Forms & Correspondence

Pick up and Drop off Information

Please ensure that all students who walk to school or are driven enter the schoolyard via the walker gate which is located on the right hand side of the building. Staff will supervise the entry of all students who enter the yard as of 9:00 AM. The bell rings at 9:15 am. Do not drop off your child before 9:00, as they will not be supervised.

Please remember that the parking lot is for staff use only. 

The bus loading zone is a no-parking area.  When sending children into the school yard from a car, please make sure that they do not walk between the buses. 

School Newsletters

Recent School Newsletters can be found under school news on our home page.

Catholic School Council

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

Meetings are held in person in our school Learning Commons. 

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

Contact your Holy Cross School Council at:

School Council members:

Chairperson:  Jennifer Nasrallah

Vice-Chairperson: Jennifer Touhey

Treasurer:  Karen Clark

Secretary: Joanne Domingo-Brunet

Members at Large: Marina Merlo, Beverley Adams, Nathalie Gelineau

CSPA Rep: Shelly Yu

Parish Rep:  Gen Lebreton

Teacher Rep: Michelle Costisella

Principal: Tracy Murray

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

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

Meeting Dates & Minutes: 

Board-wide Parent Organizations

Catholic School Parents’ Association (CSPA) 

The Ottawa Catholic School Parents’ Association (CSPA) is a volunteer group representing all OCSB parents. They are a resource for school councils and the parent community for information on local and provincial education issues. Through their website, social media, and email newsletters, they 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 their e-mail list, follow them on social media @OttawaCSPA, and register to attend their meetings or events via EventBrite.

OCSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) 

The OCSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is a provincially mandated committee made up of parents, a trustee, the Director of Education, an elementary and high school principal, and other school board staff as required. The purpose of PIC is to support, encourage, and enhance parent engagement at the school board level to improve student achievement and well-being. PIC is a subcommittee of CSPA, and parent members are appointed by CSPA.  

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.