School News & Announcements


Gr 7/8 Parent Teacher Interviews - Nov 15

posted Nov 9, 2018, 7:00 AM by Kathrine Kingham   [ updated Nov 9, 2018, 7:00 AM ]

Parent Teacher Interviews for grade 7/8 students take place on Thursday, November 15 beginning at 2:40 pm.  Bookings can be made starting November 9.  For teacher online booking links, please 
click here. In order to provide sufficient opportunity to prepare for your interview, please ensure all bookings have been made prior to 12pm on the day of the interview.

Remembrance Day ceremonies - Nov 9

posted Nov 8, 2018, 11:56 AM by Kathrine Kingham

We will hold three Remembrance Day ceremonies: grades 10 and 12 from 8:15-8:45, grades 7 and 8 from 9:05 to 9:35, and grades 9 and 11 from 9:45 until 10:15 am. Parents are welcome to attend.

Graduation Photos

posted Nov 5, 2018, 7:56 AM by Kathrine Kingham

Grad photos will be taking place during the week of Nov. 12 - 15, and Nov. 19 in the Library Learning Commons.

Students have already received their appointment forms with their specific times. Students must pay for their photo session when their pictures are taken.

It is EXTREMELY DIFFICULT to make change as there are over 300 grads and the week is booked solid.  

Football Game Buy-Out - Tuesday, Nov 6 period 4

posted Nov 5, 2018, 5:31 AM by Kathrine Kingham

High School period 4 classes as a whole can “Buy out” to watch the Varsity Boys Football playoff game vs. St. Mark on Tuesday November 6th (kick off at 1:00). Students will be supervised by their period 4 teacher during the game. Individual students who sign out for period 4 are expected to leave school property, as per school policy, and will not be permitted to watch the game.

Take Our Kids to Work - November 14

posted Oct 23, 2018, 10:01 AM by Kathrine Kingham   [ updated Oct 31, 2018, 11:46 AM ]

All grade 9 students will be participating in the annual Take our Kids to Work Day on November 14th. Students have received information in classroom visits and have been provided permission forms. Please sign and return permission forms by Friday, November 9th. Additional information can be found here


Post-Secondary Fall Open Houses & Ontario Universities Fair

posted Oct 23, 2018, 9:53 AM by Kathrine Kingham   [ updated Oct 23, 2018, 10:16 AM ]

Post-Secondary Fall Open Houses

Carleton University Fall Open House October 20 and October 27

uOttawa Fall Open House October 27

St. Paul University Open House November 3

Algonquin College Open House November 6 and 7


Ontario Universities’ Fair will take place at Colonel By Secondary School on Tuesday, October 23rd from 6:15- 8:30 pm.  All 21 Ontario Universities will be in attendance. This is an excellent opportunity to get detailed information about the variety of programs and opportunities available in Ontario universities.

Grade 11 students are encouraged to attend. It is definitely not too early for them to start their post secondary planning.

Phone Lines Working

posted Oct 19, 2018, 4:36 AM by Kathrine Kingham   [ updated Oct 22, 2018, 11:51 AM ]

UPDATE: Phone system, including extensions and voice messaging, is now working.

St. Peter phone system is malfunctioning this morning. Please communicate via email peter.high@ocsb.ca. We will update when the issue is resolved.

OPH Cannabis Parent Information Session - November 1

posted Oct 18, 2018, 10:42 AM by Kathrine Kingham


Gr 7&8 Halloween Dance - October 26

posted Oct 17, 2018, 9:14 AM by Kathrine Kingham

The Halloween Dance will take place on Friday, October 26 during period 5 and 6. Students must pay their student council fee online in order to attend. A canteen will be set up for students to purchase snacks and drinks.  


Photo Retakes - Monday, October 22

posted Oct 17, 2018, 9:14 AM by Kathrine Kingham

Students who require a photo retake, or who did not get their student photo taken will have the opportunity to do so on Monday, October 22.  Original photo packages must be returned.  Additional order forms can be picked up in the office.

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