School News & Announcements

Welcome Back to OLF!! 

Hope you had a great summer. Our office is open the week of Aug 26th to welcome new registrations to OLF.

We look forward to welcoming everyone back on the first day of school, Sept 3rd.


OSTA Parent Web Portal & Bus Stop Finder are open


https://ostabusplanner.ottawaschoolbus.ca/StudentLogin.aspx


Parents can find information about their child’s transportation by access OSTA’s online information service.  

  • Students assigned to yellow bus will find route and stop location and time info

  • Students on van service will be contacted by the driver a day or two before the route

Online Books

posted Jun 11, 2020, 12:13 PM by Brian Kennedy

See the attached file for information on how to access great free resources from the Ottawa Public Library :)

Picking up your things

posted Jun 11, 2020, 12:08 PM by Brian Kennedy

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Dear Parent or Guardian:


Thank you for your patience and understanding as we work together through this challenging time. The Ministry of Education has now given permission for parents/students to temporarily access the school to retrieve their personal belongings.    


Our Lady of Fatima School is going to begin this process on Monday June 15th and Tuesday June 16th, 2020. We will be allowing parents/students access to the school from (9am-3pm). These are the times that we have allocated for the retrieval of personal belongings. Please be aware you may have to wait upon entry into the school when you arrive. 


Step by Step Guide to “Retrieval of Personal Belongings Process”


  1. Please park your car in our school parking lot and bring a garbage bag and your own personal pen/pencil with you for sign in and sign out.

  2. Please come to the front of the school entrance and stand beside a pylon at the entrance into the school. (Please respect the 2 metres, (6 feet) by standing at the pylon in line) If you are aware of your child’s classroom location and their belongings, please enter the school on your own once you are given permission. If you need your child to accompany you to identify their personal belongings then please bring them with you. You are asked to ensure that your child(ren) remains 2 metres (6 feet) from anyone that they may encounter during their time in the school. We are asking that you wear a mask if you have one. If you do not have a mask, then you can still access the school, but be mindful to remain 2 metres (6 feet) away from anyone else in the school at all times.


  1. Upon entry to the school please place any Library Books and Textbooks you may have in the designated bin and then proceed to sign in on the clipboard on the folding table. (Use the hand sanitizer when you have completed this process) Please proceed to the classroom in a timely manner.


  1. If you need to retrieve your child’s medication ie: Epipen, please enter the main office and Mr. Keeler or Mrs. Doherty will distribute it to you there.


  1. Once you have arrived at your child(ren) classroom, you will notice a table in front of the classroom door that will have all students' belongings displayed and/or in bags with students' names on them. Please take your students belongings and use your garbage bag to carry these items.


  1. When leaving the school please ensure that you only exit when there is no one else within 2 metres (6 feet) of the exit door.


Please know that our entire staff is saddened by the events that have impacted your school year. We all look forward to some return to normal. Our primary focus continues to be on your safety and the well-being of all students and staff.


Take care and be well,


Mr. Michael Keeler

Principal

Our Lady of Fatima School


Kindergarten Registration for 2020/21

posted Jan 9, 2020, 1:55 PM by Brian Kennedy

Kindergarten Registration 2020/2021 is Now Open!!!

January 13th-17th

Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School

2135 Knightsbridge Road, Ottawa, Ontario, K2R 0R3.  613-722-4075

Registration begins in January 2020 for children starting school next September! Learn about the Kindergarten program at your child's first school and get excited together

Kindergarten Information Night is Thursday February 13th at 6:00pm 

Are you interested in hearing about Our Lady of Fatima School and the kindergarten program here? Please join us at our information sessions and meet our kindergarten team, learn about our programming and tour our school & classrooms.


Our Kindergarten program provides unique learning opportunities and experiences to help give your child the best possible start. Our rich curriculum, which includes 50% French language instruction, sends your child home each day with something new to tell. 


  • If your child will be 4 or 5 years of age by December 31, 2020, please come in and register them for school with us for September.  

  • We have registration packages available at the school for pick up anytime.

  • We will require: a birth certificate or other government document to show proof of age and proof of address. 

  • You can come in with your child for a tour of the school during registration, but of course you are more than welcome to come in anytime.

Welcome Back to OLF!!

posted Aug 27, 2019, 6:20 PM by Jennifer Doherty


Hope you had a great summer. Our office is open the week of Aug 26th to welcome new registrations to OLF.

We look forward to welcoming everyone back on the first day of school, Sept 3rd.


OSTA Parent Web Portal & Bus Stop Finder are open


https://ostabusplanner.ottawaschoolbus.ca/StudentLogin.aspx


Parents can find information about their child’s transportation by access OSTA’s online information service.  

  • Students assigned to yellow bus will find route and stop location and time info

  • Students on van service will be contacted by the driver a day or two before the route

June News

posted Jun 3, 2019, 10:27 AM by Our Lady of Fatima School   [ updated Jun 3, 2019, 2:57 PM ]

The June newsletter and calendar are now online!  Check under the News & Links tab to access them.

PD Day Agenda - May 17, 2019

posted May 8, 2019, 7:36 AM by Our Lady of Fatima School

Please click on the following link to see the agenda for the PD Day on May 17, 2019:  PD Day Agenda - May 17, 2019

May News

posted Apr 29, 2019, 4:15 PM by Our Lady of Fatima School

Image result for may clipartThe May newsletter and calendar are now online.  Click on the News & Links to access them.

April News

posted Apr 1, 2019, 10:30 AM by Our Lady of Fatima School

Image result for april clip artThe April Newsletter and Calendar are online.  Click the News & Links tab to access them.

March News

posted Mar 3, 2019, 11:53 AM by Our Lady of Fatima School

Image result for march clipartThe March newsletter and calendar are now online.  Check under News & Links to find them.

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION 2019/2020 is OPEN

posted Jan 28, 2019, 11:37 AM by Lisa Buccini

Born in 2015? Registration begins in January for children starting school next September! Learn about the Kindergarten program at your child's first school and get excited together.


  • If your child will be 4 or 5 years of age by December 31, 2019, please come in and register them for school with us for September.  We will require: a birth certificate or other government document to show proof of age and proof of address. 

  • Kindergarten Information evening is Thursday February 28th at 6:30 PM
  • We recognize Kindergarten as the place where your child’s learning journey begins. Our two year Kindergarten program provides unique learning opportunities and experiences to help give your child the best possible start. Our rich curriculum, which includes 50% French language instruction, sends your child home each day with something new to tell.
  • Come meets out Kindergarten Teams

  • Learn about our kindergarten curriculum and tour the school/classrooms

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