Parents

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

The Council provides a forum through which all parents/guardians and other members of the school community can contribute to improving student achievement and school performance. For more detail, please view The Holy Trinity Catholic High School Council Constitution

School Council Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of the month unless otherwise noted. Meeting are in the Learning Commons.

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

2022 - 2023 School Council Members:

Chair

Patricia Allen

Secretary

Vacant

Treasurer

Sonia Argatoff

Communication Representative

Patricia Allen

CSPA Representative

Martin Stein

Parish Representative

Cathy Koss

Fundraising Representatives

Sonia Argatoff, Patricia Pigeon

Parent Representatives

Nathalie Silva, Lenny Sims, Amal Mohamed, Ashley Picco

Staff Representative

Jennifer King, Marissa Reavie

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: 2022 - 2023


Council Agenda for October 11, 2022


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

Catholic School Councils


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

A Parent's Guide to Holy Trinity School Council


Holy Trinity School Council Meeting

November 8th, 2022 - 7 pm - 8:30 pm

December 13th, 2022 - 7 pm - 8:30 pm

School Council Announcements

Online Safety Guides

As a follow up to the Paul Davis’ presentation hosted by our School Council in January, please see below for easy-to-read Online Safety Guides for Parents containing information on what parents need to know to keep their child safe. Every week a new guide will be added.

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.