Summer Program for Black Students - register by June 24
The St. Pat's Summer Program for Black Students is to help students to remain engaged in school and to gain awareness of the resources in our community. The program is for students to see what is offered that may help them find employment, learn how technology works, and get inspired by people who look like them in various occupations. Students can discover their confidence while transitioning to their new grades and students will also explore the many workshops we have lined up for them. Sign-up for free by June 24th! (For Grade 7-12). To register, please use the QR code on the poster, or click here: REGISTER NOW
COVID Vaccination Clinic June 14 and 15, Mobile testing available June 18
Ottawa Public Health has provided us with information regarding the following:
Order school uniforms for 2021-2022
Top Marks has provided the following information for online ordering that includes free shipping and returns. Order by June 30 to make sure your uniform arrives by September. Please see this SPH Order Form Package with information about ordering, sizing and more.
Catch-Up Immunization Clinics for Grade 7/8 Students - POSTPONED
UPDATE - MAY 18, 2021 - Ottawa Public Health has just informed us that these immunization clinics are now being postponed to allow for the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccinations for 12-17 year olds. They will be rescheduled as soon as possible.
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Every year, Ottawa Public Health provides the opportunity for grade 7/8 students to receive their immunizations for Hepatitis B, Meningococcal C and HPV. This year, OPH was not able to come to the school to do the vaccinations. They are running several catch-up clinics for families to be able to attend, including one at St. Patrick's. These are by appointment early. Call in advance to get the time/date that you prefer. Please see the following information sheets for further explanation:
COVID screening and isolation criteria for students - new as of Feb 22
You may have heard on the news that the province has changed the COVID screening criteria and mandatory isolation periods for students
Parents MUST ensure that the screening is completed each day prior to coming to school. The OPH screening tool has been changed and the updated version is found on our website (below).
Screening Tool and Return to School Attestation Form from Ottawa Public Health
Ottawa Public Health has provided the following OPH Daily Screening Tool for students. This can be used by parents to assist their students with the screening tool. Parents must ensure that students are screened daily prior to coming to school. Thanks for your help!
***** Here is the Ottawa Public Health screening tool for High School students. Students will be asked each day if they have completed this screening prior to coming to school.
The Screening Tool is available in multiple languages, including English, French, Arabic, Somali, Spanish and simplified Chinese. Please click HERE to go to the OPH website. Then, look for the tab in the list that says: COVID-19 Screening Tools.
The following is the OPH Daily Screening Tool for adults (staff, etc. - also students who are over 18 and for post-secondary institutions and workplaces).
The following is an attestation form from Ottawa Public Health for parents to use when children are ready to come back to school after being away due to illness or isolation. Please bring the form to the office (or it can be emailed) for us to keep on file. It can also be emailed to the school.