would like to be considered for a position on this year’s School Council, please go to the following link, complete the nomination form and submit before Monday, October 11th, 2021.

HOLY TRINITY SCHOOL COUNCIL NOMINATION FORM

For more information regarding the various Council positions please refer to the link below found on the CSPA website.

Catholic School Councils

Holy Trinity School Council Meeting

Tuesday, October 12 · 7:00 – 9:30 pm

Google Meet joining info

Video call link: https://meet.google.com/bec-ebix-nvr

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Click here to view the minutes from the June 8 meeting.

Click here to view the agenda for the October 12 meeting.

For information about what happens at school council meetings, please read

A Parent's Guide to Holy Trinity School Council

School Council Announcements

Dominos Pizza Fundraiser - Wednesday, September 9

School Council invites you to participate in the first Domino's Pizza Night of the year. Enjoy a mid-week treat on Wednesday, September 29th, 2021 and help contribute to our school. Thank you for your continued support! Please see the flyer for details.

Flipgive Fundraiser

Holy Trinity School Council has registered with Flipgive! This is a great opportunity to support our school while you are finishing up your holiday shopping, or finding those New Year deals! By using Flipgive, you will help us achieve our funding goal of $1000 towards two $500 bursaries for graduating students.
To participate, you can join the Holy Trinity School Council Flipgive team and shop at participating stores online. For every purchase made a percentage is earned by the Holy Trinity School Council's Flipgive team.
To join our team, download the Flipgive app or visit http://www.flipgive.com/join to sign up. You will be asked to enter your unique team name which is HT School Council and code N5ZMKH. You are now ready to shop!
Thank you for your support, and we hope you enjoy using Flipgive for the Holy Trinity School Council.

Gift Card Fundraiser

Gift Card Fundraiser

Get some holiday shopping done and help raise funds for our school.

  • Purchase gift cards from leading retailers, restaurants and services at face value.

  • Give the cards as gifts or use them yourself for groceries, gas, home & garden, restaurants, online shopping and more.

  • Holy Trinity School Council earns a percentage from each purchase.

  • Proceeds help provide graduate bursaries and other student benefits.

  • Electronic and reloadable cards are also available.

  • Cards are mailed directly to you for a small fee (or free for qualifying orders and electronic cards).

Visit www.fundscrip.com/support-a-group/4ZT3YN and start shopping!

Board-wide Parent Organizations

Catholic School Parents’ Association (CSPA)

The Catholic School Parents’ Association (CSPA) is a volunteer group representing all Ottawa Catholic School Board parents. They are a resource for school councils and the parent community for information on local and provincial education issues. Through their website, Twitter feed, and email newsletters, they we provide updates on education in Ottawa & Ontario, as well as tips, resources and information to help parents support their children in school. All parents are welcome and encouraged to join CSPA's e-mail list, follow CSPA on Twitter, or attend CSPA monthly meetings.

Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)

The OCSB’s Special Education and Advisory Committee (SEAC) makes recommendations to the Board in respect of any matter affecting the establishment, development, and delivery of special education programs and services for exceptional pupils.

OCSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC)

The Ottawa Catholic School Board Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is a provincially mandated committee made up of parents, a trustee, a principal and the Director of Education. The purpose of PIC is to support, encourage and enhance parent engagement at the school board level in order to improve student achievement and well-being. The parent members of the OCSB PIC are appointed by CSPA.