Hello Hilson Avenue PS Families,
Click here for nomination forms. Our School Council is primarily a consultative body, providing input into decisions around school priorities and events as well as providing much appreciated ‘extras’ through fundraising efforts. Our Council works hard to plan fun events that not only raise a few dollars but bring our community together too! Our meetings are generally 2 hours in duration.
Please know that both Mrs. Farrell and I are committed to doing all that we can to ensure that this is a wonderful year for all of our students.
School supplies list for September 2015 is here.
VARIABLE TRANSPORTATION POLICY (OSTA)
The Ottawa Student Transportation Authority (OSTA) has a NEW policy and procedure to deliver transportation services to students in a joint custody
arrangement and having two homes. Both homes must be within the attendance boundary and eligible for transportation. A formal application process requires
that both parents and/or guardians sign the application and schedule. Weekly or bi-weekly access schedules may be limited to ensure student safety. Other
safety and operational risks will be assessed prior to approval or denial of each application.
The deadline for applications to ensure transportation as of the first day of school in September 2015 is . All other requests will be processed
All documents (application, transportation schedule calendar, FAQ,
Middle French Immersion Registration
Middle French Immersion registration Week is .
Registration is easy!
If you reside in our MFI catchment area (OCDSB School Locator website) and would like your child to attend Middle French Immersion, please fill out a registration form and drop it by the school office. If your child already attends an OCDSB school, ask the office staff to send the registration form via our internal mail.
For more information about French as a second language programs in the OCDSB, click here.
Click here for more information regarding kindergarten in the OCDSB
**Online registration is now available - click below to register online.
Parents choosing the on-line format will be asked to complete the form, print a copy and bring it along to the school during registration week, along with the other necessary documents (proof of address, birth certificate, health card, immunization record)
Assessment is an important part of our learning at Hilson. Instruction, assessment and evaluation in today’s classrooms support multiple learning goals. Students need to learn more than facts – they must acquire
The OCDSB has created a fantastic guide for parents which offers clear, meaningful information about assessment,
provide you with tips on how to communicate with your child and their teachers and
answers some of the most common questions you may have regarding your child’s education.
Are you looking for an easy way to introduce more read aloud stories to your children at home? The Ottawa Public Library has many stories available online that your children can listen to and read along with a narrator. There are French titles and translations available as well. Check it out at...
French Immersion Homework Help!
FSL Homework Toolbox/ Trousse pour devoirs
This is an FSL resource for parents and students in Ontario created by the Rainbow District School Board in partnership with the Ministry of Education. This resource includes a number of supports including
· video clips demonstrating instructional strategies
· reference guide for specific topics
· list of French language learning websites
· general tips for learning French
Voilà Learning Homework Help-Online Homework Help In French
This is an online homework help support in French K-12 created in conjunction with the Ministry of Education. Ontario certified teachers are available to provide online support from 4-8 pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays for OCDSB students. Parents/Guardians/Students access the support by calling the toll-free number: 1 (866) 900 0658.
The OCDSB has purchased a license to pilot the use of the online homework help program for the remainder of the school year.
Note: Although these sites target French Immersion, the content of the sites would also be supportive for Core French
Hilson Avenue's GREENING Project!
Hilson Avenue students,
Please click for more information on this great initiative!
PowerPoint format (.ppt)
Please click on the COMMUNITY INFORMATION link on the left for opportunities for students!